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: Multi-Coloured Swap Shop

Ring out the Old Year on [number removed]and chat to Noel Edmonds and his guests in the Multi-Coloured Swap Shop
Swaporama with Keith Chegwin
Would you like something new for the New Year? This could be your chance to swap something old (but not battered, please) for something new. Listen out for Cheggers this morning and if he's swapping near you, why not join him?
9.45 The Grape Connection
Our Purple Pal and Beagley Beag ley ' stick' together. What else would you expect from that great partnership?
A Magical Mystery Phone-in with John Salisse of the Magic Circle. (Don't worry if you can't phone-you can still join in if you've got a paper and pencil - and just for once this doesn't mean send a postcard!)
News Swap with John Craven
Who's the last stringer of the year? Will the honour be yours?
Write to John with your news story, and perhaps it will be.
Sh! Don't tell a soul! It's the Secret Squirrel this morning.
Here's something you can mention. If anybody wants to know where the Oddball Couple are-they're at the Hotel Boo-More.
Swap of the Pops: A super sound from the Swap Shop super group
Star Swap with Rolf Harris
Give him a ring this morning or send him a postcard and join in his special swap.
Noel's Top Ten Swap
What's your favourite music? Now's your chance to get it played on television. And don't forget, it's your chance, too, to win all the Swap Shop Top Ten singles.
Director CRISPIN EVANS Editor ROSEMARY GILL

Contributors

Unknown: Noel Edmonds
Unknown: Keith Chegwin
Unknown: Beagley Beag
Unknown: John Salisse
Unknown: John Craven
Unknown: Rolf Harris
Director: Crispin Evans
Editor: Rosemary Gill

: Grandstand

Introduced by Frank Bough
12.20*
Football Focus
BOB WILSON has his personal memories surrounding the mixed fortunes that befell British football in the last 12 months.
12.50; 1.25; 1.55; 2.25*
Racing from Newbury
1.0 Panama Cigar Hurdle (Qualifier) (2m 100yds)
1.30 L'Oreal Handicap Hurdle (2m 100yds)
2.0 Mandarin Handicap 'Chase (3m 2f 82yds)
2.30 Old Year Handicap 'Chase (2m 160yds)
Commentators PETER O'SULLEVAN
JULIAN WILSON and RICHARD PITMAN
1.10; 1.40; 2.10; 4.0*
International Basketball from Crystal Palace
Eight top European basketball clubs compete in this special Grandstand New Year Basketball
Tournament. RED STAR BELGRADE and MILAN lead the continental challenge against the British Champions CINZANO, and a top American college team from Philadelphia University.
Commentator STUART STOREY
2.45*
Rugby League from St Helens
St Helens v Widnes
The second half of today's outstanding League match.
Commentator EDDIE WARING
3.30*
Grandstand 1977
On the last day of the year, Grandstand looks back at some of the memorable moments of the sporting year.
4.40* Final Score
Today's timetable:
12.20 Football Focus; 12.50 Racing
1.10 Basketball; 1.25 Racing
1.40 Basketball; 1.55 Racing
2.10 Basketball; 2.25 Racing
2.45 Rugby League; 3.30 Grandstand 1977
4.0 Basketball; 4.40 Final Score * Timings are subject to change Television presentation:
Football Focus MIKE MURPHY
Racing RICHARD TILLING Basketball
JOHNNIE WATHERSTON Rugby League NICK HUNTER
Grandstand producer MARTIN HOPKINS Editor PAUL LANG

Contributors

Introduced By: Frank Bough
Unknown: Bob Wilson
Commentators: Peter O'Sullevan
Unknown: Julian Wilson
Unknown: Richard Pitman
Commentator: Stuart Storey
Commentator: Eddie Waring
Unknown: Mike Murphy
Unknown: Richard Tilling
Unknown: Johnnie Watherston
Unknown: Nick Hunter
Producer: Martin Hopkins
Editor: Paul Lang

: The New Adventures of Batman

with Robin and Batgirl waging a never-ending battle against evil in the fantastic cartoon exploits of the Caped Crusaders. Today: The Pest
A mischievous imp from outer space, Bat-mite, appears and tries to help the masked heroes against the malevolent Joker.

: News

Weatherman

: Jim'll Fix It

with Jimmy Savile , OBE
If you want to captain your own submarine,
Or go for a skid in a No 14,
If you want to meet a leading MP,
Or throw your teacher into the sea, Jim'll fix it.
Have you got an unusual or special wish? Jimmy will try to make it come true.
Sound PETER ROSE
Lighting JOHN dixon
Designer KEN LEDSHAM
Studio director PHIL BISHOP Producer ROGER ORDISH

Contributors

Unknown: Jimmy Savile
Designer: Ken Ledsham
Producer: Roger Ordish

: Dr Who: The Robots of Death: Part 1

A two-part compilation by Chris Boucher
starring Tom Baker
A macabre mystery for the Doctor: death strikes in a robot-based society.
(Part 2 tomorrow)

Contributors

Writer: Chris Boucher
Incidental Music by: Dudley Simpson
Script Editor: Robert Holmes
Designer: Kenneth Sharp
Producer: Philip Hinchcliffe
Directed by: Michael E. Briant
Chub: Rob Edwards
Borg: Brian Croucher
Dask: David Bailie
Toos: Pamela Salem
Cass: Tariq Yunus
Uvanov: Russell Hunter
Poul: David Collings
Zilda: Tania Rogers
Dr Who: Tom Baker
Leela: Louise Jameson
SV7: Miles Fothergill
D84: Gregory de Polnay
Robots: Mark Blackwell Baker
Robots: John Bleasdale
Robots: Mark Cooper
Robots: Peter Langtry
Robots: Jeremy Ranchev
Robots: Richard Seager

