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: Cricket The John Player League

Lancashire v Essex direct from Old Trafford Lancashire, champions of the Sunday League since its inception in 1969. today play Essex in a match which could prove vital to their hopes of retaining the title. Essex have proved themselves to be great exponents of the one-day game and are the pacemakers so far in the 1971 series.
During the tea interval at 4.0*: Profile of a Cricketer J. C. Laker
(Surrey, Essex and England) by JOHN ARLOTT
Frank Bough introduces the programme which includes news of all today's other League fixtures.
Commentators at Old Trafford: JOHN ARLOTT and JIM LAKER
TV presentation bill TAYLOR, BOB DUNCAN Series producer BILL TAYLOR


Unknown: John Arlott
Introduces: Frank Bough
Unknown: John Arlott
Unknown: Jim Laker
Unknown: Bob Duncan
Producer: Bill Taylor

: Closedown

: News Review

The best of the week's news film. For the deaf and hard of hearing a commentary appears visually. Presenter Tim Nicolls Producer BILL N0RTHWOOD and Weather


Presenter: Tim Nicolls
Producer: Bill N0rthwood

: A.V.M? Animal, Vegetable, Mineral?

What is it? Where does it come from? How much do you know about it? Chairman
Professor Barry Cuniiffe Southampton University
The chairman challenges a team of archaeologists to identify and discuss objects from the period of the Roman Occupation of Britain, AD 43 - 5th century. Team:
Kate Pretty , Researcher in Archaeology, Cambridge University
Dr Tony Birley , historian and archaeologist, Leeds University Dr John Wild, Lecturer in Archaeology, Manchester University
Directed by BOB TONER
(The return of a TV classic: page 3)


Unknown: Professor Barry Cuniiffe
Unknown: Kate Pretty
Unknown: Dr Tony Birley
Directed By: Bob Toner
Produced By: Tony Broughton

: The World About Us Trans-African Hovercraft-Beyond Timbuctoo

Encased in ten tons of the latest technology, a group of scientists and journalists attempts to blast its way over 3,000 miles and half a continent-from the Republic of Senegal to Timbuctoo and beyond. The expedition's ultimate goal-the great Lake Tchad , a little-explored waterway the size of Wales, right in the heart of Africa.
The scientists are hoping that a study of the lake might provide some information which will help fight the problems of ecology at present facing the modern world. The technologists are hoping that their hovercraft will prove to be the ideal means of transport for such a rigorous journey. For, if successful, might not such machines bring untold benefits to a people for whom time stands still?
In retrospect the explorers have their doubts. For how can their blustering vehicle enhance a life-style which, though harsh and frugal still has the capacity for joy and the simple dignity of being alive?
(A special compilation from three programmes shown in July 1971)


Narrator: John Stockbridge
Unknown: Lake Tchad
Presented By: John Purdie
Produced By: Bob Saunders

: Music on 2 Workshop: Suzuki

Can'your 12-year-old play the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto yet? Dr Shinichi Suzuki , the Japanese violin teacher, believes that we all start life with a musical potential which most of us fail to develop.
His pupils - some 15,000 have learnt by his method in Japan alone - start the violin at 2 or 3 years old and, with the help of their mothers, are encouraged to acquire their musical skill in the same way they acquire the skill of speech. The results, as this film shows, can be startling.
Suzuki is concerned with the whole education of human beings, not with training professional musicians. But at a time when first-rate violinists and teachers are in short supply, his ideas have an immediate practical value as well. Presented by Kenneth van Barthold with Yehudi Menuhin


Unknown: Dr Shinichi Suzuki
Presented By: Kenneth van Barthold
Unknown: Yehudi Menuhin
Produced By: David Buckton

: The House of Pipes

HUGH SCULLY visits one of the finest collections in the world of pipes and smoking paraphernalia and the collector ANTHONY IRVING. Introduced by ARTHUR NEGUS
Producer JOHN KING
(from Bristol; previously shown In Collector's World on 19 January 1971)


Unknown: Hugh Scully
Unknown: Anthony Irving.
Introduced By: Arthur Negus
Introduced By: Paul Smith
Introduced By: John King

: The Borderers

Iain Cuthhertson
Michael Gambon , Edith Macarthur in A Woman or an Epitaph by BRUCE STEWART
Guest stars James Copeland Gay Hamilton , James Cosmo
The borders in the 16th century were a man's world. Woman's true position was not much higher than that of cattle. But one woman, ' the wee daftie,' forces several men to change their opinions.
Series created by BILL CRAIG Designer DAVID MCKENZIE


Unknown: Iain Cuthhertson
Unknown: Michael Gambon
Unknown: Edith MacArthur
Unknown: Bruce Stewart
Unknown: James Copeland
Unknown: Gay Hamilton
Unknown: James Cosmo
Unknown: Bill Craig
Designer: David McKenzie
Editor: Martin Worth
Producer: Anthony Coburn
Directed By: Roger Jenkins
Cessford: Iain Cuthbertson
Gavin Ker: Michael Gambon
Margaret Ker: Edith MacArthur
Jamie Ker: Ross Campbell
Rab: James Garbutt
Agnes Ker: Eileen Nicholas
Jean: Gay Hamilton
Bellenden: James Copeland
Hector: James Cosmo
Adam: Kevin Collins
Hornbook: John Garrie
Anne Michie: Jon Rollason
Selkirk: Angus Lennie

: The Flip Wilson Show

starring Flip Wilson and this week's guests
Ray Stevens , George Carlin and Lena Home
Directed by TIM KILEY
Produced by BOB HENRY


Unknown: Ray Stevens
Unknown: George Carlin
Directed By: Tim Kiley
Produced By: Bob Henry

: News Summary

Cricket Scoreboard and Weather

: Film Night

Easy Rider Goes to Woodstock by the Mayflower
On location last summer with the Academy Award-winning director Francois Reichenbach who came to Canterbury with 150 young free-thinking Americans to film his latest feature-documentary The Great Medicine Ball Caravan
Director JANE OEHR
(This Week's Sounds: page 11)


Director: Francois Reichenbach
Director: Jane Oehr
Producer: Barry Brown
Editor: Rowan Ayers

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