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: Mister Men

A See-Saw programme
Mr Lazy and Mr Bump


Unknown: Mr Lazy

: Wake Up Sunday

with songs and stories from
DANA tells of God's promise to Moses, and Wizzy promises to be good for once.


Unknown: Brown Brothers
Director: Alan Walsh
Producer: David Brown

: Nai Zindagi Naya Jeevan

A magazine for Asian viewers, including a film report on the occasion of the naming of the Mountbatten Hall by the Prime Minister, The Rt Hon Margaret Thatcher , mp, at the Institute of Indian Culture. Presented and produced by MAHENDRA KAUL
Director krishan gould. BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Mountbatten Hall
Unknown: Margaret Thatcher
Produced By: Mahendra Kaul
Director: Krishan Gould.

: Closedown

: Harvest Festival

from Holy Trinity, Liandrindod Wells
As summer draws to an end we join the congregation to give thanks to God for the agricultural and industrial harvests, and remember, too, the great benefits we receive from family life and the larger communities of which we are all part.
THE REVEREND GERAINT HUGHES , Rector of the Parish, conducts the service.
Organist ROBERT GIRDLER Television presentation HUGH BRIAN WILLIAMS


Unknown: Liandrindod Wells
Unknown: Geraint Hughes
Readers: Susan Kendrick
Readers: Andrew Tweed
Conductor: John Peleg
Unknown: Hugh Brian Williams

: Closedown

: Farming

Producer JOHN KENYON. BBC Birmingham
Weather for farmers JIM BACON


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

: Mr Smith's Fruit Garden

A series of five programmes on how to grow your own fruit presented by GEOFFREY SMITH.
3: Raspberries and Other Berries
Series producer PETER RIDING Producer BRIAN DAVIES
Book (same title), 95p, from bookshops BBC video cassettes Mr Smith 's Vegetable Garden (BBCV 1000), Mr Smith 's Flower Garden (BBCV 1001), Mr Smith 's Indoor Garden (BBCv 1002), 137.95 each, from retailers


Presented By: Geoffrey Smith.
Producer: Brian Davies
Unknown: Mr Smith
Unknown: Mr Smith
Unknown: Mr Smith

: News Headlines

: Film Matinee: The Sea Hawk

Starring Errol Flynn, Brenda Marshall, Claude Rains

Captain Geoffrey Thorpe - alias The Sea Hawk - wages a private war against the Spanish during the reign of Elizabeth I. His mission is to swell England's dwindling coffers - something which he achieves until a trap is laid and the Captain finds himself a galley slave aboard a Spanish vessel. Errol Flynn plays Thorpe in this magnificent swashbuckling movie, which shares the exuberance and lavishness of "The Adventures of Robin Hood".

Films: page 17


Screenplay: Howard Koch
Screenplay: Seton I. Miller
Producer: Hal B. Wallis
Director: Michael Curtiz
Captain Geoffrey Thorpe: Errol Flynn
Donna Maria: Brenda Marshall
Don Jose Alvarez de Cordoba: Claude Rains
Sir John Burleson: Donald Crisp
Queen Elizabeth: Flora Robson
Carl Pitt: Alan Hale
Lord Wolfingham: Henry Daniell
Miss Latham: Una O'Connor
AbbOtt: James Stephenson
Captain Lopez: Gilbert Roland
Danny Logan: William Lundigan
Oliver Scott: Julien Mitchell
King Philip II: Montague Love

: Touche Turtle

in Quack Hero

: Bonanza

Old Friends
A sheriff turned bounty hunter and a man with a price on his head involve Ben. a one-time friend of both men, in a deadly manhunt.


Written By: Barney Slater
Written By: John Hawkins
Directed By: Leon Benson
Ben Cartwright: Lome Greene
Hoss Cartwright: Dan Blocker
Little Joe: Michael Landon
Candy: David Canary
Charlie Sheppard: Robert Wilke
Morgan: Rick Lamson
Jess Waddell: Morgan Woodward
Sheriff: Bing Russell
Hop Sing VICTOR: Sen Yung

: Deer at Any Price

Narrated by ANTHONY E VALENTIN New Zealand's gold rush is on, the merchandise - deer; the product - antler velvet, sold as a medicine and aphrodisiac in the Far East. Today, one red deed hind is worth a hundred sheep. Five years ago deer were considered a major pest. But velvet farming is controversial, its markets unpredictable. If the industry slumps, will the wild deer again become New Zealand's number one enemy?
TV presentation RICHARD MATTHEWS BBC Bristol


