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: Open University

9-25 Industrial Architecture. 6.50 Pilgrimage in the Hindu Tradition. 7.15 The Moonies: Why Join? Why Stay?
7.40 One-stop Shopping. 8.5 The £5,000-million Industry. 8.30 The Parliamentary Expenditure Committee.

: Heads and Tails

A See-Saw programme

: Nai Zindagi Naya Jeevan

A magazine programme for Asian viewers with news from the community and music.
Director KRISHAN GOULD. BBC Birmingham


Director: Krishan Gould.

: Working for Safety

A series of five programmes 4: Safe Systems


Unknown: Dennis Waterman
Producer: Robert Clamp

: The Computer Programme

A series of ten programmes.
CHRIS SERLE, IAN MCNAUGHT-DAVIS and GILL NEVILL continue their exploration of the world of Information Science.
4: It's on the Computer
For details of the BBC Microcomputer and software; the associated NEC correspondence course in programming; or of computer clubs' courses and other sources of information in your area, please write to: Broadcasting Support Service, [address removed]enclosing a 12in x 9in sae.


Unknown: Chris Serle.
Director: Matt Boney.

: The Engineers

Ten films about the fascinations, frustrations and working environment of professional engineers. 1: Minns, Fraenket and Cooley


Producer: Michael Garrod

: The Skill of Lip Reading

A series of ten programmes
2: Nobody wants to admit, even to themselves that they're going deaf.
If you are wondering whether you are or not, the programme suggests sources of advice and help.


Director: John Brooke
Producer: Brigit Barry

: Ensemble

A 24-part television and radio course for beginners in French: 19 Presented by GILLES DATTAS withDirected by TERRY DOYLE
Produced by TONY ROBERTS
(Ensemble on Sundays at 5.30 pm and Thursdays at 11.0 pm on Radio 4 VHF)
Details of a special Ensemble correspondence course are available from the National Extension College, Cambridge.


Presented By: Gilles Dattas
Directed By: Terry Doyle
Produced By: Tony Roberts
Michel: Christian Brumell

: Maths Help

A series of 12 programmes aimed at giving direct help to those having difficulty with 0-level maths. 9: Graphs (1)
The programme stresses the relationship between a table, a graph and an equation. Having set up a mathematical relationship out of a real situation, it's vital to remember that you have then moved into a mathematical world. The points at which this mathematical world touch reality are something that only you can determine.
Presented by LAURIE BUXTON (Inner London Education Authority)


Presented By: Laurie Buxton
Director: Patrick Titley
Producer: Robert Clamp

: Feeling Great!

The third of six programmes
ROY CASTLE meets a family who have their normal diet analysed and then agree to go on a low-fat diet for a week.
Production assistant JENNY STEVEN Producer PETER RIDING


Unknown: Jenny Steven

: Day One

A fortnightly look at the people, issues and places that are making the religious news, with Barry Lynch and Sally Magnusson
Editor STEPHEN WHITTLE. BBC Manchester


Unknown: Barry Lynch
Unknown: Sally Magnusson
Unknown: Rosemary Hartill
Director: Paul Loosley
Producers: Liz Neeson
Producers: John Wilcox
Editor: Stephen Whittle.

: Farming

Producer JOHN KENYON. BBC Birmingham
Weather for farmers JIM BACON


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

: Paint!

A series of ten programmes with JOHN KITZMAURICE MILLS
4: Perspective and Painting with a Knife


Unknown: John Kitzmaurice
Producer: Dick Foster

: News Headlines

: Film Matinee: Private's Progress

starring Richard Attenborough, Dennis Price, Terry-Thomas, Ian Carmichael
When Stanley Windrush is called up, it looks as if he will be spectacularly unsuccessful as a soldier. This is confirmed as he follows his erratic, always out-of-step progress from Gravestone Camp to his part in Operation Hatrack, an expedition into enemy territory.
Films: page 11


Screenplay: Frank Harvey
Screenplay: John Boulting
Producer: Roy Boulting
Director: John Boulting
Cox: Richard Attenborough
Bertram Tracepurcel: Dennis Price
Major Hitchcock: Terry-Thomas
Stanley Windrush: Ian Carmichael
Egan: Peter Jones
Sgt Sutton: William Hartnell
Capt Bootle: Thorley Walters
Prudence Greenslade: Jill Adams

