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The Lord Mayor's Show

Television cameras are set up at Trafalgar Square to watch the pageant as the new Lord Mayor drives in his coach from the Guildhall to the Law Courts and back by way of the Strand and Trafalgar Square to the Mansion House.
(to 13.45)
BBC Television

The Lord Mayor's Show

The theme of this year's historic pageant is the Auxiliary Forces of the Crown.
(to 13.45)
BBC Television

Grandstand

(See panel and Junior Radio Times)

-1.0 to 5.0-
Grandstand
Introduced by David Coleman
and featuring The Hennessy Gold Cup
Direct from Cheltenham

Today's timetable:
Lord Mayor's Show 1.20-1.50
The new Lord Mayor of London drives in his gilded coach through the City of London, BBC cameras join the crowds at Blackfriars for the procession Commentators: Richard Dimbleby at Blackfriars, Brian Johnston in the Procession

Racing
Direct from Cheltenham
2.15 The Hennessy Gold Cup Three miles three furlongs to the value of £5,000
2.45 Coventry Novices Chase
3.15 Gloucester Handicap Hurdle

Swimming
Direct from Airdrie at 2.55 and 3.25 Aberdeen v. York
Ian Black and Peter Kendrew are among the star swimmers

Boxing
in America at 4.0 Harold Johnson v. Sonny Ray
An exclusive recording of this week's light heavyweight contest at Chicago.

Sports Results and News Service
4.35 app. Football and Racing Summaries including classified football results
BBC Television

The Lord Mayor's Show 1937

The annual historic procession of pageantry, as seen from the junction of Northumberland Avenue and Trafalgar Square. A descriptive commentary will be given by F.H. Grisewood.
BBC Television

The Lord Mayor's Show

The annual historic procession of pageantry, as seen from the junction of Northumberland Avenue and Trafalgar Square
BBC Television

The Lord Mayor's Show

The historic procession will be revived this year in its pre-war splendour. An Outside Broadcast Unit on the south side of Trafalgar Square will give viewers a front seat to watch the procession as it passes on its way from the Law Courts.
(to 14.00)
BBC Television

The Lord Mayor's Show

passes through Trafalgar Square.
(A BBC telefilm)
BBC Television

Citizen Soldiers of London

A Pageant reconstructing parts of yesterday's Lord Mayor's Show illustrating the Development of Military Uniform and Equipment of the Trained Bands of the City of London.
1. Bills, Bows, and Handguns (Henry VIII -1539)
2. Morris Pikes and Calivers (Elizabeth - 1588)
3. Pikes and Matchlocks (Charles I- 1641)
4. Hand Grenades and Bayonets (Queen Anne-1710)
5. Brown Bess Muskets (George III - 1799)
6. Muzzle-loading Rifles (George III - 1803)
7. Present Day
A Band of Fifes, Hautboys, and Courtails playing music of the periods
BBC Television

A Model of the Coronation Procession

Three thousand figures and pieces in three sets, altogether fifteen feet long.
The building of this model - the scale is three-eighths of an inch to a foot - took H. Edward Offord and his brother, Frank Offord, some four months. It is 15 feet long, 6 feet high, and 3 feet deep. The proscenium opening is 13 feet by 2 feet.
Edward Offord was also responsible for a model of the Queen Mary which was used in the Lord Mayor's Show of 1934. Briefly, viewers will see the curtains open to disclose a representation of a 150-yard section of Westminster. Soldiers line the pavement, and behind them is the crowd. The roadway itself is clear. Then the sound of military music is heard and the procession comes into view. The effect of movement is done by means of a series of small platforms on an endless belt.
BBC Television

Children's Television

Dick Whittington and his Cat
A film showing how a poor boy became the Lord Mayor of London.

Children's Newsreel

The Watch
Written and produced by Rex Tucker.
A play for television.
(Michael David is appearing in 'The Lark' at the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith)

(to 18.00)
BBC Television

Children's Television

Peter, Pauline, and the Sunflowers
A short story by John Harman.
Told by Isobel George.

All About Animals
George Cansdale shows you some more animals.

From Wash to Waveney
A journey into Norfolk.
Introduced by R. H. Mottram.
(A BBC Telefilm)
R. H. Mottram, the novelist, is an authority on Norfolk and a former Lord Mayor of Norwich. The film includes a visit to the museum in the historic Norwich castle.
BBC Television

Designed for Women

Introduced by Joan Gilbert.

Interview
The Hon. Mrs. Denys Lowson describes some of her duties and experiences as wife of the Lord Mayor, First Citizen of the City of London.

Music
Geraldine and Mary Peppin play two pianos.

Furnishing
Mary Kirk, with the aid of some model windows, illustrates how the best value can be obtained from different types of curtains.

Helping the Deaf
Marjorie Wheeler, of the National Institute for the Deaf, shows how the deaf are taught lip reading.

Television Bookshelf
Robert Henriques reviews some recent books.

Round the Shops
Margot Lovell reports on what she thinks will interest you in the shops this week.

(to 16.00)






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