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: Open University

6.20 James Hutton , Geologist.
6.46 Industrial Relations.
7.10 Resources in Sound.
7.36 Planning Public Expenditure: 1.
8.0 Telecommunications: Modulation.
8.26 Stereochemistry: Conformations.


Unknown: James Hutton

: Postman Pat: Pat Takes a Message

A See-Saw programme
Written by John Cunliffe.


Writer: John Cunliffe
Narration and voices: Ken Barry
Music: Bryan Daly

: Sunday Worship

Jesus-His Life and Teaching The Way He Made Enemies
During his lifetime Jesus made many enemies, who found him too much of a threat. If we truly understood him should we feel similarly threatened? From the chapel, St John's College, Nottingham. Speaker
Bible readings: Mark 10, w 35-45; Mark 3, vv 1-6
Hymns: Christ is our corner-stone (Hare-wood); Therefore we lift our hearts in praise; My song is love unknown (Love Unknown); Be thou my vision (Slane) Sound JOHN CAULFIELD Lighting JIM CLELAND
Series producerRAYMOND SHORT


Unknown: Canon Colin Buchanan
Introduced By: Raymond Short
Unknown: John Caulfield
Unknown: Jim Cleland
Director: Michael Shoesmith
Producer: Raymond Short

: Asian Magazine

Asian Magazine goes magic today and presents a film profile of GURU RANGEELA, a young Asian magician. His magic varies from card tricks to illusions like sawing a lady in half. Apart from news and views from the community, music is provided by SHARON who sings a modern pop song.
Executive producer ASHOK RAMPAL BBC Pebble Mill


Producer: Bish Mehay
Producer: Ashok Rampal

: Play it Safe!: 2: Children Can't Fly

A series of tenprogrammes
Presented by Jimmy Savile OBE
For free Play it Safe booklet send your name and address on a postcard to: Play it Safe!, [address removed]


Presenter: Jimmy Savile OBE

: Maths Help

A series of 24 programmes 18:Geometry, II

: Greek-Language and People

A ten-part series with CHRIS SERLE and KATIA DANDOULAKI. 8: Who's Who
For more information contact: England and Wales: Broadcasting Support Services [number removed]; Northern Ireland: Media Follow-up [number removed]; Scotland: Network [number removed]


Unknown: Chris Serle
Unknown: Katia Dandoulaki.

: Inside YTS

Five programmes on the Youth Training Scheme in action. 3: How am I Doing?
The YTS has no accepted standard for assessing progress, but reviewing progress is an essential element. How do trainers tackle the problem?
Producer IAN WOOLF


Producer: Ian Woolf
Director: Robert Albury

: Madhur Jaffrey's Indian Cookery Course: 3: Lemony Chicken

A series of eight programmes

: See Hear!

Presenting news, views and entertainment for the deaf or hard of hearing, with sign language and subtitles.

: Making the Most of the Micro

Ten programmes
8: Everything Under Control
How can the computer be made to sense what is going on around it?
Ian McNaught-Davis and John Coll look at a range of micro-controlled applications, from a sophisticated mechanical hand for the disabled to a number of do-it-yourself devices, including a temperature sensor and an inexpensive robot vehicle.
(Repeat )
For further information on the computer literacy project send a large sae (12" x 9") and 21p postage to [address removed].
Television notes to accompany the series, address as above, £1.60 enclosing a large sae (12" x 9")
Book, software pack, £12.95 from retailers


Presenter: Ian McNaught-Davis
Software Consultant: John Coll
Director: Mike Cocker
Producer: David Allen

: Farming

features the news and views, politics and practice of those involved with the land. with PHILIP WRIXON
Producers philip hicks , KEN POLLOCK Executive producer JOHN KENYON BBC Pebble Mill
Weather for farmersMICHAEL FISH


Unknown: Philip Wrixon
Unknown: Dan Cherrington
Unknown: James Gladstone
Producers: Philip Hicks
Producers: Ken Pollock
Producer: John Kenyon
Unknown: Michael Fish

: Taking Stock

Five programmes on being 50 in the 80s. 4: Loss and Change
Producers IAN WOOLF. BRIGHT BARRY Book (same title) f3.96 from booksellers

: News Headlines

: Film Matinee: The Bells of St Mary's

Bing Crosby and Ingrid Bergman
Bing Crosby plays Fr O'Malley , the role he created originally in Going My Way, in this charming and sentimental film about attempts to find new accommodation for a proud but run-down school. Ingrid Bergman gives one of her most delightful performances as the Sister Superior.
Screenplay by DUDLEY NICHOLS
Produced and directed by LEO MCCAREY Films: page 14


Unknown: Bing Crosby
Unknown: Ingrid Bergman
Unknown: Bing Crosby
Unknown: Fr O'Malley
Unknown: Ingrid Bergman
Unknown: Dudley Nichols
Directed By: Leo McCarey
Fr O'Malley: Bing Crosby
Sister Superior: Ingrid Bergman
Mr Bogardus: Henry Travers
Patsy: Joan Carroll
Patsy's mother: Martha Sleeper
Patsy's father: William Gargan
Sister Michael: Ruth Donnelly
Eddie: Dickie Tyeer
Mrs Breen: Una O'Connor
Dr McKay: Rhys Williams

: Bonanza

Winter Kill When the bitter cold of the Sierra Nevadas threatens to wipe out the Ponderosa and neighbouring herds, Ben decides to import stock from Montana. Hoss and Joe go to collect it but return-empty handed ...


