9.0 A Good Job with Prospects
Fire! features the daily life of Blue Watch at Southsea Fire Station in Portsmouth, and follows them on an emergency call. It looks at the range of careers available in the service. Director ANDY WALKER
Series producer RONALD SMEDLEY
9.30 Biology: Behaviour
10.15 Music Time
Christmas Carols: 2
Music from the series (record REC 362, cassette ZCM 362) from record shops
10.38 Maths Topics: Statistics 3 Data Reduction
Time and History. How Old is It? How do we know that things are old? Signs of growth, wear or decay provide some answers. Series producer EDWARD HAYWARD
General Studies: Abortion
Every day 350 abortions are performed in Britain, 100 of them on teenagers. This film looks at the medical and moral issues, and asks how the number of unplanned pregnancies can be reduced. Narrator SUE MACGREGOR Producer ANDREW NEAL
with Donny MacLeod
Marian Foster and Bob Langley
The television magazine that provides relaxed entertainment at lunchtime. In between the information and informality, there is good music and interesting guests.
Editor JIM DUMIGHAN. BBC Birmingham
A See-Saw programme. (Repeat)
2.1 Words and Pictures Monkey Tricks
2.18 Out of the Past
A Village at War, AD1188: 3
2.40 Going to Work
I vow to thee, my country (Flight of the Earls); The love of my Lord (Estelle White); How great thou art (Russian folk melody); Lead, kindly light (Sandon); 0 Jesus, I have promised (Day of Rest); Blessed assurance; Our God reigns (Leonard E. Smith Jr); Be still, my soul (Finlandia)
A cartoon film
Told by PAUL JONES
with Simon Groom, Sarah Greene and Peter Duncan
Death of the Ark Royal
Simon reports from Loch Ryan, where 50,000 tons of the Royal Navy's best-loved aircraft carrier are being turned into scrap metal.
Not for the nervous! Classic tales of fear and imagination
Today Freddie Jones tells
The Red Room by H. G. WELLS
' Looking round, one could well understand the legends that had sprouted in the room's black corners. My candle was a little tongue of flame in its vastness, that left an ocean of mystery and suggestion beyond its island of light ...'
See Back Page 102
with John Edmunds ; Weatherman
Look North, Look North West South Today, Look East Midlands Today, Points West
Spotlight South West
Then at 6.20 Nationwide Presented by Frank Bough , Sue
Lawley Richard Kershaw , Hugh Scully and Sue Cook
Presented by HUGH SCULLY
Producers PETER CERESOLE , ANDREW CLAYTON LINO FERRARI , IAN SQUIRES, RICHARD TAIT Deputy editor ANDREW TAUSSIG Editor HUGH WILLIAMS
by PETER WHALLEY featuring
Sharon Rosita Martin Barrass
Fleur assists at an operation. Russell and Kevin hear about the casualty job. And a member of staff is taken ill ...
Theme music by ALAN PARKER Script editor TONY HOLLAND Designer JIM HATCHARD Producer JULIA SMITH
Directed by MATTHEW ROBINSON
Theme music on Top BBC TV Themes (record REH 310, cassette ZCR 310) from record shops
SEN Grace Baldwin:
TV's most famous sci-fi series starring
The Paradise Syndrome
Oblivious to his duties, Kirk takes unto himself a wife and idles away time in an idyllic community, while Spock desperately tries to divert the huge asteroid hurtling on a collision course - and fails!
Written by MARGARET ARMEN
Directed by JUD TAYLOR
Presented by David Dimbleby and including
Sir Harold Wilson talking to Robin Day about the crisis in the Labour Party and the country.
Deputy editor ELWYN PARRY JONES Editor ROGER BOLTON
with Richard Baker and the BBC's reporters and correspondents around the world Weatherman
William Holden , Kay Lenz
In this contemporary love story, directed by Clint Eastwood , a teenage hitch-hiker thumbs a ride to Hollywood - and an affair with a middle-aged member of the Californian smart set. Frank Harmon has lost all passion and warmth since his divorce and his first reaction to young Breezy is anything but sympathetic. Gradually, however, the gap between them closes.
Screenplay by JO REIMS
Produced by ROBERT DALEY
Directed by CLINT Eastwood. Films: p 21 (First showing on British television)
Man in car:
with Barry Norman New York - a special report with news and interviews from the city which has once again become one of the film capitals of the world. Plus a look at some of the films currently on show there, including Stardust Memories, Woody Allen 's ninth movie as writer-director-star; and Ordinary People, the story of a family in crisis, starring Mary Tyler Moore and Donald Sutherland , which marks the directorial d6but of Robert Redford.
Director JANE LUSH
Producer MARGARET SHARP
4: Spindle and Shuttle
The spinner or weaver working on his own at his own speed gave way to mills sited to take advantage of water. These were superseded by factory towns dependent on cheap coal and cheap labour. In the fourth of eight films, ANTHONY BURTON visits a weaver in Wales, a mill museum near Wilmslow, and Huddersfield.
Producer SUZANNE DAVIES
Series producer MICHAEL GARROD