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: Children's Television

with Harry Corbett.

Ask Your Dad
A family general knowledge game.
Chairman, Humphrey Lestocq

Children's Newsreel

BBC Television Puppet Theatre presents: The Travelling Musicians
A play, with music, adapted from the story by the Brothers Grimm and set to music by John Hunter Blair.
The puppeteers are Audrey Atterbury, Elizabeth Donaldson, Molly Gibson, Gordon Murray and Elizabeth Thorndike
The singers are Ian Paterson, Sylvia Rowlands, Jean England and John Thompson
(Previously televised last Thursday)

(to 18.00)


Puppeteer (Sooty): Harry Corbett
Chairman (Ask Your Dad): Humphrey Lestocq
Authors (The Travelling Musicians): The Brothers Grimm
Music (The Travelling Musicians): John Hunter Blair
Producer (The Travelling Musicians): Ursula Eason
Puppeteer (The Travelling Musicians): Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer (The Travelling Musicians): Elizabeth Donaldson
Puppeteer (The Travelling Musicians): Molly Gibson
Puppeteer/puppets by (The Travelling Musicians): Gordon Murray
Voices (The Travelling Musicians): Peter Hawkins
Singer (The Travelling Musicians): Ian Paterson
Singer (The Travelling Musicians): Sylvia Rowlands
Singer (The Travelling Musicians): John Thompson
Puppets by (The Travelling Musicians): Sam Williams

: What's My Line?

with Isobel Barnett, Barbara Kelly, David Nixon and a guest trying to find the answers and Eamonn Andrews to see fair play.

('What's My Line?' was devised by Mark Goodson and Bill Todman, and is presented by arrangement with C.B.S. of America and Maurice Winnick)


Panellist: Isobel Barnett
Panellist: Barbara Kelly
Panellist: David Nixon
Chairman: Eamonn Andrews
Devised by: Mark Goodson
Devised by: Bill Todman
Presented by: T. Leslie Jackson

: The Queen Came By

R. F. Delderfield talks about his play that will be televised on Tuesday at 9.0 p.m.


Presenter: R. F. Delderfield

: Cinderella on Ice

Tommy Trinder and Sonya Kaye in excerpts from Claude Langdon's sixth ice pantomime
Specialities: Bernard Spencer and Olive Robinson, The Half Brothers, Jo, Jac, and Joni, Neil and Patricia Delrina, Shirley Burke and Maureen Pain, Red Humphreys and Jean Humphreys
Peggy O'Farrell's Children and Skating Corps de Ballet
Empress Orchestra and Choir under the direction of Leonard Morris
A special performance before an invited audience, from the Empress Hall, London.


Producer: Pauline Grant
Ice skater: Bernard Spencer
Ice skater: Olive Robinson
Performers: The Half Brothers
Entertainers: Jo, Jac and Joni
Dancer: Neil Delrina
Dancer: Patricia Delrina
Ice skater: Shirley Burke
Ice skater: Maureen Pain
Ice skater: Red Humphreys
Ice skater: Jean Humphreys
Dancers: Peggy O'Farrell's Children
Skaters: Skating Corps de Ballet
Voices: Mary Brown
Voices: Brenda Marsh
Voices: Mark Singleton
Voices: Lionel Baker
Voices: Michael Moore
Musicians/singers: Empress Orchestra and Choir
Under the direction of: Leonard Morris
Choral supervision: George Mitchell
Book: Basil Thomas
Book: Pauline Grant
Decor: Van Bunnens
Commentator: John Ellison
Television presentation: Alan Chivers
Broker's Men - Egg: Ron Privett
Broker's Men - Cress: William Stewart
Buttons: Tommy Trinder
Cinderella: Sonya Kaye
Suki: Brita
Baron: Basil Cudlipp-Green
The Ugly Sisters: Titania: Jack Harris
The Ugly Sisters: Dewdrop: Joe McGuirk
Dandini: Joy Aston
Prince Charming: William Hinchy
Fairy Godmother: Joan Connell

: Go Fall in Love

A television play by Ted Allan
with music by Malcolm Lockyer
[Starring] Bernard Braden
(Second performance: Thursday at 9.30 p.m.)

Tony plays the piano in a night-club. He plays mostly for people who have not come to listen but when they bestir themselves to make requests they always want the old songs, the sentimental ones, the ones about love. Tony meets their demands sardonically, sometimes bitterly, for he is in love himself. And there's the problem, for he is (or thinks himself) middle-aged, and his Julie with the light brown hair it only twenty...


Writer: Ted Allan
Music: Malcolm Lockyer
Producer: Julian Amyes
Designer: John Cooper
Tony Grant: Bernard Braden
Joe: George Margo
Julie Thompson: Betty McDowall
Middle-aged Woman: Virginia Bedard
Waiter: Harry Ingram
Mac: Larry Cross
Harry Saunders: Peter Dyneley

: World of a Difference

An Epilogue by Dobson and Young.


Speakers: Dobson and Young

: News

(sound only)

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