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A Variety show composed entirely of artists new to television including Lino Farrugia (the Maltese Tenor), Tony Hancock and Derek Scott, Judy Kemp, Stewart and Matthews, Sunny Rogers.
Introduced by Frank Weir.


Lino Farrugia
Tony Hancock
Derek Scott
Judy Kemp
Stewart and Matthews
Sunny Rogers
Frank Weir
Orchestra under the direction of:
Eric Robinson
Richard Afton

A documentary - This is Britain
and a Charley Chase slapstick comedy - Manhattan Monkey Business
Charley Chase in a slapstick comedy film. Charley, unable to pay his bill in a smart restaurant, is engaged as a waiter with unfortunate results.
(to 16.00)


Charley aka Francois (Manhattan Monkey Business):
Charley Chase

A television magazine introduced by McDonald Hobley.

Inspector Gribble Investigates
A series by John P. Wynn.
with Frank Foster as the Inspector.

Cue for Music
A musical guest.

Puzzle Corner with Ronnie Waldman

It Happened to Me!
Celebrities tell us their worst moment.

Better or Worse! with Cliff Gordon and Diana Decker

Nat Allen and his Orchestra

All correspondence in connection with this programme should be addressed to 'Kaleidoscope', [address removed]


McDonald Hobley
Bill Ward
Writer (Inspector Gribble Investigates):
John P. Wynn
Inspector Gribble (Inspector Gribble Investigates):
Frank Foster
Presenter (Puzzle Corner):
Ronnie Waldman
[Actor] (Better or Worse!):
Cliff Gordon
[Actress] (Better or Worse!):
Diana Decker
Nat Allen and his Orchestra

Stephen Laird of Columbia Broadcasting System explains with maps and film how citizens of the United States will elect their first post-war President tomorrow.
Three Americans in London describe the policies and personalities of Truman, Dewey, and Wallace.
Edward Murrow, distinguished American broadcaster, in a special message from New York gives viewers a last-minute picture of the candidates' chances.


Stephen Laird
Edward Murrow
Programme arranged by:
Jacqueline Kennish

BBC Television

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