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A light-hearted demonstration.
Early-Victorian advice on Manners and Etiquette, and Hints to Husbands and Wives, concisely portrayed by Daphne Oxenford and Leonard Sachs.
The present-day approach, introduced by Tony East and illustrated by members of a weekend 'Charm School' run by the London Union of Girls' and Mixed Clubs.
See page 38


Tony East
Devised and produced by:
Tony Gibson
Daphne Oxenford
Leonard Sachs

A programme for the very young
Maria Bird brings Andy to play with your small children and invites them to join in songs and games.
Julia Williams sings the songs
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings

(to 16.00)


Narrator/script, music and settings:
Maria Bird
Julia Williams
Audrey Atterbury
Molly Gibson

by Noel Streatfeild.
Adapted for television and produced by Pamela Brown.
The action takes place in a vicarage in South London.
(Jeremy Spenser is appearing in 'His House in Order' at the New Theatre)

(to 18.00)


Noel Streatfeild
Pamela Brown
Richard Henry
Mrs. Bell (Cathy):
Betty Hardy
Jeremy Spenser
Jane Bough
Sonya Davenport
Mr. Bell (Alex):
Anthony Woodruff
David Spenser
Miss Bloggs:
Hester Paton Brown
null Mocha
Peter Bathurst

The Training of Parachute Troops
This programme shows how the various stages of ground training develop in the men the necessary skill and confidence. Weather permitting, viewers will see a series of descents made from a balloon eight hundred feet up. One of the television mobile cameras will be in a cage suspended from a second balloon six hundred feet up
The men taking part are Territorials. and members of the Middlesex Yeomanry (T.A.). 16th Airborne Division Signals Regiment. They are trained by the No. 1 Parachute School, Royal Air Force.
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Bill Allenby
Barrie Edgar
Produced for television by:
Alan Chivers

A chronicle in five parts of fifty years of show business.
(Second performance of the programme on August 6)


Rex Rienits
Production numbers staged by:
Freddie Carpenter
Stephen Bundy
Michael Mills
Orchestra directed by:
Eric Robinson
Musical research:
Joseph Murrells
Vicky Schofield:
Nicolette Roeg
Vicky Schofield, as a child:
Suzanne Gibbs
Bedelia Fox:
Anne Trego
Dai Lewis:
Anthony Oliver
Gerald Wedgewood-Smith:
Michael Evans
Gerald Wedgewood-Smith as a child:
Michael Croudson
John Runciman:
Gordon Davies
Jennifer Runciman:
Nicolette Roeg
Sylvia Hannaford:
Sylvia Clarke
Monsieur Raoul:
Ferdy Mayne
Richard Hamell:
Ray Jackson
Jacqueline Lacey
Pub strategist:
Peter Butterworth
Other parts played by:
Cameron Hall
Other parts played by:
Humphrey Morton
Other parts played by:
John Benson
Other parts played by:
Walter Horsburgh
Other parts played by:
Gordon Bell
Other parts played by:
Leonard Davies
Other parts played by:
Nora Nicholson
Other parts played by:
Edward Chaffers
The Players:
Irene Manning
The Players:
Bill O'Connor
The Players:
Lois Green
The Players:
Billy Tasker
The Players:
Jean Inglis
The Players:
Peter Glover
The Players:
Judith Whittaker
The Players:
Brian Blades
The Players:
Mary Budd
The Players:
Allan Gabriel
The Players:
Joy Harvey
The Players:
Roma Boswall
The Players:
Mary Reynolds
The Players:
Joy Carter
The Players:
Peta Parry
The Players:
Patricia Brooks
Wilfred Johns
Kyle Adair
Garth Stacey
Dennis Taylor
Peter Chivers

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