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: Ragtime

With MAGGIE HENDERSON and FEED HARRIS
Music by PETER GOSLING and DAVE MOSES Written and produced by MICHAEL COLE Executive producer CYNTIIIA FELGATE

Contributors

Unknown: Maggie Henderson
Music By: Peter Gosling
Music By: Dave Moses
Produced By: Michael Cole
Producer: Cyntiiia Felgate

: Speak Out

Views of young Asians on matters of social, cultural and political concern or conflict. Arranged and mixed marriages are the subject for today's programme.
Producer SALEEM SHAHED
Studio director KRISHAN GOULD BBC Birmingham

: Focus on Communications

A series of five programmes 1: How Can You Tell?
ROGER MCGOUGH with ROBERT OATES
SUSIE BLAKE , ANN KENNEDY
Director DOUG wilcox
Producer ROBERT CLAMP

Contributors

Unknown: Roger McGough
Unknown: Robert Oates
Unknown: Susie Blake
Unknown: Ann Kennedy
Director: Doug Wilcox
Producer: Robert Clamp

: The Skill of Lip-Reading

A series of 16 programmes
3: Fish and Chips or Fish and Ships? The speech shapes ' sh ' ch ' and ' j '.
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.
12: Let's Go and Plan a Meal Presented by BRIAN RIX
Directed by ROSANNA RIBBERT
Series producer GORDON CROTON Notes for parents and teachers are available 65p inc postage, from [address removed]

Contributors

Presented By: Brian Rix
Directed By: Rosanna Ribbert

: The Handicapped Family

Five programmes which aim to help the families of disabled people.
With TONY NORTHMORE
4: Part of the Community
This programme shows how a group of severely-disabled people, who were previously living in residential institutions, have formed a small community in purpose-built accommodation together with three able-bodied families. The disabled members have been enabled to become almost completely independent, with only a small amount of help from the able-bodied members and the statutory services.
Series producer GORDON CROTON Producer CHARLES PASCOE

Contributors

Unknown: Tony Northmore
Producer: Charles Pascoe

: Russian-Language and People

A series of 20 programmes
2: The Russian Alphabet, part 2
A look also at the Russian winter and at the construction of the Baikal-Amur main line railway.
Record (pack of 3, £10.64) or cassettes (pack of 3 f9.49) available. Book (£5.50) available from February, from bookshops

: Avventura

A 25-part Italian language course for beginners and near-beginners. 16: Introduced by MARISA DILLON -WESTON
Produced by TONY ROBERTS
Book (same title) £2.50: records 1 and 2 £2.01, cassettes 1 and 2 £2.99. Tutors' notes, £1.00, from bookshops

Contributors

Introduced By: Marisa Dillon
Produced By: Tony Roberts

: Multi-Racial Britain

Ten programmes on ways of improving race relations. 4: Crosstalk
How many people are left with a sense of frustration or failure when dealing with Asians and West Indians as parents, clients or job candidates? The way English is used, as well as differences of culture, can make for misunderstandings.
Producer JOHN TWITCHIN
A booklet, Crosstalk, with background information and notes available for £1 (inc p and p) from[address removed]

Contributors

Producer: John Twitchin
Unknown: Havelock Road

: 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 the Chapel of the Royal Hospital, Chelsea, London
Singer NIGEL PERONA-WRIGHT Organist IAN CURROR
Presented for television by RAYMONDshort

Contributors

Unknown: R. T. Brooks
Singer: Nigel Perona-Wright

: Christianity Explored

' Give us this day.... ' HUGH MONTEFIORE,
Bishop of Birmingham talks with RAYMOND SHORT about how God works in His world, and the nature of prayer. Continuing our series which explores the Christian faith - what can Christians today mean by some of their key words and phrases?
Director MICHAEL WOOD
Producer MICHAEL SHOESMITH BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Director: Michael Wood
Producer: Michael Shoesmith

: Farming

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

Contributors

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

: It's a Great Life

Living History
History is all too often presented in school as a river of great events, with ordinary people as helpless observers swept along by it. But, as BILL WILLIAMS of Manchester Studies, and historians ANNA DAVIN and ALAN HOWKINSshow , talking to our grandparents' generation about their experiences in life can not only help describe the past but also explain the present.
Director IAN POTTS
Producer PAUL KRIWACZEK
(For Family Network telephone numbers see Tuesday at 11.40 am on BBC2)

Contributors

Unknown: Anna Davin
Unknown: Alan Howkinsshow
Director: Ian Potts
Producer: Paul Kriwaczek

: Write Away

Today there's help with writing a letter for a job. Presented by BARRY TOOK With ZENA WALKER and TILLY VOSBURGH
Adults wanting help with reading, writing or spelling can ring [number removed]or send their name and address to: Write Away. po Box 7, London W3 6XJ

