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with Timothy Davies
Billy and William by E. NESBIT
The story of what happened when Billy, known as William when he was horrid, met his cousin Harold Egbert Darwin St Leger.
Pictures by RONALD JACKSON

Contributors

Unknown:
Timothy Davies
Unknown:
E. Nesbit
Unknown:
Ronald Jackson

Introduced by David Coleman
12.20*
Football Focus
BOB WILSON greets the New Year looking at today's fixtures m England and Scotland and expresses his hopes for football in the 80s.
12.40; 1.5; 1.40; 2.15* Racing from Cheltenham
12 45 The Malvern Novices Hurdle Race (Div 1. 2m)
1.15 The Worthington E Novices' Steeplechase (21 1/2 m)
1.50 The Panama Cigar Hurdle Race (Qualifier. 2m)
2.25 The Bass Handicap Steeplechase (4m)
One of the season's longest steeple-chases and the first important trial for the Grand National.
Commentators PETER O'SULLEVAN and RICHARD PITMAN
1.25*
International Basketball from the National Sports Centre, Crystal Palace
The Philips World Invitational ClubChampionships
The final of this prestigious club competition in which MACCABI TEL
AViv are favourites to retain their title. Seeded to meet them in today's final are the UNIVERSITY OF
NORTH CAROLINA, one of the top college teams in the USA. Commentators
STUART STOREY and MILES AIKEN
2.0; 2.50*
International Ski-jumping from Garmisch
The traditional New Year winter sports classic when the world's best ski-jumpers take on the giant
90-metres hill in the Bavarian
Alps in the second leg of the Four
Hills Championships.
Commentator RON PICKERING
2.40*
Cricket:
Australia v West Indies
The Second Test from Melbourne
Highlights of the fourth day's play which ended just a few hours ago.
Today's timetable:
12.20 Football Focus; 12.40 Racing 12 55 Sports Round-up; 1.5 Racing 125 Basketball; 1.40 Racing 20 Ski-jumping; 2.15 Racing
2.40 Cricket: 2.50 Ski-jumping 'Timings subject to alteration TV presentation.
Football Focus MIKE MURPHY
Racing RICHARD TILLING , JOHN MCNICHOLAS Basketball JOHNNIE WATHERSTON
Ski-jumping GERMAN TELEVISION SERVICE Cricket 9 NETWORK, Australia
Producer Grandstand MARTIN HOPKINS Editor Grandstand HAROLD ANDERSON

Contributors

Introduced By:
David Coleman
Unknown:
Bob Wilson
Commentators:
Peter O'Sullevan
Commentators:
Richard Pitman
Commentators:
Stuart Storey
Commentator:
Ron Pickering
Unknown:
Mike Murphy
Unknown:
Richard Tilling
Unknown:
John McNicholas
Unknown:
Basketball Johnnie Watherston
Unknown:
Harold Anderson

by John le Carre
Dramatised by Arthur Hopcraft

also starring (in order of appearance) Michael Jayston, Bernard Hepton, Michael Aldridge, Terence Rigby, Ian Richardson, Hywel Bennett, Patrick Stewart, Anthony Bate, George Sewell, Ian Bannen, John Standing, Alexander Knox, Joss Ackland, Sian Phillips
A two-part version: 2
'I still believe that the Secret Services are the only real expression of a nation's character. Until the mid-50s, I still had hopes.... lingering loyalty to what we represented ... sheer delusion, of course. We were already America's street-walkers.' (Gerald, the Mole)
Music composed and conducted by GEOFFREY BURGON
Producer JONATHAN POWELL Director JOHN IRVIN

Contributors

Unknown:
John Le Carr
Dramatised By:
Arthur Hopcraft
Unknown:
Michael Jayston
Unknown:
Bernard Hepton
Unknown:
Michael Aldridge
Unknown:
Terence Rigby
Unknown:
Ian Richardson
Unknown:
Hywel Bennett
Unknown:
Patrick Stewart
Unknown:
Anthony Bate
Unknown:
George Sewell
Unknown:
Ian Bannen
Unknown:
John Standing
Unknown:
Alexander Knox
Unknown:
Joss Ackland
Unknown:
Sian Phillips
Conducted By:
Geoffrey Burgon
Producer:
Jonathan Powell
Director:
John Irvin
George Smiley:
Alec Guinness
Peter Guillam:
Michael Jayston
Alwyn:
Warren Clarke
Mendel:
George Sewell
Toby Esterhase:
Bernard Hepton
Percy Alleline:
Michael Aldridge
Roy Bland:
Terence Rigby
Bill Haydon:
Ian Richardson
Ricki Tarr:
Hywel Bennett
Karla:
Patrick Stewart
Lacon:
Anthony Bate
Fawn:
Alec Sabin
Alisa Brimley:
Marjorie Hogan
Paul Skordeno:
Joe Praml
Jim Prideaux:
Ian Bannen
Sam Collins:
John Standing
Control:
Alexander Knox
Molly Purcell:
Mandy Cuthbert
Roach:
Duncan Jones
Spikely:
Daniel Beecher
Jerry Westerby:
Joss Ackland
Headmaster:
John Wells
Headmaster's mother:
Betty Hardy
Flemy ing-Smith:
Guy Standeven
Linda:
Jo Apted
Ann Smiley:
Siân Phillips
Polyakov:
George Pravda

