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: Open University

7.40 Ecology. 8.5 Perception. 8.30 Foundation Maths - Relations. 8.55 The Establishment in Britain. 9.20 The Golan Heights. 9.45 Ingres. 10.10 Pure Maths-
Algebra. 10.35 Maths - Buckling. 11.0 Chemistry of Rocks. 11.25 Properties of Water. 11.50 Statistics - Linear Regression. 12.15 The Resistance. 12.40 Psychology. 1.5 Power Amplifier (1).
1.30 Chemical Processes. 1.55 Looking at Fluids in Motion. 2.29 Encouraging Regional Development.

: Closedown

: Saturday Cinema: Top Secret

starring
George Cole
Oscar Homolka , Nadia Gray
George Potts , sanitary engineer, sets off for a quiet holiday in France and finds himself in the Kremlin and in possession of plans for a secret new British atomic bomb. The cold war becomes hot indeed for George in this hilarious comedy of mistaken identity.
Screenplay by JACK DAVIES and MICHAEL PERTWEE producer and director MARIO ZAMPI
Films: page 11

Contributors

Unknown: George Cole
Unknown: Oscar Homolka
Unknown: Nadia Gray
Unknown: George Potts
Unknown: Jack Davies
Unknown: Michael Pertwee
Director: Mario Zampi
George: George Cole
Zekov: Oscar Homolka
Tania: Nadia Gray
Rakov: Frederick Valk
Sir Hubert Wells: Wilfrid Hyde White
Smedley: Michael Medwin
Prime Minister: Frederick Leister
Gaston: Charles Goldner
Cecilia: Eleanor Summerfield
Mrs Tidmarsh: Irene Handl
Roblettski: Olaf Pooley
Russian Director of Plant: Gerard Heine

: Cricket: Second Test

England v Australia
Live coverage direct from Lord's.
Introduced by PETER WEST
Commentators RICHIE BENAUD
JIM LAKER , DENIS COMPTON
TV presentation by DAVID KENNING and BILL TAYLOR
Armchair Cricket 11.25, from bookshops

Contributors

Introduced By: Peter West
Commentators: Richie Benaud
Unknown: Jim Laker
Unknown: Denis Compton
Presentation By: David Kenning

: Westminster

A close look at the politicians, the tactics and progress of Parliament Presented by CHRISTOPHER JONES
Editor MICHAEL PAYNE

Contributors

Presented By: Christopher Jones
Editor: Michael Payne

: News and Sport

Weather

: Vienna 1900

Games with Love and Death
Another chance to see five stories from the writings of ARTHUR SCHNITZLER
Dramatised by ROBERT MULLER Story 2 : The Man of Honour
Robert Stephens as Doktor Graesler
Producer RICHARD BEYNON Director HERBERT WISE
(Repeated: Thursday 8.10 pm)

Contributors

Dramatised By: Robert Muller
Unknown: Robert Stephens
Unknown: Doktor Graesler
Producer: Richard Beynon
Director: Herbert Wise
Alfred Beratoner: Norman Eshley
Waiter: Neville Phillips
Adele: Vanessa Miles
Franzl von Schall: Jeremy Clyde
Adele's father: Bruce Purchase
Elise: Cheryl Murray
Postmistress: Una Brandon-Jones
The Baron: Robin Bayley
Doctor: Manning Wilson
Apothecary: George Howe
Cabaret girls: The Baker Twins

: The National Dream

Building the Impossible Railway 3: The Railway General
A new era in both the building of Canada's first inter-continental railroad, the Canadian Pacific, and the development of the growing nation, comes in 1882 with the entry on to the scene of William
Cornelius Van Home.
Described as ' the ablest railway general in the world,' he transforms the project from near collapse. Some of his decisions, most of them in fact, literally affect the face of Canada today. Canada's map with its vast empty spaces, was starting to be filled in, with the railroad as its vital iron link. Although American born, it is not for nothing that he has also been called ' The most Canadian of Canadians.' Indians also make a first appearance in this dramatised documentary of important developments in Canada's history.
Narrated by PIERRE BERTON
Based on The National Dream, and The Last Spike by PIERRE BERTON Producer JAMES MURRAY
Directors ERIC TILL, JAMES MURRAY A CBC production
The Great Railway, 18.50, from bookshop*

Contributors

Unknown: Pierre Berton
Unknown: Pierre Berton
Producer: James Murray
Unknown: James Murray
William Cornelius Van Home: John Colicos
J H E Secretan: David Schurrman
Fr Lacombe: Jean Marie Lemieux
James Hill: Kenneth Pogue

