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Why Don't You just switch off your television set and go and do something less boring instead?
A collection of your letters and ideas on how to use your spare time, presented by the WDY gang.
Director HILARY MURPHY
Producer PATRICK DOWLING
(Write to: [address removed]; please enclose a long, stamped addressed envelope if you want instructions about an item shown.)

Contributors

Director:
Hilary Murphy
Producer:
Patrick Dowling

DAVID VINE continues a series about ten popular sports rarely seen on television.
6: Weight-lifting with JOHN LEAR, national coach to the Britisih Amateur Weight-lifters' Association.
Director JOHN RICKWORD
Producer JOHN DOBSON. BBC Bristol.

Contributors

Coach:
John Lear
Director:
John Rickword
Producer:
John Dobson

The classic serial in 15 exciting episodes, starring
11: Human Bait
In which Ming the Merciless and Queen Azura prepare a trap for Flash Gordon and his friends Dale Arden and Professor Zarkov.
Directors FORD BEEBE and ROBERT HILL

Contributors

Unknown:
Flash Gordon
Unknown:
Dale Arden
Directors:
Ford Beebe
Directors:
Robert Hill
Flash Gordon:
Buster Crabbe

in A Night Out
Charlie goes out with his friend Ben for entertainment but finds even more fun and games when he totters home.
Written and directed by CHARLES CHAPLIN

Contributors

Directed By:
Charles Chaplin
His friend:
Ben Turpin
Frenchman:
Leo White
Head waiter:
Bud Jamison
Wife of head waiter:
Edna Purviance

England v Australia from The Oval
The morning's play on the third day.
Introduced by PETER WEST
Commentators RICHIE BENAUD
JIM LAKER , TED DEXTER
Television presentation
BAVID KENNING and BILL TAYLOR

Contributors

Introduced By:
Peter West
Commentators:
Richie Benaud
Unknown:
Jim Laker

•Introduced by Frank Bough
12.35*
Football Focus
BOB WILSON looks at the early season trends and spotlights the week's main talking points in football.
1.0, 2.20, 2.50, 3.20*
Cricket: Fifth Test from The Oval England v Australia
The third day's play in the final Test Match.
Commentators
PETER WEST, RICHIE BENAUD JIM LAKER and TED DEXTER
1.40, 2.10, 2.40* Racing from Goodwood
1.45 Drawing Room Stakes (5f)
2.15 March Stakes (lfm)
2.45 The Waterford Crystal Mile (Old Mile)
Last year's winner, Free State, is among the top milers competing for a first prize of over £18,000. Commentators
JULIAN WILSON and JIMMY LINDLEY
1.50*
Bowls from Worthing
The National Championships
Highlights of two finals - the pairs and the singles - from England's most important Championships.
3.20*
Show Jumping from Hickstead
The Lambert & Butler
Jubilee Stakes
This event is to be judged under the rules as they existed in 1945, so some unusual scores can be expected. In those days a refusal was only one fault and one fault was added for each foot in the water.
Commentator
RAYMOND BROOKS-WARD
4.40* Final Score
Including classified football results, rugby and racing results, and cricket scoreboard.
Today's timetable:
12.35 Football Focus; 1.0 Cricket
1.40 Racing; 1.50 Bowls
2.10 Racing; 2.20 Cricket
2.40 Racing; 2.50 Cricket
3.20 Cricket/Show Jumping
4.40 Final Score
• Timings may be changed by events Television presentation:
Cricket DAVID KENNING and BILL TAYLOR Racing DENNIS MONGER
Show Jumping JOHNNIE WATHERSTON and BOB DUNCAN
Football Focus MIKE MURPHY Bowls TERRY LONG
Grandstand producer MARTIN HOPKIN. Editor PAUL LANG

Contributors

Introduced By:
Frank Bough
Unknown:
Bob Wilson
Unknown:
Richie Benaud
Unknown:
Jim Laker
Unknown:
Ted Dexter
Unknown:
Julian Wilson
Unknown:
Jimmy Lindley
Unknown:
Raymond Brooks-Ward
Unknown:
David Kenning
Unknown:
Bill Taylor
Unknown:
Dennis Monger
Unknown:
Johnnie Watherston
Unknown:
Bob Duncan
Unknown:
Mike Murphy
Unknown:
Bowls Terry
Producer:
Martin Hopkin.
Editor:
Paul Lang

