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: Family Affairs: The Under Fives

Introduced by Josephine Douglas.

Pre-School Preparation
Caroline Brown suggests how parents can help prepare children, for their entry into school life.

For Warmer Days
Ruth Foster Fletcher shows how to make a simple playsuit.

Books
Phyllis Hostler recommends some books she thinks will interest parents.

Contributors

Presenter: Josephine Douglas
Item presenter (Pre-School Preparation): Caroline Brown
Item presenter (For Warmer Days): Ruth Foster Fletcher
Item presenter (Books): Phyllis Hostler
Arranged by: Jan Jackson
Producer: S. E. Reynolds

: In Town Tonight

(A BBC telerecording of last Saturday's broadcast)

Contributors

Edited and produced by: Peter Duncan

: Watch with Mother: The Flowerpot Men

Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
Peter Hawkins speaks the voices
Maria Bird writes the songs and music
(A BBC Television Film)
(to 16.15)

Contributors

Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Singer: Gladys Whitred
Voices: Peter Hawkins
Songwriter/music: Maria Bird

: Children's Television

Peter's Troubles
[Starring] Peter Butterworth

Above Us the Waves
The story on film of the vital part played by human torpedoes and midget submarines in the attack on the German battleship Tirpitz.
Launched in 1939 as unsinkable the Tirpitz was finally immobilised sixty miles up a Norwegian fjord in November 1944. Commander Cameron (who won his V.C. in this operation) and others of his gallant colleagues are seen with Admiral Earl Mountbatten of Burma, K.G., P.C., at the London premiere at the Odeon, Leicester Square, in interviews with John Mills, John Gregson, and Donald Sinden, who portray them in the film.
Programme compiled by courtesy of the J. Arthur Rank Organisation. Ltd.)
(Previously televised on April 20)

British Industries Fair, 1955
Barrie Edgar visits the exhibition building at Castle Bromwich near Birmingham and shows a few of the many thousands of British goods that are displayed there.

(to 17.45)

Contributors

Comedian (Peter's Troubles): Peter Butterworth
Interviewee (Above Us the Waves): John Mills
Interviewee (Above Us the Waves): John Gregson
Interviewee (Above Us the Waves): Donald Sinden
Presenter (British Industries Fair, 1955): Barrie Edgar
Presented by (British Industries Fair, 1955): David Martin

: Weather Chart

: Election Broadcast

on behalf of the Labour Party
The Rt. Hon. C. R. Attlee, O.M., C.H.

Contributors

Speaker: The Rt. Hon. C. R. Attlee, O.M., C.H.

: Sooty Stays Up

with Harry Corbett, Shirley Abicair, 'Windy Blow', The Valettos.
Music by Jimmy Leach and his Organolian Quarte
From the Northern Radio and Television Exhibition, City Hall. Manchester.

Contributors

Puppeteer: Harry Corbett
Singer: Shirley Abicair
Clown: 'Windy Blow'
Dancers: The Valettos
Musicians: Jimmy Leach and his Organolian Quarte
Designer: Frederick Knapman
Producer: Barney Colehan

: Fabian of Scotland Yard: Robbery in the Museum

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

Contributors

Inspector Robert Fabian: Bruce Seton

: Off the Record

Jack Payne introduces stars and personalities who are Off the Record
See foot of page and page 6
(The Four Aces are appearing at the London Palladium)

Contributors

Presenter: Jack Payne
Singers: The Four Aces

Blog post that mentions this programme:

Sunday Post: The Rock 'n' Roll Years 13 September 2015

: Have You a Camera?

Baron, the photographer, in the fourth of six programmes, shows you how to take good pictures by simple methods.

Contributors

Photographer/presenter: Baron
Producer: Alan Sleath

: Golden Gloves Boxing: U.S.A. v. Great Britain

Some of the concluding bouts in tonight's amateur international tournament from the Empire Pool, Wembley.

Contributors

Commentator: Fred Verlander
Television presentation: Stephen Wade

: News

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