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: Open University

25 Development of the Piano
6.50 Semi-Conductors and the Sun
7.15 Computing: The Systems Analyst
7.40 Scientists Remember Germany
8.5 General Relativity: An Isolated Fact
8.30 Photoelectron Spectroscopy

: Camberwick Green

A See-Saw programme

: Knock Knock

Alison Christie-Murray tells how Daniel was saved from death in the lions' den; Mike Amatt sings about the loyal friends of the paralysed man; and Vilma Laryea describes the early life of the Buddha.


Presenter: Alison Christie-Murray
Singer: Mike Amatt
Presenter: Vilma Laryea
Script Editor: Noel Vincent
Director: Judy Merry
Assistant Producer: Sid Waddell
Producer: David Brown

: This is the Day

Half an hour of worship, prayer, sharing and celebration, in which viewers are linked by television from home to home.
This is the day which the Lord has made!
We shall rejoice and be glad in it.
The service is led by members of the viewing congregation.
Today's speaker is Fr. Jim Brand, who joins some viewers in their home in Burnt Oak, North London.
Old Testament reading: Genesis 12, vv 1-3
Gospel: Luke 9. vv 57-60
Hymn for meditation: Lead, kindly light (J.B. Dykes)


Speaker: Fr. Jim Brand
Director: Elizabeth Gort
Producer: John Kirby
Series Producer: Angela Tilby

: Asian Magazine

Continuing its occasional series on unemployment, Asian Magazine presents a film report on Unit 3 - Shyama Building, where a young Asian, RAKESH CHANDER , talks about his struggle to establish his own business after becoming redundant.
The programme meets PARTHA PRATIM majumder, the pioneer of mime in Bangladesh who now works in Paris with the renowned mime artist Marcel Marceau.
In addition, there is the usual round-up of news and events from the community.
Executive producer ASILOK RAMPAL BBC Pebble Mill
Book, Speak for Yourself, £2.75 from booksellers


Talks: Rakesh Chander
Artist: Marcel Marceau.
Producer: Krisman Gould

: The Silicon Factor

The last of three programmes investigating the so-called microelectronics revolution.
And What o/ the Future?


Produced By: David Allen
Produced By: Robert Albury

: International Success

The last in the present series Amar-Akbar-Anthony
A Hindi-Urdu musical, starring Vinod Khanna as Amar Rishi Kapoor as Akbar Amitabh Bachchan as Anthony
There is a mysterious link between the Muslim singer Akbar, the Christian bar-owner Anthony, the Hindu police officer Amar, the blind flowerseller and the rich merchant Kishenlal. Full of excitement, adventure and popular songs, this is a highly successful contemporary Bombay musical.
Producer and director MANMOIIAN DESAI


Unknown: Vinod Khanna
Unknown: Amar Rishi Kapoor
Unknown: Akbar Amitabh Bachchan
Director: Manmoiian Desai

: Farming

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

: Better Than New

The first of eight programmes about renovating old furniture at home. presented by Albert Jackson and David Day Cleaning and Stripping
Many old pieces of furniture need no more than thorough cleaning to restore their former beauty. Stripping off the original finish is very much a last resort.
Film editor AL CELL


Presented By: Albert Jackson

: News Headlines

: Film Matinee: Mrs Miniver

starring Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon with Teresa Wright, Dame May Whitty, Reginald Owen, Henry Travers Richard Ney, Henry Wilcoxon.

Hollywood's famous story of an English family at war - of the indomitable Mrs Miniver, her husband Clem, and their three children.

