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Lawn Tennis
A visit to the Queen's Club where Joe Pearce, the well-known coach, gives instruction to some of the junior members. The programme is introduced by Barrie Edgar.

4.30 Children's Theatre
Bertha Waddell and her company, well known to children in many parts of the country, in a surprise programme of nursery rhymes, folk songs, sea shanties, mimes, and short plays.
Artists taking part include Bertha Waddell, Jenny J. Waddell, Agnes Leitch, Jon Whatson, Don Tasker, and David Booth.

(to 17.15)


Coach (Lawn Tennis):
Joe Pearce
Presenter (Lawn Tennis):
Barrie Edgar
Performer (Children's Theatre):
Bertha Waddell
Performer (Children's Theatre):
Jenny J. Waddell
Performer (Children's Theatre):
Agnes Leitch
Performer (Children's Theatre):
Jon Whatson
Performer (Children's Theatre):
Don Tasker
Performer (Children's Theatre):
David Booth
Caryl Doncaster

A light comedy by A.P. Dearsley
Adapted for television by Fred O'Donovan
The scene is the top floor studio of a Chelsea boarding-house
John Arnatt's stage production (By arrangement with Peter Saunders)

(Second performance on Thursday at 8.30 p.m.)


A.P. Dearsley
Adapted by:
Fred O'Donovan
Stage Production:
John Arnatt
Archie Watson:
William Hodge
Vanda Godsell
Hugh Fletcher:
Peter Walter
Mrs. Hoop:
Margot Bryant
Helen Bligh:
Victoria Hopper
Georgina Whittaker:
Gina Beyan
Captain Whittaker:
Kenneth Kove
William Bligh:
John Farries Moss

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This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More