The schedule

Below, to show the start of the shape of things to come, is a copy of the provisional programme schedule for weeks 24 to 31 (June 8-July 31). This omits details of afternoon programmes which include SCHOOLS (Weeks 24 and 25) and various OUTSIDE BROADCASTS covering such events as the Richmond Horse Show, Sandown Racing, Redcar Racing, Wimbledon Tennis, Hickstead Jumping and Cricket. Other afternoon programmes are to be arranged.

Programmes originated or presented by REDIFFUSION are in capital letters.

 

 MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
16.45SMALL TIMESMALL TIMESMALL TIMESMALL TIMESMALL TIME
17.00Seeing SportFIVE O'CLOCK CLUBZoo TimeCriss Cross QuizFIVE O'CLOCK CLUB
17.25THE LITTLEST HOBOKNOW HOWJUST DENNISNATIONAL VELVETQUICK DRAW McGRAW
17.55News (ITN) and WEATHER
18.08BEAT CONTESTTHREE AFTER SIXTHREE AFTER SIXTHREE AFTER SIXREADY, STEADY, GO!
18.30GRINDLMY FAVOURITE MARTIANTRUE ADVENTURE
19.00All Our YesterdaysUniversity ChallengeTake a LetterLIGHT ENTERTAINMENT (TBA)DON'T SAY A WORD
19.30Coronation StreetEmergency Ward 10Coronation StreetOUR MAN AT ST MARK'S (To Wk 28)Emergency Ward 10
20.00NO HIDING PLACECOMEDY HOURGUNSMOKEDRAMA SERIESBURKE'S LAW
20.55News (ITN)
21.10PLAY OF THE WEEK (Rediffusion/ATV/GR)Love StoryHENDERSON SHOW
H.M.S. PARADISE (Wk 30 on)
THIS WEEKThe Villains
Triangle (Wk 29 on)
21.40SPECIAL FEATURE OR VARIETY (Rediffusion/ATV/GR)CANADA PLAYDATE
RICHARD BOONE SHOW (Wk 26 on)
Light Entertainment
22.05World in Action
22.25WRESTLING (Rediffusion/ATV/GR)Headlines
22.30THE YOUNG TIGERS
22.35Headlines and DatelineWhat the Papers Say
22.37Roving Report
22.49Documentaries
TWILIGHT HOUR (Wk 24-27)
22.50Headlines and Dateline
23.00Headlines and Dateline
23.02Dateline
23.05HeadlinesTOWARDS 2000
23.07Fairplay
23.15LAST PROGRAMMEThis Wonderful World
23.35LAST PROGRAMME
23.37Dateline
23.45LAST PROGRAMMELAST PROGRAMME
23.50LAST PROGRAMME

 

NOTES

Beat Contest (Mondays 18.08). A contest to find new Beat Groups with studio dancing participation.

The Young Tigers (Mondays 22.30). A series of nine 30-minute interviews with men or women who have achieved a singular or spectacular success in their various fields by the time they were 30. Interviewer is Jack Hargreaves. Participants: Peter Hall John West, John Bloom, Leslie Waddington, Jocelyn Stevens, Mary Quant, Mary Goldring, Peter Walker, Colin Davis.

Know How (Tuesdays 17.25). Series, primarily for children between seven and 11, aimed at providing them with knowledge, information and interest items. Based on children’s requests.

Three after Six (Working Title – Tuesdays. Wednesdays, and Thursdays 18.08). New 30-minute series which presents a highly personal comment on news and affairs by a permanent panel of three people, assisted by relevant experts, guests and entertainment.

Grindl (Tuesdays 18.30). Comedy series starring Imogene Coca.

Twilight Hour (Tuesdays 22.49). One hour programmes composed of two half-hour films linked by commentary by Rod Serling, the producer. The stories are a blend of realism and the supernatural.

H.M.S. Paradise (Wednesdays 21.10). New comedy series dealing with the adventures of a somewhat erratic unit of the Royal Navy. Starring Ronald Radd, Richard Caldicot, Frank Thornton, Robin Hunter and Angus Lennie.

Drama Series (Thursdays 20.00). As soon as available the Professor Smith (working title) series will start in this slot. This is a new series of hour-long dramas with a background of pathology and forensic medicine.

Towards 2000 (Thursdays 23.10). A series of 35 half-hour weekly programmes tracing the history of scientific thought and technological advance in this country from Shakespeare to the present day and showing how we can influence the Britain of the year 2000.

1 thought on “The schedule

  1. How long was it before “Double Your Money” and “Take Your Pick” were back on Rediffusion’s schedule?

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