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BBC Television Outside Broadcast cameras pay a further visit to Ascot Racecourse for the second day of the Ascot Heath October Meeting to see some of the principal races.

3.0 Cumberland Lodge Stakes over one-and-a-half miles

Clive Graham identifies the runners and riders in the Paddock before each race.

Contributors

Commentator:
Peter O'Sullevan
Paddock commentator:
Clive Graham
Presented for television by:
Dennis Monger

This week Gardening Club pays a visit to Mount Stewart, Co. Down, the home of the Marchioness Dowager of Londonderry, D.B.E., who designed the gardens. These now form part of the National Trust (Northern Ireland).
In this BBC film Lady Londonderry shows Percy Thrower some of the interesting features of this well-known Irish garden.
In the studio Percy Thrower's guest is H.G. Mills who discusses the care and cultivation of Michaelmas daisies.
Francis Hanger, Curator of the Royal Horticultural Society's Gardens at Wisley, talks about the autumn treatment of lilies.
(BBC telerecording)

Contributors

Presenter:
Percy Thrower
Guest:
Lady Londonderry
Guest:
H.G. Mills
Item presenter:
Francis Hanger
Producer:
John Furness

For Older Children
Champion, the Wonder Horse: Crossroad Trail
See page 8

Potts in Parovia: 2: The Warning Note
The adventures of ex-Flight-Lieutenant Potts by Desmond O'Donovan and Ingram d'Abbes.
[Starring] Humphrey Lestocq as Potts in Parovia

Contributors

The Wonder Horse (Champion the Wonder Horse):
null Champion
Rebel, the dog (Champion the Wonder Horse):
null Blaze
Ricky North, the boy (Champion the Wonder Horse):
Barry Curtis
Sandy, his uncle (Champion the Wonder Horse):
Jim Bannon
Writer/Producer (Potts in Parovia):
Desmond O'Donovan
Writer (Potts in Parovia):
Ingram D'Abbes
Film Cameraman (Potts in Parovia):
Peter Sargent
Film Editor (Potts in Parovia):
John Pullen
Pedro:
Trefor Jones
Tony Quiva:
Barry Martin
Laura Mendavo:
Lynette Mills
Colonel Schmidt:
Walter Gotell
Don Miguel Perrera Quiva:
Raymond Rollett
Henry Ferret:
Douglas Storm
Peter Potts:
Humphrey Lestocq
Mike:
George Tovey
Tino:
Ross Pendleton
Pat:
Keneth Thornett
Don Julio Alonzo Mendavo:
Andreas Malandrinos
Claude Eaton Smythe:
John H. Watson
Announcer:
Max Faulkner

A series of six plays by Berkely Mather.
[Starring] Mervyn Johns
with Carl Bernard and Harry H. Corbett.
The action takes place in London.
Time, the present

Contributors

Writer:
Berkely Mather
Producer:
John Nelson Burton
Designer:
Guy Sheppard
Film editor:
Sheila S. Tomlinson
Film cameraman:
Ken Higgins
J. Philimore Sparkes:
Mervyn Johns
Kegworthy:
Harry H. Corbett
Milton:
Carl Bernard
Whaleback:
George Selway
Jympson:
Oliver Johnston
Stella:
Diana van Proosdy
Bracken:
Kenneth Griffith

[Starring] Norman Evans
with Betty Jumel, Mrs. Shufflewick, Norma Evans and Wilson, Keppel, and Betty, Noberti, The Littlewood Songsters, The Television Toppers.
(Noberti is appearing at Murray's Cabaret Club, London)

Contributors

Comedian:
Norman Evans
Comedienne:
Betty Jumel
Comedienne:
Mrs. Shufflewick
Singer:
Norma Evans
Comedy dancers:
Wilson, Keppel, and Betty
Entertainer:
null Noberti
Singers:
The Littlewood Songsters
Dancers:
The Television Toppers
Orchestra directed by:
Eric Robinson
Dances directed by:
Larry Gordon
Script:
Ronnie Hanbury
Script:
Len Lowe
Script/Producer:
Richard Afton
Designer:
Douglas Smith

See things happen! When they happen! Where they happen!
Join BBC Outside Broadcast cameras for
The Horse of the Year Show 1956: International Jumping Championship - The Sunday Graphic Cup
followed by the Presentation of Spurs and the Final Cavalcade which brings to an end this year's Show season.
From Harringay Arena, London.

Contributors

Commentator:
Dorian Williams
Commentator:
Raymond Brooks-Ward
Presented for television by:
Bill Duncalf

BBC Television

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