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

(BBC recording of the programme shown on May 4, 1958)

Contributors

Author:
Louisa M. Alcott
Adapted by:
Constance Cox
Producer:
Joy Harington
Designer:
Eileen Diss
Hannah:
Aithna Gover
Beth:
Diana Day
Amy:
Sylvia Davies
Meg:
Kate Cameron
Mrs. March:
Phyllis Calvert
Mrs. Moffat:
Madge Compton
Mr. Moffat:
Alexander Archdale
Annie Moffat:
Jill Hyem
Belle Moffat:
Jennie Goossens
Hortense:
Anne Padwick
Major Lincoln:
Maurice Hedley
Ned Moffat:
Denny Gabin
Laurie:
David Cole
John Brooke:
Michael Aldridge
Jo:
Andree Melly
Miss Croaker:
Totti Truman Taylor
Other parts played by:
Edith Savile
Other parts played by:
Rosamund Lesley
Other parts played by:
Timothy Harley
Other parts played by:
Astley Harvey
Other parts played by:
Peter Billingsley
Other parts played by:
Rowena Torrance

Introduced by Percy Thrower showing seasonal work in garden and greenhouse.

The New House and Garden
The beginner's problems when the builders leave:
Clearing the site; Levelling for a concrete-base garage; Laying turf; Checking an overgrown hedge - shown on film, with Cliff Lewis, a horticulturist from Worcestershire.
From the BBC's Midland television studio
(BBC recording)

Contributors

Presenter:
Percy Thrower
Guest (The New House and Garden):
Cliff Lewis
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

[Starring] Frankie Howerd
With Sidney Vivian, Helen Jessop, Sam Kydd, John Baker
See page 11

Contributors

Script:
Reuben Ship
Incidental music:
Bruce Campbell
Settings:
Norman James
Producer:
Harry Carlisle
Starring:
Frankie Howerd
[Actor]:
Sidney Vivian
[Actor]:
Helen Jessop
[Actor]:
Sam Kydd
[Actor]:
John Baker

In tonight's recording Perry Como welcomes Guest Stars and 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
Produced for NBC by:
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

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

In which Mr Lewisham sends roses to his wife.

Contributors

Author:
H.G. Wells
Adapted by:
Denis Constanduros
Designer:
Stephen Bundy
Producer:
Douglas Allen
Mr. Smithers:
Neil McCarthy
Mr. Bletherly:
Jerome Willis
Mr. Parkson:
John Crocker
Second-year student:
Michael Graham
Girl student:
Anne Ford
Girl student:
Fanny Carby
Mr. Lewisham:
Alec McCowen
Miss Heydinger:
Annette Carell
Mrs. Lewisham:
Sheila Shand Gibbs
Madam Gadow:
Liselotte Goettinger
Eccentric scholar:
Roger Winton
Tramp:
James Page
Flower shop assistant:
Marion Mathie
Mr. Chaffery:
Willoughby Goddard
Other parts played by:
Kathleen Cattermole
Other parts played by:
Marjorie Clarke
Other parts played by:
Nicholas Evans
Other parts played by:
Brian Gardner
Other parts played by:
Norman Hartley
Other parts played by:
Laurence Hepworth
Other parts played by:
Neil Robinson
Other parts played by:
Hilary Sesta
Other parts played by:
Valery Sheppard

[Starring] Roberto Cardinali
with Hugo D'Alton (mandolin), Emilio (accordion)
An augmented section of the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra
Directed by Alyn Ainsworth

From the BBC's North of England television studio
See page 4

Contributors

Singer:
Roberto Cardinali
Mandolinist:
Hugo D'Alton
Accordionist:
null Emilio
Musicians:
An augmented section of the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra
Orchestra directed by:
Alyn Ainsworth
Designer:
Kenneth Lawson
Presented by:
John Ammonds

The week's business in Parliament is over. Tonight two M.P.s face a group of their constituents in the BBC's television studio in Birmingham.
John Peel, M.P., Member (Conservative) for Leicester, South-East
Sir Lynn Ungoed-Thomas, Q.C. M.P., Member (Labour) for Leicester, North-East
In the chair, Robert Carvel who calls for questions from the floor.

Contributors

Panellist:
John Peel
Panellist:
Sir Lynn Ungoed-Thomas
Chairman:
Robert Carvel
Presented by:
Stanley Hyland

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This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More