Weather BARBARA EDWARDS
with the personalities and talking points of the day, including
People and Pets: the practical guide to pet care.
CARMEN MUNRO introduces rhymes and counting games and tells another story about the children who go to a place where there is plenty to do and room to play. Caroline's Hat
Illustrated by JOAN HICKSON Percussion GREG KNOWLES
Musical director PETER PETTINGER Designer JOHN HOLLAND
Executive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE Written and directed by CAROLE WAR
(English transmitters only. First shown on BBC Cymru/Wales)
More adventures of space-traveller Astronut
With RONALD PICKUP
The Ghost of Thomas Kempe by PENELOPE LIVELY
2: Sorcerer's Apprentice
Introduced by Johnny Morris With SHEILA YOUNG
Stuck for a Christmas present? Animal Magic has lots of gift ideas for friends with pets, or pets themselves: from dog whistles to bird feeders.
Pets' Spot: David Taylor on how to look after tropical fish. Bird-watcher extraordinary Bill Oddie takes time off from The Goodies to be Johnny's special guest.
And DAFILA SCOTT watches the return of the magnificent Bewick Swans to the Wildfowl Trust at Slimbridge.
Producer MIKE BEYNON. BBC Bristol
with Angela Rippon ; Weatherman
Look North, South Today
Look East, Midlands Today
Points West, Spotlight South West present news and views in your region tonight.
Then at 6.17 Nationwide
LONDON One More Time!: a non-stop sequence of popular tunes.
SOUTH WEST Peninsula: The Rippon Report. ANGELA RIPPON meets the Cornish folk singer BRENDA WOOTTON , who sings traditional jazz as well as folk.
WEST The Songs of Paul Nicolaides : with the help of friends this Bristol songwriter performs some of his compositions, reflecting various styles and influences.
SOUTH Hey Look ... That's Me!: chris barris recalls highlights of the last series and brings news of the next one.
MIDLANDS Action! The Final: TERRY JONES presents the three finalist films, and the Trophy is awarded to the winner. Introduced by DUNCAN GIBBINS with JOHN JORDAN as adjudicator.
EAST Royal Sandringham: a look behind the scenes at the running of this 20.000 acre estate as an efficient commercial enterprise.
NORTH WEST Ken Dodd 's Christmas Laughter Show: DR KEN DODD 'S Ticklemas remedy for pre-Christmas nervous tension, suitable for all ages.
NORTH Beneath the Pennines: SID PEROU , the award-winning Yorkshire cameraman, goes to Leek Fell, to explore the forbidding Pippikin Pot.
NORTH EAST Tuesday North: Looks Natural. The final edition of the present series. Tonight, the winner of the competition is announced. IAN ARMSTRONG, JIM ALDER and TONY TYNAN join TOM KILGOUR to answer and discuss your questions.
Another episode in the adventures of a pioneer family on their way to a new life in the old West. Starring
by Jeremy Lloyd and David Croft
Starring Mollie Sugden as Mrs Noah
Co-starring Ian Lavender as Clive Cunliffe
Featuring Donald Hewlett as Carstairs, Michael Knowles as Fanshaw
The year is 2050. Mrs Noah - prize-winning housewife - is being shown round Great Britain's new Space Exploration Vehicle.
(Next week: a repeat of Porridge starring Ronnie Barker in "The Desperate Hours")
posts that mention
with Magnus Magnusson
The last competition in the Semi-final round, which gives a chance to the four best losers from the earlier heats to compete for the last place in the Final. Tonight, at the University of Salford, the contenders are:
TOM DAWKES , librarian
The history of linguistics, 19th and 20th centuries
SIR DAVID HUNT , retired ambassador The Allied Armies in Italy, World War II
ANDREW WOOD. graduate The Glorious Revolution
JONATHAN DALRYMPLE-SMITH air-taxi pilot
English poetry of World War I
Director PETER MASSEY Producer BILL WRIGHT
with Angela Rippon ; Weather
Charades by ANTONIA FRASER with Jennifer Hilary , Martin Jarvis and Marty Cruickshank
' We've just got to get it right. It'll be our little secret. When all the other servants have gone out, we'll play this little game to amuse ourselves. A sort of private charade.'
Designer HELEN RAE
Producer PHARIC MACLAREN Director RODERICK GRAHAM BBC Scotland
Introduced by DENIS TUOHY Including News Headlines
Film producer ROGER BOLTON Editor MIKE TOWNSON
The ninth of ten films
The Sea that Lost its Savour
In the Baltic it is possible to catch fresh and salt water fish in the same net. David Bellamy visits this strange sea, where the plants and animals struggle to adapt to different degrees of saltiness.
Director ANNA JACKSON
Producer MIKE WEATHERLEY