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: Open University

7.40 Perceptual Learning

8.5 Biological Bases of Behaviour

: Closedown

: Heads and Tails

Beak in - chest out - strut about
Birds display in the spring; swans nest, have young, and swim with cygnets on their backs.
Music and narration by DEREK GRIRFITNO Film editor ANDREW JOHNSTON
Producer MICHAZL cole


Unknown: Derek Grirfitno
Editor: Andrew Johnston

: Nai Zindagi Naya Jeevan

A magazine for Asian viewers Produced and presented by SALEEM SHAHED
Director ASHOK RAMPAL. BBC Birmingham


Presented By: Saleem Shahed
Director: Ashok Rampal.

: Closedown

: Having a Baby

The last of a Parents and Children series of 15 programmes.
CLAIRE WOOLFORD looks to the future and finds out about the timing of the second baby and its effect on the first child. How should parents handle jealousy? CLAIRE RAYNER presents her ' problem page '.
Producer dick foster


Unknown: Claire Woolford
Unknown: Claire Rayner

: It Figures

Guide to Everyday Maths
A series of ten programmes to help you brush up your confidence with numbers.
7: Time and Other Tables
Reading the 24-hour clock is one of the most confusing things about timetables. Join TONY DOYLE , HIL-ARY PRITCHARD and NORMAN BOWLER with pencil and paper as Jim explains all about bus and railway timetables, and how to find your way through holiday brochures. In the sketch
Sketch by CHRIS miller
Production ANNA JACKSON ,
Book (same title), 12.50, from bookshops For information about local classes in basic maths Ring [number removed](England). [number removed](Scotland). [number removed](Wales). [number removed](N Ireland) between
9.30 and 5.30 from Monday to Friday. For individual heln a tutor will answer questions if you ring 01-992 5522, Thunday only from 6.0 to 8.0 pm


Unknown: Tony Doyle
Unknown: Ary Pritchard
Unknown: Chris Miller
Unknown: Anna Jackson

: Closedown

: Sunday Worship

The last of a series of four acts of studio worship in which different denominations celebrate Holy Communion - but only after giving thanks for the people and events which make them what they are today, as recalled in film and picture.
4: The Methodist Communion
Celebrated by THE REV DR RUPERT DAVIES , with members of his congregation at the Wesley New Room, and boys from Kingswood
Producer PETER FIRTH BBC Bristol


Unknown: Dr Rupert Davies
Director: John Wilcox
Producer: Peter Firth

: Farming

features the news and views, politics and practice of those involved with the land.
Producer JOHN KENYON. BBC Birmingham
Weather for farmers JIM BACON


Unknown: Dan Cherrington
Unknown: Philip Wrixon
Producer: John Kenyon.
Unknown: Jim Bacon

: Mr Smith Propagates Plants

A series of five programmes on how to propagate plants presented by Geoffrey Smith. 1: Stem Cuttings
Taking stem cuttings is probably the most popular way of increasing one's stock of plants. In this programme GEOFFREY SMITH shows how to take softwood, semi-hardwood and hardwood cuttings, and offers practical advice on growing chrysanthemums - from taking the cuttings to full bloom.
Series producer peter RIDING Producer BRIAN DAVIES
Book (same title), 75p, from bookshops Gardening hints on Ceefax page 252 (BBC2)


Presented By: Geoffrey Smith.
Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Producer: Brian Davies

: News Headlines

: Film Matinée: Go to Blazes

A summer season of British comedy films. Today starring Dave King, Robert Morley,
Daniel Massey, Norman Rossington.
Three engaging but unsuccessful smash-and-grab crooks hit upon the perfect getaway vehicle - a fire engine. Leaving nothing to chance, the trio undergo rigorous training as firemen. Finally, all is ready, and that's when their troubles begin.
Films: page 19


Screenplay: Patrick Campbell
Screenplay: Vivien Knight
Producer: Kenneth Harper
Director: Michael Truman
Bernard: Dave King
Arson Eddie: Robert Morley
Harry: Daniel Massey
Withers: Dennis Price
Colette: Coral Browne
Alfie: Norman Rossington
Chantal: Maggie Smith
Salesman: Miles Malleson
Scrap dealer: Wilfred Lawson
Sergeant: David Lodge
Chief Fire Officer: John Welsh
Judge: Finlay Currie
Pipe smoker: James Hayter
Fish fancier: Derek Nimmo
Fire Chief: John Glyn-Jones
Mayor: Eynon Evans

: The High Chaparral: Tiger by the Tail

The popular Western film series.

