Based on a the true story of John Eppler , a German playboy-spy who attempts to reach Cairo with news of an Allied attack.
With James Robertson Justice. Director John Moxey • FILMS: pages 49-56
A cavalry deserter tries to lead a wagon train through Indian country. With Sterling Hayden. Network TV premiere. Director Lesley Selander 0 FILMS: pages 49-56
The transport museum created by the Rev E R Boston.
Life in a replica of an Iron Age settlement. (Revised rpt)
Underwater archaeology is helping to re-write history. 0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888
Last in the series. Professionals and pupilsplay a three-hole match.
With Helen Rollason.
Tennis: Quarter-final of the Grand Slam Cup from Olympiahalle, Munich.
Swimming: Mycil National Winter Championships from Barnet Copthall Pools.
Football: Midweek UEFA Cup action.
3.00pm News; Weather
3.50pm News; Weather and Regional News; Weather
The Bronze Age site found near Peterborough.
With Shyama Perera.
Gerry and Sylvia Anderson 's "supermarionation" series. 30 Minutes after Noon
International Rescue dice with death to rescue a man from almost certain death at the bottom of a burning lift shaft.
Who is behind this evil plot and can Lady Penelope help?
• TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888
Festive cooking in six parts. 5: Parsnip roulade with sage and onion stuffing, simple and speedy ways to decorate
Christmas cakes, and an easy recipe for mouth-watering chocolate truffles.
Producer Jayne Owens
Recipe details on Ceefax page 617 • TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888
• BBC BOOK: £ 12.95, from booksellers. • FOOD: page 18
An actor's four-part guide to acting. Starring Nigel Planer 3: Climbing the Mountain For every actor, explains
Nicholas Craig , the rehearsal process is a gruelling climb, in many ways more dangerous than the ascent of Everest.
Director Charles Miller
Producer Caroline Wright
Mitchell Symons of Punch looks at the week's press. A Granada production for BBCtv
Human Growth Hormone
In Britain and the United States, thousands of children of below average height are receiving daily injections of a biogenetically engineered growth hormone. Developed to treat specific medical conditions, Human Growth
Hormone is increasingly being given to children whose only
"problem" is short stature. But should shortness be seen as a disease, and is enough known about the long term effects of this powerful drug? Martin Bashir reports. Presented by Peter Taylor. EditorNigel Chapman
A Pillarbox production for BBCtv
Last in the series about that most mysterious and enigmatic of creatures - the domestic cat.
Cat and Supercat. The domestic cat will soon overtake the dog as the most popular pet in the world. But is man's interference threatening the future of the species? In America, breeding has caused health problems for Siamese and Persians, and the desire for novelty cats, such as the dog-shaped Munchkin, is increasing. Presented by Roger Tabor. Producer Dick Meadows
The 13-part story of motor racing. 11: Making a Marque
Ferrari, Porsche and Jaguar all made their reputations by winning on the racetrack. In the 1930s, MG were among the first to build a road car which could be raced. Jaguar's string of successes in the 1950s at Le
Mans helped sell their sports cars all over the world. Using specially-shot footage, Making a Marque looks at some of the world's most beautiful sports cars which proved themselves first on the racetrack.
Producer Michael Schooley
Executive producer Ivan Rendall A John Gau production for BBCtv * STEREO
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888
First of a two-part series exploring the secret world of the international arms trade.
A Wild and Dreamlike Trade
Anthony Sampson, journalist and author of Anatomy of Britain and The Arms Bazaar, explores the shadowy world of international arms dealing. He tracks down the dealers themselves, including one woman, and finds them unexpectedly charming. But who can control them? The five permanent members of the UN Security Council (China, France, UK, USA and USSR), now calling for arms control, are themselves the world's biggest weapon-sellers.
A Word Pictures production for BBC TV.
With Sue Cameron.
Ian MacWhirter follows the parliamentary committees. Producer Jenny Davies Editor Liz Holden
Richard O'Brien presents more late-night 50s shockers.
1 1.50pm* The Night Stalker The Sentry. Who or what is killing the employees of an underground archive? Kolchak discovers a cache of eggs - like those of a gigantic lizard.
Carl Kolchak. ....... DARREN MCGAVIN
TonyVincenzo. SIMON OAKLAND
Irene Lamont. KATHIE BROWNE
The Day the World Ended
First showing on network television.
After a devastating nuclear war, a group of survivors get together. But a greater menace arrives in the shape of mutant monsters.
Rick ............................... RICHARD DENNING
Louise. LORI NELSON
Ruby. ADELEJERGENS Tony TOUCH CONNORS Director Roger Corman • FILMS: pages 49-56
2.00am* La Porte Plume
Animation. A school boy's doodles take on a terrifying life of their own.