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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)


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

The Tall Ships Race
This week the world's finest sailing craft are preparing for the great international race from Torbay to Lisbon, which starts on Saturday.
Today Outside Broadcast cameras visit Dartmouth to see the ships at anchor and to take you aboard the ocean-going yacht Moyana.
See facing page

Cycling Holiday
A play for older children by Henry Treece.


Commentator (The Tall Ships Race):
Tom Salmon
Presented by (The Tall Ships Race):
Peter Bale
Writer (Cycling Holiday):
Henry Treece
Film Cameraman (Cycling Holiday):
David Prosser
Film Editor (Cycling Holiday):
John Pullen
Designer (Cycling Holiday):
John Cooper
Producer (Cycling Holiday):
Joy Harington
Mrs. Massingham:
Freda Bamford
David Massingham:
Danny Hayes
Patrick Troughton
Vasilio Yagic:
Donald Morley
Kurt Gradtz:
Joseph Chelton

A television play by David Turner.
From the BBC's Midland Television Studio

Beryl (Eileen Barry) finds the brotherly love of John (John Baddeley) and Henry (Peter Wilde) leading to strained relations in the play at 8.45
The arrival of Henry Lovatt, the go-ahead son of one of the older workers at a Midland paint factory, brings an uneasiness not only to those who are personally involved with him, but to those who have to adapt themselves to his methods. Human fallibility, however, is a great leveller, as Henry and the rest of the factory discover...


David Turner
Victor Menzies
Margaret Peacock
Sam Wilkes:
Chris Gittins
Bert Lovatt:
Harry Stubbs
John Lovatt:
John Baddeley
Henry Lovatt:
Peter Wilde
Valerie Gibbs:
Thelma Rogers
Beryl West:
Eileen Barry
Gwen Roberts:
Judith Hackett
Mr. Hepton:
Ronald Baddiley
John Dexter
Arnold Peters

An illustrated enquiry by Plantagenet Somerset Fry, C.E. Carrington, and Francis Williams into the legend of Robin Hood and the evidence for his historical existence.
See facing page and page 7


Historian/Dramatised scenes arranged by:
Plantagenet Somerset Fry
C.E. Carrington
Francis Williams
Dramatised scenes arranged by:
Adrian Waller
Nancy Thomas
Paul Johnstone

BBC Television

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