The 103rd Open Championship
Introduced by HARRY CARPENTER
' The Championship' - now regarded as one of world golf's great spectacles - starts this morning with the first round proper of the 1974 Open being played at Royal Lytham and St Annes GC, Lancashire.
Commentators HENRY LONGHURST PETER ALLISS , MARK MCCORMACK PETEK THOMSON
Directors ALAN MOUNCER , FRED VINER Executive producer A. P. WILKINSON
Gillette Cup: Second Round Sussex v Worcestershire from the County Ground, Hove
Sussex have an unrivalled record in the Gillette Cup, having reached the final on five occasions. Worcestershire, twice losing finalists, have a team capable, on its day, of beating any other side in this 60-over competition.
Introduced by PETER WEST
Commentators RICHIE BENAUD
Television presentation by DAVID KENNING and JOHN SHREWSBURY
Sussex v Worcestershire
Further coverage of this second round match
with Leo Genn
The Thomas Book by REGINALD ROSE
Today: The Parade
Pictures by MARTIN KNOWELDEN Director MICHAEL BARTLETT Producer ANGELA BEECHING
Executive producer ANNA HOME
The Mystery of Haunted Island: 1
Michael Rodd introduces the second semi-final and puts questions to the winners from previous programmes. They will be looking at scenes from Robin Hood, Rangi's Catch, Superdad.
There is a special film report about the work of the projectionists in a four-unit cinema.
Producer JOHN BUTTERY (Manchester)
with Peter Woods ; Weather
bringing you news and views in your region tonight
(including Regional Weather) Presented by MICHAEL BARRATT FRANK BOUGH , BOB WELLINGS and SUE LAWLEY
The Squire of Gothos
When an unknown planet looms into the path of the uss Enterprise it is hardly the time for the helmsman to disappear, and for his successor to follow suit is somewhat more than inconvenient, especially as he is the Captain! The urban anachronistic figure which has uncannily contrived their discomfiture leads Kirk and his crew a merry dance, until events take an uglier turn ...
Boat starring Eric Sykes
Hattie Jacques , Richard Wattis
Script by ERIC SYKES Music by KEN JONES
Executive producer DENNIS MAIN WILSON Producer ROGER RACE *
The Winner by ARTHUR JONES starring lain Cuthbertson Martin Cochrane and Harriet Buchan Guest stars
Patrick Allen and Janet Key
A light aircraft engages in some dangerous stunt flying and the pilot is killed. Accident or murder?
Series created by LINDSAY GALLOWAY Script editor MERVYN RAISMAN Designer ALEX GOURLAY Producer FRANK COX
Director PAUL CIAPPESSONI (BBC Scotland)
with Kenneth Kendall and Peter Woods ; Weather
by JOHN CHAPMAN and ERIC MERRIMAN starring Terry Scott and June Whitfield as the Fletchers
The Fletchers' family have grown up and flown. For the first time in 23 years there will be no children around. But the unaccustomed freedom brings its problems.
Producer PETER WHITMORE
Charles Aznavour and Liza Minnelli
Two great entertainers from France and America join forces on stage at London's Rainbow Theatre-the perfect teaming of two artists with a way with lyrics. The mood is mellow and takes its cue from songs of love: Aznavour's own haunting ballads and some of America's classic standards.
Musical arrangements by MARVIN HAMILISCH
Director MEL STUART A WOLPER production
Introduced by Michael Charlton
Tom Mangold , Vincent Hanna , Michael Cockerell , BillKerr Elliott , David Jessel and Julian Mounter are the Midweek correspondents
The Heart of the Scorpion
Patrick Moore describes the Red Giant star, Antares, in the constellation of Scorpio. It is now visible above the southern horizon; and although it looks like a dot, it is bigger than the orbit of the Earth round the Sun.
Producer PATRICIA OWTRAM
The Sky at Night: 4 by Patrick Moore , £2.25 from bookshops