with Frank Bough and Debbie Greenwood
The search is on for Superdad - Britain's favourite father. More details of the festive competition that could take your family on a Christmas trip to Disneyland, USA. Including this morning:
Save Our Soccer -
Emlyn Hughes with more ways to improve the image of British football and combat violence on the terraces;
Lynn Faulds Wood presents Danger Watch - a consumer notebook - at 8.15;
Glynn's Barrow - weekend shopping and price advice from Glynn Christian;
Alan Titchmarsh answers your weekend gardening queries on [number removed]. Plus Steve Blacknell with his round-up of pop news and gossip; and Nigel Coombs has high-flying ideas for Christmas presents.
Come and see! Come and see! The beautiful Christmas tree! Presenter Jane Hardy Guest Wayne Jackman
Story: The Little Green Tree by SONYA DANN
Musical director RICHARD BROWN Percussion TONY MCVEY Woodwind MARTIN FRITH Graphics JOANNA ISLES
Film editor CHRIS GILDERS Director SHEILA FRASER
Series producer BARBARA RODDAM Editor CYNTHIA FELGATE
with Frances Coverdale and Moira Stuart
News Headlines with subtitles
12.55 Regional News
Weather News IAN MCCASKILL
with Bob Langley Marian Foster and Josephine Buchan
Lunchtime entertainment with a seasonal flavour, as stars from the worlds of music, theatre and show business drop in to wish everyone a Happy Christmas. Peter Seabrook offers advice on tending pot plants and Christmas trees. Music comes from Steeleye Span.
A See-Saw programme.
Chigley is in Trumptonshire and contains a factory, a pottery, a stately home and a vintage steam railway. (R)
with Antony Johns
Antony gets his skates on today and steps on to the ice. But the first thing he needs to learn about 'ice skating' is how to stop!
Musical director ALLAN ROGERS Designer MICHAEL TREVOR Produced and directed by PIPPA DYSON
Misadventures with Popeye the cartoon sailor.
The last of the series with Bill Homewood and Bill Pertwee and incognito incarnate (or at least in-alphabet):
Cracked the code? It's as easy as A B C! Hoping to track down the agent are this week's teams from
Trowbridge and Bebington.
with the voices of Susan Sheridan, Peter Hawkins
Written and drawn by Peter Maddocks (R)
with Roy Castle, Fiona Kennedy and Julian Farino
In the last programme of the current series two of Britain's top trampolinists attempt to somersault their way into the record books.
There's a surprise in store for the three writers of the best Record Write In letters.
One-man-band Dave Sheriff tries to prove that 13 is not an unlucky number.
Last of the present series by BARRY PURCHESE
The end of the school year and rehearsals for the Brighton Rock musical limp towards the big night.
Helping hands come from unexpected quarters. This week's cast:
Devised by PHIL REDMOND Producer BEN REA Director
ROGER SINGLETON-TURNER (R)
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Presented by Angela Rippon Sixty-four teams have taken part over the last nine weeks, and tonight the top two compete for the trophy and the title of Masterteam of 1985. Michael Grade , Controller of BBC1, will present the trophy.
Sue Lawley and Nicholas Witchell present the latest pictures, stories and events of the day from Britain and around the world followed by Weather News
London Plus, Spotlight
South Today, Points West Look East, Look North North West Tonight Midlands Today
Wogan's Christmas Box
Terry dips a tentative toe into the pool of exciting television programmes lined up on BBC1 for your delectation over the Christmas holiday, and talks to some of the stars who will be taking part.
Starring Les Dawson as the host of the comedy quiz game everyone can play at home.
Join Les and his celebrities for lots of fun and frolics in another edition of Blankety Blank.
Special guests this week are: Ken Dodd, Cherry Gillespie, Anita Harris, Roland Rat Superstar, Wendy Richard, Freddie Trueman
Produced in association with Mark Goodson and Talbot TV Ltd
Which members of the Colby and Carrington families have survived the wedding-day massacre in Moldavia? Written by EDWARD DEBLASIO Directed by ROBERT SCHEERER
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John Humphrys and Andrew Harvey present the day's news with BBC teams at home and abroad
Weekend Weather News
Last of the present series created by ROBERT BANKS STEWART starring John Nettles in Avenge, 0 Lord by JOHN FLETCHER with Terence Alexander Louise Jameson Sean Arnold
Guest star Bernard Hepton
To the Bureau des Etrangers, Mick Davies is simply a hired killer. But, in politics, especially international politics, nothing is ever simple....
Theme music by GEORGE FENTON Script editor CHRIS BOUCHER Film editor FRANCES PARKER Designer PHIL ROBERSON Photography ALEC CURTIS
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an original screenplay in three parts by TROY KENNEDY MARTIN starring
2: Burden of Proof
'Lowe: you put him away ten years ago, remember?'
As the police pursue the 'revenge' motive for Emma's murder, news of her past connection with a raid on the Northmoor nuclear-waste plant convinces Craven that there is another dimension to the case.
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Cliff Gorman Joe Bologna
Joe, a New York policeman, confides to his colleague Tom that he has robbed a liquor store. Tired of the routine of police life, the pair hatch a plot that involves the Mafia and two million dollars!
Complications set in when the would-be criminals put their bold plan into action ...
Screenplay by DONALD E. WESTLAKE Produced by ELLIOTT KASTNER Directed by ARAM AVAKIAN
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