On the opening day of the first Spring Meeting BBC Outside Broadcast cameras visit this famous Cambridgeshire race-course for the first time.
over one-and-a-half miles
over one-and-a-quarter miles
Commentator, Peter O'Sullevan with Clive Graham to identify the horses and jockeys in the parade ring.
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Presented for television by:
I'd Like to Know about black puddings
Some of the fashion rainwear recently shown at the Cotton Board Colour, Design, and Style Centre in Manchester.
A Girl with a Guitar
A Northerner shows you how she uses her initiative for her own pleasure and sometimes profit.
Dream Holidays: Wakes Weeks
Introduced by Roma Fairley.
Guitarist (A Girl with a Guitar):
(A BBC television film)
He sings to a small guitar.
The Talking Cat
A play by James Ambrose Brown.
Adapted for television and produced by Rex Tucker.
(Petra Davies and William Mervyn are appearing in 'The Rivals' at the Saville Theatre, London)
Rex Tucker writes on page 8
Author (The Talking Cat):
Adapted by/Producer (The Talking Cat):
Designer (The Talking Cat):
Sports News; The Weather
People, events, comments of today.
Introduced by Cliff Michelmore.
[Starring] William Bendix in the comedy film Riley Roughs It
Chester A. Riley (William Bendix) and his friend Gillis (Tom d'Andrea) decide that "a man needs to get away once in a while". They go on a trip to the woods -but in the end they decide that home is the sweetest place of all.
Chester A. Riley:
Written by Lewis Schwarz and Eric Merriman.
Involving Bill Maynard, Terry Scott, Shirley Eaton, Pat Coombs, Hugh Lloyd, The Coronets.
(Shirley Eaton appears by permission of London Film Productions, Ltd.)
Orchestra directed by:
by Gordon Daviot.
See above and page 6
The scene is the staff-room of a girls' High School in the middle of a spring morning.
At 9.0 app. Barnharrow
The scene is the living-room of a small farm in the south-west of Scotland on a summer evening in the 1680s.
Both plays designed by Barry Learoyd.
Producer (The Staff Room):
Mr. Woodington Smith:
The second of a new series by Christopher Mayhew, M.P.
An enquiry into the main factors influencing economic life today compared with fifty years ago.
James Crawford, Chairman of the Productivity Council and General President of the National Union of Boot and Shoe Operatives
Garnet H. Gordon, C.B.E. Trade Commissioner for the British West Indies
British Guiana, and British Honduras
Illustration of family life in 1899 reconstructed by the Castle Museum, York
Filmed illustrations from the Central Office of Information and the British Productivity Council
Garnet H. Gordon,
New Film sequences cameraman:
A weekly magazine programme of films and film personalities.
Introduced by Peter Haigh.
Followed by The Weather and Close Down