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: In the Garden

Percy Thrower continues the general work in the garden, including sowing the seed of hardy annuals out-of-doors and arranging a hanging basket of suitable types of fuchsias; Albert Norman demonstrates the pruning of roses including Florabunda and Standards.


Presenter/gardener: Percy Thrower
Guest: Albert Norman
Presented by: John Furness

: Rugby Union Football: England v. Scotland

A visit to Twickenham, by courtesy of the Rugby Football Union, to see the annual match for the Calcutta Cup.
See page 15
(to 16.30 app.)


Commentator: Peter West
Assisted by: Sammy Walker
Presented by: Antony Craxton

: Children's Television

Filming in Africa: 5
Armand and Michaela Denis on Filming in Africa
(Previously televised on Monday)

Return to the Lost Planet: 6: The Roaring Torrent
by Angus MacVicar.
Adapted by the author from the book of the same name.


Presenter/Filmmaker (Filming in Africa): Armand Denis
Presenter/Filmmaker (Filming in Africa): Michaela Denis
Author/Adapted by (Return to the Lost Planet): Angus MacVicar
Designer (Return to the Lost Planet): John Cooper
Producer (Return to the Lost Planet): Kevin Sheldon
Jeremy Grant: Peter Kerr
Dr. McKinnon: John Stuart
Janet Campbell: Greta Watson
Professor Bergman: Derek Benfield
Madge Smith: Joan Allan
Professor Hermanoff: Van Boolen
Spike Stranahan: Michael Alexander
Solveg: Peter Newington
Asa: Julie Webb
Dorman: Michael Segal

: 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
Producer: Peter Duncan

: Fabian of Scotland Yard: The Coward

Another film in this detection series.
[Starring] Bruce Seton


Inspector Robert Fabian: Bruce Seton

: Everybody Swing!

Roll back the carpet and join in the fun at a Saturday-night square dance from the West Country.
The Jolly Waggoners Square Dance Band plays the music, Nibs Matthews calls the figures, Pat Shaw sings the songs and Bert Middleton tells the stories.
Tonight's guests, The Britannia Coco-Nut Dancers
Master of Ceremonies, Bernard Fishwick
See page 15


Musicians: The Jolly Waggoners Square Dance Band
Caller: Nibs Matthews
Singer: Pat Shaw
Storyteller: Bert Middleton
Dancers: The Britannia Coco-Nut Dancers
Master of Ceremonies: Bernard Fishwick
Producer: Duncan Wood

: It's a Great Life

with Morton Fraser and his Harmonica Rascals, George Martin, Eugenie Baird, David Berglas, 'Mrs. Shufflewick', Billy Baxter, Tanya Duray, Wendy Harcourt Brown, The Sherman Fisher Girls and the George Mitchell Singers.
See page 15


Presenter: Ralph Reader
Harmonicists: Morton Fraser and his Harmonica Rascals
Musician: George Martin
Singer: Eugenie Baird
Magician: David Berglas
Comedienne: 'Mrs. Shufflewick'
Comedian: Billy Baxter
Dancer: Tanya Duray
Performer: Wendy Harcourt Brown
Dancers: The Sherman Fisher Girls
Singers: The George Mitchell Singers
Choreography: Viet Bethke
Musical arrangements: Arthur Wilkinson
Musical arrangements: Peter Knight
Orchestra director: Eric Robinson
Designer: Richard Henry
Producer: Bryan Sears

: Hangman's Clutch: Murder Maid

Reginald Tate in his own adaptation
From the book by Nigel Morland.
See page 15


Author: Nigel Morland
Adapter: Reginald Tate
[Actor]: Reginald Tate

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