: Mickey and Donald

in Mickey's Trailer; Pests of the West and Corn Chips A WALT DISNEY production

: International Darts

Arrow Chemicals
British International i Championship
England v Wales
Last year England and Wales shared the title in this triangular tournament. England were defeated in the equivalent match last year in Wales, but should be confident after Scotland's win against Wales two weeks ago in the first match at Aberavon.
Introduced by PETER PURVES from Southwold Sports Centre, Yate Commentators


Introduced By: Peter Purves
Unknown: Yate Commentators
Unknown: Sid Waddell

: International Athletics

European Indoor Championships from Milan. Coverage of the second day's events. Today's finals include the 1500m, 800m and the 60m hurdles. News also of The Golden Marathon from Athens. Commentators DAVID COLEMAN RON PICKERING , STUART STOREY
Television presentation ITALIAN TV SERVICE


Commentators: David Coleman
Commentators: Ron Pickering

: Stalky & Co

The last of six episodes dramatised by ALEXANDER BARON , featuring with The Last Term
A prefect is embarrassed by extraordinary revelations about his love-life - and Mr King confused by a very mixed-up Latin paper.
Could it all be connected with the coming departure of Stalky & Co?
Music composed by DUDLEY SIMPSON
Lighting by JOHN MASON. Script editor TERRANCE DICKS. Designer OLIVER DAYLDON Producer BARRY LETTS


Unknown: Rudyard Kipling
Dramatised By: Alexander Baron
Dramatised By: Mr King
Composed By: Dudley Simpson
Unknown: John Mason.
Editor: Terrance Dicks.
Designer: Oliver Dayldon
Producer: Barry Letts
Director: Rodney Bennett
Mr King: John Woodnutt
the Headmaster: Frederick Treves
Mr Prout: John Sterland
Stalky: Robert Addle
M'Turk: Robert Burbage
Beetle: David Parfitt
Cokey: John Owens
Tulke: Paul Wilce
Mother Yeo: Brenda Cowling
Mary: Susie Fairfax
Flint: Adam Blackwood
Dickson: Simon Butteriss
Harrison: Nigel Carrivick
Venner: Martin Weedon
Dawson: Jonathan Moore
Perowne: Michael Parkhouse
Hogan: Stephen Rayne
Sgt Fox: Ronald Herdman

: News

with Jan Leeming ; Weatherman


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: International Athletics

European Indoor Championships Further coverage from Milan

: Holiday

Introduced by Cliff Michelmore
The fabled Himalayas, the snow-capped ' roof of the world ', must surely be the most adventurous holiday. It is possible now to climb and clamber among the foothills on a package tour. You don't have to be an expert or have special training as John Carter reports.
There is a whole mass of history to be discovered by visiting the ancient sites of Sicily, and the best way of seeing a great deal in a short time is to take a coach tour, as Anne Gregg discovered.
For those wanting a holiday with a purpose, how about learning the skill of gliding? Paul Hughes went to Lasham, Hampshire to do that. Executive producer TOM SAVAGE Producer CLAM VALLANCE


Introduced By: Cliff Michelmore
Unknown: John Carter
Unknown: Anne Gregg
Unknown: Paul Hughes

: Songs of Praise

From Woodstock.

Woodstock in Oxfordshire is a perfect example of a picture-postcard English village, its tourist attractions strengthened by Blenheim Palace. But the superficial image of a sleepy farming community is not the whole truth; up the road is one of the busiest small airports in the country, and among the people Geoffrey Wheeler meets are the airport manager and a member of the local Polish community who was sentenced to death in a Gestapo prison. Their hymns are sung in the Parish Church of St Mary Magdalene.

Praise my soul, the King of Heaven (Praise my soul); Come ye down to the waters; Thy hand, O God has guided (Thornbury); When I survey the wondrous cross (Rockingham); The canticle of the gift; Glorious things of thee are spoken (Abbot's Leigh): Abide with me (Eventide): All people that on Earth do dwell (Old 100th, arr. Vaughan Williams)

Christian Comment: Ceefax p 294 (BBC2)


Unknown: Woodstock Woodstock
Unknown: Geoffrey Wheeler
Conductor: Frederick Swinson
Organist: Shelagh Crier
Director: David Kremer
Producer: Elizabeth Gort

: King's Royal

A ten-part serial from the novel by JOHN QUIGLEY. Episode 9 adapted by EWART ALEXANDER starring Tom Bell as Fergus King with Louie Ramsay , Eric Deacon Anne Kristen , Sally Osborn
John Vine , Heather Moray and featuringSir Fergus King is forced to choose between upholding the dignity of his title and showing loyalty to his family.
Music by PAUL LEWIS. Studio sound
NORMAN CANLIN. Studio lighting DAVID OGLE Script editor MAGGIE ALLEN Designer TIM DANN
Director DAVID REYNOLDS. BBC Scotland


