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: Come Lasses and Lads

Every summer 700 boys and girls put down pens and pencils, pick up violins, cellos, recorders and song books and make their way to the Town Hall. This is the time of the Reading Schools' Music Festival when the music makers -none older than 11-entertain music lovers of all ages.
Arranged and conducted by Noel Hale


Conducted By: Noel Hale
Producer: Tom Conway

: One-Day International Cricket

England v Australia from Lord's
Coverage through to the completion of this second of three 55-over matches for the Prudential Trophy and total prize money of £4,000. Commentators
Television presentation by DAVID KENNING and NICK HUNTER


Unknown: Richie Benaud
Unknown: Jim Laker
Introduced By: Mike Carey
Presentation By: David Kenning
Presentation By: Nick Hunter

: World Chess Championship

A report on the match between world champion Boris Spassky of Russia and challenger Bobby Fischer of the United States.


Chess player: Boris Spassky
Chess player: Bobby Fischer
Producer: Robert Toner

: News and Sport

and Weather

: All in a Day: 4: The Visit

The last in this series of films

What happens to a factory full of people when faced with a visit from The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, and Princess Anne?


Producer: Mike Wooller
Director: Tim King

: Civilisation

A personal view by Kenneth Clark 11: The Worship of Nature
' For almost a thousand years the chief creative force in western civilisation was Christianity. Then, in about the year 1730, it suddenly declined - in intellectual society practically disappeared. Of course it left a vacuum. People concocted a new belief - a belief in the divinity of nature.' KENNETH CLARK 's examination of this new force takes him to Tin-tern Abbey and the Lake District, to the Swiss Alps and the ideas of Rousseau - and to the landscapes of Turner and Constable.
Poems of Collins, Coleridge and Wordsworth spoken by C. DAY LEWIS
Producers MICHAEL GILL , PETER MONTAGNON (Book £4.75, paperback £2.25: see p 65)


Unknown: Kenneth Clark
Unknown: Kenneth Clark
Director: Peter Montagnon
Producers: Michael Gill
Producers: Peter Montagnon

: Sounds for Saturday

This week: Roberta Flack accompanied by EDWARD TENRYK (electric piano) JERRY JEMMOTT (bass guitar) TERRY PLUMERI (double bass)
RALPH MACDONALD (percussion)


Unknown: Roberta Flack
Accompanied By: Edward Tenryk
Bass: Jerry Jemmott
Guitar: Terry Plumeri
Bass: Richard Thomas Marotta
Guitar: Eric Gale
Guitar: Ralph MacDonald
Producer: Stanley Dorfman

: Emma

A second chance to see this dramatisation in six parts by DENIS CONSTANDUROS
Harriet has been rescued from an embarrassing situation; Emma has been reprimanded by MrKnightley Part 6


Unknown: Jane Austen
Unknown: Denis Constanduros

: Film Night

SHERIDAN MORLEY talks to the British character actor Terry-Thomas, on location in Hertfordshire for his latest picture The Cherry Picker, and shows scenes from his earlier films including It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World and Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines.
PHILIP JENKINSON shows vintage film clips of British comedians.


Talks: Sheridan Morley
Unknown: Philip Jenkinson
Producer: Barry Brown
Editor: Rowan Ayers

: News on 2

and Weather

: Midnight Movie: It Happened in Athens

Starring Jayne Mansfield, Trax Colton, Nico Minardos, Bob Mathias
Athens, 1896 and the first Olympic Games of the modern era. A young untrained Greek peasant has ambitions to run in the marathon while a beautiful Greek actress has her own ambitions to make some publicity out of the race - she offers to marry the winner of the race, whoever he may be!
(This Week's Films: page 19)


Unknown: Jayne Mansfield
Unknown: Trax Colton
Unknown: Nico Minardos
Unknown: Bob Mathias
Director: Andrew Marton
Eleni: Jayne Mansfield
Christina: Maria Xenia
Spiridon: Trax Colton
Volakos: Nico Minardos
Coach Graham: Bob Mathias
Mama Loues: Lilly Valenti
Grandpa Loues: Ivan Triesault
Drake: Bill Brown
Garrett: Brad Harris
Nico Loues: Paris Alexander
Maria Loues: Marion Siva
Ambassador Gaylord: Charles Fawcett

: Closedown

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