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: Open University

6.25 Chopin's Etudes, Op 10
6.50 Metamorphism In the Italian Alps
7.1S Computing: Operating Systems
7.4 Reading Development
8.5 A Matter of Geometry
8.31 The Nature of Chemistry

: Camberwick Green

A See-Saw programme.

: Knock Knock

In the last of the series JANET Eixis tells a Buddhist tale of the elephant who fell into bad company; MIKE AMATT sings about the ' Sower of seeds CHRISTOPHER , lillicraf describes how Stinky Wilson and Bully Thompson played havoc with a ' trampoloon
Script editor NOEL vincent Director JUDY merry
Assistant producer SID WADDELL Producer DAVID BROWN


Unknown: Janet Eixis
Unknown: Mike Amatt
Unknown: Stinky Wilson
Producer: Sid Waddell
Producer: David Brown

: This is the Day

This is the day which the Lord has made!
We shall rejoice and be glad in it.
Today's speaker is THE REV AUSTEN WILLIAMS , for 27 years Vicar of St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square. He is joined by some of his co-workers at St Martin's round a television set in the church basement, which links them with all the programme's viewers in prayer, meditation and thanksgiving for the events of the day.
Old Testament reading: Genesis 32, vv 24-28; Gospel: Matthew 16, w 13-18; Hymn for meditation: 0 thou. who earnest from above (Hereford) Producer ELIZABETH GORT
Series producer Angela tilby


Unknown: Austen Williams

: Asian Magazine

One of the issues in the recent election campaign was the future of the welfare state. A day-care parents scheme operating in the Southall area is under threat of closure as its funding from the local council has ceased. Should community projects of this nature rely on state support, or should the community step in and take over the responsibility?
SURINDER KOCHAR talks to ANILA CHADA, organiser of the scheme, and THE REV MANO RUMALSHAH, Chairman of Ealing Community Relations Council, about the effects the closure might have and the possible alternatives.
BALJINDER SINGH SANGHERA Will attempt to swim across the Channel in September. In a film report, he is seen training and preparing for this demanding venture, and he and his trainer TOM mcneill talk about the difficulties and obstacles they have encountered.
The round-up of news and events from the communities is followed by a Bengali folk song performed by ASGHAR ALIM.
Producer Yousor aziz
Executive producer ASHOK raupal BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Baljinder Singh
Unknown: Tom McNeill

: Closedown

: Farming

Trout farming is a relatively young industry. Since it started to expand in the mid-70s some trout farmers have been satisfied to remain part of a cottage industry, while others have invested huge sums of money, creating an intensive, highly-industrialised farming system. Now a new British Trout Association has been formed to represent the interests of trout producers of whatever size.
James Gladstone visits its Chairman PHILIP GAY , to talk about the aims of the association and the potential of this expanding market.
Producer ahdy heule BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: James Gladstone
Unknown: James Gladstone
Unknown: Philip Gay

: Cricket: First Test

The Cornhill Insurance Test Series
England v New Zealand from The Oval Fourth day
PETER WEST introduces coverage of today's play.
Television presentation
BBC videobook, Harry Carpenter 's Video Book of Sport Volume 2 (bbcv 5019), from retailers


Introduces: Peter West
Unknown: Richie Benaud
Unknown: Jim Laker
Unknown: Tony Lewis
Unknown: Tom Graveney
Unknown: Bill Taylor
Unknown: Keith MacKenzie
Unknown: Harry Carpenter

: News Headlines

Weather for farmers MICHAEL FISH

: Film Matinee: None But the Brave

Frank Sinatra Clint Walker
During World War II, an American aircraft crash lands on an island in the Pacific.
The survivors assume that it will be only a matter of time before they are spotted and rescued. Then they discover that their refuge is already occupied-by the Japanese.
Screenplay by JOHN TWIST and katsuya susaki Produced and directed by FRANK SINATRA Films: page 14


Unknown: Frank Sinatra
Unknown: Clint Walker
Unknown: Katsuya Susaki
Directed By: Frank Sinatra
Capt Dennis Bourke: Clint Walker
Lt Kuroki: Tatsuya Mlhashi
Chief Pharmacist's Mate Maloney: Frank Sinatra
Second Lt Blair: Tommy Sands
Sgt Bleeker: Brad Dexter
Sgt Tamura: Takeshi Kato
Keller: Tony Bill
Craddock: Sammy Jackson
Hirano: Homare Suguro
FujimotO: Kenji Sahara
RuMnO: Richard Bakalyan
Johnson: Rafer Johnson
Dexter: Jimmy Griffin
Searcy: Christopher Dark
Hoxie: Don Dorrell
Magee: Phil Crosby

