Bod and the Dog
with songs and stories from Dana and THE BROWN BROTHERS
Today she tells how the Rainbow Warrior tried to save the seals, and Wizzy makes Emma very angry.
Director CYRIL GATES
Producer DAVID BROWN
Executive producer STEPHEN WHITTLE
A magazine for Asian viewers Produced and presented by SALEEM SHAHED
Director KRISHAN GOULD. BBC Birmingham
Ten programmes on the problems - and the satisfactions - of running your own small business as described by people at the sharp end and those who are trying to help.
1: Needing a Push
Interest in small firms has been gaining momentum over a number of years, but what is it that gets people going?
Presented by ROBERT FINIGAN
A series of 19 programmes which aims to help mentally-handicapped people get more out of life.
4: Let's Go to the Post Office
Presented by BRIAN RIX
from Tiffany's in Nottingham
Ten programmes based on excerpts from French television.
Narrated by Gilles Dattas, Andre Maranne
A 25-part language course in Italian for beginners and near-beginners: 3. Introduced by MAKISA DILLON-WESTON
Scripts ALFIO BERNABEI. ROMOLO MUNI Produced by TONY ROBERTS
The last of a series telling the story of crime fiction from Poe to the present.
Commentary by JULIAN SYMONS With MAURICE RICHARDSON
Producer BERNARD ADAMS
A thanksgiving for the harvest and a celebration of God's gifts in creation from the parish church of St Mary and All Saints, Great Budworth in Cheshire, led by the vicar, the REV JOHN ANNET.
Come ye thankful people come; The song of Caedmon; We plough the fields; God whose farm is all creation; Praise, 0 praise our God and King. Organist FRED HARPER
Producer STEPHEN WHITTLE
Television presentation by GEOFF WILSON
Regional Variations (3)
News and views, with PHHJP WRIXON, DAN CHERRINGTON
Producer JOHN KENYON. BBC Birmingham
Weather for farmers JIM bacon
at Animal Logic
What happens when animals and insects are faced with artificially created situations designed to test their learning and reasoning abilities?
Narrator ERIC THOMPSON
Regional Variations (2)
A practical guide to everyday writing, introducing seven new and handy ways of remembering spelling. Today there's help with long words and With telephone messages. Presented by BARRY TOOK
With MICHAEL GAMBON , ZENA WALKER and TILLY VOSBURGH
Sketches written bv ANDY HAMILTON and BARRY PILTON
Director JULIAN STENHOUSE Producer CAROLINE PICK
(Repeated: Tuesday 12.45 pm BBC2)
Adults wanting help with reading, writing or spelling can ring [number removed]or send their name and address to: Write Away, Po Box 7, London [Postcode removed]
Regional Variations (2)
Fire Over England continues the season of classic adventure films.
Today starring Laurence Olivier Vivien Leigh, Flora Robson
This vivid portrait of England during the reign of Elizabeth I depicts the turbulent years before the invasion of the Spanish Armada. As the Inquisition - under the guidance of King Philip - grows in power and opposition to the British 'heretics', tho English Queen turns to her trusted lieutenant, Michael, to gain information about the traitors in the court.
Introduced by David Coleman
3.35* International Motor Racing from Silverstone
The Aurora British Formula One Championship: The Final round of the only Formula One series outside the World Championship. Commentator SIMON TAYLOR
4.5* Prix de I'Arc de Triomphe from Longchamp, Paris
Can Troy become Britain's fourth post-war winner of the ' Arc ' and top half-a-million pounds in stake earnings? Or will it be Ile de Bourbon who defeats the French? Seldom has Britain held a stronger hand in France's s richest race. Commentator
4.30* International Show Jumping: The 1979 Horse of the Year Show
David Vine looks back on six days of competition with the accent on the younger riders taking part in show jumping and the Pony Club Mounted Games.
DORIAN WILLIAMS sums up the feelings of equestrian devotees with his reading of RONALD DUNCAN 'S very moving Tribute to the Horse.