Blue finds a notorious Mexican bandit wounded in the desert but refuses to leave him to die. The result of nursing him back to health at High Chaparral is both dramatic and dangerous.


Big John Cannon: Leif Erickson
Buck Cannon: Cameron Mitchell
Blue: Mark Slade
Victoria: Linda Cristal
Manolito: Henry Darrow
Writer: Mel Goldberg
Director: Semour Robbie

: International Athletics

The European Cup Semi-finals from Cwmbran and Malmo
A double-bill of athletics today as Great Britain's girls attempt to win a place in the European Cup Finals, while our top men compete in the second day of their qualifying competition in Malmo.
In Malmo the events include the 5,000 metres, 800 metres and the 4x400 metres relay, traditionally among our strongest events.
The qualifiers are decided on a points basis and every athlete's performance is important as the loss of even one point could be crucial to the overall team score. Commentators: in MALMO DAVID COLEMAN and RON PICKERING ; in Cwmbran
Television presentation:


Unknown: Malmo David
Unknown: Ron Pickering

: News

with Richard Whitmore Weatherman


Unknown: Richard Whitmore

: A Traveller in Time

by ALISON UTTLEY dramatised by DIANA DE VERE COLE The last of five parts The Ribbon
The plot to save the Queen of Scots is in jeopardy. Penelope is desperate at the thought of leaving Thackers without knowing the fate of the Babingtons.
Executive producer ANNA ROME


Unknown: Alison Uttley
Dramatised By: Diana de Vere Cole
Director: Dorothea Brooking
Penelope: Sophie Thompson
Aunt Tissie/Dame Cicely: Elizabeth Bradley
Uncle Barnabas: Gerald James
Francis Babington: Simon Gipps-Kent
Tabitha: Sarah Benfield
Tom SnowbaIl: Michael Greatorex
Jude: Louis Hammond
Adam Deedick: Graham Rigby
Anthony Babington: Charles Rogers
Mistress Babington: Mary Maude
Mary Queen of Scots: Heather Chasen
Seton: Gillian Maude
Dick Woodiwiss: Derrick Gilbert
Will Jessup: Antony Linford

: Your Songs of Praise Choice

with Thora Hird
This week, Thora returns to the long dark days of winter and to the Songs of Praise which celebrate Christmas. Among her favourites for this season are carols sung by the choir of CLARE COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE, and hymns with the SALVATION ARMY.
Shout aloud salvation (Marching through Georgia); Love divine, all loves excelling (Blaenwern); Once in royal David s city (Irby); 0 little town of Bethlehem (traditional); Away in a manger; Silent night; I wonder as I wander (traditional); Lead kindly light (Alberta); Brightest and best of the sons of the morning (Epiphany); God's love to me is wonderful.
Record of a selection of hymns from past Songs of Praise programmes (REC 338), cassette (ZCM 338), from record shops


Unknown: Thora Hird
Producer: Elizabeth Gort

: A Family Affair

starring Barry Foster with Wendy Gifford , Jan Harvey and Frank Middlemass A serial in ten parts
8: One Last Meal by N. J. CRISP
! I'm an executive, used to taking decisions and getting them right. I thought this country was supposed to be short of good managers.'
Series created by N. J. CRISP
Music composed by TRANCIS SHAW Lighting ALEC ROBSON


