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: Boat Race Grandstand

(See panel and page 5)

Today's Timetable:
12.55 Professional Boxing: Billy Walker v. Brian London
1.35 Boat Race preview
1.50 Racing: Evening Standard Steeplechase
2.10 The University Boat Race: The Toss
2.20 Racing: Sunday Express Steeplechase
2.40 The University Boat Race
3.15 Athletics
3.25 Racing: Daily Express Triumph Hurdle
3.45 Rugby League Cup: Semi final
4.25 Athletics
4.40 Results Service
While it is hoped to keep to the above times, they may be altered by events

Introduced by David Coleman from Putney

The University Boat Race
From Putney to Mortlake at 2.40 The 111th race of the series Oxford (48 wins) challenge Cambridge (61 wins) Cameras on shore and aboard the launch "Everest" follow the race from start to finish

RACING FROM CHELTENHAM
2.0 Evening Standard Handicap Steeplechase
2.30 Sunday Express Handicap Steeplechase
3.35 Daily Express Triumph Hurdle Race

RUGBY LEAGUE CUP (semi-final) Wigan v. Swinton from St. Helens

INTERNATIONAL ATHLETICS at the Empire Pool, Wembley Great Britain v. U.S.A. Organised by the B.A.A.B. in conjunction with the "Sun"

PROFESSIONAL BOXING Billy Walker v. Brian London Highlights of the Fight of the Week in Britain

At 4.40 Results Service including: Racing summaries Classified football results Rugby Union and Rugby League results

Contributors

Presenter: David Coleman
Preseented by: Richard Tilling
Associate Editor: Lawrie Higgins
Associate Editor: Alan Hart
Editor: Cliff Morgan
Commentator (University Boat Race): Peter West
Commentator (University Boat Race): Michael Davis
Television Presentation (University Boat Race): John Vernon
Television Presentation (University Boat Race): Innes Lloyd
Television Presentation (University Boat Race): Bill Wright
Commentator (Racing): Peter O'Sullevan
Commentator (Racing): Clive Graham
Television Presentation (Racing): Barrie Edgar
Commentator (Rugby League): Eddie Waring
Television Presentation (Rugby League): Jack Harrison
Commentator (Athletics): Norris McWhirter
Television Presentation (Athletics): Alan Mouncer
Boxer: Billy Walker
Boxer: Brian London
Commentator (Boxing): Harry Carpenter

: Juke Box Jury

A new disc - a Hit or a Miss?
This week's panel: Catherine Boyle, Adam Faith, Sue Lloyd, David Tomlinson
In the chair, David Jacobs

Contributors

Panellist: Catherine Boyle
Panellist: Adam Faith
Panellist: Sue Lloyd
Panellist: David Tomlinson
Chairman: David Jacobs
Programme devised by: Peter Potter
Presentation: Stewart Morris

: Dr. Who: The Knight of Jaffa

by David Whitaker.
An adventure in space and time.
Starring William Hartnell, William Russell, Jacqueline Hill and Maureen O'Brien
with Julian Glover

Ian leaves Richard's camp to rescue Barbara - and arrange a marriage!

Contributors

Writer: David Whitaker
Story Editor: Dennis Spooner
Title music: Ron Grainer with the BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Incidental music composed and conducted by: Dudley Simpson
Designer: Barry Newbery
Producer: Verity Lambert
Director: Douglas Camfield
Dr. Who: William Hartnell
Ian Chesterton: William Russell
Barbara Wright: Jacqueline Hill
Vicki: Maureen O'Brien
Richard the Lionheart: Julian Glover
William de Tornebu: Bruce Wightman
Joanna: Jean Marsh
Chamberlain: Robert Lankesheer
El Akir: Walter Randall
Sheyrah: Zohra Segal
Luigi Ferrigo: Gabor Baraker
Ben Daheer: Reg Pritchard
Saphadin: Roger Avon
Saladin: Bernard Kay
William des Preaux: John Flint
Thatcher: Tony Caunter
Saracen Warrior: Chris Konyils
Saracen Warrior: Raymond Novak

: The Dick Van Dyke Show: I'd Rather be Bald

A comedy film series featuring the hilarious adventures of a happy-go-lucky scriptwriter and his family.
Starring Dick Van Dyke
with Mary Tyler Moore, Morey Amsterdam, Rose Marie, Larry Mathews

I'd Rather be Bald ...than lose my head!
See page 3

Contributors

Rob Petrie: Dick Van Dyke
Laura Petrie: Mary Tyler Moore
Buddy Sorrell: Morey Amsterdam
Sally Rogers: Rose Marie
Ritchie Petrie: Larry Mathews

: The Flying Swan: Trial Run

Margaret Lockwood at The Flying Swan
with Julia Lockwood
From the Midlands
See page 3

