with Frank Bough and Fern Britton
For regular features see Monday. Plus today:
Pop News with Mike Smith between 7.45 and 8.00
Slim and Shine phone-in with Audrey Eyton 8.30-9.00
Your ideas, games and activities presented by the children of the Belfast Why Don't You ...? gang.
with BILL HARTSTON
Improve your game and learn about some of the greatest players in chess history. Plus a boys against girls challenge match.
Director UNDA MCCARTHY
with Andrew Burt The Lightkeepers by ELIZABETH RENIER : 2 Illustrations by GARETH floyd Producer ANGELA BEECHING
Directed by DAVID CRICHTON
Presenters Floella Benjamin , Carol Chell , lain Lauchlan Story: The Story of Christmas
News and views on programmes for the young, presented by Carol Chell
Graphics QUENTIN BLAKB Designer gwen evans
Producer JOHN M. A LANE Editor CYNTHIA FELGATB
John M. A
2: Having advertised to find the dog's owner, Chris decides that he won't part with him - even if it means running away from home.
(For cast see yesterday at 11.10)
The Milk Race
John Noakes gets on the trail of Britains's cycle marathon.
Producer DAVID BROWN BBC Manchester
with Richard Whitmore Weather
12.42 Regional news
(London and SE: Financial Report, and News Headlines with subtitles)
Hoss's life is in danger when he is accidentally shot by a hunter who is too scared to get help for fear of prosecution. Only his terrified wife will help the injured Hoss.
The second of two feature films starring Charlton Heston with Laurence Olivier Richard Johnson Ralph Richardson
1883. A British colonel and his Egyptian army have been routed in the Sudan by the fanatical followers of a religious zealot-the Mahdi. A reluctant Prime Minister Gladstone sends General Gordon to Khartoum with a brief to evacuate Egyptian nationals trapped by the Mahdi's advance. As the capital is besieged, a battle of wills develops between Gordon and the Mahdi, each a visionary in his own cause, neither willing to budge from his principles....
Screenplay by ROBERT ARDREY
Produced and directed by BASIL DEARDEN Christmas Films: page 15
General Charles Gordon:
Col J D H Stewart:
Sir Evelyn Baring:
The Khalifa Abdullah:
Sir Charles Dilke:
Written and narrated by Barry Cryer with Roy Hudd , Frankie Vaughan Les Dawson , and Larry Grayson
After 30 years of rollickingly rumbustious revelling risibility the renowned The Good Old Days roars to the end of its final run. To mark the occasion, we visit the Leeds City Varieties for a look behind the scenes at the world's longest running television variety show.
Film cameraman GRAHAM SMITH Film editor BOB GEOGHEGAN Producer MARCEL GUILLOU
find themselves in the French Foreign Legion in Desert Knights
with Colin Jeavons , Roy Kinnear Yolande Palfrey , Simon Shepherd The 13 Clocks by JAMES THURBER : part 3
with Tony Hart and Colin Bennett as the caretaker Numbers
A potted history of numerals with additions; Tony draws sums, Morph divides things up, Mr Bennett 's problems multiply, something special gets taken away and it all adds up to Tony's 100th programme!
Studio director MARTYN SUKER
Series producer CHRISTOPHER PILKINGTON Producer JANE TARI.ETON
A festive edition starring Keith Chegwin with guest stars including
Bernadette Nolan , David Grant Thompson Twins , Bucks Fizz
Cheggers is back with the Reds and Yellows in a special seasonal treat of top pop action and crazy games.
Designer PETER CALDWELL
Executive producer PETER RIDSDALE SCOTT Producer MARTIN HUGHES BBC Manchester
with Richard Whitmore Weatherman
London and South East only: Cartoon Lonesome Strangers All other English Regions:
Abdul the Bulbul Ameer and Bottles
The feature film starring
Doug McClure , Peter Gilmore with Cyd Charisse , Daniel Massey A giant octopus seizes the crew of the Texas Rose and its diving bell with scientist Charles Aitken and his friend inside. The party find themselves prisoners in the lost city of Atlantis, a fantastic subterranean land ruled by super-intelligent Altraxon and plagued by terrifying monster mutations.
Screenplay by BRIAN HAYLES Produced by JOHN DARK
Directed by KEVIN CONNOR Christmas Films: page 15
The Townsend Thoresen Past Masters
This llth year of The Superstars includes the 75th programme and the International in New Zealand. It begins at the High Wycombe Sports Centre with one of the most popular programmes, The Past Masters.
David Hemery , Ron Clarke
Ken Buchanan , Chester Bames Emlyn Hughes , Alan Ball
David Duckham and Andy Ripley Commentators
David Vine and Ron Pickering
Produced in association with TRANS WORLD INTERNATIONAL and CANDID PRODUCTIONS INC Engineering managers
ERNIE KNIGHT and JOHN ELPES
Production assistant LIZ CLADWELL Assistant producer DAVID ROSS Television production PETER HYLTON CLEAVER
with Nicholas Witchell
Weekend Weather BILL GILES
by N. C. Hunter
Starring Penelope Keith and Virginia McKenna
The quiet routine of the permanent residents of a snowed-in country hotel on the edge of moors is shattered by the arrival of a rich family from London whose Rolls has broken down outside. The New Year party is an occasion for telling some home truths.
(Subtitles Ceefax p 170)
Clare Byam Shaw [Phoebe Nicholls credited in
A satirical look at 30 December starring the bog-eyed Brummie git himself. Free with this billing, your own personal after-Christmas cracker. Bite along the dotted lines and join together, with flour and water mixed, the two parts of this well-placed billing, then insert cheap and nasty plastic gift, the one you got five days ago from your Auntie Lily, then roll into cylinder, pull with a friend and say 'Bang'!
Then laugh at this hilarious motto: The man who can't make a mistake can't open his garage. starring Jasper Carrott Christopher Barrie Nick Maloney
Jan Ravens and Nick Wilton
Music PETER BREWIS
Script associate NEIL SHAND
Written by JASPER CARROTT , KIM FULLER.
ROB GRANT and DOUG NAYLOR , JAMES HENDRIE TONY SARCHET , BOB SINFIELD. ANDREA SOLOMONS Sound LAURIE TAYLOR
Lighting DICKIE HIGHAM
Designers JANE CLEMEMT , GRAEME STORY
Produced and directed by GEOFT POSNER • FEATURE page 4
starring Burt Lancaster with Susan Clark , Cameron Mitchell
Lancaster wrote, directed and produced The Midnight Man in collaboration with Roland Kibbee and also starred as former policeman, Jim Slade. Paroled, after killing his wife's lover, Slade takes on a 'quiet' job as a security guard at a South Carolina college. He's to take the night shift -from midnight onwards. But trouble seems to follow Slade, and within hours of his first duty he becomes involved in a series of strange thefts and the vicious murder of a beautiful student.
Written for the screen, produced and directed by ROLAND KIBBEE and BURT LANCASTER Christmas Films: page 15