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: Open University

6.25 Childhood in Victorian Literature
6.50 Isotopes in Geology
7.15 No, Minister: Education Vouchers
7.40 Minimum Cost Flows
8.5 Genetics: Meiosis
8.30 Dynamic Aspects of NMR

: Bagpuss

A See-Saw programme

: Leon Erroll

in Homework
Erroll gets served with more than he bargained for when he keeps house for a day....
RKO film

: What on Earth....?

The first of two natural-history quiz programmes in which
Michael Jordan invites you to test your own knowledge against that of the experts Michael Boorer Jeffery Boswall , Jenny Owen
Producer JOHN DOBSON. BBC Bristol


Unknown: Michael Jordan
Unknown: Michael Boorer
Unknown: Jeffery Boswall
Unknown: Jenny Owen
Producer: John Dobson.

: Asian Magazine

Documentary film-makers Chandan Gosh and John Snowball talk about their new film about' Gaura', the ancient Indian ceremony.
MITA HACKETT talks to Kabir Bedi about his career in Indian and Hollywood films, and about his role as Gobinda, the major villain in the James Bond movie Octopussy, due for release in the summer.
Continuing the education series, a discussion on how parental help during the child's school life is important and necessary.
Also, a dance duet performed by PRIYA AND PRATAP PAWAR.
Executive producer ASHOK RAMPAL BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Chandan Gosh
Unknown: John Snowball
Unknown: Kabir Bedi
Unknown: James Bond
Unknown: Pratap Pawar.

: Palm Sunday Worship

;t James's Church, 3iccadilly, london.
Celebration of he Eucharist conducted by the Rector
The Rev Donald Reeves Preacher
His Excellency Dr Kenneth Kaunda Following his state visit to Britain, the President of the Republic of Zambia, who is a lay preacher of the United Church of Zambia, accepts an invitation to preach in London. Also featured during the service is the CHOIR OF THE AFRICAN
Organist and director of music IVOR BOLTON Commentary
Presented for television by RAYMOND SHORT
(President Kaunda talks about his faith on Sunday Night at 11.15, 11.40 for Wales)


Unknown: Donald Reeves
Unknown: Dr Kenneth Kaunda
Unknown: Douglas Whittaker
Television By: Raymond Short

: Weekend Wardrobe

A series of ten programmes presented by ANN LADBURY with designs by CAROLINE CHARLES
2: Why do paper patterns cost so much? ANN LADBURY investigates on your behalf, and also shows how to achieve good results with simple shaping like darts and tucks.
Book (some title), £4.95 from booksellers


Presented By: Ann Ladbury
Unknown: Caroline Charles
Producer: Jenny Rogers

: See Hear!

The last in the present series of weekly programmes for people with hearing problems.


Introduced By: Maggie Woolley
Introduced By: Paddy Ladd
Introduced By: John Lee
Produced By: Peter Dunkley

: Never Too Late

... to Start Again
In the first of five films about people returning to learning, the location is Consett, Co Durham, where redundant steelworkers try to make a fresh start - some by learning basic English and maths, some by learning how to set up small businesses, and others by becoming full-time students.


Editor: Horacio Querio
Producer: Tony Matthews

: Farming

Featuring the news and views, politics and practice of those involved with the land, with PHILIP WRIXON and DAN CHERRINGTON
Producers PHILIP HICKS , KEN POLLOCK Executive producer JOHN KENYON BBC Pebble Mill
Weather for farmers MICHAEL FISH


Unknown: Philip Wrixon
Unknown: Dan Cherrington
Producers: Philip Hicks
Producers: Ken Pollock
Producer: John Kenyon

: Blizzard's Wonderful Wooden Toys

Six programmes in which RICHARD BLIZZARD makes toys and models. 2: See-saw and Other Outdoor Toys
RICHARD BLIZZARD shows how to make a see-saw for the garden and other outdoor toys. He also continues the story of the 1907 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost model.
Book (same title), £6.95 from booksellers


