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A comedy feature film.
Confusion strikes the inhabitants of a modern New England town when they are visited by the reincarnation of an attractive and mischievous young witch.
(Previously televised on Oct. 31, 1956)
(to 16.00)


Rene Clair
Veronica Lake
Wallace Wooley:
Fredric March
Dr Dudley White:
Robert Benchley
Estelle Masterson:
Susan Hayward

Vera McKechnie introduces the last edition of Studio 'E', Your Monday Magazine before it goes on holiday.
With Barry Bucknell, Antony Hippisley Coxe, Gerald Durrell, Arthur Garratt, Elizabeth Lanchbury, Neville Maude, Bernard Newman, Ted Taylor, Stanley Unwin, William the Woolly Monkey, The Ted Taylor Trio.


Vera McKechnie
Item presenter:
Barry Bucknell
Item presenter:
Antony Hippisley Coxe
Item presenter:
Gerald Durrell
Item presenter:
Arthur Garratt
Item presenter:
Elizabeth Lanchbury
Item presenter:
Neville Maude
Item presenter:
Bernard Newman
Item presenter:
Ted Taylor
Item presenter:
Stanley Unwin
The Ted Taylor Trio
Ursula Eason
Presented by:
Leonard Chase

Written and produced by Norman Swallow.
This film tells the story of the medical officers of the Port of London Health Authority who stand on guard as the first line of defence against infectious diseases.
A ship comes from Asia, heading for the Channel. One of the passengers is sick. 'Query smallpox' is the message sent by the ship's surgeon. In thirty-six hours the ship will be in London, capital of a country of fifty million people, only a quarter of whom are vaccinated.

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Norman Swallow
A.A. Englander, F.R.P.S.
Recorded by:
David Ziegler
Recorded by:
Leslie Phillips
Alfred Chapman

A general knowledge contest based on the popular sound programme 'What Do You Know?'.
This week:
The Brains: Arthur Maddocks, Rosemary Watson, David Keys
'Round Britain Quiz':
Jack House, Wyn Griffith, Cedric Cliffe
Chairman, Franklin Engelmann


Panellist (The Brains):
Arthur Maddocks
Panellist (The Brains):
Rosemary Watson
Panellist (The Brains):
David Keys
Panellist (Round Britain Quiz):
Jack House
Panellist (Round Britain Quiz):
Wyn Griffith
Panellist (Round Britain Quiz):
Cedric Cliffe
Franklin Engelmann
Devised and compiled by:
John P. Wynn
Arranged by:
Joan Clark
Presented by:
Kenneth Milne-Buckley

A programme of melody, song and dance.
Introduced by Barbara Roscoe featuring
Music by Michael Freedman and his Orchestra, Max Geldray, Eric Robinson and the Orchestra
Singing by Jill Westlake, Billy Raymond, The Six Songsters
Dancing by The Television Toppers and Lilian and Peter Sarter
Novelty by Jackie Ross

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Barbara Roscoe
Michael Freedman and his Orchestra
Max Geldray
Eric Robinson and his Orchestra
Jill Westlake
Billy Raymond
The Six Songsters
The Television Toppers
Lilian and Peter Sarter
Jackie Ross
Dance direction:
Larry Gordon
Devised and produced by:
Richard Afton

Regional Variations (2)

Armchair Voyage: Hellenic Cruise

Istanbul and the Islands

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Television

Available for over a year

First transmitted in 1958, Sir Mortimer Wheeler and the Hellenic scholars sail east via Istanbul, stepping onshore on the Aegean Islands of Lesbos, an ancient trade route site. Show more

A weekly film magazine.
Introduced by Peter Haigh and Derek Bond.
This edition includes scenes from:
'No Time for Sergeants'
A film comedy with Andy Griffith, the star of A Face in the Crowd
'Vive Monsieur Blaireau' with Louis de Funes, a well-known French comedian.
(Film by courtesy of Warner Brothers and Mondial Films)


Peter Haigh
Derek Bond
Richard Evans
Presented by:
Alan Sleath

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