A programme for children at home.
Today's story is called "Smithson" by Valerie Pitts
Direct from Grenoble.
Competitors from more than thirty nations meet at today's spectacular ceremony in Grenoble as the Olympic Flame is lit to signal the inauguration of the 10th Winter Olympic Games. Outside broadcast cameras bring you the whole ceremony in colour via the Eurovision link.
Presented by the French Television Service
Written by Michel Faure and Joe Cremona.
For absolute beginners in French.
With Francois Brincourt, Malon Pantera and Andre Maranne, Pamela Stirling
(Repeated: Saturday, 10.30 a.m. BBC-1)
The World Tonight
Reporting: John Timpson and Peter Woods
with Martin Bell, Michael Blakey, Michael Clayton, Tom Mangold, Brian Saxton, David Tindall, Richard Whitmore and the correspondents, at home and abroad, of BBC News. (Colour)
Life ...in the animal world.
Why did man choose the dog to be his best friend?
What are the characteristics possessed by the Canidae generally that cement its bond to Homo sapiens so effectively? Are there any pitfalls facing our society when we choose to alter a dog's shape to suit our fancy?
A search to answer these and other questions relating to the dog is conducted by Kenneth Allsop.
with Devra Kleiman
Dr. Eleanor Frankling
Dr. Desmond Morris
A Veterinary Surgeon
(from the South and West)
A contest between teams from
Eric Knight, Molly Harding, John Wallace
Norman Bradley, Ivy Dixon, Humphrey Lewis
Introduced by Derek Hart.
A weekly programme which focuses on people and the situations which shape their lives
Reporters: Jim Douglas Henry, Angela Huth, Jeremy James, John Percival, Trevor Philpott, Desmond Wilcox, Harold Williamson
This week: Daughters of America
The first all-film Man Alive of the new series - from the United States
The machine age has freed women in America as never before, given them time to be more than just housewives and mothers. They have become 'joiners' - Eight out of ten American women belong to an organisation or a society. Five out of ten belong to several. Now the hand that rocks the cradle, while it may not rule the world, can at least carry the banner, protest against government, and write to the senator. Organised women in America are a powerful force. Few men - and hardly any politicians - would dare to take them lightly.
A French film with English sub-titles.
Starring Catherine Demongeot, Philippe Noiret
The gay adventures of a precocious child in Paris. (Colour)
Based on the novel by:
with Michael Dean, Joan Bakewell, Tony Bilbow, Brian King and Sheridan Morley.
"At midnight in the silence of the sleeptime" (Robert Browning)