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: Ragtime

With MAGGIE HENDERSON and FRED HARRIS

Contributors

Unknown: Maggie Henderson
Unknown: Fred Harris

: Talkback

Views of Asian parents on the views expressed by young Asians in the Speakout programmes.
Studio director KRISHAN could
Producer SALEEM SHAHED. BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Producer: Saleem Shahed.

: Interval

: Will You Answer True?

Featuring JOHN CLEESE andPENE LOPE KEITH in part two of a training film for staff who deal with sales enquiries on the telephone.
Written by JONATHAN LYNN and ANTONY JAY Directed by PETER ROBINSON
A VIDEO ARTS production

Contributors

Unknown: John Cleese
Unknown: Pene Lope Keith
Written By: Jonathan Lynn
Unknown: Antony Jay
Directed By: Peter Robinson
Mr Bentley: Norman Bird
Mr Golledge's secretary: April Bird

: The Skill of Lip-Reading

A series of 16 programmes 11: Cats Steep Anywhere
The shape ' ee' appears in the poem which opens this week's programme.

: Let's Go

The last of 19 programmes which aim to help mentally-handicapped people get more out of life.
Let's Go and Join a Club Presented by BRIAN RIX
Directed by ROSANNA HIBBERT
Series producerGORDON CROTON

Contributors

Presented By: Brian Rix
Directed By: Rosanna Hibbert
Producer: Gordon Croton

: It Figures

JIMMY YOUNG'S
Guide to Everyday Maths
Ten programmes to brush-up your confidence with numbers. 2: Fractions
Join DAVID BELLAMY , HILARY PRITCHARD andNORMAN BOWLER With pencil and paper as Jimmy Young explains what fractions are and how to add them. With RAY LONNEN MANDY MORE and PETER AUBREY
Sketches written by CHRIS MILLER
Production ANNA JACKSON , CHRIS JELLEY

Contributors

Unknown: David Bellamy
Unknown: Hilary Pritchard
Unknown: Norman Bowler
Unknown: Jimmy Young
Unknown: Ray Lonnen
Unknown: Mandy More
Unknown: Peter Aubrey
Written By: Chris Miller
Unknown: Anna Jackson
Unknown: Chris Jelley

: Russian-Language and People

A series of 20 programmes
10: What do Russians like doing in their leisure time? A look back at the language covered so far, and Goodbye, Summer: Episode 5

: Avventura

A 25-part Italian language course for beginners and near-beginners. 24: Introduced by MARISA DILLON-WESTON
Produced by TONY ROBERTS

Contributors

Introduced By: Marisa Dillon-Weston
Produced By: Tony Roberts

: The 607080 Show

Planning retirement or already retired?
Join ROY HUDD and IRENE THOMAS This week:
Pre-retirement education, what is it and is it of any use? And Roy visits the National Gallery of Wales and talks about three paintings he likes.
Director GILES OAKLEY Producer BRIGIT BARRY

Contributors

Unknown: Roy Hudd
Unknown: Irene Thomas
Director: Giles Oakley
Producer: Brigit Barry

: Family Worship

from Emmanuel Parish Church, Northwood, Middlesex
The second of two services on the theme God at the Centre Conducted by the vicar THE REV RICHARD BEWES assisted by THE REV ALEX ROSS and THE REV IAN BENTLEY Organist DAVID ILIFF
Presented for television by RAYMOND SNORT

Contributors

Unknown: Rev Richard Bewes
Unknown: Rev Alex Ross
Organist: Rev Ian Bentley
Organist: David Iliff
Television By: Raymond Snort

: Farming

features the news and views, politics and policies of those involved with the land. with PHILIP WRIXON
DAN CHERRINGTON
Producer JOHN KENYON BBC Birmingham
Weather for farmers jim BACON

Contributors

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

: Beside the Sea

Ten films about the wildlife of the seashore, presented by TONY SOPER. 2: The Living Sea
Take one mouthful of sea water when you are out for a swim and you swallow about 500 living animals and plants. The plankton are the basis of the food web of the sea, a web which includes everything from the humble cockle to the basking shark.
Producer RON BLOOMFIELD

Contributors

Presented By: Tony Soper.

: News Headlines

: Film Matinée: The Greatest Show on Earth

starring
With a massive three-ring circus about to start a countrywide tour, tensions under the big top are running high. The problems are accentuated when Sebastian, a French aerialist, is hired to displace Holly in the centre ring. But this is only one problem for the circus manager Brad and his temperamental and talented artists. DeMille's spectacular production -with its exciting climax-is probably the most famous circus film of all time, combining circus thrills and comedy with a cleverly interwoven story enacted by an all-star cast.
Screenplay by FREDERIC M. FRANK Produced and directed by CECIL B. DEMILLE. Films: page 25

Contributors

Unknown: Frederic M. Frank
Directed By: Cecil B. Demille.
Holly: Betty Hutton
Brad: Charlton Heston
Sebastian: Cornel Wilde
Phyllis: Dorothy Lamour
Angel: Gloria Grahame
Buttons: James Stewart
FBI man: Henry Wilcoxon
Klaus: Lyle Bettger
Henderson: Lawrence Tierney

: The High Chaparral

starring
A Man to Match the Land
Will Big John risk causing an Indian war - or lose the High Chaparral? That is the hairline decision facing him when horses that must be sold to save the ranch are driven by a terrible rainstorm high into forbidden Apache territory.

