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The Zoo
A special visit to Pets Corner, with Barrie Edgar introducing Dumbo the baby elephant and other animals.

Grey Rabbit and the Wandering Hedgehog
Another story in the 'Little Grey Rabbit' series by Alison Uttley.
Arranged and told by Ann Hogarth and Jan Bussell with their glove puppets.

Glove Puppets for Muffin's Theatre
Peter and Jennifer ask Jan Bussell to show how the glove puppets for Muffin's play can be made and what materials are needed.

The Chimpanzee's Tea-Party
In response to many requests the Chimpanzees are invited to a special Sunday tea-party. Richard Dimbleby introduces them to you.

(to 18.00)


Presenter (The Zoo):
Barrie Edgar
Writer (Grey Rabbit and the Wandering Hedgehog):
Alison Uttley
Puppeteer (Grey Rabbit and the Wandering Hedgehog):
Ann Hogarth
Puppeteer (Grey Rabbit and the Wandering Hedgehog)/Maker (Glove Puppets for Muffin's Theatre):
Jan Bussell
Presenter (The Chimpanzee's Tea-Party):
Richard Dimbleby
Alan Chivers
S. E. Reynolds
Keith Rogers

A comedy by Ivan Turgenev freely adapted by Miles Malleson.
The scene is the home of Stupendev, Town Clerk of a small place in the Province of St. Petersburg, about a hundred years ago.
(Second performance on Thursday at 8.50)


Ivan Turgenev
Miles Malleson
Stephen Harrison
Settings designer:
Richard Greenough
The Count's song composed by:
John Hotchkis
Tatiana Lieven
Michael Caborne
Miles Malleson
Vassilevna, the cook:
Madge Brindley
Apollo, the houseboy:
Alan Middleton
Count Lubin's secretary:
John Burch
Count Lubin:
Walter Hudd

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