Regional Variations (2)

The Sporting Seventies

BBC One Wales

starring Elvis Presley
Another chance to take a behind-the-scenes look at Elvis both in rehearsal and on stage in a film which spans nearly 15 years of a remarkable career.
Elvis sings many songs ranging from his later ballads to some of his earliest hits, including ' Heart-break hotel ', ' Blue suede shoes ', All shook up ', ' Love me tender ', ' One night with you ' and ' Suspicious minds'.
Produced by Herbert F. Solow Written and directed by Denis Sanders

Contributors

Performer:
Elvis Presley
Produced By:
Herbert F. Solow
Directed By:
Denis Sanders

Regional Variations (2)

Hi De Hi

BBC One London

Duration: 39 minutes

on BBC One London

The very first episode of the classic holiday camp comedy series. The Maplin's entertainment staff find they have a new boss. Show more

Contributors

Ted Bovis:
Paul Shane
Peggy Ollerenshaw:
Su Pollard
Jeffrey Fairbrother:
Simon Cadell
Spike Dixon:
Jeffrey Holland
Gladys Pugh:
Ruth Madoc
Fred Quilley:
Felix Bowness
Yvonne Stuart-Hargreaves:
Diane Holland
Barry Stuart-Hargreaves:
Barry Howard
Mr Partridge:
Leslie Dwyer
Sylvia Garnsey:
Nikki Kelly
Stanley Matthews:
David Webb
Bruce Matthews:
Tony Webb
Composer:
Jimmy Perry

Regional Variations (2)

Golden Fiddle Rally

BBC One Scotland

starring Syd Little and Eddie Large and their special guest star Cliff Richard with Johnny Hutch and the Herculeans Henry Cooper
Written by EDDIE BRABEN , ERIC DAVIDSON With IAN DAVIDSON , PETER VINCENT Choreography HELEN TOZER
RONNIE HAZLEHURST AND HIS ORCHESTRA
Vocal backing MAGGIE STREDDER SINGERS Costume designer KEN TREW Sound HUGH BARKER
Lighting KEN MACGREGOR Designer JAN SPOCZYNSKI Producer MICHAEL HURLL

Contributors

Unknown:
Syd Little
Unknown:
Eddie Large
Unknown:
Cliff Richard
Unknown:
Johnny Hutch
Written By:
Eddie Braben
Written By:
Eric Davidson
Unknown:
Ian Davidson
Unknown:
Peter Vincent
Unknown:
Choreography Helen Tozer
Unknown:
Ronnie Hazlehurst
Unknown:
Ken MacGregor
Designer:
Jan Spoczynski
Producer:
Michael Hurll

The feature film based on FREDERICK FORSYTH 'S novel starring
Jon Voight
Maximilian Schell who tells RADIO. TIMES:
On the November day in 1963 that President Kennedy is assassinated, an elderly Jew, Solomon Tauber , commits suicide in Hamburg. He leaves behind his diary of the horrifying events in the death camp at Riga - alleging that the Commandant and many other Nazis are alive and thriving in modern Germany. A young journalist, Peter Miller , finds the diary and realises that he has uncovered a story comparable with the devastating events in Dallas. He decides to find the Commandant and uncover the secrets of the Odessa organisation.
Screenplay by KENNETH ROSS , GEORGE MARKSTEIN Produced by JOHN WOOLF Directed by RONALD NEAME
(First showing on British television) Films: pages 16-17

Contributors

Unknown:
Frederick Forsyth
Unknown:
Jon Voight
Unknown:
Maximilian Schell
Unknown:
Solomon Tauber
Unknown:
Peter Miller
Unknown:
Kenneth Ross
Unknown:
George Markstein
Produced By:
John Woolf
Directed By:
Ronald Neame
Peter Miller:
Jon Voight
Eduard Roschmann:
Maximilian Schell
Frau Miller:
Maria Schell
Sigi:
Mary Tamm
Klaus Wenzer:
Derek Jacobi
David Porath:
Peter Jeffrey
Gustav Mackensen:
Klaus Lowitsch
Alfred Oster:
Kurt Meisel
General Clucks:
Hannes Messember
Israeli general:
Garfield Morgan

Barry Norman looks back at the films of 1979 and selects his 12 best.
How does The Deer Hunter compare with Apocalypse Now? Is California Suite the best comedy? What about WOODY ALLEN 'S Manhattan? Where does The China Syndrome rank? Is Alien in the 12-best list?
Director JANE LUSH
Producer MARGARET SHARP
Executive producer BARRY BROWN

Contributors

Unknown:
Barry Norman
Unknown:
Woody Allen
Producer:
Barry Brown

BBC One London

About BBC One

BBC One is a TV channel that started broadcasting on the 20th April 1964. It replaced BBC Television.

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