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: Beunydd

(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield)

: Cricket: The Second Test Match: England v. India

(See top of page)
(All transmitters)

The third day's play at Lords


Commentator: Brian Johnston
Commentator: E.W. Swanton
Assisted by: Denis Compton

: Summer Grandstand

(See panel)

1.40 to 5.0
Summer Grandstand
Introduced by David Coleman

Today's Timetable
Racing direct from Ascot
2.0 Albemarle Stakes (1 mile)
3.10 Fern Hill Stakes (1 mile)
3.40 Churchill Stakes (1 1/2 miles)

Second Test: England v. India
From 2.10
The third day's play at Lord's

Swimming direct from Liverpool
at 2.40, 3.45 and 4.15
The Bologna Trophy
England v. Scotland v. Wales

Sports Results Service
1.40 Lunchtime cricket scores
4.55 app. Racing and cricket summaries


Presenter: David Coleman
Commentator (Racing): Peter O'Sullevan
Commentator (Racing): Clive Graham
Television Presentation (Racing): Dennis Monger
Commentator (Cricket): Brian Johnston
Commentator (Cricket): E.W. Swanton
Assistant Commentator (Cricket): Denis Compton
Commentator (Swimming): Peter West
Commentator (Swimming): Harry Walker
Television Presentation (Swimming): Ray Lakeland
Presented by: A.P. Wilkinson
Programme Editor: Paul Fox

: Children's Television presents: The Lone Ranger: Letter of the Law

Jeff is being blackmailed. Either he helps with a bank robbery, or Jim, his father-in-law, and the local Sheriff, is told of an age old crime of Jeff's. Jim thinks that all crimes should be punished, no matter how old or what the circumstances are. It seems Jeff will get into trouble either way.


The Lone Ranger: Clayton Moore
Tonto: Jay Silverheels

: Cricket: The Second Test Match: England v. India

(See top of page)

The third day's play at Lord's


Commentator: Brian Johnston
Commentator: E.W. Swanton
Assisted by: Denis Compton

: Today's Sport

Introduced by David Coleman.
A news summary of today's sporting highlights.
Presented by the Sportsview Unit


Presenter: David Coleman

: Cricket: The Second Test Match: England v. India

(See top of page)

The third day's play at Lord's


Commentator: Brian Johnston
Commentator: E.W. Swanton
Assisted by: Denis Compton

: Drumbeat

featuring Bob Miller and the Millermen, The John Barry Seven, The Three Barry Sisters, Vince Eager, Roy Young, Sylvia Sands, Adam Faith, Danny Williams and Guest star: Paul Anka
Compare, Trevor Peacock
(Paul Anka was specially recorded for this programme)


Musicians: Bob Miller and the Millermen
Musicians: The John Barry Seven
Singers: The Three Barry Sisters
Singer: Vince Eager
Singer: Roy Young
Singer: Sylvia Sands
Singer: Adam Faith
Singer: Danny Williams
Singer: Paul Anka
Compere: Trevor Peacock
Producer: Stewart Morris

: Charlesworth: 12: The Key

Stories from the Casebook of Detective-Superintendent Charlesworth by Berkely Mather.
[Starring] Wensley Pithey as Charlesworth
With Ralph Michael


Writer: Berkely Mather
Producer: Terence Dudley
Designer: Stewart Marshall
Steggles: David Lander
Hawkesley: John Gabriel
Seallow: Ralph Michael
Jellyboy Simpson: Michael Brennan
Filey: Edward Kelsey
Hansen: Richard Shaw
Foster: Michael Segal
Walling: Philip Lennard
Girl in street: Elaine Stevens
Boy in street: Nicholas Evans
P.C. Cronshaw: Bryan Drew
Lila: Jose Read
Detective-Superintendent Charlesworth: Wensley Pithey
Detective-Sergeant Spence: Tony Church
Doctor: John Dunbar
Inspector Vaile: Frank Pettitt
Bramstoke: Graham Leaman
Barlow: Malcolm Watson

: Trinder Box

(See panel and page 5)

Tommy Trinder opens his Trinder Box
and discloses
Dickie Valentine
Sheila Buxton
Janet Ball, Irene Handl, Nat Temple, Mac Ronay, The Raindrops, Hugh Lloyd, Pat Coombs, Sandra Wickenden
The Boys and Girls
with Guest Star Phil Silvers
Making his first live appearance on British Television


Presenter/Comedian: Tommy Trinder
Writer: Denis Goodwin
Additional Material: David Ellis
Musical Associate: Bert Waller
Choreographer: Janet Ball
Orchestra Director: Nat Temple
Designer: Audley Southcott
Producer: G.B. Lupino
Singer: Dickie Valentine
[Actress]: Sheila Buxton
[Actress]: Janet Ball
[Actress]: Irene Handl
Musician: Nat Temple
[Actor]: Mac Ronay
Musicians: The Raindrops
[Actor]: Hugh Lloyd
[Actress]: Pat Coombs
[Actress]: Sandra Wickenden
Comedian: Phil Silvers

: The Royal Tournament

Excerpts from the second half of this grand spectacle.
Her Majesty's Armed Forces present thrilling displays of skill, music, and pageantry with The Band of the Corps of Royal Engineers and Massed Bands representing the Army.

(See page 5)


Commentator: Geoffrey Wheeler
Television presentation: Derek Burrell-Davis

: Saturday Playhouse: The Larford Lad

The story of the rapid rise to fame of a young boxer by Willis Hall
[Starring] Kenneth Cope
(BBC recording)


Writer: Willis Hall
Producer: Peter Dews
Film Cameraman: Roy Fogwell
Film Editor: Edward Le Lorrain
Designer: Margaret Peacock
Commentator: Geoffrey Lewis
Harry Brightson: Sam Woodward
Johnnie Baxter: Kenneth Cope
Ted Simmons: Eric Skidmore
Fairground Manager: Douglas Ives
Chris Gates: Bryan Hulme
Freda Benson: Lesley Nunnerley
Mary: Judith Bradshaw
Emily Baxter: Violet Carson
Sammy Baxter: John Barrett
Harry Hedges: Leslie Sands
Barman: Philip Garston-Jones
Cafe Owner: Gerard Dynevor
Terry: Patrick Garland
Ossie Duggins: Lionel Ngakane
Stevens: Brian Murray
[Actress]: Diana Barrington
[Actor]: Ray Corbett
[Actor]: John Davis
[Actress]: Rhoda Green
[Actress]: Susan Jameson
[Actor]: Tony Mulholland
[Actor]: Robin Parkinson
[Actor]: Colin Salcombe
[Actor]: Harry Stubbs
[Actor]: Frank Veasey
[Actor]: Roy Fogwell

: The Inheritors: 5: East and Central Africa

A report by Aidan Crawley.

Can black and white ever live in harmony? Must one race always dominate the other? These are the key questions behind tonight's programme in The Inheritors series. First broadcast six months ago, it reports on the long-term consequences of white settlement in Africa.


Presenter: Aidan Crawley
Editor: Ian Callaway
Sound: Bob Saunders
Sound: Maurice Everitt
Photographed by: Peter Sargent
Producer: Anthony de Lotbiniere

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