Engineering Craft Studies Electricity at work
Commentary by PAUL BARNES Producer ROBIN GWYN
2 : Laying the Lines
Today's main-line trains run on masterpieces of 19th-century engineering. Presented by o. S. NOCK
Producer BRENDA HORSFIELD
11.0 The Wizard who Spat on the Floor: another look at this Horizon documentary on Edison's life and achievements.
Narrated by CLIVE SWIFT Edited by PETER GOODCHILD Producer ROBERT VAS
With ROBERT LANGLEY and Weatherman GRAHAM PARKER
Editor TERRY DOBSON
At the Fairground
Narration RICHARD BAKER, ISABEL RYAN
2.0 Colour The Private Life of the Great Crested Grebe
Narrated by ANTHONY SMITH Scientific adviser k . E. L. SIMMONS Filmed by RONALD EASTMAN
Producers SUZANNE GIBBS , JEFFERY BOSWALL
2.30 Twentieth-Century Focus
Sweet Charity: Why do we need charities in a welfare state? Producer NIGEL HOUGHTON
Metropolitan Anthony of Sourozh Introduced by CLIFF MICHELMORE
CARMEN MUNRO , LIONEL MORTON
with Lesley Nunnerley
Today: The Church Mouse
Written and drawn by GRAHAM OAKLEY
by WALTER MACKEN : part 1
It was a calm, sunny day when Conor, Mary and George set out to row across the bay. But Conor should have known how quickly the weather can change.
Adapted in three parts and directed by Marilyn FOX BBC/RTE co-production
Michael Rodd introduces the first edition of a new series of this popular film quiz game of observation and general knowledge.
This week the contestants come from Scarborough and York and will be looking at scenes from The Great Race, Dumbo, and Young Winston.
The making of The Cowboys with John Wayne is featured in a special filmed report.
Designer PETER MAVIUS Director DES SISSONS
Producer JOHN BUTTERY (from Manchester)
with Richard Baker ; Weather
(including Regional Weather) Presented by MICHAEL BARRATT FRANK BOUGH and BOB WELLINGS
(Regional details as Monday)
to The Argentine
A new six-part series of zoological exploration
Introduced by Jeffery Boswall 4: Patagonia
First-ever film is secured of the Mara, an extraordinary-looking mammal, half-hare, half-horse. Sea Elephants enjoy meeting humans at sea, and rare Southern Right Whales are accidentally discovered during a routine flight. A seabird metropolis with a million Magellan penguins is host to the BBC party, who fare rather less well than the birds in a dust storm that blows up.
Filmed by DOUGLAS FISHER
Producer JEFFERY BOSWALL (from Bristol)
This week: Blind
Phelps is voluntarily deprived of ' his sight!
Led By Peter
by Elwyn Jones
Change creates uncertainty. A shake-up in No 1 Task Force causes pc Snow to think carefully about himself and his future.
Task Force format:
Det Chief Supt Watt:
Chief Con Cullen:
with Robert Dougall and Richard Whitmore Weather
The All Blacks
Introduced by David Coleman Part 1
International Rugby Union
Midland Counties v The All Blacks from the Mosley RUFC, Birmingham. Another midweek look at the famous New Zealand tourists.
Commentator CLIFF MORGAN
John H. Stracey (Bethnal Green) billed as the ' uncrowned British welterweight champion ' after his highly controversial losing verdict against champion Bobby Arthur , meets Dave Melendez , a New York-based Puerto Rican. From the Royal Albert Hall , London.
Commentator HARRY CARPENTER
on behalf of the Conservative and Unionist Party
(Also on BBC2)
Soccer action from one of tonight's Football League Cup semi-final ties.
Commentator DAVID COLEMAN
Soccer TV presentation JOHN MCGONAGLE Rugby TV presentation ALAN MOUNCER Boxing TV presentation BOB DUNCAN Producer JONATHAN MARTIN Editor SAM LEITCH
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The Politics of Despair
A report on the secret Palestinian guerrilla group responsible for the most violent acts of international terrorism. Who are the men who planned murder, hi-jacking and sabotage in seven countries, and the massacre at the Munich Olympics? And what can we expect in the future?
Tom Mangold presents the results of a special inquiry in the Middle East and Europe.
starring Lee Marvin
Angie Dickinson , John Cassavetes Ronald Reagan , Clu Gulager
This adaptation of Hemingway's famous story, The Killers is a gripping and terrifying portrait of greed and criminal violence at the surface of American society.
Producer and director DONALD SIEGEL (This Week's Films: page 11)
Mail truck driver:
James Burke tells the story of America's manned exploration of space; the film shows the successes and the failures, and tells why tonight's blast-off will probably be the last time man goes to the Moon this century.
The last minutes of the countdown before the last manned mission to the moon lifts off from Cape Kennedy for the mountains of Taurus Littrow.
James Burke and Patrick Moore report the spectacular night launch live from the pad at Cape Kennedy.
With them Astronaut James Lovell , the commander of Apollo 13 and, looking forward to today's flight, the crew of Apollo 17 Commander Gene Cernan
Command Module Pilot Ron Evans and Lunar Module Pilot Harrison H. Schmitt
Launch due: 02.53 GMT
Producers TAM FRY , STUART HARRIS
Editor MICHAEL BUKHT
Executive producer RICHARD FRANCIS