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From the grounds of Pendley Manor, Tring.

Dorian Williams describes a parade of the Whadden Chase Pack and introduces some contrasting types of hounds from the Midlands, Wales, and the North.

Murray Fieldhouse demonstrates his craft.

Open-Air Theatre
A drama group rehearses 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' for a summer Shakespeare Festival.


Item presenter (Hounds):
Dorian Williams
Item presenter (Pottery):
Murray Fieldhouse
Presented by:
John Vernon

Quick on the Draw: The Appleyards v. The Rest
A children's parlour game devised by Dorothea Brooking.
Chairman, Humphrey Lestocq

Children's Newsreel

My Uncle Rollo
A play for television by George Wingate.
(Previously televised last Thursday)
(Arthur Lowe is appearing in "Pal Joey" at the Princes Theatre, London)

(to 18.00)


Devised by (Quick on the Draw):
Dorothea Brooking
Chairman (Quick on the Draw):
Humphrey Lestocq
Drawings (Quick on the Draw):
David Ghilchik
Presented by (Quick on the Draw):
Patricia Foy
Writer (My Uncle Rollo):
George Wingate
Producer (My Uncle Rollo):
Rex Tucker
Designer (My Uncle Rollo):
Eileen Diss
Uncle Rollo:
Oliver Burt
Anthony Valentine
Arthur Lowe
Charles Farrell
Ewen Solon
Constable Eccles:
Reginald Hartnell Stone

A romantic drama by George R. Preedy.
Adapted for television by Duncan Ross.
[Starring] David Farrar

The action takes place in the prison-fortress of Wisberg on the coast of Denmark at the beginning of the last century
(Second performance: Thursday at 9.40 p.m.)


George R. Preedy
Adapted by:
Duncan Ross
Stephen Taylor
Rudolph Cartier
Captain Banner, Governor of the Fortress:
David Farrar
Pastor Andreas Garrison Chaplain:
George Coulouris
Katrine, a peasant girl:
Jeanette Sterke
Baron Molde, Secretary of State:
Andrew Cruickshank
Harry Lane
Sergeant Ericsson:
Michael Brennan
Caroline Sophia, Queen of Denmark and Norway:
Faith Brook
Baroness von Bernstorf, Lady-in-Waiting:
Mary Clare
First prisoner:
Sydney Bromley
Second prisoner:
John Miller
Third prisoner:
George Herbert
Charles Price

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