Director HOWARD KENNETT
An entertainment for children starring Brian Cant with Toni Arthur , Miranda Connell
Jimmy Watson , Jonathan Cohen Alan Rushton , Spike Heatley
Brian and company entertain with music, songs, puzzles and comedy.
Musical director JONATHAN COHEN
Scriptwriter and director CAROLE WARD Producer ANN REAY Play Away, a BBC record No RBT 19, available from record shops, price 99p
Starring Phil Silvers as Sergeant Ernie Bilko.
Bilko, with a list of telephone numbers, takes his first leave for five years in New York. So, unknown to him, does his girl friend. But how could they recognise one another in a steam bath?
Sergeant Ernie Bilko:
Wivenhoe's new car v accident-prone Norton, the terror of the camp!
Written and directed by Charles Chaplin.
A season of Chaplin comedies in new versions re-assembled from the vaults of Europe and America with specially composed scores.
Charlie becomes a prop man at the Lockstone Film Studio and blunders his way into the acting business!
With Ben Turpin and The Keystone Cops
New music composed by:
Music directed by:
New prop man:
Actor and receptionist:
Film Extra in Anteroom:
JACK SCOTT introduces new weather symbols with the weekend forecast from BILL GILES
post that mentions
England v Australia Third day
Live coverage of the first hour's play direct from Headingley
Television presentation by DAVID KENNING and BILL TAYLOR
Armchair'Cricket, 11.25 from bookshops
Introduced by Frank Bough
BOB WILSON kicks off the new Football League season with a line-up of top names, top action and leading personalities.
1.0, 2.5, 2.35, 3.5*
Cricket: Third Test from Headingley
England v Australia This afternoon's play Commentators
RICHIE BENAUD , JIM LAKER and RAY ILLINGWORTH
1.50, 2.20, 2.50*
Racing from Newbury
2.0 Crown Plus Two Apprentice Championship (Handicap. 5f)
2.30 Geoffrey Freer Stakes (1m 5f and 60yds)
3.0 William Hill Handicap Stakes (ljm)
Commentators JULIAN WILSON and JIMMY LINDLEY
Swimming from Leeds
The Ladies' Europa Cup
Eight countries compete In this international gala, which brings together many world class swimmers. Great Britain's young girls face formidable opposition from East Germany, who have won all three previous Europa Cups, and from Holland, USSR, West Germany, Hungary, Sweden and Italy. Organised by the ASA in association with Esso.
Commentators ALAN WEEKS and HAMILTON BLAND
Show Jumping from Hickstead
The Embassy Stakes
The major competition of the afternoon, worth £600 in prize money. requires competitors to jump as fast as possible right from the start, over the full range of obstacles and ditches in the International Arena. Commentator
4.40* Final Score
Television's fastest and most comprehensive results service brings you the season's first football results from the teleprinter, and includes classified football results, rugby and racing results, and action highlights of today's events. Today's Timetable:
12.35 Football Focus
1.0 Cricket; 1.35 Swimming
1.50 Racing; 2.5 Cricket
2.20 Racing; 2.35 Cricket
2.50 Racing; 3.5 Swimming and cricket
4.15 Show Jumping; 4.40 Final Score Timings may be changed by events Television presentation:
Football FOCUS TERRY LONG
Cricket DAVID KENNING, BILL TAYLOR Racing DENNIS MONGER Swimming BOB DUNCAN
Show Jumping JOHNNIE WATHERSTON Grandstand director JEFF GODDARD
Grandstand producer BRIAN VENNER Grandstand editor ALAN HART
Weather BILL GILES
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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 (Manchester)
Jimmy Savile , OBE, looks back at his favourite ' 'fix-its' from the last 11 weeks and reads some of his viewers' letters (toot-toot).
Designer NIGEL CURZON Director PHIL BISHOP
Producer ROGER ordiss
A season of films starring one of the screen's indestructible tough guys, with Susan Hayward , Walter Slezak
As she begins her journey to a remote hospital in hostile country, an American nurse is guided through the African jungle by a gold-seeking adventurer.
Producer Otto Lang went to the Bakuba country of the Belgian Congo to film authentic backgrounds.
Director HENRY HATHAWAY Films: page 11
An outside broadcast from the BBC1 Big Top which this week visits Torbay. Starring
Lulu, Dailey and Wayne and Kenneth McKellar
Guest appearance of Roy Hudd with Abba, Mike Batt , Janet Brown Des Lane and Tony Blackburn and featuring NEW EDITION
Choreography MAVIS ASCOTT
Vocal direction MAGGIE STREDDER Staging JACKIE JENSEN
RONNIE HAZLEHURST AND HIS ORCHESTRA Producer MICHAEL HURLL
(Kenneth McKellar is in Summer Spectacular at the Festival Theatre. Paignton; Dailey and Wayne and Des Lane are in the Val Doonican Show at the Princess Theatre, Torquay. Seaside Special was recorded in the Big Top of Gerry Cottle 's Circus)
starring William Conrad as Frank Cannon , a big man who walks alone in a dangerous world: with guest stars
Dabney Coleman , Peter White Dead Lady's Tears
Dirk Alwin is charged with the murder of glamorous Teresa O'Hare. Cannon's efforts to prove him innocent involves detailed investigation into a daunting list of Teresa's many men friends.
with Peter Woods
Weather BILL GILES
Introduced by Jimmy Hill
The national soccer programme brings you the first action of the new 1975-76 Football League season, with coverage of two of today's outstanding First Division matches.
BARRY DAVIES and JOHN MOTSON are the match commentators.
JIMMY HILL presents his penetrating analysis of the action ... plus news, views and interviews from Day One of the long haul for League honours.
Football TV presentation:
ALEC WEEKS and JOHN MCGONAGLE Match of the Day presented by MARTIN HOPKINS
Editor JONATHAN MARTIN
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 TONY KINSEY
Director BRUCE MILLIARD Editor JOHN EDWARDS
The European Cup Final Great Britain's men and women athletes face their toughest task so far this year in this star-studded highlight of the European Athletics season.
The eight nations who have qualified for the final are the holders USSR, the probable favourites East Germany, West Germany, Italy, Poland. Finland, the hosts France, and Great Britain. In this unique competition each nation is allowed one athlete per event and the result is decided on a points basis.
Among Britain's athletes competing against world-class opposition are ALAN PASCOE in the 400m hurdles, GEOFF CAPES in the shot. ANDREA LYNCH in the 100m, and DAVID JENKINS in the 400m.
Commentators DAVID COLEMAN and RON PICKERING
Television presentation by the French Television Service
Another look at the new symbols with JACK SCOTT and the forecast from BILL GILES