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: Family Affairs

Introduced by Betty Lait.

Sarah's Progress
A doctor discusses teething troubles.

Ways with Nappies
Sister Gale shows different ways of folding nappies.

Maternity Wear
Autumn fashions for mothers-in-waiting.


Presenter: Betty Lait
Item presenter (Sarah's Progress): A doctor [name uncredited]
Item presenter (Ways with Nappies): Sister Gale
Arranged by: Jan Jackson
Producer: S. E. Reynolds

: The Little Soldier

A French cartoon film.
(Televised by arrangement with Dimitri de Grunwald)


Producer: Andre Sarrut

: Watch with Mother: The Flowerpot Men

For the Very Young
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 Telefilm)
(to 16.00)


Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Singer: Gladys Whitred
Voices: Peter Hawkins
Songwriter/music: Maria Bird

: Children's Television

The story of a straw goat written and told by Janet Nichols.

Terry Scott introduces "Sammy."
(Terry Scott is appearing in "Out of the Blue" at the Pier Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea)

Children's Newsreel

Young Musicians
A programme in which young artists appear as soloists with a professional orchestra.
Hilary du Pre (aged 16, pianist), Sidney Mann (aged 15, violinist)

(to 18.00)


Writer/Storyteller: Janet Nichols
Sammy: Terry Scott
Pianist (Young Musicians): Hilary du Pre
Violinist (Young Musicians): Sidney Mann

: Rugby Union Football: Cardiff v. The Rumanian Touring Team

The second half of the match played at Cardiff Arms Park.
(to 18.50)


Commentator: G. V. Wynne-Jones
Commentator: Gilbert Bennett
Presented for television by: Dafydd Gruffydd

: The Grove Family: The Price Ticket

by Michael Pertwee and Roland Pertwee.


Writer: Michael Pertwee
Writer: Roland Pertwee
Producer: John Warrington
Mr. Grove: Edward Evans
Pat: Sheila Sweet
Jack: Peter Bryant
Daphne: Margaret Downs
Lennie: Christopher Beeny
Gran: Nancy Roberts
Miss Jones: Nan Braunton
Shop assistant: Michael Ward
Manager: Robert Cawdron
Manageress: Freda Gaye
Wally Frazer: George Murcell
Fred Frazer: Michael Bird

: Sportsview

Introduced by Peter Dimmock.
Spotlighting sporting topics of the moment.


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

: The World in Wool

An International Wool Fashion Festival presenting clothes from eleven countries.
From the International Wool Fashion Festival at the Savoy Hotel, London.


Fashion adviser: Betty Frith
Commentary: McDonald Hobley
Producer: Humphrey Fisher

: Music for You

Introduced by Eric Robinson.
with Jacques Jansen, Louis Kentner, Pilar Lorengar Natalie Krassovska, David Kossoff, Tcherniak, Elizabeth Boyd, Joan Bramhall, Frea Harrington, Doreen Lane, Daphne Lewcun, Helen McKinnon, Sylvia Robin, Margaret Winkler, Frances Youles, Desmond Ainsworth, Bowles Bevan, Fred Davies, Edgar Fleet, Owen Grundy, John Holmes, John Mitchinson.
The Goldsbrough Orchestra (Leader, Emanuel Hurwitz)
(Natalie Krassovska appears by permission of the Festival Ballet and the Manager of the Royal Festival Hall)


Presenter/Conductor: Eric Robinson
Baritone: Jacques Jansen
Pianist: Louis Kentner
Soprano: Pilar Lorengar
Dancer: Natalie Krassovska
Performer: David Kossoff
Balalaika: null Tcherniak
Singer: Elizabeth Boyd
Singer: Joan Bramhall
Singer: Frea Harrington
Singer: Doreen Lane
Singer: Daphne Lewcun
Singer: Helen McKinnon
Singer: Sylvia Robin
Singer: Margaret Winkler
Singer: Frances Youles
Singer: Desmond Ainsworth
Singer: Bowles Bevan
Singer: Fred Davies
Singer: Edgar Fleet
Singer: Owen Grundy
Singer: John Holmes
Singer: John Mitchinson
Musical Associate: James Turner
Musicians: The Goldsbrough Orchestra
Orchestra leader: Emanuel Hurwitz
Designer: Stephen Taylor
Producer: Patricia Foy

: Special Enquiry: 1: Schools for Britain

A report for television.

This month is the beginning of a new school year. What is the state of our schools? How many schools has Britain built since the war, and how many old buildings still remain in use? Is the rural child given the same opportunities as the child in the city?
(A BBC telefilm)


Commentator (in London): Robert Reid
Commentator (in the country): Patrick Gregory

: Newsreel

followed by News Summary and Weather Report
(to 23.15)

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