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A topical diversion.
David Jacobs introduces people and events of the day including Flora Robson, Ursula Bloom, Yoko Tani and Junka Kirkbride talking to Ethel Mannin about Japanese women's attitude to men.
And a story from Dilys Powell.
(Flora Robson is appearing in 'The Aspern Papers' at the Queen's Theatre, London)
(to 15.30)

Contributors

Presenter:
David Jacobs
Panellist:
Flora Robson
Panellist:
Ursula Bloom
Panellist:
Yoko Tani
Panellist:
Junka Kirkbride
Interviewer:
Ethel Mannin
Storyteller:
Dilys Powell
Director:
Richard Gilbert
Producer:
Lorna Pegram

Two hundred years ago this month the British Army stormed the heights of Abraham to take Quebec, and secure British dominion over Canada. Here is the story of the few days before the attack-Wolfe outwitting Montcalm by planning the impossible, and both generals hampered as much by their friends as by their enemies.
Written and directed by Allan Wargon.
(A Canadian Broadcasting Corporation film)

Contributors

Writer/director:
Allan Wargon

Look around with Cliff Michelmore, Derek Hart, Geoffrey Johnson Smith and the travelling reporters including Alan Whicker, Fyfe Robertson.

Contributors

Presenter:
Cliff Michelmore
Reporter:
Derek Hart
Reporter:
Geoffrey Johnson Smith
Reporter:
Alan Whicker
Reporter:
Fyfe Robertson
Associate producer:
Alasdair Milne
Associate producer:
Antony Jay
Associate producer:
Gordon Watkins
Editor:
Donald Baverstock

A light comedy series set in Sam Callahan's restaurant.
[Starring] Eddie Byrne, Betty McDowall
with Edward Evans, Ronald Ibbs, Amy Dalby, Anthony Harrison, Hugh Lloyd, Dennis Thorne, Arthur Wilman

Contributors

Script:
Lee Loeb
Incidental music composed by:
Bruce Campbell
Settings:
Frederick Knapman
Producer:
Harry Carlisle
Sam Callahan:
Eddie Byrne
Hetty Callahan:
Betty McDowall
[Actor]:
Edward Evans
[Actor]:
Ronald Ibbs
[Actress]:
Amy Dalby
[Actor]:
Anthony Harrison
Archie:
Hugh Lloyd
[Actor]:
Dennis Thorne
[Actor]:
Arthur Wilman

Peter Dimmock introduces Sportsview
Action... News... Personalities... in a weekly sports magazine for the family.

Tonight's action films include:

Boxing: The British Middleweight Championship: Terry Downes v. John McCormack

Motor Racing: Whose World Championship?

Tips from the Top: 4: Riding with Pat Smythe

Tonight's special item: Swimmer v. Angler
A test of strength between Judy Grinham and one of Britain's top fishermen.
A direct relay from a London Baths

Tonight's personalities include: The 'County' Cricket winners

Contributors

Presenter:
Peter Dimmock
Boxer:
Terry Downes
Boxer:
John McCormack
Presenter (Tips from the Top):
Pat Smythe
Swimmer (Swimmer v. Angler):
Judy Grinham
Associate Editor:
Ronnie Noble
Presented by:
Bryan Cowgill
Editor:
Paul Fox

Introduced by Eric Robinson.
with Cesare Siepi, Gyorgy Cziffra, Marina Svetlova, Marais and Miranda, The Sinfonia of London
(Leader, Leonard Hirsch)

(Gyorgy Cziffra appears by arrangement with S.A. Gorlinsky, Ltd.)
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Contributors

Presenter/Conductor:
Eric Robinson
Producer:
Patricia Foy
Bass:
Cesare Siepi
Pianist:
Gyorgy Cziffra
Dancer:
Marina Svetlova
Singers:
Marais and Miranda
Musicians:
The Sinfonia of London
Orchestra leader:
Leonard Hirsch
Assistant Conductor:
Marcus Dods
Orchestrations:
Arthur Wilkinson
Designer:
Clifford Hatts

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