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: Wimbledon 1972: The Lawn Tennis Championships

A courtside view of the sixth day's play on the world - famous Centre Court and No 1 Court, brought to you by BBC outside broadcast cameras direct from the All England Club.


Commentator: Dan Maskell
Commentator: Jack Kramer
Commentator: Peter West
Commentator: Bill Knight
Commentator: David Vine
Producer: A.P. Wilkinson

: Saturday Cinema: Bullet for a Badman

Starring Audie Murphy, Darren McGavin
with Skip Homeier, Ruta Lee

Two ex-Texas Rangers, once friends, now meet again as enemies, and Keliher has to kill -or be killed by - Ward. Audie Murphy stars as Keliher, a struggling farmer, and Darren McGavin as Ward - now a prison escapee and bank robber.
(This Week's Films: page 9)


Screenplay: Mary Willingham
Screenplay: Willard Willingham
Producer: Gordon Kay
Director: R.C. Springsteen
Logan Keliher: Audie Murphy
Sam Ward: Darren McGavin
Lottie: Ruta Lee
Susan: Beverly Owen
Pink: Skip Homeier
Diggs: George Tobias
Leach: Alan Hale
Jeff: Berkeley Harris
Tucker: Edward C. Platt
Sammy: Kevin Tate
Goldie: Cece Whitney

: Tutankhamun's Egypt: 13: The Life and Times of Tutankhamun

Tonight's final programme of the series looks at the life and times of Tutankhamun himself. The discovery of his treasure-filled tomb made this King world-famous.
He is the one Ancient Egyptian that everyone has heard of. But paradoxically, the details of his life are harder to make out than those of many another, less well known pharaoh, and a lot of detective work has been needed to piece together the facts about him.

Introduced by Cyril Aldred from the Tutankhamun Exhibition at the British Museum


Presenter: Cyril Aldred
Narrator: Eric Porter
Director: Paul Jordan
Executive Producer: Paul Johnstone

: Wimbledon 1972: The Lawn Tennis Championships

A return visit to the All England Club for an uninterrupted view of the action on the show courts.
(Wimbledon Match of the Day: BBC2 9.15 pm)


Commentator: Dan Maskell
Commentator: Jack Kramer
Commentator: Peter West
Commentator: Bill Knight
Commentator: David Vine

: Westminster

David Holmes reviews week-by-week the moves made by the politicians and examines the part played by government in the lives of us all.


Presenter: David Holmes
Editor: Michael Broadbent

: News and Sport

and Weather

: Sounds for Saturday: Paco Pena and his Flamenco Puro

Concert performances by some of the best entertainers in a wide spectrum of today's musical taste.

This week: Paco Pena and his Flamenco Puro
featuring: The guitar playing of Paco Pena and Guillermo Basilisco; the singing of Barrilito and El Sodera; the dancing of Faiquillo de Cordoba and Margarita.
Pure flamenco is performed only in Andalusia and particularly around Cordoba, home of Paco Pena. Now 30 and internationally famous, he has performed professionally since the age of 12.
(Radio Times People: p 4. Sounds: p 12)


Guitarist: Paco Pena
Guitarist: Guillermo Basilisco
Singer: Barrilito
Singer: El Sodera
Dancer: Faiquillo de Cordoba
Dancer: Margarita
Title Music: Yes
Design: Lesley Joan Bremness
Producer: Stanley Dorfman

: Civilisation: 3: Romance and Reality

A personal view by Kenneth Clark

"The gothic world, the world of chivalry, courtesy and romance; a world in which serious things were done with a sense of play-where even war and theology could become a sort of game; and when architecture reached a point of extravagance unequalled in history. And yet these centuries produced some of the greatest spirits in the whole history of man, amongst them St. Francis of Assisi and Dante."

Kenneth Clark journeys from a castle on the Loire, through the hill towns of Tuscany and Umbria to the cathedral baptistry at Pisa, as he explores the aspirations and achievements of the later Middle Ages in France and Italy.
(Book £4.75, paperback £2.25: see p.54)


Presenter: Kenneth Clark
Director/Producer: Michael Gill
Producer: Peter Montagnon

: Match of the Day: The Lawn Tennis Championships

from Wimbledon
Highlights of today's outstanding match
Jack Kramer comments on the action, which is introduced by Harry Carpenter.

(Boxing, golf and prison tennis - Radio Times People: page 4)


Commentator: Jack Kramer
Presenter: Harry Carpenter
Presented by: Huw Jones
Presented by: Jeff Goddard
Executive Producer: A.P. Wilkinson

: Pets and Vets: Your Pet: Friend or Foe?

Introduced by David Blackmore

All animals can carry diseases and many of these can be transmitted from animal to man.


Presenter: David Blackmore
Director: Andrew Snell
Producer: Peter Bruce

: The Visitors: Part 3

by Mary McMinnies
Milly has decided to become a serious collector of antiques.


Author: Mary McMinnies

: Film Night

The noted Italian actor and director Vittorio De Sica talks to Sheridan Morley about his latest film The Garden of the Finzi-Continis which won this year's Oscar for the Best Foreign Film.
Philip Jenkinson shows Shakespearean films to be featured in The Globe Playhouse Festival.


Presenter: Philip Jenkinson
Interviewee: Vittorio de Sica
Interviewer: Sheridan Morley
Producer: Barry Brown
Editor: Rowan Ayers

: Midnight Movie: The Loudest Whisper

Starring Audrey Hepburn, Shirley MacLaine, James Garner
with Miriam Hopkins, Fay Bainter

The lives of two young teachers are destroyed by a small girl's malicious lies.


Screenplay: John Michael Hayes
Adapted from her play "Children's Hour" by: Lillian Hellman
Producer/Director: William Wyler
Karen Wright: Audrey Hepburn
Martha Dobie: Shirley MacLaine
Dr Joe Cardin: James Garner
Mrs Lily Mortar: Miriam Hopkins
Mrs Amelia Tilford: Fay Bainter
Mary Tilford: Karen Balkin

: Closedown

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