by Professor George Porter
From The Royal Institution, London
Presented for television by:
Bert Foord: the weekend weather
Introduced by Frank Bough
12.50 Football Preview
Introduced by Sam Leitch
1.10; 1.40* Boxing: Fight of the Week: Johnny Stracey, Bethnal Green v Willie Rea, Belfast
Highlights of this big welterweight fight at York Hall, Bethnal Green, in which Stracey defended his unbeaten record; and highlights of another top fight on the same promotion.
1.20; 1.50; 2.20; 3.20* Racing from Chepstow
1.30 Tutshill Novices Hurdle Race (Div 1) (over 2 miles)
2.0 Overture Handicap Steeple-chase (over 21 miles)
2.30 Free Handicap Hurdle Race (over 2 miles)
3.30 Porcelain Handicap Hurdle Race (over 2 miles)
2.10; 2.40; 3.10; 3.40* Motor Racing from Crystal Palace: The Daily Express Formula 2 Trophy Meeting
incorporating special saloon car events.
(Organised by the BRSCC)
4.5* Rugby Union from Twickenham: The Centenary Match England and Wales v Scotland and Ireland
Outside broadcast cameras bring you the second half of this great Rugby Union occasion.
At 2.55 Cliff Morgan previews Rugby Union's Centenary Year and looks back to some of Twickenham's greatest tries.
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12.50 Football preview; 1.10 Boxing
1.20 Racing: 1.40 Boxing; 1.50 Racing;
2.10 Motor Racing; 2.20 Racing;
2.40 Motor Racing; 2.55 Rugby Union;'
3.10 Motor Racing; 3.20 Racing;
3.40 Motor Racing: 4.5 Rugby Union
Timings are subject to alteration in order to keep up to date with events
Grandstand presented for television by:
A new cartoon film series presenting the optimistic, indestructible panther who is permanently in-the-pink and The Inspector with unquenchable joie de vivre who hardly ever gets his man.
A triple helping - and more - of comic fantasy.
Today: Pink Pill; Sacre Bleu Cross; Pink Pistons
Pink Panther Theme:
Lucille Ball stars as Lucy Carter
with her children Desi Arnaz Jr and Lucie as Craig and Kim, and Gale Gordon as the long-suffering Harrison (Uncle Harry) Carter
Lucy and The Andrews Sisters ...breaking all records in a trip down memory lane!
Harrison (Uncle Harry) Carter:
Presenting from Scotland a non-stop musical entertainment by international artists highlighting songs from the West Indies, America, Ireland, England and Scotland.
Featuring this week: Alan Price, Tommy Makem, The Tinkers, Johnny Silvo and David Moses, Saffron and Alex Campbell
Tonight's presentation in this season of feature films starring Robert Wagner, James Mason, Janet Leigh, Debra Paget, Sterling Hayden
with Victor McLaglen, Donald Crisp, Brian Aherne
Prince Valiant comes to Camelot to seek King Arthur's help against the usurper of his father's throne. This spectacular tale of chivalry and intrigue features a dashing hero, fair princess, and dastardly villain, and is based on a popular American comic strip.
Harry's guests tonight include Bobbie Gentry, Mason Williams, Lynda Jenkins
with Julian Orchard
Orchestra directed by:
The third in a series of the famous 'Aldwych Farces' adapted for TV by Ben Travers
[Starring] Arthur Lowe, Richard Briers
with guest stars Terence Alexander, Gladys Henson, Eunice Gayson
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Man in the shelter:
with Richard Baker
Action from two First Division matches.
The result of the September 'Goal of the Month' competition. Alan Hardaker, Secretary of the Football League, presents the first winning cheque in the new national Ford Sporting League.
David Coleman reports from a leading Northern ground in the Football League.
Barry Davis reports from the Midlands on another prominent First Division clash.
Tonight the winning 1-2-3 selection of the September 'Goal of the Month' competition will be shown, and the first Â£2,500 cheque will be handed to the club topping the Ford Sporting League at the end of September.
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A new late-night entertainment from the North.
Melvyn Bragg looks at affairs from a Manchester viewpoint, a look which takes in sport... poetry... and people.
Among those taking part: Sarah Boston, Cate Haste, Mike Nally, Bill Tidy of The Cloggies