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: For Women: Leisure and Pleasure

Introduced by Jeanne Heal.

I'd Like You to Meet...: Vera Brittain and Shirley Catlin

Pictures for your Home: 1 - The Living Room
Dona Salmon shows colour reproductions of well-known paintings at reasonable prices.

Sergei Obraztsov introduces some of his puppet characters.

Antony Hopkins plays some of the music from his new opera 'Three's Company' and Elizabeth Boyd sings the songs.


Presenter: Jeanne Heal
Speaker (I'd Like You to Meet...): Vera Brittain
Speaker (I'd Like You to Meet...): Shirley Catlin
Item presenter (Pictures for your Home): Dona Salmon
Item presenter/puppeteer (Puppets): Sergei Obraztsov
Pianist (Music): Antony Hopkins
Singer (Music): Elizabeth Boyd
Producer: Jacqueline Kennish

: Watch with Mother: Andy Pandy

For the very young
Maria Bird brings Andy to play with your small children.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
(A BBC Television Film)
(to 16.15)


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

: Children's Television: The Rose and the Ring: Part 1

A serial in three parts from the story by W. M. Thackeray.
Adapted for television and produced by Stanley Haynes.
(to 17.30)


Author: W. M. Thackeray
Adapter/producer: Stanley Haynes
Settings: Stephen Taylor
Narrator: Peter Coke
Fairy Blackstick: Jacqueline Hill
Mr Gruffanuff: Kenneth Connor
Mrs Gruffanuff: Joan Benham
King of Paflagonia: John Ruddock
Queen: Muriel George
Angelica: Deirdre Ellis
Glumboso: Pat Cargill
Giglio: David McCallum
Betsinda: Norah Gaussen

: Weather Chart

: Newsreel

: Continental Cookery

Philip Harben brings from Spain: Arroz Paella a la Valenciana and Tortilla de Patatas

A very complicated and rather expensive dish is contrasted with a simple and fairly cheap one. 'Arroz' (rice) is the basis of a vast number of Spanish dishes. The first is one of the more sumptuous. The second is a potato omelette - but with a Spanish accent. Note for the kitchenless: both these dishes can be made on a gas ring or single electric hotplate.


Cook: Philip Harben
Programme producer: S. E. Reynolds

: Children in Trust

See above and page 14
The Children's Officer takes an abandoned child under her care.
Sixty-five thousand children in this country are deprived of a normal home life. This programme shows some of the problems that confront local authorities who are responsible for the care of these children.
Research for this programme was carried out in consultation with the Home Office and with the co-operation of Local Children's Departments.


Settings: Laurence Broadhouse
Film sequences directed by: John Moxey

: The Services Show

From the Television Theatre before an audience of H.M. Forces.
Introduced by Benny Hill.
including: The Cox Twins, Margo Henderson, David Berglas, The Four N-Zedders,
Kim Peacock
Guest artist, Charlie Chester assisted by Billy Revel
with Steve Race and Malcolm Lockyer at the pianos
See 'Television Diary' on page 15


Presenter/comedian: Benny Hill
Entertainers: The Cox Twins
Singer: Margo Henderson
Magician: David Berglas
Performers: The Four N-Zedders
Performer: Kim Peacock
Comedian: Charlie Chester
Assisted by: Billy Revel
Pianist: Steve Race
Pianist: Malcolm Lockyer
Producer: Kenneth Carter

: News

(sound only)

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