With JAKE DOWNEY
A series of five programmes
Basics for beginners, and film items about the past, present and future of the game. 1: Beginnings
With RAY STEVENS , PAUL WHETNALL
NORA PERRY , KAREN BRIDGE
Director HUW JONES
Producer BERNARD ADAMS (Repent)
A free leaflet is available on receipt of a large sae from Better Badminton, [address removed]
Presented by Noel Edmonds with Keith Chegwin , John Craven and Maggie Philbin
Three hours of live non-stop entertainment.
Special Today!: 'Maggie at the Movies ' - Miss Philbin invites you to take a seat in the stalls to view some new films coming up on BBCtv and in the cinema.
Chegger's Roadshow: Keith's on the move again - he could be in your part of the world this morn- ing with a whole package of fun and games, stars and competitions. The Best in Pop: catch up on the new releases, talk to the big stars and hear the latest sounds.
Up to the minute news from the Swap Shop Newsroom - brought to you by JOHN CRAVEN - find out what's happening and let John know what you think about what's going on in your world.
Give us a ring -lines open at 9.30 am and the number is [number removed](Please dial carefully).
We read all your letters, so if you can't phone us - drop a line to: Swap Shop, BECtv, London W12 8QT
Assistant editor CRISPIN EVANS Editor ROSEMARY GILL
JOHN CRAVEN 'S BACK PAGE: 94 i 12.27 pm Weather MICHAEL FISH
The Praying Mantis Kills
A frightened boy, defending a jail against the gunmen who killed his sheriff father, inspires courage in a grown coward, and at the moment of truth Caine teaches them both to temper justice with mercy.
Written by ROBERT LEWIN Directed by CHARLES DUBIN
Kwai Chang Caine:
with Kenneth Kendall ; Weatherman
starring Larry Grayson with Isla St Clair
Family couples from all over the country join Larry and Isla to compete in a test of their general knowledge, skill and ingenuity.
Orchestra conducted by RONNIE HAZLEHURST
Programme associate TONY HAWES
Costume designer IRENE WHILTON
Designer CHRIS HULL
Producer MARCUS PLANTIN
A series of 14 programmes
6: Unpicking the Stitches bv SIMON MASTERS
DCI Logan is grateful when Jean finds safe accommodation for Carole, his only witness in an attempted murder case. But Logan doesn't realise just how grateful he will be to Jean before that case comes to court.
Cast in order of appearance:
Series created by IAN KENNEDY MARTIN Story editor JOAN CLARK Designer IAN ASHURST
Producer TERENCE Williams Director CHRISTOPHER BARRY
Book, Calling Juliet Bravo: New Arrivals, hardback £ 6.75. paperback £1.25. theme music on a single (RESL 841, from retailers
Inspector Jean Darblay:
Det Chief Insp Logan:
Det Sgt Sue Collier:
Join Paul Daniels for another programme in which television's top comedy magic star entertains in his own special fashion and introduces his remarkable guests: Roh Murray with his Human Billiard Table '
Karah Khavak and Company with their crocodiles and alligators Miss Maty and her amazing acrobatics
Musical director KEN JONES
Programme associate ALI BONGO Sound TONY PHILPOT Lighting ERIC WALLIS
Designer GRAEME STORY Director JOHN HUGHES Producer JOHN FISHER
Constance's refusal to listen to her mother's advice over Fielding's passion for Lane Ballou leads to a public humiliation.
Written by MARGARET ARMEN Directed by FERNANDO lamas
Lute Mae Sanders:
with Kenneth Kendall and Michael Blakey Weatherman
Football League action and the 1981 Horse of the Year Show
Jimmy Hill presents highlights of two Football League matches, plus analysis and interviews. Commentators
JOHN MOTSON , ALAN PARRY
News round-up by BOB WILSON and live from Wembley Arena
The 1981 Horse of the Year Show featuring the Radio Rentals Championship
(Holder: Maybe ridden by NICK SKELTON )
The final night of the most prestigious horse show in the country.
For the show jumpers, the featured class carries a first prize of £3,000 but for the Pony Club, in perhaps the most intense competition of the week, it is being able to say ' we won at the Horse of the Year Show '.
Introduced by DAVID vine Commentators
Producers JOHN SHREWSBURY
JOHNNIE WATHERSTON , JOHN WATTS Series producer FRED VINER Editor BOB ABRAHAMS
Match of the Day Soccer Annual 1982 £2.25, front retailers
The following BBC Video cassettes are available from retailers: Play Golf (bbcv 1004); Play Tennis JBBCV 1010); Horseback (BBCV 1011); Harry Carpen ter's Video Book of Sport (BBCV 5011); priced ut £37.95 each.
Join Michael Parkinson and his weekend guests for conversation and entertainment.