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: Open University

6.45 Borehole Logging
7.10 The Hydraulic Ram
7.35 The Claimant
8.0 Engineering Mechanisms
8.25 Stereochemistry: Conformational Analysis

: Mr Benn

A See-Saw programme

: Sunday Worship

Jesus - His Life and Teaching Jesus Means Judgment
At some point we all have to make moral decisions. What standards guide our judgments? Is it just a matter of depending on individual conscience? Are there some standards that never change?
From Derbyshire College of Higher Education, Mickleover, Derby
Introduced by RAYMOND SHORT Bible reading: John 9, vv 1-41
Hymns: Lift up your heads, ye mighty gates (Gonfalon Royal); The light of Christ has come into the world; Christ be with me, Christ within me (St Patrick's Breastplate); Thine be the glory, risen, conquering Son (Maccabaeus)
Series producer RAYMOND SHORT


Pianist: Norma Pritchard
Introduced By: Raymond Short
Unknown: Neil Murray.
Director: Michael Wood

: Asian Magazine

Danny, Charlie and Shin are three talented musicians from Birmingham and their group, DCS, has achieved tremendous fame both in this country and India. Today a film profile.
RASHID ASHRAF talks to D. WOUHRA , a young film producer, and MARC ZUBER , the star of the Hindi movie Cricketer shot on location in the UK.
JAGMOHAN KAUR sings a Punjabi folk song by legendary poet BULLE shah.
Executive producer ASHOK RAMPAL BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: D. Wouhra
Unknown: Marc Zuber
Producer: Krishan Gould

: Play it Safe!

A series of eight programmes on preventing child accidents. 3: Poisoning
Presented by JIMMY SAVILE OBE Free booklet from Health Education Council[address removed]
Scotland only: [address removed]


Presented By: Jimmy Savile

: Maths Help

A series of 24 programmes aimed at giving help with 0-level maths 19: Probability
Books, Maths Help parts 1 and 2, 13.95 each from booksellers

: Greek-Language and People

A ten-part series in Modern Greek for beginners. 9: Likes and Dislikes
For more information contact: England and Wales: Broadcast Support Services [number removed]; Northern Ireland: Media follow-up [number removed]; Scotland: Network [number removed]

: Inside YTS

Five programmes on the Youth Training Scheme in action.
4: Who Needs Guidance?
The organisations who run youth training schemes are required to provide every trainee with adequate 'guidance and support'.
But it looks as if the adults working in YTS can use some guidance and support themselves.
Film editor JOHN JENNISON Producer IAN WOOLF


Editor: John Jennison
Producer: Ian Woolf

: Madhur Jaffrey's Indian Cookery Course

A series of eight programmes 4: Masoor Dal
Fish and vegetable dishes are a classic part of Indian cookery. MADHUR JAFFREY shows you how to make a delicious dish out of prawns and courgettes. That other classic vegetable pullao is also featured.
Assistant producer JENNY STEVENS Producer JENNY ROGERS
Book (same title), £8.95 hardback, 14.25 paperback from booksellers


Unknown: Madhur Jaffrey
Producer: Jenny Stevens
Producer: Jenny Rogers

: Use Your Head

A series of nine programmes 1: Change Your Mind
The brain is a remarkable organism and TONY BUZAN explains how it can be used to the full.


Unknown: Tony Buzan
Director: Ian Robertson
Producer: Nancy Thomas

: Making the Most of the Micro

Ten programmes
9: Moving Pictures
With the help of IAN TRACKMAN, a professional software writer, IAN MCNAUGHT-DAVIS investigates the extent to which the personal micro-computer can achieve these effects.
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 and software pack, £12.95 from retailers

: 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 farmers JIM BACON


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

: Taking Stock

The last of five programmes The Next 25 Years
Producers IAN WOOLF , BRIGIT BARRY Book (same title) £3.95 from booksellers


Producers: Ian Woolf

: News Headlines

: International Darts

Arrow Chemicals
British International Championship
Scotland u England
The second match in the triangular series between England, Scotland and Wales.
Scotland, convincingly defeated by Wales two weeks ago, will be out to prove their potential against the favourites and traditional 'enemies' England, having the advantage of being on Scottish soil.
Introduced by TONY GUBBA from the Mecca Empire, Edinburgh Commentators SID WADDELL and TONY GREEN


Introduced By: Tony Gubba
Commentators: Sid Waddell
Directors: Mike Adley
Directors: Keith MacKenzkie
Producer: Keith Phillips

