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: Children's Television: Comedy Corner

with Harry Locke.


Comedian: Harry Locke

: Children's Television: French Canada

A short film telling the story of French Canada from the landing of the first French settlers, until the nineteenth century.

: Children's Television: Kitchen Carnival


Choreography: Margaret Dale
Carnival floats: Marianne Francis
Presented by: Naomi Capon
The Corkscrew: Rowena Jackson
The Feather Duster: April Olrich
The Cruet: Pepper: Alexander Grant
The Cruet Salt: Ray Powell
The Cruet Mustard: Peter Clegg
The Drum Major Clothes Peg: Joan Benesh
The Clothes Pegs: Angela Walton
The Clothes Pegs: June Leslie
The Clothes Pegs: Jill Gregory
The Clothes Pegs: Dorothea Zaymes
Knives, Forks, and Spoons: The Company

: Weekly Review

Richard Dimbleby recalls events from last week's Television Newsreels.


Presenter: Richard Dimbleby

: It's a Small World

A strip cartoon by Ted Kavanagh.
(Ian Carmichael is appearing in 'The Lyric Revue' at the Globe Theatre)


Writer: Ted Kavanagh
Puppets designed and animated by: Sam Williams
Music: Henry Reed
Music directed by: Eric Robinson
Settings: Richard Henry
Producer: Ian Carmichael

: Seamus Ennis

in a programme of Irish and American folk songs and stories.
See 'Talk of the Week'


Singer/presenter: Seamus Ennis
Presented by: Robert Barr

: The Prisoner

A new play by Andrew Cruickshank.
Scene: Beer-al-Shur, on the edge of the Sinai desert - 1948.


Writer: Andrew Cruickshank
Producer: Ian Atkins
Director: Julian Amyes
Settings: James Bould
Miss Jenkins, secretary to the Mission at Beer-al-Shur: Eleanor Summerfield
Mohamad, Arab servant to the Mission: Hassan Gadalla
Wilmer, representing the British Consul General in Jerusalem: Hugh Kelly
Spence, Head of the Mission: Raymond Huntley
Helga Baumer: Elizabeth Sellars
A Sergeant of the Israeli Army: Basil Lord
Captain Goldsmith of the Israeli Army: John Byron

: Weather Forecast and News

(sound only)

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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