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A weekly agricultural magazine for those who live by the land.
Introduced by John Cherrington.

Veterinary
The Vet, discusses the economic losses associated with Virus Pneumonia and makes practical suggestions for reducing the losses, illustrated with film.

The Farmer and His Food
Mrs. Kathleen Thomas, Cookery Editor of the Farmers' Weekly, investigates the need to make more use of home-grown food in the farm-house. The programme includes visits to Mrs. E. Richardson, a farmer's wife in Warwickshire; a Young Farmers' Club proficiency test in baking; and the Rural Domestic Economy Course at Staffordshire Farm Institute.

From the BBC's Midland television studio

Contributors

Presenter:
John Cherrington
Item presenter (Veterinary):
The Vet [name uncredited]
Item presenter (The Farmer and His Food):
Kathleen Thomas
Interviewee (The Farmer and His Food):
Mrs. E. Richardson
Film sequences:
The BBC's Agricultural Film Unit
Cameraman:
John Bird
Film Editor:
Iris Lewis
Director:
Philip Lewis
Producer:
Hilary Phillips

About the Home

Cookery Club
Marguerite Patten introduces the winner of the competition for an Easter Sunday Sweet, and demonstrates her recipe.

The First Flowers of Spring
Constance Spry shows some simple but effective ways of arranging flowers for Easter.

Introduced by Joan Gilbert.

3.15 Our Miss Pemberton: 25: The Changing Scene
Written by Sheila Hodgson.
A story of life today in a small town.
(Kim Grant is appearing in "The Boy Friend" at Wyndham's Theatre, London)

(to 15.30)

Contributors

Presenter (About the Home):
Joan Gilbert
Cook/Presenter (Cookery Club):
Marguerite Patten
Flower arranger/Presenter (The First Flowers of Spring):
Constance Spry
Producer (About the Home):
Ann Shead
Writer (Our Miss Pemberton):
Sheila Hodgson
Editor (Our Miss Pemberton):
Philip King
Editor (Our Miss Pemberton):
Falkland Cary
Producer (Our Miss Pemberton):
Richard Gilbert
Geof Patterson:
Terence Soall
The Vicar:
Robert Webber
Mary Pemberton:
Margot Boyd
Avis Douglas:
Jocelyne Rhodes
Willie Tibbetson:
Kim Grant
Mrs. Spencer:
Ethel Hodgson
Mrs. Hyde-Wright:
Edith Stevenson
Betty Tibbetson:
Julia Worth

Look around with Cliff Michelmore
Sport - Music - People
Cinema - Theatre - Argument
with Derek Hart, Geoffrey Johnson Smith, Macdonald Hastings
and this week, Alex McEwen, Marion Grimaldi

(Marion Grimaldi is appearing in "Where's Charley?" at the Palace Theatre, London)

Contributors

Presenter:
Cliff Michelmore
Reporter:
Derek Hart
Reporter:
Geoffrey Johnson Smith
Reporter:
Macdonald Hastings
Singer/Guitarist:
Alex McEwen
Singer:
Marion Grimaldi
Producer:
Donald Baverstock

See page 7

Contributors

Producer:
Gerard Glaister
Director:
Morris Barry
Scriptwriter:
Bill Naughton
Story Associate:
Sheila Hodgson
Story Associate:
David Campton
Designer:
Richard Wilmot
Megs Turner:
Nancy Nevinson
Jim Turner:
Philip Ray
Gwyneth Turner:
Gillian Gale
Tom Turner:
Brian McDermott
Steve Lacey:
Harry Littlewood
Robin Starr:
Michael Murray
Harry Crane:
Arnold Ridley
Hughie Turner:
Barry MacGregor
Joe Trimmer:
George Roderick
Rene Cremer:
Katherine Parr
Councillor Hansford:
Robert Perceval
Alec Cremer:
Michael Bird
Barman:
Lee Richardson
Tomlinson:
Raymond Hodge
Higgins:
Henry Soskin
Cummings:
Robert Vahey

The News Chronicle offers £7,500 to 'Go Getters'
Televised each week direct from the public hearing in London as contestants answer the question
How would you spend £5,000 to get ahead?
Judges: Sir Frederic Hooper, The Viscountess Lewisham, George Woodcock
Chairman, Peter West
From the Carlton Rooms, Maida Vale

Contributors

Panellist:
Sir Frederic Hooper
Panellist:
George Woodcock
Chairman:
Peter West
Presented for television and directed by:
Derek Burrell-Davis

An opera by Mussorgsky based on the dramatic chronicle by Pushkin.
Choir and orchestra of the Moscow Grand Opera
Conductor, V. Nebolsin
Filmed in Moscow by Mosfilm Studio Productions

Contributors

Singers/Musicians:
Moscow Grand Opera
Conductor:
V. Nebolsin
Director:
V. Stroeva
Prince Shuisky:
N. Khanaev
Boris Godunov:
A. Pirogov
Pimen a chronicler monk:
M. Mikhailov
Grigori a young monk:
G. Nellep
The hostess of a tavern:
A. Turchina
Two mendicant monks:
Varlaam: A. Krivchenia
Two mendicant monks:
Misail: V. Shevtzov
A police officer:
I. Mikhailov
The Tsarevich:
G. Alakhverdov
A peasant:
I. Sipaev
A simpleton:
I. Kozlovsky

A programme about the planning and production of the Ealing film, Dunkirk which recently opened in London.
Those appearing include: Sir Michael Balcon, Brigadier Bernard E. Fergusson, D.S.O., O.B.E.
Leslie Norman, Film director
Charles Martin, Newsreel cameraman

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Michael Balcon
Unknown:
Brigadier Bernard E. Fergusson
Unknown:
Leslie Norman
Unknown:
Charles Martin
Devised and produced by:
E. V. H. Emmett
Editor:
Gordon Stone
Location photographer:
Arthur Farmer
Presented by:
Alan Sleath

Max Jaffa introduces some of the Linden Singers
Conductor, William Llewellyn with The Trio
Max Jaffa (violin), Reginald Kilbey (cello), Jack Byfield (piano)

Contributors

Presenter/violinist:
Max Jaffa
Singers:
(some of the) Linden Singers
Conductor (Linden Singers):
William Llewellyn
Cellist:
Reginald Kilbey
Pianist:
Jack Byfield
Presented by:
Christian Simpson

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