Jack Scott: the weekend weather
introduced by Frank Bough
12.35* Football Preview
Sam Leitch returns with this popular lunchtime feature.
12.50* International Rugby Union: New Zealand v The British Lions
The whole of today's vital Test Match, by satellite from Auckland. Today's Fourth and Final Test will decide the series. Victory for the Lions will win them the series outright. If the All-Blacks win, the series will be shared.
TV presentation by the New Zealand Broadcasting Corporation
2.20; 2.50* Racing from Newbury
2.30 The Geoffrey Freer Stakes (1 mile, 5 furlongs and 60 yards)
3.0 The Shrivenham Stakes (Handicap) (5 furlongs)
2.35; 4.15; 5.5* International Athletics: The European Championships from Helsinki
David Coleman, Ron Pickering and Norris McWhirter report on this afternoon's outstanding events in Helsinki's Olympic Stadium, including:
Men's 5,000m: Final
Men's 50km Walk: Final
Men's 110m Hurdles: semi-finals
Men's Hammer: Final
Men's High Jump: Final
Ladies' Long Jump: Final
TV presentation by the Finnish Television Service
3.5* International Show Jumping from the All England Show Jumping Course, Hickstead: European Junior Championship: The Nations Cup
Great Britain's team of four junior riders defend the title, won last year in Switzerland, against teams from 11 other European countries.
(Cover story: page 11)
3.30* Rugby League: Match of the Champions from St Helens: St Helens (1971 League champions) v Leigh (1971 Cup winners)
The two most successful sides of last season meet in this special annual challenge match, which has the added attraction of being a local Derby.
4.40* Results Service
12.35 Football preview
12.50 Rugby Union
2.20 Racing; 2.35 Athletics
2.50 Racing; 3.5 Show jumping
3.30 Rugby League: 4.15 Athletics
4.40 Teleprinter; Results Service
Timings are subject to alteration in order to keep up to date with events.
This 600-mile ocean yacht race to South west Ireland and back is the major event of the Admiral's Cup competition. This year's race, as ever, will be hazardous and fiercely contested.
The inside story is told by the crews who take part - including the British team, led by The Prime Minister in Morning Cloud, with Arthur Slater in Prospect of Whitby and Bob Watson in Cervantes.
Full coverage from some of 200 boats in the race, observer boats along the route and from the air.
(BBC South production: from Southampton)
Regional Variations (2)
A grand tour of some of the world's outstanding zoos.
With Anthony Smith
In a corner of Regent's Park, covering 36 acres, is one of the oldest and most respected zoos. As a living library of the animal kingdom its comprehensive collection of species has commanded worldwide public and scientific acclaim.
(From Bristol) (First shown on BBC2)
First of three famous Westerns starring James Stewart and directed by Anthony Mann with Shelley Winters, Dan Duryea, Stephen McNally, Millard Mitchell
The story of one man's quest to recover his rightful possession as the perfect gun, so good that other men will risk their lives to possess it.
(This Week's Films: page 9)
and her guests Shari Lewis, Jimmy Logan, The New Seekers,
Alyn Ainsworth and his Orchestra
A film series starring Raymond Burr as Robert Ironside
with Don Galloway as Det-Sgt Brown
Barbara Anderson as Officer Eve Whitfield
Don Mitchell as Mark Sanger
with guest star Robert Lipton
Eve, Ed and Mark take a well-deserved evening off from their duties. And with Ironside at home alone it is the perfect set-up for a clever psychopathic killer who has waited patiently for just such an opportunity...
with Kenneth Kendall
Regional Variations (2)
First Division two-match action to kick off the 1971-72 Football League season.
Action from one of the fixture list's perfect club pairings.
Action highlighting the meeting of Northern and Midland clubs.
Action, analysis, interviews and the news which matters on Day One of the Football League season.
A season which begins with 12 new managers appointed to league sides in midsummer. Already hundreds of friendly matches and the Watney Cup competition have taken place, but the battle for honours in the four divisions begins today. Will Leeds strike lucky in the First Division this season? What are the pressures on League champions and Cup holders Arsenal? Can Burnley return after one season only in the Second Division? Do Aston Villa fans need more than Third Division football? Many of the answers will be found on Saturdays and shown on Match of the Day.
Conversation, guests, good music and the occasional surprise with Michael Parkinson and Marion Montgomery.
The Harry Stoneham Five