William Wyler 's classic film, produced in 1942 and starring one of the most successful screen partnerships of the 40s, won seven Academy Awards and, as propaganda for the British cause in America, was said by Churchill to be worth many battleships.
Films; page 14


Unknown: Greer Garson
Unknown: Walter Pidgeon
Unknown: Teresa Wright
Unknown: Whitty Reginald Owen
Unknown: Henry Travers
Unknown: Richard Ncy
Unknown: Mrs Miniver
Unknown: William Wyler
Unknown: Arthur Wimperis
Unknown: George Froesciiel
Unknown: James Hilton
Produced By: Sidney Franklin
Directed By: William Wyler
Mrs Miniver: Greer Garson
Clem Miniver: Walter Pidgeon
Carol Beldon: Teresa Wright
Lady Beldon: Dame May Wiiitty
Foley: Reginald Owen
Mr Ballard: Henry Travers
Vin Miniver: Richard Ney
Vicar: Henry Wilcoxon

: Alias Smith and Jones: Night of the Red Dog

A Western adventure series
starring Pete Duel as Smith and Ben Murphy as Jones
with guest stars Jack Kelly, Rory Calhoun, Joe Flynn, Paul Fix

When Smith and Jones are chosen by an old prospector to share his fabulous gold strike, it all seems too good to be true. And it is.



Smith: Pete Duel
Jones: Ben Murphy
[Actor]: Jack Kelly
[Actor]: Rory Calhoun
[Actor]: Joe Flynn
[Actor]: Paul Fix

: Tom and Jerry: Hatch Up Your Troubles and Old Rockin' Chair Tom

Tom and Jerry play cat and mouse.
MGM cartoons

: King's Country

The fourth in a series of award-winning wildlife films. For more than a year the teenage naturalist and cameraman Simon King explored the rich and various habitats of the South of England. Simon's view of the countryside is unique. He shoots the film and narrates the story, too. In particular he examines the way that many wild creatures are affected by demands upon the land. 4: Coast and Estuary
Film cameraman SIMON KING Editor TONY WILLIAMS Producer JOHN KING


Unknown: Simon King
Unknown: Simon King
Editor: Tony Williams
Producer: John King

: News

with Jan Leeming Weatherman


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Hawkmoor

The last of a five-part serial Created by LYNN HUGHES
Written by grl'Ffydo PARRY starring
Twm succeeds jn buying guns in London. He returns to Tregaron some days ahead of the arms cart to discover that the gang has been ambushed and is on the run. Shanco has been killed and Rhys taken prisoner. Vicar Davyd has intensified his search for members of the gang. The time has come for a final showdown. But will the arms cart arrive in time?
Music composed by JAMES harpham Producer GEORGE p. OWEN. Directors GEORGE P. OWF.N. CIIRISTOPIIER KING BBC Wales


Unknown: Lynn Hughes
Unknown: Ffydo Parry
Composed By: James Harpham
Thomas Jones: John Ogwcn
Lady Joanne: Jane Asher
John Stedman: Jack May
Young Stedman: Tom Owen
Vicar Davyd: Philip Madoc
Sir Tom: Meredith Edwards
Rhys: Huw Ceredig
Agnes: Rachel Thomas
Town crier: Ernest Evans
Cati: Elen Roger Jones
Messenger: Edward Wyman
Recruiting omcer: John Prior
leuan Rogers: Dewi Morris
Steward: Stewart Jones
Red Owain: Terence Davies
Dewi: Dyfed Thomas
Robin: Gareth Armstrong
Wil Ap Cradoc: Gareth Lewis
Meredydd: Charles Williams
Lewys Ddu: Ronnie Wlhams
Jenkyn Tyler: Guto Roberts

: Home on Sunday

Viscountess Stansgate talks to Cliff Michclmore
VISCOUNTESS STAKSGATE describes herself as a 'professional relative'. Daughter of a Liberal mp, she married a cabinet minister and her son, Tony Benn , is also a former cabinet minister. In her own right, Viscountess Stansgate became the first president of her church, the Congregational Federation, and has devoted much of her time to working for Christian unity.
Now aged 86, she talks about her journey of faith and the CHOIR OF PAISLEY ABBEY performs some of the music associated with important moments in her life.
Conductor GEORGE mcpiiee Organist JOHN LANGDON Producer DAVID KREMER
Series producer JIM MURRAY
(Bepcored on Tuesday at 3.40 not Wales)


