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: 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

: Circus Boy: Big Top Angel

A series set under the Big Top
with Mickey Braddock as Corky, Noah Beery as Joey the Clown, Robert Lowery
as Big Tim, Guinn Williams as Pete, Jan Shephard as Estelle, Manning Ross as Ken

When Mamie, the Wardrobe Mistress, invites her nephew to visit her, he decides that he wants to give up his medical studies and remain with the circus.


Corky: Mickey Braddock
Joey the Clown: Noah Beery
Big Tim: Robert Lowery
Pete: Guinn Williams
Estelle: Jan Shephard
Ken: Manning Ross

: Grandstand

Introduced by Frank Bough featuring the 116th University Boat Race - Oxford (51 wins) v Cambridge (63 wins)

12.55* Football Preview
Introduced by Sam Leitch

1.10* Fight of the Week: Joe Bugner (St Ives) v Manuel Ramos (Mexico)
Highlights of this eight-round international heavyweight contest at the Empire Pool, Wembley.

1.35; 2.5; 2.45; 3.15* Racing from Kempton Park
1.45 Half Moon Stakes (5 furlongs)
2.15 2,000 Guineas Trial Stakes (7 furlongs)
2.55 Rosebery Stakes Handicap (One and a quarter miles)
3.25 Sceptre Stakes (5 furlongs)

1.50; 2.20* Moto-Cross from Dodington Park
The sixth and final round of the Grandstand Trophy
(Organised by the Bristol MCC in conjunction with the A-CU)

3.30* Rugby League: Swinton v Salford

4.15* The Boat Race: Oxford v Cambridge
Outside broadcast colour cameras follow the race from the start at Putney to the finish at Mortlake. Commentators: at Putney Harry Carpenter (who also previews the race at 3.0*); aboard Everest, Desmond Hill
(The Boat Race: page 8)

5.0* Results Service
Football scores, racing results, and news throughout the afternoon. Timings are subject to alteration.


Presenter: Frank Bough
Presenter (Football Preview): Sam Leitch
Boxer (Fight of the Week): Joe Bugner
Boxer (Fight of the Week): Manuel Ramos
Commentator (Fight of the Week)/Commentator at Putney/Presenter (The Boat Race): Harry Carpenter
Commentator (Racing): Peter O'Sullevan
Commentator (Racing): Clive Graham
TV Presentation (Racing): Fred Viner
Commentator (Moto-Cross): Murray Walker
TV Presentation (Moto-Cross): Richard Tilling
Commentator (Rugby League): Eddie Waring
TV Presentation (Rugby League): Ray Lakeland
Commentator aboard Everest (The Boat Race): Desmond Hill
TV Presentation (The Boat Race): John Vernon
TV Presentation (The Boat Race): Philip S. Gilbert
Grandstand presented for television by: Brian Venner
Editor: Alan Hart

: Dr Who: The Ambassadors of Death: Part 2

by David Whitaker
Starring Jon Pertwee
with Caroline John and Nicholas Courtney

Cornish and his team continue their efforts to save the astronauts and the Doctor fights enemies who seem determined to prevent them from succeeding.


Writer: David Whitaker
Title Music: Ron Grainer and the BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Incidental Music: Dudley Simpson
Script Editor: Terrance Dicks
Designer: David Myerscough-Jones
Producer: Barry Letts
Director: Michael Ferguson
Dr Who: Jon Pertwee
Liz Shaw: Caroline John
Taltalian: Robert Cawdron
Ralph Cornish: Ronald Allen
Brigadier Lethbridge Stewart: Nicholas Courtney
Dobson: Juan Moreno
Cpl Champion: James Haswell
Collinson: Robert Robertson
Miss Rutherford: Cheryl Molineaux
John Wakefield: Michael Wisher
Control Room assistant: Bernard Martin
Carrington: John Abineri
Grey: Ray Armstrong
Quinlan: Dallas Cavell
Van Lyden: Ric Felgate

: The Debbie Reynolds Show: Casanova's Kittens

Debbie Reynolds starring as Debbie Thompson with her family

Casanova's Kittens - thereby hangs a tale of the tell-tale tails!


