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Introduced by Hugh Ross Williamson.
An impression of life at school during the last century-from 'Tom Brown' and 'Jane Eyre'.

Tom Brown at Rugby
Dramatised by Jo Manton.

Jane Eyre at Lowood
Dramatised by Ian Dallas and Constance Cox.
(A BBC telerecording of the broadcast on February 24, 1956)


Hugh Ross Williamson
Dramatist (Tom Brown at Rugby):
Jo Manton
Director (Tom Brown at Rugby)):
Richard Gilbert
Dramatist (Jane Eyre at Lowood):
Ian Dallas
Dramatist (Jane Eyre at Lowood):
Constance Cox
Producer (Jane Eyre at Lowood):
Campbell Logan
Arranged by:
Rosemary Hill
Ronald Eyre

BBC television outside broadcast cameras cover some of this afternoon's principal races.
3.0 St. James's Handicap Hurdle Race over 2 miles

3.30 Corinthian Handicap Steeplechase over 3 miles

4.0 Manor Novices Steeplechase over 2 miles

Clive Graham identifies the horses and jockeys in the Paddock before each race.

(to 16.10)


Peter Montague Evans
Paddock commentator:
Clive Graham
Presented for television by:
Dennis Monger

A 'Do It Yourself' programme in which Barry Bucknell discusses the sharpening and care of tools with David Haes, and introduces Bill Bailey who gives a demonstration of wood turning.
Jack Holt and Beecher Moore continue with building a sailing dinghy.
Stage 3: Decking, and putting in the centre-plate case
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Barry Bucknell
David Haes
Bill Bailey
Jack Holt
Beecher Moore
John Furness

Look around with Cliff Michelmore.
Sport - Music - People
Cinema - Theatre - Argument
with Derek Hart, Geoffrey Johnson Smith and this week: Sheila Buxton, Rory McEwen


Cliff Michelmore
Derek Hart
Geoffrey Johnson Smith
Sheila Buxton
Rory McEwen
Donald Baverstock

The Programme Women Like - Men to See
Introduced by Rosalie Ashley.
A miscellany of Music - Song - Dance - Novelty and Glamour
with Ety Van Veen Duo, Les Ridders, Jill Westlake, The Littlewood Songsters, The Television Toppers
with the Orchestra under the direction of Norrie Paramor and the dances directed by Larry Gordon and the production by Richard Afton

(Ety Van Veen Duo are appearing at the Embassy Club, London, and Les Ridders at the Eve Club, London)


Rosalie Ashley
Ety Van Veen Duo
Les Ridders
Jill Westlake
The Littlewood Songsters
The Television Toppers
Orchestra Director:
Norrie Paramor
Dances directed by:
Larry Gordon
Richard Afton

An exciting new series of film stories starring Dane Clark, George Brent and Mercedes McCambridge as reporters with the Trans-Globe News Agency.

Mercedes McCambridge plays the part of the reporter Katherine Wells covering the case of David Keating, a minor awaiting the death penalty in Carlton City gaol. She believes in his innocence, although the District Attorney is convinced that this youth is a cold-blooded murderer. Her investigations lead her to the District Attorney's own daughter and to the truth.


Dan Miller:
Dane Clark
Dean Evans:
George Brent
Katherine Wells:
Mercedes McCambridge

by Jane Austen.
Adapted for television in six weekly instalments by Cedric Wallis.
[Starring] Alan Badel with William Squire, Hugh Sinclair, Phyllis Neilson-Terry, Marian Spencer, Jane Downs

Elizabeth returns home to her family in deep distress. Mr. Bennet is in London trying to trace the eloping couple, but returns without success. Meanwhile, unknown to the family, Mr. Darcy visits the Gardiners and arranges a meeting with Mr. Wickham and Lydia; the result of this meeting makes Mrs. Bennet a very happy woman.

(Alan Badel appears by permission of Furndel Productions Ltd.)


Jane Austen
Adapted by:
Cedric Wallis
Barbara Burnham
Stephen Bundy
Mrs. Bennet:
Marian Spencer
Mary Bennet:
Pamela Binns
Elizabeth Bennet:
Jane Downs
Jane Bennet:
Susan Lyall Grant
Mr. Bennet:
Hugh Sinclair
Mr. Bingley:
William Squire
Mr. Darcy:
Alan Badel
Jeanne Elvin
Lady Catherine de Bourgh:
Phyllis Neilson-Terry

Alan Villiers, Peter Scott and Uffa Fox discuss Yachts and Yachting

Yachting today ranges from the big ocean racer, and the 12 metre, which will be challenging for the America's Cup this year, down to the Dinghy classes, the Catamarans, and the little Cadet.
Tonight's programme shows some of the many classes of yachts, and includes film of Cowes Week and ocean racing.
Other topics to be discussed are the techniques and tactics of yacht racing, and learning to sail.
The last programme in the series.
From the BBC's West of England television studio
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Alan Villiers
Peter Scott
Uffa Fox
Film editor:
Constance Dunn
Ian Curtis

BBC Television

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