7.15 Diffraction in Action. 7.41 The Greek Liturgy. 8.5 Low Pay.
A Problem for Time-travellers
Many light years away on the far side of the galaxy lies Arg, a small planet of little consequence. On a day trip from Earth by time-machine are: LIZA GODDARD
MICHAEL RODD and STEPHEN COX
The Argonds, a polite race of advanced dragons, find it amusing to test these visiting time-trippers.
Argonds: CHARMIAN GRADWELL CHRISTOPHER LEAVER
IAN MESSITER , MOIRA STUART
Designer SALLY HULKE Director IAN OLIVER
Producer PATRICK DOWLING
ROY CASTLE talks to PROFESSOR PETER FENTEM about the benefits of taking regular exercise, and finds out from BRENDAN FOSTER why jogging is so popular in Gateshead. Other joggers in the programme include DAVID HAMILTON and members of the Carlton Jogging Club.
Director BRIAN DAVIES
Producer PETER RIDING
A serial from Walt Disney
The Practical Joker
Don Diego has a rival. and The Flaming Arrow
Don Diego's prank takes a deadly turn.
Directed by CHARLES LAMONT
the Robin Hood of old California:
The MOUSEKETEERS introduce Nessie, the Loch Ness monster, and A Horse Called Comanche: 10 ' General Custer's Last Stand '.
Directed by DICK AMOS
Executive producer RON MILLE.
A feature film starring
Kenneth Connor , Eric Barker
Ordinary Seaman Blissworth is an electronics genius. He needs to be when it comes to sorting out The Creeper which, on its first trials runs wild, misses the target and blows up the firing ship!
Screenplay by ALAN HACKNEY, VIVIAN A. cox Produced by PATER ROGERS Directed by GERALD THOMAS
. Films: page 15
Capt David Foster:
Lt-Cdr William Fanshawe:
Admiral Sir Humphrey Pettigrew:
Introduced by Frank Bough
Speedway from Wimbledon
The Embassy Internationale
England's MICHAEL LEE and PETER COLLINS are previous winners of this event and face strong international opposition, particularly from Americans SCOTT AUTREY and BRUCE PENHALL.
Commentator ALAN WEEKS
1.35; 2.5; 2.35; 3.5*
Racing from Thirsk
1.45 Go-Racing in Yorkshire Trainers' Trophy Stakes (Round 4. 5f)
2.15 Coxwold Stakes (H'cap. 1m)
2.45 ' Asda' Sprint Trophy (6f)
3.15 Mowbray Sewing Stakes dim) Commentators PETER O'SULLEVAN
JULIAN WILSON and JIMMY LINDLEY
1.50; 2.20; 4.5; 4.40*
International Pool from Park Hall, Charnock Richard The Hemeling World Pool Championships
This new event, with prize money of £18,000, has attracted the game's top names. Americans STEVE MIZERAK and JIM REMPE are the top seeds ahead of BILL wer-BENIUK and JOHN SPENCER. Also taking part are many of the world's snooker stars including TERRY GRIFFITHS and ALEX HURRICANE ' HIGGINS.
Commentators TED LOWE and the new World Snooker Champion CLIFF THORBURN
International Archery The Alka-Seltzer Olympic Seven
Powis Castle, Welshpool, provides a dramatic backdrop to this world-class event. Two British Men's and Ladies' teams compete against Holland, Italy and Romania. Commentator PETER WEST
Boxing from Wolverhampton
Featherweight Championship of Great Britain
In the second defence of his title this year, champion PAT COWDELL , from Warley, fights Nottingham's DAVID NEEDHAM in the top match on promoter Ron Gray 's bill. These two boxers have met twice before and the score is one-all, with a disputed decision both times, so the score should finally be settled in this all-Midlands battle.
Commentator HARRY CARPENTER
Motor Sport from Esgair Dafydd
The Kawasaki Motosprint
An event new to television where top motocross riders try to emulate rally drivers by competing in a timed event up and down a mountain course.
Commentator MURRAY WALKER
5.0* Final Score: a round-up of the day's news and results.
1.5 Speedway: 1.35 Racing. 1.50 Pool
2.5 Racing; 2.20 Pool: 2.35 Racing
2.5* Archery; 3.5 Racing: 3.20 Boxing
3.45 Molospriot: 4.5 Pool
4.20 Motosprint; 4.40 Pool
5.0 Final Score
* Timings subject to alteration Television presentation:
Speedway MICK GOODENOUGH Racing JOHN MCNICHOLAS Pool KEITH PHILLIPS Archery TERRY LONG
BOZing CAMPBELL FERGUSON Motosprint HUW JONES
Producer Grandstand MARTIN HOPKINS Editor Grandstand HAROLD ANDERSON
Richard Whitmore ; Weatherman
Today: The Man Who Could Not Die
Death is a fact of life for every living thing, so when Diana Prince encounters an indestructible chimpanzee the IADC and Wonder Woman get interested. They learn that a mad scientist, discovering the secret of invulnerability to death, plans to use his knowledge to conquer the world.
Diana Prince/Wonder Woman:
Don't ask what's happening!
Terry Wogan , live and spontaneous, to ' banjax ' your weekend.
Signature tune RONNIE HAZLEHURST Programme associate TONY HAWES Designer BOB COVE
Director BRIAN PENDERS Producer ALAN BOYD
Jeff Osterhage , Carl Franklin Hal Holbrook , Keir Dullea
During the American Civil War an outlaw gang, led by the infamous William Quantrill , killed, looted and burned ranchers' homes. One victim is John Colton , whose parents are killed by Quantrill's raiders. Colton vows revenge and sets about learning to fight with the help of the legendary gunfighter John Hammer.
Screenplay by JAMES D. PARRIOTT Produced by B. W. SANDEFUR
Directed by ALAN J. LEVI. Films: page 15 (First showing on British television) Film news and reviews on Ceefax
Gen George A Custer:
A series of programmes live from the Television Theatre in London. starring Val Doonican with his special guests including the sound of Ray Charles and his Choir of 16 Singers and from Nashville Lloyd Green and his steel guitar together with a surprise guest
Musical director RONNIE HAZLEHURST
Written by BARRY TOOK and VAL DOONICAN Costume designer MARY HUSBAND Sound LARRY GOODSON
Lighting KEN MACGREGOR Designer DACRE PUNT
Production YVONNE LITTLEWOO.
starring with Civil Wives
Sid's selfish ex-wife, Susan, makes an excuse to visit the Fairgate home and Karen - to Sid's dismay - is determined to treat her as one of the family....
Written by JACK TURLEY
Directed by KIM FRIEDMAN
Richard Whitmore ; Weather
A serial in ten episodes by BRIAN CLARK starring with
1: Mark Telford 's existence as an international banker, with its constant travel and expense-account living, looks exciting to outsiders but he has begun to question it, and so has his wife, Sylvia.
A popular drama to keep the mind alive. Music by JOHN DANKWORTH (THE GUARDIAN) Producer MARK SHlVAS
Director BARRY DAVIS
Preview: p 17. Brookes' View: p 66
Man on boat:
Bob Langlcy and guest presenter Maureen Lipman live from the foyer of Pebble Mill. With KENNY BALL AND HIS JAZZMEN
Director ROY NORTON Producer ROY RONNIE