A programme for children at home
Today's story is "The Balloon Seller" by Catherine Gavin
(Repeated on BBC1 and BBC Wales at 4.20 pm)
Author (The Balloon Seller):
The Abortion Law Reform Act, that still controversial measure, was a private member's bill piloted through Parliament against a background of intense organised lobbying. Even so, could it have passed without the sympathy, at least, of the officially neutral administration?
Introduced by John Tidmarsh
with The Archbishop of Canterbury, Rt Hon Douglas Houghton, CH, MP, Mrs Vera Houghton, David Steel, MP, Norman St John-Stevas, MP, Arthur Davidson, MP, Dr Derek Stevenson
The Archbishop of Canterbury [Michael
Rt Hon Douglas
Reporting the world tonight
John Timpson and Peter Woods and the reporters and correspondents, at home and abroad, of BBC News
for the BBC2 Trophy
Leigh, one of the most exciting sides in Rugby League, face up to Wakefield Trinity whose cup fighting tradition is well known
A series of weekly programmes featuring some of Britain's top jazz artists at Europe's Number 1 Jazz Club
The Graham Collier Sextet
Stan Sultzman (saxophone), Nick Evans (trombone), Harold Beckett (flugelhorn), Karl Jenkins (piano, oboe), Graham Collier (bass), John Marshall (drums)
Bass player Graham Collier was the first British musician to win a scholarship to, and graduate from, the Berklee School of Music in Boston, USA.In 1967 he obtained an Arts Council bursary to compose an extended work for jazz orchestra called Workpoints. Tonight he features mostly material from his recent Lp Down Another Road, one item of which features an exciting solo by the group's pianist, Karl Jenkins, on an unusual double - the oboe.
Introduced by Ronnie Scott
Written by Alfred Hayes
starring Shirley Booth, Carol Lynley, Donnelly Rhodes, Charles Drake
The whimsical story of the most innocent of 'little old ladies' who hasn't the slightest suspicion that her European vacation is being used as a cover for a smuggling operation: this week's story in a season of new television feature films made in America and never before seen in this country
Produced and directed by:
Tonight Europa goes into colour to look at two very different faces of Communism - the vast enigma of Mao's China and the 'ramshackle power-house of revolution' in the Western hemisphere that is Castro's Cuba.
Recently the German television station of SWF Baden Baden showed two vivid portraits of life in these countries. So tonight Europa looks at China and Cuba through German eyes.
Introduced by Derek Hart
Talk, argument, people, diversion with Joan Bakewell, Michael Dean, Tony Bilbow, Sheridan Morley