Meet Barry the lorry driver and see what happens to trees.
A series of light-hearted quests. This week Fyfe Robertson travels Britain in a very personal search.
The history of the Crab more closely resembles a tale of mystery and imagination than a sober scientific recital.
The story begins in 1054 when a Chinese astronomer saw a 'guest-star' - almost certainly the cataclysmic destruction of a star whose remains are now the Crab. It ends with the question: is this the death that makes life possible?
Arthur Askey with memories and anecdotes from a lifetime in show business.
(More Funny Things' tomorrow afternoon at the same time)
Arthur Askey is featured in Radio Times 50th Anniversary special on sale 13 September: 50p
Starring Dan Dailey as State Governor Drinkwater, Julie Sommars as his daughter, J.J.
with James Callahan as George, Neva Patterson as Maggie
Never Judge a Book by its Naked Cover ...or, to put it another way, it's a lot safer to give up reading altogether if you happen to be a State Governor.
State Governor Drinkwater:
Starring Bea Benaderet as Kate Bradley, Edgar Buchanan as Uncle Joe and Linda Kaye as Betty Jo, Lori Saunders as Robbie, Jo Gunilla as Billie Jo
Uncle Joe tries his hand at match-making when an old friend of Kate's turns up at the Shady Rest. But his plans boomerang...
"Bits and Pieces makes a Mistake" by Frances Lindsay
Guest storyteller Sam Kydd
Author (Bits and Pieces makes a Mistake):
by Mrs Molesworth
with Ann Morrish
Today: The Country of the Nodding Mandarins
Tony Soper shows how our towns and cities can be just as interesting as our countryside for the naturalist to explore because, despite the noise and bustle. a host of animals and plants find town life is good. See a vixen and her cubs playing in a garden-oceanic gulls nesting in buildings, plants that travel by British Rail.
with Richard Baker; Weather
bringing you news and views in your region tonight (including Regional Weather)
Presented by Michael Barratt, Frank Bough and Bob Wellings
(Regional details as Monday)
Starring James Booth, Roy Kinnear, Marisa Mell
Jim and Henry feel that Gormleigh-on-Sea needs livening up and persuade the Mayor to stage a film festival. The presence of Franchise Fayol promises to do for Gormleigh what Brigitte Bardot did for St Tropez!
This Week's Films: page 11
Plump fumbler: page 4
by N. J. Crisp
[Starring] Paul Daneman, Tom Adams
Without warning, a complete stranger walks into Ryan's office. He says he's Anderson's replacement. He could be genuine. But a man is missing, and there might be a link...
Espionage expert: page 5
Series devised by:
Car park attendant:
with Richard Baker and Peter Woods; Weather
Muhammad Ali (USA) v Ken Norton (USA)
An exclusive recording of the fight earlier today in Los Angeles where Ali, former Heavyweight Champion of the World, returned to the ring seeking revenge against Norton, the man who broke his jaw and outpointed him in one of the great sporting upsets of 1973.
and John Conteh, British European and Commonwealth Light Heavyweight Champion v Vicente Rondon (Venezuela) former WBA World Light Heavyweight Champion
"Britain's exciting 21-year-old champion against world class opposition on the Harry Levene promotion at Wembley. This marked the start of Conteh's bid for the World Light Heavyweight Championship" - Harry Carpenter on last night's fight. Tonight, he introduces the action from this great night of international boxing with studio comment from Henry Cooper and John Conteh.
Is time running out for Ali?: page 15
Ludovic Kennedy presents an informal review of reporting and relevant talk
Vincent Hanna, Max Hastings, David Jessel and Tom Mangold are the Midweek correspondents.