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: Sunday Cricket: The Player's County League: Nottinghamshire v. Hampshire

Introduced by Frank Bough

The 1968 season saw a resurgence of cricketing success for Nottinghamshire: under the captaincy of the finest all-round cricketer in the world, Gary Sobers, they became one of the most effective sides in the Championship.
Hampshire, led for the fourth successive season by another West Indian, Roy Marshall, are a side capable of producing first-rate entertainment especially if the dynamic South African batsman Barry Richards is in form.
The commentary team at Trent Bridge, Nottingham: John Arlott, Richie Benaud, Jim Laker
Today's other fixtures: Glamorgan v. Somerset, Gloucestershire v. Essex, Lancashire v. Derbyshire, Surrey v. Kent, Warwickshire v. Northamptonshire,
Worcestershire v. Middlesex, Yorkshire v. Sussex

(to 18.30)


Presenter: Frank Bough
Captain (Nottinghamshire): Gary Sobers
Captain (Hampshire): Roy Marshall
Cricketer (Hampshire): Barry Richards
Commentator: John Arlott
Commentator: Richie Benaud
Commentator: Jim Laker
Television presentation/series producer: Alan Mouncer
Television presentation: Bill Taylor

: News Review

The best of the week's newsfilm from all over the world, together with other subjects of interest. For the deaf and hard of hearing a commentary appears visually
followed by The Weather



Presenter: Robert Dougall
Producer: Bill Northwood

: Music, Music, Music

Starring The George Mitchell Singers
featuring John Boulter, Dai Francis, Tony Mercer
with The Television Toppers
and Lyn and Graham McCarthy, Margaret Savage, Delia Wicks, Penny Jewkes, Pauline Whitaker, Les Rawlings


Singer: John Boulter
Singer: Dai Francis
Singer: Tony Mercer
Dancers: The Television Toppers
Singer/Guitarist: Lyn McCarthy
Singer/Guitarist: Graham McCarthy
Singer: Margaret Savage
Dancer: Delia Wicks
Singer/Dancer: Penny Jewkes
Singer: Pauline Whitaker
Singer: Les Rawlings
Choreographer: Jan Colet
Vocal Arrangements/Orchestra conducted by: George Mitchell
Orchestrations: Alan Bristow
Orchestra Leader: Freddie Clayton
Orchestra conducted by: Eric Robinson
Lighting: Tom Moncrieff
Settings: Martin Collins
Devised by/Producer: George Inns

: Around the World: The Conquest of Everest

Presenting a selection of outstanding feature-length travel and adventure films reflecting man's curiosity in the world around him

The dramatic story of the successful Everest Expedition led by Sir John Hunt which reached the summit on May 29, 1953.
Commentary written by Louis MacNeice and spoken by Meredith Edwards
Produced with the co-operation of the Royal Geographical Society and the Alpine Club

Everest has claimed many victims and caused many disappointments. Even the camera can only indicate the full magnitude of the expedition's achievement.


Filmed by: Thomas Stobart
Filmed by: George Lowe
Editor: Adrian de Potier
Music: Arthur Benjamin
Writer: Louis MacNeice
Narrator: Meredith Edwards

: Music Now

The monthly review of what is happening in Music Now
The last programme of the current series
Sir Michael Tippett
co-director of the Bath Festival, discusses its aims and conducts the Leicestershire Schools Symphony Orchestra in his new work Interlude II
Osian Ellis
plays part of a new Suite for harp by Benjamin Britten, which has its premiere at next month's Aldeburgh Festival
Rosemary Brown
the London housewife talks to Richard Rodney Bennett about the music she claims has been dictated to her by great composers of the past, and Stephen Bishop plays one of these pieces, a Moment Musical by Schubert
Harrison Birtwistle
introduces his new work Down by the Greenwood Side, commissioned for the Brighton Festival, and David Atherton conducts an excerpt from it, with Jenny Hill and the Music Theatre Ensemble



Speaker/orchestra conductor: Sir Michael Tippett
Musicians: The Leicestershire Schools Symphony Orchestra
Harpist: Osian Ellis
Composer: Benjamin Britten
Interviewee: Rosemary Brown
Interviewer: Richard Rodney Bennett
Pianist: Stephen Bishop
Presenter: Harrison Birtwistle
Conductor: David Atherton
Singer: Jenny Hill
Musicians: The Music Theatre Ensemble
Reporter: Judith Jackson
Reporter: Leonard Pearcey
Director: Geoffrey Haydon
Director: David Heeley
Director: Rhona Shaw
Editor: John Drummond

: Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In

A series of programmes of lunacy and laughter starring, as your hosts, Dan Rowan and Dick Martin featuring a regular company of crazy characters and a bewildering array of guests


Comedian: Dan Rowan
Comedian: Dick Martin
Produced for N.B.C. by: George Schlatter
Produced for N.B.C. by: Ed Friendly

: News Summary

followed by Sunday Cricket Scoreboard

: Pick of the Month

A selection of some of the interesting and amusing moments from programmes seen on BBC-2 during May
Introduced by Michael Dean


Presenter: Michael Dean

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