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: Ragtime

: Artasia

Focus on Asian arts and artists striving for recognition as an integral part of the cultural life of a multi-racial Britain.
MARK FRANCIS, Organiser of the Arts of Bengal Exhibition at the Whitechapel Gallery, London, which is currently on view at the City Art Gallery, Manchester, talks about the role such exhibitions can play in improving race relations in a multi-racial society.
Producer SALEEM SHAHED
Studio director KRISHAN GOULD BBC Birmingham

: Company Account

A series of three programmes 2:Towards Participation
When companies wish to reorganise, how should they involve unions and workers?

: The Skill of Lip-Reading

A series of 16 programmes 1:A Language of Shapes
Producer BRIGIT BARRY

Contributors

Producer: Brigit Barry

: Let's Go

A series of 19 programmes which aims to help mentally-handicapped people get more out of life.
10:Let's Go to the CentrePresented by BRIAN RIX

Contributors

Presented By: Brian Rix

: The Handicapped Family

Five programmes which aim to help the families of disabled people, with TONY NORTHMORE 2: Under One Roof
This programme looks at three families, whose children attend a pre-school playgroup in Yeovil, which has been instrumental in bringing together all the local-caring services under one roof.
Series producer GORDON CROTON Producer CHARLES pascok

Contributors

Unknown: Tony Northmore

: Closedown

: Avventura

A 25-part Italian language course for beginners and near-beginners. 14: Introduced by MARISA DILLON-WESTON

Contributors

Introduced By: Marisa Dillon-Weston

: Multi-Racial Britain

Ten programmes on ways of improving race relations. 2: Great Expectations
Black parents have high expectations of their children.
What can be done by the schools to help black teenagers reach high levels of achievement?

: A Church to Yourself

A church is a place of worship, even when there is no congregation present. Each building has something to say, some story to tell. Today R. T. BROOKS is at St Augustine's Parish Church, Rugeley, Staffs. Singer LEONARD PEARCEY
TV presentation MICHAEL SHOESMITH Series producer RAYMOND SHORT BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Unknown: R. T. Brooks
Singer: Leonard Pearcey

: Christianity Explored

Hallowed Be Thy Name FR MICHAEL HOLLINGS talks with RAYMOND SHORT about the Christian's response to God.
Director JOHN WILCOX
Producer MICHAEL SHOESMITH BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Talks: Fr Michael Hollings
Director: John Wilcox
Producer: Michael Shoesmith

: Farming

With PHILIP WRIXON
DAN CHERRINGTON
Producer JOHN KENYON. BBC Birmingham
Weather for farmers JACK SCOTT

Contributors

Unknown: Philip Wrixon
Unknown: Dan Cherrington
Producer: John Kenyon.
Unknown: Jack Scott

: It's a Great Life

Home Supporters

: Write Away

Writing safety reports.
Presented by BARRY TOOK With MICHAEL GAMBON
SAEED JAFFREY and GODFREY JAMES
Adults wanting help with reading, writing or spelling can ring [number removed]or send their name and address to: [address removed]

Contributors

Presented By: Barry Took
Unknown: Michael Gambon
Unknown: Saeed Jaffrey
Unknown: Godfrey James

: News Headlines

: Film Matinee: Once More with Feeling

starring Kay Kendall , Yul Brynner An egotistical orchestral conductor Victor Fabian and his enchanting wife Dolly split up when she discovers him ' auditioning' a young pianist. But the separation causes complications.
Screenplay by HARRY KURNITZ
Directed by STANLEY DONEN. Films: page 29

Contributors

Unknown: Kay Kendall
Unknown: Yul Brynner
Conductor: Victor Fabian
Unknown: Harry Kurnitz
Directed By: Stanley Donen.
Victor Fabian: Yul Brynner
Dolly Fabian: Kay Kendall
Maxwell Archer: Gregory Ratoff
Dr Hillard: Geoffrey Toone
Jascha Gendel: Maxwell Shaw
Grisha Gendel: Maxwell Shaw
Mr Wilbur Jr: Mervyn Johns
Bardini: Martin Benson
Chester: Harry Lockhart
Angela Hopper: Shirley Ann Field
Mrs Wilbur: Grace Newcombe

: The High Chaparral: The Price of Revenge

(First shown on BBC2)

