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: Greenwich Time Signal; Mainly for Women: Twice Twenty

Spring in the Air
New suits and hats

Where are you going this year?
Holiday suggestions from Roma Mongredien for those who will be on their own.

The Birds in your Garden Now
Percy Edwards

Beauty Spot
Superfluous hair

The Musical Box
Story written and told by Anne Sheppard.

Three Guitars
The Deniz Brothers

Introduced by Rosalind Critchlow.


Presenter: Rosalind Critchlow
Item presenter (Where are you going this year?): Roma Mongredien
Item presenter (The Birds in your Garden Now): Percy Edwards
Writer/Storyteller (The Musical Box): Anne Sheppard
Guitarists (Three Guitars): The Deniz Brothers
Producer: Marie Bingham

: Three on a Honeymoon

Dundas Hamilton tells stories with films he made on his honeymoon in America.


Storyteller: Dundas Hamilton
Presented by: Ray Lakeland

: Fabian of Scotland Yard: Innocent Victims

[Starring] Bruce Seton


Inspector Robert Fabian: Bruce Seton

: Popie

W. Macqueen-Pope, theatre historian, continues his stories of gay London nights.


Storyteller: W. MacQueen-Pope

: Children's Television

The new adventures of Billy Bean and his Funny Machine: 4- Yoohoo Takes the Air!
(Programme devised by Chuck Luchsinger and presented by arrangement with Monty Bailey-Watson)

Tit-for-Tat: 1: Fun on the Farm
Story told by Julia Lockwood.
A film in which a Danish schoolgirl wins a prize that enables her to spend a summer holiday by the sea.
Part 2: Friday

Basketball for Beginners
Bill Latto shows you how to make a start at this American game. His demonstrators are junior players from Watford and their coach is David Williams.

(to 18.00)


Programme devised by (The new adventures of Billy Bean and his Funny Machine): Chuck Luchsinger
Storyteller (Tit-for-Tat): Julia Lockwood
Presenter (Basketball for Beginners): Bill Latto
Coach (Basketball for Beginners): David Williams

: Highlight

Introduced by Cliff Michelmore


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore

: Fabian of Scotland Yard

Bruce Seton in a film from this series.


Inspector Robert Fabian: Bruce Seton

: What's My Line?

with Isobel Barnett, Zoe Gail, Ben Lyon, Gilbert Harding and Eamonn Andrews in the chair.

("What's My Line?" was devised by Mark Goodson and Bill Todman, and is televised by arrangement with C.B.S. and Maurice Winnick)


Panellist: Isobel Barnett
Panellist: Zoe Gail
Panellist: Ben Lyon
Panellist: Gilbert Harding
Chairman: Eamonn Andrews
Devised by: Mark Goodson
Devised by: Bill Todman
Presented by: T. Leslie Jackson

: Panorama

Richard Dimbleby brings you Television's Window on the World.


Presenter: Richard Dimbleby
Producer: Michael Peacock

: Isn't It Romantic?

Ray Martin introduces Isn't It Romantic?
Presenting your love story in words and music with the Ray Martin Orchestra.
Special investigators, Pauline and Larry Forrester


Presenter/conductor: Ray Martin
Musicians: The Ray Martin Orchestra
Script: Leonard Fincham
Script: Lawrie Wyman
Special investigator: Pauline Forrester
Special investigator: Larry Forrester
Designer: Douglas Smith
Producer: Douglas Moodie

: Everything Happens to Me

Harry Green says Everything Happens to Me.


Monologist: Harry Green
Presented by: Richard Gilbert

: Come Dancing

at the Locarno Ballroom, Streatham.
(by arrangement with Mecca Dancing) to the music of Bob Miller and his Orchestra, Harry Davidson and his Old-Time Orchestra.
Ballroom Dancing demonstrations by Sonny Binick and Sally Brock, Syd Perkin and Edna Duffield, Harry Smith-Hampshire and Doreen Casey, Alfred Halford and Marjorie Robinson, The Constance Grant Formation Team, The Marian Jay Dancers.

Inter-Town 'Knock-out' Dancing Competition: Heat 2

Presentation of the Dance News 1955-56 Carl-Alan Awards for outstanding achievements in the world of ballroom dancing.

Introduced by Peter Haigh and David Jacobs.
Followed by The Weather and Close Down


Musicians: Bob Miller and his Orchestra
Musicians: Harry Davidson and his Old-Time Orchestra
Dancer: Sonny Binick
Dancer: Sally Brock
Dancer: Syd Perkin
Dancer: Edna Duffield
Dancer: Harry Smith-Hampshire
Dancer: Doreen Casey
Dancer: Alfred Halford
Dancer: Marjorie Robinson
Formation dancers: The Constance Grant Formation Team
Dancers: The Marian Jay Dancers
Presenter: Peter Haigh
Presenter: David Jacobs
Programme arranged by: Eric Morley
Presented for television by: Robin Scott

Blog post that mentions this programme:

The Saturday Post: Dancing on Air 1 October 2016

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