A weekly date with Percy Thrower who starts the outside sowing for 1958 with broad beans and the planting of shallots; autumn-sown onions are transplanted, and, in the greenhouse, salvia seed is sown and peas and broad beans sown in pots for early planting.
H. P. Champneys, Editor of The Garden gives formulae for the home mixing of general garden base fertilisers. He also shows recent experiments to increase the size of plants with gibberellic acid, and discusses its advantages and disadvantages for the gardener.
Presented by Paul Morby from the BBC's Midland television studio
(A BBC telerecording)
Seven Days in Thirty Minutes
Recalling the week's outstanding events on film with personalities, reports, and expert analysis.
Introduced by Robert Dougall.
with Patricia Bredin, Marion Grimaldi, Desmond Ainsworth, Raymond Parks, Winifred Taylor, The Studio Dancers
Choreography by Denys Palmer and Vilem Tausky conducting the BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader, William Armon)
The programme is introduced by Derek Bond and includes music from 'Rose Marie', 'Kiss Me Kate', 'Seven Brides for Seven Brothers', 'A Tale of Two Cities' and 'Where's Charley?'.
(Patricia Bredin and Raymond Parks are in 'Free As Air' at the Savoy Theatre, London; Marion Grimaldi appears by permission of H. M. Tennent and Bernard Delfont, Ltd.)
The BBC Concert
The members this week are: Sir Julian Huxley, F.R.S., Janey Ironside, Rene Varin, Professor A. J. Ayer F.B.A.
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)
Professor A. J.
The young heir to a foreign throne runs away to seek adventure. He meets Corky and it is not long before he is in the thick of circus life, where his excellent horsemanship makes him a star attraction. Meanwhile, his country's ambassador has not been idle, and soon the boy must make a tough decision.
Joey, the Clown:
Big Tim Champion:
assisted by Sweep and Harry Corbett.
by R. L. Stevenson.
Adapted by John Blatchley.
(Laurence Hardy is appearing in Dear Delinquent at the Aldwych Theatre; William Peacock in 'The Potting Shed' at the Globe Theatre, London)
Dick Shelton has found the house where Sir Daniel is hiding Joanna Sedley. Dick and Lord Foxham, Joanna's real guardian, have been defeated by Sir Daniel in their attempt to rescue her.
Fights arranged by:
Sir Daniel Brackley:
Is it upside down? Or right side up? That is the question the Rev. Oliver Hunkin and a group of children try to answer today - and the solution to the problem is hidden behind a curtain.
The Rev. Oliver
'The voice of prayer is never silent'
The speakers in tonight's programme testify to this fact, representing as they do lands as far apart as China, India, and the Islands of the South Pacific. They have chosen hymns about prayer and the fellowship which it sustains.
Introduced by Hugh David.
Hymns sung by the BBC Welsh Chorus with the BBC Welsh Orchestra
Conducted by Arwel Hughes
From the BBC's Welsh television studio
The BBC Welsh
The BBC Welsh
Programme arranged by:
The Rev. Glyn
Starring Peter Lawford as 'Nick', Phyllis Kirk as 'Nora' in the new film series with Asta the Dog.
Nick discovers that gangsters are out to kill a girl who is in Nora's fashion show. She is missing when the show starts, but someone has to wear a dress that could attract bullets.
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 Goodson and Bill Todman and is televised by arrangement with CBS and Maurice Winnick)
(David Nixon is appearing in "Cinderella" at the Hippodrome, Manchester)
by H. C. Branner.
Translated from Danish by A. I. Roughton.
[Starring] Denholm Elliott, Joyce Redman, Robert Harris
Flute played by Lionel Solomon
The action takes place one winter afternoon in the Judge's house in a provincial Danish town a few years after the German occupation.
(Denholm Elliott appears by permission of British Lion Films)
followed by The Epilogue: The Mouth of Truth - 9
Sir Cedric Hardwicke ponders on the cruelty of man and the silent fortitude of Christ.
(A film series by arrangement with Milo Film)