with Frank Bough and Selina Scott
For regular features see Monday. Plus today: The Breakfast Time Doctor between 8.30 and 9.0
Food and Cooking with Glynn Christian between 8.30 and 9.0
A cartoon series
Invasion of the Locusts
with Peter Purves
The second of two dramatised documentaries which re-create history in the places where it was made. Saint Therese of Lisieux
Therese Martin entered the austere Carmelite Convent at the age of 15. Ten years later she died there, unknown beyond its walls. Yet, after 30 years, she was proclaimed a saint, and millions all over the world became devoted to 'the Little Flower of Lisieux'.
Written and researched by DOROTHYSMITH Directed by SARAH HELLINGS
Producer EDWARD BARNES
Presenter Chloe Ashcroft Guest Howard Lee
Story: The Wild Baby's Boat Trip by BARBRO UNDGREN, EVA ERIKSON
The Captain's Christmas Peace on Earth
The second of two parts
Gustav and the gang run petty thief Grundeis to earth but then the sinister master criminal known as The Baron appears on the scene and the case takes on a very different complexion. A WALT DISNEYproduction (For cast seeWednesday, page 44)
John Noakes and Shep review the travels of the Go With Noakes series. The Walk Will Do You Good
Man and dog tackle the Pennine Way.
with Richard Whitmore and Frances Coverdale Weather JIM BACON
12.57 Regional News
(London and SE: Financial Report, and News Headlines with subtitles)
A Breakfast Time special
Nigel Farrell travels from the sea lochs of Scotland to the beaches of Cornwall on four of Britain's most unusual and beautiful railway lines. Graphic design MARK CRAIG
Film editor STEVE FELTON. Filmdirector PETER LOWE
with Mary Martin , Brian Donlevy This lively musical is dedicated to 'the musical pioneers of Memphis and New Orleans' and features such famous tunes as 'St Louis blues', 'Melancholy baby', 'Tiger rag' and the title song. Bing stars as the leader of the first all-white Dixieland Jazz Band.
Screenplay by HARRY TUGEND and WALTER DELEON Produced by a C DE SYLVA
Directed by victor sciiertzinger
Christmas Films: page 15
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with Carol Chell , Brian Jameson Mog's Christmas by JUDITH KERR Director CHRISTINE HEWITT
(Repealed next Thursday morning)
with Jan Francis Peter Pan.
Today: Do You Believe?
The Kingpin, New York's crime boss, enlists the aid of Dr Faustus, an evil master of the human mind, in a scheme to acquire an experimental weapon powerful enough to destroy any superhero.
Subtitles on Ceefax page 170
with Paul McDoweU
With Simon Groom, Peter Duncan and Janet Ellis
On the last Blue Peter before Christmas catch up with the latest news of our Weather Beaters appeal, in aid of 25,000 families in five countries suffering from the effects of drought or floods.
Join in with carols around the Christmas tree with children from All Farthings School and Warlingham County Secondary School and the band of the Chalk Farm Branch of the Salvation Army.
Assistant editor LEWIS BRONZE Editor BIDDY BAXTER
Band of the Chalk Farm branch of the Salvation
The News with tonight's Weather and Regional Magazines
The Sixty Minutes team unpack their Christmas week story hamper-a lively mix of news, views and features ... of the day and of the season. Sixty Minutes countdown
5.40 The News
5.53* Regional Magazines
6.38* Closing headlines
The last episode in the series by ANTON GILL
Difficult decisions face Vicky, Dave. Ayo and Janet. Is it the end of an era at Heath Green?
Script editor SUSAN HACAM
Designer JIM HATCHARD. Producer BENREA Director MARY RIDGE
(For full cast see Tuesday page 39)
Presented by Judith Hann
Maggie Philbin , Kieran Prendiville and Peter Macann
A seasonal look at science and technology, including a beetle that could save Britain's Christmas trees and a new way of stopping unwanted intruders coming down the chimney.
Producers CYNTHIAPAGE. MARTIN MORTIMORE.
FIONA HOLMES. DAVID UUGAN
Studio director PETER levers. Editor DAVID FILKIN
A live edition introduced by John Peel and David Jensen.
Last of six programmes Red River Safari
Narrated by David Attenborough
This East African river journey begins on the snowy peaks of Mount Kenya where giant heathers and scarlet sun-birds adorn the banks of Kenya's major river system.
The Tana flows through jungle, desert, bush and swamp, past rare monkeys, hippos and wildfowl, before the rich colour of this remarkable waterway finally fades into the vastness of the Indian Ocean.
Film cameramen HUGH MILES, MAURICE FISHER Filmeditorjimcryan
Written and produced by Richard BROCK
Series producer PETER BALE. BBC Bristol (Rpl)
*Subtiles on Ceefax page 170
Last of seven episodes by John Sullivan.
The Trotters embark on a decorating venture - only to find they get the bird!
Feature: page 4
with John Humphrys; Weatherman
Devised and compiled by DENNIS GIFFORD starring Flanagan and Allen Nervo and Knox Naughton and Gold and Monsewer Eddie Gray
For more than 30 years The Crazy Gang was Britain's best-loved comedy team. Their humour was boisterous, earthy and irreverent and no one was immune from their antics.
This appreciation is illustrated by comedy routines from their films, and hilarious recollections from those who worked with them, including:
Tommy Trinder. Charlie Chester Richard Murdoch , Arthur English Pat Kirkwood , Val Guest
Brian Johnston , Anne Hart
Film editor CHRISTINEROYALE
Assistant producer PAUL LOOSLEY Producer JOHN BUTTERY
● FEATURE: page 113
with Barry Norman
Brainstorm: Natalie Wood stars with Christopher Walken in Douglas Trumbull's science fiction thnller about a research scientist who invents a device to transmit thoughts.
Jaws 3-D: a white shark terrorises a group of young people in Florida's Sea World. Stars include Dennis Quaid and Louis Gossett Jr.
Krull: Ken Marshall plays a young prince whose quest is to rescue hie abducted bride, Lysette Anthony , in Peter Yates 's epic fantasy adventure.
Director DAVlD JEFFCOCK. Producer judy UNDSAY
starring James Garner in Joey Blue Eyes