6.40 Cost Benefit Analysis
7.5 Cuba, the Revolutionary Alternative
With lunchtime hosts Donny MacLeod, Marian Foster, Bob Langley and Philip Tibenham
The television magazine programme voted a 'hit' by BBC viewers returns for its ninth season with the accent, as always, on informality, information, good music and interesting guests.
First-day guests include the famous husband and wife team of Cleo Laine and John Dankworth, who also provide musical offerings.
(Cleo Laine is with James Galway on BBC2 at 8.10 pm)
The World Over
When winter's on its way, many birds set out on great journeys to find warmer weather. Voice and music by DEREK GRIFFITHS
The Penthouse Burglaries
The Batty Bank Bang
The Golden Eagle
When tragedy strikes a pair of nesting golden eagles, Lassie uses her courage to make sure the eaglets are hatched.
with Simon Groom and Sarah Greene
There's more than a touch of Eastern promise in this year's expedition! Simon and Sarah have explored one of the world's most exotic countries. Giant turtles, coconut collecting monkeys, dragon boat races, Sepak Raga - the football game where you kick with the back of your heel, blow-pipe hunters and the world's largest and hottest tin smelting works are just a few of the unusual sights they saw.
Studio surprises include entries in the world's fastest man-powered super-cycle contest - the quadri-cycle record stands at 57 MPH!
And you can catch up with the latest news about the four-legged members of the team - Goldie, Jack and Jill and Jill's kittens - not forgetting Britain's speediest tortoises, Maggie and Jim!
Assistant editor JOHN ADCOCK Editor BIDDY BAXTER
with Peter Woods Weatherman
The live current affairs magazine programme which links London with the BBC's regional studios throughout Britain.
Frank Bough, Sue
Lawley Richard Kershaw , Hugh Scully and Sue Cook are the team that each weekday present the features and films that make up the scene Nationwide. Including Watchdog a new series in which
HUGH SCULLY invites you to investigate the world around you. Are you paying too much? Are you being told the truth?
Watchdog joins forces with the Nationwide audience to do battle on behalf of Britain's consumers.
Producer BERNARD CLARK
Deputy editor ANDREW TAUSSIG Editor HUGH WILLIAMS
post that mentions
by VALERIE GEORGESON featuring Kathryn Apanowicz
Martin Barrass , Shirley Cheriton Susan Gilmore , Carol Holmes Fay Howard , Judith Jacob
Joanna Monro , Sharon Rosita
Jean MacEwen 's ex-boyfriend Dave is still in intensive care-meanwhile Fleur should be studying for her State Finals but her mind is on other things .. <
This week's cast:
Theme music by ALAN PARKER Script editor TONY HOLLAND Designer LINDA KETTLE Producer JULIA SMITH
Directed by JACKIE WILLOWS
(Scxt episode on Wednesday at 6.45)
Theme music on Top BBCtv Themes Vol 2 (record REH 310, cassette ZCR 310' from record shops
Written by Robert Sabaroff.
TV's most famous sci-fi series starring William Shatner as Captain Kirk, Leonard Nimoy as Mr Spock.
The usually imperturbable Mr Spock is shaken to learn from his instruments that the USS Intrepid, with 400 fellow Vulcans aboard, has died but this is as nothing to the later news that the whole solar system has perished. Incredibly, on the screen looms a fantastic creature 1,000 miles across, setting the vengeful Spock on a suicide course from which he is not expected to return.
Introduced by David Dimbleby Danger - Plutonium
Britain's next generation of nuclear power stations could be fuelled by plutonium, but the material is highly dangerous. It can be fatal for those who come into contact with it and plutonium is also the material at the heart of the nuclear bomb. Peter Williams has been to Dounreay in the far north of Scotland to investigate the security of the material and the safety of the men who use it.
Producer MICHAEL HOGAN
Deputy editor ELWYN PARRY JONES Editor ROGER BOLTON
with Kenneth Kendall and the BBC's reporters and correspondents around the world Weatherman
Lee Marvin , Gary Grimes
Harry Spikes is a fast-shooting bank-robber on the run from the law. When he is discovered-wounded - by three boys on a Texas farm, his engaging tales ot adventure and an ' easy nte , prompt the trio to head West. But life is far from easy and the boys, after a disastrous attempt at robbery leading to a killing. find themselves re-united with Spikes and even further in trouble.
Screenplay by IRVING RAVETCH and HARRIET FRANK JR
Produced by WALTER MIRISCH Directed by richard FLEISCHER
(First showing on British televisioni) Films: page 18
Tod Mayhew CHARLIE:
Presented by Simon Jenkins
Each week The Editors reports on the real stories behind the news headlines, and questions the people responsible - the men and women who decide what you read, hear and see.
Researcher LAURENCE REES Producer PHILIP GEDDES