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: Cricket: England v. The West Indies: Third Test Match

Fifth day from Headingley, Leeds


Commentary Team: Peter West
Commentary Team: Richie Benaud
Commentary Team: Denis Compton
Commentary Team: Jim Laker
Commentary Team: Colin Milburn
Production Team: Nick Hunter
Production Tteam: Phillip Lewis

: News Headlines and The Weather Man

Graham Parker


Weatherman: Graham Parker

: Llangollen 69

Hywel Gwynfryn introduces songs and dances from the Eisteddfod
(First shown on BBC Wales)
(Crystal Palace, Wenvoe West, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield)
(to 14.15)


Presenter: Hywel Gwynfryn

: Cricket: England v. The West Indies: Third Test Match

Further coverage from Headingley, Leeds
(On BBC-2 from 4.30)

: Play School: Dressing-Up Day

(Shown at 11.0 a.m. on BBC-2)


Presenter: Miranda Connell
Presenter: Rick Jones

: Jackanory: Stories from the Kingdom of Northumbria: 'The Cauld Lad of Hylton'

with Alex Glasgow


Storyteller: Alex Glasgow

: Vision On: W is for Wet Water and Wiggly Worms and Whatever next?

with Tony Hart
Introduced for deaf children by Pat Keysell and Peter Pallette
with The Prof., Jonah Filopat and Patafil and Humphrey Umbrage


Artist: Tony Hart
Presenter: Pat Keysell
Designer: John Bone
Director: Alan Russell
Producer: Patrick Dowling

: Shazzan!

A new cartoon film series
When Chuck and Nancy discover a magic ring they are launched on a series of exciting adventures in the land of the Arabian Nights.
Shazzan, a gigantic and friendly genie, helps them in their search for the owner of the ring.

: The Magic Roundabout

English version written and told by Eric Thompson.


Created by: Serge Danot
Writer/Narrator: Eric Thompson

: The News and The Weather Man

Graham Parker


Weatherman: Graham Parker

: Here's Lucy: Lucy Helps Craig Get a Driver's Licence

A comedy film series
Starring Lucille Ball as Lucy Carter
with Desi Arnaz Jr. and Lucie as her children, Craig and Kim and Gale Gordon as Harrison Carter

Lucy helps Craig get a driver's licence ...and loses her own!


Lucy Carter: Lucille Ball
Craig: Desi Arnaz Jr.
Kim: Lucie Arnaz
Harrison Carter: Gale Gordon

: Talkback

In which the people who watch the programmes confront the people who make them.
Presented by Cliff Michelmore with the help of a statistically selected audience in the studio.


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Producer: Michael Townson

: Z Cars: In Need of Care: Part 2

by Allan Prior
Starring John Slater, Derek Waring
with Paul Angelis, Bernard Holley


Writer: Allan Prior
Script Editor: P.J. Hammond
Designer: Tony Snoaden
Producer: Richard Beynon
Director: Derek Martinus
Janet Mercer: Marty Cruickshank
W.P.C. Parkin: Pauline Taylor
P.C. Quilley: Douglas Fielding
Markland: Brian Spink
Det.-Sgt. Stone: John Slater
Det.-Insp. Goss: Derek Waring
Jack: Declan Mulholland
Madge Mercer: Fanny Carby
P.C. Newcombe: Bernard Holley
P.C. Bannerman: Paul Angelis
Smedley: James Bree

: News Headlines

6.0-6.25 Local News and Weather.
(Rowridge, Brighton, Oxford, Peterborough, Manningtree, Cambridge)

: Laugh with Hope: Let's Face It

A series of feature films starring Bob Tope tonight in Let's Face It
with Betty Hutton

There are many hilarious complications when three bored wives set out to make their husbands jealous by hiring three penniless soldiers to entertain them.


Screenplay: Harry Tugend
Based on a musical play by: Dorothy Fields
Based on a musical play by: Herbert Fields
Based on a musical play by: Cole Porter
Director: Sidney Lanfield
Jerry Walker: Bob Hope
Winnie: Betty Hutton
Maggie Watson: Eve Arden
Cornelius: Zasu Pitts
Jean: Dona Drake
Julian: Raymond Walburn
Sergeant Wiggins: Joe Sawyer
The Judge: Andrew Tombes

: Points of View

Robert Robinson dips into the BBC's mail bag and adds a few comments of his own


Presenter: Robert Robinson
Producer: Iain Johnstone

: The News

with Richard Baker
followed by The Weather


Newsreader: Richard Baker

: Out of this World: The Tuesday Documentary

The extraordinary story behind the American bid to land man on the moon.
Dr. Wernher Von Braun designed the infamous German V-2: today, a dynamic fifty-seven-year-old American citizen, he heads the team that built the giant moon rocket, the Saturn V. For him 'it all started with the moon.'

This film tells the epic and highly spectacular story of how his pre-war dreams have been turned into reality; it also reveals projects for future interplanetary travel using nuclear and electric propulsion. Such projects seem as far-fetched even today as did moon-walking only a few years ago, but it will not be the first time Von Braun and his team have converted fiction into fact.
On the eve of the moon flight, the film shows not only the triumph but also the spectacular disasters that have led to the conquest of space. It contains much new material never before shown, revealing one of the biggest real-life dramas in human history, involving sudden death, genius, and the fulfilment of an impossible dream.
Written and produced by John M. Mansfield


Subject: Dr. Wernher von Braun
Writer/Producer: John M. Mansfield

: An Enemy of the State: Part 6: The Reckoning

A thriller serial in six parts by Ken Hughes
Starring Charles Tingwell, Veronica Strong, James Maxwell, Dallia Penn

Harry, aware that a top-secret tape has been substituted for the blank one he stole for Smith, stands trial on espionage charges which carry the death penalty.
(First shown on BBC-2)


Writer: Ken Hughes
Designer: Spencer Chapman
Producer: Alan Bromly
Director: James Cellan Jones
Harry Sutton: Charles Tingwell
Jennifer Sutton: Veronica Strong
Col. Rykov: James Maxwell
Karin: Dallia Penn
TV commentator: Alan Curtis
State Prosecutor: George Pravda
Defence Counsel: Steven Berkoff
Presiding Judge: Michael Collins
Henderson: Robert Mill
Radio cameraman: Michael Rix
Radio cameraman: Michael Seddon
Orlov: Alfred Hoffman
Wilson-Nichols: Adrian Ropes
Guard: James Appleby
Williams: Bryan Kendrick
British Officer: Michael Davis
Sverdlov: Marc Malicz

: Twenty-Four Hours

What matters in the news and out of it
also Apollo 11: Target Moon
Tomorrow Apollo 11 begins its journey to the moon.
James Burke and Patrick Moore in the Apollo Space Studio and Michael Charlton at Cape Kennedy report on the prospects


Reporter (Apollo 11: Target Moon): James Burke
Reporter (Apollo 11: Target Moon): Patrick Moore
Reporter (Apollo 11: Target Moon): Michael Charlton

: John Dankworth

talks to Benny Green
Since 1950, when he formed his famous Seven, John Dankworth has been a household name in Jazz, first as alto-sax player, then as arranger and composer. But there is another side to Dankworth, who thinks of music in its entirety and not in pigeon-holes of classical or jazz, and who has collaborated in compositions for jazz band and symphony orchestra.
He talks to Benny Green about his career, his literary and musical influences and the inspiration he derives from his wife, the singer Cleo Laine, who has been at the centre of many of his compositions.


Interviewee: John Dankworth
Interviewer: Benny Green
Director: Denis Moriarty

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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.

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