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Family Affairs: Youth and Beauty
Elisabeth Beresford gets some expert advice on the care of children's skin, hands, feet, and hair, and looks at the latest hair styles for small girls.

3.15 Quick and Easy Dressmaking: 41 - A Coat
A French design filmed by Radiodiffusion Television Francaise.
Demonstrated by Diana Crutchley.
Instructions for making this coat were given in the supplement in 'Radio Times' published on Friday, January 9.

(to 15.30)


Presenter (Family Affairs):
Elisabeth Beresford
Arranged and directed by (Family Affairs):
Brenda Horsfield
Dressmaker/presenter (Quick and Easy Dressmaking):
Diana Crutchley

Look around with Cliff Michelmore.
Sport - Music - People
Cinema - Theatre - Argument
with Derek Hart, Geoffrey Johnson Smith, MacDonald Hastings and this week, Rory McEwen and Alex McEwen


Cliff Michelmore
Derek Hart
Geoffrey Johnson Smith
Macdonald Hastings
Rory McEwen
Alex McEwen
Donald Baverstock

A friendly battle of entertainment for the 'Top Town' Television Trophy of 1959.
Introduced by David Jacobs.
Presented before twenty-five judges in BBC studios throughout the British Isles.
Panel chairmen:
Belfast - Councillor F.C. Tughan, Mayor of Bangor, Co. Down
Birmingham - Alderman Mrs. M.L. Grounds, Mayor of Sutton Coldfield
Bristol - Councillor C. Holtby M.P., Mayor of Weston-super-Mare
Cardiff - Alderman A.J. Williams, Lord Mayor of Cardiff
Edinburgh - Provost Atkinson of Hawick
Alyn Ainsworth and the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra
From the BBC's North of England television studio
See page 4


David Jacobs
Panel chairman (Belfast):
Councillor F.C. Tughan
Panel chairman (Birmingham):
Alderman Mrs. M.L. Grounds
Panel chairman (Bristol):
Councillor C. Holtby
Panel chairman (Cardiff):
Councillor C. Holtby
Panel chairman (Edinburgh):
Alderman A.J. Williams
Alyn Ainsworth and the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra
Kenneth Lawson
Ronnie Lane
Barney Colehan

Written and produced by Nesta Pain.
An unusual action for damages in the High Court of Justice.
[Starring] Andrew Cruickshank, Mark Dignam, Ralph Michael, Ernest Thesiger


Nesta Pain
Barry Learoyd
Jim Clegg, the Plaintiff:
Ralph Michael
Mrs. Clegg:
Patricia Varley
Hugh Fernie, Q.C., Counsel for the Plaintiff:
Richard Hurndall
Mr. Justice Finston:
Ernest Thesiger
Sir Edmund Birley, physician:
Andrew Cruickshank
Miss Pinnock:
Dorothy Smith
Douglas Marmion, Q.C., Counsel for the Defendant:
Mark Dignam
Angela Swinton:
Sulwen Morgan
John Melbury, a young barrister:
Brian McDermott
Dr. Fennell-Humphrey, a psychiatrist:
Donald Eccles
Owen Berry
George McGrath
Man at door:
Frank Atkinson

Dame Flora MacLeod of MacLeod shares her recollections of the past and her comments on the present in conversation with Sir James Fergusson.
From the BBC's television studio in Scotland


Dame Flora MacLeod
Sir James Fergusson
Presented by:
Roderick MacLean

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