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: For Women: Leisure and Pleasure

Introduced by Jeanne Heal.

I'd like you to meet...: Mrs. Neville Duke

Introducing a new book on the life of the early Victorian woman, and showing some of her treasures.

Wilfrid Blunt shows a selection of the italic writing submitted by viewers.

Ian Wallace and Bryan Balkwill with Alexander Young in a series 'Going to the Opera'.


Presenter: Jeanne Heal
Speaker (I'd like you to meet...): Mrs. Neville Duke (Gwendoline Fellows)
Item presenter (Handwriting): Wilfrid Blunt
Tenor (Music): Ian Wallace
Conductor (Music): Bryan Balkwill
Tenor (Music): Alexander Young
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.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
(A BBC film)
(to 16.00)


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

: Children's Television

Worzel Gummidge turns Detective: 1: Enter Two Scarecrows
A new series written for television in four parts by Barbara Euphan Todd.
The action takes place in and around Scatterbrook Farm.

Making Butterscotch
Stanley Williamson invites some young friends to watch an expert at work in Doncaster, well known for its butterscotch.

(to 17.40)


Writer (Worzel Gummidge turns Detective): Barbara Euphan Todd
Settings designer (Worzel Gummidge turns Detective): Stephen Taylor
Producer (Worzel Gummidge turns Detective): Pamela Brown
Penny: Carole Olver
Mr Dyke: Vernon Smythe
Worzel Gummidge: Frank Atkinson
Earthy Mangold: Mabel Constanduros
Mrs Braithewaite: Margaret Boyd
Mr Braithewaite: Philip Ray
Andrew: David Coote
Mrs Bloomsbury-Barton: Janet Joye
A chicken thief: Robert Irvine
Presenter (Making Butterscotch): Stanley Williamson
Producer (Making Butterscotch): William Cave

: Newsreel

: Shadow and Substance

A play by Paul Vincent Carroll.
[Starring] Basil Sydney and Siobhan McKenna

Scene: The parochial house of Canon Skerritt in Ardmahone, a small town in County Louth, Ireland.


Author: Paul Vincent Carroll
Producer: Ian Atkins
Director: Julian Amyes
Designer: James Bould
Brigid: Siobhan McKenna
Dermot O'Flingsley: Patrick Troughton
Thomasina Concannon: Doreen Keogh
Father Corr: Desmond Jordan
Father Kirwan: James Neylin
The Very Rev Thomas Canon Skerritt: Basil Sydney
Miss Jemima Cooney: Jean Anderson
Francis Ignatius O'Connor: Patrick Westwood
Martin Mullahone: Peter Swanwick
Rosey Violet: Bee Duffell

: Science-Review

A film review of recent research and discovery in science and industry.
(Previously televised on January 27)


Arranged by: Norman MacQueen
Edited and compiled by: George Noordhof

: Weather Forecast and News

(sound only)

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