A See-Saw programme
Written by Julie Holder
Posey is told to keep a secret 'under her hat'. But where's her hat?
The 1984 International Games for the Disabled
In June 1,600 athletes from 46 nations met on Long Island, New York, to compete for their own gold, silver and bronze. Teams from mainland China and from Hong Kong were there, following a one-man, fund-raising 'marathon' from Peking to Hong Kong.
While there may be no one yet who runs as fast as Seb Coe , or who throws as far as Tessa Sanderson , that may be just a matter of time. ARNIE BOLDT of Canada has high-jumped 7 feet on his one leg, and many other athletes produce recognisably excellent performances.
These games were not just about winning. In New York there was competition, and there was fellowship as well. Written and presented by Cliff Morgan
Cameraman IAN KENNEDY
Producer JEFF GODDARD
As the festive season continues Asian Magazine celebrates Guru Govind Singh's birthday with a shabad, and welcomes the coming of the New Year with entertainment from Mehnaz, Sudha Malhotra
Asha Gulhane , Salamat Ali and Pratap and Priya Pawar Producer YOUSUF AZIZ
Executive producer ASHOK RAMPAL BBC Pebble Mill
Today: Old Friends
A sheriff turned bounty-hunter and a man with a price on his head involve Ben, a one-time friend of both men, in a deadly manhunt.
Written by BARNEY SLATER , JOHN HAWKINS
Directed by LEON BENSON
for the last Sunday of the year from the Old Parish Church, Peebles
Conducted by the Minister The Rev
David C. MacFarlane. Preacher The Rev Ada Younger Lessons: Isaiah 60, vv 1-6 St Matthew 2, vv 1-12
Praise: For thy mercy and thy grace (Orientis partibus); God of grace and God of glory (Rhuddlan); Christ is made the sure foundation (Westminster)
Organist and choirmaster IAIN CRUICKSHANKS
Television presentation RAY SHORT BBC Scotland
News, views and entertainment for the deaf and hard-of-hearing, with subtitles and sign language. with Maggie Woolley and Clive Mason
Sign language interpretation by John Lee
Produced by CHARLES PASCOE
When Alice falls for a young man who begs for a living, Harry is horrified - until he meets the boy's parents.... A HANNA-BARBERA production
Out in the Cold Narrated by David Attenborough So you think it's cold outside! Yet many animals and plants thrive in the coldest places on earth.
As we yearn for a hint of spring, seals are swimming after food under the Arctic ice, and on the highest mountains minute algae survive in permanent snow. Some animals must produce antifreeze to stay alive on the coldest continent of all, the Antarctic - where the emperor penguin chooses to breed in the dark of the harsh polar winter. vFilm editor LAURIE JONES Written and presented by ADRIAN WARREN
Series producer PETER BALE BBC Bristol
starring Amy Grant ,
Petra Steve Taylor and Some Band The Mighty Clouds of Joy and the Rez Band
Some of the world's top gospel stars are seen live in concert at venues ranging from a small church in New York State to a giant open air theme park in California. Film cameramen
JIM PEIRSON , COLIN CASE Sound RON BROWN
Film editor GLEN HYDE
Assistant producer ANN RICHARDSON Produced and directed by JIM MURRAY
starring Michael Caine
Stanley Baker Jack Hawkins
1879. Having inflicted one heavy defeat on the British army the disciplined warriors of Cetewayo march in towards the small army garrison at
Rorke's Drift. Lt John Chard and Lt Gonville Bromhead desperately rally their meagre forces: 8 officers and 97 men against 4,000 Zulus! Stanley Baker and Michael Caine star in this stunning reconstruction of a heroic episode of army history.
Screenplay by JOHN PREBBLE and CY ENDFIELD Produced by STANLEY BAKER and CY ENDFIELD Directed by CY ENDFIELD
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Lt Chard, RE:
The Rev Witt:
Pte Henry Hook:
tells his own story
The Old Man of Lochnagar for Jackanory
'Not all that long ago, when children were even smaller and people had especially hairy knees, there lived an old man of Lochnagar.' So begins a saga involving tame grouse, ticklish eagles, sea-haggis, capercaillie and even Gorms - all apparently to be found on the royal estate at Balmoral.
Illustrations SIR HUGH CASSON Producer ANGELA BEECHING Adapted and directed by CHRISTINE SECOMBE *CEEFAX SUBTITLES
with Cliff Michelmore
Anne Gregg and John Carter The best travel show on television is back with a new series. John Carter gets off to a supersonic start, flying Concorde to the Caribbean. He reports on the 'paradise island' holiday of a lifetime, to be won in a new Holiday /RADIO TIMES competition.
The island of Corfu is the focus of a report by Anne Gregg. She takes a look at what a 'Club' holiday has to offer-how does it differ from the normal package? Frank and Nesta Bough take to the road in France for the first in a series of reports as they progress through The French
Selection, a new book to accompany the programme. In the studio the latest news and comment.
