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: The Weather Man

Peter Walker

Contributors

Weatherman: Peter Walker

: Whoosh!

Rick Jones, Dawn MacDonald, Jonathan Collins invite you to follow them to a place where anything can happen.

Canadian-born Rick Jones has been a great favourite with young viewers of Play School for four years now. Children who now miss Play School because they're at school will be especially delighted to see him every week in Whoosh! 'The main difference,' says Rick, 'is that Play School left children with something to do. Whoosh! leaves them with something to dream about.'

Contributors

Presenter: Rick Jones
Presenter: Dawn MacDonald
Presenter: Jonathan Collins
Designer: Paul Montague
Scriptwriter: John Tully
Director: Peter Ridsdale Scott
Producer: Cynthia Felgate

: Grandstand

Introduced by FRANK BOUGH

FEATURING Racing ... Motoring ... Gymnastics ... Test Cricket and the Rugby League Cup Semi-Final from Swinton LEEDS v. WIGAN
Commentator, Eddie Waring
Television presentation by Ray Lakeland
Wigan have a happy knack of reaching Wembley. They won the first-ever Challenge Cup final at Wembley back in 1929 by beating Dewsbury, and if they get there again this year it will be for the seventh time in the last eleven seasons.
But they could hardly be confronted by a more formidable hurdle than Leeds. The Yorkghiremen are the present League leaders and will be seeking revenge for their defeat when they met Wigan in the semi-finals two years ago.
Wigan, whose last six Wembley appearances have brought them three wins and three defeats, expect to have two stalwarts in their team — Eric Ash-ton, 33-year-old captain and coach, and Billy Boston, who will be on the right wing.
One Leeds star to watch — the former Rugby Union ace Bev Risman, the League's leading goal-kicker, who will be at full-back.
The final will be at Wembley on May 11 between today's winners and the victors of last week's semi-final between Wake-field and Huddersfield.

RACING from Ascot Heath 1.0 Reservoir Handicap Hurdle raci over 2J miles U0 Bluemantle Stakes over 3 furlongs 13 Ascot 1,000 Guineas Trial Stakes over 7 furlongs IJS Heinz Steeplechase over 2} miles Commentators, Peter O'Sullavax and Clive Graham television presentation by Dennis Uonget

MOTORING from Wendover THE TELEVISION TROPHY TRIAL The fifteenth Inter-regional competition for trials specials between the North. Midland, and South of England Organised by the London Motor Club Commentator, Raymond Baxter television presentation by Brian Jotmsoe

INTERNATIONAL GYMNASTICS
from Bracknell Sports Centre Great Britain v. Belgium
The women's section of this match promises an exciting struggle between the British girls and one of the most improved teams In Europe Commentator, Alan Weeks Television presentation by Alan Mouncer

TEST CRICKET from Guyana West Indies v. England Film of the finish of the Final Test played in Georgetown, Guyana Commentators, Brian Johnston and Denis Compton
At 4.5S Results Service: classified football results. Racing results, Rugby League and Rugby Union results Presented by Brian Venner Editor, Bryan Cowgill

TODAY'S TIMETABLE 12.55 Motoring 1.10 Football preview 1.15 Test Cricket 1.40 Motoring 1.50 Racing 2.10 Motoring 1.20 Racing 2.35 Gymnastics 2.55 Racing 3.10 Rugby League 3.25 Racing 3.45 Rugby League 4.30 Gymnastics 4.58 Results Service These timings may be altered by events

: Dr. Who: Fury from the Deep: Part 4

by Victor Pemberton
An adventure in space and time
Starring Patrick Troughton as Dr. Who
with Victor Maddern, John Abineri and Frazer Hines, Deborah Watling

Contributors

Writer: Victor Pemberton
Title Music: Ron Grainer and the BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Incidental Music: Dudley Simpson
Designer: Peter Kindred
Producer: Peter Bryant
Director: Hugh David
Dr Who: Patrick Troughton
Robson: Victor Maddern
Maggie Harris: June Murphy
Price: Graham Leaman
Van Lutyens: John Abineri
Chief Engineer: Hubert Rees
Harris: Roy Spencer
Oak: John Gill
Quill: Bill Burridge
Victoria: Deborah Watling
Jamie: Frazer Hines
Megan Jones: Margaret John
Perkins: Brian Cullingford
Chief Baxter: Richard Mayes

: THE MONKEES

Four young men and their music finding fun in their way-out way
A film series for the young in heart starring
DAVY JONES , PETER TORK
MICKY DOLENZ , and MIKE NESMITH
The Monkees Mind Their Manor
... after all, there's no place like home!

