JACK SCOTT : the weekend weather
One week to the Olympic Games at Munich. RON PICKERING introduces a series of programmes about the great field events. 8: Throwing the Hammer with CARL JOHNSON and HOWARD PAYNE
Director JOHN RICKWORD Producer JOHN DOBSON
Introduced by Frank Bough
12.50* Football Preview
SAM LEITCH introduces action, personalities and news of today's outstanding matches.
1.15; 1.50' The Road to Munich
Featuring action and the latest news from the Olympic City, with just seven days to go before the opening of the 1972 Games.
1.35; 2.5; 2.35; 3.5*
Racing from Haydock
1.45 Old Boston Apprentice Stakes (Handicap) (5 furlongs)
2.15 Wood Pit Superior Selling Stakes (6 furlongs)
2.45 A. Williams Cup (Handicap) (7 furlongs)
3.15 Buggins Farm Nursery Stakes (Handicap) (7 furlongs)
Commentators JULIAN WILSON and CLIVE GRAHAM
TV presentation by DENNIS MONGER
2.20; 2.50; 4.30*
Show Jumping from Hickstead
A top class field contests the Wills Embassy Grand Stakes over Hickstead's major fences.
Commentator RAYMOND BROOKS-WARD
TV presentation by FRED VINER
Rugby League from Salford
Salford v Leeds
Leeds, last season's League champions, visit strong opponents on the opening day of the new season
Commentator EDDIE WARING TV presentation by KEITH PHILLIPS
4.45* Final Score
Classified football results, rugby and racing results, action and reports from today's big events.
12.50 Football Preview
1.15 The Road to Munich; 1.35 Racing
1.50 The Road to Munich; 2.5 Racing
2.20 Show Jumping; 2.35 Racing
2.50 Show Jumping; 3.5 Racing
3.20 Rugby League; 4.30 Show Jumping
4.45 Final Score
Timings are subject to alteration.
TV presentation by JONATHAN MARTIN Editor ALAN HART
(In the next two weeks RADIO TIMES presents colour exclusives on the world's greatest Olympic athletes. First issue on sale 24 August)
by J. FENIMORE COOPER A serial in six parts dramatised by HARRY GREEN
Cora and Alice have fallen into the hands of Magua. Hawkeye leads a rescue party in a bid to save them.
Producer JOHN MCRAE
Director DAVID MALONEY
Weatherman JACK SCOTT Today's Sport
A Western film series starring James Arness as Matt Dillon Amanda Blake as Kitty
Milburn Stone as Doc
Dr Herman Schultz, MD
The elderly doctor who arrives in Dodge certainly does have extraordinary hypnotic powers but seems harmless enough. Doc has known and admired Herman Schultz since they were medical students together so he can't be a big-time thief - can he?
Dr Herman Schultz:
Tonight's adventure film stars Peter Cushing, Bernard Cribbins with Ray Brooks, Andrew Keir, Roberta Tovey, Jill Curzon
When PC Tom Campbell stumbles into Dr Who's time machine under the impression that it is a police-box he finds himself whisked off into the year 2150 AD. In company with Dr Who, his niece and granddaughter, Tom finds a ruined London inhabited by robots.
(This Week's Films: page 9)
From the BBC television serial by:
with their guests Cliff Richard, Graham Bonnet, The Dudley Moore Trio and Segment
Alyn Ainsworth and his Orchestra
A new film series starring with guest star
Walls are Waiting
Someone is out to kill Parole Officer Don Brandt. The murder attempts bring Ironside in on a difficult case. Brandt is well known for his harshness with drug offenders. And many of these were out on parole - and in the care of Brandt.
with John Edmunds Weather
Two-match First Division action and the news and views from the second Saturday of the new Football League season.
Action from the Midlands between two fierce Division One rivals. Commentator BARRY DAVIES
Action from the North featuring two famous Football League clubs. Commentator JOHN MOTSON
Football television presentation by ALEC WEEKS and JOHN MCGONAGLI Match of the Day presented by JONATHAN MARTIN Editor SAM LEITCH
Conversation, good music, and the occasional surprise with Michael Parkinson and his guests Music by THE HARRY STONEHAM FIV1
Designer GEOFFREY WINSLOW Director BRIAN WHITEHOUSE Producer Richard DREWETT