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The Festival of Britain has focused attention on the ingenuity of British inventors.
Do you suffer from an inferiority complex? If so, the Morale Raiser on view daily in the Lion and Unicorn Pavilion of London's South Bank Exhibition will interest you. Does tobacco smoke upset you? Or perhaps you dislike walking up hill? Then you should meet W. O. Murgatroyd who shows some of his queer inventions to Berkeley Smith in the South Bank television studio tonight.

Contributors

Inventor:
W. O. Murgatroyd
Presenter:
Berkeley Smith
Presented by:
Keith Rogers

for Nat Allen and his Orchestra with Carole Carr, Ken Crossley, 'Mrs. Shufflewick',Irving Davies, Lisbeth Kearns and including 'Lucky Dip' and 'Tune with a Tale'.

Contributors

Musicians:
Nat Allen and his Orchestra
Singer:
Carole Carr
Singer:
Ken Crossley
Singer:
'Mrs. Shufflewick'
Dancer:
Irving Davies
Performer:
Lisbeth Kearns
Presented by:
Bryan Sears

This week Philip Harben goes to Lancashire for the traditional fare of Wakes' Weeks.
Boiling fowls are seasonable in August and housewives in the North have found a way to make them festive and tender by an ingenious recipe, which is demonstrated in conjunction with Manchester Pudding, a favourite North-Country 'afters'.
(To be repeated on Wednesday at 3.0)

Contributors

Cook:
Philip Harben
Producer:
S.E. Reynolds

A 'beat-the-panel' entertainment devised by Mark Goodson and Bill Todman with a panel of experts and Eamonn Andrews to see fair play.
("What's My Line?" is televised by arrangement with the Columbia Broadcasting System and Maurice Winnick)

Contributors

Chairman:
Eamonn Andrews
Devised by:
Mark Goodson
Devised by:
Bill Todman
Presented by:
T. Leslie Jackson

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