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: Play School

Story: "Splodges and Squares" Written and illustrated by Joanne Cole
Presenters this week: Toni Arthur, Kerry Jewel

(Repeated at 4.5 pm)


Writer/Illustrator (Splodges and Squares): Joanne Cole
Presenter: Toni Arthur
Presenter: Kerry Jewel

: Closedown

: Penelope Pitstop

A cartoon series

: Play School

: International Cricket and Motor Racing

One-Day International Cricket: England v Australia
from Edgbaston
Coverage through to the completion of this final game of three 55-over matches for the Prudential Trophy and total prize money of £4,000.
Having failed to regain the Ashes the young Australian team would consider it some compensation to return home victors in this first-ever series of one-day internationals.
Introduced by Mike Carey

The Rothmans 50,000
Murray Walker and Barrie Gill report direct from Brands Hatch on today's big Bank Holiday event with total prize money of £50,000 including a first prize of £20,000.



Commentator (Cricket): Richie Benaud
Commentator (Cricket): Jim Laker
Presenter (Cricket): Mike Carey
Television presentation (Cricket): David Kenning
Television presentation (Cricket): Nick Hunter
Commentator (Motor Racing): Murray Walker
Commentator (Motor Racing): Barrie Gill
TV presentation (Motor Racing): Brian Robins
TV presentation (Motor Racing): Tony Salmon

: Look Stranger: Ellan Vannin

Sir John Betjeman revisits the Isle of Man, which he has known and loved since student days, and finds that the magnetism of the past is still present in The Ancient Kingdom of Man.


Presenter: Sir John Betjeman
Producer: Bridget Winter

: Newsroom

with Richard Whitmore
Reporting the world tonight with the BBC's reporters and correspondents at home and abroad


Newsreader: Richard Whitmore

: A.P. Herbert's Misleading Cases: A Tiger in Your Bank

adapted for television by Michael Gilbert
starring Alastair Sim, Roy Dotrice, Avice Landon and Thorley Walters
with guest star Raymond Huntley

(First shown on BBC1)


Author: A.P. Herbert
Adapter: Michael Gilbert
Music: Dennis Wilson
Settings: Brian Tregidden
Producer: John Howard Davies
Mrs Haddock: Avice Landon
Albert Haddock: Roy Dotrice
Mr Lazenby: George Benson
Miss Crossman: Tania Robinson
Mr Crabbitt: Raymond Huntley
Clerk of the Court: Michael Slater
Sir Joshua Hoot QC: Thorley Walters
Mr Mallow: John Bryans
Mr Justice Swallow: Alastair Sim

: Controversy: 1: The Case Against Foreign Aid

A series of six programmes
with Professor Peter Bauer

"The foreign aid crusade is a gigantic confidence trick. A well-meaning public has been conned by a motley coalition... which includes... disillusioned, power - and money - hungry academics, temperamental do-gooders and politicians in search of publicity."

In tonight's discussion from the Royal Institution, Professor Peter Bauer of the London School of Economics argues that foreign aid from the rich to the poor countries is rarely beneficial and often harmful. Among those who disagree with him are Judith Hart MP, and Lord Caradon; and they, and others, tackle Professor Bauer on some of his views.

Introduced by Professor Sir George Porter


Presenter: Sir George Porter
Panellist: Professor Peter Bauer
Panellist: Judith Hart
Panellist: Lord Caradon
Director: Stuart Harris
Producer: Karl Sabbagh

: Thirty-Minute Theatre: Too Far

by Joan Morahan

A cottage by the sea, sun, wine and the company of two attractive women. Larry's in his element but as usual he has to go too far.



Writer: Joan Morahan
Designer: Graham Oakley
Producer: Tim Aspinall
Director: Christopher Morahan
Larry: Barrie Ingham
Liz: Sheila Allen
Val: Ann Lynn

: High Chaparral: The Promised Land

Some of the best from one of the best Western film series ever made

The tenants of a village on Don Sebastian's land find the money to buy it, but Don Sebastian repudiates his earlier promise to sell. The origin of the money is called in question and the villagers' fate hangs in the balance.


Big John: Leif Erickson
Buck: Cameron Mitchell
Blue: Mark Slade
Manolito: Henry Darrow
Victoria: Linda Cristal
Don Sebastian: Frank Silvera
Vaquero: Rodolfo Acosta
Frank Munn: Joe Maross
Father Rufino: Natividad Vacio
Miguel Morales: Alex Montoya
Bartender: Jorge Moreno
Sam: Don Collier

: Wild and Winsome Women: Everybody fluffed up and got in touch

featuring Salena Jones, Doris Troy, Esther Marrow
guest David Snell

Doris Troy's description of what happened in a smoky club in Birmingham when three well tempered ladies stood up to sing for half an hour.
Nobody sings their latest record, they simply bring a new vitality to the songs, some strong, some gentle, that gives a sparkle to that current expression for doing it well - 'getting it together.'

From Opposite Lock Club, Birmingham



Singer: Salena Jones
Singer: Doris Troy
Singer: Esther Marrow
Harpist: David Snell
Musical Arranger: John Bell
Musical Director: Martyn Ford
Director: Mike Begg
Producer: Philip Lewis

: News on 2

and Weather

: Festival 26

A series of seven programmes in which Mary Marquis and Donald MacCormick present personalities and performances from the 26th Edinburgh International Festival


Presenter: Mary Marquis
Presenter: Donald MacCormick
Editor: Matthew Spicer

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