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
In the last show of this present series Cliff Richard welcomes as his special guest Cilla Black
Norrie Paramor and his Orchestra


Singer/Presenter: Cliff Richard
Performer: Una Stubbs
Guitarist/Performer: Hank Marvin
Singer: Cilla Black
Dancer: Pat Lovette
Dancer: Wendy Gotelee
Dancer: Anne Lewington
Dancer: Terry Robinson
Choreography: Nita Howard
Vocal backings: The Breakaways
Musicians: Norrie Paramor and his Orchestra
Costumes: Rupert Jarvis
Make-up: Tina Earnshaw
Sound: Hugh Barker
Lighting: Peter Smee
Script: Eric Davidson
Design: David Drewery
Production: Michael Hurll

: High Adventure: The Black Shield of Falworth

Tonight's presentation in this season of feature films stars Tony Curtis, Janet Leigh, David Farrar
with Herbert Marshall

Tony Curtis romps through this Hollywood excursion into English history displaying great athletic prowess in combat - armed and unarmed. Many spectacular battle scenes punctuate the tale of treachery against King Henry IV before life returns to medieval essentials - jousting and drinking.


Screenplay: Oscar Brodney
Based on the novel "Men of Iron" by: Howard Pyle
Producer: Robert Arthur
Producer: Melville Tucker
Director: Rudolph Mate
Myles Falworth: Tony Curtis
Lady Anne: Janet Leigh
Earl of Alban: David Farrar
Meg Falworth: Barbara Rush
Earl of Mackworth: Herbert Marshall
Sir James: Torin Thatcher

: The Black and White Minstrel Show

Television's fastest spectacular bringing back the Magic of the Minstrels
Starring The George Mitchell Minstrels
featuring John Boulter, Dai Francis, Andy Cole, Margaret Savage, Peter Kaye
with The Television Toppers
and Les Rawlings, Elspeth Hands, Delia Wicks, Benny Garcia, Les Want, Jean McGuire, Dave Prowse, Cal McCord, The Jolaes Puppets

(The Black and White Minstrels are appearing in 'Magic of the Minstrels' at the Victoria Palace, London, and in 'The Black and White Minstrel Show' at the Alhambra Theatre, Bradford)

Peter Kaye
Getting the job as host of The Black and White Minstrel Show was 'the biggest break of my life' says Peter Kaye.
Four years ago he threw in his job as a commercial artist to become a singer-starting work in pubs for a few shillings. Now he's making the big time with the Black and White Minstrels: 8.25.


Singer: John Boulter
Singer: Dai Francis
Singer: Andy Cole
Singer: Margaret Savage
Comedian/Presenter: Peter Kaye
Dancers: The Television Toppers
Singer: Les Rawlings
Dancer: Elspeth Hands
Dancer: Delia Wicks
Singer: Benny Garcia
Singer: Les Want
Singer/Dancer: Jean McGuire
[Actor]: Dave Prowse
Entertainer: Cal McCord
Puppeteers: The Jolaes Puppets
Orchestra leader: Freddie Clayton
Orchestra conducted by/Vocal arrangements: George Mitchell
Orchestra conducted by/Orchestrations: Alan Bristow
Choreography: Ralph Tobert
Additional Material: Alan Field
Additional Material: Peter Robinson
Make-up: Cecile Hay-Arthur
Costumes: Joyce Mortlock
Lighting: Tom Moncrieff
Settings: Martin Collins
Devised and produced by: George Inns

: A Man Called Ironside: The Sacrifice

A film series starring starring Raymond Burr as Robert Ironside, Don Galloway as Det-Sgt Brown, Barbara Anderson as Officer Eve Whitfield, Don Mitchell as Mark Sanger
Guest stars Ricardo Montalban, Robert Alda

Mark identifies the man who attacked him and then ran away from the scene of a murder as Det-Sgt Cervantes - one of Ironside's oldest friends.


Robert Ironside: Raymond Burr
Det-Sgt Brown: Don Galloway
Officer Eve Whitfield: Barbara Anderson
Mark Sanger: Don Mitchell
Det-Sgt Al Cervantes: Ricardo Montalban
F.A. Hobarth: Robert Alda

: The News

With John Edmunds and Weather


Newsreader: John Edmunds

: Match of the Day

David Coleman presents action, interviews, and late-night news from the Saturday fixture list.
Match of the Day comes from a well-known Football League ground as the season reaches all its important championship promotion and relegation issues.
Highlights of a second match involving a prominent club in the South-East.
(Today's matches to be announced at the end of Grandstand)


Presenter: David Coleman
Commentator: Kenneth Wolstenholme.
Commentator: Barry Davies
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: Bryan Johnson 'Looking high, high, high' (1960)
Children: Harold Williamson
Song of the week: Alex Glasgow


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

: Fire and Water

The last service before Easter Day is the Easter Vigil, containing the great metaphor of the Paschal Candle: the new flame, the spreading light, the water of baptism - and a renewal of life.
This short devotional programme explores the meaning of an ancient Christian ritual.
(from BBC South and West)


Producer: Peter Firth
Director: John Dobson

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