Director: Paula Gilder
Producer: Peter Rmisdbn

: News Headlines

: Film Matinee: This Happy Breed

starring Robert Newton
Celia Johnson , John Mills
Kay Walsh , Stanley Holloway
Noel Coward 's cavalcade of the ups and downs of the Gibbons family of 17 Sycamore Road, Clapham, from the 1918 Armistice up to the troubled days of 1939. This Happy Breed remains a classic portrait of a typical London family during the two decades.
Written and produced by NOEL COWARD Directed by DAVID LEAN. Films: page 11


Unknown: Robert Newton
Unknown: Celia Johnson
Unknown: John Mills
Unknown: Kay Walsh
Unknown: Stanley Holloway
Unknown: Noel Coward
Produced By: Noel Coward
Directed By: David Lean.
Frank Gibbons: Robert Newton
Ethel Gibbons: Celia Johnson
Billy Mitchell: John Mills
Queenie Gibbons: Kay Walsh
Bob Mitchell: Stanley Holloway
Mrs Flint: Amy Veness
Aunt Sylvia: Alison Leggatt
Vi: Eileen Erskine
Reg: John Blythe
Sam Leadbitter: Guy Verney
Edie: Merle Tottenham
Phyllis: Betty Fleetwood

: Mickey and Donald

Mickey meets some unfriendly playing cards when he dreams of an enchanted wonderland; Pluto suffers a spell of sleepwalking; and Donald's mischievous nephews sabotage his golf game.
A WALT DISNEY production

: Match of the Day

Introduced by Jimmy Hill
Featuring exclusive coverage of the 1983 Milk Cup final between Liverpool and Manchester United. BBOtv cameras capture all the drama and excitement of a Wembley cup final between two of England's most successful teams. Commentator JOHN MOTSON
Also, a chance to win flOO-worth of Premium Bonds in the March Goal of the Month competition. Television presentation FRED VINER Editor BOB ABRAHAMS


Introduced By: Jimmy Hill
Commentator: John Motson
Unknown: Fred Viner
Editor: Bob Abrahams

: Arthur Negus at 80

A celebration to mark the 80th birthday of Arthur Negus , in which he is joined by Hugh Scully and other friends and colleagues. Although he began his career at an age when most men are thinking of retiring, he has made many hundreds of programmes; here in party mood he recalls his life as an antiques expert, with the aid of extracts from some of his more familiar appearances, as well as one or two views of him as he has never been seen before!
Director CHRIS HUN'T
Producer ROBIN DRAKE. BBC Bristol
(A new series of Antiques Roadshow with Arthur Negus begins next Sunday)


Unknown: Arthur Negus
Unknown: Hugh Scully

: News

with Jan Leeming Weatherman


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Holiday

Introduced by Cliff Michelmore
The last programme in the present series takes a trip into the romantic past, a journey to the far side of the globe and unravels a week-end of murder and mystery...
John Carter heads off for Venice on the Orient Express. Is this simply nostalgia on wheels, rail travel the way it used to be, or possibly the lush and plush style of trains to come?
Anne Gregg travels to the South Island of New Zealand to report on its holiday attractions - Mount Cook's snow-covered summit reached only by ski plane, a 50 mph ride on the Kawarau River and the splendid majesty of Milford Sound.
Paul Hughes gets the murder and mystery assignment - a 'whodunit' weekend at a hotel in Southport, Lancashire.
Plus, in the studio, all the latest news from the travel and holiday scene.
Travel news on Ceefax page 180


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: John Carter
Reporter: Anne Gregg
Reporter: Paul Hughes
Executive Producer: Tom Savage
Producer: Colin Strong

: Songs of Praise

for Palm Sunday from Norwich Cathedral Singers from many schools and colleges in Norfolk come together with the NORWICH SYMPHONIC WIND BAND to celebrate the day when Jesus went up to Jerusalem for the last time.
John Stuart Roberts talks to some of them about the way in which they have prepared for Palm Sunday and Easter, and visits Heartsease School to meet the young people who have worked together to compose one of the hymns.
Conductor EMYR EVANS
Film director SIMON HAMMOND Producer MICHAEL SHOESMITII Series producer JIM MURRAY
Sones of Praise Vol 2. (record REC 328, cassette ZCM 328), from retailers


