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: Weatherman

JACK SCOTT : the weekend weather


Unknown: Jack Scott

: Grandstand

introduced by Frank Bough
Football Preview
SAM LEITCH returns with this popular lunchtime feature.
International Rugby Union New Zealand v The British Lions
The whole of today's vital Test Match, by satellite from Auckland. Today's Fourth and Final Test will decide the series. Victory for the Lions will win them the series outrght. If the All-Blacks win, the series will be shared.
Commentator in Auckland CLIFF MORGAN
TV presentation by the New Zealand Broadcasting Corporation
2.20; 2.50*
Racing from Newbury
2.30 The Geoffrey Freer Stakes
(1 mile, 5 furlongs and 60 yards)
3.0 The Shrivenham Stakes (Handicap) (5 furlongs)
Commentators JULIAN wilson and clive GRAHAM
TV presentation by DENNIS MONGER
2.35; 4.15; 5.5*
International Athletics
The European Championships from Helsinki
DAVID COLEMAN, RON PICKERING and NORRIS MCWHIRTER report on this afternoon's outstanding events in Helsinki's Olympic Stadium, including:
Men's 5,000m: Final
Men's 50km Walk: Final
Men's 110m Hurdles: semi-finals Men's Hammer: Final
Men's High Jump : Final
Ladies' Long Jump : Final
TV presentation by the Finnish Television Service
International Show Jumping from the All England Show Jumping Course, Hickstead
European Junior Championship: The Nations Cup
Great Britain's team of four junior riders defend the title, won last year in Switzerland, against teams from 11 other European countries.
TV presentation by ALAN MOUNCER
(Cover story: page 11)
Rugby League
Match of the Champions from St Helens St Helens
(1971 League champions) v Leigh (1971 Cup winners)
The two most successful sides of last season meet in this special annual challenge match, which has the added attraction of being a local Derby.
Commentator EDDIE WARING
TV presentation by BOB DUNCAN
Results Service
Grandstand Timetable:
12.35 Football preview
12.50 Rugby Union
2.20 Racing; 2.35 Athletics
2.50 Racing; 3.5 Show jumping
3.30 Rugby League: 4.15 Athletics
4.40 Teleprinter; Results Service
5.5 Athletics
Timings are subject to alteration in order to keep up to date with events. Grandstand presented for television by BRIAN VENNER.


Introduced By: Frank Bough
Unknown: Sam Leitch
Commentators: Julian Wilson
Commentators: Clive Graham
Presentation By: Dennis Monger
Unknown: David Coleman
Unknown: Ron Pickering
Unknown: Norris McWhirter
Commentator: Dorian Williams
Presentation By: Alan Mouncer
Commentator: Eddie Waring
Presentation By: Bob Duncan
Television By: Brian Venner.
Editor: Alan Hart

: The Fastnet Race 1971

This 600-mile ocean yacht race to South west Ireland and back is the major event of the Admiral's Cup competition. This year's race, as ever, will be hazardous and fiercely contested.
The inside story is told by the crews who take part-including the British team, led by THE PRIME MINISTER in Morning Cloud, with ARTHUR SLATER in Prospect of Whitby and BOB WATSON in Cervantes.
Full coverage from some of 200 boats in the race, observer boats along the route and from the air.
(BBC South production: from Southampton)


Unknown: Arthur Slater
Unknown: Bob Watson

: The News

Weatherman JACK scott


Unknown: Jack Scott

: Great Zoos of the World

A grand tour of some of the world's outstanding zoos with Anthony Smith A Living Library
In a corner of Regent's Park, covering 36 acres, is one of the oldest and most respected zoos. As a living library of the animal kingdom its comprehensive collection of species has commanded worldwide public and scientific acclaim.
(from Bristol: first shown on BBC2)


Unknown: Anthony Smith
Editor: Nicholas Crocker

: The Saturday Western: Winchester '73

First of three famous Westerns starring James Stewart and directed by ANTHONY MANN with Shelley Winters, Dan Duryea, Stephen McNally, Millard Mitchell
The story of one man's quest to recover his rightful possession as the perfect gun, so good that other men will risk their lives to possess it.
(This Week's Films: page 9)


Director: Anthony Mann
Actor: James Stewart
Actor: Dan Duryea
Actor: Stephen McNally
Actor: Millard Mitchell
Lin McAdam: James Stewart
Lola Manners: Shelley Winters
Waco Johnny Dean: Dan Duryea
Dutch Henry: Stephen McNally
High Spade: Millard Mitchell
Steve Miller: Charles Drake
Joe Lamont: John McIntire
Wyatt Earp: Will Geer
Sgt Wilkes: Jay C Flippen
Young Bull: Rock Hudson
Jack Riker: John Alexander
Wesley: Steve Brodie
Wheeler: James Millican
Latigo Means r: Abner Biberman
Doan: Anthony Curtis
Crater: James Best

: It's Lulu

starring Lulu and her guests
Shari Lewis
Jimmy Logan
The New Seekers The Fellas


Unknown: Shari Lewis
Unknown: Jimmy Logan
Script By: Bryan Blackburn
Script By: Chris Thompson
Script By: Stewart Morris

: A Man Called Ironside

A film series starring Raymond Burr with guest star Robert Lipton
One Hour to Kill
Eve, Ed and Mark take a well-deserved evening off from their duties. And with Ironside at home alone it is the perfect set-up for a clever psychopathic killer who has waited patiently for just such an opportunity ...


Actor: Raymond Burr Actor: Robert Lipton
Robert Ironside: Raymond Burr
Det-Sgt Brown: Don Galloway
Officer Eve Whitfield: Barbara Anderson
Mark Sanger: Don Mitchell

: The News

with Kenneth Kendall and Weather


Unknown: Kenneth Kendall

: Match of the Day

First Division two-match action to kick off the 1971-72 Football League season.
Action from one of the fixture list's perfect club pairings.
Action highlighting the meeting of Northern and Midland clubs.
Action, analysis, interviews and the news which matters on Day One of the Football League season.
A season which begins with 12 new managers appointed to league sides in midsummer. Already hundreds of friendly matches and the Watney Cup competition have taken place, but the battle for honours in the four divisions begins today. Will Leeds strike lucky in the First Division this season? What are the pressures on League champions and Cup holders Arsenal? Can Burnley return after one season only in the Second Division? Do Aston Villa fans need more than Third Division football? Many of the answers will be found on Saturdays and shown on Match of the Day.


Commentator (First Division): Barry Davies
Television Presentation (First Division) by: Alec Weeks
Commentator (Northern and Midland): Alan Weeks
Television Presentation (Northern and Midland) by: John McGonagle
Presented by: Jonathan Martln
Producer: Alan Weeks
Editor: Sam Leitch

: Parkinson

Conversation, guests, good music and the occasional surprise with Michael Parkinson and Marion Montgomery.


Presenter: Michael Parkinson
Singer: Marion Montgomery
Guest: Robert Shaw
Guest: Ringo Starr
Guest: Spike Milligan
Director: Roger Ordish
Producer: Richard Drewett

: Weatherman


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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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