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Today's sport on BBC Television at 3.0

Badminton: World Invitation Tournament
Stars of Badminton in a tournament organised by the Scottish Badminton Union
From the arena of the Kelvin Hall, Glasgow

Table Tennis: English Open Championships: Finals of the Junior Events
Organised by the English Table Tennis Association
From the Empire Pool and Sports Arena, Wembley

BBC outside broadcast cameras bring viewers the afternoon's highlights of these two annual events.

Contributors

Commentator (Badminton):
Michael Henderson
Presented for television by (Badminton):
Alan Rees
Commentator (Table Tennis):
Max Robertson
Presented for television by (Table Tennis):
Aubrey E. Singer

The Lone Ranger: Trouble at Tylerville
Life can be tough on the frontier for an ex-convict trying to make good. Taunted by cries of 'jail-bird' he turns against his persecutors and threatens to kill their leader. Things look pretty bad for him when the threatened man disappears leaving a trail of blood and bullets. Lone Ranger has no doubt about his innocence, but can he and Tonto prove it?

5.10 Captain Moonlight-Man of Mystery: 2: Captain Moonlight Hits Out
A comedy thriller in six parts.
Written and produced by Kevin Sheldon.

Contributors

The Lone Ranger:
Clayton Moore
Tonto:
Jay Silverheels
Writer/Producer (Captain Moonlight-Man of Mystery):
Kevin Sheldon
Designer (Captain Moonlight-Man of Mystery):
Gordon Foster
Fights arranged by (Captain Moonlight-Man of Mystery):
Terry Baker
Film cameraman (Captain Moonlight-Man of Mystery):
David Prosser
Film editor (Captain Moonlight-Man of Mystery):
Valerie Best
Tony:
Jeremy White
Alice:
Lorraine Peters
Jimmy Bell:
Leonard Jeffery
A visitor:
Keith Rawlings
Forrest:
Anthony Bate
Ken:
Donald Masters
Les:
Terry Baker

with Josephine Douglas and Pete Murray introducing Cleo Laine, Tony Brent, The Kaye Sisters, The Polka Dots, Mike and Bernie Winters, Freddie Mills and the music of Johnny Dankworth and his Orchestra, Johnny Duncan and his Blue Grass Boys,
Don Lang and his Frantic Five
also Jim Dale introducing
Stanley Dale's National Skiffle Contest
This week:
The Station Group of North West London v. The Wild Five of Manchester

Contributors

Presenter:
Josephine Douglas
Presenter:
Pete Murray
Singer:
Cleo Laine
Singer:
Tony Brent
Singers:
The Kaye Sisters
Singers:
The Polka Dots
Comedians:
Mike and Bernie Winters
Performer:
Freddie Mills
Musicians:
Johnny Dankworth and his Orchestra
Group:
Johnny Duncan and his Blue Grass Boys
Group:
Don Lang and his Frantic Five
Item presenter (Stanley Dale's National Skiffle Contest):
Jim Dale
Scriptwriter:
Jeremy Lloyd
Producer:
Dennis Main Wilson

Some stories of a London policeman by Ted Willis.
[Starring] Jack Warner as Dixon of Dock Green
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Contributors

Writer:
Ted Willis
Script Associate:
Rex Edwards
Designer:
Richard Wilmot
Production:
Douglas Moodie
P.C. George Dixon:
Jack Warner
Andy Crawford, C.I.D.:
Peter Byrne
Todd:
Peter Stephens
Ryan:
Eric Dodson
Marie:
June Whitfield
Woody:
Glyn Houston
Sergeant Flint:
Arthur Rigby
Mrs. Phipps:
Beau Daniels
Mary:
Jeannette Hutchinson
P.C. Bob Penney:
Anthony Parker
Nancy:
Dorothy Casey
Sgt. Grace Millard:
Moira Mannion
Sergeant Muir:
Jerold Wells
Detective Sgt Brownrigg:
Anthony Sagar
Superintendent:
Austin Trevor
P.C. Hughes:
Graham Ashley
P.C. Cox:
Michael Stainton
Nobby:
Patrick Connor
Police-dog handler:
Benn Simons
Kim:
Amphion of Palermo

Starring Benny Hill
with a helping hand from Dave Freeman, Peter Vernon and certain other odd characters
and featuring Edna Savage.
Also presenting for the first time in England
The Two Rovitas
The George Mitchell Singers
Written by Benny Hill and Dave Freeman.
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Contributors

Comedian:
Benny Hill
[Actor]:
Dave Freeman
[Actor]:
Peter Vernon
Guest singer:
Edna Savage
Acrobatic dancers:
The Two Rovitas
Singers:
The George Mitchell Singers
Guest choreographer:
Lisa Thawnton
Conductor:
Eric Robinson
Writer:
Benny Hill
Writer:
Dave Freeman
Designer:
Tony Abbott
Producer:
John Street

by Bill Naughton

'We'll no more meet, no more see one another:
But yet thou art my flesh, my blood, my daughter...'

[Starring] Wilfrid Lawson
with Marjorie Rhodes, Andree Melly and William Lucas

Contributors

Writer:
Bill Naughton
Designer:
Stephen Bundy
Producer:
John Harrison
Rafe Crompton:
Wilfrid Lawson
Daisy Crompton:
Marjorie Rhodes
Their children - Harold:
Denis Holmes
Their children - Florence:
Anne Padwick
Their children - Hilda:
Andree Melly
Their children - Wilf:
Colin Broadley
Arthur Gasket:
William Lucas
Betsey Jane:
Edna Morris
Doctor McNulty:
Charles Carson
Errand boy:
Robert Scroggins
Jimmy:
David Brierley

Sportsview film cameras bring you three big sports events on film tonight.
Introduced by Kenneth Wolstenholme.

Association Football: West Bromwich Albion v. Wolverhampton Wanderers

Rugby Union: Wales v. France

Boxing: Middleweight Championship of the British Empire - Pat McAteer
(Birkenhead) the holder v. Dick Tiger (Nigeria)

10.50-11.0 Sport in the West
(Rowridge only)

Contributors

Presenter:
Kenneth Wolstenholme
Boxer:
Pat McAteer
Boxer:
Dick Tiger
Editor:
Paul Fox
Editor:
Ronnie Noble
Presented by:
Tom Millett

A series of thirteen BBC television films telling the story of air power during the years 1935-1946, and how it brought about the defeat of the Axis Powers in the greatest conflict in history.

This last film in the present series of transmissions covers air operations in Burma and the Pacific during the last years of the war against Japan, and ends with the birth of the United Nations.
Written and produced by John Elliot.

Commentary spoken by Robert Harris, James Drake, Guy Kingsley Poynter
(This series of films made by the BBC Film Unit was first shown in 1954.)

Contributors

Writer/Producer:
John Elliot
Service Adviser:
Sir Philip Joubert K.C.B., C.M.G.. D.S.O.
Narrator:
Robert Harris
Narrator:
James Drake
Narrator:
Guy Kingsley Poynter
Title Music:
Sir Arthur Bliss
Film Music:
William Alwyn
Film Music:
Clifton Parker
Series Director:
Philip Dorte

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