Introduced by Frank Bough and Selina Scott Timetable:
News at 6.30, 7.0, 7.30, 8.0, 8.30 with headlines on every quarter hour
Weather at 6.31,6.57,7.27,7.57,8.27 Sport at 6.42, 7.18, 8.18
Regional News, weather and traffic at 6.45, 7.15, 7.45, 8.15
Review of the Papers and look ahead to the coming day at 7.32,
Getting Britain Fit between 6.45 and 7.0
Tonight's TV between 7.15 and 7.30 Your Stars between 8.30 and 8.45 The Family Budget between 6.45 and 7.0
This is America between 7.45 and
8.0 with Bob Friend
9.0 Artists in Print
2: Relief Printing
Book (same title) ig.95 from booksellers
9.30 Dicho y hecho
9.48 Mathscore One
9: Get Co-ordinated!
Transatlantic chess and a street map help ELAINE DONNELLY and ROGER to show how grids can be labelled.
Produced by DAVID roseveare
10.10 Look and Read Fair Ground!
7: Ozzie thinks again.
Ozzie becomes convinced that Mr Turnbull is behind all the trouble - but Bert will not listen to him. Written by CHRISTOPHER RUSSELL
With JUDY CORNWELL , PERCY HER BERT, BRUCE MONTAGUE , ELIZABETH MORGAN , IAIN ORMSBY-KNOX , PAUL RUSSELL , GEORGE SWEENEY , KENNETH WALLER , SEAN BARRETT , CHARLES COLLINGWOOD , KATIE HEBB , WAYNE LARYEA , DEREK GRIFFITHS , JUUE STEVENS, with Jack and Rosie Producer SUE weeks
10.35 English 11-13: Resource Units Eye to Pen to Paper
11.0-11.15 Watch Computers
Watch looks at some of the ways in which computers are used in the world today. We see robots at work in industry and JAMES EARL ADAIR visits a primary school to see children using microcomputers. The programme includes a specially written story about Dr Mindbender and his robot Edward.
Producer JULIE CALLANAN
11.40 Geography Casebook: Britain Textiles and After
(Blackburn and Lancashire)
How one single industry came to dominate the Lancashire town of Blackburn. And how the new industries that have taken textiles' place are not always the answer to the town's unemployment problem. Presenter BERNARD CLARK Producer LEN BROWN
12.3 pm General Studies
Worth a Thousand Words?
Richard Whitmore , Heather Payton Weather MICHAEL fish
(London and SE: Financial Report and News Headlines with subtitles)
A Different Sort of Home
ROY hudd,- learns about the old woman who lived in a shoe from some young friends, and then finds out about a windmill.
Story animation GIL PorTER-
Puppet animation BURA AND hardwick
..DIrector jiU. clindon REED
Producer lior Thompson
2.15 Read On!
In Your Own Time
John Arlott explores the landscape of Dorset, which provided the settings for the poems and novels of Thomas Hardy. The Woodlanders, Tess of the D'Urbervilles, The Mayor of Casterbridge and other novels were about the often tragic unfolding of events in which dimor cent characters are victims.
Directed by DAVID heycocic 'I
from the Mackintosh Memorial' Church, Fort William t:
Story: The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch. Written by RONDA ARMITAGE AND DAVID ARMITAGE Presenters
Rosalind Wilson , Fred Harris
with Julie Covington
The Borrowers by MARY NORTON : 2
Introduced by Johnny Morris and TERRY NUTKINS
Plaice, lemon sole and dover sole are all fish you are most likely to see on a plate side by side with chips. But did you realise that these flatfish are masters of camouflage? jö'hnbY- and Terry look at these and other underwater animals that can actually change the colour of their bodies to match their surroundings.
Flying in the studio is a harris's hawk with a four-foot wing-span; and definitely not flying are some of the most colourful and spectacular birds you may ever have seen -and they're all chickens.
Producer mike beysGn. BBC Bristol
with Paul McDowell
A series of 18 programmes
Part 17 by Barry Purchese
It is exam time at Grange Hill. Jonah decides that the ballot on flexi-time requires some special 'assistance'.
(For cast see Friday at 5.5 pm)
Book Grange Hill Home and Away, £5.7S from booksellers
BACK PAGES: 82
with Moira Stuart ; HteatheijnaB
Look East, Look North, Look North West, Midlands Today, South East at Six, Points West, South Today, Spotlight South West and at 6.25 - Nationwide
Reporters PATTIE COLDWELL, ANNE DIAMOND, JOHN HITCHINS , JAMES HOGG , MARSHALL LEE , TONY WILKINSON and Nicholas WOOLLEY
A four-part story by Barbara Clegg
Starring Peter Davison
Will the White Guardian be able to help the Doctor?
(Part 2 is tomorrow at 6.45 pm)
A weekly documentary serial concerning the private lives and public thoughts of some of the people of Darwen, Lancashire-.
Photography mike swjoneh. lawrence rush Film editor* tlvC KING, ANDREW LISMORE Production team JAi»«nsrs, ,un£a o>ee« .«., Producer-PAUL WATSON
by John Kane
Starring Terry Scott and June Whitfield
Seven films exploring narrow gauge railways around the world. 3: Slow Train to Olympia Written and narrated by Michael Wood . Travelling the little lines of the Peloponnese. local passengers rub shoulders with the rucksacks of young tourists who have come to gaze at the glory of Ancient
Greece. But as the blue and gold rail car climbs into the mountains the train is transformed as it stops in villages like Khranoi, where the line doubles as main street and centre of the community.
Film cameraman JOHN HOWARTH Film sound MALCOLM HILL Film editor DENNIS JARVIS
Series producer COLIN ADAMS Producer derek TOWERS
with John Humphrys ; Weatherman
by REG GADNEY , starring
Tending her husband's grave one day, Annabel Fox meets Jack Ives ,
.a retired regimental sergeantínaJor.
But when their friendship turns to love and talk of marriage, Annabel's children step in. They have other plans jf or hep and, anyway, ■ He's so common, Mummy ...
Film cameraman JOHN BAKER
Designer STUART WALKER Script editor ERIKA BOND
Producer alan siiallChoss Directed by NICHOLAS RENTON
Dr Alan Lyle:
Rachelle Fox ::
The Royal Albert Hall , London, is again packed to the rafters with an enthusiastic audience for the eighth festival "or -massed .male voices.
Wynford VaugHan-Thomas introduces the proceedings, which' include such favourite songs as ' Stout-hearted . men * M .:;* Yellow bird' and Annie's SorTgV -x7,k-.
Concert organised by the London Welsh Male Voice Choir conductor NOEL DAVIS accompanists
CARYS HUGHES , MARILYN PHILLIPS
Producer RICK GARDNER
David Dimbleby presents the weekly magazine that looks at the lighter as well as the serious side of the political process with film reports from Bill Kerr Elliott and Stephen Bradshaw and comment, gossip and analysis from John Cole and Michael White. Including this week
Stirling's Shadow Council: a report on the row in the town where the union sit in the council chamber, but the Tory opposition is kept out.
Director SUE MCMAHON
Deputy editor COLIN MARTIN Editor RICHARD TAIT
as Sergeant Bilko
The one and only Bilko continues to con everyone in sight.