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: Cricket: England v. South Africa - Second Test Match

A visit to Lord's Cricket Ground to see some of the morning's play on the second day of the match.
(to 13.30)


Commentator: Brian Johnston
Commentator: Peter West
Television presentation: Antony Craxton

: Lawn Tennis and Cricket

During the afternoon visits to Wimbledon and Lord's will alternate according to the state of play in the All England Championships and the Second Test Match.


Commentator (at Wimbledon): Michael Henderson
Commentator (at Wimbledon): Dan Maskell
Commentator (at Wimbledon): Dennis Coombe
Commentator (at Lord's): Brian Johnston
Commentator (at Lord's): Peter West

: Children's Television

Disneyland: Operation Undersea
In this film Walt Disney introduces photographers and technicians who worked on his latest picture Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, and shows some of the difficulties they had to tackle.
(Previously shown on May 26)

Children's Newsreel

Cricket and Tennis
Visits to Wimbledon and Lord's for commentaries on the tennis by Dan Maskell, and on the Second Test Match between England and South Africa by Brian Johnston.


Presenter: (Disneyland): Walt Disney
Commentator (Tennis): Dan Maskell
Commentator (Cricket): Brian Johnston

: Cricket: England v. South Africa

A further visit to Lord's.

: Today at Lord's

A summary of the second day's play by Peter West.


Summariser: Peter West

: The Lawn Tennis Championships

A further visit to Wimbledon.

: The Grove Family: Pneumonia

by Michael Pertwee and Roland Pertwee.


Writer: Michael Pertwee
Writer: Roland Pertwee
Director: Jean Hamilton
Producer: John Warrington
Mr. Grove: Edward Evans
Mrs. Grove: Ruth Dunning
Pat: Sheila Sweet
Jack: Peter Bryant
Daphne: Margaret Downs
Lennie: Christopher Beeny
Gran: Nancy Roberts
Dr. Henley: Ian Fleming
Nurse Molly Malone: Paddy Webster
Hospital Sister: Katherine Page
Miss Blossom: Madoline Thomas

: Water Skiing: London v. Copenhagen

The Ruislip Water Ski Club invites members of the Dansk Vandski Forbund to compete in an international slalom and jumping competition.
From Ruislip Lido, Middlesex.


Commentator: Cliff Michelmore
Presented for television by: John Vernon

: Harding Finds Out

The second of a series of programmes in which Gilbert Harding answers questions put by viewers.
Investigators: Jacqueline MacKenzie and Peter Baker
Questions should be addressed to Harding Finds Out, [address removed]


Presenter: Gilbert Harding
Investigator: Jacqueline MacKenzie
Investigator: Peter Baker
Producer: Huw Wheldon

: Preview

An Informal visit to the Television Theatre to meet some of the artists taking part in tomorrow's 'Variety Parade'.

: In the News

An unrehearsed discussion on topics of the week.
Speakers: S. J. McAdden, M.P., George Woodcock, Maurice Macmillan, M.P., Francis Noel-Baker, M.P.
Chairman, Frank Byers


Speaker: S. J. McAdden
Speaker: George Woodcock
Speaker: Maurice MacMillan
Speaker: Francis Noel-Baker
Chairman: Frank Byers
Presented by: Michael Peacock

: Facts and Figures

(A BBC telerecording)


Prepared by: Frank Blackaby
Charts: Alfred Wurmser
Commentator: Leonard Miall
Presented by: Huw Wheldon

: Bath-Night with Braden

[Starring] Bernard Braden
featuring Benny Lee, Pearl Carr, The Knightingales, Nat Temple and his Orchestra.


Comedian: Bernard Braden
Performer: Benny Lee
Singer: Pearl Carr
Performers: The Knightingales
Musicians: Nat Temple and his Orchestra
Announcer: Ronald Fletcher
Orchestrations: Malcolm Lockyer
Designer: Frederick Knapman
Producer: Brian Tesler

: Today on the Centre Court

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


Commentary: Peter Wilson

: News

(sound only)

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