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: Children's Television

with Harry Corbett.

Children's Newsreel

All Your Own
A programme in which children from all over Great Britain have been invited to take part.
Introduced by Huw Wheldon.

(to 18.00)


Puppeteer (Sooty): Harry Corbett
Presenter (All Your Own): Huw Wheldon
Music directed by (All Your Own): Steve Race
Editor (All Your Own): Barbara Hammond
Presented by (All Your Own): Naomi Capon

: Guess My Story

With Elizabeth Allen, Eunice Gayson, Michael Pertwee and Rikki Fulton as the newshawks.
Peter West in the chair.
Special investigators, Pauline and Larry Forrester
('Guess My Story' is from an idea by William Taylor)


Newshawk: Elizabeth Allen
Newshawk: Eunice Gayson
Newshawk: Michael Pertwee
Newshawk: Rikki Fulton
Chairman: Peter West
Original drawings: David Langdon
Special investigator: Pauline Forrester
Special investigator: Larry Forrester
From an idea by: William Taylor
Presented by: T. Leslie Jackson

: Cities of Europe: 1 - Amsterdam

Countries taking part in the European television programme exchange have each made a film about one of their principal cities. This film, entitled 'Amsterdam - City of Rembrandt' is the contribution of the Netherlands Television Service.
English commentary spoken by Ton de Vletter.


Narrator: Ton de Vletter

: European Play Exchange: It Could Happen Only in Paris

(See columns 3 and 4 and facing page)

by Alfred Savoir.
Adapted for television by Isabelle Kloucowsky and Claude Barma.
English version by Basil Bartlett.
[Starring] Gaby Sylvia and Tony Britton

Produced by Claude Bartna, drama producer of Radiodiffusion-Television Francaise
Incidental music composed by Jean Marion and supplied by courtesy of Radiodiffusion-Television Francaise
At 8.30

Albert loves the Princess; it is the dominating passion of his life. He is only an extra but he dotes on her from afar; his one brief moment on the stage he considers only important because it enables him to see her, to smile at her. Through a hoax he is enabled to meet her - but not as himself, for he is so poor that he has only his theatrical costumes to wear and they change as the plays he appears in change. Add to this diversity the caprices of the beautiful Princess and you have the ingredients for a fanciful, gay jeu d'esprit which 'could happen only in Paris.'


Author: Alfred Savoir
Adapted by: Isabelle Kloucowsky
Adapted by/Producer/Special film sequences shot in Paris by: Claude Barma
English version by: Basil Bartlett
Settings Designer: Jean-Jacques Gambut
Settings reproduced by: Richard Greenough
Incidental music composed by: Jean Marion
Cloak-room attendant: Vera Lennox
Monsieur Verdon: Edgar K. Bruce
Annette: Brenda Hogan
Monsieur Thomas: Michael Brennan
Albert Landier: Tony Britton
First Hindu: Geoffrey Underwood
Second Hindu: David Tudor-Jones
The Tenor: John G. Heller
The Soprano: Christie Humphrey
Due de Deauville: Basil Bartlett
The Prince: Bruno Barnabe
Doctor: Robert Sansom
Princess Elvira: Gaby Sylvia
Maitre d'Hotel: Lloyd Pearson
Manager: Lockwood West
Page: Colin Wall
Maid: Julie Somers
Masseur: Chris O'Brien
Circus Director: Peter Bull
Employee: Sam Kydd

: Sunday Celebrity Recital

Irmgard Seefried (soprano)
Accompanied by Erik Werba.


Soprano: Irmgard Seefried
Pianist/accompanied by: Erik Werba
Presented by: Patricia Foy

: The Epilogue: Billy Graham

From the BBC's Glasgow studio


Presenter: Billy Graham

: News

(sound only)

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