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Meet the Penguins: 4: The Penguins' Parcel Day
Story by J. M. Smith Wright.

Ten Minutes' Music

Admirals All: Training Ashore for a Life at Sea
A visit to the Britannia Royal Naval College at Dartmouth, on the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of the building of the college.
The college stands on a Devon hill overlooking the River Dart. It replaced the old training ship Britannia and the training school at Osborne, and trains young men who wish to become Officers in the Royal Navy.
(A BBC telerecording of the broadcast on June 23)


Writer (Meet the Penguins):
J. M. Smith Wright
Pictures (Meet the Penguins):
Sam Williams
Pictures (Meet the Penguins):
Elizabeth Williams
Music (Meet the Penguins):
John Hooper
(Music) Played by (Meet the Penguins):
James Turner
Voices (Meet the Penguins):
Barbara Trevor
Voices (Meet the Penguins):
Kenneth Connor
Special effects (Meet the Penguins):
Alfred Davis
Special effects (Meet the Penguins):
Douglas Mair
Presented by (Meet the Penguins):
Dorothea Brooking
Commentator (Admirals All):
Frank Gillard
Producer (Admirals All):
Nicholas Crocker

Henry Hall invites you to Face the Music to listen to melodies and songs old and new, and meet famous and unknown artists and interesting personalities of his acquaintance including Brian Reece, Lizbeth Webb, Marcel Cornelis, Rita Martell, 'Windy Blow', Chic Murray and Maudie and a specially filmed sequence starring Belita.
(Belita is appearing in 'Wildfire' at the Empress Hall, Earls Court, London)


Presenter/Orchestra directed by:
Henry Hall
Brian Reece
Lizbeth Webb
Marcel Cornelis
Rita Martell
'Windy Blow'
Chic Murray and Maudie
null Belita
John Cooper
Musical Associate:
Alan Bristow
Dance Director:
Hazel Gee
Orchestra directed by:
Eric Robinson
Graeme Muir

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