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: Greenwich Time Signal; Mainly for Women: Twice Twenty

A magazine for older women.

Focus on Flowers
This year's Royal Chelsea Flower Show.

You can help
Mrs. A. M Bryans C.B.E., discusses the British Red Cross Society's new scheme.

Saver Wedding
Congratulations to today's anniversary couple.

Get Weaving
Mrs. F. E. Barnsley shows her two poodles, whose wool she uses for weaving into jumpers; Mrs. G. Harvey Birkin demonstrates her Danish type spinning wheel.
From Birmingham

I'll Play for You
Billy Mayerl at the piano.

Introduced by Isobel Barnett.


Presenter: Isobel Barnett
Item presenter (You can help): A.M. Bryans
Weaver/Item presenter (Get Weaving): F.E. Barnsley
Weaver/Item presenter (Get Weaving): G. Harvey Birkin
Pianist (I'll Play for You): Billy Mayerl
Producer: Richard Gilbert

: Watch with Mother: Picture Book

Pages turned by Patricia Driscoll.
(A BBC Television Film)
(to 16.00)


Presenter: Patricia Driscoll
Editor: Maria Bird

: Children's Television

The adventures of a Boxer puppy drawn by Tim.

All about Animals
George Cansdale introduces some more visitors to his programme.

Olympic Outlook: Fourteenth, Fifteenth, and Sixteenth Olympiads
The last in the series in which Geoffrey Dyson, Chief National Coach to A.A.A., sketches in the background to this year's games.

For Deaf Children
Vera McKechnie introduces a special programme with Les Rayner and Betty on roller skates and Ossie Noble the Clown Prince.

(to 18.00)


Artist (Bengo): Tim (William Timym)
Presenter (All about Animals): George Cansdale
Presenter (Olympic Outlook): Geoffrey Dyson
Producer (Olympic Outlook): Cliff Michelmore
Presenter (For Deaf Children): Vera McKechnie
Roller skaters (For Deaf Children): Les Rayer and Betty
Clown (For Deaf Children): Ossie Noble

: Highlight

People, events, comments of today.
Introduced by Cynthia Judah.


Presenter: Cynthia Judah

: Adventures of the Big Man: Runaways

[Starring] Wayne Morris in the film Runaways

Bill Pierce has another problem on his hands when two teenage girls arrive at the store with stolen money to spend.


Bill Pierce: Wayne Morris
Mrs. Morgan: Gillian Maude
Sally: Shirley Lawrence
Betty: Valerie Jene
Jack: Derek Warner
Lennie: Robert Raikes
Inspector Wyatt: Robert Raglan
Don Stevens: Philip Vickers
Farnsworth: George Street
Sheila: Pamela Thomas

: What's My Line?

TV's most popular panel game
With Isobel Barnett, Barbara Kelly, Bob Monkhouse, Alan Melville and Gilbert Harding 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: Barbara Kelly
Panellist: Bob Monkhouse
Panellist: Alan Melville
Chairman: Gilbert Harding
Devised by: Mark Goodson
Devised by: Bill Todman
Presented by: T. Leslie Jackson

: Panorama

Richard Dimbleby brings you Television's Window on the World.
Every Monday the Panorama team of special contributors-using film and television cameras -focuses on events and personalities of the moment.


Presenter: Richard Dimbleby
Producer: Michael Peacock

: The Tin Pan Alley Show

Billy Cotton introduces The Tin Pan Alley Show, in which songs, news and personalities from Britain's centre of popular music are brought to you by Carole Carr, Stephane Grappelly, Shani Wallis, Ronnie Hilton, The Kentones, Gillian Lynne, April Olrich, Terence Theobald, Ray Powell.
The Concert Orchestra and George Mitchell Singers conducted by Stanley Black


Presenter: Billy Cotton
Singer: Carole Carr
Violinist: Stephane Grappelly
Singer: Shani Wallis
Singer: Ronnie Hilton
Singers: The Kentones
Dancer: Gillian Lynne
Dancer: April Olrich
Dancer: Terence Theobald
Dancer: Ray Powell
Production numbers staged by: Alfred Rodrigues
Musicians: The Concert Orchestra
Singers: George Mitchell Singers
Conducted by: Stanley Black
Designer: Stewart Marshall
Director: Bill Cotton, Jnr.
Producer: Francis Essex

: Tales of Soho: The Ladder

One of the "Tales from Soho" by Berkely Mather.
[Starring] Paul Rogers
(A BBC telerecording of the broadcast on February 18)


Writer: Berkely Mather
Designer: John Cooper
Director: Peter Lambert
Producer: Tony Richardson
Benham: Paul Rogers
Dusty: Patrick Wymark
The Newt: Ronald Clarke
Linda: Delphi Lawrence
Gino: Anthony Creighton
Chief Det.-Insp Charlesworth: John Welsh

: Create with Your Camera

Baron in a fortnightly series of programmes on photography.
Followed by The Weather and Close Down


Presenter: Baron
Presented by: Kenneth Milne-Buckley

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