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: Golf: The Open Championship

A visit to St. Andrews to see play on the final day of the Championship.


Commentator: Henry Longhurst
Commentator: W. J. Cox
Presented for television by: Antony Craxton

: Cricket: England v. West Indies: Third Test Match

Second day's play at Trent Bridge, Nottingham.


Commentator: Brian Johnston
Commentator: E. W. Swanton
Summaries: Gerry Gomez
Television presentation: David Martin

: Golf: The Open Championship

From St. Andrews.

: Cricket: England v. West Indies

A further visit to Trent Bridge.

: Wimbledon: The Lawn Tennis Championships

Golf: The Open Championship
A final visit to St. Andrews.

: The Weather

: Cricket: England v. West Indies

The closing overs of the second day's play, with a summary by E. W. Swanton.


Summariser: E. W. Swanton

: Edmundo Ros and his Latin-American Rhythm

Guest artist, Kitza Kazacos


Musicians: Edmundo Ros and his Latin-American Rhythm
Singer/guest artist: Kitza Kazacos
Presented by: Alan Sleath

: What's in the Picture?

asks Lionel Hale and Sylvia Cheeseman, Norris McWhirter, Susan Chitty, Marshall Pugh try to find the answers in 'The Newsreel Game'.


Chairman: Lionel Hale
Panellist: Sylvia Cheeseman
Panellist: Norris Mcwhirter
Panellist: Susan Chitty
Panellist: Marshall Pugh
Producer: John Furness

: A-Z: T

Alan Melville takes you from A-Z through the world of entertainment and some of its more unusual aspects.
The programme based on the A.B.C. of Show Business by Wolf Mankowitz.
This week's letter 'T' includes:
Sophie Tucker specially filmed for this programme at the Café de Paris
Eddie Calvert, The Man with the Golden Trumpet
Blanche Thebom, From the Metropolitan Opera House, New York
Michael Todd, The well-known American showman specially filmed for this programme
The Television Toppers


Presenter: Alan Melville
Author (A.B.C. of Show Business): Wolf Mankowitz
Interviewee: Sophie Tucker
Trumpeter: Eddie Calvert
Comedian: Terry-Thomas
Soprano: Blanche Thebom
Interviewee: Michael Todd
Dancers: The Television Toppers
Dance direction: Larry Gordon
Choreography: Irving Davies
Orchestra directed by: Eric Robinson
Designer: Stephen Taylor
Research: W. Macqueen-Pope
Research: Peter Noble
Compiled by: Ken Smith
Producer: Bryan Sears

: Meet Us in London: 2: The Americans

A series of six documentary films showing some of the ways in which people of other lands contribute to the life of the city and bring a flavour of their own country to London.


Editor: Barry Toovey
Photographed by: Ray Densham
Script and commentary: Patrick Alexander
Producer: Geoffrey Baines

: Blackpool Show Parade presents: Rocking with Laughter

An excerpt from Tom Arnold and Jack Taylor's 1957 Summer Revue at the Hippodrome, Blackpool.
Artists currently appearing include: Ken Dodd, Jill Day, Stan Stennett, The Marcellis
The Two Pirates, Gordon Needham, Michael and Shirley Davis, The Royal Sextet,
The Twelve Rockettes.
A special performance before an invited audience.
From the Hippodrome, Blackpool


Writer: Tom Arnold
Writer: Jack Taylor
Comedian: Ken Dodd
Performer: Jill Day
Comedian: Stan Stennett
Acrobatics: The Marcellis
Entertainers: The Two Pirates
Performer: Gordon Needham
Performers: Michael and Shirley Davis
Performers: The Royal Sextet
Singers/dancers: The Twelve Rockettes
Producer: Harry Bright
Television presentation: Barney Colehan

: Press Conference

People who make the news face questions from people who write the news.
Tonight's guest: The Rt. Hon. Iain Macleod, M.P., Minister of Labour and National Service


Guest: The Rt. Hon. Iain Macleod, M.P.
Presented by: Hugh Burnett

: 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

followed by Weather and Close Down

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