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: Weatherman

Keith Best: weekend weather


Weatherman: Keith Best

: Camberwick Green


: Cricket: The County Championship: Glamorgan v Surrey

from Sophia Gardens, Cardiff: first day of this three-day match


Commentator: Wilfred Wooller
Commentator: Ossi Wheatley
Television Presentation: Dewi Griffiths

: Grandstand

Introduced by Frank Bough
Rugby Union Canada v Wales
Highlights of the Test Match played at the University Stadium, Toronto - the climax of the Welsh Rugby Union tour.
1.35; 2.20; 2.50*
Racing from Bath
1.45 A Challenge Match (1J miles) The fourth quarter-final in the Grandstand series. Today CHRIS COLLINS , the leading amateur rider, meets CLEMENT FREUD , jour, nalist and gourmet.
2.0 Mark Lane Handicap Sweepstakes (1¼ miles)
2.30 Never a Quarrel Handicap Sweepstakes (2m, If, 27yds)
3.0 Joe Coral Handicap Sweepstakes (5 furlongs and 167 yards) Commentators PETER O'SULLEVAN and CLIVE GRAHAM
2.5; 2.35; 3.5*
International Athletics
The British Games from the Meadowbank Stadium, Edinburgh MARY PETERS, the Olympic champion from Northern Ireland, and Scotland's own Olympic medallists, DAVID JENKINS and IAN-STEWART, head the British stars who are competing against athletes from many countries, including East Germany, West Germany, Poland, Spain, Belgium and South Africa.
Organised by the BAAB with Burmah/Castrol and The Scotsman Commentators RON PICKERING
4.50* Final Score
Today's Timetable:
1.2* Rugby Union; 1.35 Racing
2.5 Athletics; 2.26 Racing
2.35 Athletics; 2.50 Racing
3.5 Athletics; 4.50 Final Score
Television presentation:
Rugby Union cbc; Racing PETER BALE Athletics ALAN MOUNCER
Grandstand presented by BRIAN VENNER Editor ALAN HART


Introduced By: Frank Bough
Unknown: Chris Collins
Unknown: Clement Freud
Commentators: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentators: Clive Graham
Reporter: Julian Wilson
Unknown: David Jenkins
Commentators: Ron Pickering
Unknown: Barry Davies
Unknown: Brendan O'Reilly
Unknown: David Hemery
Unknown: Alan Mouncer
Presented By: Brian Venner
Editor: Alan Hart

: Beating Retreat

The Massed Bands of the Royal Marines
The Duke of Edinburgh, Captain General, Royal Marines, takes the salute on Horse Guards Parade as the Massed Bands of the Royal Marines Beat Retreat in honour of his birthday.
The ceremony, recorded earlier this week, is also watched by The Queen, and combines a spectacular musical display with the traditional bugle and drum calls of Beating Retreat.


Commentator: Tom Fleming
TV Presentation: Philip S. Gilbert

: News

Weatherman Keith Best
Today's Sport


Weatherman: Keith Best

: Dr Who: The Green Death: Part 5

A six-part story by Robert Sloman
Starring Jon Pertwee

Captain Yates is captured by the Computer and Jo leads Cliff into mortal danger.

Dr Who theme music is available on record, price 46p from most record shops.


Writer: Robert Sloman
Incidental Music: Dudley Simpson
Script Editor: Terrance Dicks
Designer: John Burrowes
Producer: Barry Letts
Director: Michael Briant
Dr Who: Jon Pertwee
Boss's voice: John Dearth
Clifford Jones: Stewart Bevan
Sergeant Benton: John Levene
Jo Grant: Katy Manning
Brigadier Lethbridge Stewart: Nicholas Courtney
Stevens: Jerome Willis
Captain Yates: Richard Franklin
Nancy: Mitzi McKenzie
James: Roy Skelton

: Clunk-Click

with Jimmy Savile
Jimmy Savile meets his friends, in the studio or wherever they live and work.
Talented children entertain with their music; and Pop-Up, the new Top 50 record game.


