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: Greenwich Time Signal; 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 on 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.)


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

: Fabian of Scotland Yard: No Alibi

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


Insepctor Robert Fabian: Bruce Seton

: Watch with Mother: The Woodentops

For the Very Young
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
(A BBC television film)
(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 10

by Charles Dickens
Adapted for television in thirteen weekly instalments by Vincent Tilsley
For Older Children

In which Yarmouth is the scene of a terrible storm, the rending and upheaving of all nature, which brings about the death of two old friends. And in which Mr. Peggotty's dream comes true.


Author: Charles Dickens
Adapted by: Vincent Tilsley
Director: Stuart Burge
Producer: Douglas Allen
David Copperfield: Robert Hardy
A fat page: Glyn Dearman
Daniel Peggotty: George Woodbridge
Housemaid: Meriel Hunn
Mrs. Steerforth: Mary Hinton
Rosa Dartle: Gwendoline Watford
Passenger in coach: John Dunbar
Ham Peggotty: Andrew Downie
Mrs. Gummidge: Mabel Constanduros
Clara Peggotty: Edna Morris
Sailor: Laidlaw Dalling
James Steerforth: Anthony Tancred
Littimer: John Vere
Little Emily: Dorothy Gordon

: Children's Television: Jazz Club: 3: Johnny Dankworth's Orchestra

A series of programmes to introduce some of Britain's top jazz players.


Musicians: Johnny Dankworth's Orchestra

: Children's Television: Marzipan

Another story told by Alicia and her cat.

: Tonight

A topical programme for all the family.
Introduced by Cliff Michelmore.


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore

: Beauty Box

where Patricia Lewis introduces a light-hearted entertainment accompanied by Nat Temple and his Orchestra.
This week featuring The Blonde Toppers


Presenter: Patricia Lewis
Musicians: Nat Temple and his Orchestra
Dancers: The Blonde Toppers
Dance direction: Larry Gordon
Producer: Richard Afton

: I Married Joan

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


Joan Stevens: Joan Davis

: Up for the Cup: Second Round: Birmingham City v. Cardiff City

McDonald Hobley invites you Up for the Cup.
A new fortnightly test of knowledge, skill, and cunning between football supporters' clubs.
With Leslie Welch "The Memory Man" and Robin Richmond at the electric organ.


Presenter: McDonald Hobley
The Memory Man: Leslie Welch
Organist: Robin Richmond
Devised and written by: Dennis Yates
Presented by: Kenneth Milne-Buckley

: It's a Horse's Life

On the eve of the National Hunt Meeting at Cheltenham, Dorian Williams visits Fred Rimell's training establishment at Kinnersley in Worcestershire and introduces
E.S.B., last year's Grand National winner, and Mrs. Leonard Carver, his owner.
Rex Hamey, a well-known "over the sticks" jockey, E.S.M. and Winmar's Star, both running at Cheltenham next week.
Fred Rimell, one of the country's leading trainers
See page 11


Presenter/Interviewer: Dorian Williams
Interviewee: Mrs. Leonard Carver
Interviewee: Rex Hamey
Interviewee: Fred Rimell
Slow motion film sequences: Roy Fogwell
Producer: David Martin

: Kenilworth: Episode 5

by Sir Walter Scott.
Adapted in six weekly instalments by Vincent Tilsley.
[Starring] Maxine Audley and Robin Bailey
The action takes place at Kenilworth Castle. Time, 1575


Author: Sir Walter Scott
Adapter: Vincent Tilsley
Producer: Chloe Gibson
Dance arranged by: Geraldine Stephenson
Designer: Fanny Taylor
Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester: Robin Bailey
Richard Varney: Anthony Newlands
Elizabeth I, Queen of England: Maxine Audley
The Duchess of Rutland: Rowena Ingram
Amy Robsart: Ann Firbank
Lawrence Staples, first jailer of Kenilworth Castle: Bruce Wightman
Robert Padgett, a minstrel: John Ford
Laurence, a juggler: Reginald Hyde
Doll, a lute-player: Jill Tilsley
Jack a drummer: John McGregor
Lord Hunsdon: James Raglan
Thomas Ratcliffe, Earl of Sussex: Manning Wilson
Walter Raleigh: Stuart Hutchison
Edmund Blount: Howard Lamb
Edmund Tressilian: Paul Eddington
Other parts played by: Hilda Campbell Russell
Other parts played by: Jill Cary
Other parts played by: Carol Graham
Other parts played by: Langton Jones
Other parts played by: George Lucas
Other parts played by: Gerald Mordan
Other parts played by: Pauline Murch

: Armand and Michaela Denis: On Safari

The third of a new series of eight programmes on animal life in Africa.


Presenter/filmmaker/presented by: Armand Denis
Presenter/filmmaker: Michaela Denis

: Press Conference

A panel of journalists questions Viscount Hailsham O.C., Minister of Education.


Panellist: Viscount Hailsham
Presented by: Rex Moorfoot

: News

Followed by Weather and Close Down

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