England v India First day
The whole of the morning's play direct from Lord's
During their successful tour of the West Indies last winter, the Indian side emerged as a major cricketing force. Opening batsman Gavaskar, who had a test match average of 154 in the West Indies, could become a familiar name this summer, and the variety and class of their spin bowling may well give the English batsmen a hard test.
Introduced by PETER WEST Commentary JIM LAKER
DENIS COMPTON , TED DEXTER
Television presentation by DAVID KENNING and NICK HUNTER
For the very young
Poor Hammy is puzzled when he first encounters a river mist and he has to be rescued by Roderick the Rat.
Weatherman GRAHAM PARKER
England v India
Further coverage from Lord's
A programme for children under 5
With ROSALIE CRUTCHLEY The Village that Slept by MONIQUE P. DE LADEBAT
4: A Winter in the Snow
Like many other sports and pastimes Show Jumping is increasingly affected by the enthusiasm of the young people who are attracted to it.
In this afternoon's programme John Kidd, the British international rider, who was himself a member of Great Britain's junior team in 1962, introduces the highlights of some of the most exciting events seen at the Royal International Horse Show at Wembley and Hickstead during the last week, including those competitions which are of special interest to young riders.
Producer ALAN MOUNCER
followed by Regional Weather (London only: Nationwide in Colour)
3: RAF Police Dogs
Displays by RAF police dog demonstration teams are world famous - but just how justified is the RAF'S claim that they can train a dog to do anything a dog is capable of doing?
Peter West finds out at the Royal Air Force Police Depot at Debden, Saffron Walden, Essex.
Producer MARY EVANS
3 : The Last Blue Mountain
Disaster on a Himalayan expedition. Two men swept 1,000 feet to an inaccessible ledge. Two men set out to rescue them. They climbed for five days without food or proper sleep in what must rank as one of the supreme feats in the history of climbing.
The programme reconstructs the story with the help of Lt-Colonel Tony Streather , the leader and now the sole surviving member of the party.
A co-production with the Australian Broadcasting Commission Producer LAWRENCE GORDON CLARK
Discs, stars and news from this week's Top Thirty.
Introduced by Tony Blackburn.
The Top of the Pops
The top-spot award-winning new comedy series adapted by NORMAN LEAR from the favourite BBC series Till Death Us Do Part created by JOHNNY SPEIGHT Judging Books by Covers
Men and women are different and in Archie's opinion that is a perfect arrangement. But life isn'that simple ... starring and Producer NORMAN LEAR
Director JOHN RICH (from the USA)
An excerpt from the 1971 Show with Les Erminios dazzling jugglers from Italy Josephine a hair-raising act from Romania
Lorent's Sea-Lions talented musical amphibians Les Adrianos exuberant acrobats from Italy
Alan Alan sensational new Houdini The Doors Sisters glamorous French globe acrobats The Two Peters space age aeronautics from Hungary
THE HIPPODROME GIRLS
The orchestra under the direction Of DEREK ILES
The Circus directed by ROBERTO GERMAINS
The Hippodrome is one of only two circus buildings in Great Britain. For almost 70 years artists from all over the world have entertained holiday audiences at this East Coast resort.
Television presentation by BARRIE EDGAR and KEN GRIFFIN
presented by Richard Baker Weather
by DONALD WILSON starring John Neville
Susan Hampshire , James Villiers and John Standing
John and Sarah have married. The Popish religion of James, Duke of York, heir to the throne, Presages civil dissension. To appease his Protestant Parliament Charles has arranged a marriage between Mary and William of Orange.
3: Plot Counter-Plot
Lighting RITCHIE RICHARDSON Costumes JOAN ELLACOTT
Designer SPENCER CHAPMAN Producer DONALD WILSON Director DAVID GILES
James, Duke of York:
Earl of Danby:
Earl of Shaftesbury:
Duke of Buckingham:
Duke of Monmouth:
Prince of Orange:
Speaker of the House:
Chief Justice Scroggs:
at the Empire Pool, Wembley
The Moss Bros Championship The great Puissance contest
Commentators DORIAN WILLIAMS and RAYMOND BROOKS-WARD
Presented for television by ALAN MOUNCER and BILL TAYLOR
Presented by Ludovic Kennedy with the latest news in pictures
Home Sweet Home Sweet Nothing Sometimes a new home turns into a nightmare. And in that nightmare what game are THE SCAFFOLD playing?
Words and music by the SCAFFOLD Director FRANCIS fuchs * Producer EURFRON GWYNNE JONES
(all except London and Wales)