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meets every Sunday to answer questions sent by viewers.
The members this week are: Dr. W. Grey Walter, The Rev. Joseph McCulloch, Sir Richard Acland, Bt., Dame Helen Gwynne-Vaughan C.B.E.
Question-Master: Bernard Braden
Questions should be addressed to: The Brains Trust, [address removed]

Contributors

Panellist:
Dr. W. Grey Walter
Panellist:
The Rev. Joseph McCulloch
Panellist:
Sir Richard Acland
Panellist:
Dame Helen Gwynne-Vaughan
Question-Master:
Bernard Braden
Producer:
John Furness

The first of a new film series about the wonderland of the sawdust ring.

Young Corky has lived with the Circus ever since his parents, who were trapeze artists, died. Feeling that the Circus is no home for a youngster, the owner - Big Tim Champion - decides to send Corky to an orphanage in Prairie City. While he is in the city Corky discovers that a band of roughs are planning to attack Big Tim. With the aid of Joey the Clown Corky sets out in a desperate bid to save him.
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Contributors

Corky:
Mickey Braddock
Joey, the Clown:
Noah Beery
Big Tim Champion:
Robert Lowery
Himself:
Bimbo, the baby elephant

Nearly thirty million people in the world are refugees, or homeless, or have no foreseeable future.
This is Christian Aid Week throughout England and Wales and C.A. Joyce is in the studio to discuss the plight of these people with Janet Lacey, Director of the British Council of Churches' Inter-Church Aid and Refugee Service and Arthur Foster, Senior Field Officer in Austria for the World Council of Churches.
(Film sequences from 'Like Paradise' and 'Over the Hill' by arrangement with British Council of Churches)

Contributors

Presenter:
C.A. Joyce
Panellist:
Janet Lacey
Panellist:
Arthur Foster
Producer:
Colin Beale

by Donal Giltinan
including the songs of Percy French
[Starring] George Baker and Clare Austin

The action of the play takes place in Ireland during the latter part of the nineteenth century.
(George Baker appears by permission of Associated British Picture Corporation, Ltd.)
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Contributors

Author:
Donal Giltinan
Accompanist:
Tom McCall
Banjos played by:
Cliff Deveraux
Banjos played by:
George Elliott
Designed and produced by:
Hal Burton
Percy French:
George Baker
Charles Manners:
Shay Gorman
Mr. French:
Beckett Bould
Mrs. French:
Iris Baker
Mrs. Armytage Moore:
Joan Hickson
Ettie Armytage Moore:
Clare Austin
Mrs. Cole:
Natalie Kent
Phil:
Sam Kydd
Connolly:
Larry Burns
Mrs. Fitzpatrick:
Nora Ogonovsky
Koughdrop:
Paddy Joyce
Orpen:
Barry Lowe
Dr Collisson:
Jack May
Murphy:
Paddy Joyce
Michael Donovan:
Jack MacGowran
Paddy Roche:
Sam Kydd
Judge:
Beckett Bould
Defending Counsel (Mr. Lacey):
Liam Gaffney
Plaintiff's Counsel (Mr. Nolan):
Shay Gorman
Christy Minstrel Singer:
Bowles Bevan
Christy Minstrel Singers:
John Boulter
Christy Minstrel Singers:
Derick Davies
Christy Minstrel Singers:
Edward Darling
Christy Minstrel Singers:
John Ford
Christy Minstrel Singers:
Brendan O'Dowda
Other parts played by:
Cecil Brock
Other parts played by:
Patrick Duggan
Other parts played by:
Charles Gillespie
Other parts played by:
Miles Mardell

A series of six films of authentic clothes from the Museum of Costume at Eridge Castle, Sussex.
The cast includes:
Lady Rose Bligh, Rachel Kempson, Elizabeth Cruft, Marghanita Laski, Jeremy Hawk, Mary Malcolm, Jeanne Heal, Ron Moody, Benny Hill, Irene Worth.
(A BBC Television Film)

Contributors

Devised, written, and spoken by:
Doris Langley Moore
Producer:
Charles R. Rogers
Model:
Lady Rose Bligh
Model:
Rachel Kempson
Model:
Elizabeth Cruft
Model:
Marghanita Laski
Model:
Jeremy Hawk
Model:
Mary Malcolm
Model:
Jeanne Heal
Model:
Ron Moody
Model:
Benny Hill
Model:
Irene Worth
Editor:
Maurice Harvey
Photography:
Ken Higgins
Make-up and hairdressing:
Maureen Winslade

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