Contributors

Story by: William Templeton
Theme music: Ron Grainer
Story editor: John Barber
Designer: Neil Parkinson
Producer: Harold Clayton
Director: Michael Ferguson
Mollie Manning: Margaret Lockwood
Carol Manning: Julia Lockwood
Prue: Wendy Hall
Richard Stamford: Darryl Read
Conrad Stern: Philip Bond
Suzanne Stern: Alexandra Bastedo
Harry: John Barrett
Jessie McDonald: Molly Urquhart
Charlie Manders: Garry Marsh
Fred Potter: Tom Watson
Julie Knight: Jessica Dunning
Maisie: Nerys Hughes
Mrs. Stamford: Elizabeth Howarth
Lawson: Salvin Stewart
Geoff Hunter: Richard Owens
McWhinnie: Hamish Roughead

: The Billy Cotton Band Show

in which Billy Cotton calls "Wakey-Wakey!"
with Russ Conway
Special guest stars: Petula Clark, The Seekers, Arthur Worsley, Ted Rogers
and the regulars: Alan Breeze, Kathie Kay, The Cotton Singers, Malcolm Goddard and his Dancers
See page 3

Contributors

Presenter/Bandleader: Billy Cotton
Musicians: The Billy Cotton Band
Pianist: Russ Conway
Singer/guest star: Petula Clark
Band/guest stars: The Seekers
Ventriloquist/guest star: Arthur Worsley
Comedian/guest star: Ted Rogers
Singer: Alan Breeze
Singer: Kathie Kay
Singers: The Cotton Singers
Dancers: Malcolm Goddard and his Dancers
Associate conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Costumes: Jane Roberts
Sound: Len Shorey
Lighting: John Treays
Staging: Malcolm Goddard
Design: Colin Pigott
Production: Michael Hurll

: Sherlock Holmes: The Man with the Twisted Lip

by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Dramatised by Jan Read
[Starring] Douglas Wilmer as Sherlock Holmes, Nigel Stock as Dr. Watson
with Anton Rodgers as Hugh Boone

How did a respectable businessman come to disappear from a sordid East End opium den? What part in it does a deformed beggar play? Only Holmes can find the answer.
See page 3

Contributors

Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Dramatised by: Jan Read
Fights arranged by: Peter Diamond
Music composed by: Max Harris
Film sequences - Cameraman: Dick Bush
Film sequences - Editor: Stephen Cross
Costume Supervisor: Sheila Glassford
Make-up Supervisor: Shirley Boakes
Script Editor: Anthony Read
Designer: Roy Oxley
Producer: David Goddard
Director: Eric Tayler
Hugh Boone: Anton Rodgers
City gentleman: Norman Pitt
Police Sergeant: Manning Wilson
Police Constable: Bernard Shine
Shipping clerk: Robin Parkinson
Mrs. St Clair: Anna Cropper
Malay attendant: John A. Tinn
Lascar: Olaf Pooley
Inspector Bradstreet: Victor Brooks
Dr. Watson: Nigel Stock
Sherlock Holmes: Douglas Wilmer
Inspector Lestrade: Peter Madden

: Hollywood and the Stars: Natalie Wood: Hollywood's Child

A kaleidoscopic portrait of Hollywood's fabulous past and exciting present.

Hollywood is home town to Natalie Wood. At twenty-six she is already a movie veteran and is one of the very few-Judy Garland and Elizabeth Taylor are others-who have made the successful transition from child actress to adult star.

Contributors

Narrator: Joseph Cotten
Subject: Natalie Wood

: The Rogues: Our Men in Marawat

A film series.
Starring David Niven, Charles Boyer, Gig Young, Gladys Cooper, Robert Coote as The Rogues

This week's story: Our Men in Marawat
Marcel and Timmy nearly lose their lives when they get entangled in obscure international politics.
See page 3

Contributors

Marcel St. Clair: Charles Boyer
Timmy St. Clair: Robert Coote
Margaret St. Clair: Gladys Cooper
Madame Ka: Dana Wynter
Inspector Briscoe: John Williams
Rini: Greta Chi
General Buto Savin: Christopher Dark
Quimby: Brendan Dillan
Tony Fleming: Gig Young
Alec Fleming: David Niven

: News and Sport

: Not So Much A Programme More A Way of Life

And a way of looking at the world One eye open wide; one eye closed; And between the two the picture gets composed

[Starring] David Frost

with Annie Ross, John Bird, Doug Fisher, Roy Hudd, Brian Murphy and visitors.

Contributors

Presenter: David Frost
Singer: Annie Ross
Performer: John Bird
Performer: Doug Fisher
Comedian: Roy Hudd
Performer: Brian Murphy
Musical director: Dave Lee
Choreographer: Irving Davies
Wardrobe supervised by: Barbara Lane
Make-up supervised by: Sandra Shepherd
Film editor: Christopher La Fontaine
Designer: Raymond Berger
Director: John Sheppard
Producer: Ned Sherrin








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