Told by RICHARD BAKER
An entertainment for children starring Brian Cant with Toni Arthur , Lionel Morton Chloe Ashcroft , Jonathan Cohen Spike Heatley , Alan Rushton
Brian and Company with music, songs, puzzles and comedy.
Director PETER CHARLTON
Producer ANNREAY The Bold Bad Bus, stories from Play Away and Play School, 11.60, from book. shops
starring Charlie Drake with George Sanders
Dennis Price , Nyree Dawn Porter
Ernest Wright , master locksmith, finds himself an unwilling dupe in a series of robberies.
Producer w. A. WHITTAKER
Director PETER GRAHAM SCOTT Films: page 8
starring Joe Brown
Susan Maughan , Marty Wilde with Harry H. Corbett
Alf Hitchens finding little sympathy at home, divides his time between the local gang of layabouts and his girlfriend Marilyn. The music and lyrics of East End writer ALAN KLEIN bring an authentic touch to this lively story.
Producer and director MICHAEL CARRERAS Films: page C
KEITH BEST with weekend weather
Introduced by Tony Gubba
1.30, 3.30, 4.0* Cycling from Leicester
The British National Track Championships
This afternoon the legendary REG HARRIS , who won his last world title in 1954, defends the British Professional sprint title, at the age of 55. This afternoon's programme also includes the final of the Ladies sprint, and the Amateur 20 km. Organised by the British Cycling Federation in association with Louis Newmark Ltd. Commentator DAVID SAUNDERS
1.50, 2.30, 3.5, 3.45*
Racing from Ascot
2.0 Star of Sierra Leone Diamond Stakes (Ladies' Race. Old Mile)
2.35 Princess Margaret Stakes (6f)
3.20 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes (ljm) Grundy, winner of this year's English and Irish Derbies, leads an outstanding field of three- and four-year-olds from Britain and Europe. Today's race carries prize money of £120,000, more than E80,000 going to the winner.
3.55 Blacknest Stakes (H'cap. 1m) Commentators PETER O'SULLEVAN
JULIAN WILSON , JIMMY LINDLEY and JOHN HANMER
2.10, 2.40, 4.0*
International Athletics from Gateshead
The Rediffusion Gateshead Games BRENDAN FOSTER , the local hero and organiser of this meeting, has gathered together a galaxy of top stars including DAVID JENKINS ; Olympic Gold medallist JOHN AKII -BUA, who clashes again with ALAN PASCOE ; GEOFF CAPES ; IAN STEWART ; New Zealanders JOHN WALKER and ROD DIXON - silver and bronze medallists in the Commonwealth 1500 metres; ANDREA LYNCH and DONNA MURRAY. Foster himself will be running in a star-studded 5,000 metres.
Commentators DAVID COLEMAN and RON PICKERING
The Royal International Horse Show from Wembley. This afternoon's major competition is the Calor Gas International Stakes, for riders up to the age of 23. Commentator
5.0* Final Score
1.30 Cycling; 1.50 Racing; 2.10 Athletics;
2.30 Racing; 2.40 Athletics; 3.5 Racing
3.30 Cycling; 3.45 Racing
4.40 Show Jumping: 5.0 Final Score * Timings may be changed by events Television presentation: Cycling BILL TAYLOR
Racing DENNIS MONGER
Athletics JOHN SHREWSBURY Show Jumping FRED VINER Editor JONATHAN MARTIN
Grandstand producer BRIAN VENNER Grandstand editor ALAN HART Duel on the turf: pages 4-5
Polka Dot Puss ...is in a spot of trouble.
and Professor Tom ...has a lot to learn.
Weatherman KEITH BEST
5.35 Sport/Regional News
Non-stop, now-you-see-it, now-you-don't, magic, mirth and music featuring Terry Seabrook Paul Daniels , Faith Brown Paul Vernon , Bob Lunn John Citroni
Designer PAUL MONTAGUE Director KEITH PHILLIPS
Producer PETER RIDSDALE scon (Manchester)
I want to swim with a dolphin... read the news... fly a plane.
Whatever your wildest dream is, Jimmy Savile will try to make it come true.
A season of films starring one of the screen's indestructible tough guys with Curt Jurgens
Al Hedison , Theodore Bikel
During World War II, in the South Atlantic, an American destroyer encounters a German U-boat. In the ensuing days the two Captains play a desperate game of cat-and-mouse as they assess and exploit each other's strategy.
Producer and director DICK POWELL Films: page 8
An outside broadcast from the Big Top of Jerry Cottle 's Circus which this week visits Poole, Dorset. starring Cilia Black and her guests Paul Jones
Don MacLean , Brothers Lee and from clubland
Ronnie Dukes and Ricki Lee
Introduced by Tony Blackburn and featuring NEW EDITION
Choreography MAVIS ASCOTT
Vocal direction MAGGIE STREDDER Staging JACKIE JENSEN
RONNIE HAZLEHURST AND HIS ORCHESTRA Producer MICHAEL HURLL
with Richard Whitmore ; Weather
from the Empire Pool, Wembley featuring the Daily Mail Cup
- Victor Ludorum
(Holder: H. Smith with Salvador) Introduced by DAVID VINE
Commentators DORIAN WILLIAMS and RAYMOND BROOKS-WARD
Television presentation by FRED VINER and JOHNNIE WATHERSTON
with Esther Rantzen
Reporters KIERAN PRENDIVILLE and GLYN WORSNIP
CYRIL FLETCHER with Oddities of the week
Song of the week lois LANE Music TONY KINSEY
Ninth of ten live plays
This week three women writers lead the production team.
They are Caryl Churchill , Mary O'Malley and Cherry Potter
Title music by YAMASH'TA
Script editor FRANK HATHERLEY
Designers JEREMY BEAR, GEOFF POWELL Producer GRAEME MCDONALD Director PlERS HAGGARD
Time of Terror
Patricia Neal , Craig Stevens
Ellen Alexander awakes in her Las Vegas hotel to wonder where her husband has gone ...
Introduced by SEBASTIAN CABOT