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: Open University

6.40 Social Skills Therapy: 1

7.5 Spread of Lutheranism

7.30 Injection Moulding

: Closedown

: Roobarb

When Roobarb Did the Lion's Share

: Jackanory

The Stones of Green Knowe by L. M. BOSTON
Today: The King and Queen


Unknown: Ann Morrish
Unknown: L. M. Boston

: C.B. Bears

Water, Water Nowhere

: Why Don't You....?

Why Don't You just switch off your television set and go and do something less boring instead?


Directed By: Hilary Murphy
Produced By: Patrick Dowling

: The Flashing Blade: 7

A film serial in ten episodes

The Chevalier de Recci receives his orders from the Cardinal's agent.
(For cast see page 30)

: Closedown

: Midday News


: Ragtime



Unknown: Maggie Henderson
Unknown: Fred Harris

: Closedown

: Glorious Goodwood

BBC outside broadcast cameras are at Britain's most picturesque race-course to bring you the principal races of this popular and fashionable summer meeting.
2.15 The Tapestry Handicap (7f)
2.45 The Molecomb Stakes (5f)
3.25 The Spillers Stewards' Cup (Handicap. 6f)
BRIAN swift, who won last year's race with 50-1 Ahonoora, now seeks to complete the double with his Wokingham Stakes winner. Lord Rochford.
4.0 The Gordon Stakes (1½m) Introduced by JULIAN WILSON
Commentators PETER O'SULLEVAN ,
Television presentation DENNIS MONGER Racing tips and result.; on Ceejax


Introduced By: Julian Wilson
Commentators: Peter O'Sullevan
Unknown: Jimmy Lindley
Unknown: Dennis Monger

: Play School

A programme for children under 5

: Hunter's Gold

An adventure story in 13 episodes set in New Zealand in the 1860s.
7: Scott is told that his missing father is wanted for murder. Where is he? Is he guilty?
Written and devised by ROGER SIMPSON Produced by JOHN MCRAE


Unknown: Roger Simpson
Produced By: John McRae
Directed By: Tom Parkinson
Scott: Andrew Hawthorn
Molly: Ilona Rodgers
O'Halloran: Gabriel Prendergast
Fraser: Scott Taylor
Tindle: Ernie Stanley
Cameron: Roger Oakley
Hunter: Bruce Allpress
Maxwell: Robert Bell
Collins: Richard Moss
Ryan: Bevan Wilson
Dodd: Peter Thorpe
Rose: Claire OBErman
Lily: Cathie Harrop
Constable Douglas: Bernard Esquillant
Stableman: Edwin Wright
Teddy: Donald Snook
Charlie: Robert Pratt

: Young Explorers

A series of five programmes This week:
Digging Up the Past
From her home in Somerset, 15-year-old Helen Oakes goes off to explore the countryside and to join young people interested in the past.
On her travels she discovers Roman soldiers in battle, people living in an Iron Age village, takes a trip on a steam train and joins up with a group of girls and boys on Exmoor trying to unravel the secrets of a deserted farm.
Film editor PHIL MUTTON
Producer BRIAN HAWKINS. BBC Bristol


Unknown: Helen Oakes
Producer: Brian Hawkins.

: Captain Pugwash

The Golden Trail

: Evening News

with Richard Baker Weatherman


Unknown: Richard Baker

: Nationwide

Television's most popular current affairs magazine, presented each weekday evening by FRANK BOUGH , SUE LAWLEY, HUGH SCULLY , JOHN STAPLETON and BOB WELLINGS , with contributions from BBC studios throughout the country.
From far and near, the programme's team of reporters, LUKE CASEY, BERNARD CLARK , SUE COOK, KEVIN COSGROVE , VERA GILBERT , DIANE HARRON , JOHN HITCHINS , JAMES HOGG. BILL KERR ELLIOTT , TONY WIL KINSON, NICHOLAS WOOLLEY and GLYN WORSNIP , bring you films and features which reflect the way life is Nationwide.


