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Practical help for the housewife.
Presented by Joan Gilbert.

Kitchen Equipment
Joan Robins reports on a discussion held with other housewives on this subject.

Home Decoration
W. P. Matthew papers the wall he prepared last week.

Round the Shops
Margot Lovell reports.


Joan Gilbert
Reporter (Kitchen Equipment):
Joan Robins
Item presenter (Home Decoration):
W. P. Matthew
Reporter (Round the Shops):
Margot Lovell
Edited and produced by:
S. E. Reynolds

For the very young
Maria Bird brings Andy to play with your small children and invites them to join in songs and games.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
(A BBC film)
(to 16.15)


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

Ducks and Geese
A visit to the Gloucestershire grounds of the Severn Wildfowl Trust where Peter Scott welcomes you to a private view of this world-famous collection of water birds.

Children's Newsreel

Many Moons
A fairy-tale by James Thurber.
Adapted for television by Felix Felton.
Second performance next Sunday


Presenter (Ducks and Geese):
Peter Scott
Author (Many Moons):
James Thurber
Adapter (Many Moons):
Felix Felton
Production (Many Moons):
Rex Tucker
Settings (Many Moons):
Stephen Taylor
Felix Felton
Princes Lenore:
Barbara Brown
Royal Physician:
John Deverell
Lord High Chamberlain:
John Vere
Royal Wizard:
Reginald Barratt
Royal Mathematician:
Geoffrey Wincott
Court Jester:
Elton Hayes
Royal Goldsmith:
John Franklyn

A fortnightly programme in which a panel of experts is challenged to identify a series of unusual objects.
The experts include:
Sir Mortimer Wheeler, Professor of Archaeology in the University of London
Thomas Bodkin, Former Director of the Barber Institute, and Professor of Fine Arts at Birmingham University
W. E. Swinton, Principal Scientific Officer, Natural History Museum, London
The Challenger: Leicester Museum
Chairman, Glyn Daniel, Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge


Sir Mortimer Wheeler
Thomas Bodkin
W. E. Swinton
Glyn Daniel
Paul Johnstone

A visit to the Royal Albert Hall, London, to see some of the final stages of this tournament, which attracted twelve thousand entries.
It is hoped to include the finals of the men's singles and the final of a special international invitation championship in which Victor Barna, Richard Bergmann, Johnny Leach, and Aubrey Simons take part.


Victor Barna
Richard Bergmann
Johnny Leach
Aubrey Simons
Max Robertson

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