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Public Service announcements.

: Grandstand

(See panel)

-1.0 to 5.15-
Introduced by David Coleman

Show Jumping from 1.10: British Olympic Team v. The Rest
One of the events to be televised from the British Timken Show at Duston, Northants.
Commentator: Dorian Williams
Television presentation by John McGonagle

Boxing in America at 1.40: Johnny Persol (New York) v. Henry Hank (Detroit)
A 10-round light-heavyweight bout held in Madison Square Garden, New York
Commentator: Don Dunphy
(A recording of the Gillette 'Fight of the Week')

Athletics from the White City Stadium at 2.30 app.
Organised by the London Fire Brigade Athletic Association and featuring The A.A.A. Relay Championships and Special Invitation Events for Olympic Athletes
Commentators: Max Robertson and Ross McWhirter
Television presentation by Alec Weeks

Racing from Newcastle
3.0 Northern Goldsmiths Handicap (over 1 mile)
3.30 Sandgate Plate (over 6 furlongs)
4.0 Cowgate Nursery Handicap (over 7 furlongs)
Commentators: Michael Seth-Smith and Clive Graham
Television presentation by Ray Lakeland

Sports news service throughout the afternoon
At 4.50 Results service including: Racing summaries Classified Football Results Rugby Union and Rugby League Results

Presented by Richard Tilling
Associate Editors: Lawrie Higgins Alan Hart
Editor: Cliff Morgan

While it is hoped to keep to the above timings, they may be changed by events
At 6.30 on BBC-2 Match of the Day

(Details of next week's Grandstand are shown on page 59)


Presenter: David Coleman
Commentator (Show Jumping): Dorian Williams
Television Presentation (Show Jumping): John McGonagle
Boxer: Johnny Persol
Boxer: Henry Hank
Commentator (Boxing): Don Dunphy
Commentator (Athletics): Max Robertson
Commentator (Athletics): Ross McWhirter
Television Presentation (Athletics): Alec Weeks
Commentator (Racing): Michael Seth-Smith
Commentator (Racing): Clive Graham
Television Presentation (Racing): Ray Lakeland
Presented by: Richard Tilling
Associate Editor: Lawrie Higgins
Associate Editor: Alan Hart
Editor: Cliff Morgan

: Dr. Who: The Tyrant of France

by Dennis Spooner
An adventure in space and time
Starring William Hartnell, William Russell, Jacqueline Hill and Carole Ann Ford
with James Cairncross, Jack Cunningham and Donald Morley

Lemaitre takes the Doctor to Citizen Robespierre and Ian walks into a trap.


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
Shopkeeper: John Barrard
Jailer: Jack Cunningham
Lemaitre: James Cairncross
Robespierre: Keith Anderson
Danielle: Caroline Hunt
Leon Colbert: Edward Brayshaw
Jules Renan: Donald Morley
Jean: Roy Herrick
Physician: Ronald Pickup

: Juke Box Jury

A new disc - a Hit or a Miss?
Comment and opinions on the latest pop releases.
This week's panel: Susan Baker, Millicent Martin, Stanley Unwin, Jimmy Savile
In the chair, David Jacobs


Chairman: David Jacobs
Panellist: Susan Baker
Panellist: Millicent Martin
Panellist: Stanley Unwin
Panellist: Jimmy Savile
Programme devised by: Peter Potter
Presented by: Barry Langford

: The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters: The Day of the Skinners

A 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.

In order to escape from rough buffalo skinners a beautiful girl takes refuge in the wagon train and almost causes a rift between Jaimie and his father.


