Introduced today by Nick Ross , Selina Scott
Today's regular features include Breakfast Time's doctor, Richard Smith and gardening with Don Hoyle.
by ELISABETH BERESFORD
Told by BERNARD CRIBBINS
with Joanna David
By the Shores of Silver Lake by LAURA INGALLS WILDKR
5: The Shanty on the Claim
Your ideas, games and activities presented by the children of the Belfast Why Don't You .. ? gang.
with BILL HARTSTON
What's up with dietician ' Doc ' Bugs Bunny? What's up is a crash carrot course to cure his patient's food cravings.
Executive producer Howard GEER
comes from All Saints Church, Kingston upon Thames. On Good Friday the churches of Kingston join 'in a silent procession of witness Which ends in the Parish
Church-yard in the town centre. The programme starts in the church-yard and then the three central churches move into All Saints for a meditation, with music, readings and prayers.
Preacher deaconess BERYL WENSLEY Director of music DAVID NEILD Organist BRIAN LEWIS
Commentary and Blessing by the Vicar. THE REV JOHN MARTIN
Hymns: There is a green hill (Horsley); Praise to the holiest (Richmond); My song is love unknown (Love unknown); When I survey the wondrous Cross (Rockingham)
Sound BRIAN STRURNEtL
Planning engineer REG hutchincs Lighting joiin sterling
Presented for television by RAYMOND SHORT
The Cherokee Trail
In 1864 eight-year-old Peg arrives with her widowed mother to run Cherokee Station, a dilapidated stagecoach stop in the heart of the Colorado wilderness. They hope to make a new life there but almost immediately face their first test when the ousted manager causes trouble.
From a story by LOUIS L'AMOUR A WALT DISNEY production
with Michael Buerk Weather JIM BACON
(London and SE only: News
Headlines with subtitles)
'Lord - must see it - it's my roots.' A trip to Jamaica, the land that Musical Youth call home. Who would turn down a week's holiday from school in mid-winter Birmingham and the chance to visit Kingston, Port Antonio and long-lost relatives? Meet Eek-a Mouth; Sugar Minot; Scientist? Eat curried goat; lobster; jerk pork? Play a gig in front of a couple of hundred schoolgirls on the side of the ocean - not Musical Youth!
COMMUNITY PROGRAMME UNIT production
The Famous Wildlife Adventure Film
From the majestic dignity of the elephant to the engaging antics of a honey badger cub, JAMIE uys has captured the life of the animals of SW Africa in amazing, fascinating detail. In order to film his Beautiful People, the wildlife of this huge region, he travelled more than 100,000 miles, from the red desert of the Namib- which supports an astonishing variety of animals - to the vast area of the Kalahari, and the lush banks of the Kovango river
Narrator PADDY O'BYRNE
Not to be missed (SUNDAY TIMES) Produced, filmed, directed by jamie uys . Films: page 11
Recently Sir Rex Hunt , Civil Commissioner of the Falkland Islands, presented the British Empire Medal to some of the men and women of the Islands who helped to keep life there as normal as possible during the Argentinian occupation which began a year ago today. Today's programme talks to eight of those ' ordinary heroes', including Malcolm Ash -worth who kept milk deliveries going, Derek Rozee who kept Stanley's water pure and Mrs Najla Bucket who stuck anti-Argentine cartoons into their vehicles and Jim Fairfield who tampered with communications equipment.
An Everyday Story of Island Folk! is a unique glimpse at the reality of the Falklands war for the , islanders living through the invasion, occupation and the liberation.
Film cameraman REX MAIDMENT Film sound MARTYN CLIFT Film editor GLENN HYDE
Research WENDY J. DYER , DAVID KREMER Producer jim MURRAY
Johnny Ball explores a world of ups and downs, heres and theres. Today Johnny says
Go West Young Man and sorts out his Columbus from his Cortez and his Aztecs from his Amerigos.
Written by JOHNNY BALL
Assistant producer GEORGE AUCKLAND Designer ANDREW HOWE DAVIES Producer ALBERT BARBER
Laurel and Hardy, A. Walrus , The Black Guardian and the RNLI appear in the last programme of the series. Discover how and why as the two teams find and keep the hit squares.
The week's teams are
PARKLANDS,NORTHAMPTON,and WHITE HOUSE, HAILSHAM
And the programme's presenter? Well, it's not
A DOZY GIRLISH CHARACTER nor (GAD!) A RICH LAZY CHORISTER but, in fact,
A Chic Hairy Old Stargazer. (Mystified? Turn to BACK PAGE: 86)
Format devised by ROBERT GOULD Music TONY MANSFIELD Producer EDWARD PUGH
by ANTHONY READ
The Case of the Captive Clairvoyant: 2 Costume designer ANDREW ROSE Film cameraman JOHN HOOPER Producer PAUL STONE DirectorMICHAEL KERRIGAN
T J O'Neill:
with Michael Buerk Weatherman
In this delightful animated film from Bulgaria, an undersized white egg tries desperately to become a brightly decorated Easter egg -only to meet with rejection at every turn.
