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: Weatherman

Jack Scott

followed by Tom and Jerry: Touche Pussy Cat


Weatherman: Jack Scott
Created by (Tom and Jerry): William Hanna
Created by (Tom and Jerry): Joe Barbera

: Andy Pandy: 9: Looby Loo has a cold

Today's Watch with Mother.

: Here's Lucy: Lucy and the Used Car Dealer

Lucille Ball stars in Lucy and the Used Car Dealer
with Desi Arnaz Jr and Lucie and Gale Gordon


Lucy Carter: Lucille Ball
Craig: Desi Arnaz Jr
Kim: Lucie Arnaz
Harrison (Uncle Harry) Carter: Gale Gordon

: At Sea With the Navy

A second chance to see this outside broadcast spectacular from the English Channel.
The Ships: aircraft carrier HMS Ark Royal; frigates HMS Galatea, Euryalus; submarine HMS Sealion; Royal Fleet auxiliaries Olmeda, Regent. The aircraft: fixed wing Phantoms, Buccaneers, Gannets; helicopters Sea King, Wessex, Wasp; and one of the first vertical take-off Harriers to use an aircraft carrier.
Commentator Raymond Baxter Assisted by COMMANDER LYN MIDDLETON , RN
Directed for television by ALAN CHIVERS , DENNIS MONGER and WILLIAM CAVE


Commentator: Raymond Baxter
Unknown: Lyn Middleton
Television By: Alan Chivers
Television By: Dennis Monger

: Holiday Grandstand

Introduced by Frank Bough
1.50; 2.20; 2.50*
Racing from Ripon
2.0 The Stainley Nursery Handicap Stakes (over 5 furlongs)
2.30 The Champion Two Years Old Trophy, 1971 (over 6 furlongs)
3.0 The Ripon Rowels Handicap Stakes (over 1 mile)
TV presentation by RAY LAKELAND
2.5; 3.5; 3.55; 4.45*
International Athletics from Crystal Palace
Great Britain v West Germany for the Kraft Trophies
Including the men's 1,500 metres and 5,000 metres.
TV presentation by ALAN MOUNCER
Show Jumping from St Gallen, Switzerland
European Ladies Championship
ANN MOORE and ALISON DAWES are Great Britain's representatives for the individual title. Commentator
3.35; 4.20*
Motor Racing from Brands Hatch
The Rothmans International Formula 2 Trophy Race
Former world champion GRAHAM HILL heads a strong international field competing over 40 laps of the full Grand Prix circuit. Organised by the BRSCC
Commentator MURRAY WALKER TV presentation by RICHARD TILLING
Results Service
Including racing results and cricket scoreboard
Grandstand timetable: 1.50 Racing
2.5 Athletics; 2.20 Racing
2.35 Show jumping; 2.50 Racing
3.5 Athletics: 3.35 Motor racing
3.55 Athletics: 4.20 Motor racing
4.45 Athletics; 5.5 Results Service
Timings are subject to alteration in order to keep up to date with events Grandstand presented for television by BRIAN VENNER
Editor A. p. WILKINSON


Introduced By: Frank Bough
Commentators: Julian Wilson
Commentators: Clive Graham
Presentation By: Ray Lakeland
Commentators: David Coleman
Commentators: Ron Pickering
Presentation By: Alan Mouncer
Unknown: Ann Moore
Unknown: Alison Dawes
Unknown: Raymond Brooks-Ward
Commentator: Murray Walker
Presentation By: Richard Tilling
Television By: Brian Venner
Editor: A. P. Wilkinson

: Disney Time

A Bank Holiday look at Walt Disney films, old and new.
Introduced by Derek Nimmo from the South of France
Films include: Sleeping Beauty, The Living Desert, Scandalous John, The Aristocats, Treasure Island, Fantasia, The Boat Builders, Track of the Giant Snow Bear, Bedknobs and Broomsticks
Films by courtesy of Walt Disney Productions
(Summer Holiday People: page 4)


Introduced by: Derek Nimmo
Presented by: Richard Evans

: Today's Sport

including action highlights of today's outstanding events

: Billy Smart's Circus

A summer spectacular under the huge canvas Big Top introduced by Yasmin Smart
Aerial Thrills and Artistry from Germany
Amazing Swing Acrobats from Belgium : THE AMAROS
Sealion Trio from California presented by ARTHUR SCOTT
Juggling High-spot from France TOLY M
The Mad Musician from Scotland
Spine-chilling Balance on high pivoted ladder from Portugal THE CARDINALIS
Victorian Comedy Acrobats recently returned from Las Vegas THE HERCULEANS
Jungle Giants: Indian elephants presented by wilson SMART
Fabulous Foot Juggling from France: THE CASTORS with Clowns
Circus direction THE SMART BROTHERS Musical director KEN GRIFFIN Producer MARY DAVID
(Billy Smart's Touring Circus is at present at Hastings)
(Summer Holiday People; page 4)


