with Frank Bough and Selina Scott The New Top 20 with Mike Smith between 7.55 and 8.0
A series of ten programmes
7: Where have all the Trees Gone?
TAJ HASNAIN is host to SHAMIM CHISHTY, a journalist, PARVEEN RANA, a beautician, and housewives SWARAN TALWAR and SAEEDA JAFFREY. They discuss journalism for Asian women, problems of facial hair and hints on removing stains.
PIAL! RAYMAHASAY talks about the Bharat Natyam style of dance and performs Vandana in this style.
Producer KRISHAN GOULD
Executive producer ashok RAMPAL BBC Pebble Mill
with Richard Whitmore and Frances Coverdale Weather IAN MCCASKILL
12.57 Regional News
(London and SE: Financial Report, and News Headlines with subtitles)
Guests include Suzanne Murphy of the Welsh National Opera and Michael Smith , who begins a new series in the kitchen.
Editor PETER HERCOMBE. BBC Pebble Mill
Coverage of three of the races from today's card
2.30 The Golden Eagle Novices' Steeplechase (2 1/2m)
3.0 The Keith Prowse Long Distance Hurdle Race (3m)
3.35 The Peregrine Handicap Steeplechase (24m)
Introduced by JULIAN WILSON
Commentators PETER O'SULLEVAN and RICHARD PITMAN
Television presentation richard tilling
In the wind of windy March The catkins drop down
Presenter Shireen Shah Guest Ben Bazell
Story: The Hedgehog that Wasn't by CHRISTOPHER WALKER
Director PENNY LLOYD
Arch villain 'The Hooded Claw' schemes to inherit the wealth of the beautiful heroine. But the Ant Hill Mob race to rescue Penelope from her direst peril.
* Subtitles on Ceefax page 170
A series of 12 programmes by BOB BLOCK
9: The magic camera puts Rentaghostin the movie business - and in a pickle - there's a plot to pinch it! and the Pantomime Horse
Incidental music JONATHAN COHEN Designer MARTIN COLLINS
Producer JEREMY SWAN
Hazel the McWitch:
with Paul McDowell
A serial in six parts by JEREMY BURNHAM
1: Barry plays tennis well -and he knows it. There are problems, at school and at home: his parents despise what they see as snobbishness in the game. When Frank Abbott , a professional coach, spots Barry's talents, the boy finds out just how much he has to learn, about himself and about the people he meets.
Executive producer PAUL STONE
Director ROGER SINGLETON. TURNER * Subtitles on Ceefax page 170
The News with tonight's Weather and Regional Magazines
Presenters Nick Ross, Sarah Kennedy and Sally Magnusson. National and international news read by Moira Stuart.
Your Sixty Minutes countdown
5.40 The News
5.55* Regional Magazines
6.38* Closing headlines
(For regional details see Monday)
Double trouble for Wile E. Coyote and a double helping of Bugs Bunny
The last of this series
Presented by Jill Cochrane , Nigel Farrell , Dr Michael O'Donnell
The way we live, the food we eat, the doctors we visit, all affect our health. This weekly magazine brings stories from the world of health-care to help you and your family keep fit.
Producer HILARY HENSON
Assistant producer LESLEY NEWSON Studio director JUUE HARRUP Editor DICK GILLING
written by JOHN WYNDHAM A six-part adaptation by DOUGLAS LIVINGSTONE with 5: Bill continues his search for Jo through the spreading disease and marauding triffids....
Cast in order of appearance:
Music CHRISTOPHER GUNNING Producer DAVID MALONEY
Director KEN HANNAM
A programme to choose the song which will represent the United Kingdom at the Eurovision Song Contest in Luxembourg on 5 May. The eight finalists will perform live before an invited audience at Television Centre, London. Juries from eight regions will vote for the winning song.
Introduced by Terry Wogan
1 CAPRICE: 'Magical music'
2 NINA SHAW: 'Look at me now
3 BRYAN EVANS : 'This love is deep 4 BELLE AND THE DEVOTIONS: 'Love games' .. ,
5 FIRST DIVISION: 'Where the action is 6 MIRIAM ANNE LESLEY : 'Let it shine 7 SINITTA: 'Imagination'
8 HAZELL DEAN: 'Stay in my life'
JOHN COLEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA
Choreography by LUD ROMANO Sound HUGH BARKER
Lighting DICKIE HIGHAM
Designer VICTOR MEREDITH Production STEWART MORRIS
by the Labour Party
(Also on BBC2)
with John Humphrys ; Weatherman
Handful of Light with Anthony Clare
Making the blind see for 14 has to be a bargain. And an artificial leg for a one-legged cyclist costing not much more must be good value too.
It happened in Rajasthan in northern India when Q.E.D. went to film a mobile hospital. Five operating tables in a schoolroom. Boy scouts leading in the patients. Sparrows flying in and out through the 'theatre' windows. An Indian version of M.A.S.H. But Jumna walks once more - and Fatima can see again.
Film cameraman KEN WESTBURY Film editor LES NEWMAN Producer rani DUBE
Written and directed by MICK RHODES
Introduced by Harry Carpenter
News, views and personalities from the sporting world, including tonight: Athletics
The Newcastle City Centre 5,000
STEVE CRAM, the world 1500 metres champion, and DAVID MOORCROFT , world record holder at 5,000 metres, head the impressive entry for this evening's first race through the streets of Newcastle upon Tyne. Cram will have the support of the local crowd lining the circuit, but fellow north-east athletes BARRY SMITH and MIKE MCLEOD may cause an upset. Commentators RON PICKERING and STUART STOREY
International Boxing from Belfast
BARRY MCGUIGAN (Northern Ireland) v JOSE CABA (Dominican Republic)
Another marvellous night in prospect at the King's Hall, as McGuigan, the European featherweight champion, faces the toughest test of his career against a man who has fought twice for world titles. Victory in tonight's 12-round contest would give McGuigan a crack at the WBA World title held by Eusebio Pedroza of Panama.
Athletics JOHN SHREWSBURY Boxing RUPERT MILLAR Producer ROGER MOODY
Editor JOHN ROWLINSON
(Athletics organised by the AAA in association with Nike. Boxing sponsored by Smirnoff )
starring Stephanie Zimbalist and Pierce Brosnan Steele in Circulation
Remington plays guardian angel to a suicidal bank clerk and learns that he borrowed 2.3 million dollars - without getting an overdraft!
Written by LEE ZLOTOFF Directed by DON WEIS