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: Children's Television

John Wright's Marionettes
Mr. Bumble introduces another programme of puppet antics.

Children's Newsreel

F. Anstey's 'Vice Versa' or 'A Lesson to Fathers': 2 - The Escape
Adapted for television in two parts and produced by Joy Harington.
The action takes place at Crichton House School, and at Mr. Bultitude's home in Bayswater. Period-1900
(Previously televised last Thursday)

(to 18.05)


Assistant operator (John Wright's Marionettes): Jane Tyson
Assistant operator (John Wright's Marionettes): Joan Garrick
Author (Vice Versa): F. Anstey
Adapter and producer (Vice Versa): Joy Harington
Settings (Vice Versa): Eileen Diss
Dr. Grimstone: Raymond Rollett
Chawner: John Quayle
'Dick' Bultitude: Anthony Valentine
Dulcie Grimstone: Carole Lorimer
Coker: Alaric Cotter
Coggs: Robin Dowell
Tipping: Barry MacGregor
Jolland: Colin Campbell
Biddlecomb: Brian Leslie
Kiffin: Tommy Moore
Mr. Blinkhorn: Michael Darbyshire
Mr. Bultitude: George Benson
Boaler: George Bishop
Marmaduke Paradine: Bryan Coleman
Barbara Bultitude: Diana Lambert

: Down You Go!

with Roy Rich in the chair and Elizabeth Gray, Kenneth Horne, Paul Jennings
Genine Graham finding the letters.


Chairman: Roy Rich
Panellist: Elizabeth Gray
Panellist: Kenneth Horne
Panellist: Paul Jennings
Panellist: Genine Graham
Special effects: Alfred Wurmser
Game devised by: Polly S. Cowan
Game devised by: Louis G. Cowan
Presented by: Dicky Leeman

: Golden Rain

A play by R. F. Delderfield.
[Starring] Brian Worth and Rona Anderson
Second performance: Thursday at 7.30


Writer: R. F. Delderfield
Roger Strawbridge: Brian Worth
Catherine Strawbridge: Rona Anderson

: The Epilogue

Frank Sheed talks about his experiences in speaking in the open air, and of the unsatisfied needs he has found in his questioners in Hyde Park and on the street corner.


Presenter: Frank Sheed

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