Five programmes with Jake Downey
Basics for beginners and film items about the game.
With Ray Stevens, Paul Whetnall
Nora Perry, Karen Bridge
Noel Edmonds, Keith Chegwin, John Craven and Maggie Philbin
Ring them and their guests on [number removed] anytime after 9.30.
Keep in 'touch' with rugby superstar Gareth Edwards and find out his news and views from the world of sport.
'Waiting' for your calls will be Manuel - better known as Andrew Sachs.
(He's taken the day off from Fawlty Towers - but does Basil know?)
Are you attracted to magnets? Find out with Professor Eric Laithwaite who's dropping in for a scientific swap this morning.
Maggie Philbin and Keith Chegwin are on the road again - where will they be today?
Hear the latest news from John Craven. Have you got a story for him? Drop him a line to the address at the end.
Pop Swap with Madness and hear the new heavy, heavy sound from 'One step beyond'.
Write to us at: Swap Shop, [address removed].
Introduced by Frank Bough
BOB WILSON presents a special preview of the FA Cup Third Round.
12.45* Rugby League Challenge Cup Draw: live from the Grandstand studio, the draw for the first round of the competition which reaches its climax in May,
12.50; 1.20; 1.50; 2.20* Racing from Haydock Park
1.0 Philip Cornes Novices Hurdle Race (Qualifier. 2Jm)
1.30 Rochdale Novices' 'Chase (2m)
2.0 Tote Northern 'Chase (H'cap) (3m)
2.30 Tote Northern Hurdle (H'cap) (2¾m)
Commentators PETER O'SULLEVAN and RICHARD PITMAN
1.10; 1.40; 2.40*
International Darts from the New Horticultural Hall, Westminster. The Watneys MY British Open Championships
To retain his singles title, TONY BROWN has to resist the challenge of top British and overseas players, including the World Professional champion, JOHN LOWE. In the Ladies' event, MAUREEN FLOWERS, placed third last year, has her eyes set on taking the title from holder JUDY CAMPBELL. Commentators SID WADDELL and TONY GREEN
Australia v England
The Second Test from Sydney Highlights of the second day's play.
International Tennis from Olympia
The Braniff Airways World Doubles Championship
Semi-final day in this
£100,000 tournament, featuring the world's leading exponents of the doubles game. This afternoon, the winners of the orange group meet the runners-up in the blue group for tomorrow's final. Commentators DAN MASKELL and JOHN BARRETT
Rugby League from
Swinton John Player Trophy - Final
WIDNES, who have won this trophy twice and appear in their fifth final in six years, will attempt to extend that remarkable record when they take on BRADFORD NORTHERN in this match postponed from 1 December.
Commentator EDDIE WARING
4.40* Final Score
12.20 Football Focus
12.45 Rugby League Draw
12.58 Racing; 1.10 Darts
1.20 Racing: 1.40 Darts; 1.50 Racing
2.10 Cricket: 2.20 Racing: 2.40 Darts
3.0 Tennis: 3.20 Rugby League
4.5 Tennis: 4.40 Final Score
* Timings subject to alteration Television presentation:
Football Focus MIKE MURPHY Racing JOHN MCNICHOLAS Darts BILL TAYLOR
Cricket 9 NETWORK, Rugby League FRED VINER
Producer Grandstand MARTIN HOPKINS Editor Grandstand HAROLD ANDERSON
Highlights from the greatest ice spectacular in Europe, featuring a glamorous chorus of international skaters and star soloists.
Televised by arrangement with Skee Goodhart for International Holiday on Ice Co
Recorded in Lausanne, Switzerland
Staged and directed by:
with Peter Woods ; Weatherman
starring Tom Baker
A four-part story by Anthony Read
Can the Doctor and Romana escape the clutches of the evil Nimon? Soldeed's plans approach fruition - but what is the Nimon's final purpose?
Voice of the Nimons:
Voice of K9:
What is your wildest dream? If it is unusual and original, write to Jimmy Savile, OBE
from the books by James Herriot
A series in 14 parts
The practice begins to use the new M and B tablets, but they do cost quite a lot of money so Siegfried decides to limit their use. James and Helen adopt a cat - but the cat has other things on its mind.
starring Dick Emery with special guest John Le Mesurier and featuring
John Clive, Sam Kelly. With Anthony Dawes, Barrie Gosney, Stuart Sherwin, Susie Silvey, Tariq Yunus.
Film sequence written by John Singer. Sketches by Barry Cryer, Gavin Osborn, John and Eileen Donoghue. Film cameraman Keith Taylor. Film editor John Dunstan. Designer Bruce Macadie. Studio director Mike Crisp. Producer Harold Snoad.
Rodeo: the annual rodeo sponsored by the Ewings should provide a welcome diversion from the family's problems. But Digger Barnes has discovered the secret about baby John and arrives on the scene with one purpose in mind - to see his grandson.
J R Ewing:
Sue Ellen Ewing:
with Peter Woods ; Weather
Presented by Jimmy Hill , featuring the Third Round of the FA Cup
The most romantic football Saturday of the season where the minnows from the Third and Fourth Divisions and outside the Football League meet the mighty teams from the First Division.
Tonight, action highlights from three games plus interviews, analysis and comment. Plus the result of the December Goal of the Month competition.
Commentators DAVID COLEMAN BARRY DAVIES and JOHN MOTSON
Producers JOHN MCGONAGLE
JOHN SHREWSBURY and JIM RESIDE Series producer ALEC WEEKS Editor MIKE MURPHY
Michael Parkinson and his weekend guests. Music HARRY STONEHAM
Programme associate CHRIS GREENWOOD Assistant producer sita Williams Director JOHN HUGHES
Produced by JOHN FISHER