Hawick v Heriot's FP Introduced by Nigel Starmer-Smith
Today's match is the traditional New Year fixture first played in 1908 and which consistently attracts the biggest club match crowd in Scotland.
HERIOT'S, excitingly led by ANDY IRVINE, are renowned for their brilliant back play but they are opposed in this match by HAWICK'S international midfield trio of COLIN TELFER , ALASTAIR CRANSTON and JIM RENWICK.
Commentator at Mansfield Park
Series producer BILL TAYLOR
The Royal Institution Annual Christmas Lectures to Young People
The first of six lectures
The whole universe is supposed to have been set in motion by the simple command: 'Let there be light.' The nature of light - visible yet intangible - is a puzzle to enquiring young minds. What's it made of? In this first lecture of the series Sir George Porter explains something of the nature of light, and confirms that solar energy is indeed the prime mover of our world.
Presented for television by STUART HARRIS and KARL SABBAGH
A digest of the news.of the week and other worldrmatters of interest seen by news cameras around the world. The interesting, the picturesque, the important and the dramatic, plus a visual commentary for those who cannot hear. with Richard Baker
Editor BILL NORTHWOOD
A series of four television seminars in which Don Cupitt , Dean of Emmanuel College, Cambridge, confronts an invited audience with his own views on questions that divide Christians today. This week:
Jesus the Jew
In real life, was Jesus a superhuman miracle-worker who came down from heaven to save mankind? Or was he a wandering Jewish teacher who spoke of God in much the same way as other rabbis of his time?
Studio director JOHN WILCOX Producer DENNIS SULLIVAN
The Living Goddesses of Nepal Narrated by JOHN SHRAPNEL
Nepal, remote and isolated for centuries, still preserves one of the world's most extraordinary and exotic cult beliefs - the worship by peasants and King alike of carefully selected virgin girls; each is known as Kumari, each is a . Living Goddess.
The terrifying and secret ritual for selection, and the lonely enclosed existence within temple or palace walls, is only now becoming more widely known. But on the occasion of the spectacular Indra Jatra Festival the Royal Kumari, the most acclaimed living Goddess in Nepal, is paraded for all to see. But for her it is a very rare glimpse of the outside world, to which eventually she must return.
Presented by sue PUGH
Editors MICHAEL ANDREWS , ANTHONY ISAACS
The musical quiz reaches its 100th edition.
Joseph Cooper as questionmaster invites you to match your musical wits against Judith Jackson Robin Ray , Richard Baker
Guest musician Ian Wallace
This ' centenary ' programme, the last of the current series, includes the results of the crossword competition.
Director PETER BUTLER
Producer WALTER TODDS
A Little Light Music
Andre Previn talks to Stephen Sondheim about Words and Music
STEPHEN SONDHEIM wrote the lyrics for West Side Story and Gypsy and went on to write the words and music for A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Anyone Can Whistle, Company, Follies, A Little Night Music and Pacific Overtures
In this special programme his songs are sung by Millicent Martin Julia McKenzie and David Kernan and accompanied by TIM HIGGS , STUART PEDLAR (pianos)
Lighting BILL JONES
Sound GRAHAM HAINES
Producer IAN ENGELMANN
starring Jack Lemmon
Virna Lisi , Terry-Thomas
Stanley Ford lives an idyllic bachelor life in a home smoothly run by his manservant, Charles. But one night at a party Stanley gets very drunk and wakes up next morning to find himself married to a beautiful Italian blonde.
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