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Lawn Tennis - Racing and Cricket
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Today's Sport on BBC Television
Lawn Tennis: The Northern Lawn Tennis Tournament
Some of the final matches from the Northern Lawn Tennis Club, West Didsbury, Manchester
at 1.45 and 2.2

Cricket
2.0 app. Cricket Scores
First Test Match: England v. New Zealand
at 4.35 app., 5.30 and 6.5

Racing
at Kempton Park
At 3.15 app. outside broadcast cameras cover some of the day's races
At 3.30 Limelight Handicap over 2 miles
At 4.0 Halliford Stakes over 1 mile 3 furlongs
At 4.30 Palace Handicap over 1 mile
Clive Graham identifies the horses and jockeys in the Parade Ring before each race

Contributors

Commentator (Lawn Tennis):
Dan Maskell
Commentator (Lawn Tennis):
Michael Henderson
Television Presentation (Lawn Tennis):
Ray Lakeland
Commentator (Cricket):
Brian Johnston
Commentator (Cricket):
Peter West
Assisted by (Cricket):
Denis Compton
Television Presentation (Cricket):
David Martin
Race commentator (Racing):
Peter O'Sullevan
Parade Ring commentator (Racing):
Clive Graham
Television Presentation (Racing):
Dennis Monger

More about The Thompson Family
A serial specially written for television by Noel Streatfeild.

Contributors

Writer:
Noel Streatfeild
Producer:
Dorothea Brooking
Film Cameraman:
Leonard Newson
Film Editor:
Valerie Best
Designer:
Edwin Florence
John Thompson:
John Barrie
Elizabeth Thompson:
Marion Jennings
Susan:
Diana Beevers
Andrew:
Nigel Lambert
Caroline:
Sandra Michaels
Mrs. Fellows:
Mary Hignett
Guy James:
Cavan Kendall
Miss Wild:
Meriel Hunn
Mr. Brown:
Edward Higgins
Len's Mum:
Hester Paton Brown
Elsie:
Ann Wombwell
Marlene:
Margot Hayhoe
The Rev. Charles Masters:
Anthony Woodruff

with Jim Dale introducing Maurice Allen, Paul Andrews, Barry Barnett, Matt Monro,
Larry Page and the music of The Frantic Five.
(See page 4)

Contributors

Presenter:
Jim Dale
Pianist:
Maurice Allen
Singer:
Paul Andrews
Singer:
Barry Barnett
Singer:
Matt Monro
Singer:
Larry Page
Group:
The Frantic Five
Script:
Jeremy Lloyd
Producer:
Dennis Main Wilson

Six adventures by Donal Giltinan
Adapted by Anthony Steven
[Starring] Dermot Walsh with John Laurie

Contributors

Author:
Donal Giltinan
Adapted by:
Anthony Steven
Film Cameraman:
Jimmy Gemmell
Film Editor:
Teddy Ireland
Designer:
Roy Oxley
Producer:
Adrian Brown
Harding:
Maurice Colbourne
Dexter:
Dermot Walsh
Mrs. Kildrey:
Ann Wilton
McDougall:
John Laurie
John Kildrey:
Laidman Browne
Elsie:
Pamela Strong
Tulliver:
Edward Rees
Charlie Johnson:
Ivor Salter
Cook:
John Warner

(See column 2)

Featuring Hylda Baker - She Knows, Y'Know; Hal Fisher - Famous American Comedian; Ross Harvey and his Paraqueets; Roger Carne with Willy Heckle; Fred Archer - the Mechanical Man; Hope and Keen - Sensational Acrobats; Morris & Cowley - Boys of the Old Brigade; The Television Toppers - Dancing Supreme; Nat Temple and his Orchestra - Music at its Best; Al Burnett - Your Comedy Host from Coast to Coast
At 8.0

(Al Burnett and Hal Fisher are appearing at the Stork Room, London; Hope and Keen at the Latin Quarter, London)

Contributors

Presenter/Comedian:
Al Burnett
Comedienne:
Hylda Baker
Comedian:
Hal Fisher
Bird act:
Ross Harvey and his Paraqueets
Ventriloquist:
Roger Carne
The Mechanical Man:
Fred Archer
Acrobats:
Hope and Keen
Comedians:
Morris & Cowley
Dancers:
The Television Toppers
Musicians:
Nat Temple and his Orchestra
Dance Direction:
Larry Gordon
Decor:
George Djurkovic
Producer:
Richard Afton

by Terence Rattigan
[Starring] Denholm Elliott and Elvi Hale

(Denholm Elliott appears by permission of British Lion Films)
See facing page

Contributors

Author:
Terence Rattigan
Designer:
Barry Learoyd
Producer:
Ronald Eyre
Kenneth Lake:
Colin Broadley
Brian Curtis:
Nicholas Parsons
The Hon. Alan Howard:
Denholm Elliott
Marianne:
Sonia Windsor
Monsieur Maingot:
Eric Pohlmann
Lt. Cmdr. Rogers:
Alan MacNaughton
Diana Lake:
Elvi Hale
Kit Neilan:
Kenneth Fortescue
Jacqueline Maingot:
Petra Davies
Lord Heybrook:
Andrew Irvine

BBC Television

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This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More