Introduced By: Yasmin Smart
Presented By: Arthur Scott
Unknown: Don Saunders
Presented By: Wilson Smart
Director: Ken Griffin
Producer: Mary David

: Getaway with Cliff

A Bank Holiday film specially made for BBC television on location in England and the South of France. starring Cliff Richard, Hank Marvin, Olivia Newton-John,
Film cameraman STEWART A. FARNELL Film editor DAVID SPENCE Designer IAN RAWNSLEY
(... expecting the papers: page 11)


Unknown: Cliff Richard
Unknown: Hank Marvin
Unknown: Olivia Newton-John
Unknown: Severine Marvin
Unknown: Robert Parvin
Unknown: Milton Reid
Unknown: Marty Swift
Unknown: Johnny Wade
Unknown: Zena Clifton
Unknown: John Styles
Music By: Norkie Paramor
Unknown: Stewart A. Farnell
Editor: David Spence
Designer: Ian Rawnsley
Written By: Eric Davidson
Producer: Michael Hurll

: The Heroes of Telemark

Kirk Douglas, Richard Harris star in this special film presentation for Bank Holiday with Ulla Jacobsson, Michael Redgrave

The year was 1942, the place was occupied Norway - the stakes were the highest the world has ever known. It was a race against time - a race which, if lost, would have given the Germans the atomic bomb.

(This Week's Films: page 9)
(Tonight's other feature film Li'l Abner starts at 10.5 pm on BBC2)


Director: Anthony Mann
Dr Rolf Pedersen: Kirk Douglas
Knut Straud: Richard Harris
Anna: Ulla Jacobsson
Uncle: Michael Redgrave
Arne: David Weston
Major Frick: Anton Diffring
Terboven: Eric Porter
Colonel Wilkinson: Mervyn Johns
Sigrid: Jennifer Hilary
Jensen (the mysterious stranger): Roy Dotrice
Professor Logan: Barry Jones
Nilssen: Ralph Michael
General Bolts: Geoffrey Keen
Doctor at Hospital: Maurice Denham
Knippelberg: Wolf Frees
General Courts: Robert Ayres
Gunnar: Sebastian Breaks
Freddy: John Golightly
Oli: Alan Howard
Henrik: Patrick Jordan
Claus: William Marlowe
Einar: Brook Williams

: Main News

Presented this week by Kenneth Kendall with the BBC's reporters and correspondents around the world


Newsreader: Kenneth Kendall

: The Edinburgh Military Tattoo

From the Esplanade of Edinburgh Castle opened by The Fanfare Trumpets of The Royal Scots
Dragoon Guards and The RAF Regiment
The Massed Pipes and Drums
The Black Watch
The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards
The Royal Highland Fusiliers
The King's Own Scottish Borderers
The Brigade Of Gurkhas
The Royal Navy
A competitive display of Intership Supply at sea by Sea Cadets and The Royal Navy
The Massed Bands
The Royal Air Force Regiment
The Royal Scots
The Gordon Highlanders
The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards
The Black Watch
The King's Own Scottish Borderers
under the direction of Flight Lieutenant Eric Banks LRAM, ARCM, LGSM, Royal Air Force Regiment, Catterick
The Raising of The Gordon Highlanders in 1794
The Brigade Of Gurkhas present the Kukri Dance
The Royal Artillery Motor-Cycle Display Team
Highland and Country Dancing by teams from the Scottish Division and The Women's Services
The Grand Finale
The Edinburgh Military Tattoo is presented by HQ Scotland (Army) and produced by Brigadier John S. Sanderson, DSO, OBE
Commentary for television by Tom Fleming
One of Britain's major tourist attractions, the Edinburgh Military Tattoo is as much a part of the Edinburgh Festival as more earnest activities going on in the city below the castle.
"A healthy antidote to a cultural binge" one critic wrote in the early days. A celebration of the military virtues, the tattoo combines some heady nostalgia, with modern technology and superbly professional presentation from the moment the massed pipes and drums first march into the Esplanade to the tear-jerking sentiment of the finale.
BBC Scotland
(Cover story: pages 8 and 9)


Musical director: Flight Lieutenant Eric Banks LRAM, ARCM, LGSM
Tattoo producer: Brigadier John S. Sanderson, DSO, OBE
Commentary for television: Tom Fleming
Presented for television by: Charles Clifford

: Weatherman followed by Regional News and Weather

(all except London and Wales)

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