by Joan Aiken
with Bernard Cribbins
Arabel's pet raven, Mortimer, finds a diamond ring and as a reward the entire Jones family, including Mortimer, are invited on a cruise to Spain on the maiden voyage of 'The Queen of Bethnal Green' - with disastrous results.
Today: Found: One Diamond
Why Don't You just switch off your television set and go and do something less boring instead?
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A feature film starring Kay Walsh Bill Owen , Edward Underdown
Robert Morley and Fella Edmonds When ex-jockey Sam Lilley meets young Georgie Crain at a race meeting he knows he has found a natural, a boy with that indefinable something that makes a great jockey.
Screenplay by T. E. B. CLARKE Produced by MICHAEL BALCON
Directed by BASIL DEARDEN. Films: page 9
T. E. B.
Introduced by Frank Bough
With BOB WILSON
The NCAA Championship Semi-Finals
The USA's four top teams in competition.
1.25; 2.5; 3.50*
Motor Racing from Thruxton
The feature race this afternoon is the Philips Car Radio Formula 2 International, with supporting races in Formula 3 and Saloon Cars. Organised by the BARC. Commentator MURRAY WALKER
1.50; 2.30; 3.5; 3.40*
Racing from Kempton
2.0 Kosset Carpet Stakes (1m)
2.35 Sanyo Selling Stakes (lm 3f)
3.10 Selfridges H'cap Stakes dim)
3.45 Allders of Croydon Handicap Stakes (7f)
Commentators PETER O'SULLEVAN
JULIAN WILSON , JIMMY LINDLEY
2.40; 3.15; 3.50*
International Swimming from Leeds
The Coca-Cola International
Swimmers from 18 nations compete in this traditional Easter meeting. One of the most interesting races of the day is the Women's 800m Freestyle. TRACEY WICKHAM and MICHELLE FORD of Australia have between them broken the world record three times already this season, and should be pushed by the East Germans to another record swim. Commentator ALAN WEEKS
4.45* Final Score
Including football, racing and rugby results, and a recording of this afternoon's Irish Grand National.
12.35 Football Focus; 12.55 Basketball
1.25 Motor Racing; 1.50 Racing
2.5 Motor Racing: 2.30 Racing
2.40 Swimming: 3.5 Racing
3.15 Swimming; 3.40 Racing
3.58 Swimming/Motor Racing
4.45 Final Score
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Motor Racing RICHARD TILLING Swimming JOHNNIE WATHERSTON Racing BOB DUNCAN Basketball NBC-TV
Football FOCUS MIKE MURPHY
Grandstand producer MARTIN HOPKINS Edited by ALAN HART
A spectacular springtime visit to the sawdust ring for international circus entertainment. Introduced by Ringmistress Yasmine Smart.
Ricardo and his lions
Sebastien, 50 feet above the ring.
From East Germany:
Bubi and Juli, two clowns with numerous talents.
From Italy: Michael Chenn, balancing his bicycle at the top of a lamp-post
The Folcos Family Clowns and Bon Accorso, two brothers and their sister who spend their family life on a slack wire.
From Britain: The Wychwood Dogs
From Switzerland: Bronley and his Rocket, grace and charm suspended from a space-aged rocket
From Italy: Los Erminios, jugglers international.
Ricardo and his
Acrobat trio on slack wire:
A traditional Easter mixture of comedy and adventure from the world of Walt Disney films. Introduced by Cliff Richard. Films include:
"The Rescuers", "Alice in Wonderland", "Candleshoe", "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea", "Mary Poppins", "That Darn Cat", "Pinocchio", "Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo".
by Terry Nation
The last episode of the present series.
Starring Gareth Thomas, Sally Knyvette, Paul Darrow, Jan Chappell, Michael Keating, David Jackson. With Stephen Greif, Jacqueline Pearce, Derek Farr.
The Federation want Orac. Blake must get to it first. But what is it...?
Series created by:
The second of two holiday programmes recorded in Switzerland featuring music, song and dance combined with winter sports. Presented by Petula Clark with her guests Charles Aznavour Manhattan Transfer
The Three Degrees
Claude Francois, Udo Jurgens Wolfgang Danne and Jillian featuring
GEOFF RICHER'S FIRST EDITION
Choreography GEOFFREY RICHER
RONNIE HAZLEHURST AND HIS ORCHESTRA Vocal direction and backing
MAGGIE STREDDER AND HER SINGERS Sound CHRIS HOLCOMBE , KEITH GUNN Lighting BERT OATEN
Assistant producer BOB SPIERS Producer MICHAEL HURLL
A special presentation of the all-star American TV production. with On 27 June 1976 an Air France plane on a flight from Paris to Tel Aviv was hijacked by a group of terrorists. The passengers' ordeal lasted for seven days until their dramatic rescue by Israeli commandos. This dramatisation vividly conveys the tension of the human drama aboard the aircraft and the political tension in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv.
Written by ERNEST KINOY
Directed by MARVIN CHOMSKY A DAVID L. WOLPER production
President Idi Amin:
Gen Dan Shomron:
Ever since the days of Jules Verne and H. G. Wells, science fiction and space exploration have been closely linked, and over the last 100 years science fiction has often become science fact.
Patrick Moore talks to Arthur C. Clarke, the science fiction writer, who describes himself as an armchair astronaut, and Michael Bentine, best known as a humorist, but who is also a serious and dedicated scientist.
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