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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.

Jonathan Collins, at twenty, is the baby of the Whoosh! trio, but nevertheless he's had eight years' television experience. He started off in schools programmes, and has gone on to greater things in TV drama, including one "Wednesday Play" yet to be seen. He enjoys "Whoosh!" immensely - "I'm the most practical one. It's the other two, who should know better, who are always rushing off and doing crazy things."


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

: Grandstand

Today's Timetable
12.55 Fight of the Week
1.20 Football Preview
1.25 Badminton Horse Trials
1.50 Racine
2.5 Badminton Horse Trials, Athletics
2.20 Racing
2.35 Athletics
2.50 Racing
3.5 Badminton Horse Trials
3.20 Racing
3.35 Athletics
4.0 Swimming and Athletics
4.50 Results Service
Timings may be altered by events

Introduced by Frank Bough
Featuring Racing... Swimming... Athletics... Badminton Horse Trials... Boxing

International Swimming from Stockholm: The Six-Nations Contest
The first day of this important international at the start of the Olympic season sees Britain competing against the national teams of France, Holland, Italy, Sweden, and West Germany
Presented by the Swedish Television Service
Britain have a tremendous record in the Six-Nations Contest. Other countries have won it when they have been host nation - only Britain, winners three times in the past four years, have won away from home. Sweden staged - and won - the first contest in 1962, and will be determined to repeat that success now they are host nation again. Spearheading Britain's bid to retain the title will be Scotland's Bobby McGregor, world record holder for the 110 yards freestyle, and fifteen-year-old wonder girl sprinter, Alex Jackson.

Badminton Horse Trials: Cross Country
On the second day of the Three-Day Event BBC cameras cover key positions on the cross-country course
The three-day event is the toughest of all equestrian competitions - and Grandstand cameras bring you today the most gruelling phase, the cross-country section of the Speed and Endurance Test. Dressage occupied the first day of the event and tomorrow comes the final section, jumping. Britain, the United States, and Ireland are among the countries most likely to offer the strongest challenge for medals at the Mexico Olympics in October, and all three are competing at Badminton.

Racing from Newbury
2.0 The St. Anne's Stakes over 5 furlongs
2.30 The Greenham Stakes over 7 furlongs
3.0 The Newbury Spring Cup over 1 mile
3.30 The John Porter Stakes over 1 1/2 miles

Athletics from R.A.F. Cosford: Inter-Area Match
between North, South, Midlands, Wales, and Scotland

Fight of the Week: Harry Scott v. Sugar Bill Robinson
Highlights of this top-of-the-bill middleweight fight at the Manor Place Baths, London

At 4.50 Results Service: classified football results, Racing results, Rugby League and Rugby Union results


Presenter: Frank Bough
Commentator (Swimming): Max Robertson
Commentator (Swimming): Harry Walker
Commentator (Badminton Horse Trials): Dorian Williams
Television Presentation (Badminton Horse Trials): Peter Bale
Television Presentation (Badminton Horse Trials): John Dobson
Commentator (Racing): Peter O'Sullevan
Commentator (Racing): Clive Graham
Television Presentation (Racing): Dennis Monger
Commentator (Athletics): Ron Pickering
Television Presentation (Athletics): John McGonagle
Commentator (Fight of the Week): Harry Carpenter
Presented by: Brian Venner
Editor: Bryan Cowgill

: Dr. Who: Fury from the Deep: Part 6

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

The Doctor and Jamie, trying to rescue the kidnapped Victoria, have themselves been trapped by the weed creatures, who are invading the gas refinery...


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
Jamie: Frazer Hines
Victoria: Deborah Watling
Harris: Roy Spencer
Megan Jones: Margaret John
Perkins: Brian Cullingford
Price: Graham Leaman
Chief Engineer: Hubert Rees
Maggie Harris: June Murphy

: The Monkees: Some Like It Lukewarm

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.

Some like it lukewarm ...others play it cool, man!


