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In Britain alone there are many thousands of bridges. They range from single-arch and beam bridges over railways and canals to magnificent suspension and cantilever bridges with long spans. This programme explains some of the problems of the designer and the engineer.
Introduced by Arthur Garratt.
(Telerecording of last Wednesday's programme)


Arthur Garratt
Tony Hart
Donald Grattan

Come and Join Us
Mrs. M. Courtney, J.P., National Chairman, presents the resolution passed at the National Council of the National Union of Townswomen's Guilds, agreeing with the principle .that a permanent United Nations Force be established.
Viscount Hinchingbrooke, M.P., and I.J. Pitman, M.P., discuss some of the practical problems that must be faced with members of the Manchester and Stockport Federations of Townswomen's Guilds.
Chairman, Doreen Stephens, Editor, Women's Television Programmes
From the BBC's Northern studios

3.15 Keep Fit with Eileen Fowler
From the BBC's Midland television studio

All instructions for exercises demonstrated by Eileen Fowler since January 1957 (which she is repeating on Monday afternoons till mid-June) and previously published in a pamphlet and in supplements to Radio Times, are reprinted in a new pamphlet obtainable from [address removed]. Price 2s. 6d. post free. Postal orders, please, not stamps.

(to 15.30)


Panellist (Come and Join Us):
Mrs. M. Courtney
Panellist (Come and Join Us):
Viscount Hinchingbrooke
Panellist (Come and Join Us):
I.J. Pitman
Chairman (Come and Join Us):
Doreen Stephens
Director (Come and Join Us):
Trevor Hill
Presenter (Keep Fit):
Eileen Fowler
Arranged by (Keep Fit):
Ann Shead
Music arranged and played by (Keep Fit):
Helen Shields
Presented by (Keep Fit):
Desmond O'Leary

Vera McKechnie and Elizabeth Lanchbury introduce Studio 'E', Your Monday Magazine

Various Animals
Including a new mascot and Nicky.

New Books
John Plowes talks about books on pot-holing.

The Artemis Quartet
Four young musicians play Mozart's Flute Quartet in G.

Spy School
Bernard Newman tells you about famous spies.

Camp-Fire Cooking: 4 - In a Biscuit Tin
with Jack Cox.

Uncle Stan Unwin in his workshop

I Want to Meet
A group of children meet a famous personality of their choice.


Vera McKechnie
Elizabeth Lanchbury
Item presenter (New Books):
John Plowes
Item presenter (Spy School):
Bernard Newman
Item presenter (Camp-Fire Cooking):
Jack Cox
(Uncle) Stan Unwin
Ursula Eason
Presented by:
Leonard Chase

(Next episode on Thursday)


Gerard Glaister
Morris Barry
Allan Prior
Story Associate:
Sheila Hodgson
Story Associate:
David Campton
Richard Wilmot
Anne Pichon
Jose Read
Robin Starr:
Michael Murray
Tom Turner:
Brian McDermott
John Forbes-Robertson
Mary Tennison:
Patricia Mort
Shane Cordell
Anthony Woodruff
Maurice Durant
Jim Turner:
Philip Ray
Hughie Turner:
Barry MacGregor
Megs Turner:
Nancy Nevinson
Harry Crane:
Arnold Ridley
Mrs Bradley:
Doris Yorke

Eamonn Andrews says This Is Your Life to ?
The recorded music was written by James Turner and played by the orchestra conducted by George Clouston

("This Is Your Life" was devised by Ralph Edwards)


Eamonn Andrews
Script and research:
Ken Smith
Script and research:
Michael Williams
Recorded music written by:
James Turner
George Clouston
Devised by:
Ralph Edwards
T. Leslie Jackson

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