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: Open University

6.40 Unions: International Comparisons 2. 7.5 Who Plans Ealing? 7.30 Structural Power 3: Dominance and Dependence.

: For Schools, Colleges

9.0 Physical Science: Elements of the Periodic Table

9.25 Swim: 2: Novices

9.52 Look and Read: For Sale

10.15 Mathscore One: Know Your Place

10.38 Maths File: Number Lines

11.0 Talkabout: Knock! Knock!

11.19 Hyn o Fyd Yn y Fjair: 1
(This world. First shown on BBC Cymru/Wales)

11.40 Going to Work: Office Jobs

12.3 pm Plants in Action: 2: Flower Power

: News After Noon

Richard Whitmore and Moira Stuart Weather ANNE PURVIS


Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Unknown: Moira Stuart
Unknown: Weather Anne Purvis

: Regional News

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

: The XII Commonwealth Games

DESMOND LYNAM presents the first of BBC Television's regular lunchtime reports from Brisbane, on the opening day ot competition.
There were ten gold medals at stake, in swimming, diving, weightlifting and cycling. Plus action reports of the preliminary bouts in boxing, and the opening matches in badminton and bowls.


Unknown: Desmond Lynam

: Pebble Mill at One

In a special edition of the popular lunchtime magazine, the regular presenting team look back over two decades of Beatlemania' Joined by people who knew the ' Fab Four they discuss the history and influence of THE BEATLES whose first hit 'Love me do' came out 20 years ago.

: Bod

A See-Saw programme

: For Schools, Colleges

2.2 Scene. Booze
2.35 A Good Job with Prospects Heavy Industry

: Closedown

: Play School

Story: Tin Lizzie and Little Nell Written by DAVID COX Presenters
Carol Chell, Don Spencer
Graphic designer LESLIE FORBES
Written and directed by EVELYN SKINNER Executive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE


Written By: David Cox
Pianist: Don Spencer
Pianist: Peter Gosling
Designer: Diana Charnley
Designer: Leslie Forbes
Directed By: Evelyn Skinner
Producer: Cynthia Felgate

: Laurel and Hardy

A cartoon
The Missing Fink

: Puzzle Trail

Presented by TOMMY BOYD
The answer to what and where the treasure is; but which comes first? All will be revealed.


Presented By: Tommy Boyd

: Treasure Houses

The uniform that Nelson wore at the Battle of Trafalgar (complete with bullet hole); the sleeping bag Captain Oates left to walk out into the Polar blizzard; Queen Mary's ration book; the skeleton of a mammoth that once ran wild in London; and the lantern Guy Fawkes held on the night he was arrested ...
In this series of five films Mark Curry sets out to discover the true stories behind treasures held in museums throughout the country. 3: The Treasures of Captain Scott's Polar Expedition


Unknown: Mark Curry
Editor: Terry Gabell
Written By: Dorothy Smith
Director: Crispin Evans

: Willo the Wisp

The You Know What

: Evening News

with Jan Leeming ; Weatherman


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Regional news magazines

Look East, Look North
Look North West, Midlands Today South East at Six, Points West
South Today, Spotlight South West and at 6.22
With SUE LAWLEY and HUGH SCULLY At 6.45 Sportswide with David Icke
(Regional details as Monday)


Unknown: Hugh Scully
Unknown: David Icke

: The XII Commonwealth Games

DESMOND LYNAM introduces the outstanding events on the first day kof competition with the athletes from the home countries, England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, beginning their quest for medals. Today's Finals: Swimming
Women's 100m Freestyle
Men's 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay Diving
Women's Springboard Cycling
100km Team Time Trial Weightlifting Flyweight
Bantamweight Shooting
Four Finals
Plus action reports from boxing, badminton and bowls
BBC videobook and laservision video-disc. Harry Carpenter 's Videobook of Sport (BBCV SOU) from retailers


