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: Weatherman

Jack Scott looks at the weekend weather

Contributors

Weatherman: Jack Scott

: Cricket: Fifth Test Match: England v The Rest of the World

for the Guinness Trophy
Further coverage of the third day's play direct from The Oval.
Introduced by Peter West
(Also in Grandstand)
('It could have killed cricket': page 9)

Contributors

Presenter: Peter West

: Grandstand

featuring World Cycling Championships Fifth Test Match

Introduced by Frank Bough on the first day of the new football season.

Sam Leitch returns with action and news of the football scene in his regular Football Preview, and Grandstand views the day's matches with a nationwide network of reporters.

Throughout the afternoon Grandstand brings you the best and fastest news service - wherever the news is made Grandstand is there. And at 4.50 the Grandstand Results: a comprehensive check on all the day's results.

1.10; 2.10; 2.35; 3.35; 4.30* Cricket from The Oval: England v The Rest of the World
Further coverage of the third day's play in the Fifth Test for the Guinness Trophy.
(Also on BBC2 from 4.30)

1.35; 2.35; 4.30* Cycling: The World Professional and Amateur Championships from Leicester
Featuring the Amateur Road Race over 200k of the Mallory Park circuit.

1.50; 2.20; 2.50; 3.20* Racing from Newbury
2.0 Stratton Stakes Handicap (over 7 furlongs)
2.30 Geoffrey Freer Stakes (over 1 mile 5 furlongs)
3.0 Shrivenham Stakes Handicap (over 5 furlongs)
3.30 Washington Singer Stakes (over 6 furlongs)

3.5; 3.45* Rugby League from Castleford: Castleford v St Helens
The Challenge The League Cup Holders Champions

4.50* Results Service
All football scores with a full pools check, and racing results. The Teleprinter Service is at 4.40

Grandstand Timetable:
12.55 Football preview
1.10 Cricket: Fifth Test
1.35 Cycling Championships
1.50 Racing from Newbury
2.10 Cricket: Fifth Test
2.20 Racing from Newbury
2.35 Cricket and Cycling
2.50 Racing from Newbury
3.5 Rugby League
5.20 Racing from Newbury
3.35 Cricket: Fifth Test
3.45 Rugby League
4.30 Cricket and Cycling
4.40 Teleprinter
4.50 Results Service
Timings are subject to alteration in order to keep up to date with events.
(Cover story: pages 10-11)

Contributors

Presenter: Frank Bough
Presenter (Football Preview): Sam Leitch
Commentator (Cricket): Peter West
Commentator (Cricket): Richie Benaud
Commentator (Cricket): Jim Laker
Commentator (Cricket): Ted Dexter
Commentator (Cricket): Denis Compton
TV Presentation (Cricket): Nick Hunter
TV Presentation (Cricket): David Kenning
Commentator (Cycling): David Saunders
TV Presentation (Cycling): Bill Taylor
TV Presentation (Cycling): Fred Viner
Commentator (Racing): Julian Wilson
Commentator (Racing): Clive Graham
TV Presentation (Racing): Dennis Monger
Commentator (Rugby League): Eddie Waring
TV Presentation (Rugby League): Barney Colehan
Grandstand presented for television by: Fred Viner
Editor: Bryan Cowgill

: The Best of Basil Brush

Introduced by Derek Fowlds
with Vanity Fare, The Crazy Tramps
(Bert Hayes is appearing at the Winter Gardens, Margate)

Contributors

Presenter: Derek Fowlds
Musicians: Vanity Fare
Comedians: The Crazy Tramps
Script: George Martin
Music: The Bert Hayes Sextet
Designer: Diana Bates
Producer: Johnny Downes

: The Debbie Reynolds Show: You Shouldn't be in Pictures

Debbie Reynolds starring as Debbie Thompson with the family she delights, mystifies, maddens

You Shouldn't be in Pictures ...the answer's in the negative!