Presenter: Jimmy Savile
Director: Brian Whitehouse
Producer: Roger Ordish

: The Saturday Western: Branded

Starring Alan Ladd, Mona Freeman, Charles Bickford

Gunfighter Choya is persuaded by two shady characters into posing as the long-lost son of a wealthy ranch owner. The ruse is successful, but Alan Ladd as Choya finds his troubles have only just begun. Just one of his problems is the ranch owner's daughter - with whom he falls in love.

This Week's Films: page 11


Based on a novel by: Evan Evans
Director: Rudolph Mate
Choya: Alan Ladd
Ruth Lavery: Mona Freeman
Mr Lavery: Charles Bickford
Leffingwell: Robert Keith
Rubriz: Joseph Calleia
Tonio: Peter Hanson
Mrs Lavery: Selena Royle
Ransome: Tom Tully

: The Dick Emery Show

A comedy series starring Dick Emery Written by JOHN WARREN and JOHN SINGER with Pat Coombs
Gordon Clyde as the interviewer James Bree , Jonathan Cecil Hilda Fenemore Penny Spencer Designer George Tovey


Unknown: Dick Emery
Written By: John Warren
Written By: John Singer
Unknown: Pat Coombs
Unknown: Gordon Clyde
Interviewer: James Bree
Interviewer: Jonathan Cecil
Interviewer: Hilda Fenemore
Interviewer: Penny Spencer
Designer: George Tovey
Unknown: Gerry Scott
Producer: Colin Charman

: A Man Called Ironside

criminal investigator extraordinary
A new film series starring with and with guest stars William Daniel Regis J. Cordic
All Honourable Men
A totally protected bank vault But the impossible happens, the vault is broken into and the safe-deposit boxes are emptied. Robert Ironside takes over the investigation and finds himself involved in one of the most baffling mysteries of his long and distinguished career.


Unknown: William Daniel
Unknown: Regis J. Cordic
Robert Ironside: Raymond Burr
Det-Sgt Brown: Don Galloway
Mark Sanger: Don Mitchell
Officer Fran Belding: Elizabeth Baur

: News

with Richard Whitmore


Newsreader: Richard Whitmore

: That's Life

with Esther Rantzen
Bob Wellings and George Layton When the Council won'budge; when the Ministry won'reply; when the Managing Director snubs you; do you say that's life ' and give up? Or do you turn to this programme of jokes, dramas and real-life problems?


Unknown: Esther Rantzen
Unknown: Bob Wellings
Unknown: George Layton
Songs By: Cheryl Kennedy
Music By: Tony Kinsey
Director: Simon Wadleigh
Editor: Feter Chafer

: Humphrey Bogart

'Life is for the living' Bogart said: yet over 16 years after his death he is as loved and popular as ever.
This film looks at the life, times and personality of Bogart and includes excerpts from many of his most significant films.

Among those taking part are:
Lauren Bacall, who was married to Bogart from 1945 until his death in 1957
John Huston, film director and close friend who directed six films with Bogart
Alistair Cooke, Art Buchwald, Nunnally Johnson, Richard Brooks and Joseph L. Mankiewicz

(Tomorrow at 8.15: 'To Have and Have Not,' the first of a series of Sunday-night films starring Humphrey Bogart)
Remember the Bogie man: pages 9, 11


Interviewee: Lauren Bacall
Interviewee: John Huston
Interviewee: Alistair Cooke
Interviewee: Art Buchwald
Interviewee: Nunnally Johnson
Interviewee: Richard Brooks
Interviewee: Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Narrator: Andrew Faulds
Writer/Producer: Michael Houldey

: Sergeant Bilko: Bilko Gets Some Sleep

Starring Phil Silvers

When Bilko's awake, nobody sleeps - for wondering what he's up to.


Sergeant Bilko: Phil Silvers

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