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Starring Nelson Eddy, Charles Coburn
This gay musical is set in New York in the days when it was just a little village and called, for short... New Amsterdam.
(to 16.50)

Contributors

Produced and directed by:
Harry Joe Brown
Based on the musical play by:
Maxwell Anderson
Based on the musical play by:
Kurt Weill
Brom Broeck:
Nelson Eddy
Pieter Stuyvesant:
Charles Coburn
Ulda:
Shelley Winters
Tina:
Constance Dowling
Tienhoven:
Ernest Cossart
Tenpin:
Johnny 'Scat' Davis
Performers:
Carmen Amaya and her company

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 Thursday 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
Mrs. Jorrocks:
Angela Baddeley
Belinda:
Heather Bell
Emma:
Helen Fraser
Mrs. Flather:
Sylvia Coleridge
Lady Barnington:
Moyra Fraser
Captain Doleful:
John Bailey
Betsy:
Ann Penfold
Chaffey:
Peter Brookes
Mr. John Jorrocks:
Jimmy Edwards
Duke of Donkeyton:
Michael Bates
Marquis of Bray:
Robin Phillips
James Pigg:
Walter Carr
Benjamin:
Alan Baulch
Charlie Stobbs:
Bernard Lloyd
Eliza:
Gilly McIver
Gypsy:
Nan Marriott-Watson

A film on Panama.
On July 31, 1966, a Commission reported to President Johnson on the possibility of cutting a new Panama Canal by means of nuclear explosives.
The Golden Isthmus tells the story of 450 years of men's efforts to bridge the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans in this narrow neck of land, and of the native peoples who have had to suffer them.
Written and narrated by David Howarth.

Contributors

Filmed by:
Robert Cundy
Writer/Narrator:
David Howarth
Executive Producer:
Brian Branston
Producer:
Eric Davidson

featuring The Baboon Dancers, The Fulah Acrobatic Dancers, The Susu Dancers,
The Kartakin Bird
In traditional, ritual, and ceremonial dances from many provinces.
with the Mende, Susu, Lokko, Temne, Limba, Fullah, Koronko, Yalunka Orchestras.
Guitarist,
Introduced by John Akar.

Contributors

Dancers:
The Sierra Leone National Dancers
Guitarist:
Ebenezer Calendar
Presenter:
John Akar
Programme Adviser:
Donald Ross
Designer:
Brian Tregidden
Director:
G.B. Lupino

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

Cricket: The Fourth Test Match
England continue their fight to save the series against the West Indies at Headingley.

Water-Skiing: The Golden Skis International
Twenty of the world's top skiers compete in a meeting which embraces the European Cup semi-final at Cirencester.

British Empire and Commonwealth Games
The latest report from Kingston, Jamaica, on a day which brings eight finals in athletics and five in swimming.

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

Contributors

Presenter:
David Vine Presented by: Don Sayer
Editor:
Phil Pilley

A thriller serial in six parts by Ken Hughes.
Starring Charles Tingwell, James Maxwell

Harry Sutton, about to fly to Russia to install one of his firm's computers in a top-secret steel plant, is trapped into getting information for a man called Henderson.
(Previously shown last Sunday)

Contributors

Writer:
Ken Hughes
Producer:
Alan Bromly
Director:
James Cellan Jones
Harry Sutton:
Charles Tingwell
Col. Rykov:
James Maxwell

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