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: Watch with Mother: The Woodentops

For the very young
Stories about a family of wooden dolls who live on a farm.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
BBC film


Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Voices: Eileen Browne
Voices: Josefina Ray
Voices: Peter Hawkins
Script and music: Maria Bird

: Cricket: Rothmans World Cup: An England XI v. A West Indies XI

at Lord's.
The final match in the special three-day series.
Today's game: An England XI v. A West Indies XI

See page 4


Commentator: Brian Johnston
Commentator: Peter West
Commentator: Richie Benaud
Commentator: Denis Compton
Television presentation: Philip Lewis

: Headline News

: Heddiw

gydag Owen Edwards.
Topical items in Welsh introduced by Owen Edwards.
(Crystal Palace, Sutton Coldfield, Holme Moss, Wenvoe West)

(to 13.30)


Presenter: Owen Edwards

: Cricket and Racing

Cricket: Rothmans World Cup: An England XI v. A West Indies XI
Further visits to Lord's.

and Racing from Goodwood
3.0 The Goldings Stakes
over six furlongs

3.30 The Counters Gate Handicap
over five furlongs

4.0 The Chisledown Stakes
over one and a quarter miles

4.30 The Stonehill Handicap
over two miles and three furlongs


Commentator (Racing): Peter O'Sullevan
Commentator (Racing): Julian Wilson
Television Presentation (Racing): Brian Johnson

: Jackanory: The Greedy Weasel

with Setsuko Ito.
Today: The Greedy Weasel


Storyteller: Setsuko Ito

: The Stranger: Part 6

A film series from Australia by G. K. Saunders.

Adam's mission to get agreement for the people of Soshuniss to live on earth seems to have failed, but can Bernie, Peter, and Jean help Adam and Varossa to get back to their home?
Produced by the Australian Broadcasting Commission


Writer: G. K. Saunders

: The Rocket Story

A NATO film
Commentary spoken by Raymond Baxter.


Director: Henry Sandos
Narrator: Raymond Baxter

: The News

: Town and Around

News and views from London and the South-East.
Introduced by Corbet Woodall.

Followed by The Weather


Presenter: Corbet Woodall

: Travellers' Tales: Blind Man's Road

Told by Ed Rollins.

The story of the Appian Way, the first and queen of roads; and of its creator, Appius the Blind, one of Rome's great statesmen. A journey by Victor Von Hagen, American ethnographer and archaeologist, along the original route - from Rome to Brindisi - still flourishing amid the beautiful Italian countryside.
A Victor Von Hagen story filmed by Harold Lord
Written and directed by Eric Davidson.


Narrator: Ed Rollins
Explorer: Victor Von Hagen
Filmed by: Harold Lord
Writer/Director: Eric Davidson
Series edited by: Brian Branston

: Points of View

with Kenneth Robinson
A quick look at criticism and comments from viewers.
Letters for inclusion in these programmes should be addressed to: Points of View, [address removed]


Presenter: Kenneth Robinson

: The Newcomers

Good news for Paul Bose; Lance returns from his holidays; the Festival runs short of money, and there is a change of plan for Philip Cooper.


Devised by: Colin Morris
Story: John Wiles
Script: John Cresswell
Producer: Ronald Travers
Director: Gerry Mill
Vivienne Cooper: Maggie Fitzgibbon
Ellis Cooper: Alan Browning
Mrs. Brassett: Eileen Way
Betty Lloyd: Helen Cotterill
Janet Langley: Sandra Payne
Peter Connolly: Patrick Connor
Paul Bose: Madhav Sharma
Mr. Mackie: Vincent Ball
Sir Tommy Barnett: Michael Gover
Diane Ward: Anna Chisholm
Arthur Huntley: Tony Steedman
Mrs. Sanders: Gillian Lind
Waitress: Caroline Monkhouse
Amelia Huntley: Naomi Chance
Ray Ward: Desmond Jordan
Mitchell: Roland Curram
Archie Minter: Reginald Jessup
Lance Cooper: Raymond Hunt
Jeff Langley: Michael Collins

: Steptoe and Son: A Box in Town

by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.
Starring Wilfrid Brambell as Albert and Harry H. Corbett as Harold
This week: A Box in Town
featuring Yootha Joyce, Marjorie Rhodes, Freda Bamford, Annie Leake, Hilda Barry
See page 27


Writer: Ray Galton
Writer: Alan Simpson
Incidental Music: Ken Jones
From an original theme by: Ron Grainer
Designer: Roger Andrews
Producer: Duncan Wood
Albert: Wilfrid Brambell
Harold: Harry H. Corbett
Avis: Yootha Joyce
Beryl: Marjorie Rhodes
Albert's Date: Freda Bamford
Landlady: Annie Leake
Albert's Date: Hilda Barry

: The Love Affair: Sayonara: Part 1

Tonight's film stars Marlon Brando
with Patricia Owens, James Garner, Red Buttons, Ricardo Montalban, Martha Scott, Miko Taka
See page 27


Director: Joshua Logan
Producer: William Goetz
Screenplay by: Paul Osborn
From the novel by: James A. Michener
Major Gruver: Marlon Brando
Eileen Webster: Patricia Owens
Mrs. Webster: Martha Scott
Bailey: James Garner
Kelly: Red Buttons
Hana-Ogi: Miko Taka
Katsumi: Miyoshi Umeki
Nakamura: Ricardo Montalban
General Webster: Kent Smith
Colonel Craford: Douglas Watson
Fumiko-san: Reiko Kuba
Teruko-san: Soo Yong

: The News

: Twenty-Four Hours

Round the clock and round the world with up-to-the-minute coverage of what matters today.
Introduced by Cliff Michelmore with Kenneth Allsop.

Round 24 hours with Ian Trethowan, Robin Day, Robert McKenzie
Round 24,000 miles with Fyfe Robertson, Julian Pettifer, Michael Barratt, Michael Parkinson
and the Twenty-Four Hours correspondents


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Presenter: Kenneth Allsop
Reporter: Ian Trethowan
Reporter: Robin Day
Reporter: Robert McKenzie
Reporter: Fyfe Robertson
Reporter: Julian Pettifer
Reporter: Michael Barratt
Reporter: Michael Parkinson
Assistant Editor: Richard Francis
Deputy Editor: Anthony Whitby
Editor: Derrick Amoore

: The Painter and His World: 8: Antoine Watteau (1684-1721)

An introduction to European Art.

The Charms of Life
(Wallace Collection, London)
Basil Taylor talks about Antoine Watteau, a painter who created his own personal world of elegance and innocence-a world which seems the very embodiment of French social life in the early eighteenth century.


Presenter: Basil Taylor
Producer: Victor Poole

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