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: NATO

See above
Thomas Barman writes on page 3
(to 11.30)

: Watch with Mother: Picture Book

For the Very Young
Pages turned by Patricia Driscoll.

Contributors

Presenter: Patricia Driscoll
Editor: Maria Bird

: Mainly for Women

Dress Sense Competition: National Final
Raymond Barbas of the Chambre Syndicat de la Couture Parisienne
Victor Stiebel, Chairman of the Incorporated Society of London Fashion Designers
Iris Ashley of 'Fashion Report' and the Daily Mail
Janey Ironside, Professor of Design of the School of Fashion Design, Royal College of Art select the woman viewer with the best dress sense from the six Regional Centre finalists.
Chairman of Judges. Doreen Stephens, Editor, Women's Programmes, BBC Television
Introduced by Franklin Engelmann.

and
Quick and Easy Dressmaking
A second showing of the film of the cocktail skirt demonstrated last Wednesday.

(to 15.30)

Contributors

Judge (Dress Sense Competition): Raymond Barbas
Judge (Dress Sense Competition): Victor Stiebel
Judge (Dress Sense Competition): Iris Ashley
Judge (Dress Sense Competition): Janey Ironside
Chairman of Judges (Dress Sense Competition): Doreen Stephens
Presenter: Franklin Engelmann
Producer: Monica Sims

: Children's Television: Studio 'E'

Your Monday Magazine.

The Adventures of Charlie Quick
with Clive Dunn as Charlie.

What do you want for Christmas?
A quick look at some of the exciting things in the toy shops with Harry Corbett and Elizabeth Adams.

Larks in the Library
Ronnie Stevens and the librarian turn over a new leaf.

Pop of the Week
Ted Taylor introduces a current record hit.

Photo-Flash
Neville Maude shows you how to use a flash-light for your indoor holiday snaps.

Kim the Keeshond meets some friends

Contributors

Charlie Quick (The Adventures of Charlie Quick): Clive Dunn
Item presenter (What do you want for Christmas?): Harry Corbett
Item presenter (What do you want for Christmas?): Elizabeth Adams
[Actor] (Larks in the Library): Ronnie Stevens
Item presenter (Pop of the Week): Ted Taylor
Item presenter (Photo-Flash): Neville Maude
Edited and produced by: John Hunter Blair

: News for Scotland, Northern Ireland and the English Regions

(On transmitters serving the areas)
News for Wales: 6.15-6.20

: Tonight

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

Contributors

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

: The Burns and Allen Show: Gracie Hires a Valet

[Starring] George Burns and Gracie Allen in the film Gracie Hires a Valet

Gracie hires a valet for George but tries to pretend that he has been hired by Blanche for Harry Morton.

Contributors

Himself: George Burns
Herself: Gracie Allen

: This Is Your Life

A programme devised by Ralph Edwards and introduced by Eamonn Andrews.

Contributors

Programme deviser: Ralph Edwards
Presenter: Eamonn Andrews
Composer, original music: James Turner
Orchestra director: Eric Robinson
Scriptwriter: Ken Smith
From material supplied by: Nigel Ward
From material supplied by: George Bruce
From material supplied by: Michael Friend
From material supplied by: Ray Marler
From material supplied by: Ronald Vivian
Producer: T. Leslie Jackson

: Hancock's Half-Hour

Written by Alan Simpson and Ray Galton.
[Starring] Tony Hancock
featuring Sidney James with Dick Emery, John Vere, John Vyvyan

Contributors

Writer: Alan Simpson
Writer: Ray Galton
Incidental music arranged and Orchestra conducted by: Wally Stott
Producer: Duncan Wood
Tony: Tony Hancock
Sid: Sidney James
Surveyor: Dick Emery
Vicar: John Vere
Bass Player: John Vyvyan

Blog post that mentions this programme:

The Sunday Post: Enter Videotape 26 June 2016

: Panorama

Richard Dimbleby opens Television's Window on the World.
Every Monday the Panorama team of special contributors- using film and television cameras -focuses on events and personalities of the moment.

Contributors

Presenter: Richard Dimbleby
Edited and produced by: Michael Peacock
Associate producer: Charles Wheeler
Associate producer: David Wheeler

: The Truffles

by Michelle Maurois.
Translated by Jean Stewart.
Peter Wyngarde tells the story.

Contributors

Writer: Michelle Maurois
Translated by: Jean Stewart
Storyteller: Peter Wyngarde
Presented by: Elwyn Jones

: Picture Parade

A weekly magazine of films and film personalities.
Introduced by Peter Haigh and Derek Bond.

Contributors

Presenter: Peter Haigh
Presenter: Derek Bond
Director: Richard Evans
Presented by: Alan Sleath

: Television Dancing Club

4th Edition - 9th Series
from the Carlton Rooms, Maida Vale, London featuring Victor Silvester and his Ballroom Orchestra.
With demonstrations by Wally Fryer and Violet Barnes, Leonard Patrick and Doreen Key, The William Marks Team from Cardiff.
Also presenting the fourth heat of the 1957-58 Competition for the Television Dancing Club Trophies
Victor Silvester's Dancing Lesson
(assisted by Doreen Freeman)
Hostess, Patti Morgan

Contributors

Musicians: Victor Silvester and his Ballroom Orchestra
Dancer: Wally Fryer
Dancer: Violet Barnes
Dancer: Leonard Patrick
Dancer: Doreen Key
Dancer (Victor Silvester's Dancing Lesson): Victor Silvester
Dancer (Victor Silvester's Dancing Lesson): Doreen Freeman
Hostess: Patti Morgan
Script: Victor Silvester Jnr
Producer: Richard Afton

: Gold and Fizdale

play music for two pianos including Milhaud's 'Scaramouche'.

Contributors

Pianists: Gold and Fizdale
Presented by: Arthur Langford

: NATO

An edited telerecording of this morning's opening public session of the North Atlantic Council Meeting.
Followed by Weather and Close Down








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