Programme Index

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Practical help for the housewife.
Presented by Joan Gilbert.

A selection of new hats chosen by Violet Ellingham.

Cooking for Coronation Day
Marguerite Patten shows how to make more dishes in readiness for the great day.

Round the Shops
Margot Lovell reports.


Joan Gilbert
Hats selecter (Millinery):
Violet Ellingham
Cook (Cooking for Coronation Day):
Marguerite Patten
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 television film)
(to 16.15)


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

Children's Newsreel

Skippy Smith goes to the Circus
A schoolboy adventure story by Vera Cook.
Second performance next Sunday

(to 17.45)


Writer (Skippy Smith goes to the Circus):
Vera Cook
Producer (Skippy Smith goes to the Circus):
Vivian Milroy
Settings (Skippy Smith goes to the Circus):
John Cooper
'Skippy' Smith:
Anthony Lang
'Porky' Williams:
Anthony Selby
'Lanky' Jones:
Colin Campbell
P.C. Pepper:
Philip Dale
Fairground barker:
Philip Godfrey
Circus clown - Beppo:
Morton Lowry
Circus clown - Bombo:
Tony van Bridge
Bulgar - Alf:
Robert Perceval
Bulgar - Joe:
Freddie Fowler
Edwin Richfield

A fortnightly programme in which a panel of experts is challenged to identify a series of unusual objects.
The Experts:
James Laver, Keeper of Engravings, Illustrations, and Design, Victoria and Albert Museum
Thomas Bodkin, Former Director of the Barber Institute and Professor of Fine Arts at Birmingham University
Mrs. Sah Oved
The Challenger: Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle
Chairman: Glyn Daniel, Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge


James Laver
Thomas Bodkin
Mrs. Sah Oved
Glyn Daniel
Presented by:
David Attenborough

BBC Television

About this data

This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More