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: The Weather Man

Peter Walker


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.'


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
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 Yorkshiremen 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 Ashton, 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 Wakefield and Huddersfield.

Racing from Ascot Heath
2.0 Reservoir Handicap Hurdle race
over 2 1/2 miles
2.30 Bluemantle Stakes

over 3 furlongs
3.5 Ascot 1,000 Guineas Trial Stakes

over 7 furlongs
3.35 Heinz Steeplechase
over 2 1/2 miles

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

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.

Test Cricket from Guyana: West Indies v. England
Film of the finish of the Final Test played in Georgetown, Guyana.

At 4.58 Results Service: classified football results. Racing results, Rugby League and Rugby Union results

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


Presenter: Frank Bough
Rugby player: Eric Ashton
Rugby player: Billy Boston
Rugby player: Bev Risman
Commentator (Rugby League Cup): Eddie Waring
Television presentation (Rugby League Cup): Ray Lakeland
Commentator (Racing): Peter O'Sullevan
Commentator (Racing): Clive Graham
Television presentation (Racing): Dennis Monger
Commentator (Motoring): Raymond Baxter
Television presentation (Motoring): Brian Johnson
Commentator (International Gymnastics): Alan Weeks
Television presentation (International Gymnastics): Alan Mouncer
Commentator (Test Cricket): Brian Johnston
Commentator (Test Cricket): Denis Compton
Presented by: Brian Venner
Editor: Bryan Cowgill

: 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


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: The Monkees Mind Their Manor

Four young men and their music finding fun in their way-out way.
A film series starring Davy Jones, Peter Tork, Micky Dolenz and Mike Nesmith.

The Monkees Mind Their Manor ...after all, there's no place like home!


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

: The News and The Weather Man

Peter Walker


Weatherman: Peter Walker

: Dee Time

The Saturday scene
Simon Dee introducing his guests from the world of entertainment.


Presenter: Simon Dee
Musical director: Max Harris
Script: Neil Shand
Script: Joe Steeples
Design: Paul Allen
Direction: Roger Ordish
Production: Terry Henebery

: Daktari: Judy Strikes Back

An animal adventure series starring Marshall Thompson as Dr. Marsh Tracy, Cheryl Miller as Paula Tracy, Yale Summers as Jack Dane
and Tony Monaco as Bascom
with Hedley Mattingly and 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.


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

: The Saturday Thriller: The Story on Page One

Feature films with suspense, danger, excitement.
Starring Rita Hayworth, Anthony Franciosa, Gig Young

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...


Writer/Director: Clifford Odets
Producer: Jerry Wald
Jo: Rita Hayworth
Victor Santini: Anthony Franciosa
Larry Ellis: Gig Young
Mrs. Ellis: Mildred 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


Newsreader: Robert Dougall

: Eurovision Song Contest

from the Royal Albert Hall, London.
Introduced by Katie Boyle.

In order of performance:

Carlos Mendes "Verao"

Ronnie Tober "Morgen"

Claude Lombard "Quand tu reviendras"

Karel Gott "Tausend Fenster"

Chris Baldo and Sophie Garel "Nous vivrons d'armour"

Gianni Mascolo "Guardando il sole"

Line and Willy "A chacun sa chanson"

Claes-Goeran Hederstroem "Det boerjar verka kaerlek, banne mej"

Kristina Hautala "Kun kello kay"

Isabelle Aubret "La Source"

Sergio Endrigo "Marianne"

United Kingdom
Cliff Richard "Congratulations"

Odd Borre "Stress"

Pat McGeegan "Chance of a Lifetime"

Massiel "La, la, la"

Wencke Myhre "Ein Hoch der liebe"

Luci Kapurse and Hamo Hajdarhodzic "Jedan Dan"

(See pages 34 and 35)
(A recording of the contest, in colour Sunday at 4.30 p.m. on BBC-2)


Presenter: Katie Boyle
Orchestra Director: Norrie Paramor
Arranger (London Medley): Arthur Wilkinson
Arranger (Puppet on a String): Kenny Woodman
Designer: Richard Levin
Producer: Stewart Morris
Executive Producer: Tom Sloan
Singer: Carlos Mendes
Singer: Ronnie Tober
Singer: Claude Lombard
Singer: Karel Gott
Singer: Chris Baldo
Singer: Sophie Garel
Singer: Gianni Mascolo
Singers: Line and Willy
Singer: Claes-Goeran Hederstroem
Singer: Kristina Hautala
Singer: Isabelle Aubret
Singer: Sergio Endrigo
Singer: Cliff Richard
Singer: Odd Borre
Singer: Pat McGeegan
Singer: Massiel
Singer: Wencke Myhre
Singer: Luci Kapurse
Singer: Hamo Hajdarhodzic

: 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


Presenter: David Coleman
Television Presentation: Alec Weeks

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