Contributors

Debbie Thompson: Debbie Reynolds
Husband Jim: Don Chastain
Sister Charlotte: Patricia Smith
Brother-in-law Bob: Tom Bosley
Nephew Bruce: Bobby Riha

: The News

Contributors

Weatherman: Jack Scott

: The Ice Show

Introduced by Ray Alan
featuring Jacqueline Harbord, Reg Park
Special guest artists Clive Dunn, Bernard Ford and Diane Towler, Alain and Margaret, Adrienne Erdos
The Ice Show Dancers
Guitar soloist Freddie Phillips
The Fred Tomlinson Singers

(Programme presented in association with Gerald Palmer and the Tom Arnold Organisation)

Contributors

Presenter: Ray Alan
Skater: Jacqueline Harbord
Skater/Production routines staged by: Reg Park
Guest: Clive Dunn
Skater: Bernard Ford
Skater: Diane Towler
Skaters: Alain and Margaret
Skater: Adrienne Erdos
Dancers: The Ice Show Dancers
Guitarist: Freddie Phillips
Singers: The Fred Tomlinson Singers
Musical Director: Malcolm Lockyer
Script: Charles Hart
Script: Peter Bishop
Design: Kenneth Sharp
Producer: Terry Hughes

: High Adventure: Bullet for a Badman

Tonight's presentation in this season of feature films starring Audie Murphy, Darren McGavin with Skip Homeier, Ruta Lee

Two ex-Texas Rangers, once friends, now meet again as enemies, and Keliher has to kill - or be killed by Ward.
Audie Murphy stars as Keliher, a struggling farmer, and Darren McGavin as Ward, now a prison escapee and bank robber...
(The myth that Presidents believe in: pages 42-45)

Contributors

Director: N.G. Springsteen
Logan Keliher: Audie Murphy
Sam Ward: Darren McGavin
Lottie: Ruta Lee
Susan: Beverly Owen
Pink: Skip Homeier
Diggs: George Tobias
Leach: Alan Hale

: It's Lulu

In tonight's show Lulu introduces her special guests Roy Castle, Arthur Worsley, Fair Weather and from America, Martha Reeves and The Vandellas
The Douglas Squires Dozen, Alyn Ainsworth and his Orchestra

Contributors

Presenter/Singer: Lulu
Entertainer: Roy Castle
Ventriloquist: Arthur Worsley
Musicians: Fair Weather
Singers: Martha Reeves and The Vandellas
Dancers: The Douglas Squires Dozen
Musicians: Alyn Ainsworth and his Orchestra
Choreography: Douglas Squires
Musical Arrangements: Alan Roper
Script: Eric Merriman
Designer: Kenneth Sharp
Producer: Stewart Morris
Producer: Colin Charman

: A Man Called Ironside: Poole's Paradise

A film series starring Raymond Burr as Robert Ironside, Don Galloway as Det-Sgt Brown, Barbara Anderson as Eve, Don Mitchell as Mark.
Guest stars Steve Forrest, Clu Gulager

Kidnapping and murder. In remote country territory an escaped convict creates a dangerous situation for Ironside and his team.

(Colour)

Contributors

Robert Ironside: Raymond Burr
Det-Sgt Ed Brown: Don Galloway
Eve: Barbara Anderson
Mark: Don Mitchell
[Actor]: Steve Forrest
[Actor]: Clu Galager

: The News

With Richard Baker and Weather

Contributors

Newsreader: Richard Baker

: Match of the Day

introduces the new 1970-71 Football League season with a new two-match national soccer programme
Introduced by David Coleman
Match No 1 is a spectacular First Division fixture between two of Britain's richest clubs. Their rivalry last season thrilled the nation.

Match No 2 is another top meeting of First Division clubs.

plus the news, views, analysis, and background interviews from the first day of the Football League season.
(Cover story - Can the ball-player come back?: pages 10-11)

Contributors

Presenter: David Coleman
Commentator: Kenneth Wolstenholme
TV Presentation: John McGonagle
Commentator: Barry Davies
TV Presentation/Producer: Alec Weeks
Presented by: Jonathan Martin
Editor: Sam Leitch

: Quiz of the Week

Ned Sherrin looks back at the events of the week and tests the memories of two teams chosen for their wit as well as their wisdom.

Contributors

Presenter: Ned Sherrin
Producer: Anthony Smith








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