Programme Index

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The Northern Scene: Durham
The city seen through the eyes of some women who live there.
Introduced by Rosalie Williams.
From the BBC's North of England studios

Quick and Easy Dressmaking
The second showing of the film of the beach dress demonstrated last Wednesday.

I've Just Been Reading
Margaret Lane suggests some new books for your library list and introduces a personality connected with one of the books.


Presenter (The Northern Scene):
Rosalie Williams
Film sequences (The Northern Scene):
The BBC North Region Film Unit
Director (The Northern Scene):
Charles Farmer
Producer (The Northern Scene):
Olive Shapley
Presenter (I've Just Been Reading):
Margaret Lane
Producer (I've Just Been Reading):
Ann Shead

Vera McKechnie in Studio 'E' introduces

Round the World in Eighty Seconds
Arthur Garratt talks about cables and sends messages direct from Studio 'E' to faraway lands.

Tommy Reilly who plays the mouth-organ

Sandra, Kathie, and Rajani show you the holiday clothes they bought on a shopping expedition with Suzanne Villar.

Gordon and Colville show you how not to go camping

Holiday Snaps
with Neville Maude who tells you how to get the best out of your camera.

(Gordon and Colville are at Butlin's Holiday Camp, Skegness)


Vera McKechnie
Item presenter (Round the World in Eighty Seconds):
Arthur Garratt
Tommy Reilly
Item presenter:
Suzanne Villar
Gordon and Colville
Item presenter (Holiday Snaps):
Neville Maude
Edited and produced by:
John Hunter Blair

Laurens van der Post in a series of six programmes tells of an expedition into the Kalahari Desert that he made in collaboration with the BBC.
This series was previously televised last summer


Laurens van Der Post
Film Cameraman:
Duncan Abraham
Film Cameraman:
A. A. Englander
Film Editor:
Maurice Harvey
Presented by:
Andrew Miller Jones

'The price we pay for money is paid in liberty'
Who Said That?
Alan Melville questions John Betjeman, Anne Fleming, Judy Montagu, Gilbert Harding in a light-hearted enquiry into the origins and merits of some provocative quotations.


Alan Melville
John Betjeman
Anne Fleming
Judy Montagu
Gilbert Harding
Presented by:
Kenneth Milne-Buckley

The last programme of the present series.
[Starring] Charlie Drake

featuring Warren Mitchell
and Robert Dorning, Ossie Waller, Ann Greenland, Peter Sinclair


George Wadmore
Charlie Drake
Maurice Wiltshire
Incidental music:
Jackie Brown
Richard Wilmot
Devised and produced by:
George Inns
Charlie Drake
Warren Mitchell
Robert Dorning
Ossie Waller
Ann Greenland
Peter Sinclair

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