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: Square Two: 7: Laws of Chance

A second start in mathematics
Presented by Stewart Gartside


Presenter: Stewart Gartside

: Repondez S'il Vous Plait: 17: Bonne Promenade!

An invitation to speak French with Max Bellancourt


Presenter: Max Bellancourt

: Wie bitte?: Programme 17

A beginners' course in German
Introduced by Leslie Banks


Presenter: Leslie Banks

: Closedown

: Weatherman

Bert Foord looks at the weekend weather


Weatherman: Bert Foord

: Marine Boy

A cartoon film series
The underwater adventures of Marine Boy, the Ocean Patrol, and the white dolphin, Splasher.

: Zokko!

All for fun! Fun for all!
In the last edition of the present series, your own electronic comic brings you
The High-Jacks, Juggling at a height
Susan Starr of the Circus: Part 5: Tomorrow is Forever
with the voices of Jennifer Hill, Alan Devereux and Stanley Page and pictures by Michael Noble
'Dance of the Hours' from Walt Disney's Fantasia
plus jokes, songs - and more jokes!


Jugglers: The High-Jacks
Voices (Susan Starr of the Circus): Jennifer Hill
Voices (Susan Starr of the Circus): Alan Devereux
Voices (Susan Starr of the Circus): Stanley Page
Pictures (Susan Starr of the Circus): Michael Noble
Zokko! music: Brian Fahey
Programme graphics: Adrian Morris
Animation: Ted Lewis
Designer: Michael Edwards
Producer: Paul Ciani
Producer: Molly Cox

: Grandstand

Introduced by Frank Bough direct from Twickenham featuring International Rugby Union, England v Wales, the meeting which has been hailed as the key match of the current international championship. Wales, the defending champions, regard England as their biggest test. Both countries are unbeaten, Wales having beaten Scotland, while England followed up their fine win over South Africa by beating Ireland.
Also in Grandstand: Racing from Kempton Park, including the 'K.P.' Hurdle; Moto-Cross from Swanley; and International Boxing, with British lightweight champion Ken Buchanan in action at the National Sporting Club.

12.55* Football Preview
Sam Leitch introduces Grandstand's up-to-the-minute football preview, featuring the action and personalities in the news.

1.10* Fight of the Week: Ken Buchanan (British lightweight champion) v Leonard Tavarez (Lightweight champion of France)
Highlights of this fight at the National Sporting Club in London.

1.20; 1.50; 2.20* Racing from Kempton Park
1.30 Galloway Braes Novices' Steeplechase (21 miles)
2.0 Tote Investors Trophy Handicap Hurdle (2 miles)
2.30 'K.P.' Hurdle (2 miles)

1.40; 2.10* Moto-Cross from Canada Heights, Swanley: The fourth round of the Grandstand Trophy
(Organised by the Sidcup and District MCC in conjunction with the A-cu'

2.50* Rugby Union: England v Wales
BBC outside broadcast cameras cover the whole of today's vital International at Twickenham.
Commentator Bill McLaren with summaries by Cliff Morgan (who previews the match at 2.40*)

4.50* Results Service
Latest football scores, racing results, and news throughout the afternoon, and the Teleprinter Service is at 4.40*
Timings are subject to alterations in order to keep up-to-date with events.


Presenter: Frank Bough
Presenter (Football Preview): Sam Leitch
Boxer: Ken Buchanan
Boxer: Leonard Tavarez
Commentator (Fight of the Week): Harry Carpenter
Commentator (Racing): Julian Wilson
Commentator (Racing): Clive Graham
TV presentation (Racing): Fred Viner
Commentator (Moto-Cross): Murray Walker
TV presentation (Moto-Cross): Richard Tilling
Commentator (Rugby Union): Bill McLaren
Summaries/presenter (Rugby Union): Cliff Morgan
TV presentation (Rugby Union): Alan Mouncer
Grandstand presented for television by: Brian Venner
Editor: Alan Hart

: Dr Who: Dr Who and the Silurians: Part 5

by Malcolm Hulke
starring Jon Pertwee
with Caroline John and Nicholas Courtney

The Doctor tries to save the Brigadier and his men, and the Silurians strike a terrible blow against mankind.


Writer: Malcolm Hulke
Title Music: Ron Grainer and the BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Incidental Music: Carey Blyton
Script Editor: Terrance Dicks
Designer: Barry Newbery
Producer: Barry Letts
Director: Timothy Combe
Dr Who: Jon Pertwee
Major Baker: Norman Jones
Young Silurian: Nigel Johns
Old Silurian: Dave Carter
Silurian voices: Peter Halliday
Brigadier Lethbridge Stewart: Nicholas Courtney
Captain Hawkins: Paul Darrow
Private Robins: Harry Swift
Liz Shaw: Caroline John
Masters: Geoffrey Palmer
Dr Lawrence: Peter Miles
Miss Dawson: Thomasine Heiner
Silurian scientist: Pat Gorman
Silurian: Paul Barton
Silurian: Simon Cain
Silurian: John Churchill

: The Debbie Reynolds Show: Married We Can Always Get

Another hilarious episode in the life of the delectable Debbie Reynolds starring as Debbie Thompson with the family she delights, mystifies, maddens

Married We Can Always Get ...if we are single-minded!


