Robinson remembers the day he left home and travelled to Hull to seek a ship.
with John Earle who travelled 2,000 miles across the Canadian continent where he encountered the giant machines which eat up the forests by night, the mile-long train which is the longest in the world, and the spectacular Niagara Fails.
with Rick Jones.
Story and design:
Story and design:
2.15 Drawing Room Stakes (5 furlongs)
2.45 Bentinck Stakes (2 miles, 3 furlongs)
3.15 Cowdray Nursery Handicap (6 furlongs)
3.45 Strettington Stakes (Old Mile)
With Ray Smith
Adapted from traditional material and directed by Jenny Nimmo
When Davy's uncle turns up from England, a whole new way of life begins.
Michael Aspel introduces your television requests
With him in the studio this week Una Stubbs
Send your requests to: Ask Aspel, [address removed]
People, places and events in the news around town.
Tom and Jerry playing cat and mouse.
Another tale from the frontier of the Great American West.
A film series starring James Drury as The Virginian
It's tough on a youngster finding his feet away from home. especially with Trampas watching his errant footsteps!
(Jeux sans Frontieres)
The fifth international heat in which teams from the following seven countries compete for the Eurovision Trophy
Great Britain: Lincoln
Transmitted on the Eurovision network from Nice, France. Introduced by Guy Lux and Simone Gamier
International referees GENARO OLIVIERI and GUIDO PANCALDI
Commentators EDDIE WARING and STUART HALL
Referee ARTHUR ELLIS
Producer BARNEY COLEHAN
Programme presented by the French Television Service
with Richard Baker and the BBC's reporters and correspondents around the world
Direct from Munich on the eve of the world's greatest sporting event: The XX Olympic Games
Introduced by David Coleman
with Harry Carpenter, Alan Weeks, Ron Pickering Chris Brasher and the BBC Olympic commentary team
During the next two weeks the great names of world sport from more than 120 nations will be competing in 21 sports for a total of 1,109 Olympic medals.
Tonight's special programme brings you the sights and sounds of the Olympic city and invites you to meet in action and in person many of the outstanding personalities who will compete for the title of Olympic Champion.
(In the next two weeks Radio Times presents colour exclusives on the world's greatest Olympic athletes. First issue on sale 24 August)
(Munich People: pages 4-5)
Opened by The Fanfare Trumpeters of The Household Cavalry
Massed Pipes and Drums from The Scots Guards, The Royal Scots, The Royal Highland Fusiliers, The King's Own Scottish Borderers, The Black Watch, Queen's Own Highlanders
Dancers and musicians from The Singapore Armed Forces in spectacular traditional dances
The Band and Drill Display Team of The Royal Norwegian Guard
George IV Visits Edinburgh Castle
The Massed Bands of The Coldstream Guards, The Royal Scots, The King's Own Scottish Borderers, Queen's Own Highlanders, The Gordon Highlanders
The Bands under the direction of Major Trevor L. Sharpe, MBE Coldstream Guards
The Edinburgh Military Tattoo is presented by HQ Scotland (Army) and produced by Brig John S. Sanderson, DSO, OBE
(Brigadier Sanderson interview: p 12)
Major Trevor L.
Brig John S.
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Producer for television:
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