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Top Crown

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BBC2 Invitation Pairs Crown Green Bowling Tournament In this, its ninth year, Top Crown has returned to the Mitchells and Butlers Sports and Social Club, Birmingham, scene of triumph for
EDDIE HULBERT and TOMMY JOHNSTONE four years ago. Defending champions NOEL BURROWS and ROY ARMSON , who won last year, are joined by the seven other pairings who have made the quarter finals out of an original entry of 64 top county players.
Tonight Richard Duckenfield introduces the first quarter final, featuring young newcomers DAVID PLATTS and ANDREW SPRAGG from
Chesterfield; and they meet the 1985 champions
ROY NICHOLSON and BOB HITCHIN from Yorkshire.
Commentator HARRY RIGBY Director PETER HAYWARD Producer KEITH PHILLIPS BBC North West

Contributors

Unknown: Eddie Hulbert
Unknown: Tommy Johnstone
Unknown: Roy Armson
Introduces: Richard Duckenfield
Unknown: David Platts
Unknown: Andrew Spragg
Unknown: Roy Nicholson
Unknown: Bob Hitchin
Commentator: Harry Rigby
Director: Peter Hayward
Producer: Keith Phillips

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