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

Fourth day's play at Headingley, Leeds.
(to 13.30)


Commentator: Peter West
Commentator: Brian Johnston
Presented by: William Cave

: This was Yesterday

A film reminiscence of the entertainment of the last four decades, with scenes and personalities of then and now, presented to celebrate the thirty-sixth birthday of Pathe Pictorial.
An Associated British-Pathe Film for television
(Previously televised on May 25)


Producer: Howard Thomas
Producer: Terry Ashwood

: Watch with Mother: Picture Book

For the Very Young
Pages turned by Patricia Driscoll.
(A BBC Television Film)
(to 16.15)


Presenter: Patricia Driscoll
Editor: Maria Bird

: Children's Television

For Younger Children
Meet the Penguins: 4: The Penguins' Parcel Day
Story by J. M. Smith Wright.

Ten Minutes' Music

Admirals All: Training Ashore for a Life at Sea
A visit to the Britannia Royal Naval College at Dartmouth, on the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of the building of the college.
The college stands on a Devon hill overlooking the River Dart. It replaced the old training ship Britannia and the training school at Osborne, and trains young men who wish to become Officers in the Royal Navy.
(A BBC telerecording of the broadcast on June 23)


Writer (Meet the Penguins): J. M. Smith Wright
Pictures (Meet the Penguins): Sam Williams
Pictures (Meet the Penguins): Elizabeth Williams
Music (Meet the Penguins): John Hooper
(Music) Played by (Meet the Penguins): James Turner
Voices (Meet the Penguins): Barbara Trevor
Voices (Meet the Penguins): Kenneth Connor
Special effects (Meet the Penguins): Alfred Davis
Special effects (Meet the Penguins): Douglas Mair
Presented by (Meet the Penguins): Dorothea Brooking
Commentator (Admirals All): Frank Gillard
Producer (Admirals All): Nicholas Crocker

: Cricket: England v. South Africa

The closing overs of the fourth day's play at Headingley.

: Today at Headingley

A summary of today's play by Peter West.
(to 18.40)


Summariser: Peter West

: Racing from Alexandra Park

A visit to this North-London racecourse to see two of the evening's principal races.
Clive Graham is in the paddock to identify the horses and jockeys.


Commentator: Peter O'Sullevan
Paddock commentator: Clive Graham
Television presentation: Dennis Monger

: Fun at the Fair

Outside broadcast cameras visit the Fairground at Blaise Castle, Bristol.
The Flying Comets Aerobatics performed 60 feet above ground The Brooklyn Trio Clowning with a car
Stan Bond's Aquatic Show


Clowns: The Brooklyn Trio
Commentator: Cliff Michelmore
Presented for television by: Peter Bale

: Face the Music

Henry Hall invites you to Face the Music to listen to melodies and songs old and new, and meet famous and unknown artists and interesting personalities of his acquaintance including Brian Reece, Lizbeth Webb, Marcel Cornelis, Rita Martell, 'Windy Blow', Chic Murray and Maudie and a specially filmed sequence starring Belita.
(Belita is appearing in 'Wildfire' at the Empress Hall, Earls Court, London)


Presenter/Orchestra directed by: Henry Hall
Performer: Brian Reece
Soprano: Lizbeth Webb
Singer: Marcel Cornelis
Juggler: Rita Martell
Clown: 'Windy Blow'
Comedians: Chic Murray and Maudie
Dancer: Belita
Designer: John Cooper
Musical Associate: Alan Bristow
Dance Director: Hazel Gee
Orchestra directed by: Eric Robinson
Producer: Graeme Muir

: The Summit Talks at Geneva

An assessment of the Conference.


Presented by: Rex Moorfoot

: Stanley Kramer

introduces Olivia de Havilland, Robert Mitchum, and Broderick Crawford, stars of his new film 'Not as a Stranger'.
(By courtesy of United Artists Corporation)


Presenter: Stanley Kramer
Speaker: Olivia de Havilland
Speaker: Robert Mitchum
Speaker: Broderick Crawford
Presented by: Alan Sleath

: News

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