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: Golf: The Daks Professional Tournament

Visit to the Wentworth Club in Surrey to see play during the qualifying rounds in this £2,500 Tournament.


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

: For the Schools: Living Things in their Surroundings: 3: The River Stour

A group of five programmes showing the relationship between rocks, soil, plants, and typical animals of five very different districts in Britain.
Introduced by Eric Simms with Jim Bingley, Warden of Flatford Field Study Centre.
(BBC film, first shown on June 8)


Presenter: Eric Simms
Guest: Jim Bingley
Producer: F. R. Elwell

: Golf: The Daks Professional Tournament

A further visit to the Wentworth Club in Surrey.
(to 12.15)

: 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 13.15)

: For the Schools: Looking at Films: 7: War

Many of the most popular films in the last few years have been made on the theme of war. Hugh David takes a look at some recent examples.


Presenter: Hugh David
Producer: Michael Gill

: Watch with Mother: The Woodentops

For the Very Young
(BBC film)

: Children's Television presents: Bengo

The adventures of a Boxer puppy.
Drawn by Tim and told by Sylvia Peters.


Artist: Tim (William Timym)
Narrator: Sylvia Peters

: Children's Television: Queen's Champion: 4: The Rescue

Loyalty and Treason on the Eve of the Armada
A serial in eight episodes written and produced by Shaun Sutton.

(A recording of the broadcast on August 10, 1958)


Writer/Producer: Shaun Sutton
Fights arranged by: Terry Baker
Film Cameraman: Leonard Newson
Film Editor: Valerie Best
Designer: Eileen Diss

: Children's Television: Summer Sport: 1: Swimming

A series of programmes bringing expert coaching advice on a different sport each fortnight.
Introduced by Bill Latto.


Presenter: Bill Latto
Presented by: Graham Gauld

: News Headlines; Sports News; The Weather

On transmitters serving the areas:
6.10 News for Scotland, Northern Ireland, and the English Regions
News from Wales: 6.15-6.20

: Gardening Club

Introduced by Percy Thrower with seasonal work in garden and greenhouse.
Sweet Peas
Gordon Smart, President of the Scottish National Sweet Pea Society shows
Training methods; Top-dressing fertilisers; Bowl arrangements
From the BBC's Midland television studio


Presenter: Percy Thrower
Item presenter (Sweet Peas): Gordon Smart
Presented by: Paul Morby

: Monday to Friday: This is Friday

A magazine programme introduced by Charles Richardson, Roger Moffat with today:
Robert Reid, Ann Griffiths, The Michael Sammes Singers, Peter Jackson.


Presenter: Charles Richardson
Presenter: Roger Moffat
Reporter: Robert Reid
Performer: Ann Griffiths
Singers: The Michael Sammes Singers
Performer: Peter Jackson
Producer: Christopher Doll

: News Summary

and Cricket: close of play scores

: The Adventures of Brigadier Wellington-Bull: 1: A Fruitful Business

Written by Austin Melford
[Starring] Alexander Gauge
(See page 3)


Writer: Austin Melford
Theme music composed by: Russ Conway
Settings: Norman James
Producer: Ronald Marsh
Brig. Garnet Wellington-Bull: Alexander Gauge
Jane, his daughter: Valerie Singleton
Capt. 'Sooty' Pilkington: Donald Hewlett
A War Office secretary: Margo Mayne
Hubert Barclay: Richard Waring
Fred Coutts: William Kendall
Lucille Laverne: Vera Day
General Ormby-Smith: James Raglan
Lady Emily Farthinghoe: Anita Sharp Bolster
Other parts played by: Nicholas Shiafkalis
Other parts played by: John Scott-Martin
Other parts played by: John H. Moore

: The Perry Como Show

In tonight's recording Perry Como welcomes Guest stars and The Mitchell Ayres Orchestra, The Ray Charles Singers, The Louis Da Pron Dancers.
Written by Goodman Ace, Morton Green and George Foster and Jay Burton.


Presenter/singer: Perry Como
Musicians: The Mitchell Ayres Orchestra
Singers: The Ray Charles Singers
Dancers: The Louis Da Pron Dancers
Producer for NBC: Clark Jones
Writer: Goodman Ace
Writer: Morton Green
Writer: George Foster
Writer: Jay Burton
Film editor: Sheila S. Tomlinson
Edited for BBC television by: Philip Barker

: Frontier: A Somewhere Voice

A film series of true stories of the American West.

Brothers Lou and Jim Elliot are close friends until they both fall in love with the same woman.

: Adventure with Hans and Lotte Hass: 6: Underwater Quiz

A series of seven programmes.

Hans and Lotte Hass invite you to guess the identity of three extraordinary creatures which they photograph beneath their ship while it lies at anchor during the rainy season off the Nicobar Islands.
The series directed by Hans Hass and produced by Nicholas Crocker


Presenter/Film cameraman/director: Hans Hass
Presenter: Lotte Hass Film editor: Paul Khan
Producer: Nicholas Crocker

: Hilda Lessways: Episode 5

A serial in six parts.
Based on 'Clayhanger' and 'Hilda Lessways' by Arnold Bennett.
Dramatised by Michael Voysey.
Starring Judi Dench
with Brian Smith, Violet Carson
From the BBC's Midland television studio


Author: Arnold Bennett
Dramatised by: Michael Voysey
Producer: Peter Dews
Designer: Margaret Peacock
Maggie Clayhanger: Eileen Atkins
Edwin Clayhanger: Brian Smith
Auntie Hamps: Violet Carson
Janet Orgreave: Miranda Connell
Janet's nephew: Michael Hammond
Nancy: Rhoda Green
Stifford: Frank Windsor
Hall porter: Esmond Webb
Hilda Lessways: Judi Dench
Broker's man: John Rudman
Charlie Orgreave: David Wehr
First dandy: Ralph Hallett
Second dandy: Clifford Rose
Waiter: Robin Parkinson
Page boy: Terry Raven

: Who Goes Home?

The week's business in Parliament is over. Tonight two M.P.s face a group of their constituents in a hotel in Blackpool.
Julian Amery, M.P. Member (Conservative) for Preston, North and Barbara Castle, M.P., Member (Labour) for Blackburn.
In the chair, Robert Carvel who calls for questions from the floor.


Panellist: Julian Amery
Panellist: Barbara Castle
Chairman: Robert Carvel
Presented by: Stanley Hyland

: Wells Fargo: The Newspaper

The exciting adventures of the famous Western Stagecoach Service.
[Starring] Dale Robertson


Jim Hardie: Dale Robertson

: News Summary

followed by Weather and Close Down

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