with Frank Bough and Selina Scott
For timetable of regular features see Tuesday Plus today:
Pop with Mike Smith between 7.45 and 8.0
The That's Life file with Esther Rantzen between 7.30 and 7.45, and phone-in between 8.30 and 9.0
Gharbar welcomes 1984 with a compilation of favourite music items by some of the well-known artists from the sub-continent. They include JAGJIT SINGH , GHULAM ALI , USTAD RAIS KHAN and ROQSANA AHMED.
Producer BlSH MEHAY
Executive producer ASHOK RAMPAL BBC Pebble Mill
Elephants have had a special place in the lives of the Chipperfield family ever since they shipped their first herd from Sri Lanka in 1947. Over the following two years, 25 elephants arrived in Britain and helped transform their small circus into the largest tenting show in Europe.
Mary Chipperfield, whose mother accompanied these animals on their voyages, visits Sri Lanka for the first time to find out about the elephant population today.
She meets the Director of Wildlife Conservation, Lyn De Alwis , at Colombo Zoo, observes herds of wild elephants in the Gal Oya National Park, working elephants at a logging camp near Kandy and rescued baby elephants at the orphanage in Pinnewala.
Film recordist graham ross
Film cameraman NORMAN SHEPHERD Film editor ROBERT BATHGATE
Producer IAN CHRISTIE. BBC Scotland
John Noakes and Shep review the adventures and travels of the Go with Noakes series.
Along the South Downs
John rides through Sussex to the sea. Director CHRIS CLOUGH Producer DAVID BROWN BBC Manchester
The feature film starring Danny Kaye with Pier Angeli , Baccaloni Noel Purcell , Robert Coote
Andrew Larabee is a timid school teacher-until, that is, he becomes involved with a travelling circus, and discovers an unsuspected talent as a clown....
Screenplay by ISOBEL LENNARD and I a. L. DIAMOND Produced by SOL C. SIEGEL
Directed by MICHAEL KIDD Films: page 17
A series in five parts by Bob Block
Starring Clive Dunn
Happy birthday to Nero and Mrs Travers! But it's more chaotic than happy when Grandad treble-books the hall for Mrs Travers, Mr Watkins and Amelia Wilcox !
Devised by CLIVE DUNN
Film cameraman ROGER TWYMAN Designer JOHN BONE
Producer JEREMY SWAN
Grandad at Large hardback Â£.6.25, Paperback Â£ 1.25, from booksellers
Captain, the parrot:
A 16-part series with Johnny Ball. Johnny bounces back with some lighthearted explorations into numbers and science.
This week Johnny gets thrown off balance by two junior judo champions, but realising the gravity of the situation, recovers sufficiently to take a bicycle ride on a tightrope. Does he fall off? Weight and see!
Meanwhile - weigh this one up.
A half is a third of it... what is it?
(Answer: one and a half)
The News with tonight's Weather and Regional Magazines
Nick Ross , Sally Magnusson and Beverly Anderson present the issues of the hour and some stories with a smile - a lively mix of news, views and topical features from Britain and around the world, including national and international news read by Moira Stuart.
Sixty Minutes reporters travel far and wide to bring you the people and the places that are making the news, at home and abroad. ,
And contributions from The Special Correspondents, Sixty Minutes' own team of humorists, with less serious observations on the day's events. Your countdown through Sixty Minutes
5.40 The News
5.53* Regional Magazines
6.38* Closing headlines
from the Powerhouse, Birmingham
Peter Powell introduces the teams from the National Association of Youth Clubs who have danced their way into the finals and the chance of becoming this year's Team Disco Champions. with special guests Bucks Fizz
Music by LUNA PARK
Television lighting DICK BENTLEY Sound BARRIE HAWES
Television presentation PETER HYLTON CLEAVER (Organised by Mecca Leisure. Arranged by Ernest E. Smith )
A quiz about television presented by Cliff Michelmore
Can you hum the Compact signature tune? Which famous television joke film starts with blossom-laden trees in Lugano valley? Why are Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise leaving before the end of their show? Join in and see if you can score higher than the panel: Esther Rantzen , Toyah Barry Cryer , Lenny Henry
Clips of your favourite programmes, characters, catchphrases, broadcasting boobs and classic events, together with a signature tune medley from Steve Race and a pop group pastiche from the Barron Knights.
Assistant producer CHARLES fourneaux Producer HENRY MURRAY
by DOUGLAS LIVINGSTONE
The first of six episodes starring
1: Toe in the Water
'Nobody comes to Cocklesea twice.' Except Arthur Dumpton ... and he hasn't been for 30 years. Can he bring back its glory days? and THE HASLAND SCHOOL OF DANCING
Music composed and conducted by MARC WILKINSON Videotape editor RON BOWMAN
Outside broadcast lighting COLIN WIDGERY Designer CHRIS EDWARDS Producer RUTH BOSWELL Directed by barry davis •FEATURE:page8
Gloria du Bois:
Jacques du Bois:
Miss Ida Findlesham:
Chewy Caramel Jr:
Pedro and Pepita:
A Fast Boat to China
Alan Whicker aboard the Queen Elizabeth 2 on her three-month winter voyage around the Pacific -the ultimate cruise.
1: Tahiti - Wellington
'I'm a well-adjusted old lady...
This new series considers the buoyant upstairs-downstairs life experienced sailing around the Pacific in 80 days.
Here Whicker is dazzled by emeralds too enormous not to be real, surprised by the most pampered passenger, disappointed by the ship's wheel, swayed by South Sea islanders - and tempted into totally sinful behaviour ...
Film cameraman MARTIN SAUNDERS Film recordist KEITH RODGERSON Film editor IAN PITCH
Director MTCHAEL TUCHSER. BBC Bristol 0 FEATURE: page 3
Introduced by Harry Carpenter International Tennis from the Royal Albert Hall, London The Barratt World Doubles Championship
Eight top teams are gathered in one of the best tennis venues for this festival of doubles.
HEINZ GUNTHARDT and BALAZS TAROCZY defend their title against French Champions ANDERS JARRYD and HANS SIMONSSON , former US Open Champions KEVIN CURREN and STEVE DENTON , Wimbledon runners-up TIM AND TOM GULLIKSON , and, representing Great Britain, COLIN DOWDESWELL and JOHN FEAVER. Commentators DAN MASKELL , JOHN BARRETT
World Darts from Stoke-on-Trent The Embassy
World Professional Championship
Highlights from the second of this evening's quarter-finals at Jollees Showclub , as the game's top stars chase a £9,000 first prize. Commentators SID WADDELL , TONY GREEN
Tennis JOHNNIE WATHERSTON. Darts KEITH PHILLIPS Producer ROGER moody. Editor JOHN ROWLINSON
The Italian Bird Fiasco
When it comes to fun and games, the legendary Maltese Falcon hasn't a leg to stand on compared with the precious cormorant Rockford is commissioned to acquire - as he finds out to his cost.
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