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: Weatherman

KEITH BEST: weekend weather

: DrDolittle

The Bird Who Was Afraid to Fly

: Barrier Reef

The Tripod

: Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

starring Shirley Temple with Randolph Scott
Jack Haley , Gloria Stuart
A talented child is chosen as singing star of the ' Crackly Grain Flakes' radio programme.
This Week's Films: page 11


Unknown: Shirley Temple
Unknown: Randolph Scott
Unknown: Jack Haley
Unknown: Gloria Stuart
Director: Allan Dwan
Rebecca Winstead: Shirley Temple
Anthony Kent: Randolph Scott
Orville Smithers: Jack Haley
Gwen Warren: Gloria Stuart
Lola Lee: Phyllis Brooks
Aunt Miranda: Helen Westley
Homer Busby: Slim Summerville
Aloysius: Bill Robinson

: Grandstand

Introduced by Frank Bough
International Boxing
Highlights of the main supporting contest at this week's major promotion at Wembley
1.40; 2.20; 2.50; 3.25*
Racing from Newbury
1.45 A Challenge Match dim)
The first of a series of challenge matches which will be covered on BBC Grandstand during the summer. Today's match is between the DUKE OF ALBURQUERQUE, a Spanish grandee and former amateur champion rider of Europe, and IAN BALDING , the leading racehorse trainer.
2.0 Player's Gold Leaf Trophy (Hunter Chase) (3m, 2f, 82 yds)
2.30 London Gold Cup (Handicap) (1 mile, 3 furlongs)
3.0 William Hill Sprint Stakes (Handicap) (6 furlongs)
3.35 Lockinge Stakes (1 mile)
International Athletics
Featuring Olympic 400 metres hurdles champion JOHN AKII BUA , and 5,000 metres world record holder EMILE PUTTEMANS , who both competed in special events for the Philips Electrical Trophies at Crystal Palace on Wednesday. Commentator RON PICKERING
2.35; 3.40*
Rugby League from Headingley The Wills Sevens
Eight leading sides compete in this popular and spectacular end of season tournament.
Among those taking part are home club LEEDS, HALIFAX, the reigning Sevens champions, and Cup winners FEATHERSTONE ROVERS.
Commentator EDDIE WARING
Power Boat Racing
Highlights of the big international meeting at Iver Heath , in which entrants from Great Britain, France, Belgium, and Sweden competed for the Iver Strand Glass Trophy.
Commentator DAVID VINE
4.50* Final Score
Including racing results, cricket scoreboard, and action highlights of today's events.
Today's Timetable:
1.20 Boxing; 1.40 Racing
2.10 Athletics; 2.20 Racing
2.35 Rugby League; 2.50 Racing
3.5 Power Boat Racing: 3.25 Racing
3.40 Rugby League; 4.56 Final Score
Timings are subject to alteration in order to keep up to date with events.
Television presentation: Racing DENNIS MONGER
Rugby League BOB
DUNCAN Grandstand presented by BRIAN VENNER Editor ALAN hart
Dukes on horse-back: page 4


Introduced By: Frank Bough
Commentator: Harry Carpenter
Commentator: Ian Balding
Unknown: William Hill
Commentators: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentators: Clive Graham
Reporter: Julian Wilson
Unknown: John Akii Bua
Unknown: Emile Puttemans
Commentator: Ron Pickering
Commentator: Eddie Waring
Unknown: Iver Heath
Unknown: Dennis Monger
Unknown: Duncan Grandstand
Presented By: Brian Venner
Editor: Alan Hart

: I was oWe Want to Sing

Bernard Cribbins joins 300 children in a rousing sing-song - aided and abetted by The Pattersons, The Northern Dance Orchestra conducted by Bernard Herrmann, Producer Hazel Lethwaite (from Manchester)


Presenter: Bernard Cribbins
Conductor: Bernard Herrmann
Producer: Hazel Lethwaite

: News

Weatherman KEITH BEST Today's Sport


Unknown: Keith Best

: Dr Who: The Green Death: Part 2

A six-part story by Robert Sloman
Starring Jon Pertwee
The Doctor discovers that Global Chemicals is more sinister than it seems - and Jo discovers the strange secret of the coal mine.


Writer: Robert Sloman
Incidental Music: Dudley Simpson
Script Editor: Terrance Dicks
Designer: John Burrowes
Producer: Barry Letts
Director: Michael Briant
Jo Grant: Katy Manning
Bert: Roy Evans
Dave: Talfryn Thomas
Dr Who: Jon Pertwee
Brigadier Lethbridge Stewart: Nicholas Courtney
Dai Evans: Mostyn Evans
Elgin: Tony Adams
Stevens: Jerome Willis
Clifford Jones: Stewart Bevan
Fell: John Rolfe
Hinks: Ben Howard
Boss's voice: John Dearth
Guard: Terry Walsh
Security guard: Billie Horrigan
Security guard: Alan Chuntz

: Clunk-Click

with Jimmy Savile
Jimmy meets some of his friends, in the studio or wherever they live and work.
Children from the Yehudi Menu-bin School provide their music; and Pop-Up, the new Top 50 record game.


