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: Motor Racing

A national meeting, organised by the British Automobile Racing Club, including an event for sports cars up to 2 litres and the final of the August Trophy for racing cars up to 2½ litres unsupercharged.
From the Crystal Palace.
(to 16.15)


Commentator: Raymond Baxter
Presented by: Bill Duncalf

: Children's Television

Ross Salmon gives the results of his competition.

Aladdin's Wonderful Lamp
by Nina Gernet.
A play in three acts.
[Starring] Moscow State Central Puppet Theatre (Director, Sergei Obraztsov)
By arrangement with the Society for Cultural Relations with the U.S.S.R.

(to 18.05)


Presenter: Ross Salmon
Director (Moscow State Central Puppet Theatre)/Producer (Aladdin's Wonderful Lamp): Sergei Obraztsov
Writer (Aladdin's Wonderful Lamp): Nina Gernet
Composer (Aladdin's Wonderful Lamp): G. Teplitsky
Designer (Aladdin's Wonderful Lamp): B. Tuslukov
Presented for television by (Aladdin's Wonderful Lamp): Alan Sleath
Aladdin, son of Hassan: I. Divov
The Water Carrier: V. Mayzel
The Fisherman: V. Kusov
The Thief: L. Garizhsky
The Grand Vizier: Z. Gerdt
Princess Budur: E. Sinelnikova
The Soothsayer: V. Mayzel
Zeynab, the Princess's servant: A. Guskova
The Cook: V. Kusov
The Sultan: M. Petrov
The Lord High Treasurer: G. Bodrova
The Gaoler: V. Kusov
Aladdin's Mother: L. Kazmina
The Sage, Counsellor to the Sultan: S. Samodur
The Genie: L. Garizhsky
The Lion: V. Kusov

: Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Frenhinol Cymru (Ystradgynlais, 1954) Ar Y Maes

Heddiw fe fydd ein camerau teledu ar faes yr Eisteddfod yn rhoi cyfle inni gyfarfod a rhai o'r ymwelwyr sydd wedi dod i'r Wyl o bedwar ban y byd
Cyflwynir y rhaglen gan Ifan O. Williams Cynhyrehir y telediad gan Da.fydd Sruffydd
(Royal National Eisteddfod of Wales: Ifan O. Williams interviews some of the interesting people who have come from all over the world to the Royal National Eisteddfod of Wales at Ystradgynlais)
(Wenvoe, Holme Moss and Sutton Coldfield only)
(to 19.15)


Interviewer: Ifan O. Williams

: News and Newsreel

including Weather Report

: Join the Crowd

Come and join the Bank Holiday crowds enjoying the amusements and watching the animals at Chessington Zoo, Surrey.


Commentator: Max Robertson
Presented by: Stephen Wade

: End of a Holiday

Roy Bradford takes a television camera to a London railway terminus to watch the scene as packed trains roll in, bringing thousands of holiday-makers home from country and seaside.


Presenter: Roy Bradford

: Music for You

Introduced by Eric Robinson.
with Graziella Sciutti, Julius Katchen, Nora Kovach and Istvan Rabovsky, Arthur Percival, Evelyn Dove, John Holmes, Lisa Strauz, Laurie Payne, Brendan O'Dowda, Evelyn Cuthill, Josephine Crombie, Margaret Young, Joan Ryan, Frea Harrington, John Boulter, Wallace Stephenson, Fred Davies.
Concert Orchestra
(Leader, Sidney Sax)


Presenter: Eric Robinson
Soprano: Graziella Sciutti
Pianist: Julius Katchen
Dancer: Nora Kovach
Dancer: Istvan Rabovsky
Violinist: Arthur Percival
Singer: Evelyn Dove
Singer: John Holmes
Singer: Lisa Strauz
Singer: Laurie Payne
Singer: Brendan O'Dowda
Singer: Evelyn Cuthill
Singer: Josephine Crombie
Singer: Margaret Young
Singer: Joan Ryan
Singer: Frea Harrington
Tenor: John Boulter
Singer: Wallace Stephenson
Singer: Fred Davies
Musical associate: James Turner
Musicians: Concert Orchestra
Leader: Sidney Sax
Designer: Stephen Taylor
Producer: Patricia Foy

: Blackbirds and Avocets

During thirty years of bird photography John Chear has filmed the commonest birds of the garden and also the rarities of Britain such as the avocet.
In this programme he shows some of his films and talks about the way in which he made them.


Presenter: John Chear
Producer: David Attenborough

: British Empire and Commonwealth Games: Vancouver 1954

A telerecording of the opening ceremony of the fifth British Empire and Commonwealth Games at the Empire Stadium, Vancouver.
Presented by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

: News

(sound only)

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