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Practical help for the housewife.
Introduced by Joan Gilbert.

Flowers for Easter
Violet Stevenson illustrates different ways of arranging flowers.

Cookery
Marguerite Patten shows some easily-made dishes.

Traditional Eggs
Olga Lewis recalls the history of decorated eggs and shows simple ways to paint them.
Joan Gilbert reports.

Contributors

Presenter/reporter (Traditional Eggs):
Joan Gilbert
Flower arranger (Flowers for Easter):
Violet Stevenson
Cook (Cookery):
Marguerite Patten
Item presenter (Traditional Eggs):
Olga Lewis
Producer:
S. E. Reynolds

Children's Newsreel

For Older Children: The Cisco Kid
with Duncan Renaldo and Leo Carrillo.
Another film in this series.

Meet the Speedway Riders
Alan Clarke and Trevor Hill attend practices at Belle Vue track prior to the opening of the 1955 season, and meet Ken Sharples, Team Manager, and members of the team.

(to 17.55)

Contributors

The Cisco Kid:
Duncan Renaldo
Pancho:
Leo Carrillo
Presenter (Meet the Speedway Riders):
Alan Clarke
Presenter (Meet the Speedway Riders):
Trevor Hill
Interviewee (Meet the Speedway Riders):
Ken Sharples

featuring Victor Silvester and his Ballroom Orchestra
with Victor Barrett and Doreen Freeman, Bobbie and Peggy Short, Jack Orton-Smith and Norma Noble, The Alan Jolliffe Formation Team
Victor Silvester's Dancing Lesson with Jillian La Valette and the Maurice Jay Formation Dancers
Hostess, Patti Morgan

Contributors

Musicians:
Victor Silvester and his Ballroom Orchestra
Dancer:
Victor Barrett
Dancer:
Doreen Freeman
Dancer:
Bobbie Short
Dancer:
Peggy Short
Dancer:
Jack Orton-Smith
Dancer:
Norma Noble
Formation dancers:
The Alan Jolliffe Formation Team
Dancer (Victor Silvester's Dancing Lesson):
Victor Silvester
Dancer (Victor Silvester's Dancing Lesson):
Jillian La Valette
Formation dancers (Victor Silvester's Dancing Lesson):
The Maurice Jay Formation Dancers
Hostess:
Patti Morgan
Producer:
Richard Afton

A selection of the inventions received by the Club are demonstrated by Geoffrey Boumphrey and John Gilbert.
'Inventors' Club' is organised by Leslie Hardern, to whom all correspondence should be addressed: [address removed]
See page 15

Contributors

Demonstrator:
Geoffrey Boumphrey
Demonstrator:
John Gilbert
Organiser/presenter:
Leslie Hardern
Producer:
James McCloy

A play by Joyce Howard.
Adapted for television by Joyce Howard and Alwyne Whatsley.
[Starring] Barbara Mullen, Sebastian Shaw and Ursula Howells
(Second performance)

Contributors

Author/Adapted by:
Joyce Howard
Adapted by:
Alwyne Whatsley
Producer:
Harold Clayton
Designer:
Richard Henry
Madge Wade:
Barbara Mullen
Henry Wade:
Sebastian Shaw
Mrs. Merritt:
Beatrice Varley
Alison Baily:
Ursula Howells
Dr. Felton:
Ian Fleming
Mrs. Felton:
Freda Gaye
Penny Laird:
Jessica Dunning
Ken Laird:
Terence Alexander
Mr. Zweig:
Bernard Rebel

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