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Percy Thrower's guest today is R.E. Price, who gives advice on garden design and shows what can be done with a small garden.
Francis Hanger, Curator of the Royal Horticultural Society's Gardens at Wisley, shows varieties of orchids that the amateur can grow.
Percy Thrower deals with seasonal work, including the protection of delphiniums from slugs.
(A BBC telerecording)

Contributors

Presenter:
Percy Thrower
Guest:
R.E. Price
Speaker:
Francis Hanger
Producer:
John Furness

Frontier Justice
[Starring] The Cisco Kid
A lawless town, a trial for murder, an attempted jail break, and a desperate chase across the rocky Mesa. Such is the background against which Cisco and Pancho fight one of their toughest duels. As bad men battle for their lives in a deserted gold mine the leader gets away. Can Cisco bring him to justice or has the bandit finally met his match?

4.55 Fun Book
Sandy Sandford invites you to meet his young friends in the studio with John Madin at the electric organ.
Sandy tells you how you may win a chance to take part in a later edition.

5.15 Potts, Gangbuster: 1: Double Identity
by Desmond O'Donovan and Ingram D'Abbes.
[Starring] Humphrey Lestocq

Contributors

Presenter (Fun Book):
Sandy Sandford
Organist (Fun Book):
John Madin
Presented by (Fun Book):
Gerald Wiltshire
Writer/Producer (Potts, Gangbuster):
Desmond O'Donovan
Writer (Potts, Gangbuster):
Ingram D'Abbes
Designer (Potts, Gangbuster):
Malcolm Goulding
Film Cameraman (Potts, Gangbuster):
Peter Sargent
Film Editor (Potts, Gangbuster):
Ron de Mattos
Butch:
David Cargill
Pigeye Kelly:
Humphrey Lestocq
Mogs:
Michael Balfour
Cashier:
Ronald Wilson
Bank Manager:
Charles Hill
Lieutenant:
Joby Blanshard
Spider Webb:
Gaylord Cavallaro
Inspector Power:
Alastair Hunter
Stewardess:
Ann Richmond
Passenger:
Joan Forrest
Peter Potts:
Humphrey Lestocq
Mike:
George Tovey
Miss Travers:
June Sylvaine
Mrs. Murphy:
Ruth Kettlewell
Viperi:
Derek Sydney
Peachy:
Lane Meddick

A serial in six episodes by Michael Gilbert.
[Starring] Edward Chapman and William Lucas with Gene Anderson

Contributors

Writer:
Michael Gilbert
Designer:
John Cooper
Producer:
Andrew Osborn
Chariton Bradbury:
William Lucas
Monks:
Wolfe Morris
Clare Pinnock:
Gene Anderson
Major Trump:
Ballard Berkeley
Paula:
Myrtle Reed
Mr. Brakewell:
Edward Chapman
Abbie:
Sidney James
Assistant Commissioner Relf:
Ronald Adam
Superintendent Haxtell:
Alan Robinson
Commissionaire:
Donald Morley
Herbert:
Brian Peck
Taffy:
Russell Waters
Mr. Card:
John Miller
Mr. Clements:
Roy Hepworth

[Starring] Norman Evans
with guest star: Jon Pertwee and Betty Jumel, Mrs Shufflewick, Norma Evans, Doreen Lavender, The Littlewood Songsters, The Television Toppers.

Contributors

Comedian:
Norman Evans
Comedian:
Jon Pertwee
[Actress]:
Betty Jumel
Comedienne:
Mrs Shufflewick
Singer:
Norma Evans
Singer:
Doreen Lavender
Singers:
The Littlewood Songsters
Dancers:
The Television Toppers
Orchestra directed by:
Eric Robinson
Dance direction:
Larry Gordon
Script:
Barry Pevan
Script/Devised and produced by:
Richard Afton
Designer:
Douglas Smith

The television version of the popular sound radio programme.
Drusilla Beyfus, Richard Dimbleby, Jack Train, Anona Winn ask all the questions and Gilbert Harding knows some of the answers.

("Twenty Questions" is televised by arrangement with Maurice Winnick)

Contributors

Panellist:
Drusilla Beyfus
Panellist:
Richard Dimbleby
Panellist:
Jack Train
Panellist:
Anona Winn
Chairman:
Gilbert Harding
Associate Producer:
C.F. Meehan
Producer:
Josephine Douglas

A bout of humour in which Jack Watson ensures a good clean fight between Bill Waddington, Stan Stennett and Charlie Chester.
Inter-round notes by Susan Lane
Accompanied by Jimmy Leach and his Organolians
From the BBC's North of England studios

Contributors

Chairman:
Jack Watson
Comedian:
Bill Waddington
Comedian:
Stan Stennett
Comedian:
Charlie Chester
Singer:
Susan Lane
Musicians:
Jimmy Leach and his Organolians
Editor:
James Casey
Producer:
Ronnie Taylor

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