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: Children's Television: Eyes and Hands

R. G. Broadhurst shows how to make tiles in plaster.


Presenter: R. G. Broadhurst

: Children's Television: The Barber and the Donkey

An Arabian Nights' frolic by C. E. Webber.
(Previously televised on March 5)


Writer: C. E. Webber
Settings designer: Lawrence Broadhouse
Producer: Rex Tucker
The barber: Julian Somers
The woodman: Robert Desmond
The vizier: John Ruddock
The caliph: James Dale
and: the Donkey

: 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 with puppets designed and animated by Sam Williams.
(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

: Home and Beauty

A farce by W. Somerset Maugham.
[Starring] Barry K. Barnes, Barbara Murray, Geoffrey Sumner
The action of the play takes place in Victoria's house in Westminster, shortly after the end of the 1914-1918 war.
(Barbara Murray appears by permission of the J. Arthur Rank Organisation Ltd.)
Second performance: Thursday at 7.30
Lionel Hale writes on page 45


Writer: W. Somerset Maugham
Producer: Desmond Davis
Settings designer: Barry Learoyd
Frederick, a hero: Barry K. Barnes
William, another: Geoffrey Sumner
Victoria, a dear little thing: Barbara Murray
Mr Leicester Paton, a wangler: Philip Leaver
Mr A. B. Raham, a solicitor: Frank Birch
Miss Montmorency, a maiden lady: Joan Hickson
Mrs Shuttleworth, a mother-in-law: Ruth Taylor
Mrs Pogson, a respectable woman: Hélène Burls
Miss Dennis, a manicurist: Myrtle Reed
Taylor, a parlourmaid: Sonia Moray
Nannie, a nurse: Gwenda Wilson

: The Epilogue: Why Shouldn't I?

An illustrated talk by The Rev. Paul Rowntree-Clifford of West Ham.


Presenter: The Rev. Paul Rowntree-Clifford

: 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.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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