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for the Feast of the Holy Family from St. Anne's Roman Catholic Cathedral, Leeds; sung by the Rt. Rev. J. C. Heenan, D.D., Bishop of Leeds, who also preaches the sermon.
Ecce Sacerdos magnus (Victoria)
Mass: Aeterna Christi munera (Palestrina)
Offertory Motet: Hodie Christus natus est (Palestrina)
Communion Motet: O Sacrum Convivium (Victoria)
The ceremony is described by Father Agnellus Andrew, O.F.M.
(to 13.10)

Contributors

Sung by/preacher:
The Rev. J. C. Heenan
Ceremony described by:
Father Agnellus Andrew
Organist:
Fred Walker
Choirmaster:
John T. Boorman

Adolphus
The adventures of a cart horse, drawn by Lois Castellain.

Children's Newsreel

Our Village
Leslie Hardern gives you some ideas for making a toy village.

A Theatre of Little Toys
An excerpt from Podrecca's Piccoli Theatre ('Theatre of Little People')
Televised from the Princes Theatre, London.
Introduced by Michael Henderson.
A special performance before an invited audience, by arrangement with Jack Hylton and L. Leonidoff

(to 18.00)

Contributors

Artist (Adolphus):
Lois Castellain
Presenter (Our Village):
Leslie Hardern
Presenter (A Theatre of Little Toys):
Michael Henderson
Television presentation (A Theatre of Little Toys):
Antony Craxton

From the Empire Pool, Wembley.
A special performance before an invited audience, by arrangement with Tom Arnold and Sir Arthur Elvin.

The Maxwells, Chocolate and Company
Ladies and Gentlemen of the Chorus
Frederick Gommer's Choir
The Empire Pool Orchestra
under the direction of Bertram Willis

Contributors

Devised and produced by:
Gerald Palmer
Choreography:
Beatrice Livesey
Ice skaters:
The Maxwells
Performers:
Chocolate and Company
Singers:
Ladies and Gentlemen of the Chorus
Singers:
Frederick Gommer's Choir
Musicians:
The Empire Pool Orchestra
Under the direction of:
Bertram Willis
Decor:
Edward Delaney
Original music composed by:
Reginald Swinney
Costumes designed by:
Anthony Holland
Book:
Stanley Lloyd
Adapted for ice presentation by:
Stanley Lloyd
Adapted for ice presentation by:
Gerald Palmer
Commentator:
Berkeley Smith
Presented for television by:
Alan Chivers
The Evil Witch:
Leslie Lugg
Fairy Stardust:
Margo McMenemy
The Prime Minister:
Len Stewart
The Lord Chamberlain:
Eddie Ward
King Marmaduke:
Michael Oxley
Princess Mirabelle, his daughter:
Gloria Nord
Captain Valentine, of the King's Guard:
Daphne Walker
Humpty Dumpty:
Anne Rogers
Mantha, his mother:
Eric Waite
Jack Frost:
Andre Calame
The Golden Spirit:
Arthur Apfel
The Chancellor of the Exchequer:
William Chappell
The Minister of War:
Tony Clarke
The Admiral of the Fleet:
James Gullett
The Royal Cellarman:
John McCord
King Arthur of the Round Table:
James Gullett
Voices of the principal speaking artists:
Jane Hilary
Voices of the principal speaking artists:
David Crosse
Voices of the principal speaking artists:
Reginald Matthews
Voices of the principal speaking artists:
J. Grant Anderson
Voices of the principal speaking artists:
Jan Haley
Voices of the principal speaking artists:
Pat Chaplin
Voices of the principal speaking artists:
Susan Paul

with Lady Barnett, David Nixon, Gilbert Harding and a guest trying to find the answers and Eamonn Andrews to see fair play.
('What's My Line?' was devised by Mark Goodson and Bill Todman, and is presented by arrangement with C.B.S. of America and Maurice Winnick)

Contributors

Panellist:
Lady Barnett
Panellist:
David Nixon
Panellist:
Gilbert Harding
Chairman:
Eamonn Andrews
Presented by:
Dicky Leeman

Podrecca's Piccoli Theatre
An excerpt from the world-famous Italian marionette show.
Televised from the Princes-Theatre, London.
Introduced by Michael Henderson.
A special performance before an invited audience, by arrangement with Jack Hylton and L. Leonidoff.
This puppet company, now in its fortieth year, contains twelve hundred characters and works with twenty manipulators. It has appeared on all the principal stages in the world.

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Henderson
Television presentation by:
Antony Craxton

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