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2.30 The Trundle Stakes
for three-year-olds over 1 mile, 3 furlongs, and 200 yards

3.10 The Chesterfield Cup
A handicap race for three-year-olds and upwards over the Craven Course of one mile and a quarter

Clive Graham identifies the horses and jockeys in the Parade Ring before each race.

(to 15.20)


Peter O'Sullevan
Parade Ring commentator:
Clive Graham
Television presentation:
Dennis Monger

by Frances Hodgson Burnett
A serial in five parts adapted for television by Josephine Smith Wright

(A telerecording of the programme first broadcast on September 10, 1957)


Frances Hodgson Burnett
Adapted by:
Josephine Smith Wright
Dorothea Brooking
Film sequences:
The Children's Film Unit
Lawrence Broadhouse
Mrs. Mellon, housekeeper:
Janet Barrow
Jane, a nursemaid:
Gwenda Margaret Evans
Mr. Thomas, a footman:
Ivor Salter
Cedric Errol:
Richard O'Sullivan
Mr. Haversham:
John N. Gordon
Earl of Dorincourt:
Laidman Browne
Other parts played by:
Edwin Brown
Other parts played by:
Richard Holt
Other parts played by:
John Richards
Other parts played by:
William Patenall
Other parts played by:
Delia Paton
Other parts played by:
Madge Brindley
Other parts played by:
Peggy Forbes-Robertson

Seasonal work in garden and greenhouse, shown by Percy Thrower.
Protecting outdoor chrysanthemum blooms from weather damage; Potting cineraria; Re-potting ferns; Feeding indoor flowering chrysanthemums

Summer Flowering Shrubs
Sydney Pearce, Assistant Curator at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, shows some of the glorious range of colour in the summer shrub garden, and suggests shrubs for shady places.
From the BBC's Midland television studio
(A BBC telerecording)


Percy Thrower
Item presenter (Summer Flowering Shrubs):
Sydney Pearce
Presented by:
Paul Morby

Written and directed by Pamela Bower and Richard Cawston.
This film shows just some of the millions who take the Big Gamble every summer, and just one of the many seaside resorts where they take it.
Commentary spoken by Jack Warner.
See foot of facing page


Pamela Bower
Richard Cawston
Jack Warner
Film cameraman:
James Balfour
Film editor:
Allan Tyrer

Jack Watson introduces 'Northern Lights' and invites you to meet some of the stars who are visiting the Northern holiday resorts including:
Shirley Bassey, Sooty and Sweep assisted by Harry Corbett, Jimmy Gay, 'Dezzie' and his Musical Typewriter, Hollander and Hart, The Three Quarters
BBC Northern Dance Orchestra
Conducted by Alyn Ainsworth
(Harry Corbett is appearing in 'The Sooty Show' at the Queen's Theatre, Blackpool; 'Dezzie' appears by permission of George and Alfred Black; Hollander and Hart in 'You'll be Lucky' at the Queen's Theatre, Blackpool)


Jack Watson
Shirley Bassey
Harry Corbett
Jimmy Gay
'Dezzie' and his Musical Typewriter
Hollander and Hart
The Three Quarters
BBC Northern Dance Orchestra
[Orchestra] conducted by:
Alyn Ainsworth
Barney Colehan

Written by Trevor Peacock and Gavin Blakeney
The adventures and mis-adventures of a Naval Helicopter Crew

(The BBC acknowledges with gratitude the co-operation of the Captains, Officers, and Crews of H.M.S. Ark Royal, Albion, Cavendish, and the Lee-on-Solent, Culdrose, and Hal-Far, Malta, Royal Naval Air Stations.)


Trevor Peacock
Gavin Blakeney
Based on an idea by/Producer:
John Warrington
Film Cameraman:
Ken Westbury
Film Editor:
Harry Hastings
Lieut Gilmore, R. N.:
Anton Rodgers
L/A S. E. I. A. Copper:
Roland Curram
Radio Communications Operator (Air) N. Reynolds:
John Southworth
Capt. Crocker-Dobson, D.S.O., R.N.:
William Mervyn
Cmdr. Morris, D.S.C., R.N.:
Frank Shelley
Lieut. Holt, R.N.:
Philip Carr
Police Sgt. Ryan:
Desmond Llewelyn
Maggie O'Reilly:
Concepta Fennell
P.C. 84:
Cecil Brock
Christopher Steele
Harry Towb
Charles Maunsell
Elderly Irishman:
Tony Simpson
A sailor:
John Wilding
Mr. Murphy:
Harry Hutchinson

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