Unknown: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Harry Carpenter

: It's a Knockout

Jeux sans Frontières British Heat
The fourth international programme in which seven teams compete for the chance to represent their country in the Grand Final.
The programme is set in the beautiful grounds of Sherborne Castle, with its many Sir Walter Raleigh associations. The games are based on a maritime theme, and are acted out in a specially constructed fishing Village, complete with galleon.
A programme of pirates, smugglers and ship's parrots, providing a show of fun, action and spectacle. The teams competing are: Great Britain: West Dorset Belgium: Frameries France: Dieppe Italy: Llzzano
Portugal: Vila Real-Mateus Switzerland: Versoix Yugoslavia: UlclnJ Introduced by STUART HALL and BRIAN CANT
Designer and games deviser STUART FURBER
Producer GEOFFREY WILSON BBC Manchester


Unknown: Sir Walter Raleigh
Introduced By: Stuart Hall
Unknown: Stuart Furber
Director: John Rooney
Producer: Geoffrey Wilson

: Nine O'Clock News

with Michael Buerk and and the BBC's reporters and correspondents around the world Weekend Weather ANNE PURVIS


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Anne Purvis

: The Chinese Detective: Tapdancer

Written by Ian Kennedy Martin
with David Yip as Det Sgt John Ho, Derek Martin as Chief Insp Berwick, Arthur Kelly as Det Sgt Donald Chegwyn and Edward Hardwicke as Det Chief Insp Lowell

A mother's cry for help sends John Ho in search of a missing boy. With his tapshoes and cassette player Tommy Mancey 's no ordinary kid. But then Ho's no ordinary cop....
Cast in order of appearance:
(Subtitles on Ceefax page 170)


Writer/Series created by: Ian Kennedy Martin
Story Editor: Antony Root
Film Cameraman: David Feig
Film Editor: Bill Wright
Producer: Terence Williams
Director: Ian Toynton
Det Sgt John Ho: David Yip
Chief Insp Berwick: Derek Martin
Det Sgt Donald Chegwyn: Arthur Kelly
Det Chief Insp Lowell: Edward Hardwicke
George Bourne: Bryan Marshall
Dave Mancey: Ben Howard
Tommy Sey: Marc Gilbey
Bernard Halley: Charles Cork
Higgins: Terry Cowling
Epping detective: Sam Cox
Ollie Covill: Joseph Iles
Elton Morley: Leslie York
Det Chief Supt Halsey: John Bott
Det Sgt George Whatley: Ron Emslie
Greta Mancey: Linda Marlowe
Desk sergeant: Alexander John
Aunt Daisy: Pam St Clement
Ezra: Larrington Walker
Man in club: Malcolm Fredericks
Sgt Western: David Auker

: Connections

A quiz to test the wits of the wittiest and the general knowledge of the most generally knowledgeable.
Chairman John Julius Norwich
The teams: Irene Thomas (captain) Magnus Magnusson , Brian Murphy against John Junkin (captain) Jim Eccleson , Sue MacGregor


Unknown: John Julius Norwich
Unknown: Irene Thomas
Unknown: Magnus Magnusson
Unknown: Brian Murphy
Unknown: John Junkin
Unknown: Jim Eccleson
Unknown: Sue MacGregor
Producer: Roy Ronnie
Director: Keith Ackrill

: The Late Film: Getting Straight

Elliott Gould , Candice Bergen
After six years as a political activist plus a stint in Vietnam, Harry Bailey returns to college - determined to get his MA and become a teacher. What's the matter with Harry? Why does he preach non-involvement? And, more importantly, what will it take to make him become the rebel he once was?
Screenplay by ROBERT KAUFMAM , based on the novel by KEN KOLB
Directed by RICHARD RUSH . Films: page 13


Unknown: Elliott Gould
Unknown: Harry Bailey
Unknown: Robert Kaufmam
Novel By: Ken Kolb
Directed By: Richard Rush
Harry Bailey: Elliott Could
Jan: Candice Bergen
Nick: Robert F Lyons
Dr Wilhunt: Jeff Corey
Ellis: Max Julien
Dr Kasper: Cecil Kellaway
Vandenburg: John Lormer
Lysander: Leonard Stone
Wade Linden: William Bramley
Judy Kramer: Jeannie Berlin
Herbert: John Rubenstein
Dr Greengrass: Richard Anders

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