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: Open University

6.40 Wealth in Britain. 7.30 Personal Identity.

: Closedown

: For Schools, Colleges

9.0 Twentieth-Century History
India - the Brightest Jewel
9.30 Des Ie debut
Saying You're Sorry
9.47 Everyday Maths
Say it with Figures: 2
10.10 Merry-go-Round
Getting About. 3: Distance
10.35 Scene
What a Way to Run a School!
(Fur details see tomorrow at 2.2 pm)
11.5 It's Maths!
Capacity and Mass
11.30 Search
Links between Ireland and Wales. Hundreds of years ago the Irish invaded Wales and set up colonies especially in the West. Some of these lasted for over 200 years. forging many links between Ireland and Wales.
11.55 Beside the Sea
The Strandline


Producer: Gwynn Pritchard

: Closedown

: Midday News


: Pebble Mill at One

Tony Bilbow joins the regular pre" senters for Film Focus.

: Bod

A See-Saw programme
Bod and the Park

: You and Me

Ready to Go

: For Schools, Colleges

2.15 Music Time
Lieutenant Kije: 2
2.40 Television Club
Good Fortune

: Claire Rayner's Casebook

Claire talks to divorced parents about their wish to maintain contact with their children.


Unknown: Vicki Moore
Producer: David Cordingley

: Closedown

: Play School

: Winsome Witch

Winnie the Sheriff

: Jackanory

with John Grant
Littlenose's Birthday
Everyone enjoys a birthday. But how can they if they can't remember the date? Littlenose has his own plan,.;
Pictures by JOHN GRANT


Unknown: John Grant
Director: Michael Kerrigan

: Scooby and Scrappy Doo

The Hairy Scare of the Devil Bear

: Blue Peter

with Simon Groom
Sarah Greene and Peter Duncan
Next weekend Peter joins the runners taking part in the first-ever London Marathon. Today he travels the route the easy way-on a bike - and points out some of the historic landmarks along the 26-mile track.
Assistant editor JOHN ADCOCK Editor BIDDY BAXTER


Unknown: Simon Groom
Unknown: Sarah Greene
Unknown: Peter Duncan
Editor: John Adcock
Editor: Biddy Baxter

: Fred Basset

based on the characters created by ALEX GRAHAM
TV Break


Unknown: Alex Graham

: Evening News

with Jan Leeming Weatherman


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Regional news magazines and Nationwide

Look East, Look North
Look North West, Midlands Today Nationwide (London and SE) Points West, South Today Spotlight South West
The team of FRANK BOUGH
SUE LAWLEY, RICHARD KERSHAW HUGH Scully and SUE COOK provides you with the background to the news of the day.
Plus Grass Roots - presented this week by Gillian Miles from Spotlight South West in Plymouth.
(Rcaional details as Monday*


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Richard Kershaw
Unknown: Hugh Scully
Unknown: Gillian Miles

: Tomorrow's World

The latest news from the world of science and technology, presented by Michael Rodd
Kieran Prendiville and Judith Hann With SU INGLE
Included in this week's programme: how this edition of RADIO TIMES might have produced its colour pages using the latest electronic technology. And how, just bv usine a calculator, you can work out when it will be Easter - in any year.
Studio director JOHN GORMAN , tditor DAVID FILKIN
Theme music on Top BBCtv Themes Vol 3 (record REH 391, cassette ZCR 391), from record shops
Book, Tomorrow's World Looks to the Eighties, £7.25, from booksellers


Presented By: Michael Rodd
Presented By: Kieran Prendiville
Presented By: Judith Hann
Producers: Andy Wiseman
Producers: Laurie John.
Unknown: John Groom
Director: John Gorman

: Top of the Pops

Introduced by Richard Skinner.
Songs featuring artists from the series (record BELP 016, cassette ZCF 016), from record shops
Top 40 on Ceefax page 176


Presenter: Richard Skinner
Dancers: Legs & Co
Choreography: Flick Colby
Sound: Anthony Philpot
Lighting: Henry Barber
Designer: Paul Treftise
Director: Gordon Elsbury
Executive producer: Michael Hurll

: Hi-De-Hi!

by JIMMY PERRY and DAVID CROFT Maplin's Holiday Camp, 1959 Charity Begins at Home
Joe Maplin decrees that every Thursday will be ' Sunshine Smile Day'. The Camp Host decides to extend this to the campers by compelling any holidaymaker caught without a smile to pay a shilling to the Campers' Amenity Fund. featuring
Produced by DAVID CROFT


Unknown: Jimmy Perry
Unknown: David Croft
Designer: Garry Freeman
Directed By: John Kilby
Produced By: David Croft
Jeffrey Fairbrother: Simon Cadell
Ted Bovis: Paul Shane
Gladys Pugh: Ruth Madoe
Spike Dixon: Jeffrey Holland
Mr Partridge: Leslie Dwyer
Fred Quilly: Felix Bowness
Yvonne: Diane Holland
Barry: Barry Howard
Peggy: Su Pollard
Sylvia: Nikki Kelly
Betty: Rikki Howard
Mary: Penny Irving
Old man: Harry Markham
Old woman: Josephine Antosz
Yellowcoat boys: Terence Creasey
Yellowcoat boys: The Webb Twins

: Sorry!

The third of a comedy series in six parts by IAN DAVIDSON and PETER VINCENT starring Ronnie Corbett with Barbara Lott and William Moore Designer


Unknown: Ian Davidson
Unknown: Peter Vincent
Unknown: Ronnie Corbett
Unknown: Barbara Lott
Unknown: William Moore
Unknown: Richard McManan-Smith
Producer: David Askey
Timothy Lumsden: Ronnie Corbett
Mrs Lumsden: Barbara Lott
Mr Lumsden: William Moore
Mr Bullford: Robert Russell
Dustman: Colin Farrell
Policeman: Vincent Brimble
Gavin: Kerry Shale
Duggie: Adam Ross
Tea lady: Angela Wyndham Lewis

: Nine O'Clock News

with Richard Baker Weatherman


Unknown: Richard Baker

: Lester

At the tender age of 12, and with a rising reputation as horse-racing's boy prodigy, Lester Keith Piggott rode into the winner s enclosure for the first time. That was 33 years ago. Now his name ranks in racing's annals alongside the great jockeys of the turf: Fred Archer , Steve Donaghue and Sir Gordon Richards.
Piggott's successes are legendary: nine times Champion Jockey, he has won 23 Classics, including a record eight victories in the Derbv. There is, of course, another side to Piggott - the private face, the family man, the holidaymaker. What does a jet-setting jockey do when the English flat-racing season ends?
TOM CONTI narrates this personal account of a very personal man written by former Sports Writer of the Year, FRANK KEATING.
Film editor RAY WINC7ROVE Producer JEFF goddard


Unknown: Lester Keith
Unknown: Fred Archer
Unknown: Steve Donaghue
Unknown: Sir Gordon Richards.
Unknown: Tom Conti
Unknown: Frank Keating.
Music By: Jim Parker
Editor: Ray Winc7rove
Producer: Jeff Goddard

: Question Time

Robin Day takes the chair as public personalities face questions and reactions from the general public. With him tonight:
The Rt Hon Nicholas Edwards , mp Nieky Harrison Paul Johnson
The Rt Hon Gerald Kaufman , MP


Unknown: Nicholas Edwards
Unknown: Nieky Harrison
Unknown: Paul Johnson
Unknown: Gerald Kaufman
Producer: Barbara Maxwell

: News Headlines

: Kojak

starring Telly Savalas as Kojak with guest star Eugene Roche Acts of Desperate Men


Unknown: Eugene Roche

: Weatherman

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