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Introduced by Josephine Douglas.

My Family Life
The wife of a boatman on inland waterways describes her life on a barge and tells how she brings up her children.

First Aid
A doctor of the British Red Cross Society offers some advice on the treatment of common accidents and ailments when children are on holiday.

Make-Do and Mend
A selection of prizewinning exhibits from the W.V.S. Make-Do and Mend exhibition.


Josephine Douglas
Item presenter (First Aid):
A doctor [name uncredited]
Arranged by:
Jan Jackson
S. E. Reynolds

3.5 The Queen Mary Stakes for two-year-old Allies, over five furlongs

3.45 The Royal Hunt Cup
A handicap race for three-year-olds and upwards, over the Royal Hunt Cup Course of one mile

4.25 The Gold Cup for three-year-olds and upwards, over two miles and a half. With a gold cup value five hundred sovereigns with ten thousand sovereigns added

Clive Graham identifies the horses and jockeys in the Parade Ring before each race.

Bettie Spurling describes the fashions.
(to 16.35)


Peter O'Sullevan
Parade ring commentator:
Clive Graham
Fashion commentator:
Bettie Spurling
Television presentation:
Alan Chivers

The Mysterious Footprints
A short story told by Ann Murray.

Summer Melody
Orchestral music played by Eric Robinson and his Orchestra, with a 'Spot the Tune' competition.
Send your postcards to: 'Spot the Tune', [address removed]

What Are You Going To Be?
Young people who have just started working talk to Olive Shapley about the jobs they have chosen.
(to 17.50)


Storyteller (The Mysterious Footprints):
Ann Murray
Musicians (Summer Melody):
Eric Robinson and his Orchestra
Presented by (Summer Melody):
John Hunter Blair
Presenter (What Are You Going To Be?):
Olive Shapley

Viewers are invited to Chirk Castle, one of the great border strongholds built by Edward I to achieve and maintain the conquest of Wales.
The visit ends in the great salon where a short programme of music is given by a group of artists.
Including: Osian Ellis (harp), Donald Youngman (virginals), Richard Adeney (flute)
Max Gilbert (viola), Patricia Kern (contralto)
See page 15


Osian Ellis
Virginals player:
Donald Youngman
Richard Adeney
Max Gilbert
Patricia Kern
Clough Williams-Ellis
David J. Thomas

Written by Bob Block, Bill Harding and Bebe Daniels.
[Starring] Bebe Daniels and Ben Lyon
with Barbara Lyon, Richard Lyon, Horace Percival, Molly Weir, Doris Rogers, Richard Bellaers, Sylvia Syms, Richard Thorp.
The second of four fortnightly programmes


Bob Block
Bill Harding
Bebe Daniels
Orchestra directed by:
Eric Robinson
Incidental music:
Arthur Wilkinson
Bryan Sears
Bebe Daniels
Ben Lyon
Barbara Lyon
Richard Lyon
Mr. Wimple:
Horace Percival
Aggie MacDonald:
Molly Weir
Florrie Wainwright:
Doris Rogers
Richard Bellaers
Sylvia Syms
Richard Thorp

This French film tells the story of mountaineering. It includes magnificent views of cliffs and scenes of hazardous cliff-climbing using modern equipment.
Commentary translated and adapted by Sylvia Clayton and spoken by Tim Brinton.


Commentary translated and adapted by:
Sylvia Clayton
Tim Brinton

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