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: Cricket: The Gillette Cup: Semi-finals

Kent v Warwickshire from Canterbury
Lancashire v Gloucestershire from Old Trafford
Coverage from both of today's contests for the right to play at Lord's on Cup Final day.


Commentary: Peter West
Commentary: Jim Laker
Commentary: Ted Dexter
Commentary: Tony Lewis
Commentary: Denis Compton
Television Presentation: Nick Hunter
Television Presentation: Bob Duncan
Television Presentation: David Brace
Producer: David Kenning

: Disc a Dawn

Welsh Pop Show

: The News


Weatherman: Graham Parker

: Racing and Cricket

Racing from Goodwood
2.0 King George Stakes (5 furlongs)
2.30 Richmond Stakes (6 furlongs)
3.10 Sussex Stakes (Old Mile)
3.40 Goodwood Stakes (Handicap) (2 miles 3 furlongs)

Cricket: The Gillette Cup Semi-finals: Kent v Warwickshire; Lancashire v
Further coverage of both of today's matches
(On BBC2 from 4.45)



Commentator (Racing): Peter O'Sullevan
Commentator (Racing): Clive Graham
TV Presentation (Racing): Dennis Monger

: Play School

A programme for children under 5

: Jackanory: Hullabaloo: An Inspector Calls

by Anthony Buckeridge
With Ronnie Corbett
Today's story: An Inspector Calls


Author: Anthony Buckeridge
Storyteller: Ronnie Corbett

: Hope and Keen's Crazy House

Starring Mike Hope and Albie Keen
with Peter Goodwright as Crumble the Butler, Ruth Kettlewell as Mrs Grapple the Cook
and special guests Anna-Lou and Maria

This week, the Crazy House inmates celebrate Mrs Grapple's birthday and decide to throw her a party. Albie gets the whole thing organised - without a great deal of help from either Mike or Crumble!


Writer: Mike Craig
Writer: Lawrie Kinsley
Additional material: Hope and Keen
Additional material/Producer: Paul Ciani
Music: The Tom Gilhooly Trio
Designer: Colin Green
Comedian: Mike Hope
Comedian: Albie Keen
Crumble the Butler: Peter Goodwright
Mrs Grapple the Cook: Ruth Kettlewell
Magicians: Anna-Lou and Maria

: Chingachook: 4

Joe Bludgeon prepares to make a stand as Chingachook and his braves advance.
English version by De Lane Lea Ltd


Presented by: Peggy Miller
Chingachook: Gojko Mitic
Bludgeon: Hannjo Hasse
Catherine: Barbara Brylska

: Abbott and Costello

A cartoon series about the adventures of the two comedy stars.

: Your Region Tonight

followed by Regional Weather
(London only: Nationwide in Colour)

: If You Were Me

Assisi looks at Melton Mowbray and Melton Mowbray looks at Assisi
A selection from the film series shown earlier this year in which children from different countries lived for a time in each others' homes and described their reactions.
Today Andrea Franchi of Assisi in Italy and James Currie of Melton Mowbray in Leicestershire.
A BBC/RAI co-production


Subject: Andrea Franchi
Subject: James Currie
Associate Producer: Rossana Mattioli
Producer: Molly Cox

: Sing Hi, Sing Lo

A non-stop programme of popular music by international artists
Starring Alan Price, Cy Grant, Robin Hall and Jimmie Macgregor, Aly Bain and Mike Whellans, Magna Carta and Gillian McPherson
with the BBC Scottish Radio Orchestra
leader Ian Tyre
conductor Iain Sutherland
(from Scotland)


Singer/Musician: Alan Price
Singer/Guitarist: Cy Grant
Singer: Robin Hall
Singer/Guitarist: Jimmie MacGregor
Fiddler: Aly Bain
Guitarist: Mike Whellans
Musicians: Magna Carta
Singer: Gillian McPherson
Musicians: The BBC Scottish Radio Orchestra
Orchestra leader: Ian Tyre
Conductor: Iain Sutherland
Musical arrangements: Nicky Welsh
Designer: Jim Longmuir
Producer: Iain MacFadyen

: Mission Impossible: Flight

The exploits of a team of expert and daring undercover agents whose job is to prove that their missions are, in fact, anything but.
[Starring] Peter Graves as Jim Phelps
with Leonard Nimoy as Paris, Greg Morris as Barney, Peter Lupus as Willy

Never before have the team ascended to such heights of imagination...


