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: Farming

A weekly agricultural magazine for those who live by the land.
Introduced by John Cherrington.

Leslie Clark shows how apples are harvested, graded, and packed in his part of Essex.

R. A. Hamilton discusses autumn preparations for early grass.

Farm Visit: Harry Hoggan calls upon Ben Coutts at Gaskbeg, Inverness-shire.

From the Farm Front: stories and pictures presented by A. C. Burton.

From the BBC's Midland television studio


Presenter: John Cherrington
Item presenter: Leslie Clark
Item presenter: R. A. Hamilton
Item presenter (Farm Visit): Harry Hoggan
Farmer (Farm Visit): Ben Coutts
Presented by (From the Farm Front): A. C. Burton
Film sequences: The BBC's Agricultural Film Uni
Director: David Martin
Producer: Hilary Phillips

: Watch with Mother: Rag, Tag, and Bobtail

For the Very Young
(A BBC television film)

: For the Schools: Spotlight: The National Film Theatre

Television and film cameras bring to the classroom people and places in the news.
This week: The National Film Theatre
Introduced by Lindsay Anderson.
The subject of next week's 'Spotlight' will be announced after this programme.


Presenter: Lindsay Anderson
Producer: Ivan Gilman

: Mainly for Women

About the Home

Cookery Club
Leonard Nice, one of the chefs who represented Britain at the International Cookery Exhibition last year, demonstrates his Chef's Special-Chicken Supreme.

Housework with Ease
Demonstrated by Doris Robertson of the Scottish Council of Physical Recreation from the Glasgow studio.

The Season's Best
Frances Perry shows this month's best value in flowers, fruit, and vegetables.

Introduced by Joan Gilbert.

Topical Round-up
with Honor Balfour.

(to 15.15)


Cook (Cookery Club): Leonard Nice
Item presenter (Housework with Ease): Doris Robertson
Item presenter (The Season's Best): Frances Perry
Presenter: Joan Gilbert
Producer: Ann Shead
Presenter (Topical Round-Up): Honor Balfour

: Children's Television presents: Horse of the Year Show - The Eagle Trophy

The final stages of the Inter-County Juvenile Jumping Championships.
From Harringay Arena, London.


Commentator: Dorian Williams
Presented for television by: Humphrey Fisher

: Children's Television: Junior Sportsview

Introduced by Max Robertson.
A fortnightly series presenting news and views from the world of sport.


Presenter: Max Robertson
Editor: Paul Fox
Editor: Ronnie Noble
Presented by: Tom Millett

: Children's Television: Champion the Wonder Horse: Brand of the Lawless

When a bandit is captured the gang will stick at nothing to rescue him, and what does it matter to them if a marshal gets shot? But to get across the border takes money and if a bride has to lose her diamonds-well, that's just too bad. Or so the outlaws think, but Champion and his friends have other ideas.


The Wonder Horse: Champion
Rebel, the dog: Blaze
Ricky North: Barry Curtis
Uncle Sandy: Jim Bannon

: News Headlines; Sports News; The Weather

On transmitters serving the areas:
6.10 News for Scotland, Northern Ireland, and BBC Regions
News for Wales: 6.15-6.20

: Tonight

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


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Derek Hart
Reporter: Geoffrey Johnson Smith
Reporter: Macdonald Hastings
Singer: Maxine Daniels
Singer/guitarist: Rory McEwen
Producer: Donald Baverstock

: Short Cuts

(See foot of column 2 and page 8)

Peter Head shows you how to Do It Yourself
Number One
Basic tools, hardboard and glue

At 7.5


Presenter: Peter Head
Programme produced by: John Furness

: Vera Lynn Sings

from the Television Theatre with Semprini, The Keynotes, also introducing Guest Artists.
The Leslie Roberts Silhouettes


Singer: Vera Lynn
Pianist: Semprini
Singers: The Keynotes
Dancers: The Leslie Roberts Silhouettes
Choreographer and associate producer: Leslie Roberts
Orchestra conducted by: Eric Robinson
Orchestra leader: David McCallum
Script: Freddie Robertson
Producer: Albert Stevenson

: The Two Mrs. Carrolls

by Martin Vale.
[Starring] Michael Gough, Petra Davies and Pauline Jameson.

The action takes place in a villa near the Alpes Maritimes.
Time, The present

(From the BBC's North of England television studio, Manchester)
(See page 5)

At 8.2

To most people it would seem that the Carrolls, Geoffrey and Sally, are about to embark on an idyllic existence in their newly acquired villa in the South of France. For Geoffrey - a temperamental but potentially brilliant portrait painter - it brings an escape from the frustration and bitterness that surrounded his first marriage, while for Sally it promises the kind of happiness that any young wife might long for in her dreams. But Geoffrey is not quite such an obvious character as he appears - nor is the Riviera quite the Garden of Eden that it might seem....

Martin Vale's thriller was first produced in 1935, at the St. Martin's Theatre, with Leslie Banks in the part of Geoffrey Carroll, which tonight will be played by Michael Gough.


Writer: Martin Vale
Designer: Kenneth Lawson
Producer: George R. Foa
Clemence: Hattie Jacques
Geoffrey Carroll: Michael Gough
Pennington: William Lucas
Sally Carroll: Petra Davies
Mrs. Latham: Noel Hood
Cecily Harden: Blanaid Irvine
Dr. Tuttle: Donald Price
Harriet Carroll: Pauline Jameson

: Horse of the Year Show: The Leading Show Jumper of the Year

A national competition for the 'Jorrocks' Perpetual Challenge Cup.
From Harringay Arena, London.


Commentator: Dorian Williams
Presented for television by: Humphrey Fisher

: Horse of the Year Show: The Leading Show Jumper of the Year

The final stages of the competition for the 'Jorrocks' Perpetual Challenge Cup.

: Bransby Williams: Changes Faces

First of a new series.
(A BBC telerecording)


Monologist: Bransby Williams
Presented by: Kenneth Milne-Buckley

: Conservative Party Conference 1957

A report for Television introduced by Christopher Chataway with filmed extracts of speeches and interviews and discussion from Brighton.


Reporter: Christopher Chataway

: News Summary

followed by Weather; Road Works Report and Close Down

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