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: Her People Rejoiced

A BBC film of Coronation Day as it was celebrated throughout the British Commonwealth of Nations.
(Previously televised on Tuesday)
(to 16.15)

: Children's Television: Whirligig

with Humphrey Lestocq and Mr. Turnip.

Box of Tricks with Geoffrey Robinson

Room for Music with Steve Race

Secrets of the Centuries: 5: The Crystal God
by Larry Forrester.
with Alan Judd.

Hank Rides Again
with Francis Coudrill who writes the story, speaks the voices, draws and animates the pictures.
At the drums, Geoff Lofts
(to 18.00)


Devised and produced by: Michael Westmore
Presenter: Humphrey Lestocq
Mr. Turnip (Manipulation): Joy Laurey
Mr. Turnip (voice): Peter Hawkins
Script: Peter Ling
Magician (Box of Tricks): Geoffrey Robinson
Musician (Room for Music): Steve Race
Writer (Secrets of the Centuries): Larry Forrester
[Actor] (Secrets of the Centuries): Alan Judd
Writer/voices/illustrator/animator (Hank Rides Again): Francis Coudrill
Drummer (Hank Rides Again): Geoff Lofts

: The Week's Newsreels

This week's Television Newsreels repeated at the following times:
Monday's edition, 7.15 app.
Tuesday's edition, 7.29 app.
Wednesday's edition, 7.43 app.
Thursday's edition, 7.57 app.
Friday's edition, 8.11 app.

: Interlude

'Two Gentlemen of Verona' by William Holman Hunt.

: The Strange History of Tennis

The story of a game eight centuries old.
On the eve of Wimbledon, Max Robertson visits the Tennis Court at Lord's to trace the development of tennis from its earliest days through to the present time.
Research by Morys Bruce, British Amateur Tennis Champion.


Presenter: Max Robertson
Research: Morys Bruce
Presented for television by: Antony Craxton

: Stand By to Shoot: 3: Curiouser and Curiouser

A serial play in six episodes by Donald Wilson.
[Starring] Betty Paul and Andrew Osborn


Writer: Donald Wilson
Producer: Dennis Vance
Settings: Stephen Taylor
Christopher Sharpe: Andrew Osborn
Becki: Meinhart Maur
Joe: Carl Bernard
Yvonne: Betty Paul
David Cresswell: Arnold Bell
Stella: Bettina Dixon
Ruth Andrews: Anne Cullen
Norman: Kim Grant
Jamieson White ('J'): Cyril Chamberlain
Bill Anstey: Derek Prentice
John Rackham: Kenneth Hyde
Bert Hanson: Victor Platt
Tug Wilson: Ronald Woodroofe
Shirley Taylor: Gillian Maude
Sue: Michele Clement
Pete Marshall: Basil Appleby
Jock Dillon: Humphrey Morton
Hazel: Noelle Middleton
Ray: Dennis Holmes
Reed: William Sherwood
Olive Dunstan: Ian Fleming
[Actress]: Pat Faye
[Actress]: Margaret Lane
[Actor]: Christopher Gilmore
[Actor]: Bill Horsley

: Cafe Continental

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: Weather Forecast and News

(sound only)

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