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: Tom and Jerry

in Carmen Get It and Fine Feathered Friends

: Bugs Bunny

in Valentine Special

: The Day Begins

Angela Rippon with Michael Wood reflects the excitement of the morning on the great day, with reports from Eric Robson , John Craven and Gillian Miles along the route as London prepares for the pageantry to come.
Direct reports from the Castles of Balmoral and Caernarvon and a live visit to Prince Charles's old command HMS Bronington.
An unusual mixture of people and stories of interest to fit the morning of this happy day, with an occasional break for some unique action, including:
Live from the Services
HMS Bronington: Kay Alexander talks to the crew and finds out what life is like for a Prince at sea. The Red Devils: a special salute from the Parachute Regiment to their Colonel-in-Chief as the crack free-fall team jump into Caernarvon Castle.
The Red Arrows: the RAF's world-famous aerobatic display team fly especially for the wedding.
Live from Balmoral Castle
Donny MacLeod celebrates the morning with members of the estate staff and their families.
From the studio
Eve Pollard talks to Princess Anne's dressmaker, Maureen Baker , about the art and the strain of designing a royal wedding-dress. Ian Wooldridge takes a privileged look inside Gordonstoun, the Scottish school attended by the first three Princes in line to the throne.
Unsung Heroes: HRH Prince Charles talks about the work done by his staff in the Office of the Prince of Wales.
The British Monarchy: Sir Iain Moncreiffe of that Ilk, cvo, will attempt a serious conversation with Major Douglas Sutherland , MC.
Ian Wooldridge presents a profile of Prince Charles's sportingcareer.
From New York: Herbie, the World's Worst Waiter, tells of the last Prince of Wales and the flying soup tureen.
Designer JIM CLAY


Unknown: Angela Rippon
Unknown: Michael Wood
Unknown: Eric Robson
Unknown: John Craven
Unknown: Gillian Miles
Talks: Kay Alexander
Unknown: Donny MacLeod
Unknown: Maureen Baker
Unknown: Ian Wooldridge
Unknown: Sir Iain Moncreiffe
Unknown: Major Douglas Sutherland
Unknown: Ian Wooldridge
Designer: Jim Clay
Director: Rick Gardner
Producer: Michael Begg

: Carriage Processions and Marriage Service

Millions of viewers around the world join BBC Television to see the splendour and pageantry of the Royal Wedding.
Tom Fleming describes the scene at Buckingham Palace, Clarence House, along the route, and at St Paul's Cathedral, as final preparations for the ceremony take place. As the guests arrive at the Cathedral Barbara Griggs looks at the fashions.
HM The Queen, HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, HM Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, The Prince Edward and Members of the Royal Family leave Buckingham Palace.
HRH The Prince of Wales, accompanied by The Prince Andrew, leaves Buckingham Palace.
The Lady Diana Spencer , accompanied by The Earl Spencer , leaves Clarence House in the Glass Coach.
The Queen and other members of the Royal Family are received at St Paul's Cathedral by the Lord Mayor, the Dean and Chapter, with the Bishop of London and the Archbishop of Canterbury.
The Bridegroom arrives at St Paul's.
The Bride arrives at St Paul's.


Unknown: Tom Fleming
Unknown: Barbara Griggs
Unknown: Lady Diana Spencer
Unknown: Earl Spencer

: The Marriage Service

conducted by The Archbishop of Canterbury.
For Order of Service see page 47
The Prince and Princess of Wales leave St Paul 's Cathedral for Buckingham Palace.
12.25* ,
The Queen and other members of the Royal Family leave St Paul s Cathedral.
The Bride and Bridegroom arrive at the Grand Entrance of Buckingham Palace.
12 45*
The Queen arrives at Buckingham Palace.
The Bride and Bridegroom appear on the Palace Balcony with tne Royal Family.
St Paul's Cathedral
Engineering planning JOHN KEMP
Technical co ordination FRANK HUGHES
A of the Royal
Wedding Ceremony from St Paul's s Cathedral available (record REP 413, cassette ZCH 413) from Friday


Unknown: Frank Hughes
Unknown: Clive Potter
Unknown: Roy Carpenter
Producer: Peter Massey
Producer: Michael Lumley

: Midday News

Weather Jim Bacon


Weatherman: Jim Bacon

: Beautiful People

The Famous Wildlife Adventure Film
From the majestic dignity of the elephant to the engaging antics of a honey badger cub, JAMIE uys has captured the life of the animals of SW Africa in amazing, fascinating detail. In order to film his Beautiful People, the wildlife of this huge region, he travelled more than 100,000 miles, from the red desert of the Namib - which supports an astonishing variety of animals - to the vast area of the Kalahari, and the lush banks of the Kovango river
Not to be missed (tot SUNDAT TIMES) Produced, filmed, directed by JAMIE UYS


