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: Open University

6.25 Stockhausen and Kontaktc
6.50 Craterlng and Lunar Geology
7.15 Computing: Critical Path
7.40 Brain and Skull
8.5 The Universe Tomorrow
8.30 Chemistry: History of Norethindrone

: Camberwick Green

A See-Saw programme.

: Knock Knock

Stories from God's wide world.
SNEH GUPTA tells the Hindu story of Manu and Shatarupa.
CHRIS SERLE describes how Dr Barnardo worked to bring happiness to unfortunate children.
CHRISTOPHER LILLICRAP reveals what happened when Squirt and Spot went on a stroll.


Unknown: Christopher Lillicrap
Director: Martin Hughes
Producer: David Brown

: This is the Day

An invitation to Join in an act of worship which links you with other viewers. Prayers are offered for the world as reflected in the Sunday newspapers, and in response to letters sent in by viewers.
During the service there's a chance to join some viewers at Fairwarp in Sussex and the speaker will be BR ROLAND WALLS.
Bible readings: 1 Kings 19, vv 10-12; Luke 10, vv 38-42. Hymn for meditation: Blessed are the pure In heart (Franconla)
Series producer ANGELA TILBY

: Asian Magazine

In the fourth Sab Ras programme, Asian Magazine presents songs by A. HARIHARAN , RAJINDER KACHROO, RIFAT ASHA, HANS DAVE and S. B. JOHN and a dance duet by DOLLY AND BABOO HUSSAIN
Executive producer ASHOK RAMPAL BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Sab Ras
Songs By: A. Hariharan
Unknown: Hans Dave
Unknown: S. B. John
Unknown: Baboo Hussain
Producer: Krishan Gould

: Closedown

: Farming

Producers PHILIP HICKS , KEN POLLOCK Executive producer john KENYON BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Philip Wrixon
Unknown: Dan Cherrington
Producers: Philip Hicks

: Cricket: Fourth Test

The Cornhill Insurance Test Sertes
England v New Zealand from Trent Bridge Fourth day
PETER WEST introduces coverage. Commentators RICHIE BENAUD


Commentators: Richie Benaud
Unknown: Jim Laker
Unknown: Tom Graveney
Unknown: Jack Bannister

: News Headlines

Weather for farmers BILL GILES

: Film of the Book: Little Women

A film of the book, Little Women opens a short season of screen adaptations. Starring June Allyson. Margaret O'Brien , Elizabeth Taylor and Janet Leigh
Louisa May Alcott 's much-loved classic story about the fortunes of four sisters growing up in the America of the 1860s.
Produced and directed by MERVYN LEROY Films: page 14


Unknown: June Allyson.
Unknown: Margaret O'Brien
Unknown: Elizabeth Taylor
Unknown: Janet Leigh
Unknown: Louisa May Alcott
Unknown: Andrew Solt
Unknown: Sarah Y. Mason
Unknown: Victor Heerman
Directed By: Mervyn Leroy
JO: June Allyson
Laurie: Peter Lawford
Beth: Margaret O'Brien
Amy: Elizabeth Taylor
Meg: Janet Leigh
Professor Bhaer: Rossano Brazzi
Marmee: Mary Astor
Aunt March: Lucille Watson
Mr Laurence: Sir C Aubrey Smith
Hannah: Elizabeth Patterson
Mr March: Leon Ames

: Cartoons

Daffy Duck, The Tazmanian Devil and Pepe Le Pew star in a double bill of cartoon comedy. Ducking the Devil and Who's Scent You?


Unknown: Pepe Le Pew

: Alias Smith and Jones

starring Pete Duel , Ben Murphy with guest stars Broderick Craw -ford and Rudy Vallee
The Man Who Broke the Bank at Red Gap


Unknown: Pete Duel
Unknown: Ben Murphy
Unknown: Broderick Craw
Unknown: Rudy Vallee

: Mickey and Donald

Mickey, Donald and Goofy narrowly escape disaster in a runaway trailer.
(Disney Time: tomorrow 5.25)

: The Government Inspector

A play in three parts by NicoLAi GOGOL, from the translation by DAVID MAGARSHACK 2: Bribery and Corruption
The Inspector moves into the Mayor's house -just to be more comfortable, you understand. The food is good, so is the wine and the mayor's daughter is very pretty. The time seems ripe for a little bribery and corruption.
Adapted and produced by RONALD SMEDLEY


Translation By: David Magarshack
Produced By: Ronald Smedley
Mayor: Freddie Jones
His wife: Ann Beach
The Government Inspector: Robin Nedwell
Osip: Jack Wild
Mari: Elizabeth Revill
Mr Pritehard: Aubrey Richards
Mr Lewis: John Clive
Mr Llewellyn: Jack Walters
Mr Griffiths: Talfryn Thomas
Owen Owen: Richard Davies
Owen Bowen: David Pugh
Ivor: Martin Howells
Constable: David Eynon

