A special New Year's Eve programme of dance and music.
First day of the New Year meeting
1.15 Northleach Opportunity Handicap Steeplechase (2m)
1.50 Colt Car Corinium Hurdle Race (21m)
2.25 Colt Car Diamond Handicap Steeplechase (21m)
3.0 Colt Car Platinum Novices' Steeplechase (3m If)
Introduced by JULIAN WILSON Commentator
PETER O'SULLEVAN , RICHARD PITMAN tv presentation by RICHARD TILLING Racing results on Ceefax
The chronicle of a complete year's work on the slopes of Plyninon where John Owen and Erwvd Howells look after 5,000 sheep. Narrator DONALD HOUSTON
Film editor DAVID ALIBAND. Executive producer MICHAEL CROUCHER. Written and produced by COLIN ROSE. BBC Bristot
Written and presented by General Sir John Hackett , who looks at medals awarded by the Crown, private individuals and companies.
Director STUART DEWEY
Producer PHILIP CHILVERS
The feature film starring
Nicholas Nickleby , his widowed mother and sister Kate put their fate in the hands of their prosperous but villainous uncle, Ralph.
Screenplay bv JOHN DIGHTON , based on the novel by CHARLES DICKENS Produced by MICHAEL BALCON Directed by CAVALCANTI
(Blacfc and white). Films: page 116
Miss La Creevy:
The Royal Institution's Annual Christmas Lectures, given by Professor Sir David Phillips , FRS A series of six programmes 3: Muscle Power
Meat is muscle is protein. We shall see how the muscle engine is constructed, and how it works using chemical fuel. How can egg white be made to taste like meat?
'Part 4: tomorrow 5.0 pm)
Each week a different theme. Each night a different painting. Continuing this week's theme: The Language of Colour Gauguin (1848-1903) The Day of the God at the Art Institute, Chicago
This picture was painted in Paris between two prolonged stays in Tahiti. He crossed half the world only to discover that he was painting from the subconscious, his dreams, day-dreams - the inner eye - what he called ' that mysterious midriff of the mind '.
Written and presented by Edwin Mullins
Director BILL MORTON. (Tomorrow: Kandinsky's ' Improvisation 6 ')
including sub-titles for the hard-of-hearing, followed by Weather
Written and introduced by Frank Delaney with Their Graces the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire from the Royal Academy of Arts, London
Currently, nearly 200 treasures from Chatsworth, the Derbyshire home of the Dukes of Devonshire, are on exhibition at Burlington House, Piccadilly, London - now the Royal Academy of Arts, but at one time home of Lord Burlington, whose own great collections became part of the Devonshire inheritance in the 18th century.
Elegant furniture, family portraits, paintings, drawings and sculptures collected abroad, magnificent gems and jewellery, sumptuous plate and fine porcelain for use and display - all are to be found as part of the Devonshire inheritance.
Recorded on location at the Royal Academy of Arts. London, and at Chatsworth. Derbyshire
Programme adviser PETER DAY
Assistant producer TIM MARSHALL Producer KEN GRIFFIN
HM Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother A Birthday Portrait
'... and God, to whom belongeth all power and dignity, prosper you in this your honour, and grant you herein long to continue ...'
(From Queen Elizabeth's
BBC Television's affectionate look at a gracious lady, who, by her personal and persistent example, has given a fresh and joyous impetus to the meaning of public service '.
Elizabeth Bowes Lyon 's story from her early days in Hertfordshire and Glamis, through two World Wars and six reigns, to this year's celebrations throughout the Commonwealth. Written and narrated by TOM FLEMING
Producer MALCOLM BROWN
Executive producer TOM FLEMING.
BBC Scotland i First shown on BBCI on the Queen Mother's birthday)
also starring Claudette Colbert
Clark Gable won an Oscar for his performance as the tough reporter in Frank Capra 's delightful comedy which made motion picture history by making a clean sweep of the 1935 Academy Awards.
Screenplay by ROBERT RISKIN Directed by FRANK CAPRA i Black and white). Films: page 117
presents Pick of the Year
Highlights from programmes recorded during the last series. Featured artists include: The Specials, Cozy Powell Toyah , Z.Z. Top
The Selecter, Brand X
The Damned, The Roches P.I.L., John Cooper Clarke April Wine, The Skids
Yellow Magic Orchestra Talking Heads
Introduced by Anne Nightingale
Director john BURROWES
Producer MICHAEL APPLETON