Story: "Bill's First Day at School" by Judy Whitfield with photographs by James Matthews-Joyce.
(Repeated on BBC1 at 3.55 pm)
Presented by Jimmy Savile, OBE.
A series of ten programmes which shows how many serious child accidents are preventable.
(First shown on BBC1)
(Repeated on BBC1 Wednesday at 3.40)
(A free booklet (same title), can be obtained by sending your name and address on a postcard to: [Address removed].)
Starring Bette Davis, Mary Astor, George Brent
After the annulment of his hasty marriage to Sandra, aviator-explorer Peter Van Allen marries Maggie, the woman he really loves. While Pete is away on a remote expedition, Sandra reveals that she is going to have his baby... Bette Davis is joined by another grande dame of the screen, Mary Astor, who won an Oscar for her performance in this famous romantic melodrama.
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The classic cliff-hanger serial in 12 parts starring Ray 'Crash' Corrigan
Super-athlete and naval officer Crash Corrigan accompanies Prof. Norton and newspaper girl, Diana Compton, on a submarine expedition to the lost continent, Atlantis.
A Republic serial
A series in 18 parts, adapted from her books by Joan Lingard
Set in Glasgow, Maggie is the story of a 17-year-old with decisions to make... school or job; marriage or career; high-rise flat or family business. In this episode Maggie sees her old home flattened and faces her mother's problems.
An animated film
This popular Grimm classic is the story of a poor young boy who goes out into the world to seek his fortune. Encountering the sorcerer he is offered the job of his apprentice, for the sorcerer wrongly believes the boy, Hans, can neither read nor write. When Hans discovers the sorcerer is using his knowledge for evil he studies the secrets of the magic book in the hope of overpowering the wicked magician.
Narrated by Vincent Price-
Original music by HAGOOD HARDY produced by PETER SANDER
with subtitles for the hard-of-hearing, followed by Weather
This week's theme: Processions
"The Journey of the Magi"
The Medici Palace, Florence
In 1459 Gozzoli was commissioned by Cosimo de Medici to paint the walls of the chapel of the new Medici Palace in Florence. The Medici left behind them a name and an enormous artistic heritage of which Gozzoli's tribute to his patron remains as one of the most complete and magnificent works of the Italian Renaissance.
(Tomorrow Watteau - The Island of Cythera)
First of a new series from Riverside Studios, Hammersmith
Mike Andrews, Nicky Picasso and Steve Blacknell look into the music, art, fashion and style of 1982. This week: music from New Order, and Bow Wow Wow, videos with a difference and more.
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The first of four programmes Stirling Moss - Motor Racer
It's almost 20 years since Britain's favourite daredevil finally hung up his goggles. Yet, despite never being World Champion, he demonstrated a brand of bravado driving that still keeps his name among the list of motor racing's ' greats '. Stirling Moss relates to Frank Keating the joys and successes, and the agonies of the horrific crash at Goodwood which ended his career.
GEOFFREY BOTTF. RILL
Producer JEFF GODDARD
(Barry John : Wednesday at 8.25 pm)
The international singing star in part 1 of her recent highly successful concert at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane.
(Part 2 o/ the Randy Crawford concert can be seen on Friday at 9.0 pm)
The first of four programmes starring Lenny Henry, Tracey Ullman and David Copperfield
With special guest Toni Basil
and featuring Jane Darling, Tom Yang
Another chance to see three new young artists in a fast-moving comedy show, featuring Gagfax.
A series of four films looking at the world of dance through the eyes of dancers.
From the strip clubs of Soho to the auction rooms of Sotheby's, from the dancing class in Shepherd's Bush to the film premiere, this film looks at the world of the modern professional dancer, it's a punishing life with few rewards, but no shortage of recruits.
Laura Tapping, 16, comes from Kingston, Surrey. Fresh from dancing school she is eager to start her career. The first hurdle: no job without a union card - no union card without a job.
(Part 2 tomorrow at 9.25pm)
Ten years ago the idea of an Australian film season on television might have seemed a little fanciful, now their cinema has a firm identity of its own which is well able to handle Pommy jokes about didgeridoos and billabongs. By giving it a firmly Australian flavour thev have managed to make its appeal international. Gavin Millar introduces the forthcoming season, which starts on BBC2 tomorrow.
Peter Snow, John Tusa , Peter Hobday and Donald MacCormick
-present an informed account of what's happening in the world, with the latest news and weather forecast from Louise Batchelor and Margaret Hounsell , plus the evening's sports results from David Icke.
Producer PETER BELL
Directors ALEX SAWARD , JOHN WILKINSON Assignment editors
CLIVE SYDDALL. JOHN MAI1ONEY
Deputy editor DAVID DICKINSON Editor RON NEIL