starts your day with news, sport, weather and travel available to all viewers.
in Westward Ho-Hum
An RKO film
with Frank Bough Sally Magnusson Jeremy Paxman and Pamela Armstrong
Regular political analysis from James Cox
The latest sports news and comment from Bob Wilson Timetable:
Regional news and travel at 7.15, 7.45,8.15
Weather with Francis Wilson at 7.25, 7.55, 8.25
But first this ... something a little different - a sort of magazine between the programmes with Siobhan Mayer. News from the music world, latest fashions, films, videos, hobbies, together with your questions and ideas.
Starting with Boss Cat
Naked Town (R)
Presented by the Bristol gang. Meet the new gang. Find out how to make a water microscope and thrill to the thuds of American football. (R) For fact sheets send sae with 23p stamp to: [address removed]
But first'... your birthday greetings with Siobhan Mayer followed by Play School
Presenter Brian Jameson Guest Carol Chell
Story: The Runaway Tram by PEGGY BLAKELY and KOTA TANIUCHI (R)
The Perishers featuring
Leonard Rossiter as 'Boot' (R)
presented by the children of Strand-on-the-Green Junior School
Producer RALPH ROLLS
But first this ... your summertime magazine between the programmes including
King of the Rocket Men A serial in 12 episodes starring
10: The Deadly Fog Wherein the satanic
Dr Vulcan decides Jeff King must die and arranges a fiendish finale for him.
Directed by FRED BRANNON
A REPUBLIC serial
Woody Woodpecker Stowaway Woody
Last of ten programmes with Bob Symes-Schutzmann Model Railways: 3
Wiring up the 00 gauge
'Bluebell Railway' layout; building rolling stock and locos from kits; scratchbuilding and operating live steam locos. Studio director JOHN RICKWORD Producer PETER RIDING (R)
The Bucket Dog
Jamie buys an Irish setter which soon becomes a popular part of the Ponderosa, until its former owner turns up declaring it a disgrace to its breed and demands that it be put down.
Written by JOHN HAWKINS
Directed by WILLIAM CLAXTON
with Debbie Thrower
Weather BERNARD DAVEY
The women of Ramsay Street make changes in their lifestyle.
This week's cast
Written by ROGER MOULTON JILL JAMES. JOHN UPTON
ADRIAN VAN DER BOK. RAY HARDING Directed by BRENDAN MAHER. JULIAN MCSWEENEY
Ingrid Bergman stars in the first of a two-part screen biography of Golda Meir ; her last performance for which she won an Emmy Award. Also starring
Driven from their native Russia by pogroms, the Mabovitch family settled in Milwaukee, where Golda emerged as a lively young woman with a single-minded commitment to Socialist-Zionism. In 1921, that commitment led her and her husband, Morris Meyerson , to Palestine where she found her life's work.
For Golda, the years up to 1948 were marked by great happiness for the birth of Israel, and personal sadness when her marriage broke up. Written by HAROLD GAST and STEPHEN GETHERS
Produced by GENE CORMAN Directed by ALAN GIBSON (R) (Part 2 tomorrow at 1.50pm)
Butterflies and Tortoises
The heliconid is a striking black, yellow and vermilion butterfly from South America. Marian Foster visits the Cotswolds Wildlife Park where John Stone explains how to rear these beautiful creatures in your home. He also shows how to look after stick insects and praying mantis. Brian Watkins finds out more about caring for your tortoise from Don Reid. Producer ANDREW MEIKLE
Executive producer JOHN KENYON BBC Pebble Mill (R)
Andrew Harvey introduces ten programmes for all ages.
With Eddie Gorton of the Amateur Swimming Association.
Recorded at Barnet Copthall
Phillip Schofield - starting with:
Lassie: Winged Rescue
Lassie helps save the life of a seagull.
A cartoon serial story based on the world famous books by Hugh Lofting about the good doctor who can talk with animals.
The Doctor and Tommy work very hard to find the right medicine for the forest animals.
A Canterbury Tale by DOROTHY SMITH
Mark Curry sets off on his bike on the ancient pilgrims' route to Canterbury
Cathedral. There, in the place where it happened, he tells the story of a row between a king and archbishop that ended in murder.
Director RENNY RYE (R)
Yabba-dabba-doo! Dino and Juliet Dino falls head-over-paws in love with the neighbours' pet dinosaur and helps to calm a feud between the Flintstones and the Loudrocks.
A HANNA-BARBERA production
Nicholas Witchell and Philip Hayton
Present the latest pictures, stories and events from
Britain and around the world. Weather JOHN KETTLEY
John Stapleton Lucy Meacock and Steve Clark bring you all tonight's headlines from London and the south east, and the interviews that will make tomorrow's talking points.
Plus all the day's sport from Michael Wale
Editor RACHEL ATTWELL
Join Terry and his guests for conversation and entertainment live from the Television Theatre. Programme associates
NEIL SHAND. CHRIS GREENWOOD Director TOM CORCORAN Producer PETER ESTALL
Series producer JOHN FISHER
A Problem Like Maria
As an important round in the Academic Olympics against Brooklyn Tech looms,
FUlmore High 's team spirit suffers when it's discovered that Maria is dating the captain of the opposition!
Written by CYNTHIA THOMPSON Directed by ANDREW D. WEYMAN
Liberal leader Jeremy Thorpe creates hot news as Britain swelters in the summer scorcher, and peanut farming becomes a thing of the past for America's President-elect. The news: British mercenaries fight in Angola, there are riots in Soweto and the Notting Hill Carnival erupts into violence.
John Curry is Britain's golden boy and as the heatwave brings water-rationing, new wave causes a splash.
The music: Billy Ocean
Bryan Ferry, David Bowie The Rolling Stones
Thin Lizzy, Abba, Sex Pistols
Videotape editor MARK LAWRENCE Producer URSULA MCCULLOCH
written by JOHN KANE starring Terry Scott and June Whitfield
Studio lighting TONY ESCOTT
Sound supervisor RICKY METCALF Designer STEPHEN TALBOT
Directed by MARTIN SHARDLOW Produced by ROBIN NASH * CEEFAX SUBTITLES
with Julia Somerville and Andrew Harvey
Regional News: Weather
Paul Brown , a survival instructor says, 'Because there's no leader, they're all thinking of their own position. As soon as you've got a leader, everybody slots into position.'
This week, the survival team face the challenge of life on a remote offshore island. Food is scarce and for the first three days all they have to eat is puffballs or mushrooms.
On the fourth day one of them goes out for a walk and disappears. Film editor LIZ THOYTS
Film cameraman JIMMY DIBLING Film sound CHRISTIAN WANGLER BBC Bristol
* CEEFAX SUBTITLES
A special two-part presentation of one of the most sensational murder stories of recent times. Starring and At Fort Bragg, North
Carolina on 17 February 1970 at 3.40am, the operator took an emergency call for an ambulance and MPs to rush to the quarters of Captain
MacDonald, medical officer in the GreenBerets. Reaching the house, they made a horrifying discovery - MacDonald's s wife and daughters had been brutally slain and he himselt wounded by their killers. The investigation was to be one of the most extraordinary in American legal history - was MacDonald the victim or the perpetrator of this terrible, apparently motiveless, crime?
Screenplay by JOHN GAY based on the book by JOE MCGINNISS
Produced by RICHARD L. O’CONNOR
Directed by DAVID GREENE (R)
(For cast see part 2, Wed at 10.10pm)