Weatherman KEITH BEST
DONNY MACLEOD , MARIAN FOSTER and DAVID SEYMOUR present the ideas, activities, music and personalities of the day - including the Do-It-Yourself Christmas Decoration Show
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Gretna Green: where blacksmiths' shops compete for the tourist trade.
Hermitage Castle: where Mary Queen of Scots rode 25 miles across the moors to her lover.
Abbotsford: where Sir Walter Scoty wrote his Border ballads.
Otterburn: where a modern secret army trains.
Flodden: where two armies fought a great battle to decide a nation's fate.
Berwick-on-Tweed: where people aren'sure whether they're English or Scottish.
A 110-mile walk by Bob Langley.
Film editor MIKE HALL
Producer ROGER LAUGHTON
Director MATTHEW ROBINSON
featuring Brian Fahey and the BBC Scottish Radio Orchestra leader IAN TYRE with Danny Street , Jeanie Lambe and Lesley Blair who talks to members of the studio audience and on the phone to viewers who want to play the musical quiz game.
Designer CAMPBELL GORDON
Producer TERRY HENEBERY (BBC Scotland)
Michael Aspel invites you to join him and meet his guests in the studio this afternoon and to hear from some of the regular contributors.
Including Friday's regular feature, What's on at the Pictures
Director JOHN BURROWES
Producer FRANCES WHITAKER Editor JANET HOENIG
with Jon Pertwee
Norwegian Troll Stories
Adapted from traditional sources by PHILIP NEWTH
Today: The Terrible Ttoll Brats
Pictures by METTE NEWTH
Directors MARILYN FOX and GORDON HOUSE Producer DAPHNE JONES
Executive producer ANNA HOME
Valerie Singleton and an audience of young people invite celebrities of their choice to join them in the studio. This week they talk to Chay Blyth , the man who sailed round the world alone against the prevailing winds.
Producer JILL ROACH
by Oliver Postgate
with Peter Woods ; Weatherman
Look North, South Today
Look East, Midlands Today
Points West, Spotlight South West and at 6.40* Sportswide Jimmy Hill looks at the big games as the Championship hots up, and PETER O'SULLEVAN casts his eye over the racing scene.
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Salty the Hijacked Harbour Seal
A seal pup leaves his mother's side for a swim only to be transported to a strange new world and a succession of adventures.
starring Tim Brooke-Taylor Graeme Garden , Bill Oddie with ALFIE BASS , EDDIE WARING JOHN CLEESE , CORBET WOODALL
Another chance to see the Goodies holiday special. They barter their bike for a tin of beans ... plant one and get more than they bargained for. That includes a giant who isn'everything he should be and the geese that lay dambusting golden eggs.
... ought to have a preservation order slapped on it. (PETER BLACK, DAILY MAIL) Written by GRAEME GARDEN and BILL ODDIE With TIM BROOKE-TAYLOR
Music by BILL ODDIE and MICHAEL GIBBS Visual effects designer JOHN HORTON Designer JOHN STOUT
Producer JIM FRANKLIN
Goodies 's beanstalk: page 4
' Up North we treat women as equals - like we buy them a new waistcoat and a pair of hobnail boots for Christmas! '
' In Olden Days, you paid ten sheep and a goat for a wife. Even then, you didn't get much for your money!', starring Ken Dodd and featuring The Young Generation
Choreography NIGEL LYTHGOE
Vocal direction Maggie Stredder with guest artists Lee Brennan
Doddy's Diddymen choreography NORA BUTTON Joan Rosaire and Goldie the Wonderhorse Bill Tidy, and featuring
WINDSOR DAVIES, MICHAEL MCCLAIN MIRIAM MARGOLYES
JO MANNING WILSON
Devised by KEN DODD
Script editor PETER ROBINSON
Musical direction RONNIE HAZLEHURST and DENNIS WILSON
Design NIGEL CURZON
Producer MICHAEL HURLL
(Ken Dodd is in the Ken Dodd Laughter Spectacular ' at the Royal Court Theatre, Liverpool)
with Kenneth Kendall and Peter Woods and the BBC's reporters and correspondents around the world
with guest stars Andy Robinson David Huddleston
Come Eleven, Come Twelve
Chicago killer: handcuffed to a murderer, Ed is on a flight back to San Francisco.
Michael Parkinson introduces some of the many superstars who will be appearing on BBC1 throughout the festive season.
Producer PATRICIA PEARSON
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The Dunhill Championships from the Grand Hall, Olympia featuring
The Alfred Dunhill Puissance
Riders from eight countries face ' The Wall' tonight for a total prize money of £1,500; and among those hoping to relieve Brazil's Nelson Pessoa of the Puissance title he has won for the past two years will be World Champion HARTWIG STEENKEN, Germany, and Olympic individual gold medallist GRAZIANO MANCINELLI , Italy. Introduced by DAVID VINE
Commentators DORIAN Williams
RAYMOND BROOKS-WARD , ANN MOORE
Producer FRED VINER
A film starring
Charles McGraw, Marie Windsor
Detective Walter Brown is given the difficult assignment of escorting Mrs Neil, widow of a murdered gangster, from Chicago to Los Angeles to testify before a grand jury.
This taut, tense thriller is the last in the train movies season.
Director RICHARD FLEISCHER. Films: p 19