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: Cricket First Test Match

England v India Final day
Coverage up to the lunch interval from Lord's
Introduced by PETER WEST Commentary JIM LAKER
Television presentation


Introduced By: Peter West
Unknown: Jim Laker
Unknown: Denis Compton
Unknown: Ted Dexter
Unknown: David Kenning
Unknown: Nick Hunter

: The News



Unknown: Graham Parker

: Maes a Mor

Countryside magazine

: Racing and Cricket Glorious Goodwood

This week BBC Television outside broadcast cameras will be covering some of the principal races of this famous Meeting
2.30 New Ham Stakes (6 furlongs)
3.10 Spillers' Stewards Cup (Handicap) (6 furlongs)
3.40 Warren Stakes (11 miles)
4.10 Charlton Stakes (Handicap) (Old Mile)
TV presentation DENNIS MONGER
First Test Match
England v India Final day
Further coverage from Lord's
(On BBC2 from 4.30)


Commentators: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentators: Clive Graham
Unknown: Dennis Monger

: Play School

A programme for children under 5 Dressing-Up Day

: Jackanory

with RONNIE CORBETT Hullabaloo
Today: The Grand Feast by CATHERINE SINCLAIR


Unknown: Ronnie Corbett
Unknown: Catherine Sinclair

: The Best of Vision On

In which Humphrey goes to Buck-ingham Palace and the Prof is completely carried away!
Another look at the unexpected world of Tony Hart and Pat Keysell , who introduces it also for deaf children, with Ben Benison
HUMPHREY UMBRAGE and SUSANNE The Vision On Gallery and WILFRED MAKEPEACE LUNN'S Extraordinary Doorbell.
Designer JOHN BONE
(More of your paintings and drawings will be shown in the Vision On Gallery later this year. Send them to ' Vision On,' BBC Television Centre, London. W12, and there'll be a prize for any that are shown. Anyone under 16 can enter, but we're sorry we can'return paintings to you)


Unknown: Tony Hart
Unknown: Pat Keysell
Unknown: Ben Benison
Unknown: Wilfred Makepeace Lunn'S
Designer: John Bone
Producer: Patrick Dowling

: The Flashing Blade

The swashbuckling adventures of the daring chevalier, Francois de Recci.
A film serial in 12 parts
7: The Chevalier de Recci receives his orders from the Cardinal's agent.


Unknown: Francois De Recci.
Frangois de Recci: Robert Etcheverry
The Due de Sospel: Jean Martinelli
Isabelle de Sospel: Genevieve Casile
Mazarin: Gianni Esposito
Don Alonso: Mario Pilar
Mireille: Claude Gensac
Geronimo: René-Louis Lafforgue
Ricardo: Frank Estange

: Abbott and Costello

A cartoon series about the adventures of the two crazy comedy stars

: Your Region Tonight

followed by Regional Weather
(London only: Nationwide in Colour)

: Charlie Chaplin

The Pawnshop
His famous vintage comedy with Edna Purviance and Henry Bergman
Despite his pledges, Charlie upsets an uncle he would like to make his father-in-law before he can pop the question, but Fate redeems his fortunes,


Unknown: Edna Purviance
Unknown: Henry Bergman

: What's the Sense?

Taste, smell, hearing, sight, touch. Cardew Robinson controls the temperature of two teams of nurses who use their five senses in this light-hearted competition. Doing the rounds tonight are teams representing hospitals in LEEDS and BRADFORD with LESLEY TURNBULL and HARRY MORRISS
From the Royal Infirmary, Bradford. Yorkshire


Unknown: Cardew Robinson
Unknown: Lesley Turnbull
Unknown: Harry Morriss
Script: Bob Block
Designer: Lesley Joan Bremness
Director: Martin L. Bell
Producer: Bill Wright

: A Taste for Adventure

River of Death
A hazardous dugout canoe journey through Venezuelan jungles towards the source of the Orinoco.
The Guaica Indians live short and violent lives wife-stealing and feuding. But for centuries they have been protected from ' civilisation' by the remoteness- of their jungle home. Six members from a Hovercraft Expedition brave dangerous rapids to seek out the secrets of some of the most primitive people still left on earth.
Written and produced by BRIAN BRANSTON


