The Great Train Robbery
The Hunter goes after the Fox and stops him in his tracks. (R)
What New at the Zoo
With the help of a picture-book given to them by Nanny, the babies imagine life as wild animals in the zoo.
Created for television by JIM HENSON
with Mike Read
Sarah Greene and Vicky Licorish
In store this morning top
British group Five Star with their latest video. Call them on [number removed]. The
Superstore's vet Nigel Taylor has hints on keeping pet rabbits and how to prepare them for showing at your local rabbit fancy. Radio 1 DJ Bruno Brookes is in with details of Time Against Time, a brand-new challenge game. Phillip Schofield has your comments on wildlife programmes in his TV Talkback, and record-breaking Roy Castle will be out and about with Keith and his delivery van.
With all the regular features, Mike and the gang have a packed morning of entertainment lined up, just for you!
Editor CHRIS BELLINGER
12.50 News Summary
Weather Michael Fish
Introduced by Desmond Lynam
Featuring Ice Hockey
Timetable* 12.20 Football Focus 12.55 Racing 1.10 Ski-ing 1.25 Racing 1.40 Boxing 1.55 Racing 2.10 Rallying 2.30 Cricket 3.10 Rugby League 3.50 Halftimes 3.55 Ice Hockey 4.35 Final Score
*Timings are subject to alteration
What's all this fuss about football in Scotland? Bob Wilson sheds light on the renaissance in the north.
Whitbread Trophy Bitter Test Match Great Britain v France MALCOLM REILLY'S first game as national coach is vital for the world finals next year. Commentators RAY FRENCH ALEX MURPHY
Fife Flyers v Dundee Rockets Home advantage may be the only thing in the Flyers' favour ... Commentators ALAN WEEKS. RED IMRIE
If it's Kitzbuehel it must be the Men's Downhill, and it is DAVID VINE commentating.
Another synonym - the Monte, first of the season, STEVE RIDER reporting.
Racing from Haydock
1.0 Premier Long Distance Hurdle Race (3m) 1.30 Haydock Park Champion Hurdle Trial (2m) 2.5 Peter Marsh 'Chase (A limited handicap. 3m) Commentators PETER O'SULLEVAN RICHARD PITMAN
England v West Indies Their second meeting in The World Series Cup in Australia.
from York Hall Grandstand's young prospect is DAVID DENT, undefeated at welterweight, against DARWIN BREWSTER. Commentator HARRY CARPENTER
Results of the games people played. Television presentation: Rugby League KEITH PHILLIPS Ice Hockey JOHNNIE WATHERSTON Ski-ing ORF, Austria Racing BOB DUNCAN Cricket CHANNEL 9, Australia Boxing ALAN GRIFFITHS Assistant editor, Grandstand BRIAN BARWICK Producer, Grandstand MARTIN HOPKINS Editor, Grandstand JOHN PHILIPS
with Jan Leeming ; Weather
Baby, You Can Drive My Car If sheer enthusiasm and a belief that 'to have wheels is to be a true American' were all it takes, Balki would cruise through his driving test. But it's not that easy and cousin Larry ends up being driven to distraction.
Written by CHIP KEYES . DOUG KEYES Directed by HOWARD STORM
with Jimmy Savile Your letter,
Was only the start of it, One letter,
And now you're a part of it. If you have an entertaining and original secret dream that you would like 'fixed' for yourself, or as a surprise for someone else, write to: Jimmy Savile, BBC
Television Centre, Wood Lane, London W12 8QT
Lighting ERIC WALLIS Sound PETER BARVILLE
Designer ERIC WALMSLEY Producer ROGER ORDISH * CEEFAX SUBTITLES
by JIMMY PERRY and DAVID CROFT featuring
Maplin's Holiday Camp, 1960 A Lack of Punch
Joe Maplin announces that the staff are to perform in short plays written by his girlfriend. Ted, unhappy at these new arrangements, hatches other plans.
Directed by ROBIN CARR
Produced by DAVID CROFT (R) * CEEFAX SUBTITLES
Sqn Ldr Clive Dempster, DFC:
starring Bob Monkhouse More exciting prizes to be won on television's bingo quiz show as four hopeful contestants compete for the chance of a dream holiday when one of them wins the final round of Bob's Full House. Game devised by TERRY MARDELL. DAVID MOORE Programme associate COLIN EDMONDS
Lighting FRED WRIGHT Sound JOHN DELANY Director GEOFF MILES
Producer BRIAN WHTTEHOUSE
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In this week's show
Paul Daniels goes to the Telecom Tower to conduct a spectacular experiment in thought-control, with links to nine BBC regions, and challenges ex-jockey Bob Champion to a horse race with playing cards. He also introduces his remarkable international guests: from Germany, showman illusionist Hans Moretti , making a welcome return to the show, and from the USA Nathalie Enterline with her unique blend of manipulation, dance and baton-twirling.
Special guest appearances by Kay Alexander , Wendy Austin Noreen Bray , Jane Franchi Stuart Hall , Sue King
Mike Neville , Bruce Parker atewart White
Featuring DEBBIE MCGEE
Musical director KEN JONES
Programme associate ALI BONGO technical consultant GIL LEANEY
Sound HUGH BARKER Lighting BILL MILLAR Designer DACRE PUNT
Director MICHAEL LEGGO Produced by JOHN FISHER * CEEFAX SUBTITLES
created by ROBERT BANKS STEWART starring John Nettles in desirable Little Residence by ROD BEACHAM with Terence Alexander Louise Jameson Sean Arnold Guest stars
George Shane and Richard Graham
Why is an ordinary poky little bungalow worth all the fuss - even worth murder? rheme music by GEORGE FENTON Script editor JOHN CHAPMAN Film editor PAUL GARRICK Designer KEN LEDSHAM
Photography KEN WESTBURY
Produced by JONATHAN ALWYN Directed by ROBERT TRONSON
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Det Con Goddard:
This edition of the series will be reviewed on See You Did Sid, Ludovic Kennedy 's special edition for dyslexic gas-share holders.
Written by JASPER CARROTT BARRY CRYER. PAUL B. DAVIES
SIMON FANSHAWE. JON STEPHEN FINK DICK HILLS. CHRISTIAN HOWGILL JOHN LANGDON. STEVE PUNT NEIL SHAND
Designer RAYMOND CUSICK
Sound supervisor HUGH BARKER Lighting director DICKIE HIGHAM
Director GEOFF MILES Producer BILL WILSON
with Jan Leeming Weather
starring and Disenfranchised
A harrowing case of a little girl's alleged sexual abuse at the hands of her father finds Cagney and Lacey up against a system that appears not to work for the innocents. As professional detachment becomes impossible, Mary Beth faces awkward questions about responsibility to her own family.
Written by DANIEL FREUDENBERGER Directed by JAMES FRAWLEY
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Mary Beth Lacey:
The World Series Cup England v West Indies
The Adelaide Oval is the venue for the latest round of qualifying matches in this 50-over competition.
Highlights are introduced by RICHIE BENAUD. Television presentation CHANNEL 9. Australia
Sidney Poitier Bill Cosby
In this energetic comedy, Atlanta milkman Clyde and his fast-talking friend Billy plan to take their wives to New Orleans on holiday. At the same time they are worried because their lodge, The Sons and Daughters of Shaka, is short of$50,000 for a new meeting place. The resourceful pair conjure up a scheme to raise cash using Clyde's skill as an amateur hypnotist, but soon fall foul of a gang of high-stakes bookies and crooks.
Screenplay by RICHARD WESLEY Produced by MELVILLE TUCKER Directed by SIDNEY POITIER
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