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: Open University

6.25 The Market Town. 6.50 Work, the New Discipline. 7.15 Curriculum in Action: What Were They Learning? 7-40 Complex Human Ecosystems: 1 S-5 About Frequency Response. 8.30 ProcessIng the Delinquent.

: Trumpton

A See-Saw programme.

: Nai Zindagi NayaJeevan

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


Director: Krishan Gould.

: Supervisors

A series of eight documentary films featuring practising supervisors in industry and commerce. 5: The Need to Know
Assistant producer SALLY kirkwood Producer ROBERT CLAMP
For series notes, send large sae to: [address removed]


Producer: Sally Kirkwood
Producer: Robert Clamp

: The Computer Programme

Last of ten programmes
CHRIS SERLE , IAN MCNAUGHT-DAVIS and GILL NEVILL continue their exploration of the world of information science.
Things to Come
(For course details see page 43)


Unknown: Chris Serle
Unknown: Ian McNaught-Davis
Producer: Paul Kriwaczek

: The Engineers

Ten films about the fascinations, frustrations and working environment of professional engineers. 7: Keith Williams
Film editor PETER iuncsted
Producer michael GARROD


Producer: Michael Garrod

: The Skill of Lip-Reading

A series of ten programmes 6: Friends of My Life
This week's sketch is based on a social occasion and considers the problems of coping with conversations involving more than one other person.
Sketch by FRANCES mcneil
Producer bricit BARRY


Unknown: Frances McNeil
Producer: Bricit Barry

: Ensemble

A 24-part television and radio course for beginners in French: 23 Presented by GILLES DATTAS with Directed by terry DOYLE
Produced by TONY ROBERTS
(Ensemble radio programme on Sundays at 5 30 pm and Thursdays at 11.0 pm on Radio 4 VHF)
Books I and 2, £2.25 each; records 1 ntid 2, £ 2.19 each; cassettes I and 2, £2 99 each front retailers


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

: Delia Smith's Cookery Course

A third series of ten programmes presented by DELIA SMITH 1: Advanced Pastry
Producer PETER RIDING Daily recipe on Ceejax


Presented By: Delia Smith
Director: Paula Cilder

: This is the Day

The first of six programmes
An invitation to worship at home. People at home, in hospital or wherever television is available are invited to take part in this service as members of a viewing congregation: to meditate together, to pray for and with each. other and to break bread together. Worship starts where you are-in the home, and the themes explored in the series are common to all of us. Today's theme is Birth Old Testament lesson: Psalm 8 Gospel: John 16, vv 16-24
If you would like to share a belief, a Problem or a request, please write to This is the Day, BBCtv, London W12 8QT


Unknown: Vernon Sproxton
Unknown: Peter Firth
Unknown: R. T. Brooks
Unknown: Christopher Mann.

: Farming

Producer JOHN KENYON. BBC Birmingham
Weather for farmers BILL GILES


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

: Paint!

The last of ten programmes with JOHN FITZMAURICE MILLS Abstract Painting


Unknown: John Fitzmaurice
Producer: Dick Foster

: News Headlines

: The High Chaparral: The Covey

A Western film series starring Leif Erickson as Big John Cannon, Cameron Mitchell as Buck Cannon, Mark Slade as Blue, Linda Cristal as Victoria, Henry Darrow as Manolito


Big John Cannon: Leif Erickson
Buck Cannon: Cameron Mitchell
Blue: Mark Slade
Victoria: Linda Cristal
Manolito: Henry Darrow

: Eurovision Song Contest Previews

Part 2
An opportunity to preview some of this year's entries in the Eurovision Song Contest to be shown on 24 April direct from Harrogate. Introduced by Terry Wogan
Executive producer MICHAEL HURLL Director GORDON ELSBURY


Introduced By: Terry Wogan
Producer: Michael Hurll
Director: Gordon Elsbury

: International Swimming

from Blackpool
The Sun Life International Great Britain v USSR
There is so much talent available in the Soviet Union that Britain's overall success in this two-day match depends on whom the Russians select to swim at the Derby baths. JUNE CROFT, ADRIAN MOOR-HOUSE, ANN OSGERBY and SUKI BROWNSDON however, are respected performers anywhere in the world. Commentators
Producer john philips


Unknown: Ann Osgerby
Unknown: Suki Brownsdon

: Badminton Horse Trials

Highlights of this famous equestrian event which this year has attracted one of the strongest ever
-- entries from overseas, including reigning world champion BRUCE DAVIDSON.
RAYMOND BROOKS-WARD traces the important moments of the past three days, including this morning's veterinary inspection in front of the imposing Badminton House, and talks to the winner who Will have received the Whitbread Trophy from the hands of HM THE QUEEN at the end of this afternoon's final phase, the show jumping.