Directed By: Jamie Uys

: Nationwide

Royal Wedding Special
Including at 4.0*
Honeymoon Departure
Live coverage of the Bride and Bridegroom as they leave Buckingham Palace in an open carriage for Waterloo Station, at the start of their honeymoon journey.
Frank Bough , Sue Lawley
Richard Kershaw and Hugh Scully play host to some of the day's wedding guests and other personalities whose talents have delighted the Royal Family over the years. With contributions from
Band of the Welsh Guards Joe Loss and his Orchestra
Members of the St Paul 's Choir Arthur Askey


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Richard Kershaw
Unknown: Hugh Scully
Unknown: Joe Loss
Unknown: St Paul
Designer: Don Giles
Director: Victor Melleney
Producers: John Beveridge
Editor: Hugh Williams

: Disney Time

A celebratory programme of music, laughter and excitement.
Introduced by Penelope Keith.
Films include: Fantasia, Popeye, Sleeping Beauty, Condorman, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Herbie Goes Bananas, The Fox and the Hound


Presenter: Penelope Keith
Presented by: Richard Evans

: Evening News

Kenneth Kendall; Weatherman


Newsreader: Kenneth Kendall

: Tom and Jerry in The Brothers Carry Mouse Off

(London and South East only)
All other English regions: Regional News

: The Sound of Music

starring Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer
'Climb every mountain', 'Do-remi', 'Maria' and 'Edelweiss' are just some of the songs that contributed to making this one of the most popular films ever made.
Julie Andrews gives a sparkling performance as the convent girl whose irrepressible sense of fun makes the Mother Superior doubt her vocation as a nun. Sent to be governess to seven motherless children, Maria soon has their father's stem discipline undermined - as well as his plans for a second marriage.
Screenplay by ERNEST LEHMAN , based on the stage musical by RICHARD RODGERS and OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN II
Produced and directed by ROBERT WISE Films: page 82


Unknown: Julie Andrews
Unknown: Christopher Plummer
Unknown: Julie Andrews
Play By: Ernest Lehman
Unknown: Richard Rodgers
Directed By: Robert Wise
Maria: Julie Andrews
Captain von Trapp: Christopher Plummer
The Baroness: Eleanor Parker
Max Detweiler: Richard Haydn
Mother Abbess: Peggy Wood
Liesl: Charmian Carr
Louisa: Heather Menzies
Friedrich: Nicholas Hammond
Kurt: Duane Chase
Brigitta: Angela Cartwright
Marta: Debbie Turner
Gretl: Kym Karath
Sister Margaretta: Anna Lee
Sister Berthe: Portia Nelson
Herr Zeller: Ben Wright
Rolf: Daniel Truhitte
Frau Schmidt: Norma Varden
Franz: Gll Stuart
Sister Sophia: Marni Nixon
Sister Bernice: Evadne Baker
Baroness Ebberfield: Doris Lloyd

: The Wedding of HRH The Prince of Wales and The Lady Diana Spencer

Scenes from this morning's ceremony at St Paul's Cathedral, along the route and at Buckingham Palace, which. was watched by an estimated 750 million viewers around the world.


Commentator: Tom Fleming

: Main News

Kenneth Kendall; Weatherman


Newsreader: Kenneth Kendall

: Shoestring

starring Trevor Eve in The Link-Up by PETER KING with Michael Medwin
Doran Godwin and Liz Crowther and featuring Janet Key
A battered wife seeks Radio West's help, and Eddie discovers the strange truth about two husbands.


Unknown: Peter King
Unknown: Michael Medwin
Unknown: Doran Godwin
Unknown: Liz Crowther
Unknown: Janet Key
Composed By: George Fenton
Directed By: Douglas Camfield
Eddie Shoestring: Trevor Eve
Don Satchley: Michael Medwin
Erica Bayliss: Doran Godwin
Sonia: Liz Crowther
Val Colefax: Janet Key
Jimmy Colefax: John Gregg
Dr Morris: John Woodnutt
Sam Houseman: Keith Buckley
Molly Tasker: Mela White
Betty Craig: Sharman MacDonald
Paul: Stewart Bevan
Harry: Harry Waters
C J Daniels: Sylvia Coleridge
Miss Daniels: Lala Lloyd
Pawnbroker: Larry Noble
Tailor: Albert Moses
Casting director: Sally Lahee
Film director: Barry Woolgar
First actor: Ian Fairbairn
Second actor: Anthony Stafford
Nurse: Michelle Marriott
Patient: Christine Edmonds
Sound engineer: Colin Maitland
Voice of Mrs Proudfoot: Sheila Dunn

: News Headlines

: Cosmos

A Personal Voyage
Backbone of the Night
When the young Carl Sagan handed in his first library ticket for a book on ' The Stars' he was given a movie magazine.
Anyone who would have shared his dismay will be absorbed by this week's trip through our preconceptions and projections about the heavenly firmament - from early Man, to Ancient Greece, to modern-day Brooklyn.
Presented by CARL SAGAN
Executive producer ADRIAN MALONE
A joint production of KCET and CARL SAGAN PRODUCTIONS INC in association with BBCtv.


Unknown: Carl Sagan
Presented By: Carl Sagan
Producer: Adrian Malone

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