Story: Stolen Tarts in the Castle of Hearts by JOHN DALE Presenters
Carol Leader, Chris Tranchell with Chloe Ashcroft , Johnny Ball
Percussion JOHN MITCHELL Pianist PETER GOSLING Designer BOB STEER
Graphic designer PAUL JOHNSON
Written and directed by JOHN DALE Producer ANNE GOBEY
Executive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE
The Braniff Airways World Doubles Championships
Further live coverage from Olympia of the final qualifying matches in the round-robin section of the championships. Only the winners and runners-up from each table go through to the final stages.
The classic serial in 12 exciting episodes starring
Buster Crabbe as Flash Gordon 2: Freezing Torture
A Circus of Experiments
The Royal Institution's Annual Christmas Lectures for Young People. This 150th series is given by Professor Eric M. Rogers of Princeton and the Nuffield Foundation.
A series of six programmes 5: Atoms and Energy
See the evidence which forces us to change our thinking-model of atoms from a solid pudding with electrons embedded to a nuclear atom having a tiny massive core and electrons spaced far outside. See the neutrons making sneak raids on nuclei. They can start a chain-reaction of fissions. See more models including a ' mouse-trap ' explosion. presented for television hy BRIAN JOHNSON
(Part 6: next Monday)
Professor Eric M.
The Day of the Battle
Jonathan comes face to face with the evil Tengil and meets the challenge of the monster Katla.
including sub-titles for the hard-of-hearing, followed by Weather
The Second Test from Sydney
All Australians are expecting the revival of their side to continue in this, the second of three tests against the old enemy England. RICHIE BENAUD introduces highlights of the first day's play.
A report on the World Federation of the Deaf Congress in Bulgaria this summer, with sub-titles for the hard-of-hearing.
Producer BILL NORTHWOOD
A trilogy of seasonal films Portrait of a Country Year
Gordon Beningfield traces the highlights of his year as an artist in the country.
Part 2: Lovely Day for a Harvest
' I love the atmosphere the harvest creates-it draws the whole of our village together.'
In Gordon's Great Gaddesden, eavesdrop on the live drama of the events that lead up to the hour when the combine harvesters are silent for another year, and the Great Barn resounds to the celebrations of the Harvest Home.
Film cameraman BERNARD HEDGES Film editor JOHN MERRITT Producer PETER CRAWFORD BBC Bristol
BBC2's International Snooker Championship returns with eight of the world's greatest players. In this, the 12th series, they compete for the 1980 Pot Black Trophy and a first prize of £2,000. Group 1:
RAY REARDON (Wales)
TERRY GRIFFITHS (Wales) JOHN SPENCER
DENNIS TAYLOR (N Ireland) Group 2:
PERRIE MANS (South Africa) DOUG MOUNTJOY (Wales)
EDDIE CHARLTON (Australia)
Tonight's first game in Group 1 features Ray Reardon , six times World Champion and the reigning Pot Black Champion against
Terry Griffiths , the reigning World Champion who makes his first appearance on Pot Black. Introduced by ALAN WEEKS Referee SYDNEY LEE
Commentator TED LOWE
Director ROY NORTON Producer REG PERRIN BBC Birmingham
Lee's Team v Ben's Team for the Marley Trophy
Lee Trevino and Ben Crenshaw , two of America's superstars of golf, with the aid of their celebrity partners, oppose each other in this new series especially recorded for BBC2.
LEE TREVINO , the winner of every major golf title except the Masters, is an old hand at these matches. BEN CRENSHAW makes his first appearance, but winning second place in the last two Open Championships proves his ability to cope with British courses.
This week's opening match features:
Sean Connery and Ben Crenshaw v
Robert Stack and Lee Trevino
Peter Alliss introduces, commentates and talks with the players, in these matches played over nine selected holes, on the King's Course at Gleneagles Hotel in Scotland.
RICHARD TILLING and ALASTAIR SCOTT Producer DAVID KENNING
Part 2 of a special concert from the Royal Albert Hall to celebrate the 70th birthday of the world's most legendary jazz violinist. His special guests are:
Julian Bream , George Shearing and Niels Henning Pederson with Didier Lockwood , David Grisman also featuring
Diz Dizley, John Etheridge Brian Torff and Phil Bates
Sound CHRIS HOLCOMBE Lighting BERT ROBINSON Designer PAUL JOEL
Producer YVONNE LITTLEWOOD
at Queens University. Belfast
A chance to see again this highly-successful British band, originally seen in the Rock Goes to College series last year.
Director JOHN BURROWES
Producer MICHAEL APPLETON
The Christmas Tree Suite by FRANZ LISZT
On the tenth day of Christmas RHONDDA GILLESPIE plays the tenth movement from this little-known suite for piano.
Once Upon a Time
Producer KENNETH CORDEN Director HELEN MORTON