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Presentation of the Daily Mail National Children's Television Award 1953-54
See page 39

Sugar and Spice
A mixed bag of entertainment, interest, and a thrilling new serial.
Introduced by John Hewer.

The Lost Planet: 2: Zero Hour
by Angus MacVicar.
Adapted for television by the author.


Presenter (Sugar and Spice):
John Hewer
Author/Adapted by (The Lost Planet):
Angus MacVicar
Producer (The Lost Planet):
Kevin Sheldon
Jeremy Grant:
Peter Kerr
Janet Campbell:
Mary Law
Dr. McKinnon:
John Stuart
Spike Stranahan:
John Springett
Madge Smith:
Joan Allan
Professor Bergman:
Geoffrey Lumsden
Kurt Oppenheim:
John Pincombe

A serial in six parts by Francis Durbridge.
[Starring] Patrick Barr


Francis Durbridge
Alvin Rakoff
Richard Henry
Philip Chance:
Patrick Barr
Helen Teckman:
Pamela Alan
Ruth Wade:
Maureen Pryor
Major Harris:
Anthony Nicholls
Maurice Miller:
Peter Coke
David Jefferies:
James Raglan
Ivan Samson
Mrs. Lacey:
Margaret Boyd
Martin Teckman:
John Witty
Clare James

See columns 3 and 4 and page 39

A Gala Show at the Scala Theatre, London for the presentation of the 'Daily Mail' National Television Awards for 1953-4
With Terry-Thomas
Harry Locke, Leslie Mitchell, Fay Lenore, The Mathurins, The Keynotes, George Carden
The George Carden Dancers: Lisa Thawnton, Harry Cordwell, Joy Harvey, Eric de Paul, Mary Reynolds, Denny Bettis, Olga Roberts, Alan Gabriel, Robert Harrold, Pauline Innes, Gillian Lowe, Leslie Cooper
Introduced by Sylvia Peters and McDonald Hobley

The Awards
The Personality of the Year - McDonald Hobley
The Outstanding Actor - Peter Cushing
The Outstanding Actress - Irene Worth
The Best Play - Anastasia
The Most Entertaining Programme - What's My Line?
The Award for the Best Documentary or Factual Programme to the Outside Broadcasts Department for its work at the Coronation


null Terry-Thomas
Harry Locke
Leslie Mitchell
Fay Lenore
The Mathurins
The Keynotes
Dancer/Dance Arrangements:
George Carden
Dancer (The George Carden Dancers):
Lisa Thawnton
Dancer (The George Carden Dancers):
Harry Cordwell
Dancer (The George Carden Dancers):
Joy Harvey
Dancer (The George Carden Dancers):
Eric de Paul
Dancer (The George Carden Dancers):
Mary Reynolds
Dancer (The George Carden Dancers):
Denny Bettis
Dancer (The George Carden Dancers):
Olga Roberts
Dancer (The George Carden Dancers):
Alan Gabriel
Dancer (The George Carden Dancers):
Robert Harrold
Dancer (The George Carden Dancers):
Pauline Innes
Dancer (The George Carden Dancers):
Gillian Lowe
Dancer (The George Carden Dancers):
Leslie Cooper
Sylvia Peters
McDonald Hobley
Original Lyrics and Music:
David Croft
Original Lyrics and Music:
Cyril Ornadel
Orchestra conducted by:
Eric Robinson
Special Orchestrations:
Arthur Wilkinson
Stephen Taylor
The Outside Broadcast feature directed by:
Gilchrist Calder
Michael Mills

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