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on BBC Two England

Presented by Michael Charlton and Charles Wheeler including UK Report
Newsreader Kenneth Kendall
Editor JOHN TISDALL

Contributors

Presented By:
Michael Charlton
Presented By:
Charles Wheeler
Unknown:
Kenneth Kendall
Editor:
John Tisdall

Champions of Crown Green Bowling compete for the BBC2 Masters' Trophy
Bob Wilby (Yorkshire) v
Roland Pratt (North Midlands)
Two experienced County Players meet in a North Midlands clash for a place in the semi-finals.
Introduced by Colin Welland from the Waterloo Hotel, Blackpool. Commentator HARRY RIGBY
Producer NICK HUNTER. BBC Manchester

Contributors

Unknown:
Bob Wilby
Introduced By:
Colin Welland
Commentator:
Harry Rigby
Producer:
Nick Hunter.

Children's Books for Christmas
Robert Robinson introduces a special edition on new books for children. Each year there are more and more children's books on the market - stories, illustrated books, fact books and annuals.
In the studio three writers of books for children - Nina Bawden , Peter Dickinson and Bernard Ash ley, who is also a London head-master, review a selection of new stories and annuals.
Studio director MARTIN L. BELL Producer PHILIP SPEIGHT
Executive producer wiu. WYATT

Contributors

Introduces:
Robert Robinson
Unknown:
Nina Bawden
Unknown:
Peter Dickinson
Unknown:
Bernard Ash
Director:
Martin L. Bell
Producer:
Philip Speight

starring Kathryn Grayson, Ava Gardner, Howard Keel
This spectacular MGM version captures the colourful bustle and gaiety of the heyday of the Mississippi Show Boat and the ups-and-downs of the riverboat entertainers. It also charts the tumultuous love story between Cap'n Andy's daughter Magnolia and ne'er-do-well Gaylord Ravenal.
Films: page 10

Contributors

Director:
George Sidney
Magnolia Hawks:
Kathryn Grayson
Julie La Verne:
Ava Gardner
Gaylord Ravenal:
Howard Keel
Captain Andy Hawks:
Joe E Brown
Ellie May Shipley:
Marge Champion
Frank Schultz:
Gower Champion
Stephen Baker:
Robert Sterling
Parthy Hawks:
Agnes Moorehead
Cameo McQueen:
Adele Jergens
Pete:
Leif Erickson
Joe:
William Warfleld

A series of four programmes about families, their jokes, memories, legends, mementoes, photographs and souvenirs.
4: The de Greys of Merton Hall
' You may have gathered by now, that we have rather sticky boots.'
The de Greys have held the manor of Merton for 600 years - long enough to learn how to keep matters in perspective. ' No one really owns the land - the land just sits there and we come and go.' Narrator PETER FRANCE
Producer MICHAEL CROUCHER
Written and directed by COLIN ROSI BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown:
Merton Hall
Narrator:
Peter France
Producer:
Michael Croucher
Directed By:
Colin Rosi

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