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: Fabian of Scotland Yard: The Executioner

[Starring] Bruce Seton
(Previously televised on April 6)


Inspector Robert Fabian: Bruce Seton

: Sportsview

Introduced by Peter Dimmock.
Spotlighting sporting topics of the moment.
(A BBC telerecording of Wednesday's broadcast)
(to 16.00)


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

: Children's Television

Just Between Ourselves
[Starring] Janet Brown
with Cyril Baker at the piano.
From the National Radio Show

For Older Children

The Range-Rider: The Hawk
In this Western film a masked bandit terrorises the stage-coach drivers and is brought to book.

Children's Newsreel

(to 17.55)


Performer (Just Between Ourselves): Janet Brown
Pianist (Just Between Ourselves): Cyril Baker

: City of Birmingham Show

Leading riders compete to qualify in tomorrow's B.S.J.A. Midland Adult Jumping Championships.
From Handsworth Park, Birmingham.
The final will be televised tomorrow at 2.30 p.m.

Last year more than 75,000 people went to the City of Birmingham Show, which is held annually in Handsworth Park. Here the country is brought to the city -flowers, rabbits, bees and honey and champion dogs are all part of the scene. But tonight and tomorrow television concentrates on some of Britain's leading showjumpers.
(All transmitters except Kirk O' Shotts, Redmoss and Divis)
(to 19.15)


Commentator: Dorian Williams
Television presentation: David Martin

: National Radio Show: Starlight

Adelaide Hall with the Steve Race Trio.


Singer: Adelaide Hall
Musicians: The Steve Race Trio
Presented by: Walton Anderson

: National Radio Show: Emney Enterprises

[Starring] Fred Emney
with Edwin Styles, Kenneth Connor, The Keynotes, Robin Richmond, Margaret Holmes, Roger Avon.
(Robin Richmond is appearing at the Celebrite Restaurant, London)


Comedian: Fred Emney
[Actor]: Edwin Styles
[Actor]: Kenneth Connor
Organist: Robin Richmond
[Actress]: Margaret Holmes
[Actor]: Roger Avon
Vocalists: The Keynotes
Designer: Richard Wilmot
Orchestra Director: Eric Robinson
Producer: George Inns

: National Swimming and Diving Championships

This week the Amateur Swimming Association is holding the 1955 Championships at the Derby Baths, Blackpool.
This evening's events include the finals of some of the sprint races for men, women, and boys.


Commentator: Peter West
Commentator: John Webb
Presented by: William Cave

: National Radio Show: Arenascope: It's Easy When You Know How

Experts in sport and industry show the tricks of their trades, and volunteers learn the hard way.


Commentator: Archie McCulloch
Arranged by: Roma Fairley
Producer: James Buchan

: British Association for the Advancement of Science Bristol 1955: Annual Meeting

Andrew Miller Jones reports on the day's proceedings at the Annual Meeting of the British Association and introduces some of those taking part.


Reporter: Andrew Miller Jones
Director: Nicholas Crocker

: Music in View

Sidney Harrison takes a look at your music programmes for the next fortnight.


Presenter: Sidney Harrison

: News

(sound only)

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