with Selina Scott and Mike Smith Daily timetable:
News with Fern Britton (Debbie Rix , Tues,
Thurs, Fri) 6.30, 7.0, 7.30, 8.0, 8.30 with headlines on every quarter hour Weather with Francis Wilson : 6.31,
6.57, 7.27, 7.57, 8.27
Sport with David Icke and Bob Wilson : 6.40 and 7.40
Regional News, weather and traffic:
6.45, 7.15, 7.45, 8.15 TV Choice at 6.55
Review of the Papers: 7.18 and 8.18
Your Stars with Russell Grant : 8.33 Plus today: New Films and Pop Records between 7.45 and 8.0
Ask Alison, your money phone-in with Alison Mitchell , between 8.30 and 9.0
The Summer Isles Hotel, Achiltibuie
with Susan King
This week there's another chance to see a cross-country race in which 'wheeled' horse power is tested against the four-legged variety; Susan riding out through the snow in search of the surprisingly rare Exmoor pony; and a visit to Wales to meet the 1977 holders of the Prince Philip Cup - the BANWEN PONY CLUB.
Film editor GEORGE AUCKLAND
Producer DAVID TURNBULL
with Donald Douglas The Spuddy by LILLIAN BECKWITH 1: Left Alone
Andy has gone to live with his aunt and uncle in the fishing port of Gaymal. New surroundings mean new problems for him, especially as he is completely dumb.
However, he makes one firm friend - a dog called The Spuddy.
'Why don't you just switch off your television set and go out and do something less boring instead?'
Your ideas, games and activities presented by the children of the Belfast Why Don't You....? gang
Film director TONY MCAULEY
Producer PETER CHARLTON
*Subtitles on Ceefax page 170
with Richard Whitmore and Frances Coverdale Weather JIM BACON
(London and SE: Financial Report, and News Headlines with subtitles)
A See-Saw programme with CAROL LEADER
Today it's the Chockagirl on the Chockatruck who puts a block into Chockablock's block slot; and what follows is Chock-a-Block with rhyming words and pictures.
Music PETER GOSLING
Graphic designer MINA MARTINEZ Director NICK WILSON
A Place for God on Earth
This year celebrates the 400th anniversary of the completion of this mighty building.
King Philip of Spain conceived the idea of it and supervised its construction down to the smallest detail. It was his obsession. Few buildings in the world can tell us more about their founder than this one.
Nicholas Baum leads a guided tour round the building and relates its history.
Hugh Casson talks about its architecture and construction.
Hugh Trevor-Roper examines some of the pictures and sculpture that Philip II collected.
Film editor JESSE PALMER Producer ANNE JAMES
The feature film starring Humphrey Bogart
Leslie Howard , Bette Davis
Alan Squier , a poet-intellectual wandering across Arizona, is befriended by a waitress, Gabrielle Maple , in an isolated petrol station cafe. Alan leaves with a couple who have stopped for petrol, but their car is held up by an escaped gangster, Duke Mantee. Trekking back to the cafe, they find Gabrielle is a hostage in the hands of the killer. Humphrey Bogart 's impressive portrayal of Mantee was destined to be a turning-point in his career.
Screenplay by CHARLES KENYON and DELMER DAVES
Based on the play by ROBERT E. SHERWOOD Directed by ARCHIE L. MAYO
Films: page 15
The Fishing Bear and Impossible Possum
Words, words, words, so many words Presenter Stuart Bradley
Guests Liz Watts , Bruce Thompson Story: Only Me by PENNY CASDAGLI
starring Brian Cant and Floella Benjamin with Delia Morgan Keith Woodhams and this week's guest: Tony Robinson and Jonathan Cohen with the Play Away Band
Musical director JONATHAN COHEN Producer JOHN SMITH
Series producer ANN REAY
The adventures of some kids who happen to live on the same street in Toronto - Degrassi Street. 3: Pete Takes a Chance
Pete and Chuck are brothers. Their father is in prison so the boys try to help their mother in different ways. Pete wants to 'get rich quick' but finds it isn't that easy to make 'easy money'.
Producers KIT HOOD and LINDA SCHUYLER A PLAYING WITH TIME film
The News and tonight's Weather with Nick Ross , Sarah Kennedy and Sally Magnusson
News read by Moira Stuart During the week:
HUGH SCULLY with Watchdog plus The Special Correspondents Your Sixty Minutes countdown
5.40 The News
6.38* Closing headlines
Narrated by Robert Powell
The new-born harp seal emerges into a hostile Arctic world up to 50 degrees centigrade colder than its mother's body. From then on it's a struggle for survival, achieved only by the animal's superb adaptation to its hostile environment. For these hardy infants the greatest enemy is man.
Written by CAREY NEWSON
Presented by DEREK ANDERSON BBC Bristol
*Subtitles on Ceefax page 170
The last of the series starring
Night of the Beast
When a syndicate of big city gamblers intent on turning an isolated mountain community into a gambling resort run up against local resistance, Jonathan finds he can bring some pressure to bear to diffuse the explosive situation.
Written by SAM EGAN
Directed by RUSS MAYBERRY
+ Subtitles on Ceefax page 170
by JOHN SULLIVAN starring David Jason and Nicholas Lyndhurst with Lennard Pearce Healthy Competition
Rodney feels it's time to 'go it alone' and prove himself. Del and Grandad aren t so sure....
Designer ANTONY THORPE
Produced and directed by RAY BUTT it Subtitles on Ceefax page 170
Harry, yard foreman:
A bike ride through 1,500 miles of America with Mike Harding
2: Virginia - Glory, Glory Hallelujah Mike takes to the hills of Appalachia to see history revisited. In Old Time Strasburg grown men turn trains into motels and in Harpers Ferry the ghost of John Brown stirs memories of the Civil War. But it is the music of Woody Simmons which haunts Mike when he meets the champion fiddler and shares 'Whiskey before breakfast'. A melody which lingers during his night under canvas.
Photography DAVID JACKSON Sound DENNIS CARTWRIGHT Film editor DAVID SHORE Producer CYRIL GATES BBC Manchester
with John Humphrys Weatherman
starring Oliver Reed
Donald Pleasence , Raymond Burr Susan George
Jim Wilson , a police lieutenant in a corrupt resort town, is tired of the brutal grind of his work and is about to leave for lighter duties elsewhere. But on his last day in the force a drama erupts: Janie, a bar singer, is taken hostage by her ex-lover, Frank, whom she has left for another man. A large-scale siege develops, with Jim Wilson facing the full pressures of his violent vocation....
Screenplay by DAVID PURSALL , JACK SEDDON and SYDNEY BANKS. Produced by MICHAEL KLINGER and JULIAN MELZACK
Directed by PETER COLLINSON. Films: page 15 (First showing on British television)
The last of six programmes Tatties and Cabers Donald Clerk is a farm manager to the laird and he has a passion for throwing things like hammers, 561b weights and tree trunks. He spends his days in high technology farming, his evenings strumming a guitar, and his weekends at the Highland Games.
Producer JOHN KENYON BBC Pebble Mill