Unknown: Bruce Davidson.
Unknown: Raymond Brooks-Ward
Producer: Fred Viner

: Mickey and Donald

Mickey and Pluto go fishing by the seaside. Blundering cowdog Goofy is mistaken for a hero and Donald visits a truly modernised home.
A WALT DISNEY production

: The Onedin Line

Sixth of nine episodes starring
'All to do with loyalty. You'll learn obedience, boy. And you'll stay at it till you do!'
Series devised by cyril ABRAHAM Producer GERAINT MORRIS


Producer: Geraint Morris
Director: Gerald Blake
James Onedin: Peter Gilmore
in The Price of Pride by ROGER PARKES, with Elizabeth: Jessica Benton
Captain Baines: Howard Lang
Samuel: Christopher Douglas
Charlotte Onedin: Laura Hartong
Tom Arnold: Keith Jayne
Margarita Onedin: Roberta Iger
Max: Frederick Jaeger
Caroline: And Jenny Twigge
Mrs Gibson: Patricia Prior
Connolly: Michael O'Hagan
Hobbs: John Bown
Dawkins: John Wentworth
Dunwoody: John Rapley
Cooper: Iain Blair
Crewman: John Oakden

: News

Michael Sullivan ; Weatherman


Unknown: Michael Sullivan

: Antiques Roadshow

This week: St Austell
Arthur Negus, and a team of Britain's leading experts from the world of art and antiques continue on the road. They meet the public informally and discuss treasured Possessions brought along for assessment.
The programmes, presented by Hugh Scully , are full of information, excitement and surprises - as people discover the truth about objects that have. sometimes, been gathering dust for years. Perhaps the biggest surprise is there are more 'finds' than disappointments.
Director rov CHAPMAN Producer robin DRAKE BBC Bristol
BBC videobooks. The Story of English Furniture Vols 1 and 2. (bbcv 1006 and 1007) £34.95 each from retailers


Presented By: Hugh Scully

: Katie Boyle

appeals on behalf of The Birds' Welfare and Protection Association (Reg No 245943)
The association supports the work of the Wings Haven Bird Hospital, which saves thousands of birds every year from the dangers of our modern countryside.
Please send donations, preferably by crossed cheque or postal order, to: Katie Boyle[address removed]


Unknown: Katie Boyle

: Songs of Praise

In tonight's programme from Wellington Church in the Hillhead district of Glasgow, Geoffrey Wheeler meets, among others, Stella Reekie , a deaconess and missionary who runs an international flat for students, and Elizabeth Dobie , a young Canadian taking a postgraduate degree at the Academy of Music. Choirs from many neighbouring churches, from schools and from Glasgow University Chapel sing their choice of hymns for Low Sunday.
This Joyful Eastertide (Vruechten); Blessing and honour (Scottish trad); I heard the voice of Jesus say (Kings-fold); Lord of all hopefulness (Slane); God be in my head (Watford Davies); Guide me, 0 thou great Jehovah (Cwm Khondda), Thy hand. 0 God. has guided (Thornbury); Good Christian men rejoice and sing (Volplus)
Film director RALPH ROLLS
Producer MICHAEL A. SIMPSON Series producer JIM MURRAY BBC Scotland


Unknown: Geoffrey Wheeler
Unknown: Stella Reekie
Unknown: Elizabeth Dobie
Conductor: Stuart Campbell
Organist: Sarah Dawic
Producer: Michael A. Simpson
Producer: Jim Murray

: Open All Hours

by Roy Clarke
Starring Ronnie Barker and David Jason
with Lynda Baron

An old admirer of Nurse Gladys returns, much to the dismay of Arkwright. A deep depression sets in.
(Subtitles on Ceefax page 170)
Book (same title) £6.25 hardback, £1.25 paperback, from booksellers


