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: Cricket: England v. Australia - Fourth Test Match

The fourth day's play at Headingley, Leeds.
(to 13.30)


Commentator: Peter West
Commentator: Brian Johnston

: On Approval

A film directed by Clive Brook from the Edwardian comedy by Frederick Lonsdale.
[Starring] Clive Brook, Beatrice Lillie, Googie Withers and Roland Culver

(to 16.25)


Director: Clive Brook
Writer: Frederick Lonsdale
Music: William Alwyn
Costumes: Cecil Beaton
George, tenth Duke of Bristol: Clive Brook
Maria Wislack: Beatrice Lillie
Helen Hale: Googie Withers
Richard Halton: Roland Culver
Dr. Graham: O.B. Clarence
Parkes: Lawrence Hanray
Mrs. McCosh: Elliot Mason
Landlord: Hay Petrie
Cook: Marjorie Rhodes
Jeannie: Molly Munks

: Children's Television

Bobby Brewster
H. E. Todd tells his own story of 'Bobby Brewster and the Cow'.

All About Animals
George Cansdale shows you some more animals.

The Quiz Tray
Two teams of children compete in this television version of an old parlour game.


Storyteller/author (Bobby Brewster and the Cow): H. E. Todd
Presenter (All About Animals): George Cansdale
Producer (The Quiz Tray): Vivian Milroy

: Cricket: England v. Australia

from Headingley.
followed by a summary.
(to 18.30)

: India's Challenge: 6 - The Summing Up: Race for Freedom

A series of six programmes examining the new India and her efforts to solve the problems of the East by Western democratic methods.
An illustrated report by Aidan Crawley who travelled throughout India to take the film, and to interview Indian leaders.


Reporter/interviewer: Aidan Crawley
Presented by: Grace Wyndham Goldie

: Mantovani and his New Music

with Carole Carr and John Hanson.


Composer: Mantovani
Singer: Carole Carr
Tenor: John Hanson
Presented by: Kenneth Carter

: Escapade

by Roger MacDougall.
Introduced by Noelle Middleton.
[Starring] Nigel Patrick Patricia Marmont in an excerpt from Escapade
A special performance before an invited audience, from the stage of the Strand Theatre, London.
(By arrangement with Henry Shrek)


Writer: Roger MacDougall
Director: John Fernald
Settings: Hutchinson Scott
Presenter: Noelle Middleton
Presented for television by: Alan Chivers
Dr. Skillingworth: Ernest Clark
Miss Belts: Dorothy Turner
Paton: Lance Secretan
John Hampden: Nigel Patrick
Stella Hampden: Patricia Marmont
Daventry: Alex McCowen
Andrew Deeson: Hugh Griffith

: The Lyra Zither Club

from Knittelfeld, Austria.
See 'Television Diary,' on page 13


Zitherhists: The Lyra Zither Club
Presented by: Alan Sleath

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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.

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