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: The Lord Mayor's Show

featuring The History of British Motoring Cavalcade
Outside Broadcast cameras cover the traditional pageantry of the Lord Mayor's procession as he returns to the Mansion House from his swearing-in at the Royal Courts of Justice.
The exciting display of the history of the motor-car includes veteran and vintage cars, cars of today and tomorrow, personalities of motor racing with their cars, and the machines of Edge, Segrave, Cobb, Goldie-Gardiner, and Campbell.

(to 13.55)


Commentator: Raymond Baxter
Presented for TV by: John Vernon

: Open House

People - Places - Pops
Introduced by Gay Byrne.
Assisted by Peter Haigh.

Helping to provide the entertainment
Adam Faith, Brenda Lee, Mark Murphy, Los Valldemosa, Doreen West
Guest instrumentalist, Marcosignori
Tony Osborne and his Orchestra

Dr. Michael Winstanley


Picture Parade
with scenes from Fate is the Hunter, The Carpetbaggers by courtesy of Twentieth Century-Fox and Paramount.

(Los Valldemosa are appearing at the 'Blue Angel', Mayfair)
(to 17.15)


Presenter: Gay Byrne
Assisted by: Peter Haigh
Singer: Adam Faith
Singer: Brenda Lee
Singer: Mark Murphy
Musicians: Los Valldemosa
Singer: Doreen West
Accordionist/guest instrumentalist: Marcosignori
Musicians: Tony Osborne and his Orchestra
Speaker: Dr. Michael Winstanley
Musical arrangements: Tony Osborne
Research: Nickola Sterne
Research: John Dalzell
Research: Prudence Gearey
Script: Tony Marriott
Design: Leo Austin
Production team: Kenneth Milne-Buckley
Production team: Richard Evans
Production team: Mark Patterson
Production team: Margaret McCall
Production: Stewart Morris

: News

including sports news and Line-Up for Saturday

: The Beat Room

Thirty minutes of non-stop beat and shake.
Presenting The Beach Boys, Troy Dante and the Infernoes, Sonny Boy Williamson,
The Beat Merchants
Resident Group: Peter and the Headlines
The Beat Girls
Introduced by Pat Campbell.
(First transmission on BBC-2, Nov. 9)


Musicians: The Beach Boys
Musicians: Troy Dante and the Infernoes
Harmonicist: Sonny Boy Williamson
Musicians: The Beat Merchants
Musicians: Peter and the Headlines
Dancers: The Beat Girls
Presenter: Pat Campbell
Producer: Barry Langford

: Match of the Day

A top League football match brought to you each Saturday.
Kenneth Wolstenholme and Danny Blanchflower are with Outside Broadcast cameras at a well-known ground.


Presenter/commentator: Kenneth Wolstenholme
Analyst: Danny Blanchflower
TV presentation: Alan Chivers

: The Great Adventure: Escape

A film series based on stories from the American past.
Starring Jack Warden


Narrator: Russell Johnson
Director: Robert Gist
Theme music: Richard Rodgers
Lt. Latham: Jack Warden
Col. Rose: Fritz Weaver
Ross: Sorrell Booke
Col. Streight: Michael Constantine
Lt. Gators: Sandy Kenyon
Ely: Russell Horton
First guard: Robert Sorrells
Second guard: Don Wilbanks
Third guard: Gene Darfler
Observer: Peter Marko
Maj Hamilton: Frank Marth

: Esther Waters: Part 1: The Lottery

by George Moore.
Dramatised in four parts by Harry Green.
Recorded in the BBC's Glasgow studio
(Doris Hare is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre Company)


Author: George Moore
Dramatised by: Harry Green
Music: Dudley Simpson
Script Editor: Michael Voysey
Designer: Jack Notman
Producer: Douglas Allen
Director: James Cellan Jones
Esther's mother: Ruth Porcher
Esther: Meg Wynn Owen
Esther's father: John Dearth
William: John Bennett
Mrs Latch: Daphne Heard
Sarah: Elizabeth Bell
Margaret: Gwendolyn Watts
Mrs. Barfield: Pauline Letts
Miss Peggy: Tracy Reed
Mr. Randall: Carl Bernard
Mr. Ward: Blake Butler
Grover: Linda Polan
The Demon: Alan Kemp
Mrs. Randall: Doris Hare

: Time to Breve

With the cast of Wait a Minim, the outstanding revue from South Africa.
Featuring Andrew Tracey, Paul Tracey, Jeremy Taylor, Kendrew Lascelles, Michel Martel, April Olrich, Dana Valery, Jane Fyffe.


Performer: Andrew Tracey
Performer: Paul Tracey
Performer: Jeremy Taylor
Performer: Kendrew Lascelles
Performer: Michel Martel
Performer: April Olrich
Performer: Dana Valery
Performer: Jane Fyffe
Orchestra directed by: Norman Percival
Settings: Michael Young
Producer: Bryan Sears

: Jazz 625

contrasts the styles of two British pianists now working in America who recently made a return visit to England.
Derek Smith
with Geoff Clyne (bass), Ronnie Stephenson (drums).
and Eddie Thompson
with Spike Heatley (bass), Tony Carr (drums).
Introduced by Steve Race.


Pianist: Derek Smith
Bass: Geoff Clyne
Drummer: Ronnie Stephenson
Pianist: Eddie Thompson
Bass: Spike Heatley
Drummer: Tony Carr
Presenter: Steve Race
Producer: Terry Henebery

: News; followed by Late Night Line-Up

Round off the day with Denis Tuohy, Michael Dean, Nicholas Tresilian and tonight's guests.


Presenter: Denis Tuohy
Presenter: Michael Dean
Presenter: Nicholas Tresilian

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