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A film series starring Monte Markham as Longfellow Deeds, small-town newspaperman who inherits a multi-million dollar empire: with PAT HARRINGTON as Tony Lawrence
HERBERT VOLAND as Henry Masterton
Today: The Howdy Syndrome
Deeds makes a discovery about the company's computer.

Contributors

Unknown:
Monte Markham
Unknown:
Pat Harrington
Unknown:
Tony Lawrence
Unknown:
Herbert Voland
Unknown:
Henry Masterton

Introduced by Frank Bough
12.35
Football Focus
With BOB WILSON
Action highlights and comment from the men who have made this week's headlines, together with the latest news of today's matches. Also an action analysis of this week's matches in the European Championship.
1.0
International Boxing
Ngozika Ekwelum (Germany) v Billy Aird (Liverpool)
Highlights of this week's heavyweight fight from the 20th-century Sporting Club, Southend. Ekwelum last month sensationally knocked out Eddie Neilson in two rounds.
Commentator JOHN MOTSON
1.15
Rugby League
Top Try Competition
Another chance to win a trip to the Rugby League Cup Final by selecting the outstanding tries shown on BBC Television.
1.40
International Squash
The Benson and Hedges Open Championship from Wembley
Featuring the final of the world's most prestigious squash tournament. Commentators PETER WEST and JACK GILES
1.25; 1.55; 2.30
Racing from Newbury
1.30 Minors' Novices' Hurdle (2m)
2.0 Newbury Spring Chase (2m 160yds)
2.40 Schweppes Gold Trophy Handicap Hurdle (2m)
Britain's most valuable handicap hurdle - a traditionally wide open race which never fails to produce controversy and excitement.
Commentators PETER O'SULLEVAN JULIAN WILSON and JIMMY LINDLEY
2.10; 3.20; 4.25 Rallycross from Lydden
This special event, staged by the Thames Estuary Automobile Club, features the top rallycross drivers in Britain competing on the exciting Kent circuit.
Commentator MURRAY WALKER
2.50
Test Cricket
Australia v England
Highlights of the first day's play in the Sixth Test played today in Melbourne, Australia.
3.5; 3.35
Rugby League from Castleford
Castleford v Bradford Northern
Outside broadcast cameras cover this top match in the first round of the Rugby League Challenge Cup. Commentator EDDIE WARING
4.15
Gymnastics
Highlights of a special performance given at the Sporting Club of Washington, Sunderland, by the Japanese display team. Japan, who won the men's team gold medal at the last Olympic Games, include in their team Eiko Ken motsu, one of the greatest gymnasts of all time.
Commentator RON PICKERING
4.40 Final Score: Classified football, racing and rugby results, action highlights and reports plus the Grandstand Score Draw Check.
Timetable: 12.35 Football Focus
1.0 Boxing: 1.15 Rugby League Top Try
1.25 Racing; 1.40 Squash
1.55 Racing; 2.10 Rallycross
2.30 Racing; 2.50 Cricket
3.5 Rugby League; 3.20 Rallycross
3.35 Rugby League; 4.15 Gymnastics
4.25 Rallycross; 4.40 Final Score Television presentation:
Football Focus assistant producer BOB ABRAHAMS. Squash BRIAN VENNER Racing DENNIS MONGER
Rallycross richard TILLING Rugby League BOB DUNCAN Gymnastics PAUL LANG
Grandstand produced by BRIAN VENNER Editor ALAN HART

Contributors

Introduced By:
Frank Bough
Unknown:
Bob Wilson
Unknown:
Eddie Neilson
Commentator:
John Motson
Commentators:
Peter West
Commentators:
Jack Giles
Commentators:
Peter O'Sullevan
Commentators:
Julian Wilson
Commentators:
Jimmy Lindley
Commentator:
Murray Walker
Commentator:
Eddie Waring
Unknown:
Eiko Ken
Commentator:
Ron Pickering
Producer:
Bob Abrahams.
Unknown:
Dennis Monger
Produced By:
Brian Venner
Editor:
Alan Hart

Regional Variations (2)

Doctor Who

Season 12

The Ark in Space

Part 3

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC One West

The Doctor subjects himself to a dangerous experiment so that he can access the memories of the dead Wirrn Queen. Elsewhere, the larvae Wirrn are pupating into their adult form.

Mountain Born
On a small sheep farm amid the scenic heights of Colorado, 11-year-old Jason helps his mother with the chores and dreams of becoming a fully fledged shepherd. His testing time is to come much sooner and be far more severe than anyone could expect.
A WALT DISNEY production

Contributors

Jason:
Sam Austin
Mother:
Jolene Terry
Benj:
Walter Stroud

starring Rock Hudson
Claudia Cardinale with Jack Warden , Guy Stockwell
Dr Snow, a society psychologist, is ordered by the US National Security Agency to treat a mystery patient- and finds himself in the world of international intrigue.
Director PHILIP DUNNE
This Week's Films: page 15

Contributors

Unknown:
Rock Hudson
Unknown:
Claudia Cardinale
Unknown:
Jack Warden
Unknown:
Guy Stockwell
Director:
Philip Dunne
Dr Snow:
Rock Hudson
Vicky Vincenti:
Claudia Cardinale
General Pratt:
Jack Warden
Fitzpatrick:
Guy Stockwell
Detective Harrigan:
Brad Dexter
Smitty:
Anne Seymour
Arthur Vincenti:
Alejandro Rey
Captain Davis:
Hari Rhodes
Michelangelo Vincenti:
Vito Scotti
Lavinia Vincenti:
Angela Clarke

with her special guest Neil Sedaka and Neville King, Bernie Clifton and The Shadows singing A Song for Europe
THE NIGEL LYTHGOE DANCERS
ALYN AINSWORTH AND HIS ORCHESTRA
Written by Eric DAVIDSON
Choreographer NIGEL LYTHGOE
Designer BRIAN TREGIDDEN
Director STANLEY APPEL
Producer JOHN AMMONDS

Contributors

Unknown:
Neil Sedaka
Unknown:
Bernie Clifton
Dancers:
Alyn Ainsworth
Written By:
Fric Davidson
Unknown:
Nigel Lythgoc
Designer:
Brian Tregidden
Director:
Stanley Appel
Producer:
John Ammonds

Regional Variations (2)

Sportsreel

BBC One Scotland

Introduced by Jimmy Hill
Match No 1 is a key Championship battle in the First Division. Commentator DAVID COLEMAN
Match No 2 features an important promotion match in Division Two. Commentator JOHN MOTSON
jimmy HILL presents his personality action analysis ... plus the regular round-up of the day's soccer news.
Football TV presentation by ALEC WEEKS and JOHN SHREWSBURY Match of the Day presented by MARTIN HOPKINS
Editor JONATHAN MARTIN

Contributors

Introduced By:
Jimmy Hill
Commentator:
David Coleman
Commentator:
John Motson
Unknown:
Jimmy Hill
Presented By:
Martin Hopkins
Editor:
Jonathan Martin

BBC One London

About BBC One

BBC One is a TV channel that started broadcasting on the 20th April 1964. It replaced BBC Television.

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