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: Signpost: Animal, Vegetable, and Mineral: 3: At Billingsgate

BBC film for Schools
First shown on Tuesday
(to 11.55)

: Newyddion

News in Welsh.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield)

: Y Fantol

Cylchgrawn crefyddol sy'n ad-lewyrchu ac ym cloriannu giweithgarwch eglwysi Cymru a'r byd Y cynhyrchu gan IFOR REES
Religious magazine.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield)

(to 13.20)

: Lunchtime News

: Spotlight

People - Places - Problems in the news
A topical programme for older children.
BBC programme for Schools
The subject for next week will be announced at the end of this programme.


Producer: Alan Hancock

: Interval

: Watch with Mother: Rag, Tag, and Bobtail

Charles E. Stidwill tells the story.
Sam and Elizabeth Williams make the pictures
BBC film


Narrator: Charles E. Stidwill
Pictures: Sam Williams
Pictures: Elizabeth Williams
Script: Louise Cochrane

: Family Affairs

The Married Woman's Place: 3: The status of married women
Are they given the same rights as other citizens?
Elaine Grand questions
Phyllis Young, M.B.E., National Council of Women
Fenton Bresler
Will Griffiths, M.P.
Peter Marris, Institute of Community Studies
A series of four programmes looking at problems faced by married women in the changing social background of today.

Family Clinic
The Doctor explains physical causes of depression, and discusses their treatment.

Home-Maker Competition
Doreen Stephens, Editor of Women's Programmes, BBC Television, and John Hobday report on the progress of the competition.


Presenter (The Married Woman's Place): Elaine Grand
Panellist (The Married Woman's Place): Phyllis Young
Panellist (The Married Woman's Place): Fenton Bresler
Panellist (The Married Woman's Place): Peter Marris
Producer: Margaret Smith
Presenter (Family Clinic): The Doctor [name uncredited]
Reporter (Home-Maker Competition): Doreen Stephens
Reporter (Home-Maker Competition): John Hobday

: Take Fifteen

Take Fifteen minutes off with James Drake introducing a medley of Tunes and Tales featuring Wilfred Pickles.
(to 15.30)


Presenter: James Drake
Storyteller: Wilfred Pickles
Producer: Richard Francis

: Crackerjack

Introduced by Eamonn Andrews.
With Vivienne Martin, Leslie Crowther, Peter Glaze.
Guest stars, Pearl Carr and Teddy Johnson
and Double or Drop


Presenter/'Double or Drop' devised by: Eamonn Andrews
Performer: Vivienne Martin
Comedian: Leslie Crowther
Comedian: Peter Glaze
Singer: Pearl Carr
Singer: Teddy Johnson
Music: The Bert Hayes Octet
Script: Stan Mars
Producer: Johnny Downes

: The News

: Town and Around

A news magazine for South-East England.

News from the South

: The Weather

: Suddenly It's Swing

BBC Northern Dance Orchestra conducted by Tommy Watt
and The Stringset, The Tradlads, The Reedmen, The Modbods, The Brasstax
Introduced by Steve Race.


Musicians: The BBC Northern Dance Orchestra
Orchestra conducted by: Tommy Watt
Presenter: Steve Race
Producer: Barney Colehan

: Tonight

Look around with Cliff Michelmore, Derek Hart, Alan Whicker, Fyfe Robertson, Trevor Philpott, Kenneth Allsop, Macdonald Hastings with Robin Hall, Jimmie Macgregor.


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Derek Hart
Reporter: Alan Whicker
Reporter: Fyfe Robertson
Reporter: Trevor Philpott
Reporter: Kenneth Allsop
Reporter: Macdonald Hastings
Singer: Robin Hall
Singer/guitarist: Jimmie Macgregor
Associate producer: Antony Jay
Associate producer: Gordon Watkins
Associate producer: Tony Essex
Assistant editor: Alasdair Milne
Editor: Donald Baverstock

: Headline News

: The Tab Hunter Show: Operation Iceberg

Further adventures of a Bachelor at Large.
[Starring] Tab Hunter as Paul Morgan

Paul can always find plenty of pretty girls, but a good housekeeper is a far rarer bird. When the invaluable Thelma leaves him he is prepared to go to any lengths to get her back.


Paul Morgan: Tab Hunter
Peter Fairfield: Richard Erdman
John Larsen: Jerome Cowan
Leila Westbrook: Pat Crowley
Thelma: Reta Shaw

: Amateur Boxing: Southern Counties A.B.A. v. The Lower Rhineland

Direct from the Winter Garden, Eastbourne.
BBC Outside Broadcast cameras cover some of the principal contests.


Commentator: Harry Carpenter
Television presentation: A. P. Wilkinson

: Three Ring Circus

by Jack Gerson.
Starring Andrew Cruickshank and John Breslin
From Scotland
(BBC recording)
Who is the sad young man in the raincoat? Inspector Corbeau uses his own peculiar methods to find out.


Writer: Jack Gerson
Special sound effects by: BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Designer: Douglas Duncan
Producer: James MacTaggart
Paul: John Breslin
Trapeze man: William Thomson
Elena: Hilary Paterson
Sergeant: Patrick Newell
Marx: Arnold Diamond
Inspector Corbeau: Andrew Cruickshank
Middle-aged man: Frank Eynstone
Ferdinand: Richard Shaw
Madame Franchard: Edna Morris
Phillipe: Frank Duncan
Kursaal: William Mervyn
Sonia: Nora Laidlaw
Wanda: Irene Sunters
Soboleff: David Garth

: The News

: The Brains Trust

meets this evening to answer your questions.
The members this week are: The Rt. Rev. Stephen F. Bayne, Dr. W. Grey Walter, Marghanita Laski, John Wain.
Chairman, Norman Fisher
Questions should be addressed to: 'The Brains Trust', [address removed]


Panellist: The Rt. Rev. Stephen F. Bayne
Panellist: Dr. W. Grey Walter
Panellist: Marghanita Laski
Panellist: John Wain
Chairman: Norman Fisher
Producer: John Furness

: Late Night News

followed by Weather; Road Works Report and Close Down

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