* Timings subject to alteration
Motor Racing RICHARD TILLING
Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe FRENCH TV SERVICE
Show jumping FRED VINER and JOHNNIE WATHERSTON
Grandstand studio director JOHN PHILIPS
Grandstand producer MARTIN HOPKINS
Grandstand editor HAROLD ANDERSON
Graeme Garden invites a team from
Are You Being Served? Wendy Richard
Trevor Bannister , Mollie Sugden to challenge a team from
Crackerjack Bernie Clifton
Jan Hunt , Peter Glaze to a return match of a series of peculiar acting games including this week's Tall Story written and told by guest William Rushton
Additional script PETER ROBINSON Theme music BILL LE SAGE Designer CHRIS HULL
Producer PETER CHARLTON
with Peter Woods ; Weatherman
Dramatised in eight parts by ANDREW DAVIES : part 1
Merlin, a wizard of the Dark Ages, grows weary of the barbarism around him and creates out of the blackness a new order of enlightenment and justice.
A tale with a host of legendary characters, including wily old Merlin, brave Sir Lancelot, Queen Guinevere, Sir Galahad and King Arthur himself, supreme lord and master of the Knights of the Round Table.
Music composed by DUDLEY SIMPSON Costume designer AMY ROBERTS , Make-up artist JOAN STRIBLING DesignerKENNETH SHARP , Producer KEN RIDDINGTON Director RODNEY BENNETT
The BBCtv Roadshow visits 12 cities in the UK to meet young people on the move between school and work. 2: Temporary Jobs
With LINDA LEWIS and JON EDEN
Sketch written and performed by DEREK GRIFFITHS
Executive producer TONY MATTHEWS Produced by DAVID CORDINGLEY
Free Roadshow Guides on Jobs, rights and the law available from libraries, careers offices and job centres.
Roadshow Youth Information Week is in Bradford this week.
from the Cathedral of St Colman and St Patrick, Newry, Co Down.
Newry's Roman Catholic Cathedral has the unique distinction of having been completed just before the Catholic Emancipation Act of 1829 at a time of civil unrest and celebrates its 150th anniversary. Margaret Percy has been to Newry to talk to people of this divided community and to hear their favourite hymns sung by the united Church choirs of the district.
BBC Northern Ireland
The Next Generations by ALEX HALEY
A series of seven episodes continuing the extraordinary saga of one man's search for his roots. Episode 2 starring
1896: Tom Harvey remains the pillar of the black community in Henning. His daughter Elizabeth has stayed single and become a schoolteacher but the more head-strong Cynthia is determined to marry Will Palmer. Despite his influence, Tom can do nothing to prevent Will's friend Lee Garnet from being hunted down and burnt alive by a frenzied white mob.
Written for television by ERNEST KINOY Produced by STAN MARGULIES Directed by CHARLES s. DUBIN A DAVID WOLPER production
Regional Variations (2)
Audrey moves out of Grantleigh Manor. Her hopes of seeing the estate run along old lines are dashed when she discovers the new owner's background.
starring Trevor Eve in Knock for Knock by BOB BAKER with Michael Medwin
Doran Godwin and Liz Crowther and featuring Shirley Anne Field With half-a-million listeners now working for him, private eye Eddie Shoestring hunts a killer van ...
Music composed by GEORGE FENTON
Sound CHARLES PITT,JOHN HALE
Film editor DICK ALLEN
Designer JOHN HURST
Photography PETER HALL
Producer ROBERT BANKS STEWART Directed by ROGER TUCKER
with Peter Woods ; Weather
Regional Variations (2)
A small village in West Sussex is faced with the strange prospect of saffron-robed Buddhist monks in its midst. They have just set up their first Western sanctuary for training along strict traditional lines. Part of their tradition is to rely for their food on the local villagers: but how will this go down in West Sussex?
This Everyman report follows the monks' attempts to explain what they do and why; and it explores why many Western people are being drawn to Buddhism.
Film cameraman KEITH HOPPER Film editor CHRIS LYSAGHT
Producer DAVID M. THOMPSON Everyman editor WILLIAM NICHOLSON
Six programmes about the cinema and public opinion in the 1940s. 2: That Malignancy in our Midst
In spite of the fact that wholesale treachery never actually happened, the Fifth Column remained a popular subject in the cinema during the Second World War.
Written by NICHOLAS PRONAY Produced by HOWARD SMITH
Six programmes about British life in India in the 20s and 30s. 2: Soldiers Three
' What a so-and-so country to come to, I thought. But there we are, we've just got to make the best of it.'
Tales by three soldiers who saw action on the North West Frontier, helped quell riots and frequently went out in the midday sun ...
Richly articulate and sardonic old-timers ... (WESTERN MAIL)