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Fifteen nations are represented in this 'Wimbledon of Badminton' and more than two hundred and fifty players have entered. Among the entrants is Wong Peng Soon, the thirty-four-year-old sports-goods salesman from Singapore, who won the Men's Championship in 1950-51 and in 1952. This will be his first appearance in England for two years.
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Max Robertson
Assisted by:
Harold Morland
Television presentation:
Antony Craxton
Badminton player:
Wong Peng Soon

A magazine programme in which Donald Hewlett and Fuzz introduce

Robert Harbin (Mr. Left and Mr. Right)

Rolf Harris

The Adventures of Mick and Montmorency
[Starring] Charlie Drake and Jack Edwardes

Science has a History
Introduced by Frank Greenaway.

To Kill a King
by Philip Dale.

George Fierstone and his Quintet with Arthur Bennett and The Badgers' Club


Donald Hewlett
Magician (Mr. Left and Mr. Right):
Robert Harbin
Rolf Harris
Montmorency (The Adventures of Mick and Montmorency):
Charlie Drake
Mick (The Adventures of Mick and Montmorency):
Jack Edwardes
Item presenter (Science has a History):
Frank Greenaway
Writer (To Kill a King):
Philip Dale
George Fierstone and his Quintet
Arthur Bennett
The Badgers' Club
Roger Stone
Material supplied by:
Michael Barsley
Eileen Diss
Robert Tronson

From Banner Lane, Coventry.

The boys appearing tonight are the survivors of an original entry of almost a thousand. Each contestant has won his own provincial association championship and a semi-final bout this afternoon. The contestants come from Wales, the Southern counties, London, the Northern counties, and the Midlands. This is the first time the finals have been held outside London.


Harry Carpenter

A review of personalities and events in the world of entertainment.
with William Hill Bowen and the Limelight Concert Orchestra.


Devised and produced by:
Henry Caldwell
William Hill Bowen and the Limelight Concert Orchestra
Madame Darmora
Stewart Marshall

BBC Television

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