Programme Index

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Introduced by Andrea Troubridge.

Family Tree
Evelyn Gibbs continues to trace Katharine Sibbring's genealogy.

Bookshelf
Peter Forster recommends some new books.

Chinese Painting
Kwok demonstrates the traditional Chinese method.

New M.P.s
Honor Balfour introduces four new Members of Parliament.

Music
Introducing Beatrix Clare.

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrea Troubridge
Item presenter (Family Tree):
Evelyn Gibbs
Reviewer (Bookshelf):
Peter Forster
Painter (Chinese Painting):
null Kwok
Item presenter (New M.P.s):
Honor Balfour
Cellist (Music):
Beatrix Clare
Producer:
Rosemary Hill

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)

Contributors

Narrator/script, music and settings:
Maria Bird
Puppeteer:
Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer:
Molly Gibson
Singer:
Gladys Whitred

The adventures of a candlestick in seven episodes.

(Sheila Shand Gibbs is appearing in "Sailor Beware" at the Strand Theatre; Paul Whitsun-Jones is in "Kismet" at the Stoll Theatre, London)
See page 21
(to 17.30)

Contributors

Producer:
Shaun Sutton
Fight Arranger:
Peter Diamond
Designer:
Stephen Taylor
Lord Freddie Gordon/The Varlet Gordon:
Bruce Gordon
Admiral the Duke of Tyburne:
Paul Whitsun-Jones
Sir James Fitzwilliam/Sir Guy Fitzwilliam:
Colin Douglas
Ronald Fitzwilliam/Rollo Fitzwilliam:
Barry Letts
Poppy, the maid/Rowena, the kitchen wench:
Sheila Shand Gibbs
King Arthur:
Richard Wordsworth
Sir Hubert de Brie:
Nigel Arkwright
Steward:
Ronald Radd
Other parts played by:
Dennis Ramsden
Other parts played by:
Peter Diamond
Other parts played by:
John Crocker
Other parts played by:
Brian Sheehy
Other parts played by:
Donald Masters

A light-hearted enquiry by Nancy Spain, Avril Angers, Ian Carmichael and John Burns into the awards challengers have won.
Macdonald Daly in the chair.
Special investigators, Pauline and Larry Forrester
('Something to Shout About' is from a lay-out by Peter Smith)

Contributors

Panellist:
Nancy Spain
Panellist:
Avril Angers
Panellist:
Ian Carmichael
Panellist:
John Burns
Chairman:
Macdonald Daly
Special investigator:
Pauline Forrester
Special investigator:
Larry Forrester
From a layout by:
Peter Smith
Presented by:
T. Leslie Jackson

Organised by the Soldiers', Sailors', and Airmen's Families' Association
From the White City Stadium, London.
The programme includes:
Musical Ride by the Metropolitan Mounted Police
"The Battle of Toyland" by the Boys of the Royal Army Ordnance Corps
Massed Pipe Bands of Scottish Regiments

Contributors

Commentator:
Rex Alston

A romantic comedy by Gregorio Martinez Sierra.
English version by Helen and Harley Granville-Barker.
The action takes place between one August evening and the next, at Dona Barbarita's house and at the abode of the Apparition.
See page 15

Contributors

Author:
Gregorio Martinez Sierra
Adapted by:
Helen Granville-Barker
Adapted by:
Harley Granville-Barker
Producer:
Harold Clayton
Music arranged and played by:
Julian Bream
Designer:
Roy Oxley
Rosario:
Sylvia Syms
Pepe:
John Breslin
Emilio:
Eric Lander
Mario:
Roger Gage
Dona Barbarita:
Marjorie Fielding
Maria Pepa:
Margaret Boyd
The Apparition:
Tony Britton
Don Juan:
Raymond Rollett
Irene:
Olivia Irving
Guillermo:
Walter Horsbrugh
Amalia:
Joan Seton

BBC Television

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