7.10 What Value Nuclear Protests?
7.35 Physics: Magnetism
8.0 Docklands Light Railway (1)
with Cheryl Baker and Mark Curry
Are you scared of bats? - Phil Richardson isn't - he's one of Britain's battiest people and he thinks they're fascinating - he's around to explode a few myths about these much maligned creatures.
Radio l's Janice Long dashes in with a stack of hot hits and her view of the current pop scene - as well as joining in the jokes.
Bucks Fizz are back, with their new single.
Butlerfax! Liverpool's wizard of trivia, Billy Butler , accompanied by the amazing Hilda, pops up to take on the audience in a contest of useless facts and unimportant information. You can watch the Soup
Dragon, Penelope Pitstop and the Hunter and a host of cartoon characters.
And you can win some great prizes and see and hear the latest and best in videos. The address is:
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Dale Robertson Vincent Price Sally Forest
An Arabian nights fantasy with excitement and adventure, in which the star of many Westerns
Dale Robertson plays the dashing, virile Sinbad, and horror specialist Vincent Price his friend Omar Khayyam. When Sinbad is captured by the evil Caliph of Baghdad, he learns that he must solve a closely-guarded secret to gain his freedom.
Screenplay by AUBREY WISBERG and JACK POLLEXFON
Produced by ROBERT SPARKS Directed by TED TETZLAFF
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Weather News Bill Giles
Coverage of Grandstand continues at 6.10pm.
with Moira Stuart
starring Keith Harris with Orville, Cuddles and Dippy and special star guests Nick Heyward
The Simmons Brothers
Keith and his friends welcome top pop star Nick Heyward and comedy duo
The Simmons Brothers with a variation on the 'swords through the cabinet' routine that will have you in stitches. From Holland comes glamorous and talented young flautist
Berdien Stenberg and, in Orville's theatre, take a trip back to Dickensian London in his own version of Oliver Tweet. Written by BRIAN MARSHALL and DAVID MCKELLAR
Musical director BARRY FRANCIS Sound supervisor LEN SHOREY
Lighting director PETER CATLETT
Designer ANDREE WELSTEAI ) HORNBY Produced and directed by PAUL CIANI
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Written by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais
Starring Rodney Bewes as Bob and James Bolam as Terry
The lads are desperate not to find out a soccer score until the evening TV recording.
Ceremony and Italy v Bulgaria
(Group A) Live from Mexico City
In the massive Azteca
Stadium, football's biggest festival gets under way this evening, watched by a television audience of millions throughout the world. Italy, as World Cup holders, play the opening match of the tournament, and will include the bulk of the side which won the trophy in Spain four years ago. Their first opponents in Group A are Bulgaria, who last appeared in the finals in 1974, but who finished runners-up to France only on goal difference in their qualifying group.
Coverage of the whole match is preceded by a colourful opening ceremony featuring a parade by representatives of the 24 finalists, including
England, Northern Ireland and Scotland, whose games begin early next week.
Commentary team for the match is JOHN MOTSON and JIMMY HILL , and for the ceremony BARRY DAVIES , while there's expert opinion also from BOBBY CHARLTON and TERRY VENABLES.
Introduced by Desmond Lynam
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The two first ladies of the New York Police Department starring
Andrew Brennan , an outstanding West Point cadet, is held on a narcotics charge but Christine's doubts over his guilt meet an obstacle - a young man's inflexible sense of honour.
Mary Beth proudly shows off the latest Lacey, but is it pride or something more disturbing that prevents her meeting someone called Martin Zabiskie ?
Written by LIZ COE and STEVE BROWN Directed by GEORG STANFORD BROWN
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Mary Beth Lacey:
with Moira Stuart Weather News
Ernest Borgnine Martin Penwald , known on the CB wavelength as 'Rubber
Duck', and his fellow truckers 'Spider Mike' and 'Pig Pen' are caught speeding in Arizona by the truckers' enemy Sheriff Lyle Wallace.
Gathering a Golumn of trucks behind them they head for the safety of the state line.
Soon the column grows into a mighty convoy, rolling along the highways, crashing through police roadblocks and armed ambushes ...
Screenplay by B. w. L. NORTON
Produced by ROBERT M. SHERMAN Directed by SAM PECKINPAH
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Martin Penwald 'Rubber Duck':
'Dirty' Lyle Wallace:
Bobby 'Pig Pen':
Governor Gerry Haskins:
When Helene Delambre confesses to killing her scientist husband
Andre in a hydraulic press her explanation seems more fantastic than the crime. Experimenting with a matter transmitter
Andre's early success took a frightening turn when he used the machine on himself - without seeing a tiny companion crawling near him ...
Screenplay by JAMES CLAVELL from a story by GEORGE LANGELAAN
Produced and directed by KURT NEUMANN
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