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Cookery Club
Marguerite Patten introduces the winner of the casserole competition and demonstrates her recipe.

Backyard Poultry-Keeping: 9
Godfrey Baseley invites a housewife to ask questions of the experts: W.R. Wooldridge, M.Sc., Scientific Director of the Animal Health Trust; Harold Temperton, D.Sc., Director of the National Poultry Research Station at Harper Adams; and M.K. Nimmo Smith, Manager of a Poultry Experimental Station in Oxfordshire.

Do It Yourself
The second in the series of programmes on home carpentry. Barry Bucknell shows how to make a flower-stand.
(A BBC telerecording)

Introduced by Joan Gilbert.

A pamphlet giving notes on the eight articles of furniture to be demonstrated in this series (price 1s.) and a folder for Women's Television Notes (price 2s.) may be obtained, post free, from [address removed] (Crossed postal order, please-not stamps.)

Contributors

Presenter:
Joan Gilbert
Item presenter/Cook (Cookery Club):
Marguerite Patten
Item presenter (Backyard Poultry-Keeping):
Godfrey Baseley
Panellist (Backyard Poultry-Keeping):
W. R. Wooldridge
Panellist (Backyard Poultry-Keeping):
Harold Temperton
Panellist (Backyard Poultry-Keeping):
Harper Adams
Panellist (Backyard Poultry-Keeping):
M. K. Nimmo Smith
Handyman (Do It Yourself):
Barry Bucknell
Producer:
Ann Shead

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

Contributors

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

A weekly date for enthusiasts to meet Percy Thrower and his gardening friends.
This week Percy Thrower plants asparagus and sows the seed of hardy annuals out of doors. Work in the greenhouse includes pricking out the seedlings of half-hardy annuals.
His guest, F. P. Knight, the Director of the Royal Horticultural Society's Gardens at Wisley, discusses camellias, recommends varieties suitable for growing out of doors, and gives advice on how to plant them in tubs.

Contributors

Presenter:
Percy Thrower
Guest:
F. P. Knight
Producer:
John Furness

A comedy by Bernard Shaw.
[Starring] Anthony Nicholls, Margaret Rawlings, James Hayter, Hugh Sinclair
Peter Forster writes on page 7

Contributors

Author:
Bernard Shaw
Producer:
Alan Bromly
Designer:
John Cooper
Mrs. Bridgenorth:
Iris Baker
Collins:
James Hayter
General Bridgenorth:
Patrick Waddington
Lesbia Grantham:
Georgina Cookson
Reginald:
Hugh Sinclair
Leo:
Miranda Connell
The Bishop:
Anthony Nicholls
St. John Hotchkiss:
Donald Price
Cecil Sykes:
Donald Churchill
Edith:
Silvia Herklots
Soames:
Douglas Wilmer
The Beadle:
Freddie Watts
Mrs. George:
Margaret Rawlings

from Brussels.
From the Central Hall of the famous Cinquantenaire, built by Leopold II to commemorate fifty years of Belgian independence.
The Experts:
Rupert Bruce-Mitford of the British Museum
Professor Stuart Piggott, Department of Prehistoric Archaeology, Edinburgh
Hugh Shortt, Curator of Salisbury Museum
The Challenger: Musees Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire, Brussels
Chairman: Glyn Daniel, Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge
Televised by courtesy of the Director of the Musees Royaux and of the Belgian Flemish Television Service

Contributors

Expert:
Rupert Bruce-Mitford
Expert:
Professor Stuart Piggott
Expert:
Hugh Shortt
Chairman:
Glyn Daniel
Presented by:
Nancy Thomas

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