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Racing from Ascot
BBC outside broadcast cameras cover four races on this popular Charity Day in aid of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution.
2.15 The Ewar Stud Farm Stakes (Apprentices' Handicap, 1½m)
2.45 The Lintas: London Stakes (Handicap, 1¼m)
3.15 The Tote Charity Stakes (Handicap. 1m)
3.50 The Pains-Wessex Stakes (Handicap. 5f)
Introduced by JULIAN WILSON
Commentators PETER O'SULLEVAN
JIMMY LINDLEY , JOHN HANMER
International Badminton
The Friends' Provident Masters Tournament from the Royal Albert Hall, London
Today's matches decide who goes through to tomorrow's finals. With the quality of entries being so high, it will be in doubt up to the last minute.
Both KAREN BRIDGE and RAY STEVENS play their last first-round matches this afternoon.
Introduced by PETER WEST Commentators
BARRY DAVIES , DEREK TALBOT
Racing TV presentation BILL TAYLOR
Badminton producer JOHNNIE WATHERSTON

Contributors

Introduced By:
Julian Wilson
Commentators:
Peter O'Sullevan
Unknown:
Jimmy Lindley
Unknown:
John Hanmer
Unknown:
Karen Bridge
Unknown:
Ray Stevens
Introduced By:
Peter West
Unknown:
Barry Davies
Unknown:
Derek Talbot
Unknown:
Bill Taylor
Producer:
Johnnie Watherston

A film by ROBIN LEHMAN, set in New York, which takes a (mostly) humorous look at the strange pets that people keep - varying from a pet toad and pet cheetah to a cow that its owner takes for a regular drink in the ' local'.
Directed by ROBIN LEHMAN

Contributors

Directed By:
Robin Lehman

with Geoffrey Smith and Arthur Billitt at Clack's Farm. Planting new fruit trees on the right root stocks; choosing shrubs that ase colourful in the autumn; taking rose cuttings; the care of indoor plants, and Sheila Macqueen makes an arrangement.
Produced by JOHN KENYON BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Unknown:
Geoffrey Smith
Unknown:
Arthur Billitt
Unknown:
Sheila MacQueen
Produced By:
John Kenyon

The European Community Youth Orchestra conducted by CLAUDIO ABBADO and EDWARD HEATH from the Basilica of San Francesco, Siena, Italy.
Now in their third season, the European Community Youth Orchestra brings together some of the finest young musicians from the EEC. After a fortnight's intensive rehearsal, they gave nine concerts throughout Europe.
Their president, The Rt Hon Edward Heath , MBE, mp, conducts
Mozart's Magic Flute Overture and their musical director, Claudio Abbado , conducts Brahms' Second Symphony
HUMPHREY BURTON introduces the programme and talks to EDWARD HEATH about the orchestra.
Directed for RAI by ROY TIPPING

Contributors

Conducted By:
Claudio Abbado
Conducted By:
Edward Heath
Unknown:
The Rt Hon Edward Heath , MBE, Mp,
Director:
Claudio Abbado
Introduces:
Humphrey Burton
Unknown:
Edward Heath
on BBC Two England

Six celebrated bids for freedom, in dramatic reconstruction
3: Kim Philby by HUGH CONNOR
' Kim's had 20 years in the Service. He's done some brilliant work. Now I have to find out how much damage he's done ... in case he does a bunk.'
Beirut, in the autumn of 1962, was the setting for the most unlikely de-briefing of the master spy's amazing career.
Narrator FRANK DUNCAN
Film editor ALAN LYGO
Film cameraman KEN WESTBURY Designer ANDY DIMOND Producer FRANK cox Director JOHN BIRD

Contributors

Unknown:
Kim Philby
Unknown:
Hugh Connor
Narrator:
Frank Duncan
Editor:
Alan Lygo
Unknown:
Ken Westbury
Designer:
Andy Dimond
Producer:
Frank Cox
Director:
John Bird
Philby:
Richard Pasco
Eleanor Philby:
Thelma Whiteley
Anwar:
Steve Plytas
Alexander:
Boris Isarov
Nicholas:
Lyndon Brook
'C':
Douglas Milvain
Miles Copeland:
Jerry Harte
Peter:
John Lee
Fistere:
Peter Banks
Colonel Jalbout:
Tony Jay

The last in a series of programmes featuring the many styles of the Canadian country music artist as he entertains a family audience at The Phantom Club of RAF Bent-waters, with special guests
Terri Hollowell and Don Everly
Musical director BILL CLARKE Backing vocals SOMERS AND CO Sound GRAHAM HAINES Lighting CLIVE POTTER Director RICK GARDNER Producer DOUGLAS HESPE

Contributors

Unknown:
Terri Hollowell
Director:
Bill Clarke
Unknown:
Graham Haines
Unknown:
Clive Potter
Director:
Rick Gardner
Producer:
Douglas Hespe

by J. S. BACH
In the last of the series, Raymond Leppard introduces and directs from the harpsichord Bach's Brandenburg Concerto
No 6, in B major. Soloists:
Carolyn Sparey and Julian Shaw (violas) Jane Ryan and Ian Gammi (viola da gamba) Haflidi Hallgrimsson and Winifred Beeston (cello) John Steer (double bass)
Raymond Leppard (harpsichord)
Sound RON ALLAN
Lighting ALAN HENDERSON Designer JIM LONGMUIR
Producer JAMES HUNTER. BBC Scotland

Contributors

Unknown:
Raymond Leppard
Soloists:
Carolyn Sparey
Violas:
Julian Shaw
Violas:
Jane Ryan
Viola:
Ian Gammi
Unknown:
Haflidi Hallgrimsson
Cello:
Winifred Beeston
Harpsichord:
Raymond Leppard
Unknown:
Ron Allan
Unknown:
Lighting Alan Henderson
Designer:
Jim Longmuir
Producer:
James Hunter.

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