A Very Good Dog Indeed Written and narrated by FRANK MUIR
Music by ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER. Filmed by OLIVER postgate
with Martin Jarvis The Bionic Moles by CLARE MOSELEY (age 9)
Clive comes to the rescue when the super moles start causing trouble,
Illustrations by GARETH FLOYD
A cartoon series
The Strange Case of the Creature from Space
Why Don't You just switch off your television set and go and do something less boring instead?
Director HILARY MURPHY Producer MOLLY cox
Little Blue Coup6
Toby Tyler : part 10
Jacob's Challenge and Joseph and his Brothers
An insight into the training of wild animals for the circus.
'It just takes time and patience. Sometimes you think it's never going to work. Then suddenly one day they come in - and surprise you.'
MARY CHIPPERFIELD shows that only with patience, reward and mutual respect can a wild animal be taught to perform in the ring. In this, the second of two programmes, follow the progress of Marquis the lion and Judy the elephant after two weeks' training. Fred the chimpanzee also puts in an appearance.
Recorded in the Kelvin Hall. Glasgow.
Producer IAN CHRISTIE BBC Scotland
Life Gets Everywhere
On rocky cliffs, at the very bottom of the sea, even in the hottest desert there is life, if you look closely.
Music and narration
The Braniff Airways World Doubles Championship
Live coverage of the second day's play from Olympia.
PETER FLEMING , co-holder with John McEnroe of the Wimbledon, American Open and Masters titles, defends his world championship title this week with a new partner, TOMAS SMID of Czechoslovakia. Another new partnership, capable of upsetting the established pairs, is ILIE NASTASE of Romania playing with four-times Wimbldon Doubles champion FREW MCMILLAN of South
DAN MASKELL , JOHN BARRETT
PETER WEST and BILL THRELFALL Introduced by DAVID VINE
Producers FRED VINER , JOHNNIE WATHERSTON
A cartoon series Oil Tycoon
The lazy lawman's at it again-look out for trouble.
with Willie Rushton
Winnie-the-Pooh by A. A. MILNE Today: Rabbit has a busy day
Brian Trueman puts observation questions to contestants from Queen Elizabeth Maridunum School, Carmarthen, and The Greenhill School, Tenby, who will be looking at scenes from Bed-knobs and Broomsticks; Where the North Wind Blows; Kadoyng and The Donald Duck Story.
They will also be watching a selection of entries in the Young Film-makers' Competition.
Directed by PAUL LOOSLET Produced by JOHN BUTTERY BBC Manchester
with Simon Groom, Christopher Wenner, Tina Heath
with Angela Rippon Weatherman
FRANK BOUGH , SUE LAWLEY
HUGH SCULLY , JOHN STAPLETON and BOB WELLINGS provide you with background to the news of the day and present some of the less serious features and stories that make up the scene Nationwide. Including the launch of The British Rock and Pop Awards 1980 in which viewers join Radio 1 listeners and readers of the Daily Mirror to vote for the 'Oscars' of the pop world, in these, the biggest pop music awards ever, last year's winners included IAN DURY , THE BEE GEES and KATE BUSH.
Tonight, and for the next four Thursdays, Nationwide will be reviewing the pop scene in 1979 with the help of Radio 1 disc jockeys. Tonight
Dave Lee Travis and Kid Jensen help to guide your choices for ' Best Single ' and ' Best Female Singer
looks forward to the 80s.
Presented by Michael Rodd
Judith Hann , Kieran Prendiville with reporter SUE INGLE
The age of the microprocessor - will it bring horrendous unemployment or limitless leisure? Easy wealth or widespread poverty? A new decade - a new look for the programme and, as always, new ideas from the world of science and technology.
Producers JOHN GROOM , LAURIE JOHN and ANDY WISEMAN
Edited by DAVID FILKIN
Tomorrow's World Looks to the Eighties, £7.25, from bookshops
Introduced by Peter Powell.
Top of the Pops
James Coburn introduces this selection of the most exciting events of the XII Winter Olympic Games with a wealth of personal background knowledge and a dry sense of humour. The actor, himself an accomplished snow athlete, has a rare gift for conveying the exhilaration - and terror - involved in hurtling downhill at 75 mph, or flying off the end of a ski-jump so that even the least sports-minded viewer shares the thrills, skill and immense courage of the Olympic heroes.
Better than being there in the flesh.
One of the most exciting screen expcriences I've enjoyed in the past year. ' (DAILY MAIL) Written and directed by TONY MAYLAM (First showing on British television)
with Richard Baker ; Weatherman
by ROBERT HOLMAN with David Daker
A school-leaver joins the Army.
Film cameraman PETER BARTLETT Sound recordist DENNIS PANCHEN Editor DAVID MARTIN
Designer GEOFF POWELL Producer RICHARD EYRE Director GILES FOSTER
Major Ian Anderson:
Old Mr Gallagher:
Old Mrs Gallagher:
The Branitf Airways World Doubles Championship
DAVID VINE introduces highlights of today's play.