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The Dragon who was Kind
A story told by Hugh Gee.

5.10 Cartoonist Corner
Charles Cole and his Magic Chalks

5.20 Children's Newsreel

5.40-6.0 Nature Calendar
A seasonal programme about birds, flowers, and animals.
In the chair, Freddy Grisewood

Contributors

Storyteller (The Dragon who was Kind):
Hugh Gee
Cartoonist (Cartoonist Corner):
Charles Cole
Chairman (Nature Calendar):
Freddy Grisewood
Presented by (Nature Calendar):
Nan MacDonald

Third visit

Keep It Clean
Bill Hartley demonstrates the best methods of washing the car, whether by hose or sponge and bucket, so that it looks its best on holiday.

Barrie Edgar talks to motorists as they pull in at the Service Station.

Contributors

Item presenter (Keep it Clean):
Bill Hartley
Interviewer:
Barrie Edgar
Presented by:
Michael Henderson

A Humorous Slant on Current Affairs.
With Patricia Hartley, Patricia Hastings, Ivan Staff, Christopher Hewett, Sidney Vivian, Barry McGregor, Oliver Burt, Jean Webster Brough,Tony Hancock, Betty Blackler, Ysanne Churchman.

Contributors

Commentator:
Lionel Gamlin
Script edited and compiled by:
Godfrey Harrison
Orchestra directed by:
Eric Robinson
Settings:
Richard Greenough
Producer:
Gilchrist Calder
Performer:
Patricia Hartley
Performer:
Patricia Hastings
Performer:
Ivan Staff
Performer:
Christopher Hewett
Performer:
Sidney Vivian
Performer:
Barry McGregor
Performer:
Oliver Burt
Performer:
Jean Webster Brough
The Civil Servant:
Tony Hancock
Performer:
Betty Blackler
Performer:
Ysanne Churchman

visits the British Sports and Games Flair where the man in the street is invited to test his skill at a variety of sports, and where tonight a Midlands team challenges a team from the South in a special television contest.
From the Royal Horticultural Hall, London.
(See page 40)

Contributors

Commentator:
Max Robertson
Commentator:
Bill Latto
Producer:
Berkeley Smith

by Oscar Wilde
Presented by the Hogarth Puppets
Directed by Jan Bussell and Ann Hogarth with shadow puppets and designs by Lotte Reiniger
(See page 40)

Contributors

Author:
Oscar Wilde
Directed by (The Hogarth Puppets)/Voices:
Jan Bussell
Directed by (The Hogarth Puppets)/Voices:
Ann Hogarth
Shadow puppets and designs:
Lotte Reiniger
Voices:
Robert Speaight
Voices:
Sally Bussell
Voices:
Jack Whitehead
Music:
Margaret Tudor Evans
Presented by:
Philip Bate

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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