Magnus Magnusson takes a new look at the legends and the facts surrounding mysterious happenings of the past and present.
Another hilarious adventure of Huck and his quest for the peaceful life.
An all-action review of motor sport in 1972 Introduced by Raymond Baxter with Graham Hill and Stuart Turner
Emmerson Fittipaldi wins the British Grand Prix at Brands Hatch - and the racing drivers' World Championship. Hannu Mikkola and Gunnar Palm become the first drivers from outside East Africa to win the Safari Rally in a British Ford.
Roger Clark gives Britain a home win in the RAC Rally for the first time since 1959. Sandro Munari wins the ' Monte' for Italy. Graham Hill drives the winning car in the 24 Hours Race at Le Mans. Meet the winners in a great year of motor sport and see them in action.
Production PETER CLEAVER
JOHN MILLS , TONY SALMON Editor BRIAN ROBINS
A journey with David Attenborough
A thousand square miles of unexplored country in the centre of New Guinea; from the air it looked little different from the rest of the jungle-covered mountains that fill most of the island's interior. But then photographs for an aerial survey unexpectedly showed a few tiny clearings. It could be that, hidden in the forest, there lived people still uncontacted by the outside world. So a patrol officer, with 100 carriers, set out to walk straight across the blank patch, to plot its rivers, measure its mountains and see just what did live in its forests.
starring Tyrone Power with Linda Darnell, Basil Rathbone
The spectacular swashbuckling adventure story of a young Spanish nobleman who returns to his home in the California of 1820 to find his family's position usurped by a tyrant. In the guise of 'Zorro,' a masked swordsman, he seeks revenge....
Captain Esteban Pasquale:
Don Luis Quintero:
Don Alejandro Vega:
Senora Isabella Vega:
Adults and children often ask to see replays of the comical games and sequences they found exciting in It's a Knock-Out! and Jeux Sans FrontiÃ¨res. Some of their requests have already been shown on Ask Aspel, but this programme concentrates into 50 minutes some of the funniest, the craziest and the most spectacular moments of the 1972 series, both at home and abroad.
Kenneth More tells the story of a day in summer when 20,000 people gathered together for the 50th anniversary of the King's Cup Air Race. A few went to nurse their aging aircraft along the course, but most people just stared upwards at the ancient and modern of the skies. Musical selection by THE MARLOW TOWN BAND
Devised and written by RICHARD WADE Director NORMAN JAMES
A FilmFair London production
The International 90-Metre Jump Outside broadcast cameras bring you one of the most spectacular events in the world - a supreme test of courage and skill - ' The Big Jump.'
Amongst the 100 or so competitors in this traditional New Year's day event will be YUKIO KASAYA who became the hero of Japan when he won the 70-metre gold medal at the Sapporo Olympics, and the 90-metre gold medallist FORTUNA of Poland. Commentator DAVID VINE
Television presentation by th* German Television Service
A programme for children under 5
by Rudyard Kipling
with Michael Hordern
In the 'High and Far-Off Times' the animals did not look like they do today, but certain things then happened to make them change.
('The Wily Wizard and the Wicked Witch' Jackanory Playhouse, 24 November, was adapted from a story by Godfried Bomans and published by J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd)
with John Noakes, Peter Purves, Lesley Judd
Story and Design:
Story and Design:
with Kenneth Kendall and Weather
starring Bruce Forsyth
Start the New Year with Bruce and his special guests and family couples from all over the country.
Hostess Anthea Redfern
RONNIE HAZLEHURST AND HIS ORCHESTRA Programme associate TONY HAWES Designer ROBIN TARSNANE
Producers ALAN TARRANT, JAMES MOIR
also starring Jennifer Jayne, Raymond Huntley, David Lodge
Norman's lack of inches seems likely to thwart his dream of joining the force - until Scotland Yard discovers he is the double of a hairdresser suspected of masterminding a series of robberies.
(This Week's films: page 9)
Sir Ronald Ackroyd:
Chief Supt Belcher:
Man in Underground:
Jimmy Tarbuck with Clodagh Rodgers Liz Fraser
Daphne Oxenford Gypsie Kemp
Talfryn Thomas and THE TARBUCK GIRLS
JEANI COMBIE LISA HARDIMAN DENISE FONE ELSPETH HANDS VERONICA FRANCE WENDY WALSH
THE LIONEL BLAIR DANCERS
JACKI BARRON STEPHANIE LAWRENCE MANDY CAROLE LARA SHAW
HILARY DING JANET WOODHAMS
Step into Tarbie's Theatre Club, a modern music-hall with Jim in charge of a New Year burlesque type show and lots of gorgeous girls. The theme, like the jokes, is broad variety and even Clodagh Rodgers forsakes the pop scene to indulge not only in song but also comedy.
Musical direction RONNIE HAZLEHURST
Vocal backings THREE'S A CROWD Dance routines and staging LIONEL BLAIR
Written by ERIC DAVIDSON
BRYAN BLACKBURN , BILL SOLLY Costume PAULA BRUCE Sound HUGH BARKER
Lighting RITCHIE RICHARDSON Design DICK COLES
Producer MICHAEL HURLL (My Choice: page 5)
with Peter Woods and the BBC's reporters and correspondents around the world
Michael Flanders introduces
Margot Fonteyn Maria Chiara
John Williams Daniel Adni Attilio Labis
Rosanne Creffield leader DESMOND BRADLEY conducted by John Eliot Gardiner John Lanchbery
' La Fonteyn ' in one of her most famous roles - tonight she dances the Grand Pas de Deux from Act 2 of The Sleeping Beauty with her ' Prince,! Attilio Labis. The programme also features the British debut of Italian soprano Maria Chiara plus classical guitarist John Williams and 21-year-old pianist Daniel Adni.
Costumes JOHN BLOOMFIELD
Make-up SHIRLEY CHANNING-WILLIAMS Lighting KEN MACGREGOR Sound ADRIAN STOCKS
Designer MICHAEL YOUNG Producer PATRICIA FOY
On our first day in the Common Market Britain's two Commissioners, Rt Hon Sir Christopher Soames and Rt Hon George Thomson, face questions from Robin Day and his studio audience.
The MacRobert Centre, Stirling A special New Year programme featuring
Lena Martell and comedy variations from her guests
Bobby Bennett Benny Yorke Brian Fahey and the New Scottish Radio Orchestra leader IAN TYRE
Continuity script JOHN LAWSON Designer BOB SMART
Executive producer IAIN MACFADYEN Producer IAN CHRISTIE
(Denny Willis is in ' Aladdin at the King's Theatre, Glasgow; Bobby Ben nett in ' Aladdin ' at the Alhambra Theatre, Bradford)
12.0 Weatherman KEITH BEST followed by Regional News and Weather : Closedown