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: Weatherman

Jack Scott looks at the weekend weather


Weatherman: Jack Scott

: Dr Dolittle: The Bare Bear

Some bears who have lost their fur coats provide Scurvy and the other members of DOPI with their chance to trap Dr Dolittle.

: Laurel and Hardy: One Good Turn

Two of the world's greatest laughter-makers.

Stan and Ollie get involved in some amateur dramatics and almost bring the house down.


Stan: Stan Laurel
Ollie: Oliver Hardy

: Grandstand from Wimbledon

Introduced by Harry Carpenter direct from the All England Club

BBC outside broadcast cameras bring you today's outstanding matches from the Centre Court and No 1 Court at the half-way stage of the Championships.

At 2.50* The Irish Sweeps Derby from The Curragh
Europe's top three-year-olds clash in the 12th running of Ireland's richest race, worth over £50,000 to the winner.
Television presentation by The Irish Television Service

Also in Grandstand:
1.20* International Water-skiing
Highlights of the meeting at the Princes Club, in which many of the world's leading water-skiers competed for the Leisure Sport Trophy.

5.0* Final Score
Including racing results and cricket scoreboard.

Today's timetable:
1.20 Water-skiing
1.35 Wimbledon
2.50 Racing
3.10 Wimbledon
5.0 Final Score
5.5 Wimbledon


Presenter: Harry Carpenter
Commentator (Wimbledon): Dan Maskell
Commentator (Wimbledon): Jack Kramer
Commentator (Wimbledon): Peter West
Commentator (Wimbledon): Bill Knight
Commentator (Wimbledon): John Motson
Commentator (The Irish Sweeps Derby): Peter O'Sullevan
Commentator (International Water-skiing): Tony Gubba
Television Presentation (Wimbledon): Richard Tilling
Television Presentation (Wimbledon): Alan Mouncer
Television Presentation (Wimbledon): Bob Duncan
Television Presentation (Wimbledon): Fred Viner
Producer (Wimbledon): A.P. Wilkinson
Grandstand presented by: Brian Venner
Editor: Alan Hart

: News

Weatherman Jack Scott
Today's Sport


Weatherman: Jack Scott

: Dad's Army: Asleep in the Deep

by Jimmy Perry and David Croft
The award-winning comedy series that is the favourite of millions gets another showing: this time on Saturday night.
Starring Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier and Clive Dunn
featuring John Laurie as Pte Frazer, James Beck as Pte Walker, Arnold Ridley as Pte Godfrey, Ian Lavender as Pte Pike

The voice of Bud Flanagan
Signature tune by Jimmy Perry and Derek Taverner played by The Band of the Coldstream Guards conducted by their Director of Music Capt Trevor L. Sharpe


Writer/Signature tune [Words]: Jimmy Perry
Writer/Producer: David Croft
The voice of [Singer, signature tune]: Bud Flanagan
Signature Tune [Music]: Derek Taverner
Signature tune played by: The Band of the Coldstream Guards
Conductor: Capt. Trevor L. Sharpe
Design: Paul Joel
Captain Mainwaring: Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson: John Le Mesurier
Corporal Jones: Clive Dunn
Pte Frazer: John Laurie
Pte Walker: James Beck
Pte Godfrey: Arnold Ridley
Pte Pike: Ian Lavender
ARP Warden: Bill Pertwee
Pte Sponge: Colin Bean

: The Saga of St Trinian's

The full story of RONALD SEARLE 'S infamous academy for young ladies! Tonight:
Blue Murder at St Trinian's starring
Terry-Thomas George Cole , Joyce Grenfell
Alastair Sim (as the Headmistress on short ticket of leave)
St Trinian 's is under siege, its Headmistress is in prison. The Army has been called in to protect the country from ' these fiends in human shape ' - but it would be more appropriate if somebody protected the Army ...
Screenplay by FRANK LAUNDER
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Unknown: Ronald Searle
Unknown: Terry-Thomas George Cole
Unknown: Joyce Grenfell
Unknown: Alastair Sim
Unknown: St Trinian
Unknown: Frank Launder
Unknown: Val Valentine
Unknown: Sidney Gilliat
Producer: Leslie Gilliat
Director: Frank Launder
Romney: Terry-Thomas
Flash Harry: George Cole
Sgt Ruby Gates: Joyce Grenfell
Miss Fritton: Alastair Sim
Virginia: Sabrina
Myrna: Lisa Gastoni
Joe Mangan: Lionel Jeffries
Chief Constable: Raymond Rollett
Superintendent: Lloyd Lamble
Police Sergeant: Terry Scott

: Look - Mike Yarwood

Written by Eric Davidson
The first of his 1973 series starring Mike Yarwood
featuring Cheryl Kennedy
and special guest Peter Noone


Writer: Eric Davidson
Musical director: Alan Braden
Vocal backing: The Breakaways
Costumes: Jane Nagy
Make-up: Teresa Clarke
Sound: Peter Rose
Lighting: Derek Slee
Designer: David Drewery
Producer: James Moir
Impressionist: Mike Yarwood
[Actress]: Cheryl Kennedy
Singer: Peter Noone

: A Man Called Ironside: The Best-laid Plans

A new film series starring
Raymond Burr as Robert Ironside
Don Galloway as Det-Sgt Brown
Don Mitchell as Mark Sanger
Elizabeth Baur as Fran
with guest stars Whit Bissell, Don Stroud, Rafael Campos

Ironside goes to see his bank manager on personal business. But by pure coincidence the visit becomes an appointment with danger...



Robert Ironside: Raymond Burr
Det-Sgt Brown: Don Galloway
Mark Sanger: Don Mitchell
Fran: Elizabeth Baur
[Actor]: Whit Bissell
[Actor]: Don Stroud
[Actor]: Rafael Campos

: News

with Richard Whitmore; Weather


Newsreader: Richard Whitmore

: That's Life

with Esther Rantzen
Bob Wellings and George Layton Another programme of the jokes, dramas and problems of real life.


Unknown: Esther Rantzen
Unknown: Bob Wellings
Unknown: George Layton
Music By: Tony Kinsey
Director: Simon Wadleigh
Editor: Peter Chafes

: The Spinners

meet the Farmers
Middle Littleton was a quiet Worcestershire village until the night that TONY, CLIFF, mick and HUGHIE arrived. Then people came from miles around and a 13th-century tithe barn became a country ' theatre' for songs and entertainment' Spinners Style.'
Producer BARRY BEVINS (from Manchester)


Producer: Barry Bevins

: International Athletics: East Germany v Great Britain v Bulgaria

from Leipzig
This evening's outstanding events from the first day of this important full-scale international match. Great Britain's men are taking on the powerful East German team, while our girls meet East Germany and Bulgaria, on current form two of the strongest women's nations in the world.
Television presentation by the East German Television Service


Commentator: Ron Pickering
Commentator: Barry Davies
Editor: Alan Hart

: Sergeant Bilko: Bilko's Engagement

Starring Phil Silvers

Jilted by his girlfriend, Bilko finds there is worse to come...


Sergeant Bilko: Phil Silvers

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