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The thirty-seventh International Motor Exhibition is in progress at Earl's Court, London. This afternoon, the majority of motor manufacturers are sending one 1953 model to be televised.
Held under the auspices of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders at the Chiswick Training Centre, by permission of the London Transport Executive.
(to 16.15)

Contributors

Commentator:
Raymond Baxter
Commentator:
Bill Hartley
Presented by:
Michael Henderson

with Humphrey Lestocq and Mr. Turnip.

Robert Harbin with some tricks up his sleeve.

The Steve Race Corner

Stranger from Space: 2 - Return Journey
by Hazel Adair and Ronald Marriott.

Hank Rides Again
with Francis Coudrill who writes the story, speaks the voices, draws and animates the pictures.

(to 18.00)

Contributors

Devised and produced by:
Michael Westmore
Presenter:
Humphrey Lestocq
Mr. Turnip (Manipulation):
Joy Laurey
Mr. Turnip (voice):
Peter Hawkins
Magician:
Robert Harbin
Pianist (The Steve Race Corner):
Steve Race
Writer (Stranger from Space):
Hazel Adair
Writer (Stranger from Space):
Ronald Marriott
Bilaphodorus:
Michael Newell
Ian Spencer:
Brian Smith
John Armitage:
John Gabriel
Pamela Vernon:
Isabel George
Delpho:
Bruce Beeby
Writer/voices/illustrator/animator (Hank Rides Again):
Francis Coudrill

A serial in six parts by Francis Durbridge.

Contributors

Writer:
Francis Durbridge
Producer:
Martyn C. Webster
Settings:
Frederick Knapman
Edward Schroder:
Peter Coke
Mark Fenton:
Hector Ross
Det.-Inspector Austin:
Raymond Huntley
C.I.D. photographer:
James Beattie
Det.-Sgt. Lewis:
Alun Owen
Colonel Wyman:
Ivan Samson
Sister Rogers:
Elizabeth Maude
Mrs. Terry:
Lilian Christine
Robin Terry:
David Peel
A nurse:
Nancy Manningham
Wade:
Reginald Hearne
Morgan:
Duncan McIntyre
Linda Brooks:
Pamela Galloway
Sir Oliver Peters:
Arthur Ridley
Dr. Andrew Sefton:
Hugh Kelly

Vic Oliver invites you to This is Show Business
featuring leading personalities of the entertainment world:
Diana Wynyard, John Mills, Vanessa Lee, Dick Bentley, Jimmy Young, Cyril Fletcher, Maisie and Frank Mumford's Puppet Parade, The Television Toppers
British Concert Orchestra
(Leader, Andrew Brown)

Contributors

Presenter/Comedian:
Vic Oliver
Performer:
Diana Wynyard
Performer:
John Mills
Performer:
Vanessa Lee
Comedian:
Dick Bentley
Singer:
Jimmy Young
Comedian:
Cyril Fletcher
Puppeteer:
Maisie Mumford
Puppeteer:
Frank Mumford
Dancers:
The Television Toppers
Musicians:
British Concert Orchestra
Leader:
Andrew Brown
Script:
Gale Pedrick
Decor:
John Cooper
Assistant Conductor:
Jack Walker
Producer:
Bill Ward

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