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: Weatherman

Jack Scott looks at the weekend weather


Weatherman: Jack Scott

: Laurel and Hardy: Going Bye Bye

The great laughter-makers.
A Hal Roach Film


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

: Cup Final Grandstand: The FA Cup Final: Chelsea v Leeds United

Introduced by David Coleman direct from Wembley

BBC Outside Broadcast cameras at the Empire Stadium bring you the whole of today's match, with expert analysis of the play and players, slow-motion replays of the game's outstanding moments, and all the news of this great sporting occasion.

11.45 The Wembley Scene
David Coleman, with special guest Bobby Charlton, sets the scene at the Empire Stadium. Frank Bough and Barry Davies are with 'live' Outside Broadcast cameras at the teams' hotels to introduce you to the men of Chelsea and Leeds.

12.45 David Coleman introduces some of the personalities at Wembley.

1.20 Action film of some of today's outstanding players.

1.55 How They Got There
Action film of the Finalists' progress to Wembley, with expert analysis of their styles by Joe Mercer, Brian Clough, and the Grandstand team of experts.

2.15 Meet the Teams
Film profiles of the Finalists introduced by the two managers.

2.25 Inside Wembley
Community singing conducted by Frank Rea, with The Band of The Royal Marines School of Music

2.55 Presentation of the Teams to HRH The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon
The Kick-off

3.45 Half-Time
Marching display by The Band of The Royal Marines School of Music, under the direction of Major Paul Neville, Principal Director of Music, Royal Marines.

3.55 The Second Half

4.45 Presentation of the FA Cup and Medals by HRH Princess Margaret

4.50 Meet the Winners
David Coleman introduces the men of the match, with action replay of the outstanding moments.
(Cup Final Special on Radio 2 from 2.30. Highlights of the match and the scene at tonight's celebration dinner in Match of the Day at 10.15 pm on BBC1. The Cup Final from the inside: page 10)

Also in Grandstand today: Boxing and Racing from Ascot

12.5; 1.0 International Fights of the Week
Highlights of this week's top contests at Nottingham Ice Stadium: The British Light-Heavyweight Championship
Eddie Avoth (Cardiff: British light-heavyweight champion) v Young (John) McCormack (Ireland)
also Ken Buchanan (Edinburgh: British lightweight champion) v Chris Fernandez (USA)

1.35 Racing from Ascot
1.45 The Heinz Steeplechase (over 2 miles)
The richest race of the day, worth £2,500 to the winner.

Sports results and news throughout the day


Presenter: David Coleman
Commentator (Cup Final): Kenneth Wolstenholme
TV presentation (Cup Final): Alec Weeks
Guest (The Wembley Scene): Bobby Charlton
Reporter (The Wembley Scene): Frank Bough
Reporter (The Wembley Scene): Barry Davies
Pundit: Joe Mercer
Pundit: Brian Clough
Community singing conducted by: Frank Rea
Musicians: The Band of The Royal Marines School of Music
Band direction: Major Paul Neville
Boxer: Eddie Avoth
Boxer: Young (John) McCormack
Boxer: Ken Buchanan
Boxer: Chris Fernandez
Commentator (International Fights of the Week): Harry Carpenter
Commentator (Racing): Peter O'Sullevan
Commentator (Racing): Clive Graham
TV Presentation (Racing): Dennis Monger
Grandstand presented by: Brian Venner
Grandstand presented by: Alan Chivers
Editor: Alan Hart

: Dr Who: The Ambassadors of Death: Part 4

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

With Liz a prisoner, the enemy plan an attempt on the Doctor's life. Quinlan promises to tell the full truth - but by now it is too late.


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
Liz Shaw: Caroline John
Lennox: Cyril Shaps
Astronaut: Ric Felgate
Astronaut: Steve Peters
Astronaut: Neville Simons
Masters: John Lord
Reegan: William Dysart
Brigadier Lethbridge Stewart: Nicholas Courtney
General Carrington: John Abineri
Dr Who: Jon Pertwee
Taltalian: Robert Cawdron
Ralph Cornish: Ronald Allen
Quinlan: Dallas Cavell
Unit soldier: Max Faulkner

: Dad's Army: Battle School

by Jimmy Perry and David Croft
Starring Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier and Clive Dunn
featuring John Laurie as Pte Frazer, James Beck as Pte Walker, Arnold Ridley as Pte Godfrey, Ian Lavender as Pte Pike
with Alan Tilvern as Captain Rodrigues, Alan Haines as Major Smith, Colin Bean as Private Sponge

In which our heroes practise the art of war with live ammunition.
(Colour) [Repeat]


