27: Transformations Multiplied
(Books; page 19)
A beginners' course in German: 6
(Books and records: page 19)
Spanish for beginners: 6
(Book and records: page 19)
JACK SCOTT looks at the weekend weather
featuring Ali Bongo and Oscar, who conjure up your favourite cartoon characters:
PINK PANTHER in Tickled Pink PIXIE and DIXIE in Cousin Tex
DICK DASTARDLY and MUTTLEY in Fly by Knights
YOGI BEAR in Big Brave Bear plus jokes and mystifying magic
Script by HARRY JONES Designer COLIN GREEN
Producer PAUL CIANI
Introduced by Frank Bough
SAM LEITCH introduces action, news and personalities in the football spot that's become a regular lunch-time date for millions.
12.55; 1.25; 1.55; 2.30* Racing from Cheltenham featuring
The Mackeson Gold Cup
The Mackeson is one of the outstanding steeplechases of the season, and a top quality field competes for the first prize of more than Â£4,500. Grandstand outside broadcast cameras cover four races in all from the major meeting of the day.
1.0 Coventry Chase
(over 3 miles and 1 furlong)
1.30 Chaplin Handicap Hurdle (over 2 miles and 200 yards)
2.5 The Mackeson Gold Cup (over 21 miles)
2.40 Bob Wigney Handicap Hurdle (over 3 miles)
Commentators PETER O'SULLEVAN and CLIVE GRAHAM
Reporter JULIAN WILSON
TV presentation by BARRIE EDGAR (Radio Times People: page 4)
Fight of the Week
Danny McAlinden v Dick Gosha (Coventry) (isa)
Highlights of this week's big heavyweight contest at the World Sporting Club, London. A good win for McAlinden will strengthen his claims to challenge Jack Bodell for his British, European and Commonwealth heavyweight tiUes Commentator HARRY CARPENTER
Rugby League from Headingley Leeds v Leigh
The outstanding match in the first round of the new John Player competition, a knockout tournament involving every Rugby League club, with the final taking place in January.
Commentator EDDIE WARING TV presentation by RAY LAKELAND
12.35 Football preview; 12.55 Racing
1.16 Fight of the Week; 1.25 Racing
1.40 Big race preview
1.55 Racing: The Mackeson Gold Cup
2.15 Sports Round-up; 2.30 Racing
2.55 Rugby League
3.45 Half-time scores and racing results
Timings are subject to alteration in order to keep up to date with events.
Grandstand presented for television by BRIAN VENNER
Editor ALAN HART
A Western film series set in the pioneer territory of California starring Andrew Duggan, James Stacey, Wayne Maunder with Elizabeth Baur and guest star Joe Don Baker
The High Riders: Rancher Murdoch Lancer is fighting a losing battle against ruthless land-grabbers. Desperate for help, he sends for his two sons, half-brothers who have never met - sons he remembers only as infants.
Introduced by Frank Bough
Television's sports results service, with all the football, racing and rugby results, reports on today's outstanding events, and the pick of the Grandstand action.
playing cat and mouse in Jerry and Jumbo
Created by WILLIAM HANNA , JOE BARBERA
Shirley and her five music-crazy children singing and swinging in a new comedy film series starring
My Son the Feminist ... takes liberties with women's lib!
Mrs Shirley Partridge:
Weatherman JACK scott
starring Bruce Forsyth with his special guests Bernard Cribbins Tony Green and Family Couples from all over the country
Cribbins can tell a tall tale ... but how tall? And could you put on a play, the oldest sort of play of all?
RONNIE HAZLEHURST AND HIS ORCHESTRA Programme associates
DENIS GIFFORD , TONY HAWES Designer ANDY DIMOND
Producers ALAN TARRANT, JAMES MOIR
The Saturday film stars Rod Taylor
Keith Michell Irene Worth with Antony Dawson , Basil Dignam Hedy Vessel , Mario Girotti
The spectacular adventures of Francis Drake as he sails the seven seas in pursuit of the Spanish and their treasures.
In this exciting and lavishly costumed adventure, which reaches its climax with the defeat of the Spanish Armada, Irene Worth joins the list of distinguished actresses who have played Elizabeth I.
Screenplay by FILIPPO SANJUST Producer PAOLO MOFFA Director RUDOLPH MATE
(This Week's Films: page 11)
Sir Francis Drake:
Queen Elizabeth I:
Mary, Queen of Scots:
A live show starring Cilla Black
Special guest stars
Sid James , The Supremes and guest appearances of Jack Warner , Eddie Waring and some surprise guests plus a live Outside Broadcast from somewhere in England.
Written by RONNIE TAYLOR Staging IRVING DAVIES
Vocal Backings THE BREAKAWAYS
Musical direction and special arrangements RONNIE HAZLEHURST
Outside broadcast directed by RAY LAKELAND
Designer ROBIN TARSNANE Producer MICHAEL HURLL
(Radio Times People: page 4. This Week's Sounds: page 15)
with Richard Baker ; Weather
Held in the Royal Albert Hall, London in the presence of HM The Queen and other members of the Royal Family.
MASSED BANDS OF
THE GUARDS DIVISION
(by permission of the Major-General Commanding the Household Division)
Under the direction of MAJOR J. H. HOWE, MBE
STATE TRUMPETERS OF THE HOUSEHOLD CAVALRY The Muster of the Legion Standards and Services Displays by the three Services Community Singing
Service of Remembrance Conducted by THE BISHOP OF CHESTER
THE RT REV GERALD ELLISON , DD Assisted by THE
RT REV MONSIGNOR JAMES O'SULLIVAN , MBE, VG representing the Cardinal Archbishop of Westminster and THE REV DR L. B. CHAMPION, BA, BD, PhD
Moderator of the Free Church Federal Council Hymns:
Fight the good fight (Pentecost)
Abide with me (Eventide)
O Lord of life whose power sustain*
Festival narrator HUMPHREY TILLING Festival director D. E. COFFER, OBE
Festival producer RALPH READER , CBE
Commentator RAYMOND BAXTER TV presentation DENNIS MONGER
(An edited recording of this evening's event)
Major J. H.
Rt Rev Gerald
Rt Rev Monsignor James
Rev Dr L. B.
Reader , Cbe
David Coleman introduces two-match action which could have a bearing on two championships.
Match No 1 comes from one of the most famous Football League grounds in the country.
Commentator BARRY DAVIES
Match No 2 involves two of the most goal-conscious teams in the Football League.
Commentator JOHN MOTSON
Action plus analysis plus views plus the key news from the day's busy Football League programme. Television presentation bv
ALEC WEEKS and JOHN MCGONAGLE Match of the Day presented by JONATHAN MARTIN Editor SAM LEITCH
Bernard Braden and his team take a sideways look at the week and a careful look at some of the problems that bother us with John Pitman and Esther Rantzen Nonsense of the week: Ronald Fletcher
Song of the week: Paul McDowell Children of the week: Harold Williamson and HILARY PRITCHARD and CHRIS MUNDS
Director SIMON WADLEIGH Producer TOM CONWAY Edited by DESMOND WILCOX and BILL MORTON