: Llangollen 1983

The 37th Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod, in which representatives from nearly 30 countries competed, took place earlier this month.
Brian Kay looks back at some of the highlights of this colourful festival of music and dance.
Engineering manager STAN jonis Director VINCENT DOWDALL Producer ANDREW QUICK BBC Wales


Unknown: Brian Kay
Unknown: Stan Jonis
Director: Vincent Dowdall

: Mickey and Donald

Mickey, Donald and Goofy steer their tugboat toward disaster. Pluto is left to guard the food on a camping trip while Donald Duck falls in love.
A WALT disney production


Unknown: Donald Duck

: King's Country

The sixth of seven 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. 6: Gardens
Editor TONY WILLIAMS Producer JOHN king


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

: News

with Jan Leeming Weatherman


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Great Expectations

Presented in six episodes starring
2: Young Pip has been regularly visiting Miss Havisham, who is haunted by her bitter past. Although her adopted daughter, the icily beautiful Estella, despises him as a common labouring boy, he continues to be fascinated by her. =
Music composed and conducted by PAUL RUDE
Producer BARRY letts Director JULIAN AMYES
A- Subtitles on Ceefax page 170


Unknown: Charles Dickens
Dramatised By: James Andrew
Unknown: Young Pip
Conducted By: Paul Rude
Producer: Barry Letts
Director: Julian Amyes
Pip: Gerry Sundquist
Miss Havisham: Joan Hickson
Mr Jaggers: Derek Francis
: Phillip Joseph
Colin Jeavons: Joe Gargery
Wemmick: John Stratton
Mr Pumblechook: Tim Munro
Mr guy: Herbert Pocket
Young Pip: Paul Davies-Prowles
Young Herbert Pocket: Jason Smart
Estella: Patsy Kensit
Mrs Joe: Marjorie Yates
OrKck: Linal Haft
Sarah Pocket: Mollie Maureen
Biddy: Christine Absalom
Mr WopSle: Peter Benson
Trabb's boy: Colin Mayes
Mr Trabb: James Belchamber
Jagger's clients: Richard Addison
: Olwen Griffiths
: Robert Demeger,

: Home on Sunday

Kitty Muggeridge talks to
Cliff Michelmore
Last November KITTY AND MALCOLM MUGGERIDGE , both in their 80th year, together joined the Roman Catholic Church. Kitty has always kept behind the scenes in more than 50 years of marriage to the well-known writer and broadcaster, but tonight it is she who tells CLIFF MICHELMORE the story of their long pilgrimage.
THE ORIANA SINGERS and the Parish Church choir in St Paul's, Rusthall, near Tunbridge Wells, sing the hymns that remind her of the stages in that journey.
Film director Elizabeth GORT Producer ANIDREW BARR
Series producer JIM MURRAY
(Malcolm Muggeridge talks to Catherine Bramwell-Booth , Wednesday 5.50, BBC2)


Talks: Kitty Muggeridge
Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Unknown: Malcolm Muggeridge
Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Director: Elizabeth Gort
Producer: Jim Murray
Talks: Malcolm Muggeridge
Unknown: Catherine Bramwell-Booth

: Comedy Classic: Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em

written by RAYMOND ALLEN starring Designer
Production MICHAEL MILLS <Repeat)
(Another episode on Friday at 7.0 pm)


Written By: Raymond Allen
Unknown: Ken Starkey
Frank: Michael Crawford
Betty: Michele Dotrice
Miss Partridge: Hazel Bainbridge
Joan: Elissa Derwent
Henry: Vernon Dobtcheff
Rugby player: Peter Leabourne

: King's Royal

A second series in eight episodes written by EWART ALEXANDER based on characters created by JOHN QUIGLEY , starring
7: Robert: ' More to the point, Mother, perhaps you had better ask why the future of King's Royal is tonight in the hands of a man who was once this family's enemy.'
Designers ALEX coorlay, ALAN WRIGHT Producer GERAINT MORRIS
Director MARC MILLER. BBC Scotland


Written By: Ewart Alexander
Unknown: John Quigley
Music By: Paul Lewis
Unknown: Alan Wright
Producer: Geraint Morris
Director: Marc Miller.
Robert King: Eric Deacon
with Louie Ramsay,: Andrew Keir
Anne Kristen,: Heather James
Sally Osborne,: Dallas Adams
Rita King: Louie Ramsay
Morrisan: Andrew Keir
Mrs Veitch: Anne Kristen
Fiona King: Heather James
Gwen Hoey: Sally Osborn
John Calderwood: Dallas Adams
ROSS: Malcolm Rennie
McNair: Michael McKevitt
Andrew Whyte: Iain Lauchlan
Mary Holden: Alyson Spiro
Calderwood Sr: David Garth
Adams: Frank Wylie
Russell: Finlay Welsh
Rowlands: Donald Douglas
Prince of Wales: Geoffrey Bateman
Johnson: Ron Patterson
Clerk: Garry Stewart
Cleric: Alan Breck

