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About the Home

Backyard Poultry-Keeping: 3
M.K. Nimmo Smith advises on the best way of housing your birds.

Gloves for the Kitchen
Christine Veasey has some ideas for making attractive oven gloves.

Shopping Suggestions
New ideas for the housewife by Margaret Douglas.

Introduced by Joan Gilbert.

The Northern Scene
Women in the legal world in the North discuss the job they do, their training, and the people they meet.
Introduced by Rosalie Williams.
From the BBC's North of England studios


Presenter (About the Home):
Joan Gilbert
Item presenter (Backyard Poultry-Keeping):
M. K. Nimmo Smith
Item presenter (Gloves for the Kitchen):
Christine Veasey
Item presenter (Shopping Suggestions):
Margaret Douglas
Ann Shead
Presenter (The Northern Scene):
Rosalie Williams
Arranged by (The Northern Scene):
Gwen Pain
Director (The Northern Scene):
Charles Farmer

Sketch Club
Adrian Hill announces the prize-winners and helps you with your picture making.
Picture Parade: "Monday Morning"

5.20 Musical Fun
with Phil Tate and his Quartet.

5.35 Look: The Search for Water
A series of wild-life programmes introduced by Maxwell Knight.
Mervyn Cowie, Director of the Royal National Parks of Kenya, discusses with Maxwell Knight the importance of water in the struggle for survival of African animals. In the arid coastal districts animals and birds rely on the elephant to find water and to dig new waterholes.
Programme is illustrated with film
From the BBC's West of England television studio

(to 18.00)


Presenter/artist (Sketch Club):
Adrian Hill
Musicians (Musical Fun):
Phil Tate and his Quartet
Producer (Musical Fun):
John Hunter Blair
Presenter (Look):
Maxwell Knight
Guest (Look):
Mervyn Cowie
Producer (Look):
Tony Soper

Written by Lewis Schwarz and Eric Merriman
[Starring] Bill Maynard and Terry Scott
with Shirley Eaton, Bruce Seton, Norman Vaughan, Ian Macnaughton, Pat Coombs, Hugh Lloyd, Dennis Chinnery, Desmond Rayner


Lewis Schwarz
Eric Merriman
Orchestra directed by:
Eric Robinson
Duncan Wood
Bill Maynard
Terry Scott
Shirley Eaton
Bruce Seton
Norman Vaughan
Ian Macnaughton
Pat Coombs
Hugh Lloyd
Dennis Chinnery
Desmond Rayner

A farcical comedy by Robert Kemp.
[Starring] Michael Denison and Stanley Baxter

The action of the play takes place in Miss Urquhart-Innes's house in Edinburgh during the International Festival.
See page 6


Robert Kemp
Barbara Burnham
Fanny Taylor
Stage Presentation:
Henry Sherek
Miss Urquhart-Innes:
Susan Richmond
Rona Anderson
Edward de Trouville-Delaney:
Michael Denison
Professor Langwind:
Christopher Steele
Mrs. Langwind:
Grizelda Hervey
Vassili Gortchakovitch:
Stanley Baxter
The Lady Provost:
Margaret Halstan
Major the Master of Tomintoul:
Michael O'Halloran
Mairhi Russell
Annie's father:
John Laurie

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