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Introduced by Joan Henley.

An Englishwoman in America
Helen Cam, recently Professor at Harvard University, tells of some of the differences in our ways of life.

Doris Hibbert plays some of her favourite piano pieces.

Make the Best of Your Home
Joan Broughton advises on the conversion of different types of houses.


Joan Henley
Item presenter (An Englishwoman in America):
Helen Cam
Pianist (Music):
Doris Hibbert
Item presenter (Make the Best of Your Home):
Joan Broughton
Jacqueline Kennish

For the Very Young
Maria Bird brings Andy to play with your small children and invites them to join in songs and games.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
(A BBC Television Film)
(to 16.15)


Narrator/Script, music and settings:
Maria Bird
Audrey Atterbury
Molly Gibson
Gladys Whitred

by Susanna Centlivre.
The action takes place in Lisbon 1775.

The play is televised from the stage of the Theatre Royal, Bristol, by courtesy of the Old Vic Trust and the Arts Council of Great Britain, before an invited audience
See 'Stage by Stage,' page 20


Susanna Centlivre
Hal Burton
Frederick, friend of Don Felix:
Geoffrey Taylor
Don Lopez, father of Don Felix:
William Mervyn
Lissardo, servant to Don Felix:
George Rose
Colonel Briton, an Englishman abroad:
Richard Wordsworth
Gibby, servant to Colonel Briton:
John Cairney
Vasquez, servant to Frederick:
Brian Roper
Inis, maid to Donna Isabella:
Polly Elwes
Donna Isabella, friend of Donna Violante:
Mary Watson
Donna Violante, in love with Don Felix:
June Shields
Flora, maid to Donna Violante:
Jessie Evans
Don Felix, in love with Violante:
Terence Alexander
Alghazil, Captain of the Guard:
Bernard Bresslaw
Don Pedro, father of Donna Violante:
Julian D'Albie
Other parts played by:
Peter Baldwin
Other parts played by:
Patricia Healey
Other parts played by:
Brian Moorehead
Other parts played by:
Sheila Whittingham
Other parts played by:
Geoffrey Wright

Songs and dances from her film successes.
The film includes extracts from
'Affair in Trinidad'; 'Down to Earth'; 'Salome'; 'You Were Never Lovelier'; 'Gilda'; 'The Loves of Carmen'; 'Tonight and Every Night'; 'Cover Girl'; and her latest film 'Miss Sadie Thompson'.
Televised by arrangement with Columbia Pictures Corporation Limited
(Previously televised on June 12)


Presented by:
Graham Woodford

BBC Television

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