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: The Adventures of Tin Tin: Shipwreck

They see an island.

: Jackanory

with Elaine Stritch
Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator by ROALD DAHL
Adapted and directed by JEREMY SWAN Producer ANGELA BEECHING


Unknown: Elaine Stritch
Unknown: Roald Dahl
Directed By: Jeremy Swan
Producer: Angela Beeching

: Belle and Sebastian: 5: Norbert's Suitcase

A serial in 13 episodes.

: Roobarb

When Custard Stole the Show

: Vision On

Tony Hart, Pat Keysell


Unknown: Pat Keysell
Unknown: Ben Benison
Director: Clive Doig
Producer: Patrick Dowling

: Closedown

: Olympic Grandstand

Introduced by Tony Gubba
Featuring the best of last night's events, including Athletics Finals and Boxing semi-finals, and the latest Olympic news by satellite.


Introduced By: Tony Gubba

: News


: Olympic Grandstand

featuring The Olympic Games and Racing from Goodwood Introduced by Frank Bough Fencing Final
PETER WEST reports on the event in which the gold medal has gone to Hungary in the last three Games
Epee Team Boxing
More outstanding semi-final bouts. Commentator HARRY CARPENTER
The third place final to decide the winner of the bronze medal. Commentator BARRY DAVIES Judo Final
DAVID VINE reports on the category in which
KAZUTOYO NOMURA, of Japan, is the reigning champion: Light-Middleweight Volleyball
Highlights of the men's semi-finals. Commentator DON ANTHONY
Also news ... results ... action from Wrestling and Archery.
Racing from Goodwood
3.5 The Extel Stakes (Handicap)
The day's main race from the fourth day of ' Glorious Goodwood Commentators PETER O'SULLEVAN and JIMMY LINDLEY


Introduced By: Frank Bough
Commentator: Harry Carpenter
Commentator: Barry Davies
Unknown: David Vine
Commentator: Don Anthony
Commentators: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentators: Jimmy Lindley

: Play School

: Screen Test

Michael Rodd introduces the second semi-final, with extracts from Bambi, At the Earth's Core and One of Our Dinosaurs is Missing
Producer DAVID BROWN. BBC Manchester


Introduces: Michael Rodd
Designer: Peter Mavius
Producer: David Brown.

: Salty

A film series in six parts
In the Bahamas, Tim and his devoted seal, Salty, live adventure in, on and out of the water: 3

: Barbapapa

: Evening News

Richard Whitmore ; Weatherman


Unknown: Richard Whitmore

: Your Region Tonight

followed by Regional Weather (Regional details as Monday)

: Olympic Report

Introduced by Frank Bough brings you up-to-date with the action and news from Montreal and looks ahead to tonight's outstanding Athletics Finals.


Introduced By: Frank Bough

: The Invisible Man

A series starring David McCallum with Melinda Fee , Craig Stevens
Stop When Red Lights Flash


Unknown: David McCallum
Unknown: Melinda Fee
Unknown: Craig Stevens

: It's Childsplay

A series of six programmes starring
Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise
Eric and Ernie introduce short plays written entirely by boys and girls under the age of 16 and meet the young playwrights. This week's guest stars are Jean Anderson , Alfie Bass Ralph Bates , Joan Benham Rudolph Walker and featuring Edward Hardwicke Jon Laurimore , Gillian Phelps


Unknown: Eric Morecambe
Unknown: Ernie Wise
Unknown: Jean Anderson
Unknown: Alfie Bass
Unknown: Ralph Bates
Unknown: Joan Benham
Unknown: Rudolph Walker
Unknown: Edward Hardwicke
Unknown: Jon Laurimore
Unknown: Gillian Phelps
Designer: Peter Brachacki
Director: Brian Penders
Producer: Johnny Downes

: Olympic Grandstand

featuring live from Montreal Athletics
Men's 4xl00m Relay
Triple Jump Final
Russia's VIKTOR SANEYEV could become only the third man to win an individual
Athletics event at three consecutive Games
Olympic champion and record holder: Saneyev 17.39m (57ft O¾ins)
World record: J. de Oliveira (Brazil)
17.89 (58: 81)
World best 1976: Saneyev 16.90 (55:5$); J. Vycichlo (Czech) 16.87 (55:4J); J, Butts (USA) 16.81 (55:2)
British best: A. Moore 16.52 (54:2½)
Men's Decathlon (Javelin) Heats:
Women's 4x400m Relay
Introduced by Frank Bough
News ... action ... results ... personalities as the XXI Olympic Games draw towards their climax.


Unknown: Viktor Saneyev
Unknown: A. Moore
Introduced By: Frank Bough

: Main News

with Richard Whitmore ; Weather


Unknown: Richard Whitmore

: Olympic Grandstand

featuring live from Montreal Athletics
Semi-finals: Men's 1500m
Women's 4xl00m Relay Men's 4x400m Relay
Women's 1500m Final' at 10.30
This final could feature Britain's MARY STEWART running just before her brother, IAN, competes in the 5,000m
Olympic champion and record holder: L. Bragina (USSR) 4:01.4
World record: T. Kazankina (USSR)
World best 1976: Kazankina 3:56.0; R. Katyukova (USSR) 3:59.8; Bragina
British best: M. Stewart 4:06.4
5,000m Final at 10.50
A ' specialist' British event - yet our best performance so far is GORDON PIRIE'S silver medal in 1956 Olympic champion and record holder: L. Viren (Fin) 13:26.4
World record: E. Puttemans (Bel)
World best 1976: D. Quax (NZ) 13:13.2 British best: B. Foster 13:14.6
Women's Volleyball Final
DON ANTHONY reports on an event dominated by Russia and Japan since its introduction to the Games in 1964 Olympic champions: USSR
Dressage Final
DORIAN Williams reports on an event in which Britain's best placing is 11th, achieved in 1960 and 1968 Individual
Olympic champion: L. Linsenhoff (W Ger)
Hockey Final
West Germany won the gold in 1972, but India have won it seven times since 1928. Commentator
Canoeing Finals
Six out of a total of 11 finals are being held tonight
Today's news and results
Introduced by Frank Bough
Timings are subject to alteration


Unknown: Mary Stewart
Unknown: L. Bragina
Unknown: T. Kazankina
Unknown: R. Katyukova
Unknown: M. Stewart
Unknown: L. Viren
Unknown: E. Puttemans
Unknown: B. Foster
Commentators: David Coleman
Commentators: Ron Pickering
Unknown: Don Anthony
Unknown: L. Linsenhoff
Unknown: Barry Davies
Unknown: John Motson
Introduced By: Frank Bough

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