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Introduced by Gerald Harrison.
The second in the new series of Saturday evening programmes which bring you edited recordings of the day's big sporting events.
This week's highlight: Cricket: M.C.C. v. New Zealand
The first day's play from Lord's.


Gerald Harrison
Commentator (Cricket):
Peter West
Commentator (Cricket):
Brian Johnston
Commentator (Cricket):
Denis Compton
Television presentation (Cricket):
Innes Lloyd
Presented by:
Brian Venner
Phil Pilley

A Russian film with English dialogue from the book by Miguel de Cervantes directed by Grigori Kosintsev.

Starring Nikolai Cherkasov as Don Quixote de la Mancha (spoken by Arnold Diamond), Yuri Tolubeyev as Sancho Panza (spoken by Howard Marion-Crawford)

This brilliant Russian version of the Spanish classic captures the atmosphere and the period with complete fidelity.
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From the book by:
Miguel de Cervantes
Grigori Kosintsev
Don Quixote de la Mancha:
Nikolai Cherkasov (Spoken by Arnold Diamond)
Sancho Panza:
Yuri Tolubeyev (Spoken by Howard Marion-Crawford)
T. Agamirova
The Duchess:
L. Vertinskaya
The Duke:
B. Freundlich
G. Vitsin

A documentary comedy spectacular.
Starring Terry Scott
Also appearing for money are: Anthony Sharp, Rita Webb, Edward Evans, Annie Leake, Philip Gilbert, Claire Gordon, Stuart Sherwin, Pam Oswald, The Don Riddell Singers
and a slight discount has been allowed for:
The book was cooked by Marty Feldman and Barry Took and the account rendered by Dennis Main Wilson


Marty Feldman
Barry Took
Dennis Main Wilson
Malcolm Clare
Musical director:
Harry Rabinowitz
Alan Roper
Dennis Wilson
Film cameraman:
Peter Sargent
Film editor:
Thelma Connell
John Hurst
Terry Scott
Anthony Sharp
Rita Webb
Edward Evans
Annie Leake
Philip Gilbert
Claire Gordon
Stuart Sherwin
Pam Oswald
The Don Riddell Singers

A thriller serial in six episodes by Victor Canning.

Luke Childs, employed by Madame Chartustin to track down the ex-Nazi mass-killer Carl Buhler, is being watched by an agent of the powerful Nazi organisation Die Spinnen. She is attractive young Maria Galen.
First transmission on May 10
Episode 3: Monday at 9.15 p.m.


Victor Canning
Story editor:
John Wiles
Music composed and conducted by:
Norman Kay
Film cameraman:
A. A. Englander
Film editor:
Robert Rymer
John Cooper
Alan Bromly
Peter Hammond
Maria Galen:
Pauline Boty
Luke Childs:
Jeremy Kemp
Herr Kitzner:
John Wentworth
Pierre Heradot:
Godfrey Quigley
Lena Fischer:
Sylva Langova
Edward Caddick
Adele Charlustin:
Delphi Lawrence
Jacques Charlustin:
Geoffrey Toone
Madame Charlustin:
Violet Farebrother
John Baker
Charles Waterfield:
Ronald Radd
Stewart Simmonds:
Simon Oates

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