Four films about the common experiences which highlight people's lives. 1: The Longest Journey
Three couples wait for a baby about to make ' the longest, most difficult journey of its life ' into the world. Bernard Falk follows three totally different approaches with advice from Sheila Kitzinger.
Series producer MARJORIE ORR
Director DAVID HANNINGTON. BBC Scotland
First of six films. Gordon Price and his Inherited Horse
A wild young horse transforms the life of a Herefordshire farm family, carrying them at full gallop into the Sport of Kings. Narrator Deryck Guyler
Photography ARTHUR SMITH
Written and produced by DON HAWORTH BBC Manchester
(Rosemary tomorrow at 5.0 pm)
A serial in 14 chapters
6: The God of the Volcano
High priest Porotu challenges the Princess Melani's rule.
Jack Charlton introduces another series of TV's popular knockout coarse fishing competition from Longleat House, Wiltshire. Britain's leading match anglers compete for the title over six matches. Match commentator PETE THOMPSON Instruction: DAVE THOMAS , reading the river. Today's peg order: ALAN MAYER , STAN PIECHA MAX WINTERS , IVAN MARKS
ANN PURCHASE, DAVE BROGDEN
Director KEITH ACKRILL
Producer ROY RONNIE. BBC Pebble Mill
The World Series Cup
England v New Zealand In the qualifying matches in this 50-over competition, ENGLAND return to Sydney, this time to play NEW ZEALAND under floodlights. RicHiE BENAUD introduces highlights.
TV presentation by CHANNEL 9 AUSTRAILIA
with subtitles-followed by Weather
The second of ten weekly programmes looking at wildlife, and the issues affecting the living world with Tony Soper , Jeremy Cherfas and Anthony Smith
This week's programme includes the first film of giant pandas in the wild, in a remote province in China.
Producer ROBIN IIELLIER
Editor JOHN SPARKS. BBC Bristol
A series of seven programmes
Memories of World War II recalled by artists and illustrated by their paintings.
2: Abram Games
Called up to serve in the infantry, Abram Games, a young graphic designer, was appalled at the unimaginative presentation of information on the barrack-room notice boards. Believing he could make it more visually attractive and entertaining, Private Games wrote a memo to the mighty War Office. To his surprise he soon found himself working there. During the next five years he rose to the rank of Captain, created nearly 100 posters and became one of Britain's leading designers.
Manchester's Thursday night mixture of the known and the unknown, the likeable and the unlikely and the quirky and the quixotic.
Director JOHN ROONEY
Producer FIONA JOHNSTON BBC Manchester
Bernadette, Coleen, Linda and Maureen sing some of their favourite melodies. Included in tonight's programme: a tribute to The Beatles, ' Don't love me too hard', and a surprise item for their sister Anne.
... of documentary. A series of films portraying issues, institutions and individuals. Package Tour
Every Saturday, Air Europe flight AE54 from Manchester empties 130 passengers at Alicante Airport in Spain. Nearly all the travellers are bound for a summer holiday in Benidorm, whose sun, sand and sangria will weave its magic spell for 14 days, until flight AE55 whisks them back again to the 'dark, satanic mills' of Manchester and another year ...
David Rappaport calms the cockroaches, puts the cat out and unblocks the sink of tea-bags, in this week's cafe soiree. As he ponders the meaning of life and the cost of doughnuts, he talks to people about the trials and tabulations of unemployment and rural life, gets involved in graffiti and hears from Juliet Blake on her weekly Gripe-vine.
Community Programme Unit
John Tusa, Peter Snow and Donald MacCormick with Joan Bakewell and Linda Alexander, present television's fullest and most authoritative daily news magazine.