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: Fabian of Scotland Yard: Skeleton in the Cupboard

[Starring] Bruce Seton in the film Skeleton in the Cupboard
(Previously shown on November 27)


Inspector Robert Fabian: Bruce Seton

: In the News

Speakers: Sir Robert Boothby, M.P., S. J. McAdden, M.P., Anthony Greenwood, M.P., Geoffrey de Freitas, M.P.
Chairman, Malcolm Muggeridge
(A BBC telerecording of last Friday's broadcast)


Speaker: Sir Robert Boothby
Speaker: S. J. McAdden
Speaker: Anthony Greenwood
Speaker: Geoffrey de Freitas
Chairman: Malcolm Muggeridge
Presented by: Michael Peacock

: Watch with Mother: Picture Book

For the Very Young
Pages turned by Patricia Driscoll.
(A BBC Television Film)
(to 16.15)


Presenter: Patricia Driscoll
Editor: Maria Bird

: Children's Television

Billy Bean and his Funny Machine
(Programme devised by Chuck Luchsinger and presented by arrangement with Monty Bailey-Watson)

All About Animals
George Cansdale shows you some more animals.

Stories of the Australian Bush told by Julitha Walsh.

(to 17.45)


Script (Billy Bean and his Funny Machine): Lisa Lincoln
Puppetry (Billy Bean and his Funny Machine): Elizabeth Donaldson
Voices (Billy Bean and his Funny Machine): Peter Hawkins
Voices (Billy Bean and his Funny Machine): Ivan Owen
Drawings (Billy Bean and his Funny Machine): Reginald Jeffryes
Puppets made by (Billy Bean and his Funny Machine): John Wright
Producer (Billy Bean and his Funny Machine): David Boisseau
Programme deviser (Billy Bean and his Funny Machine): Chuck Luchsinger
Presenter (All About Animals): George Cansdale
Storyteller (Walkabout): Julitha Walsh

: Showcase

with Dave King introducing artists and acts new to television including Edna Savage, The Burt Twins, Len Tibbs, Duke Diamond, Moris, Marty, and Mitch,
Steve Race and his Orchestra.


Presenter: Dave King
Singer: Edna Savage
Pianists: The Burt Twins
Comedian: Len Tibbs
Singer: Duke Diamond
Comedians: Moris, Marty, and Mitch
Musicians: Steve Race and his Orchestra
Producer: Ernest Maxin

: Special Enquiry: 4 - Germany 1955

A report on the mood of Germany ten years after the end of the war. What are ordinary Germans, West and East, thinking about their future and about the major problems of rearmament and reunification.


Commentator (In London): Robert Reid
Commentator (In Germany): Edward Ward

: Rhyme and Rhythm

Introduced by The Gaunt Brothers.
With Alma Cogan, Johnny Brandon, Brian Andro, Edouin et Rachelle.


Presenters: The Gaunt Brothers
Singer: Alma Cogan
Singer: Johnny Brandon
Clown: Brian Andro
Performers: Edouin et Rachelle
Producer: Barney Colehan

: Association Football: Amateur Cup Final

A BBC telerecording of part of last Saturday's F.A. Amateur Cup Final between Bishop Auckland and Hendon.


Commentator: Kenneth Wolstenholme

: Grace, Charm and Beauty

are the points on which the dancers in the contest for the title of National Ballroom Queen are judged at the Lyceum, London.
(Organised by Mecca Dancing)
Music by Oscar Rabin and his Orchestra


Musicians: Oscar Rabin and his Orchestra
Commentator: Jean Metcalfe
Television presentation: Cecil Petty

: News

(sound only)

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