Story: "My Sixpenny Umbrella" by Charles Leno
(Repeated on BBC1 at 4.20 pm)
Author (My Sixpenny Umbrella):
The final two hours' play direct from Headingley
Introduced by Peter West
with Richard Whitmore
Reporting the world tonight with the BBC's reporters and correspondents at home and abroad
with Percy Thrower from Bressingham, Norfolk
In this second visit to Bressingham Percy Thrower talks to Adrian Bloom about the increasing popularity of dwarf conifers, heaths and heathers, their varieties and how to plant and maintain them in combination with alpines in 'island beds.'
A series of three film reports by Trevor Philpott
According to the notes in their programme, The Klondyke Brothers were born in the toughest, farthest-flung corner of Alaska. You have to be careful what you believe, but they are certainly the most massive and probably the most monstrous pair of entertainers on the boards. Between them they weigh 56 stones, and every ounce of it is villainous.
They live by selling hatred to the respectable, law-abiding people of the country towns of Britain: every night the crowds fill the halls in the hope of seeing these two ugly, misshapen, merciless men take a long overdue beating.
Otto Klemperer conducts the complete cycle in sequence with the New Philharmonia Orchestra led by Emanuel Hurwitz
The nine symphonies were recorded at a series of concerts in the Royal Festival Hall during the Beethoven bicentenary year, 1970. The cycle is now repeated to mark the occasion of Otto Klemperer's retirement.
Tonight: Symphony No 3 (Eroica)
The New Philharmonia
with Colin Welland and Ian Wooldridge
The actor-playwright and the sportswriter-of-the-year continue their look at the sporting summer.
Lonesome Road: The marathon
...26 miles 385 yards... in Munich. It will be the climax of the Olympic athletics, as usual. This film tells the story of the race from classical antiquity to the present - and of double-winner Abebe Bikila, who now sits crippled in a wheelchair.
Cricket: England v Australia
Richie Benaud introduces the story and highlights of today's play in the Fourth Test at Headingley.
(Radio Times Olympic Summer of Sport, available from newsagents: 25p)
Subject (Lonesome Road:
The marathon): Abebe
Director (Lonesome Road:
The marathon): Bud
with Joan Bakewell, Tony Bilbow, Michael Dean, Sheridan Morley