4.0 S101 Preparatory Maths - Algebra
4.15 Prospect: A Programme for Students and Tutors of A101
4.40 Home Sweet Dome
5.5 The Pre-school Child
The classic serial in 12 episodes Buster Crabbe as Flash Gordon 6: Flaming Earth
with John Craven and Lucy Mathen Today: The Lands
Africa's soil is in some places rich, but elsewhere it is turning to desert. The population is growing faster than anywhere else on earth, meaning millions more mouths to feed. Meanwhile, there is a big threat to the survival of many rare animal breeds.
John and Lucy look at some bids to check these crises.
Film editors RUSS CROMBIE , TERENCE PATRICK Directors NICK WELLS , DALE LE VACK Producer ERIC ROWAN
A Whirlwind from RAF Shawbury in Salop and a Hughes 500 owned by Graham and Dan Taylor of Derbyshire were two of the entries for the 1979 British Helicopter Championships. Narrator JOHN HOLMES
Film editor JOHN ROSSER Producer ROGER CASSTLES
(F'irst shown on BBC Midlands)
including sub-titles for the hard-of-hearing, followed by Weather
Two Days of Golf
Peter Alliss recalls two superb days of golf in the 1979 season. The final day of the Open at Royal Lytham and St Annes when SEVERIANO BALLESTEROS won the 108th Open Championship in his own swashbuckling manner. The epic 36-hole final in the Suntory World Match Play Championship at Wentworth between the holder ISAO AOKI of Japan and the quiet American BILL ROGERS.
Producer DAVID KENNING
Each week Newsweek investigates a current issue in context and in close-up, and analyses the ideas that matter now and in the future.
Producer COLIN MARTIN
Deputy editor PETER CERESOLE Editor PETER IBBOTSON
The M*A*S*H Olympics
Colonel Potter is alarmed by the Poor physical condition of his Unit and orders an instant get-fit camPaign. The whole thing turns into something of a marathon - well, sort of ... Written by KEN LEVINE and KEN ISAACS.
B J Hunnicutt:
Lt Colonel Donald Penobscott:
Investigates, Discovers, Questions This week: Fats and Figures
'They lie, they cheat, they con themselves. What they really need is a little will power.'
' I've tried everything and nothing works. After a few weeks Im back up to 14 stone again.'
Every year nearly half of an women in Britain are persuaded to go on diets. But are they being conned or are they perhaps simply conning themselves?
The business of slimming has become a boom industry; more than £l50-million a year is spent on slimming foods alone. Jenny Con-way questions psychiatrists, manufacturers, media-people, models and. above all. would-be and sometimes desperate slimmers. Why the obsession?
Producer DEE DEE GLASS Editor TIM SLESSOR
takes an optimistic look at the news and events of the week and honours some well known, and not so well known, birthdays. With resident guest Barbara Dickson and Jeep
Director DEREK TOWERS
Producer KEN STEPHINSON BBC Manchester
Every December in Scandinavia a great celebration of human intellectual achievement takes place. To this unique occasion, in the past have come scientists and writers: Albert Einstein , Rudyard Kipling , Alexander Fleming , Marie Curie , and Albert Schweitzer.
This year 11 more names are added to the list of the scientific and intellectual elite who have won the world's most distinguished award, the Nobel Prize. Tom Baker introduces the Award Ceremony from the Concert Hall in Stockholm and looks at the achievements of the 1979 Laureates in Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, Lit
. erature, Economics - and Peace.
Television presentation MICHAEL LUMLEY
GEORGINE ANDERSON reads
Summer Farm by NORMAN MACCAIG