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: SUNDAY CRICKET

Introduced by Frank Bough
The Player's County League featuring today
WARWICKSHIRE v. ESSEX
Essex, second in the League Table to Lancashire, need every point they can muster if they are going to catch the leaders.
Their opponents today, Warwickshire, hope to be at full strength after a spate of injury problems, and to include such star players as Kanhai, Ibadulla, and Brown.
Commentary team at Edgbastom John Arlott , Neil Durden-Smith Jim Laker
Today's other fixtures: Derbyshire v. Somerset
Lancashire v. Hampshire Middlesex v. Surrey
Northamptonshire v. Kent
Worcestershire v. Glamorgan Yorkshire v. Leicestershire
Television presentation by BILL TAYLOR and Roy Norton
Series producer, ALAN Mounceb

Contributors

Introduced By: Frank Bough
Unknown: John Arlott
Unknown: Neil Durden-Smith
Presentation By: Bill Taylor
Presentation By: Roy Norton
Producer: Alan Mounceb

: 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
Presenter, Kenneth Kendall
Producer, BILL NORTHWOOD followed by THE WEATHER

Contributors

Presenter: Kenneth Kendall

: THE WORLD ABOUT US

A series of films from all over the world about our astonishing planet and the people who live on it
INTERNATIONAL BALLOON RACE
Film, shown for the first time in colour, of the uproarious balloon race organised in 1965 by the BBC's Travel and Exploration Unit in which ten passenger-carrying balloons took to the air from a field near the Oxfordshire village of Stanton Harcourt and landed in various parts of the Cotswolds.
(Television's) craziest piece of reportage ... a wonderful spectacular feature bringing something excitingly different to the home screen ... the compilation of the story, from a mass of mad or funny incidents as the nine competitors tried to follow a fox balloon was a masterpiece
DAILY TELEGRAPH
Film editor, Keith Miller Written and produced by Brian Branston
First shown on BBC-1

Contributors

Editor: Keith Miller
Produced By: Brian Branston

: DON GIOVANNI

Act 1 of MOZART'S opera from this year's
Aix-en-Provence Festival
Libretto, Lorenzo DA Ponte
Orchestre de Paris
Conducted by Georges Semkow
Scenery and costumes, A. M. Cassandre
Production, JEAN MEYER
Television direction, ROGER BENAMOU
Introduced by ANTONY HOPKINS
Sung in Italian with English sub-titles by Julian Budden
Recording made available by courtesy of the French Television Service
Act 2: next Sunday
See page 31
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FOR THE DEAF
Synopses are now available for these forthcoming plays on BBC-1: for adults, The Expert (August 29); Z Cars (August 25 and 26; September 1 and 2; 8 and 9); Counterstrike (September 9); and for children, Dombey and Son (August 17-September 21); The White Horses (August 28-September 11); Circus Boy (August 26); A Handful of Thieves (August 22). Write to [address removed].

Contributors

Conducted By: Georges Semkow
Unknown: A. M. Cassandre
Unknown: Roger Benamou
Introduced By: Antony Hopkins
Unknown: Julian Budden
Don Giovanni: Roger Soyer
a licentious young nobleman: Roger Soyer
Leporello: Donald Gramm
his servant: Donald Gramm
Donna Anna..: Teresa Stich-Randall
daughter of the Commendatore and betrothed to Don Ottavio: Teresa Stich-Randall
Don Ottavio: Werner Khenn
The Commendatore: Pierre Thau
Donna Elvira...: Elizabeth Harwood
a lady of Burgos, deserted by Don: Elizabeth Harwood
Zerlina: Ana-Maria Miranda
a country girl: Ana-Maria Miranda
Masetto: Neil Howlett
her fiance: Neil Howlett

: THIRTY-MINUTE THEATRE

Game, Set and Match by MICHAEL PAGE with COLIN BLAKELY as Sgt. Taylor, c.i.d. and RONALD LACEY as The Prisoner
DENNIS CHINNERY as Station Sergeant Script editor, Derek Hoddinott Designer, John Cooper Producer, Innes LLOYD
Directed by JOHN Matthews
The police bring in a man for questioning after he has thrown a brick through a shop window and violently resisted arrest. Sgt. Taylor is landed with interrogating the prisoner. It seems a routine case at first until Taylor discovers that the prisoner refuses to talk ...

Contributors

Unknown: Colin Blakely
Unknown: Ronald Lacey
Unknown: Dennis Chinnery
Editor: Derek Hoddinott
Designer: John Cooper
Directed By: John Matthews

: SHOW OF THE WEEK

presenting
MANTOVANI
AND HIS CONCERT ORCHESTRA Leader, DAVID MCCALLUM and featuring
ABBE LANE
Scottish Rhapsody features
The Glen Dancers
Staged by JANET COOK
Oliver features
The Ralph Tobert Dancers and Sydney Johnson Staged by Ralph Tobert Lighting, Geoff Shaw Sound, Hugh Barker
Designer, David Chandler
Production, John Street

Contributors

Leader: David McCallum
Unknown: Janet Cook
Unknown: Ralph Tobert Dancers
Unknown: Geoff Shaw
Unknown: Hugh Barker
Designer: David Chandler
Unknown: John Street

: FILM NIGHT

Late Night Line-Up's weekly look at the cinema
Introduced by Philip Jenkinson who talks to Hollywood actor Glenn Ford
Editor, ROWAN Avers

Contributors

Introduced By: Philip Jenkinson
Unknown: Glenn Ford








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