6.40 Two Control Problems 7.5 Maths-Numerical Methods. 7.30 A School Approach to Energy.
Weather BARBARA EDWARDS
with DONNY MACLEOD , DAVID SEYMOUR MARIAN FOSTER and JAN LEEMING including Grace and Flavour with Michael Smith
Editor TERRY DOBSON
Michael Smiths Saucy Cookbook, 45p, from bookshops
by PETER FIRMIN and OLIVER POSTGATE with music by SANDRA KERR and JOHN FAULKNER
A programme for children under 5 Story: The Happy Owls Written and illustrated by CELESTINO PIATTI Presenters
Floella Benjamin, Fred Harris
Loch Ness Mess Deep Blue Clue
Thrills and spills of the Roller Derby. Fifteen hilarious teams in a race around the world.
A Norwegian film about their annual sled dog derby.
Story told by MARTIN WORSOE
Presented by DAPHNE JONES
The last of nine parts by PHIL REDMOND
Benny and Trisha are not normally the best of friends, but they find themselves together in unusual surroundings.
Studio lighting DEREK SLEE Studio sound JEFF BOOTH Designer JOHN O'HARA Director COLIN CANT
Executive producer ANNA home
Voice JON GLOVER
Music arranged by PAUL READE
Created by MIREK and PETER LANG
with Richard Baker Weatherman
Presenting the British scene to the British people.
FRANK BOUGH, SUE LAWLEY, VALERIE SINGLETON , JOHN STAPLETON and BOB WELLINGS are the team that mix together coverage of topical events, investigative reports, plus features and films for your tea-time viewing.
Final of the Woodwind Class
A winner is announced tonight: will he or she be the outright winner of the competition?
A report from the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, where the solo musicians under the age of 19 battle it out for the title, trophy and prizes.
Introduced by Humphrey Burton
Executive producer WALTER TODDS Production ROY TIPPING
)AN ENGELMANN, DENIS MORIARTY
(Tomorrow at 6.50: Final o/ the String Class)
Young orphan Luke Baldwin soon falls out with his formidable Uncle Henry when he goes to live on his farm and finds out he intends to put down blind old Dan, the dog. But luckily he has allies.
with Terry Wogan
In tonight's national beauty contest, TERRY WOGAN is joined by Ray Moore in the search for the successor to ' Miss England 1977 '. Tonight's winner will represent England in the Miss United Kingdom contest where victory gives her a chance for the coveted title, Miss World. All the girls parade in evening dress, the semi-finalists in swimsuits and the seven finalists are interviewed by Esther Rantzen. In cabaret The Song for Europe THE GEOFFREY RICHER DANCERS with the BBC RADIO ORCHESTRA conducted by PHIL TATE , from the Lyceum Ballroom, London
Arranged by ERIC D. MORLEY Designer KEITH HARRIS Producer KEN GRIFFIN
A Mecca promotion in association with PLJ
by the Conservative Party
with Richard Baker ; Weather
Nine documentary programmes which take a close look at the world's most controversial police force in action. 6: The Big Swoop So far, INSPECTOR WONG has had no success with the payroll robbery. The half-a-million dollars is nowhere to be found. Neither is the gang of four. But information continues to filter into Criminal Intelligence Unit. The name ' Dai Pan ' has cropped up and an address. Wong is given the task of arresting him. He orders his squad to put on bullet-proof clothing. For the gang are known to be armed, and the name ' Dai Pan ' means ' Big Gun ' ...
Film cameraman PATRICK TURLEY Film recordist mike SAVAGE Film editor BRIAN TOMKINS Producer JOHN PURDIE
Introduced by Harry Carpenter including tonight
Grand Prix Motor Racing The US Grand Prix West
Highlights of the latest Formula 1 action through the streets of Long Beach, California, on the tight two-mile circuit that's been called the ' Monaco of the West'. Last year's winner Mario Andretti was out to increase his lead in the World Championship, while former champions James Hunt and Niki Lauda were seeking Grand Prix success for the first time this season.
The Greyhound TV Trophy Live from Walthamstow
Six of the leading greyhounds in the country compete over 820 metres for the coveted long-distance trophy and prize money of £1,500.
Commentator HARRY CARPENTER
International Boxing from London's Royal Albert Hall
The best of the action from last night's Mike Barrett promotion which featured Britain's world championship contender at lightmiddleweight Maurice Hope and exciting young flyweight champion Charlie Magri
Greyhound Trophy ALEC WEEKS Boxing BOB DUNCAN
Producer JOHN PHILIPS
Editor JONATHAN MARTIN
Today a new hip-joint replacement operation - pioneered and performed only at the London Hospital-will be demonstrated via Eurovision links to a worldwide gathering of surgeons in Berne, Switzerland. For Tonight, DENIS TUOHY in Berne, and JOAN SHENTON at the London Hospital, report upon this unique operation and upon this unique teaching lesson.
Including News Headlines
Producer JOHN REYNOLDS Editor MIKE TOWNSON
The asteroids or minor planets are among the most interesting of the junior members in the Solar System. Only one-Vesta-is ever visible without a telescope, but thousands are now known to exist; some swing near the Earth, and several close approaches have been recorded. In this programme Patrick Moore discusses the origin and nature of the asteroids, and Gordon Taylor , of the Royal Greenwich Observatory, describes his ingenious method of measuring their sizes.
Producer PATRICIA WOOD
Sky at Night 5, 14.00, from bookshops