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Eyes and Hands
R. G. Broadhurst shows you how to make linocuts.

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The Secret of High Peak Farm
A mystery play written for television by Anthony C. Wilson.
The action takes place at High Peak Farm, Derbyshire, in the Peak District.
Time, December 1952
(Anthony Sharp and Gwynne Whitby are appearing in 'For Better, For Worse' at the Comedy Theatre, London)

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Presenter (Eyes and Hands):
R. G. Broadhurst
Writer (The Secret of High Peak Farm):
Anthony C. Wilson
Producer (The Secret of High Peak Farm):
Hazel Wilkinson
Miss Rogers:
Ilona Ference
Elizabeth, the housekeeper:
Pearl Dadswell
Maurice Kendal:
Christopher Langley
Nicky Graham:
Alaric Cotter
Mrs. Kendal:
Gwynne Whitby
Mr. Kendal:
Anthony Sharp
Colonel Mowbray:
Robert Sansom
Tom Scriven:
Ian Wallace
Professor Lawton:
Oliver Burt

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


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

An espionage thriller by Harald Bratt.
Adapted for television by Donald Bull.
[Starring] Robert Ayres, Faith Brook and Lee Patterson

The action takes place in the capital of a Central European Country, in and near the American Embassy.
(Second performance: Thursday, 7.30)
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Harald Bratt
Donald Bull
Rudolph Cartier
Stephen Taylor
Colonel Mark Cleaver, United States Military Attache:
Robert Ayres
Captain Tom Bryn, his assistant:
Lee Patterson
Miss Gray, his secretary:
Jean Anderson
John Orwell, Press Attache:
Philip Vickers
Evelyn, the Ambassador's wife:
Natalie Benesch
Helen Quaid, her friend:
Faith Brook
The Ambassador:
Stanley Maxted
Harold Kasket
George Herbert
Doctor Horn:
Arnold Marle
Derek Prouse
A Martinez

Professor Charles A. Coulson, F.R.S., speaks about the relation between his work as a scientist and his beliefs as a Christian.
Professor Coulson, who has just returned from a scientific conference in Japan, it Rouse Ball Professor of Applied Mathematics at the University of Oxford.


Professor Charles A. Coulson

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