The popular lunchtime magazine returns for a tenth season, with its usual mix of information and informality, and an emphasis firmly on good music and conversation. Hosts are Donny MacLeod
Marian Foster and Bob Langley and today's guests are
The first of five programmes Presented by Tommy Boyd with Sally Grace
Every day this week the puzzle is to discover a missing object and where it has been lost by a series of incredibly clever clues.
What is It? and Where is It?
Designer NIGEL CURZON
Director FRANCES GIFFORD Producer CLIVE DOIG
(Part 2 tomorrow at 4.20 pm)
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with Simon Groom , Sarah Greene and Peter Duncan
Expedition Japan: Who was the 'tall, fair-haired and very red-faced European' pulling the float at Kyoto's famous Gion Festival? None other than Simon, sweltering in 90°F, and that's how he was described by five "Blue Peter" viewers who just happened to be in the crowds lining the streets! But that was nothing compared with wading shoulder high into a sea of 50,000 eels, playing the part of a Samurai warrior at the Kyoto Movie Studios and coming face-to-face with the massive 30-stone Sumo wrestlers who make Big Daddy look a mere midget.
And talking of giants, see how Prince has grown during the summer break and catch up with the latest news about all the other four-legged members of the team - Goldie, Jack and Jill and Maggie and Jim.
"Blue Peter" 18th Book, £1.95, from bookshops
Look East, Look North
Look North West, Midlands Today Nationwide (London and SE) Points West, South Today Spotlight South West
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 Co tk are the team that each weekday presents the features and films that make up the scene Nationwide.
Including Watchdog presented by HUGH SCULLY
Producers ANDREW CLAYTON
LINO FERRARI. RICHARD TAIT , MIKE HOGAN Deputy editor ANDREW TAUSSIG Editor ROGER BOLTON
by PETER WHALLEY featuring
Kathryn Apanowicz , Judith Jacob Julia Williams , Shirley Cheriton Martin Barrass , Sharon Rosita Joanna Monro , Susan Gilmore
At Heath Green Hospital in Birmingham - Beverley starts on the ' Unit' and Tracey spends her first day on the ward.
In London - Anna's night out is cancelled because of tragic news for Elizabeth Fitt ...
Theme music by ALAN PARKER Script editor TONY HOLLAND Designer AMANDA ATKINSON Producer JULIA SMITH
Directed bvMATTHEW ROBINSON
A Pair of Pirates
Skulduggery at sea. A millionaire shipping owner sinks his own freighter, first having thoughtfully removed its valuable cargo, and tries to collect the insurance. But Freebie and the Bean are determined to scuttle the whole dishonest business.
Written by ROBERT w. LENSKI Directed by LAWRENCE DOBKIN
their boss, the DA:
Presented by David Dimbleby
The issues, the people, and the stories that matter, reported by television's top journalists. MICHAEL COCKERELL
RICHARD LINDLEY , TOM MANGOLD
JEREMY PAX MAN , JOHN STAPLETON PETER TAYLOR , PHILIP TIBENHAM
Deputy editor ELWYN PARRY JONES Editor GEORGE CAREY
(David Dimbleby presents The Defence of the United States, Thursday 10.45 pm)
starring Liza Minnelli
Joel Gray , Michael York
Bob Fosse 's brilliant and colourful version of Christopher Isher wood's Goodbye to Berlin proved one of the most successful of all musicals and confirmed Liza Min nelli as a star. She plays Sally Bowles , a cabaret singer, working among the decadent cafe society of Berlin in the 1930s. Her love affair with the young Englishman, Brian, develops against a background of street violence and the gradual rise of a fascist society that is to change the world.
Screenplay by JAY ALLEN Produced by cy FEUER
Choreographed and directed by BOB FOSSE Films: page 16
Master of Ceremonies:
The seventh of nine programmes from the Bristol studio presents the first television appearance of a new band
The M Factor created and led by Robin Scott , whose 1980 single ' Pop Muzik' was a number one hit in 12 countries.
In tonight's show ROBIN SCOTT scrutinises ' The Official Secrets Act'.
You know there's something missing
Your story isn't true
They've televised the future
And the saints are coming through And they want you to Keep it to yourself,..
Lighting REG JONES
Producer TONY STAVEACRE Director ROY CHAPMAN BBC Bristol
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