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: Family Affairs

Introduced by Olive Shapley.

Viewers' Problems
Dr. Winifred de Kok replies to queries.

First Job - 2
A Youth Employment Officer explains how she forms her opinions on a suitable career for those leaving school.

Monday's Child is Fair of Face
A doctor advises mothers on how to help teenagers with the care of their hair and skin.


Presenter: Olive Shapley
Item presenter (Viewers' Problems): Dr. Winifred de Kok
Item presenter (First Job): A Youth Employment Officer [name uncredited]
Item presenter (Monday's Child is Fair of Face): A doctor [name uncredited]
Arranged by: Jan Jackson
Producer: S. E. Reynolds

: In Town Tonight

(A BBC telerecording of last Saturday's broadcast)

: Watch with Mother: The Flowerpot Men

(A BBC Television Film)
(to 16.15)

: Children's Television

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

Telling the Time by the Sun
Beresford Evans talks about sundials.

What Are You Going to Be?
Olive Shapley talks with some more young people who have just started on their jobs.

(to 17.45)


Script (Billy Bean and his Funny Machine): Lisa Lincoln
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): Barbara Hammond
Programme devised by (Billy Bean and his Funny Machine): Chuck Luchsinger
Presenter (Telling the Time by the Sun): Beresford Evans
Presenter (What Are You Going to Be?): Olive Shapley

: At Home

Mrs. Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit, High Commissioner for India in London and Indian Ambassador to Ireland, Hywel Davies and outside broadcast cameras visit 9 Kensington Palace Gardens, the High Commissioner's residence in London.


Interviewee: Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit
Interviewer: Hywel Davies
Presented by: Derek Burrell-Davis

: A visit to the Royal Welsh Agricultural Show

at Haverfordwest.
The Annual Royal Welsh Agricultural Show is designed to reflect the progress of agriculture and rural crafts within the Principality.
Wynford Vaughan Thomas presents a composite picture of Welsh rural life.


Presenter: Wynford Vaughan Thomas
Presented by: Dafydd Gruffydd

: Off the Record

Jack Payne introduces stars and personalities who are Off the Record together with the latest news from the record industry featuring Jean Carson, David Hughes, The Ray Ellington Quartet, Tony Brent, The Kentones, Joe Henderson, The Concert Orchestra and George Mitchell Singers Conducted by Stanley Black


Presenter: Jack Payne
Singer: Jean Carson
Singer: David Hughes
Musicians: The Ray Ellington Quartet
Singer: Tony Brent
Singers: The Kentones
Pianist: Joe Henderson
Musicians: The Concert Orchestra
Singers: George Mitchell Singers
Conductor: Stanley Black
Producer: Francis Essex

: Mind and Body: Spiritual Healing

A discussion on its value In the treatment of disease.


Presented by: James McCloy

: International Horse Show: The King George V Gold Cup

The last visit to the White City Stadium, London, to see the final stages of this international jumping championship.


Commentator: Dorian Williams
Commentator: Bill Allenby
Presented for television by: Bill Duncalf

: News

(sound only)

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