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: Goodwood

2.0 The Drayton Handicap
For three-year-olds and upwards over the Old Mile

2.30 The Rous Memorial Stakes
For two-year-olds over six furlongs

3.0 The Goodwood Cup
For three-year-olds and upwards over two miles and five furlongs

Clive Graham identifies the horses and jockeys in the Parade Ring.


Commentator: Peter O'Sullevan
Paddock commentator: Clive Graham
Television presentation: Alan Chivers

: Mainly for Women: About the Home

Introduced by Joan Gilbert.

Portraits and Flowers in Bread
Phyllis Buchanan shows some exquisite examples of this little-known craft.

Preparing for the Summer Show
Edna Williams discusses showing preserves at the local show.

Learning How
Eleanor Summerfield shows how to paint doors and windows
(A BBC telerecording)


Presenter: Joan Gilbert
Producer: Ann Shead
Item presenter (Portraits and Flowers in Bread): Phyllis Buchanan
Item presenter (Preparing for the Summer): Edna Williams
Item presenter (Learning How): Eleanor Summerfield
Producer (Learning How): S. E. Reynolds

: Watch with Mother: Rag, Tag, and Bobtail

David Enders tells the story.
Sam Williams and Elizabeth Williams make the pictures
(A BBC Television Film)
(to 16.00)


Narrator: David Enders
Pictures: Sam Williams
Pictures: Elizabeth Williams
Script: Louise Cochrane

: Children's Television

Moving Igloo
Story by J. M. Smith Wright.

Children's Zoo
Gerald Iles introduces some of the inhabitants of the children's section of Belle Vue Zoo, Manchester.

Toy Symphony
presented by the Dalrymple Children's Orchestra.

(to 18.00)


Writer (Moving Igloo): J. M. Smith Wright
Pictures (Moving Igloo): Sam Williams
Pictures (Moving Igloo): Elizabeth Williams
Pictures (Moving Igloo): Caroline Guthrie
Music (Moving Igloo): John Hooper
Music (Moving Igloo): Tom McCall
Voices (Moving Igloo): Madi Hedd
Voices (Moving Igloo): Peter Hawkins
Special effects (Moving Igloo): Alfred Davis
Special effects (Moving Igloo): Douglas Mair
Presented by (Moving Igloo): Gordon Murray
Presenter (Children's Zoo): Gerald Iles
Presented by (Children's Zoo): Ray Lakeland
Musicians (Toy Symphony): The Dalrymple Children's Orchestra

: Highlight

People, events, comments of today.
Introduced by Geoffrey Johnson Smith.


Presenter: Geoffrey Johnson Smith

: Rats to You

The Grand Order of Water Rats the Variety profession's most famous confraternity presents Rats to You being the last of a fortnightly series featuring stars, celebrities and members of the order.
Introduced by King Rat Dave O'Gorman who introduces your host for the evening.


King Rat: Dave O'Gorman
Orchestra directed by: Eric Robinson
Designer: Audley Southcott
Producer: Richard Afton

: The Crystal Ball

A comedy feature film directed by Elliott Nugent.
[Starring] Paulette Goddard and Ray Milland


Director: Elliott Nugent
Toni Gerrard: Paulette Goddard
Brad Cavanaugh: Ray Milland
Biff Carter: William Bendix
Jo Ainsley: Virginia Field
Madame Zenobia: Gladys George
Pop Tibbets: Cecil Kellaway
Foster: Mary Field

: First Novel

Thousands of aspiring writers long for the day when their first novel is published.
'First Novel' tells the story of one such writer, Tom Richmond.
Written and produced by Leonard Cottrell.

For his first television documentary Leonard Cottrell has chosen a subject very different from the historical and archaeological subjects with which he has mainly been associated in his fourteen years of sound radio. First Novel is based on his own experiences as a writer, as well as those of a number of novelist friends, and sets out to describe the processes through which a novel must pass from leaving the author's pen to arriving on the bookstall. It gives an idea of the mechanics of publishing, and brings to light especially the intangible reasons which prompt a novelist to write.
At 9.15


Subject: Tom Richmond
Designer: Lawrence Broadhouse
Writer/producer: Leonard Cottrell

: Give and Take

A group of young writers including Robert Robinson, John Gale, Colin Wilson, Warren Wallace, James Thomas challenge a Consultant Psychiatrist to defend his contention that a belief in Christianity is in no way inconsistent with a belief in modern psychiatry.
Followed by The Weather; Road Works Report and Close Down


Questioner: Robert Robinson
Questioner: John Gale
Questioner: Colin Wilson
Questioner: Warren Wallace
Questioner: James Thomas
Panellist: A consultant psychiatrist [name uncredited]
Producer: Huw Wheldon

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