Jim Phelps: Peter Graves
Paris: Leonard Nimoy
Barney: Greg Morris
Willy: Peter Lupus
Dana: Lesley Warren
Doug: Sam Elliott
Ferrar: John Colicos
Diaz: Lloyd Battista
Lt Barata: James Almanzar
Stone: Tol Avery
Tojas: Tom Tattoli

: Paul Temple: A Family Affair

by Wolf Rilla
Created by Francis Durbridge
Starring Francis Matthews as Paul
with Ros Drinkwater as Steve

Paul takes a sea trip to Hamburg - and a nose-dive into a ruthless story of family treachery.


Writer: Wolf Rilla
Created by: Francis Durbridge
Script Editor: Martin Hall
Designer: Tony Snoaden
Producer: Derrick Sherwin
Director: David Maloney
Paul Temple: Francis Matthews
Steve: Ros Drinkwater
Lustig: Michael Cramer
Bruno: Roland Astor
Leverkuhn: Walter Rilla
Inga: Ingeborg Schoner
Tina: Ingrid Kelemen
Local Tough: Roy Scammell
Bouncer: Janos Kurucz
Erasmus: Paul Ambrose

: The Fifties

Robert Robinson takes a look at June 1952.
General Eisenhower stood for President. Denis Compton made his 100th 100, Len Hutton became England's first professional cricket captain and 21-year-old Freddie Trueman was capped for the first time. Jim Peters beat the world record for the Marathon.


Presenter: Robert Robinson
Director: Will Wyatt
Producer: Iain Johnstone

: The Nine O'Clock News

Presented by Robert Dougall


Newsreader: Robert Dougall

: An Hour of Harry Worth

Harry Worth: I Will - Will
Written by Ronnie Taylor
[Starring Harry Worth as himself]
[with] Tim Barrett as David, Dilys Laye as Sheila, Alexandra Bastedo as Francoise, Alex Davion as The Count

Harry Worth's Cinema
Harry Worth talks to Michael Aspel about his stage career, his television career and his hopes for the future.
He also chooses scenes from some of his favourite films, including Jack Lemmon in one of his rare dramatic roles, and one of Busby Berkeley's famous production numbers.
(from Manchester)


Writer (Harry Worth): Ronnie Taylor
Music (Harry Worth): Ronnie Hazlehurst
Designer (Harry Worth): Colin Green
Producer (Harry Worth): Douglas Argent
Himself: Harry Worth
David: Tim Barrett
Sheila: Dilys Laye
Francoise: Alexandra Bastedo
The Count: Alex Davion
Curate: Christopher Sandford
French lady: Peggyann Clifford
Referee: John Devaut
Second: Lionel Wheeler
Interviewee (Harry Worth's Cinema): Harry Worth
Interviewer (Harry Worth's Cinema): Michael Aspel
Designer (Harry Worth's Cinema): Kenneth Lawson
Director (Harry Worth's Cinema): Peggy Walker
Producer (Harry Worth's Cinema): John Buttery

: 24 Hours

Presented by Kenneth Allsop with the latest news in pictures and with on-the-spot reports by Bernard Falk, Max Hastings, James Hogg, David Lomax, Tom Mangold, Barrie Penrose and David Taylor with special contributions from Keith Kyle and Robert McKenzie


Presenter: Kenneth Allsop
Reporter: Bernard Falk
Reporter: Max Hastings
Reporter: James Hogg
Reporter: David Lomax
Reporter: Tom Mangold
Reporter: Barrie Penrose
Reporter: David Taylor
Special contributions: Keith Kyle
Special contributions: Robert McKenzie

: Maazel Conducts

This dynamic young American conductor flew from Berlin to replace veteran Leopold Stokowski who was ordered to rest a few days before this concert.
With the London Symphony Orchestra, leader John Georgiadis
From the Royal Festival Hall
Lorin Maazel conducts
Tchaikovsky Francesca da Rimini
Sibelius Symphony No l, in E minor
Introduced by Antony Hopkins


Presenter: Antony Hopkins
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Musicians: The London Symphony Orchestra
Orchestra leader: John Georgiadis
Director: Brian Large

: Weatherman; Regional News and Weather

(all except London and Wales)

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