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: Golf: The Daks: Two Thousand Pounds Tournament

The first of two visits to the Wentworth Club in Surrey to see play during the qualifying rounds.
See page 5


Commentator: Henry Longhurst
Commentator: Michael Henderson
Presented for television by: Antony Craxton

: Watch with Mother: The Woodentops

For the Very Young
(A BBC Television Film)

: Children's Television presents: Young Wales

Hugh David and the BBC Television outside broadcast cameras visit Ammanford in West Wales where this week the National Eisteddfod of the Welsh League of Youth is being held. He meets some of the young competitors who have come to this festival from all parts of Wales.


Presenter: Hugh David
Presented by: Ifan O Williams

: Children's Television: Filmland

Jess Yates invites you to join him for news and views from the world of films.

Off the Set
Come and meet a star.


Presenter: Jess Yates
Presented by: Bill Parry-Jones

: Tonight

Look around with Cliff Michelmore.
Sport - Music - People - Politics
with Derek Hart and Geoffrey Johnson Smith.


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Derek Hart
Reporter: Geoffrey Johnson Smith
Producer: Donald Baverstock

: Movie Museum: Gloria Swanson

A film showing the early successes of the actress who was one of the first to establish the atmosphere of glamour which has surrounded film stars ever since.


Subject: Gloria Swanson

: The Grove Family: A Complete Rest

by Michael and Roland Pertwee.


Writer: Michael Pertwee
Writer: Roland Pertwee
Director: Richard West
Producer: John Warrington
Mr. Grove: Edward Evans
Mrs. Grove: Ruth Dunning
Pat: Carole Mowlam
Jack: Peter Bryant
Daphne: Margaret Downs
Lennie: Christopher Beeny
Gran: Nancy Roberts
Miss Jones: Nan Braunton
Rodney: Sam Jephcott
Jane Conway: Mary Holland
Mr. Rice: Frank Strickland
Miss Taylor: Jean Marlow
Clerk in Travel Agency: Ivor Salter
Pat's friend: Pamela Barrie

: What's in the Picture?

asks Denzil Batchelor.
Sylvia Cheeseman, Marshall Pugh, Norris McWhirter, and a guest try to find the answers in 'The Newsreel Game'.


Chairman: Denzil Batchelor
Panellist: Sylvia Cheeseman
Panellist: Marshall Pugh
Panellist: Norris McWhirter
Producer: John Furness

: Pleasure Boat

Music and song afloat in a series of cruises presented for your pleasure by Derek Burrell-Davis.
Come aboard the paddle steamer Princess Elizabeth on the Solent with the ship's company.
In Command
Kenneth Horne
Under Command!
George Martin
Michael Holliday and the Crew Girls
At Your Command
Vanessa Lee, Frederick Harvey and Portsmouth Choral Union with the Ship's Orchestra and Choir under the direction of Louis Stevens.
P.S. This cruise will take place regardless of weather.

(Michael Holliday appears by permission of Harold Fielding)
(See page 4)


Presented by: Derek Burrell-Davis
Performer: Kenneth Horne
Performer: George Martin
Singer: Michael Holliday
Singer: Vanessa Lee
Singer: Frederick Harvey
Ship's Orchestra and Choir Director: Louis Stevens
Production Assistant: Peter Bruce
Music Adviser: James Turner
Associate Producer: Peter Bale

: Eye to Eye: 5 - Night in the City

'Eye to Eye' looks at a provincial city from evening until dawn, and meets some of the people caught up in the restlessness and loneliness of the city night.
Made by the BBC North Region Film Unit


Devised, produced, and directed by: Denis Mitchell

: Blackpool Show Parade: The Hylda Baker Show

An excerpt from George and Alfred Black's new Summer Show at the Palace Theatre, Blackpool.
Artists currently appearing include: Hylda Baker, The Tanner Sisters, Odette Crystal, Martin Granger's Puppets, The Joan Davis Ballerinas, The George Mitchell Singers.
By arrangement with the Blackpool Tower Company Ltd.
A special performance before an invited audience from the Palace Theatre, Blackpool

(See page 4)


Presenter: Hylda Baker
Singers: The Tanner Sisters
Singer: Odette Crystal
Entertainers: Martin Granger's Puppets
Dancers: The Joan Davis Ballerinas
Singers: The George Mitchell Singers
Dance Director: Joan Davis
Orchestra Director: Arthur Logan
Producer: George Black
Producer: Alfred Black
Television Presentation: Barney Colehan

: Canadian Television Theatre presents: Just Try It

by Stanley Mann

(A telerecording presented by arrangement with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation)


Writer: Stanley Mann
Producer: Melwyn Breen
Designer: Robert Hall
Supervising Producer: Sydney Newman
Leslie: Jill Foster
Betty: Suzanne Finlay
Gerald: David Gardner
Roger: James Doohan
Lucy: Carol Starkman

: Press Conference

People who make the news face questions from the people who write the news.


Presented by: Hugh Burnett

: News

followed by Weather and Close Down

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