Contributors

Big John Cannon: Leif Erickson
Buck Cannon: Cameron Mitchell
Blue: Mark Slade
Victoria: Linda Cristal
Manolito: Henry Darrow

: Young Scientists of the Year 1980

Whose best brainchild ... ?
The competition to find the brightest ideas and inventions of our young people.
Introduced by John Tidmarsh
Teams from a dozen British schools will confront a panel of judges from the world of science and technology. Heat 1. This week Prof Colin Blakemore , Oxford
Dr Donald Broadbent, Oxford, and Prof Aubrey Manning , Edinburgh, assess: The Barnacle Invaders from PARKSTONE GRAMMAR, POOLE Aerodynamic Luggage from DRAYTON SCHOOL, BANBURY
Absent-mindedness from BEXHILL COLLEGE
Studio director ROY NORTON Producer COLIN RIACH

Contributors

Introduced By: John Tidmarsh
Unknown: Prof Colin Blakemore
Unknown: Prof Aubrey Manning
Director: Roy Norton
Producer: Colin Riach

: Emu's Broadcasting Company (EBC1)

starring Roy Hull and Emu Billy Dainty , Barbara New Written by ROD HULL
Designer RAY LANGHORN Director MIKE STEPHENS
Producer PETER RIDSDALE SCOTT BBC Manchester

Contributors

Unknown: Roy Hull
Unknown: Billy Dainty
Written By: Rod Hull
Designer: Ray Langhorn
Director: Mike Stephens
Producer: Peter Ridsdale Scott

: The Old Curiosity Shop

by CHARLES DICKENS , dramatised in nine parts by WILLIAM TREVOR starring with 6: Nell and her Grandfather have had to leave the waxwork show in a hurry to avoid being caught by Quilp. Back in London the Single Gentleman is having difficulty in tracing the pair's whereabouts.
Music composed bv CARL DAVIS
Costume designer JOYCE HAWKINS Script editor ALISTAIR BELL Designer MICHAEL EDWARDS Producer BARRY LETTS Director JULIAN AMYES

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Dickens
Unknown: William Trevor
Unknown: Carl Davis
Designer: Joyce Hawkins
Editor: Alistair Bell
Designer: Michael Edwards
Producer: Barry Letts
Director: Julian Amyes
Grandfather: Sebastian Shaw
Daniel Quilp: Trevor Peacock
the Single Gentleman: Wensley Pithey
Little Nell: Natalie Ogle
Dick Swiveller: Granville Saxton
The Schoolmaster: Brian Oulton
Kit Nubbles: Chris Fairbank
Furnace man: Albert Shepherd
Short: Bernard Stone
Codlin: Anthony Pedley
Landlady: Brenda Cowling
Streetwalker: Alison Kin(;

: News

with Angela Rippon ; Weatherman

Contributors

Unknown: Angela Rippon

: Holiday

Introduced by Cliff Michelmore
The use of touring caravans is growing tremendously from year to year and is without question one of the 'boom' areas of holiday-making. In Britain, a look at any holiday route during summer will provide ample evidence of that popularity. A film report by CLIFF . MICHELMORE Veniceis not so much a city as an emotion. A serene and graceful place threatened over the centuries by the water on which it stands and even by the number of people simply wanting to go there. JOHN CARTER reports.
Our third film is from Frank Bough and his wife, who continue their gentle journey through France taking their time to explore the Gallic byways.
In the studio John Carter and Norma Shepherd have the latest news and views of the travel and holiday scene.
Producer TOM SAVAGE

Contributors

Introduced By: Cliff Michelmore
Unknown: Cliff . Michelmore
Unknown: John Carter
Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: John Carter
Unknown: Norma Shepherd
Producer: Tom Savage

: Songs of Praise

from Rugby
This week Geoffrey Wheeler explores the Epiphany theme with Rugby's schoolchildren. They sing some favourite hymns and songs in St Andrew's Church to the accompaniment of young musicians, a steel band and an Epiphany procession.
Conductor VALERIE BRODIE Organist MARTIN JACKSON Film director RALPH ROLLS
Producer CHRISTIAN FORSSANDER Series producer ANDREW BARR

