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

Veterinary
The Vet, explains the causes of Bloat and gives practical advice on prevention and treatment.

Bull Testing
Peter Anderson visits the farm of B.O.C.M. at Barlby, near Selby, Yorkshire, and interviews the Manager, Peter Bichan, on the testing of bulls and their progeny.

Farm Visit
Humphrey Barron visits John Hamill on the farm of his son, William, at Ballindreen, Co. Derry, Northern Ireland.

From the BBC's Midland television studio

Contributors

Presenter:
John Cherrington
Item presenter (Veterinary):
The Vet [name uncredited]
Interviewer (Bull Testing):
Peter Anderson
Interviewee (Bull Testing):
Peter Bichan
Item presenter (Farm Visit):
Humphrey Barron
Interviewer (Farm Visit):
John Hamill
Film sequences:
The BBC's Agricultural Film Unit
Cameraman:
John Bird
Editor:
Iris Lewis
Director:
John McGonagle
Producer:
Hilary Phillips

This week the Welsh outside broadcast unit visits the Llandaff Technical College, Cardiff.

The programme shows how this and similar colleges work to meet the ever-growing demand for skilled men and women in industry.
Introduced by Michael Henderson.
(The subject of next week's Spotlight will be announced during this week's programme)

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Henderson
Producer:
Elwyn Thomas

Cookery Club
Marguerite Patten introduces the winner of the competition for an appetising meat dish and demonstrates her recipe.

Prelude to Summer
Constance Spry shows some of her own arrangements for the flowers of early summer.

Introduced by Joan Gilbert.

Contributors

Cook/item presenter (Cookery Club):
Marguerite Patten
Florist (Prelude to Summer):
Constance Spry
Presenter:
Joan Gilbert
Producer:
Ann Shead

Look around with Derek Hart.
Sport-Music-People
Cinema-Theatre-Argument
with Geoffrey Johnson Smith, Macdonald Hastings and this week: Lucille Mapp, Noel Harrison

Contributors

Presenter:
Derek Hart
Reporter:
Geoffrey Johnson Smith
Reporter:
Macdonald Hastings
Singer:
Lucille Mapp
Singer/guitarist:
Noel Harrison
Producer:
Donald Baverstock

(Next episode on Monday)

Contributors

Producer:
Gerard Glaister
Director:
Mervyn R. Pinfield
Script:
Allan Prior
Story Associate:
Sheila Hodgson
Story Associate:
David Campton
Megs Turner:
Nancy Nevinson
Mrs. Bradley:
Doris Yorke
Harry Crane:
Arnold Ridley
Mr. Barker:
Frank Pemberton
Ackroyd:
Derek Tansley
Mr. Dodds:
John Scott
Hughie Turner:
Barry MacGregor
Anna:
Joy Owen
Mary Tennison:
Patricia Mort
Tom Turner:
Brian MacDermott
Jim Turner:
Philip Ray
Gwyneth Turner:
Gillian Gale

from the Television Theatre with Semprini, The Keynotes
Also Guest Artists, The Leslie Roberts Silhouettes

Contributors

Singer:
Vera Lynn
Pianist:
null Semprini
Singers:
The Keynotes
Dancers:
The Leslie Roberts Silhouettes
Choreographer and associate producer:
Leslie Roberts
Orchestra conducted by:
Eric Robinson
[Orchestra] leader:
David McCallum
Script:
Freddie Robertson
Producer:
Albert Stevenson

A comedy by Jean McConnell.
The action is set on a farm managed by the Finchers, at the beginning of the hop-picking season.
From the BBC's West of England television studio

Contributors

Writer:
Jean McConnell
Producer:
Brandon Acton-Bond
Designer:
Desmond Chinn
Rose Fincher:
Sheila Raynor
Mary Fincher:
Dorothy White
Grandad:
Hedley Goodall
Fred Fincher:
George Woodbridge
Norman Bates:
Jeremy Longhurst
Mrs. Carraway:
Ethel Coleridge
Dolly Fagg:
Dandy Nichols

Lt.-General Sir Brian Horrocks describes with authentic film material from allied and enemy sources.

The battle on which rested the defence of India-and the first decisive engagement of the final Burma Campaign.

Contributors

Presenter:
Lt.-General Sir Brian Horrocks
Technical adviser:
Major F. H. B. Boshell, D.B.O.
Producer:
Huw Wheldon

Old-Time Music-Hall from the City Varieties, Leeds (By arrangement with Harry Joseph) presents: Norman and Niki Grant, Professor Alex Matison, Roger Carne with Willie Heckle, Sally Barnes, Raymond Bennett, Morecambe and Wise.
Chairman: Leonard Sachs

Contributors

Dancers:
Norman and Niki Grant
Comedian:
Professor Alex Matison
Ventriloquist:
Roger Carne
Comedienne:
Sally Barnes
Performer:
Raymond Bennett
Comedians:
Morecambe and Wise
Chairman:
Leonard Sachs
Musical director:
Alyn Ainsworth
Producer:
Barney Colehan

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