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: For Women: Leisure and Pleasure

Introduced by Jeanne Heal.

I'd like you to meet....
Elizabeth Allan actress, and member of the 'What's My Line?' team.

The Artist's View
Harry Riley, lightning artist, draws his views on the weakness of man and the frailty of woman.

Preparing for Christmas
Jeanne Heal chooses some books for reading during the holidays.

Time for Music
Gavall sings folk songs and ballads to his own guitar accompaniment.


Presenter/reviewer (Preparing for Christmas): Jeanne Heal
Speaker (I'd like you to meet....): Elizabeth Allan
Artist (The Artist's View): Harry Riley
Singer/guitarist (Time for Music): Gavall
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.
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings

(to 16.00)


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

: For the Children

Annette Mills with Prudence Kitten
Assisted by George Fry.

5.45-6.10 Christmas Decorations
Lotte Reiniger shows you how to make little figures to decorate your Christmas tree.


Presenter (Prudence Kitten): Annette Mills
Puppeteer (Prudence Kitten): George Fry
Presenter (Christmas Decorations): Lotte Reiniger
Presented by: Vivian Milroy

: Village Without Water

A film showing how water is brought to an Italian village.

: Nocturne in Scotland

A play by Monckton Hoffe.
[Starring] Hugh Burden and Isabel Dean


Author: Monckton Hoffe
Producer: Dennis Vance
Pianist: Henry Bronkhurst
Settings: James Bould
Mr Broadwood: Gabriel Toyne
Foreman: Geoffrey Barrie
Frimley: John Baker
Duke of Argyll: Patrick Macnee
Mrs Erskine: Catherine Salkeld
Jane Stirling: Isabel Dean
Frederick Chopin: Hugh Burden
Campbell Gower: Ian Fleming
Elphinstone Whibley: J.O. Twiss
Dougal: Howard Connell
Abbe Alexaski Jelowichi: Arnold Marle
Moscheles: Marcel Poncin
Princess Marceline Czartoyska: Olwen Brookes

: The Half-Light

Viewers tell of personal experiences for which there is no apparent explanation.
Lady Tweedsmuir, M.P. and Edgar Lustgarten discuss possible explanations.
James Langham sums up so that viewers at home can judge for themselves.


Speaker: Lady Tweedsmuir, M.P.
Speaker: Edgar Lustgarten
Presenter: James Langham
Presented by: John Irwin

: Newsreel

: Weather Forecast and News

(sound only)

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