Percy Thrower continues the general work in the garden and demonstrates how to take cuttings of geraniums and fuchsias. He also gives tips on drying everlasting flowers.
(A BBC telerecording)
The final of the B.S.J.A. Midland Adult Jumping Championship.
From Handsworth Park, Birmingham.
The Amateur Swimming Association's 1955 meeting continues at the Derby Baths, Blackpool.
This afternoon's events include the finals of some of the sprint races and men's highboard diving.
(to 16.30 app.)
Fun and Games
[Starring] Sandy Sandford
with Joyce Stoker at the piano.
From the National Radio Show
Music from the Festival
You are invited to join the audience in the Usher Hall, Edinburgh, to hear a programme of music played by the National Youth Orchestra of Wales.
Introduced by Mary Malcolm.
Billy Bunter of Greyfriars School: 5: Bunter Takes the Blame
A new series of plays for television by Frank Richards.
[Starring] Gerald Campion
Comedian (Fun and Games):
Pianist (Fun and Games):
Musicians (Music for the Festival):
National Youth Orchestra of
Presenter (Music from the Festival):
Presented by (Music from the Festival):
Writer (Billy Bunter of Greyfriars School):
Designer (Billy Bunter of Greyfriars School):
Producer (Billy Bunter of Greyfriars School):
Raf de La
The last visit to Handsworth Park for the Gamblers' Stakes Jumping Competition.
In this competition the jumps have points values which vary according to the degree of difficulty involved.
(All transmitters except Kirk O' Shotts, Redmoss, and Divis)
Interesting people who are In Town Tonight interviewed by John Ellison.
(Simultaneous broadcast with the London, Midland, North, and West of England Home Services)
Edited and produced by:
The finals of some of the principal swimming events take place during this evening's visit to the Amateur Swimming Association's 1955 meeting at the Derby Baths, Blackpool.
Where? At Earls Court with Harry Secombe, Peter Sellers, Ruby Murray, Ted Durante and George Durante, Audrey Jeans, The Arnaut Trio, Libby Morris, Sam Kydd, John Vyvyan, The Peter Glover Dancers, The George Mitchell Singers.
The irrepressible Harry Secombe shows the goon approach to the business of running a Radio Show.
(Ruby Murray is appearing in "Painting the Town" at the London Palladium; Ted and George Durante are in "Wildfire" at the Empress Hall, Earls Court, London)
Ted Durante and George
The Peter Glover
The George Mitchell
Orchestra conducted by:
Games, skills, and entertainments from the four corners of Great Britain are gathered together from the Regions tonight in the last of the BBC programmes from the Radio Show at Earls Court.
500 Performers from the BBC Regions come to town.
From the West:
Padstow May Day Festival with the original 'obby 'oss the teasers
Cornish Music Makers and the people of Padstow
Pipes and Drums of the Society of Old Caledonians
Tossing the Caber
Wrestling, Sword Dancing and the Glasgow City Police Tug-of-War Team v. London Metropolitan Police
Pendyrus Choir one hundred and ten singing Welshmen from the Valley of the Rhondda
From the Midlands:
Concours d'Elegance of British cars
From the North:
Bill Cain calls the tune in Barn Dance with Jackie Toaduff (clog dancer) and AIf Adamson and the Border Band
Band and Trumpeters from the Royal Military School of Music
(by permission of the Commandant) under the direction of Lt.-Col. David McBain
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Singers (from Wales):
Caller (From the North):
Clog dancer (From the North):
Musicians (From the North):
Alf Adamson and the Border
Musicians (From London):
Band and Trumpeters from the Royal Military School of