and the Transistor
A cartoon from Czechoslovakia
The day-to-day adventures of Grandpa Day, a resourceful if unsuccessful inventor who lives with his widowed daughter-in-law, Martha, and her three children in a village typical of small-town America at the turn of the century.
A film from Czechoslovakia
Part 1: The king is angry because his servant Martin has discovered the secret of the language of animals, and sends him away on a perilous journey.
Story told by COLIN JEAVONS
Presented by PEGGY MILLER
Kenneth Kendall ; Weatherman
Look North. South Today
Look East, Midlands Today
Points West, Spotlight South West present news and views in your region tonight Then at 6.25:
Nationwide at the Highland Games. MICHAEL BARRATT and the Nationwide team take outside broadcast cameras to Aboyne, in Scotland, to capture the colour, sport and spectacle as the clansmen gather on Royal Deeside.
Producer RONALD NEIL Editor JOHN GAU
(Regional details as Monday)
(Jeux sans Frontieres)
The second International heat in which teams from the following seven countries compete for the Eurovision It's a Knockout Golden Trophy
Great Britain: Swansea Belgium: Rochefort France: Narbonne
Germany: Bietigheim Holland : Maastricht Italy: Bracciano
Transmitted on the Eurovision network from Maastricht, Holland Introduced by DICK PASSCHIER and BAREND BARENDSE International referees GENNARO OLIVIERI and GUIDO PANCALDI
Commentators STUART HALL and EDDIE WARING
Referee ARTHUR ELLIS
Producer BARNEY COLEHAN
Programme presented by the DUTCH TELEVISION SERVICE
High Life by ELWYN JONES starring Frank Windsor David Lloyd Meredith
Terence Rigby , Nigel Humphreys
' We're too accustomed to dealing with thick, petty thieves to get our minds properly geared to a crime like this. This is a con job. I feel it. Two flasks.... Why? '
The new mounted policeman in Task Force is played by Peter Clough , who luckily is an enthusiastic spare-time horseman. The horse is played by a real-life Metropolitan police horse.
Task Force format by ELWYN JONES Script editor JOAN CLARK Designer BRYAN ELLIS
Producer GERAINT MORRIS Director ANDREW MORGAN
Det-Chief Supt Watt:
on behalf of the Liberal Party
(Also on BBC2)
with Kenneth Kendall and Peter Woods and the BBC's reporters and correspondents around the world Weather
Written by Peter Tinniswood
Starring Robin Bailey as Uncle Mort, John Comer as Mr Brandon, Liz Smith as Mrs Brandon, Stephen Rea as Carter Brandon, Anita Carey as Pat
An engagement party at Mrs Partington's gives the men hope of escape from the women's clutches. But what hope have they when faced with a knitter of Fair-Isle pullovers?
Switzerland v England from the Stadium St Jakob, Basle Commentator DAVID COLEMAN Action analysis JIMMY HILL
Highlights of tonight's friendly international-England's first game of the season, and a vital part of Don Revie's build-up to the crucial European Championship matches in Czechoslovakia and Portugal later this year.
England's last two visits to Basle ended in high-scoring victories-8-1 in 1963, and 3-2 four years ago.
TV presentation by the SWISS TELEVISION SERVICE Producer ALEC WEEKS
Editor JONATHAN MARTIN
Introduced by SUE LAWLEY , DENIS TUOHY and DONALD MACCORMICK Reporting on - the events which affect us
- the people who take the decisions - the people affected by them. Reporters MICHAEL DELAHAYE VINCENT HANNA , DAVID JESSEL
RICHARD KERSHAW , DAVID LOMAX JULIAN MOUNTER , JOHN PITMAN and DAVID TAYLOR
Editor MICHAEL BUNCE
A series of six programmes 6:Rick Wakemanor how he failed to become a concert pianist and became a virtuoso rock star instead.
A drop-out from the Royal College of Music who is now acclaimed by the popular music press as 'the keyboard wizard of our times' 'the most successful symphonic composer of the 70s,' 'a musical genius.' etc.
Twelve Rolls-Royces, two country houses, one racehorse and millions of record sales later, we present The Rick Wakeman Story-the meteoric rise of a nice, normal baby into a superstar.
Executive producer MIKE WOOLLER Producer ALAN YENTOB
You can see Rick Wakeman in Concert at the Empire Pool, Wembley on BBC2. Sunday, 7 September at 9.10 pm.