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Starring Dennis O'Keefe, Gail Russell
with Ruth Warrick

The life and times of a spectacular horse which broke all American championship pacing records in the early 1900s.
(to 17.00)

Contributors

Director:
Joe Newman
David Palmer:
Dennis O'Keefe
Cissy:
Gail Russell
Ruth:
Ruth Warrick
Aunt Kitty:
Charlotte Greenwood
Pop:
Henry Hull
Jed:
Arthur Hunnicutt
Ben:
John Hoyt

by Jack Trevor Story
With Teddy Green as Johnny, Pamela Franklin as Kate, David Griffin as Mark
and Colin Bell as Don, Colin Douglas as Mr Lane
Featuring Campbell Singer, John Gill, Betty Baskcomb, Jean St. Clair

A fight with the police... a lightning rescue... and the truth at last.

Contributors

Writer:
Jack Trevor Story
Theme song by:
Monty Norman
Designer:
Barry Newbery
Producer:
William Sterling
Director:
Morris Barry
Johnny:
Teddy Green
Kate:
Pamela Franklin
Mark:
David Griffin
Don:
Colin Bell
Mr. Lane:
Colin Douglas
Det.-Inspector Jugg:
Hugh Cross
Magnus:
John Gill
Sailor:
Ric Felgate
Captain Happy:
Campbell Singer
Agnes:
Jean St Clair
Lolita:
Madeleine Mills
Mum:
Betty Baskcomb
Harbour Master:
Douglas Blackwell
Duty Officer:
Geoffrey Alexander
P.C. Bates:
Dixon Adams
Cecite:
Bettine Le Beau
Mrs. Pilsworth:
Betty England

A comedy film series
Starring Fred Gwynne as Herman Munster, Yvonne de Carlo as Lily Munster and Al Lewis as Grandpa
with Pat Priest, Butch Patrick

Don't Bank on Herman ...his bank can't take it!

Contributors

Herman Munster:
Fred Gwynne
Lily Munster:
Yvonne de Carlo
Grandpa:
Al Lewis
Marilyn Munster:
Pat Priest
Eddie Munster:
Butch Patrick

A comedy film series featuring the hilarious adventures of a happy-go-lucky scriptwriter and his family
Starring Dick Van Dyke
with Mary Tyler Moore, Morey Amsterdam, Rose Marie, Larry Mathews

Odd But True ...there's more to a bell than clapper!

Contributors

Rob Petrie:
Dick Van Dyke
Laura Petrie:
Mary Tyler Moore
Buddy Sorrell:
Morey Amsterdam
Sally Rogers:
Rose Marie
Ritchie Petrie:
Larry Mathews

A weekly raid on the BBC archives.
Introduced by Michell Raper.
This edition includes:

Sir Malcolm Sargent conducts his own 'Impression on a Windy Day' (1959)
and The Orchestra as seen by Hoffnung (Monitor: 1960)

People in the Park (1960)
The Tonight team look at the Battersea Sculpture Exhibition.

Ernest Hemingway (died July 1961)
remembered by his friends.

Television Tomorrow (1957)
discussed by a panel including Sir Kenneth Clark and Dr. Bronowski.

Whatever Happened to Skiffle?
A musical craze of the 1950s.
recalled by Chas McDevitt and the Skiffle Group.
With Shirley Douglas
and featuring Mark Sharratt (washboard), Pete Stanley (banjo), Wizz Jones (guitar/kazoo)

Contributors

Presenter:
Michell Raper
Conductor (Impression on a Windy Day):
Sir Malcolm Sargent
Panellist (Television Tomorrow):
Sir Kenneth Clark
Panellist (Television Tomorrow):
Dr. Bronowski
Band (Whatever Happened to Skiffle?):
Chas McDevitt and the Skiffle Group
Singer (Whatever Happened to Skiffle?):
Shirley Douglas
Washboard (Whatever Happened to Skiffle?):
Mark Sharratt
Banjoist (Whatever Happened to Skiffle?):
Pete Stanley
Guitarist/kazoo (Whatever Happened to Skiffle?):
Wizz Jones

A dramatisation in eight episodes by Michael Voysey
Based on the works of R.S. Surtees
[Starring] Jimmy Edwards in The Hunting, Eating, Eccentric, Extravagant Exploits of that Renowned Sporting Citizen Mr. John Jorrocks
with Angela Baddeley as Mrs. Jorrocks
(Repeated on Tuesday at 9.45 p.m.)

Contributors

Based on the works by:
R.S. Surtees
Dramatised by:
Michael Voysey
Designer:
Allan Anson
Producer:
David Conroy
Director:
Peter Dews
Mr. John Jorrocks:
Jimmy Edwards
Captain Doleful:
John Bailey
Mrs. Flather:
Sylvia Coleridge
Emma:
Helen Fraser
Mrs. Jorrocks:
Angela Baddeley
Jane:
Merilyn Marshall
Betsy:
Ann Penfold
Benjamin:
Alan Baulch
Maid:
Rosemary Butcher
Lady Barnington:
Moyra Fraser
Marquis of Bray:
Robin Phillips
Adolph:
John Greenwood
Duke of Donkeyton:
Michael Bates
Eliza:
Gilly McIver
Duchess of Donkeyton:
Audrey Williamson
Footman:
Christopher Matthews

Alan Whicker considers Life After Death.
When we die do we simply move on to another plane to live again in a sort of astral suburbia, able, through a medium to transmit messages of encouragement and hope to loved ones still earthbound? Thousands believe this. Are they pathetic, gullible, foolish, or is it a reality?

Contributors

Presenter:
Alan Whicker
Produced and directed by:
David C. Rea

with David Vine reporting and commenting on the day's outstanding sports events and news stories.
Tonight's Sport Scene includes:

Soccer: The World Cup Final
Highlights of the big match at Wembley.

Golf: The Curtis Cup
The British Isles women tackle the Americans at Virginia Hot Springs, U.S.A.

Cricket: Glamorgan v. West Indies
The Tourists visit Swansea to play their last match before the Fourth Test.

Sports News
including Close-of-play Cricket Scores, Late Racing Results

Contributors

Presenter:
David Vine
Presented by:
Bob Duncan
Editor:
Phil Pilley

A last look around the world of television.
Criticism, Discussion, Diversion with Denis Tuohy, Michael Dean, Joan Bakewell, Tony Bilbow and tonight's guests.

Contributors

Presenter:
Denis Tuohy
Presenter:
Michael Dean
Presenter:
Joan Bakewell
Presenter:
Tony Bilbow

BBC Two England

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This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More