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: Watch with Mother: Camberwick Green

(to 11.00)


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

: Jackanory: Tales of Mr. Pengachoosa: The Mermaid

by Caroline Rush
with pictures by Peter Ruse
with Susan Hampshire


Author: Caroline Rush
Pictures: Peter Ruse
Storyteller: Susan Hampshire

: Boss Cat: Dibble's Birthday

A film cartoon series about the gang of Alley Cats captained by the ever-resourceful and formidable Boss Cat.

The Gang rebel when T.C. tries to turn the Sergeant's birthday into a benefit for himself.

: Tom Tom

New, unusual, and fascinating stories and items of interest in a modern and changing world with Jeremy Carrad and John Earle.
From the South and West


Presenter: Jeremy Carrad
Presenter: John Earle
Director: Bob Murray
Producer: Hugh Duggan

: The Adventures of Tin Tin: Mysterious Star: Part 6

The adventures of the boy detective and his dog.

En route for Iceland, the Thompson brothers get confused with seals and submarines.

: The Weather Man

: The News

: Town and Around

News and views from London and the South-East.
followed by the Weather in the South-East

: Tom and Jerry: Tee for Two

Tom and Jerry playing cat and mouse in a selection from the world-famous award-winning cartoon films starring Tom The Cat and a far-from-underdog mouse called Jerry.

Tee for Two ...and a hole-in-one for one!


Created by: William Hanna
Created by: Joe Barbera

: Dee Time

An early evening scene with Simon Dee introducing his guests: Bob Monkhouse, Matt Monro, Lulu, Herman's Hermits, Jose Feliciano.
Music by Bernard Herrmann and the Northern Dance Orchestra


Presenter: Simon Dee
Guest: Bob Monkhouse
Guest: Matt Monro
Guest: Lulu
Musicians: Herman's Hermits
Guest: Jose Feliciano
Musicians: Bernard Herrmann and the Northern Dance Orchestra
Script: Michael Wale
Script: Joe Steeples
Script: Neil Shand
Design: Peter Mavius
Director: Sydney Lotterby
Producer: Terry Henebery

: Z Cars: It Was Doing Nothing: Part 2

by Colin Morris.
Starring John Barrie, James Ellis, John Slater


Writer: Colin Morris
Designer: Jack Robinson
Producer: Ronald Travers
Director: John Davies
Jimmy: Hugh Futcher
Sgt. Lynch: James Ellis
Det.-Insp. Hudson: John Barrie
Clancy: Peter Mayock
Det.-Sgt. Stone: John Slater
Mick: Dermot Kelly
Chief Supt Hawthorne: Michael Gover
Clerk of the Court: Hamlyn Benson
Magistrate: Carleton Hobbs
Police Prosecutor: Geoffrey Denton
Detective: Edward Clayton

: A.P. Herbert's Misleading Cases: The Last Glass

Adapted for television by Alan Melville with some assistance from Henry Cecil.
Starring Alastair Sim, Roy Dotrice, Avice Landon and Thorley Walters
with guest star, Fred Emney
(Rex Garner is appearing in "Cactus Flower" at the Lyric Theatre, London)


Author: A.P. Herbert
Adapted by: Alan Melville
Assisted by: Henry Cecil
Incidental Music: Dennis Wilson
Settings: Malcolm Middleton
Producer: Michael Mills
Speaker: Peter Bathurst
Albert Haddock: Roy Dotrice
Lord Mitre: Fred Emney
Waiter: Rex Garner
Cartwright: Charles Carson
First Old Boy: Donald Campbell
Second Old Boy: Jack Lambert
Samson: Charles West
Mrs. Haddock: Avice Lanbon
Mr. Justice Swallow: Alastair Sim
Sir Joshua Hoot Q.C.: Thorley Walters
Foreman of the Jury: Sidney Vivian

: The Love Affair: The Fourposter: Part 1

Tonight's film starring Rex Harrison as John, Lilli Palmer as Abby
A Stanley Kramer production
See page 25


Screenplay: Allan Scott
From the play by: Jan de Hartog
Production: Stanley Kramer
Director: Irving Reis
John: Rex Harrison
Abby: Lilli Palmer

: 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, Robert McKenzie
Round 24,000 miles with Fyfe Robertson, Julian Pettifer, Michael Barratt, Michael Parkinson, Leonard Parkin, David Lomax


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Presenter: Kenneth Allsop
Reporter: Ian Trethowan
Reporter: Robert McKenzie
Reporter: Fyfe Robertson
Reporter: Julian Pettifer
Reporter: Michael Barratt
Reporter: Michael Parkinson
Reporter: Leonard Parkin
Reporter: David Lomax
Deputy Editor: Anthony Whitby
Editor: Derrick Amoore

: Red Army Spectacular

250 artists, acrobatic dancers, musicians, and "the world's most outstanding male chorus" - The Soviet Army Ensemble, under the artistic direction of Colonel Boris Alexandrov
Presented during their recent tour by Victor Hochhauser at The Royal Albert Hall, London
Described as "one of the greatest entertainments in the world" the Ensemble performs many of the spectacular songs and dances for which it is famous.
The outside broadcast introduced by Steve Race.

See facing page


Presenter: Steve Race
Performers: The Soviet Army Ensemble
Artistic Director: Colonel Boris Alexandrov
Presented by: Victor Hochhauser
TV Production: Derek Burrell-Davis

: Film Preview

The world of the cinema observed by Philip Jenkinson
This week's Main Titles:
Jean-Luc Godard's Masculin Feminin
(by courtesy of Gala)
Kobayashi's Kwaidan
(by courtesy of Orb)
Up the Down Staircase
(by courtesy of Warner Pathe)
Cast list includes: Chantal Goya, Jean-Pierre Leaud, Rentro Mikuni, Kanyemon Nakamura, Sandy Dennis, Dirk Bogarde


Presenter: Philip Jenkinson
Producer: Christopher Doll

: The Weather Man

: Adventurous Cooking: 1: Vegetables

With Fanny Cradock.
Including Pommes gaufrettes, Crispy onion rings, Globe artichokes, Cabbage ball with cheese sauce

Close Down

10.55-11.20 A Man and his Muse
A film portrait of composer Trevor Duncan.
(Rowridge, Brighton)

10.55-11 20 Eye on the Countryside
A walk in Upper Teesdale.
(Oxford, Peterborough, Manningtree, Cambridge)


Cook/Presenter: Fanny Cradock
Producer: Victor Poole
Subject (A Man and his Muse): Trevor Duncan

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