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Hugh Scully
Unknown: John Stapleton
Unknown: Bob Wellings
Unknown: Bernard Clark
Unknown: Kevin Cosgrove
Unknown: Vera Gilbert
Unknown: Diane Harron
Unknown: John Hitchins
Unknown: James Hogg.
Unknown: Kerr Elliott
Unknown: Tony Wil
Unknown: Nicholas Woolley
Unknown: Glyn Worsnip

: Dad's Army

Arthur Lowe , John Le Mesurier and Clive Dunn
Wake-up Walmington
The people of Walmington are no longer taking the threat of invasion seriously. The platoon, therefore, masquerade as fifth columnists to test the towns reaction. featuring
Studio director BOB SPIERS
Produced by DAVID CROFT


Unknown: Jimmy Perry
Unknown: David Croft
Unknown: Arthur Lowe
Unknown: Clive Dunn
Director: Bob Spiers
Produced By: David Croft
Pte Frazer: John Laurie
Pte Godfrey: Arnold Ridley
Pte Pike: Ian Lavender
Chief Warden Hodges: Bill Pertwee
Vicar: Frank Williams
Verger: Edward Sinclair
Capt Square: Geoffrey Lumsden
Yokel: Sam Kydd
Mr Bluett: Harold Bennett
Colonel: Robert Raglan
Butler: Charles Hill
Soldier: Jeffrey Holland
Van driver: Barry Linehan
Pte Sponge: Colin Bean
Bert: Alister Williamson
Frenchy: Michael Stainton

: Centennial

The saga of a land and its people in 12 parts from the epic novel by JAMES A. MICHENER
11: The Winds of Death starring
The boom years of the Great War and the 20s make Mervin Wendell wealthy through his dubious land dealings with homesteaders. But the Depression is to exact a terrible toll from one such family. Meanwhile, octogenarian Charlotte
Lloyd battles for justice for the oppressed Mexican community.
Produced by JOHN WILDER , MACK HARDING (Final episode next Sunday)


Novel By: James A. Michener
Unknown: Mervin Wendell
Written By: Jerry Ziegman
Directed By: Bernie McEveety
Produced By: John Wilder
Produced By: MacK Harding
Charlotte: Lynn Redgrave
Hans Brumbaugh: Alex Karras
Jim Lloyd: William Atherton
Mervin Wendell: Anthony Zerbe
Maude Wendell: Lois Nettleton
Alice Grebe: Julie Sommars
Earl Grebe: Claude Jarman
Beeley Garrett: Alan Vint
Tranquilino: A Martinez

: Nine O'Clock News

with Richard Baker and the BBC's reporters and correspondents around the world Weatherman


Unknown: Richard Baker

: The Transplanted Self

Two films which tell how we have come to understand the body's astonishing ability to fight disease and what this means to a baby in the 1970s in desperate need of a bone marrow transplant. 1: Undefended Children
JEREMY STYRON , DAVID CAMP and ALASDAIR WILKINSON were all born without the ability to fight infection. Their parents were faced with pabies who contracted illness after illness, each one potentially fatal.
Robert Reid follows the developments which explain the predicament of these babies and made it Possible for one of them to have the first-ever successful transplant ofbone marrow from his sister. Written and narrated by ROBERT REID
Film editor BOB HARVEY research OLIVER MORSE Producer


Unknown: Jeremy Styron
Unknown: Alasdair Wilkinson
Unknown: Robert Reid
Unknown: Robert Reid
Editor: Bob Harvey
Unknown: Oliver Morse
Unknown: Robin Prightwell

: Play for Today: Licking Hitler

A film by David Hare
With Kate Nelligan, Bill Paterson, Hugh Fraser and Clive Revill

Somewhere in England, 1941. Anna, from a sheltered home, is sent deep into the countryside to work in secret with Glaswegian journalist, Archie MacLean. She finds herself in a brutal and sinister new world.

"How often does a television programme leave one so alert and so wary?" (Sunday Times)
"'Licking Hitler' began with unnerving brilliance - impeccably in period and hypersensitive to feeling and mood." (The Times)
BBC Birmingham


Writer/Director: David Hare
Producer: David Rose
Taneley: Hugh Fraser
Archie: Bill Paterson
Eileen: Brenda Fricker
Allardvce: Patrick Monckton
Lotterby: Jonathan Coy
Anna: Kate Nelligan
Fennel: Clive Revill
Karl: Michael Mellinger
Jungke: George Herbert

: ElMolo

Hippo Hunters of the Jade Sea Written by ANTHONY SMITH
The El Molo people live on the shores of Lake Turkana, which is situated in the scorching desert of northern Kenya. Survival is not easy. It takes skill and grit to hunt crocodiles and the occasional hippopotamus.
Filmed and produced by MOHAMED AMIN Film editor RON MARTIN
BBCtv presentation by mick RHOBES


Written By: Anthony Smith
Unknown: El Molo
Produced By: Mohamed Amin
Editor: Ron Martin
Presentation By: Mick Rhobes

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