The Pedlar and his Cat
Guest storyteller: Frank Windsor Presenters:
JULIE STEVENS , STUART MCGUGAN
Pianist MICHAEL OMER
Designer PHILIP LINDLEY
Scriptwriter/Director NICK WILSON Producer ANNE GOBEY
Executive producer crwrai* FELGATE
Or How to Examine Your Inside from the Outside
The Royal Institution Annual Cliristmas Lectures to Young People by Heinz Wolff of the Medical Research Council 6: Signals from the Mind
We send signals about our mental state to each other all the time-laughter, tears, expressions. These signals are a simple code adequate for daily life - but to understand someone's personality a much more subtle code has to be understood.
Television presentation by BRIAN JOHNSON
with Robin Day , Richard Kershaw The News from Kenneth Kendall.
What and who will be the dominant topics and prominent people in Newsday in 1976? Tonight's guests, who are all likely to figure in this year's headlines, give their forecasts, serious and not so serious, for the year ahead.
BBC2 Snooker Championship The 1975 Final
Defending champion Graham Miles (Birmingham) who won the title in 1974 at his first attempt against
Dennis Taylor (Blackburn) who has beaten Pulman, Davis and Rex Williams to reach the final in his first Pot Black tournament
The winner receives the Pot Black trophy and the first prize of £100. Also a prize for the scorer of the highest break in the competition and featuring the Shot of the Series.
Presentation by Joe Davis , OBE Introduced by ALAN WEEKS Referee SYDNEY LEE
Commentator TED LOWE
Director JIM DUMIGHAN
Producer REG PERRIN BBC Birmingham
Book (same title), 65p. from bookthopM
A feature film starring Cicely Tyson
The life and changing times of Jane Pittman , a 110-year-old black woman living in Louisiana. In an interview with a young reporter she looks back over her life and the struggles of her people - from the American Civil War to the Civil Rights demonstrations of the early 1960s.
Winner of nine Emmy awards, including Actress of the Year for Cicely Tyson , this film version of Ernest J. Gaines ' novel was originally made for us television.
Director JOHN KORTY Films: pages 16-17
Lady at house:
Ned (age 42):
Jimmy (age 7):
Ned (age 18):
A Little Unfinished Business
After four nightly programmes which have discussed the practical steps on the way to sexual equality - and queried the desirability of this equality - Ludovic Kennedy asks his audience of women the key question:
Will the coming years see such an acceleration of the sexual revolution that it will revolutionise British society?
Editor MICHAEL TOWNSON
starring, not surprisingly, Bernard Cribbins and Henry Livings written by LEONARD BARRAS and JIM ANDREW music by THE OLDHAM TINKERS and featuring
First day back at work, and even the cat is sick of turkey. Cribbins and Livings provide that post-Christmas pick-me-up full of good resolutions and seasonal promise.
Designer JOHN COLEMAN Director TONY HARRISON Producer MIKE HEALEY BBC Manchester
with Kenneth Kendall ; Weather
John Gielgud reads
Planning Permission by JAMES REEVES