Contributors

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

: Antiques Roadshow

This week: Trowbridge
In this series Arthur Negus is joined by Angela Rippon and they go on the road with a team of Britain's leading experts. They meet the public informally and discuss treasured possessions brought along for their assessment.
The result is a programme filled with surprises and excitement as people discover the truth about objects that have, sometimes, been gathering dust for years. Perhaps the biggest surprise is there are more 'finds' than disappointments.
Director ROY CHAPMAN
Producer ROBIN DRAKE. BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown: Arthur Negus
Unknown: Angela Rippon
Director: Roy Chapman
Producer: Robin Drake.

: News

with Peter Woods ; Weatherman

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Woods

: The History of Mr Polly

by H. G. WELLS , dramatised in five episodes by JAMES ANDREW HALL starring
4: Polly, depressed by the miserable future that faces him if he stays with his nagging wife and boring job, has decided on the action he must take.
Music composed by STEPHEN DEUTSCH Script editor ALISTAIR BELL Designer SUSAN SPENCE. Producer BARRY LETTS
Directed by LOVETT BICKFORD

Contributors

Unknown: H. G. Wells
Unknown: James Andrew Hall
Composed By: Stephen Deutsch
Editor: Alistair Bell
Designer: Susan Spence.
Producer: Barry Letts
Directed By: Lovett Bickford
Alfred Polly: Andrew Sachs
Miriam: Anita Carey
Boy on bike: Ben Forster
Rumbold: John Rapley
Rusper: Glynn Edwards
Mrs Rusper: Eileen Helsby
Hinks: John Clive
Mr Gambell: Jonathan Scott
Old lady: Betty Hardy
Fat lady: Patsy Rowlands
Little Polly: Holly Aird
Uncle Jim: Emrys James

: Songs of Praise

from
Ashby-de-Ia-Zouch, Leicestershire The castle in which Mary Queen of Scots stayed is now a picturesque ruin, but the nearby church of St Helen still remains at the centre of a thriving community. Geoffrey Wheeler has been meeting some of the people who have come to church for Passion Sunday to sing their favourite hymns.
ConductorDAVID BARRADELL Organist LORNA SHATTOCK
Film director JONATHAN copus ProducerMICHAEL SHOESMITH Series producer ANDREW BARR BBC Birmingham
(For hymns see Monday at 3.15 pm)
Christian Comment on Ceefax page 294 (BBC2)

Contributors

Unknown: Geoffrey Wheeler
Conductor: David Barradell
Organist: Lorna Shattock
Director: Jonathan Copus
Producer: Michael Shoesmith
Producer: Andrew Barr

: The Rockford Files

starring James Garner in The Man Who Saw the Alligators Jim becomes the innocent target of a paranoid ex-convict who craves vengeance, wrongly believing Jim to have been responsible for his enforced rest from society.
Written by DAVID CHASE
Directed by COREY ALLEN. See Letters p 83

Contributors

Unknown: James Garner
Unknown: Alligators Jim
Written By: David Chase
Directed By: Corey Allen.
Jim Rockford: James Garner
Joe Rockford: Noah Beery
Dennis Becker: Joe Santos
Angel Martin: Stuart Margolin
Anthony Boy: George Loros
Syl: Luke Andeas
Richie Gagglio: Joey Aresco
Adriana Danielli: Sharon Acker
Mrs Gagglio: Penny Santon
Ethan: Marc Bentley
Murf Guellow: Joseph Perry
Joe Minett: Joseph Sirola

: Festival: The Ghost Sonata

by AUGUST STRINDBERG starring
A building is about to collapse. A young man tries to rescue a child from the falling masonry. But did it really happen or is it a dream?
Music by PETER HOWELL , BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Lighting CLIVE THOMAS
Designer BARRIE DOBBINS
Script editor STUART GRIFFITHS Producer LOUIS MARKS Director PHILIP SAVILLE

Contributors

Unknown: August Strindberg
Music By: Peter Howell
Unknown: Clive Thomas
Designer: Barrie Dobbins
Editor: Stuart Griffiths
Producer: Louis Marks
Director: Philip Saville
The Old Man: Donald Pleasence
The Mummy: Lila Kedrova
The Student: Clive Arrindell
The Colonel: Ferdy Mayne
Johannson: Oscar Quitak
The Colonel's daughter: Nina Zuckerman
Milkmaid: Debbie Linden
Caretaker's wife: Rose Alba
Dead man/Nobleman: Ohtee Pedersen
Dark lady: Madlena Nedeva
Bengtsson: Vladek Sheybal
Fiancée: Sylvia Coleridge
Cook: Brigid MacKay

: News

with Peter Woods ; Weather

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Woods

: The Controversialists

DR UNA KROLL is a GP, a Deaconess in the Church of England and a staunch feminist, who believes in the ordination of women in her Church. She believes that homosexuals are just as suitable as heterosexuals to be priests and parents. Trevor Beeson meets Dr Una Kroll to discover how this former nun manages, despite her bitter disappointments with the Church of England, to remain a very active member.
Producer PATTI STEEPLES
Series producer ANDREW BARR

Contributors

Unknown: Dr Una Kroll
Unknown: Trevor Beeson
Unknown: Dr Una Kroll
Producer: Andrew Barr

: Inside Japan: 12: Don't Wake Them Up

A series of 15 films
Most young people in Japan are conformists. There are, however, a minority who are not prepared to accept the status quo. What do they think about the society in which they live?

Contributors

Photography: Colin Munn
Film Editor: Larry Toft
Director: Libby Halliday
Producer: Howard Smith

: Cusden on Location

1: The Old House at Home
Artist and historian Richard Cusden explores the great outdoors with paints, brushes and an enquiring eye. In the first of three programmes he explores the Vale of White Horse in the Berkshire border country and finds humble cottages and grander farm houses.
Film editor BEV AMBROSE Producer JOHN cox

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Cusden
Editor: Bev Ambrose
Producer: John Cox

: Weatherman









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