ANDREW HARVEY introduces ten programmes for swimmers and non-swimmers of all ages. 7: Elementary Diving
With JENNIFER GRAY of the Amateur Swimming Association
Director JOHN RICKWOOD Producer JOHN DOBSON BBC Bristol
Presented by Noel Edmonds with John Craven , Keith Chegwin and Maggie Philbin
For the last programme in the series,
Michael Crawford - multi-talented superstar flies in today with news of his latest acrobatic adventures.
Will the Space Shuttle fly at last? Mat Irvine has the latest news. And the latest sounds from Squeeze and The Tourists.
Plus special end-of-season prize offers.
And the return of Bert ! !
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Assistant editor CRISPIN EVANS
Editor ROSEMARY GILL
Book (same title), £1.85 from bookshops
With BOB WILSON
DAVID COLEMAN looks forward to tomorrow's momentous occasion when over 7,000 runners line up for The Gillette London Marathon through the city's streets and parks. And LESLEY WATSON , a physiotherapist and leading contender for the ladies' prize, joins the Grandstand team to explain the rigours that some of the less experienced entrants will face.
Boxing from Glasgow. The Lightweight Championship of Great Britain Dave McCabe v Ray Cattouse
Scotland's MCCABE will have the advantage of his home crowd in this fight for the vacant title.
Commentator HARRY CARPENTER
1.30; 2.10; 2.40*
Badminton from Wembley Arena The John Player All England
The legendary RUDI HARTONO of Indonesia is back, together with his fellow countrymen, who won four of the five titles in the last World Championships. The odd one out went to NORA PERRY and JANE WEBSTER , who team up again in the Ladies' Doubles. Commentators BARRY DAVIES and DEREK TALBOT
IT SOUNDS LIKE bad news for geese: 16 goose feathers (eight from the same wing of each of two birds) make just one top-flight shuttlecock. With perhaps 30 shuttles being tossed aside during one match, do we have an endangered species on our hands? Of course not. The feathers are imported from East Europe where the bird is bred for meat and pate. Your duvets and shuttlecocks are but expensive spin-offs, Play on, conservationists.
1.50; 2.20; 3.0*
Racing from Newbury
2.0 The Julians of Reading Ltd Hunters' Steeplechase (3m)
2.30 The Greenham Group Handicap Hurdle Race (2m lOOy)
The season's most valuable 4-year-old handicap hurdle
3.10 The Kencot Handicap Steeplechase (21m)
Commentators PETER O'SULLEVAN JULIAN WILSON , RICHARD PITMAN
Flat Race Preview
Is the unbeaten Vincent O'Brien colt Storm Bird a classic winner? Or could Britain's Guy Harwood , 40, or Michael Stoute , 35, win their first Derby? JULIAN WILSON reports on how the 1981 classic hopefuls have thrived through the winter, with race action and up-to-date gallop reports.
3.45* Half-time Football Scores
Rugby League from Wigan
The Rugby League' Three Fives' Challenge Cup Semi-Final Warrington v Widnes
Warrington, already winners of two knockout competitions this season, are close to taking the most prestigious title of them all.
EDDIE WARING and ALEX MURPHY
4.40* Final Score
Football Focus BOB ABRAHAMS BOXing BILL MALCOLM
Badminton johnnie WATBERSTON Racing BILL TAYLOR
Rugby League NICK HUNTER
Producer Grandstand MARTIN Hopkins Editor Grandstand HAROLD ANDERSON
A film series starring
The Late J. D. Hogg
News that his days are numbered spurs Boss into atoning for a lifetime of nastiness with a spate of generosity and good works. Even the Dukes benefit.
Music specially composed and sung bv waylon JENNINGS. Written by MARTIN ROTH Directed by HOLLINGSWORTH MORSE
Uncle Jesse Duke:
with Peter Woods ; Weatherman
Jimmy Savile, OBE takes another look at some of your favourite moments from the last 12 months' 'fix-its'.
The final programme in the series starring
Syd Little and Eddie Large written by ERIC DAVIDSON featuring Foxy Feeling staged by CHRIS POWER RONNIE HAZLEHURST AND HIS ORCHESTRA
Vocal direction MAGGIE STREDDER Additional material written by DAVID NEWMAN , PETER OSBORNE MIKE RADFORD. BOB WILLIAMS
Costume designer LINDA martin Sound KEITH GUNN
Lighting WARWICK FIELDING Designer RICHARD MORRIS Producer MICHAEL HURLL
(Little and Large begin their first radio scries tomorrow on Radio 2 at 1.30 pm)
Ron Leibman , David Selby
Joining the New York City Police Department as enthusiastic young recruits, Dave Greenberg and Robert Hantz strike up a partnership and, as undercover cops, begin to wage a successful private war against crime in the tough 21st Precinct. However, their uncompromising idealism and unconventional methods and dress isolate them from their colleagues. As a result, they soon find themselves fighting corruption not only on the streets but also in the police force, putting themselves in jeopardy from both sides of the law.
Screenplay by Lorenzo SEMPLE JR based on the book by L. H. WHITTEMORE Produced by WILLIAM BELASCO Directed by GORDON PARKS JR
(First showing on British television) Films: page 11
Frank Hayes ::
The Gathering Storm
Jock and Ellie's marriage is in serious trouble and divorce is in the offing.
Written by Robert j. SHAW Directed by michael preece
with Peter Woods Weather
Another chance to see the show in which Michael Parkinson united the special musical gifts of lyricist Sammy Cahn , opera star Placido Domingo and Cliff Richard. Music HARRY STONEHAM Director Bruce Milliard
Produced by john FISHER (Repeat)
The feature film starring
Zohra Lampert , Barton Heyman
Kevin O'Connor , Mariclare Costello Recently recovered from a nervous breakdown, Jessica is taken by her husband and friend Woody to an old Connecticut farmhouse they have bought. They find a strange girl already living there and the local townspeople believe the house to be haunted by a vampire. From the start, Jessica is troubled by mysterious voices and visions ...
'... I'm calling on all the spirits of everyone who has ever died in this house. Give us a sign.'
' I hear, Jessica. Jessica, I hear.'
Screenplay by RALPH ROSE , NORMAN JONAS Produced by CHARLES B. moss JR
Directed by JOHN HANCOCK. Films: paoe 11 (First showing on British television)