Ben Cartwright: Lome Greene
Hoss Cartwright: Dan Blocker
Joe: Michael Landon
Jamie: Mitch Vogel

: One Night in November

On 25 November 1983 all BBC radio and television stations combined forces to launch the Children in Need Appeal. When the programmes throughout the country ended early the next morning, £839,429 had been pledged by viewers and listeners. Terry Wogan looks back on that evening with some glimpses behind the scenes, and news of how much has been raised.


Unknown: Terry Wogan

: Goodbye Mr Chips

by JAMES HILTON , dramatised in six episodes by ALEXANDER BARON
5: Chips has emerged victorious in his quarrel with the new headmaster. But now he must face a far greater threat to his tranquil life at Brookfield - the menacing shadows of war. and CHRIST COLLEGE, BRECON
Music composed and conducted byDUDLEY SIMPSON
Lighting director JOHN MASON Script editor TERRANCE DICKS Designer colin SHAW Producer BARRY LETTS Director GARETH DAVIES


Unknown: James Hilton
Unknown: Alexander Baron
Conducted By: Dudley Simpson
Director: John Mason
Editor: Terrance Dicks
Designer: Colin Shaw
Producer: Barry Letts
Director: Gareth Davies
Chips: Roy Marsden
Mrs Wickett: Anne Kristen
Kemp: John Harding
Max Staefel: Stephen Jenn
Sir John Rivers: Paul Williamson
Ponsonby: Michael Malnick
Marlow: Matthew Solon
Chatteris: Richard Cordery
Cricklade: Tom Davidson
Mr Jones: Norman Mitchell
Forrester: Nicholas Pandolfi
Terriss: Daniel Flynn
Staines: Andrew Groves
Prescote: Peter Doran
Sergeant-Major: Peter Spraggon
Brookfield boys: Repton School

: News

with Jan Leeming ; Weatherman


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Holiday

with Cliff Michelmore
John Carter and Anne Gregg
It may have been the jewel in the imperial crown, and the focus of much recent attention on television, but when JOHN CARTER took passage to India, the intention was to discover what attracts thousands of visitors today. He reports from the heat and dust in the south of the sub-continent. As a complete contrast Holiday goes ski-ing in Spain. Not to a resort in the Pyrenees however, but south to the Sierra Nevada-just about as far south as you can go in search of the snow in Europe. The purpose-built village of Sol y Nieve is close to the beaches of the Costa del Sol, and to the ancient city of Granada. Tom Savage sets the scene.
In another regional report, Kathy Rochford of BBC Birmingham travels to Bridgnorth in Shropshire, sampling the excitement of travel by canoe and the delights of the Severn Valley Railway. In the studio, news and comment on the holiday scene.


Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Unknown: John Carter
Unknown: Anne Gregg
Unknown: John Carter
Unknown: Kathy Rochford
Producer: Colin Strong

: Streetwise

The second of eight programmes about self-defence presented by Sarah Kennedy. The successful pickpocket will have picked a pocket or two, or even three, and you won't have felt a thing. What can you do? Quite a lot, and most of it will involve making the pickpocket's life more difficult in the first place. Do you know which kind of handbag is most thief-proof? Do you know the safest place to keep your wallet? Do you know what ruses pick-pockets use to distract you? And if these precautions fail, there's a simple self-defence technique you can learn to keep the pickpocket at arm's length.
Production CLARE BRIGSTOCKE. JENNY ROGERS Boot (same title) 91.95, from booksellers. List of self-defence classes from Streetwise, BBCtv, London [Postcode removed] with 14 x 9" envelope and 21p stamp


Presented By: Sarah Kennedy.
Unknown: Jenny Rogers

: Songs of Praise

... Sings Gospel from Southwark Cathedral
Tonight's programme is different! It's a celebration of gospel music. Geoffrey Wheeler sets out to explore its background and roots and among its devotees he meets the Mayor of Southwark, Sam King the only black mayor in Britain. For this Songs of Praise special, Christians who worship in this unique and joyous way have travelled to Southwark from all over London and beyond to sing much-loved hymns in a style that's all their own.
All hail the power of Jesu's name (Miles Lane); 0 magnify the Lord; When we all get to Heaven; I'm forgiven; He lives; Just as I am; How great thou art; Lord you've been good to me; I will enter his gates; Down by the riverside; Some day; My soul says yes; Holy, holy, holy; Jesus loves me; Turn it over to Jesus.
Producer CHRISTOPHER MANN Series producer jim MURRAY
* Subtitles on Ceefax page 170