Music and madcap antics from the singing dogs, Toff, Scat and Boney, and a yard full of friends withand help from Paul and Peta Page
Ted Merwood, Len Lowe
Written by JOHN MORLEY Music GEORGE MICHIE
DesignerQUENTIN CHASES
Producer PETER RIDSDALE scoTT BBC Manchester

Contributors

Written By:
John Morley
Music:
George Michie
Designer:
Quentin Chases
Producer:
Peter Ridsdale
Gerry:
Jonty Miller

Showaddywaddy, Mary Hopkin and Paul Nicholas bring to an end this series of pop festivals from the lawns of Pebble Mill.
Pete Murray introduces the show and talks to the stars.
Musical director NIC ROWLEY Director ROY NORTON Producer ROY RONNIE

Contributors

Unknown:
Mary Hopkin
Unknown:
Paul Nicholas
Introduces:
Pete Murray
Director:
Nic Rowley
Director:
Roy Norton
Producer:
Roy Ronnie

starring Kenneth More
Lauren Bacall , Herbert Lorn with Wilfrid Hyde White , 1. S. Johar
In 1905 a rebellion on India's North West Frontier threatens the life of a young Hindu prince. Captain Scott, a British officer, rescues the boy and sets out with a small party and an old locomotive on a perilous journey through rebel territory.
Director J. LEE THOMPSON. Films: page 10

Contributors

Unknown:
Kenneth More
Unknown:
Lauren Bacall
Unknown:
Herbert Lorn
Unknown:
Wilfrid Hyde White
Director:
J. Lee Thompson.
Captain Scott:
Kenneth More
Catherine Wyatt:
Lauren Bacall
Van Leyden:
Herbert Lom
Bridie:
Wilfrid Hyde White
Gupta:
I S Johar
Lady Windham:
Ursula Jeans
Peters:
Eugene Deckers
Sir John Windham:
Ian Hunter
Brigadier Ames:
Jack Gwillim
Rajah:
Frank Olegario

This final show of the series comes from Jersey and features artists appearing in the Channel Islands this summer, together with the first colour transmission of their famous ' Battle of the Flowers '. Starring Des O'Connor with Jack Douglas and George Truzzi Alan Randall Roger Kitter Brian Taylor
Shades of Love
The Californians Johnnie and Roy Page Three
The Mission Hall Jazz Band and David Hamilton featuring NEW EDITION
RONNIE HAZLEHURST AND HIS
ORCHESTRA
Choreography GEOFFREY RICHER Vocal direction
MAGGIESTREDDER
Assistant producer PHIL BISHOP
Producer MICHAEL HURLL

Contributors

Unknown:
Des O'Connor
Unknown:
Jack Douglas
Unknown:
George Truzzi
Unknown:
Alan Randall
Unknown:
Roger Kitter
Unknown:
Brian Taylor
Unknown:
David Hamilton
Unknown:
Ronnie Hazlehurst
Producer:
Michael Hurll

starring William Conrad as private investigator Frank Cannon a big man who walks alone in a dangerous world The Iceman
In prison for murder, former assistant district attorney Matt Carver incredibly refuses parole, a puzzle which causes his surprised friend Cannon to take a much closer look at the case.

Contributors

Unknown:
William Conrad
Unknown:
Frank Cannon
Unknown:
Matt Carver

Regional Variations (2)

Sportscene

BBC One Scotland

Introduced by Jimmy Hill
Action highlights from two top First Division games - plus news, interviews and analysis.
Match No 1 comes from the South.
Commentator JOHN MOTSON
Match No 2 comes from the North.
Commentator BARRY DAVIES
Studio director JOHN PHILIPS
Producers JOHN MCGONAGLE, MIKE MURPHY Series producer ALEC WEEKS Editor JONATHAN MARTIN

Contributors

Introduced By:
Jimmy Hill
Commentator:
John Motson
Commentator:
Barry Davies
Unknown:
Mike Murphy
Editor:
Jonathan Martin

Regional Variations (2)

Broadsides

BBC One Wales

Tony, Cliff, Mick and Hughie are joined by their singing audience for the last in the series from the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield.
' Guantanamera ', ' Waltzing Matilda ' and a colourful version of ' We Shall Not Be Moved' are included in this selection of songs by the ever-popular SPINNERS.
Double bass JOHN MCCORMICK
Producer BARRY BEVINS. BBC Manchester

Contributors

Bass:
John McCormick
Producer:
Barry Bevins.

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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