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: Trumpton: Cuthbert's Morning Off

Today's Watch with Mother


Narration: Brian Cant

: Champion

the Wonder Horse

: Soper at Large

... in the Cairngorms with Tony Soper
See an osprey dive for fish; a pine marten scamper after squirrels; a red deer stag take a mud bath; a reindeer graze on the roof of Great Britain.
Producer JOHN SPARKS (from Bristol) ‡


Unknown: Tony Soper
Producer: John Sparks

: Laurel and Hardy

Be Big

: Cricket

The Roses Match
Yorkshire v Lancashire Second day
Coverage up to the lunch interval from Headingley.
Introduced by Peter West
Television presentation by DAVID KENNING and ROY NORTON (Jack Bond: page 13)


Introduced By: Peter West
Commentators: Richie Benaud
Unknown: Jim Laker
Presentation By: David Kenning
Presentation By: Roy Norton

: Holiday Grandstand

Introduced by Frank Bough
1.35* Motor Racing: The Indianapolis '500'
Highlights of the richest and most spectacular race in motor-sport, which took place this weekend on the famous Indianapolis racetrack.
Commentator Jackie Stewart (World motor-racing champion)
TV presentation by the American Broadcasting Company

1.55; 2.25; 2.55* Racing from Doncaster Three races from today's big holiday meeting
2.0 Joe Childs Apprentice Handicap Stakes (1m 2f 50yds)
2.30 Wills Embassy Stakes (Qualifier) (5 furlongs)
3.5 The Zetland Handicap Stakes (5 furlongs)
Commentators Peter O'Sullevan and Clive Graham
TV presentation by Ray Lakeland

2.5; 2.35; 3.10* Athletics from Leicester: The Inter-Counties Championships.
Britain's candidates for the Olympic Games in August compete in the most important meeting of the season so far, which incorporates several special international events.
Organised by the CAU in conjunction with the Nationwide Building Society.
Commentators Ron Pickering and Norris McWhirter
TV presentation by Alan Mouncer

2.35; 3.30* Cricket from Headingley: The Roses Match: Yorkshire v Lancashire
Further coverage of the second day's play.

4.50 * Final Score
Including racing results and cricket scoreboard.

Grandstand Timetable:
1.35 Motor Racing from Indianapolis
1.55 Racing from Doncaster
2.5 Athletics from Leicester
2.25 Racing from Doncaster
2.35 Athletics; Cricket
2.55 Racing from Doncaster
3.10 Athletics from Leicester
3.30 Cricket from Headingley
3.50 Athletics; Cricket
4.50 Final Score
Timings subject to alteration to keep up to date with events.
Grandstand presented by BRIAN VENNER Editor ALAN HART


Introduced by: Frank Bough
Commentator (Motor Racing): Jackie Stewart
Commentator (Racing): Peter O'Sullevan
Commentator (Racing): Clive Graham
TV Presentation (Racing): Ray Lakeland
Commentator (Athletics): Ron Pickering
Commentator (Athletics): Norris McWhirter
TV Presentation (Athletics): Alan Mouncer
"Grandstand" presented by: Brian Venner
Editor: Alan Hart

: The Harlem Globetrotters

The world's most renowned basketball team display their comedy and skill against The Boston Rockets
MEADOWLARK LEMON and his team of stars from the popular cartoon series come to life at London's Wembley Pool.
Commentator ALAN WEEKS
Television presentation DOUGLAS HESPE


Commentator: Alan Weeks
Unknown: Douglas Hespe

: National News

Weatherman BERT FOORD Today's Sport


Unknown: Bert Foord

: Disney Time

A new holiday look at the Walt Disney world of laughter and adventure Introduced by Terry Thomas Films include Dumbo
One Hundred and One Dalmatians Robin Hood
The Love Bug
Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree
Menace on the Mountain Napoleon and Samantha Now You See Him, Now You Don't
Films by courtesy of Walt Disney Productions
Presented by RICHARD EVANS
(Spring Holiday People: page 4)


Presented By: Richard Evans

: The Red Arrows

The world's greatest aerobatic team
The Red Arrows are much more than nine RAF officers doing their duty. They are heirs to 60 years of flying history. At Kemble in Gloucestershire they train for four months to create their famous aerobatic display.
"We are trying to show people in this country and abroad what the RAF is all about." (Sqn-Ldr Ian Dick)
This film was made during their training season, when they pit their skill against the dangers of high-speed aerobatics. It was made while the Red Arrows prepared for their summer programme and for their first tour of the United States of America.
(The greatest air circus on earth: pages 6 and 7)


Commentary written by: Ian Rodgers
Spoken by: Manning Wilson
Sound: Les Collins
Film Cameraman: Reg Pope
Film Editor: Chris Fraser
Executive Producer: Philip Lewis
Producer: John Gibson

: Z Cars: Playtime

by Jack Gerson
starring John Slater, John Collin, Ian Cullen with John Swindells and Allan O'Keefe Stone and Skinner are off duty - then, there's a jewel theft, and robbery with...


