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Arthur Garratt explains some of the difficulties facing the tunnel engineer, and some of the techniques used when boring through different types of soil are shown. There is also a progress report on the new tunnel at present under construction beneath the Thames.
(Telerecording of last Wednesday's programme)


Arthur Garratt
Donald Grattan

County Flavour: 1 - Cornwall
A journey into the counties covered by the BBC's West Region Television Unit.
Introduced by Tom Salmon.

3.15 Keep Fit with Eileen Fowler
Presented by Desmond O'Leary 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), 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 order, not stamps.

(to 15.30)


Presenter (County Flavour):
Tom Salmon
Producer (County Flavour):
Ronald Webster
Exerciser (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 introduces Studio 'E', Your Monday Magazine

First Citizen
The Right Hon. the Lord Mayor of London, Sir Denis Truscott, visits Studio 'E' to tell you about the Ceremony of the Sword.

Talking about Ponies
Dorian Williams in the first of a series.

This Week's Film
The Deadly Game of Chess played by Johnny Speight and Mario Fabrizi.

News Story with Edward Bishop

Spy School
Bernard Newman announces a competition.

Dancing Round the World
Java and Sumatra

Shirley Abicair with another story of Tumbarumba


Vera McKechnie
Item presenter (First Citizen):
Sir Denis Truscott
Item presenter (Talking About Ponies):
Dorian Williams
[Actor] (The Deadly Game of Chess):
Johnny Speight
[Actor] (The Deadly Game of Chess):
Mario Fabrizi
Item presenter (News Story):
Edward Bishop
Item presenter (Spy School):
Bernard Newman
Storyteller (Tumbarumba):
Shirley Abicair
Ursula Eason
Presented by:
Leonard Chase

by Hugh Garner.
which tells of a father's efforts to understand his young son.
(A telerecording presented by arrangement with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation)


Hugh Garner
Andrew Allan
Enid Purcell:
Beth Lockerbie
Jacta Purcell:
Joe Austin
Derek Ralston
Betty Purcell:
Beth Morris
Johnny Purcell:
Billy Potton
Fred Diehl
John Sullivan

(Next episode on Thursday)


Gerard Glaister
Allan Prior
Story Associate:
Sheila Hodgson
Story Associate:
David Campton
Jim Turner:
Philip Ray
Harry Crane:
Arnold Ridley
Barry Steele
Shane Cordell
Glenn Williams
Tom Turner:
Brian McDermott
Joseph Starr:
William Sherwood
Mrs. Childs:
Betty Cooper
Maurice Durant
Robin Starr:
Michael Murray
First Guild member:
Mona Bruce
Donald Churchill
Megs Turner:
Nancy Nevinson
Mrs. Starr:
Barbara Cavan
Second Guild member:
Betty Hare
Jane Starr:
Deirdre Day
Reggie Stratton:
Raymond Young
Mrs. Ellis:
Esther McPherson

says Eamonn Andrews to ?
The last programme in the present series.
Original music written by James Turner and played by the orchestra
Conducted by George Clouston
("This is Your Life" was devised by Ralph Edwards)
See page 4


Eamonn Andrews
Peter Moore
From material supplied by:
Ray Marler
Original music written by:
James Turner
George Clouston
Devised by:
Ralph Edwards
T. Leslie Jackson

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