Unknown: Jimmy Savile
Director: Brian Whitehouse
Producer: Roger Ordism

: Jules Verne's Rocket to the Moon

Tonight's Bank Holiday film stars Burl Ives , Troy Donahue
Gert Frobe , Terry-Thomas
Arriving in Victorian England, Phineas T. Barnum , the great American showman, hits on the greatest idea of his illustrious career. Using a revolutionary new explosive he will construct a rocket ship to journey to the moon. And who is to be the passenger in the historic craft? Who else but Barnum's own General Tom Thumb , the world's most famous midget.
Inspired by the writing of Jules Verne , this colourful adventure story features an appropriately larger-than-life performance by Burl Ives as Barnum, some effective comedy from Terry-Thomas and Lionel Jeffries - and Jimmy Clitheroe as General Tom Thumb.
Director DON SHARP
This Week's Films: page 11


Unknown: Burl Ives
Unknown: Troy Donahue
Unknown: Gert Frobe
Unknown: Phineas T. Barnum
Unknown: Tom Thumb
Unknown: Jules Verne
Unknown: Burl Ives
Unknown: Lionel Jeffries
Unknown: Jimmy Clitheroe
Unknown: General Tom Thumb.
Director: Don Sharp
Phineas T Barnum: Burl Ives
Gaylord Sullivan: Troy Donahue
Professor Von Bulow: Gert Frobe
Sir Harry Washington-Smythe: Terry Thomas
Angelica: Hermione Gingold
Madelaine: Dahlia Lavl
Sir Charles Dillworthy: Lionel Jeffries
General Tom Thumb: Jimmy Clitheroe

: The Dick Emery Show

A new comedy series starring Dick Emery Written by JOHN WARREN and JOHN SINGER featuring
Pat Coombs
Gordon Clyde as the Interviewer John Baskcomb
Anne Cunningham Victor Maddern


Unknown: Dick Emery
Written By: John Warren
Written By: John Singer
Unknown: Pat Coombs
Unknown: Gordon Clyde
Interviewer: John Baskcomb
Interviewer: Anne Cunningham
Interviewer: Victor Maddern
Designer: Bernard Lloyd-Jones
Producer: Colin Charman

: A Man Called Ironside

criminal investigator extraordinary
A new film series starring with and with guest stars James Gregory Russell Johnson
Programmed for Panic
A live show. A dead girl. To trap a brutal killer who could strike again at any moment, Ironside appears on television and appeals to the viewers for urgent help.


Unknown: James Gregory
Unknown: Russell Johnson
Robert Ironside: Raymond Burr
Det-Sgt Brown: Don Galloway
Mark Sanger: Don Mitchell
Officer Fran Belding: Elizabeth Baur

: News

with Kenneth Kendall Weather


Unknown: Kenneth Kendall

: That's Life

With Esther Rantzen, Bob Wellings and George Layton
When the Council won't budge, when the Ministry won't reply, when the Managing Director snubs you, do you say 'that's life' and give up? Or do you turn to this programme: a late night collection of the jokes, dramas and problems that happen in real life?

Songs by Cheryl Kennedy
Music by Dave Lee
Director Simon Wadleigh
Editor Peter Chafer
Deep freeze goes sky-high: pp 8 and 11


Presenter: Esther Rantzen
Presenter: Bob Wellings
Presenter: George Layton
Singer: Cheryl Kennedy
Music: Dave Lee
Director: Simon Wadleigh
Editor: Peter Chafer

Blog post that mentions this programme:

Braden's Week 24 January 2016

: Paul Newman

talks to JOAN BAKEWELL and with members of the audience at the National Film Theatre, London.
Featuring extracts from some of his most famous films, including: The Silver Chalice
Somebody Up There Likes Me The Hustler
Butch Cassidu and the Sundance Kid WUSA
Judge Roy Bean
The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds
Film editor KEN locks Director DENNIS MARKS
Recorded at a John Player Lecture


Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Unknown: Butch Cassidu
Unknown: Judge Roy
Editor: Ken Locks
Director: Dennis Marks

: Sergeant Bilko: Transfer

A selection from one of the funniest television comedy series of all time: starring
Phil Silvers as Sgt Ernie Bilko.

It's a great day in the life of Colonel Hall. Bilko applies for a transfer!


Sgt Ernie Bilko: Phil Silvers

: Weatherman


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