After the first three weeks of this season's competition, Derbyshire, found themselves heading the League. Northamptonshire's challenge, spearheaded by Hylton Ackerman and Mushtaq Mohammed, could prove a stumbling block.
During today's tea interval at approximately 4.0 Lord's Taverner Alan Curtis reads "Dingley Dell v All Muggleton" by Charles Dickens.
Neil Durden-Smith introduces the programme which includes news of today's other fixtures:
Glamorgan v Nottinghamshire
Warwickshire v Essex
Commentators at the County Ground, Northampton John Arlott and Jim Laker
Author of interval story:
Barbara Mullen introduces the first of four programmes of hymns for all seasons sung by choirs and congregations throughout the country featuring:
Huddersfield Choral Society
Orpington Junior Singers
The hymns are selected from recent "Songs of Praise" programmes on BBC1
The best of the week's news film. For the deaf and hard of hearing a commentary appears visually.
starring Shirley MacLaine, David Niven, Gig Young with Rod Taylor, Jim Backus
The first of a trio of Sunday-night films on BBC2 - films with a romantic touch and star appeal. Tonight, Shirley MacLaine - as a modern-minded smalltown girl who arrives in New York in search of a career and a husband. Hot on the trail of the eligible young men, the enterprising and very determined Miss MacLaine decides to achieve her goal by scientific research.
(Shirley hunts for a husband: page 8)
Based on the novel by:
A series of three documentary films for the bicentenary of the composer's birth
Beethoven in the years 1770-1804 with extracts from Piano Sonata, Op 27 No 2 (Moonlight) played by JÃ¶rg Demus
Piano Concertos Nos 1 and 3 with members of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra directed from the keyboard by JÃ¶rg Demus
Symphony No 3 (Eroica), with the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by James Loughran
Narrator Alan Howard
Beethoven's voice Colin Blakely
(Alan Howard is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company)
(The Beethoven years: page 11)
B. C. Robbins
The Czechoslovakian Montreux entry which won the Golden Rose of the 1970 Montreux Festival.
by Charlotte Bronte
dramatised in five parts by Lennox Phillips
Lucy Snowe, a penniless young woman alone in the world, has decided to leave England to seek employment abroad.
(Repeated on Friday, 8.25 pm; for cast list see p.65)
(A study of a woman's loneliness: see page 11)
Pop in the Cinema: Tony Bilbow talks to Michael Wadleigh, director of the new pop film "Woodstock", and looks at the new Beatles film "Let It Be".
Philip Jenkinson looks back over the Beatles' film career.