Mr Mean and Mr Tickle
A comedy series about the grown-up daughter of the Bewitched Samantha.
DAVID VINE With DAVID RHYS JONES and other members of the English Indoor Bowling Association.
Directed by JOHN RICKWORD Produced by JOHN DOBSON BBC Bristol
The feature film starring Adam Williams, Michael Ray
A group of children whose fathers work at an isolated missile base find a strange, luminous and pulsating object. They soon discover ' The Thing ' gives them the power to understand and act on the message it sends them....
Screenplay by Bernard C. Schoenfeld Based on a story by TOM FILER Produced by WILLIAM ALLAND Directed by JACK ARNOLD
(First showing on British television) . Films: page 19
The feature film starring Bob Hope , Hedy Lamarr
Comedian Peanuts White, exact look-alike of foreign spy Eric Augustine , is talked into impersonating his double to get at a vital microfilm. Fast and furious fun follows with Bob Hope in this zany comedy of love and espionage set in exotic Tangier.
Screenplay by EDMUND HARTMANN and JACK SHfiR Produced by PAUL JONES
Directed by NORMAN Z. MCLEOD
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Introduced by Harry Carpenter direct from Wimbledon
1.5; 3.20* International Athletics: GDR v USSR from Leipzig
The clash of Europe's two giants earlier this week in a final preparation for this weekend's European Cup Semi-finals.
Commentator STUART STOREY The European Cup Men's Semi-final from Malmo
Eight countries compete, but only two will definitely qualify for the finals in Turin in August. USSR are favourites to win the group and Great Britain challenge for second place.
Among events later today are the 1500m, 10.000m and the Shot Putt. Commentators david COLEMAN and RON PICKERING
1.20* International Canoeing from Bala
With the world championships about to be held in Jonquire, Canada, this meeting offered a final opportunity to qualify for the British team.
Commentator BOB FISHER
1.40* Boxing from Wembley Arena
Highlights of Harry Levene's promotion in London earlier this week. Appearing on the bill was Alan Minter, fighting former Commonwealth Champion Monty Betham of New Zealand.
Commentator HARRY CARPENTER
1.50; 3.20* Wimbledon 79: The Lawn Tennis Championships
BBC outside broadcast cameras bring you today's outstanding matches from the Centre Court and No 1 Court as the last eight places in the Men's and Ladies' Singles are decided, Commentators DAN MASKELL, PETER WEST, JOHN BARRETT, ANN JONES and BILL THRELFALL
3.5* The Irish Sweeps Derby from The Curragh
Epsom Derby winner Troy could become the third successive horse to win the English and Irish ! double In 1977 it was The Minstrel and 1978 Shirley Heights.
5.50* Final Score, with cricket Scoreboard and racing results.
1.5 Athletics from Leipzig.
1.2* Canoeing: 1.40 Boxing
1.50 Wimbtedon Tennis
3.5 Irish Sweeps Derby
3.20 Wimbledon/Athletics from Malmo
5.50 Final Score
* Timings subject to alteration
Wimbledon Tennis JONATHAN martin FRED VINER. JOHN SHREWSBURY
JOHNNIE WATHERSTON , JOHN PHILIPS
Boxing BOB DUNCAN. Canoeing huw jonks Malmo Athletics SWEDISH TV SERVICE Leipzig Athletics CDR TV SERVICE
Irish Sweeps Derby Radio Telefis Eireann
Grandstand studio director JIM RESIDE
Grandstand producer MARTIN HOPKINS
Grandstand Editor HAROLD Anderson
Latest scores and reports from Wimbledon on Ceefax page 151
Kenneth Kendall; Weatherman
with Noel Edmonds who asks... will these new records be a hit or a miss?
Walter Pidgeon , Joan Fontaine Barbara Eden , Peter Lorre Robert Sterling
When the survival of the earth is threatened by a fiery belt of radiation, a last hope lies in the daring scheme proposed by the commander of an experimental atomic submarine. To put his plan into operation, however, the commander has to battle not only against time but against opposition from outside and within the submarine.
Screenplay by IRWIN ALLEN and CHARLES BENNETT based on a story by IRWIN ALLEN Produced and directed by IRWIN ALLEN
Films: page 19
Join Paul Daniels for the last of four special programmes in which television's top comedy magic star entertains in his own unusual fashion and introduces the remarkable skills of his guests:
Snooker champion Ray Reardon Illusionists The Morettis with THE PAUL DANIELS MAGIC SET
Choreography BRIAN Rogers Music BURT RHODES
Magic associate ali bongo
Script associate GEORGE uahtiH Sound MICHAEL WcCARTØY Lighting ALAN borne
Designer COLIN LOWRET Directed by PAUL CIANI
Produced by JOHN FISHES
A new film series starring with in The Gemini Connection
Jack and Hector are highly intrigued by the mysterious Gemini who is ripping off a top Syndicate man to the tune of millions in laundered cash, because they also intend to take the organisation to the cleaners.
Written by HERMAN GROVES Directed by MICHAEL CAFFEY
with Kenneth Kendall Weather
A seven-part historical series based on the life of the famous naturalist.
After facing the fearful gales of Cape Horn, the Beagle turned north into the quieter waters of Tierra del Fuego. On board Captain FitzRoy had three Indians, whom he planned to return to their homeland to found a Christian colony.
Two brothers search for their long-lost sister held by the Cheyenne and The Captive
The Baudine brothers join an attack on an Indian camp in the hope of finding their sister Patricia. Had they known the trouble to follow, they might well have left without the white girl they did rescue.
Morgan ' Two Persons' Baudine: