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: Open University

6.40 A Feel for Space

7.5 Enthalpy

7.30 Maths Analysis - Bounds

: Closedown

: Ludwig



Unknown: Jon Glover

: Jackanory: Ferret Summer: The Big House

by Brigid Chard
with Maurice Denham
Today: The Big House


Storyteller: Maurice Denham
Author: Brigid Chard

: Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle: Tarzan and the Sunken City of Atlantis

Tarzan is puzzled by the strange harness on a marooned whale. (Repeat)

: Hang on Doggy

A film in three parts from Yugoslavia: part 2
Matice loves Jacob, his enormous black Newfoundland. But the other children on the estate tease the dog and the neighbours say he is too big and noisy. Will Jacob have to go? Narrated by KEITH BARRON
Presented by DAPHNE JONES (Part 3 tomorrow at 10.35 am)


Unknown: Keith Barron
Presented By: Daphne Jones

: Closedown

: Midday News


: Pebble Mill at One

Among the subjects today:
Painting Made Easy: American artist Nancy Kominsky sets out to prove that anyone can paint.
Also Family Matters: advice on medical, legal and financial topics.


Artist: Nancy Kominsky

: Flumps

Written by JULIE HOLDER Secrets


Written By: Julie Holder

: Closedown

: Dechrau Siarad

Learning Welsh
(English transmitters only. First shown on BBC Cymru/Wales)

: Play School

A programme for children under 5

: Lassie

The Deadly Surf
On a lonely beach, it's up to Lassie, the collie dog, to rescue two stranded kittens from the sea.

: April Fool

Where does spaghetti grow?
Who was Horace de Vere Cole?
Where can you buy pigeon's milk? What type of animal is a gruck?
All will be revealed on April Fool. Why on the first of April do we all play practical jokes on each other?
For the first time on British television Dave Lee Travis presents a history of practical jokes and hoaxes entirely in the nude. Ably helped by TIM PREECE , JACQUELINE CLARKE , JAMES GREENE , JANET ELLIS , KEVIN SULLIVAN and NICHOLAS FARRELL who reconstruct great moments of April Fool's Day fun from history. Parti
Written by JEREMY BEADLE Designer MARY SPENCER Produced by CLIVE DOIG (Part 2 at 5.15)
Woddis on ... page 23


Unknown: Dave Lee Travis
Unknown: Tim Preece
Unknown: Jacqueline Clarke
Unknown: James Greene
Unknown: Janet Ellis
Unknown: Kevin Sullivan
Unknown: Nicholas Farrell
Written By: Jeremy Beadle
Designer: Mary Spencer
Produced By: Clive Doig

: April Fool

with Dave Lee Travis : part 2


Unknown: Dave Lee Travis

: Evening News

with Kenneth Kendall Weatherman


Unknown: Kenneth Kendall

: Nationwide

Television's most popular current affairs magazine, presented each weekday evening by FRANK BOUGH , SUE LAWLEY
HUGH SCULLY , JOHN STAPLETON and BOB WELLlNGS with contributions from BBC studios throughout the country.


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

: Daffy Duck

in Riff Raff Daffy

: One More Time!

A non-stop sequence of hits for all ages
Sung by Paul Curtis , Hazel Dean Jane Marlow , Mike Redway Andee Silva , Carolyn Smyth
Danny Street , Maynard Williams and THE FINE TOOTH COMBS With QUICKSILVER
Musical director BILL SHEPHERD Designer COLIN GREEN


Sung By: Paul Curtis
Sung By: Hazel Dean
Sung By: Jane Marlow
Sung By: Mike Redway
Sung By: Andee Silva
Sung By: Carolyn Smyth
Sung By: Danny Street
Unknown: Maynard Williams
Unknown: Johnnie Stewart

: Life on Earth

A natural history in 13 parts by David Attenborough
The story of life from the first primitive cells to the plants and animals that now live around us. 5: Conquest of the Waters
Fish occur in populations of billions and there are over 30,000 species, more than in any other group of backboned animals.
Fish can fly, produce electricity, live in the black ocean depths, survive in hot soda lakes or under the Antarctic ice; even migrate across oceans and up waterfallsthe dramatic achievement of the king of fishes - the salmon.
Executive producer CHRISTOPHER PARSONS BBC Bristol
To help the hard-of-hearing to follow this series, each programme will have sub-titles on Ceefax page 170


Unknown: David Attenborough
Editors: Ron Martin
Editors: Alec Brown
Music: Edward Williams
Producer: Christopher Parsons

: Time of My Life

A new comedy series written by JIM ELDRIDGE starring Mark Kingston
Ken decides to drown his sorrows, but even a visit to the pub can get him into trouble. A visit to the bank, on the other hand, involves him in high drama. Has his luck turned at last?


Written By: Jim Eldridge
Unknown: Mark Kingston
Music By: Ronnie Hazlehurst
Unknown: John Tiley
Editor: Mike Robotham
Designer: Ken Starkey
Producer: Dennis Main Wilson
Director: Martin Shardlow
Ken Archer: Mark Kingston
Pub customers: David Rose
Pub customers: Carlyn Moody
Drunk: Charles Rea
Barmaid: Christina Jones
Landlord: Michael Stainton
Bank cashier: Carol Hawkins
Wealthy customer: Harriet Reynolds
Mr Plummer: Paul Hardwick
Nervous man: John Rapley
First robber: Ron Pember
Second robber: Lloyd McGuire
Third robber: Keith Hodiak
Robber driver: Roy Holder
Police superintendent: Nicholas McArdle
Police constable: John Atterbury
Plain-clothes policeman: Sean Arnold

: Nine O'Clock News

with Richard Baker ; Weatherman


Unknown: Richard Baker

: Rebecca: 3

by Daphne Du Maurier
dramatised in four parts by Hugh Whitemore

The Girl's joy in being Maxim's wife is subtly undermined by the haunting presence of Rebecca - guarded, cherished by the loyal Mrs Danvers. Determined to make Maxim happy, plans are made to revive the Manderley Ball.

(First shown on BBC2)


Author: Daphne du Maurier
Writer: Hugh Whitemore
Dog trainer: Joan Woodgate
Music Adapted By: Ron Grainer
Producer: Richard Beynon
Director: Simon Langton
Maxim: Jeremy Brett
Mrs de Winter: Joanna David
Beatrice: Vivian Pickles
Mrs Danvers: Anna Massey
Frank Crawley: Terrence Hardiman
Frith: Hugh Morton
Grandmother: Sylvia Coleridge
Nurse: Virginia Denham
Robert: Richard Willis
Workman: Ray Callaghan
Giles: Leon Sinden
Gardener: Ian Collier
Bandleader: Neville Hughes
Clarice: Harriet Walter
Sailor: Dominic Allan
Clown: David Richards
Beefeater: Reginald Jessup
Captain Searle: Victor Lucas

: Windhover

with Ronald Pickup as Gerard Manley Hopkins
'There is a happiness, hope, the happiness of life hereafter. It is better than happiness, but it is not happiness now.'
Gerard Manley Hopkins wrote some of the most beautiful and distinctive poems in the English language, yet his chosen life as a Jesuit priest was a carefully-organised defence against the temptations of the senses and his work remained unpublished while he was alive. This Omnibus film in Holy Week reflects the Easter themes of self-denial and sacrifice in Hopkins' own life as it evolved in Oxford, the North Country, Wales and Ireland.


Gerard Manley Hopkins: Ronald Pickup
Film Cameraman: Stuart Wyld
Designer: David McKenzie
Series Editor: Leslie Megahey
Writer/Producer: Tom Cotter

: Platform One

Bernard Donoughue, senior policy adviser to Labour prime ministers Harold Wilson and James Callaghan, talks to Robert McKenzie.


Interviewee: Bernard Donoughue
Interviewer: Robert McKenzie
Research: Virginia Ashcombe
Studio Director: Ann Morley
Producer: Margaret Douglas

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