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: The Lawn Tennis Championships

from Wimbledon.


Commentator: F. H. Grisewood
Commentator: Dan Maskell
Commentator: Dennis Coombe
Presented by: Bill Duncalf

: The Lawn Tennis Championships

A further visit to Wimbledon.

: Children's Television

Children's Newsreel

The Coiners
A play by Phyllis Bentley based on a true story of villainy in Yorkshire in 1769.
Second performance: next Sunday
(Thomas Heathcote is appearing in 'Wait for Gillian' at the St. James Theatre, London)


Writer (The Coiners): Phyllis Bentley
Designer (The Coiners): Richard Henry
Producer (The Coiners): Naomi Capon
Tom Sutcliffe: Bunny May
Mary Sutcliffe, his mother: Joyce Marlow
Nathaniel Sutcliffe, his father, a weaver: Lane Meddick
Mr. Deighton, Supervisor of Excise: Thomas Heathcote
Mr. Caygill Justice of the Peace: Arthur Rigby
Bessie Caygill, his daughter: Rosemary Giles
David Hartley, a weaver: Kenneth Haigh
Isaac Hartley, his brother: Wolfe Morris
Mr. Chamberlayn Solicitor to The Mint: Donald Pleasence

: The Lawn Tennis Championships

A further visit to Wimbledon.

: From Belgium: The Parade Of Ommerganck

in the Grande Place, Brussels.
Every three years the noble families of Brussels parade through this historic square in their traditional costumes.
Presented by the Flemish Section of the Belgian Television Service
See 'Television Diary' on page 15


Commentator (in Brussels): Michael Henderson

: Newsreel

followed by Weather Chart

: Top Town: Tynemouth v. Llandudno

A friendly battle of entertainment.
Judges: Ella Retford, Ted Kavanagh, L. Marsland Gander
Introduced by Neal Arden.
From the Social Hall, R.A.F. Station, Yeadon


Judge: Ella Retford
Judge: Ted Kavanagh
Judge: L. Marsland Gander
Presenter: Neal Arden
Orchestra conducted by: George Clouston
Producer: Barney Colehan

: The Pink-Feet of Iceland

Peter Scott tells the story of his expedition to Iceland in search of the pink-footed geese, which breed at the foot of the glaciers in the central highlands in spring and early summer and spend the winter in Britain.
His account of these birds is illustrated by a film he made during his expedition.


Presenter/filmmaker: Peter Scott
Film Editor: Leslie Robertson
Presented by: Desmond Hawkins

: The Birdcage Room

A comedy by Margery Sharp.
[Starring] David Tomlinson, Susan Stephen, and Edward Chapman
(Second performance: for details see Tuesday at 8.20 p.m.)


Author: Margery Sharp
Producer: Stuart Latham
Mr. Protheroe: Edward Chapman
Lord Tempest: David Tomlinson
Jenny Protheroe: Susan Stephen

: Today on the Centre Court

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


Commentary: Peter Wilson

: From Belgium: La Bergere Et Le Ramoneur

('The Shepherdess and the Chimney Sweep')
A ballet pantomime based on a story by Hans Christian Andersen.
Presented by the French Section of the Belgian Television Service
See 'Television Diary' on page 15


Author: Hans Christian Andersen
Producer: Jean-Marc Landier

: News

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