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The classic serial in 12 exciting episodes. Starring
Buster Crabbe as Flash Gordon
4: The Destroying Ray
In which Flash Gordon, having escaped from the mechanical man, takes the antidote to the Purple Death back to Earth, but returns to Mongo to find that Ming the Merciless is about to kill Dr Zarkov with a disintegrating ray.
Directed by FORD BEEBE and ROBERT HILL
Dean Jones , Judy Tyler
Sentenced to jail for manslaughter, young Vince Everett is taught to play the guitar by his cell-mate Hunk Houghton , a one-time folk singer. Vince soon reveals a latent talent as a singer - and a sensational new recording star is born.
Directed by RICHARD THORPE
David Soul has been making another and very varied career as a singer and entertainer away from Starsky and Hutch, and much of this programme was filmed during his highly successful concerts in Britain earlier this year.
David goes down the Thames on a river-boat with a group of schoolchildren; plays darts and sings in a country pub with Ron Moody , visits a Hollywood night club with his girlfriend Lynne to listen to singer Donna Summers , and goes country-and-western with England Dan and John Ford Coley.
Directed by STEVE TURNER and PERRY ROSEMOND
Producer ROBERT ARTHUR
Executive producer DICK CLARK
Introduced by Frank Bough
Rugby League from Leeds
Leeds v Wakefield Trinity
The second half of this morning's traditional Boxing Day Yorkshire Derby.
Commentator EDDIE WARING
BOB WILSON previews the holiday programme.
Five races from two of the big holiday meetings.
1.10, 1.40, 2.10*
Racing from Kempton
1.15 G. J. Novice Hurdle (2m)
1.45 William Hill Christmas Hurdle (2m)
2.20 King George VI Steeplechase (3m)
Top 'chasers from Britain, Ireland and France clash in one of the most exciting-ever renewals of this famous race.
Commentators PETER O'SULLEVAN and RICHARD PITMAN
Racing from Wincanton
1.30 Joe Coral Handicap 'Chase (2m 5f)
2.0 Joe Coral Golden Hurdle (Qualifier. Handicap) (21m)
Commentators JULIAN WILSON and JOHN HANMER
* Timings are subject to change TV presentation:
Rugby League NICK HUNTER Football Focus MIKE MURPHY
Racing (Kempton) DENNIS MONGER Racing (Wincanton) BOB DUNCAN
Grandstand producer MARTIN HOPKINS Editor PAUL LANG
Introduced by Brian Matthew
Highlights from the greatest ice spectacular in Europe featuring a glamorous chorus of international skaters and an impressive line-up of star soloists: Andrej Nepela Teri Tucker
Jo Ann McGowan
Mitsuko Funakoshi and pairs skaters
Hauss and Hafner and Kilius and Baumler
This brilliant production includes: the romance of the waltz, and ballet to music from Gounod's ' Faust ' slapstick comedy of buckets and mops and remarkable antics of skating chimpanzees old-fashioned charm and yuletide cheer of a Victorian Christmas.
Staged and directed by STEPHANIE ANDROS Televised by arrangement with SKEE GOODHART for International Holiday on Ice Co
Recorded in the Westfalenhalle, Dortmund
Lighting BILL JONES Producer DON SAYER
Tony Blackburn and Dave Lee Travis introduce a special Boxing Day edition, featuring some of the No 1 records of the year.
TOP OF THE POPS ORCHESTRA
LEGS AND CO
A special festive competition from The Aviemore Centre, Scotland Teams taking part:
Namur representing BELGIUM
Dutch All Stars' representing
Bolzano representing ITALY Les Brenets representing
Commentators Great Britain:
STUART HALL , EDDIE WARING Belgium:
MICHEL LEMAIRE , BERENGERE PASCAL Holland:
DICK PASSCHIER , BAREND BARENDSE Italy:
ETTORE ANDENNA , BARBARA MARCHAND Switzerland:
GEORGES KLEINMANN International judges
GENNARO OLIVIERI ,GUIDO PANCALDI
Designer STUART FURBER Director GEOFF WILSON Producer CECIL KORER
(A joint production by BBC-RTB-NCRV-RAI-SSR) BBC Manchester
with Angela Rippon ; Weatherman
A Christmas Special
Dear Jimmy Savile , OBE
Please may I ... yodel in the Alps ... sing with Val Doonican ... make a giant cake ... meet Father Christmas?
Jimmy Savile makes these and other dreams come true.
Sound PETER ROSE. Lighting JOHN DIXON Designer KEN LEDSHAM
Studio director PHIL BISHOP Producer ROGER ORDISH
The classic comedy Western starring James Garner
Joan Hackett , Walter Brennan with Harry Morgan , Jack Elam
The small town of Calendar experi- ences a boom when gold is discovered on the local burial ground. But with the gold comes an era of lawlessness. What Calendar needs is a fearless, dedicated lawman - what it gets is Jason McCullough.
Director BURT KENNEDY. Films: pp 17-18
Seasonal special of the suburban sitcom. The Goods and the Leadbetters plan their respective Christmases, but neither go according to plan. Classic from 1977. Show more
Two rhymesters meet at a party. In detective spoof Stop! You're Killing Me, Piggy and Charlie don disguises to get close to the manor house to speak to the lord of the manor.
with Angela Rippon Weather
The feature film starring
' You will select 12 general prisoners convicted for murder, robbery and other crimes of violence, train them in behind-the-lines operations, and then deliver them secretly into the European main-land to attack and destroy the specified target ...' How Major Reisman sets about carrying out these orders - and how the ' Dozen' react - is told in this famous all-star World War II action film.
Director ROBERT ALDRICH. Films: pp 17-18
Michael Parkinson introduces a selection of the funniest moments from six years of interviewing, featuring Jack Benny
George Burns , Max Bygraves Billy Connolly , Les Dawson Bob Hope , Frankie Howerd Rod Hull and Emu
Bernard Manning , Spike Milligan Morecambe and Wise Sandy Powell , Harry Secombe Peter Sellers , Jimmy Tarbuck Jacques Tati , Max Wall Mike Yarwood
MUSIC HARRY STONEHAM
Director DAVID G. HILLIER Producer JOHN FISHER
BBC One is a TV channel that started broadcasting on the 20th April 1964. It replaced BBC Television.
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