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: Newsreel

(Composite edition)
(to 12.00)

: Racing at Ascot

A further visit to Ascot to see three of the afternoon's principal races on the second and last day of the October meeting.

3.0 The Cumberland Lodge Stakes: for three-year-olds. over two miles

3.30 The Diadem Stakes: for three-year-olds, over six furlongs

4.0 The Buckhounds Stakes: for three-year-olds, over the Swinley course of one and a half miles

Clive Graham assisted, by Maurice Maude, identifies runners and riders in the paddock before each race.

(to 16.10 app.)


Commentator (Cumberland Lodge/Buckhounds Stakes): Peter Dimmock
Assisted by (Cumberland Lodge Stakes): Robert Haynes
Commentator (Diadem Stakes)/assisted by (Buckhounds Stakes): Peter O'Sullevan
Assisted by (Diadem Stakes): Roger Mortimer
Paddock commentator: Clive Graham
Assisted by: Maurice Maude

: For the Children: Saturday Special

Stand by for Saturday Special
A new magazine programme including:
A band A puzzle An animal A serial A game A story
(to 18.00)


Devised by: John Glyn-Jones
Devised by/producer: Michael Westmore

: Just Watch!: All the Fun of the Fair!

A glimpse of some of the main attractions at the Battersea Festival Gardens Fun Fair.


Presented by: Berkeley Smith

: Northern Music-Hall

from the Theatre Royal, Leeds.
(by arrangement with Francis Laidler)
[Starring] Gracie Fields and Donald Peers
with Albert Modley, Jimmy James and Company, The Trio Grossetto, The Two Pirates, Audrey Wayne, Muriel Young, The Black Dyke Mills Band, The Yorkshire Girls Choir, The Twelve Music-Hall Maids
Show compered by Archie Andrews assisted by Peter Brough

(Albert Modley appears by arrangement with Emile Littler)


Singer: Gracie Fields
Singer: Donald Peers
Comedian: Albert Modley
Comedians: Jimmy James and Company
Jugglers: The Trio Grossetto
Acrobats: The Two Pirates
Performer: Audrey Wayne
Performer: Muriel Young
Musicians: The Black Dyke Mills Band
Singers: The Yorkshire Girls Choir
Dancers: The Twelve Music-Hall Maids
Presenter/Ventriloquist: Peter Brough
Television Orchestra conducted by: Eric Robinson
Dances directed by: Leslie Roberts
Settings Designer: Winson Cadman
Producer: Richard Afton

: Saturday-Night Story

Told by Algernon Blackwood.


Storyteller: Algernon Blackwood

: Newsreel

(Friday's edition repeated)

: Weather Forecast and News (sound only); followed by Election Broadcast

Lord Wootton, C.H., P.C. Chairman of the Conservative Party
(Recording of the talk given at 9.15 p.m. in. the Home Service)


Speaker (Election Broadcast): Lord Wootton

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