Why Don't You just switch off your television set and go and do something less boring instead?
A collection of your letters and ideas on how to use your spare time, presented by the WDY gang.
Director HILARY MURPHY
Producer PATRICK DOWLING
DAVID VINE with a series on ten popular sports rarely seen on TV. 5: Archery
with ROY AND RACHEL FENWICK and other members of the Grand National Archery Society.
Director JOHN RICKWORD
Producer JOHN DOBSON. BBC Bristol (Rpt)
The classic serial in 15 exciting episodes, starring
Buster Crabbe as Flash Gordon
10: Incense of Forgetfulness
In which, unbeknown to Flash, Dale Arden is captured by the Tree People ...
Directors FORD BEEBE and ROBERT hili
The Roses Match
Yorkshire v Lancashire from Bradford
Yorkshire still have a chance to qualify for some of the prize money associated with this season's Schweppes County Championship, but in the traditional spirit of these matches, Lancashire will ensure that they work very hard to earn it.
Introduced by PETER WEST
The Double Diamond World Golf Classic
The final day's play of this eight-nation championship. The Semi-finals
Introduced by HARRY CARPENTER
Cricket feature: page 10
Introduced by Tony Gubba
There's never been a close season with so many important changes in football - BOB WILSON brings you up-to-date and looks forward to this afternoon's important games on the opening day of the season. With action, news and views, Football Focus is a must for all football fans.
1.0, 2.10, 2.35, 3.5* Cricket from Bradford
Yorkshire v Lancashire
This afternoon's play in The Roses Match. Commentators
PETER WEST, RICHIE BENAUD
JIM LAKER and FRED TRUEMAN
1.0, 3.5, 4.15*
International Golf from Gleneagles
The Double Diamond
World Golf Classic
The semi-final and final matches of this f25,000
Match Play Team Tournament, played over the King's Course, Gleneagles Hotel.
Commentators HARRY CARPENTER
PETER ALLISS and CLIVE CLARK
1.50, 2.25, 2.50* Racing from Kempton Park
2.0 Brooke Bond Choicest Tea Cup (Amateur Riders) (Hm)
2.30 Playboy Nursery Handicap Stakes (6f)
3.0 Geoffrey Hamlyn Handicap Stakes (1m)
JULIAN WILSON and JIMMY LINDLEY
Athletics from Crystal Palace
The Sunsilk Women's AAA
After many exhilarating world-class performances this season, Britain's girls are confident of making the standard of this year's Championships the highest for many years.
The largest entry ever includes sprinters SONIA LANNAMAN and ANDREA LYNCH , world record holder
MARY STEWART , TESSA SANDERSON , who recently became the second longest javelin thrower in the world, DONNA HARTLEY ,
SHARON COLYEAR , SUE REEVE, JANE COLE -BROOK and VERONA ELDER.
RON PICKERING and STUART STOREY
4.40* Final Score
12.35 Football Focus; 1.0 Cricket/Golf
1.50 Racing; 2.10 Cricket
2.25 Racing; 2.35 Cricket
2.50 Racing: 3.5 Cricket/Golf
4.15 Athletics/Golf: 4.40 Final Score
Timings may be changed by events Television presentation:
Football Focus MIKE MURPHY
Cricket DAVID KENNING and BILL TAYLOR
Golf A. P. WILKINSON , RICHARD TILLING and FRED VINER
Racing DENNIS MONGER
Athletics JOHN SHREWSBURY
Grandstand producer MARTIN HOPKINS Editor PAUL LANG
Music and madcap antics from the singing dogs, Toff, Scat and Boney, and a yard full of friends and help from Paul and Peta Page Ted Merwood, Len Lowe
Written by JOHN MORLEY Music GEORCE MICHIE
Designer QUENTIN CHASES
Producer PETER RIDSDALE SCOTT BBC Manchester
Once again the pop fans take over the lawns of Pebble Mill for an open-air pop festival starring Mud, Alvin Stardust and Linda Lewis
Pete Murray introduces the show and talks to the stars.
Musical director NIC ROWLEY Director ROY NORTON Producer ROY RONNIE
Joseph Cotten , Marie Laforet
Maurice Evans , with Carroll Baker Zsa Zsa Gabor , Lilli Palmer
Legendary jewel-thief The Ace of Diamonds comes out of retirement and joins forces with his brilliant pupil, Jeff Hill , known as The Jack of Diamonds. They plan to steal the fabulous Zaharoff diamonds held in a Paris fort with an apparently impenetrable security system.
CARROLL BAKER , ZSA ZSA GABOR and LILLI PALMER as themselves
Director DON TAYLOR. Films: page 8
This week's show comes from Torbay and features the Final of the Miss Seaside Special 1977 Natural Beauty Contest. Starring Vera Lynn with Jim Davidson The Wurzels
The Patton Brothers Tony Blackburn and David Hamilton featuring NEW EDITION
RONNIE HAZLEHURST AND HIS
Choreography GEOFFREY RICHER
Vocal direction MAGGIE STREDDER Recorded in the Big Top of Gerry Cottle 's Circus
Assistant producer PHIL BISHOP Producer MICHAEL HURLL
William Conrad as private investigator Frank Cannon a big man who walks alone in a dangerous world
The Man in the Middle
As a grim favour to his dying police chief mentor, Cannon sets out to bring home from Mexico the body of his errant son believed killed by accident. He is to find his mission more difficult than he imagined.
The 500th edition
Introduced by Jimmy Hill
BBC Television's Saturday-night soccer programme brings you the first action of the new 1977-78 Football League season with coverage of two of today's First Division matches involving clubs in the North, the Midlands, and the South.
BARRY DAVIES and JOHN MOTSON are the match commentators.
Analysis, interviews, and news of the top football stories of the day -and a memory or two from 13 years of Match of the Day. which began with Liverpool v Arsenal in August 1964.
Studio director JOHN PHILIPS Producers JOHN MCGONAGLE and MIKE MURPHY
Series producer ALEC WEEKS Editor JONATHAN MARTIN <
Tony, Mick, Cliff and Hughie are joined by their audience in the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield.
' Moonshiner ', Devilish Mary ? and ' Mist Over the Mersey' are included in this week's selection of songs by the popular Liverpool group The Spinners.
Double bass JOHN MCCORMICK
Producer BARRY BEVINS. BBC Manchester
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