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: Mainly for Women

Family Affairs
Having Your Baby: 10
A series of twelve programmes arranged in co-operation with the Maternity and Infant Welfare Departments of University College Hospital, London.
Interviewer, Gwen Farrow

Looking Back with Sarah
Betty Lait introduces the first television baby to Gwen Farrow.

Careering with Constance: 3: Life in the Village of Unalakleet
Alaskan Adventure with Constance Paul.


Interviewer (Having Your Baby)/Presenter (Looking Back with Sarah): Gwen Farrow
Interviewee (Looking Back with Sarah): Betty Lait
Producer: Beryl Radley
Presenter (Careering with Constance): Constance Paul
Presented by (Careering with Constance): Richard Gilbert

: Watch with Mother: Andy Pandy

For the Very Young
Maria Bird brings Andy to play with your children and invites them to join in songs and games.
(A BBC Television Film)
(to 16.00)


Narrator: Maria Bird

: Children's Television presents: Sara Crewe: Part 3

A Victorian drama
Adapted in six parts by Penelope Knox from the book by Frances Hodgson Burnett

(Rosamund Greenwood is appearing in "The Iron Duchess" at the Cambridge Theatre; Joe Greig in "Salad Days" at the Vaudeville Theatre, London)


Author: Frances Hodgson Burnett
Adapted by: Penelope Knox
Producer: Naomi Capon
Designer: Gordon Roland
Winnie: Susan Westerby
Cook: Bee Duffell
Mr. Gasper: Joe Greig
Sara Crewe: Carol Wolveridge
Ram Dass: John Woodnutt
Miss Minchin: Peggy Livsey
Miss Amelia: Rosamund Greenwood
Indian gentleman: Barry Letts
Mrs. Stout: Barbara Leslie
Beggar child: Alanna Boyce

: Children's Television: The Strange Creatures of Galapagos

In this film Per Host, the Norwegian explorer, tells you about another of his adventures in remote parts of the world. This time his journey takes him to the Equator-to a tropical island off the west coast of South America -where he finds some very strange creatures indeed.


Presenter/filmmaker: Per Host
Producer: David Attenborough

: Tonight

Look around with Cliff Michelmore.
Sport - Music - People - Politics
Travel - Theatre - Cinema
with Derek Hart and Geoffrey Johnson Smith.


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Derek Hart
Reporter: Geoffrey Johnson Smith

: Beauty Box

A light-hearted entertainment with Joan Manning, Arthur English, The Brunette Toppers and Nat Temple and his Orchestra.

(Joan Manning is appearing at the Dorchester Hotel, London)


Singer: Joan Manning
Comedian: Arthur English
Dancers: The Brunette Toppers
Musicians: Nat Temple and his Orchestra
Dance direction: Larry Gordon
Producer: Richard Afton

: The Billy Cotton Band Show

with Billy Cotton and Alan Breeze, Kathie Kay.
Also involved: Emmwood, The High-Lights, The Leslie Roberts Silhouettes and a guest star from the world of entertainment.


Musicians: The Billy Cotton Band
Presenter/Bandleader: Billy Cotton
Singer: Alan Breeze
Singer: Kathie Kay
Artist: Emmwood
Singers: The High-Lights
Dancers: The Leslie Roberts Silhouettes
Script: Jimmy Grafton
Additional material: Eddie Gurney
Additional material: Arthur Pastor
Choreographer/Associate Producer: Leslie Roberts
Production: Bill Cotton Jnr.

: A Visit to the Zoo

Hagenbeck's Zoo, in Hamburg, is famous for its connections with the circus world.
James Fisher, who introduces the programme, makes a tour of the Zoo with Outside Broadcast cameras and visits the Dressurschule, a miniature circus ring where the animals are trained.
Produced by Tony Soper, with the co-operation of Nordwestdeutscher Rundfunk Fernsehen
See page 5


Presenter: James Fisher
Producer: Tony Soper

: Three Husbands

[Starring] Emlyn Williams in the film comedy Three Husbands
with Eve Arden, Ruth Warwick and Vanessa Brown.

Maxwell Bard is, or rather was, an attractive bachelor. On his death he leaves letters for three husbands which suggest that his relationship with their wives has been rather more than friendly. This gay and sparkling film comedy has a surprise ending.


Lucille McCabe: Eve Arden
Jane Evans: Ruth Warwick
Mary Whittaker: Vanessa Brown
Dan McCabe Howard: Howard Da Silva
Arthur Evans: Shepperd Strudwick
Kenneth Whittaker: Robert Karnes
Maxwell Bard: Emlyn Williams
Mrs. Whittaker: Billie Burke
Matilda Clegg: Louise Erickson

: First Hand: 1: Fighting for the Vote

It took women from 1866 to 1918 to win the vote. Peter West tells the story of the struggle, with film, photographs, and eye-witness accounts.
Dame Christabel Pankhurst, leading member of the Suffragette Fellowship, Lady Astor, Lady Violet Bonham Carter, and Lord Pethick-Lawrence are among the people describing their own part in these events.


Presenter: Peter West
Interviewee: Dame Christabel Pankhurst
Interviewee: Lady Astor
Interviewee: Lady Violet Bonham Carter
Interviewee: Lord Pethick-Lawrence
Film Editor: Eddie Wallstab
Designer: Natasha Kroll
Devised by: Nancy Thomas
Producer: Paul Johnstone

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