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: Cricket: England v. India - Fourth Test Match

The last day's play.
(Not televised by Kirk o' Shotts)
(to 13.30)


Commentaries: Brian Johnston
Commentaries: E. W. Swanton

: For Women: Leisure and Pleasure

Introduced by Jeanne Heal.

I'd like you to meet...: Lady Kenneth Clark
President of the Incorporated Society of London Fashion Designers.

Eric Coop shows famous hands he has photographed.

New designs for needlewomen by contemporary artists.

Time for Music
Osian Ellis plays the harp and sings folk songs.


Presenter: Jeanne Heal
Speaker (I'd like you to meet...): Lady Kenneth Clark
Photographer (Camera): Eric Coop
Harpist/singer (Time for Music): Osian Ellis
Editor: Jacqueline Kennish
Producer: S. E. Reynolds

: For the Very Young: Andy Pandy

Maria Bird brings Andy to play with your small children and invites them to join in songs and games.
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
(A BBC film)


Narrator/script, music and settings: Maria Bird
Singer: Gladys Whitred
Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson

: International Horse Show: The Queen Elizabeth II Cup

A visit to the White City Stadium, London, to watch part of this international competition open to lady riders of all nations.
This cup, formerly known as the Princess Elizabeth Cup, was presented by H.M. the Queen in 1949 for perpetual competition.
(to 16.45)


Commentator: Peter Dimmock
Commentator: Bill Allenby

: Children's Television: For older children: The March of the Peasants: 1: The Raven's Feather

A new play in four parts by John Blatchley.
Scene: England in 1381.
See page 37


Writer: John Blatchley
Settings: Michael Yates
Producer: Naomi Capon
Sir Martin Shandwick: Andre van Gyseghem
Will Carter: Thomas Heathcote
John Shandwick: John Quilley
Blakeley: Peter Sallis
Sir Robert Bellknap: Hamlyn Benson
Earl of Salisbury: Harold Jamieson
Black Ned: Michael Godfrey

: Cricket: England v. India

Further commentaries.
(to 18.30)

: Tess of the D'urbervilles

A play by Ronald Gow based on the Wessex story by Thomas Hardy.
From the Theatre Royal, Bristol.
Act 1
The Manor House at Wellbridge, New Year's Eve, 1870
Act 2
Sc.1: Tess's cottage. Sixteen months later
Sc.2: The Herons, Sandbourne. Two months later
Sc.3: A railway station. One hour later
Act 3
Sc.1: The house in the forest. A week later
Sc.2: Stonehenge. Two days later
Special performance before an invited audience by courtesy of the Old Vic Trust Limited.


Adapter: Ronald Gow
Author: Thomas Hardy
Scenery designed and executed by: Patrick Robertson
Stage Director: Nat Brenner
Stage production: Owen Reed
Presented for television by: Michael Henderson
Mrs Crumb: Ethel Coleridge
Jonathan Kail: George Holloway
Angel Clare: Donald Eccles
Tess Durbeyfield: Barbara Jefford
Mrs Durbeyfield: Everley Gregg
Liza-Lu: Hilda Schroder
Alec d'Urberville: Michael Aldridge
Mrs Brooks: Edith Manvell
A porter: Peter Nichols
A man: Lewis Gedge

: Newsreel

: Scottish Command presents The Edinburgh Military Tattoo

See above and pages 4 and 5

Blog post that mentions this programme:

The Edinburgh Festival at 70 24 August 2017

: Weather Forecast and News

(sound only)

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