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: Cricket: The Player's County League: Glamorgan v Kent

The first Sunday game for both these sides, two of the most attractive in English cricket, will be eagerly anticipated by both players and supporters, for Glamorgan, the reigning County Champions, will be keen to avenge their defeat in the comparable fixture last season when they lost to Kent by the narrow margin of only five runs.
Frank Bough introduces the programme, which includes news of all today's other fixtures: Derbyshire v Yorkshire; Essex v Worcestershire; Gloucestershire v Sussex; Hampshire v Somerset; Lancashire v Leicestershire; Nottinghamshire v Warwickshire; Surrey v Northamptonshire


Presenter: Frank Bough
Commentator at St Helen's, Swansea: John Arlott
Commentator at St Helen's, Swansea: Jim Laker
Television Presentation: Bob Duncan
Television Presentation: David Brace

: Closedown

: 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.
and Weather


Presenter: Robert Dougall
Producer: Bill Northwood

: Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In

A series of programmes of lunacy and laughter starring, as your hosts,Dan Rowan and Dick Martin.
This week's star guest Carol Channing
(A Schlatter/Friendly production for NBC)


Comedian: Dan Rowan
Comedian: Dick Martin
Guest: Carol Channing
Performer: Arte Johnson
Performer: Ruth Buzzi
Performer: Henry Gibson
Performer: Jo Anne Worley
Performer: Teresa Graves
Performer: Pamela Rodgers
Performer: Jeremy Lloyd
Performer: Lily Tomlin
Performer: Stu Gilliam
Performer: Gary Owens

: The World About Us: The Way of a River

A portrait of the Test by Ronald and Rosemary Eastman
Each year, from April to September, dry-fly fishermen practise their art of deceiving trout on this famous Hampshire chalk stream. The moods of the river and its wildlife throughout a year are also shown, even going underwater for some remarkable glimpses of the lives of the trout themselves.
Commentary by Hugh Falkus
(from Bristol)
(The message in a raindrop on a leaf: page 14)


Filmed by: Ronald Eastman
Filmed by: Rosemary Eastman
Narrator: Hugh Falkus
Producer: Christopher Parsons

: Music on 2: Vasary plays Liszt

Tamas Vasary, the young Hungarian pianist, plays Liszt's Sonata in B minor, The Rigoletto Paraphrase, and The St Francis Legend No 2
Introduced by Jim Douglas Henry


Presenter: Jim Douglas Henry
Pianist: Tamas Vasary
Sound: Ray Angel
Lighting: Jim Richards
Designer: Richard Hunt
Producer: Patricia Foy

: The Spoils of Poynton: 2: Sharp Practice

by Henry James
Dramatised in four parts by Denis Constanduros

Mrs Gereth has made her feelings about Mona plain to Owen and Fleda. Fleda has allowed Owen to persuade her to stay at Poynton to talk to his mother about Poynton.


Author: Henry James
Dramatised by: Denis Constanduros

: Dinorwic - The End of the Line

In the valley of Llanberis in North Wales lies the Dinorwic Slate Quarry. Last year it closed down, leaving 3,000 men idle. When the company's machinery came up for sale recently, Line-Up went there to record the atmosphere as the valley's livelihood finally disappeared.


Director: Steve Roberts
Editor: Rowan Ayers

: Line-Up: Film Night

Introduced by Tony Bilbow with Philip Jenkinson
This week's guest Jean Simmons on location in England for her latest film Say Hello to Yesterday


Presenter: Tony Bilbow
Presenter: Philip Jenkinson
Guest: Jean Simmons
Production: Barry Brown
Editor: Rowan Ayers

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