6.40 The Vertebrate Kidney. 7.5 Car Body. 7.30 Adaptive Radiation.
With ELAINE STRITCH .
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by ROALD DAHL
Why Don't You just switch off your television set and go and do something less boring instead?
Your ideas, games and activities presented by the children of the Belfast Why Don't You ...? gang.
by Elisabeth Beresford
Told by Bernard Cribbins
Music by Mike Batt
Animated and directed by Ivor Wood
Johnny Ball invites you to sit down and says
Buy Books or Bye Books
Each day Johnny takes an entertaining excursion into' an aspect of everyday life that you might be taking for granted. Today he delves into the past, present and future of books. Did you know there are at least 40,000 new books published each year, and someone had to design and print what you are reading now? Meanwhile, press on and think about this. How many people read comics in the world - 1 million, 30 million, 260 million?*
(Think Again about communications : tomorrow at 10.35 om)
Weather ANNE PURVIS
A See-Saw programme Ladybird, Ladybird
The woodland is full of life -but you have to look closely. Wood ants, ladybirds, butterflies, hedge-hogs and mice go their way, sometimes crossing the path of Wag, the red setter.
Music and narration by DEREK GRIFFITHS
Research ROBIN HALDANE
Producer MICHAEL COLE
Highlights of Hywel Gwynfryn 's variety show.
(English transmitters only. First shown on BBC Cymru/Wales)Â•
(exc London, Wales and Scotland)
A programme in five parts
Two boys on holiday face different disasters. Joey needs help when his father is injured in a climbing accident. Tom Redhawk is running away from the police.
A Daniel Wilson production
with Paul McDowell
The first of six programmes
Introduced by Johnny Morris with Terry Nutkins
Johnny and Terry take this summer series of Animal Magic out on location - to unusual places to meet unusual animals, and to meet some of the many viewers who have written in. The Singing Sea-lion
It's a big day for Johnny, Terry and Gemini, the sea-lion - the recording of Johnny's song, 'Geminee Gemini'. Gemini's voice, too, will be on the record, because her barks are being specially recorded as part of the chorus. And it's a chance to look back at some of the magic moments of Gemini's life; including being bottle-fed as a baby, and taking her first swim. Composer/conductor DOUGLAS COOMBES
Producer MIKE BEYNON. BBC Bristol
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with Peter Woods ; Weatherman
Look East, Look North
Look North West, Midlands Today Nationwide (London and SE) Points West, South Today Spotlight South West
Reporting Scotland, Wales Today Scene Around Six
A four-part story by Johnny Byrne
Starring Tom Baker
What is Kassia's pact with Melkur? Will the Doctor find the Tardis? Can 'Rapport' with the Keeper uncover the traitor?
(Part 3: tomorrow at 6.30 pm)
Margot van Der
Hilary Henson and Chris Serle report on what medicine has to offer.
Studio director CHARLES HUFF
Series producer VIVIENNE KING
Stewart Granger Gabriella Licudi
Miles Gilchrist is one of the old-style white hunters. Acting as guide to Casey, a rich American Playboy who insists on all his home comforts on safari, proves the last straw. Gilchrist resigns his licence and sets off on foot to-settle an old score-with a killer. elephant.
THE MASAI TRIBE WAKAMBA TRIBAL DANCERS
Screenplay by JOHN GAY
Produced and directed by BENRYHATHAWAY. Films : page 11
Chief of village:
Kenneth Kendall ; Weatherman
Barry Norman tells the story of Cecil B. DeMille on the eve of the centenary of his birth.
DeMille, one of Hollywood's founders, and probably its greatest showman, is still widely remembered for his flamboyant Biblical epics. He was almost as famous for his personal image: a tyrant with megaphone and shiny boots, who always gave himself top billing.
Among those taking part:
Gloria Swanson , whom DeMille turned into a star in the years after World War I
Charlton Heston , Moses in The Ten Commandments
Agnes DeMille , choreographer and DeMille's niece
Katberine DeMille Quinn , his adopted daughter and actress
Anthony Quinn , son-in-law, who began his film career with DeMille Jesse Lasky Jr, screenwriter
Henry Wilcoxon , actor and DeMille's associate producer
Dewitt Bodeen , screenwriter and author of a book on DeMille's films
Cecilia Presley , grand-daughter
William O'Connell , his assistant cameraman
Robert Parrish , writer and director '
Chieo Day, assistant director including extracts from Samson and Delilah, The Greatest Show on Earth, Cleopatra and The Ten Commandments, both the 1956 version and rare colour .footage from the 1923 version.
Film editor ERIC MIVAL Producer CHRIS MOHR
Another chance to see one of America's brightest young comedians present his uniquely comic view of life. written by KELLY MONTEITH and NEIL SHAND starring Kelly Monteith and featuring Gabrielle Drake with TONY ANHOLT , ALEC BREGONZI CLAIRE DAVENPORT , JUNE ELLIS CHRISTOPHER FREDERICK
BARRIE GOSNEY , VICTOR SPINETTI MICHAEL STAINTON
Music composed by RONNIE ROZLEHURST Designer ANDY DIMOND
Produced by JAMES MOIR
(Ftrft shown on BBC2) '
The second heat of this series comes from the Assembly Rooms, Derby, where Peter Marshall introduces teams from the North West and Northern Ireland in a battle for a place in the semi-finaL The professional demonstration is by Michael and Vicky Barr ajhd the' music is supplied by the ANDY ROSS ORCHESTRA
Commentator BRUCE HAMMAL
Arranged by ERIC D. MORLEY Sound MIKE JOHNSTONE Lighting HARRY THOMAS
Designer MARY PENLEY-EDWARDS Director DAVE PERROTTET Producer RICK GARDNER
Come Dancing (record RER 388, castette ZCR 388), from record shops
Episode 2: The Plot Thickens
Sixty sleepless hours of fishing in a three-cornered race for the Golden Maggot.
Tonight, Team A finds a stingray in the Thames estuary; Team B finds a carp in Sidcup and Team C finds the camera crew difficult to live with. Written by IAN WOOLDRIDGE Producer MICHAEL BEGG