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: Children's Newsreel

(Composite edition)
(Not televised by Kirk o' Shotts)
(to 12.00)

: Outboard Hydro-Plane Racing

The B.O.R.C. class championships and final of the Motor Boat trophy.
From Ruislip Lido, Middlesex.
(to 16.30 app.)


Commentator: Barrie Edgar

: Children's Television: Children's Visit to Paris

Rosalind Parsison and John Harrison the winners of the Paris competition, come to the studio to talk about their visit.
Illustrated by films made by the BBC Film Unit.


Speaker: Rosalind Parsison
Speaker: John Harrison

: Children's Television: Laughing Gas

[Starring] Charlie Chaplin
A silent comedy film.


Dentist's Assistant: Charlie Chaplin

: Children's Television: Toyshop

A store of Variety.
(to 18.00)


Producer: Walton Anderson

: The Three Hostages: 6: The First of June

by John Buchan.
Adapted for television by C.A. Lejeune.
A serial in six episodes.
[Starring] Patrick Barr John Laurie and John Byron


Author: John Buchan
Adapted for television by: C.A. Lejeune
Producer: Ian Atkins
Director: Julian Amyes
Settings: James Bould
Lord Mercot: Peter Rendall
Adela Victor: Jill Melford
David Warcliff: Robert Scroggins
The Marquis de la Tour du Pin: Raymond Young
The Thin Grey Man: Alan Gordon
Dominick Medina: John Byron
Sir Richard Hannay: Patrick Barr
Inspector MacGillivray: John Laurie
Sergeant Flemyng: Stuart Douglass
Gaudian: William Sherwood
Lady Hannay (Mary): Carla Lehmann
Julian: Maurice Bannister
Odell: Danny Green
Elsie Outhwaite: Pamela Barnard
Madame Breda: Olga Dickie
Sandy Arbuthnot: Michael Gwynn
Other parts played by: Denis Thorne
Other parts played by: Colin Loudon
Other parts played by: Frank Pettit

: Music-Hall

from the Plaza Theatre, West Bromwich with The Twelve Toppers.
(Music-Hall is televised by arrangement with Bob and Maurice Kennedy)


Dancers: The Twelve Toppers
Orchestra director: Eric Robinson
Choreographer: Leslie Roberts
Producer: Richard Afton

: Saturday-Night Short Story: Major Cole's Third Shot

Written and told by Nigel Balchin.


Writer/storyteller: Nigel Balchin

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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.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

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