Contributors

Unknown: Davy Jones
Unknown: Peter Tork
Unknown: Micky Dolenz
Unknown: Mike Nesmith

: THE NEWS and THE WEATHER MAN

Peter Walker

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Walker

: Dee Time

The Saturday scene
Simon Dee introducing his guests from the world of entertainment
Musical director, Max Harris
Script, Neil Shand, Joe Steeples
Design, Paul Allen
Direction, Roger Ordish
Production, Terry Henebery

Contributors

Unknown: Simon Dee
Unknown: Neil Shand
Design: Paul Allen
Unknown: Roger Ordish
Unknown: Terry Henebert

: DAKTARI

An animal adventure series starring
with Hedley Mattingly , Hari Rhodes aided and abetted by Clarence and Judy
Judy Strikes Back and leads her fellow animal residents of Wameru in a fight against automation

Contributors

Unknown: Hedley Mattingly
Unknown: Hari Rhodes
Dr. Marsh Tracy: Marshall Thompson
Paula Tracy: Cheryl Miller
Jack Dane: Yale Summers
Bascom: Tony Monaco

: THE SATURDAY THRILLER

Feature films with tuspense, danger, excitement
The Story on Page One starring
RITA HAYWORTH
ANTHONY FRANCIOSA
CIG YOUNG
Produced by JERRY Wald
Written and directed by Clifford Odets
A brutish policeman dies at the hands of his wife and her lover, but courtroom investigation reveals that the case is not so Simple as it seems ...

Contributors

Unknown: Rita Hayworth
Unknown: Anthony Franciosa
Produced By: Jerry Wald
Directed By: Clifford Odets
Jo: Rita Hayworth
Victor Santlnl: Anthony Franciosa
Larry Ellis: Gig Youno
Mrs Ellis __: Mlldrrd Dunneck
Judge Nielser: Hugh Griffith
Phil Stanley: Sanford Meisner
Mordau: Robert Burton
Lt Mike Morris: Alfred Ryder
Mrs Brown: Katherine Squire
Judge Carey: Raymond Greenleaf

: THE NEWS

with Robert Dougall followed by THE WEATHER

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Dougall

: Eurovision Song Contest



to decide the best new European popular song of the year

The UNITED KINGDOM entry 'Congratulations' written by BILL MARTIN and PHIL COULTER sung by CLIFF RICHARD Orchestra directed by NORRIE PARAMOR PETE MURRAY sets the scene for listeners to this live programme, broadcast simultaneously on BBC-1 and throughout Europe
Full details on page 6: see also pages 34 and 35

EUROVISION SONG CONTEST Grand Prix 1968

From the Royal Albert Hall, London Katie Boyle introduces the INTERNATIONAL FINAL
CLIFF RICHARD Congratulations
NORWAY Odd Borre stress
IRELAND Pat McGeegan Charter 0/ a li/eiimt
SPAIN Massiel La, la, la
GERMANY Wencke Myhre Bin Hoc* der lleb.
YUGOSLAVIA Lucl Kapurso and Hamo Hajdarhodzlo Jedan Dan
Introduced by KATIE BOYLE Orchestra directed by NORRIE PARAMOR london Medley' arranged by Arthur Wilkinson 'Puppet on a String' arranged by Kenny Woodman Designer, Richard Levin Producer, Stewart Morris Executive producer, TOM SLOAN See pages 34 and 35 A recording of the contest, in coiouri Sunday at 4.30 p.m. on BBC-2
From the Royal Albert Hall, London
In order of performance
PORTUGAL Carlos Mendes Vera*
NETHERLANDS Ronnie Tober Morses
BELGIUM Claude Lombard Quand til reviendVai
AUSTRIA Karel Gott Taustnd Fensttt
LUXEMBOURG Chris Baldo and Sophie Garel Nous vivrons d'arnour
SWITZERLAND Gianni Mascolo Cuardando sole
MONACO Line and Willy A ctWun sa cncuuoa
SWEDEN Claes-Goeran Hederstroem Det boerjar verfca kaerlek. banne met
FINLAND Kristina Hautala Kun kello kSy
FRANCE Isabelle Aubret La Source
ITALY Sergio Endrigo Marianne
UNITED KINGDOM

: Match of the Day

A top League soccer match brought to you each Saturday
David Coleman reports, with outside broadcast cameras, from a well-known Football League ground.
Today's match will be announced at the end of Grandstand

Contributors

Presenter: David Coleman
Television Presentation: Alec Weeks

: * THE WEATHER MAN

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