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: Weatherman

Graham Parker looks at the weekend weather.


Weatherman: Graham Parker

: The Double Deckers: Get a Movie On

The popular comedy adventure series featuring a gang of children whose extraordinary adventures are hatched in a disused London Transport double-decker bus.
Featuring Norman Vaughan.


Screenplay: Melvyn Hayes
Screenplay/Director: Harry Booth
Producer: Roy Simpson
Tiger: Debbie Russ
Brains: Michael Audreson
Scooper: Peter Firth
Sticks: Bruce Clark
Doughnut: Douglas Simmonds
Billie: Gillian Bailey
Spring: Brinsley Forde
Albert: Melvyn Hayes
[Actor]: Norman Vaughan

: Dastardly and Muttley in their Flying Machines

A repeat series of comedy cartoons featuring the Wacky Races favourite, Dick Dastardly, commander of the notorious Vulture Squadron, helped by his companion, Muttley.

: Grandstand

Introduced by Frank Bough

12.35* Football Preview
Sam Leitch introduces news, personalities and action from home and overseas.

12.55; 1.20; 1.50; 2.20* Racing from Haydock Park
1.00 Ashton Novices' Hurdle, Div 1 (2 miles)
1.30 The Tom Coulthwaite Handicap Chase (3 miles)
2.00 The Ladbroke Handicap Hurdle (2 miles)
2.30 Fly Mask Novices' Chase (2 miles)

1.10; 1.40; 2.10; 2.40* Athletics from Cosford
Many of Britain's leading athletes compete in the Ford Cosford Games - the first major indoor meeting of Olympic year.

3.00 Rugby League from Headingley: Leeds v Halifax
The second half of today's second semi-final in the John Player competition.

Grandstand timetable
12.35 Football Preview; 12.55 Racing
1.10 Athletics; 1.20 Racing
1.40 Athletics; 1.50 Racing
2.10 Athletics; 2.20 Racing
2.40 Athletics; 3.00 Rugby League
3.45 Football scores and racing results

*Timings are subject to alteration in order to keep up to date with events.


Presenter: Frank Bough
Presenter (Football Preview): Sam Leitch
Commentator (Racing): Peter O'Sullevan
Commentator (Racing): Clive Graham
TV Presentation (Racing): Ray Lakeland
Commentator (Athletics): Ron Pickering
Commentator (Athletics): Norris McWhirter
TV Presentation (Athletics): Alan Mouncer
Commentator (Rugby League): Eddie Waring
TV Presentation (Rugby League): Bob Duncan
Grandstand presented for television by: Brian Venner
Editor: Alan Hart

: Lancer: The Prodigal

A Western film series set in the pioneer territory of California
starring Andrew Duggan, James Stacy, Wayne Maunder and Elizabeth Baur
with guest stars Phyllis Thaxter, Johnny Crawford, Kevin Hagen, Noah Keen

An attractive widow appears on the scene and Murdoch seems set for a new romance. Are Johnny and Scott too suspicious - or is there real trouble ahead?


Murdoch Lancer: Andrew Duggan
Johnny: James Stacy
Scott: Wayne Maunder
Teresa: Elizabeth Baur
Marcy: Phyllis Thaxter
Jeff: Johnny Crawford
Packer: Kevin Hagen
Provost Marshall: Noah Keen

: Final Score

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.


Presenter: Frank Bough

: Whacko!

Written by Frank Muir and Denis Norden
Script adapted by Robert Gray
Starring Jimmy Edwards with Julian Orchard


Writer: Frank Muir
Writer: Denis Norden
Script Adapted By: Robert Gray
Designer: Jeremy Bear
Producer: Douglas Argent
Headmaster: Jimmy Edwards
Pettigrew: Julian Orchard
Halliforth: Peter Greene
Dinwiddie: Harold Bennett
Taplow: Gary Warren
Potter: Greg Smith

: News

Weatherman Graham Parker.
Today's Sport.


Weatherman: Graham Parker

: Disney: Tomorrow We Diet

Goofy decides he must eat less but delays the evil day.

A Walt Disney cartoon.

