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Nearly three-quarters of the surface of the earth is hidden by water. What geological features are there beneath the oceans? Dr. Tom Gaskell describes some of these and explains how the deepest part of the oceans, Challenger Deep, was found.
(BBC recording first shown on December 9)
(to 11.45)

Contributors

Presenter:
Dr. Tom Gaskell
Drawings:
Tony Hart
Director:
Geoffrey Hall
Producer:
Donald Grattan

Newyddion y Dydd ynghyd a Croeso'n Ol
I rai o'r Cymry tramor a fydd yn y stiwdio yn siarad gyda Havard Gregory.
(Daily news, and a 'Welcome Back' to some overseas people)
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss and Sutton Coldfield only)
(to 13.20)

Contributors

Unknown:
Havard Gregory

Domestic Forum
Viewers' questions answered spontaneously by Constance Spry, Rosemary McRobert, Ruth Drew, Barry Bucknell.
In the chair, Franklin Engelmann

3.15 Report from Paris
Introduced by Robin Scott.
From the studio of Radiodiffusion-Television Francaise

(to 15.30)

Contributors

Panellist (Domestic Forum):
Constance Spry
Panellist (Domestic Forum):
Rosemary McRobert
Panellist (Domestic Forum):
Ruth Drew
Panellist (Domestic Forum):
Barry Bucknell
Chairman (Domestic Forum):
Franklin Engelmann
Producer (Domestic Forum):
Ann Shead
Presenter (Report from Paris):
Robin Scott

[Starring] June Thorburn, John Fabian, Peter Sallis, Joan Benham, Edna Petrie in the magical Fairy tale of Cinderella
The story adapted for television by C.E. Webber

(BBC recording of the programme first shown on December 26, 1958)
See Junior Radio Times

Contributors

Producer:
Shaun Sutton
The music specially composed by:
John Hotchkis
Adapted by:
C.E. Webber
Dances arranged by:
Peggy van Praagh
Music played by:
The Goldsbrough Orchestra
Orchestra leader:
Emanuel Hurwitz
Film Cameraman:
Leonard Newson
Film Editor:
Jim Tobin
Designer:
Stewart Marshall
The Grand Chamberlain:
Kynaston Reeves
Baron Aristide de Pennilac:
Peter Sallis
His elder daughters - Arabella:
Edna Petrie
His elder daughters - Araminta:
Joan Benham
Buttons:
Frazer Hines
First Broker's Man:
Patrick Cargill
Second Broker's Man:
Colin Douglas
Cinderella:
June Thorburn
The Godmother:
Mary MacKenzie
Prince Florizel:
John Fabian
Dandini:
James Sharkey
Major Domo:
Dennis Ramsden
Count Grumbiekin:
John Barrard
Signor Benvenuto:
Bernard Horsfall
Mademoiselle Jojo:
null Balbina

Look around with Cliff Michelmore, Alan Whicker, Derek Hart, Fyfe Robertson, Cy Grant.

Contributors

Presenter:
Cliff Michelmore
Reporter:
Alan Whicker
Reporter:
Derek Hart
Reporter:
Fyfe Robertson
Singer/guitarist:
Cy Grant
Associate producer:
Alasdair Milne
Associate producer:
Antony Jay
Associate producer:
Gordon Watkins
Editor:
Donald Baverstock

Written by Frank Muir and Denis Norden.
A weekly school report.
[Starring] Professor Jimmy Edwards
with Arthur Howard
Special guest artist, Vera Lynn
See page 5

Contributors

Writer:
Frank Muir
Writer:
Denis Norden
Designer:
Stanley Dorfman
Production:
Douglas Moodie
Headmaster:
Jimmy Edwards
Mr. Pettigrew:
Arthur Howard
Mr. Halliforth:
Edwin Apps
Mr. Dinwiddie:
Gordon Phillott
Mr. Proctor:
Brian Rawlinson
Crombie:
Jimmy Ray
Potter:
Paul Norman
Rawlinson:
Geoffrey Paget
Harrison Jessel:
Sydney Tafler
Herself:
Vera Lynn

Suggested by Thoman Mann's story "Mario and the Magician"
A Langham Group Production by Anthony Pelissier.
(BBC recording)
See page 4

Contributors

Suggested by the story "Mario and the Magician" by:
Thomas Mann
Production:
Anthony Pelissier
Mary Hogan:
Shelagh Fraser
Jed:
Michael Ripper
Mike:
Peter Assinder
Jock:
Angus Lennie
Mr. Foster:
Jack Lambert
Mrs. Foster:
Joan Sterndale Bennett
John Barret:
Jonathan Collins
Susan Barret:
Karen Shinwell
Mario:
Earl Green
Shirley:
Joy Webster
Max:
John Quayle
Pauline:
Jaqueline Noble
Omar:
Ernst Ulman
His wife:
Judy Child
A dwarf:
Billy Young
[Actor]:
Bart Allison
[Actress]:
Pamela Beckman
[Actor]:
Joseph Behrman
[Actress]:
Gladys Dawson
[Actress]:
Antonita Dias
[Actor]:
Nicholas Evans
[Actress]:
Barbara Greenhalgh
[Actress]:
Ruth Holden
[Actor]:
Maurice Lane
[Actor]:
Joseph Levine
[Actress]:
Margot MacAlaster
[Actor]:
John H. Moore
[Actor]:
Desmond Newling
[Actress]:
Mary Ogg
[Actor]:
Tim Parkes
[Actor]:
William E. Raynor
[Actor]:
Neil Robinson
[Actor]:
Darrell Richards
[Actress]:
Dawn Roberts
[Actress]:
Phyllis Sharrah
[Actress]:
Elwyn Stock
[Actress]:
Candy Scott
[Actor]:
Mackenzie Ward
[Actor]:
Michael Wells
[Actress]:
April Wilding

Lieutenant-General Sir Brian Horrocks in the series Men of Action
In these programmes General Horrocks tells the story of those who have lived dangerously.

One of the most famous escape routes through Belgium and France during the Second World War-and its leader.

Contributors

Presenter:
Lieutenant-General Sir Brian Horrocks
Research:
Joyce Curtiss
Photographed by:
Eric Deeming
Film editor:
Harry Hastings
Director:
Therese Denny
Producer:
Huw Wheldon

Clifford Curzon plays Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5, in E flat ('The Emperor') with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
(Leader, Raymond Cohen)
Conducted by Norman Del Mar
The programme also includes Beethoven's Overture, 'Prometheus'.
Introduced by Daniel Jones.

(In the next programme of this series on December 29, Myra Hess plays Mozart's Piano Concerto in E flat, K.271, with the Haydn Orchestra, conducted by Harry Newstone)

Contributors

Presenter:
Daniel Jones
Pianist:
Clifford Curzon
Musicians:
The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Orchestra leader:
Raymond Cohen
Conductor:
Norman Del Mar
Presented by:
Charles R. Rogers

The last of a series of three programmes in which Jan Bussell and Ann Hogarth introduce excerpts from their recent show.
This programme includes several kinds of puppetry, including the famous Grand Turk. The programme ends with Neville Main's topical shadow cartoon.

Contributors

Presenter/puppeteer:
Jan Bussell
Presenter/puppeteer:
Ann Hogarth
Artist:
Neville Main
Presented by:
Alan Sleath

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