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: Watch with Mother: Mary, Mungo and Midge: Flying



Filmed by: Bura and Hardwick

: Robinson Crusoe: 4

He salvages the Esmeralda.

: Magic Roundabout

English version written by Eric Thompson.


Writer: Eric Thompson

: Olympic Grandstand

The best of Bank Holiday sport from Munich and from Britain: introduced by Frank Bough

10.5, 12.45, 3.35, 5.0, 5.30 The Olympic Games
Today's outstanding events on the second day of competition in Munich.

10.5 Heats: Men's 200m Butterfly
Britain's outstanding young swimmer Brain Brinkley is in action in the first swimming event at the Olympic Pool.
12.45 Heats:

Women's 200m Individual Medley
Men's 100m Backstroke
Women's 100m Freestyle
Men's 4x100m Freestyle
5.30 Semi-finals:
Men's 100m Backstroke
Women's 100m Freestyle

Swimming Finals
At 6.0
The first three gold medals to be decided in the Olympic swimming competition
Men's 200m Butterfly
Olympic champion: C. Robie (USA) Olympic record: 2 mins 6.6 sees
Women's 200m Individual Medley Olympic champion: C. Kolb (USA) Olympic record: 2 mins 24.7 secs
Men's 4x100m Freestyle Olympic champions: USA
Olympic record: 3 mins 31.7 secs
(Shane Gould - golden girl set to make Olympic history: pp 8-9. Event-by-event guide to this week's Finals: pp 15-17)

1.15 A report on one of the Olympics' most graceful events on the final day of the Women's Team Championship.

Canoe Slalom
3.35 Spectacular action from this new Olympic event where two gold medals are being decided today.

5.0 The pick of this afternoon's bouts.

10.40, 1.30, 2.10, 2.35, 4.0: International Cricket from Edgbaston: England v Australia for the Prudential Trophy
The third and final match in this series of one-day games between the Test sides of England and Australia.

1.50, 2.20, 3.20 Racing from Ripon
2.0 Stainley Nursery Stakes (Handicap) (5 furlongs)
2.30 Champion Two-Years' Old Trophy 1972 (6 furlongs)
3.30 Ripon Rowels Stakes (Handicap) (1 mile)

2.55, 4.30, 5.45* Motor Racing from Brands Hatch: The Rothmans 50,000
The richest motor race ever held in Britain brings together the world's top drivers in a unique event over 118 laps of the famous Brands Hatch circuit.
Sports cars, as well as Formula One cars, will be on the grid for this open race in which total prize money is 50,000 and £20,000 awaits the winner.

Results Service
Throughout the day, latest racing results and cricket scores.

Grandstand Timetable:
10.5 Olympic Swimming
10.40 Cricket: England v Australia
12.45 Olympic Swimming
1.15 Olympic Gymnastics
1.30 Cricket from Edgbaston
1.50 Racing from Ripon
2.10 Cricket from Edgbaston
2.20 Racing from Ripon
2.35 Cricket from Edgbaston
2.55 Motor Racing from Brands Hatch
3.20 Racing from Ripon
3.35 Olympic Canoe Slalom
4.0 Cricket/Motor Racing
5.0 Olympic Boxing
5.30 Olympic Swimming
5.45 Motor Racing from Brands Hatch
6.0 Olympic Swimming Finals
Timings are subject to alteration in order to keep up to date with events.
(Colour exclusives on this week's Olympic favourites: pages 6-12)


Presenter: Frank Bough
Commentator (Swimming): Alan Weeks
Commentator (Swimming): Harry Walker
Commentator (Gymnastics): Ron Pickering
Commentator (Canoe Slalom): John Motson
Commentator (Boxing): Harry Carpenter
Commentator (Cricket): Richie Benaud
Commentator (Cricket): Jim Laker
TV Presentation (Cricket): David Kenning
Commentator (Racing): Julian Wilson
Commentator (Racing): Clive Graham
TV Presentation (Racing): Ray Lakeland
Commentator (Motor Racing): Murray Walker
Commentator (Motor Racing): Barrie Gill
TV Presentation (Motor Racing): Brian Robins
TV Presentation (Motor Racing): Tony Salmon
Grandstand directed by: Brian Venner
Grandstand directed by: Richard Tilling
Grandstand directed by: Jonathan Martin
Grandstand directed by: Fred Viner
Editor: Alan Chivers
Editor: Alan Hart
Editor: Sam Leitch
Editor: A.P. Wilkinson
Producer: Bryan Cowgill

: National News, Weather

followed at 7.5 by South East News
with Clive Jacobs


Newsreader (South East News): Clive Jacobs

: Disney Time

Another holiday look at some Walt Disney films, old and new.
Introduced by Dick Emery from Clacton-on-Sea

Films include: Dumbo, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, The Aristocats, Napoleon and Samantha, Now You See Him, Now You Don't, The Living Desert, The Gnome-Mobile, Pablo and the Dancing Chihuahua, Mickey Mouse Anniversary Show
Films by courtesy of Walt Disney Productions

(Dick Emery is in "The Dick Emery Show" at the Ocean Theatre, Clacton)


Presented by: Richard Evans

: Gambit

[Starring] Shirley MacLaine, Michael Caine
also starring Herbert Lom

Harry Deane, a Cockney master crook, plans the perfect crime, but the best laid plans...
Shirley MacLaine is Michael Caine's glamorous accomplice in the ingenious plot to steal a priceless Oriental statue in this Eastern-flavoured thriller which involves plenty of cross and double cross.

(This Week's Films: page 19)


Screenplay: Jack Davies
Screenplay: Alvin Sargent
Producer: Leo F. Fuchs
Director: Ronald Neame
Nicole: Shirley MacLaine
Harry: Michael Caine
Shahbandar: Herbert Lom
Ram: Roger C. Carmel
Abdul: Arnold Moss
Emile: John Abbott
Colonel Salim: Richard Angarola
Hotel clerk: Maurice Marsac

: Main News

with Robert Dougall and the BBC's reporters and correspondents around the world


Newsreader: Robert Dougall

: Today at the Olympic Games

Direct from Munich, tonight's big events and highlights of the second day of Olympic competition featuring:

Gymnastics Final
The world's finest women gymnasts compete tonight for the gold medal
Women's Team Championship

The best of the action from tonight's contests at the Olympic arena.

Diving Final: Women's Springboard
The action which tonight decides the first diving medals of the 1972 Olympic Games

Canoe Slalom Finals: Men's Kayak Single, Men's Canadian Single
The first medals to be won over the spectacular rapids of the new Olympic slalom course at Augsburg

Alan Weeks reports on the first swimming finals of the Games.

and Weightlifting - Hockey - Modern Pentathlon - Basketball

Introduced by David Coleman
with comment and interviews by Ian Wooldridge, Chris Brasher
(Event-by-event guide to this week's Finals: pages 15-17)


Presenter: David Coleman
Commentator (Gymnastics): Ron Pickering
Commentator (Boxing): Harry Carpenter
Commentator (Diving): Harry Walker
Commentator (Canoe Slalom): John Motson
Commentator (Swimming): Alan Weeks
Interviewer: Ian Wooldridge
Interviewer: Chris Brasher
Director: Brian Venner
Director: Richard Tilling
Editor: Alan Chivers
Editor: Alan Hart
Editor: Sam Leitch
Editor: A.P. Wilkinson
Producer: Bryan Cowgill

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