Producer TOM SAVAGE
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adapted from his book by KEITH WATERHOUSE starring and and and
and the Albion Players
On arrival at British Albion, Mr Gryce felt that his lack of ambition would be completely fulfilled. There was a luncheon voucher scheme, a pension fund, paid holidays - and (apparently) nothing much doing between the hours of nine to five.
Then his colleagues began to take an unhealthy interest in him. They asked questions he couldn't answer, and answered questions he hadn't asked. Only the lovely Pam made life bearable, but even she was not quite what she seemed....
Music composed and conducted by TREVOR JONES
Script adviser T. E. B. CLARKE
Sound CHRIS KING and KEN HAINS Photography DAVID WHITSON Film editor JOHN STOTHART Designer JOHN ASBRIDGE
Produced and directed by IAN KEILL t FEATURE: page 150
with Jan Leeming Weather
A traditional part of the Christmas story is the flight to Egypt: Joseph, Mary and Jesus forced to flee from
Herod to safety in a strange land. In tonight's Songs of Praise Sally Magnusson meets some contemporary Christians who have been forced to escape from persecution. Zika Prvulovich , an Orthodox Christian from Serbia, tells of his astonishing overland journey across the Alps to freedom; the exiled Bishop in Iran,
Hassan Dehqani-Tafti , recalls the attempts made on his life and Ronnie Moodley , a South African, shows Sally something of his work of caring for an exiled community. They share their traditional Christmas hymns and songs in St Paul's Church, Birmingham, which for many years has been a meeting-place for Polish
Lutherans in this country. Research DIANE REID
Film director LELIA GUINERY-GREEN Producer MICHAEL SHOESMITH
Series producer STEPHEN WHITTLE
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written by ROY CLARKE starring Bill Owen
Peter Sallis , Brian Wilde with Jane Freeman
Joe Gladwin , Kathy Staff in The Loxley Lozenge
A previous experience with Wesley Pegden and his home-made racing car should have been warning enough. But when Compo, Clegg and Foggy learn that the chap needs expert assistance with what can only be described as a once-in-a-lifetime discovery, how could they refuse?
Music RONNIE HAZLEHURST Visual effects CHRIS LAWSON
Film cameraman ALAN STEVENS Film editor JOHN WILKINSON Designer STEPHEN FAWCETT Produced and directed by ALAN J. W. BELL
Alan J. W.
The last of a series in ten episodes. Home and Dry written by GEOFF MCQUEEN
Robby Box has saved up nearly all the money he needs to get straight with the tax man. But now he hears that an American, Mr Poker himself, has just flown in ... Jan's neighbour... ERIC MASON Photography PAUL WHEELER Film editor SUE WYATT
Producer TERENCE WILLIAMS Director DAVID REYNOLDS
The Oscar-winning film starring
Meryl Streep with Justin Henry This hugely successful film is an intensely moving and often funny depiction of contemporary relationships. Ted Kramer is consumed with his career as a hardworking advertising executive. His wife Joanna, left practically on her own to raise their 6-year-old son Billy, finds she can no longer cope. She leaves Ted and he is forced to discover the hardship and joy of looking after Billy by himself. But 15 months later she returns, claiming custody of her child and sparking off a tense courtroom drama, a tug of love between opposing parents....
Judge HOWLAND CHAMBERLAIN Produced by STANLEY R. JAFFE Written and directed by ROBERT BENTON
(First showing on British television)
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Jan Leeming ; Weatherman
'Why should they pity me?
I'm a normal person, I live a normal life, so they've got no cause to feel sorry for me. It makes me mad.' Julia Gates is 22 years old, a keen horsewoman and both deaf and blind. In conversation with Julia and other deaf/blind people John Lee discovers that their world of silence and darkness is illuminated by resources of personality, opinion and vivid imagination. This film challenges us to reappraise our view of this dual handicap - and ourselves. Producer CHARLES PASCOE Director SAM BERRISFORD
A COMMUNITY PROGRAMME UNIT production. (With subtitles)
It's curly-haired, it's bubbly, it's Max Boyce - with RICHARD DAVIES. JANE FREEMAN
SUE RODERICK. GEOFF MORGAN Special guests
The Richard Williams
Junior Singers � Sound PETER J. HUNT , Lighting MIKE BAKER - Designer GERALD MURPHY Produced and directed by GARETH ROWLANDS BBC Wales
for the Epson Trophy
Severiano Ballesteros , Open Champion, and Lee Trevino , USPGA Champion, engage in a fascinating duel, using just one selected club each. Peter AUiss introduces the coverage over nine holes of the Old Course at St Andrews. Producer RICHARD TILLING Executive producer HAROLD ANDERSON