Today's story : Mirror Mix Up by margaret JOY. Presenters Sarah Long , Don Spencer
Guest presenter Martin Connor
A film by Patrick Carey
One Irishman's view of his own country. His images without words capture the quiet tranquillity of a beautiful landscape and provide a rare moment for reflection.
Musil' bv PADDY MALONEY and THE CHIEFTAINS Production by GRANIA o'shannon
Alexander Thynne, Longleat
December 1979 to December 1980
He is the gossip columnists' delight, a 'hippy' lord; wealthy, eccentric, long-haired, bare-footed, with unconventional ideas about sex and marriage. Inside this image he sees himself as a hard-working painter, politician and writer.
Film editor Ian PITCH
Producer Michael Croucher
The Men's Combined Statont from Haus, Austria
Today's result, coupled with last Friday's Downhill event, will produce the first Men's Combined Champion from specialised races. Four years ago ANDREAS WENZEL from Liechtenstein won the Combination title but the inform American PHIL MAHRE will surely be the man to beat this time.
The Fastidious Wife
Based on earl EARL HAMNER JR 'S autobiographical novel Spencer's Mountain Written by LORAINE DESPRES Directed by GWEN ARNER
with subtitles for the hard-of-hearing, followed by Weather
starring Rod Taylor , John Mcillon Mr Pym , the picture show man, travels the back roads of Australia in the 1920s. Together with his son, the pianist and a dog, he brings to people in country towns the excitement and glamour of the silver screen. It is a good life, even when their own adventures rival those of the film they show, until Palmer, a ' damn yankee ', invades their territory.
Written and produced by JOAN LONG
Directed by JOHN POWER . Films: page 13
Live from London's Greenwood Theatre, television's most unpredictable half-hour.
Director RON isted
Produced by TOM GUTTERIDGE
(Russell Harty from Manchester on Thursday at 8.30 pm)
BBC2 Snooker Championship The fifth frame in the series Featuring in Group One:
Cliff Thorburn (Canada) the 1981 Pot Black Champion against
David Taylor (Manchester) former World Amateur Champion
Tonight's winner gets nearer to the semi-finals.
Introduced by ALAN WEEKS Referee JOHN WILLIAMS Commentator TED LOWE
Director ROY NORTON
Producer REG perrin. BBC Birmingham
The BBC Television International Sheepdog Championship
Introduced bv Phil Drabble with Eric Halsall
The first of eight programmes
Within sight of the field in which the first sheepdog trial was held in 1873, a challenging course is laid out on the slopes above Bala Lake in North Wales for a new series of sheepdog trials specially held for television, with shepherds from England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland invited to compete.
On the trials course at Rhiwlas Home Farm, each dog has seven sheep to control and is judged on his outrun, lift, fetch, drive, shed and penning.
Heat 1 - Wales. The competitors: mel page with Cap
EIFION OWEN with Jess ROBERT PRITCHARD with Scott
Technical co ordinator JOHN ey.non Director mlchael KERR Producer ian smith
Here They Kill People for It
Osip Mandelstam, one of the greatest poets of the 20th century, died in a prison camp somewhere in Siberia in the 1930s: no one knows precisely how or when. He was imprisoned not for his political activity but for writing a poem. All we know of the life of this remarkable man comes from two classic books by his widow, Nadezhda Mandelstam : Hope Against Hope and Hope Abandoned. In tonight's Arena, poet and novelist D. M. Thomas , author of The White Hotel, traces the the career of this great lyric poet, with the help of Joseph Brodsky , exiled Russian poet, and Nadezhda Mandelstam. filmed secretly in her Moscow flat in 1973 and seen here for the first time on British tv.
Producer nigel WILLIAMS
Executive producer BILL MORTON Series editor AI.AN YENTOB