DAVID VINE continues his series of eight programmes about the art of fencing with BOB ANDERSON and KEN PEARSON 6: Sabre: basics
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Producer JOHN DOBSON. BBC Bristol
Noel Edmonds opens up the Multi-Coloured Swap Shop for a nationwide exchange of news and views with the stars, the experts and you. Lines open at 9.30 on [number removed]Swaporama with Keith Chegwin
(you think he's going to be on a football pitch, don't you!)
9.45* It's Droopy
Have You Studied the Magic Picture?
What does it do? You'll have a ' head ' start if you keep it by you this morning when magician John Salisse (who has nothing up his sleeves except his arms) reveals the secrets of the Vanishing Head.
Don't Walk Away (as if you would) because Evita star Elaine Page will be in today singing her latest single.
News Swap with John Craven
Send your news to John and he may phone you for an exclusive interview.
11.0* Scooby Doo
Straight from the stables of Susan Knight , there's a chance to swap a horse or a pony. She's got them on plates, mugs and posters, so if you want to start horse trading, today's the day.
Swap of the Pops
Music from lOcc this morning, and a chance to chat and swap with Eric Stewart , Graham Gouldman.
Noel's Top Ten Swaps
Phone in your swaps or send them on a postcard to:
Multi-Coloured Swap Shop, BBCtv, London W12 8QT.
Producer CRISPIN EVANS Editor ROSEMARY GILL
(Elaine Page is a guest in Crackerjack, Friday, 4.55)
Introduced by Frank Bough
With BOB WILSON
World Volleyball Championships from Rome; highlights of the final of this competition in which USSR, Poland, Japan and Cuba took part.
Commentator STUART STOREY
1.20; 1.50; 2.20*
Racing from Chepstow Grandstand outside broadcast cameras cover National Hunt Racing for the first time this season.
1.30 Double Diamond Handicap Hurdle (2}m)
2.0 Merc Benz H'cap 'Chase (3m)
2.30 Free H'Cap Hurdle (2m)
Commentators PETER O'SULLEVAN
JULIAN WILSON and RICHARD PITMAN
Boxing from Aberavon
Alan Richardson v Les Pickett (Leeds) (Merthyr)
A return bout between the two Featherweights who provided Grandstand with one of its best-ever fights when they first met. Commentator HARRY CARPENTER
Motor Racing from Brands Hatch; the second exciting race to be held in this country with the USAC cars featuring the top American drivers. Commentator MURRAY WALKER
Show Jumping from The Horse of the Year Show at Wembley Arena The Calor Gas Championship
Britain's top young riders compete for the £1,000 prize money against the European Qualifiers in the country's most prestigious championship for the under-23s. Commentator
Rugby League from Central Park, Wigan
Forshaws Lancashire Cup Final Widnes v Workington
Commentator EDDIE WARING
4.40* Final Score
12.35 Football Focus: 1.4 Volleyball
1.20 Racing: 1.40 Boxing
1.50 Racing; 2.10 Sports Highlights
2.20 Racing: 2.40 Motor Racing
Z.55 Show Jumping; 3.25 Motor Racing
3.50 Rugby League; 4.40 Final Score
* Timings are subject to alteration Television presentation:
Football Focus MIKE MURPHY Racing DAVID KENNING
Motor Racing richard TILLING Boxing TERRY LONG
Show Jumping FRED VINER Rugby NICK HUNTER
Volleyball ITALIAN television
Grandstand producer MARTIN HOPKINS Editor HAROLD ANDERSON
Football and racing results on CEEFAX
with Richard Baker ; Weatherman
5.20 Sport/Regional News
Television's first DO-IT-YOURSELF entertainment. Join in by ringing Noel's Lucky Number [number removed]or have a ' 'phone-in' to your own home. Send your own Lucky Telephone Number to: Lucky Numbers, BBCtv Centre, London W12 8QT and NOEL might ring you, with a chance to win the Lucky Parcels. No phone? Don't panic!
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Producers CRISPIN EVANS , CLIVE dois Editor ROSEMARY GILL
Starring Tom Baker.
A four-part story by Douglas Adams
Romana has been seized by the Captain. Her life is in grave danger. But when the Doctor tries to rescue her he discovers that they are involved in the most monstrous crime ever committed in the Universe.
(There is currently a Dr Who exhibition on display on Blackpool's Golden Mile until the end of October)
Voice of K9:
starring Larry Grayson with Isla St Clair
Family couples from all over the country compete in a test of their general knowledge, skill and ingenuity.
Orchestra conducted by RONNIE HAZLEHURST Programme associate TONY HAWES Designer TONY BURROUGH Director MARCUS PLANTIN Producer ALAN BOYD
Executive producer ROBIN NASE
from the books by JAMES HERRIOT A serial in 14 episodes with Peter Davison and Carol Drinkwater
3: Fair Means and Fowl adapted by ANTHONY STEVEN
James, as locum to Ewan Ross , discovers that all sorts of men can become vets, and Ewan, whilst ostensibly unsuitable is, in fact, a practitioner of the highest quality. In the meantime, Tristan, treating a cow, is involved in an accident which threatens the practice with a lawsuit - that, plus Siegfried's economies, strains brotherly love to its limits ...
Music composed by JOHNNY PEARSON Film cameraman MIKE WILLIAMS Designer DAVID CROZIER Producer BILL SELLARS
Directed by ROBERT TRONSON BBC Birmingham
as James Herriot starring:
as Siegfried Farnon and:
Syd Little and Eddie Large with Bern! Flint, and GEOFF RICHER'S BIRDS OF A FEATHER
Choreography GEOFFREY RICHER
Vocal direction MAGGIE STREDDER
RONNIE IIAZLEHURST AND HIS ORCHESTRA Vocal backing THE LADYBIRDS Written by ERIC DAVIDSON
EDDIE BRABEN , DAVID RENWICK Designer ANNA RIDLEY
Producer MICHAEL HURLL
from the Wembley Arena
The 1978 Horse of the Year Show featuring
The Radio Rentals Championship (Holder EDDIE MACKEN with Boomerang)
The climax to the week of show jumping when riders contest this champion of champions ' event for the largest prize money of the show- £4,500.
Introduced by DAVID VINE
Commentators DORIAN WILLIAMS and RAYMOND BROOKS-WARD
Producer FRED VINER
with Richard Baker ; Weather
Action, news, analysis and comment introduced by Jimmy Hill
Commentators BARRY DAVIES and JOHN MOTSON report from First and Second Division grounds in the Midlands and the North.
There's also the result of the first Goal of the Month competition this season and a chance to air your views with Talking Point, the regular feature involving you the viewer, plus, as usual, the late-night Pools check.
Studio director JOHN ROWLINSON
Producers JOHN MCGONAGLE , HUW JONES Ser-iee producer ALEC WEEKS Editor MIKE MURPMY
Join Michael Parkinson and his guests of the week,
MUSIC BARRY STONEHAM Director IAN HAMILTON Producer JOHN FISHER