A weekly date with Percy Thrower and his gardening friends.
This week he advises on-: The lifting and harvesting of onions, Potting rooted shrub cuttings, Drying off gloxinia tubers, Sowing sweet peas in pots.
His guest today is Arthur Billitt who shows some varieties of the early flowering and the new pompon chrysanthemums, and gives hints on how to grow them successfully.
Produced by John Farrington in the BBC's Midland television studio
(A BBC telerecording)
[Starring] Eddie Albert, Ruth Roman, Dane Clark
A young couple setting off for a weekend holiday find themselves caught up in adventure-the story of which builds up with terrifying suspense.
A series of film plays presenting stars in stories of their choice.
A musical almanac for the changing season with Kay Cavendish at her piano and Bert Weedon (guitar)
Presented by Ronald Webster from the
meets every Sunday afternoon to answer questions sent by viewers.
The members this week are: Alan Bullock, Ruth Pitter, Sir John Maud, The Most Rev. Joost de Blank Archbishop-elect of Cape Town
Question-Master, Bernard Braden
Questions should be addressed to: The Brains Trust, [address removed]
The Most Rev. Joost de
Big Tim Champion has decided to get married, but to do so he must sell the circus to his rivals, the Gordon Brothers. Corky, Joey and Pete soon learn that, unknown to Big Tim, they are to be dismissed by the new owners once the sale is completed. You can see how this situation is avoided in today's moving episode.
Joey the Clown:
Big Tim Champion:
Bimbo, the baby
with Terry Hall.
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by Charles Dickens
Made into a television serial play in eight parts by John Keir Cross and produced by Kevin Sheldon
[Starring] Mervyn Johns and Margaretta Scott with Peter Wyngarde as Sydney Carton
A special edition in which John Elphinstone-Fyffe answers some of your questions.
Send your questions on a postcard to: What's Your Question? [address removed]
"I am working myself to death, and I know it - but I don't know how to stop."
Canon Eric Heaton discusses with two doctors certain ways of coping with the stress of everyday living.
(The excerpt from the Gene Kelly film "The Happy Road" is shown by courtesy of M.G.M.)
[Starring] Phil Silvers as Sergeant Bilko
Bilko is ordered to undergo a medical examination and suspects that the Colonel wants to get him out of the army. His desperate efforts to prove his physical fitness are exhausting - but not in vain.
A play by Leo Lehman
[Starring] Denholm Elliott
with Margaret Tyzack
The action takes place at Harry Peterson's house in a university town somewhere in England.
(Denholm Elliott appears by permission of British Lion Films Limited)
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Harry Peterson, a professor:
J.G., a junior lecturer:
Felicia, Harry's wife:
Billy, Harry's daughter by a former marriage:
(See columns 1 and 2 and page 5)
The Grand Order of Water Rats
The Variety Profession's most famous confraternity presents: The Water Rat Rag
[Starring] Past King Rat Charlie Chester
with King Rat Cyril Dowler, Fred Ferrari, Freddie Foss, Len Lowe, Morris and Cowley, Harry Seltzer.
Also including Eric 'Jeeves' Grier, Walthon and Dorraine, Frank Davison, The George Mitchell Singers, The Leslie Roberts Dancers.
The George Mitchell
The Leslie Roberts
Dance sequences produced by:
Orchestra conducted by:
Bryan Coleman tells the story by Maurice Richardson.
Max Jaffa introduces Geraint Evans
with The Trio: Max Jaffa (violin), Reginald Kilbey (cello), Jack Byfield (piano)
and The Linden Singers
Conductor, William Llewellyn
(Geraint Evans appears by permission of the General Administrator, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Ltd.)
Presenter/Violinist (The Trio):
Cellist (The Trio):
Pianist (The Trio):
A reading from the Bible with comment by Canon Roy McKay.
Followed by Weather and Close Down