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: Cricket: Fifth Test Match: England v The Rest of the World

for the Guinness Trophy
Second day
Coverage up to the lunch interval from The Oval
Introduced by Peter West

Contributors

Presenter: Peter West
Commentary Team: Richie Benaud
Commentary Team: Jim Laker
Commentary Team: Denis Compton
Commentary Team: Ted Dexter
Production: Nick Hunter
Production: David Kenning

: Watch with Mother: Chigley: Binnie and Bessie

This place is in Trumptonshire and contains a factory, a handmade pottery, a stately home, and a vintage steam railway.
(Colour)

: The News

1.53 Interval

Contributors

Weatherman: Bert Foord

: Bric-a-Brac

Quiz about antique odds and ends

: Closedown

: Cricket: Fifth Test Match

Further coverage from The Oval
(On BBC2 from 4.30)

: Interval

: Play School

: The Mole and the Motor Car

'If you can't beat them, join them,' thinks the Mole as he becomes part of the world on wheels.

: Score with The Scaffold

A zany zigzag of puzzles and quizzes featuring The Scaffold
with special guest Patrick Moore
and Wendy Padbury, The Fourmost
Inspector Boniface Investigates
and the answer to:
Hiram Hamburger Jr is a remarkable man! He works in New York and travels at least 25 miles every day. The funny thing is that he doesn't use underground, air travel, wheel transport of any kind. He doesn't cross over water, ride on an animal, walk, or run. He passes no streets, traffic, scenery, yet lots of people travel with him. Who is he?
(from Manchester)

Contributors

Entertainers: The Scaffold
Guest: Patrick Moore
Presenter: Wendy Padbury
Musicians: The Fourmost
Artist (Inspector Boniface Investigates): Nigel Barron
Reader (Inspector Boniface Investigates): David Scase
Script (Inspector Boniface Investigates): Brian Finch
Design: Peter Mavius
Production: Stan Parkinson

: Space Kidettes

Another space adventure with the Space Kidettes

: Junior Points of View

Robert Robinson takes a weekly look at criticism and comments from younger viewers

Contributors

Presenter: Robert Robinson
Producer: Iain Johnstone

: Entertaining with Kerr: Afrikosenk Nodet

The Galloping Gourmet
Graham Kerr takes a lighthearted look at one of his favourite recipes and cooks it with expertise.
This week: Afrikosenk Nodet (Apricot Dumplings)
(A series made in Canada)

Contributors

Cook/Presenter: Graham Kerr

: Champions' Quiz Ball: Match 4

Celtic, Scottish League Cup winners and League Champions v Manchester City League Cup winners and winners of European Cup-Winners' Cup

Tonight's teams:
Celtic - Billy McNeill, Jim Craig, Willie Wallace, John Cairney, celebrity supporter
Manchester City - Joe Mercer, manager, Francis Lee, Mike Summerbee, Kenny Lynch, celebrity supporter
Referee Stuart Hall

Contributors

Panellist (Celtic): Billy McNeill
Panellist (Celtic): Jim Craig
Panellist (Celtic): Willie Wallace
Panellist (Celtic): John Cairney
Panellist (Manchester City): Joe Mercer
Panellist (Manchester City): Francis Lee
Panellist (Manchester City): Mike Summerbee
Panellist (Manchester City): Kenny Lynch
Referee: Stuart Hall
Questions set by: John Witty
Questions set by: Stan Greenberg
Devised by: George Woolley
Director: Douglas Boyd
Producer: Mary Evans

: The Virginian: The Modoc Kid

Tales from the last frontier of the great American West.
A film series starring James Drury as the Virginian.

The Graingers match wits with a ruthless gunfighter and two of his gang.