Debbie Thompson: Debbie Reynolds
Husband Jim: Don Chastain
Sister Charlotte: Patricia Smith
Brother-in-law Bob: Tom Bosley
Nephew Bruce: Bobby Riha

: The News


Weatherman: Bert Foord

: It's Cliff Richard

with Una Stubbs, Hank Marvin featuring Sheila White and A Song for Europe starring Mary Hopkin

Norrie Paramor and his Orchestra


Singer/Presenter: Cliff Richard
Performer: Una Stubbs
Guitarist/Performer: Hank Marvin
Performer: Sheila White
Singer (A Song for Europe): Mary Hopkin
Vocal backings: The Breakaways
Choreography: Nita Howard
Musicians: Norrie Paramor and his Orchestra
Sound: Larry Goodson
Script: Eric Davidson
Designer: David Drewery
Producer: Michael Hurll

: High Adventure: Kangaroo

Tonight's presentation in this season of feature films stars Maureen O'Hara, Peter Lawford, Finlay Currie, Richard Boone

Cattle stampede, snake bite, Indian attack-familiar ingredients of the Western. For Indian, read Aborigine and you have an exciting tale filmed on location in the Australian outback, with Lawford and Boone as a couple of fugitives taking refuge on a remote ranch - and Maureen O'Hara as the rancher's beautiful daughter.


Screenplay: Harry Kleiner
Producer: Robert Bassler
Director: Lewis Milestone
Dell McGuire: Maureen O'Hara
Richard Connor: Peter Lawford
Michael McGuire: Finlay Currie
Gamble: Richard Boone
Trooper Leonard: Chips Rafferty
Kathleen: Letty Craydon

: The Val Doonican Show

Starring Val Doonican
with special guests Harry Secombe, Roy Castle, Rod McKuen, Basil Brush

The Gillian Lynne Dancers
The Adam Singers
Directed by Cliff Adams


Singer/Presenter/Special material: Val Doonican
Entertainer: Harry Secombe
Entertainer: Roy Castle
Guest: Rod McKuen
Dancers: The Gillian Lynne Dancers
Singers: The Adam Singers
Singers directed by: Cliff Adams
Orchestra directed by/Orchestrations: Ken Thorne
Orchestra leader: Alec Firman
Special Material: Ronnie Taylor
Choreography: Gillian Lynne
Lighting: Richard Higham
Sound: Adrian Stocks
Design: Brian Tregidden
Producer: Terry Hughes

: A Man Called Ironside: In Search of an Artist

A Man Called Ironside criminal investigator extraordinary
A new series of the films starring Raymond Burr as Robert Ironside
with Don Galloway as Det Sgt Brown, Barbara Anderson as Officer Eve Whitfield, Don Mitchell as Mark Sanger
with guest star Broderick Crawford

Talented artist Denny Fielder murdered his unfaithful wife and then committed suicide. Or did he? In spite of the evidence Ironside is convinced that Fielder is still alive.


Robert Ironside: Raymond Burr
Det-Sgt Brown: Don Galloway
Officer Eve Whitfield: Barbara Anderson
Mark Sanger: Don Mitchell
[Actor]: Broderick Crawford

: The News

with Richard Baker and Weather


Newsreader: Richard Baker

: Match of the Day

David Coleman presents two-match action and all the important news and views from the Saturday soccer fixture list.
Match of the Day comes from a well-known Football League ground.
Highlights of a second match featuring a club prominent in the South-East.


Presenter/Commentator: David Coleman
Commentator: Kenneth Wolstenholme
Producer: Alec Weeks
Producer: John McGonagle
Producer: Jonathan Martin
Editor: Sam Leitch

: 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, Sean O'Reilly take a look at some of the things that happened - and some of the things that didn't.
Musical memory of the week: Billy Fury 'Halfway to Paradise' (1959)
Children of the week: Harold Williamson
Song of the week: Alex Glasgow


Presenter: Bernard Braden
Reporter: John Pitman
Reporter: Esther Rantzen
Reporter: Sean O'Reilly
Interviewer: Harold Williamson
Singer: Alex Glasgow
Designer: Don Giles
Director: Tom Conway
Producer: Adam Clapham
Editor: Desmond Wilcox
Editor: Bill Morton

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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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