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Introduced by Jeanne Heal.

I'd like you to meet...
Richard Massingham film director and film actor.

Pastime
Gerald Morice talks about the Victorians and their pastimes, and shows toys from his collection.

Is This One Yours?
David Kossoff gives an impression of two kinds of husband.

Magic
Paula Baird makes magic for you.

Roll Up the Carpet
Sydney and Mary Thompson show how to dance the Gay Gordons.

Contributors

Presenter:
Jeanne Heal
Speaker (I'd like you to meet...):
Richard Massingham
Item presenter (Pastime):
Gerald Morice
[Actor] (Is This One Yours?):
David Kossoff
Magician (Magic):
Paula Baird
Dancer (Roll Up the Carpet):
Sydney Thompson
Dancer (Roll Up the Carpet):
Mary Thompson
Editor:
Jacqueline Kennish
Producer:
S. E. Reynolds

Maria Bird brings Andy to play with your small children and invites them to join in songs and games.
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
(A BBC telefilm of a previous programme)
(to 16.15)

Contributors

Narrator/Script, music and settings:
Maria Bird
Singer:
Gladys Whitred
Puppeteer:
Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer:
Molly Gibson

and introducing a few friends including: Donald Phillips, Louis Valentine, Peter Glover, Sheila Peers.
(Peter Glover appears by permission of the Pigalle Restaurant, London)

Contributors

Singer:
Donald Peers
Pianist:
Donald Phillips
Performer:
Louis Valentine
Dancer/choreography:
Peter Glover
Performer:
Sheila Peers
Orchestra conducted by:
George Melachrino
Script:
Godfrey Harrison
Producer:
Graeme Muir

by Giovacchino Forzano.
Translated by Victor Rietti who plays the part of Don Geronimo.
The action takes place in the year 1804 in the mountain village of Certaldo, near Siena, Italy.
(Previously televised on November 27, 1951)
(Peter Bennett is appearing in 'The Castle Spectre' at the Players' Theatre, London)

Contributors

Author:
Giovacchino Forzano
Translated by:
Victor Rietti
Producer:
Fred O'Donovan
Settings:
James Bould
Don Geronimo:
Victor Rietti
Maso:
Robert Rietty
Agnese:
Grace Arnold
Maria:
Catharina Ferraz
Mattea:
Petra Davies
The Doctor:
Peter Bennett
General Miollis:
Andre van Gyseghem
Captain Oddofredi:
Patrick Crean
Cecco:
Victor Baring
Spinoso:
Lewis Wilson
Friar Silvestro:
Keith Pyott
The Lawyer:
John van Eyssen
Cavaliere Dossi:
Oliver Johnston
Corporal Martiez:
Richard Butler
Lorenzo:
Forbes Knowles
Peasant:
Dera Cooper
Peasant:
Elizabeth Goodman
Peasant:
Pamela Humphrey
Peasant:
Marjorie Jarvis
Peasant:
Christopher John
Peasant:
Elizabeth Keen
Singer:
Mary Daniels

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