Programme Index

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The Gillette Cup Semi-finals
This competition is the oldest of cricket's limited-over titles and today's teams will be striving for the coveted right to appear in the Cup Final at Lord's on 3 September.

A programme for children under 5 Today's story: Harry by the Sea Written by GENE ZION Illustrated by MARGARET BLOY GRAHAM
Presenters
CHLOE ASHCROFT , FRED HARRIS

Contributors

Written By:
Gene Zion
Illustrated By:
Margaret Bloy Graham
Unknown:
Chloe Ashcroft
Unknown:
Fred Harris

Michael Aspel introduces your requests from recent BBC television programmes.
With him in the studio this week: Morecambe and Wise
Producer FRANCES WHITAKER

Contributors

Introduces:
Michael Aspel
Producer:
Frances Whitaker

Regional Variations (2)

Expedition Sahara
Mile upon mile of dusty desert track, the mysterious cave paintings high up in the Tassili plateau, and the Tuaregs dancing in the oasis town of Djanet.
Lorna Wheeler tells the highlights of the story of when she and her schoolfriends from FROME
GRAMMAR SCHOOL made an 8,000-mile overland return journey from England to Tamanrasset in the Central Sahara.
Film editor jim TOBIN
Photography JOHN EARLE Producer BRIAN HAWKINS

Contributors

Unknown:
Central Sahara.
Editor:
Jim Tobin
Unknown:
John Earle
Producer:
Brian Hawkins

The Story of a Country Vet
A Nationwide film unit, with Diane Harron as reporter, followed a Devon veterinary surgeon and his colleagues as they responded to routine and emergency calls in some of Britain's most rugged countryside.
Film editor REG BROWN Producer DAVID ROWLEY

Contributors

Unknown:
Diane Harron
Editor:
Reg Brown
Producer:
David Rowley

Regional Variations (2)

starring Red Buttons
Barbara Eden , Peter Lorre Fabian, Cedric Hardwicke
In 1862, Professor Fergusson and Jacques Verlaine , his assistant, set out on a hazardous 4,000-mile balloon voyage to explore central Africa. Among the passengers are a newspaper- reporter, a slave girl, a missionary - and Duchess, a chimp.
Based on the novel by JULES VERNE
Director IRWIN ALLEN. Films: page 13

Contributors

Unknown:
Barbara Eden
Unknown:
Peter Lorre
Unknown:
Cedric Hardwicke
Unknown:
Jacques Verlaine
Novel By:
Jules Verne
Director:
Irwin Allen.
Donald O'Shay:
Red Buttons
Jacques:
Fabian
Susan Gale:
Barbara Eden
Fergusson:
Cedric Hardwicke
Ahmed:
Peter Lorre
Sir Henry Vining:
Richard Haydn
Makia:
Barbara Luna
Sultan:
Billy Gilbert
Prime Mintister:
Herbert Marshall

Regional Variations (2)

It Ain't Half Hot Mum

Series 3

Pale Hands I Love

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC One West

Sergeant-Major Williams's life is threatened by a dreaded Chinese secret society, the Black Scorpion Tong.

Regional Variations (2)

Alastair McDonald

BBC One Scotland

by BARRY TOOK Adapted from
The Art of Coarse Moving by MICHAEL GREEN starring Brian Rix Lynda Baron
Francis Matthews and Alfie Bass in The Sitting Tenant
Designers CYNTHIA KLJUCO , KEN LEDSHAM Producer DOUGLAS ARGENT

Contributors

Unknown:
Brian Rix
Unknown:
Lynda Baron
Unknown:
Francis Matthews
Unknown:
Alfie Bass
Designers:
Cynthia Kljuco
James:
Brian Rix
Sheila:
Lynda Baron
Askew:
Francis Matthews
Flamewell:
Alfie Bass
Sir Phillip Comer:
Dennis Ramsden
Bert:
Michael Stainton
Maureen:
Louisa Rix
Mrs Trimfitt:
Beatrice Shaw
Mr Bullock:
Cyril Cross

A film series of hospital dramas highlighting controversial issues of the day. Tonight starring
Wasteland
Idealistic young Dr Nathan clashes with his colleagues when he questions the hospital's policy on sterilisations, and anger overcomes his discretion to cause a scandal.

Contributors

Dr Dempsy:
Judd Hirsch
Dr Nathan:
Christopher Connelly
Jennifer Nathan:
Susan Strasberg
Dr Marshak:
Ralph Bellamy

A series of six programmes 4: The Man Within
The British are good at inventing sophisticated equipment to probe inside the human body and spot hidden illnesses. But, in the past, we have failed in packaging and selling medical electronics in the fiercely competitive world market. The picture may be changing.
Judith Hann traces the history of EMI's Bodyscanner, acclaimed as the greatest breakthrough in radiology since the X-ray, but which also represents a triumph by a British firm in outpacing its American rivals on their home ground.
William Woollard tells the story of the lone Scottish professor who believed he could transform obstetrics by means of Ultrasound - and who spent ten years trying to get his discovery accepted by a manufacturer.
Andrew Neil of The Economist discusses the risks, strategies and marketing problems behind these two stories with Dr John Powell of EMI, and with Brian Pringle -Managing Director of the firm which finally took the plunge into Ultrasound.
Research PAUL ANDERSEN
Film editor PAULINE DYKES Producer JULIAN ASTON
Editor MICHAEL BLAKSTAB BBC Manchester

Contributors

Unknown:
Judith Hann
Unknown:
William Woollard
Unknown:
Andrew Neil
Unknown:
Dr John Powell
Unknown:
Brian Pringle
Editor:
Pauline Dykes
Producer:
Julian Aston
Editor:
Michael Blakstab

The fourth programme in a series of six.
Master of Hounds, part-time Thespian, novelist, teacher, Dorian Williams uses up every minute of every day. As the BBC's Show Jumping commentator he gets great pleasure watching great riders perform and his commentary style makes it seem he is on the horse with them.
Hugh McIlvanney of The Observer is the interviewer.
Producer BOB ABRAHAMS

Contributors

Unknown:
Dorian Williams
Unknown:
Hugh McIlvanney
Producer:
Bob Abrahams

BBC One London

About BBC One

BBC One is a TV channel that started broadcasting on the 20th April 1964. It replaced BBC Television.

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