Produced By: Brian Branston

: Pop Go the Movies! Up Jumped a Swagman

Tonight's film in a season featuring the pop stars of the 60s who set Britain - and the world-swinging to a new beat. starring
Frank Ifield with Annette Andre Ronald Radd
Richard Wattis Suzy Kendall
A young Australian singer arrives in London to make his fame and fortune. One of the first things he sees is a giant poster of a beautiful blonde - with whom he immediately falls in love.
Frank Ifield, then at the height of his success, made his film debut in this mixture of pop and fantasy directed by Christopher Miles.
(This Week's Films: page 9)


Unknown: Frank Ifield
Unknown: Annette Andre
Unknown: Ronald Radd
Unknown: Richard Wattis
Unknown: Suzy Kendall
Directed By: Christopher Miles.
Dave Kelly: Frank Ifield
Patsy: Annette Andre
Harry King: Ronald Radd
Melissa: Suzy Kendall
Lever: Richard Wattis
Bockeye: Donal Donnelly
Jo-Jo: Bryan Mosley
Herman: Martin Miller
Luigi: Harvey Spencer
Analyst: Carl Jaffe
Phil Myers: Cyril Shaps
Wilkinson: Frank Cox
Docherty: Fred Cox
Mrs Hawkes Fenhoulet: Joan Geary
Mr Hawkes Fenhoulet: William Mervyn

: The Nine O'Clock News

presented by Robert Dougall with the BBC's reporters and correspondents around the world Weather (Colour)


Presented By: Robert Dougall

: Professional Boxing Ali v Ellis

A 12-round contest from the Astrodome, Houston, Texas
Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay) former Heavyweight Champion of the World v
Jimmy Ellis former WBA Heavyweight Cham pion of the World
HARRY CARPENTER reports from the ringside at Houston on this exclusive recording of the fight which earlier today brought Cassius Clay back to the ring for the first time since his world title defeat by Joe Frazier in March. Ellis lost his world title to Frazier after the WBA and WBC titles were merged.
Television presentation BOB DUNCAN


Unknown: Jimmy Ellis
Unknown: Heavyweight Cham
Unknown: Harry Carpenter
Unknown: Cassius Clay
Unknown: Joe Frazier
Unknown: Bob Duncan

: C olour My World ... and Welcome To It

The world of James Thurber
William Windom as John Monroe Joan Hotchkis as Ellen Lisa Gerritsen as Lydia Monroe the Misogynist
There's nothing against making a woman happy. There's just no sense in being a fanatic about it


Unknown: James Thurber
Unknown: William Windom
Unknown: John Monroe
Unknown: Joan Hotchkis
Unknown: Ellen Lisa Gerritsen
Unknown: Lydia Monroe

: Points of View

Robert Robinson dips into the BBC's mailbag and adds a few comments of his own


Unknown: Robert Robinson

: 24 Hours

with the latest news in pictures

: Reinhold Niebuhr Recalled

Reinhold Niebuhr was a brilliant American academic. He was also a prophet; he looked like one - tall, gaunt, fiery. He spoke like one - plunging into the morass of politics and teasing out their ethical dimensions. Some people called him 'Judgement Day in Breeches'. On both sides of the Atlantic his influence was enormous. Time magazine celebrated its Silver Jubilee by featuring him on the cover.
Last month he died. Tonight in a special "Viewpoint", he is recalled by some of the people who knew him, including The Rt Hon Anthony Wedgwood Benn, MP, Professor Ronald Preston and Roger Shinn, Arthur Schlesinger Jr, the Rt Hon Richard Crossman, MP, Baroness Lee
Introduced by Nicholas Partridge


Speaker: Rt Hon Anthony Wedgwood Benn, MP
Speaker: Professor Ronald Preston
Speaker: Roger Shinn
Speaker: Arthur Schlesinger Jr
Speaker: Rt Hon Richard Crossman, MP
Speaker: Baroness Lee
Introduced by: Nicholas Partridge
Producer: Vernon Sproxton

: Weatherman; Regional News and Weather

(all except London and Wales)

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