: Dr Who: The Day of the Daleks: Part 2

by Louis Marks
Starring Jon Pertwee
Convinced that the Doctor is Sir Reginald Styles, the guerrillas plan to kill him. Jo tampers with a time machine and is carried off into a terrifying future. The Doctor comes face-to-face with his deadliest enemy...
('I am myself as Jo': page 8)


Writer: Louis Marks
Title Music: Ron Grainer and the BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Incidental Music: Dudley Simpson
Script Editor: Terrance Dicks
Designer: David Myerscough-Jones
Producer: Barry Letts
Director: Paul Bernard
Chief Dalek: John Scott Martin
Dalek voices: Oliver Gilbert
Dalek voices: Peter Messaline
Shura: Jimmy Winston
Anat: Anna Barry
Boaz: Scott Fredericks
Controller: Aubrey Woods
Dr Who: Jon Pertwee
Jo Grant: Katy Manning
Capt Mike Yates: Richard Franklin
Sergeant Benton: John Levene
The Brigadier: Nicholas Courtney
Unit radio operator: Gypsie Kemp
Ogron: Rick Lester

: It's Cliff Richard

Starring Cliff Richard with Olivia Newton-John and The Flirtations and a special guest appearance of Dandy Nichols as Una's mum.
A Song for Europe 1972 starring The New Seekers.


Presenter/Singer: Cliff Richard
Singer: Olivia Newton-John
Singers: The Flirtations
Musicians: The New Seekers
Una's Mum: Dandy Nichols
Dancers: Pamela Devis Dancers
Vocal backings: The Breakaways
Choreographer: Pamela Devis
Script: Eric Davidson
Musicians: Norrie Paramor and his Orchestra
Director: Brian Whitehouse
Producer: Michael Hurll

: Dixon of Dock Green: The Informant

Written by N.J. Crisp
Starring Jack Warner

Maisie Dewar was a police informant. She also did a bit of receiving on the side - right up until the day she was found dead.


Writer: N. J. Crisp
Series created by: Ted Willis
Designer: Gillian Howard
Producer: Joe Waters
Director: Robin Nash
George Dixon: Jack Warner
Maisie Dewar: Diana Dors
Det-Sgt Andy Crawford: Peter Byrne
Det-Con Lauderdale: Geoffrey Adams
Dennis Brown: Alan Lake
PC Newton: Michael Osborne
Sgt Wills: Nicholas Donnelly
Wilf: Bert Lena
Karen Dewar: Penny Spencer
PC: Ken Haward

: Hollywood Premiere: San Francisco International

Drama - Mystery - Romance in films for today being shown in this country for the first time.
This week starring Pernell Roberts, Clu Gulager, Van Johnson, Beth Brickell and Tab Hunter.
International airport. Excitement, pace and people. For the men whose job it is to see that everything runs smoothly and safely, both on the ground and in the air, the responsibilities are great. At San Francisco, Jim Conrad the airport manager and security chief Bob Hatten are the men on the job. Always alert for anything out of the ordinary, just a little unusual, which could be a warning that something is wrong. At an airport something - anything - wrong can spell danger, even disaster.


Writer/Producer: William Read Woodfield
Writer/Producer: Allen Balter
Director: John Llewellyn Moxey
Jim Conrad: Pernell Roberts
Bob Hatten: Clu Gulager
Lester Scott: Van Johnson
Katie Barrett: Beth Brickell
Tina Scott: Nancy Malone
Ross Edwards: David Hartman
Davey: Teddy Eccles
Stayczek: Tab Hunter

: The Dick Emery Show

A new comedy series starring Dick Emery
with Pat Coombs, Gordon Clyde, David Healy, Bob Todd.


Comedian: Dick Emery
[Actress]: Pat Coombs
[Actor]: Gordon Clyde
[Actor]: David Healy
[Actor]: Bob Todd
Writer: John Warren
Writer: John Singer
Costumes: Velma Buckle
Designer: Richard Hunt
Executive Producer: John Ammonds
Producer: Colin Charman

: News

with Robert Dougall and Weather


Newsreader: Robert Dougall

: Match of the Day

Action from top First Division matches coming from two of the most famous Football League grounds.
A North-South meeting of clubs who have both championship and FA Cup ambitions in 1972. Commentator David Coleman
A meeting in the Midlands of two teams who provided a spectacular Match of the Day exhibition last season.
Commentator Barry Davies
David Coleman introduces action, analysis and the key interviews from the busy Football League Saturday.


Introduced by/Commentator: David Coleman
Commentator: Barry Davies
Television presentation by: Alec Weeks
Television presentation by: John McGonagle
Match of the Day Presented by: Jonathan Martin
Editor: Sam Leitch

: Braden's Week

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: Jake Thackray
Children of the week: Harold Williamson
and Hilary Pritchard, Chris Munds.


Presenter: Bernard Braden
Reporter: John Pitman
Reporter: Esther Rantzen
Reader (Nonsense of the week): Ronald Fletcher
Singer: Jake Thackray
Interviewer (Children of the week): Harold Williamson
Performer: Hilary Pritchard
Performer: Chris Munds
Director: Simon Wadleigh
Producer: Tom Conway
Editor: Desmond Wilcox
Editor: Bill Morton

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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.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

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