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Midsummer Eve: 1: Miss Pussy gives a present to the fairies
Gladys Young tells another story about Miss Pussy from 'The Enormous Apple Pie', by Diana Ross.

Children's Newsreel

The Young Discovery
A play written for television by Joan Selby-Lowndes.
The action takes place in the Carters' home in South London, and backstage at a London Theatre.
Time, the present
(Previously televised last Thursday)

(to 18.00)


Storyteller (Midsummer Eve):
Gladys Young
Writer (Midsummer Eve):
Diana Ross
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

with Roy Rich in the chair and Elizabeth Gray, Kenneth Horne, Paul Jennings, Patricia Cutts finding the letters.
(Patricia Cutts is appearing in 'Four Winds' at the Olympia Theatre, Dublin)


Roy Rich
Elizabeth Gray
Kenneth Horne
Paul Jennings
Patricia Cutts
Special effects:
Alfred Wurmser
Game devised by:
Polly S. Cowan
Game devised by:
Louis G. Cowan
Presented by:
Dicky Leeman

A drama by T. S. Eliot.
Introduced by Henry Sherek.
A special performance before an invited audience from the stage of the Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh.


T. S. Eliot
Henry Sherek
Hutchinson Scott
E. Martin Browne
Presented for television by:
Michael Henderson
Lucasta Angel:
Margaret Leighton
Colby Simpkins:
Denholm Elliot
B Kaghan:
Peter Jones
Lady Elizabeth Mulhammer:
Isabel Jeans
Sir Claude Mulhammer:
Paul Rogers

A farce by Glenn Melvyn.
[Starring] Arthur Askey in an excerpt from The Love Match
A special performance before an invited audience from the stage of the Grand Theatre, Blackpool.


Glenn Melvyn
Richard Bird
David de Bethel
Presented for television by:
Keith Rogers
Sal Brown:
Thora Hird
Arthur Ford:
Jay Denyer
Bill Brown:
Arthur Askey
Rose Brown:
Anthea Askey
Wally Binns:
Glenn Melvyn
Alt Hall:
Danny Ross
Emma Binns:
Barbara Miller
Percy Brown:
Ian Gardiner
Janet Davies

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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