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But First This!


We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
Andy Crane presents a whole morning of summer entertainment assisted by Siobhan Mayer ,
Colin Heywood , and Sue Devaney. There's music, competitions, fashion, new films, videos and star guests as well as some of your favourite programmes. starting with The Pink Panther Show
9.25 Record Breakers with Roy Castle and Cheryl Baker
Featuring the Queen's Colour Squadron of the Royal Air Force in a marathon display of squad drill; stone skipping demonstrated by Jerry McGhee and an attempt at the fastest wheel change in history by the Brabham BMW Formula One Grand Prix team, with commentary from Murray Walker. (R)
9.50 Laurel and Hardy Southern Hospitality (R)
10.00 News
Weather followed by But First This! starting with Charlie Brown
It's Magic, Charlie Brown
Snoopy becomes a magician, Charlie becomes invisible. (R)
10.30 Play School Presenters
Elizabeth Watts
Wayne Jackman
Story: Nini at Carnival by ERROL LLOYD
Musical director RICHARD BROWN Percussion and woodwind
Five to Eleven with Maya Angelou
11.00 News
Weather followed by But First This! starting with SOS Coast Guard starring
5: The Mystery Ship
The saga of the lethal arnatite continues as zanzoid enters the fray. Terry goes undercover on a suspect ship but an exploding boiler traps him in the hold. A REPUBUC serial
11.30 Take Nobody's Word for It
Presented by Prof Ian Fells and Carol Vorderman
Ian visits Dinorwig pumped storage power station in North Wales; Prof Harold Baum analyses the art of scientific songwriting, and a celebration of the photographic experiments which revolutionised painting and drawing. (R)


Unknown: Andy Crane
Assisted By: Siobhan Mayer
Assisted By: Colin Heywood
Assisted By: Sue Devaney.
Unknown: Roy Castle
Unknown: Jerry McGhee
Unknown: Murray Walker.
Unknown: Charlie Brown
Unknown: Charlie Brown
Unknown: Elizabeth Watts
Unknown: Wayne Jackman
Director: Richard Brown
Unknown: Pete Howland.
Unknown: Martin Frith
Unknown: Photographer John Jefford
Director: Martin Fisher
Editor: Cynthia Felgate
Unknown: Maya Angelou
Presented By: Prof Ian Fells
Presented By: Carol Vorderman
Unknown: Prof Harold
Terry Kent: Ralph Byrd
Boroff: Bela Lugosi
Jean Norman: Maxine Doyle

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