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Family Affairs
Vera McKechnie asks Hephzibah Menuhin and Norah Phillips about ways in which women at home can escape that 'cooped-up' feeling in winter, by finding interests outside the home.

3.15 A New Life in a Far Country
The story of two families who left England last year to emigrate to Australia, and how they are settling down.
Produced and narrated by Ann Shead.
With film contributed by the Australian Broadcasting Commission
(to 15.30)

Contributors

Presenter (Family Affairs):
Vera McKechnie
Guest (Family Affairs):
Hephzibah Menuhin
Guest (Family Affairs):
Norah Phillips
Arranged by (Family Affairs):
Anne-Marie Gardner-Stewart
Producer (Family Affairs):
Beryl Radley
Producer/narrator (A New Life in a Far Country):
Ann Shead

Prospectors are secretly salting' the ground by ploughing small quantities of gold dust into the soil, to fool investors into thinking the area is rich in gold. Ricky discovers the plot but is overpowered by the outlaws. Champion and Rebel come to the rescue.

Contributors

The Wonder Horse:
null Champion
Rebel the Dog:
null Blaze
Ricky North:
Barry Curtis
Uncle Sandy:
Jim Bannon

Look around with Derek Hart, Geoffrey Johnson Smith, Macdonald Hastings, Cy Grant and the travelling reporters including Alan Whicker, Fyfe Robertson.

Contributors

Presenter:
Derek Hart
Reporter:
Geoffrey Johnson Smith
Reporter:
Macdonald Hastings
Singer/guitarist:
Cy Grant
Reporter:
Alan Whicker
Reporter:
Fyfe Robertson
Associate producer:
Alasdair Milne
Associate producer:
Antony Jay
Associate producer:
Gordon Watkins
Editor:
Donald Baverstock

On this seat depends Britain's immediate future in the civil aviation field; in it you could travel at bus-fare rates of 2d. a mile.
Raymond Baxter turns the 'spotlight of curiosity' on this seat, and on the prospects of a new aircraft that will carry our prestige in the air tomorrow, the Vickers Vanguard.
See facing page

Contributors

Presenter:
Raymond Baxter
Producer:
Peter Webber
Producer:
Derek Burrell-Davis

Jack Payne brings you Words and Music and conducts the Concert Orchestra (Leader, Alec Firman)
Artists appearing are: Anton Dolin, Phyllis Marshall, Jacqueline Delman, Kevin Scott, Mogens Ellegaard, The George Mitchell Singers.

Contributors

Presenter/orchestra conductor:
Jack Payne
Musicians:
The Concert Orchestra
[Orchestra] leader:
Alec Firman
Dancer:
Anton Dolin
Singer:
Phyllis Marshall
Soprano:
Jacqueline Delman
Singer:
Kevin Scott
Accordionist:
Mogens Ellegaard
Singers:
The George Mitchell Singers
Designer:
Clifford Hatts
Producer:
John Street

A Television Treasure Hunt

In October, 1216, King John's baggage train, according to the medieval chroniclers, was swept away whilst crossing the Wellstream near Wisbech and swallowed by quicksands. Modern science has now evolved new methods of discovering where the lost royal treasures may possibly be.
Introduced by Andrew Sinclair.

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Sinclair
Producer:
Paul Johnstone
Producer:
Pamela Wilcox Bowes

A series of programmes about film-making throughout the world.

Introduced by Derek Prouse with contributions from Beatrix Guido and Leopoldo Torre Nilsson and scenes from recent films including 'The Chief', 'The End of the Party', 'The Fall', 'House of the Angel'.

Contributors

Presenter:
Derek Prouse
Interviewee:
Beatrix Guido
Interviewee:
Leopoldo Torre Nilsson
Produced for television by:
Victor Poole

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