Music: Geoffrey Wheeler
Unknown: Sam King
Producer: Christopher Mann

: One by One

A series of ten programmes based on the Zoo Vet books by DAVID TAYLOR 5: Pastures New by ANTHONY READ starring
One more failure and a reminder of the past convinces Donald where his new life lies ...
Music composed by MICHAEL OMER Script editor TED RHODES Designer JOHN COLEMAN
Produced by BILL SELLARS


Unknown: David Taylor
Composed By: Michael Omer
Editor: Ted Rhodes
Designer: John Coleman
Produced By: Bill Sellars
Directed By: Christopher Baker
Maurice Webb: Peter Jeffrey
Paddy Reilly: James Ellis
Peter Raymond: Jack Hedley
Gran Turner: Liz Smith
Ethel Ledbetter: Sonia Graham
Don Turner: And Rob Heyland
Jenny Blount: Rosie Kerslake
George Bedford: Tony Doyle
King: John Paul
Harry: Peter Ivatts
Frank Harvey: Tommy Duggan
Mrs Lomax: Maggie Ollerenshaw
Mr Lomax: David Allister
Martin Davidson: David English

: Mastermind

with Magnus Magnusson
Two men and two women confront each other at University College, Cardiff, in the fifth heat of Mastermind 1984.
Angela Burke (computer operator) History of costume since 1400
Jane Gardner (chartered librarian) Epic novels of R. F. Delderfield
Byron Jones (construction manager) Life and works of Duke Ellington
Derek Pheby (medical practitioner) Life and works of John Keats


Presenter: Magnus Magnusson
Contestant: Angela Burke
Contestant: Jane Gardner
Contestant: Byron Jones
Contestant: Derek Pheby
Director: Laurence Vulliamy
Producer: Roger MacKay

: Ever Decreasing Circles

Last in the series by JOHN ESMONDE and BOB LARBEY starring Richard Briers
Penelope Wilton , Peter Egan , with Stanley Lebor , Geraldine Newman and Ronnie Stevens
Film cameraman JOHN BAKER Film editor MIKE JACKSON
Produced and directed by SYDNEY LOTTERBY


Unknown: John Esmonde
Unknown: Richard Briers
Unknown: Penelope Wilton
Unknown: Peter Egan
Unknown: Stanley Lebor
Unknown: Geraldine Newman
Unknown: Ronnie Stevens
Unknown: John Baker
Editor: Mike Jackson
Unknown: Ron Bristow
Designer: Tom Yardley-Jones
Directed By: Sydney Lotterby
Martin: Richard Briers
Ann: Penelope Wilton
PauL: Peter Egan
Howard: Stanley Lebor
Hilda: Geraldine Newman
Tommy Cooper: Ronnie Stevens

: News

with Jan Leeming ; Weatherman


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: That's Life

with Esther Rantzen
The reporters are Bill Buckley
Gavin Campbell , Michael Groth And at the That's Life Newsdesk Doc Cox and Joanna Monro


Unknown: Esther Rantzen
Unknown: Bill Buckley
Unknown: Gavin Campbell
Unknown: Michael Groth
Unknown: Joanna Monro
Director: Bob Marsland
Producer: Esther Rantzen
Editor: Gordon Watts

: Everyman: Your Neighbour's Son - The Making of a Torturer

In 1984 both Amnesty International and the British Council of Churches are to mount major campaigns highlighting what they call a world-wide 'epidemic' of torture. This film uses both drama and documentary techniques to tell the story of Michalis Petrou , one of the chief torturers of the Greek Colonels' regime (1967-1974). Petrou is probably unique in film history: in this programme he explains how he became a torturer, and admits how far he was prepared to go in tormenting fellow humans to serve a political system. The film shows how Petrou was trained, and also includes interviews with some of his victims. Yet it is not just about what happened in Greece during a certain period in its history. It is an account of the training that could make a torturer of the ordinary young man anywhere - even your neighbour's son.


Unknown: Michalis Petrou
Unknown: Alexander Gruszynski
Unknown: Mika Haritos-Fatouros
Unknown: Panos Sakelleriadis
Unknown: Gorm Wagner
Directed By: Joergen Flindt Pedersen
Produced By: Ebbe Preisler

: The World of Cooking

A series of 11 films 5: Japan
In Japan cooking is regarded as an art. Good chefs will also take time and trouble over the arrangement and presentation of meals which may include as many as 26 different dishes. Leading Tokyo chef Nabuo lida prepares some of his favourites, including Wakadori Kuwayaki (chicken pieces in sweet wine), Oshi
Zushi (pressed raw fish and rice) and traditional fried Tempura. Narrator Derek Cooper
Book (same title), 92.25 from booksellers


Narrator: Derek Cooper
Unknown: Peter Riding
Unknown: Catherine Robins

: Sergeant Bilko: Bilko and the Flying Saucers

[Starring] Phil Silvers as Sergeant Bilko


Sgt Bilko: Phil Silvers

: Weather

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