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: Notice Board

Public Service announcements.

: Summer Grandstand

See panel on facing page
Details of next week's Grandstand are shown on page 55

: The Telegoons: The Last Tram

Peter Sellers, Harry Secombe, Spike Milligan
BBC Radio's world-famous Goons in a puppet series for Television.
This week's adventure is: The Last Tram
Television adaptation by Maurice Wiltshire.
Produced by Tony Young of Grosvenor Films for BBC-tv


Voices: Peter Sellers
Voices: Harry Secombe
Voices/script: Spike Milligan
Script: Eric Sykes
Television adaptation: Maurice Wiltshire
Producer: Tony Young

: Dr. Who: A Land of Fear

by Dennis Spooner
An adventure in space and time
Starring William Hartnell, William Russell, Jacqueline Hill and Carole Ann Ford
See page 2


Writer: Dennis Spooner
Title Music: Ron Grainer with the BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Incidental music composed and conducted by: Stanley Myers
Story Editor: David Whitaker
Designer: Roderick Laing
Associate Producer: Mervyn Pinfield
Producer: Verity Lambert
Director: Henric Hirsch
Dr. Who: William Hartnell
Ian Chesterton: William Russell
Barbara Wright: Jacqueline Hill
Susan Foreman: Carole Ann Ford
Small boy: Peter Walker
Rouvray: Laidlaw Dalling
D'Argenson: Neville Smith
Sergeant: Robert Hunter
Lieutenant: Ken Lawrence
Soldier: James Hall

: Juke Box Jury

A new disc - a Hit or a Miss?
Comment and opinions on the latest pop releases.
This week's panel: Unity Hall, Kenneth More, Chita Rivera, Cardew Robinson
In the chair, David Jacobs


Panellist: Unity Hall
Panellist: Kenneth More
Panellist: Chita Rivera
Panellist: Cardew Robinson
Chairman: David Jacobs
Programme devised by: Peter Potter
Presented by: Barry Langford

: The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters: The Day of the First Suitor

A new film series starring Dan O'Herlihy as Dr Sardius McPheeters and Kurt Russell as his son Jaimie in tales of adventure along the California gold rush trail of '49.

Jaimie does his best to promote a match between Jennie and westbound pioneer Frank Turner.


Dr Sardius McPheeters: Dan O'Herlihy
Jaimie: Kurt Russell

: Dr. Finlay's Casebook: Ride in a Wheelchair

Created by A.J. Cronin.
Starring Andrew Cruickshank, Barbara Mullen
with Bill Simpson as Dr. Finlay
Guest star: Ursula Jeans
(First transmission on October 18, 1963)


Created by: A.J. Cronin
Script: Vincent Tilsley
Script editor: Harry Green
The series produced by arrangement with: Graham Stewart
Film cameraman: Peter Sargent
Film editor: Geoffrey Botterill
Designer: Donald Brewer
Producer: Campbell Logan
Director: Cedric Messina
Sam Forrest: Richard Huggett
Peter Lennie: Douglas Murchie
Janet: Barbara Mullen
Dr. Finlay: Bill Simpson
Dr. Cameron: Andrew Cruickshank
Sir Robert McDowell, M.P.: John Young
Secretary to Sir Robert: Rolf Lefebvre
Hospital nurse: Anne Gillam
Lady Mary McDowell: Ursula Jeans
Dr. Snoddie: Eric Woodburn

: Club Night

from the Palace Theatre Club, Offerton, Stockport.
Donald Peers introduces Vera Lynn, The Migil 5, Chuck Murray and Maidie, Joe Chisholm, Dorothy Dunne, Mack and Kirk, Kevin Kent, Peter Marsh, Malcolm Riddel.


Presenter: Donald Peers
Singer: Vera Lynn
Band: The Migil 5
Comedians: Chuck Murray and Maidie
Performer: Joe Chisholm
Performer: Dorothy Dunne
Performers: Mack and Kirk
Singer: Kevin Kent
Performer: Peter Marsh
Performer: Malcolm Riddel
Orchestra conducted by: Harry Hayward
Setting: Stuart Furber
Director: Douglas Argent
Producer: Albert Stevenson

: Perry Mason: The Case of the Elusive Element

A film series starring Raymond Burr as the famous lawyer-investigator created by Erle Stanley Gardner.
with Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman, Ray Collins, George Macready, Wesley Lau

In order to ruin his partner a businessman plans to make himself the victim of an attempted murder. But the plan ends in disaster.


Character created by: Erle Stanley Gardner
Perry Mason: Raymond Burr
Della Street: Barbara Hale
Paul Drake: William Hopper
Hamilton Burger: William Talman
Lt. Tragg: Ray Collins
Roscoe Pearce: George MacReady
Lt. Andy Anderson: Wesley Lau

: Diary of a Young Man: 1: Survival or They Came to a City

by Troy Kennedy Martin and John McGrath
with Victor Henry, Richard Moore, Nerys Hughes

See page 5


Writer: Troy Kennedy Martin
Writer: John McGrath
Music composed and conducted by: Stanley Myers
Film Cameraman: John McGlashan
Film Editor: Christopher La Fontaine
Story Editor: Roger Smith
Stills by: Derek Nice
Designer: John Cooper
Producer: James MacTacgart
Director: Kenneth Loach
Joe: Victor Henry
Ginger: Richard Moore
Rose: Nerys Hughes
Launderette girl: Sally Mates
Interviewer: Frank Williams
Uncle Arthur: Will Stampe
Police Constable: Glynn Edwards
Police Sergeant: Barry Linehan

: Fourth National Jazz Festival

from Richmond, Surrey.
Artists include: The Chris Barber Band with Ottilie Patterson, Jimmy Witherspoon and Humphrey Lyttelton who introduces the programme.

See page 6


Musicians: The Chris Barber Band
Singer (The Chris Barber Band): Ottilie Patterson
Singer: Jimmy Witherspoon
Musician/presenter: Humphrey Lyttelton
Festival director: Harold Pendleton
Television presentation: Brian Johnson

: The News

: The Third Man: Judas Goat

A film series starring Michael Rennie as Harry Lime, Jonathan Harris as Bradford Webster.

Harry Lime flies to the Far East to investigate the sudden cancelling of a valuable contract and finds himself accused of complicity in a crime he did not commit.


Teleplay by: Robert Sherman
Story consultant: Warner Law
Director: Paul Henreid
Producer: Irving Asher
Executive producer: Vernon Burns
Harry Lime: Michael Rennie
Bradford Webster: Jonathan Harris
Prime Minister Mai di Tan: Howard Caine
Wanda Soo: Chana Eden
Miss Julia Redfield: Isobel Elsom
Prince Puma Diau: Abraham Sofaer

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