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by Anthony Buckeridge

(A BBC telerecording of the broadcast on April 22, 1956)

Contributors

Writer:
Anthony Buckeridge
Producer:
Pharic Maclaren
Film Cameraman:
David Prosser
Film Editor:
John Pullen
Rex Milligan:
Paul Streather
Jigger Johnson:
Anthony Bryant
J.O. Stagg:
Anthony Valentine
Alfie Cutforth:
William Simonds
Spikey Andrews:
Wilfrid Downing
Bubblegum Tucker:
Melvyn Hayes
Mr. Milligan:
Anthony Marlowe
Mr. Hunter, Headmaster of Sheldrake Grammar:
Anthony Sharp
Policeman:
Peter Welch
Also taking part:
Ivan Davis
Also taking part:
Roger Page
Also taking part:
James Warren
Also taking part:
Graham Pyle
Also taking part:
David Higson
Also taking part:
Christopher Sanford

Some Ayrshire children are spending an afternoon at this lovely castle on a cliff near their home town. Robert Dunnett and Iain Cuthbertson join the children and take part in an exploration.
They also hear a short musical entertainment in one of the apartments of the castle.
The singer, Leonard Thomson with a string ensemble from Ayr Academy.

(The programme is televised by courtesy of the National Trust of Scotland)

Contributors

Presenter:
Robert Dunnett
Presenter:
Iain Cuthbertson
Singer:
Leonard Thomson
Director:
David Pat Walker
Producer:
Kathleen Garscadden

A weekly date for enthusiasts to meet Percy Thrower and his gardening friends.
This week Percy Thrower demonstrates the spraying of fruit trees and in the greenhouse sows the seed of cucumbers and melons.
His guest today is Arthur Billitt who, at viewers' request, makes another visit to Gardening Club to give further advice on the ring culture method for tomatoes which can also be applied to carnations.

Contributors

Presenter:
Percy Thrower
Guest:
Arthur Billitt
Producer:
John Furness

Contributors

Script:
Ada Kay
Based on the series devised by:
Michael Pertwee
Based on the series devised by:
Roland Pertwee
Director:
Richard West
Producer:
John Warrington
Mr. Grove:
Edward Evans
Mrs. Grove:
Ruth Dunning
Pat:
Carole Mowlam
Jack:
Peter Bryant
Daphne:
Margaret Downs
Lennie:
Christopher Beeny
Gran:
Nancy Roberts
Mr. Rawlinson:
Alfred Hoffman
Mrs. Rawlinson:
Peggyann Clifford
Mr. Crichton-Evans:
Richard Bebb
Mrs. Crichton-Evans:
Diana Chesney
Mr. Willoughby:
Peter Gray
Mrs. Willoughby:
Rowena Gregory
Miss Wiley-Pilmore:
Juno Stevas

Alan Melville takes you from A-Z through the world of entertainment.
The programme based on the A.B.C. of Show Business by Wolf Mankowitz.
This week's letter 'N' includes:
Anna Neagle, Joy Nichols, David Nixon, Beverley Nichols, Max Nesbitt and Harry Nesbitt.
The music of Ray Noble and an Ivor Novello Medley featuring Vanessa Lee, Denis Martin and the Dancers

(See page 5)

Contributors

Presenter:
Alan Melville
Author (A.B.C. of Show Business):
Wolf Mankowitz
Interviewee:
Anna Neagle
Performer:
Joy Nichols
Magician/Interviewee:
David Nixon
Interviewee:
Beverley Nichols
Singer:
Max Nesbitt
Singer:
Harry Nesbitt
Composer:
Ray Noble
Singer (Ivor Novello Medley):
Vanessa Lee
Singer (Ivor Novello Medley):
Denis Martin
Choreographer:
Paddy Stone
Orchestra Director:
Eric Robinson
Research:
W. Macqueen-Pope
Research:
Peter Noble
Compiled by:
Ken Smith
Producer:
Bryan Sears

by Sir Edward Appleton F.R.S., Principal and Vice-Chancellor, University of Edinburgh.
In his Reith Lectures recently Sir Edward Appleton talked about our national need of Science. This film programme shows how the scientist is tackling this problem.
See page 6

Contributors

Presenter:
Sir Edward Appleton
Photography:
A.A. Englander, F.R.P.S.
Editor:
Alfred Chapman
Producer:
Harry Hoggan

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