with Frank Bough and Nick Ross
For new timetable see Monday. Including today: the latest in pop videos with Mike Smith at 7.32; Lynn Faulds Wood presents Danger Watch - a consumer notebook; Steve Blacknell looks at weekend events in What's On; Glyn Worsnip 's reflections on the past week in Worsnip's Diary; Glynn Christian has shopping advice from Glynn's Barrow; and Alan Titchmarsh answers your gardening Problems on [number removed]. Also School's Out.
with Moira Stuart and Frances Coverdale
Weather News BILL GILES
12.57 Regional News (London and SE: Financial Report, and News Headlines with subtitles)
Today: the Broadcasting
Press Guild Awards, at which television critics make their choice of the best programmes. Some of Britain s leading actors and actresses, presenters and television journalists are in the foyer to talk about their successes.
A See-Saw programme
2.5 Pages from Ceefax
3.48 Regional News
Presenter Ben Bazell Guest Sarah Long
Story: Mr McFinn and Mme Splatt by K. BUCHANAN
(Rpt. Repeated nert Fri morning)
by ANTONIA BARKER
Told by Jonathon Morris for Jackanory: part 5
Chairman Richard Stilgoe Will one of today's teams win a BBC computer?
They're from BRACKLEY
JUNIOR SCHOOL, Brackley and REASIDE MIDDLE SCHOOL, Birmingham
If you're entering the Finders Keepers giant anagram competition, have a pencil and paper ready for this week's letters.
Format devised by ROBERT GOULD Designer CHRIS WEBSTER Producer IAN OLIVER
With the new BMX bikes racing season due to start next month, John Craven reports on: BMX Bikes - the Craze Turned Sport. It came to Britain from America about four years ago and it has now become a highly organised £100-million sport with hundreds of competitions held every year throughout the country. Producer NICK HEATHCOTE Editor ERIC ROWAN
by FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT Dramatised by DOROTHEA BROOKING
2: The Cry in the Corridor Mary makes a discovery which may help her in her search for the garden.
Film cameraman JOHN BAKER
Producer DOROTHEA BROOKING
Mr Archibald Craven:
Presented by Mike Smith Sarah Greene , Jan Ravens and Nick Rowan report the show business events of the week. This week's Friday People include Michael Palin and Terry Gilliam, who launch their new film Brazil. Director BRUCE THOMPSON Producer JANE LUSH
Sue Lawley and Nicholas Witchell présent 30 minutes of the latest pictures, stories and events of the day from Britain and around the world. followed by Weather News
London Plus, Spotlight
South Today, Points West Look East, Look North North West Tonight Midlands Today
'It's the chat show with a difference - the one with a million guests. It'll be like one of the Ewing barbecues! Join me - if you can spot me among the milling throng-for tonight's show!' Designer GRAEME STORY Director MICHAEL LEGGO
Producer GORDON ELSBURY
Series producer FRANCES WHITAKER
with Paul Daniels
Which of the six hopeful contestants can correctly identify the words, picture or piece of music as the odd one out and win useful, attractive or fun prizes? Join
Paul Daniels for half an hour of sharp wit and brain-searching. Produced by arrangement with RALPH EDWARDS PRODUCTIONS and ACTION TIME LTD
Based on an original format devised by MARK MAXWELL-SMITH Sound MALCOLM JOHNSON Lighting HENRY BARBER Designer TONY SNOADEN Director DAVID TAYLOR Producer PAUL CIANI
Starsky and Hutch are Guilty When Starsky and Hutch are reported for assault and the word goes out that they are on the take, the two cops find themselves suspended from duty. Have they really betrayed their badge or is this a case of double trouble? Huggy Bear...ANTONIO FARGAS
Written by DAVID P. HARMON Directed by BOB KELLJAN
with Julia Somerville
Weekend Weather News BILL GILES
by AGATHA CHRISTIE dramatised in two parts by JULIA JONES
2: Miss Marple's instinct proves all too true. And there are further macabre twists in store.
(The next Miss Marple story, A
Murder is Announced, begins next Thursday at 9.25 pm)
* CEEFAX SUBTITLES
The Miss Marple theme music is available as a BBC single, RESL 153
A Kingdom for a Stage
'I think Larry was bom a great actor. He fully comes to life and is fully realised as a human being when he's acting. But he is more than that; he's been a measuring mark for people to measure themselves by ... a signpost, as well as the sign itself'
(SIR ANTHONY QUAYLE )
The first of three programmes describes
Laurence Olivier 's progress from the gauche son of a parson to an international Hollywood star and actor/ co-director of a sensational series of theatrical successes at the Old Vic - including his legendary performance as Richard m.
Film extracts from: Fire Over England, Wuthering Heights, Rebecca, Twenty-one Days, Pride and Prejudice,
Lady Hamilton, Henry V, Richard III.
Among those taking part: Claire Bloom, Sir Douglas
Fairbanks Jr, Greer Garson , Sir John Gielgud. Stewart Granger , Bernard Hepton , James Mason ,
Sir John Mills , John Mortimer ,
Sir Anthony Quayle , Jean Simmons , Lady Walton Research JUDY BRAMWELL
Film editor MICHAEL CROZIER Produced by BRIDGET WINTER
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starring David Essex Ringo Starr
Jim MacLaine is 18, good-looking, bright-and fed up. On the day of his A-level exam he decides that pop music, a taste of freedom and - hopefully - girls will prove more important than schooling. David Essex plays Jim in this evocative and humorous portrait of Britain in the late 50s and early 60s.
Screenplay by RAY CONNOLLY Produced by DAVID PUTTNAM and SANFORD UEBERSON
Directed by CLAUDE WHATHAM
(Stardust, the sequel to this film, will be shown next Friday)
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