Contributors

Presented By: Barry Took
Unknown: Zena Walker

: News Headlines

: Film Matinee: The Glass Mountain

starring Michael Denison
Dulcie Gray , Valentine Cortese
Composer Richard Wilder has three passions - his wife, his music and Alida, the beautiful Italian girl who has saved his life during the war. This famous romantic drama recounts his life-story as he sets about writing his greatest work - an heroic opera based on the legend of the Glass Mountain told to him by Alida. The movie became one of the most successful in the history of British cinema, largely thanks to the lavish and popular music score by Nino Rota.
Screenplay by JOSEPH JANNI JOHN HUNTER and HENRY CASS
Produced by JOHN sutro. FRED ZELNIK and JOSEPH JANNI. Directed by HENRY CASS . Films: page 23

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Denison
Unknown: Dulcie Gray
Unknown: Valentine Cortese
Unknown: Richard Wilder
Unknown: Nino Rota.
Unknown: Joseph Janni
Unknown: John Hunter
Produced By: John Sutro.
Produced By: Joseph Janni.
Directed By: Henry Cass
Richard Wilder: Michael Denison
Ann Wilder: Dulcie Gray
Alida: Valentine Cortese
Tito: Tito Gobbi
Bruce McLeod: Sebastian Shaw

: The 1980 European Figure Skating Championships

from Gothenburg
ALAN WEEKS introduces highlights of these championships, in which it was so important for the leading competitors to establish superiority over their rivals before the Olympic Games. ROBIN cousins was, of course, hoping to do just that.
Coverage, too, of yesterday's Ladies' Championship in which Britain was represented by KARENA RICHARDSON and DEBBIE COTTRILL.
TV presentation by the SWEDISH TV SERVICE Producer DAVID KENNING

Contributors

Unknown: Karena Richardson
Unknown: Debbie Cottrill.
Producer: David Kenning

: Young Scientists of the Year 1980

Brainchildren?
Introduced by John Tidmarsh
Heat 3 -this week two teams and an individual present their bright ideas to a team of judges:
Dr Mary Archer , Cambridge
Professor Colin Blakemore, Oxford Ken Wallace , Cambridge They weigh up:
Computerised theatre lighting: ROYAL GRAMMAR SCHOOL, NEWCASTLE The burning interest of Jeremy Skertchly : RAVENSDALE SCHOOL, DERBY
Cheaper power from the sun: FRANK WHELDON SCHOOL, NOTTINGHAM
Studio director ROY NORTON Producer COLIN RAICH

Contributors

Introduced By: John Tidmarsh
Unknown: Dr Mary Archer
Unknown: Oxford Ken Wallace
Unknown: Jeremy Skertchly
Unknown: Frank Wheldon
Director: Roy Norton
Producer: Colin Raich

: Emu's Broadcasting Company (EBC1)

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

Contributors

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

: The Old Curiosity Shop

by CHARLES DICKENS , dramatised in nine parts by WILLIAM TREVOR starring
8: Quilp has returned to London under the mistaken impression that the old man and Nell are on their way back. In the village where she lives and works, Nell's health is causing concern. Quilp has instructed Brass that Kit must be discredited in some way.
Music composed by CARL DAVIS Make-up artist JAN NETHERCOT
Costume designer JOYCE HAWKINS Designer MICHAEL EDWARDS Producer BARRY LETTS Director JULIAN AMYES

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Dickens
Unknown: William Trevor
Composed By: Carl Davis
Designer: Joyce Hawkins
Designer: Michael Edwards
Producer: Barry Letts
Director: Julian Amyes
Grandfather: Sebastian Shaw
Daniel Quilp: Trevor Peacock
Sampson Brass: Colin Jeavons
Mrs Jarley: Margaret Courtenay
the Single Gentleman: Wensley Pithey
Little Nell: With Natalie Ogle
Dick Swiveller: Granville Saxton
Small servant: Annabelle Lanyon
Sally Brass: Freda Dowie
Schoolmaster: Brian Oulton
Mr Witherden: Laurence Hardy
Kit Nubbles: Chris Fairbank
Mrs Nubbles: Patsy Byrne
Short: Bernard Stone
Codlin: Anthony Pedley
Abel Garland: Keith Hazemore
Turnkey: Patrick Carter
Little Jacob: Simon Garstang

: News

with Peter Woods ; Weatherman

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Woods

: Holiday

Introduced by Cliff Michelmore
You must have wondered what goes on behind the scenes when you book your holiday abroad. This week's Holiday looks behind the scenes and at the finished product. A report by John Carter. For those who want to make use of their leisure time, the ideal holiday is one that combines relaxation with learning. Norma Shep herd visits Millfield, a public school in Somerset, which is occupied during the summer by youngsters and adults keen to enjoy widening their knowledge.
Frank Bough continues his journey through France, and 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: John Carter.
Unknown: Norma Shep
Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: John Carter

