Weather Jim Bacon
with DONNY MACLEOD
BOB LANGLEY and BOB HALL
Today's programme includes
Family Matters - Dr David Delvin , Pat Petch and Vincent Duggleby discuss and offer advice on legal, financial and medical matters affecting every household.
Editor JIM DUMIGHAN BBC Birmingham
Bagpuss, an old cloth cat, lives with his friends in the window of Emily's shop ... where anything can happen.
(English transmitters only. First shown on BBC Cymru/Wales)
A programme for children under 5
Ship of Spies
Secret Squirrel and his assistant Morocco Mole uncover villains in fountain pens and potted plants while pursuing their role of super secret agents,
with Spike Milligan
Help! I'm a Prisoner in a Toothpaste Factory by JOHN ANTROBUS
Part 1: One morning, when Ronnie is brushing his teeth, a message appears in the toothpaste - it says: ' Help ! I'm a prisoner in a toothpaste factory.'
Introduced by Johnny Morris With TERRY NUTKINS
The animals - Cocky the cockatoo, Rocky the penguin, Kinky the kinkajou and Gemini the sealion -hold their Christmas party, but it's a party with a difference.
Special guest Paul Daniels puts on a dazzling display of animal magic. As a climax he attempts to change a penguin into a hippopotamus!
And Johnny will be riding into the studio in a sleigh drawn by a real live reindeer.
Producer mike ietkon. BBC Bristol
with Roy Castle , Norris McWhirter explores the first - fastest -highest - heaviest - strongest - smallest - laziest - anything or anyone with a place in the record books.
In Hawaii Roy attempts to visit the wettest place on earth. Norris looks at a very remarkable book. Special guest Red Rum Designer DINAH WALKER Producer alas russell
with Angela Rippon ; Weatherman
Including at 6.20
A Song for Christmas-The 1979 Nationwide Carol Competition.
In October young people all over the country were invited by Nationwide to write original Christmas carols. Tonight, from Coventry Cathedral, Sue Lawley presents the nine finalists who perform their songs before a panel of judges including Peter Skellern , Dana and Justin Hayward of The Moody Blues,
Lighting GORDON white Sound ROGER GUEST
Designer ANTHONY THORPE
Musical director ROBERT howes Producer ian SQUIRES
Rolf Harris introduces half-an-hour of comedy with Daffy Duck in Daffy Duel; Hunt plus The Pups' Christmas and Alias St Nick
Presented by Richard evjns
starring Murray Head
Ciaran Madden , Nigel Green
The arrival of the Green Knight at a royal banquet, and his challenge to the King's fat and lazy knights are the events which set young Gawain off on a year-long quest in which he is to have many magical encounters, including one with the beautiful maiden Linet. This tale of magical adventure is based on the anonymous early medieval poem.
Music by RON GOODWIN
Screenplay by STEPHEN WEEKS , Philip breen Produced by PHILIP BREEN
Directed by STEPHEN weeks . Films: p 2. (First showing on British television)
Lady of Lyonesse:
with Richard Baker Weatherman
The last of a new four-part film series starring
Vincent Price as Jason Winters
Coral Browne as Margaret Winters Two bitter-sweet broken love affairs are given the opportunity to make fresh starts as the Time Express train takes another trip into the past. =
Written by STEPHEN KANDEL
RICHARD BLUELL and PAT FIELDER Directed by MICHAEL CAFFEY
R J Walker:
with Bruce Parker
The last programme in the current season, presenting music, arts, news and entertainment from all over the country.
Director KEITH CHEETHAM
Associate producers RICHARD callanam DIANA LASHMORE and JULIA MATHESON Producer JOHN SELWYN GILBERT Editor HUMPHREY BURTON
with Robin Day
What do we think? What do we value? What are the choices to be made?
The hour to question the ideas and decisions of today.
ROBIN DAY takes the chair on stage at the Greenwood Theatre, South London, as public personalities face questions and reactions from the general public. With him tonight: Neil Kinnock , MP Bel Mooney Dr John Rae
Rt Hon Norman St John-Stevas , MP
Producer BARBARA MAXWELL