National Eisteddfod report
BERT FOORD : the weekend weather
The Wedding: Ernest sets out to attend a friend's wedding but meets with an unexpected hazard on the way.
Director FRANÇOlS VILLlERS
Presented by PEGGY MILLER
Third day: coverage up to the lunch interval direct from Edgbaston
Introduced by Tony Gubba
Cricket: Second Test
Third day: coverage of the afternoon's play direct from Edgbaston
PETER WEST, RICHIE BENAUD JIM LAKER , DENIS COMPTON
1.35; 2.35; 3.10*
Racing from Haydock
1.45 A Challenge Match (11 miles) IAN BALDING, the leading trainer, faces THE EARL OF SUFFOLK AND BERKSHIRE in the first Semi-Final of the series of Challenge Matches which is being covered in Grandstand.
2.0 A Challenge Match (1½miles) The second Semi-Final is between CHRIS COLLINS , the former amateur National Hunt champion jockey, and BILL SHAND-KYDD, former champion point-to-point rider.
2.15 Television Viewers' Stakes (Handicap) (5 furlongs)
2.45 The Tote Roll-Up Stakes (Handicap) (6 furlongs)
3.20 Standish Stakes
(7 furlongs and 40 yards)
Commentators JULIAN WILSON
CLIVE GRAHAM , CLEMENT FREUD
Rugby League from Wigan
The Wigan Sevens
This fast and spectacular curtain-raiser to the new season features eight of the top sides including
Cup-holders FEATHERSTONE ROVERS, League champions DEWSBURY, SAL-FORD and WIGAN.
Commentator EDDIE WARING
International Athletics from Oslo
The European Cup
Highlights from the Men's Semi-Final meeting with competitors from six nations including GREAT BRITAIN, USSR and HUNGARY. Next month's Final will be staged at Meadowbank, Edinburgh.
Commentators RON PICKERING and HARRY CARPENTER
4.50* Final Score
Including cricket scoreboard and late racing results.
Timetable: 1.35 Racing
2.20 Athletics: 2.35 Racing
2.50 Cricket; 3.10 Racing
3.25 Rugby League; 3.35 Cricket
4.15 Rugby League: 4.50 Final$core
Timings are subject to alteration in order to keep up to date with events. Television presentation:
Cricket DAVID KENNING , JOHN SHREWSBURY Racing DENNIS MONGER
Rugby League FRED VINER
Athletics NORWEGIAN TELEVISION SERVICE Grandstand producer BRIAN VENNER
Grandstand edited by JONATHAN MARTIN
A lighthearted look at some favourite cartoon characters.
BUGS BUNNY is befriended by some apes, a kitten is befriended by a bulldog, a little boy dreams about being a hero, and DROOPY gets mistaken for a leprechaun. Tony Blackburn makes the introductions
Film editor BERT MEADOWS
Presented by RICHARD EVANS
Weatherman BERT FOORD Today's Sport
in Sherlock Jr and Cops
Third presentation in a season of classic silent comedy films.
Introduced by Michael Bentine from the National Film Theatre
Music by MALCOLM MITCHELL Presented by RICHARD EVANS This Week's Films: page 9
by JIMMY PERRY and DAVID CROFT starring Arthur Lowe
John Le Mesurier , Clive Dunn
The King was in his Counting House: A bomb falls on the strongroom of Mainwaring's bank. He insists that the platoon count the money and guard it.
Designer PAUL JOEL
Producer DAVID CROFT
Ray Milland , Mary Murphy with Ward Bond, Raymond Burr
After gunman Wesley Steele comes upon the wreckage and dead victims of a stage hold-up, he is obliged to kill a lawman in self-defence. While on the run he discovers who was responsible for the robbery and murder.
Director RAY MILLAND
This Week's Films: page 9
starring Mike Yarwood
Written by ERIC DAVIDSON featuring Cheryl Kennedy and special guest Peter Noone With VICTOR MADDERN
Musical director ALAN BRADEN Vocal backing THE BREAKAWAYS Designer DAVID DREWERY Producer JAMES MOIR
(Mike Yarwood is in ' Holiday Star-time ' at the ABC Theatre, Blackpool) She could go on singing: page 5
A film series starring with with guest stars
Don Stroud , Jack Ging Rudy Solari
What happens to an innocent citizen arrested in error? It's the last thing Sgt Brown expects to learn when he visits Los Angeles. But learn he does when he finds himself under lock and key in the company of thieves, muggers and vicious criminals. Keeping his identity secret he decides to find out what will happen to him.
Officer Fran Belding:
with Richard Whitmore Weather
The Watney Cup
An annual pre-season knockout competition for eight teams from all four divisions who scored 555 Football League goals between them last season.
BARRY DAVIES and JOHN MOTSON are the BBC soccer commentators with action from two of today's first-round matches.
The eight clubs invited to join the Watney Cup competition are: WEST HAM, STOKE CITY, HULL CITY, BRISTOL CITY, BRISTOL ROVERS, PLYMOUTH, MANSFIELD and PETER-BOROUGH.
Football TV presentation by ALEC WEEKS and JOHN MCGONAGLE Match of the Day presented by MARTIN HOPKINS
Editor SAM LEITCH
Watney Cup Semi-Finals: Wed, 10.15 pm
with Esther Rantzen
George Layton , Bob Wellings and Judith Bruce
When the Council won'budge; when the Ministry won'reply; when the Managing Director snubs you; do you say ' that's life ' and give up? Or do you turn to this programme of jokes, dramas and real-life problems?
Music by TONY KINSEY
Director SIMON WADLEIGH Editor PETER CHAFER