: Songs of Praise

from Bolton
This week people of the northern industrial town meet in the Victoria Hall , the Methodist Central Church, joining their own orchestra and choirs from local churches. Colin Morris returns to his birth-place to meet the people who have chosen tonight's hymns including lay preacher and comedian STANLEY HAWKESWORTH
(For hymns see tomorrow at S.15 pm)
Text for today on Ceejax page 294 (BBC2)

Contributors

Unknown: Victoria Hall
Unknown: Colin Morris
Unknown: Stanley Hawkesworth

: Cliff Richard and The Shadows

Thank You Very Much
An affectionate look through their reunion concert at an astonishing career spanning 20 years at the top of the pops with contributions from fellow artistes Elton John , Olivia Newton John , Tim Rice and Adam Faith.
Edited by GERRY RAMBLING
Production by GARTH THOMAS
An ALAN PARKER FILM COMPANY production

Contributors

Artistes: Elton John
Artistes: Olivia Newton John
Artistes: Tim Rice
Artistes: Adam Faith.
Edited By: Gerry Rambling
Production By: Garth Thomas
Production By: An Alan Parker

: Festival: The Misanthrope

by MOLIÈRE presents and One man's defiant stand against the hypocrisy of polite society is the theme of Moliere's comic masterpiece. This new production is set in the glittering Paris of the 20s.
Music composed and performed by CARL DAVIS
Script editor STUART GRIFFITHS Designer COLIN SHAW Producer LOUIS MARKS Directed by MICHAEL SIMPSON

Contributors

Unknown: Carl Davis
Editor: Stuart Griffiths
Designer: Colin Shaw
Directed By: Michael Simpson
Alceste: Ian Holm
Celimene: Cheri Lunghi
Philinte: Nigel Hawthorne
Arsinoe: Annette Crosble
Acaste: Michael Kitchen
Oronte: Julian Curry
Clitandre: Christopher Good
Eliante: Alison Key
Basque: Nadia Cattouse
Du BoiS: Leo Dolan

: Spy!

A series of six dramatised reconstructions of espionage stories. 3: The Murder Machine by JOHN ELLIOT featuring
' As an agent of the KGB you just do as you're told-like a soldier. It's an honour. And this is something very special ...' Prussic acid fired into the face - Stashinsky's method - parallels in an uncanny way the Markov umbrella assassination in London, September 1978.
Series devised by ALLAN PRIOR Film editor ERIC BROWN
Film cameraman DAVID SOUTH Designer BRUCE MACADIE
Executive producer ANTHONY ISAACS Producer FRANK cox Director BEN REA

Contributors

Unknown: John Elliot
Editor: Eric Brown
Designer: Bruce MacAdie
Producer: Anthony Isaacs
Producer: Frank Cox
Director: Ben Rea
Bogden Stashinsky: Clive Merrison
Vasily: Frederick Farley
Sergei: David Burke
Sitnikovsky: Tohn Woodnutt
Inge Pohl: Sorcha Cusack
Aksentyevich ANDRE: Van Gyseghem
Bandera: Phil McCall
Shelepin: Michael Anthony
Sarkisov: Christian Rodska
Herr Pohl: Charles Morgan
is Lieutenant: Norwich Duff
Frau Pohl: Jenny Laird
Fritz Pohl: Mark Rogers
Narrator: Alexander John

: News

with Peter Woods ; Weather

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Woods

: Bishop's Move

Last Friday Dr Donald Coggan formally resigned as Archbishop of Canterbury. In a month's time Bishop Robert Runcie of St Albans will be sworn in as his successor in an ancient ceremony in the crypt of St Paul's Cathedral.
This Everyman profile looks at how the Bishop and his family are preparing for their move to Canterbury and considers what kind of man has been chosen to lead the Church of England into the 1980s.
Film cameraman RICHARD GANNICLIFIFFT Film sound PAUL LE MARE Producer ANGELA TILBY
Everyman editor WILLIAM NICHOLSON
See Analysis oil Wednesday, 8.45 RAUK

Contributors

Unknown: Dr Donald Coggan
Unknown: Robert Runcie
Unknown: St Albans
Unknown: Richard Ganniclififft
Editor: William Nicholson

: Inside Japan

A series of 15 films
4: Factory Flower Office Lady
MASAKO OSHIMA lives with her parents and commutes daily to work in a Tokyo bank. YUKIMI ONODERA works in a large electronics corporation and lives next door to the plant in the company village. This is a story of two working girls, and their impressions of a young woman's opportunities and expectations in Japan today.
Photography COLIN MUNN Film editor LARRY TOFT
Directed by LIBBY HALLIDAY Produced by HOWARD SMITH

Contributors

Unknown: Masako Oshima
Directed By: Libby Halliday
Produced By: Howard Smith

: Weatherman









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