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: Weatherman

Graham Parker: weekend weather


Weatherman: Graham Parker

: Apollo 15 Moondrive

Astronauts Scott and Irwin prepare to leave the spacecraft and unpack their moon buggy, the Lunar Rover, before driving across for their first look into the 1,000-ft canyon, Hadley Rille.

Introduced by James Burke with Patrick Moore and the BBC Apollo team of international experts
Presented in conjunction with NASA, the EBU and the US Networks.
(Moon buggy: see facing page)


Presenter: James Burke
Presenter: Patrick Moore
Film Editor: Arthur Bennett
Studio Designer: Keith Harris
Co-ordinating Director: Alex Saward
Director: Keith Clement
Producer: Tam Fry
Editor: Michael Bukht
Executive Producer: Richard Francis

: Grandstand

featuring New Zealand v The British Lions and The Apollo 15 Moondrive
A day of television history as for the first time a major sporting event comes to you via satellite from New Zealand, and 'live' from the moon come satellite pictures of man's first Moondrive.
Grandstand introduced by Frank Bough

11.30; 2.20; 3.20* Cricket: The Roses Match: Yorkshire v Lancashire: first day

1.0* Football Preview
The latest news on today's four matches in the Watney Cup competition, the tournament experimenting with the off-side law.

1.10* World Heavyweight Boxing: Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay) Former Heavyweight Champion of the World v Jimmy Ellis Former WBA Heavyweight Champion of the World
Highlights of this week's big fight at Houston, which brought Cassius Clay back to the ring for the first time since his world title defeat by Joe Frazier in March.

1.40; 2.5; 2.35; 3.5* Racing from Goodwood
1.45 Chichester City Stakes Handicap (over 6 furlongs)
2.15 Pilgrim Stakes (over 5 furlongs)
2.45 PTS Laurels Stakes Handicap (over 11 miles)
3.15 Nassau Stakes (over I miles)

2.50; 3.20* Apollo 15: Moondrive
From the moon, live coverage of man's first Moondrive as Apollo 15 Commander Dave Scott and Pilot James Irwin explore the Apennine Mountains and the Hadley Basin.
Commentators James Burke and Patrick Moore describe the scenes, with the BBC Apollo team of international experts.
There will be up-to-the-minute reports from the Apollo Studio throughout the afternoon.

3.40* International Rugby Union: New Zealand v The British Lions: The Third Test
The whole of today's vital match, via satellite from New Zealand
After their historic 9-3 win in the First Test, the British Lions lost the Second Test by 22 points to 12. So with the series standing level, today's Third Test is crucial for both countries.
TV presentation by the New Zealand Broadcasting Corporation

5.5* Results Service
Including racing results and cricket scoreboard.

Grandstand Timetable:
11.30 Cricket: 1.0 Football preview
1.10 Boxing: 1.40 Racing
1.50 Sports Round-up; 2.5 Racing
2.20 Cricket: 2.35 Racing
2.50 Apollo 15 Moondrive: 3.5 Racing
3.20 Apollo 15 Moondrive/Cricket
3.40 Rugby Union - New Zealand v British Lions
5.5 Results
Timings are subject to alteration in order to keep up to date with events.


Presenter: Frank Bough
Commentator at Sheffield (Cricket): Peter West
Commentator at Sheffield (Cricket): Jim Laker
TV Presentation (Cricket): David Kenning
TV Presentation (Cricket): Nick Hunter
Boxer (World Heavyweight Boxing): Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay)
Boxer (World Heavyweight Boxing): Jimmy Ellis
Commentator (World Heavyweight Boxing): Harry Carpenter
Commentator (Racing): Peter O'Sullevan
Commentator (Racing): Clive Graham
TV Presentation (Racing): Dennis Monger
Astronaut: Commander Dave Scott
Astronaut: Pilot James Irwin
Commentator (Apollo 15: Moondrive): James Burke
Commentator (Apollo 15: Moondrive): Patrick Moore
Commentator in Wellington (International Rugby Union): Cliff Morgan
Grandstand presented for television by: Brian Venner
Editor: Alan Hart

: The Pink Panther Show: Dial P for Pink, Unsafe and Serene, Bully for Pink

A 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.
Today: Dial P for Pink, Unsafe and Serene, Bully for Pink


