A programme for children at home
Today's story: "The Big Picture"
(Repeated on BBC-1 and BBC Wales at 4.20 p.m.)
Introduced by D.R.C. Holmes, C.Eng., A.M.I.Prod.E.
(Repeated next week on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday on BBC-1 and BBC Wales)
Accompanying pamphlet: see page 42
The World Tonight
Reporting: John Timpson, Peter Woods and the reporters and correspondents, at home and abroad, of BBC News
followed by The Weather
Looking at the news and the men behind the news in the world of money
Introduced by Brian Widlake, John Tusa, Graham Turner
from the Aldeburgh Festival Concert Hall
A weekly series featuring some of the world's top jazz artists in concert
The Stars of Faith
In a programme of gospel songs
accompanied on piano by John Thompson
Introduced by Benny Green
(The Stars of Faith appear by arrangement with Harold Davison)
The Stars of
by Nicholas Bethell
from a short story by Frank O'Connor
[Starring] Jack Wild as Jackie, Eddie Byrne as The Priest, Pippy Duncalfe as Nora,
Sheila Manahan as Gran
Jackie has some terrible sins to admit to at his very first confession including a plan to murder his grandmother and cut her body up into little pieces. Gran gleefully believes his penance will be very severe indeed once the priest hears. But when Jackie returns home it's not sackcloth and ashes he wears - but a halo.
(Jack Wild, who plays the part of Jackie, recently scored a great success as the Artful Dodger in the film version of Lionel Bart's musical "Oliver!")
Man and science today
Venereal diseases - or sexually transmitted diseases as doctors now call them - are infecting more and more people all over the world. In Britain they may soon be commoner than measles.
Tonight's programme explains which are the main sexual diseases. It shows what causes them; what they do to people; how they can be recognised and treated; and what can be done to teach young people, who are most at risk, how to avoid infection or at least to know when they are infected.
The "sexual revolution" is regarded as a major cause of the rise in sexual disease, and most experts believe the rise will continue unless there is a change in human behaviour. Otherwise hope must lie in the results of research - but very little is being done.
(See page 35)
The thrills of fishing for salmon with Peter Anderson
by Fyodor Dostoevsky
A second chance to see this dramatisation in six parts by Hugh Leonard.
Nikolay has been approached by a convict who, at Pyotr's instigation, offers to murder Nikolay's wife Marya and her brother. Pyotr continues visiting the Governor, von Lembke.
(Shown on Saturday)
The end of today in front of tomorrow with Michael Dean, Joan Bakewell, Tony Bilbow, Brian King, Sheridan Morley and tonight's guests