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: For Women: Leisure and Pleasure

Introduced by Jeanne Heal.

I'd like you to meet...
Ronald Searle the well-known artist, who describes how he founded 'St. Trinian's', and shows some of his serious work.

Short Story: The Bull Fiddle
written and told by Jon Farrell.

'Unaccustomed as I am...'
Monica Simms, tutor of drama and English literature at Denman College, tells you how to make a speech without being tongue-tied.

Roll up the Carpet!
Sydney Thompson, well-known teacher of old-time dancing, shows how to dance the veleta.


Presenter: Jeanne Heal
Item presenter (I'd like you to meet...): Ronald Searle
Writer/storyteller (Short Story): Jon Farrell
Item presenter (Unaccustomed as I am..): Monica Simms
Dancer (Roll up the Carpet!): Sydney Thompson
Editor: Jacqueline Kennish
Producer: S. E. Reynolds

: For the Very Young: Andy Pandy

Maria Bird brings Andy to play with your small children and invites them to join in songs and games.
Julia Williams sings the songs
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
(BBC telefilm)
(to 16.05)


Narrator/script, music and settings: Maria Bird
Singer: Julia Williams
Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson

: For the Children

Play the Game
Robert MacDermot introduces the teams in another half-hour of 'The Game'.

5.30-6.0 Puck of Pook's Hill: 2: Young Men at the Manor
by Rudyard Kipling.
Adapted for television in six weekly episodes by Vere Shepstone.
[Starring] Georgie Wood as Puck
and Terence Soall and T.C. Leybourn


Presenter (Play the Game): Robert MacDermot
Author (Puck of Pook's Hill): Rudyard Kipling
Adapted for television (Puck of Pook's Hill): Vere Shepstone
Music composed by (Puck of Pook's Hill): Kenneth Pakeman
Settings designer (Puck of Pook's Hill): Lawrence Broadhouse
Producer (Puck of Pook's Hill): Matthew Forsyth
Puck: Georgie Wood
Una: Carole Lorimer
Dan: Barry MacGregor
Sir Richard: John Wyse
Hugh: John Springett
De Aquila: Stanley van Beers
The Lady Aelueva: Jocelyn Rhodes
Tirewoman: Nell Carter
Peter, a page: Anthony Hatch
A Saxon woman: Fiona Cuninghame
Norman: Julian Herington
Norman: Reginald Jessup
Saxon: Ernest Borrow
Saxon: Terence Soall
Saxon: T.C. Leybourn

: The Centre Show

from the Nuffield Centre before an audience of H. M. Forces
with Ribton and Richards, Harry Dawson, Pat Hatton and Peggy
At the pianos: Bobby Alderson, Steve Race, and Don Phillips
At the drums, Geoff Lofts
Introduced by Jack Warner.


Entertainers: Ribton and Richards
Tenor: Harry Dawson
Magicians: Pat Hatton and Peggy
Pianist: Bobby Alderson
Pianist: Steve Race
Pianist: Don Phillips
Drummer: Geoff Lofts
Presenter: Jack Warner
Producer: Mary Cook
Producer: Antony Craxton

: The Whiteheaded Boy

A comedy by Lennox Robinson.
[Starring] The Dublin Players
with Denis O'Dea and Siobhan McKenna

The action takes place in Mrs. Geoghegan's parlour.
(Doreen Keogh appears by permission of Rea and Clift)
Lionel Hale writes on page 46


Author: Lennox Robinson
Settings: James Bould
Producer: Fred O'Donovan
Mrs. Geoghegan: Peggy Hayes
George: Denis O'Dea
Peter: James Kenny
Kate: Belle Johnston
Jane: Joan Plunkett
Baby: Siobhan McKenna
Dennis: Liam Gannon
Delia Duffy: Doreen Keogh
Donagh Brosnan: Carroll O'Connor
John Duffy: Fred O'Donovan
Hannah: Christine Hayden
Aunt Ellen: Minnie McKittrick
Narrator: Joe Linnane

: Newsreel

(Monday's edition repeated)

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