with Selina Scott and Mike Smith
For regular features see Monday. Plus today: Gardening
Tips from Alan Titchmarsh between 7.30 and 7.45
Pop News between 7.45 and 8.0
Food and Cooking with Glynn Christian between 8.30 and 9.0
Stream and Hedgerow
With GORDON BENINGFIELD, wildlife artist, ROGER LOVEGROVE , ornithologist and DAVID STREETER , ecologist. Spring has come late to this valley in mid Wales. But down near the stream the banks are studded with primroses, and robins are feeding their young. Producer DILYS BREESE. BBC Bristol
Presented by Brian Cant
Graphics QUENTIN BLAKE. Designer
GWEN EVANS. Producer JOHN M. A. LANE Director DIANNE KENNY Editor CYNTHIA FELGATE
11.5 Pages from Ceefax
12.0-12.30 NORTH EAST only
North Country. Tom Kilgour visits Lindisfarne and Ian Armstrong looks at the spectacular flights ot birds on the Solway Firth
John M. A.
with Richard Whitmore and Frances Coverdale Weather BILL GILES
12.57 Regional News
(London and SE: Financial Report, and News Headlines with subtitles)
2.30 Steel Plate and Sections Young Chasers' Qualifier Novices (2^m)
3.0 Arkell Brewery Handicap Steeplechase (2m 160yds)
3.30 Daily Mirror Conditional
Jockeys Championship Hurdle Race Round eight (3m 120yds)
Introduced by RICHARD PITMAN Commentators
JULIAN WILSON and JOHN HANMER
Television presentation RICHARD TILUNG
3.48 Regional News (exc London)
Presenter Ben Thomas Guest Shireen Shah
Story: Steve the Steeplejack by MOLLY COX
with Pippa Guard
What Katy Did by SUSAN COOLIDGE Part 5
The last of nine programmes that bring the latest news on our wildlife with Su Ingle and Michael Jordan If you've been building our bird feeders-come intelligence tests, you'll know how clever our back garden birds can be. Wildtrack has been around the country filming ingenious new tests and watching how the blue tits and great tits always seem to solve them in the end. So today Mike and Su announce the winner of Wildtrack's title for Bird Brain of Britain.
Producer MIKE BEYNON. BBC Bristol
by BARRY PURCHESE
The last of 18 programmes. It is nearly the end of term and Grange Hill is playing host to Brookdale and Rodney Bennett at a pre-merger dance. Gluxo Remington , however, has plans for some entertainment of his own.
Lighting director GEOFF SHAW
Script editor ANTHONY MINGHELLA
Assistant producer PETER SOFRONIOU Director EDWARD PUGH
*Subtitles on Ceefax page 170
Janet St Clair:
by ELISABETH BERESFORD
The News with tonight's Weather and Regional Magazines
Presented by Sarah Kennedy and Beverly Anderson with news read by Jan Leeming
Contributions from The Special Correspondents, Sixty Minutes' own team of humorists with some less serious observations on the day's events. Your countdown through Sixty Minutes
5.40 The News
5.55* Regional Magazines
6.38* Closing headlines
The last of a four-part story by Peter Grimwade
Starring Peter Davison
(for cast see Thursday page 56)
Subtitles on Ceefax page 170
The Townsend Thoresen UK Superstars Challenge. The giant indoor arena of RAF Cosford is the venue for this 75th anniversary programme. The Superstars has travelled to America, Europe, Israel and Hong Kong; this series will end in New Zealand. Tonight many of the famous names who delighted everyone in the past join in the celebrations. But as for the competitors in this British Men's Championship, none of them have been in Superstars before.
John Lloyd, Wimbledon Mixed Doubles Champion, Eddie Kidd, stunt rider, Gary Cook, world record-holder in the 4 x 800 metres relay, Peter Elliot, UK champion at 800 metres, Ron Haslam, Grand Prix and Isle of Man TT motor-cycling champion, Colin Jones, British, Commonwealth and European welterweight champion, Robert Smith, show jumping champion, Peter Wheeler, Rugby Union international and England captain.
