Programme Index

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Summer Grandstand
1.45 to 5.0
Introduced by Alan Weeks

Special Events Include:
Great Britain v. West Germany Athletics Match

Today's Timetable:

Cricket: Yorkshire v. Lancashire
direct from Sheffield from 2.10
First day's play in the Roses Match

Athletics: Great Britain v. West Germany
direct from White City Stadium, London at 2.25, 3.10, and 4.45
This match, organised by the British Amateur Athletic Board in conjunction with the News of the World: is one of the Olympic curtain-raisers for Britain

Swimming: Great Britain v. Hungary
direct from the Wales Empire Pool, Cardiff at 2.45, 3.52, and 4.15

Sports Results Service
1.45 Lunchtime cricket-scores
4.55 Racing and cricket summaries

Contributors

Presenter:
Alan Weeks
Commentator (Cricket):
Peter West
Commentator (Cricket):
Norman Yardley
Television Presentation (Cricket):
Ray Lakeland
Commentator (Athletics):
Max Robertson
Commentator (Athletics):
Norris McWhirter
Television Presentation (Athletics):
Bryan Cowgill
Commentator (Swimming):
Kenneth Wolstenholme
Commentator (Swimming):
Harry Walker
Television Presentation (Swimming):
Selwyn Roderick
Presented by:
A.P. Wilkinson
Programme Editor:
Paul Fox

'Dangerous bank robber still at large'
Rick Saunders tells an old lady her soldier son is in prison and 2,500 dollars are needed for his release. She pays the money but her son returns home to find his mother has been cheated. The Lone Ranger hears Hank Denton will be the next victim. Is Rick Saunders the bank robber? Can the Lone Ranger and Tonto capture him and save Hank Denton from being swindled?

Contributors

Lone Ranger:
Clayton Moore
Tonto:
Jay Silverheels

A new series for television by Frank Richards.
[Starring] Gerald Campion
(BBC recording)

Contributors

Writer:
Frank Richards
Producer:
David Goddard
Harry Wharton:
Richard Palmer
Mr. Quelch:
John Woodnutt
Billy Bunter:
Gerald Campion
Bob Cherry:
Cavan Kendall
Skinner:
Alaric Cotter
Frank Nugent:
Michael Crawford
Johnny Bull:
Nigel Anthony
Hurree Singh:
Leonard Davey
[Actor]:
Peter Voigt
[Actor]:
Roger Wright

[Starring] Bob Miller and The Millermen, The John Barry Seven, Vince Eager, Adam Faith, Sylvia Sands, Danny Williams, The Raindrops.
Guest star: Don Lang
Compere, Trevor Peacock

Contributors

Compere:
Trevor Peacock
Musicians:
Bob Miller and the Millermen
Musicians:
The John Barry Seven
Singer:
Vince Eager
Singer:
Adam Faith
Singer:
Sylvia Sands
Singer:
Danny Williams
Singers:
The Raindrops
Musician:
Don Lang
Producer:
Stewart Morris

Stories from the Casebook of Detective-Superintendent Charlesworth by Berkely Mather.
[Starring] Wensley Pithey as Charlesworth
with Sheila Burrell, Leonard Sachs, Paul Whitsun-Jones

Contributors

Writer:
Berkely Mather
Film cameraman:
Jimmy Court
Film editor:
Robert Walter
Designer:
Richard Henry
Producer:
John Warrington
Assistant Commissioner:
James Raglan
Detective-Superintendent Charlesworth:
Wensley Pithey
Inspector Bayliss:
Edward Evans
Hymie Reingoid:
Leonard Sachs
Belmer:
Paul Whitsun-Jones
Sally:
Sheila Burrell
Bosun:
Sidney Vivian
Miriam:
Violet Gould
Sergeant Wrothbury:
Neil Wilson
Detective-Sergeant Spence:
Tony Church
Uniformed-Inspector:
Reginald Green

Tommy Trinder opens his Trinder Box
and discloses The Southlanders, Johnny Hartman, Janet Ball, Trio Ariston, The Boys and Girls and guest star: Nicla Di Bruno.

Contributors

Presenter/comedian:
Tommy Trinder
Singers:
The Southlanders
Singer:
Johnny Hartman
Dancer/choreography:
Janet Ball
Entertainers:
Trio Ariston
Performers:
The Boys and Girls
Singer/guest star:
Nicla Di Bruno
Script:
Denis Goodwin
Additional material:
David Ellis
Musical associate/orchestra under the direction of:
Bert Waller
Designer:
Malcolm Goulding
Producer:
G. B. Lupino

by Stella Martin Currey
Adapted for television by Alwynne Whatsley and Tatiana Lieven
[Starring] Jean Anderson, Margaret Tyzack
From the BBC's Midland television studios

Young Meg Day has shown exceptional promise at school, and her teacher Miss Figgis has coached her for a scholarship examination. But should she win the scholarship Meg realises that she will be faced with a problem-a problem that concerns her relationship with her family. For a new life and a new environment will be open to her-and she will have to break away from her background and her friends.

Contributors

Author:
Stella Martin Currey
Adapted by:
Alwynne Whatsley
Adapted by:
Tatiana Lieven
Producer:
Chloe Gibson
Designer:
Charles Carroll
Clare Cousins:
Margaret Tyzack
Alan Tullis:
John Ebdon
Miss Figgis:
Jean Anderson
Meg Day:
Sarah Long
Derek BailIie:
Terence Knapp
Mrs. Day:
Dandy Nichols
George Day:
George A. Cooper
Jimmy Day:
Stuart Hutchison
Myra:
Jose Read
Barmaid:
Elisabeth Orion
Barman:
Philip Garston-Jones
Police Officer:
Bernard Kay

Written by Fred Feldkamp.
The story of the war against Japan.

In the six months after Pearl Harbour, the Japanese overran thousands of miles of territory in the Pacific area. But in July 1942, American marines embarked from New Zealand for Guadalcanal, and the turn of the tide had begun.
A March of Time Production

Contributors

Writer:
Fred Feldkamp
Editor:
Jack Bush
Producer:
Arthur B. Tourtellot

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