Novel By: John Quigley.
Adapted By: Ewart Alexander
Unknown: Tom Bell
Unknown: Louie Ramsay
Unknown: Eric Deacon
Unknown: Anne Kristen
Unknown: Sally Osborn
Unknown: John Vine
Unknown: Heather Moray
Music By: Paul Lewis.
Unknown: Norman Canlin.
Unknown: David Ogle
Editor: Maggie Allen
Designer: Tim Dann
Producer: Geraint Morris
Director: David Reynolds.
Morrison: Andrew Keir
Rita King: Louie Ramsay
Robert King: Eric Deacon
Fiona Fraser: Heather Moray
Gwen Hoey: Sally Osborn
Tom Hoey: John Vine
Mrs Veitch: Anne Kristen
James King: Simon Cowell-Parker
Colin Lindsay: James Cosmo
Peter Ross: Malcolm Rennie

: Sunday Film: The McKenzie Break

starring Brian Keith, Helmut Griem, Ian Hendry
Six hundred German prisoners of war attempt to break out of Camp McKenzie in the Scottish Highlands. Led by a fanatical Nazi, Schluetter, the men make life so difficult for the major in charge that a special 'troubleshooter' is sent to McKenzie to deal with the situation.
Screenplay by WILLIAM NORTON based on the novel by SIDNEY SIIELLEY Produced by ARTHUR GARDNER and JULES LEVY
Directed by LAMONT JOIINSON. Films: p 11


Unknown: Brian Keith
Unknown: Helmut Griem
Unknown: Ian Hendry
Unknown: William Norton
Novel By: Sidney Siielley
Produced By: Arthur Gardner
Produced By: Jules Levy
Directed By: Lamont Joiinson.
Capt Jack Connor: Brian Keith
Schluetter: Helmut Griem
Major Perry: Ian Hendry
General Kerr: Jack Watson
Sgt Major Cox: Patrick O'Connell
Neuchl: Horst Janson
Von Sperrle: Alexander Allerson
Kranz: John Abineri

: Omnibus

with Barry Norman
Decadent Berlin in the 1920s - the world of Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill -is the setting for a new ballet Berlin Requiem that opens at Sadler's Wells this week. Omnibus shows excerpts from the Ballet Rambert production and talks to choreographer Christopher Bruce and designer Pamela Marre. Art and Architecture: can art take the curse off the monotony and boredom of most modern buildings? An important conference and exhibition at London's ICA aims to get artists involved in architecture and to fight for a law that will get more art into public places.
Producers Bob Lockyer Jane Coles and Jill Evans
Director Jonathan Fulford Deputy editor Ian Squires Editor Christopher Martin


Presenter: Barry Norman
Interviewee: Christopher Bruce
Interviewee: Pamela Marre
Producer: Bob Lockyer
Producer: Jane Coles
Producer: Jill Evans
Director: Jonathan Fulford
Editor: Christopher Martin
Deputy Editor: Ian Squires

: News

with Jan Lccming ; Weather


Unknown: Jan Lccming

: Choices

Libby Purves invites members of the public who have each had to face a crucial decision of conscience to describe the choice they've made.
Tonight's panel:
David Penhaligon, MP, Anne Leslie, Lawrence Norcross and an invited audience.


Presenter: Libby Purves
Panellist: David Penhaligon, MP
Panellist: Anne Leslie
Panellist: Lawrence Norcross
Researcher: Trevor Barnes
Director: Raymond Short
Producer: David Winter
Producer: Christian Porssander

: Never too Late

A series of five programmes 2:To Give it a Whirl
Tom Vernon learns to sail, and looks at other people learning for pleasure - in evening classes, pigeon lofts and kendo clubs. Produced by TONY MATTHEWS Directed by CHRIS LENT


Unknown: Tom Vernon
Produced By: Tony Matthews
Directed By: Chris Lent

: International Darts

Arrow Chemicals
British International
England v Wales
Highlights of today's match including coverage of the ladies' event-England captained by the number one lady of darts, MAUREEN FLOWERS, and Wales led by SANDRA CIBB, internationally-ranked number four.
Introduced by PETER PURVES Commentators


Introduced By: Peter Purves
Unknown: Sid Waddell
Unknown: Tony Green
Director: Mike Adley
Producer: Keith Phillips

: Weatherman

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