BERT FOORD : the weekend weather
The British Commonwealth Games
Introduced by Frank Bough direct from Edinburgh
This afternoon's big events on the final day of the Games.
Athletics from Meadowbank Sports Centre The Finals of the Women's 800m; Men's 800m; Men's 5,000m; Men's 4 x 100m Relay; Women's 4 x 100m Relay; Men's 4 x 400m Relay; Men's Triple Jump; Women's High Jump; Women's Javelin; Men's Shot Put
Commentators DAVID COLEMAN RON PICKERING , NORRIS MCWHIRTER
Cycling: The Road Race DAVID SAUNDERS reports.
At 5.0 pm The Closing Ceremony In the presence of HM The Queen accompanied by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh Commentator DAVID COLEMAN
Outside broadcast presentation by ALAN MOUNCER , RICHARD TILLING and BILL TAYLOR
(Highlights of the Games: 10.35 pm)
Racing from Ascot
2.30 The Princess Margaret Stakes (over 6 furlongs)
3.0 The Rous Memorial Stakes (over 5 furlongs)
3.40 The King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes (over 11 miles)
Britain's premier middle-distance race for 3-year-olds and upwards, worth over f30,000 to the winner
Commentators PETER O'SULLEVAN and CLIVE GRAHAM
Television presentation by RAY LAKELAND
Cricket scores and racing results
Grandstand presented for television by BRIAN VENNER.
Edited by ALAN HART
(Goodwood, Ascot and Nijinsky: p 13)
Weatherman BERT FOORD
A second visit to Earls Court for this year's spectacular by Her Majesty's Armed Forces including
The Musical Drive by The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery
The White Helmets Display by the Royal Signals Motor Cycle Team
Continuity Drill by The Queen's Colour Squadron of the Royal Air Force
Massed Band and Bugles of the Light Division and in the bandstand The Band of the Royal Corps of Signals
A television outside broadcast presented by John Vernon
(The Royal Tournament: pages 6 and 7)
by Jimmy Perry and David Croft
Starring Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier and Clive Dunn
featuring John Laurie as Pte Frazer, James Beck as Pte Walker, Arnold Ridley as Pte Godfrey, Ian Lavender as Pte Pike
No Spring for Frazer
in which Frazer loses a vital part.
The voice of Bud Flanagan
Voice (singer, signature tune):
Lance Corporal Jones:
Tonight's presentation in this season of feature films starring Vincent Price
Jules Verne 's fantastic vision is captured in this spectacular film set at the turn of the century.
Vincent Price plays Robur - a brilliant but mad inventor and captain of a gigantic flying machine, the Albatross. Armed with deadly weapons he plans to end all war by destroying the entire armed forces of the world.
Produced by JAMES H. NICHOLSON Directed bv WILLIAM WITNEY
(Philip Jenkinson on This Week's Films: page 8)
In tonight's show Lulu introduces her special guests
Dudley Moore and his Trio, Mama Cass, Les Dawson, Marmalade
'Cuddly' Dudley Moore is not only a comic but also one of Britain's best jazz pianists; as he demonstrates tonight. Comedy comes from Les Dawson, and the pop interest is represented by Mama Cass (one-time member of the Mamas and the Papas) and Marmalade.
THE DOUGLAS SQUIRES DOZEN
Choreography DOUGLAS SQUIRES
ALYN AINSWORTH AND HIS ORCHESTRA Musical arrangements ALAN ROPER Script ERIC MERRIMAN
Designer MARTIN COLLINS Produced by STEWART MORRIS and COLIN CBARMAN
With KENNETH KENDALL and Weather
A film series starring
Simon Oakland , Dennis Cooney Puzzlelock
Mel Grayson murders his wife, then makes it look as if he was with a friend at the time of her death. It seems to be the perfect crime. The alibi is foolproof - his friend is Ironside.
Detective Sergeant Brown:
Officer Eve Whitfield:
Introduced by Frank Bough
Highlights of today's big events on the final day of the 1970 Commonwealth Games including Athletics
This afternoon's outstanding track finals
Commentators DAVID COLEMAN RON PICKERING and NORRIS MCWHIRTER
The Closing Ceremony
Commentator DAVID COLEMAN
And a review of the past ten days of competition in the Commonwealth Games
Outside broadcast presentation by ALAN MOUNCER , FRED VINER
BOB DUNCAN. RICHARD TILLING BRIAN VENNER , BILL TAYLOR
BILL MALCOLM and CHARLES MUNRO Editor ALAN HART
Associate producer A. p. WILKINSON Executive producer BRYAN COWGILL