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England v
The West Indies from Lord's
The start of the final day's play
Introduced by PETER WEST Commentators
RICHIE BENAUD , JIM LAKER
Television presentation by DAVID KENNING , NICK HUNTER

Contributors

Introduced By:
Peter West
Unknown:
Richie Benaud
Unknown:
Jim Laker
Presentation By:
David Kenning
Presentation By:
Nick Hunter

England v
The West Indies from Lord's
Further coverage on the afternoon's play
The Lawn Tennis Championships direct from the All England Club
A courtsdde view of the second day's play.
HARRY CARPENTER introduces the best of the matches on the Centre Court and No 1 Court, and provides the news and results from the outside courts.
With commentaries by DAN MASKELL , JACK KRAMER
BILL KNIGHT, BILL THRELFALL and JOHN BARRETT
Television presentation by RICHARD TILLING , FRED VINER , BOB DUNCAN
JOHN SHREWSBURY, JOHNNIE WATHERSTOM and JEFF GOODARD
Producer A. P. WILXINSON

Contributors

Introduces:
Harry Carpenter
Unknown:
Dan Maskell
Unknown:
Jack Kramer
Presentation By:
Richard Tilling
Presentation By:
Fred Viner
Presentation By:
Bob Duncan
Unknown:
Johnnie Watherstom
Unknown:
Jeff Goodard
Producer:
A. P. Wilxinson

For the last programme in this series Robert Robinson presents a further selection from the year's programmes.
This week Angus Wilson explains how he began to write; friends of EVELYN WAUGH recall the man they knew; Edwin Brock reads one of his poems; crime writers Eric Ambler , P. D. James and Gavin Lyall compare notes at an International Crime Writers' Congress; and J. T. Edson , the best-selling Britdsh writer of Westerns, talks about his work at his home in Melton Mowbray.
Producer PHILIP SPEIGHT
Executive producer WILL WYATT

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Robinson
Unknown:
Angus Wilson
Unknown:
Evelyn Waugh
Unknown:
Edwin Brock
Unknown:
Eric Ambler
Unknown:
P. D. James
Unknown:
Gavin Lyall
Unknown:
J. T. Edson
Producer:
Philip Speight

A Personal History of the United States written and narrated by Alistair Cooke
12: The Arsenal
In two centuries America has gone from a small nation trusting in a rifle by the fireside to the 4 shatterer of worlds.'
Not only a very clear account of America's military history but an equally clear summary of its interventions against communism since World War 2 ... The beguiling voice underplays a lober scholarship of text.
(PETER BLACK, DAILY MAIL)
Director DAVID HEYCOCK
Producer MICHAEL GILL

Contributors

Unknown:
Alistair Cooke
Director:
David Heycock
Producer:
Michael Gill

BBC2 Sports Special
Three of the most important sporting events in the international calendar, spotlighted tonight in this special programme.

The US Open from Atlanta, Georgia.
Last year the us Open ended in a play-off with LOU GRAHAM taking the honours. Can JACK NICKLAUS win this year for the fourth time? Many are challenging his supremacy - JOHNNY MILLER, winner in 1973, HALE IRWIN, winner in 1974, and BEN CRENSHAW, yet to win the Open but having a highly successful season this year.

Wimbledon 1976
Highlights of the second day's play from this, the most prestigious tennis tournament in the world.

Cricket: Second Test England v The West Indies from Lord's
RICHIE BENAUD introduces highlights of the final day's play.
Producer DAVID KENNING

Contributors

Unknown:
Lou Graham
Unknown:
Jack Nicklaus
Unknown:
Johnny Miller
Unknown:
Hale Irwin
Unknown:
Ben Crenshaw
Introduces:
Richie Benaud
Producer:
David Kenning

BBC Two England

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