A See-Saw programme. (Repeat)
Football Association Coaching: Tactics, Skills
A series of 14 programmes
12: Defending from Free Kicks and Corners Coaches
: D. HOWE , B. TAYLOR C. TAYLOR , C. HUGHES
Players: T. BROOKING , V. HILAIRE
Narration RAY BROOKS
The gang plays ghosts to frighten the kidnappers.
Why Don't You just switch off your television set and go and do something less boring instead?
With JEREMY JAMES , BILL HARTSTON 9: The Endgame
With JED ALLAN , JACK DE MAVE LISA LU , ANDREA TONG
KINGSTON NEOH , MARGO LUNGREEN RUDY ORTEGA , H. LLOYD NELSON ROBERT WEATHERWAX
CHING WAH LEE
Lassie is knocked down by a car in San Francisco and wanders the streets suffering from amnesia before finding her way back.
Directed by DICK MODER
An MGM cartoon
Introduced by Frank Bough
12.35; 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 Chase (2im)
1.50 The Panama Cigar Hurdle (Qualifier. 2m)
2.25 The Bass Handicap 'Chase (4m)
Grand National horses face a gruelling test in this valuable 'marathon' over 4 miles and 23 fences.
Commentators PETER O'SULLEVAN JULIAN WILSON , RICHARD PITMAN
International Basketball from Crystal Palace
The Philips World Club
This year, the line-up is stronger than ever with teams from the USA, Canada and Australia, plus the national champions of Austria, Germany and Finland and four British teams. MACCABI TEL Aviv return to defend their title. Commentators
STUART STOREY and MILES AIKEN
1.25; 2.0; 2.55*
Ski-jumping from Garmisch
The traditional New Year winter sports classic when the world's best ski-jumpers take on the giant 90m hill in the Bavarian Alps in the second leg of the Four Hills Championships.
Commentator TONY GUBBA
12.35 Racing: 12.55 Basketball
1.5 Racing; 1.25 Ski-jumping
1.40 Racing; 2.0 Ski-jumping
2.15 Racing; 2.35 Basketball
• Timings subject to alteration Television presentation: Racing
RICHARD TILLING Basketball JOHNNIE WATHERSTON Ski-jumping GERMAN TV SERVICE
Producer Grandstand MARTIN HOPKINS Editor Grandstand HAROLD ANDERSON
International Golf Challenge Last of six programmes
A special greensome match that follows the Christmas series between two of the world's great women golfers Nancy Lopez Milton and Sally Little , and top American golfers Johnny Miller and Jerry Pate. The matches were played at the Woburn Golf and Country Club, for the Phoenix Assurance Trophy.
Commentator PETER ALLISS
with Bernard Cribbins
Mortimer's Portrait on Glass by JOAN AIKEN
In which the Jones family rescue a man from a bog; Arabel sees a real-life dinosaur; and Mortimer receives a present.
Today: Black Feakle 's Bog
A serial in 17 parts
Klara's father returns home and meets Heidi for the first time. But he tells Fraulein Rottenmeier that Heidi will not be sent tack to the mountains - and adds that his mother is coming to help look after the two girls. 13: Grandmama
Produced by INTERTEL TELEVISION AG
English version directed by LOUIS ELMAN for LEAH INTERNATIONAL PRODUCTIONS
with Simon Groom, Sarah Greene and Peter Duncan
Ring in the New! On the very first day of the International Year of Disabled People, Blue Peter leaps into 1981 with the latest news of the Great Blue Peter Bring and Buy Sale Appeal. There's the chance to see in print 14-year-old Amanda Taylor's design for a poster to celebrate the centenary of the Natural History Museum plus something hot and spicy to cheer up the cold January nights!
with Angela Rippon ; Weatherman
London and South East only:
Tom and Jerry in Cat Concerto All other English regions: Regional News
A feature film starring Lynda Carter and Lyle Waggoner.
After the War, Wonder Woman returned to her people on Paradise Island. Its peace is abruptly shattered when a plane crash-lands from the outside world. By coincidence, Major Steve Trevor, son of Wonder Woman's wartime colleague, is aboard. She soon realises she is again needed to save the free world from its enemies.
Written by STEPHEN KANDEL Directed by ALAN CROSLAND
Dave Lee Travis and Tommy Vance introduce another special edition featuring some of the top hits of the year.
TOP OF THE POPS ORCHESTRA
LEGS & CO
by JOHN ESMONDE and BOB LARBEY starring
Richard Briers Felicity Kendal and Penelope Keith with Paul Eddington Silly, but it's
Fun Tom and Barbara, Margo and Jerry plan their respective Christmases, but neither goes according to plan.
Music by BURT RHODES Designer PAUL MUNTING
Producer JOHN HOWARD DAVIES
Regional Variations (2)
The fourth of programmes by ALEX SHEARER starring Music
RONNIE HAZLEHURST Designer PAMELA LAMBOOY Producer GARETH GWENLAN
with Angela Rippon Weatherman
The feature film based on HENRI CHARRIÈRE'S best-selling novel starring
Steve McQueen , Dustin Hoffman
Steve McQueen , in one of his finest screen roles, stars in the astonishing true-life story of Henri ' Papillon ' Charriere. Sentenced for a murder he did not commit to life imprisonment in the infamous French penal colonies, his passion is to escape. But the lethal jungle and many bleak years of hardship and brutality lie between him and freedom ...
Screenplay by DALTON TRUMBO and LORENZO SEMPLE JR
Produced by ROBERT DORFMANN and FRANKLIN J. SCHAFFNER
Directed by FRANKLIN J. SCHAFFNER
(First showing on British television)
Michael Parkinson presents an exclusive interview with the legendary Hollywood star James Cagney , who talks about his distinguished career in vaudeville and the cinema.
Illustrated by moments from some of his most memorable films, including Public Enemy, The Roaring Twenties, Angels with Dirty Faces, A Midsummer Night's Dream and Yankee Doodle Dandy. With a special guest appearance by his long-time friend and co-star Pat O'Brien.
Music HARRY STONEHAM
Research HELEN FRASER ,
EVE LUCAS Programnre associate CHRIS GREENWOOD Assistant producers
GRAHAM LINDSAY. GILL STRIBLING-WRIGHT Director BRUCE MILLIARD Produced by JOHN FSHER