Unknown: Barry Foster
Unknown: Wendy Gifford
Unknown: Jan Harvey
Unknown: Frank Middlemass
Unknown: N. J. Crisp
Unknown: N. J. Crisp
Composed By: Trancis Shaw
Designer: Alan Jeapes
Director: Roger Cheveley
Richard Barnes: Barry Foster
Henry Barnes: Frank Middlemass
Mr Farmer: Donald Gee
Valerie Brown: Cherry Gillespie
Robert Barnes: Peter Duncan
John Barnes: David Sibley
Marjorie Barnes: Wendy Gifford
Susan West: Janharvey
Liz Barnes: Sara Clee
Jane Barnes: Sylvestra Le Touzel

: Engelbert

A television special made on his recent visit to this country by one of Britain's greatest stars Engelbert Humperdinck
Choreographer NIGEL LYTHGOE Musical director JEFF STURGES
Costume designer LYNDA WOODFIELD * Sound HUGH BARKER
Lighting DICKIE highaii Designer TONY ABBOTT
Producer STEWART MORRIS See page 3


Designer: Lynda Woodfield
Designer: Tony Abbott
Producer: Stewart Morris

: Play of the Month: The Kitchen

by Arnold Wesker
Starring Peter Egan
"'The Kitchen' could only have been conceived by a writer who knew exactly what life behind the scenes in a restaurant was really like." (Daily Express)
(First shown on BBC2)


Author: Arnold Wesker
Producer: Ann Kirch
Director: Alvin Rakoff
The Cooks - Bertha: Lila Kaye
The Cooks - Max: David Daker
The Cooks - Paul: Stephen Leigh
The Cooks - Raymond: John-Paul Geoffrey
The Cooks - Anne: Pauline Delaney
The Cooks - Alfredo: Kevin Brennan
The Cooks - Michael: Mike McCabe
The Cooks - Gaston: Dimitri Andreas
The Cooks - Hans: David Sibley
The Cooks - Kevin: Christopher Timothy
The Cooks - Nicholas: Kevork Malikyan
The Cooks - Peter: Peter Egan
The Cooks - Frank: Clive Swift
The Cooks - Chef: Eric Pohlmann
The Waitresses - Betty: Jacquie Dubin
The Waitresses - Winnie: Maggie Wells
The Waitresses - Hettie: Carole Harrison
The Waitresses - Violet: Zulema Dene
The Waitresses - Daphne: Carolyn Courage
The Waitresses - Cynthia: Diana Weston
The Waitresses - Gwen: Kate David
The Waitresses - Molly: Jennie Goossens
The Waitresses - Jackie: Jennifer Guy
The Waitresses - Monique: Sinead Cusack
Magi: Andreas Markos
Mangolis: Romeo Staurou
Dimitri: Peter Kosta
Head waiter: Harry Geldard
Mr Marango: Vladek Sheybal
Tramp: Walter Sparrow

: News

with Richard Whitmore Weather


Unknown: Richard Whitmore

: Where Have All the Flowers Gone?

An Everyman report by Peter France
Ten years ago a much publicised section of the nation's youth was proclaiming a revolution: the overthrow of the age of war, hate, and competition, and the dawn of a new age of peace and love. Happy hippies preached the gentle gospel of flower power, and sang that all they needed was love. But was love enough?
In the first of two films, PETER FRANCE traces the ' hippies ' of ten years ago to find out how they are living today: yippy leader Jerry Rubin , social deviant Mick Farren , Oz editor Felix Dennis , Dr Timothy Leary ' the messiah of LSD', the founder of the 'Tribe of the Sacred Mushroom,' and many more. Peace and love are ideals almost everybody shares; ideals preached by almost all religions; but can the ideals survive in the real world?
Producer William Nicholson


Unknown: Peter France
Leader: Jerry Rubin
Unknown: Mick Farren
Editor: Felix Dennis
Editor: Dr Timothy Leary
Producer: William Nicholson

: The Editors

! It must be true - I read it in the papers.' But is it always the truth? What are the real stories behind the stories? Who decides what we read in the papers, watch on TV, and hear on the radio?
Each week George Scott questions the power and methods of the media.
Director ROSALIND GOLD Producer JUDY GRAHAM Woddis On ... page 10


Unknown: George Scott
Producer: Judy Graham

: Weatherman

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