: Bruce's Choice

starring Bruce Forsyth with Anthea Redfern
Highlights of the 1977 series, including The Brother Lees
Orchestra directed by RONNIE HAZLEBURST Programme associates
BARRY CRYER , GARRY CHAMBERS Designer PAUL TRERISE Producer ALAN BOYD
Executive producer ROBIN NASH

Contributors

Unknown: Bruce Forsyth
Unknown: Anthea Redfern
Directed By: Ronnie Hazleburst
Unknown: Barry Cryer
Designer: Paul Trerise
Producer: Alan Boyd
Producer: Robin Nash

: Val Doonican's Old Year Music Show

A special New Year's Eve programme starring Val Doonican and featuring
Chet Atkins , The King's Singers and Mary O'Hara
Special guest star John Inman Vocal accompaniment
THE MANSELLS
Musical director RONNIE HAZLEHURST Musical associate ROGER RICHARDS
Written by RONNIE TAYLOR , VAL DOONICAN Costume designer NICHOLAS ROCKER Sound PETER ROSE
Lighting KEN MACGREGOR Designer IAN WATSON
Produced by YVONNE LITTLEWOOD

Contributors

Unknown: Val Doonican
Unknown: Chet Atkins
Unknown: Mary O'Hara
Unknown: John Inman
Director: Ronnie Hazlehurst
Unknown: Roger Richards
Written By: Ronnie Taylor
Unknown: Ken MacGregor
Designer: Ian Watson
Produced By: Yvonne Littlewood

: Starsky and Hutch

Tough and rough - but likeable and friendly. Two young cops walk a tightrope in the world of crime starring

Contributors

Starsky: Paul Michael Glaser
Hutch: David Soul

: News

with Richard Baker ; Weatherman

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Baker

: Match of the Day

Introduced by Jimmy Hill
Two-match action from the Football League, news, analysis, Goal of the Month.
BARRY DAVIES reports from the North on a key First Division match. JOHN MOTSON is the commentator at an important Southern game in the Second Division.
Goal of the Month ... the best goals seen on BBC1 in December, with E100 in. Premium Bonds for the competition winner.
Studio director JOHN ROWLINSON
Producers john mcgonagle , mike murphy Series producer ALEC WEEKS Editor JONATHAN MARTIN

Contributors

Introduced By: Jimmy Hill
Unknown: Barry Davies
Unknown: John Motson
Director: John Rowlinson
Producers: John McGonagle
Producer: Alec Weeks
Editor: Jonathan Martin

: The Good Old Days

A New Year celebration from the stage of the Famous City Varieties Theatre, Leeds. (By arrangement with Stanley and Michael Joseph ) For your delectation and delight, your Chairman, Leonard Sachs , introduces
Larry Grayson , Vince Hill Billy Dainty , Janet Brown Eira Heath , Chey-Fu-Dey
The Pompoff Thedy Family
Members of the Players' Theatre, London: DOREEN HERMITAGE
JENNY WREN , DUDLEY STEVENS
JENNY TILL, NORMAN WARWICK
DIANE JANE ARGYLE, DERYK PARKIN
PENNY RIGDEN, CHRISTOPHER WREN
CLIFTON TODD , MIKE FIELDS
Choreography DOREEN HERMITAGE
Musical director BERNARD HERRMANN Producer BARNEY COLEHAN BBC Manchester

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Joseph
Introduces: Leonard Sachs
Unknown: Larry Grayson
Unknown: Vince Hill
Unknown: Billy Dainty
Unknown: Janet Brown
Unknown: Eira Heath
Unknown: Doreen Hermitage
Unknown: Jenny Wren
Unknown: Dudley Stevens
Unknown: Norman Warwick
Unknown: Diane Jane
Unknown: Deryk Parkin
Unknown: Christopher Wren
Unknown: Clifton Todd
Director: Bernard Herrmann

: Big Ben

: Celebration

' We'll tak' a cup o' kindness yet For Auld Lang Syne '
A warm invitation to bring in the New Year with BBC Scotland in traditional style. Please join
Peter Morrison , Alastair McDonald Josephine McQueen , Allan Stewart Norman McLean
The Jim Johnstone
Scottish Country Dance Band
The Brian Seivwright Dancers Brian Fahey and the Scottish Radio Orchestra
The British Caledonian Airways Pipe Band
Pipe-major Bill Richardson
Sound RON ALLAN
Lighting DAVID OGLE Designer HELEN RAE
Producer IAIN MACFADYEN Director ANNE SOMERS BBC Scotland

Contributors

Unknown: Auld Lang Syne
Unknown: Peter Morrison
Unknown: Alastair McDonald
Unknown: Josephine McQueen
Unknown: Allan Stewart
Unknown: Norman McLean
Unknown: The Jim Johnstone
Unknown: Brian Seivwright Dancers
Unknown: Brian Fahey
Unknown: Pipe-Major Bill Richardson
Unknown: Sound Ron Allan
Unknown: Lighting David Ogle
Designer: Helen Rae
Producer: Iain MacFadyen
Director: Anne Somers

: Prologue

by Ian Mackenzie, Religious Broadcasting Organiser, Scotland

Contributors

Speaker: Ian MacKenzie

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