A weekly date with Percy Thrower and his gardening friends.
This week he advises on: Layering shrubs; Care of seeds; Setting up seed potatoes for chitting; Taking the cuttings of the chrysanthemums
His guest today: Cliff Lewis shows how to make composts for seed sowing and potting and deals with the right and wrong ways of sowing seed.
Produced by John Farrington in the BBC's Midland television studio
Seven Days in Thirty Minutes
A television news feature.
Recalling the week's outstanding events on film, with personalities, reports and expert analysis from studios at home and abroad.
Introduced by Richard Baker.
Gary Graffman plays Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor with the BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard)
Conductor, Rudolf Schwarz
Introduced by Alec Robertson.
Before an invited audience in the BBC Studios, Maida Vale, London
Broadcast simultaneously in the Home Service
meets this afternoon to answer your questions.
The members this week are: Lady Violet Bonham Carter, Professor Hugh Trevor-Roper, Margaret Lane, Sir John Maud
Question-Master, Norman Fisher
Questions should be addressed to: The Brains Trust, [address removed]
Sound-track to be repeated on Monday at 3.30 (Home)
Lady Violet Bonham
Major Buffington and his partner, a couple of confidence tricksters, get a job with the Circus and scheme to steal the takings. The Major's partner lets Rajah the tiger loose to cause a distraction, but the plot recoils on his own head!
Joey, the Clown:
Big Tim Champion:
with Terry Hall.
A programme in which children from all over Great Britain have been invited to take part.
Introduced by Huw Wheldon.
Music directed by:
During the past week a group of people have been making a new effort to live by the teaching of the familiar words of the Lord's Prayer. Tonight they report on their experience.
They are: Dorothy Cupples, Richard Murray, Robert Strathearn, Archie McCunn and the Rev. Colin Day
From the BBC's television studio in Scotland
The Rev. Colin
The Rev. Ronald
Starring Peter Lawford as 'Nick', Phyllis Kirk as 'Nora' in the new film series with Asta the dog.
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Television's most popular panel game with Isobel Barnett, Barbara Kelly, Gilbert Harding, David Nixon.
In the chair, Eamonn Andrews
What's My Line? was devised by Mark Goodman and Bill Todman and is televised by arrangement with CBS and Maurice Winnick; David Nixon is in 'Cinderella' at Manchester Hippodrome)
A Spectacular Ice Revue from the Empire Pool, Wembley.
With an international company including Joan Hyldoft, Pat Gregory, Joan Connell, Ted Deeley, Michael Meehan, Bobby Blake, Marshall Grant, Peter Firstbrook, The Percellys, Topper Martyn, Jack Rose, Ina Syme, The Glamour-icers and the Ice Squires, The Wonderland Vocal Octette
The Empire Pool Orchestra under the direction of Reginald Swinney
(A special performance before an invited audience by arrangement with Holiday on Ice (Great Britain), Ltd.)
The Wonderland Vocal
The Empire Pool
Robert Mackintosh (New
(Patrick Wymark appears by permission of the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, and Tennent Productions, Ltd.)
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A meditation conducted by Canon Matthew McNarney.
Followed by Weather and Close Down