Unknown: Anthony E Valentin
Unknown: Bruce Morrison
Unknown: Keith Hunter
Unknown: Richard Matthews

: Mickey and Donald

Hunters Mickey and Pluto are outsmarted by a crafty racoon. A pesky bumble bee annoys Donald and Pluto when they are washing windows on a skyscraper, and Chip and Dale get revenge on Donald by invading his nutbutter shop.
A WALT DISNEY production


Unknown: Hunters Mickey
Unknown: Walt Disney

: News

with Jan Leeming Weatherman


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Rolf's Here! OK?

starring Rolf Harris with his special guests
Keith Harris and Coast to Coast
Schoolchildren all over the country join ROLF and his guests for acting, painting but, above all singing.
Featuring this week: the children of MYLE CROSS MIDDLE
Musical director BARRY BOOTH
Executive producer JAMES MOlR


Unknown: Rolf Harris
Unknown: Keith Harris
Director: Barry Booth
Script: Tony Hawes
Designer: Marjorie Pratt
Producer: Brian Penders
Producer: James Molr

: Terry Neill

appeals on behalf of The National Council of YMCAs of Ireland (Registration No 73749)
Donations, preferably by crossed PO or cheque, should be sent to: [address removed]


Appeal spokesman: Terry Neill

: Songs of Praise

for Harvest, from Sandwich, Kent
Harvest is now one of the most important events in the Christian calendar and at St Mary's Church they celebrate every year with a harvest supper and hymn-singing. This year it has particular significance for farm-worker Peter Hambrook, as it is his 30th working harvest.
Among other people whom Geoffrey Wheeler meets is George Gibb, a coal miner, who talks about his own harvest of the earth and shepherdess Suzanne Stephens.
Tonight, together with hundreds of other people from Sandwich and outlying villages, they are gathered in St Mary's to give thanks for Harvest and sing their favourite hymns.
Come, ye thankful people, come (St George); For the fruits of his creation (East Acklam); O breath of life (Sunset): Lord of the dance (Shaker); We plough the fields and scatter (Wir Pflugen); Morning has broken (Bunessan); Fair waved the golden corn (Holyrood); Praise my soul (Praise my soul)
Conductor Christopher Berriman
Organist George Sharman
Hymns from previous series of Songs of Praise (record REC 338, cassette ZCM 338), from record shops


Presenter: Geoffrey Wheeler
Interviewee: Peter Hambrook
Interviewee: George Gibb
Interviewee: Suzanne Stephens
Conductor: Christopher Berriman
Organist: George Sharman
Producer: Jim Murray
Series producer: Raymond Short

: The Sunday Film: Chisum

starring John Wayne with Forrest Tucker
Christopher George MexicoNew, 1878. When John Simpson Chisum , ' King of the Pecos' and owner of a vast cattle empire, discovers that a crooked businessman is trying to take over the territory, the stage is set for a full-scale range war. Among the Chisum faction are Pat Garrett and the young William Bonney , known as ' Billy the Kid '.
Director ANDREW V. MCLAGEN Films: page 17


Unknown: John Wayne
Unknown: Forrest Tucker
Unknown: Christopher George
Unknown: John Simpson Chisum
Unknown: Pat Garrett
Unknown: William Bonney
Director: Andrew V. McLagen
John Chisum: John Wayne
Lawrence Murphy: Forrest Tucker
Dan Nodeen: Christopher George
James Pepper: Ben Johnson
Pat Garrett: Glenn Corbett
Sheriff Brady: Bruce Cabot
Alex McSween: An-Drew Prine
J H Tunstall: Patric Knowles
Jess Evans: Richard Jaeckel
Billy 'The Kid Bonney: Geoffrey Deuel
Sally Chisum: Pamela McMyler
Sue McSween: Lynda Day

: Mastermind

with Magnus Magnusson
The University College of North Wales at Bangor is host to the contenders in the fourth heat.
Ian Barton (university lecturer)
Roman emperors of the first and second centuries AD
Anthony Dart (chartered engineer) Strangers and Brothers, novels of C. P. Snow
Liam Fogarty (graduate)
Life and works of Gustave Courbet Roger Morris (industrial glove manufacturer) Great Western Railway in the 19th century.


