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Punch and Judy
Percy Press pays another visit.

The Fox and the Thrush
A cartoon film made recently in Russia shows how a clever little thrush prevents his family from being harmed by a fox. The story is told in English by Nina Burch.

Wild Flowers
Do you know the names of the wild flowers you can find during the holidays? F.H. Grisewood and Frank Ballard from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, give you some of the answers.

First a film. Then George Cansdale, Assistant Superintendent of the Zoological Society, shows a young friend how to rear newts.
(to 17.00)


Puppeteer (Punch and Judy):
Percy Press
Narrator (The Fox and the Thrush):
Nina Burch
Presenter (Wild Flowers):
F. H. Grisewood
Presenter (Wild Flowers):
Frank Ballard
Presenter (Newts):
George Cansdale
Caryl Doncaster

A comedy by Ben Jonson.
[Starring] Cecil Trouncer

The scene is laid in Venice.


Ben Jonson
Arranged for television and produced by:
Stephen Harrison
Barry Learoyd
Volpone, the fox:
Cecil Trouncer
Mosca, the fly:
Alan Wheatley
Voltore, the vulture:
Mark Dignam
Corbaccio, the raven:
Stanley Lathbury
Corvino, the crow:
Aubrey Dexter
Visitor to Venice:
Barry Phelps
Visitor to Venice:
Ronald Long
Celia, Corvino's wife:
Jessica Spencer
Bonario, Corbaccio's son:
Gordon Davies
First magistrate:
Keith Pyott
Second magistrate:
John Vere
Third magistrate:
John Burch
Others taking part:
Harold Chapin
Others taking part:
John Baker
Others taking part:
Tom Webster
Others taking part:
Kenneth Osborne
Others taking part:
Cyril Hardingham
Others taking part:
Eric Lindsay

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