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: Farming

A weekly agricultural magazine for those who live by the land.
Introduced by Ted Owens.

Early Weaning of Pigs: Humphrey Barron interviews William Coey, Ph.D., at the Agricultural Research Institute of Northern Ireland at Hillsborough, Co. Down

Perth 1958: Harry Hoggan reports on the Annual Show and Sale of the Aberdeen Angus Cattle Society at Perth

National Hedge-Laying Contest: A report with film made at Stoke Prior, near Hereford. Commentary on handwork by H. Hitchman and on machinery by John Hawkins.

Farm Visit: Peter Anderson visits Willie Greenhow at Glenmoor Farm, Low Pittington, County Durham.

From the BBC's Midland television studio


Presenter: Ted Owens
Interviewer (Early Weaning of Pigs): Humphrey Barron
Interviewee (Early Weaning of Pigs): William Coey
Reporter (Perth 1958): Harry Hoggan
Commentary (National Hedge-Laying Contest): H. Hitchman
Commentary (National Hedge-Laying Contest): John Hawkins
Item presenter (Farm Visit): Peter Anderson
Farmer (Farm Visit): Willie Greenhow
Film sequences: The BBC's Agricultural Film Unit
Film sequences: The BBC Scottish Film Unit
Film sequences: The BBC North Region Film Unit
Director: Philip Lewis
Producer: Hilary Phillips

: Beunydd

Bwrw golwg dros bynciau'r dydd mewn sgwrs a ffilm-a chyfle i gwrdd a rhai sy'n amlwg yn y newyddion.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss and Sutton Coldfield only)
(to 13.30)

: For the Schools: Spotlight: The Perth Bull Sales

Alex Allan introduces a topical programme from Scotland about the sale of Aberdeen Angus pedigree bulls at Perth this week. There is film of the judging of the bulls on the opening day and of the auction sale of the Champions on Tuesday.
The subject of next week's "Spotlight" will be announced at the end of this programme.


Presenter: Alex Allan
Director: James MacTaggart
Producer: T.S. Allan

: Watch with Mother: Rag, Tag, and Bobtail

For the Very Young
(A BBC television film)

: Mainly for Women

About the Home

Cookery Club
Marguerite Patten introduces the winner of the competition for a Family Cake, and demonstrates her recipe.

Don't Buy-Make Your Own
Marguerite Rourke shows how to make contemporary cane baskets for indoor plants.

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

Introduced by Joan Gilbert.

3.15 Our Miss Pemberton: 17: Bells Ringing Backwards
Written by Sheila Hodgson.
A story of life today in a small town.

(to 15.30)


Presenter (About the Home): Joan Gilbert
Item presenter/Cook (Cookery Club): Marguerite Patten
Item presenter (Don't Buy-Make Your Own): Marguerite Rourke
Item presenter (Housework with Ease): Doris Robertson
Producer (About the Home): Ann Shead
Writer (Our Miss Pemberton): Sheila Hodgson
Editor (Our Miss Pemberton): Philip King
Editor (Our Miss Pemberton): Falkland Cary
Producer (Our Miss Pemberton): Richard Gilbert
Geof Patterson: Terence Soall
Avis Douglas: Jocelyne Rhodes
Mary Pemberton: Margot Boyd
Vicar: Robert Webber
Paul Bassett: Roderick Lovell
Mrs. Hyde-Wright: Edith Stevenson
P.C. Meggitt: Frank Hickey

: Children's Television presents: The Lone Ranger: Sheriff of Smoke Tree

The miners at Smoke Tree have elected Buck Webb, a raw youth, as Law Man, but when the shooting starts Buck faints.
Lone Ranger and Tonto give him a pep talk and in a final show-down Buck gets a chance to vindicate himself. The bad men, however, turn the tables and trap him in a disused mine-shaft.....


Lone Ranger: Clayton Moore
Tonto: Jay Silverheels

: Children's Television: Sketch Club

with Adrian Hill who announces this week's prize winners and helps you with your picture-making.
Picture Gallery: The Backyard


Presenter: Adrian Hill
Presented by: Gordon Murray

: Children's Television: The Age of Elizabeth

Do you know what people looked like in the time of Queen Elizabeth I? Children of Greenfield Secondary School, Newbridge, Monmouthshire, show you in a film how they make Elizabethan costumes for their school plays.

: News Headlines; Sports News The Weather

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

: Star Choice presents: Out of Sight

[Starring] Virginia Bruce

To New York comes a girl seeking her fiance, who has not written. The reason, and the circumstances in which she finds him, are the beginning of this love story with a twist.
A series of film plays presenting stars in stories of their choice.


Maggie: Virginia Bruce

: Tonight

Look around with Cliff Michelmore.
Sport - Music - People
Cinema - Theatre - Argument
with Derek Hart, Geoffrey Johnson Smith, Macdonald Hastings and this week: Cy Grant, Diane Todd


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Derek Hart
Reporter: Geoffrey Johnson Smith
Reporter: Macdonald Hastings
Singer/guitarist: Cy Grant
Singer: Diane Todd
Producer: Donald Baverstock

: Show Band Parade

Cyril Stapleton presents Show Band Parade featuring his Show Band in popular music of yesterday, today, and tomorrow with Dennis Lotis, Alice Babs, The Lana Sisters, Bob Stevenson, Sheila O'Neill, Graham MacCormack, The Dancers, The Show Band Singers
Directed by Cliff Adams


Presenter/bandleader: Cyril Stapleton
Singer: Dennis Lotis
Singer: Alice Babs
Singers: The Lana Sisters
Dancer: Bob Stevenson
Dancer: Sheila O'Neill
Dancer: Graham MacCormack
Singers: The Show Band Singers
[Singers] directed by: Cliff Adams
Production scenes staged by: Alfred Rodrigues
Producer: Graeme Muir

: The Best of Benny: Jack Goes to the Races

starring Jack Benny in his new film series of top-line comedy shows.

This week: 'Jack Goes to the Races'
...and ends up with a winner and a well-placed black-eye.


Himself: Jack Benny

: Legal Action

A play by John Darran.
[Starring] Rupert Davies, Duncan Lamont.

The action of the play takes place mainly in the office of C. Alfred Fenner, and in the office of Detective-Superintendent Mills in a provincial seaport town.

(From the BBC's Welsh television studio)


Writer: John Darran
Producer: Dafydd Gruffydd
Designer: George Djurkovic
C. Alfred Fenner, a solicitor: Rupert Davies
Det.-Sup. Mills: Duncan Lamont
Det.-Insp. Rogers: Edward Evans
Det.-Sgt. Peters: Hugh Stewart
Dr. Manning, a police surgeon: Cameron Hall
Karvas: Ferdy Mayne
Waslaw Karvas, his brother: Neville Becker
Miss Carr, Fenner's secretary: June Lewis
Police photographer: Frank Forsyth
Police officer: Michael Browne

: Celebrity Rectial

Andre Navarra (cello) and Ernest Lush (piano)
Brahms: Sonata No. 1 In E minor, Op. 38


Cellist: Andre Navarra
Pianist: Ernest Lush
Presented by: Arthur Langford

: Royal Academy Winter Exhibition: The Age of Louis XIV

Professor Thomas Bodkin shows some of the exhibits on view in the galleries in an outside broadcast direct from Burlington House, London
This exhibition is recognised as the most impressive collection of French art to have been sent abroad in recent years. It has been made possible only as a result of a stupendous national effort to which more than seventy museums and many private collections have contributed.


Presenter: Professor Thomas Bodkin
Presented by: Humphrey Fisher

: News Summary

followed by Weather, Road Works Report and Close Down

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