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: Cricket: England v. Australia: Second Test Match

The first of three visits to Lord's Cricket Ground to see play on the last day of the match.
(to 13.30)


Commentator: Peter West
Commentator: Brian Johnston

: The Lawn Tennis Championships

From Wimbledon.


Commentator: F. H. Grisewood
Commentator: Dan Maskell

: Watch with Mother: Andy Pandy

For the very young
Maria Bird brings Andy to play with your small children and invites them to join in songs and games.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Gladys Whitred sings the songs


Narrator/script, music and settings: Maria Bird
Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Singer: Gladys Whitred

: The Lawn Tennis Championships

From Wimbledon.

: Cricket: England v. Australia

From Lord's.

: Children's Television: The Heir of Skipton: 4: The Shepherd Lord

A true story of the fifteenth century in four episodes by Phyllis Bentley.


Writer: Phyllis Bentley
Songs composed by: James Hartley
Settings: Michael Yates
Producer: Naomi Capon
Thomas, steward of Skipton Castle: Peter Sallis
Prior of Bolton Abbey: Oliver Burt
Sir William Benton: Andre van Gyseghem
Will Angram, a shepherd: Patrick Troughton
Mcrgery, his wife: Fanny Carby
Roger, a Clifford retainer: Michael Aldridge
Henry Clifford: Richard Johnson
Lady Clifford, his mother: Rachel Gurney
Musician: John Cavall

: Cricket: England v. Australia - Second Test Match

From Lord's followed by an analysis of the match by Peter West.


Analyst: Peter West

: The Lawn Tennis Championships

From Wimbledon.
(to 19.30)

: Newsreel

: Artists Must Live

The artist today faces new problems which challenge his work and his living. This is the theme of this BBC Television Film, which has been made in association with the Arts Council of Great Britain. In it, Basil Taylor looks at these problems and at the work of some of the British painters and sculptors affected by them.


Presenter: Basil Taylor
Director: John Read
Producer: John Elliot

: Who Dotes Yet Doubts

A comedy by Aimee Stuart.
The action of the play takes place in London in the winter of 1953.

When Robert Bruce comes home from the office he likes to spend the evening dozing in front of the fire. So it is not surprising that his wife Janet, who has spent the day looking after the baby and doing household chores, is bored. Nor is it surprising that she envies her friends the Airdleys who enjoy a gay social life. But even the Airdleys are not happy - Carol would give anything to have a baby like Janet's. Sparks are likely to fly when the two wives resolve to make their husbands take more notice of their wishes... (Mary Maxted)


Writer: Aimee Stuart
Producer: Tatiana Lieven
Settings: Richard Greenough
Robert Bruce: John Fraser
Janet Bruce: Sheila Shand Gibbs
Keith Airdley: Joseph O'Conor
Carol Airdley: Jane Wenham
Miss Merryweather: Ilona Ference
Mr Sillitoe: Christopher Hodge
Rosencrantz: Barry Krost
Guildenstern: Richard Wade
Dickie Dodson: Charles Hawtrey
Policeman: Harry Hearne
Other parts played by: Nora Loos
Other parts played by: Joanna Brough
Other parts played by: Gordon Thompson
Other parts played by: Sheila Beckett
Other parts played by: Joyce Carpenter
Other parts played by: Bart Allison
Other parts played by: Edward Dorian
Other parts played by: John Scott
Other parts played by: Alan Welch

: Today on the Centre Court

A BBC television film of some of the highlights of today's play at Wimbledon.

: Weather Forecast and News

(sound only)

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