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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.

Contributors

Director:
Hilary Morphy
Producer:
Patrick Dowling

David Vine concludes a series about ten popular sports rarely seen on television.
With Annette Stapleton and other members of the British Amateur Gymnastics Association.
Series recorded at the International Sports Stadium, Stoke Mandeville, Bucks.
BBC Bristol
(Repeat)

Contributors

Presenter:
David Vine
Gymnast:
Annette Stapleton
Director:
John Rickword
Producer:
John Dobson

A feature film starring Abbott and Costello, with Marjorie Reynolds, Binnie Barnes

1780: when Horatio Prim and Mistress Melody Allen are mistakenly shot by George Washington's soldiers, they are condemned to a ghostly existence for 166 years. But the shades' peace is disturbed when the old house is restored.

Contributors

Director:
Charles Barton
Horatio Prim:
Lou Costello
Cuthbert Greenways/Dr Ralph Greenways:
Bud Abbott
Melody Allen:
Marjorie Reynolds
Mrs Prescott:
Binnie Barnes
Nora O'Leary:
Anne Gillis

Introduced by Frank Bough

12.35* Football Focus
Bob Wilson presents an action preview of today's games and reflects on the week's major talking points.

1.0* Boxing
Highlights of this week's promotion at the Empire Pool, Wembley.

1.25; 1.55; 2.25* Racing from Chepstow
1.30 Double Diamond Hurdle (Handicap) (2 1/2 m)
2.0 Mercedes Benz Steeplechase (Handicap) (3m)
2.30 Free Handicap Hurdle (2m)

1.35* National Hunt Preview
Richard Pitman previews the 1977-78 National Hunt season with a profile of the 'Aintree Iron' - the man who rode his first winner at the age of 12, who won four National Hunt Jockey Championships, and the only man to train four Grand National winners - Fred Rimell.

2.5; 2.35; 3.20; 4.30* Crown Green Bowls: The Tom Thumb Cigar Champions Trophy Competition
A £1,250 first prize awaits the winner from today's 16 competitors who have qualified for this richest-ever tournament on Blackpool's famous Waterloo Hotel Green.

3.0* Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe
A preview of the world's richest race. Julian Wilson reports from Cashel - the home of Vincent O'Brien, the most successful horse-trainer in racing today and the only man who has won a hat-trick of Cheltenham Gold Cups, of Cheltenham Champion Hurdles and of Grand Nationals, as well as winning every English classic. Tomorrow, his horse Alleged could be the big race favourite.

3.50* Rugby League from Warrington: Warrington v St Helens
Highlights of today's outstanding League match.

4.40* Final Score

Today's Timetable:
12.25 Football Focus; 1.4 Boxing; 1.25 Racing; 1.35 National Hunt Preview; 1.55 Racing; 2.5 Crown Green Bowls; 2.25 Racing; 2.35 Crown Green Bowls; 3.0 Racing; 3.20 Crown Green Bowls; 3.50 Rugby League; 4.30 Crown Green Bowls; 4.40 Final
Score
* Timings may be changed by events

(Top Crown - bowling from Blackpool, BBC2, Wed)

Contributors

Presenter:
Frank Bough
Presenter (Football Focus):
Bob Wilson
Commentator (Boxing):
Harry Carpenter
Commentator (Racing):
Peter O'Sullevan
Commentator (Racing)/Presenter (Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe):
Julian Wilson
Commentator (Racing)/Presenter (National Hunt Preview):
Richard Pitman
Subject (National Hunt Preview):
Fred Rimell
Commentator (Crown Green Bowls):
Tony Gubba
Commentator (Crown Green Bowls):
Harry Rigby
Commentator (Rugby League):
Eddie Waring
Television Presentation (Football Focus):
Mike Murphy
Television Presentation (Boxing and Racing):
Bob Duncan
Television Presentation (Crown Green Bowls):
Nick Hunter
Television Presentation (Rugby League):
Keith Phillips
Grandstand Producer:
Martin Hopkins
Editor:
Paul Lang

Bernard Cribbins invites
Andrew Sachs , Susan King and Derek Griffiths to compete with John Noakes , Toni Arthur and Lance Percival in a series of peculiar acting games j
Designer COLIN GREEN
Producer PETER CHARLTON

Contributors

Unknown:
Bernard Cribbins
Unknown:
Andrew Sachs
Unknown:
Susan King
Unknown:
Derek Griffiths
Unknown:
John Noakes
Unknown:
Toni Arthur
Unknown:
Lance Percival
Producer:
Peter Charlton

A four-part story by Bob Baker and Dave Martin.
Starring Tom Baker.
AD 5000. Man has set out to conquer space... and so have other organisms. A malignant virus strikes at Titan space station. The Doctor is one of its first victims.

