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: Open University

6.40 Here's Looking at You. 7.5 Silicate Structures. 7.30Looking at Heat: Medical Uses.

: Jackanory

With T. P. MCKENNA Celtic Tales adapted by JENNY NIMMO
Today: The Faerie Fort


Adapted By: Jenny Nimmo

: The Wombles



Unknown: Elisabeth Beresford
Told By: Bernard Cribbins

: Take Hart

with TONY HART and Morph Nature


Unknown: Tony Hart

: Play Chess!

4: Combinations


Unknown: Bill Hartston

: Closedown

: Cricket: Third Test

The Cornhill Insurance Test Series
England v Pakistan from Headingley First day
PETER WEST introduces coverage of the whole of the morning's play. Scorer WENDY WIMBUSH Commentators
Producers NICK hunter, DAVID KENNING Scores and reports on Ceefax


Unknown: Wendy Wimbush
Unknown: Richie Benaud
Unknown: Jim Laker
Unknown: Tom Graveney

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Moira Stuart


Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Unknown: Moira Stuart
Unknown: Weather Jack Scott

: Regional News

(London and SE only: Financial Report, and News Headlines with subtitles)

: Mr Benn: The Wizard

A See-Saw programme

: Closedown

: Play School

: The All New Popeye Show: Popeye's Aqua Circus; The Great Decathlon Championship

Misadventures with Popeye, the spinach-guzzling cartoon sailor. (Repeat)

: Stopwatch

This week Suzanne cuts a graceful figure on the highboard at Crystal Palace.
Nigel drops in at Lord's to find out how England cricket physiotherapist Bernard Thomas keeps Bob Willis and co on the go.
In the mists of lakeland, Paul falls in with a group of youngsters on the Cleator Moor fell race.
There's also a preview of the new football season with a special look at the new laws about professional fouls. Introduced by Paul McDowell
Suzanne Dando and Nigel Starmer-Smith
Executive producer HAZEL LEWTHWAITE Producer BRIAN ROGERS


Unknown: Bernard Thomas
Unknown: Bob Willis
Introduced By: Paul McDowell
Introduced By: Suzanne Dando
Introduced By: Nigel Starmer-Smith
Producer: Hazel Lewthwaite
Producer: Brian Rogers

: Evening News

with Moira Stuart ; Weatherman


Unknown: Moira Stuart

: Regional news magazines

Loo.k East, Look North
Look North West, Midlands Today South East at Six
Points West, South Today Spotlight South West
(Regional details as Monday)

: Yankee Doodle

A Warner Brothers cartoon

: Bellamy's Backyard Safari

The last of four programmes
The award-winning series in which David Bellamy , shrunken in size but not in enthusiasm, takes a journey through an ordinary British garden proving that you don't have to go to remote parts of the world to learn about the wonders of evolution. Air Born
Book (same title), £4.50 from booksellers Subtitles on Ceefax page 170


Unknown: David Bellamy
Director: Paul Kriwaczek
Producer: Mike Weatherley

: Medical Express

Diane Harron and Chris Serle present another edition of the popular medical magazine programme, featuring Diets and Slimming
Do the popular instant diets work? This week a look at the Beverly Hills Diet and Turkish baths to find out just how effective they really are.
And the studio audience help to unravel the mysteries of another of the body's senses.
Assistant producer SOPHY ROBINSON Studio director STUART MCDONALD Producer HILARY HENSON
Executive producer JONATHAN CRANE


Unknown: Diane Harron
Unknown: Chris Serle
Producer: Sophy Robinson
Director: Stuart McDonald
Producer: Hilary Henson

: Top of the Pops

Introduced by Dave Lee Travis
Dance director FLICK COLBY Sound SCOTT TALBOTT Lighting ERIC WALLIS Designer jo DAY
Executive producer MICHAEL HURLL
Top of the Pops, Vol 9 (record BELP 018, cassette ZCF 018) from retailers


Introduced By: Dave Lee Travis
Director: Gordon Elsbury
Producer: Michael Hurll

: Fame

A Musical Bridge
Leroy is one very talented dancer, but a hopeless student who has long challenged the academic system. When he declares open season on English teacher Elizabeth Sherwood she has no option but to act swiftly or lose all authority....
The Kids from Fame (record REP 447, cassette ZCH 447) from retailers


Unknown: Elizabeth Sherwood
Written By: Bruce Shelly
Directed By: Robert Scheerer
Lydia Grant: Debbie Allen
Bruno Martelli: Lee Curreri
Coco Hernandez: Erica Gimpel
Professor Shorofsky: Albert Hague
Danny Amatullo: Carlo Imperato
Elizabeth Sherwood: Carol Mayo Jenkins
Doris Schwartz: Valerie Landsburg
Montgomery MacNeill: P R Paul
Leroy Johnson: Gene Anthony Ray
Julie Miller: Lori Singer
Angelo Martelli: Carmine Caridi

: Nine O'Clock News

with Michael Buerk and the BBC's reporters and correspondents around the world Weatherman


Unknown: Michael Buerk

: Are We Being Served?

Money Down the Drain?
' There's such an air of mystique, it's more like Watergate than water rate! ' In this week's look at a public industry through the eyes of the consumer, two worried ratepayers go and try to sort some things out with their local Water Authorities.
Graham Smith from Northumberland feels they are faceless bodies spending ratepayers' money to build their empires. Les Hamilton from Cambridgeshire is a green-grocer in a shopping arcade where everyone is bewildered by the way their bills are assessed. ' The system's wrong,' says Les.
Local Government Minister, Tom King , MP, who has recently announced a reorganisation of the Water Industry, talks to Les and Graham about how the changes he proposes could help them.
0 HELP! page 67


Unknown: Graham Smith
Unknown: Tom King
Director: David Hanington
Producer: Maryse Addison

: Des O'Connor Tonight

starring Des O'Connor , who sings, jokes and talks in the company of his guests from both sides of the Atlantic. Tonight's special guests: from Britain
Terry Wogan, Cleo Laine from America Jay Leno
Orchestra directed by COLIN KEYES Programme associate NEIL SHAND Producer BRIAN PENDERS


Unknown: Des O'Connor
Unknown: Cleo Laine
Directed By: Colin Keyes
Producer: Brian Penders

: International Cycling

from Leicester
The World Championships
Highlights of nearly ten hours activity on the boards, with the possibility of a hat-trick of gold medals for DANNY CLARK of Australia in the Professional Keinn final. Plus the day's news and results. Introduced by BARRY DAVIES


Unknown: Danny Clark
Introduced By: Barry Davies

: News Headlines

: Horizon

The Cline Affair
At 8.0 am on 10 July 1980, a Los Angeles doctor walked into a hospital in Jerusalem. The doctor, Martin Cline , had with him phials containing human genes that he hoped might save a 21-year-old Israeli girl with a few years to live. He was about to perform the first genetic engineering experiment on a human. A storm of controversy surrounds the experiment, so was Cline justified in going ahead? What happened to him - and to the patient? Narrator PETER WILSON
......documentary journalism ... which had the compelling quality of a science thriller feature film (THE GUARDIAN) ... strongly recommended (THE TIMES) Horizon editor GRAHAM MASSEY
Written and produced by DAVID DUGAN , OLIVER MORSE


Unknown: Martin Cline
Narrator: Peter Wilson
Editor: Graham Massey
Produced By: David Dugan
Produced By: Oliver Morse

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