Phantom of the Country Music-Hall (Repeat)
A series of eight programmes 6: How to be a Mammal
Certain characteristics of modern animals are unexpectedly ancient Introduced by DR ALAN CHARIG.
Director PETER RAMSDEN
Producer BRENDA HORSFIELD
Chickens Come Home
Stan tries to pour oil on troubled waters but only succeeds in adding fuel to one of Ollie's old flames.
A HAL ROACH film
Director JAMES HORNE
Today: Day of the Dove
The intangible menace that has been the curse of mankind since Cain, insidiously invades the Enterprise, causing chaos and bringing it to the brink of destruction.
Esther Rantzen, as chairwoman, helps contestants who are partnered today by Yootha Joyce and Kenneth Williams
An edited version of this annual military spectacular held on the esplanade of Edinburgh Castle.
With MASSED PIPES AND DRUMS of three Scottish regiments, and five State Police forces in Australia. THE 105 mm HOWITZERS OF
THE ROYAL ARTILLERY
THE MASSED BANDS OF
THE ROYAL MARINES
THE MAORIS OF THE
ROYAL NEW ZEALAND
INFANTRY REGIMENT in traditional songs and dances THE ROYAL MARINES
MOTOR-CYCLE DISPLAY TEAM
THE BRITISH COLUMBIA
BEEFEATER BAND from Vancouver and the GRAND FINALE with Sunset and the Lone Piper
Director of music
CAPTAIN W. SHILLITO, LRAM, ROYAL MARINES The Edinburgh Tattoo is presented by HQ Scotland (Army) and produced by BRIG JOHN S. SANDERSON. DSO. OBE
Television commentary by TOM FLEMING Producer for TV CHARLES CLIFFORD
MICHAEL FISH looks back over 1975 and forward to the prospects for January.
by PATRICK and MOLLIE MATTHEWS Told by RICHARD BAKER
Director HOWARD KENNETT
Mr Topsy-Turvy by ROGER HARGREAVES Told by ARTHUR LOWE
Animation TERRY WARD
in Modern Times
Chaplin's brilliant comedy-regarded by many as his masterpiece -about Man versus the Machine, with Charlie at work on the production line in an automated factory. Apart from a comic song in gibberish Charlie remained silent as ever, and though the film was made several years after the coming of the talkies Charlie's own boisterous music provides the accompaniment to this the greatest of all comedy films.
Written, -produced and directed by CHARLES CHAPLIN
(Black and whiter Films: pages 16-17
A CafÃ© Proprietor:
President of a Steel Corporation:
in Cold Turkey
... is ' taken-in ' by the TV
A WALT DISNEY cartoon
A new series of six programmes with Tony Soper 5: Partners
Nature is not always red in tooth and claw - some animals work together as messmates.
Exotic reef fishes cannot keep healthy without the help of special laundrymen, and even on the farm the cows need a bellyful of friendly microbes because without them, they would starve.
TONY SOPER travels from Plymouth Hoe, to Africa and the Seychelles in search of pals and partners.
Film editor RON MARTIN Producer JOHN SPARKS BBC Bristol
with William Rushton The Geranium of Fliit by WILLIAM RUSHTON with Christopher Biggins as the Archbishop
Today: Long Live our Noble Flilt
Michael Rodd introduces the first edition of a new series of this film quiz game of observation.
This week the contestants come from Paisley and East Kilbride and will be looking at scenes from Ghost of a Chance, Swiss Family Robinson and Jungle Book.
Details will also be given about the Young Film Makers' Competition.
Director DES SISSONS
Producer JOHN BUTTERY. BBC Manchester
A serial in three episodes by Kenneth Cope
Ben arrives at the village of Brenton and upsets some of the members of the local football team.
with Richard Baker ; Weatherman
(London and South East only)
All other English Regions: Regional News
A feature film starring Norman Wisdom and Margaret Rutherford , Jill Dixon Leslie Phillips , Delphi Lawrence
Norman is employed in a Bond Street jewellers while Anne, the girl he worships from afar, works in a dress shop. But how is he to scrape together enough money to declare his love? Then nice Miss Daviot gives him an idea-it's called a six-horse accumulator!
