The story of the boy carpenter.
People with unusual enthusiasms
Ernie Gregory has travelled the globe prospecting for minerals and precious stones. A childhood passion has drawn him back to a deserted mine in the woods of the Tamar Valley.
(From Bristol; first shown on BBC2)
David Niven at the NFT talking to Michael Parkinson and members of the National Film Theatre about his career as a screen actor
'I truly think the less you know about what you do as a movie actor the more chance you have of survival...'
and introducing scenes from some of his 100 film appearances
Simple and attractive dishes prepared for you by Delia Smith
1: Convertible Dishes
Alpine Eggs; Fruit Tarts
' Convertible? That is to say, these two dishes can be cooked fairly quickly and cheaply for every day or, alternatively, they can be jazzed up for a special occasion or dinner party '
Director JOHN LONGLEY Producer BETTY WHITE
Take a dish, Miss Smith: pp 10-11
Arthur Askey with more memories and anecdotes from a lifetime in show business.
(More 'Funny Things' Fri, 3.55)
A series of six programmes tracing the major historical influences which formed the English character and affected the landscape of England from Roman times to the Norman Invasion.
1: Caesar set sail about midnight The Roman domination lasted for about 400 years but the country was largely regarded as a remote outpost, necessary to the defence of Rome, but expendable when danger threatened at home. Yet Rome's influence has lasted to this day.
Presented by PROF BARRY CUNLIFFE from Pevensey Castle, Sussex and Dover Castle, Kent With PETER MARSDEN
PROF R. H. C. DAVIS and BRIAN PHILIP
Film cameraman JIM KNIGHTS Film editor NEVIL GRIST Producer HUGH PITT
Book 90p: see page 78
Prof R. H. C.
Introduced by Magnus Magnusson When the questions begin, there is no time to ponder or elaborate. Contestants in this Brain Game know the answers immediately - or not at all. Tension mounts again at the University of Lancaster in this second round contest to find the Mastermind of 1973.
Wasps make life difficult for the Mole until he discovers lollipops are for eating.
with Ann Morrish
The Cuckoo Clock by MRS MOLESWORTH
Today: Butterfly Lane
No matter how far they may travel, Josie and her group encounter incredible adventures.
Mike Hope and Albie Keen in Caledonia, Here We Come! by JOHN MORLEY with PETER GOODWRIGHT as Crumble
UNA MCLEAN as Jessie McPherson RUTH KETTLEWELL as Mrs Grapple DAVE HATTON as ' The Shadow ' ALASTAIR MCDONALD 'S BAMSTICKS
Designer WALTER MILLER
Producer PAUL CIANI. BBC Scotland
with Richard Baker; Weather
bringing you news and views in your region tonight (including Regional Weather)
Including a birthday look at the last 50 years of Radio Times, now the biggest selling magazine in Europe.
Presented by Michael Barratt, Frank Bough and Bob Wellings
(Regional details as Monday)
The Radio Times 50th Anniversary Special on sale tomorrow, 13 September, price 50p
A new comedy series by David Climie and Austin Steele
Starring Derek Nimmo
with Felix Aylmer, Derek Francis, Laurence Naismith, Pearl Hackney, David Kelly
Brother Dominic is ordained and leaves Mountacres to become curate to Father Harris.
'Monasteries are pretty jolly places' pages 17 and 19
Girl on train:
A new film series starring Hugh O'Brian
Tony Franciosa , Doug McClure as three electronic space-age agents ready for action - anytime, anywhere ... This week:
The Murrow Disappearance
Lockwood is assigned to find a top Government official who has mysteriously disappeared. The search makes Lockwood himself the object of unusual-and unwelcome - attention.
Director RUSS MAYBERRY
Roger L White:
by Elwyn Jones
[Starring] Frank Windsor as Det Chief Supt Watt, Norman Bowler as Det Chief Insp Hawkins, David Lloyd Meredith as Det-Sgt Evans, Terence Rigby as PC Snow, Martin C Thurley as PC Knowles, Grahame Mallard as PC Nesbitt
with Walter Gotell as Chief Con Cullen
The information was handed to Task Force on a plate - there was no excuse for things to go wrong. But Watt and his men are only human and they made mistakes. However, did they all have to make them and all at the same time?
Writer/Task Force format:
Det Chief Supt Watt:
Det Chief Insp Hawkins:
Chief Con Cullen:
with Richard Baker and Richard Whitmore and the BBC's reporters and correspondents around the world
A courtroom debate examines Race and the Law
The Race Relations Act introduced something new into English Law - special protection for a minority of the population. Is it good law? Was it necessary? Should it be abolished?
Mr Edward Gardner, QC, MP will propose and Mr Anthony Lester will oppose the motion That there should be no law against racial discrimination.
with Ludovic Kennedy in the chair
The first part of a special concert featuring Roy Williamson and Ronnie Browne with songs such as 'A Man's a Man for a' that,' 'Lord of the Dance,' 'Peggy Gordon ' and 'Flower of Scotland.'