Unknown: Cliff Michclmore
Unknown: Tony Benn
Organist: John Langdon
Producer: David Kremer
Producer: Jim Murray

: Royal Canada

A pictorial diary of the June visit by The Prince and Princess of Wales to the Provinces of Canada. This tour fulfils part of a promise Prince Charles made at the time of his wedding. His wife would see the Commonwealth and the Commonwealth would see his wife, as soon as practicable. The arrival of Prince William set the timetable back somewhat. But now, in the space of a few months, people from Australia, New Zealand and Canada have seen the Princess Personally. Many more have watched her on television.
Martin Bell followed them from the islands and coastal towns of Canada's eastern provinces, through Newfoundland, Nova Scotia , New Brunswick, to the site of the World University Games in Edmonton, Alberta.
Picture editor GEOFF HALE Produced by GORDON CARR A BBCtv News special


Unknown: Nova Scotia
Editor: Geoff Hale
Produced By: Gordon Carr

: King's Royal

A second series in eight episodes Written by EWART ALEXANDER based on characters created by JOHN QUIGLEY starring with Louie Ramsay , Andrew Kelr
Anne Kristen , Heather James
Sally Osborn , Simon Cowell-Parker and Dallas Adams
5: Fiona is invited to the Prince's bedroom. ' Maybe this is a lesson you needed, Robert-before it is too late - before your new friends rob you of whatever sense of goodness you have.'


Written By: Ewart Alexander
Unknown: John Quigley
Unknown: Louie Ramsay
Unknown: Andrew Kelr
Unknown: Anne Kristen
Unknown: Heather James
Unknown: Sally Osborn
Unknown: Simon Cowell-Parker
Unknown: Dallas Adams
Music By: Paul Lewis
Music By: Designers Alex Gourlay
Music By: Alan Wright
Producer: Geraint Morris
Director: Marc Miller
Robert King: Eric Deacon
Rita King: Louie Ramsay
Morrison: Andrew Keir
Mrs Veitch: Anne Kristen
Fiona King: Heather James
Gwen Hoey: Sally Osborn
James King: Simon Cowell-Parker
John Calderwood: Dallas Adams
Ross: Malcolm Rennie
McNair: Michael McKevitt
Andrew Whyte: Iain Lauchlan
Lord Mortimer: Michael Cochrane
Inspector Thompson: Tom Watson
Prince of Wales: Geoffrey Bateman
Male house guest: Charles Hodgson
Prison governor: Lea Ashton

: Yes Minister

The Bed of Nails written by ANTONY JAY and JONATHAN LYNN starring
Paul Eddington
Nigel Hawthorne with Derek Fowlds Designer
Produced and directed by PETER WHITMORE
Book (same title), not 1 £2.50, vol 2 f2.95, boxed set £5.45
* Subtitles on Ceejax page 170


Written By: Antony Jay
Written By: Jonathan Lynn
Unknown: Paul Eddington
Unknown: Nigel Hawthorne
Unknown: Derek Fowlds
Unknown: Gary Pritchard
Directed By: Peter Whitmore
Jim Hacker, MP: Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby: Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard Woolley: Derek Fowlds
Sir Arnold Robinson: John Nettleton
Sir Mark Spencer: Nigel Stock
Peter Martell: David Firth
Piers: Peter Dennis
Richard: Robert East
Graham: David Rose

