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: The Royal Visit to Scotland

(See above)

Her Majesty The Queen presents a Standard to No. 603 (City of Edinburgh) Squadron of the Royal Auxiliary Air Force in the Garden of the Palace of Holyroodhouse
At 11.20

A Standard is awarded by the reigning Sovereign to Operational Squadrons of the Royal Air Force and Royal Auxiliary Air Force which have completed twenty-five years' service. No. 603 (City of Edinburgh) was one of the first Auxiliary Squadrons to receive this award.
(to 12.00)


Commentator: Michael Henderson
Presented for television by: James Buchan

: The Lawn Tennis Championships

from Wimbledon.


Commentator: Peter West
Commentator: Dan Maskell
Commentator: Dennis Coombe

: 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

: The Lawn Tennis Championships

A further visit to Wimbledon.

: Children's Television

Children's Newsreel

People in Books
Olive Shapley introduces a character from a famous children's book.

On the Rails
A film about a model railway.

Circus Life
Many a big circus has started as a little tenting show. Whatever its size, it is always a family business. How do circus artists train for their acts? What is their everyday life?


Presenter (People in Books): Olive Shapley
Technical adviser (Circus Life): Antony Hippisley Coxe
Narrator (Circus Life): Max Brummell
Producer (Circus Life): Rosamund Davies

: The Lawn Tennis Championships

A further visit to Wimbledon.

: The Royal Visit to Scotland

Her Majesty The Queen presents a Standard to No. 603 (City of Edinburgh) Squadron of the Royal Auxiliary Air Force.
(A BBC telerecording of part of this morning's ceremony)


Commentator: Michael Henderson

: Pier Pavilion

Tommy Trinder introduces artists appearing in summer shows at Great Yarmouth this season: Ronnie Ronalde, The Beverley Sisters, Alice Dells, The Two Heinkes, The Leslie Roberts Girls.
From the Wellington Pier Pavilion, Great Yarmouth.

(Tommy Trinder is appearing at The Windmill Theatre; Ronnie Ronalde at The Wellington Pier Pavilion; The Beverley Sisters at the Aquarium Theatre; Alice Dells at The Gorleston Pavilion; The Two Heinkes at the Hippodrome; The Leslie Roberts Girls at The Windmill Theatre)


Presenter: Tommy Trinder
Singer: Ronnie Ronalde
Singers: The Beverley Sisters
Accordionist: Alice Dells
Cycle act: The Two Heinkes
Dancers: The Leslie Roberts Girls
Orchestra under the direction of: Randall Topping
Presented by: Barrie Edgar

: Animal, Vegetable, Mineral?

A fortnightly programme in which this week a panel of experts is challenged to identify details from famous masterpieces.
The Experts include:
Thomas Bodkin, Former Director of the Barber Institute and Professor of Fine Arts at Birmingham University
Gabriel White, Assistant Art Director of the Arts Council
The Challenger: The National Gallery, London
Chairman, Glyn Daniel, Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge
See page 15


Expert: Thomas Bodkin
Expert: Gabriel White
Chairman: Glyn Daniel
Presented by: Paul Johnstone

: Holiday for Simon

A comedy by Alfred Shaughnessy.
The time is warm September: the place, a villa on the coast near Cannes.
(A BBC telerecording of the broadcast on June 12)

The Countess is fortunate enough to live in one of those villas along the coast, west of Cannes, with a balcony overlooking the Mediterranean. Angela Dale-Adams, who has recently divorced her husband, comes to stay with the Countess and brings her son Simon: she has arranged for the tutor to follow them from England. It is hardly her fault that he turns out to be youngish, attractive, and sympathetic. The play concerns the effect these three visitors have on each other and on the Countess, on the ageing painter Mouranoff, who is living quietly in retirement with her, and her romantic maid Nicole.


Writer: Alfred Shaughnessy
Producer: Barbara Burnham
Designer: Frederick Knapman
Clare dp Vernay: Olga Lindo
Alexis Mouranoff: Gerard Heinz
Nicole Chardet: Susan Lyall-Grant
Angela Dale-Adams: Rachel Gurney
Simon Dale-Adams: Jeremy Spenser
Charles Latimer: Robert Flemyng

: Today on the Centre Court

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


Commentary: Peter Wilson

: News

(sound only)

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