6.40 A Feel for Space
7.30 Maths Analysis - Bounds
Voice JON GLOVER
by Brigid Chard
with Maurice Denham
Today: The Big House
Tarzan is puzzled by the strange harness on a marooned whale. (Repeat)
A film in three parts from Yugoslavia: part 2
Matice loves Jacob, his enormous black Newfoundland. But the other children on the estate tease the dog and the neighbours say he is too big and noisy. Will Jacob have to go? Narrated by KEITH BARRON
Presented by DAPHNE JONES (Part 3 tomorrow at 10.35 am)
Among the subjects today:
Painting Made Easy: American artist Nancy Kominsky sets out to prove that anyone can paint.
Also Family Matters: advice on medical, legal and financial topics.
Written by JULIE HOLDER Secrets
(English transmitters only. First shown on BBC Cymru/Wales)
A programme for children under 5
The Deadly Surf
On a lonely beach, it's up to Lassie, the collie dog, to rescue two stranded kittens from the sea.
Where does spaghetti grow?
Who was Horace de Vere Cole?
Where can you buy pigeon's milk? What type of animal is a gruck?
All will be revealed on April Fool. Why on the first of April do we all play practical jokes on each other?
For the first time on British television Dave Lee Travis presents a history of practical jokes and hoaxes entirely in the nude. Ably helped by TIM PREECE , JACQUELINE CLARKE , JAMES GREENE , JANET ELLIS , KEVIN SULLIVAN and NICHOLAS FARRELL who reconstruct great moments of April Fool's Day fun from history. Parti
Written by JEREMY BEADLE Designer MARY SPENCER Produced by CLIVE DOIG (Part 2 at 5.15)
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with Dave Lee Travis : part 2
with Kenneth Kendall Weatherman
Television's most popular current affairs magazine, presented each weekday evening by FRANK BOUGH , SUE LAWLEY
HUGH SCULLY , JOHN STAPLETON and BOB WELLlNGS with contributions from BBC studios throughout the country.
in Riff Raff Daffy
A WARNER BROTHERS cartoon
A non-stop sequence of hits for all ages
Sung by Paul Curtis , Hazel Dean Jane Marlow , Mike Redway Andee Silva , Carolyn Smyth
Danny Street , Maynard Williams and THE FINE TOOTH COMBS With QUICKSILVER
Staged by NIGEL LYTHGOE
Musical director BILL SHEPHERD Designer COLIN GREEN
Production JOHNNIE STEWART
A natural history in 13 parts by David Attenborough
The story of life from the first primitive cells to the plants and animals that now live around us. 5: Conquest of the Waters
Fish occur in populations of billions and there are over 30,000 species, more than in any other group of backboned animals.
Fish can fly, produce electricity, live in the black ocean depths, survive in hot soda lakes or under the Antarctic ice; even migrate across oceans and up waterfallsthe dramatic achievement of the king of fishes - the salmon.
Film editors RON MARTIN , ALEC BROWN MusiC EDWARD WILLIAMS
Executive producer CHRISTOPHER PARSONS BBC Bristol
To help the hard-of-hearing to follow this series, each programme will have sub-titles on Ceefax page 170
A new comedy series written by JIM ELDRIDGE starring Mark Kingston
Ken decides to drown his sorrows, but even a visit to the pub can get him into trouble. A visit to the bank, on the other hand, involves him in high drama. Has his luck turned at last?
Music by RONNIE HAZLEHURST Film cameraman JOHN TILEY Film editor MIKE ROBOTHAM Designer KEN STARKEY
Producer DENNIS MAIN WILSON Director MARTIN SHARDLOW
with Richard Baker ; Weatherman
by Daphne Du Maurier
dramatised in four parts by Hugh Whitemore
The Girl's joy in being Maxim's wife is subtly undermined by the haunting presence of Rebecca - guarded, cherished by the loyal Mrs Danvers. Determined to make Maxim happy, plans are made to revive the Manderley Ball.
(First shown on BBC2)
Music Adapted By:
Mrs de Winter:
with Ronald Pickup as Gerard Manley Hopkins
'There is a happiness, hope, the happiness of life hereafter. It is better than happiness, but it is not happiness now.'
Gerard Manley Hopkins wrote some of the most beautiful and distinctive poems in the English language, yet his chosen life as a Jesuit priest was a carefully-organised defence against the temptations of the senses and his work remained unpublished while he was alive. This Omnibus film in Holy Week reflects the Easter themes of self-denial and sacrifice in Hopkins' own life as it evolved in Oxford, the North Country, Wales and Ireland.
Gerard Manley Hopkins:
Bernard Donoughue, senior policy adviser to Labour prime ministers Harold Wilson and James Callaghan, talks to Robert McKenzie.