The first of two programmes
Narrated by RICK JONES
Devised and produced by DAVE ELLISON and ROY BILLINGS
Three boys, three girls, Moptop and Marlon, the mynah
Part 1: Chingachook sets out on a dangerous quest.
Presented by PEGGY MILLER
Spanish for beginners: 24
Book (same title) 55p, records Xl.M each, from bookshops
Into Care? A young mother turns to her social worker for help.
Programme consultant PROF NOEL TIMMS Series editor JOHN RADCLIFFE Producer brigit BARRY
Book (same title) 75p, from bookshop*
A WARNER BROTHERS cartoon
A film starring
Victor Mature , Piper Laurie
William Bendix, Vincent Price
The search for a vital witness to a murder leads both the police and the suspect to one of America's loveliest reserves-the Glacier National Park.
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MICHAEL FISH: weekend weather
Introduced by Frank Bough
On this last full Saturday of the Football League season, SAM LEITCH introduces action and personalities from home and abroad, with the latest news of today's matches. JIMMY HILL comments on one of the day's big talking points, and there's another chance to select your Goal of the Season.
Highlights of this week's bill at the Royal Albert Hall.
Commentator HARRY CARPENTER
Snooker from Manchester
The Park Drive World Professional Snooker Championship
The Final of this event in which the world's top players have been taking part before 25,000 spectators. As well as the title of World Champion, the winner receives a first prize of £2,000.
Commentator TED LOWE
1.40; 2.35; 3.5; 4.30* Badminton
Horse Trials 1974
Highlights of yesterday's spectacular phase with many of the world's leading riders challenging the 41 mile, 35-obstacle course. Show Jumping
The final Show Jumping phase of this great equestrian competition in front of a capacity crowd including HM The Queen who will present the Whitbread Trophy to the winner.
Commentators DORIAN WILLIAMS
MICHAEL CLAYTON , RICHARD MEADE
1.55; 2.20; 2.50*
Racing from Leicester
2.0 Brooke Bond Dividend Tea Cup (Amateur and Lady Riders) (11 miles)
2.30 Ladbroke Sporting Club Handicap Stakes (6 furlongs)
3.0 Golden Wonder Handicap Stakes (1 miles)
Commentators PETER o'sullevan and JULIAN WILSON
2.5; 3.5; 4.30*
Swimming from Coventry
The Six Nations Gala
Teams from West Germany, Sweden, Holland, Italy, England and Wales compete against the full Russian squad - the first time the Russians have swum in a team competition against Western Europe.
Commentators ALAN WEEKS and HAMILTON BLAND
The second half of one of today's semi-finals for the Rugby League Championship.
Commentator EDDIE WARING
4.45* Final Score
Classified football results, rugby and racing results, including action highlights and reports on today's outstanding events.
Timetable: 12.35 Football Preview
1.0 Boxing; 1.20 Snooker
1.40 Badminton; 1.55 Racing
2.5 Swimming; 2.20 Racing
2.35 Badminton: 2.50 Racing
3.50 Rugby League
4.45 Final Score
Timings are subject to alteration In order to keep up to date with events.
Television presentation: Boxing BOB duncan Snooker REG PERRIN
Badminton ALAN MOUNCER Racing BARRIE EDGAR Swimming FRED VINER
Rugby League RAY lakeland
Grandstand producer BRIAN venner Grandstand editor ALAN HART
in Father's Day Off
A WALT DISNEY cartoon
Weatherman MICHAEL FISH Today's Sport
A six-part story by Brian Hayles.
Starring Jon Pertwee.
The Doctor turns the monster against the Ice Warriors. Victory for the Peladonians seems certain. But will the cost be the Doctor's life?
The Dr Who Radio Times Special - 68 full colour, action-packed pages - is on sale now, price 30p, from newsagents.
Sarah Jane Smith:
Alpha Centauri's voice:
(as it happens) with Jimmy Savile
JIMMY SAVILE meets his friends, either in the studio or wherever they live and work.
Designer GEOFFREY PATTERSON Director bruce MILLIARD Producer ROGER Ordish
starring James Garner
George Kennedy , Eva Renzi with Nigel Green
In this the first in a new season of films James Garner , as fashion photographer Ben Morris , and his beautiful model are stranded in a remote South American village. They become involved in a treasure hunt which takes a dangerous - and murderous - turn.
Director DELBERT MANN
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The Mitchell Minstrels featuring TED DARLING
MARGARET SAVAGE , ANDY COLE LES RAWLINGS , LES WANT KARL SCOTT , JANE MARLOW
ELSPETH HANDS , DOROTHY OGDEN with THE TELEVISION TOPPERS
Choreography by ROY GUNSON
Vocal arrangements by GEORGE MITCHELL Orchestrations by ALAN BRISTOW
Orchestra (leader STAN RODERICK ) Conducted by GEORGE MITCHELL and ALAN BRISTOW
Designer DAVID CHANDLER Producer ERNEST MAXIN
William Conrad stars as private investigator Frank Cannon , a big man who walks alone in a dangerous world.
Press Pass to the Slammer
Press pass to jail - and death. Molly Stoner , a young woman news reporter, has vital evidence from a secret informant which can lead to a murder charge against Harry Gibbons , a vicious gangland boss. At the accused man's trial Molly is ordered by the Judge to reveal the source of her information or go to jail for contempt of Court. An underworld task force is determined to make sure that she does not talk - ever. The odds are against her. But she does have a friend called Cannon.
Director LEO PENN
with Kenneth Kendall Weather
Introduced by Jimmy Hill
Two-match action on the last Saturday of the 1973/74 Football League Season.
Commentators BARRY DAVIES and JOHN MOTSON
Analysis by JIMMY HILL
Football TV presentation by AI.EC WEEKS and JOHN MCGONAGLE Match of the Day presented by MARTIN HOPKINS
Editor SAM LEITCH
with Esther Rantzen
Reporters Kieran Prendiville and Glyn Worsnip
Oddities of the week: Cyril Fletcher
Song of the week: Stephanie de Sykes
A late-night collection of real-life jokes, dramas and problems.
Music by Tony Kinsey
Director Mike Catherwood
Editor Peter Chafer
It's for the Birds
Bilko decides to cash in on a television quiz programme. Will he get the bird? That is the 64,000-dollar question.
Sergeant Ernie Bilko: