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A weekly date with Percy Thrower and his gardening friends.

This week he advises on: Lifting and harvesting shallots; feeding the hanging basket; pricking out wallflowers and calceolarias.
His guest today is Harold Mills who specialises in delphiniums. He illustrates the great improvements made in these during the past few years and deals with their cultivation and care.
From the BBC's Midland Television studios
(A BBC telerecording)

Contributors

Presenter/gardener:
Percy Thrower
Guest:
Harold Mills
Producer:
John Farrington

Direct from Marseilles.
Viewers are invited to join the people of France's second city in the celebration of their country's national day.
The scene described by Michael Henderson.
Presented by Robin Scott in collaboration with Alexandre Tarta of Radiodiffusion-Television Francaise

(Also at 10.30 p.m.)
(See page 4)

Contributors

Commentator:
Michael Henderson
Presented by:
Robin Scott
Presented by:
Alexandre Tarta

The members this week are: The Earl of Harewood, Sir William Holford, James Robertson Justice, Alan Bullock.
Question-Master: Norman Fisher
Questions should be addressed to: 'The Brains Trust' [address removed]

(James Robertson Justice broadcasts by permission of the Rank Organisation)
Sound-track to be repeated on Tuesday at 1.10 in the Home Service

Contributors

Panellist:
Sir William Holford
Panellist:
James Robertson Justice
Panellist:
Alan Bullock
Question-Master:
Norman Fisher
Producer:
John Furness

It is hard to understand the attitude of a man who would deny children the magic of the circus. But such a man can change to a surprising extent, once he has witnessed the generosity of heart belonging to circus folk.

Contributors

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

[Starring] James Hayter and Richard Wordsworth in John Buchan's exciting mystery
Adapted by Judith Kerr

(Anthony Sharp is in "No Time for Sergeants" at Her Majesty's Theatre, London)

Contributors

Author:
John Buchan
Adapted by:
Judith Kerr
Producer:
Shaun Sutton
Film Cameraman:
Peter Sargent
Film Editor:
Ron de Mattos
Designer:
Eileen Diss
Wee Jaikie:
Graham Harper
Princess Saskia:
Dudy Nimmo
Dickson McCunn:
James Hayter
Eugenie:
Helen Misener
John Heritage:
Richard Wordsworth
Dougal:
Leo Maguire
Thomas Yownie:
Roy Hines
Peter Patterson:
Bernard Livesey
Old Foghorn:
Terry Cooke
Napoleon:
Frazer Hines
Mrs. Morran:
Jean Taylor-Smith
Sir Archie:
Anthony Sharp
Piper:
Pipe-Major Robertson
Chief Constable:
Willoughby Gray
Loudon:
John Laurie
Maid:
Barbara Leslie
Big Willie:
Michael Brennan
Eppie:
Edna Petrie
Dobson:
Paul Whitsun-Jones
Leon:
Colin Douglas
Spidel:
Roger Delgado
Others taking part:
Grace Webb
Others taking part:
Frank Strickland
Others taking part:
Clare Goddard
Others taking part:
David Fleming
Others taking part:
Terry Baker
Others taking part:
Hedger Wallace
Others taking part:
Penelope Williams
Others taking part:
Daphne Green
Others taking part:
David Courtney
Others taking part:
Nina Kaye
Others taking part:
Louis Gibb

by Hugh Ross Williamson
Adapted for television by Michael Voysey
[Starring] Rupert Davies

The action of the play starts on June 23, 1789, and ends on April 2, 1791, during the transition period from monarchy to republic in France.
See facing page

Contributors

Author:
Hugh Ross Williamson
Adapted by:
Michael Voysey
Producer:
Rudolph Cartier
Designer:
Stephen Bundy
The King's Messenger:
Peter Augustine
Gabriel Mirabeau:
Rupert Davies
The Marquis de Mirabeau, his father:
Arthur Ridley
Sophie, his mistress:
Sonia Dresdel
Henriette:
Sheila Shand-Gibbs
La Marck, an Austrian nobleman:
Anton Diffring
Robespierre, a lawyer:
Cyril Shaps
Marie Antoinette, Queen of France:
Vera Fusek
Paul, a gardener:
Jack Rodney
Frochot, Mirabeau's secretary:
John Cazabon
Cabanis, Mirabeau's physician:
Kenneth Edwards
Marie Sophie's companion:
Mary Jones
Courtier:
Brian Sheehy
Concierge:
Rose Howlett
Prostitute:
Fenella Fielding
Foreman:
Eric Lugg
Old Man:
Beckett Bould
News vendor:
John Baker
Deputies, citizens, rabble, in the streets, etc.:
[artists uncredited]

[Starring] Pat Kirkwood
Co-starring Hubert Gregg and this week's guest star Joan Heal.
The Concert Orchestra
Conducted by Stanley Black

(Joan Heal is appearing in "Grab Me a Gondola" at the Lyric Theatre, London)

Contributors

Performer:
Pat Kirkwood
Performer:
Hubert Gregg
Guest:
Joan Heal
Musicians:
The Concert Orchestra
Conductor:
Stanley Black
Orchestrations:
Ray Terry
Orchestrations:
Bert Thompson
Musical Associate:
Bert Waller
Dance Direction:
Irving Davies
Designer:
Malcolm Goulding
Production:
Francis Essex

The Rev. H. Wallace Bird talks about the quite remarkable sense of God in a famous Dutch painting - "The Old Woman Praying" by Nicholas Maes.

(See top of column)

[Picture caption] This detail is taken from the painting "The Old Woman Praying." The Rev. H. Wallace Bird talks of it tonight at 10.55.

followed by Weather and Close Down

Contributors

Presenter:
The Rev. H. Wallace Bird

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