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: Children's Television

Full Marks: 1 - London v. Scotland
A knock-out quiz competition between teams of boys and girls from schools in the five television transmitter regions.
Devised and introduced by Robert MacDermot.

Children's Newsreel

Just Between Ourselves...
with Janet Brown.

The Appleyards: 3 - Frankie Simms
A family serial by Philip Burton.

(to 18.00)


Devised and introduced by (Full Marks): Robert MacDermot
Presenter (Just Between Ourselves): Janet Brown
Writer (The Appleyards): Philip Burton
Settings (The Appleyards): Richard Wilmot
Producer (The Appleyards): Naomi Capon
Mr. Appleyard: Frederick Piper
Mrs. Appleyard: Constance Fraser
John Appleyard: David Edwards
Janet Appleyard: Maureen Davis
Tom Appleyard: Derek Rowe
Margaret Appleyard: Patricia Wilson
Joe, the milkman: John Garley
Frankie Simms: Robin Dowell

: Scotland in October

Macdonald Daly presents a survey of the month's events in and about Scotland.
(Kirk o' Shotts only)


Presenter: MacDonald Daly

: The Passing Show: The Guv'nor

(Second Series, No. 1)
See above and page 45
Second performance: Thursday at 7.30
(The scenes from the George Edwardes' musical shows are reproduced by permission of Emile Littler)

The life of George Edwardes, the famous theatrical manager and producer, with scenes from his shows at the Gaiety and Daly's theatres.


Script: Peter Coke
Orchestra directed by: Eric Robinson
Music Associate: James Turner
Orchestrations: Ray Terry
Production numbers directed by: Freddie Carpenter
Settings: Stephen Bundy
Producer: Michael Mills
George Edwardes: Tony Britton
Julia Gwynne (Mrs. George Edwardes): Beverley Wright
Michael Gunn: Brian Worth
Richard D'Oyly Carte: Seymour Green
John Hollingshead: Peter Bathurst
Biggs: Walter Horsbrugh
Dorothy Edwardes: Valerie Carton
Other parts played by: Irene Handl
Other parts played by: Reginald Dyson
Other parts played by: Kim Peacock
Other parts played by: Denis Goacher
Other parts played by: Amy Dalby
Other parts played by: Denis Holmes
Other parts played by: David Waller
Other parts played by: Leslie Spurling
Other parts played by: Susan Buret
Other parts played by: Leonard Davies
Other parts played by: Angela Proctor
Other parts played by: Lillemor Knudsen
Other parts played by: Shirley Burniston
The Players: Vanessa Lee
The Players: George Moon
The Players: Lois Green
The Players: Leo Franklyn
The Players: Yvonne Marsh
The Players: Peter Croft
The Players: Lorna Dean
The Players: Denis Martin
The Players: Irene Lee
[Actress]: Mary Budd
[Actress]: Joy Harvey
[Actress]: Roma Boswell
[Actress]: Daphne Willis
[Actress]: Joan Ryan
[Actress]: Joan Carlyle
[Actress]: Lorna Lee
[Actress]: Mary Grace
[Actress]: Marjorie Holt
[Actress]: Joan Bramhall
[Actor]: John Ford
[Actor]: Michael Ormonde
[Actor]: Leslie Andrews
[Actor]: David Parker
[Actor]: Edward Markellie
[Actor]: Trevor Kenyon

: What's My Line?

Ghislaine Alexander, Barbara Kelly, Jerry Desmonde, Gilbert Harding trying to find the answers and Eamonn Andrews to see fair play.

('What's My Line?' was devised by Mark Goodson and Bill Todman, and is presented by arrangement with C.B.S. of America and Maurice Winnick)


Panellist: Ghislaine Alexander
Panellist: Barbara Kelly
Panellist: Jerry Desmonde
Panellist: Gilbert Harding
Chairman: Eamonn Andrews
Devised by: Mark Goodson
Devised by: Bill Todman

: Weather Forecast and News

(sound only)
(not Kirk o' Shotts)

: A Matter of Belief

The Rev. David Read, Chaplain to the University of Edinburgh, answers questions about Christian faith and living.
(Kirk o' Shotts only)


Presenter: The Rev. David Read

: News

(sound only)
(Kirk o' Shotts only)

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