Director JOHN PADDY CARSTAIRS
Films: pp 16-17
Hon Richard Lumb:
Man in cinema:
World Champions - Olympic Champions - European Champions The Final
From the 40 international sportsmen who have competed over the past week in the Superstars series, nine have won through to the final. Staged at the Ahoy Sports Centre in Rotterdam
From Great Britain: Olympic Gold Medallist and 1973 Sporting Superstar David Hemery and England and Newcastle's dynamic soccer striker Malcolm Macdonald
From Sweden: three times world record holder in the pole vault Kjell Isaksson
From Belgium: their 100m, 200m and 400m record holder Alphonse Brijdenbach
Fro?n Spain: their national champion from the track and Olympic 10,000m man Mariano Haro
From France: the 110m hurdles world record holder Guy Drut
From Germany: one of the world's top Grand Prix motor racing drivers Jochen Mass
From Holland: triple Olympic Gold medallist in ice speed skating at the Winter Olympics in Sapporo Ard Schenk and the world ice speed skating champion Harm Kuipers
They choose eight sports from a list of ten and to the winner, the overall Superstar of Europe, goes the prize of £5,000.
Commentators DAVID VINE and RON PICKERING
Director PIETER VAREKAMP of AVRO Television, Holland
Executive producer IAN SMITH
starring Ken Dodd with special guest Rolf Harris and star guests featuring NEW EDITION
Choreography GEOFFREY RICHER
Vocal direction MAGGIE STREDDER
RONNIE HAZLEHURST AND HIS ORCHESTRA Costume designer RUPERT JARVIS
Sound LEN SHOREY and CHRIS HOLCOMBE Lighting BERT OATEN
Producer MICHAEL HURLL
Recorded in the Big Top of Gerry Cottle 's Circus
CAROL REED 'S film starring
Burt Lancaster , Tony Curtis Gina Lollobrigida with Katv Jurado
Thomas Gomez , Johnny Puleo
Tino Orsini , a young American acrobat, comes to the Cirque Boug lione with one ambition-to learn the difficult and dangerous aerial triple somersault from his father's old partner, Mike Ribble.
Director CAROL REED Films : pages 16-17
Max, the Dwarf,:
with Richard Baker Weather
A light-hearted look at 75 years of entertainment with the Dougie Squires Dancers
THE EDDIE LESTER SINGERS
THE ORCHESTRA leader JOHN SHARPE
Musical director PETER KNIGHT Musical arrangements
PETER KNIGHT, DICK WALTER
Choreographer DOUGIE SQUIRES Written by ERIC DAVIDSON Designer
Producers YVONNE LITTLEWOOD,
With 1975 drawing to a close Tom Fleming takes a look at some of this year's more memorable moments, and as Big Ben rings in 1976 join our Round Britain New Year Party. from Scotland at the Civic Centre, Motherwell starring
Moira Anderson , Peter Morrison The Corries, Larry Parker Aly Bain , Roddy McMillan John Grieve. Walter Carr
Alex McAvoy , The Toad Choir The Brian Seivwright Dancers Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band
Pipe Major TOM MCALLISTER Brian Fahey and the Scottish Radio Orchestra (leader IAN TYRE) and Alastair MacDonald entertains the officers and crew aboard HMS Courageous at the Clyde Submarine Base, Faslane on the Gare Loch from England
Jimmy Savile visits the world-famous hospital at Stoke Mandeville, Aylesbury, and talks to patients and staff. from Wales
Max Boyce joins the crew of the Mumbles Lifeboat for an informal get-together at The Pier Hotel.
Script EDDIE BOYD
Musical associate BERNARD SUMNER Choreography BRIAN SEIVWRIGHT Designer GUTURIE HUTTON
Outside broadcast producers: Motherwell TERRY HENEBERY Faslane ANNE SOMERS
Stoke Mandeville BRIAN HULME Mumbles IAN CHRISTIE ,
Executive producer IAIN MACFADIEN
IAN MACKENZIE , Religious Broadcasting Organiser, Scotland, prefaces the New Year.