Unknown: Ian Barton
Unknown: Anthony Dart
Unknown: Liam Fogarty
Unknown: Gustave Courbet
Unknown: Roger Morris
Director: Antonia Charlton
Producer: Roger MacKay

: Blood Money

A serial in six parts by ARDEN winch, starring
Bernard Hepton , Michael Denison with Juliet Hammond-Hill Stephen Yardley and Cavan Kendall , Gary Whelan 4: Police routine is beginning to pay modest dividends in the kidnapping of the boy, Rupert Fitz charles. Possible identities of the terrorists are being examined.
Studio sound JOHN DELANY Script editor JOHN BRASON Designer Richard MORRIS Producer GERARD GLAISTER Director MICHAEL E. BRIANT


Unknown: Bernard Hepton
Unknown: Michael Denison
Unknown: Juliet Hammond-Hill
Unknown: Stephen Yardley
Unknown: Cavan Kendall
Unknown: Gary Whelan
Unknown: Rupert Fitz
Unknown: John Delany
Editor: John Brason
Designer: Richard Morris
Producer: Cerard Glaister
Director: Michael E. Briant
Det Insp Perry: Jack McKenzie
Chief Supt Meadows: Bernard Hepton
Insp Clarke: Daniel Hill
Det Sgt Quirk: Dean Harris
Capt Percival: Michael Denison
Davis: Brian Croucher
Robinson: Anthony Sergeant
Betty Smith: Jennifer Croxton
Newsreader: Julia Vidler
Irene Kohl: Juliet Hammond-Hill
Charles Vivian: Cavan Kendall
Danny Connors: Gary Whelan
James Drew: Stephen Yardley
Rupert GRANT: Ashley Warnock
DC Wallace: Nigel Caliburn
Det Sgt Summers: Reg Woods
WPS Barratt: Anna Mottram
CID man: Robert Lister
April: Claire Toeman
Wilkins: John Line

: News

with Jan Leeming including a report from Brighton on the Labour Party Deputy Leadership election. Weather


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: The Preachers

Christmas Evans (1766-1838)
Great preaching has changed the course of British history, and great preachers were the celebrities or public enemies of their day. This is the third in a seriec of four dramatic reconstructions of sermons delivered by great preachers. Sermon written by DENIS SHAW and based on the sermons of Christmas Evans, with additional writing by CLIFFORD DVANS Introduced by Colin Morris
Welshmen think in visions. Christmas Evans' sermons were theology put into dreams. Every time he had a point to make he saw it as a story - a story which he turned into drama, with one man playing all the parts.
Photography KEITH HOPPER , NICK squires Film recordist CHRIS LOVELOCK Film editor DICK FULL Producer HUGH DAVID


Written By: Denis Shaw
Introduced By: Colin Morris
Unknown: Keith Hopper
Unknown: Chris Lovelock
Christmas Evans: Meredith Edwards
the old man: Eynon Evans

: Grand Prix

featuring motor racing's Formula One World Championship The Canadian Grand Prix from Montreal ,
The compact He Notre Dame circuit on an island in the St Lawrence river is the setting for today's penultimate round in the 1981 drivers' championship:
1: Carlos Reutemann (Williams)
49 pts
2: Nelson Piquet (Brabham)
46 pts
3: Alan Jones (Williams)... 37 pts
Alain Prost (Renault).....37 pts
5: Jacques Laffite (Talbot)..34 pts Commentators


Unknown: Carlos Reutemann
Unknown: Nelson Piquet
Unknown: Alan Jones
Unknown: Jacques Laffite
Unknown: Murray Walker
Unknown: James Hunt
Editor: Harold Anderson

: 16 Up

Five films for young people
3: Happy Loving Couples - Part 2
Whose responsibility is it if a girl gets pregnant? How do you get advice on contraception? What really happens at the Family Planning Clinic.
SUZIE HAYMAN and DR FAY HUTCHIN -SON of the Brook Advisory Centre answer questions on pregnancy, contraception and VD from young people in Deptford, London. with JOHN COOPER CLARKE and DEREK GRIFFITHS
For free BBC/Daily Mirror Poster on ' Love and Sex ', send 13" x 9" sae with 21p postage to: 16 Up, [address removed].


Unknown: Suzie Hayman
Unknown: Dr Fay Hutchin
Unknown: John Cooper Clarke
Unknown: Derek Griffiths
Director: Patrick Titley
Producer: Tony Matthews

: Weatherman

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