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: Open University

6.40 The PLO. 7.5 Maths - Convergence,
7.30 Hormones and Homeostasis.

: Closedown

: Play School

Story: Mr Tall and Mr Small written by BARBARA BRENNER illustrated by TOMI UNGERER Presenters:
SARAH LONG , JOHNNY BALL

Contributors

Unknown: Mr Tall
Unknown: Mr Small
Written By: Barbara Brenner
Illustrated By: Tomi Ungerer
Presenters: Sarah Long

: Closedown

: Tennis: Davis Cup Cricket: Third Test Golf: The Open

The Davis Cup
Great Britain v France
TONY GUBBA introduces live coverage from the Centre Court at Devonshire Park, Eastbourne, of the first day's play in this European Zone ' B ' semi-final.
Commentators DAN MASKELL and BILL KNIGHT
Television presentation BOB DUNCAN
England v
The West Indies from Old Trafford
The final session of the first day's play
Introduced by PETER WEST
The Open
Championship from Royal Birkdale Golf Club
On the second day of this classic tournament.

Contributors

Commentators: Dan Maskell
Introduced By: Peter West

: Closedown

: News on 2

Weather

: In Deepest Britain

On the Sussex Downs
Alert to the unexpected, three expert naturalists use their skills to reveal the variety of natural life that most of us fail to see. Artist Gordon Beningfield
Archaeologist Peter Fowler Ecologist David Streeter
All you see and hear on this summer walk of a few miles was unrehearsed - filmed as it happened - on a public right of way from dawn to dusk in a single day.
Film cameramen
MAURICE FISHER and JIM SAUNDERS Producer PETER BALE. BBC Bristol

Contributors

Artist: Gordon Beningfield
Artist: Archaeologist Peter Fowler
Unknown: David Streeter
Unknown: Maurice Fisher
Unknown: Jim Saunders
Producer: Peter Bale.

: Spirit of the Age

A series of eight films
8: Dreams and Awakenings Written and narrated by Sir Hugh Casson
The past 50 years have not been an age of belief, and this has been reflected in 20th-century architecture. Beginning in the suburban setting which evolved during the years between the wars, SIR HUGH CASSON goes on a journey which takes him from the pioneering houses and social experiments of the 1920s and 30s, through the ingenious but austere solutions demanded of architects immediately after the war, and via the brash monuments of the 1960s to what he regards as some of the finest and most humane architectural achievements of this decade.
Title music by SIR ARTHUR BLISS Producer DAVID HEYCOCK
Series producer JOHN DRUMMOND Book (same title), £7.00 from bookshops

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Hugh Casson
Unknown: Sir Hugh Casson
Music By: Sir Arthur Bliss
Producer: David Heycock
Producer: John Drummond

: Happy Birthday America

A series offiveprogrammes
A Bicentennial celebration compiled from the work of America's own independent film-makers.
4: Moonflight and Blacksmith
A strange contrast in technologies
An ANTENNA 2/SYGMA production
(Tomorrow ut 8.30 pm: Love It or Leave It)

: Call My Bluff

A duel of words and wit between Frank Muir , Maria Aitken Professor Angus Wilson and Patrick Campbell Dr Miriam Stoppard Nigel Davenport
Referee Robert Robinson
Devised by MARK GOODSON and BILL TODMAN Director MICHAEL GOODWIN Producer JOHNNY DOWNES

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Maria Aitken
Unknown: Professor Angus Wilson
Unknown: Patrick Campbell
Unknown: Dr Miriam Stoppard
Unknown: Nigel Davenport
Unknown: Robert Robinson
Unknown: Mark Goodson
Unknown: Bill Todman
Director: Michael Goodwin
Producer: Johnny Downes

: The Philpott File: South Africa Faces Television: 1: The End of an Era

A series of four reports by Trevor Philpott
The year 1976 was the year when, at long last, the South Africans got a television service.
For 20 years politicians, church-men and tycoons of the entertainment industry have fought successfully against the introduction of television. They claimed that it would mean no less than the death of the Afrikaans language and the Afrikaaner lifestyle. What kind of service will it be? What effect will it have on their social system? Trevor Philpott has made a series of four films on the new service. This first instalment covers the last days of the pre-television age, the scale of the South African entertainment business and the way South Africans reacted to the arrival of television sets in their homes.

Contributors

Reporter: Trevor Philpott
Film Cameraman: Peter Chapman
Film Editor: Andrew Johnston
Assistant Producer: Michael Maber
Written and produced by: Trevor Philpott

: Rhoda

starring
Valerie Harper with Nancy Walker
Julie Kavner , David Groh Ida the Elf
Pint-sized Ida once again demonstrates an almost pixie-like ability to pop up at awkward moments.

Contributors

Unknown: Valerie Harper
Unknown: Nancy Walker
Unknown: Julie Kavner
Unknown: David Groh

: Newsnight

with Peter Woods Weather

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Woods

: Golf: The Open Cricket: Third Test Tennis: Davis Cup

Sports Special
Tony Gubba introduces highlights of a busy day of summer sport.
The Open
Championship from Royal Birkdale
The second round's play of the 105th Open.
Commentators HARRY CARPENTER
HENRY LONGHURST , PETER ALLISS
MARK MCCORMACK and DAVE THOMAS
England v
The West Indies from Old Trafford The first day's play Commentators
PETER WEST , RICHIE BENAUD and JIM LAKER
The Davis Cup Great Britain v
France
Singles action from Eastbourne in the European
Zone ' B ' semi-final.
Commentators DAN MASKELL g and BILL KNIGHT
Television presentation:
Golf A. P. WILKINSON
RICHARD TILLING and FRED VINER
Cricket DAVID KENNING , BILL TAYLOR Tennis BOB DUNCAN
Presented by JOHN PHILIPS Producer MIKE MURPHY

Contributors

Commentators: Harry Carpenter
Commentators: Henry Longhurst
Unknown: Peter Alliss
Unknown: Mark McCormacK
Commentators: Peter West
Commentators: Richie Benaud
Commentators: Jim Laker
Commentators: Dan Maskell
Unknown: A. P. Wilkinson
Unknown: Richard Tilling
Unknown: Fred Viner
Unknown: Cricket David Kenning
Unknown: Bill Taylor
Unknown: Tennis Bob Duncan
Presented By: John Philips
Producer: Mike Murphy








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