Patrick Moore talks about the Quadrantid meteor shower which will occur on 3 January.
Director ROBYN WALLIS Producer PATRICIA WOOD
starring Victor Mature with Elaine Stewart ,
Faith Domergue Nevada 1865. When, at the end of the Civil War, a group of cavalry soldiers escorting an army payroll and two sisters is attacked by Indians, help comes from an unexpected source. Ex-Confederate officer Ben Lassiter , travelling with his young daughter, agrees to take two survivors, Beth and Martha Drury - together with the payroll -on the long trek westwards.
Screenplay by LEE GORDON and FRED HARTSOOK Produced by ROBERT E. MORRISON. NATE H: EDWARDS Directed hy FRANCIS D. LYON
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starring Brian Cant , who invites you to join his guests in an entertainment of comedy and music. with Roger Martin , Delia Morgan Jonathan Cohen and the Play Away Band
Musical arrangements by JONATHAN COHEN Designer ANDREE WELSTEAD HORNBY Director ANNE COBEY ProducerANN REAY
starring Joel McCrca
Virginia Mayo , Dorothy Malone
Notorious outlaw Wes McQueen is helped to escape from jail by the leader of his old gang, Dave Rickard. Tired of his criminal past, Wes wants to reform and settle down, but agrees to take part in one more robbery for Rickard, on condition that it is his final job.
Screenplay by JOHN TWIST . EDMUND h. NORTH Produced by ANTHONY veiller Directed by RAOUL WALSH
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A look at the week's television presented by Ludovic Kennedy , who discusses the documentary series Great Railway Journeys of the World (BBC2), the Play for Today: The Flipside of Dominick Hide (BBC1) and the current affairs programme Weekend World (LWT) with travel writer Jan Morris , Colin Middleton Murray, who writes science fiction under the name Richard Cowper , and Anthony Howard , Editor of THE LISTENER.
Sue Peacock asks questions on marriage as seen on television in the Did You See .. ? viewers' quiz.
Director ANN FREER
Producer JOHN ARCHER
Seventh of eight programmes in which 16 international champion darts players compete for the BBC2 Bullseye trophy. Semi-finals
Cliff Lazarenko v Eric Bristow Ceri Morgan v Jocky Wilson
Once again CLIFF LAZARENKO has ' ousted ' John Lowe from a tournament but will have his work cut out to beat World Champion ERIC BRISTOW.
In the second match, ceri MORGAN from Wales- meets on song' JOCKY WILSON , the pride of Kirkcaldy - which should prove to be an exciting tussle.
Introduced by PETER PURVES Commentators
SID WADDELL , TONY GREEN
Directors NICK HUNTER , MIKE ADLEY Producer KEITH PHILLIPS BBC Manchester
The BBC Book of World Darts, £ 1.25, from bookshops
South of Scotland v Anglo-Scots from Hawick
Ulster v Leinster from Ravenhill, Belfast
In Scotland, BILL MCLAREN commentates on the Inter District Championship match which sees the introduction of an Anglo-Scots team for the first time.
In Ireland, Inter Provincial Champions Leinster meet Ulster in this traditional North-South encounter. NIGEL STARMER - SMITH commentates, and brings news of the other main matches in England and Wales.
Directors BILL TAYLOR. MATT CARRUTH Series producer huw JONES
Book, The World of Rugby, f6.25, from bookshops
Barry Tuckwell is one of the outstanding French horn soloists of our day. He describes mastering this tricky instrument as like driving a very fast car on an oily road '.
In the first of two programmes, he works on two challenging pieces from the Romantic repertoire: Adagio and Allegro by Schumann, and Villanelle by Dukas. Mark Phillips and Richard Watkins are the two young players, and the pianist is Allan Schiller
Sound ADRIAN STOCKS
Lighting HENRY BARBER Designer
Producer RODNEY GREENBERG
The last of eight programmes The Chronicle Award 1980
Magnus Magnusson presents a report on the fourth year of the annual Chronicle competition for amateur archaeologists.
This year's finalists presented work on neolithic bog oaks and Saxon fish weirs, the rediscovery of Welsh carved slates and a study of early domestic architecture, the lost Roman defences of the Cumberland coast, and a study of an ancient landscape from the air.
MAGNUS MAGNUSSON follows the judges as they scrutinise the finalists' work and finally choose the winner of this year's competition and the Chronicle crystal goblet.
Film editor KEITH WILTON
Producer FRANCESCA kirby-green Series editor BRUCE NORMAN
Last of four plays celebrating the works of the late DAVID MERCER starring
The Countess still lives happily in her East European palace, ignoring the new regime that has moved in. Producer GRAEME MCDONALD Directed by ALAN BRIDGES
(David Mercer 's Ride a Cock Horse: Radio 3 tomorrow 6.50 pm)
Countess Von Reger:
takes a look at the contemporary rock scene with Anne Nightingale. In the studio this week Jon Anderson Fingerprintz with films, album tracks, interviews, news and reviews.
Director TOM CORCORAN
Producer MICHAEL APPLETON
The classic sci-fi series exploring the boundaries of man's inner self when faced with alien forces in time and space.
The Architects of Fear starring
Robert Culp , Leonard Stone
Martin Wolfson , Geraldine Brooks A series of nuclear near-disasters leads a group of scientists to a desperate decision. They must create a common foe which will unite the warring nations of the world through fear of an invasion from outer space ...
Written by MEYER DOLINSKY Directed by BYRON HASKIN
Produced by JOSEPH STEFANO Created by LESLIE STEVENS