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Twice Twenty

Chelsea Flower Show
Percy Thrower looks at the latest in herbaceous plants and shrubs and discusses some new varieties with growers.

Spring Song
Donald Peers

The Great Outdoors
Allan McClelland describes a family camping experiment.

Make and Meet
Sheila Blair talks about her part time work as a door-to-door interviewer.

Introduced by Lionel Marson.

3.15 Topical Round-up with Honor Balfour

(to 15.30)

Contributors

Item presenter (Chelsea Flower Show):
Percy Thrower
Singer (Spring Song):
Donald Peers
Item presenter (The Great Outdoors):
Allan McClelland
Item presenter (Make and Meet):
Sheila Blair
Presenter:
Lionel Marson
Producer:
Joyce Belfrage
Presenter (Topical Round-up):
Honor Balfour

Jeremy Geidt the Caravan Showman rings up the curtain at Ludlow Castle and introduces you to Clive Dunn, Cal McCord and his horse, 'Ladybird', The Skating Royals, Claudine, Colin Fleming and Julie, Tommy St. Dennis.
Accompanied by the Caravan Quartet
You also meet some of the children of Ludlow.

Contributors

Presenter/showman/script:
Jeremy Geidt
Mr. Crumpet:
Clive Dunn
Cowboy:
Cal McCord
Skaters:
The Skating Royals
Performer:
null Claudine
Performers:
Colin Fleming and Julie
Guitarist:
Tommy St. Dennis
Performers:
The Caravan Quartet
Script/producer:
Barbara Hammond

[Starring] Kurt Kaszner and Everett Sloane
Captain Budran is the most efficient of customs officers but under his very nose someone is still smuggling valuable contraband into the country. How is it done? Two investigating officers arrive to solve the mystery and the Captain gets the shock of his life.
A series of film plays presenting stars in stories of their choice.

Contributors

Director:
Don Medford
Captain Budran:
Kurt Kaszner
Tenente:
Everett Sloane

Look around with Cliff Michelmore.
Sport-Music-People
Cinema-Theatre-Argument
with Derek Hart, Geoffrey Johnson Smith and this week, Maxine Daniels and Noel Harrison

Contributors

Presenter:
Cliff Michelmore
Reporter:
Derek Hart
Reporter:
Geoffrey Johnson Smith
Singer:
Maxine Daniels
Singer/guitarist:
Noel Harrison
Producer:
Donald Baverstock

In this week's telerecording Perry Como plays host to Star Guests: Bob Hope, Carol Channing and Johnny Puleo and his Harmonica Gang
with Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra, The Ray Charles Dancers, The Louis Da Pron Dancers
Picture on page 4

Contributors

Presenter/Singer:
Perry Como
Comedian:
Bob Hope
Singer:
Carol Channing
Harmonicists:
Johnny Puleo and his Harmonica Gang
Musicians:
Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra
Dancers:
The Ray Charles Dancers
Dancers:
The Louis Da Pron Dancers

A new weekly series of programmes on animal life in Africa.

The Queen Elizabeth National Park, on the borders of Uganda and the Belgian Congo contains some of the wildest country left in Africa.
Armand and Michaela Denis make a journey through this huge reserve, which houses buffalo, waterbuck, antelope, and a herd of fifteen thousand hippopotami.

Contributors

Presenter/presented by:
Armand Denis
Presenter:
Michaela Denis

In which television brings you great moments of history with the news coverage of today.

With John Larch, Maxine Cooper, Lee Bolman, Ruth Phillips, Howard Wendell, Marshall Bradford, Olive Blakeney.
(A Columbia Broadcasting System presentation)

Contributors

News Editor:
Walter Cronkite
News Editor:
Frank Owen
News Reporter:
William Kenneally
News Reporter:
Harlow Wilcox
News Reporter:
Grant Holcomb
News Reporter:
Bill Stout
News Reporter:
Todd Hunter
News Reporter:
Bob Ferris
News Reporter:
Clete Roberts
Rafferty:
John Larch
Louise:
Maxine Cooper
Edna:
Lee Bolman
Mary:
Ruth Phillips
Jack:
Howard Wendell
[Actor]:
Marshall Bradford
June:
Olive Blakeney

Raymond Glendenning introduces Sportsview Television's weekly sports magazine for the family.
Tonight's programme includes:
A special preview of the World Cup Soccer Competition
and
Sportsreel
A film round-up of sports events around the world.

Contributors

Presenter:
Raymond Glendenning
Editor:
Paul Fox
Editor:
Ronnie Noble
Presented by:
Bryan Cowgill

Members of Asian Club meet to debate the motion in the opinion of this House any benefits of British rule to Asia were more by accident than design
President, Raghaven Iyer (India)
Proposed by: Nandini Iyer (India)
Opposed by: Kemal Faruki (Pakistan) and speakers from Burma, Japan, Malaya and other Asian countries.
(A recording of this meeting of Asian Club will be broadcast in the regular weekly series in the Far Eastern and Eastern Services of the BBC)

Contributors

President:
Raghaven Iyer
Proposer:
Nandini Iyer
Opposer:
Kemal Faruki
Producer:
Philip Daly
Producer:
Hugh Burnett

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