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The second day of the February (National Hunt) Meeting.

3.0 The Great Yorkshire Handicap Steeplechase over 3 miles 40 yards for four-year-olds and upwards

3.30 The Amateur Riders' Handicap Hurdle over 3 miles 40 yards for four-year-olds and upwards

John Rickmond identifies the runners and riders in the paddock before each race

Contributors

Commentator (The Great Yorkshire Handicap Steeplechase):
Peter Dimmock
Assisted by (The Great Yorkshire Handicap Steeplechase)/commentator (The Amateur Riders' Handicap):
Peter O'Sullevan
Paddock commentator:
John Rickmond

Skipper Peter Butterworth and Porterhouse welcome you aboard.
Others at sea are:
Christopher Hodge, the cabin boy
Mr. Merlin, ship's engineer
Humpty Dumpty, ship's look-out
Sooty, the ship's mascot with Harry Corbett
and Martin Lukins, ship's cook
'The Skipper's Yarn'
(to 18.00)

Contributors

Skipper:
Peter Butterworth
Cabin boy:
Christopher Hodge
Puppeteer (Sooty):
Harry Corbett
Ship's cook:
Martin Lukins
Voices:
Peter Hawkins
Puppetry:
Sam Williams
Drawings:
Tony Hart
Scripts:
Shaun Sutton
Scripts:
Roland Peake
Scripts:
Peter Ling
Producer:
Douglas Hurn

A mystery serial in six parts
Written for television by Eric Maschwitz
[Starring] Donald Houston and Honor Blackman

Contributors

Writer:
Eric Maschwitz
Producer:
W. Lyon-Shaw
Settings:
Richard Wilmot
Jocelyn Cullum:
Honor Blackman
Colin Currie:
Donald Houston
Lady Currie:
Henzie Raeburn
Superintendent Harington:
Arthur Rigby
Sir Clive:
Robert Raglan
Williams:
Basil Appleby
Fisher:
Thomas Heathcote
Todd:
Edward Evans
Professor Deller:
Joseph Fisher
Commander Halliard:
Philip Lennard
Vinsen:
Michael Godfrey
The Little Man:
John Rutland
Receptionist:
Billie Whitelaw

with Arthur English, Dorothy Squires, Jerry Bergman and Mimi, Alain Diagora and Partner, Jack Anton, Anell and Brask, The Television Toppers

Contributors

Comedian:
Arthur English
Singer:
Dorothy Squires
Magic act:
Jerry Bergman and Mimi
Juggler:
Alain Diagora and Partner
Performer:
Jack Anton
Performers:
Anell and Brask
Dancers:
The Television Toppers
Dances arranged by:
Jack Billings
Orchestra directed by:
Eric Robinson
Devised by/Producer:
Richard Afton

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