DESMOND LYNAM presents the first of BBC Television's regular lunchtime reports from Brisbane, on the opening day ot competition.
There were ten gold medals at stake, in swimming, diving, weightlifting and cycling. Plus action reports of the preliminary bouts in boxing, and the opening matches in badminton and bowls.
In a special edition of the popular lunchtime magazine, the regular presenting team look back over two decades of Beatlemania' Joined by people who knew the ' Fab Four they discuss the history and influence of THE BEATLES whose first hit 'Love me do' came out 20 years ago.
Story: Tin Lizzie and Little Nell Written by DAVID COX Presenters
Carol Chell, Don Spencer
Pianist PETER GOSLING
Designer DIANA CHARNLEY
Graphic designer LESLIE FORBES
Written and directed by EVELYN SKINNER Executive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE
The uniform that Nelson wore at the Battle of Trafalgar (complete with bullet hole); the sleeping bag Captain Oates left to walk out into the Polar blizzard; Queen Mary's ration book; the skeleton of a mammoth that once ran wild in London; and the lantern Guy Fawkes held on the night he was arrested ...
In this series of five films Mark Curry sets out to discover the true stories behind treasures held in museums throughout the country. 3: The Treasures of Captain Scott's Polar Expedition
Film editor TERRY GABELL Written by DOROTHY SMITH Director CRISPIN EVANS
Look East, Look North
Look North West, Midlands Today South East at Six, Points West
South Today, Spotlight South West and at 6.22
With SUE LAWLEY and HUGH SCULLY At 6.45 Sportswide with David Icke
(Regional details as Monday)
DESMOND LYNAM introduces the outstanding events on the first day kof competition with the athletes from the home countries, England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, beginning their quest for medals. Today's Finals: Swimming
Women's 100m Freestyle
Men's 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay Diving
Women's Springboard Cycling
100km Team Time Trial Weightlifting Flyweight
Plus action reports from boxing, badminton and bowls
BBC videobook and laservision video-disc. Harry Carpenter 's Videobook of Sport (BBCV SOU) from retailers
Jeux sans Frontières British Heat
The fourth international programme in which seven teams compete for the chance to represent their country in the Grand Final.
The programme is set in the beautiful grounds of Sherborne Castle, with its many Sir Walter Raleigh associations. The games are based on a maritime theme, and are acted out in a specially constructed fishing Village, complete with galleon.
A programme of pirates, smugglers and ship's parrots, providing a show of fun, action and spectacle. The teams competing are: Great Britain: West Dorset Belgium: Frameries France: Dieppe Italy: Llzzano
Portugal: Vila Real-Mateus Switzerland: Versoix Yugoslavia: UlclnJ Introduced by STUART HALL and BRIAN CANT
International Referees GENNARO OLIVIERI and GUIDO PANCALDI
Designer and games deviser STUART FURBER
Director JOHN ROONEY
Producer GEOFFREY WILSON BBC Manchester
written by IAN KENNEDY MARTIN
A mother's cry for help sends John Ho in search of a missing boy. With his tapshoes and cassette player Tommy Mancey 's no ordinary kid. But then Ho's no ordinary cop....
Cast in order of appearance:
Series created by IAN KENNEDY MARTIN Story editor ANTONY ROOT
Film cameraman DAVID FEIG Film editor BILL WRIGHT
Producer TERENCE WILLIAMS Director IAN TOYNTON
* Subtitles on Ceefax page 170
Det Sgt John Ho:
Chief Insp Berwick:
Det Sgt Donald Chegwyn:
Det Chief Insp Lowell:
Det Chief Supt Halsey:
Det Sgt George Whatley:
Man in club:
A quiz to test the wits of the wittiest and the general knowledge of the most generally knowledgeable.
Chairman John Julius Norwich
The teams: Irene Thomas (captain) Magnus Magnusson , Brian Murphy against John Junkin (captain) Jim Eccleson , Sue MacGregor
Producer ROY RONNIE
Director KEITH ACKRILL
Elliott Gould , Candice Bergen
After six years as a political activist plus a stint in Vietnam, Harry Bailey returns to college - determined to get his MA and become a teacher. What's the matter with Harry? Why does he preach non-involvement? And, more importantly, what will it take to make him become the rebel he once was?
Screenplay by ROBERT KAUFMAM , based on the novel by KEN KOLB
Directed by RICHARD RUSH . Films: page 13
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