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BBC Television Outside Broadcast cameras visit Newmarket Racecourse on the last day of the second October Meeting.

2.15 The Autumn Handicap over the Rowley Mile

2.45 The Rowley Mile Nursery Handicap

3.15 The Select Stakes over the Rowley Mile

Clive Graham identifies the runners and riders in the Paddock.


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

Television Puppet Theatre presents "Dreadful Doings in Ark Street"
A Toytown play by S.G. Hulme Beaman.
Puppets by Gordon Murray from illustrations by S.G. Hulme Beaman.

Children's International Newsreel

The Variety Theatre of China
in a special performance presented by Naomi Capon.
(The Variety Theatre of China is appearing at the Princes Theatre, London)

(to 18.00)


Writer/Puppets from illustrations by (Dreadful Doings in Ark Street):
S.G. Hulme Beaman
Producer/Puppets (Dreadful Doings in Ark Street):
Gordon Murray
Voices (Dreadful Doings in Ark Street):
Madi Hedd
Voices (Dreadful Doings in Ark Street):
Peter Hawkins
Voices (Dreadful Doings in Ark Street):
Noel Coleman
Voices (Dreadful Doings in Ark Street):
Roy Skelton
Puppeteer (Dreadful Doings in Ark Street):
Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer (Dreadful Doings in Ark Street):
Molly Gibson
Puppeteer (Dreadful Doings in Ark Street):
Elizabeth Thorndike
Puppeteer (Dreadful Doings in Ark Street):
Bob Bura
Puppeteer (Dreadful Doings in Ark Street):
John Hardwick
Settings (Dreadful Doings in Ark Street):
Andrew Brownfoot
Presented by (The Variety Theatre of China):
Naomi Capon

Wilfred and Mabel Pickles in Ask Pickles visit the people of Dundee and invite them to ask for the things they would like you to see on your television screen.


Wilfred Pickles
Mabel Pickles
Orchestra directed by:
Eric Robinson
Special investigator:
Pauline Forrester
Special investigator:
Larry Forrester
Harry Carlisle

Regional Variations (2)

Zoo Quest for a Dragon: 3: Java

BBC Television

Zoo Quest

Zoo Quest for a Dragon


Duration: 24 minutes

on BBC Television

Available for over a year

First transmitted in 1956, David Attenborough and his cameraman Charles Lagus explore the island of Java in their quest for the largest lizard in the world. Show more

by Charles Dickens
Adapted in thirteen weekly instalments by Vincent Tilsley

In which takes place a famous meeting between Betsey Trotwood and Mr. Murdstone. And in which David is sent from Dover to Canterbury, where he is a new boy in more senses than one.


Charles Dickens
Adapted by:
Vincent Tilsley
Stuart Burge
Stephen Bundy
Douglas Allen
David Copperfield:
Leonard Cracknell
Miss Betsey Trotwood:
Sonia Dresdel
Richard Babley ('Mr. Dick'):
Richard Goolden
Ann Cherry
Mr. Edward Murdstone:
William Devlin
Miss Jane Murdstone:
Dorothy Black
Mr. Wickfield:
George Skillan
Uriah Heep:
Maxwell Shaw
Agnes Wickfield:
Valerie Smith

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