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At the desks: Nan Winton and Peter Haigh
also appearing Charles Pennethorne Hughes and Elkan Allan.
by Cherry Hunter.
The celebrated Polish pianist gives a short recital.
For the Very Young
Stories about a family of wooden dolls who live on a farm.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
(A BBC Telefilm)
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A programme on film that reconstructs the wartime exploit of Royal Marines carried out by Col. H. G. Hasler D.S.O. O.B.E., and ex-Marine W. E. Sparks, D.S.M., for the destruction of enemy shipping in the River Garonne.
The programme includes scenes from the Warwick Film 'Cockleshell Heroes', for Columbia Pictures, inspired by the deeds of Col. Hasler and Marine Sparks which are re-enacted in the film by Jose Ferrer and Trevor Howard; and scenes at the Empire Theatre premiere on November 16 when His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh and Admiral Earl Mountbatten met the two survivors of the adventure.
Disneyland: A Story of Dogs
Walt Disney appears in this film and takes viewers behind the scenes in the making of his latest production 'Lady and the Tramp'.
Major Stringer (Scenes from the film Cockleshell Heroes):
Captain Thompson (Scenes from the film Cockleshell Heroes):
Compiled by (Cockleshell Heroes):
For Older Children: The Friday Western: The Golden Peso
starring the Range Rider and Dick Jones.
While the Range Rider is talking with an old prospector a shot is fired through a window and the prospector is killed. Range Rider is accused and thrown into jail, but he escapes, and with the help of Dick Jones he unmasks a gang of goldmine robbers and clears himself of the charge.
Brother Ass and Brother Lion
by Barbara Willard.
Adapted for television and produced by Dorothea Brooking.
(A BBC telerecording of the broadcast on November 8)
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The Father Prior (St. Jerome):
Brother Andrew (a clerk):
Brother Damon (the herdsman):
Brother Timotheus (the cook):
Benjamin (a merchant):
Ebenezer (another merchant):
People, events, comments of today introduced by Geoffrey Johnson Smith.
Wilfred Pickles invites you to Ask Pickles for the things you would like to see on your television screen.
Special investigators: Pauline and Larry Forrester
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and personalities who discuss with her a topic of her choice.
An evening date for enthusiasts, bringing them news, views, and expert information on their particular subject.
Percy Thrower meets members of the Rhyl and District Horticultural Society and discusses with them soil problems, pruning of fruit trees, planting of blackcurrant and gooseberry bushes, and the care of chrysanthemums after flowering.
Sheila Macqueen demonstrates simple but effective floral decorations for Christmas.
David Nixon presents It's Magic
A miscellany of mystery with Charles Carts, George Grimmond and a panel of guests to see fair play.
From the BBC's studios in Bristol
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People who make the news face questions from people who write the news.
[Starring] George Burns and Gracie Allen
A visitor from London's theatre world comes to discuss a script with George. Gracie's efforts to be helpful lead once more to complete confusion.
A preview of some of your programmes for tomorrow and Sunday.