with Jane Lapotaire
Fanny's Sister by PENELOPE LIVELY When Fanny prays for cherrytart and clotted cream, and her prayer is answered, the consequences are quite unexpected ...
Pictures by GARETH FLOYD
A programme for children, by children, about your own activities.
Director HILARY MURPHY
Producer PATRICK DOWLING. BBC Bristol
with Susan King who joins ANTHONY GREENBANK in Scotland and journeys with him to the Lake District to learn about survival in bad weather and difficult country.
Producer DAVID TURNBULL
The classic serial, in 12 exciting episodes, starring
Buster Crabbe as Buck Rogers 8: Revolt of the Zuggs
In which Buck Rogers tries to use the ' dissolvo-ray' to elude Killer Kane 's spaceships.
Turnabout: Liana disappears and Sil-L leads Varian and the others to a computer-controlled city.
Introduced by Tony Gubba
Football Focus with BOB WILSON
12.40; 1.5; 1.40; 2.15* Racing from Cheltenham
12.45 The Minster Lovell Hurdle Race (2im)
1.15 The Worthington E Novices Steeplechase (21m)
1.50 The Ernest Robinson Handi cap Hurdle Race (3m)
2.25 The Bass Handicap'Chase (4m) Commentators PETER O'SULLEVAN
JULIAN WILSON and RICHARD PITMAN
1.25; 2.0; 2.35*
Ski-Jumping from Garmisch
The traditional New Year winter sports classic when the world's best ski-jumpers take on the giant 90-metre hill in the Bavarian Alps in the second leg of the Four Hills Championship.
Commentator DAVID VINE
Cricket: Third Test from Melbourne,
Australia v England
Highlights of the third day's play.
Commentator JIM LAKER
Basketball from The National Sports Centre, Crystal Palace
The Philips International Tournament: The Final
Hosts CRYSTAL PALACE CHEVRONS will be hoping to repeat their performance of last year in winning this event. Commentators
STUART STOREY and MILES AIKEN
Motor Cycling from Donington Park Strongbow Superbike 6
PHIL READ, PETER COLLINS , IVAN MAUGER and EDDIE KIDD headed a list of 15 of Britain's top motor cyclists who competed in this first-ever event designed to find an all-round motor cycle champion. Road racing, speedway, moto-cross, grass track and trials made up a unique competition for prize money which exceeded £15,000. Commentators DAVID VINE and MURRAY WALKER
4.40* Final Score
12.25 Football Focus; 12.40 Racing
12.55 Sports Round-up; 1.5 Racing
1.25 Ski-Jumping; 1.40 Racing
2.0 Ski-Jumping; 2.15 Racing
2.35 Ski-Jumping: 2.55 Cricket
3.5 Basketball; 3.3* Superbike 6
4.40 Final Score
*Timings are subject to alteration Television presentation:
Football Focus MIKE MURPHY Racing BARRIE EDGAR
Ski-Jumping GERMAN TV SERVICE Cricket
AUSTRALIAN BROADCASTING COMMISSION Basketball JOHNNIE WATHERSTON Motor Cycling JEFF GODDARD
Grandstand producer MARTIN HOPKINS Editor HAROLD ANDERSON
with Lesley Judd , Simon Groom and Christopher Wenner
Has the Medi-Bike Appeal hit the jackpot? Find out today if your old stamps and coins have reached the target of 400 Medi-Bikes.
Kenneth Kendall ; Weatherman
Regional Variations (3)
The famous film musical starring Tommy Steele, Julia Foster
Young Arthur Kipps, a struggling shop assistant, suddenly inherits a fortune and moves into the town's high society. At first he forgets his childhood sweetheart, Ann, but gradually events and the temporary loss of his fortune bring them together again in this fairytale story.
The irrepressible Tommy Steele stars in this lively and ambitious musical, based on H. G. Wells's Kipps, which was shot on various locations throughout Britain. Among the musical numbers are 'Money to Burn', 'If the Rain's Gotta Fall' and the title song.
Screenplay by BEVERLEY CROSS
Produced by CHARLES H. SCHNEER and GEORGE SIDNEY
Directed by GEORGE SIDNEY. Films- pages 16-17
Regional Variations (2)
The Two Ronnies
More comedy and song with Ronnies Corbett and Barker, including the sketches Stag at Bay and Mnemonics. Special musical guests The Manhattan Transfer sing Snootie Little Cutie.
with Kenneth Kendall ; Weather
The feature film starring Michael Caine, Cliff Robertson with Ian Bannen, Harry Andrews
The South Pacific, November 1942. with the Japanese holding a vital part of a small island. Unless their radio transmitter can be silenced an American warship will be destroyed. Lt Lawson of the US Navy is to destroy the Japanese base.
Robert Aldrich repeats his great success with The Dirty Dozen in this exciting action film set at the height of World War II.
Screenplay by ROBERT ALDRICH and LUKAS HELLER
Produced and directed by ROBERT ALDRICH
(First showing on British television)
Films: pages 16-17
One of America's most successful recording couples, Daryl Dragon and Toni Tennille , in their first TV special in this country, shown earlier this year. Among their many hit songs they perform tonight are ' Love Will Keep Us Together ', ' Muskrat Love', 'The Way I Want to Touch You ', ' Can't Stop Dancin'
Choreography NIGEL LYTHGOE Designer KENNETH SHARP
Producer STEWART MORRIS