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

: Dr. Finlay's Casebook: A Test of Intelligence

Created by A. J. Cronin
Starring Andrew Cruickshank, Barbara Mullen
with Bill Simpson as Dr. Finlay
Guest star, Patrick Troughton
(First transmission on January 12)


Created by: A. J. Cronin
Script: Donald Bull
Script Editor: Harry Green
The series produced by arrangement with: Graham Stewart
Film Cameraman: Peter Hamilton
Film Editor: Ted Walter
Designer: Donald Brewer
Producer: Andrew Osborn
Director: Julia Smith
Mr. Miller: Patrick Troughton
Fergus Murray: Derek Keith
Brian Murray: Gavin Crombie
Farren: Gareth Tandy
Dr. Snoddie: Eric Woodburn
Dr. Cameron: Andrew Cruickshank
Dr. Finlay: Bill Simpson
Janet: Barbara Mullen
Meg Murray: Barbara Ogilvie
Mr. Murray: Archie Duncan
Mrs. Murray: Katie Gardiner

: Club Night

From the Palace Theatre Club, Offerton, Stockport.
Donald Peers introduces Stan Stennett, Lita Roza, Johnny Hackett, Donna London, Sonny Farrar, Jackie Farn, Kevin Kent, Peter Marsh, Malcolm Riddell.
(Stan Stennett is in The Black and White Minstrel Show at the Winter Gardens, Morecambe)


Presenter: Donald Peers
Comedian: Stan Stennett
Singer: Lita Roza
Comedian: Johnny Hackett
Performer: Donna London
Musician: Sonny Farrar
Accordionist: Jackie Farn
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 Shifty Shoe-box

A film series starring Raymond Burr as the famous lawyer-investigator created by Erle Stanley Gardner
with Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

A frightened young boy holds the key to a baffling case of embezzlement and murder.


Character created by: Erle Stanley Gardner
Perry Mason: Raymond Burr
Della Street: Barbara Hale
Paul Drake: William Hopper
Hamilton Burger: William Talman

: Diary of a Young Man: 4: Power or The Night of the Long Knives

by Troy Kennedy Martin and John McGrath
with Victor Henry, Richard Moore, Nerys Hughes
See page 6


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: Derek Nice
Designer: John Cooper
Producer: James MacTaggart
Director: Peter Duguid
Ginger: Richard Moore
Joe: Victor Henry
Rose: Nerys Hughes
Baggerdagger: Derek Francis
Phillips: Toke Townley
Clerk: Micheal Arden
Sir Andrew: Micheal O'Halloran
Boot: William Mervyn
Suede: Redmond Phillips
Brogue: William Kendall
Porter: Ronald Mayer
Docker: Michael Robbins
Ben Gunn: Victor Baring
Eric: John Cater
Cedric: Frank Williams
First man: Morris Perry
Second man: Derek Fuke

: Edinburgh Military Tattoo

from the Edinburgh International Festival.
Presented by Scottish Command

The Junior Leaders Regiment, Royal Artillery

Massed Pipes and Drums
1st Battalion The Royal Highland Fusiliers, 1st Battalion The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), 1st Battalion The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) 1st Battalion
The Queen's Own Highlanders, 1st Battalion The Gordon Highlanders

Royal Air Force Police Dogs
Obedience tests and jumping by eighteen Police dogs from the Dog Training Squadron, R.A.F. Police Depot, R.A.F. Debden, Saffron Walden, Essex.

Royal Regiment of Artillery
Drums and Trumpets and a Gymnastic Display by the Junior Leaders Regiment, Royal Artillery.

Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst
A Battle Assault Course Race by teams of Officer Cadets.

Le Bagad
Pipes and Drums and Bombardes of the Band of the French Naval Air Station from Lann-Bihoue, Brittany.

The Isles of Barbados
Marching, Calypso, and Steel by the Barbados Police Force Band.

Scottish Dancing
An exhibition of Scottish and Highland Dancing by the British Columbia Highland Lassies directed by Mary Isdale from Vancouver, B.C.

Massed Bands
The Royal Scots Greys (2nd Dragoons), 1st Battalion The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), 1st Battalion, The Queen's Own Highlanders, The Royal Air Force Regiment, The Barbados Police Band

Grand Finale
Sunset, The Last Post, Scotland the Brave

An Outside Broadcast from the Esplanade of Edinburgh Castle.
See page 7


Tattoo Producer: Brigadier Alasdair MacLean
Musicians (The Isles of Barbados/Massed Bands): The Barbados Police Force Band
Dancers (Scottish Dancing): The British Columbia Highland Lassies
Dancers directed by (Scottish Dancing): Mary Isdale
Commentator: Raymond Baxter
Presented for television by: Alan Rees

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