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: Soccer

Television cameras visit the United States Air Force Base at Mildenhall, Suffolk, for the second half of a match between Burtonwood Bombers and Bomber Command 3 Group R.A.F. who share the Base with the United States 7th Air Division.
Music at half time by the Band of the 751st United States Air Force
Television's visit to Mildenhall continues on Monday, February 14, with 'Garrison Theatre' at 8.15 p.m.
(to 16.00)


Commentator: Kenneth Wolstenholme
Musicians: The Band of the 751st United States Air Force
Presented for television by: John Vernon

: Children's Television: Jigsaw

Donald Hewlett and Fuzz introduce:

Robert Harbin (Mr. Left and Mr. Right)

Rolf Harris

The Adventures of Mick and Montmorency
[Starring] Charlie Drake and Jack Edwardes

Take-Off for Space
with L. J. Carter.

Caribbean Pirate
by Philip Dale.

George Fierstone and his Quintet with Arthur Bennett and The Badgers' Club


Presenter: Donald Hewlett (and Fuzz)
Magician (Mr Left and Mr. Right): Robert Harbin
Entertainer: Rolf Harris
Montmorency (The Adventures of Mick and Montmorency): Charlie Drake
Mick (The Adventures of Mick and Montmorency): Jack Edwardes
Item presenter (Take-Off for Space): L. J. Carter
Writer (Caribbean Pirate): Philip Dale
Musicians: George Fierstone and his Quintet
Bassist: Arthur Bennett
Performers: The Badgers' Club
Continuity: Roger Stone
Material supplied by: Michael Barsley
Producer: Robert Tronson

: In Town Tonight

Interesting people who are In Town Tonight, interviewed by John Ellison.
(Simultaneous broadcast with the London, Midland, North, and West of England Home Services)


Interviewer: John Ellison
Special effects: Douglas Mair
Edited and produced by: Peter Duncan

: Battle of Words: National Debating Tournament: Glasgow University v. Bristol University

The final round in the Tournament organised by the National Union of Students to select the outstanding debating team and the best individual speaker from universities and colleges throughout the British Isles.
Panel of Adjudicators includes:
Chairman, Rt. Hon. Iain Macleod M.P., Lady Violet Bonham Carter D.B.E., Rt. Hon. Herbert Morrison C.H., M.P., Sir Robert Boothby K.B.E., M.P.
Brian Johnston sets the scene.
from the Tuke Hall, Bedford College, Regents Park, London.


Adjudicator/chairman: Rt. Hon. Iain MacLeod
Adjudicator: Lady Violet Bonham Carter
Adjudicator: Rt. Hon. Herbert Morrison
Adjudicator: Sir Robert Boothby
Presenter: Brian Johnston
Presentation: Antony Craxton

: The Benny Hill Show

with Benny Hill, Beryl Reid, Alma Cogan, Jeremy Hawk, The Edorics, Four in A Chord and the Jack Billings Dancers.


Presenter/comedian: Benny Hill
[Actress]: Beryl Reid
Singer: Alma Cogan
[Actor]: Jeremy Hawk
Dancers: The Edorics
Singers: Four in A Chord
Dancers: The Jack Billings Dancers
Dance direction: Jack Billings
Orchestra directed by: Eric Robinson
Designer: Frederick Knapman
Producer: Kenneth Carter

: The Seal Islands of Alaska

See page 14

[Photo caption]: An Alaskan Monarch
A bull sea lion with his family around him. In July 1953, James Fisher and Roger Tory Peterson visited the Pribilov Islands, the islands which inspired Rudyard Kipling's tale "The White Seal." They studied and filmed the birds and animals, and at 9.45 James Fisher shows some of the film to Peter Scott.


Presenter: Peter Scott
Guest/Filmed by: James Fisher
Presented by: Desmond Hawkins

: War in the Air: 14: The Unquiet Peace

(Second performance: for details see Monday at 7.45 p.m.)

: News

(sound only)

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