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Come and Join Us: Getting back to work in middle life
Discussed by members of the British Federation of University Women, led by their President, Irene Hilton with Elizabeth Pepperell and Nancy Seear.
In the chair, Doreen Stephens, Editor, Women's Programmes
From the BBC's West of England television studio, Bristol

3.15 Keep Fit with Eileen Fowler
From the BBC's Midland television studio

(to 15.30)


Panellist (Come and Join Us):
Irene Hilton
Panellist (Come and Join Us):
Elizabeth Pepperell
Panellist (Come and Join Us):
Nancy Seear
Chairman (Come and Join Us):
Doreen Stephens
Director (Come and Join Us):
Paul Bonner
Exerciser (Keep Fit):
Eileen Fowler
Arranged by (Keep Fit):
Ann Shead
Music arranged and played by (Keep Fit):
Helen Shields
Presented by (Keep Fit):
Reg Perrin

Vera McKechnie introduces Your Monday Magazine.

Escape Club: 3 - The Persistent Failure
Brigadier Ebsworth and Michael Gilbert

Joe the Chainsmith
See him forge a giant link.
From the film made by the BBC Midland Film Unit

Percy Thrower shows you how to cultivate your indoor plants and increase them by leaf cuttings.

Norman Cave plays his Swinging Brass with The Ted Taylor Four.

School Shields

Stamp Collection


Vera McKechnie
Item presenter (Escape Club):
Brigadier Ebsworth
Item presenter (Escape Club):
Michael Gilbert
Item presenter:
Percy Thrower
Norman Cave
The Ted Taylor Four
Leonard Chase

For the 100th time and the last of the present series Eamonn Andrews says "This Is Your Life" to Tommy Trinder.
(BBC recording made on April 25)
('This Is Your Life' is devised by Ralph Edwards)
Picture on page 4


Eamonn Andrews
Tommy Trinder
Ronald Vivian
The This Is Your Life theme written by:
James Turner
The Orchestra under the direction of:
George Clouston
The programme is directed by:
Vere Lorrimer
T. Leslie Jackson

by Mrs. R.S. Garnett
Dramatised in eight episodes by A.R. Rawlinson
[Starring] William Lucas as John Friend
with Barry Foster, David Peel

When he finds important documents are missing from his satchel, Will assumes that Jack Rangsley, a smuggler, has taken them. Friend, the real culprit, encourages him in this belief. In trying to arrest Rangsley, Will falls into the hands of his cut-throat accomplices. They are about to hang him when Friend arrives.


Mrs. R.S. Garnett
Dramatised by:
A.R. Rawlinson
Chloe Gibson
Film Cameraman:
Ken Higgins
Film Editor:
James Colina
Fight arranged by:
Terry Baker
Fanny Taylor
Mrs. Rayner:
Mary Hignett
John Friend:
William Lucas
William North:
Barry Foster
Dolly Rayner:
Jasmine Greenfield
William Pitt:
Manning Wilson
Secretary to Pitt:
Bryan Drew
Francois Sauvignac:
David Peel
Landlord of the 'Dog and Duck':
Meadows White
Graham Ashley
Lionel Wheeler
Farm hand, Corporal, Soldiers, Sailors:
[artists uncredited]

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His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh is Guest of Honour at a Banquet given by the European-Atlantic Group at Guildhall
The Earl of Bessborough President and Chairman of the European-Atlantic Group introduces His Royal Highness who proposes the toast of NATO
Dr. J.M.A.H. Luns President of the North Atlantic Council replies
The Rt. Hon. Duncan Sandys, M.P., Minister of Defence proposes the toast of the Defence Forces of NATO
General Lauris Norstad Supreme Allied Commander, Europe replies on behalf of SHAPE

Scene described by Dorian Williams
At 9.15


His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh
The Earl of Bessborough
Dr. J.M.A.H. Luns
The Rt. Hon. Duncan Sandys
General Lauris Norstad
Dorian Williams

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