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A weekly series of exercises to music.
From the BBC's Midland television studio
A pamphlet giving notes on these exercises (price 9d.) and a folder for Women's Television Notes (price 1s. 9d.) may be obtained, post free, from [address removed]. (Crossed postal order, please-not stamps.)

Contributors

Presenter:
Eileen Fowler
Arranged by:
Ann Shead
Presented by:
Desmond O'Leary

by Charles Dickens
Adapted for television in thirteen weekly instalments by Vincent Tilsley

In which David begins a legal career "in a lazy nook near St. Paul's Churchyard", where he meets a young lady and falls into captivity. And in which his "Good Angel" doesn't like his "Guiding Star".
(A BBC telerecording of the broadcast on November 2, 1956)

Contributors

Author:
Charles Dickens
Adapter:
Vincent Tilsley
Director:
Stuart Burge
Producer:
Douglas Allen
Miss Betsey Trotwood:
Sonia Dresdel
David Copperfield:
Robert Hardy
Richard Babley ('Mr. Dick'):
Richard Goolden
Mr. Francis Spenlow:
Andre van Gyseghem
Mr. Jorkins:
Geoffrey Tyrrell
Mrs. Crupp:
Vi Stevens
Thomas Traddles:
Bernard Cribbins
Mr. Gulpidge:
Graham Crowden
Mr. Wilkins Micawber:
Hilton Edwards
Mrs. Emma Micawber:
Olga Lindo
James Steerforth:
Anthony Tancred
Agnes Wickfield:
Mary Watson
Miss Lavinia Spenlow:
Joan Hickson
Miss Clarissa Spenlow:
Nora Nicholson
Miss Dora Spenlow:
Sheila Shand Gibbs

Another play by S. G. Hulme Beaman.
Puppets by Gordon Murray and settings by Andrew Brownfoot from illustrations by S. G. Hulme Beaman
(to 18.00)

Contributors

Writer/illustrations:
S. G. Hulme Beaman
Voices:
Rosemary Miller
Voices:
Peter Hawkins
Voices:
Noel Coleman
Voices:
Roy Skelton
Puppeteers:
Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteers:
Molly Gibson
Puppeteers:
Elizabeth Thorndike
Puppeteers:
Bob Bura
Puppeteers:
John Hardwick
Puppets/producer:
Gordon Murray
Settings:
Andrew Brownfoot

by Sir Walter Scott
Adapted for television in six weekly instalments by Vincent Tilsley
[Starring] Robin Bailey

The action takes place at Lidcote Hall, Devon, and at Cumnor, near Oxford. Time, 1575
See page 9

Contributors

Author:
Sir Walter Scott
Adapted by:
Vincent Tilsley
Producer:
Chloe Gibson
Fight arranged by:
Peter Diamond
Designer:
Fanny Taylor
Sir Hugh Robsart:
Hugh Morton
Will Badger:
Tom Watson
Edmund Tressilian:
Paul Eddington
A Physician:
McArthur Gordon
Giles Gosling, landlord of The Black Bear:
Arthur Brough
Laurence Goldthred:
Noel Davis
Anthony Foster:
Robert Hunter
Janet:
Margaret Tyzack
Amy Robsart:
Ann Firbank
Richard Varney:
Anthony Newlands
Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester:
Robin Bailey
Other parts played by:
Pamela Binns
Other parts played by:
Peter Diamond
Other parts played by:
Peter Morny
Other parts played by:
James Roughead

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