Commentators David Vine and Ron Pickering.
Produced in association with TRANS WORLD INTERNATIONAL and CANDID PRODUCTIONS INC. Engineering managers
Ernie Knight, John Alunson, Ron Meager. Production assistant Liz Gladwell. Assistant producer David Pickthall. TV production Peter Hylton Cleaver.
A series of six programmes by ARLINE WHITTAKER , starring
5: When Sharon discovers that Stanley has been philandering with one of the female packers, she takes a good look at his face so that she can remember it the way it is now - because she has a feeling it might look a little different when the woman's husband has finished with it. After all, they don't call him Mad Mick the Mangier for nothing.
Film cameraman LAURIE RUSH Film editor HEFNY ZAKI Designer ALAN SPALDING
Produced and directed by ROGER RACE
The new American comedy series
Mickey Goes Topless
Mickey's reluctance to divulge the nature of her 'extra-curricula' activities leads David and Jay to suspect that she wants to get something off her chest!
Written by LAURA LEVINE Directed by ALAN RAFKIN
Kitty St Clair:
Barry Took with your comments in the programme you help to write.
Send letters to Barry Took , Points of View, BBC Television Centre, London [Postcode removed]
with John Humphrys
Weekend Weather MICHAEL FISH
starring Stephanie Zimbalist and Pierce Brosnan Steele in the News
It seems that TV can seriously damage your health when a ratings-conscious station find their news team dropping like flies. Who is cancelling the anchormen and can Remington and Laura keep the news live on air?
Written by FRED LYLE and DUNCAN SMITH Directed by BURT BRINCKERHOFF
LONDON The Further Adventures of Lucky Jim.
Seven programmes written by DICK CLEMENT and IAN LA FRENAIS , based on a character created by Kingsley Amis, with Enn Reitel as Jim. 6: The Ties that Bind
SOUTH WEST Country Scene
Sue King leaves her presenter's desk for a farm in south east Cornwall. Plus a wildlife photographic competition by The Devon Trust and film-maker Andrew Cooper. Tom Salmon takes a personal look at some local villages.
SOUTH Southern Life
Thanks for the Memory. Dennis Skillicorn meets the enthusiasts who keep a part of motoring history alive.
WEST Women and Waugh
Talking to Auberon Waugh are Professor Dorothy Hodgkin , Chancellor of the University of Bristol, Fellow of the Royal Society, and Nobel Prize winner and Fay Weldon , novelist and television dramatist who last year chaired the Booker Prize committee.
MIDLANDS Midlands Tonight
Presented live from Birmingham by Mike Dornan. The Government's plans to 'privatise' British industry are well advanced. Next on the agenda is the National Health Service. ANNE BROWN investigates
John Mountford presents his Friday night look at life. Put your point of view by calling Norwich [number removed] (During transmission only).
NORTH WEST Bonny Brid
Four stories of the cotton famine by MICHAEL CHURCH with songs and poems from the time. 3: To Rust and Ruin Blended....
NORTH EAST Coast to Coast
Every week from Newcastle Eric Robinson introduces a programme which reflects the rich and varied life in the north.
NORTH Deadly Virtues
From a musical entertainment by ALAN AYCKBOURN and PAUL TODD. In the first of an occasional series, BBC North visits Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough for a taste of the company's latest revue - The Seven Deadly Virtues.
10.45 News Headlines; Weather
starring Burt Lancaster
Tony Curtis , Susan Harrison
In this savage version of the yellow press, Burt Lancaster stars as J. J. Hunsecker , a vicious, megalomaniac New York gossip columnist read by millions and sought after by both the famous and the infamous. When he decides to break up his sister's romance with a young jazz musician, his hatchet man is Sidney Falco, a scheming press agent hungry for success and willing to go to any extreme to get items into Hunsecker's column. Alexander Mackendrick brilliantly directed this melodramatic slice of Broadway life.
Screenplay by CLIFFORD ODETS and ERNEST LEHMAN
Directed by ALEXANDER MACKENDRICK Produced by JAMES HILL
Films: page 14
J J Hunsecker: