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: Golf: The Daks Professional Tournament

A visit to the Wentworth Club in Surrey to see play during the qualifying rounds in this £2,500 tournament.
(to 12.15)


Commentator: Henry Longhurst
Commentator: W. J. Cox
Commentator: Michael Henderson

: Beunydd

Bwrw golwg dros bynciau'r dydd mewn sgwrs a ffilm-a chyfle i gwrdd a rhai sy'n amlwg yn y newyddion.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf Holme Moss and Sutton Coldfield only)
(to 13.30)

: For the Schools: Birds: 7: Migration

by James Fisher.

Of over four hundred species of birds found in this country about one hundred and thirty are residents, about forty are winter visitors, about sixty are summer visitors, and the remainder passage migrants or vagrants.
The movements of birds during migration may be studied by ringing them, and the techniques involved are shown in today's programme.


Presenter: James Fisher
Producer: F. R. Elwell

: Watch with Mother: The Woodentops

For the Very Young
Stories about a family of wooden dolls who live on a farm.

: Lawn Tennis: The Wightman Cup: Great Britain v. U.S.A.

BBC outside broadcast cameras visit the All England Lawn Tennis Club, Wimbledon, to see some of the play during the first day of this ladies' international team match.


Commentator: Dan Maskell
Presented for television by: Bryan Cowgill

: Golf: The Daks Professional Tournament


Commentator: Henry Longhurst
Commentator: W. J. Cox
Commentator: Michael Henderson

: Lawn Tennis: The Wightman Cup: Great Britain v. U.S.A.


Commentator: Dan Maskell

: Children's Television presents: Huntingtower: Episode 1

[Starring] James Hayter and Richard Wordsworth in John Buchan's exciting mystery.
Adapted for television by Judith Kerr.


Author: John Buchan
Adapted for television by: Judith Kerr
Producer: Shaun Sutton
Special effects: Jack Kine
Special effects: Bernard Wilkie
Film cameraman: Peter Sargent
Film editor: Ron de Mattos
Designer: Eileen Diss
Dickson McCunn: James Hayter
Tinny: Margaret Boyd
Mackintosh: John Rae
Dougal: Leo Maguire
Peter Patterson: Bernard Livesey
Thomas Yownie: Roy Hines
Napoleon: Frazer Hines
Old Foghorn: Terry Cooke
Wee Jaikie: Graham Harper
Inn Landlord: Nigel Arkwright
John Heritage: Richard Wordsworth
Dobson: Paul Whitsun-Jones
Mrs Morran: Jean Taylor-Smith
Spide: Roger Delgado
Leon: Colin Douglas
Others taking part: Claire Goddard
Others taking part: Mark Brackenbury
Others taking part: Timothy Parkes

: Children's Television: Ages Ago: 4: Farmers, Warriors and Master Craftsmen

Brian Hope-Taylor shows the difference the discovery of metal made to man's life.


Presenter: Brian Hope-Taylor
Presented by: Roy Duffell

: Children's Television: Packi

More adventures of the little elephant.
Drawn and told by Tony Hart.


Artist/storyteller: Tony Hart

: News for Scotland, Northern Ireland, and the English Regions

(On transmitters serving the areas)

News from Wales: 6.15-6.20

: Gardening Club

Percy Thrower shows seasonal work in garden and greenhouse Planting leeks, and cabbages for Christmas and winter eating; Planting autumn broccoli; Final stopping of Indoor flowering chrysanthemum. Sowing seed of Alyssum Saxatile
Francis Hanger, Curator of the Royal Horticultural Society's Gardens at Wisley shows interesting shrubs and flowers in season at Wisley.
From the BBC's Midland television studio


Presenter: Percy Thrower
Guest: Francis Hanger
Presented by: Paul Morby

: Tonight

Look around with Cliff Michelmore.
with Derek Hart, Geoffrey Johnson Smith and this week, Noel Harrison, Diana Decker


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Derek Hart
Reporter: Geoffrey Johnson Smith
Singer/guitarist: Noel Harrison
Singer: Diana Decker
Producer: Donald Baverstock

: News Summary

Cricket: close of play scores

: Ticket for Friday

Jack Watson invites you to share his ticket for tonight at the Palace Theatre, Blackpool to see an excerpt from George and Alfred Black's new summer show 'Club Night' starring Dave Morris with Joe Gladwin, Leonard Williams, Frank Bass,
Billie Smith also Sinclair and Day, Margo Henderson, Victor Soverall, The Joan Davis Dancers, The George Mitchell Singers
By arrangement with the Blackpool Tower Company Ltd.
A special performance before an invited audience in the Palace Theatre, Blackpool


