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: Open University

6.40 Constructing a Model

7.5 Maths: Dual Cones

7.30 Evaluating Arguments

: Closedown

: Bagpuss

by Peter Firmin and Oliver Postgate
with music by Sandra Kerr and John Faulkner


Unknown: Peter Firmin
Unknown: Oliver Postgate
Music By: Sandra Kerr
Music By: John Faulkner

: Midday News

Weather Bill Giles

: Closedown

: Play School

Story: "Hans of Haarlem" by Peter Wiltshire
Presenters Carol Chell, Fred Harris


Presenter: Carol Chell
Presenter: Fred Harris
Author (Hans of Haarlem): Peter Wiltshire

: Great Grape Ape

and Bailey's Comets

: The Bridge of Adam Rush

A film starring
Life becomes very difficult for 12-year-old Adam when his mother re-marries and he has to take on hard chores at his step-father's farm. Nothing he does seems to satisfy his task-master; but then a crisis causes them to work together against time and builds a bond between them.


Adam: Lance Kerwin
Tom: Jim Pritchett
Rebecca: Barbara Andrew
Elizabeth: Kaken Sedore
Jody: Ray Belleran
Drover: Brendon Fay
Matt Price: Ed Crowley

: Roobarb

When There wasn't Treasure Told by RICHARD BRIERS


Told By: Richard Briers
Written By: Grange Calveley
Written By: Animation Bob Godfrey

: Evening News

with Richard Whitmore Weatherman


Unknown: Richard Whitmore

: Nationwide

Presenting the British scene to the British people FRANK BOUGH
JOHN STAPLETON and BOB WELLINGS are the team that mix together coverage of topical events, investigative reports, plus features and films for your teatime viewing.


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: John Stapleton
Unknown: Bob Wellings

: The Liver Birds

by CARLA LANE starring featuring and in The Struggle
The Great Day arrives for Sandra's wedding to the vet, Derek Paynton. Sandra's mother has planned everything to perfection - the cars, wedding cake and reception are all arranged at enormous cost. These however are insignificant when Sandra learns that her husband-to-be has been offered a post in Africa to study the procreative habits of the Greater Ape. Carol once more tries to advise.
Book (same title), 60p (paperback), £2.50 (hardback), from bookshops


Unknown: Carla Lane
Unknown: Derek Paynton.
Designer: Antony Thorpe
Produced By: Roger Race
Sandra: Nerys Hughes
Carol: Elizabeth Estensen
Mrs Hutchinson: Mollie Sugden
Mrs Boswell: Carmel McSharry
Derek Paynton: Tom Chadbon
Mr Boswell: Ray Dunbobbin
Lucian: Michael Angelis
Mr Hutchinson: William Moore
Grandad: Jack Le White
Dadonna: Valerie Phillips
Barbara: Jackie Fishel
Vicar: John Jardine
Man in taxi office: Neil Kennedy

: World Cup Grandstand

from Argentina
A special preview of the 1978 World Cup, which kicks of tomorrow in the River Plate Stadium, Buenos Aires. The BBC World Cup team sets the scene from the Group centres in Argentina, reports from around the world - from Brazil, Peru, Iran, Holland, and West Germany - and features the star players whose skills will entertain hundreds of millions during the next three weeks.
On the eve of the Xlth World Cup, Scotland's manager, Ally MacLeod , talks from his team's headquarters in Cordoba.
Presented by David Coleman , Barry Davies , Jimmy Hill , John Motson , Archie Macpherson , Tony Gubba and Bob Wilson.


Talks: Ally MacLeod
Presented By: David Coleman
Presented By: Barry Davies
Presented By: Jimmy Hill
Presented By: John Motson
Presented By: Archie MacPherson
Presented By: Tony Gubba
Presented By: Bob Wilson.
Editor: Arthur Bennett
Unknown: Bob Abrahams
Unknown: Mike Murphy
Unknown: John Philips
Unknown: John McNicholas
Unknown: John Rowlinson.
Editor: Jonathan Martin

: Dave Allen at Large

A season of BBC prize-winning artists and shows.
Winner of this year's Silver Rose at Montreux
Starring Dave Allen
With Jacqueline Clarke, Michael Sharvell-Martin, Robert East, Ian Burford, Ronnie Brody, Peter Hawkins, Ralph Watson, Susie Baker, Doran Godwin, Chris Serle, Paul McDowell, Simon Barnes


Comedian: Dave Allen
[Actress]: Jacqueline Clarke
[Actor]: Michael Sharvell-Martin
[Actor]: Robert East
[Actor]: Ian Burford
[Actor]: Ronnie Brody
[Actor]: Peter Hawkins
[Actor]: Ralph Watson
[Actress]: Susie Baker
[Actress]: Doran Godwin
[Actor]: Chris Serle
[Actor]: Paul McDowell
[Actor]: Simon Barnes
Script: Dave Allen
Script: Peter Vincent
Film Editor: Bob Rymer
Producer: Peter Whitmore

: Nine O'Clock News

with Richard Whitmore ; Weather


Unknown: Richard Whitmore

: Junior Bonner

The feature film starring Steve McQueen
Robert Preston , Ida Lupino
Looking forward to a family reunion, Junior Bonner arrives in his home town of Prescott, Arizona, on the eve of the annual rodeo in which he is to compete. But he finds land developers on the site where his home once stood, his father in hospital after a drunken scrape, and his mother resigned to the inevitable.
In this Western with a contemporary setting, Steve McQueen takes to the saddle on a particularly wild bull -an animal everyone else is pleased to avoid.
(First showing on British television) Films: page 21


Unknown: Steve McQueen
Unknown: Robert Preston
Unknown: Ida Lupino
Unknown: Junior Bonner
Unknown: Steve McQueen
Directed By: Sam Peckinpah
Junior Bonner: Steve McQueen
Ace Bonner: Robert Preston
Elvira Bonner: Ida Lupino
Curly Bonner: Joedon Baker
Charmagne: Barbara Leigh
Ruth Bonner: Mary Murphy
Buck Roan: Ben Johnson
Red Terwiliger: Bill McKinney
Nurse Arlis: Sandra Deel
Homer Rutledge: Donald ' Red Barry
Del, the barman: -Dub Taylor
Burt: Charles Gray
Tim Bonner: Matthew Peckinpah

: Weatherman

: Tonight

Including the Hamilton By-election.
The SNP'S electoral bandwagon suffered a large puncture at Garscadden.
Today's by-election will show whether nationalism is now a declining force in Scotland. Robin Day, Donald MacCormick and the Tonight outside broadcast cameras are in Hamilton to bring the result and report on the crisis facing the Scottish National Party.
Introduced by DENIS TUOHY


Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Introduced By: Denis Tuohy

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: Regional News

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