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Poem of the Week "The Tide in the River" by Eleanor Farjeon
"The Magic Hat" by John Styles

(Repeated on BBC1 at 4.10 pm)
(Colour)

Contributors

Poet (The Tide in the River):
Eleanor Farjeon
Author (The Magic Hat):
John Styles
Presenter:
Toni Arthur
Presenter:
Brian Cant

Introduced by Cliff Michelmore

Like to tow the family caravan at 80-miles-an-hour over forest tracks without breaking the crockery? That's what Pat Moss-Carlsson and 120 other mobile home-owners were doing for 48 hours in the British Caravan Road Rally. Barrie Gill reports on who won and why.

Is 'cut-price' petrol really cheap?
In the first four years of the Trade Descriptions Act there have been more than 40 successful prosecutions for misleading motorists. Tonight's programme looks at some of the free gifts and garage give-aways now involved in the petrol stations' cut-price war.

Contributors

Presenter:
Cliff Michelmore
Subject (British Caravan Road Rally):
Pat Moss-Carlsson
Reporter (British Caravan Road Rally):
Barrie Gill
Director:
Tony Salmon
Director:
Peter Cleaver
Producer:
John Mills
Editor:
Brian Robins

A portrait of the great artist who died earlier this month
with Sir Roland Penrose, Daniel-Henri Kahnweiler, Francoise Gilot, Michael Ayrton, Manitas de Plata, Claude Picasso
This special programme was made for CBS Reports at the time of Picasso's 90th birthday and is written and narrated by Charles Collingwood

(Colour)

Contributors

Subject:
Pablo Picasso
Interviewee:
Sir Roland Penrose
Interviewee:
Daniel-Henri Kahnweiler
Interviewee:
Francoise Gilot
Interviewee:
Michael Ayrton
Interviewee:
Manitas de Plata
Interviewee:
Claude Picasso
Writer/Narrator:
Charles Collingwood
Executive Producer:
Burton Benjamin
Producer:
William McClure

BBC2 Snooker Competition
From the League of Champions: Fred Davis, ten times World Snooker Champion, v Rex Williams, the World's Billiards Champion.
A vital game for both players as they strive to reach the semi-finals.
Introduced by Alan Weeks
(from Birmingham)

Contributors

Presenter:
Alan Weeks
Snooker player:
Fred Davis
Snooker player:
Rex Williams
Referee:
Sydney Lee
Commentator:
Ted Lowe
Director:
Jim Dumighan
Producer:
Reg Perrin

by Hugh Whitemore
[Starring] Keith Barron as David Duncan, Mary Miller as Jenny Duncan, Peter Bowles as Frank Cordroy, Ann Lynn as Madge Gallagher and Ray Brooks as Steve Abelman

'I can't get him out of my mind: a strange little man, clenched like a fist, knotted-up with impossible problems.'

Contributors

Writer:
Hugh Whitemore
Script Editor:
Richard Broke
Lighting:
Peter Catlett
Designer:
Don Homfray
Producer:
Mark Shivas
Director:
John Glenister
David Duncan:
Keith Barron
Jenny Duncan:
Mary Miller
Frank Cordroy:
Peter Bowles
Madge Gallagher:
Ann Lynn
Steve Abelman:
Ray Brooks
Man in orchard:
Will Stampe
Man in orchard:
Colin Cunningham
Chris:
Paul Seed
Jenny's mother:
Ella Milne
William Duncan:
John Woodnutt
Voice of Wittgenstein:
Carl Duering

Bob Harris with the news, views and sounds of today's music.
In the studio Birtha and John David Souther plus album tracks, films, guests

Contributors

Presenter:
Bob Harris
Musicians:
null Birtha
Singer/Guitarist:
John David Souther
Director:
Colin Strong
Producer:
Michael Appleton

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