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: The University Boat Race

from Putney to Mortlake.
The hundredth race of the series.
Oxford (44 wins) challenge Cambridge (54 wins)
On the riverside at Putney, Richard Dimbleby and T. B. Langton
On the launch Everest which follows the race from start to finish, Michael Henderson and Richard Burnell
See Plan of the Course and programme note on page 47
Gordon Ross on the Hundred Boat Races-page 5
(to 13.15 app.)


Commentator: Richard Dimbleby
Commentator: T. B. Langton
Commentator: Michael Henderson
Commentator: Richard Burnell

: Association Football

A visit to the Empire Stadium, Wembley, to see England play Scotland in the Annual Schools' International Match.
(to 16.30 app.)


Commentator: Kenneth Wolstenholme
Commentator: Barney Mulrenan

: Children's Television: Whirligig

A magazine programme.
Introduced by Humphrey Lestocq
with Peter Hawkins, Patricia Driscoll, Sheilah Ward and Mr. Turnip.


Magic and Mischief
in which Harry Corbett is interrupted by Sooty.

Lost Property
A serial thriller by Allan Cooper.

Room for Music
with Steve Race.

Hank Rides Again
with Francis Coudrill who draws and animates the pictures writes the story and does the voices
with Geoff Lofts (drums) and Joe Muddel (bass).

(to 18.00)


Producer: Michael Westmore
Presenter: Humphrey Lestocq
Mr. Turnip (voice): Peter Hawkins
Mr. Turnip (Manipulation): Joy Laurey
Performer: Patricia Driscoll
Performer: Sheilah Ward
Script: Peter Ling
Puppeteer (Magic and Mischief): Harry Corbett
Writer (Lost Property): Allan Cooper
Musician (Room for Music): Steve Race
Illustrator/Animator/Writer/Voices (Hank Rides Again): Francis Coudrill
Drummer (Hank Rides Again): Geoff Lofts
Bassist (Hank Rides Again): Joe Muddel
Puzzles devised by: Geoffrey Robinson
Director: Robert Tronson
Settings: Stewart Marshall

: In Town Tonight

Interesting people who are In Town Tonight interviewed by John Ellison.
See 'Television Diary' on page 15


Interviewer: John Ellison
Edited and produced by: Peter Duncan

: Orient Express: 1: Intend to Kill

A series of films for television made in post-war Europe.
A drama of intrigue in Berlin-a divided city with Jess Hahn, Tom Gallagher, Rita Paul.


Producer/Director: John Nasht
[Actress]: Jess Hahn
Conrad: Tom Gallagher
[Actress]: Rita Paul

: Variety Parade

with Dick Shawn, Terry Thomas, Robb Wilton, Sandra Dorne, Glen Mason, Ronald Rogers, Bob Wayne, Brian Andro, Herbert C. Walton, Phyllis Pleydell, The Pigalle Girls, The George Mitchell Singers.
See 'Television Diary' on page 15


Comedian: Dick Shawn
Comedian: Terry Thomas
Comedian: Robb Wilton
Performer: Sandra Dorne
Singer: Glen Mason
Singer: Ronald Rogers
Performer: Bob Wayne
Clown: Brian Andro
Performer: Herbert C. Walton
Comedienne: Phyllis Pleydell
Dancers: The Pigalle Girls
Singers: The George Mitchell Singers
Dance direction: Peter Glover
Settings: John Clements
Orchestra under the direction of: Eric Robinson
Producer: W. Lyon-Shaw

: University Boat Race

A telerecording of today's Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race.
Introduced by Michael Henderson.


Presenter: Michael Henderson

: International Table Tennis: Meet the Champions

Max Robertson introduces players from some of the thirty-five different countries competing in the twenty-first World Table Tennis Championships at Wembley during the next two weeks.


Presenter: Max Robertson
Presented by: Alan Sleath

: News

(sound only)

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