Contributors

The Virginian: James Drury
John Grainger: Charles Bickford
Stacy Grainger: Don Quine
Elizabeth Grainger: Sara Lane
Ryker: Clu Gulager
Del Stetter: John Saxon
Roy Tindall: John Goddard
Cullen Tindall: Harrison Ford
Doc Hinton: Paul Fix
Sheriff Abbott: Ross Elliott

: Don't Ask Us

A comedy revue with Frank Abbott, Russell Davies, David Henry, Maureen Lipman, Adrienne Posta, Richard Stilgoe in a high-speed panorama of laughs, sketches, music, and things

Contributors

Performer: Frank Abbott
Performer: Russell Davies
Performer: David Henry
Performer: Maureen Lipman
Performer: Adrienne Posta
Performer: Richard Stilgoe
Script editor: Austin Steele
Orchestra directed by: Alan Braden
Design: Gillian Howard
Executive Producer: John Ammonds
Producer: David O'Clee

: Me Mammy: Me Mammy's Tomb

The new comedy series by Hugh Leonard
Starring Milo O'Shea as Bunjy Kennefick
with Anna Manahan as Mrs Kennefick
[and] Yootha Joyce as Miss Argyll, David Kelly as Cousin Enda
with Terence Alexander as Mr Hare, Elizabeth Begley as Mrs Canaan
also appearing Michael Stainton

A coffin for Mammy is a status symbol and when her friend is given one by her son-in-law, nothing will prevent her from wheedling one out of Bunjy.

Contributors

Writer: Hugh Leonard
Music composed and conducted by: Max Harris
Designer: Tim Gleeson
Producer: James Gilbert
Bunjy Kennefick: Milo O'Shea
Mrs Kennefick: Anna Manahan
Miss Argyll: Yootha Joyce
Cousin Enda: David Kelly
Mr Hare: Terence Alexander
Mrs Canaan: Elizabeth Begley
[Actor]: Michael Stainton

: The Main News

With Kenneth Kendall and the BBC's correspondents and reporters around the world and Weather

Contributors

Newsreader: Kenneth Kendall

: Miss United Kingdom at Blackpool

including
Miss England! Miss Ireland! Miss Scotland! Miss Wales!
Tonight one of the forty girls will be nominated Miss United Kingdom and go on to the Miss World contest in November.
plus What to wear?
A competition to establish a national costume to be worn by the Miss UK entrant in this year's top beauty contest at the Royal Albert Hall.
Hosts Michael Aspel, Keith Fordyce
Organised by Mecca Promotions and Blackpool Corporation in conjunction with Hoover Hair Care
(The new style beauty queen, see pages 10 and 11)

Contributors

Presenter: Michael Aspel
Presenter: Keith Fordyce
Orchestra: Terry Reaney
Design: Kenneth Lawson
Arranged by: Eric Morley
Producer: Philip Lewis

: Is That Your Body, Boy?

by Andrew Davies
Starring Ron Moody as Cracker Carstairs

The gym is Cracker's personal domain where, as an 'old army sweat,' he puts his pupils through a kind of hell.
(First seen in Thirty-Minute Theatre on BBC2)

"..it inspired in my favourite performer Ron Moody a marvellous piece of complicity as the instructor: erect, bristling, lonely, intransigent, and sad." (Sunday Telegraph)
"'Is That Your Body, Boy?' an exact, vivid play in the Thirty-Minute Theatre series." (Daily Telegraph)

Contributors

Writer: Andrew Davies
Script editor: Derek Hoddinott
Producer: Innes Lloyd
Director: Claude Whatham
Cracker Carstairs: Ron Moody
Miller: Keith Skinner
Penrose: Robert Yetzes
Waller: Michael Kitchen
Spratt: Brian Pettifer

: 24 Hours

A daily look at what matters in the news and out of it
Presented all this week by Kenneth Allsop with the latest news in pictures and with on-the-spot reports by Bernard Falk, David Lomax, Tom Mangold, Fyfe Robertson and Denis Tuohy and special contributions from Keith Kyle and Robert McKenzie

Contributors

Presenter: Kenneth Allsop
Reporter: Bernard Falk
Reporter: David Lomax
Reporter: Tom Mangold
Reporter: Fyfe Robertson
Reporter: Denis Tuohy
Reporter: Keith Kyle
Reporter: Robert McKenzie
Producer of the Week: Michael Bukht
Editor: Anthony Smith

: Ralph Richardson's Cinema

One of Britain's most famous actors, knighted for his services to the stage and the cinema, Sir Ralph Richardson talks to Michael Aspel about his great interest in the cinema and the people involved.
He selects and discusses scenes from five of his favourite films including a John Wayne western.
(from Manchester)

Contributors

Interviewee: Sir Ralph Richardson
Interviewer: Michael Aspel
Director: Peggy Walker
Producer: John Buttery

: Weatherman

including long-range forecast

Closedown








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