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: Newsreels

(Previously televised on Monday and Tuesday)

: Victory at Sea: 12: Mare Nostrum

Another film in the series produced by the National Broadcasting Company of America and the U.S. Navy with the assistance of the Admiralty, using film from both Allied and enemy sources.

British sea and air power in the battle for control of the Mediterranean, and the start of the Eighth Army's advance in the Western Desert.
Film introduced by Michael Lewis, Professor of History at the Royal Naval College, Greenwich.
(Previously televised on January 12)
(to 16.00)


Film introduced by: Michael Lewis

: Children's Television

Just Between Ourselves
with Janet Brown.

Look At This
A programme for the young scientist.

Characters in Clay
Barrie Edgar visits a famous pottery in Burslem that has been making china figures for more than sixty years.

(to 17.45)


Comedienne (Just Between Ourselves): Janet Brown
Presenter (Characters in Clay): Barrie Edgar

: Background to a Coronation: Souvenir in the Making

Craftsmen in the Potteries at Burslem make a loving-cup to commemorate a great occasion.

: Before Your Very Eyes

[Starring] Arthur Askey
with Diana Decker, Dickie Henderson and a guest artist.


Comedian: Arthur Askey
Performer: Diana Decker
Performer: Dickie Henderson
Orchestra conducted by: Eric Robinson
Settings: Michael Yates
Script: Sid Colin
Script: Talbot Rothwell
Script: David Climie
Producer: Bill Ward

: Wednesday Theatre presents: Happiness My Goal

Written and adapted for television by Norman Holland.
See 'Television Diary,' page 15


Author/Adapted by: Norman Holland
Producer: Michael Barry
Assistant Producer: Barbara Burnham
John Crestford: Robert Eddison
The men in John's life: Edward Chapman
The women in John's life: Mary Ellis

: Inventors' Club

The latest inventions submitted assessed by the Club's technical adviser, Geoffrey Boumphrey, assisted by John Gilbert.
The inventors are introduced by the organiser Leslie Hardern, to whom all specifications and drawings should be sent, c/o Inventors' Club, [address removed]
See 'Television Diary,' page 15


Technical Adviser: Geoffrey Boumphrey
Assisted by: John Gilbert
Producer: George Noordhof
Presenter/Organiser: Leslie Hardern

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