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: Children's Television

Sooty on Holiday: 2: Sooty's Busy Day
Harry Corbett and Sooty go to the fairground, make waffles and candy floss, and put to sea in a steamer.
(A BBC Television film)
(Harry Corbett and Sooty are in "Family Fun" at the Floral Hall, Scarborough)

Children's Newsreel

The Prince and the Pauper: 1: Exchange
by Mark Twain.
A serial in six parts adapted for television by Rhoda Power.
Rhoda Power writes on page 21

(to 18.00)


Puppeteer (Sooty on Holiday): Harry Corbett
Author (The Prince and the Pauper): Mark Twain
Adapted by (The Prince and the Pauper): Rhoda Power
Producer (The Prince and the Pauper): Dorothea Brooking
Designer (The Prince and the Pauper): Gordon Roland
Halberdier: Harold Jamieson
Man at Arms: Alan Edwards
Tom Canty: Dwyryd Wyn Jones
Prince Edward: Tegid Wyn Jones
Lady Jane Grey: Anneke Willys
John Canty (Tom's father): Colin Douglas
Mistress Canty (Tom's mother): Vera Cook
Nan Canty (Tom's sister): Eira Griffiths
King Henry VIII: Leslie Kyle
Lord Hertford: James Raglan
Lord St. John: Seymour Green
Other parts played by: John Scott
Other parts played by: Edward Higgins
Other parts played by: Alan Gore Lewis
Other parts played by: Donald Masters
Other parts played by: Elsie Arnold
Other parts played by: Nellie Griffiths

: The Builders

The story of the Parish of St. George with St. Stephen, Sheffield, told to Max Robertson by the Vicar and members of his congregation.
(A BBC telerecording)


Presenter: Max Robertson

: Find the Link

In the chair, Kenneth Horne and Josephine Douglas, Carole Carr, Bruce Seton, David Tomlinson finding the links between the challengers.
Special investigators, Pauline and Larry Forrester


Chairman: Kenneth Horne
Panellist: Josephine Douglas
Panellist: Carole Carr
Panellist: Bruce Seton
Panellist: David Tomlinson
Special investigator: Pauline Forrester
Special investigator: Larry Forrester
Presented by: Duncan Wood

: The Two Virtues

A comedy by Alfred Sutro.
[Starring] Hugh Sinclair and Margaretta Scott

The scene is laid in London in 1914 at Jeffery Panton's house on Campden Hill and in Mrs. Guildford's house in Chelsea.

[Photo caption] Margaretta Scott as the mysterious Mrs. Guildlord, Hugh Sinclair as the wealthy Jeffery Ponton, and Fabia Drake as the formidable Lady Milligan.

Jeffery Panton, on whose affairs this comedy is chiefly focused, is a languid and wealthy bachelor, involved with the opposite sex. There is the sweet Isabel who, though she has rejected his suit and wed another, comes to him now to put his avowedly deathless devotion to the test; there is his sister, the formidable Lady Milligan, determined to marry him into the best Society; and there is the mysterious Mrs. Guildford whom that Society has placed "outside the pale".
In bringing these three diverse ladies into conflict, with Panton as their battleground, Sutro writes with an eyebrow raised in affectionate quizzery of the social conventions of his time, a habit that gave point and sometimes pungency to his comedies. He was a playwright who throve in the hey-day of the Edwardian drawing-room comedy, and The Two Virtues is one of his most amusing trifles.
(Kenneth A. Hurren)


Author: Alfred Sutro
Producer: Stephen Harrison
Designer: Stewart Marshall
Jeffery Panton: Hugh Sinclair
Baylis: Jonathan Field
Lady Milligan: Fabia Drake
Isabel Jervoise: Sara Gregory
Alice Exern: Marjorie Stewart
Mrs. Guildford: Margaretta Scott
Mary: Alexis Milne
Claude Jervoise: Peter Copley

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