The Pink Panther Theme: Henry Mancini

: Great Zoos of the World: 4: Tucson, Arizona

A grand tour of some of the world's outstanding zoos with Anthony Smith

Set in the cactus landscape familiar as a backdrop to countless Western films, the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum reflects a current trend in the zoo world towards specialisation. Started as recently as 1952, this is a living museum that shows only the wildlife of the desert.
(from Bristol: first shown on BBC2)


Presenter: Anthony Smith
Producer: Barry Paine
Series Editor: Nicholas Crocker

: The News


Weatherman: Graham Parker

: Apollo 15

Highlights of man's first Moondrive with the Lunar Rover, and continued live television as astronauts Scott and Irwin continue their exploration in the foothills of the Lunar Apennines.

Introduced by James Burke with Patrick Moore and the BBC Apollo team of international experts


Presenter: James Burke
Presenter: Patrick Moore

: The Saturday Western: Streets of Laredo

Starring William Holden, William Bendix Macdonald Carey, Mona Freeman

Three outlaw friends find themselves on opposite sides of the law when two of them join the Texas Rangers to get themselves out of a tight corner.
(This Week's Films: page 9)


Director: Leslie Fenton
Jim Dawkins: William Holden
'Wahoo' Jones: William Bendix
Lorn Reming: MacDonald Carey
Rannie Carter: Mona Freeman
Charley Calico: Alfonso Bedoya
Major Bailey: Stanley Ridges
Cantrel: Ray Teal
Pop Lint: Clem Bevans
Ike: James Bell
Pipes: Dick Foote

: It's Lulu

Starring Lulu and her guests Terry Scott, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Ashton, Gardner and Dyke, The Fellas
Alyn Ainsworth and his Orchestra
(This Week's Sounds: page 12)


Presenter/Singer: Lulu
Comedian: Terry Scott
Singer: Buffy Sainte-Marie
Musicians: Ashton, Gardner and Dyke
Dancers: The Fellas
Choreography: Douglas Squires
Musicians: Alyn Ainsworth and his Orchestra
Script: Bryan Blackburn
Designer: Chris Thompson
Designer: Gloria Clayton
Producer: Stewart Morris

: A Man Called Ironside: Love My Enemy

A film series starring Raymond Burr as Robert Ironside
Don Galloway as Det-Sgt Brown
Barbara Anderson as Officer Eve Whitfield
Don Mitchell as Mark Sanger
with guest stars James Shigeta, Philip Ahn, Jeffrey Lynn, Khigh Dhiegh

Ironside and Mark are in charge of security when top delegates from the United States and China meet in Scandinavia to negotiate the release of American prisoners. But someone is making sure that the conference will fail - and all too soon murder becomes the main item on the agenda...



Robert Ironside: Raymond Burr
Det-Sgt Brown: Don Galloway
Officer Eve Whitfield: Barbara Anderson
Mark Sanger: Don Mitchell
[Actor]: James Shigeta
[Actor]: Philip Ahn
[Actor]: Jeffrey Lynn
[Actor]: Khigh Dhiegh

: The News

with Richard Baker

Apollo 15: David Wilson and the BBC Apollo Team report on the first Moondrive
and Weather


Newsreader: Richard Baker
Reporter (Apollo 15): David Wilson

: Match of the Day: The Watney Cup

Match of the Day kicks off with The Watney Cup

Two-match action from the opening round of the Watney Cup. Eight of the highest-scoring teams from the four Divisions of the Football League - Manchester United, West Bromwich Albion, Carlisle, Luton Town, Halifax Town, Wrexham, Colchester United and Crewe Alexandra meet in an intriguing pre-season knock-out competition.
Barry Davies and Alan Weeks are the commentators at two of today's matches.
David Coleman introduces news, views, analysis from the tournament which experiments with the controversial off-side law.

(Howzat! - soccer's back: page 3)


Commentator: Barry Davies
Commentator: Alan Weeks
Television Presentation: David Coleman
Television Presentation: John McGonagle
Television Presentation: Jonathan Martin
Editor: Sam Leitch

: Parkinson

Conversation, guests, good music and the occasional surprise with Michael Parkinson and Marion Montgomery.
The Harry Stoneham Five


Presenter: Michael Parkinson
Singer: Marion Montgomery
Musicians: The Harry Stoneham Five
Designer: John Burrowes
Director: Roger Ordish
Producer: Richard Drewett

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