Talks: John Stuart Roberts
Organist: Michael Nicholas
Director: Simon Hammond
Producer: Jim Murray

: The Sunday Film: Berlin Tunnel 21 starring

Richard Thomas Horst Buchholz Jose Ferrer
Ute Christensen
Constructed almost overnight in 1961 the Berlin Wall divided not only a city but families, lovers and friends. Based on real events, this gripping and moving drama tells the story of five men who risk all to rescue loved ones from Communist-controlled East Berlin. The daring plan is masterminded by ex-US Army officer Sandy Mueller whose fiancée is stranded in the Eastern sector.
Screenplay by JOHN GAY
Based on the novel by DONALD LINDQUIST Produced by STEVE NICOLAIDES Directed by RICHARD MICHAELS
(First showing on British television) Films: page 11


Unknown: Richard Thomas
Unknown: Horst Buchholz
Unknown: Jose Ferrer
Unknown: Ute Christensen
Unknown: Sandy Mueller
Novel By: Donald Lindquist
Produced By: Steve Nicolaides
Directed By: Richard Michaels
Sandy Mueller: Richard Thomas
Emerich Weber: Horst Buchholz
Use Morrell: Ute Christensen
Joachim Lentz: Jaques Breuer
Georg Heptner: Nicolas Farrel
Bruno Balderbach: Kenneth Griffith
Herr Komansky: José Ferrer

: Mastermind

with Magnus Magnusson
Christchurch College, Canterbury, is the setting as four more contenders do battle for a semi-final plam in Mastermind 1983.
CVertne de Vito (schoolteacher) Works of Christopher Isherwood
John Edmond (computer systems project manager)
Life of Margaret of Anjou
Patricia Erridge (civil servant) Opera
Robert Peters (minister of religion)
Life and Times of Archbishop William Temple


Unknown: Christopher Isherwood
Unknown: John Edmond
Unknown: Robert Peters
Director: Laurence Vulliamy
Producer: Roger MacKay

: News

with Jan Leeming Weather


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Omnibus

Introduced by Richard Baker
Dirk Bogarde is not only one of the very few English actors who have mastered the art of acting for the cinema, but he is also a highly-praised author, and last week the third volume of his autobiography, An Orderly Man, was published.
For Omnibus, he talks about his life. He recalls his childhood and family; his days at art school where he was taught by Graham Sutherland and Henry Moore ; his first job in the theatre at 7s 6d a week cleaning the lavatories, and the war in which he served as an officer. He describes his entry into the cinema - against the advice of Noel Coward ; his years as a Rank star; how he made Doctor in the House for Betty Box , Death in Venice for Visconti, and Despair for Fassbinder . DIRK BOGARDE is a complex and elusive man, but tonight he speaks at length and with candour.


Introduced By: Richard Baker
Introduced By: Dirk Bogarde
Unknown: Graham Sutherland
Unknown: Henry Moore
Unknown: Noel Coward
Unknown: Betty Box
Unknown: . Dirk Bogarde
Editor: Michael Crozier
Editor: Christopher Martin

: Sunday Night

Presented by Eric Robson
Tonight President Kenneth Kaunda , on one of his rare visits to London, talks about his faith and how it relates to his position as Head of State in Zambia, on the edge of one of the world's trouble spots.
And Sunday Night reports from Merthyr Tydfil in the Welsh valleys, where 60 per cent of young people are unemployed and where the Anglican priest Bill Morgan , who describes himself as being in the ' unemployment ministry', is involved in a Government-supported scheme to provide new opportunities.


Presented By: Eric Robson
Unknown: Kenneth Kaunda
Unknown: Bill Morgan
Director: Frances Giffobd
Producer: Patti Steeples
Editor: Stephen Whittle

: International Badminton

The John Player All-England
The best of the action from today's five finals at Wembley Arena.
Introduced by PETER WEST Commentators
Television presentation BOB DUNCAN


Introduced By: Peter West
Unknown: Barry Davies
Unknown: Bob Duncan

: Weatherman

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