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: Grandstand

Introduced by David Coleman
Featuring Rugby League, Racing, Cricket, Weight-Lifting
Rugby League from Bradford: Bradford Northern v. New Zealand Touring Team.
Racing from Newmarket: 2.30 Warren Place Stakes over 1 mile. 3.0 Fitzroy House Stakes over 7 furlongs. 3.30 Freemason Lodge Handicap over 1.5 miles.
Professional Boxing: Walter McGowan (Scotland) v. Ron Jones (U.S.A.) Highlights of this week's international contest at Paisley Ice Rink.
Cricket from Lord's: Middlesex v. Yorkshire play in the first day of the County match at Lord's.
Weight-lifting from Birmingham: Great Britain v. The Commonwealth
Sports results and news service throughout the afternoon. At 4.55 Results Service, Classified football results.
TODAY'S TIMETABLE:
12.40 Cricket
1.30 Weight-lifting
1.45 Professional Boxing
2.10 Cricket
2.20 Racing
2.35 Cricket
2.50 Racing
3.5 Rugby League
3.20 Racing
3.35 Weight-lifting
3.45 Rugby League
4.25 Weight-lifting
4.35 Cricket
4.55 Results
While it is hoped to keep to the above timings, they may be altered by events

Contributors

Presenter: Fred Viner
Commentator: (Rugby League) Eddie Waring
Commentator: (Racing) Michael Seth-Smith
Commentator: (Racing) John Penney
Commentator: (Racing) Clive Graham
Commentator: (Boxing) Simon Smith
Commentator: (Cricket) Brian Johnston
Commentator: (Cricket) Denis Compton
Commentator: (Weight-Lifting) Desmond O'Leary
Television presentation: (Rugby) Jack Harrison
Television presentation: (Racing) John McGonagle
Television presentation: (Cricket) Nick Hunter
Television presentation: (Weight-Lifting) Desmond O'Leary
Assistant Editor: Lawrie Higgins
Assistant Editor: Alan Hart
Editor: Cliff Morgan

: Juke Box Jury

A new disc - a Hit or a Miss?
Comments and opinions on the latest pop releases
This week's panel:
Carole Carr, Terence Edmond, Herman, Rosemary Nicols
In the chair, David Jacobs

Contributors

Guest: Carole Carr
Guest: Terence Edmond
Guest: Rosemary Nicols
Guest: Herman
Chairman: David Jacobs
Devised by: Peter Potter
Director: Richard Evans
Producer: Stewart Morris

: Laurel and Hardy: Towed in the Hole

Two of the world's greatest laughter-makers in a selection of their famous short films
Not content with being fishmongers, Stan and Ollie decide to buy their own boat and go fishing themselves, with disastrous and hilarious consequences.

Contributors

Director: George Marshall
Stan: Stan Laurel
Ollie: Oliver Hardy

: The Dick van Dyke Show: Young Man with a Shoe-horn

... puts his foot in it!
A comedy film series featuring the hilarious adventures of a happy-go-lucky scriptwriter and his family
starring Dick van Dyke with Mary Tyler Moore, Morey Amsterdam, Rose Marie, Larry Mathews

Contributors

[Actor]: Dick van Dyke
[Actress]: Mary Tyler Moore
[Actor]: Morey Amsterdam
[Actress]: Rose Marie
[Actor]: Larry Mathews

: The Western: Tall Trouble

Tonight's film stars Dale Robertson with Brian Keith, Rossana Rory

Contributors

Director: Paul Landres
Producer: T. Frank Woods
Sheriff Caleb: Dale Robertson
Happy: Brian Keith
Maria: Rossana Rory
Smiley: Dick Kallman
Walt: Don Megowan
Nels: Mike Lane
Stan: Buddy Baer
Bear: Charles Fredericks

: Summer Comedy Hour presenting: See You in Court

by Robert Monro with Peter Frances, Jones Bennett, Charles Richard, Victor Caldicot and Sam Kydd

Contributors

Writer: Robert Monro
Television adaptation: Frances Bennett
Theme music composed by: Malcolm Lockyer
Incidental music composed and conducted by: Dennis Wilson
Designer: Colin Shaw
Producer: Eric Fawcett
Yvonne Marsham: Frances Bennett
Minette: Bettine Le Beau
Pierre: Louis Raynes
Chuckles: Charles Victor
George Holmes: Richard Caldicot
James Stedman: Peter Jones
Fred Parker: Sam Kydd
Crawford: Denis Cowles
Baines: John Lawrence
Lucy Holmes: Betty Romaine
Gregson: Peter Fontaine
Chudley: Frank Littlewood
Richard Marsham: Rex Graham
Carol Stedman: Elizabeth Chambers
Clerk of the Court: Sydney Dobson

: The Flying Swan: Group Mania

Margaret Lockwood at...
with Julia Lockwood
A pop group invades the hotel and clashes with a mysterious guest who shuts himself up alone in his room.
From the Midlands

Contributors

Script: John Hailstone
Theme Music by: Ron Grainer
Story Editor: John Barber
Producer: Harold Clayton
Director: David Giles
George: John Boyd-Brent
The Anybodies - Tom: Iain Gregory
The Anybodies - Dick: Michael Elwyn
The Anybodies - Harry: James Culliford
Rosalind: Gillian Royale
Sue: Cheryl Molineaux
Mollie: Margaret Lockwood
Mr Evans: Donald Hoath
Piers: Norman Mitchell
Brigadier Chiswick: Willlam Kendall
Jessie McDonald: Molly Urquhart
Carol: Julia Lockwood
Leslie Rhodes: John Welsh
Freda Marsh: Joan Newell
Max Taylor: Gordon Whiting
Reporter: Geoffrey Wright

: THE NEWS

: The Andy Williams Show

A series featuring song, music, and comedy and the best from the world of entertainment starring Andy Williams and this week's guests, Nanette Fabray, Jonathan Winters, The Good Time Singers
Recorded in America

Contributors

Star/singer: Andy Williams
Guest: Nanette Fabray
Guest: Jonathan Winters
Guests: The Good Time Singers

: Edinburgh Military Tattoo

from the Edinburgh International Festival
Presented by Scottish Command
Produced by Brigadier Alasdair Maclean
Fanfare: The Silver Fanfare Trumpets of the Royal Marines School of Music
Massed Pipes and Drums: The Royal Scots Greys (2nd Dragoons), 2nd Battalion The Scots Guards, 1st Battalion The Royal Scots, 1st Battalion The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), 1st Battalion The Queen's Own Highlanders
Drill Display: HM Royal Marines 826 & 827 Recruit Squads
Fiji Military Forces: A display of dancing by members of the Fiji Military Forces
Scottish Dancing: An exhibition of Highland and Scottish dancing by the Junior Soldiers of the Highland and Lowland Brigade Depots n Aberdeen and Glencorse
Fiji Military Forces: A display of marching and singing by the Band of the Fiji Military Forces
Operation 007: An unusual incident in the life of the Royal Marine Commandos featuring the world-famous James Bond Aston Martin Car
Massed Bands: The Royal Marines School of Music, 3rd Carabiniers
(Prince of Wales Dragoon Guards), The Royal Scots Greys (2nd Dragoons), The Queen's Royal Irish Hussars, The Queen's Own Highlanders, The Gordon Highlanders
Grand Finale
Sunset
The Last Post
Scotland the Brave
An Outside Broadcast from the Esplanade of Edinburgh Castle

Contributors

Tattoo produced by: Brigadier Alasdair MacLean
Commentator: Raymond Baxter
Presented for television by: Alan Rees








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