Writer: Jack Gerson
Script Editor: Tony Holland
Designer: Barry Newbery
Producer: Ron Craddock
Director: Derek Martinus
Det-Con Skinner: Ian Cullen
PC Render: Allan O'Keefe
Det-Sgt Stone: John Slater
Det-Sgt Haggar: John Collin
Sgt Bowman: John Swindells
Macey: Michael Jeffries
Sam Rogers: Michael Brennan
Willy Cobb: Derek Allen
Leavis: Ernie Mack
Mrs Tain: Lynne Carol
Mrs Lawrie: Jeanne Mockford
Joe Lawrie: Ken Jones
Tom Lawrie: Ray Purchase

: Wonderful Life

A special Bank Holiday presentation of the British film musical starring Cliff Richard
Walter Slezak , Susan Hampshire and The Shadows
When Johnnie and his friends lose, their jobs entertaining the passengers on a Mediterranean cruise, they suddenly find themselves in the middle of a very exotic film set-and that is just the beginning of their troubles ... Cliff Richard and the Shadows are in top form in this lively musical filmed against the lush tropical background of the Canary Islands.
(This Week's Films: page 9)


Unknown: Cliff Richard
Unknown: Walter Slezak
Unknown: Cliff Richard
Unknown: Peter Myers
Unknown: Ronald Cass
Director: Sidney J Furie
Johnnie: Cliff Richard
Lloyd Davis: Walter Slezak
Jenny: Susan Hampshire
Mood Musician: Hank B. Marvin
Mood Musician: Bruce Welch
Mood Musician: Brian Bennett
Mood Musician: John Rostill
Jerry: Melvyn Hayes
Edward: Richard O'Sullivan
Barbara: Una Stubbs
Douglas Leslie: Derek Bond
Miguel: Joseph Cuby
Senior Sheik: Gerald Harper
Scotsman: Gerald Harper
Harold: Gerald Harper

: Main News

Presented by Richard Baker with the BBC's reporters and correspondents around the world Weather


Presented By: Richard Baker

: Tales from the Lazy Acre

A new series starring
Milo O'Shea and written by HUGH LEONARD with David Kelly and Anna Manahan This week:
The Travelling Woman
Mr Rushe, a young Church of Ireland clergyman tries to 'do a Pygmalion' on a gypsy woman - Jessie Savage. But Jessie is no Eliza Dolittle.


Unknown: Milo O'Shea
Written By: Hugh Leonard
Unknown: David Kelly
Unknown: Anna Manahan
Unknown: Mr Rushe
Unknown: Jessie Savage.
Unknown: Eliza Dolittle.
Music By: Max Harris
Music By: Costumes Dorothea Wallace
Designer: Tim Gleeson
Producers: James Gilbert
Producers: David Croft
Dead Man: David Kelly
Jessie Savage: Anna Manahan
Man on doorstep: Des Keogh
Mrs Hoorihan: Elizabeth Begley
Mr Rushe: Milo O'Shea
Father Mangan: Martin Dempsey

: Bette Davis

talks to
Dick Cavett
If I had my life over again I wouldn'marry so early and I'd make sure it was someone with money.
It's an old-fashioned idea, but I think acting should look as though we're working a little.
One of Hollywood's all-time super stars talks about the qualities needed for a successful career in films- qualities which helped her to become the queen of Hollywood. In a programme recorded for the award-winning Dick Cavett Show Bette Davis talks about her life in show business and discusses with wit and candour the Hollywood of her hey-day.
An ABC production


Unknown: Dick Cavett
Unknown: Dick Cavett Show
Talks: Bette Davis

: Canoe

8 : In the surf
Filmed at Sennen Cove and Bude in Cornwall, with ALEX and CLARE ALLEN from Penzance; and competitors in the National Championships.
Introduced by JOHN EARLE


Unknown: Clare Allen
Introduced By: John Earle
Producer: John Dobson

: Weatherman

followed by Regional News and Weather, Closedown

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