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Introduced by Harry Carpenter.

Racing from Ascot Heath

2.35 Wentworth Steeplechase
over two miles

3.10 Victoria Gate Handicap
over seven furlongs

4.10 Great Harry Stakes
over one and a half miles

Rugby Union: The Middlesex Seven-a-Sides
From Twickenham.
at 3.15; 4.50 (Semi-Finals) and 6.10 (Final)

Golf: Schweppes Golf Championship
From Sandwich.
Final day's play at 3.40; 4.15; 5.25
From Prince's Golf Club.

While it is hoped to keep to the above timings-Ascot Heath will be visited approximately ten minutes before the starting time of each race-they may be altered by events

(to 18.30)


Harry Carpenter
Presented by:
Bob Duncan
Phil Pilley
Commentator (Racing):
Peter O'Sullevan
Commentator (Racing):
Clive Graham
Television presentation (Racing):
John Vernon
Commentator (Rugby Union):
Peter West
Commentator (Rugby Union):
Bill McLaren
Television presentation (Rugby Union):
Alan Mouncer
Commentator (Golf):
Henry Longhurst
Commentator (Golf):
Bill Cox
Television presentation (Golf):
Innes Lloyd

In tribute to the memory of this internationally loved musician and singing star - the programme he recorded during his last visit to this country.
Also appearing: Ted Heath, The Cliff Adams Singers
and Reunald Jones (trumpet), John Collins (guitar), Charles Harris (bass), Leon Petties (drums), The Augmented Ted Heath Orchestra
(First transmission on BBC-1, September 21, 1963)


Nat 'King' Cole
Ted Heath
The Cliff Adams Singers
Reunald Jones
John Collins
Charles Harris
Leon Petties
The Augmented Ted Heath Orchestra
Musical Director:
Joe Zito
Stanley Dorfman
Yvonne Littlewood

A series of film dramatisations based on the prize-winning book by the late President John F. Kennedy.

Starring Henry Jones

Against the tide of public opinion and pressures from powerful colleagues, Hamilton Fish, Secretary of State under President Grant, sought a peaceful solution to the Cuban crisis of 1869.


Based on the book by:
President John F. Kennedy
Hamilton Fish:
Henry Jones
Bancroft Davis:
Robert Emhardt
President Grant:
Edward Asner
Mark Richman
Frank Silvera
Don Mauricine:
Joseph Ruskin
Howard Caine

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