Writer: Roy Clarke
Designer: Tim Gleeson
Producer: Sydney Lotterby
Arkwright: Ronnie Barker
Granville: David Jason
Nurse Gladys Emmanuel: Lynda Baron
Mrs Featherstone: Stephanie Cole
Milkwoman: Barbara Flynn
Mavis: Maggie Ollerenshaw
Mrs Blake: Janet Davies
Gordon: Teddy Turner
Man: Johnny Leeze

: The Sunday Film: The Double Man

Yul Brynner Britt Ekland
When Dan Slater , a CIA agent, learns of his son's death in a ski-ing accident, he immediately flies to Austria. There he discovers that the boy was shot and Slater himself becomes the victim of a daring plot to steal his identity.
Based on the novel Legacy of a Spy by HENRY S. MAXFIELD
Produced by HAL E. CHESTER
Directed by FRANKLIN J. SCHAFFNER Films: page 16


Unknown: Yul Brynner
Unknown: Dan Slater
Unknown: Frank Tarloff
Unknown: Alfred Hayes
Unknown: Henry S. Maxfield
Produced By: Hal E. Chester
Directed By: Franklin J. Schaffner
Dan Slater/Kalmar: Yul Brynner
Gina: Britt Ekland
Edwards: Lloyd Nolan
Frank Wheatley: Clive Revill
Berthold: Anton Diffring
Mrs Carrington: Moira Lister
Max: George Mikell
Gregori: Brandon Brady
Anna: Julia Arnall
Miller: David Bauer
Genera!: Ronald Radd
Police chief: Kenneth J Warren
Halstead: David Healy
Ticket seller: Frederick Schiller
Man at station: Franklin J. Schaffner

: News

with Michael Sullivan ; Weather


Unknown: Michael Sullivan

: Omnibus

with Barry Norman
Bernstein Rehearses Elgar
The BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA has welcomed many distinguished conductors in its history, including Toscanini and Bruno Walter , and last week the name of Leonard Bernstein was added to that list at a public concert (televised live by BBC2) at the Royal Festival Hall, with Elgar's ' Enigma Variations' among the works performed. The first rehearsals for that concert were held in the Omnibus studio and tonight we present an impression of one of the world's leading conductors working on Elgar's first orchestral masterpiece. Bernstein talks about the enigma of the title and discusses the music's challenges for today's orchestras and audiences. Mary Renault has made the ancient world live for millions of readers, with such bestsellers as The Last of the Wine, The King Must Die and, most recently, a trilogy about Alexander the Great. And yet as a person she is almost unknown. Until now she has never given a television interview, but recently she spoke to Omnibus producer David Sweetman at her home, which is, surprisingly, not a Greek island but a suburb of Cape Town, South Africa.
Director. Bernstein, HUMPHREY BURTON Producer, Mary Renault, JANE COLES Studio director JONATHAN FULFORD Deputy editor UN squires Editor CHRISTOPHER MARTIN


Unknown: Barry Norman
Unknown: Bruno Walter
Unknown: Leonard Bernstein
Producer: David Sweetman
Unknown: Humphrey Burton
Director: Jonathan Fulford
Editor: Christopher Martin

: Choices

Faced with a tough personal dilemma, why do we choose one course of action rather than another?
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. They use the conclusions they've drawn to put a proposition to tonight's panel of Edward Blishen Valerie Fisher Paul Johnson and an invited audience.
Researcher SIMON RICHEY Director RAYMOND SHORT Producers


Unknown: Libby Purves
Unknown: Edward Blishen
Unknown: Valerie Fisher
Unknown: Paul Johnson
Unknown: Simon Richey
Director: Raymond Short

: Your Mind in Their Hands

A series of eight programmes
The treatment of mental illness in the National Health Service investigated by Dr Alan Maryon-Davis . 1: Overcoming Fear
'The saving on valium alone makes the treatment very cost effective.' The treatment is behaviour therapy. Jackie became so ill with agoraphobia she had to go into a medical ward of Barnet General Hospital. After eight years of misery she was cured in three weeks.


Unknown: Dr Alan Maryon-Davis
Producer: David Cordingley

: Phil Silvers

as Sergeant Bilko
The one and only Bilko continues to con everyone in sight.

: Weatherman

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