9.38 Science Session
The Picture Machine
10.0 Colour The Electric Company Programme 5: A new reading series from the Children's Television Workshop, New York
10.25-10.45 Science all Around Eggs and Seeds
11.0 Colour Watch! Growing Things
Seeds in the soil; roots and shoots; peas in the pod. Craftwork: 'growing ' your own paper pea vine. Presented by JEAN ROGERS and KEN BINGE
Producer tom STANIER
11.18 Going to Work: What's Five Minutes Here or There?
Weatherman BARBARA EDWARDS
With BOB LANGLEY, MARIAN FOSTER , DAVID SEYMOI 'R and DONNY MACLEOD including Collector's Corner with Arthur Negus and a preview of the Queen's State Visit to Japan
With DEREK GRIFFITHS
Thomas is Little
Told by ANN MORRISH
2.2 Music Time: Programme 23
2.25 Colour Television Club Come Back Mrs Smithers bv JOHN TULLY
When Mrs Smithers ' old mother needs help the Mill Street club members devise a plan. Producer MORRIS BARRY
Story: The Rag and Bone Man by MRS J. M. MASTIN
Mrs J. M.
with Earl Cameron
Cockleburr Quarters by CHARLOTTE BAKER Today: Night Flight
A thrilling series of adventures Fire: The Cave family and the Butlers face a common enemy.
Introduced by Johnny Morris The World of Animals
This week Johnny visits Holland to see the largest chimpanzee colony in Europe.
Director ROBIN HELLIER
Producer GEORGE INGER (Bristol)
Richard Wfeitmore; Weatherman
from your region tonight, including local weather and Consumer Unit, presented by Valerie Singleton , Richard Stilgoe
A new film series starring
Today: The Raccoon
Lindsay Sidney Green
Seven samples of Italian life 7: Three Years in the Barrel
The hills of Chianti and a special way to make a unique wine; the life of small farms where oxen and tractors rub shoulders, the timeless and the modern face each other.
Narrator ERIC THOMPSON
Written and directed by MICHAEL CROUCHER (Bristol)
starring James Garner as Jim Rockford, an amiable private eye with a nose for trouble
Tonight: Profit and Loss: part 1
In the world of big business Rockford encounters a financier who balances his books by adjusting his accountants!
with Kenneth Kendall and Richard Whitmore ; Weather
The date is 1 March 1978. The event - a crisis simulation game in which soldiers, ex-diplomats and strategists, playing the parts of NATO ambassadors and heads of state, come together to handle an increasing threat by Warsaw Pact troops following revolution in a European State. Underlying the diplomatic arguments are the realities of the new nuclear technology which makes it all the more crucial that the right decisions are made.
James Burke presents the events in NATO as the crisis leads to a super-power confrontation. The players include:
Pierre Salinger , former Press Secretary to President Kennedy, as US President
Viscount Monckton of Brenchley, Chief of Staff IIQ BAOR 1965-67, as UK Prime Minister
General David Burchinal , former Deputy C-in-C, US Forces, Europe, as Supreme Commander, Europe
General Sir Victor Fitzgeorge -Balfour, former UK Representative on NATO Military Committee, as British Military Chief
J. H. Adam Watson, former British Ambassador to Cuba, as UK Ambassador to NATO
Ernest Gross, former member of US Delegation to UN, as US Ambassador to NATO
Col Marc Geneste , French Atomic Energy Authority, as French Ambassador to NATO
General F. E. Meijnderts , Member, International staff, Northag (NATO), Commander Dutch Corps, as Benelux Ambassador to NATO
Producers: JAMES BURKE, STUART HARRIS
Executive producer: KARL SABBAGH
UK Prime Minister:
UK rep, NATO Military Cttee:
General F. E.
On the eve of the Queen's first visit to Japan, Vincent Hanna reports on how British business plans to cash in on the Royal tour. Tokyo is full of British salesmen all hoping to turn goodwill into export sales.