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: Greenwich Time Signal; Mainly for Women: About the Home

Pies without Pastry
Evelyn Rose shows unusual crusts for summer flans.
From the BBC's North of England studios

Learning How
Eleanor Summerfield, instructed by Frank Preston, puts up a shelf.
(A BBC telerecording)

Shopping Suggestions
The month's best value in fruit, vegetables, and flowers discussed by Frances Perry.

Dressing-up Windows
Christine Veasey offers some ideas for making attractive curtains.

Introduced by Joan Gilbert.


Presenter: Joan Gilbert
Item presenter (Pies without Pastry): Evelyn Rose
Presented by (Pies without Pastry): Johnny Day
Item presenter (Learning How): Eleanor Summerfield
Handyman (Learning How): Frank Preston
Producer (Learning How): S.E. Reynolds
Item presenter (Shopping Suggestions): Frances Perry
Item presenter (Dressing-up Windows): Christine Veasey
Producer: Ann Shead

: Watch with Mother: Rag, Tag, and Bobtail

(A BBC Television Film)
(to 16.00)

: Children's Television

Peter's Troubles
[Starring] Peter Butterworth

Sketch Club
Adrian Hill gives some hints on picture making and shows you some of your own work.

Sea and Ships: 1: Cape Horn
Alan Villiers discusses his films with Peter Scott.
Alan Villiers has been in sail since he was fifteen years old and commanded the last full-rigged ship to sail round Cape Horn. In this first programme he talks to Peter Scott about some of his own films made rounding the Horn and aboard a square-rigged training ship.
From the BBC's West of England television studio

(to 18.00)


Comedian (Peter's Troubles): Peter Butterworth
Presenter/artist (Sketch Club): Adrian Hill
Filmmaker (Sea and Ships): Alan Villiers
Presenter (Sea and Ships): Peter Scott
Producer (Sea and Ships): Ian Curtis

: Sir Donald Bradman

This great Australian Test cricketer looks back on the present series and offers some controversial ideas for brighter cricket in a discussion with R. W. V. Robins.
Introduced by Brian Johnston.


Interviewee: Sir Donald Bradman
Interviewee: R. W. V. Robins
Presenter: Brian Johnston
Presented by: Alan Rees

: I Married Joan

[Starring] Joan Davis in the film series I Married Joan


Joan Stevens: Joan Davis

: National Radio Show: Arenascope

The Soviet Army Ensemble on the eve of their departure for Leningrad in a spectacular farewell performance of dancing, music, and songs.
(The Soviet Army Ensemble appear by arrangement with the Empress Hall, London)


Commentator: Max Robertson
Presented for television by: Derek Burrell-Davis

: Jinny Morgan

by Howard Spring
[Starring] Emrys Jones

"You know what life is here: Horeb Chapel and a night at the flicks and Mam and Aggie arguing and old Taliesin Howells in to tea. Oh God mun! The dreams I had of getting out of it". These words are spoken by David in the late nineteen-thirties on his return from London and the new life he has made for himself to Cwmdulais, the Rhondda mining village where he was born, and where Jinny Morgan who loves him is waiting for him to marry her.


Author: Howard Spring
Producer: Dafydd Gruffydd
Designer: John Cooper
Mrs. Hughes: Madoline Thomas
Jinny Morgan: Sulwen Morgan
The Rev. Taliesin Howells: Cyril Phillips
Aggie Hughes: Marilyn James
David Hughes: Emrys Jones
Hugh Hughes: Glyn Houston
Ester Mart: Diana Lambert
Evan Pugh: Jack Walters
Idris: Dillwyn Owen

: Festival Fringe

(See foot of page)

Edinburgh International Festival
A late-night entertainment of a light-hearted nature provided for you by some of the artists appearing on the fringe of this year's Edinburgh International Festival.
Introduced by Mary Malcolm.


Presenter: Mary Malcolm
Designer: Jack Notman
Presented by: Eddie Fraser
Presented by: Noble Wilson

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