6.40 Understanding Fluid Effects. 7.5 The Earth's History. 7.30 Cratering and Lunar Geology.
A lively new look at words and letters With DONALD GEE
BOB HOSKINS and GAY
HAMILTON ROSEMARY LEACH , MARTIN SHAW
Script BARRY TOOK
Adviser CATHERINE MOORHOUSE Director BARBARA DERKOW
Producer DAVID BARGREAVES
DONNY MACLEOD , DAVID SEYMOUR BOB LANGLEY and MARIAN FOSTER
Today's programme launches a new series in which Tony Bilbow presents his Preview of the Movie Industry, discussing the films, the film-makers and the stars, and presenting a taste of things to come in British cinemas. Plus a special Pebble Mill enquiry into a matter of public concern, the return of the Shopping Basket consumer service and music from Frankie Vaughan.
Editor TERRY DOBSON
Mr Noisy and Mr Sneeze
A programme for children under 5
Luke soon falls out with his formidable Uncle Henry when he goes to live on his farm. When he finds out that Dan, the old blind dog, is to be put down Luke is determined to save him - somehow.
by OLIVER POSTGATE
The Proper Container
Story told by OLWEN GRIFFITHS ANTHONY JACKSON and OLIVER POSTGATE
Pictures by PETER FIRMIN
Music by VERNON ELLIOTT
with Angela Rippon Weatherman
The Nationwide team of FRANK BOUGH , SUE LAWLEY JOHN STAPLETON and BOB WELLINGS provides you with background to the news of the day and presents some of the less serious features and stories that make up the scene Nationwide.
Judith Hann, Michael Rodd and William Woollard return with television's only regular report on what's happening in science, agriculture, medicine and technology.
A live look into the latest inventions and developments that could change our lives, for better or for worse.
During September and October we'll be producing major reports on:
- developments in making energy by growing it;
- latest research on ' the first year of life';
- ways out of the urban transport jam;
- a significant new technique for diabetics to improve the control of this disease; and - special filmed reports from Germany, Ireland and the USA.
Introduced by Peter Powell.
Legs & Co, Top of the Pops Orchestra
Top of the Pops
by JOHN ESMONDE and BOB LARBEY starring
Richard Briers , Felicity Kendal and Penelope Keith with Paul Eddington The Early Birds
Barbara and Tom find it almost impossible to catch the early worm.
Music by BURT RHODES Designer PAUL MUNTING
Producer JOHN HOWARD DAVIES
with Magnus Magnusson
The ' black chair' stands ready in the centre of the Mastermind arena awaiting the presence of the 48 aspirants to the title ' Mastermind 1978 ', chosen from the many thousands of viewers who applied to take part in this year's series.
The Open University at Milton Keynes is the venue for the first of these opening heats and the contenders are:
JEAN ROBINSON , nurse life and works of W. S. Gilbert
AUBREY LAWRENCE , assistant librarian
Britain between AD 350 and 600 JONATHAN ALLUM , civil servant
20th-century British philosophy RAYMOND FELL. Detective
Sergeant, New Scotland Yard
I notable British poisoners Director PETER MASSEY Producer BILL WRIGHT
with Angela Rippon ; Weather
is the name of the team - a special crime-squad - ready to swing into action - any time, anywhere starring
in The Heisman Killer
An unseen sniper threatens to kill football hero Eddie Harris during a forthcoming match. Captain Line Evers and his team guard Harris closely round the clock -but unknown to them the would-be murderer is a'trusted official with complete freedom of access to the stadium where the game will be played.
Capt Line Evers:
Sgt Charlie Benson:
Officer Kate Manners:
Terry Wogan introduces
The Grand Final of the 1978 series between
The North West and The Midlands and West from The Lyceum Ballroom, London Commentator BARRI HAYNES
A professional demonstration by Michael and Vicky Barr
The trophies presented by Elizabeth Seal
Music by ANDY ROSS , ms ORCHESTRA AND CHORUS
A MECCA promotion
Arranged by ERIC D. MORLEY Director KEN GRIFFIN
Series producer BARRIE EDGAR BBC Birmingham
Explains the news and examines the issues from Britain and around the world that are still going to matter tomorrow.
Presented by DONALD MACCORMICK including the Robin Day interview.
Editor ROGER BOLTON