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: Developing a Small Firm: 6: Finding a Backer

Developing a Small Firm for bosses and managers of small firms

How and where to find outside finance.
Presented by Denis Mitchell
(Shown last Sunday)
Accompanying pamphlet: see column 1


Presenter: Denis Mitchell
Director: Bryn Brooks
Producer: Tony Matthews

: Suivez La Piste: 6: Piste Dangereuse

A twenty-five-episode thriller serial by Emile De Harven
Follow Up Your French
(Shown last Thursday)
Accompanying pamphlet: see column 1
(to 11.00)


Writer: Emile De Harven
Devised by: Michel Blanc
Devised by: Ormond Uren
Producer: Colin Nears

: The Weather Man

Bert Foord


Weatherman: Bert Foord

: Laurel and Hardy: Help Mates

Two of the world's greatest laughter-makers in a season of their comedy films.
A Hal Roach film

When Mr. Hardy receives a telegram from his wife saying that she is coming back a day early from vacation he calls in his friend Mr. Laurel to help clear up the evidence of a wild party. Stan's assistance, needless to say, results in a holocaust. This is one of the finest shorts made by this beloved pair. Ollie's genteel pomposity, turning to his well-known stare at the camera as Stan gets him into 'another fine mess', is here exploited to perfection.


Producer: Hal Roach
Director: Charles Rogers
Stan: Stan Laurel
Ollie: Oliver Hardy

: Zokko!

Noise! Adventure! Glitter!
Today's edition includes:
"Skayn": Episode 3
The moon has its own dangers
With the voices of Sheelagh McGrath, Gordon Clyde, Anthony Jackson
Acrobatics by Johnny and Suma Lamonte
Written and directed by Paul Ciani


Voices (Skayn): Sheelagh McGrath
Voices (Skayn): Gordon Clyde
Voices (Skayn): Anthony Jackson
Pictures (Skayn): Leslie Caswell
Acrobatics: Johnny Lamonte
Acrobatics: Suma Lamonte
Zokko! music: Brian Fahey
Animations: Ted Lewis
Animations: Malcolm Draper
Writer/Director: Paul Ciani
Producer: Molly Cox

: Grandstand

See panel
Today's Timetable
12.55 Moto-cross
1.10 Football Preview
1.20 Fight of the Week
1.35 Racing
1.50 Gymnastics
2.5 Racing
2.20 Moto-cross
2.35 Gymnastics
2.45 Racing
3.5 Rugby League
3.20 Tennis
3.45 Rugby League
4.25 Moto-cross
4.35 Tennis
4.55 Results Service
Classified football results
Racing results, Rugby Union and Rugby League results
The timings may be altered by events

From 12.45 Grandstand
Introduced by Frank Bough

Racing from Cheltenham
1.45 Coventry Handicap 'Chase (over 3 miles 1 furlong)
2.15 Chaplin Handicap Hurdle (over 2 miles 200 yards)
2.55 The Mackeson Gold Cup (over 2112 miles)

Rugby League from Bradford: Bradford Northern v. Wakefield

Tennis from the Empire Pool, Wembley
The World Professional Tennis Tournament of Champions
Opening round matches in this £20,000 tournament in which the world's 16 top professionals are competing.

Moto-Cross from Dodington: The first round of this year's contest for the Grandstand Trophy
Organised by the Bristol M.C.C. in conjunction with the A.C.U.

Gymnastics from Twickenham: Great Britain v. International Universities
Top gymnasts from several countries compete against Britain's leading men

Fight of the Week: John McCluskey (British Flyweight Champion) v. Johnny Clarke (Walworth)
Highlights of this week's 8-round fight at the Empire Pool, Wembley

Latest scores, results, and news throughout the afternoon and at 4.55 Results Service


Presenter: Frank Bough
Commentator (Racing): Peter O'Sullevan
Commentator (Racing): Clive Graham
Television presentation (Racing): Barrie Edgar
Commentator (Rugby League): Eddie Waring
Television presentation (Rugby League): Ray Lakeland
Commentator (Tennis): Dan Maskell
Commentator (Tennis): Jack Kramer
Television presentation (Tennis): A.P. Wilkinson
Commentator (Moto-Cross): Murray Walker
Television presentation (Moto-Cross): Richard Tilling
Commentator (Gymnastics): Alan Weeks
Television presentation (Gymnastics): Alan Mouncer
Boxer: John McCluskey
Boxer: Johnny Clarke
Commentator (Fight of the Week): Harry Carpenter
Presented by: Brian Venner
Editor: Alan Hart

: Dr. Who: The Invasion: Part 3

by Derrick Sherwin
From a story by Kit Pedler
An adventure in space and time
starring Patrick Troughton as Dr. Who
with Kevin Stoney, Nicholas Courtney, Peter Halliday
and Frazer Hines, Wendy Padbury

Jamie and the Doctor become unwilling 'guests' of Tobias Vaughn - and Jamie stumbles upon a clue to Vaughn's terrible secret.


