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: Cricket: England v. South Africa: Fourth Test Match

Fourth day's play at Old Trafford.


Commentator: Brian Johnston
Commentator: E. W. Swanton
Commentator: Denis Compton
Television presentation: Ray Lakeland

: Newyddion

(News in Welsh)
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss and Sutton Coldfield only)

: Cadw'n Ifanc

Cylchgrawn i'r Henoed
Cyfte i gwrdd a chymeriadau
A chlywed rhai o'r hen ganiadau
Y cyflwyno gan Emrys Cleaver Y rhaglen yng ngofal Ifor Rees
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss and Sutton Coldfield only)

(to 13.55)

: Watch with Mother: Picture Book

(BBC film)

: Cricket: England v. South Africa

A further visit to Old Trafford.
(to 14.50)

: Cricket: England v. South Africa

A further visit to Old Trafford.

: Summerhouse

A seasonal programme from 'somewhere in the garden'.
Introduced by Anthony Oliver.
His visitors are:
Kaye Webb, Rooting Around
David Heneker, Song Spot
James Fisher, Use Your Eyes - A Drive on the M.1.
Paul Whitsun-Jones, A story to tell


Presenter: Anthony Oliver
Item presenter (Rooting Around): Kay Webb
Singer (Song Spot): David Heneker
Item presenter (Use Your Eyes): James Fisher
Storyteller: Paul Whitsun-Jones
Designer: Julia Trevelyan Oman
Director: Peter Whitmore
Producer: Rosamund Davies

: Wells Fargo: End of a Legend

Starring Dale Robertson.

A down-at-heel old character in the town acquires fame when he claims to have been a notorious outlaw, Johnny Caine, but Jim Hardie knows the real Johnny Caine and runs into a dangerous situation when he tries to persuade Johnny to come forward and save the old man's life.


Jim Hardie: Dale Robertson

: Town and Around

A news magazine for South-East England.

News from South and West

: Cricket: England v. South Africa

The closing overs of the fourth day's play at Old Trafford followed by a summary.

: The Phil Silvers Show: Bilko's Formula

Starring Phil Silvers as Sergeant Bilko.


Sergeant Bilko: Phil Silvers

: Whack-O!

A weekly school report written by Frank Muir and Denis Norden.
Starring Professor Jimmy Edwards
with Arthur Howard


Writer: Frank Muir
Writer: Denis Norden
Incidental music composed and conducted by: Alan Yates
Designer: Malcolm Goulding
Production: Douglas Moodie
Headmaster: Jimmy Edwards
Mr Pettigrew: Arthur Howard
Mr Halliforth: Edwin Arps
Mr Dinwiddie: Gordon Phillott
Mr Proctor: Brian Rawlinson
Mr Cope-Willoughby: Frank Raymond
Hoyle: Stephen Portch
Rawlinson: Geoffrey Paget
Parker: Richard Dean
Floyd: Michael Des Barres
Mrs Cheviot: Fabia Drake
Doctor Ross: Ian Fleming
Moussaka: Andrikos Adonis

: News Flash

: The Best of Hancock: 6: The Football Pools

Written by Alan Simpson and Ray Galton.
A national pastime, the football pools - and only East Cheam Athletic stands between Hancock and First dividend.
[Starring] Tony Hancock
featuring Sidney James


Writer: Alan Simpson
Writer: Ray Galton
Incidental Music: Wally Stott
Designer: Lawrence Broadhouse
Producer: Duncan Wood
Anthony Aloysius Hancock: Tony Hancock
Sidney Balmoral James: Sidney James

: Death of a Ghost: Episode 5

by Margery Allingham.
Dramatised for television in six episodes by John Hopkins.
Starring Mary Merrall, Andre van Gyseghem, Hira Talfrey and Bernard Horsfall as Albert Campion


Author: Margery Allingham
Dramatised by: John Hopkins
Theme music composed by: Christopher Whelen
Designer: Norman James
Producer: John Harrison Superintendent Oates: Arthur Brough
Albert Campion: Bernard Horsfall
Lisa Capella: Hira Talfrey
Max Fustian: Andre van Gyseghem
Mr Green: Hugh Futcher
Isadore Levy: John G. Heller
Belle Lafcadio: Mary Merrall
Marianne Lafcadio: Jane Jordan Rogers
Matthew Gurney: Shay Gorman

: Philip Marlowe: Murder is Dead Wrong

A film series starring Philip Carey as the Private Eye created by Raymond Chandler.

Marlowe is asked by Joe Alexander to trace his sister who is suffering from amnesia.


Character created by: Raymond Chandler
Philip Marlowe: Philip Carey

: The News

: The Artist Speaks: Reg Butler

A series in which artists give their own interpretation of their work.

'The idea of using sculpture and painting as a means to project oneself into a new world is something that has fascinated me ever since I was a very small boy'.


Subject: Reg Butler
Editor: Alan Tetzner
Photographed by: Douglas Wolfe
Script and production: John Read

: Soft Lights and Sweet Music

A lullaby in rhythm sung for you by Carole Carr with the music of Dennis Wilson
(piano), Martin Slavin (vibes), Dave Goldberg (guitar), Tim Bell (bass), Bobbie Kevin
(drums) and this week's guest: Tommy Whittle.


Singer: Carole Carr
Pianist: Dennis Wilson
Vibes: Martin Slavin
Guitarist: Dave Goldberg
Bassist: Tim Bell
Drummer: Bobbie Kevin
Guest/saxophonist: Tommy Whittle
Designer: Lionel Radford
Producer: Yvonne Littlewood

: Facts and Figures: Anything to Declare?

In 1960 this question will be asked six million times in the United Kingdom. Facts and Figures deals with some Customs lore and the problems facing a European Customs Union.
Introduced by Dick Taverne.


Compiled by: Frank Blackaby
Charts designed and animated by: Alfred Wurmser
Presenter: Dick Taverne
Presented by: Micheal Johnston

: Late Night News

followed by Weather and Close Down

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