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6.40 Oceanic Crust

7.5 Art as Performance

7.30 The Directional Derivative

: Closedown

: Midday News


: Pebble Mill at One

includes another appetiser in its varied menu with a midweek look at food via Star Chef - a new series in which well-known personalities Prepare their favourite dishes in the foyer. Actress Angharad Rees s the first guest to demonstrate her culinary skills.


Unknown: Angharad Rees

: Barnaby

: Closedown

: Play School

: Think of a Number

with Johnny Ball . ,
A light-hearted exploration of numbers and science. This week Johnny says The Pressure's Mine.
The cold facts about squeezing a lot into a little. See how a little hot air can make a lot go a long way, and before the end of the Programme some of the audience will get blown up! So, sit down and find out how, with a bit of inflation, you could be on the move.
Meanwhile - Think of a Number - squeeze six marbles into a matchbox and divide them between three boys and three girls so that each person receives a marble but one marble remains in the box*.
Written by JOHNNY BALL Designer JOHN BONE
Executive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE
Producer ALBERT BARBER. BBC Bristol
('Answer: give the last person his or her marble in the matchbox)


Unknown: Johnny Ball
Written By: Johnny Ball
Designer: John Bone
Producer: Cynthia Felgate
Producer: Albert Barber.

: The Ransom of Red Chief ,

The story of a boy who plays at being a Red Indian Chief and who proves to his inefficient kidnappers that crime doesn't pay - but criminals do.
An ABC Circle Film presentation


Red Chief: Patrick J Petersen
Billy: Strother Martin
Sam: Jack Elam

: Evening News

With Richard Baker ; Weatherman


Unknown: Richard Baker

: Nationwide

presenting the British scene to the British people
HUGH SCULLY , JOHN STAPLETON and BOB WELLINGS present a mixture of topical reports, special investigations, films and features.


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Hugh Scully
Unknown: John Stapleton
Unknown: Bob Wellings

: Angels

by Alan Janes
Featuring Kathryn Apanowicz, Angela Bruce, Shirley Cheriton, Carol Holmes, Shelley King, Kate Lock, Joanna Monro, Sharon Rosita

The morning after the night before.... Is young Emily strong enough to survive? Can Mrs Hedge find the strength to go it alone? And Sarah faces the toughest decision of her career...
BBC Birmingham.
(Cast list: page 46)


Writer: Alan Janes
Unknown: Kathryn Apanowicz
Unknown: Angela Bruce
Unknown: Shirley Cheriton
Unknown: Carol Holmes
Unknown: Shirley Cheriton
Unknown: Carol Holmes
Unknown: Shelley King
Unknown: Kate Lock
Unknown: Joanna Monro
Unknown: Sharon Rosita

: Star Trek

William Shatner as Captain Kirk Leonard Nimoy as Mr Spock This week: The Enemy Within
The intrepid captain of the uss Enterprise is usually more than a match for any adversary, but better men than he have been worsted bv their worst impulses, when a malfunction of the transporter causes his alter ego to take shape, it's quite an encounter, with more than the fate of his better self in the balance.


Unknown: William Shatner
Unknown: Captain Kirk Leonard Nimoy
Unknown: Mr Spock

: Mastermind

with Magnus Magnusson
A political writer, a technical translator, a local government officer and an hotelier take up the challenge tonight of this 1979
Mastermind competition. The subjects upon which they will concentrate are British History, the Life and Works of Solzhenitsyn, the Broadway Musical and the Life and Works of Chopin.
This second heat in the series comes from York University. The contenders are:
Tony Broadbent (political writer) British History, 1870-1945 .
Paul Granville Jackson (technical translator). Life and Works of Alexander Solzhenitsyn
James Martin (local government officer)
The Broadway Musical, 1945-1970 Roy Scott (hotelier) . Life and Works of Chopin


Unknown: Magnus Magnusson
Unknown: Tony Broadbent
Unknown: Paul Granville Jackson
Unknown: Alexander Solzhenitsyn
Unknown: James Martin
Musical: Roy Scott
Director: Peter Massey

: Rings On Their Fingers

A series of seven programmes by RICHARD WARING
A farewell office party, a bid for promotion, a bottle of sherry and a Chinese restaurant are all links in an unfortunate chain of events in this week's episode.
2: A Girl About the House featuring Reginald Marsh and Rosemary Martin


Unknown: Richard Waring
Unknown: Reginald Marsh
Unknown: Rosemary Martin
Designer: Tim Gleeson
Producer: Harold Snoad
Sandy: Starring Diane Keen
Oliver: And Martin Jarvis
Dorothy: Rosemary Martin
Edgar: John Kane
Miss Pagnell: Barbara Hicks
Mr Manderson: John Horsley
Mr Clissold: Reginald Marsh
Waiter: Kristopher Kum

: Nine O'Clock News

with Richard Baker Weatherman


Unknown: Richard Baker

: Kojak: A Shield for Murder

a special feature film starring Telly Savalas with Geraldine Page
Drama in Court. During a trial one of the spectators, Daniel Shaw, suddenly tries to murder the prosecuting District Attorney and is himself shot. But before he dies, Shaw says something which compels Kojak to dig deeper into the young man's motive.


Kojak: Telly Savalas
[Actress]: Geraldine Page
Director: Jeannot Szwarc

: Professional Boxing

Harry Carpenter introduces highlights from last night's bill at the Conference Centre. Wembley, which included two British title fights.
The Light-Middleweight
Championship of Great Britain Jimmy Batten (Champion)
Pat v Thomas (Challenger)
Sponsored by Manpower Ltd and The Light-Welterweight
Championship of Great Britain Colin Powers (Champion)
Clinton v McKenzie (Challenger) Commentator HARRY CARPENTER
Television presentation BOB DUNCAN


Unknown: Jimmy Batten
Commentator: Harry Carpenter
Unknown: Bob Duncan

: News

Weatherman/Regional News

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