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: Watch with Mother: Camberwick Green

Who shall we see from the musical box today?

(to 11.00)


Animation: Bob Bura
Animation: John Hardwick
Narration: Brian Cant
Music: Freddie Phillips
Puppets, script, and production: Gordon Murray

: Cricket: Derbyshire v. West Indies

From the County Ground, Derby.
Second day's play.


Commentator: Brian Johnston
Commentator: Peter West
Commentator: Denis Compton
Commentator: Richie Benaud
TV presentation: John McGonagle

: Bank Holiday Grandstand

Today's Timetable:
1.40 Motor Cycling
1.50 Racing
2.5 Athletics and Cricket
2.50 Racing
3.5 Motor Cycling
3.20 Racing
3.35 Athletics and Cricket
4.0 Motor Cycling
4.10 Athletics and Cricket
4.25 Motor Cycling
4.37 Athletics and Cricket
4.50 Results Service
These timings may be altered by events

: Jackanory: Orlando the Marmalade Cat: A Camping Holiday

with Charles Leno.
This is a picture-book week and Charles Leno will be reading some of the famous books about Orlando the Marmalade Cat by Kathleen Hale.
Today's story: A Camping Holiday


Storyteller: Charles Leno
Author: Kathleen Hale

: Laurel and Hardy: Dirty Work

Two of the world's greatest laughter-makers.
A Hal Roach film

Stan and Ollie as a pair of chimney sweeps become involved with a mad scientist.


Producer: Hal Roach
Director: Lloyd French
Stan: Stan Laurel
Ollie: Oliver Hardy

: Smugglers' Bay: Episode 1: A Death and a Discovery

From the novel Moonfleet by J. Meade Falkner.
Dramatised in six episodes by Bob Stuart.

Magistrate Maskew adopts ruthless measures with the smugglers and John Trenchard searches a church-yard.


Author (Moonfleet): J. Meade Falkner
Dramatised by: Bob Stuart
Designer: Daphne Shortman
Producer: Campbell Logan
Director: Christopher Barry
Sam Tewkesbury: Robert Brown
Ratsey: Patrick Troughton
Mr. Purdy: Richard Armour
Mr. Maskew: Paul Curran
Screaming woman: Beatrice Greeke
David Block: Rodney Goodall
Will Barnes: Nicolas Brent
John Trenchard: Frazer Hines
Grace Maskew: Suzanne Neve
Mr. Glennie: Robert James
Francis Field: Kenneth Nash
Tom Tully: James Langley
Elzevir Block: John Phillips
Aunt Jane: Jean Anderson
Alice: Julie Ross
Granny Tucker: Margot Lister
Church organist: Tom McCall
Ned: Alf Edwards

: The News

: Town and Around

News and views from London and the South-East.
Introduced by Michael Aspel.

Followed by The Weather


Presenter: Michael Aspel

: Chan Canasta

This extraordinary man invites you to join him, a panel of celebrities, and a studio audience in a series of experiments in the art of psychological perception.
Those taking part: Freddie and the Dreamers
Programme introduced by David Mahlowe.
From the North


Magician: Chan Canasta
Panellists: Freddie and the Dreamers
Presenter: David Mahlowe
Producer: Barney Colehan

: United!

Created by Brian Hayles.
Alec Pitman forces a showdown.
From the Midlands


Series creator: Brian Hayles
Story: Michael Meath
Story: Richard Milne
Script: David Ellis
Technical Adviser: Jimmy Hill
Producer: Anthony Cornish
Director: Anthea Browne-Wilkinson
Amanda Holly: Jill Meers
Danny South: Mark Kingston
Jimmy Stokes: George Layton
Bob McIver: John Breslin
Alec Pitman: Del Henney
Vic Clay: Warwick Sims
Deirdre Gosling: Beverley Jones
Fiona Nixon: Marigold Sharman
Dr. Newkes: Ballard Berkeley
David Madox-Jones: Basil Dignam
Curly Parker: Ben Howard
Jeremy Dawson: Jeremy Burnham
Colin Arden: Jack Holloway
Dan Davis: Arthur Pentelow
Alan Murdoch: John Lyons
Gregg Harris: Graham Weston

: The Pajama Game

The film version of the popular stage musical.
Starring Doris Day, John Raitt
with Carol Haney, Eddie Foy Jr.


Screenplay/Produced and directed by: George Abbott
Screenplay: Richard Bissell
Music and lyrics: Richard Adler
Music and lyrics: Jerry Ross
Produced and directed by: Stanley Donen
Babe: Doris Day
Sid: John Raitt
Gladys: Carol Haney
Mabel: Reta Shaw
Poopsie: Barbara Nichols
Mae: Thelma Pelish
Pres: Jack Straw
Hasler: Ralph Dunn
Max: Owen Martin
First helper: Jackie Kelp
Charlie: Ralph Chambers
Brenda: Mary Stanton
Featured dancer: Buzz Miller
Featured dancer: Kenneth Leroy

: The News

: The Defenders: Hero of the People

A film series of courtroom dramas.
Starring E. G. Marshall and Robert Reed

A lonely friendless factory worker who bitterly resents being a nonentity tries to achieve notoriety by falsely confessing to the murder of the community's most hated criminal.


Director: Philip Leacock
Lawrence Preston: E.G. Marshall
Kenneth Preston: Robert Reed
Harry Obermayer: Edward Asner
Sally Bernard: Ann Wedgeworth
Mother: Dorrit Kelton
District Attorney: J. D. Cannon
Mr. Kane: Paul Sparer
Frankie Storch: Carol Low
Detective Hylan: Paul Larson
Mr. Hotchkiss: Stuart Germain
Mr. Wiley: Matt Crowley
Judge: Wynn Wright

: The Good Old Days

Old-Time Music-Hall from the stage of the Famous City Varieties Theatre, Leeds.
By arrangement with Stanley Joseph and Michael Joseph.
Presenting Roy Castle, Ray Alan and 'Lord Charles', Faye Fisher, The Patton Brothers, Markus Chong and Mama
Chairman, Leonard Sachs


Entertainer: Roy Castle
Ventriloquist: Ray Alan
Performer: Faye Fisher
Entertainers: The Patton Brothers
Performers: Markus Chong and Mama
Chairman: Leonard Sachs
Musical Director: Bernard Herrmann
Producer: Barney Colehan

: European Journal: Crime and the Law

Introduced by John Johnston
Five European television networks report on Crime and the Law.

Arms and the Police
Swiss Television compares European police Forces.

City of Crime
Marseilles through German eyes.

Prison Babies
Inside a Frankfurt prison with Italian Television.

Belgian Television probes the increase in shoplifting.

BBC Television follows the trail of the cigarette smugglers.


Presenter: John Johnston
Producer: Geoffrey Baines

: Adventurous Cooking: 7: Cakes and Puddings (i)

with Fanny Cradock.
(Previously shown on Sunday)


Cook/Presenter: Fanny Cradock
Producer: Victor Poole

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