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: For Women: Leisure and Pleasure

Introduced by Jeanne Heal.

I'd like you to meet...: Peggy Ashcroft
Star of Terence Rattigan's 'The Deep Blue Sea'.

Joan Pattrick shows furnishings from the show houses now on exhibition in Birmingham.

Mother and Baby
David Suckling comes to the studio with his mother to report progress since his appearance in the series 'Mother and Baby' last summer.

Short Story
'The Picture' by Alberto Moravia, read by Robert Rietty.

Time for Music
Antony Hopkins plays some of the compositions of Schumann.


Presenter: Jeanne Heal
Guest (I'd like you to meet...): Peggy Ashcroft
Item presenter (Exhibition): Joan Pattrick
Interviewee (Mother and Baby): David Suckling
Writer (The Picture): Alberto Moravia
Reader (The Picture): Robert Rietty
Pianist (Time for Music): Antony Hopkins
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
(A BBC telefilm of a previous programme)
(to 16.15)


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

: Children's Television: The Secret Garden: 1: There is no one left

A serial in eight parts adapted for television by Alice de Gray from the book by Frances Hodgson Burnett.
The action during Part 1 takes place in India, and then in Yorkshire.
The time is 1911.
See 'Talk of the Week'
(to 17.30)


Author: Frances Hodgson Burnett
Television adaptation: Alice de Gray
Producer: Dorothea Brooking
Settings: Lawrence Broadhouse
Taina: Jean Lawrence
Mary Lennox: Elizabeth Saunders
Major McGrew: Michael Kelly
Captain Barnard: Gordon Morrison
Mrs Crawford: Violet Lamb
Janet Crawford: Victoria Smith Wright
Basil Crawford: Richard Smith Wright
Rose Crawford: Janice Edgard
Mrs Medlock: Nancy Roberts
Sam the porter: John Howlett

: On Show in Manchester

An entertainment from the television studio at The Northern Radio Show City Hall, Manchester with Claude Marchant and his Afro-Cuban Ballet.
(from 'Caribbean Carnival' at the Embassy Club, London)


Dancers: Claude Marchant and his Afro-Cuban Ballet
Settings: James Bould
Producer: Eric Fawcett

: Solo Performance: Marius Goring


Performer: Marius Goring
Presented by: Gilchrist Calder

: Swan Lake

A ballet based on an old Teutonic legend.


Music: Tchaikovsky

: Newsreel

: Weather Forecast and News

(sound only)

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