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: Royal Ascot

Viewers see the Royal Procession driving up the course to the Royal Enclosure.
2.30 The Cork and Orrery Stakes for three-year-olds and upwards, over six furlongs
Commentators, Henry Green at the start and Peter Dimmock assisted by Peter O'Sullevan as race-reader.
Clive Graham identifies the horses and jockeys in the Parade Ring before each race.
Mary Hill describes the fashions.
(to 14.35)


Commentator: Henry Green
Commentator: Peter Dimmock
Race-reader: Peter O'Sullevan
Parade Ring commentator: Clive Graham
Fashion reporter: Mary Hill
Presented by: Alan Chivers

: Royal Ascot

3.45 The Gold Cup for three-year-olds and upwards, over two miles and a half; for a gold cup value five hundred sovereigns with ten thousand sovereigns added.
Commentators, Henry Green at the start and Peter Dimmock assisted by Peter O'Sullevan.


Commentator: Henry Green
Commentator: Peter Dimmock
Assisted by: Peter O'Sullevan

: Watch with Mother: Rag, Tag, and Bobtail

Charles E. Stidwill tells the story.
Sam and Elizabeth Williams make the pictures
(A BBC Television Film)


Narrator: Charles E. Stidwill
Pictures: Sam Williams
Pictures: Elizabeth Williams
Script: Louise Cochrane

: Royal Ascot

4.20 The King Edward VII Stakes for three-year-olds, over the Swinley Course of one-and-a-half miles.
(to 16.30)


Commentator: Peter O'Sullevan

: Children's Television

The Cow Goes for a Sail
Another story about the cow who blew her horn.
Written and told by John Cadell with drawings by Harry Rutherford.

Our Village
Leslie Hardern shows some of the shops and other buildings sent in after the last programme and Patricia Matthews makes suggestions for some more models you can make for a toy village.

Quick on the Draw: The Appleyards v. The Rest
A children's parlour game devised by Dorothea Brooking.
Chairman, Humphrey Lestocq

(to 17.50)


Writer/storyteller (The Cow Goes for a Sail): John Cadell
Drawings (The Cow Goes for a Sail): Harry Rutherford
Presenter (Our Village): Leslie Hardern
Presenter (Our Village): Patricia Matthews
Devised by (Quick on the Draw): Dorothea Brooking
Chairman (Quick on the Draw): Humphrey Lestocq
Drawings (Quick on the Draw): David Ghilchik
Presented by (Quick on the Draw): Patricia Foy

: From Switzerland: World Cup Football Match: England v. Belgium

from the Football Stadium in Basle.
Presented by the Swiss Television Service


Commentator (in Basle): Kenneth Wolstenholme

: Newsreel

followed by Weather Chart

: Sportsview

Introduced by Brian Johnston.
Bringing to you from the world of sport the latest news, views, and personalities.


Presenter: Brian Johnston
Editor: Paul Fox
Presented by: Cecil Petty

: Down You Go!

with Roy Rich in the chair.
Patricia Cutts, Elizabeth Gray, Peter Smith and a guest finding the letters.


Chairman: Roy Rich
Panellist: Patricia Cutts
Panellist: Elizabeth Gray
Panellist: Peter Smith
Special effects: Alfred Wurmser
Game devised by: Polly S. Cowan
Game devised by: Louis G. Cowan
Presented by: Dicky Leeman

: Royal Ascot

Peter Dimmock introduces a BBC telerecording of highlights of today's racing.


Presenter: Peter Dimmock

: The Good Partners

Second in the play cycle entitled 'The Promised Years' by Iain MacCormick.


Writer: Iain MacCormick
Producer: Alvin Rakoff

: News

(sound only)

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