With DONNY MACLEOD
MARIAN FOSTER and BOB LANGLEY
Today's programme includes Dig This presented by Peter Seabrook. The lunchtime programme's gardening expert offers help and advice to all gardeners and reports on the latest horticultural aids and developments.
Editor JIM DUMIGHAN. BBC Birmingham
A See-Saw programme Presented by SAM DALE
What goes up comes down. That s fine on earth, but not in space. In the story sung by BARBARA COURTNEY-KING an ' ordinary boy walks on air-for a while.
Storv animation TONY WHITE
Written and directed by MARTIN FISHER Produced by MICHAEL COLE (Repeat;
(English transmitters only. First shown on BBC Cymru/Wales)
Story: Grandma's Weatherspread by KATHY SQUIRES with a guest storyteller Presenters
Chloe Ashcroft , Stuart McGugan
A cartoon series
Raid on a Nearby Planet
A hideous new Spectra spacecraft attacks a friendly planet.
Ian and Janette: The Krankies and Stu Francis with Jan Michelle
Special guest Lenny Henry
Script BILL ROBSON
Additional material jim CAMMELL Musical director BURT RHODES Lighting RON BRISTOW Sound LANCE ANDREWS Designer NIGEL cunzoN Director JOHN B. HOBBS
Executive producer MICHAEL HURLL
Not for the nervous! Classic tales of fear and imagination.
Today Michael Bryant tells The Diary of Mr Poynter by M. R. JAMES
' There was about it so horrible an air of menace that, moaning with fear, he rushed from the room.'
with Kenneth Kendall Weatherman
Look North, Look North West South Today, Look East Midlands Today, Points West
Spotlight South West
Then at 6.20 Nationwide
Reporting from all over the country, the programme brings you analyses of events in the news Including Animal Matters: the weekly advice spot on caring for your pets.
And at 6.45 Sportswide with Desmond Lynam
Flight of the White Stallions
Colonel Podhajsky, director of Vienna's famous Spanish Riding School, has saved his Lipizzaner stallions, but the mares needed for breeding are behind Russian lines. Only General Patton can give the necessary orders for their rescue.
A Walt Disney production.
by R. F. DELDERFIELD , dramatised in 13 parts by ANDREW DAVIES , starring John Duttine , Frank Middlemass Alan MacNaughtan
9: Carter, very unsettled at the school, makes an important decision. David, while attending a political meeting, is introduced to Christine Forster.
Music composed by KENYON EMRYS -ROBERTI Studio lighting PETER CATLETT Studio sound TREVOR WEBSTER Designer MICHAEL YOUNG Producer KEN RIDDINGTON Director PETER JEFFERIES
Sir Rufus Creighton:
Barry Took presents more of your comments on BBCtv programmes.
Producer TIM SIMMONS
with John Edmunds
Weekend Weather MICHAEL FISH
A possessive young lady is seized with murderous frenzy after Hutch tries to end their relationship and he is to realise the truth of the old adage ' Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned'.
Written bv JEFF KANTER
Directed by EARL BELLAMY
BOB WELLINGS and JOAN BAKEWELL take a weekly excursion through the bright lights of the world of theatre and show business In company with some of the stars. Music supplied by the JACK EMBLOW quartet.
SOUTH WEST Spoonful of Cornwall:
Take a spoonful of Cornwall, stir gently with any of a hundred ingredients and you'll find the mixture in high-class china in Manhattan, over Paris in Concorde. at the heart of a nuclear reactor as well as in paint, paper, plastics and rubber. China clay is the Duchy's biggest industry. Narrator KEITH BLACKLER WEST Movie Magic: Film-makers of Bristol. FRIESE-GREENE, WARNE, DUNSCOMBE, BROMHEAD - they're all connected with early film-making and Bristol. GWYN RICHARDS, with comment from JOHN HUNT -LEY, shows more glimpses of the past.
SOUTH The Petworth Inheritance: Th«
Earls of Egremont at Petworth House were renowned for their patronage of artists and creative craftsmen who have left a host of treasures. Today the estate is administered by the National
Trust who restore and conserve one of Brain's richest art collections. BERNARD
PRICE and RICHARD CUSDEN tell the story of Petworth and its pictorial heritage. Music from CLOSE HARMONY.
MIDLANDS Look! Hear! Rock Opera:
Frank- The Making of a Saint. Earlier this year BBC Midlands launched a competition to write a rock opera for television Tonight we present the winning entry written by PAMELA SANDIFORD with music by PETER YOUNG and performed by LEEK HIGH SCHOOL.
EAST Weekend: The who, why. what, where and when of life in the Eastern
Counties including news headlines and weather. Introduced by JOHN MOUNTFORD. NORTH Close-Up North: The third in a series of four programmes looking at topical and controversial issues in the region. Presenter KHALID AZIZ.
NORTH EAST Mike on Friday:
MIKE NEVILLE with his own personal end-of-the-week series. The pace is hectic for Mike all week, but on Friday he can relax and enjoy a different kind of show, away from the bustle of the news and daily headlines. Tonight's menu includes star guests, music from LINDISFARNE and talking points of special interest.
NORTH WEST Home Ground: with BRIAN REDHEAD and FRANK MELLOR. The Darwen Advertiser makes its own news. It is unique among weekly newspapers because the editor and entire staff are women - all seven of them. Home Ground covers a day's events with the Advertiser and examines the health and influence of local papers.
starring James Garner
Julie Andrews , Melvyn Douglas with James Coburn
Joyce Grenfell , Keenan Wynn
US Navy Lt Commander Charlie Madison is a confirmed coward who devotes all his efforts to avoiding combat duty. But when he meets English war widow Emily Barham , he finds she doesn't approve of his lack of patriotism and this is where his troubles really begin.
Screenplay by PADDY CHAYEFSKY based on the novel by WILLIAM BRADFORD HUIE Produced by MARTIN RANSOHOFF Directed by ARTHUR HILLER
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Adml William Jessup:
Lt Cmdr ' Bus ' Cummings:
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CPO Paul Adams:
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