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: Family Affairs

From the National Radio Show
Introduced by Olive Shapley.

Viewers' Problems
Dr. Winifred de Kok, John Watson, a juvenile magistrate, the Rev. Arthur Morton, Director of the N.S.P.C.C., and James Hemming, an educational psychologist, give their views on social problems submitted by viewers.

Contributors

Presenter: Olive Shapley
Panellist (Viewers' Problems): Dr. Winifred de Kok
Panellist (Viewers' Problems): John Watson
Panellist (Viewers' Problems): The Rev. Arthur Morton
Panellist (Viewers' Problems): James Hemming
Arranged by: Jan Jackson
Producer: S. E. Reynolds

: In Town Tonight


Presented by Joyce Bullen.
(A BBC telerecording of last Saturday's broadcast)

Contributors

Presenter: Joyce Bullen
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

Prudence Kitten
Molly Blake takes you to see Prudence and her sister Primrose.
(From the National Radio Show)

Cal McCord The Happy-Go-Lucky Cowboy with his lovable Cowpony 'Ladybird'
Guitarist, Jeff Sisley
(Cal McCord is appearing at the Pier Theatre, Bognor Regis)

Making Books
S. R. Badmin tells you what happens when he illustrates a book.

(to 17.45)

Contributors

Presenter (Prudence Kitten): Molly Blake
Cowboy: Cal McCord
Guitarist: Jeff Sisley
Presented by: Gerald Le Grove
Presenter/illustrator (Making Books): S. R. Badmin

: National Radio Show: Arenascope presents: Double Top

See foot of page and page 6

(by arrangement with Billy Smart and Dick Chipperfield)

An hour's circus.
Camilo Mayer, The Flying Comets, Charles Elleneb with his Lions The Ifni Sahara Arab Tumblers, The Four Dernos, Captain Fleming and his Sea-Lions, Billy Smart's Chimpanzees presented by Heinz Borch, The Andoras, Billy Smart's Dancing Elephants.
Billy Smart's Band under the direction of Johnny King
Ringmaster, Arthur Ransom
At 7.45

Contributors

Performer: Camilo Mayer
Flying act: The Flying Comets
Entertainers: Charles Elleneb with his Lions
Acrobats: The Ifni Sahara Arab Tumblers
Aerialists: The Four Dernos
Entertainers: Captain Fleming and his Sea-Lions
Billy Smart's Chimpanzees presented by: Heinz Borch
Entertainers: The Andoras
Musicians: Billy Smart's Band
Band under the direction of: Johnny King
Ringmaster: Arthur Ransom
Commentator: Raymond Baxter
Programme arranged by: Peter Webber
Presented for television by: Dennis Monger

: Sportsview

Peter Dimmock introduces the first of a new series of programmes.

Contributors

Presenter: Peter Dimmock
Editor: Paul Fox
Editor: Ronnie Noble
Presented by: Alan Rees

: National Radio Show: This is the Show

See foot of page and page 6

Seventy-five minutes of variety.

George Jessel Your Master of Ceremonies introduces an all-star cast including Jimmy Wheeler, Albert Burdon and Company, Alex and his Violin, Elia and Bob Carley, The Marilyn Sisters, Raymond and his Models, The Littlewood Songsters, The Television Toppers (Directed by Leslie Roberts), Ray Martin and his Concert Orchestra.
At 9.15

Contributors

Master of Ceremonies: George Jessel
Comedian: Jimmy Wheeler
Singers: Albert Burdon and Company
Violinist: Alex and his Violin
Performers: Elia and Bob Carley
Singers: The Marilyn Sisters
Performers: Raymond and his Models
Singers: The Littlewood Songsters
Dancers: The Television Toppers
[Dancers] directed by: Leslie Roberts
Musicians: Ray Martin and his Concert Orchestra
Designer: John Cooper
Devised and produced by: Richard Afton

: French Can-Can

Francoise Arnoul the young French film star of "French Can-Can" appears in person and in scenes from the film, with Jean Renoir, director of the film and son of the famous painter Pierre Renoir.
"French Can-Can" describes the building of the Moulin Rouge in Paris. (By arrangement with Miracle Films)

Contributors

Nini: Francoise Arnoul
Director: Jean Renoir

: News

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