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With T. P. MCKENNA Celtic Tales adapted by JENNY NIMMO
Today: The Dragon's Child
In a secluded bay in the Hebrides lived a mother dragon and her child, until one day men arrived on the island ...
Producer ANGELA BEECHING
Director CHRISTINE SECOMBE

Contributors

Adapted By:
Jenny Nimmo
Producer:
Angela Beeching
Director:
Christine Secombe

with TONY HART and Morph Distortion
'Mirror, mirror, on the wall' ... a giant cat, reflections, distorted writing and an accident with a pot of paint.
Assistant producer JANE TARLETON
Producer CHRISTOPHER PILKINGTON
If you're aged 15 or under, Take Hart ,
BBC Television Centre, London W3 6XZ is the address to send paintings for the Gallery. There's a prize for any that are shown, as long as you put your name, age, and address, but we're sorry we can't return any.

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony Hart
Producer:
Jane Tarleton
Producer:
Christopher Pilkington
Unknown:
Take Hart
Caretaker:
Colin Bennett

The Cornhill Insurance Test Series
England v Pakistan from Headingley Second day
PETER WEST introduces the whole of the morning's play. Commentators
RICHIE BENAUD , JIM LAKER TOM GRAVENEY , TED DEXTER
Producers NICK hunter, DAVID KENNING

Contributors

Unknown:
Richie Benaud
Unknown:
Jim Laker
Unknown:
Tom Graveney
Unknown:
David Kenning

Racing from Goodwood
The first day of a two-day meeting from this picturesque course on the Sussex Downs.
2.0 The V. A. T. Watkins Nursery Handicap (5f)
2.30 The William Hill Stakes (Handicap. lim)
3.0 The Wates Build Handicap (6f)
3.30 The Norcros Group Stakes (5f)
Commentators PETER O'SULLEVAN JIMMY LINDLEY and JOHN HANMER
International Show Jumping from Hickstead featuring the Hambro Life Derby Trial
The first day of the Derby meeting with everyone's thoughts very much on Sunday and the climax to the Hickstead season. Today's featured class gives the riders a rehearsal for some of the fearsome Obstacles to be encountered on Sunday, including the Derby bank.
Introduced by DAVID VINE Commentators
RAYMOND BROOKS-WARD and STEPHEN HADLEY
Television presentation: Racing KEITH PHILLIPS
Show Jumping JOHNNIE WATHERSTON Racing results on Ceejax

Contributors

Commentators:
Peter O'Sullevan
Commentators:
Jimmy Lindley
Commentators:
John Hanmer
Introduced By:
David Vine
Unknown:
Johnnie Watherston

starring
Adrian Hedley , Janet Ellis Tommy Boyd
Another chance to join in this picture puzzle and work out the clues to the jigwords.
Director richard SIMKIN
Produced and written by CLIVE DOIG
The Second and Third Book of Jigsaw Puzzles, 85p each from booksellers

Contributors

Unknown:
Adrian Hedley
Unknown:
Janet Ellis
Unknown:
Tommy Boyd
Written By:
Clive Doig
The O-Men:
Sylvester McCoy
The O-Men:
David Rappaport

Regional Variations (2)

Garan Gwarchodwr y Gofod

BBC One Wales

A series of four programmes with John Craven
2: The Rocket Builder
Rocket, probably the most famous locomotive in the world, was built in Newcastle at Robert Stephen son's factory.
In today's programme JOHN CRAVEN goes to Tyneside to tell the story of George and Robert Stephenson and the birth of the steam-train revolution that shook the world.
Director BARBARA KINDRED
Producer MOLLY cox
Book (same title) £4.50 from booksellers

Contributors

Unknown:
John Craven
Unknown:
Robert Stephen
Unknown:
John Craven
Unknown:
Robert Stephenson
Director:
Barbara Kindred
Producer:
Molly Cox

Written by MAURICE DODD featuring
LEONARD ROSSITER as 'Boot'
Music by TREVOR JONES
A FILM FAIR presentation
Executive producer GRAHAM CLUTTERBUCK

Contributors

Written By:
Maurice Dodd
Unknown:
Leonard Rossiter
Music By:
Trevor Jones
Producer:
Graham Clutterbuck

starring
The Hanging of Parker Tillman
The second of a two-part story Duly convicted of rustling, Parker Tillman is due to hang next morning. Sam can't quite believe the wily Parker could be so stupid as to leave such obvious clues to his guilt.
Written by MICHAEL LEESON Directed by JEFF CHAMBERS

Contributors

Unknown:
Parker Tillman
Unknown:
Parker Tillman
Written By:
Michael Leeson
Directed By:
Jeff Chambers
Sam Best:
Joel Higgins
Elvira Best:
Carlene Watkins
Daniel Best:
Meeno Peluce
Parker Tillman:
Leonard Frey
Doc Kullens:
Tom Ewell
Laney Gibbs:
Valri Bromfield
Frog:
Tracey Walter