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
Designer: Paul Allen
Direction: Roger Ordish
Production: Terry Henebery

: Daktari: Riddle of the Bush

An animal adventure series starring Marshall Thompson as Dr. Marsh Tracy, Cheryl Miller as Paula Tracy, Yale Summers as Jack Dane
and Harold Gould as Dr. de Long
with Hedley Mattingly and Hari Rhodes
aided and abetted by Clarence and Judy

The Wameru team has a visitor with a secret mission, and his activities are the concern of all.


Dr. Marsh Tracy: Marshall Thompson
Paula Tracy: Cheryl Miller
Jack Dane: Yale Summers
Dr. de Long: Harold Gould
District Officer Hedley: Hedley Mattingly
Mike Makula: Hari Rhodes

: The Benny Hill Show

Starring Benny Hill
with June Whitfield, Hugh Paddick
and Janie Marden, Doris Rogers, Donna Reading, Harry Seltzer, Pamela Beckman, Sandy Duke, Eileen Nicholas


Script: Benny Hill
Original music: Art Day
Original music/Musical director and arranger: Burt Rhodes
Settings designed by: Malcolm Middleton
Producer: Kenneth Carter
Comedian: Benny Hill
[Actress]: June Whitfield
[Actor]: Hugh Paddick
[Actress]: Janie Marden
[Actress]: Doris Rogers
[Actress]: Donna Reading
Eccentric dancer: Harry Seltzer
[Actress]: Pamela Beckman
[Actor]: Sandy Duke
[Actress]: Eileen Nicholas

: The Saturday Thriller: Saboteur

Feature films with suspense, danger, excitement.
After "Psycho", shown on BBC-tv last week, this film is a Hitchcock production of a different kind. Like the heroes of "The 39 Steps" and "North By North West", the hero of "Saboteur", Barry Kane, is innocently implicated in a criminal conspiracy and becomes a fugitive from both the law and the criminals. All the evidence seems to point to his guilt. He's accompanied on his flight, as are the heroes of the other two films, by an attractive blonde. Look out for a spectacular, typically Hitchcock finale atop the Statue of Liberty


Screenplay: Peter Viertel
Screenplay: Joan Harrison
Screenplay : Dorothy Parker
Associate producer: Jack H. Skirball
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Barry Kane: Robert Cummings
Patricia Martin: Priscilla Lane
Tobin: Otto Kruger
Freeman: Alan Baxter
Nielson: Clem Bevans
Fry: Norman Lloyd
Mrs. Sutton: Alma Kruger
Mr. Martin: Vaughan Glazer
Mrs. Mason: Dorothy Peterson

: The News

with Richard Baker
followed by The Weather


Newsreader: Richard Baker

: Match of the Day

The recorded highlights of a League soccer match.
Kenneth Wolstenholme reports, with outside broadcast cameras, from a Football League ground.

Today's match will be announced at the end of Grandstand


Commentator: Kenneth Wolstenholme
TV presentation: Alec Weeks

: Before the Fringe

Highlights of famous revues.
Introduced by Alan Melville.

Starring this week Hermione Baddeley, Ronnie Barker, Joan Heal, James Kenney,
Dilys Laye, Joan Sims, Jimmy Thompson, Elisabeth Welch
(First shown on BBC-2)


Presenter/Written, composed, or devised by: Alan Melville
Written, composed, or devised by: David Climie
Written, composed, or devised by: Robert Gordon
Written, composed, or devised by: Nina Warner Hooke
Written, composed, or devised by: John Jowett
Written, composed, or devised by/compiled by: Peter Myers
Written, composed, or devised by: Nicholas Phipps
Written, composed, or devised by: John Pritchett
Written, composed, or devised by: Geoffrey Wright
Written, composed, or devised by: Charles Zwar
Compiled by: Peter Myers
Music arranged and conducted by: Dennis Wilson
Theme music composed by: Malcolm Lockyer
Designer: Leo Austin
Producer: Robin Nash
Performer: Hermione Baddeley
Performer: Ronnie Barker
Performer: Joan Heal
Performer: James Kenney
Performer: Dilys Laye
Performer: Joan Sims
Performer: Jimmy Thompson
Performer: Elisabeth Welch

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

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