Contributors

Writer:
Bob Baker
Writer:
Dave Martin
Incidental Music:
Dudley Simpson
Costume Designer:
Raymond Hughes
Make-Up Artist:
Maureen Winslade
Script Editor:
Robert Holmes
Designer:
Barry Newbery
Producer:
Graham Williams
Director:
Derrick Goodwin
Safran:
Brian Grellis
Silvey:
Jay Neill
Meeker:
Edmund Pegge
Dr Who:
Tom Baker
Leela:
Louise Jameson
Crewman:
Anthony Rowlands
Lowe:
Michael Sheard
Nucleus Voice:
John Leeson

starring Bruce Forsyth with Anthea Redfern
Family couples from all over the country compete in a test of their general knowledge, skill and ingenuity.
Orchestra directed by RONNIE HAZLEHURST Programme associates BARRY CRYER and GARRY CHAMBERS
Designer PAUL TRERISE Producer ALAN BOYD
Executive producer ROBIN NASH

Contributors

Unknown:
Bruce Forsyth
Unknown:
Anthea Redfern
Directed By:
Ronnie Hazlehurst
Unknown:
Barry Cryer
Unknown:
Garry Chambers
Designer:
Paul Trerise
Producer:
Alan Boyd
Producer:
Robin Nash

A series of 16 episodes starring
5: The Passing Show by JOHN HAWKESWORTH
Can Louisa ever be made to bend her inflexible rules concerning her staff? A famous old actor puts this to the test. Louisa also needs all her guile to persuade Charlie Haslemere to join in the gay whirl during the hot summer of 1914. Signature tune by ALEXANDER FARIS Cookery adviser MICHAEL SMITH Lighting NIGEL WRIGHT
Designer RAYMOND CUSICK
Associate producer MARY ridgi Producer JOHN HAWKESWORTH v BILL BAIN

Contributors

Unknown:
John Hawkesworth
Unknown:
Can Louisa
Unknown:
Charlie Haslemere
Unknown:
Alexander Faris
Unknown:
Michael Smith
Unknown:
Nigel Wright
Designer:
Raymond Cusick
Producer:
Mary Ridgi
Producer:
John Hawkesworth
Unknown:
Bill Bain
Louisa:
Gemma Jones
Starr:
With John Cater
Charlie Haslemere:
Christopher Cazenove
Violet:
Holly de Jong
Sir Martin Mallory:
T P McKenna
Major Smith-Barton:
Richard Vernon
Merriman:
John Welsh
Mary:
Victoria Plucknett
Bishop:
Dennis Edwards
Mrs Cochrane:
Mary Healey
Ethel:
Sammie Winmill
Puffin:
Madeleine Cannon
Major Fitzsimmons:
James Woolley
Captain Marjoribanks:
Christopher Good
Lady Victoria:
Marsha Fitzalan
Antonia:
Rosemary Frankau
Tart:
Maureen Sweeney
Insp Jason:
Michael Hawkins

starring Dick Emery Special guests
Roy Kinnear , Ronald Fraser featuring
Helen Fraser , Michael Knowles
Victor Maddern , Vivienne Martin With RICHARD DAVIES
JAMES FAGAN , GORDON GOSTELOW
PAMELA MANSON , BERNADETTE MILNES RON PEMBER , STUART SHERWIN and HARRY FIELDER , ELIZABETH MORGAN
JOHN RUTLAND , SHARON WELLS
Written by JOHN SINGER . Designers
NIGEL CURZON , FIONA COMRIE , PAUL ALLEN Producer HAROLD SNOAD

Contributors

Unknown:
Dick Emery
Unknown:
Roy Kinnear
Unknown:
Ronald Fraser
Unknown:
Helen Fraser
Unknown:
Michael Knowles
Unknown:
Victor Maddern
Unknown:
Vivienne Martin
Unknown:
With Richard Davies
Unknown:
James Fagan
Unknown:
Gordon Gostelow
Unknown:
Pamela Manson
Unknown:
Bernadette Milnes
Unknown:
Ron Pember
Unknown:
Stuart Sherwin
Unknown:
Harry Fielder
Unknown:
Elizabeth Morgan
Unknown:
John Rutland
Unknown:
Sharon Wells
Written By:
John Singer
Unknown:
Nigel Curzon
Unknown:
Fiona Comrie
Unknown:
Paul Allen
Producer:
Harold Snoad

BBC One London

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

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