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: Farming

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

Harry Hoggan interviews R. C. Gray about the field day for breeders of Large White pigs held at Stirling.

Farm Visit: Peter Anderson calls upon Harry Mudd at Great House Experimental Husbandry Farm, at Helmshore, Lancashire.

Veterinary: The Midland Vet talks about stomach worms in cattle: illustrated with film.

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

Film sequences by the BBC's Agricultural Film Unit
From the BBC's Midland television studio

Contributors

Presenter: John Cherrington
Interviewer: Harry Hoggan
Interviewee: R. C. Gray
Item presenter (Farm Visit): Peter Anderson
Farmer (Farm Visit): Harry Mudd
Stories and pictures presented by (From the Farm Front): A. C. Burton
Director: David Martin
Producer: Hilary Phillips

: Watch with Mother: Rag, Tag, and Bobtail

For the Very Young
David Enders tells the story.
Sam and Elizabeth Williams make the pictures

Contributors

Narrator: David Enders
Pictures: Sam Williams
Pictures: Elizabeth Williams
Script: Louise Cochrane

: For the Schools: Spotlight: Emigration

Television and film cameras bring to the classroom people and places in the news.
This week: Emigration
Introduced by Audrey Russell.

Contributors

Presenter: Audrey Russell
Producer: Ronald Eyre

: Mainly for Women: About the Home

Cookery Club
Marguerite Patten introduces the winner of the competition for an inexpensive steamed pudding suitable for a sweet course for a family dinner.

Housework with Ease
Demonstrated by Doris Robertson of the Scottish Council of Physical Recreation.
From the BBC's Scottish television studios

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

Introduced by Joan Gilbert.

(to 15.00)

Contributors

Item presenter (Cookery Club): Marguerite Patten
Item presenter (Housework with Ease): Doris Robertson
Item presenter (The Season's Best): Frances Perry
Presenter: Joan Gilbert
Producer: Ann Shead

: Children's Television presents: The Railway Children: 2 - Peter's Coal Mine

A serial in eight parts adapted for television from the book by E. Nesbit and produced by Dorothea Brooking.
The action of the serial takes place in the year 1906.

Contributors

Author: E. Nesbit
Adapter/producer: Dorothea Brooking
Film cameraman: Peter Sargent
Film editor: Ron de Mattos
Bobble: Anneke Willys
Peter: Cavan Kendall
Phyllis: Sandra Michaels
Porter: Anthony Broughton
Mother: Jean Anderson
Mr Gill, the Stationmaster: Donald Morley
Perks, the Porter: Richard Warner

: Children's Television: Junior Sportsview

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

Contributors

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

: Children's Television: The Story About Ping

A Morton Schindel cartoon film about a little duck from the book by Marjorie Flack.

Contributors

Producer: Morton Schindel
Author: Marjorie Flack

: News Headlines; Sports News; The Weather

On transmitters serving the areas:

: Tonight

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

Contributors

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

: News Summary

: Short Cuts: 5: Making a small sturdy table

Peter Heard shows how to Do It Yourself.

Contributors

Presenter: Peter Heard
Producer: John Furness

: Vera Lynn Sings

from the Television Theatre.
with Semprini, The Keynotes, Dennis Spicer, The Leslie Roberts Silhouettes.

Contributors

Singer: Vera Lynn
Pianist: Semprini
Singers: The Keynotes
Ventriloquist: Dennis Spicer
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

: News Headlines

: The Peaceful Inn

by Denis Ogden.
Adapted for television by John Wiles.
[Starring] Michael Gough, Joyce Heron, Jessica Dunning, Eynon Evans
The action of the play takes place in and around The Peaceful Inn, a small hotel in the Welsh hills.
From the BBC's Welsh television studio

Contributors

Author: Denis Ogden
Adapted for television by: John Wiles
Producer: Dafydd Gruffydd
Designer: Malcolm Goulding
Film Cameraman: Charles Lagus
Hatlock: Michael Gough
Boots: Eynon Evans
Norman Fisher: Michael Allinson
Marian Fisher: Gwenyth Petty
Joanna Spring: Jessica Dunning
Alan Harper: Godfrey Kenton
Frances Courtenay: Joyce Heron
Meredith, her maid: Brenda Dunrich
Williams, manager of the inn: Michael Alexander
A shepherd: Jack Walters

: Sea and Ships: Sailing the Mayflower

Alan Villiers introduces the first public showing in Great Britain of his own film
'Sailing the Mayflower'.

In April of this year Alan Villiers took command of Mayflower II, the Brixham-built replica of the seventeenth-century Pilgrim Fathers' ship. With thirty-three men aboard, he sailed this almost untried ship from Plymouth, Devon, to Plymouth, Massachusetts. Tonight he talks about the first half of the voyage.
From the BBC's West of England television studio

Contributors

Presenter/filmmaker: Alan Villiers
Film editor: Constance Dunn
Producer: Ian Curtis

: Before Bedtime

Kenneth McKellar sings for you Before Bedtime with Owen Walters and his Orchestra.
From the BBC's television studio in Scotland

Contributors

Singer: Kenneth McKellar
Musicians: Owen Walters and his Orchestra
Producer: Eddie Fraser

: The Burns and Allen Show: Family Trombone

starring George Burns and Gracie Allen in the film Family Trombone

Contributors

Himself: George Burns
Herself: Gracie Allen

: News Summary

followed by Weather; Road Works Report; Close Down








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