The feature film starring The Men from U.N.C.L.E. with Joan Crawford, Curt Jurgens, Herbert Lom, Telly Savalas, Terry-Thomas
An all-star cast enhances this entertaining spy-adventure in which the dynamic U.N.C.L.E. duo are sent on a world-wide chase to foil the devilish plans of THRUSH. A top scientist has been murdered and his secret formula can lead to ruin for the free world ...
Settings for this U.N.C.L.E. caper include New York, Rome, London, Tokyo and THRUSH headquarters in the Arctic.
Screenplay by NORMAN HUDIS from a story by BORIS INGSTER
Produced by BORIS INGSTER
Directed by BARRY SHEAR . Films: page 15

Contributors

Unknown:
Joan Crawford
Unknown:
Curt Jurgens
Unknown:
Norman Hudis
Story By:
Boris Ingster
Produced By:
Boris Ingster
Directed By:
Barry Shear
Napoleon Solo:
Robert Vaughn
Illya Kuryakin:
David McCallum
Carl von Kesser:
Curt Jurgens
Amanda True:
Joan Crawford
Randolph:
Herbert Lom
Count De Fanzini:
Telly Savalas
Constable:
Terry-Thomas
Sandy True:
Kim Darby
Margo:
Diane McBain
Imogen:
Jill Ireland
Mr Waverly:
Leo G Carroll
Dr True:
Jim Boles

This week Russell takes to the Scottish air for a bird's-eye view of the highlands and islands of the west coast, drops in among the fishing smacks and sea-salt of Oban to talk to the people who go down to the sea in working boats and joins in with the strathspeys, cabers, clan tartans and fun and highland games at the famous Argyllshire gathering.
Research KAREN BLUMENFELD Producer PETER HAMILTON
Executive producer KEN STEPHINSON

Contributors

Unknown:
Karen Blumenfeld
Producer:
Peter Hamilton
Producer:
Ken Stephinson

In this case they happen to be SHEILA FERGUSON , HELEN SCOTT and VALERIE HOLIDAY, the musical threesome from Philadelphia.
The Three Degrees, in their first television special for three years, sing all their hits and introduce a new dance group - Atmozpnier.
Musical director DOUG HENNING
Lighting BOB CHAPLIN. Sound IAN RAE Designer GAVIN DAVIES Director TONY WOLFE
Producer DAVID Williams BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Unknown:
Sheila Ferguson
Unknown:
Helen Scott
Designer:
Gavin Davies
Director:
Tony Wolfe

Miss Constantine
Dramatised by JOSEPHINE POOLE
Little Miss Constantine lives in a rambling mansion, her thoughts crowded with remnants of family history. A tolerable eccentricity-until the darker shadows of the shuttered rooms are occupied by ' the people from the authorities '.
Assistant producer KEVIN CROOKS
Produced and directed by JOHN KING BBC South West

Contributors

Dramatised By:
Josephine Poole
Dramatised By:
Little Miss Constantine
Directed By:
John King
Miss Constantine:
Wynna Evans
Vicar:
Martyn Townsend

from Leicester
The World Championships
Three finals decided tonight in the Amateur Sprint, the Women's Pursuit and the Amateur Team Pursuit, an event dominated by East Germany for five years. The USSR, however, are Olympic Champions.
Plus the day's news and results. Introduced by BARRY DAVIES
Commentators TONY GUBBA, HUGH PORTER , PHIL LIGGETT
Producers JOHN PHILIPS and HUW JONES

Contributors

Introduced By:
Barry Davies
Commentators:
Tony Gubba
Unknown:
Hugh Porter

starring
Ursula Andress , Virna List with Claudine Auger , Marisa Mell
Good looks, husbands and a smart lifestyle are not enough for four restless wives who seek new happiness via their various fantasies and infidelities. Ursula Andress and Virna Lisi star in this stylish Italian sex comedy.
Screenplay by RUGGERO MACCARI ETTORE SCOLA , STEFANO STRUCCHI Produced by FAUSTO SARACENI Directed by LUIGI ZAMPA
(First showing on British television) Films: page 15

Contributors

Unknown:
Ursula Andress
Unknown:
Virna List
Unknown:
Claudine Auger
Unknown:
Marisa Mell
Unknown:
Ursula Andress
Unknown:
Virna Lisi
Unknown:
Ruggero MacCari
Unknown:
Ettore Scola
Unknown:
Stefano Strucchi
Produced By:
Fausto Saraceni
Directed By:
Luigi Zampa
Anna:
Ursula Andress
Luisa:
Virna Lisi
Paola:
Marisa Mell
Esmeralda:
Claudine Auger
Carlo:
Brett Halsey
AldO JEAN:
Pierre Cassel
Cesare:
Frank Wolff
BertO:
Marco Guglielmi
Traffic cop:
Mario Adorf

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