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: Newsreel

(Composite edition)
(to 12.00)

: Tennis and Racing

Lawn Tennis: All-England Championships Finals
from Wimbledon
Racing at Ascot
In addition to watching the finals matches at Wimbledon this afternoon viewers also see some of the principal events at Ascot, including the Queen Elizabeth Stakes for three-year-olds and upwards over one-and-a-half miles. This race is due to be run at 3.40.
(to 19.30 app.)


Wimbledon Commentator: F.H. Grisewood
Ascot Commentator: Peter Dimmock
Ascot Commentator: Peter O'Sullevan
Ascot Commentator: Clive Graham

: The Italian Film Today

Paul Holt, a film critic, discusses the Italian approach to film making with illustrations from current Italian films.


Presenter: Paul Holt
Programme arranged by: Frances Mullin Clark
Presented by: Caryl Doncaster

: Music-Hall

From the Scala Theatre, London.
[Starring] The Merry Macs
with Norman Wisdom, La Esterella, Chris Sands, Leslie Roberts' Music-Hall Maids


Singers: The Merry Macs
Comedian: Norman Wisdom
Singer: La Esterella
Performer: Chris Sands
Dancers: Leslie Roberts' Music-Hall Maids
Orchestra under the direction of: Eric Robinson
Producer: Richard Afton

: Newsreel

(Repeat of Friday's edition)
Including today's pictures from the Centre Court, Wimbledon.

: News

(sound only)
(to 22.20)

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

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