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: Mainly for Women: Family Affairs

Women and the Law: 7 - Your Home
by Fenton Bresler.

Families of Other Lands
Nina Epton describes her visit to some of the islands of Indonesia and shows some of her own films.

Elizabeth Robinson tells of her experiences with two stepsons.

Introduced by Betty Lait.

Tell Me, Doctor
Dr. Winifred de Kok discusses viewers' letters.
(Letters should be sent to Dr. Winifred de Kok, [address removed])


Item presenter (Women and the Law): Fenton Bresler
Item presenter/filmmaker (Families of Other Lands): Nina Epton
Item presenter (Stepmothers): Elizabeth Robinson
Presenter: Betty Lait
Producer: Beryl Radley
Presenter (Tell Me, Doctor): Dr. Winifred de Kok

: 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.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
(to 16.00)


Narrator/script, music and settings: Maria Bird
Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Singer: Gladys Whitred

: Children's Television presents: Little Lord Fauntleroy: 2: The Arrival

by Frances Hodgson Burnett.
A serial in five parts adapted by Josephine Smith Wright.
Film sequences by the Children's Film Unit
Time: The late nineteenth century


Author: Frances Hodgson Burnett
Adapted by: Josephine Smith Wright
Producer: Dorothea Brooking
Designer: Lawrence Broadhouse
Mrs Mellon, housekeeper: Janet Barrow
Jane, a nursemaid: Gwenda Margaret Evans
Mr Thomas, a footman: Ivor Salter
Cedric Errol: Richard O'Sullivan
Mr Haversham: John N. Gordon
The Earl of Dorincourt: Laidman Browne
Other parts played by: Edwin Brown
Other parts played by: Richard Holt
Other parts played by: John Richards
Other parts played by: William Patenall
Other parts played by: Delia Paton
Other parts played by: Madge Brindley
Other parts played by: Peggy Forbes-Robertson

: Children's Television: Faraway Look

Introduced by Peter Scott.
Peter Scott continues his journey through Australia, this time in search of the Pink-eared Duck.
On the way he indulges in what he calls 'Doo-doo hunting' and he also tells the story of the research work on the grey hill kangaroo.


Presenter/cameraman: Peter Scott
Cameraman: Charles Lagus
Film Editor: Christopher Parsons
Producer: Tony Soper

: Tonight

Look around with Cliff Michelmore.
Sport - Music - Politics - People
Cinema - Theatre - Travel
with Derek Hart, Geoffrey Johnson Smith and this week: Rory McEwen


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Derek Hart
Reporter: Geoffrey Johnson Smith
Singer/guitarist: Rory McEwen
Presented by: Alasdair Milne

: See What You Think

In which Richard Murdoch introduces Frank Paul and Robert Nathan, Erica Yorke, Mai Bacon and The Harry Engleman Players
Conducted by Albert Webb
Produced by Barrie Edgar in the BBC's Midland television studio


Presenter: Richard Murdoch
Telepath: Frank Paul
Telepath: Robert Nathan
Singer: Erica Yorke
Comedienne: Mai Bacon
Musicians: The Harry Engleman Players
Musicians conducted by: Albert Webb
Script: David Campton
Script: Richard Wade
Additional material: Richard Murdoch
Producer: Barrie Edgar

: Vera Lynn Sings

from the Television Theatre with Rawicz and Landauer, The Keynotes also introducing guest artists: The Leslie Roberts Silhouettes


Singer: Vera Lynn
Pianists: Rawicz and Landauer
Singers: The Keynotes
Dancers: The Leslie Roberts Silhouettes
Choreographer and associate producer: Leslie Roberts
Orchestra conducted by: Eric Robinson
[Orchestra] leader: David McCallum
Designer: Richard Henry
Script: Freddie Robertson
Producer: Albert Stevenson

: Searchlight Tattoo

Highlights of the Woolwich Searchlight Tattoo including part of the official United Kingdom Celebration of the 350th Anniversary of the Founding of Jamestown, Virginia, U.S.A.
Televised direct from the final dress rehearsal at Woolwich Stadium, London.


Commentator: Michael Henderson
The Tattoo devised and produced by: William A. Sutton
Presented for television by: Humphrey Fisher

: Pitfall

A dramatic thriller.
[Starring] Dick Powell and Lizabeth Scott in the film Pitfall
It is a short step from the boredom of a monotonous daily routine to the hectic excitements of a 'double life'.
John Forbes takes it and finds plenty, but he also finds that he is in grave danger of losing all that really makes life worth while.


John Forbes: Dick Powell
Mona Stevens: Lizabeth Scott

: Give and Take

His critics challenge John Gollan.


Speaker: John Gollan

: News

followed by Weather and Close Down

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