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: Golf: The Walker Cup: Great Britain v. U.S.A.

A visit to the Old Course, St. Andrews, to see some of the players drive off in the foursomes matches of the tournament.
See page 15
(to 13.00)


Commentator: Henry Longhurst
Commentator: Michael Henderson

: War in the Air: 6: Combined Ops

Written and produced by John Elliot.
A series of BBC Television films telling the history of air power in the past twenty years.

This film shows the role of Allied Air Forces in combined operations in Europe and North Africa from early 1942 to spring 1943.
(Previously televised on December 13, 1954)


Writer/Producer: John Elliot
Series Director: Philip Dorte
Service Adviser: Air Chief Marshal Sir Philip Joubert, K.C.B., C.M.G. D.S.O.
Narrator: Robert Harris
Other voices: Reginald Tate
Other voices: Tita Dane
Other voices: Sam Kydd
Other voices: Dermot Palmer
Other voices: Stephen Grenfell

: Golf: The Walker Cup

A further visit to St. Andrews.

: Children's Television

Golf: The Walker Cup
A visit to the Old Course, St. Andrews, to see some of the British and American golfers playing in this tournament.

Children's Newsreel

Simon's Treasure
A play by John Boyd-Brent.
The action takes place in England in the eighteenth century.
(A BBC telerecording of the broadcast on April 24)


Commentator (Golf: The Walker Cup): Henry Longhurst
Commentator (Golf: The Walker Cup): Michael Henderson
Writer (Simon's Treasure): John Boyd-Brent
Designer (Simon's Treasure): Lawrence Broadhouse
Producer (Simon's Treasure): Jonathan Alwyn
Simon Ponkins: Timothy Bateson
Simon's wife: Margaret Anderson
The Mayor: Ronald Radd
The Beadle: Rupert Davies
Dr. Evans: Dudley Jones
Miss Quickworth: Beatrice Varley
Mr. Podgers: Lane Meddick
The shopkeeper: George Woodbridge
The shopkeeper's wife: Doris Rogers

: Golf: The Walker Cup

Some results of today's matches.
(to 18.15 app.)

: Adar o'r Unlliw

Comedi gan J. O. Francis.
Y cyfieithiad Cymraeg gan Magdalen Morgan.
(Telerecordiad o'r rhaglen a ddarlledwyd Mai 3)
(Wenvoe, Holme Moss and Sutton Coldfield only)
(to 19.15)


Author: J. O. Francis
Adapter: Magdalen Morgan
Producer/Y cynhyrchu gan: David J. Thomas
Twm Tincer: Glanffrwd James
Dici Bach Dwl: Gareth Hughes
Jenkins y Cipar: Hubert Hughson
Esgob Canolbarth Cymru: Ernest Evans

: Election Broadcast: Election Round-up

on behalf of the Labour Party.
The Rt. Hon. Herbert Morrison C.H., The Rt. Hon. Hugh Gaitskell C.B.E., Lady Megan Lloyd George, James Callaghan
Chairman, William Pickles


Panellist: The Rt. Hon. Herbert Morrison
Panellist: The Rt. Hon. Hugh Gaitskell
Panellist: Lady Megan Lloyd George
Panellist: James Callaghan
Chairman: William Pickles

: The Grove Family: Blue Rinse

by Michael Pertwee and Roland Pertwee.


Writer: Michael Pertwee
Writer: Roland Pertwee
Producer: John Warrington
Mr. Grove: Edward Evans
Mrs. Grove: Ruth Dunning
Pat: Sheila Sweet
Jack: Peter Bryant
Daphne: Margaret Downs
Lennie: Christopher Beeny
Gran: Nancy Roberts
Mrs. Bradley: Delphi Lawrence

: Ask Pickles

Wilfred Pickles invites you to Ask Pickles for the things you would like to see on your television screen.
Special investigators, Pauline Forrester and Larry Forrester


Presenter: Wilfred Pickles
Orchestra director: George Clouston
Special investigator: Pauline Forrester
Special investigator: Larry Forrester
Producer: Brian Tesler

: The Dam Busters

A film programme on the story of the preparations for the 1943 R.A.F. raid on the Moehne and Eder Dams as told in the Associated British Picture film 'The Dam Busters' produced by Robert Clark.
The programme includes scenes from last Monday's world premiere at the Empire Theatre, London - attended by H.R.H. Princess Margaret - and excerpts from the film in which the late Wing-Commander Guy Gibson V.C., is portrayed by Richard Todd, and Barnes Wallis C.B.E., F.R.S., D.S.C., by Michael Redgrave.
Compiled by Associated British Pathe, Ltd.

: Pick of the Pack

Some of the artists who will be appearing in James Brennan's 1955 Summer Show. With Joan Regan, Ken Platt, Hylda Baker, The Three Monarchs, Two Earls, Schaller Brothers, Currie's Fountains and Waterfalls.
From the Queen's Theatre, Blackpool.


Singer: Joan Regan
Comedian: Ken Platt
Comedienne: Hylda Baker
Musicians: The Three Monarchs
Acrobatics: Two Earls
Trampolinists: Schaller Brothers
Presented by: Barney Colehan

: Sport

A BBC telerecording of highlights from two of today's major sporting events:
Golf: The Walker Cup
and European Horse Trials
Introduced by Dorian Williams.


Commentator (Golf: The Walker Cup): Henry Longhurst
Commentator (Golf: The Walker Cup): Michael Henderson
Presenter (European Horse Trials): Dorian Williams

: News (sound only); followed by Election Broadcast

The Rt. Hon. C.R. Attlee O.M., C.H., F.K.S. (Labour)
(Recording of broadcast in the Home Service at 9.15 p.m.)
(Sound only)


Speaker (Election Broadcast): The Rt. Hon. C.R. Attlee

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