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BBC Television Outside Broadcast cameras cover three of this afternoon's races from this Berkshire racecourse.

3.30 The Greenham Stakes
Over 7 furlongs, straight course

4.0 The Compton Handicap
Over 1 mile, 5 furlongs and 60 yards

4.30 The Berkshire Handicap
Over 1 mile, round course

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

(to 16.40 app.)

Contributors

Commentator:
Peter O'Sullevan
Reporter:
Clive Graham
Television presentation:
Dennis Monger

by Louisa M. Alcott
Adapted for television in six parts by Constance Cox
[Starring] Phyllis Calvert as Marmee
with Andree Melly as Jo

(BBC recording of the programme broadcast on April 20, 1958)

Contributors

Author:
Louisa M. Alcott
Adapted by/Producer:
Joy Harington
Designer:
Eileen Diss
Jo:
Andree Melly
Meg:
Kate Cameron
Mrs. March:
Phyllis Calvert
Amy:
Sylvia Davies
Beth:
Diana Day
Hannah:
Aithna Gover
Laurie:
David Cole
Young man:
Burnell Tucker
Mary:
Ann Iddon
Mr. Laurence:
Noel Howlett
Servant:
Betty Cardno
Guest at party:
Hilary Crane
Guest at party:
June Lewis
Guest at party:
Rowena Torrance
Guest at party:
Richard Coe
Guest at party:
Michael J. Harrison
Guest at party:
Peter Marden

Introduced by Percy Thrower with seasonal work in garden and greenhouse.
Spring Flowers from the South-West
Daffodils-Tulips-Iris-Anemones with film of growing conditions and methods from the South-West corner of England shown by H. W. Abbiss (Truro).
From the BBC's Midland television studio

Contributors

Presenter:
Percy Thrower
Item presenter (Spring Flowers from the South-West):
H. W. Abbiss
Presented by:
Paul Morby

Look around with Cliff Michelmore.
Sport - Music - People
Cinema - Theatre - Argument
with Derek Hart, Geoffrey Johnson Smith and this week, Cy Grant

Contributors

Presenter:
Cliff Michelmore
Reporter:
Derek Hart
Reporter:
Geoffrey Johnson Smith
Singer/guitarist:
Cy Grant
Producer:
Alasdair Milne

In tonight's recording Perry Como welcomes Guest Stars with The Mitchell Ayres Orchestra, The Ray Charles Singers, The Louis Da Pron Dancers.
Written by Goodman Ace, Morton Green and George Foster and Jay Burton.

Contributors

Presenter/singer:
Perry Como
Musicians:
The Mitchell Ayres Orchestra
Singers:
The Ray Charles Singers
Dancers:
The Louis Da Pron Dancers
Producer for NBC:
Clark Jones
Writer:
Goodman Ace
Writer:
Morton Green
Writer:
George Foster
Writer:
Jay Burton
Edited for BBC television by:
Philip Barker
Film editor:
Richard Barclay

Regional Variations (2)

Zoo Quest in Paraguay: 5: Cactus Island in the Desert

BBC Television

Zoo Quest

Zoo Quest in Paraguay

Episode 5: Cactus Island in the Desert

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Television

David Attenborough continues his journey across the Gran Chaco to visit one of the isolated patches of scrub and cactus that provide shelter for many of the Chaco animals. Show more

by H.G. Wells
Adapted for television in six parts by Denis Constanduros
[Starring] Alec McCowen
with Sheila Shand Gibbs, Annette Carell

In which Mr. Lewisham talks about marriage.

Contributors

Author:
H.G. Wells
Adapted by:
Denis Constanduros
Designer:
Stephen Bundy
Producer:
Douglas Allen
Miss Henderson:
Sheila Shand Gibbs
Mr. Lagune:
Leslie French
Mr. Chaffery:
Willoughby Goddard
Mr. Smithers:
Neil McCarthy
Mr. Dunkerley:
Anthony Oliver
Mr. Parkson:
John Crocker
Mr. Lewisham:
Alec McCowen
Miss Heydinger:
Annette Carell
Girl student:
Anne Ford
Girl student:
Fanny Caret
Second year student:
Michael Graham
Waiter:
Henry Soskin
Mr. Bletherley:
Jerome Willis
Other parts played by:
Peter Beton
Other parts played by:
Michael Harrison
Other parts played by:
Alan Page
Other parts played by:
John Solway

The week's business in Parliament is over. Tonight two M.P.s face a group of their constituents at Southmoor Technical School, Sunderland.
Fred Willey, M.P. Member (Labour) for Sunderland, North and Paul Williams, M.P., Member (Conservative) for Sunderland, South
In the chair, Kenneth Harris who calls for questions from the floor.

Contributors

Panellist:
Fred Willey
Panellist:
Paul Williams
Chairman:
Kenneth Harris
Producer:
John Grist

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