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Harry Carpenter, Desmond Hill and Tom Sutton report direct from the most famous rowing regatta in the world.
The woman's viewpoint, Judith Chalmers

(to 16.30)


Harry Carpenter
Desmond Hill
Tom Sutton
Commentator (The woman's viewpoint):
Judith Chalmers
Television presentation:
John Vernon
Television presentation:
Brian Venner
Television presentation:
Nick Hunter

Dan Maskell, Jack Kramer, Peter West, David Coleman report on the Semi-finals of the Ladies' Singles and the other big matches of the day, direct from the All England Lawn Tennis Club.


Dan Maskell
Jack Kramer
Peter West
David Coleman
Television presentation:
Innes Lloyd
Television presentation:
Alan Mouncer
Television presentation:
Brian Johnson
Television presentation:
Ray Colley
Television presentation:
Ian Smith
Television presentation:
Douglas Hespe
A. P. Wilkinson

Gordon Wilkins covers the world of motoring.

Twenty-two British women racing drivers have set up a club to attract more women into competitive motor sport like rallies, production car races, and Formula 3 events. Why do women want to race? What are their chances of winning? How do men react to this competition? An on-the-spot enquiry from Mallory Park Circuit with Stirling Moss, Maxwell Boyd, Robin Richards.


Gordon Wilkins
Stirling Moss
Maxwell Boyd
Robin Richards
Sarah Jennings
Alec Nisbett
Brian Robins

A series which takes a critical look at the methods and effects of mass communication

Old-fashioned publicity stunts are rare now. But with more subtle methods the news pages of our papers can still be used to convey 'news' which amounts in fact to advertisement. Tonight's programme looks at these methods, who them, and what effects they have.
Introduced by Derek Hart with Kenneth Allsop.


Derek Hart
Kenneth Allsop
Film editor:
Norman Matthews
Production assistant:
Frank Smith
Julia Cave
Paul Bonner
Patricia Owtram

For Sale-Paradise?
For many people, paradise is a plot of land. a stretch of sand, eternal sun and the sea: all of which can be found in the islands of the Bahamas. According to some advertisements in the British Press you can buy a plot in the Bahamas for as little as £5 down and £5 a month without interest charges, or £350 cash down. What do you get for your money? Jeremy James investigates.
Postponed from June 3

One Horsepower
The modern gypsies have exchanged their Romany caravans and the wandering life for large pink trucks and fast modern living. The Swain family from Shipley in Yorkshire left their van behind and spent a week's holiday in an original gypsy caravan...


Reporter (For Sale-Paradise?):
Jeremy James
Production unit:
Dick Gilling
Production unit:
Bob Duncan
Production unit:
Tom Conway
Production unit:
John Percival
Production unit:
Charles Lagus
Production unit:
Adam Clapham
Production unit:
Ian Smith
Production unit:
Bob Thorpe
Film unit:
Butch Calderwood
Film unit:
Fred Hamilton
Film unit:
Freddie Downton
Film unit:
Bill Searle
Film unit:
Bert Meadows
Film unit:
John House
Film unit:
Les Newman
Christopher Brasher

by James Hanley.
with Ronald Lacey and Frances White

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James Hanley
Music arranged and sung by:
Isla Cameron
Martin Carthy
Film cameraman:
Alan Hewison
Film editor:
Peter Heelas
Story editor:
Harry Moore
Marilyn Taylor
Peter Luke
Geoffrey Nethercott
Mrs. Hincastle:
Gretchen Franklin
Ronald Lacey
Frances White
Dr. Orden:
Henry McGee
Dr. Lenton:
James Bree
Waiter on train:
Patrick Carter
Mrs. Grimpen:
Kathleen St. John
Aunt Maggie:
Mary Hignett
Waitress in first cafe:
Daphne Goddard
Waitress in second cafe:
Jacqueline Cooke
Jack Poncey:
Geoffrey Palmer
Phil Treadwell:
Patrick Tull
Pauline Boty

Vaclav Smetacek conducts the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra in three movements from
Smetana's Ma Vlast (My Country)
Vltava: the romantic river that flows through Bohemia
Sarka: the leader of the Bohemian Amazons
From Bohemia's Woods and Fields
from the Prague Spring Festival.
Recorded via Intervision and Eurovision by courtesy of the Czechoslovakian and Austrian Television Services
Fourth of five concerts from this year's European Music Festivals.
Tomorrow: Yehudi Menuhin plays Bach's Violin Concerto in E major from the Bath Festival


[Orchestra] conductor:
Vaclav Smetacek
The Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

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