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: Open University

6.40 Principles of Caste. 7.5 Geology.
7.30 BARTS: Systems Interactions.

: Midday News


: How Do You Do

A See-Saw programme
CARMEN MUNROE introduces rhymes and counting games and tells a story about Annie, Louise, George, Kevin, Caroline, Cheng, Scott, Mary, Toni and Sandra, who all go to a place where there is plenty to do and room to play. Counting Time
Illustrated by JOAN HICKSON Percussion GREG KNOWLES
Musical director PETER PETTINGER "esigner JOHN HOLLAND executive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE
Written and produced by CAROLE WARD


Introduces: Carmen Munroe
Illustrated By: Joan Hickson
Illustrated By: Percussion Greg Knowles
Director: Peter Pettinger
Unknown: John Holland
Producer: Cynthia Felgate
Produced By: Carole Ward

: Closedown

: Trem

Life cycle of the Kingfisher

: Play School

Story: The Two Giants Written and illustrated "y MICHAEL FOREMAN Presenters
Chloe Ashcroft
Christopher Bramwell


Unknown: Michael Foreman
Unknown: Chloe Ashcroft
Unknown: Christopher Bramwell

: Lassie

Tell it to the Birds

: Newsround

With Paul McDowell


Unknown: Paul McDowell

: Think of a Number

with Johnny Ball
A lighthearted exploration of science, technology and numbers This week Johnny discovers
Elementarianisticalizationableism ... or it's elemental when it's on the table.
Atomic elements, lit-up elements, man-made elements and elements that melt in your hand.
See how two people become the salt of the earth, the spoon that won t stir your cocoa and a machine that knows its place - underground.
Meanwhile, try to iron out this one - hope it's not too Boron. Three matches make four - how9 You mustn't break them.
Written by JOHNNY BALL
Executive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE Producer ALBERT BARBER
BBC Bristol


Unknown: Johnny Ball
Written By: Johnny Ball
Producer: Cynthia Felgate
Producer: Albert Barber

: Evening News

with Richard Baker Weatherman


Unknown: Richard Baker

: 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
In which Britain learns what's happening from studios throughout the country. Linked live from London by FRANK BOUGH
Including Royal Progress
Hugh Scully continues his exploration of the Principality.
(Regional details as Monday)
The Royal Wedding souvenir issue of RADIO times goes on sale on 23 July


Unknown: Richard Kershaw
Unknown: Hugh Scully

: The Wonderful World of Disney

Trail of Danger
Part 2 of a two-part story
Continuing their gruelling trail, a seasoned rancher and his young companion battle for the lives of their cargo against dangers from the elements as well as from sheep men, horse thieves and cut-throats.


Pop Apling: Jim Davis
Beech Carter: Larry Wilcox

: The Olympian Way

A series in six parts by TARA PREM with and 3: Cleaned Out
' Do you think I'm going to stand by and watch you do in the business? Wait till they're carrying the equipment away?' When Terry spends a night on the town the club faces a crisis.
But in the women's gym, Wendy has reached her target weight - with a little help from muscle-man Lou Edwards.
Title song LYNSEY DE PAUL Lighting BOB GELL


Unknown: Lou Edwards.
Song: Lynsey de Paul
Unknown: Bob Gell
Designer: Nigel Jones
Producer: Peter Ansorge
Director: Lovett Bickford
Stella Wilson: Lois Daine
Terry Wilson: Hugh Fraser
Derek: Stephen Bill
Julie: Merdelle Jordine
Roy: Ian Brimble
Marcia: Sharman MacDonald
Tania: Deirdre Costello
Lottie: Jean Warren
Trevor Watt: Paul Brooke
Wendy: Felicity Steel
LOU: Miles Fothergill
Salli Summers: Penny Smith
Shot Walker: Tim Pearce

: Three of a Kind

starring Lenny Henry, Tracey Ullman and David Copperfield with special guest Lezlee Carling and featuring Jane Darling, Tom Yang.
This week, another tip from Old Scrunge plus first appearances from Fred Dread and the new singing starlet, Annoyah.


Star: Lenny Henry
Star: Tracey Ullman
Star: David Copperfield
Guest: Lezlee Carling
[Actor]: Jane Darling
[Actor]: Tom Yang
Programme associate: Ian Davidson
Musical Director: Ronnie Hazlehurst
Choreographer: Bill Drysdale
Writer: Derek Farmer,
Writer: Kim Fuller
Writer: Howard Imber
Writer: Trevor McCallum
Writers: Murry/Rix/Wilton
Writer: Mike Radford
Graphic Designer: Maggie Perry
Sound: Mike McCarthy
Lighting: Fred Wright
Designer: Val Warrender
Producer: Paul Jackson

: Nine O'Clock News

with Jan Leeming ; Weatherman


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Shoestring: Nine Tenths of the Law

by Peter Miller
The third of eight programmes
Starring Trevor Eve
with Michael Medwin, Doran Godwin and Liz Crowther
and featuring Harry H. Corbett and Geraldine James

Eddie is under pressure from all sides when he tries to find a kidnapped child.
Theme music on a single (RESL 67), from record shops
(Sub-titles on Ceefax page 170)


Writer: Peter Miller
Music composed by: George Fenton
Producer: Robert Banks Stewart
Director: Marek Kanievska
Eddie Shoestring: Trevor Eve
Don Satchley: Michael Medwin
Erica Bayliss: Doran Godwin
Sonia: Liz Crowther
Tom: Harry H. Corbett
Mary Philips: Geraldine James
Joanna Lomas: Nell Campbell
Dennis Philips: Karl Johnson
June Philips: Fiona Scott
Alan Bridgeman: Robert Walker
Ralph: John Bardon
Mr Halliday: Paul Rattee
Vincent Dinsdale: Julian Littman
Landlady: Peggy Sinclair
Jack: Peter Dean
Gerald: Gerald Moon
Captain: Andy Ho
June's friend: Jacqueline Duff
Woman with pram: Jan Younger

: Cosmos

A Personal Voyage
Blues for a Red Planet
Carl Sagan believes Mars to be a kind of mythical arena - the nearest world whose surface we can see - on to which we have projected our earthly hopes and fears. In Cosmos this week we look at Mars through the eyes of fiction - from H. G. Wells to comic books; through the lens of Lowell's telescope, and on film from the space explorers Viking 1 and 2. Presented by CARL SAGAN
Executive producer ADRIAN MALONE
A joint production of KCET and CARL sagan PRODUCTIONS INC in association with BBCtv


Unknown: Carl Sagan
Unknown: H. G. Wells
Presented By: Carl Sagan
Producer: Adrian Malone

: Paperbacks

The last of the series with Terry Jones
The poet Peter Porter talks about his latest volume of poems, English Subtitles, and the Selected Poems of Alun Lewis ; Ronald Blythe , author of Akenfield, discusses his portraits of old age, The View in Winter; Quentin Skinner talks about his book Machiavelli, and Robert Kee looks at the work Of SCOTT FITZGERALD.
Research DOROTHY SPOKES, KATE MEYNELL Series director NICK BRENTON Producers


Unknown: Terry Jones
Talks: Peter Porter
Unknown: Alun Lewis
Unknown: Ronald Blythe
Talks: Quentin Skinner
Unknown: Robert Kee
Director: Nick Brenton
Unknown: Julian Jebb
Unknown: Rosemary Bowen-Jonis

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