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: Open University

7.15 BARTS: Systems Interactions. 7.40 Photoelectron Spectroscopy. 8.5 Maths - Differentiability.

: Play Tennis

.Five programmes with a new step-by-step method for beginners. 4: At Your Service
DEREK HORWOOD shows a very different way to learn the service. He progresses step-by-step from simply tossing the ball in the air, through to the complete stroke.
Book (same title), 13.60, from bookshops


Unknown: Derek Horwood
Producer: Peter Ramsden

: Get Set for Summer

Are You Ready?
Peter Powell introduces good music, good laughs, and good ideas for the holidays ahead. with guest presenter Toyah Willcox and guest group The Jam
Also appearing Mark Curry
Krysia Kobziak Lucie Skeaping and another cock-eyed view of the weekend weather from the amazing Su Pollard
Technical manager ROBIN EMPSALL Sound supervisor EDDIE MAGRATH Designer DUGALD FINDLAY Director ALAN WALSH
(Peter Powell can be heard on Radio 1 at 4.30 pm each weekday)


Introduces: Peter Powell
Presenter: Toyah Willcox
Unknown: Mark Curry
Unknown: Krysia Kobziak
Unknown: Lucie Skeaping
Unknown: Robin Empsall
Unknown: Eddie Magrath
Designer: Dugald Findlay
Director: Alan Walsh
Producer: David Brown
Unknown: Peter Powell

: Grandstand

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: Alias Smith and Jones

A Western adventure series with guest stars
Joseph Campanella , Sharon Acker The Fifth Victim
Hunting mountain lions is not the easiest way to live to a ripe old age. But for Smith and Jones, still trying to stay out of trouble, it's a nice safe job. Anyway, playing Poker with a few friends is a lot more dangerous, as Smith-to name but one - finds out just a little too late!


Unknown: Joseph Campanella
Unknown: Sharon Acker
Smith: Pete Duel
Jones: Ben Murphy

: News

with Peter Woods Weatherman


Unknown: Peter Woods

: Pop Quiz

Introduced by Mike Read
Can you answer these Pop Quiz questions?
Who wrote the music for the TV series Rock Follies? Who had hit albums with ' Tons of sobs ', ' Fire and water' and 'Highway'? Which lead guitarist with a British group has a BSc in physics and a PhD in astronomy? Who had a hit with: urn urn um um um um ', ' Na na na and ' Nene nana nana nanu '? tonight's teams are:
Dave Edmunds, guitarist/ composer/producer
Jake Burns , STIFF LITTLE FINGERS lead vocalist
Robert Plant , singer with the legendary LED ZEPPELIN against
Graham Gouldman , whose writing credits include hits for The Yard-birds, The Hollies and 10cc.
Bev Bevan , drummer with ELO Helen Shapiro , who topped the charts, aged 14, in 1961, and who was recently in London's West
End as Nancy in Oliver... Director JOHN BURROWES


Introduced By: Mike Read
Unknown: Jake Burns
Singer: Robert Plant
Unknown: Graham Gouldman
Unknown: Bev Bevan
Unknown: Elo Helen Shapiro
Director: John Burrowes
Producer: Frances Whitaker

: Hi-De-Hi!

The last of six programmes by JIMMY PERRY and DAVID CROFT Maplin's Holiday Camp, 1959 No Dogs Allowed
The Camp Entertainments Manager is left with his large dog to look after. All pets being banned from Maplin's Holiday Camp, he has to break in and try to keep it secretly in his chalet. Featuring Simon Cadell as Jeffrey Fairbrother with the voice Of PERCY EDWARDS
Yellowcoat boys
Punch and Judy adviser PROF GUY HIGGINS Directed by JOHN KILBY
Produced by DAVID CROFT


Unknown: Jimmy Perry
Unknown: David Croft
Unknown: Simon Cadell
Unknown: Jeffrey Fairbrother
Unknown: Percy Edwards
Unknown: Terence Creasey
Directed By: John Kilby
Produced By: David Croft
Ted Bovis: Paul Shane
Gladys Pugh: Ruth Madoc
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
Private detective: Ron Pember
Bubbles: Pasa

: The Saturday Film: Northwest Frontier

Kenneth More , Lauren Bacall
In 1905 a rebellion on India's Northwest Frontier threatens the life of a young Hindu prince. Captain Scott, a British officer, rescues the boy and sets out with a small group on an old steam locomotive, making a perilous journey through rebel territory. Scott, his passengers and a few soldiers are faced not just with the marauding tribes-men but with a traitor in their midst.
Directed by j. LEE THOMPSON. Films: p 12


Unknown: Kenneth More
Unknown: Lauren Bacall
Play By: Robin Estridge
Produced By: Marcel Hellman
Directed By: J. Lee Thompson.
Captain Scott: Kenneth More
Catherine Wyatt: Lauren Bacall
Van Leyden: Herbert Lom
Bridie WILFRID: Hyde White
Gupta: I S Johar
Lady Windham: Ursula Jeans
Peters: Eugene Deckers
Sir John Windham: Ian Hunter
Brigadier Ames: Jack Gwillim

: News and Sport

with Peter Woods ; Weather


Unknown: Peter Woods

: Roots

The Next Generations
A series in 13 parts by ALEX HALEY Continuing the extraordinary saga of one man's search for his roots.
10: 1917. In San Antonio, Texas, 13 black soldiers are hanged after a race riot in which 20 people died. Simon Haley has enlisted in the army after completing his college education and soon has to face up to the problems of racial tensions at home and on the battlefield.
Written for television by SYDNEY A. GLASS and ERNEST KINOT Produced by STAN MARGULIES Directed by CHARLES s. DUBIN
A DAVID L. WOLPER production


Unknown: Alex Haley
Unknown: Simon Haley
Produced By: Stan Margulies
Directed By: Charles S. Dubin
Unknown: David L. Wolper
Bertha George Palmer: Irene Cara
Haywood: Bernie Casey
Queen Haley: Ruby Dee
Francey: Pam Grier
Big Slew Johnson: Rosey Grier
Simon Haley: Dorian Harewood
Earl Crowther: Paul Koslo
Captain Bowker: Gerald S O'Loughlin
Boyd Moffatt: Percy Rodrigues
Ten Eyck: John Rubenstein
Will Palmer: Stan Shaw
Andy Warner: Marc Singer
Doxey Walker: Charles Weldon
Cynthia: Bever-Leigh Banfield
Mrs Andy Warner: Diana Douglas
Galloway: Bruce French
Cousin Georgia: Lynn Hamilton
Carrie: Fay Hauser
Sergeant Washington: Damu King
Elizabeth: Debbi Morgan
Sister Scrapp: Maidie Norman
Luke Bettiger: Charlie Robinson
Judge Quartermain: Jason Wingreen

: House Calls

A comedy film series starring and guest star
I'll be Suing You
Charming, gentle Florence Alex ander is Charley's idea of a perfect patient. And poor old Amos is treated with derision when he expresses doubts about her. What was that about he who laughs last?
Directed by MEL FERBER
(Lynn Redgrave is in Centennial tomorrow at 4.5 pm)


Unknown: Florence Alex
Written By: Mark Egan
Directed By: Mel Ferber
Directed By: Lynn Redgrave
Dr Charley Michaels: Wayne Rogers
Ann Anderson: Lynn Redgrave
Dr Amos Weatherby: David Wayne
Dr Norman Solomon: Ray Buktenica
Florence Alexander: June Allyson

: Weatherman

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