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Muffin the Mule
Muffin and his friends welcome a lady visitor from France and find their manners need a little polishing.
Jennifer and Peter Thompson, with Muffin acting as the final judge, choose drawings for Muffin's Theatre.

Meet the Maoris
Inia Te Wiata and Beryl McMillan show how New Zealand Maoris live and how they use hot springs for washing and cooking.

Busy Bees
This film shows how bees build and defend their hives. Don't be surprised if a single bee fills your television screen.

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Judge (Muffin the Mule):
Jennifer Thompson
Judge (Muffin the Mule):
Peter Thompson
Arranged and written by (Muffin the Mule):
Annette Mills
Arranged and written by (Muffin the Mule):
Ann Hogarth
Presenter (Meet the Maoris):
Inia Te Wiata
Presenter (Meet the Maoris):
Beryl McMillan
Peter Thompson

A comedy by Emlyn Williams.
The action of the play takes place in William Byrd's house near Ongar, Essex, and in Richard Burbage's house, in Shoreditch.
The time is Spring, 1600.
(Second performance on Thursday at 8.30 p.m.)
(Rupert Davies appears by permission of London Films, Ltd.)


Emlyn Williams
Douglas Allen
Music composed and arranged by:
Herbert Menges
Settings Designer:
Stephen Bundy
Michael Nightingale
Tom Webster
Ann Byrd:
Jessica Spencer
Mistress Byrd:
Margery Bryce
Master John Kynaston:
Clive Ryder
Salathiel Pavy (Sally):
Barry MacGregor
Henry Condell:
Rupert Davies
Will Kempe:
Victor Woolf
Ned Pope:
Cameron Miller
Mother Harelip:
Winifred Hill
Winifred Burbage:
Edna Morris
Tom Day:
Roy Dean
Augustin Phillips:
John Vere
Grizzy Frost:
Ysanne Churchman
George Pearce:
Miles Manderson
Ben Cook:
Barry Steele
Richard Burbage:
Andrew Cruickshank
Kit Cooper:
John Fitzgerald
Harry Quashie
Lady Ooperario:
Joan Maude
Another visitor:
Margery Bryce

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