7.40 The Preschool Child - Joining In
8.5 The Research Idea
David Vine and Nik Stuart discuss The Beam
Presented by Noel Edmonds with Keith Chegwin , John Craven and Maggie Philbin
Phone in on [number removed]- lines open at 9.30 - please dial carefully. Today you can listen to the wireless and watch television at the same time! Swap Shop cameras go ' behind the scenes' live at Broadcasting House as disc jockey Peter Powell presents his Saturday morning Radio 1 show.
Do ' The Martian Hop ' with Rocky Sharpe and the Replays and see and hear the rest of the best in pop music. Win this week's Top Ten and Noel's Album of the Week. Star Swap with June
Whitfield MAGGIE PHILBIN 'S found some fascinating inventions and JOHN CRAVEN 'S got an up-to-the-minute news story.
Producer CRISPIN EVANS Editor ROSEMARY GILL
featuring the latest outstanding action from the XIII Winter Olympic Games and International Rugby Union
Introduced by David Coleman from Twickenham
BOB wilson looks at all eight ties in the Fifth Round of the FA Cup and the outstanding matches in the Scottish Cup.
12.50; 1.25; 1.55; 4.25; 5.5*
Winter Olympic Games from Lake Placid
Pairs Figure Skating
The reigning Olympic champions, IRINA RODNINA and ALEXANDER ZAITSEV of the Soviet Union, begin the defence of their title in the short programme. Their main rivals will be the reigning World champions, TAI BABIIXJNIA and RANDY GARDNER of the USA.
Commentator ALAN WEEKS Two-man Bobsleigh
The final runs which will decide the gold, silver and bronze medals. Commentator TONY GUBBA
DAVID VINE and RON PICKERING report on today's other events, including toboggan, biathlon, and speed skating. *
1.5; 1.35; 2.5*
Racing from Chepstow
1.15 Clive Graham Trophy Hurdle Race (Handicap. 3m)
1.45 Graham-Reeves 'Chase (3m 6f)
2.15 Graham-Reeves Hurdle (Handicap. 2m). Commentators
JULIAN WILSON and richard PITMAN
England v Wales from Twickenham
England achieved an exciting victory over France in Paris by virtue of their powerful forward pack, and today's encounter, which could decide the Championship, is expected to be won or lost ' up front' in the early stages of the match. Commentators
BILL MCLAREN and GARETH EDWARDS and at 4.0*
Scotland v France from Murrayfield Scotland, who haven't won a Championship match since 1977, will be hard-pressed to improve that record against JEAN-PIERRE rives's French side, smarting from consecutive defeats against Wales and England.
Commentator NIGEL STARMER SMITH
4.40* Final Score
12.2* Football Focus
12.58 Winter Olympics
1.5 Racing, 1.25 Winter Olympics
1.35 Racing: 1.55 Winter Olympics
2.25 Rugby Union: England v Wales
4.0 Rugby Union: Scotland v France
4.25 Winter Olympics; 4.48 Final Score
5.5 Winter Olympics
* Timings subject to alteration Television presentation:
Football Focus MIKE MURPHY
Winter Olympics AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANY
Racing JOHN MCNICHOLAS Rugby Union:
England v Wales BILL TAYLOR
Scotland v France BILL MALCOLM
Producer Grandstand MARTIN HOPKINS Editor Grandstand HAROLD ANDERSON
Football results and pools news on Ceefar
Today: Bobolink Pink; Le Escape Goat; Pink Piper
Richard Whitmore ; Weatherman
A film series
The Girl with a Gift for Disaster
Bonnie Murphy seems to have the ability to create disasters. Her remarkable talent attracts the attention of a ruthless criminal whom the IADC suspect of planning to rob America of her most prized cultural possessions.
Written by ALAN BRENNERT
Directed by ALAN CROSSLAND
Write to Jimmy Savile , OBE
You may be one of the lucky ones.
Sound PETER BARVILLE
Lighting DUNCAN BROWN Designer JOHN HOLLAND Director RICK GARDNER Producer ROGER ORDISH
The musical starring
Jane Powell , Howard Keel with Jeff Richards
Russ Tamblyn , Tommy Rail
One of the most-often requested of film musicals, the exuberant multi-million-dollar box office success with its Oscar-winning hit songs.
The Pontipee Brothers:
Lyrics by JOHNNY MERCER Music by GENE DE PAUL Director STANLEY DONEN. Films: page 19
The Townspeople: The Rev Elcott:
The Townspeople: Pete Perkins:
The Townspeople: Harry:
The Townspeople: Matt:
The Townspeople: Carl:
The Townspeople: Ruth's uncle:
Love and Marriage J.R. is doing his best to break up Bobby and Pamela's marriage. And, unfortunately, they seem to be playing right into his hands.
Written by LEONARD KATZMAN Directed by ALEX SINGER
J R Ewing:
Sue Ellen Ewing:
with Richard Whitmore
The Fifth Round of the FA Cup Introduced by Jimmy Hill
Highlights of three outstanding games, and the important Cup and League news of the day. Commentators JOHN MOTSON
BARRY DAVIES , DESMOND LYNAM The Winter Olympic Games
Introduced by David Coleman
Gold medal action from the Mt Van Hoevenberg bob and toboggan runs, where three Olympic titles are decided today - in the two-man bob, and the men's and women's individual toboggan.
Commentator TONY GUBBA
ALAN WEEKS, RON PICKERING and DAVID VINE report on today's other events.
Producers JOHN SHREWSBURY, FRED VINER JOHN MCGONAGLE , JIM RESIDE Series producer ALEC WEEKS Editor MIKE MURPHY
Michael Parkinson and his guests Music HARRY STONEHAM
Programme associate CHRIS GREENWOOD Assistant producer SITA WILLIAMS Director BRUCE MILLIARD Produced by JOHN FISHER