Selina Scott and Nick Ross with the midweek mix of news and features and their guest of the day.
Mike Smith presents television's first look at the new pop charts at 7.32; and Gilly Love with more hints for DIY experts.
9.0 Pages from Ceefax
Presenter Kate Copstick Guest Ben Bazell
Story: No Roses for Harry by GENE ZION
With more and more vehicles on the road every week, safety in the car is becoming increasingly important. Lalita Ahmed ,
Rupinder Kaur Gill of the Road Safety Unit and Swaran Talwar discuss in-car protection for all the family.
An Asian Unit presentation BBC Pebble Mill
with Richard Whitmore and Frances Coverdale Weather BILL GILES
12.57 Regional News
(London and SE: Financial
Report, and News Headlines with subtitles)
More from The Rev John Eley as The Cooking Canon
Entertains; and there are bound to be hints about looking after animals when the guest is Eddie Straiton , veterinary adviser to many radio and television programmes.
A See Saw programme
Narration Ray Brooks
A See-Saw programme with Brian Cant
The Benson and Hedges Masters
Terry Griffiths v Bill Werbeniuk
Both Terry Griffiths and Bill Werbeniuk will be hoping the new year will bring a change in their fortunes after some very disappointing results in 1984. DAVID ICKE introduces live coverage from the start of this afternoon's best-of-nine-frames match.
CLIVE EVERTON Summariser
Producers RICHARD TILUNG
BILL TAYLOR , KEITH MACKENZIE
Executive producer NICK HUNTER
3.48 Regional News
Can you name two black animals and two white?
Presenter Brian Jameson Guest Sarah Long
Story: Magic Tree in Winter by HANNAH E. GLEASE Illustrated by GILLIAN EMBLETON
A cartoon adventure series about Petey, the brave puppy who goes half across the world in search of his master. His friends Dolly, Duke, Dash and Lucky go with him and take part in his amazing adventures.
by DICK KING SMITH
Read by Tony Aitken for Jackanory Part 2
The Teen Angels visit the university to see the Professor's new robot and discover it isn't all that it seems.
Presented by Sarah Greene and Paul McDowell
Written by Clive Doig
5- The invention of things that fit the leg-socks, stockings, the knitting machine and nylon, and a brief history of beauty competitions. starring MADELINE SMITH SYLVESTER MCCOY, MIKE SAVAGE, SIMON GIPPS-KENT and JULIA BINSTED
More inventions by WILF LUNN
Make-up LESLEY ROUVRAY-LAWSON
Produced and directed by CLIVE DOIG
Produced and directed by:
starring Lennie Bennett Stan Boardman
The sparkling celebrity laughter show where the stars, armed with secret phrases, pit their wits against each other. Guests this week: Barbara Windsor
Norman Collier , John Inman Janet Brown
Devised and presented by Gyles Brandreth
Journeys this week include a trip for Lennie and Janet to Ancient Egypt, and a stop-over on a tropical desert island for Barbara and Norman.
Designer SHIRLEY MILLER Director JOHN ROONEY
Producer PETER RIDSDALE SCOTT BBC Manchester
with Sue Lawley and Nicholas Witchell
London Plus, Spotlight Points West, Look East North West Tonight Look North, South Today
Dave Lee Travis introduces some famous hit records from the past helped by various film makers who were asked to present the 'images' that these great old songs created for them. This is what they saw. Producer JOHN KING BBC Pebble Mill
The Benson and Hedges Masters
Steve Davis v Alex Higgins Snooker's biggest venue was sold out before Christmas for the best-of-nine-frames match between the hottest properties in the world of snooker.
DADID ICKE sets the scene and introduces live coverage as the UK and World
Champion pits his wits against the People's Champion.
A shattered Bobby is left wondering about the way life repeats itself, while J.R. and Cliff mirror each other's concern at the turn of events and become strange bedfellows. Both Pam and Jenna prepare for trips abroad and, for Bobby, there is just one more shock in store....
Written by DAVID PAULSEN
Directed by LEONARD KATZMAN
with John Humphrys and the BBC's reporters and correspondents around the world
A series of filmed documentaries about the way people live now.
Their weapons are razors, scissors and rat-tail combs. Their long months of training have had a special edge, because they know they are up against some of the sharpest competition in the world: 'I've never been in an international yet where there hasn't been any cheating - the Italians and French do their fair share and in 1978 the Germans cheated so much they were disqualified.' Representing the British gents are Simon, Tino, Rocco and Trevor. For the ladies, John, Paul, Andrew and Chris.
Follow the contest as the British boys snip for gold under the hot arc lights of the 1984 World Hairdressing Championships in Las Vegas. It's a cut-throat battle, with the risk of skulduggery at front, back and sides.
Photography COLIN MUNN
Film editor CHARLES DAVIES
Executive producer PETER PAGNAMENTA
Producer RUTH JACKSON
with Harry Carpenter International Snooker The Benson and Hedges Masters
The final frames of tonight's battle between ALEX HIGGINS and STEVE DAVIS. The first to nine frames will gain a place in the quarter-final. Football
Highlights of one of tonight's FA Cup Fourth Round replays and a round-up of all this evening's games.
Commentator JOHN MOTSON Barber and Slater
How do you follow the world's best-known skaters? That's the task facing
KAREN BARBER and NICKY SLATER , the new British ice dance champions, at the European Championships next week. DAVID ICKE reports. Television presentation: Snooker NICK HUNTER
Football JOHN SHREWSBURY Skating CHARLES BALCHIN Producer ROGER MOODY Editor JOHN ROW LINSON