Presenter: Jack Watson
Comedian: Dave Morris
Performer: Joe Gladwin
Performer: Leonard Williams
Performer: Frank Bass
Performer: Billie Smith
Dancers: Sinclair and Day
Impressionist: Margo Henderson
Tenor: Victor Soverall
Dancers: The Joan Davis Dancers
Singers: The George Mitchell Singers Dance direction: Joan Davis
Orchestra under the direction of: Arthur Logan
Producer: George Black
Producer: Alfred Black
Television presentation: Barney Colehan

: International Swimming: Great Britain v. France

Some of the races in the early stages of this two-day international match arranged by the Amateur Swimming Association.
From the Derby Baths, Blackpool


Commentator: Harry Walker
Television presentation: Ray Lakeland

: Portraits of Power: 5: Mao Tse-Tung

Robert McKenzie introduces five programmes illustrating the nature of the power wielded by outstanding political leaders of this century.

Including film from British and foreign sources and evidence from Edgar Snow, Walter Bosshard and others.


Presenter: Robert McKenzie
Interviewee: Edgar Snow
Interviewee: Walter Bosshard
Film editor: Alan Tetzner
Director: Therese Denny
Producer: Huw Wheldon

: The Diary of Samuel Pepys: Final episode

Dramatised for television by A.R. Rawlinson.
with Peter Sallis as Samuel Pepys
The action takes place in the City of London, at the Tower, at Whitehall Palace and at Sayes Court.

It is January 1669. Samuel Pepys has successfully defended the Navy Board before Parliament and won great renown. But he is suffering from his eyesight - and also from a domestic upheaval. His wife, Elizabeth, caught him embracing her maid Deb Willett, and Samuel has sworn to mend his love-life to save his marriage.


Dramatised for television by: A.R. Rawlinson
Producer: Chloe Gibson
Dance arranged by: Geraldine Stephenson
Music composed by: Christopher Whelen
Costumes supervised by: Joyce Hammond
Make-up supervised by: Elizabeth Blattner
Designer: Fanny Taylor
Samuel Pepys: Peter Sallis
Daniel Rawlinson: Alastair Hunter
Deb Willett: Rosemarie Anderson
Lord Sandwich: Manning Wilson
Elizabeth Pepys: Susan Maryott
Lord Hinchingbroke: Lauriston Shaw
Yeoman of the Guard: Robin May
Sir William Coventry: Paul Eddington
Duke of York: David Peel
Duchess of York: Jill Cary
Gentleman in Waiting: Bryan Drew
Lady Castlemaine: Diana Fairfax
William Hewer: Alan Rowe
Duke of Buckingham: Robert James
King Charles II: Douglas Wilmer
Earl of Bristol: Kenneth Kove
Nell Gwynne: Sheila Brennan
John Evelyn: John Sharplin
Lords and Ladies: [uncredited]

: Who Goes Home?

On Fridays the House of Commons rises early for the weekend to give Members of Parliament a chance to visit their constituencies and to meet the people they represent, to hear their problems and to answer their questions.
Tonight two Scottish members: Tom Fraser M.P., Labour Member for Hamilton and The Hon. Patrick Maitland M.P., Conservative Member for Lanark answer questions put to them without notice by some of their constituents.
John Beavan is in the chair.


Panellist: Tom Fraser
Panellist: The Hon. Patrick Maitland
Chairman: John Beavan

: News

: I Know What I Like

[Starring] Gilbert Harding presenting the type of entertainment which gives him pleasure and which he hopes will please you.
featuring Marion Studholme and John Hauxvell, Dennis Spicer, The Yale University Glee Club, Hector Bolitho, Monja Danieschevsky, Sara Luzita, Greta Hamby, Jane Shore, Graham MacCormack, Rex Rainer, Christopher Lyall.


Presenter: Gilbert Harding
Singer: Marion Studholme
Singer: John Hauxvell
Ventriloquist: Dennis Spicer
Singers: The Yale University Glee Club
Dancer: Hector Bolitho
Dancer: Monja Danieschevsky
Dancer: Sara Luzita
Dancer: Greta Hamby
Dancer: Jane Shore
Dancer: Graham MacCormack
Dancer: Rex Rainer
Damcer: Christopher Lyall
Choreography: Alfred Rodrigues
Musical arrangements: William Hill-Bowen
Orchestra conducted by: Eric Robinson
Designer: Natasha Kroll
Producer: Harry Carlisle

: Masterpieces of Painting: 4: Renoir: Le Dejeuner des Canotiers

Sir Gerald Kelly on Masterpieces of Painting


Presenter: Sir Gerald Kelly
Photographed by: Peter Hamilton
Recorded by: Norman Allen
Editor: Leslie Robertson
Producer: Christopher Doll

: News Summary

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