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The Embassy World
Professional Championship For darts fans who retire early, highlights of the matches played yesterday evening in the first round of this major tournament in the darts calendar.
Introduced by TONY GUBBA

Contributors

Introduced By:
Tony Gubba

also starring Dick Powell
A colourful comedy featuring one of Hollywood's most enchanting stars.
When two policemen leave an attractive delinquent girl to spend
Christmas with a successful
Hollywood scriptwriter, the stage is set for a madcap romance.
Screenplay by ALEX GOTTLIEB Produced by HARRIET PARSONS Directed by FRANK TASHUN • FILMS: page 25

Contributors

Unknown:
Dick Powell
Play By:
Alex Gottlieb
Produced By:
Harriet Parsons
Directed By:
Frank Tashun
Mark:
Dick Powell
Susan:
Debbie Reynolds
Isabella:
Anne Francis
Maude:
Glenda Farrell
Virgil:
Alvy Moore
Maizel:
Horace McMahon
Hanlon:
Herb Vigran
Harvey:
Les Tremayne
Marilyn:
Mara Lane
Dr Rawlins:
Rita Johnson
Georgette:
Maidie Norman

with Geoffrey Smith Heathers
If your garden needs a splash of colour in the depths of winter, then plant a heather.
Geoffrey Smith visits some magnificent heather gardens to discover that, with careful choice of varieties, you can have a heather in flower all year round, and to achieve this Geoffrey gives advice on how to plant and prune, and how to acquire new plants by propagation. Film editor PETER RINGSTED Producer ERICA GRIFFITHS
0 INSIGHT: pages 21-24

Contributors

Unknown:
Geoffrey Smith
Editor:
Peter Ringsted
Producer:
Erica Griffiths

1: Main Courses
In this set of six programmes, Sarah Brown shows how varied, delicious and healthy vegetarian cooking can be.
She makes stuffed courgettes filled with a succulent mixture of vegetables and herbs, a tasty wholewheat lasagne layered with spinach and mushrooms, and cashew paella. She also visits Kate O'Mara , a vegetarian, who prepares her favourite salad.
Director PAULA GILDER
Producer JENNY STEVENS

Contributors

Unknown:
Kate O'Mara
Director:
Paula Gilder
Producer:
Jenny Stevens

Bob Monkhouse presents the first in a series of his international comedy showcase, this week featuring the 'Madhouse' virtuosity of comic favourite Russ Abbot , the Welsh whimsicality of Hi-de-Hi! star Ruth Madoc , and from America, the unpredictable behaviour of The Unknown Comic. featuring
THE HARRY STONEHAM BAND Programme associate NEIL SHAND Script associate DENNIS BERSON Sound LEN SHOREY
Lighting ERIC WALLIS
Designer VICTOR MEREDITH Director GEOFF MILES
Produced by JOHN FISHER

Contributors

Unknown:
Bob Monkhouse
Unknown:
Russ Abbot
Unknown:
Ruth Madoc
Unknown:
Dennis Berson
Unknown:
Eric Wallis
Designer:
Victor Meredith
Director:
Geoff Miles
Produced By:
John Fisher
on BBC Two England

starring
Marti Caine written by PETER ROBINSON and PETER VINCENT featuring
Jack Smethurst Philip Madoc
Carolyn Moody
There is no reason why Hilary's life should be particularly complicated. A divorcee with a 19-year-old son, she works as a researcher on a TV chat show. But somehow things just seem to happen to her.
Designer PAUL ALLEN
Produced and directed by HAROLD SNOAD

Contributors

Unknown:
Marti Caine
Written By:
Peter Robinson
Written By:
Peter Vincent
Unknown:
Jack Smethurst
Unknown:
Philip Madoc
Unknown:
Carolyn Moody
Designer:
Paul Allen
Directed By:
Harold Snoad
Hilary:
Marti Caine
Lyn:
Carolyn Moody
Wesley:
Philip Fox
Kimberley:
Jack Smethurst
George:
Philip Madoc
Angel Wonderlight:
Clinton Greyn
Angela:
Sandra Carrier
Sam:
Jerry Harte
'Arthur':
Percy Edwards

Most of you will watch tonight's programme in colour. But what are you actually seeing?
"Horizon" explores the mysteries of colour vision... why a red light and a white light give a green shadow... how you can see a Union Jack that isn't there... and how black and white photographs that clearly show bananas are yellow helped Dr Edwin Land, inventor of the Polaroid camera, to a new and revolutionary theory about what colours actually are...
Written and produced by John Ross.

Contributors

Narrator:
Paul Vaughan
Film editor:
Christopher Woolley
"Horizon" editor:
Graham Massey
Written and produced by:
John Ross

The Embassy World
Professional Championship The second round starts this evening, and the contestants have now to play and win the best of five sets, in order to progress to the quarter-finals.
World No 1 title holder ERIC BRISTOW is favourite to be throwing tonight. Highlights of the first two matches are introduced by TONY GUBBA Commentators SID WADDELL and TONY GREEN
Directors NICK HUNTER and KEITH MACKENZIE
Producer KEITH PHILLIPS

Contributors

Unknown:
Eric Bristow
Introduced By:
Tony Gubba
Commentators:
Sid Waddell
Commentators:
Tony Green
Directors:
Nick Hunter
Directors:
Keith MacKenzie
Producer:
Keith Phillips

The Embassy World
Professional Championship
Another two matches of the second round are highlighted, and the seeded players-JOCKY WILSON (No 4) and DAVE WHITCOMBE (No 5) should have had a comfortable passage from the first round.
Introduced by TONY GUBBA

Contributors

Unknown:
Jocky Wilson
Unknown:
Dave Whitcombe
Introduced By:
Tony Gubba

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