with Frank Bough and Selina Scott The New Top 20 with Mike Smith between 7.55 and 8.0
A series of ten programmes
David Bellamy jumps into ponds to discover the many ways in which evolution took up the challenge of fresh water.
8: In the Swim
Wildlife magazine on Ceefax page 262
9-25 Pages from Ceefax
LALITA AHMED talks to SHAHEEN WEST-COMBE and SOPHIA RAHMAN about the activities of the Bangladesh Women's Association. PARMINDER KAUR BAKSHI talks to 11-year-old TANYA NIZAM who has written a book of poems.
Music is by ABDUL RAHIM FAREEDI and MOHAMMED ALI FAREEDI AND PARTY who sing a qawwali. Producer YOUSUF AZIZ
Executive producer ASHOK RAMPAL BBC Pebble Mill
with Philip Hayton and Frances Coverdale Weather MICHAEL FISH
12.57 Regional News
(London and SE: Financial Report, and News Headlines with subtitles)
Supercook Michael Smith tempts the taste buds with 'naughty but nice recipes.
Music by The Trogs
A See-Saw programme by JOANNE AND MICHAEL COLE Gran Gliding
Narrated by PATRICIA HAYES
Jim visits his Gran and persuades her to come with him to fly his kite. But something else catches Gran's eye.
A See-Saw programme
Go motorbikes! Go police cars! Go Range Rover! The motorway police are going on patrol.
Voice LOLA YOUNG
Music MICHAEL OMER
Production assistant ROSEMARY DAVIES Producer MICHAEL COLE
Introduced by James Cameron
A series of films featuring the rediscovered work of amateur cameramen and 'home movie' makers of the 20s and 30s. At the end of 1939 most amateur cameramen put their cameras away for the next six years. Today's programme, the last in the present series, looks at Germany and Britain on the eve of World War II.
Series producer DAVID COLLISON Presented by KATHLEEN DERBY
Coverage is shared with BBC2 of four races from today's card.
2.35 Steel Plate and Sections Young 'Chasers' Championship Final (2½m)
3.10 The Geoffrey Reeve Handicap Hurdle Race (2½m)
3.45 The Golden Miller Steeplechase (3m 2f)
(Coverage continues on BBC2)
Presenter Stuart McGugan Guest Carol Leader
Story: King Robert the Bruce and the Spider (trad) adapted by GLADYS DAVIES and featuring an animal fable by ARNOLD LOBEL
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
10: Traumatic transformation time! McWitch throws a wobbly and Ethel turns into a telephone. The Perkins are pestered by poultry, Nadia puts potions in the population's water and Claypole hatches a big egg! and the Pantomime Horse
Incidental music JONATHAN COHEN Producer JEREMY SWAN
Director DAVID CRICHTON
Book, Rentaghost Enterprises, 11.25 paperback, 15.95 hardback from booksellers
Hazel the McWitch:
Lady in train:
with Paul McDowell
A serial in six parts by JEREMY BURNHAM
2: Frank has persuaded Mr Grieves to let Barry have some free tennis lessons. But Barry's problems are only beginning-he must join a club and try to find a sponsor - and he must practise with Lucy Roberts , and she has problems of her own.
Executive producer PAUL STONE Director ROGER SINGLETON-TURNER
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The News with tonight's Weather and Regional Magazines
Nick Ross, Sarah Kennedy and Sally Magnusson present 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 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
(For regional details see Monday)
In Victorian England, Masterman and Joseph Finsbury are two old brothers who live next door to each other One will win a large legacy on the other's death Masterman wants the fortune for his grandson Joseph does not care, but his greedy nephews have plans
An unrivalled cast of British comic actors feature in this crazy comedy, full of wild chases bizarre deaths and very eccentric characters
Screenplay by LARRY GELBART and BURT SHEVELOVE based on the novel by R. L. STEVENSON and LLOYD OSBOURNE
Produced and directed by BRYAN FORBES Films: page 17
Peacock the butler:
written by JOHN WYNDHAM
The last episode of a six-part adaptation by DOUGLAS LIVINGSTONE starring with and Six years later in the Sussex farm-house, Bill and Jo find themselves cut off by growing numbers of triffids ...
Cast in order of appearance:
Music CHRISTOPHER GUNNING Producer DAVID MALONEY
Director KEN HANNAM
with Sue Lawley; Weatherman
In at the Deep End with Anthony Clare
Can divers work longer, harder and deeper by breathing hydrogen, a gas that has never yet been used for that purpose? What are the risks they will face? Explosion? Narcosis? Anaesthesia? Convulsions?
To find out for himself, diving doctor Maurice Cross joins an Anglo-French team in their compression chamber - where, if anything went wrong at maximum pressure it would take nine days to get them out.
Cameramen JOHN BECK. ALAIN TOCCO Film editor CHRISTINE GARNER Series editor MICK RHODES
Written and produced by ALEC NISBETT
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Mary Decker - Superstar
A special report by KEVIN COSGROVE on the American girl whose looks and ability have made her one of the biggest attractions in world athletics. Champion of the world at 1500 and 3,000 metres, DECKER has learned to live with the adoration of the American public, who expect her to produce a gold medal performance at the Los Angeles Olympics.
Television presentation Boxing BOB DUNCAN
Greyhounds JOHNNIE WATHERSTON Producer ROGER MOODY Editor JOHN ROWUNSON
Harry Carpenter 's Videobook of Sport Vol 1, BBCV 5011 from retailers
starring Stephanie Zimbalist and Pierce Brosnan Steele Trap
When a plastic surgeon subjects himself to the unkindest cut of all, Remington and Laura attempt to diagnose his case. Their investigations lead them to an island where the star is pom - as guests of a wealthy 'skin magazine' publisher.
Written by MICHAEL GLEASON Directed by SIDNEY HAYERS