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: Golf: The Open Championship

Some of the play on the Old Course at St. Andrews.


Commentator: Henry Longhurst
Commentator: Michael Henderson

: Cricket: England v. South Africa: Third Test Match

First day's play at Old Trafford, Manchester.
(to 13.30)


Commentator: E. W. Swanton
Commentator: Brian Johnston
Presented By: William Cave

: Golf: The Open Championship

A further visit to the Old Course at St. Andrews.

: About the Home

From the Royal Show
Introduced by Isobel Barnett.

Dancing on the Green
by members of Leicestershire and Rutland Women's Institutes
Parade of Old Time Costumes
by members of Derbyshire Women's Institutes

From the Studio
Introduced by Joan Gilbert.

Morning, Noon, and Night
Margaret Douglas shows how 'separates' can be varied throughout the day.

In the Kitchen
Evelyn Rose prepares some quickly-made cakes.
(See recipes on page 27)


Presenter (From the Royal Show): Isobel Barnett
Presenter (From the Studio): Joan Gilbert
Item presenter (Morning, Noon and Night): Margaret Douglas
Cook (In the Kitchen): Evelyn Rose
Producer: S.E. Reynolds

: Watch with Mother: Rag, Tag, and Bobtail

For the Very Young
David Enders tells the story.
Sam Williams and Elizabeth Williams make the pictures
(A BBC Television Film)


Narrator: David Enders
Pictures: Sam Williams
Pictures: Elizabeth Williams
Script: Louise Cochrane

: Golf and Cricket

Commentaries on the Golf Open Championship at the Old Course, St. Andrews, and on the Third Test Match at Old Trafford.

: Children's Television

The Man from the Moors
Written and produced by Shaun Sutton.
(A BBC telerecording of the broadcast on June 5)

Cricket: England v. South Africa
A commentary on the Test Match by Bill Bowes.


Writer/Producer (The Man from the Moors): Shaun Sutton
Designer (The Man from the Moors): John Clements
Mr. Dickens: Barry Letts
Polly: Dorothy Gordon
Tom: Jonathan Swift
Stubbs: Dawson France
Mrs. Grimshaw: Gladys Spencer
Mr. Grimshaw: Raymond Rollett
Mr. Milling: Leonard Sachs
Charley: James Doran
Sam: Barrie Martin
Ned: Kenneth Woodage
Commentary (Cricket): Bill Bowes

: Cricket and Golf

Commentaries on the Third Test Match at Old Trafford, and on the Golf Open Championship at the Old Course, St. Andrews.

: Today at Old Trafford

A summary of today's play by E. W. Swanton.
(to 18.40)


Summariser: E. W. Swanton

: Golf: The Open Championship

A further visit to the Old Course at St. Andrews.
(Kirk o' Shotts, Redmoss and Glencairn only)
(to 19.00)

: Llangollen: International Musical Eisteddfod

Television cameras are 'on the field' near the pavilion at Llangollen to meet some of the competitors from overseas, to see some of their picturesque dances, and to hear some of their songs.
Introduced by Hywel Davies.
(Wenvoe, Holme Moss and Sutton Coldfield only)
(to 19.15)


Presenter: Hywel Davies
Producer: David J. Thomas

: Ulster Mirror

A magazine from Northern Ireland.
Written and produced by Harry Govan.


Film cameraman: Douglas Wolfe
Film Editor: Valerie Best
Writer/producer: Harry Govan

: No Ordinary Ship: 2: Hands to Flying Stations

Portrait of an aircraft carrier.

A visit to H.M.S. Bulwark at sea, to watch the carrier's aircraft taking part in operational exercises.
Produced by Alan Chivers with the co-operation of the Admiralty and H.M.S. Bulwark, Captain J. M. Villiers, O.B.E., R.N.


Commentator: Richard Dimbleby
Commentator: Berkeley Smith
Producer: Alan Chivers

: Down You Go!

with Roy Rich in the chair.
Elizabeth Gray, Helen Bailey, Paul Jennings, Eric Sykes trying to find the answers.
and introducing 'Droodles'.


Chairman: Roy Rich
Panellist: Elizabeth Gray
Panellist: Helen Bailey
Panellist: Paul Jennings
Panellist: Eric Sykes
Special effects: Alfred Wurmser
Material supplied by: Dennis Yates
The game devised by: Polly S. Cowan
The game devised by: Louis G. Cowan
Presented by: T. Leslie Jackson

: Trumpet in the Clouds

by Ronald Gow.
The action of the play takes place in the Chiltern Hills. Time, 1647


Writer: Ronald Gow
Producer: Chloe Gibson
Designer: Barry Learoyd
John Bunyan: William Lucas
Woman: Maureen Pryor
Captain: Hugh Morton
Soldier: Edward Ballard
Soldier: Edward Brooks
Soldier: Dafydd Havard
Soldier: James Roughead

: English-Speaking Union

A dinner in honour of Sir Anthony and Lady Eden.
Speeches by The Rt. Hon. C. R. Attlee, O.M., C.H., M.P., Vice-President of the English-Speaking Union of the Commonwealth and The Rt. Hon. Sir Anthony Eden,
K.G., M.C., M.P.
From the Dorchester Hotel, London.


Speaker: The Rt. Hon. C. R. Attlee
Speaker: The Rt. Hon. Sir Anthony Eden

: Chopin Lives On

The story of the Fifth International Chopin Competition held earlier this year in Warsaw.
Photographed by the Polish Documentary Film Unit
See page 15


Devised by: Leonard Cassini
Presented by: Roy Nevill

: News

(sound only)

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