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In a close finish last year at Chelmsford, Essex beat Notts by only four runs. This year Nottinghamshire have ground advantage and Gary Sobers's men may gain their revenge.

During the tea interval at 4.10* Profile of a Cricketer: 'Lance' Gibbs (Warwickshire and West Indies) by Jim Laker

Frank Bough introduces the programme which includes news of today's other fixtures:
Gloucestershire v Middlesex, Hampshire v Warwickshire, Northamptonshire v Kent, Somerset v Leicestershire, Surrey v Worcestershire, Sussex v Lancashire, Yorkshire v Derbyshire



Frank Bough
John Arlott
Presenter (Profile of a Cricketer)/Commentator:
Jim Laker
Television Presentation:
Bob Duncan
Television Presentation:
Roy Norton
Series Producer:
Bill Taylor

A digest of the news of the week and other world matters of interest seen by news cameras around the world. The interesting, the picturesque, the important and the dramatic - plus a visual commentary for those who cannot hear.
with Michael De Morgan



Michael De Morgan
Bill Northwood

100,000 people in the streets, jumping up to the infectious rhythms of steelbands, in the costumes of Romans, clouds, Donald Ducks, stormtroopers, Zulus, devils, anything a fertile imagination can devise and skilled hands create - that's Carnival in Trinidad.

But beneath the fantastic spectacle there lies a history of cultural struggle. The influences of Europe, of India, and above all Africa are reflected in customs and ceremonies still alive in Trinidad today. They reveal the fascinating background to this, the Greatest Show on Earth-two days of Bacchanal when even the poorest can be a King.

'People wait a year for this day': pp 48-50


Andrew Salkey
Horace Ove
Colin Luke
Series Editor:
Anthony Isaacs
Series Editor:
Christopher Parsons

Yehudi Menuhin is the soloist in Mozart Violin Concerto No 3. in G major (K 216) and directs the Menuhin Festival Orchestra leader Robert Masters in William Boyce Symphony No 5 Bartok Divertimento for Strings
Originally known as the Bath Festival Chamber Orchestra, the ensemble of some of the finest instrumentalists in the country plays music for which Menuhin has a particular affection.


Yehudi Menuhin
Menuhin Festival Orchestra
Orchestra leader:
Robert Masters
Adrian Stocks
Rodney Greenberg

Starring Alan Alda as Hawkeye, Wayne Roger as Trapper John

A nearby orphanage receives generous donations from a young officer. But just who is this benefactor?


Alan Alda
Trapper John:
Wayne Rogers
Colonel Blake:
McLean Stevenson
Gary Burghoff
Loretta Swit
Major F Burns:
Larry Linville

Regional Variations (2)

The Lotus Eaters

Series 2

Episode 3: A Very Long Spoon

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Erik Shepard realises how true Captain Krasakis warning is when Ann regains her memory. Drama featuring Erik and Ann Shepherd, who have set up a bar in a Crete town.

BBC Two England

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