Voice JON GLOVER
by Gabriel Alington
With Ronald Pickup
Today: A Secret Friend
The adventures of a cool bear and his way-out companions in a quite impossible zoo.
'Why Don't You just switch off your television set and go and do something less boring instead? '
wit h Donny MacLeod , Marian Foster Bob Langley , Bob Hall
Editor JIM OUMir. HAN BBC Birmingham
Written by JULIE HOLDER The Cloud
(English transmitters only. First shown on BBC Cymru/Wales)
A cartoon series Jungle Jeopardy
Arch villain ' The Hooded Claw' schemes to inherit the wealth of the beautiful heroine. But the Ant Hill Mob, in their black limousine
Chugaboom, race to rescue Penelope from direst peril.
with Johnny Ball
A light-hearted exploration of numbers and science.
This week Johnny says The Pressure's Mine
The cold facts about squeezing a lot into a little. See how a little hot air can make a lot go a long way. And before the end of the programme some of the audience will-be floating on air. So, sit down and find out how, with a bit of inflation, you could be on the move.
Meanwhile - Think of a Number. Squeeze six marbles into a matchbox and divide them between three boys and three girls so that each person receives a marble, but one marble remains in the box.*
Written by JOHNNY BALL
Executive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE Producer ALBERT BARBER BBC Bristol
with Richard Baker ; Weatherman
Television's most popular current affairs magazine, presented each weekday evening by Frank Bough. Sue
Lawley Hugh Scully , John Stapleton and Bob Wellings with contributions from BBC studios throughout the country. Also from far and near, the programme's team of reporters, LUKE CASEY , BERNARD CLARK , SUE COOK ,VERA GILBERT , SALLY HARD-CASTLE, JOHN HITCHINS ,
JAMES HOGG , BILL KERR ELLIOTT , LAURIE MAYER , TONY WILKINSON and NICHOLAS WOOLLEY.
Producers ANDREW CLAYTON , LINO FERRARI IAN SQUIRES , RICHARD TAIT Deputv editor DAVID LLOYD Editor HUGH WILLIAMS
in the Oscar-winning cartoon What's Opera Doc:'
Directed by CHUCK JONES
(Bugs Bunny is featured in tonight's Omnibus - Bugs and Daffy and Chuck and Porky, at 10.20 pm)
Millions of viewers followed the fortunes of the players in this national competition when it was televised two years ago. This year over 500 of the best young British instrumentalists entered
BBCl's competition, playing a wide variety of instruments. Tonight, in the introductory programme in a series which in the next two weeks will report on the semi-final and final stages, you can meet some of these aspiring performers and catch a glimpse of the previous finalists.
The series is introduced by Humphrey Burton
Signature tune composed by HERBERT CHAPPEI. L
Film editor ROBIN SALES
Executive producer WAI.TER TODDS Film director RON ISTED
(The semi-final round of the piano class is on Thursday at 6.45 pm)
A natural history in 13 parts by David Attenborough The story of life
6: Invasion of the Land
Evolution reached one of its most crucial stages, some 350 million years ago, when fishes crawled from water on to the land and became amphibians.
Today newts, salamanders, frogs and toads still survive in great variety; some frogs can fly, others hatch their tadpoles in their backs, and, most strange of all, there's even a species in which the male gives birth from its mouth!
Film editor RON MARTIN Music EDWARD WILLIAMS Producer Richard BROCK
Book (same title), £8.95, from bookshops. To help the hard-of-hearing to follow this series, each programme will have sub-titles on Ccejax page 170
A new comedy series written by JIM ELDRIDGE starring Mark Kingston and Amanda Barrie and featuring
Ken's efforts to play ' mother ' fail dismally -but his attempt to reestablish himself as a husband brings total disaster.
Music by RONNIE HAZLEHURST Studio lighting JOHN FARR Designer TIM GLEESON
Producer DENNIS MAIN WILSON Director MARTIN SHARDLOW
with Richard Baker Weatherman
by DAPHNE DU MAURIER dramatised by HUGH WHITEMORE The last of four parts
The nightmare of the Manderley Ball is climaxed by shipwreck ... and the discovery of Rebecca's body in Manderley Bay forces Maxim to confess: ' I killed her ...'.
Music adapted by RON GRAINER from themes by Debussy Producer RICHARD BEYNON
Directed by SIMON LANGTON
Mrs de Winter:
Omnibus features the work of one of the most prolific film directors in Hollywood. Chuck Jones's stable of superstars includes Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, up-and-coming sex-symbols like Pepe Ie Pew, and the most famous has-been in the business, Wile E. Coyote. We talk - with interruptions - to CHUCK JONES and his collaborators in mirth, including the voice of them all, Mel Blanc.
Film cameraman NIGEL WALTER
Film editor ARDAN FISHER
Executive producer LESLIE MEGAHEY
Director JOHN NEEDHAM
Viscount Etienne Davignon, the Commissioner for Industry of the European Economic Community, talks to Nick Clarke.
Research VIRGINIA ASHCOMBE Director TAM FRY
Producer MARGARET DOUGLAS