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Family Affairs

First Days at School
F.R. Dykes, Headmaster of a Primary School, suggests ways to help the five-year-olds.

School Uniform
Mary Green, Headmistress of a multilateral school; Sheila Prior Palmer, Vice-Chairman of West Sussex Education Committee; and Eileen Worsfold, manageress of the school clothing section of a large store, discuss uniforms for teenagers.

School Meals
Muriel Townsend, organiser of school meals for West Sussex, talks about her job.

Introduced by Joan Yorke.

and
People of Spain
Churton Fairman talks about the character and temperament of the Basque people, and shows a film made by John Bird to the music of Rimsky Korsakov's 'Spanish Caprice'.

Contributors

Presenter (Family Affairs):
Joan Yorke
Item presenter (First Days at School):
F.R. Dykes
Panellist (School Uniform):
Mary Green
Panellist (School Uniform):
Sheila Prior Palmer
Panellist (School Uniform):
Eileen Worsfold
Interviewee (School Meals):
Muriel Townsend
Producer:
Joyce Belfrage
Presenter (People of Spain):
Churton Fairman
Filmmaker (People of Spain):
John Bird

For the Very Young
Maria Bird brings Andy to play with your small children and invites them to join in songs and games.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
(A BBC Television film)
(to 16.00)

Contributors

Narrator/Script, music, and settings:
Maria Bird
Puppeteer:
Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer:
Molly Gibson
Singer:
Gladys Whitred

by Frances Hodgson Burnett
A serial in five parts adapted for television by Josephine Smith Wright

Time: The late nineteenth century
(Laidman Browne is appearing in 'A Dead Secret' at the Piccadilly Theatre, London)
See below

Contributors

Author:
Frances Hodgson Burnett
Adapted by:
Josephine Smith Wright
Producer:
Dorothea Brooking
Designer:
Lawrence Broadhouse
Film Sequences:
The Children's Film Unit
Mr. Haversham:
John N. Gordon
The Earl of Dorincourt:
Laidman Browne
Cedric Errol:
Richard O'Sullivan
Mr. Hobbs a grocer:
Gerald James
Mary:
Mollie Maureen
Mrs. Errol:
Mary Holland
Dick, a bootblack:
Michael Maguire
Other parts played by:
Patrick Milner
Other parts played by:
Gabrielle Hamilton
Other parts played by:
Richard Statman
Other parts played by:
Muriel Hunn
Other parts played by:
Brian Sheehy
Other parts played by:
Jill Carey
Other parts played by:
Peter Morny
Other parts played by:
Patricia Berry
Other parts played by:
Richard Coe
Other parts played by:
Virginia Holt
Other parts played by:
Donald McCollum
Other parts played by:
Claud Collier
Other parts played by:
Elesto Cortez
Other parts played by:
Brian Franklyn
Other parts played by:
David Franks
Other parts played by:
Colin McClean
Other parts played by:
Keith David

Look around with Cliff Michelmore.
Sport- Music - Politics - People
Cinema - Theatre - Travel
with Derek Hart, Geoffrey Johnson Smith and this week, Cy Grant.

Contributors

Presenter:
Cliff Michelmore
Reporter:
Derek Hart
Reporter:
Geoffrey Johnson Smith
Singer/guitarist:
Cy Grant
Presented by:
Alasdair Milne

From the bright lights of Las Vegas and the West End, Shirley Bassey returns to her own people in the heart of Cardiff's dockland.

Also at the party are: Gladys Morgan, Jimmy Rogers and The Black and Whites
Introduced by Alun Williams.
From Cardiff's Queen Alexandra Dock.
(Harold Darton writes on page 5)

Contributors

Presenter:
Alun Williams
Singer:
Shirley Bassey
Comedienne:
Gladys Morgan
Performer:
Jimmy Rogers
Performers:
The Black and Whites
Producer:
Mat Jones
Producer:
Selwyn Roderick

National Radio Show calls 'Wakey, Wakey!' in The Billy Cotton Band Show
with Alan Breeze and Kathie Kay.
Also involved: The High-Lights, The Leslie Roberts Silhouettes and A Guest Star from the world of entertainment.

Contributors

Presenter/bandleader:
Billy Cotton
Musicians:
The Billy Cotton Band
Singer:
Alan Breeze
Singer:
Kathie Kay
Singers:
The High-Lights
Dancers:
The Leslie Roberts Silhouettes
Script:
Jimmy Grafton
Additional material:
Eddie Gurney
Additional material:
Arthur Pastor
Choreographer and Associate Producer:
Leslie Roberts
Production:
Bill Cotton, Jnr.

A play for television by Susan Pearson.
See foot of page

The play begins in an Old People's Home.
at 9.15

Contributors

Writer:
Susan Pearson
Designer:
Eileen Diss
Producer:
Peter Potter
Minnie:
Mairhi Russell
Nurse:
Jessica Spencer
The Old Woman:
Nora Nicholson
Albert:
Tom Criddle
Miss Baines:
Catherine Willmer
Harriet:
Frances Guthrie
Mary:
Winifred Hill
Mr. Renwick:
William Devlin
The Young Emily:
Margot Van der Burgh
Amabel:
Lally Bowers
Other parts played by:
Bart Allison
Other parts played by:
John Cabot
Other parts played by:
Margaretta D'Arcy
Other parts played by:
Humphrey Heathcote
Other parts played by:
Peter Jackson
Other parts played by:
George Little
Other parts played by:
Diana Van Proosdy
Other parts played by:
Jean Theobald
Other parts played by:
Malcolm Watson

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This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More