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: The Lawn Tennis Championships

from Wimbledon.


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

: Children's Television: Whirligig

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

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

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).


Producer: Michael Westmore
Presenter: Humphrey Lestocq
Mr. Turnip (voice): Peter Hawkins
[Actress]: Sheilah Ward
Mr. Turnip (Manipulation): Joy Laurey
Script: Peter Ling
Puppeteer (Magic and Mischief): Harry Corbett
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
Director: Robert Tronson

: From Switzerland: World Cup Football

A Quarter Finals Match.
Presented by the Swiss Television Service


Commentator (in Switzerland): Kenneth Wolstenholme

: The Lawn Tennis Championships

A further visit to Wimbledon.

: Weather Chart

: In Town Tonight

Interesting people who are In Town Tonight, interviewed by John Ellison.


Interviewer: John Ellison
Edited and produced by: Peter Duncan
Presented for television by: Kenneth Milne Buckley
Special effects: Douglas Mair

: The Zoo on the Hill

The 'roving eye' visits Dudley Zoo in Worcestershire.
Donald Risdon, General Manager, and Harry Hatch, Head Keeper, show some favourites-old and new-that live in the shadow of the castle ruins.


Presenter: Donald Risdon
Presenter: Harry Hatch
Commentator: David Martin

: Horses and Fur Coats

An American television film.
[Starring] Lynn Bari


[Actress]: Lynn Bari

: Three's a Crowd

with Petula Clark, David Hughes and Johnny Lockwood.
Tonight's Guest: Harry Secombe


Singer: Petula Clark
Tenor: David Hughes
Performer: Johnny Lockwood
Singer/guest: Harry Secombe
Production numbers staged by: Freddie Carpenter
Scriptwriter: Jimmy Grafton
Scriptwriter: Peter Griffiths
Scriptwriter: Bob Monkhouse
Scriptwriter: Denis Goodwin
Scriptwriter: Brad Ashton
Scriptwriter: Bernard Milton
Original lyrics and music: David Croft
Original lyrics and music: Cyril Ornadel
Special orchestrations: Arthur Wilkinson
Orchestra conducted by: Eric Robinson
Producer: Michael Mills

: Greyhound Derby

from White City Stadium, London.
The final in the twenty-fourth year of this greyhound classic.


Commentator: Peter Dimmock
Commentator: MacDonald Daly
Presented by: Stephen Wade

: Firework Display

A visit to the Welsh Harp, London, to see the firework display that marks the end of the Willesden Regatta.


Commentator: Raymond Baxter
Presented by: Dennis Monger

: Today on the Centre Court

A BBC television film.


Commentary: Peter Wilson

: News (sound only), followed by Party Political Broadcast

on behalf of the Labour Party
The Rt. Hon. C.R. Attlee, O.M., C.H., M.P. on 'A German Contribution to the Defence of the West'


Speaker (Party Political Broadcast): The Rt. Hon. C.R. Attlee

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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.

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