Writer: Derrick Sherwin
From a story by: Kit Pedler
Title music: Ron Grainer and the BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Incidental music: Don Harper
Script Editor: Terrance Dicks
Designer: Richard Hunt
Producer: Peter Bryant
Director: Douglas Camfield
Dr. Who: Patrick Troughton
Jamie: Frazer Hines
Zoe: Wendy Padbury
Packer: Peter Halliday
Tobias Vaughn: Kevin Stoney
Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart: Nicholas Courtney
Benton: John Levene
Captain Turner: Robert Sidaway
Sergeant Walters: James Thornhill
Professor Watkins: Edward Burnham

: The News and The Weather Man

Bert Foord


Weatherman: Bert Foord

: The New Lucy Show: Lucy Sues Mooney

A comedy film series with never a dull moment
Starring Lucille Ball as the irrepressible Lucy Carmichael, Gale Gordon as Mr. Mooney

Lucy Sues Mooney ...well, everyone's entitled to their day in Court!


Lucy Carmichael: Lucille Ball
Mr. Mooney: Gale Gordon

: Dee Time

Simon Dee introducing his guests


Presenter: Simon Dee
Musical Director: Max Harris
Script: Joe Steeples
Designer: Diana Wilson
Production: Roger Ordish

: Dixon of Dock Green: English - Born and Bred

Written by N.J. Crisp
A series created by Ted Willis
starring Jack Warner

Sally and Bob want to get married. On the face of it there are difficulties. Sally's parents have never seen Bob before. His people have no idea Sally even exists. But marriage must be discussed.


Writer: N.J. Crisp
Series created by: Ted Willis
Design: Antony Thorpe
Director: Douglas Argent
Production: Ronald Marsh
George Dixon: Jack Warner
Sgt. Wills: Nicholas Donnelly
Eddie Tate: Anthony Villaroel
Sally Tate: Esther Anderson
John Tate: Earl Cameron
Bob Reynolds: Peter Craze
Mrs. Tate: Shelagh Fraser
Det.-Con. Lauderdale: Geoffrey Adams
P.C. Swain: Robert Arnold
Roger Bunda: Yemi Ajibade
Mr. Reynolds: John Paul
Mrs. Reynolds: Joy Shelton
Newsagent: Guy Standeven
Customer: Harry Davis
Det.-Con. Andy Crawford: Peter Byrne
Warden: Kenneth Watson
Aunt Jenny: Ida Shepley
Det.-Con. Pearson: Joe Dunlop
Sister: Andree Gaydon
W.P.C. Sally Reed: Jenny Logan

: The Val Doonican Show

Starring Val Doonican
with special guests, Des O'Connor, Moira Anderson, The Trio Athenee
and The Gojos, The Adam Singers

Among Val's guests this week is Des O'Connor, whose new record "One, two, three O'Leary" began its climb of the charts just as "I pretend" left after nearly twenty weeks in the top thirty. Val also welcomes Moira Anderson, the Scots lass who has her own series of shows on BBC-1 every Monday.


Singer/Presenter/Special material: Val Doonican
Singer: Des O'Connor
Singer: Moira Anderson
Musicians: The Trio Athenee
Dancers: The Gojos
Singers: The Adam Singers
Singers directed by: Cliff Adams
Orchestra conducted by/Orchestrations: Peter Knight
Orchestra leader: Henry Datyner
Orchestrations: Keith Amos
Special material: John Law
Dance direction: Jo Cook
Design: Roger Cheveley
Producer: John Ammonds

: The Saturday Thriller: Sorry, Wrong Number

Feature films with suspense, danger, excitement
starring Barbara Stanwyck, Burt Lancaster
with Wendell Corey

A faulty telephone connection plunges a bedridden woman into a nightmare of terror when she overhears a murder plot, and realises she is the intended victim...


Screenplay: Lucille Fletcher
Producer: Hal Wallis
Director: Anatole Litvak
Leona Stevenson: Barbara Stanwyck
Henry Stevenson: Burt Lancaster
Sally Hunt Lord: Ann Richards
Dr. Alexander: Wendell Corey
Waldo Evans: Harold Vermilyea
James Cotterell: Ed Begley
Fred Lord: Leif Erickson
Morano: William Conrad
Joe (Detective): John Bromfield

: Till Death Us Do Part: I Can Give it up Any Time I Like

Written by Johnny Speight.
"Look, it's just a question of will-power, isn't it? I mean, it's not difficult for a man like me."
Starring Warren Mitchell as Alf, Dandy Nichols as Else, Anthony Booth as Mike and Una Stubbs as Rita


Writer: Johnny Speight
Music: Dennis Wilson
Designer: Martin Collins
Director: Douglas Argent
Producer: Dennis Main Wilson
Alf: Warren Mitchell
Else: Dandy Nichols
Mike: Anthony Booth
Rita: Una Stubbs

: The News

with Robert Langley
followed by The Weather


Newsreader: Robert Langley

: Match of the Day

The recorded highlights of a League soccer match, plus the day's soccer headlines.
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
Television Presentation: Alec Weeks

: Braden's Week

Each week 25,000 tons of newsprint, 50 hours of news bulletins
One man Bernard Braden
and his team John Pitman, Esther Rantzen
take a look at some of the things that happened - and some of the things that didn't.
Song of the week: Jake Thackray
Children of the week: Harold Williamson


Presenter: Bernard Braden
Reporter: John Pitman
Reporter: Esther Rantzen
Singer: Jake Thackray
Interviewer: Harold Williamson
Designer: Don Giles
Director: Tom Conway
Producer: John Lloyd
Editor: Desmond Wilcox
Editor: Bill Morton

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