by PATRICK MATTHEWS and mollie MATTHEWS Director HOWARD KENNETT
Mr Silly by ROGER HARGREAVES Animation TERRY ward
A thrilling cartoon series
A story in three parts. Part 3
Presented by PEGGY MILLER
Starring Phil Silvers
Fellow sergeants try to get their own back on Bilko with the aid of a wig.
BILL GILES: weekend weather
Benson and Hedges Cup Final Leicestershire v Middlesex from Lord's
Introduced by Frank Bough
1.5; 4.20* Apollo/Soyuz
This afternoon the Russian and American spacecraft undock after their historic meeting. Live television cameras cover a space ballet, as Apollo and Soyuz perform complicated exercises and test their ability to dock and undock, and carry out experiments, including creating their own artificial eclipse of the sun for photographic research. And later comes the farewell at the end of this first joint space mission.
Commentators James Burke in London; Michael Charlton in Moscow; Richard Lindley in Houston
1.30; 2.35; 3.5; 4.10* Cricket from Lord's: Benson and Hedges Cup Final: Leicestershire v Middlesex
Commentators Richie Benaud, Peter West, Jim Laker
1.50; 2.35; 3.20* International Motor Racing from Silverstone
The John Player Grand Prix
The tenth round of this season's World Drivers Championship, held over 67 laps of one of the fastest of all Grand Prix circuits.
The Ferrari, driven by Niki Lauda, current leader in the World Championship, is the ideal car for Silverstone. Chasing Lauda for points are Carlos Reutemann in his Brabham; the current World Champion Emerson Fittipaldi in the McLaren; and Britain's James Hunt in the Hesketh.
Commentators JACKIE STEWART, MURRAY WALKER and BARRIE GILL (Highlights on BBC2 at 7.0 pm)
At 1.20* Jackie Stewart presents a preview of this afternoon's race.
2.20; 2.50; 3.55* Racing from Newbury
2.30 Ladbroke Club Handicap Stakes (7f)
3.0 Morland Brewery Trophy (Handicap) (1m, 5f, 60yds)
4.0 Donnington Castle Stakes (7f)
Commentators PETER O'SULLEVAN JULIAN WILSON and JIMMY LINDLEY
4.30* International Show Jumping from Hickstead
Embassy Masters Final For the past two days, riders from more than a dozen countries have been competing for the right to ride in today's final. The top 30 qualifiers now take part. Commentator RAYMOND BROOKS-WARD
5.0* Final Score: including cricket scoreboard and racing results.
1.5 Apollo/Soyuz; 1.20 Grand Prix preview
1.30 Cricket; 1.50 Motor Racing; 2.25 Racing
2.35 Motor Racing/Cricket; 2.50 Racing
3.5 Cricket; 3.20 Motor Racing; 3.55 Racing
4.5 Cricket; 4.20 Apollo/Soyuz
4.31 Show Jumping; 5.0 Final Score
Timings may be changed by events
Cricket DAVID KENNING, JOHN SHREWSBURY
Motor Racing Richard TILLING
Show Jumping FRED VINER
Grandstand producer Brian Venner
Editor ALAN HART
Non-stop, now-you-see-it, now-you-don't, magic, mirth and music featuring Terry Seabrook, Paul Daniels, Faith Brown and special guests
Designer Paul Montague
Director Keith Phillips
Producer Peter Ridsdale Scott
Weatherman BILL giles
5.40 Sport/Regional News
Jimmy Savile will try to make your wildest dream come true.
A visit to Earl's Court, London, for a pageant of courage, skill and colour by the Armed Forces The Musical Drive by The King's Troop, RHA
The Field Gun Competition by The Royal Navy
The Police Dogs of the RAF
The Marine Band of the Royal Netherlands Navy
Operation Polar Bearo
An Arctic Raid and Cliff Assault by Royal Marine Commandos in the presence of Admiral of the Fleet The Earl Mountbatten of Burma
Starring Michael Crawford, Oliver Reed, Harry Andrews
with James Donald, Michael Hordern
Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais, creators of TV's Likely Lads, wrote the script for tonight's comedy about two brothers who are practical jokers. But their jokes don't seem to get enough recognition so they plan the 'crime' of the century - lively but unlikely caper to remove the Crown Jewels from the Tower!
Films: page 8
From a story by/Director:
Col Gurney Simms:
An outside broadcast from the BBC1 Big Top which this week visits Blackpool. starring
Mike and Bernie Winters and The Three Degrees with Peter Gordeno
Introduced by David Hamilton and Paul Melba and featuring NEW EDITION
Choreography MAVIS ASCOTT
Vocal direction MAGGIE STREDDER Staging JACKIE JENSEN
RONNIE HAZLEHURST AND HIS ORCHESTRA Producer MICHAEL HURLL
(Mike and Bernie Winters are in the ' Mike and Bernie Winters Show ' at the ABC Theatre. Blackpool: Paul Melba is in ' Showtime 75 ' at the North Pier, Blackpool)
starring William Conrad as private investigator Frank Cannon , a big man who walks alone in a dangerous world with guest star Steve Forrest Lady in Red
Businessman Arthur Rogers hires Cannon to protect a woman courier carrying a million dollars in securities. When Cannon loses track of her and she is later found murdered it becomes a personal crusade for him to find the killer.
with Peter Woods Weather including at 10.25*
James Burke with studio guests sums up the achievements ot me Soviet/American spaceflight which ended its joint phase today, and presents the last television pictures of the two spacecraft, including spectacular orbital manoeuvres before the final separation.
Designer JOHN HURST
Director BOR MARSLAND
Producers STUART HARRIS , TAM FRY Editor MICHAEL TOWNSON
with Esther Rantzen
Reporters KIERAN PRENDIVILLE and GLYN WORSNIP
CYRIL FLETCHER with Oddities of the week Song of the week LOIS LANE
A late-night collection of the jokes, dramas and problems that happen in real life.
Music by TONY KINSEY
Director MIKE CATHERWOOD Editor JOHN MORRELL
Eighth of ten plays
This week's writers: Clive Exton
TOM STOPPARD , one of Britain's top stage dramatists, joins CLIVE EXTON , one of Britain's top television dramatists, to lead tonight's 11th Hour team for a ' live ' transmission of a play which has been created during this week.
This is Clive Exton 's second 11th Hour. Of his first collaborating week he says, ' It was one of the most enjoyable experiences of my working life.'
Title music by YAMASH'TA
Script editors FRANK HATHERLEY and Colin TUCKER
Designers JEREMY BEAR. GEOFF POWELL Producer GRAEME MCDONALD Director MIKE NEWELL
A new film series of present-day tales of the supernatural Tonight starring Helen Hayes
The imaginary playmate a lonely boy conjures up across his chess board becomes his evil counterpart-more than a match for a mere human!
Introduced by SEBASTIAN CABOT