A preview of this afternoon's British Games meeting at the White City. It is hoped to introduce some of the well-known athletes from the U.S.A. and Europe who will be competing in the international events.
'The British Games' incorporating the Inter-County Athletic Championships organised by the News of the World.
From the White City Stadium
Viewers see athletes from Britain, the U.S.A., Belgium, France, and Yugoslavia competing in international events and also in semi-finals and finals of the Inter-County Athletic Championships.
A fortnightly Variety Magazine.
Introduced by Humphrey Lestocq and interrupted by Mr. Turnip (who is helped to move by Joy Laurey).
Box of Tricks with Geoffrey Robinson
Mr. Lumber's Shop
with John le Mesurier and Marcel Stellman.
In Search of the Shadow
Hank Rides Again
Devised and produced by:
Puppeteer (Mr. Turnip):
Magician (Box of Tricks):
[Actor] (Mr. Lumber's Shop):
[Actor] (Mr. Lumber's Shop):
Script (In Search of the Shadow):
Geoffrey Hibbert Devised and drawn by (Hank Rides Again): Francis
Settings and gadgets:
Viewers visit the South Bank Festival Arena to watch this international chess match played with living chessmen. The game is played with a time limit, and expert explanation and comment are given by Sir Ronald Storrs, and R. C. Noel-Johnson, former champion of Kent. Eamonn Andrews sets the scene.
Arranged by the Southern Counties Chess Union
Presented for television by:
by Anthony Trollope.
Adapted for television in six weekly instalments by Cedric Wallis.
[Starring] J. H. Roberts
The action takes place in the garden of Hiram's Hospital; the drawing-room of the Warden's house adjoining Hiram's Hospital; and Archdeacon Grantly's study in the Rectory at Plumstead.
The Reverend Septimus Harding, Precentor of Barcnester Cathedral and Warden of Hiram's Hospital:
Eleanor Harding, his daughter younger:
The Venerable Dr. Theophilus Grantly,Archdeacon of Barchester:
Mrs. Grantly, wife of the Archdeacon,and Mr Harding's elder daughter:
Bedesmen of Hiram's Hospital:
Mr Bunce: Arthur
The Warden's parlourmaid:
with Erica Yorke, Frederick Ferrari, Edna Fryer, Len Marten, Molly Weir, Deryck Guyler, Henry Lytton, The Mitchell Maids.
Orchestra directed by:
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