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: Cricket: The Roses Match: Yorkshire v Lancashire

Final day
Coverage up to the lunch interval from Bramall Lane, Sheffield.


Commentator: Peter West
Commentator: Jim Laker
Television Presentation: David Kenning
Television Presentation: Nick Hunter

: The News


Weatherman: Jack Scott

: 'Steddfod 71

National Eisteddfod report

: Interval

: The Royal National Eisteddfod of Wales: Bangor 1971: The Crowning Ceremony

Outside broadcast cameras bring you this colourful event, performed in accordance with the privileges and ceremonial of the Gorsedd of Bards.


Commentator: Alun Williams
Television Presentation: Myrfyn Owen

: Cricket: The Roses Match: Yorkshire v Lancashire

Further coverage from Bramall Lane, Sheffield.

: Interval

: Play School: Dressing-Up Day

A programme for children under 5

(shown at 11.0 am on BBC2)

: Jackanory: Stories from Australia: Yalonga the Duck

with Gordon Gostelow


Storyteller: Gordon Gostelow

: The Best of Vision On

In which Ben stumbles on a new way to make action paintings, while the Prof is in-tent on camping! Another look at the unexpected world of Tony Hart and Pat Keysell who introduces it also for deaf children with Ben Benison
The Prof, The Burbles, Humphrey Umbrage and Susanne
The Vision On Gallery
(More of your paintings and drawings will be shown in the Vision On Gallery later this year. Send them to 'Vision On,' [address removed], and there'll be a prize for any that are shown. Anyone under 16 can enter, but we're sorry we can't return paintings to you.)


Artist/Presenter: Tony Hart
Presenter: Pat Keysell
Mime artist: Ben Benison
Designer: John Bone
Producer: Patrick Dowling

: The Flashing Blade: 8

The swashbuckling adventures of the daring chevalier, Francois de Recci.
A film serial in 12 episodes

The Spanish Commander holds the Duke responsible for Recci's escape.


Francois de Recci: Robert Etcheverry
The Duc de Sospel: Jean Martinelli
Isabelle de Sospel: Genevieve Casile
Mazarin: Gianni Esposito
Don Alonso: Mario Pilar
Mireille: Claude Gensac
Guillot: Jacques Balutin
Ricardo: Frank Estange
Geronimo: Rene-Louis Lafforgue

: Abbott and Costello

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

: Your Region Tonight

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

: Charlie Chaplin: Easy Street

His famous vintage comedy
with Edna Purviance and Eric Campbell

Charlie joins the police force and tames the town terror, despite the help of the Keystone Cops


The Derelict: Charlie Chaplin
The Mission Worker: Edna Purviance
The Bully: Eric Campbell

: What's the Sense?

Taste, smell, hearing, sight, touch. Cardew Robinson controls the temperature of two teams of nurses who use their five senses in this light-hearted competition. Doing the rounds tonight are teams representing hospitals in Ipswich and Norwich.
With Lesley Turnbull and Harry Morriss
From the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital, Norwich


Presenter: Cardew Robinson
Expert: Lesley Turnbull
Expert: Harry Morriss
Script: Bob Block
Design: Lesley Joan Bremness
Director: Martin L. Bell
Producer: Bill Wright

: Z Cars: The Stone Standard: Part 2

by Leslie Duxbury
Starring James Ellis, John Slater, Derek Waring
with Ian Cullen, Douglas Fielding

The knock-off merchants shouldn't feel so pleased with themselves. Stone won't give up.


Writer: Leslie Duxbury
Script Editor: Tony Holland
Designer: Graham Oakley
Producer: Ron Craddock
Director: Morris Barry
Charlie Dodds: Kenneth Keeling
Les Ferguson: Ray Armstrong
Rex Aspin: Keith Anderson
Det-Insp Goss: Derek Waring
Det-Sgt Stone: John Slater
Eric Worth: Lloyd Lamble
Sgt Lynch: James Ellis
PC Skinner: Ian Cullen
PC Quilley: Douglas Fielding
Mrs Aspin: Ruth Holden
Miss Peters: Cynthia Etherington

: Tom and Jerry: Texas Tom

Tom and Jerry playing cat and mouse.

: Pop Go the Movies: What a Crazy World

Tonight's film in a season featuring the pop stars of the 60s who set Britain - and the world - swinging to a new beat.
Starring Joe Brown, Susan Maughan, Marty Wilde
with Harry H. Corbett

Joe Brown, in his first starring role, plays Alf Hitchens who, finding little sympathy at home, divides his time, and loyalties, between the local gang of layabouts and his girl-friend Marilyn, who wants him to settle down.
The music and lyrics of East End writer Alan Klein bring an authentic touch to this lively story of Cockney youth.
(This Week's Films: page 9)


Producer/Director: Michael Carreras
Alf Hitchens: Joe Brown
Marilyn: Susan Maughan
Herby: Marty Wilde
Sam: Harry H. Corbett
Mary: Avis Bunnage
The Common Man: Michael Ripper
Doris: Grazina Frame
Solly Gold: Monty Landis
Joey: Michael Goodman
Dolly: Fanny Carby
Chas: Larry Dann
Harry: Brian Cronin
Dave: Barry Bethel
Lenny: David Nott
Jarvis: Alan Klein

: The Nine O'Clock News

Presented by Kenneth Kendall with the BBC's reporters and correspondents around the world


Newsreader: Kenneth Kendall

: Just Let Them Notes Come Out Right...:Tuesday's Documentary

"I didn't get no diplomas for nothing I'm doin'. No. Just let them notes come out right..."
When trumpeter Louis Armstrong died on 6 July, jazz lost the most important creative force in its history, and show-business one of its most lovable entertainers.
Tonight's documentary is an adaptation of an Omnibus programme shown last year in honour of his 70th birthday. It includes an extended interview with 'Satchmo' himself, and looks back over his extraordinary career.
Introduced by Humphrey Lyttelton


Interviewee: Louis Armstrong
Presenter: Humphrey Lyttelton
Production Assistant: Rodney Greenberg
Producer: Geoffrey Haydon

: My World... and Welcome To It: The Middle Years

An invitation to step into the humorous and imaginative world of James Thurber
A series based on a selection of his famous stories and cartoons
[Starring] William Windom as John Monroe, Joan Hotchkis as his wife Ellen, Lisa Gerritsen as his daughter Lydia

Make no mistake about it, you never grow too old to dream. And where's the harm in that, pray? Just don't try to analyse it. To hell with detachment.


Based on stories and cartoons by: James Thurber
John Monroe: William Windom
Ellen: Joan Hotchkis
Lydia: Lisa Gerritsen

: Points of View

Robert Robinson dips into the BBC's mailbag and adds a few comments of his own.


Presenter: Robert Robinson

: 24 Hours

Presented by Ludovic Kennedy with the latest news in pictures


Presenter: Ludovic Kennedy

: Weatherman followed by Regional News and Weather

(all except London and Wales)

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