Contributors

Unknown: Geoffrey Wheeler
Conductor: Valerie Brodie
Organist: Martin Jackson
Director: Ralph Rolls
Producer: Christian Forssander
Producer: Andrew Barr

: The Sunday Film: The Hallelujah Trail

starring
Burt Lancaster , Lee Remick
Whisky stocks have got dangerously low in Denver and serious drinkers are relieved to hear that 40 wagon loads of supplies are on the way. Unfortunately for them, two separate bands of people are determined to prevent the wagon train from reaching Denver.
Screenplay by JOHN GAY from the novel by BILL GULICK. Produced and directed by JOHN STURGES. Films: page 29

Contributors

Unknown: Burt Lancaster
Novel By: Bill Gulick.
Directed By: John Sturges.
Col Thadeus Gearhart: Burt Lancaster
Cora Templeton Massingale: Lee Remick
Captain Paul Slater: Jim Hutton
Louise Gearhart: Pamela Tiffin
Oracle Jones: Donald Pleasence
Frank Wallingham: Brian Keith
Chief Walks-Stooped-Over: Martin Landau
Sgt Buell: John Anderson
Kevin O'Flaherty: Tom Stern
Chief Five Barrels: Robert J Wilke
First Brother-in-law: Jerry Gatlin
Second Brother-in-law: Larry Duran
Elks-Runner: Jim Burk
Clayton Howell: Dub Taylor
Rafe Pike: John McKee
Henrietta: Helen Kleeb

: Spy!: 1: John Vassall

by Ruth Carter
A series of six dramatised reconstructions of espionage stories.
Featuring John Normington as John Vassall
"Your duties here, Mr Vassall, should not be too exacting. Collecting keys, documents and so on, ...some security papers, so marked, are seen only by myself, for obvious reasons..." In 1954 a certain Admiralty clerk applied for a vacancy at the British Embassy in Moscow - and was selected.
See Woddis On ... page 11

Contributors

Writer: Ruth Carter
Series devised by: Allan Prior
Film Editor: Eric Brown
Film Cameraman: Max Samett
Designer: Andy Dimond
Executive Producer: Anthony Isaacs
Producer: Frank Cox
Director: Ben Rea
John Vassall: John Normington
Joxe: Paul Bacon
Airline steward: Hugh Lund
Registry clerk: Janette Legge
Captain Bennett: John Nettleton
Mikhailski: Christopher Benjamin
Military attaché: Richard Mayes
Lady Hayter: Sheila Beckett
Miles: Andrew MacLachlan
Skier: Ben Aris
Russians: Nicolas Chagrin
Russians: Alexei Jawdokimov
Rosalind: Judith Lee
Sergei: Alan Hunter
Ivan: Clive Hornby
KGB interrogator: John Abineri
KGB: Yuri Borienko
KGB: John Baker
Security clerk: Victor Langley
Gregory: Kevin Stoney
Sherwood: Dennis Edwards
Narrator: Alexander John

: News

with Angela Rippon ; Weather

Contributors

Unknown: Angela Rippon

: Operation Auca

On 3 January 1956, five American missionaries flew out over the Ecuadorian jungle on the last stage of ' Operation Auca ' - the epic attempt to evangelise the Auca Indians, regarded as the most ferocious tribe in the Amazon. Within six days all five had been speared to death. Two years later the widow of one of the missionaries and the sister of another decided to make their own attempt to reach the Aucas.
Everyman goes back to the scene of the killings; talks to the missionary women, and to the Auca killers themselves. This first of two films examines the impact of Christianity on a tribe that believed all outsiders were cannibals.
Film editor RICHARD BRUNSKILL Producer DAVID M THOMPSON
Everyman editor WILLIAM NICHOLSON

Contributors

Editor: Richard Brunskill
Producer: David M Thompson
Editor: William Nicholson

: Inside Japan

A series of 15 films
2:Foundation Stones
The average Japanese company is not, as many people imagine, a large multi-national corporation, but a small family business. Globe Pencil and the Tanaka Mirror Co are typical examples of such companies and of the complex interdependent network of small businesses which flourishes in contemporary Japan. Photography COLIN MUNN Film editoi LARRY TOFT
Directed by LIBBY HALLIDAY Produced by HOWARD SMITH

Contributors

Directed By: Libby Halliday
Produced By: Howard Smith

: Weatherman









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