: 2nd House 2nd Run

Introduced by Melvyn Bragg Knots
To stop you giving me a pain in the neck I protect my neck by tightening my neck muscles, which gives me the 'pain in the neck you are.
A typical example of what psychiatrist R. D. Laing calls a ' knot.' His book was used as the basis for a stage play performed by the Actors Company.
DR LAING - his other books include The Divided Self and The Politics of the Family - wrote Knots in 1970. Since it is a very simple text, many people were puzzled as to what they should make of this one.
Laing says: 'I have always tried to write literature, regardless of what people thought I was doing, several people have said that they found it a relief to see something they recognised in their lives. It turns some of the agony into' humour.'
The original stage adaptation was written by EDWARD PETHERBRIDGE. The film we are showing tonight was made by the ACTORS COMPANY and directed by DAVID I. MUNRO. Cast:
CAROLINE BLACKISTON
PAOLA DIONISOTTI , SHARON DRUCE ROBERT EDDISON , ROBIN ELLIS
TENNIEL EVANS , MATTHEW LONG JUAN MORENA , MARK MCMANUS
EDWARD PETHERBRIDGE , SHEILA REID
Editor BILL MORTON

Contributors

Introduced By: Melvyn Bragg
Unknown: R. D. Laing
Written By: Edward Petherbridge.
Directed By: David I. Munro.
Unknown: Caroline Blackiston
Unknown: Paola Dionisotti
Unknown: Sharon Druce
Unknown: Robert Eddison
Unknown: Robin Ellis
Unknown: Tenniel Evans
Unknown: Matthew Long
Unknown: Juan Morena
Unknown: Mark McManus
Unknown: Edward Petherbridge
Unknown: Sheila Reid
Editor: Bill Morton

: Cricket

Test Match Highlights England v Australia
RICHIE BENAUD introduces the outstanding action from the third day's play at Lord's.
TV presentation by BILL TAYLOR , MIKE ADLEY Producer DAVID KENNING
Armchair Cricket £1.25, from bookshops

Contributors

Presentation By: Bill Taylor
Presentation By: Mike Adley

: Network

A series of programmes made specially for audiences in the BBC regions and now seen for the first time throughout the United Kingdom.
Tonight from BBC West The Quiet Millionaire
As a boy he picked blackberries to earn money for football boots. In the RAF he made a fortune at cards. In 1946 he started a retail radio business that was worth a million in four years. Bristol born John James reflects on a life style that has made him one of the country's richest men.
' I felt the power you could get if you would do things that other people wouldn't do ... or were just too lazy to do.'
Director KEITH SHEATHER
Series coordinator FRANK GILLARD

Contributors

Unknown: John James
Director: Keith Sheather
Unknown: Frank Gillard

: News on 2

Weather

: Midnight Movie Fantastic

Caligari to Quatermass
The Cabinet of Dr Caligari starring Werner Krauss
Conrad Veidt
The Midnight Movie Fantastic season begins with one of the most famous and influential films of all time, a haunting story of madness and murder. BBCtv's special presentation reproduces the highly atmospheric colour tinting of the original version.
Original story and screenplay by CARL MAYER and HANS JANOWITZ Producer ERICH POMMER Director ROBERT WIENE
12.5 am
Quatermass II starring Brian Donlevy with John Longden
Sidney James , Bryan Forbes
Investigating some mysterious meteorite-like objects Professor Quatermass discovers at Winner-den Flats a research plant similar to one he had devised as a first base on the moon. He realises that it is an acclimatisation centre for invaders from another planet.
Screenplay by NIGEL NEALE and VAL GUEST Producer ANTHONY HINDS Director VAL GUEST
. Films: page 11

Contributors

Unknown: Werner Krauss
Unknown: Conrad Veidt
Unknown: Carl Mayer
Unknown: Hans Janowitz
Producer: Erich Pommer
Director: Robert Wiene
Unknown: Brian Donlevy
Unknown: John Longden
Unknown: Sidney James
Unknown: Nigel Neale
Producer: Anthony Hinds
Director: Val Guest
Dr Caligari: Werner Krauss
Cesare: Conrad Veldt
Francis: Friedrich Feher
Jane: Lil Dagover
Alan HANS: Heinz von Twardowski
Dr Olson: Rudolf Lfttinger
A criminal: Rudolph Klein-Rogge
Quatermass: Brian Donlevy
Lomax: John Longden
Jimmy Hall: Sidney James
Marsh: Bryan Forbes
Brand: William Franklyn
Sheila: Vera Day
Dawson: Charles Lloyd Pack
Broadhead: Tom Chatto
PRO: John van Eyssen
Gorman: Percy Herbert








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