This afternoon viewers join the crowds at Ascot racecourse to see three of the principal races on the first day of the October meeting.
2.30 The Mornington Stakes: for three-year-old fillies over the Swinley course of one and a half miles.
3.0 The Brocas Stakes: for three-year-olds and upwards over the Swinley course of one and a half miles.
3.30 The Duke of Edinburgh Stakes: for two-year-olds, over six furlongs
Roger Mortimer, assisted by Maurice Maude identifies the runners and riders in the paddock before each race.
(to 15.45 app.)
Commentator (The Mornington Stakes):
Assisted By (Mornington/Borcas/Duke of Edinburgh Stakes):
Commentator (Brocas/Duke of Edinburgh Stakes):
The second of a new weekly series, with the folk of Vegetable Village and Fruit Hill.
tells a story.
A series in which personalities in the field of sport give advice on their own particular game.
Introduced by Peter West with Frank Bilson.
Inaugural Ceremony to mark the opening of the Northern Television transmitter at Holme Moss.
Held in Manchester Town Hall before an audience of distinguished Northern personalities.
After the ceremony, Richard Dimbleby interviews some of those present.
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A documentary series of true newspaper stories.
Ex- Superintendent Robert Fabian of Scotland Yard, describes the part he played in 'Rough Diamonds'.
A welcome to the new family of viewers in the North Country from some of Television's favourite personalities.
Terry-Thomas and Richard Hearne in an excerpt from a BBC Children's Newsreel
Anne Ziegler and Webster Booth
An excerpt from "Cafe Continental"
Puppet Corner, featuring:
Muffin the Mule with Annette Mills (who writes the songs) and Ann Hogarth (who pulls the strings); Prudence Kitten and The Little Grey Rabbit (with Jan Bussell and the Hogarth Glove Puppets)
Ronnie Waldman's Puzzle Corner with a viewer competitor from Manchester.
Joan Gilbert, Philip Harben, Leslie Mitchell, Fred Streeter, Humphrey Lestocq, The George Mitchell Octet
Presenter (Muffin the Mule):
Puppeteer (Muffin the Mule):
Puppeteers (Prudence Kitten/Little Grey Rabbit):
Jan Bussell and the Hogarth Glove
Presenter (Puzzle Corner):
The George Mitchell
Joseph Grimond Chief Liberal Whip
(Recording of the talk given at 6.15 p.m. in the Home Service)
Speaker (Election Broadcast):