: News

with Jan Leeming ; Weatherman


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Resurrection

A series of seven programmes which examines life, death and resurrection through the eyes and experiences of handicapped people, their families and those who come into contact with them. 5: Barry Ellis
When he was 15, Barry Ellis was given six months to live. He chose to accept his death, to face up to it and to prepare his family and friends to cope with it. In tonight's Programme the people Barry left behind talk about their memories of him and the way his death has affected their lives.
Film cameraman colin MUNN Producer jim MURRAY


Unknown: Barry Ellis
Unknown: Barry Ellis
Unknown: Colin Munn
Producer: Jim Murray

: Songs of Praise

from Oystermouth
* Subtitles on Ceefax page 170

: The Sunday Film: My Fair Lady

starring Audrey Hepburn and Rex Harrison with Stanley Holloway
I Wilfrid Hyde White
Gladys Cooper , Jeremy Brett and Theodore Bikel
This delightful musical version of Shaw's play Pygmalion, in which Eliza Doolittle is transformed from Cockney flower-seller to elegant lady. is truly Hollywood at its lavish best. With a host of hit songs and no fewer than eight Academy Awards, the film is a constant and enduring pleasure for all the family.
Outside Covent Garden Opera House, Henry Higgins , professor of phonetics, boasts to his friend Pickering that he could teach a cockney flower-girl to speak like a duchess. The next morning, to his astonishment, Eliza turns up at his house, demanding that he make good his boast. Higgins rises to the challenge ... (sung by MARNI NIXON)
Screenplay by ALAN JAY LERNER from his own musical play based on BERNARD SHAW'S play Pygmalion
Produced by JACK L WARNER Directed by GEORGE CUKOR Films: page 14
* Subtitles on Ceefax page 170


Unknown: Audrey Hepburn
Unknown: Rex Harrison
Unknown: Stanley Holloway
Unknown: Wilfrid Hyde White
Unknown: Gladys Cooper
Unknown: Jeremy Brett
Unknown: Theodore Bikel
Unknown: Eliza Doolittle
Unknown: Henry Higgins
Unknown: Alan Jay Lerner
Music By: Frederick Loewe
Unknown: Alan Jay Lerner
Produced By: Jack L Warner
Directed By: George Cukor
Eliza: Audrey Hepburn
Professor Higgins: Rex Harrison
Alfred Doolittle: Stanley Holloway
Colonel Pickering: Wilfrid Hyde White
Mrs Higgins: Gladys Cooper
Freddie: Jeremy Brett
Zoltan Karpathy: Theodore Bikel
Mrs Pearce: Mona Washbourne
Mrs Eynsford-Hill: Isobel Elsom
Butler: John Holland

: News

with Jan Leeming Weatherman


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Potter

Written by Roy Clarke
Starring Robin Bailey as Redvers Potter, John Barron as the Vicar and Noel Dyson as Aileen

Potter cadges a lift from his neighbour Tolly to the golf club via the vicarage to pick up his Partner. Sounds simple, but problems occur which stimulate Tolly to behave in a most untypical way.


Writer: Roy Clarke
Signature Tune: Ronnie Hazlehurst
Film Cameraman: Fred Hamilton
Sound Recordist: Ron Blight
Designer: Paul Allen
Producer/Director: Bernard Thompson
Redvers Potter: Robin Bailey
The Vicar: John Barron
Aileen : Noel Dyson
Tolly: John Warner
Diana: Honor Shepherd
Jane: Brenda Cowling
Boy: Michael Jayes
Girl: Joanna Andrews
First driver: James Appleby
Second driver: Neville Barber
Lady at the vicarage: Margaret Anderson
Lady at the vicarage: Jean Marlow

: Sunday Night at The Proms

Introduced by Richard Baker
Tonight at the Henry Wood Promenade Concert, music by two of America's most popular composers: Bernstein Overture: Candide Gershwin Piano Concerto in F soloist Steven de Groote
Gershwin An American in Paris BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by Andrew Litton
George Gershwin was famous as a composer of popular music, much of it written for the stage or cinema. An American in Paris is probably best known through its use in the film of the same name, but it was written in 1928 as a concert piece and had its first performance in that year conducted by Walter Damrosch. Damrosch also conducted the premiere three years earlier of Gershwin's Piano Concerto with the composer as soloist.


Introduced By: Richard Baker
Conducted By: Andrew Litton
Conducted By: George Gershwin
Conducted By: Walter Damrosch.

: International Show Jumping

from Hickstead featuring
The Hambro Life Derby Highlights of today's 23rd Derby.
Introduced by DAVID VINE Commentators RAYMOND


Introduced By: David Vine
Unknown: Stephen Hadley
Producer: Johnnie Watherston

: Weatherman

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