Writer: Jimmy Perry
Writer/Producer: David Croft
The voice of [singer, signature tune]: Bud Flanagan
Design: Paul Joel
Captain Mainwaring: Arthur Lowe
Sgt Wilson: John Le Mesurier
Lance Corporal Jones: Clive Dunn
Pte Frazer: John Laurie
Pte Walker: James Beck
Pte Godfrey: Arnold Ridley
Pte Pike: Ian Lavender
Captain Rodrigues: Alan Tilvern
Major Smith: Alan Haines
Pte Sponge: Colin Bean

: The News


Weatherman: Jack Scott

: High Adventure: Salome

Starring Rita Hayworth, Stewart Granger, Charles Laughton with Judith Anderson, Alan Badel

The beautiful Princess Salome returns from a childhood spent in Rome to the court of her step-father, King Herod. Galilee is in a state of unrest, inflamed by the teachings of John the Baptist, and Salome is soon involved in treacherous political intrigues.
The famous Dance of the Seven Veils provides a climax for this dramatic Biblical story, with an impressive cast including Charles Laughton as Herod and Alan Badel as the ill-fated John the Baptist.


Screenplay/Based on a story by: Harry Kleiner
Based on a story by: Jesse Lasky
Producer: Buddy Adler
Director: William Dieterle
Salome: Rita Hayworth
Claudius: Stewart Granger
Herod: Charles Laughton
John the Baptist: Alan Badel
Tiberius Caesar: Cedric Hardwicke
Pontius Pilate: Basil Sydney
Herodias: Judith Anderson

: Apollo 13

Destination - The Highlands of the Moon: 8.13 pm in London; 2.13 pm at Cape Kennedy...
Scheduled Blast-off for the third moon landing
At Launch Pad 39: Michael Charlton
In the London Space Studio: James Burke
(Apollo 13: diary of a journey to the moon - pages 54-57)


Reporter (Launch Pad 39): Michael Charlton
Reporter (London Space Studio): James Burke
Executive producer: Richard Francis

: The Black and White Minstrel Show

Television's fastest spectacular bringing back the Magic of the Minstrels
Starring The Mitchell Minstrels
featuring John Boulter, Dai Francis, Margaret Savage, Andy Cole, Peter Kaye
with The Television Toppers
and Les Rawlings, Elspeth Hands, Delia Wicks, Les Want, Jean McGuire, Michele Summers

(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 New Theatre, Oxford)


Singers/Dancers: The Mitchell Minstrels
Singer: John Boulter
Singer: Dai Francis
Singer: Margaret Savage
Singer: Andy Cole
Comedian/Presenter: Peter Kaye
Dancers: The Television Toppers
Singer: Les Rawlings
Dancer: Elspeth Hands
Dancer: Delia Wicks
Singer: Les Want
Singer/Dancer: Jean McGuire
Singer: Michele Summers
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
Settings: Martin Collins
Devised and produced by: George Inns

: A Man Called Ironside: Desperate Encounter

A film series starring Ramond Burr as Robert Ironside, Don Galloway as Det-Sgt Brown, Barbara Anderson as Eve, Don Mitchell as Mark
Guest stars Gene Raymond, Tom Simcox, Ron Hayes

Ironside sets out to visit an old friend in a remote mountain cabin - and finds himself in a macabre and terrifying situation.


Robert Ironside: Raymond Burr
Det-Sgt Brown: Don Galloway
Eve: Barbara Anderson
Mark: Don Mitchell
Charles Huff: Gene Raymond
George Huff: Tom Simcox
Marshal Douglas: Ron Hayes

: The News

with Richard Baker and Weather


Newsreader: Richard Baker

: Match of the Day: The FA Cup Final

David Coleman introduces this Cup Final Match of the Day from the Banqueting Floor at the winners' celebration dinner in London's West End.

Highlights from this afternoon's famous Wembley occasion when Chelsea and Leeds United played for the prestige trophy in British football.

Late-night interviews with manager and player personalities of the Wembley game.


Presenter: David Coleman
Commentator: Kenneth Wolstenholme
TV Presentation/Producer: Alec Weeks
Producer: Richard Tilling
Producer: Jonathan Martin
Editor: Sam Leitch

: Braden's Week

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 that didn't.
Guest singer Shirley Harmer
Children: Harold Williamson
Song of the week: Alex Glasgow


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

: Apollo 13

En route to the Highlands of the Moon: first live colour TV from astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred Haise, and Ken Mattingly in the Command Module during the Transposition and Docking manoeuvre.

followed by Weatherman, Closedown


Astronaut: Jim Lovell
Astronaut: Fred Haise
Astronaut: Ken Mattingly

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