Directed by ROUMEN PETKOV
(First showing on British television)
Beneath the lights of the Big Top, the traditional ingredients of the circus have been brought together for a special Easter holiday presentation from the sawdust ring.
Ringmaster Norman Barrett introduces:
The Michaela Kaiser Cossack
Riders from Germany in a highspeed act of superb horsemanship
The Seven Belios from Spain on the trampoline
Br-itain's world-famous Robert
Brothers' Elephants, presented by Bobby Roberts Jrj. ..
Jacko fossett and Little Willy, with their seasonal offering ot slapstick clowning
The Robert Brothers' Palominos, presented by Tommy Roberts Jr
The Nine Tonitos, Spain's top flying trapeze troupe in a breath-taking act high above the ring h
Omar Rabati froirn Morocco, wit his amazing skills of hand balancing . world
The Nine Rodogels, the world champions on the springboard, bringing from Mexico their own distinctive style of circus entertainment.
Commentator BRUCE HAMMAL
Musical director BURT RHODES Circus production by BOBBY ROBERTS AND TOMMY ROBERTS SR Sound MIKE JOHNSTONE Lighting HARRY THOMAS
Designer HUMPHREY JAEGER
Television production IAN SMITH
The Townsend Thoresen Challenge Ten years after its first transmission the Superstars ; continues to travel the world. This time to
Hong Kong for three days of competition...
Toni Innauer : the Austrian double
Olympic medal winner in ski-jumping.
Hans Peter Ferner : the West German who beat Sebastian Coe in Antonio Corgos : the Spanish European silver medallist in the long jump ilarit McKoy: the Canadian Commonwealth gold medallist and 110-metre hurdles record holder
Kwang King Hung: the national decathlete champion from Hong Kong
Gerry Loftus : twice all-Ireland Superstars champion
Des Drummond : this year's runner-up in the UK series and the defending champion:
Brian Hooper : twice UK Champion and the current World Superstars champion.
David Vine , Ron Pickering
Produced in collaboration with TRANS WORLD INTERNATIONAL, CANDID PRODUCTIONS INC and hk-tvb
Cameraman TREVOR WIMLETT
Production team DAVID PICKTIIALL KATHRYN FOULKES , HARRY COVENTRY Director for HK-TVB LAWRENCE LO BBC television production PETER HYLTON CLEAVER
New York, 1929. It is a dark, rainy night. Roxy Robinson is trapped in a deserted alleyway by four hoods who are carrying a dreaded new weapon - ' The Splurge Gun'! In seconds, Roxy is splurged. New York City is a tough place to live in 1929 ... Words and music by PAUL WILLIAMS
Written and directed by ALAN PARKER Films: page 11
* Subtitles on Ceelax page 170
with Michael Buerk
Weekend Weather JIM BACON
with Tim Rice Benny Green
Christopher Matthew Introducing Bonzo
In 1888 Jerome K. Jerome. Harris,
George and Montmorency the dog mi
Kingston to Oxford, and in 1889 Jerome published what has be. come one of the most successful books of all time: Three Men in a In 1982 Tim ' I could be writing a hit musical' Rice, Benny' I can't swim and I suspect people who can'
Green, and Christopher' Having rowed for my novice 8 at Oxford'
SaSBgSS out from Kingston in an original
19th-century three-man camping skiff to repeat the journey. To the strains of music by Martin Cook and lyrics by their own Tim Rice , the intrepid threesome rediscover the dubious pleasures of Victorian holiday-making.
Photography davib feig Sound RON KEIGHTLEY
Film editor TONY HEAVEN Director Richard DENTON
the voice of Jerome:
Easter music from Parts 2 and 3 of Handel's sacred oratorio recorded in Chester Cathedral with Isobel Buchanan (soprano) .
Catherine Wyn-Rogers (contralto) Peter Schreier (tenor) Gwynne Howell (bass) Leipzig Radio Choir chorus-master Jorg-Peter Weigle
BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra - leader DESMOND BRADLEY
Alan Cuckston (harpsichord) John Scott (organ) John Senter (cello)
Robert Ferriman (trumpet) conducted by James Loughran
The performance is based on the Watkins Shaw edition.
Sound GEOFF ATKINS , CLAUS STROBEN Lighting LEN STEPHENS
Videotape editor MEL WILLIAMS Producers MANFRED SCHUMANN
WOLFGANG NAGEL , J. MERVYN WILLIAMS
A BBC Wales/GDR Television co-production
Shirley MacLaine Michael Caine
Harry Deane , a cockney master-crook, plans the crime of the century.
He enlists the aid of a beautiful Eurasian nightclub entertainer, Nicole, in a sophisticated plot to steal a priceless piece of sculpture. But even the best-laid plans of master-crooks can go wrong ...
Shirley MacLaine stars as Michael Caine 's glamorous accomplice in this ingenious Eastern-flavoured thriller which involves a great deal of cross and double-cross.
Screenplay by JACK DAVIES and ALVIN SARGENT from a story by SIDNEY CARROLL Produced by LEO L. fuchs
Directed by RONALD NEAME. Films: p 11