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Introduced by Betty Lait.

Christening
A film record of the christening of Sarah Mary Catherine Lait on July 2.
A minister of religion answers questions about the purpose of the christening service.

New Babies
The doctor and Betty Lait discuss Sarah's progress.

Health Visitors
A health visitor describes their work.

Contributors

Presenter/item presenter (New Babies):
Betty Lait
Item presenter (Christening):
A minister of religion [name uncredited]
Speaker (New Babies):
The doctor [name uncredited]
Speaker (Health Visitors):
A health visitor [name uncredited]
Arranged by:
Jan Jackson
Producer:
S. E. Reynolds

Llangollen
A visit to the International Musical Eisteddfod, where groups of folk dancers from many parts of the world are taking part in this afternoon's competitive session.

Billy Bean and his Funny Machine
(Programme devised by Chuck Luchsinger and presented by arrangement with Monty Bailey-Watson)

Peter's Troubles
[Starring] Peter Butterworth

Bobby in France: 6: Leaving for Home
Written by Emile Harven and M. J. MacDonald.

(to 17.55)

Contributors

Commentator (Llangollen):
Morfudd Mason Lewis
Television Presentation (Llangollen):
Meurig Jones
Script (Billy Bean and his Funny Machine):
Lisa Lincoln
Puppetry (Billy Bean and his Funny Machine):
Elizabeth Donaldson
Voices (Billy Bean and his Funny Machine):
Peter Hawkins
Voices (Billy Bean and his Funny Machine):
Ivan Owen
Drawings (Billy Bean and his Funny Machine):
Reginald Jeffryes
Puppets made by (Billy Bean and his Funny Machine):
John Wright
Producer (Billy Bean and his Funny Machine):
Barbara Hammond
Comedian (Peter's Troubles):
Peter Butterworth
Writer (Bobby in France):
Emile Harven
Writer (Bobby in France):
M.J. MacDonald
Producer (Bobby in France):
John Hunter Blair
Tess:
Judith Manning
Bobby:
William Simons
M. Leblanc:
Eugene Deckers
Mme. Leblanc:
Pamela Stirling
Claude Leblanc:
Yves Ratier

A visit to the Royal Agricultural Society Show at Nottingham, where outside broadcast cameras spotlight the progress made in the mechanisation of agriculture since 1839, the year of the first Royal Show.
Introduced by Godfrey Baseley.
See facing page

Contributors

Presenter:
Godfrey Baseley
Arranged by:
Peter Webber
Producer:
Barrie Edgar

Portrait of an aircraft carrier.

Outside broadcast cameras go on board H.M.S. Bulwark to show some of the problems of running an airfield at sea.

Produced by Alan Chivers with the co-operation of the Admiralty and H.M.S. Bulwark, Captain J.M. Villiers, O.B.E., R.N.

Commander W.R.J. MacWhirter, R.N., writes on page 5

Contributors

Commentator:
Richard Dimbleby
Commentator:
Berkeley Smith
Producer:
Alan Chivers

Jack Payne introduces stars and personalities who are Off the Record together with the latest news from the record industry featuring Hoagy Carmichael, Frances Day and her Knights, Eddie Calvert, Monty Norman, Wally Stott, Edmundo Ros and his Latin-American Orchestra, The Concert Orchestra and George Mitchell Singers.
Conducted by Stanley Black

Contributors

Presenter:
Jack Payne
Pianist/Singer:
Hoagy Carmichael
Group:
Frances Day and her Knights
Trumpeter:
Eddie Calvert
Singer:
Monty Norman
Musician:
Wally Stott
Musicians:
Edmundo Ros and his Latin-American Orchestra
Musicians:
The Concert Orchestra
Singers:
The George Mitchell Singers
Conductor:
Stanley Black
Designer:
Gordon Roland
Producer:
Francis Essex

Last programme in this series written for television by J. B. Priestley.
[Starring] J. B. Priestley and his Players
with Frances Rowe, Clive Morton, Natasha Parry, John Stratton.

Contributors

Writer/presenter:
J. B. Priestley
Incidental music composed by:
Roberto Gerhard
Designer:
Bruce Angrave
Producer:
Tony Richardson
[Actor]:
Frances Rowe
[Actor]:
Clive Morton
[Actress]:
Natasha Parry
[Actor]:
John Stratton

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