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A topical diversion.
David Jacobs introduces people and events of the day.
Including:

The Crooked Mile
Peter Wildeblood introduces an extract from his new musical.

Dogs with Bad Names
John Witty on a filmed visit to an unusual reform school.

Where are they now?: 1: Clare Sheridan

Holiday Snapshot Competition Result
Margaret Harker shows her choice of the most unusual photographs and announces the winner.

And
a story from W. Macqueen-Pope.
(to 15.30)

Contributors

Presenter:
David Jacobs
Item presenter/playwright (The Crooked Mile):
Peter Wildeblood
Item presenter (Dogs with Bad Names):
John Witty
Guest (Where are they now?):
Clare Sheridan
Item presenter (Holiday Snapshot Competition Result):
Margaret Harker
Storyteller:
W. Macqueen-Pope
Director:
Brenda Horsfield
Producer:
Lorna Pegram

Jeremy Geidt the Caravan Showman, rings up the curtain in the grounds of Alexandra Park, North London and introduces you to Clive Dunn as Mr. Crumpet, Don Lang, The Die Kordas, Sid Plummer, Jeanne and Jon.
Accompanied by the Caravan Quartet and introduces you to some of the children of North London.

(By arrangement with the Alexandra Park Trustees)

Contributors

Caravan Showman:
Jeremy Geidt
Mr. Crumpet:
Clive Dunn
Trombonist:
Don Lang
Performers:
The Die Kordas
Xylophonist:
Sid Plummer
Balancing act:
Jeanne and Jon
Additional Material:
Clive Dunn
Producer:
Barbara Hammond

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

Contributors

Presenter:
Derek Hart
Presenter:
Geoffrey Johnson Smith
Reporter:
Alan Whicker
Reporter:
Fyfe Robertson
Associate producer:
Alasdair Milne
Associate producer:
Antony Jay
Associate producer:
Gordon Watkins
Editor:
Donald Baverstock

A light comedy series set in Sam Callahan's restaurant.
[Starring] Eddie Bryne and Betty McDowall
with Paul Whitsun-Jones, Hugh Lloyd, Sidney Monckton, Donald Bisset, Aubrey Morris, Bartlett Mullins, Dennis Wood, Dennis Thorne

Contributors

Script:
Lee Loeb
Incidental music composed by:
Bruce Campbell
Settings:
Frederick Knapman
Producer:
Harry Carlisle
Sam Callahan:
Eddie Bryne
Hetty Callahan:
Betty McDowall
Mario:
Paul Whitsun-Jones
Archie:
Hugh Lloyd
[Actor]:
Sidney Monckton
[Actor]:
Donald Bisset
[Actor]:
Aubrey Morris
[Actor]:
Bartlett Mullins
[Actor]:
Dennis Wood
[Actor]:
Dennis Thorne

The first big block of Government offices ever built and one of the architectural wonders of London. It records our births, our marriages, our deaths, and our wills, and every now and again it counts us to make sure we are still there - Somerset House is responsible for the ten-yearly census of the nation.
What rights has the private citizen there? How does it work?
Produced for BBC Television by Telemat (United Kingdom) Ltd.
See facing page

Contributors

Presenter:
Woodrow Wyatt
Director:
Clive Donner

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