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Direct from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
The Covent Garden Opera Trust presents The Sadler's Wells Ballet under the direction of Ninette de Valois

Symphonic Variations

The Three-Cornered Hat
Ballet by Martinez Sierra after a fable by Alarcon.
Guest artist, Leonide Massine

Contributors

Ballet under the direction of:
Ninette de Valois
Music (Symphonic Variations):
Cesar Franck
Decor and costumes (Symphonic Variations):
Sophie Fedorovitch
Choreography (Symphonic Variations):
Frederick Ashton
Solo pianist (Symphonic Variations):
Angus Morrison
Ballet by (The Three-Cornered Hat):
Martinez Sierra
After a fable by (The Three-Cornered Hat):
null Alarcon
Music (The Three-Cornered Hat):
Manuel de Falla
Choreography (The Three-Cornered Hat):
Leonide Massine
Scenery and costumes (The Three-Cornered Hat):
null Picasso
Musicians:
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Leader:
Joseph Shadwick
Conductor:
Constant Lambert
Conductor:
Geoffrey Corbett
Presented for television by:
D. H. Munro
Dancer (Symphonic Variations):
Moira Shearer
Dancer (Symphonic Variations):
Pamela May
Dancer (Symphonic Variations):
Gillian Lynne
Dancer (Symphonic Variations):
Michael Somes
Dancer (Symphonic Variations):
Alexander Grant
Dancer (Symphonic Variations):
John Hart
The Miller:
Leonide Massine
The Miller's Wife:
Violetta Prokhorova
The Governor:
John Hart
The Governor's Wife:
Paula Dunning
The Dandy:
Alexander Grant
Police:
David Davenport
Police:
Leslie Edwards
Police:
John Field
Police:
Stanley Hall
Police:
Terence Theobald
Police:
Alec Martin
Neighbour:
Gerd Larsen
Neighbour:
Avril Navarre
Neighbour:
Anne Gieves
Neighbour:
Rosemary Lindsay
Neighbour:
Margaret Sear
Neighbour:
Fiorella Keane
Neighbour:
Joan Grantham
Neighbour:
Dorothea Zaymes
Neighbour:
Richard Ellis
Neighbour:
Norman Thomson
Neighbour:
Paddy Stone
Neighbour:
Franklin White
Neighbour:
Paul Reymond
Neighbour:
Kenneth Melville
Neighbour:
Henry Legerton
Neighbour:
Anthony Burke
Jota:
Beryl Grey
Jota:
Moira Shearer
Jota:
Julia Farron
Jota:
Palma Nye
Jota:
Lorna Mossford
Jota:
Gillian Lynne
Jota:
Christine du Boulay
Fool:
Gilbert Brasler
Fool:
Gaston Lapere
Beggar:
Pirmin Aldabalde
Beggar:
Elizabeth Kennedy
Singer:
Vera Hoddinott

A magazine programme televised every second Friday.

Memory Man
Leslie Welch challenges all viewers to defeat him on any question about sport. He gives his answers impromptu and any viewer who 'stumps' him will be sent Savings Stamps to the value of fifteen shillings.

Tight Spot
A dramatic demonstration of some tips for self-defence by The Company of Film Stunt Specialists.

Meet Your Favourite Authors: 5: Richmal Crompton
A famous writer talks to viewers about the craft of writing.

Something Old
Something from London's past provided and demonstrated by permission of the London Museum.

Something New
Something from a British factory provided and demonstrated by permission of the Council of Industrial Design.

Something Borrowed
Viewers are invited to tell Kaleidoscope of any object they may own with a story attached to it. It will then be shown to viewers and the story told.

Something Blue
A song with the word 'blue' in the title. Viewers choose the song and Lind Joyce sings it.

How To
An expert comes each fortnight to show you how to do one of the simple things you have to do so often.

Watch that Faux Pas!
A painless demonstration of etiquette for every occasion, by Max Kester, Charles Irwin, George Stanford, and Georgina Cookson.

Programme introduced to viewers by McDonald Hobley and is edited and produced by John Irwin. All correspondence in connection with this programme should be addressed to: 'Kaleidoscope' [address removed]

Contributors

Presenter:
McDonald Hobley
Memory Man:
Leslie Welch
Speaker (Meet Your Favourite Authors):
Richmal Crompton
Singer (Something Blue):
Lind Joyce
Script (Watch that Faux Pas!):
Max Kester
[Actor] (Watch that Faux Pas!):
Max Kester
[Actor] (Watch that Faux Pas!):
Charles Irwin
[Actor] (Watch that Faux Pas!):
George Stanford
[Actress] (Watch that Faux Pas!):
Georgina Cookson
Editor/Producer:
John Irwin

Sacha Borstein and his Orchestra
with Alec Halls, Jean Telfer, Lorraine, Vicki Lester, Geoffrey Piddock and Laurie Lawrence.

Contributors

Musicians:
Sacha Borstein and his Orchestra
Comedian:
Alec Halls
Performer:
Jean Telfer
Performer:
null Lorraine
Performer:
Vicki Lester
Performer:
Geoffrey Piddock
Performer:
Laurie Lawrence
Producer:
Henry Caldwell

BBC Television

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