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: Mainly for Women: Keep Fit with Eileen Fowler

A weekly series of exercises to music.
From the BBC's Midland television studio
A pamphlet giving notes of these exercises (price 9d.) and a folder for Women's Television Notes (price 2s.) may be obtained, post free, from [address removed] (Crossed postal order, please--not stamps.)


Exerciser: Eileen Fowler
Arranged by: Ann Shead
Presented by: Desmond O'Leary

: Fabian of Scotland Yard: The Golden Peacock

[Starring] Bruce Seton in another film from this series.


Inspector Robert Fabian: Bruce Seton

: Watch with Mother: The Woodentops

Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
(to 16.00)


Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Voices: Eileen Browne
Voices: Josefina Ray
Voices: Peter Hawkins
Script and music: Maria Bird

: Children's Television: David Copperfield: Episode 7

by Charles Dickens.
Adapted for television in thirteen weekly instalments by Vincent Tilsley.
For Older Children.
In which fortune smiles upon David and Dora who enjoy "an unsubstantial, happy, foolish time" upon Uriah Heep, who goes up in the world; but not upon the folk at Yarmouth, who sustain two tragic losses.
(A BBC telerecording of the broadcast on November 9, 1956)


Author: Charles Dickens
Adapter: Vincent Tilsley
Director: Stuart Burge
Producer: Douglas Allen
David Copperfield: Robert Hardy
Mrs Crupp: Vi Stevens
Thomas Traddles: Bernard Cribbins
Miss Dora Spenlow: Sheila Shand Gibbs
Miss Clarissa Spenlow: Nora Nicholson
Miss Lavinia Spenlow: Joan Hickson
Housemaid: Rosalie Westwater
Jip: Champion Golden Days Penn Rose Of St Lucia
Agnes Wickfield: Mary Watson
Uriah Heep: Maxwell Shaw
Daniel Peggotty: George Woodbridge
Ham Peggotty: Andrew Downie
Clara Peggotty: Edna Morris
Mrs Gummidge: Mabel Constanduros
Mr Barkis: Meadows White

: Children's Television: Sketch Club

Adrian Hill announces the prizewinners and helps you with your picture-making.
Picture Gallery: Still Life Flowers


Presenter/artist: Adrian Hill

: Children's Television: The Bumblies

with Michael Bentine pay a return visit from outer space in a series of filmed adventures.
(to 18.00)


Professor Michael Bentine/Voices of the Bumblies: Michael Bentine

: News; Sports News; Highlight; Weather

Introduced by Geoffrey Johnson Smith.


Presenter (Highlight): Geoffrey Johnson Smith

: I Married Joan

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


Joan Stevens: Joan Davis

: A-Z: J

Alan Melville takes you from A-Z through the world of entertainment and some of Its more unusual aspects.
The programme based on the A.B.C. of Show Business by Wolf Mankowitz.
This week's letter "J"
with Celia Johnson, Max Jaffa, Margaret Johnston, The Johnston Brothers and a special feature on Jazz with Ken Colyer's Jazzmen, Dill Jones, and working together for the first time in A-Z the three choreographers: Beryl Kaye, Irving Davies and Paddy Stone


Presenter: Alan Melville
Author (A.B.C. of Show Business): Wolf Mankowitz
Performer: Celia Johnson
Violinist: Max Jaffa
Performer: Margaret Johnston
Vocalists: The Johnston Brothers
Musicians: Ken Colyer's Jazzmen
Pianist: Dill Jones
Choreographer: Beryl Kaye
Choreographer: Irving Davies
Choreographer: Paddy Stone
Orchestra directed by: Eric Robinson
Designer: Stephen Taylor
Research: W. Macqueen-Pope
Research: Peter Noble
Compiled by: Ken Smith
Producer: Bryan Sears

: Travellers' Tales: The Last Strongholds of the Alps

Maurice Baquet introduces a film made during his ascents with the great Alpine guide, Gaston Rebuffat, of the most severe climbs in the Alps.


Presenter: Maurice Baquet
Mountain guide: Gaston Rebuffat
Cameraman: Georges Tairraz

: Kenilworth: Episode 2

by Sir Walter Scott.
Adapted for television in six weekly instalments by Vincent Tilsley.
[Starring] Maxine Audley and Robin Bailey
The action takes place in Cumnor, Oxfordshire, and the surrounding countryside, at Sayes Court near Deptford, and at Greenwich
Time, 1575


Author: Sir Walter Scott
Adapter: Vincent Tilsley
Producer: Chloe Gibson
Designer: Fanny Taylor
Edmund Tressilian: Paul Eddington
An old man: Peter Bathurst
Wayland Smith: Alan Edwards
Dr Doboobie: John Wood
Richard Varney: Anthony Newlands
Walter Raleigh: Stuart Hutchison
Edmund Blount: Howard Lamb
Thomas Ratcliffe, Earl of Sussex: Manning Wilson
His secretary: Edward Brooks
Tracey: David Ritch
Dr Masters: Bernard Archard
Bowyer, Usher of the Black Rod: James Roughead
Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester: Robin Bailey
Elizabeth I, Queen of England: Maxine Audley
Amy Robsart: Ann Firbank
Other parts played by: Owen Berry
Other parts played by: Madge Brindley
Other parts played by: Clive Goodwin
Other parts played by: McArthur Gordon
Other parts played by: Patricia Key
Other parts played by: Raymond Lloyd
Other parts played by: Derek Nimmo
Other parts played by: James Page
Other parts played by: Graham Roe
Other parts played by: Lionel Wheeler

: Challenge to Education: 3: Learning to Teach

A weekly series of on-the-spot enquiries brought to you by the BBC Television Outside Broadcast Units.
From Moray House Training College, Edinburgh.
Introduced by Moultrie R. Kelsall.


Presenter: Moultrie R. Kelsall
Producer: Alan Rees
The series edited by: Ivan Gilman

: Men in Battle: 3: Arnhem

Lt.-General Sir Brian Horrocks, drawing upon his own experiences, describes six major battles of the 1939-1945 war.
The programme includes British, American, and German newsreel shot during the action, and specially filmed contributions from: General Maxwell D. Taylor, General James M. Gavin and Colonel Reuben H. Tucker of the U.S. Army.


Presenter: Lt.-General Sir Brian Horrocks
Interviewee: General Maxwell D. Taylor
Interviewee: General James M. Gavin
Interviewee: Colonel Reuben H. Tucker
Film editor: Keith Latham
Producer: Huw Wheldon

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