: The Hot Shoe Show

Join Wayne Sleep in a Sunday night entertainment of music. dance and comedy starring Britain's top dancers, including Bonnie Langford , Finola Hughes Cherry Gillespie
Stewart Avon Arnold Linda Mae Brewer
Claud-Paul Henry , Helen Mason
Andy Norman , Robert (B.J.) Ryan Paul Tomkinson
Anthonv Van Laast featuring from the Royal Ballet
Bryony Brind. Philip Broomhead Anthony Dowson. Mark Freeman Stephen Sheriff from the London Festival Ballet Carole Hill
Special guest
Andrew Lloyd Webber
Resident choreographer *NTIIONY VAN LAAST
Guest choreographers
BILL DnvSOALE, ROBERT NORTH Additional choreography
Script material KIM FULLER , MIKE RADFORD Original music and songs by CHRIS BENSTEAD , GERARD KENNY
Musical director LAURIE HOLLOWAY uesiRner darrie DOBBINS
Associate producer JILL MARSHALL
Directed by RON ISTED , colin NEARS
I rodLced by TOM gutteridge


Unknown: Bonnie Langford
Unknown: Finola Hughes
Unknown: Cherry Gillespie
Unknown: Stewart Avon Arnold
Unknown: Linda Mae Brewer
Unknown: Claud-Paul Henry
Unknown: Helen Mason
Unknown: Andy Norman
Unknown: Ryan Paul Tomkinson
Unknown: Anthonv van Laast
Unknown: Philip Broomhead
Unknown: Anthony Dowson.
Unknown: Mark Freeman
Unknown: Stephen Sheriff
Unknown: Andrew Lloyd Webber
Unknown: Kim Fuller
Unknown: Mike Radford
Songs By: Chris Benstead
Director: Laurie Holloway
Producer: Jill Marshall
Directed By: Ron Isted
Unknown: Brian Whiteiiotse

: News

with Jan Leeming Weatherman


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Everyman

Aborigines for sport. This Everyman report, shot in the most remote parts of north-western Australia, explores what's happening to Aborigines today.
They feel passionately about the need for land rights because their relationship to the land is at the heart of their religion.
For hundreds of years, western civilisation has pronounced that it's the primitive natives who must learn from us. Now the Aborigines are saying it's we who should learn from them. Because, while our civilisation seems hell-bent on destruction, they hold the secret of survival.
Film editor Richard BRUNSKILL
Film cameraman LAURENCE mcmanus Producer DAVID M.THOMPSON Editor JOHN STUART ROBERTS


Editor: Richard Brunskill
Unknown: Laurence McManus
Producer: David M.Thompson
Editor: John Stuart Roberts

: Fred

Eight films about Fred Dibnah 5: An Epic Journey Begun
The annual test of the stamina of Fred Dibnah and his family as their steam engine and trailer leave the mills behind and roll away to shatter the tranquillity of rural Cheshire.
Narrator Deryck Guyler
Photography ARTHUR smith
Written and produced by DON IRAWORTII BBC Manchester


Unknown: Fred Dibnah
Narrator: Deryck Guyler
Produced By: Don Irawortii

: Inside Women's Magazines: 5: Feminism and Femininity

In coping with women's changing attitudes and lifestyles, some magazines prefer evolution, others revolution.
This film looks at how the mass weekly Woman's Own is constantly evolving - but always slowly and subtly, never too far ahead of or behind its readers.
By contrast, Spare Rib, a feminist monthly, wants nothing less than a revolution in women's attitudes. With Iris Burton, Editor of Woman's Own, The Spare Rib Collective, Dr Cynthia White, Dr Marjorie Ferguson


Unknown: Iris Burton
Unknown: Dr Cynthia White
Unknown: Dr Marjorie Ferguson
Commentary: Maureen Lipman
Film Editor: John Jennison
Producer: Bernard Adams

: The Sky at Night

Pioneering the Heliosphere
Two rocket probes, Pioneers 10 and 11, are on their way out of the solar system. They are sending back new information about the heliosphere, that part of space in which the influence of the sun is dominant.
Patrick Moore and Iain Nicolson talk about the outer heliosphere, and also the search for a possible planet moving beyond the paths of Neptune and Pluto.
For Newsletter No 10 send sae to: [address removed]


Unknown: Patrick Moore
Unknown: Iain Nicolson

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