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The further adventures of Billy Bean and his Funny Machine: 1: The Atomic Power House

5.15 Shirley Abicair presents songs and stories for scallywags

5.30 Lenny the Lion
with Terry Hall

5.40 South Pole Bound
Douglas Fleming and George Lowe have a look round the motor ship Magga Dan at Butler's Wharf in the Pool of London. She is now carrying the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition on its way south.
(A BBC telerecording of part of the broadcast on November 8)

(to 18.00)

Contributors

Puppetry (Billy Bean and his Funny Machine):
Elizabeth Donaldson
Assisted by (Billy Bean and his Funny Machine):
Ann Pavitt
Assisted by (Billy Bean and his Funny Machine):
Andrew Brownfoot
Voices (Billy Bean and his Funny Machine):
Peter Hawkins
Voices (Billy Bean and his Funny Machine):
Ivan Owen
Voices (Billy Bean and his Funny Machine):
Elizabeth Havelock
Animations (Billy Bean and his Funny Machine):
Reginald Jeffryes
Script/Production (Billy Bean and his Funny Machine):
Vere Lorrimer
Singer/Storyteller:
Shirley Abicair
Ventriloquist (Lenny the Lion):
Terry Hall
Reporter (South Pole Bound):
Douglas Fleming
Reporter (South Pole Bound):
George Lowe
Presented by (South Pole Bound):
Bill Wright

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In the presence of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother

Fanfare for a Royal Occasion Malcolm Arnold (specially composed for this concert)
Overture: The Hebrides Mendelssohn
Piano Concerto in E flat John Ireland

Scottish National Orchestra
(Leader, Thomas Matthews)
Conductor Karl Rankl
Eileen Joyce Piano

Royal Military School of Music
Trumpeters of the School
Conductor Lt.-Col. D. McBain
Introduced by Michael Henderson

Part of a concert in aid of the Musicians' Benevolent Fund and Allied Charities in The Royal Festival Hall, London
At 7.55

Contributors

Musicians:
Scottish National Orchestra
Orchestra leader:
Thomas Matthews
Conductor:
Karl Rankl
Pianist:
Eileen Joyce
Trumpeters:
Trumpeters of the Royal Military School of Music
Conductor:
Lt.-Colonel D. McBain
Presenter:
Michael Henderson
Presented for television by:
Antony Craxton

David Nixon says It's Magic!
and introduces a thirty-minute mixture of mystery and music with Les Andrearnos, Geoffrey Gregson and a panel of celebrities to see fair play.

Contributors

Presenter/magician:
David Nixon
Musicians:
Les Andrearnos
Performer:
Geoffrey Gregson
Orchestra directed by:
Eric Robinson
Orchestrations:
Alan Bristow
Producer:
Graeme Muir

(Eighth series: first edition)
Featuring Victor Silvester and his Ballroom Orchestra.
with Stan Dudley and Christine Norton, Desmond Ellison and Maisie Harrison, The Frank and Peggy Spencer Formation Team.
from Penge, London.
Hostess, Patti Morgan
See page 9
(All transmitters except Wenvoe, North Hessary Tor, Les Platons, Rowridge)

10.0 Westward Ho!
The West of England Magazine.
Introduced by Alan Gibson.
From the BBC's West of England studios
(Wenvoe, North Hessary Tor, Les Platons, Rowridge)

Contributors

Musicians (Victor Silvester's Television Dancing Club):
Victor Silvester and his Ballroom Orchestra
Dancer (Victor Silvester's Television Dancing Club):
Stan Dudley
Dancer (Victor Silvester's Television Dancing Club):
Christine Norton
Dancer (Victor Silvester's Television Dancing Club):
Desmond Ellison
Dancers (Victor Silvester's Television Dancing Club):
The Frank and Peggy Spencer Formation Team
Hostess (Victor Silvester's Television Dancing Club):
Patti Morgan
Producer (Victor Silvester's Television Dancing Club):
Richard Afton
Presenter (Westward Ho!):
Alan Gibson
Presented by (Westward Ho!):
Peter Bale

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