: Yes Minister

The Middle-class Rip-off
Last of the series written by ANTONY JAY and JONATHAN LYNN , starring Paul Eddington , Nigel Hawthorne with Derek Fowlds Designer
Produced and directed by PETER whitmore (Pirn shown on BBC2)
* Subtitles on Ceefax page 170


Unknown: Jonathan Lynn
Unknown: Paul Eddington
Unknown: Nigel Hawthorne
Unknown: Derek Fowlds
Unknown: Gary Prttchard
Directed By: Peter Whitmore
Jim Hacker, MP: Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey: Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard Woolley: Derek Fowlds
Sir Arnold: John Nettleton
Sir Ian Whitworfh: John Barron
Brian: Wilkinson Patricko'Connell
Football c'ha'irman: Derek Benfield
Curator: Joanna Henderson

: The Chinese Detective: Oblomov

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
'Viral pneumonia! Ten days horizontal and no going out,' said Dr Li. But a visit from an informer rouses John Ho from his sickbed.
20 BBC Drama Themes (record REH 464, cassette ZCR 464), from retailers.


Writer: Ian Kennedy Martin
Series created by: Ian Kennedy Martin
Producer: Terence Williams
Director: Jeremy Summers
Det Sgt John Ho: David Yip
Chief Insp Berwick: Derek Martin
Det Sgt Donald Chegwyn: Arthur Kelly
Prince Majesty: Eddie Tagoe
Eli: Troy Foster
Hatman: Dana Michie
Myra: Merdelle Jordine
Alliss: Lucienne Camille
Italian: Ray Marioni
Don Liddell: John Savident
Roy: John Michael McCarthy
Eric Leggatt: Robert Russell
Jack Bross: Alan Ford
Chief Insp Seddon: Paul Antrim
Dr David Li: Richard Rees
Chief Supt Nuttall: Michael Barrington
Mr Patel: Albert Moses
Ezra: Larrington Walker
Joe Ho: Robert Lee
Foreman: Stephen Lawrence
First doctor: Barry Smith
Hotel manager: Jack Graham
Paddy Mack: Eugene Geasley
Second doctor: Helen Gold
Det Sgt George Whatley: Ron Emslie

: NewseiYes Potter

The first of seven parts written by ROY CLARKE starring
Potter, late of ' Pottermints', and his friend and drinking companion the Vicar, feel that Potter's neighbour, the amiable Tolly, has a gap in his life. Can they fill it happily?
Diana honor SHEPHERD jane BIIJMA COWLING Landlord............NORMAN MITCHELL Richard Milbrow. ...ROGER OSTIME BR porter...............JAY NEILL
Signature tune RONNIE HAZLEHURST Film cameraman FRED HAMILTON Sound recordist RON BLIGHT Designer PAUL ALLEN
Produced and directed by BERNARD THOMPSON


Written By: Roy Clarke
Unknown: Norman Mitchell
Unknown: Richard Milbrow.
Unknown: Jay Neill
Unknown: Ronnie Hazlehurst
Unknown: Fred Hamilton
Designer: Paul Allen
Directed By: Bernard Thompson
Redvers Potter: Robin Bailey
the Vicar: With John Barron
Aileen: Noël Dyson
Tolly: And John Warner

: News

with Jan Leeming ; Weatherman


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Everyman

Guatemala - An Exercise in Faith General Efrain Rios Montt , President of Guatemala, is a man in trouble. Last year he swept to power in a military coup, and in this traditionally Roman Catholic country energetically promoted his brand of charismatic evangelism.
This year Pope John Paul II was officially received with ill-disguised hostility: days before his arrival, six guerrillas were executed despite a papal plea for clemency. Now the Army's highest-ranking General has been sacked for claiming that religious sectarianism at the highest levels of government is causing ' unnecessary offence ' to the Catholic population.
As the battle for the soul of Guatemala develops, David Jessel examines the nature of the evangelical movement and the Catholic opposition, and asks ' whose God is winning? '


Unknown: General Efrain Rios Montt
Unknown: Pope John Paul Ii
Unknown: David Jessel
Producer: Colin Cameron
Editor: John Stuart Roberts

: Fred

Eight films about Fred Dibnah
7: Victory - and After
At the steam rally FRED DIBNAH is awarded a tankard to commemorate his epic journey, but it has been a gruelling week, and it's a relief to get back to everyday life and topple another chimney. Narrator Deryck Guyler
Photography ARTHUR SMITH , MARTIN LIGHTENING Written and produced by DON HAWORTH
BBC Manchester


Narrator: Deryck Guyler
Narrator: Photography Arthur Smith
Produced By: Don Haworth

: Weather

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