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: Cricket: Second Test Match: England v India

Final day
Coverage up to the lunch interval from Old Trafford
Introduced by Peter West


Presenter: Peter West
Commentary: Jim Laker
Commentary: Denis Compton
Commentary: Ted Dexter
Television Presentation: David Kenning
Television Presentation: Nick Hunter

: The News


Weatherman: Jack Scott

: 'Steddfod 71

National Eisteddfod Report

: Cricket: Second Test Match: England v India

Further coverage
(on BBC2 from 4.30)

: Interval

: Play School

: Jackanory: The Dribblesome Teapots and Other Incredible Stories: The Priceless Present

by Norman Hunter
With George Benson


Author: Norman Hunter
Storyteller: George Benson

: The Best of Vision On

In which the 'Elbrubs' find they are rather backward at 'gnilleps'! Another look at the unexpected world of Tony Hart and Pat Keysell who introduces it also for deaf children, with Ben Benison
The Prof, The Burbles, Humphrey Umbrage and Susanne
The Vision On Gallery



Artist/Presenter: Tony Hart
Presenter: Pat Keysell
Mime: Ben Benison
Designer: John Bone
Producer: Patrick Dowling

: The Flashing Blade: 9

A film series in 12 episodes

Mireille faces execution for aiding de Reeci to escape.
With Robert Etcheverry, Jean Martinelli, Genevieve Casile, Gianni Esposito, Claude Gensac, Mario Pilar, Angelo Bardi, Rene-Louis Lafforgue, Jacques Balutin, Jean Lannier, Frank Estange, Gilles Pelletier, Gerard Buhr, Hubert Noel


Francois de Recci: Robert Etcheverry
The Duc de Sospel: Jean Martinelli
Isabelle de Sospel: Genevieve Casile
Mazarin: Gianni Esposito
Mireille: Claude Gonsac
Don Alonso: Mario Pilar
Bodinelli: Angelo Bardi
Geronimo: Rene-Louis Lafforgue
Guillot: Jacques Balutin
Luigi: Jean Lannier
Ricardo: Frank Estange
Thoiras: Gilles Pelletier
Kleist: Gerard Buhr
Flins: Hubert Noel

: Abbott and Costello

A cartoon series

: Your Region Tonight

followed by Regional Weather
(London only: Nationwide in Colour)

: International Athletics: The European Championships

from Helsinki

David Coleman, Ron Pickering and Norris McWhirter report on the opening day of Europe's biggest Athletics tournament, which takes place throughout the week in Helsinki's Olympic Stadium.Following the opening ceremony, this evening's events include:
Men's 20 kilometres walk, Final
Men's 400 metres hurdles, heats
(in which Commonwealth Games champion John Sherwood begins his bid for a European gold medal)
Men's 100 metres, heats
Ladies 400 metres, heats
Men's 800 metres, heats
Ladies 800 metres, heats
(in which Rosemary Stirling, the Commonwealth Games gold medallist, heads the British challenge)
Introduced by Frank Bough
(They're chasing gold pp 45-48)


Presenter: Frank Bough
Commentator: David Coleman
Commentator: Ron Pickering
Commentator: Norris McWhirter
Producer: Jack Oaten
Producer: Brian Venner
Producer: Fred Viner
Editor: Alan Hart

: Z Cars: The Mystery: Part 2

by Allan Prior
Starring James Ellis, John Slater, Derek Waring
with Douglas Fielding, Jack Carr

Linda goes her own way. And, it's not Covill's...


Writer: Allan Prior
Script Editor: Tony Holland
Designer: Austin Ruddy
Producer: Ron Craddock
Director: Tristan de Vere Cole
Linda: Margaret Brady
Royal: Trevor Ray
Sam Dawson: Charles Lamb
PC Covill: Jack Carr
Ma Bradley: Betty Turner
Sgt Lynch: James Ellis
Det-Insp Goss: Derek Waring
Det-Sgt Stone: John Slater
PC Quilley: Douglas Fielding
Simons: Alan Cullen
Gavin: Darron Vaz

: International Athletics: The European Championships

from Helsinki
The Men's 10,000 Metres Final
David Bedford, the European and Commonwealth record-holder, heads the British challenge in one of the outstanding finals of the whole championships. Bedford, the 21-year-old student who is the world's second fastest 10,000m runner, is clear favourite to win the gold medal.
David Coleman, Ron Pickering and Norris McWhirter report from Helsinki, where this evening's other major final is the 20 kilometres walk.
Introduced by Frank Bough


Presenter: Frank Bough
Commentator: David Coleman
Commentator: Ron Pickering
Commentator: Norris McWhirter

: The Andy Williams Show

Featuring music and comedy from the world of entertainment starring Andy Williams with this week's guests Judy Carne, Richie Havens, The Lennon Sisters, Jonathan Winters
(This Week's Sounds: page 12)


Presenter/Singer: Andy Williams
Guest: Judy Carne
Singer/Guitarist: Richie Havens
Singers: The Lennon Sisters
Comedian: Jonathan Winters
Producer: Allan Bye
Producer: Chris Beard

: The Nine O'Clock News

Presented by John Edmunds


Newsreader: John Edmunds

: Flying Doctor: Tuesday's Documentary

In 10 years Michael Wood with his aeroplane has brought advanced surgery to primitive hospitals across the bush of East Africa. It has been an exciting and dangerous job covering an area as large as western Europe, over terrain sparsely populated and as hostile as any on earth-forests, swamps, deserts and snow-capped mountains.

It is the only feasible way to bring surgical help to the vast remote areas of underdeveloped countries. This film, shot across thousands of miles of country from north of the equator to the south of Tanzania, is about the small beginnings of an adventure, the end of which is not in sight. It is the story of a man who has everything a pioneer needs - courage, luck and unreasonable optimism.


Subject: Michael Wood
Narrator: Derek Hart
Writer/Producer: Don Haworth

: My World... and Welcome To It: The Mea Culpa Bit

The world of James Thurber
[Starring] William Windom as John Monroe, Joan Hotchkis as Ellen, Lisa Gerritsen as Lydia

Let's not get a complex about it. Just feel guilty.
(First shown on BBC2)


Based on stories by: James Thurber
John Monroe: William Windom
Ellen: Joan Hotchkis
Lydia: Lisa Gerritsen

: Points of View

Robert Robinson dips into the BBC's mailbag


Presenter: Robert Robinson

: 24 Hours

with the latest news in pictures

: Weatherman followed by Regional News and Weather

(all except London and Wales)

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