Programme Index

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Practical help for the housewife.
Presented by Joan Griffiths.

Helena Reid shows some new styles of pleating and demonstrates how to adapt them to your own special needs.

Marguerite Patten brings back from her Scandinavian holiday some ideas for dishes that could easily be made in this country.

Round the Shops
Margot Lovell reports.


Joan Griffiths
Item presenter (Pleating):
Helena Reid
Item presenter (Cookery):
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

The Young Discovery
A play written for television by Joan Selby-Lowndes.
The action takes place in the Carter's home in South London, and backstage of a London theatre.
Time: the present
Second performance next Sunday

(to 17.50)


Writer (The Young Discovery):
Joan Selby-Lowndes
Settings (The Young Discovery):
Michael Yates
Producer (The Young Discovery):
Hazel Wilkinson
Michael Carter:
Sonny Doran
Mrs. Carter:
Maureen Pryor
Jane Carter:
Patricia Lowi
Nellie Sprockett:
Pamela Barnard
Bill, the stage door keeper:
C. Denier Warren
Marie Palmer:
Jane Welsh
Geoffrey Triskett:
Hugh Munro
Manager of the theatre:
Ernest Jay
Samuel Foote:
Wilfred Caithness
Elizabeth Farren:
Vari Falconer

A comedy-thriller by P. N. Walker-Taylor.
[Starring] Patrick Barr, Peter Cushing, and Ursula Howells
(Ursula Howells broadcasts by permission of the Associated British Picture Corporation)
(Second performance: for details see Sunday at 8.0)


P. N. Walker-Taylor
Lionel Harris
Gilbert Peko:
Patrick Barr
Seppi Fredericks:
Peter Cushing
Ursula Howells

Television's newest game with Peter West in the chair and Pat Kirkwood, Helen Cherry, Michael Pertwee and a Guest asking the questions.
(Guess My Story is from an idea by W. Taylor)


Peter West
Pat Kirkwood
Helen Cherry
Michael Pertwee
Original drawings:
David Langdon
Presented by:
Brian Tester

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