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: Championship Snooker

The Coral United Kingdom Championship
TONY KNOWLES, the No 3 seed, and CLIFF THORBURN , seeded 4, are in action this morning as they begin their first-round matches. This year the tournament has gone 'open' and there will be coverage from two tables. Introduced by DAVID VINE Summariser
Executive producer NICK HUNTER


Unknown: Cliff Thorburn
Introduced By: David Vine
Unknown: Jim Meadowcroft
Unknown: Keith MacKenzie
Unknown: Mike Adley
Unknown: Peter Hayward

: Open University

11.50 Science: Moths and Flies
12.15 Be a Sumbody
12.40 Milking and Mastitis
1.5 Pages from Ceefax

: Saturday Cinema 1: World for Ransom

Dan Duryea
Gene Lockhart
Mike Callahan is a professional adventurer based in Singapore. Through his friendship with Julian March and his love for
March's wife, he becomes dangerously involved in a daring kidnap plot.
Screenplay by Lindsay HARDY Produced by ROBERT ALDRICH and BERNARD TABAKIN
0 FILMS: page 31


Unknown: Dan Duryea
Unknown: Gene Lockhart
Unknown: Mike Callahan
Unknown: Julian March
Unknown: Lindsay Hardy
Produced By: Robert Aldrich
Directed By: Robert Aldrich
Mike Callahan: Dan Duryea
Alexis Pederas: Gene Lockhart
Julian March: Patric Knowles
Maj Bone: Reginald Carr
Gov Coutts: Nigel Bruce
Frennessey: Marian Carr

: The Sky at Night

Reflection Nebulae

: Saturday Cinema 2: The Swan

starring Grace Kelly Alec Guinness Louis Jourdan
The lovely Princess Alexandra is at the mercy of her match-making mother who is determined to make her a Queen. When the visiting Crown Prince
Albert shows little interest, Alexandra's mother hits on the tried and true formula of making Albert jealous.
This captivating Ruritanian comedy stars Grace Kelly in one of her last screen roles.
Screenplay by JOHN DIGHTON from the play by FERENC MOLNAR Produced by DORE SCHARY Directed by CHARLES vidor
0 FILMS: page 31


Unknown: Grace Kelly
Unknown: Alec Guinness
Unknown: Louis Jourdan
Unknown: Grace Kelly
Unknown: John Dighton
Play By: Ferenc Molnar
Produced By: Dore Schary
Directed By: Charles Vidor
Princess Alexandra: Grace Kelly
Prince Albert: Alec Guinness
Dr Nicholas Agi: Louis Jourdan
Queen Maria Dominika: Agnes Moorehead
Princess Beatrix: Jessie Royce Landis
Fr Hyacinth: Brian Aherne
Caesar: Leo G Carroll
Symphorosa: Estelle Winwood
George: van Dyke Parks
Arsene: Christopher Cook
Capt Wunderlich: Robert Coote
Countess Sibenstoyn: Doris Lloyd

: Championship Snooker

Further coverage from Preston

: A vous la France!

The seventh of 15 programmes of French for beginners

: Shakespeare in Perspective: King John

Sir Peter Parker visits the ruins of Minster Lovell Hall to present his personal view of the play which he describes as a 'blood-curdling thriller about crooked kings and their baronial mafia'. Director SALLY KIRKWOOD Producer VICTOR POOLE
(The play can be seen at 8.30 pm)


Unknown: Sir Peter Parker
Unknown: Minster Lovell Hall
Director: Sally Kirkwood
Producer: Victor Poole

: News and Sport

with Jan Leeming ; Weather


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Rugby Special

Wales v Australia from Cardiff Arms Park Wales start this season as favourites to take the Home Championship title, and victory for the very exciting Australian team would be a tremendous achievement. However, under captain ANDY SLACK, the tourists hope to repeat their victory of 1966 as well as eliminate memories of their defeat earlier this season on the same ground by Cardiff.
BILL MCLAREN commentates
With GARETH EDWARDS , and NIGEL STARMER-SMITH brings news and views of the rest of the day's rugby. Director DEW! GRIFFITHS
Series producer HUW JONES


Unknown: Gareth Edwards
Unknown: Nigel Starmer-Smith

: The Saturday Alternative: The Life and Death of King John

by William Shakespeare
Cast in order of appearance:

including at 10.0 Interval
(Macbeth is on Radio 3, Wed 7.0)
* FEATURE: page 5


Author: William Shakespeare
Music composed by: Colin Sell
Lighting: Howard King
Sound: Chick Anthony
Make-up: Elizabeth Rowell
Costume: Juanita Waterson
Designer: Chris Pemsel
Producer: Shaun Sutton
Director: David Giles
King John: Leonard Rossiter
Chatillon: William Whymper
Queen Elinor: Mary Morris
Earl of Pembroke: Robert Brown
Earl of Salisbury: John Castle
Lord Bigot: John Flint
Hubert de Burgh: John Thaw
Philip, the Bastard: George Costigan
Robert Faulconbridge: Edward Hibbert
Lady Faulconbridge: Phyllida Law
James Gumey: Mike Lewin
King Philip of France: Charles Kay
Lewis, the Dauphin: Jonathan Coy
Arthur: Luc Owen
Lymoges: Gorden Kaye
Constance: Claire Bloom
Count Melun: John Moreno
French herald: Ian Barritt
Blanch: Janet Maw
English herald: Carl Oatley
French citizen: Clifford Parrish
Cardinal Pandulph: Richard Wordsworth
First executioner: Ian Brimble
English messenger: Ronald Chenery
Peter of Pomfret: Alan Collins
French messenger: Tim Brown
Prince Henry: Rusty Livingstone

: Top Gear Rally Report

For the first time, comprehensive coverage of the Lombard RAC Rally, the biggest motor sport event in Britain, watched by up to two million spectators every year. This year's rally starts tomorrow in Chester and over five days it will cover 2,000 miles of England,
Scotland and Wales, 550 miles of it on rough forest tracks. Tonight William Woollard experiences the perils of rallying in Top Gear's entry driven by Malcolm Wilson , and gives a foretaste of Top Gear's daily coverage of the Lombard RAC Rally. Director BRIAN STRACHAN Producer PHILIP FRANKLIN BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: William Woollard
Unknown: Malcolm Wilson
Director: Brian Strachan
Producer: Philip Franklin

Blog post that mentions this programme:

Sunday Post: The Car's the Star 13 May 2016

: News on Two

with Jan Leeming ; Weather


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: The Italian Film: Starting Again from Three

(Ricomincio da tre) starring
Massimo Troisi
Fiorenza Marchegiani Bored with his humdrum life, Gaetano determines to make a iresn start - from three, not from zero, because he has had one or two modest successes in life. Full of optimism, he sets out to hitch-hike from Naples to Florence. Cabaret star
Massimo Troisi 's first film brought him many prizes, both as actor and director.
Produced by FULVIO LUCISANO and MAURO BERARDI Written and directed by MASSIMO TROISI
An Italian film with English subtitles (First showing on British television)
OFELMS: page 31


Unknown: Massimo Troisi
Unknown: Fiorenza Marchegiani
Unknown: Massimo Troisi
Produced By: Fulvio Lucisano
Unknown: Mauro Berardi
Directed By: Massimo Troisi
Gaetano: Massimo Troisi
Marta: Fiorenza Marchegiani
Lello: Lello Arena
Gaetano's father: Uno Troisi

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