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: For Women: Leisure and Pleasure

Introduced by Dona Salmon.

I'd Like You to Meet...: William Foyle

China to Mend
Pegeen Mair tells the story of how she learned to mend china, and shows some of her work.

Theatre
Sophia Harris talks about the rewards and problems of designing sets and costumes for the theatre.

Lightning Portrait
During the programme Harry Ibbetson models a quick portrait in clay of William Foyle.

Contributors

Presenter: Dona Salmon
Speaker (I'd Like You to Meet....): William Foyle
Item presenter (China to Mend): Pegeen Mair
Item presenter (Theatre): Sophia Harris
Potter (Lightning Portrait): Harry Ibbetson
Producer: Jacqueline Kennish

: Watch with Mother: Andy Pandy

For the very young
Maria Bird brings Andy to play with your small children and invites them to join in songs and games.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Gladys Whitred sings the songs

(to 16.15)

Contributors

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

: Children's Television: A Castle and Sixpence: 5: The Triumph of Mr. Neatsfoot

A serial in six parts from the book by Margaret J. Baker.
Adapted and produced for television by Dorothea Brooking.
(to 17.30)

Contributors

Author: Margaret J. Baker
Adapted and produced for television by: Dorothea Brooking
Settings: John Clements
Mrs Martingale: Cicely Walper
Her children - Nicholas: Wilfrid Downing
Her children - Petronella: Elizabeth Saunders
Her children - Dinah: Caroline Denzil
Her children - Benjamin: Colin Gibson
Christopher Sixpence: William Simons
Mr Neatsfoot: Tony van Bridge
Miss Button: Evelyn Moore
The Vet: Tony Halfpenny
Landlord: Freddie Watts
Welfare lady: Bay White
Fancy: Oban

: Weather Chart

: Newsreel

: Works Party

from a factory canteen in Essex featuring
"I Want to be an Actor" presented by Eamonn Andrews.
Guest artists: Carole Carr, David Nixon

Contributors

Presented By (I Want to be an Actor): Eamonn Andrews
Singer: Carole Carr
Magician: David Nixon
Orchestra conducted by: Steve Race
Producer: Alan Chivers

: Amateur Boxing: Army Team Championships

Southern Command Inter-Unit Final from the Military Boxing Centre, Aldershot.

Contributors

Commentator: Harry Carpenter
Television presentation: David Martin

: Dark Sonnet

A musical setting of Eugene O'Neill's domestic tragedy 'Before Breakfast'.
See columns 3 and 4 and page 15

Murder is no novelty in grand opera. On the contrary very few popular operas would exist without it. Tosca, Rigoletto, Don Giovanni, and both Cav. and Pag. immediately come to mind. But Erik Chisholm, composer, conductor, and stormy petrel of the Scottish national movement in his younger days, always was original. He always enjoyed the grisly entertainment of Grand Guignol, and conceived the idea of a grand operatic evening of an unusual type-three independent 'acts', each complete in itself, each depicting a murder in unconventional style. Thus he goes one better-or rather two-than traditional opera by offering a 'threesome' or triptych of thrillers which have a good deal in common with The Medium of Menotti, whom Chisholm holds in high regard as a composer of the theatre.

The first of these is Simoon, based on Strindberg's story of an exhausted and frightened traveller, overcome by a desert sandstorm and hypnotised by

Contributors

Author: Eugene O'Neill
Settings designer: Stephen Taylor
Director: Patricia Foy
Producer: Dennis Vance

: The Name's the Same

with Peter Martyn in charge of The Name-hunters: Brenda Bruce, Catherine Boyle,
Frank Muir, Denis Norden.

Contributors

Chairman: Peter Martyn
Panellist: Brenda Bruce
Panellist: Catherine Boyle
Panellist: Frank Muir
Panellist: Denis Norden
Special effects: Alfred Wurmser
Presented by: Brian Tesler

: News

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