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Presented by Simon Bates with Anneka Rice and Fern Britton from Kempton Park
Do you know how many show business stars really can walk on water? This show will reveal the answer. The fun also includes chariot racing, hover-crafts, canoes and jet skis.
The 16 stars compete in teams for their own nominated charities and the Ever Ready Trophy. The teams: Music:
Ed Stewart , Paul Burnett Gary Numan , Hazell Dean Actors:
Bernard Cribbins , Rodney Bewes Chris Strauli , Susan Penhaligon Presenters:
Jeremy Beadle , Henry Kelly Francis Wilson , Sue Cooke Children's television:
John Gorman , Paul Henley
Peter Duncan , Sharron Davies Referee Brian Rix
Production team PETER FITTON
HARRY COVENTRY, OWEN THOMAS , UZ GLADWELL Television production PETER HYLTON CLEAVER (Produced in association with Trans World International and Candid Productions Inc)

Contributors

Presented By:
Simon Bates
Unknown:
Anneka Rice
Unknown:
Fern Britton
Unknown:
Ed Stewart
Unknown:
Paul Burnett
Unknown:
Gary Numan
Unknown:
Bernard Cribbins
Unknown:
Rodney Bewes
Unknown:
Chris Strauli
Unknown:
Susan Penhaligon
Unknown:
Jeremy Beadle
Unknown:
Henry Kelly
Unknown:
Francis Wilson
Unknown:
John Gorman
Unknown:
Paul Henley
Unknown:
Peter Duncan
Unknown:
Sharron Davies
Unknown:
Referee Brian Rix
Unknown:
Peter Fitton
Unknown:
Owen Thomas
Unknown:
Peter Hylton Cleaver

Regional Variations (2)

Dear Ladies

Series 2

Mystery Weekend

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

The 'Dear Ladies' go on a mystery weekend, and are determined to enjoy it, despite a couple of surprises from their musical past. Last in series. Show more

on BBC Two England

The last of a ten-part serial created by LAVINIA WARNER Part 10 by ANNE VALERY
Rumours are growing of the Allies' advance. The camp seethes with unrest. 'Explosive! That's how I feel,' says Joss. But neither she nor Marion foresee the outcome ...
Music composed by JAMES HARPHAM Producer VERE LORRlMER Director JEREMY SUMMERS
Full synopsis on Ceefax page 270

Contributors

Unknown:
Anne Valery
Composed By:
James Harpham
Captain Sato:
Eiji Kusuhara
Miss Hasan:
Josephine Welcome
Joss Holbrook:
Jean Anderson
Marion Jefferson:
Ann Bell
Kasaki:
Takahiro Oba
Dorothy Bennett:
Veronica Roberts
Blanche:
Louise Jameson
Kate Norris:
Claire OBErman
Mrs Van Meyer:
Elizabeth Chambers
Beatrice Mason:
Stephanie Cole
Daisy:
Anna Lindup
Christina Campbell:
Emily Bolton
Verna Johnson:
Rosemary Martin
Major Yamauchi:
Burt Kwouk
Suzy:
Kerry Tovey
Shinya:
Takashi Kawahara

with Martin Jarvis
Lord Arthur Savile 's Crime Part 2
Sound ALAN STOKES
Lighting JOHN GREEN
Designer NICK SOMERVILLE Producer ANGELA BEECHING Director CHRISTINE SECOMBE

Contributors

Unknown:
Martin Jarvis
Unknown:
Lord Arthur Savile
Producer:
Angela Beeching
Director:
Christine Secombe

Symphony From the New World Antonin Dvorak
A live relay of the second part of tonight's concert from the Usher Hall in Edinburgh.
Seiji Ozawa conducts the Boston Symphony Orchestra leader JOSEPH SILVERSTEIN
Dvorak's Symphony No 9, in E minor, was written in New York in 1893. According to the composer, 'the influence of America can be felt by anyone who has a nose'.
Introduced by Richard Baker
Sound RON ALLAN
Lighting JOHN BLACK
Producer MIKE NEWMAN BBC Scotland
(Festival People: tomorrow 8.0 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Antonin Dvorak
Leader:
Joseph Silverstein
Introduced By:
Richard Baker
Introduced By:
Sound Ron Allan
Introduced By:
Lighting John Black

Cornhill Insurance Test Match
England v Sri Lanka from Lord's
RICHIE BENAUD introduces highlights from the fourth day's play.
Producer BILL TAYLOR

Contributors

Introduces:
Richie Benaud
Producer:
Bill Taylor

The feature film starring
Jack Weston , Rita Moreno
On the run from his murderous brother-in-law, Gaetano Proclo takes refuge in a Manhattan bath-house-The Ritz. Unfortunately for the chubby fugitive the 'Ritz' is mad-cap, gay and one of its clients dotes on fat men. This outrageous farce is based on the successful Broadway show, and features many of the original cast including Rita Moreno as the hopelessly untalented pop singer who provides the bath's hilarious cabaret. Screenplay by TERRENCE MCNALLY based upon his play
Produced by DENIS O'DELL
Directed by RICHARD LESTER
(First showing on British television) Films: page 12

Contributors

Unknown:
Jack Weston
Unknown:
Rita Moreno
Unknown:
Gaetano Proclo
Unknown:
Rita Moreno
Unknown:
Terrence McNally
Produced By:
Denis O'Dell
Directed By:
Richard Lester
Gaetano Proclo:
Jack Weston
Googie Gomez:
Rita Moreno
Carmine Vespucci:
Jerry Stiller
Vivian Proclo:
Kaye Ballard
Chris F:
Murray Abraham
Claude:
Paul B Price
Michael Brick:
Treat Williams
Tiger:
John Everson
Duff:
Christopher J Brown
Abe:
Dave King
Maurine:
Bessie Love
Sheldon Farenthold:
Tony de Santis
Patron with bicycle:
Ben Aris
Patron in chaps:
Peter Butterworth
Small patron:
Ronnie Brody
Patron:
John Ratzenberger
Patron with cigar:
Hal Gallili
Patron:
Chris Harris
Old man Vespucci:
George Coulouris
Muscle-bound patron:
Leon Greene

12.10 'Heart of Darkness' by Joseph Conrad This programme examines the biographical and historical backgrounds to Joseph Conrad 's compelling tale of a voyage to the heart of 19th-century Africa.
12.35 The Public Inquiry
One phase in the appraisal of a major trunk-road scheme in Britain is a public inquiry. DR JOHN BLUNDEN talks to people who registered as official objectors at the inquiry into the M40 extension between Oxford and Warwick.
1.0 Education for Adults
Education for adults is a serious political issue in Holland, where there is still a wide range of educational activity, though the ambitious Open School project is now closed.

Contributors

Unknown:
Joseph Conrad
Unknown:
Joseph Conrad
Talks:
Dr John Blunden

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