: Film Matinee: After the Fox

starring Peter Sellers
Victor Mature, Britt Ekland
Notorious criminal Aldo Vanucci , alias 'The Fox', hits on a novel way of getting manpower for a bullion hijack; he persuades an entire village that they're movie extras under his 'direction', and sets them to work!
Screenplay by NEIL SIMON Produced by JOHN BRYAN
Directed by VITTORIO DE SICA Films: page 14


Unknown: Aldo Vanucci
Unknown: Neil Simon
Produced By: John Bryan
Directed By: Vittorio de Sica
Aldo Vanucci: Peter Sellers
Tony Powell: Victor Mature
Gina Romantica: Britt Ekland
Harry: Martin Balsam
Okra: Akim Tamiroff
Polio: Paolo Stoppa
Siepi: Tino Buazzelli
Carlo: Mac Ronay
Mama Vanucci: Lydia Brazzi
Police chief: Landa Buzzanca
Bikini girl: Maria Grazia Buccella
Chief of Interpol: Maurice Denham
First detective: Tiberio Murgia
Second detective: Francesco de Leone

: International Darts

Further coverage of the British International Championship with highlights of the afternoon's play and the result of today's match.

: Goodbye Mr Chips

The last of the series by JAMES HILTON dramatised by ALEXANDER BARON
The Great War, the war to end wars, is at its height. Not only have many of Chips's former pupils been killed, but also his best friend, the German master, Max Staefel. Brookfield boys REPTON SCHOOL and CHRIST COLLEGE, BRECON
Music composed and conducted by DUDLEY SIMPSON
Make-up designer SYLVIA THORNTON Script editor TERRANCE DICKS


Unknown: James Hilton
Dramatised By: Alexander Baron
Unknown: Max Staefel.
Conducted By: Dudley Simpson
Designer: Sylvia Thornton
Editor: Terrance Dicks
Designer: Colin Shaw.
Producer: Barry Letts
Director: Gareth Davies
Chips: Roy Marsden
Mrs Wickett: Anne Kristen
Kemp: John Harding
Terriss: Daniel Flynn
Staines: Andrew Groves
Prescote: Peter Doran
Kennard: Earl Rhodes
Linford: Adrian Ross-Magenty
Dr Merivale: Peter Baldwin
Cartwright: Peter Whitbread

: News

with Jan Leeming ; Weatherman


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Holiday

with Cliff Michelmore
John Carter and Anne Gregg
Spinsters and bachelors, widows or widowers - many thousands of people take their holidays alone, and several tour companies specialise in catering for their solo requirements. ANNE GREGG went on such a holiday in Amain, a holiday which promises candlelit dinners, companionship, and perhaps just a hint of romance.
If you're keen on sailing, but unsure of your ability in foreign waters, then a flotilla sailing holiday would seem to be the answer. You fend for yourself, but under the eye of an experienced leader. Tom Savage sampled such a holiday sailing off Yugoslavia.
For the last of his reports on the islands of Britain, CLIFF MICHELMORE travels to Jersey, sheltered in the Cherbourg peninsula. In the studio, news and comment on the holiday scene.
Executive producer TOM SAVAGE Producer Colin STRONG


Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Unknown: John Carter
Unknown: Anne Gregg
Unknown: Anne Gregg
Unknown: Cliff Michelmore

: Streetwise

The third of eight programmes presented by Sarah Kennedy
Any intrusion into your home is alarming and potentially dangerous. What ploys do the con-men typically use to get into your house? And what should you do if you come home to find a burglar already inside? Self-defence teachers Mike Finn and Judith Lowe give some advice, and Judith teaches Sarah an easily learnt self-defence technique which could be useful in all kinds of threatening situations.
Production CLARE BRIGSTOCKE, JENNY ROGERS List of self-defence classes from Streetwise, BBCtv, London [Postcode removed] with envelope 14 x 9" and a 21p stamp


Presented By: Sarah Kennedy
Unknown: Mike Finn
Unknown: Judith Lowe
Unknown: Jenny Rogers

: Songs of Praise

from Tewkesbury Abbey

Tewkesbury is a town rich in history, with a wealth of outstanding architecture the finest example of which has to be the Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin. This magnificent Norman building provides the setting for tonight's hymns, and among the local Christians Geoffrey Wheeler meets are Meriel Darby, whose study of Eastern medicine has brought her back to Western religion, and Harry Workman, who talks about how his life has changed over the past 50 years, since he founded one of the local dairies.

O worship the King (Hanover); Come, gracious Spirit (Hawkhurst); Guide me, O thou great Jehovah (Cwm Rhondda); Dear Lord and Father of mankind (Repton); Through all the changing scenes of life (Wiltshire): Jesu, lover of my soul (Aberystwyth); How great thou art!; Praise to the Lord (Praxis pietatis)

Conductor IAN FOX
Series producer JIM MURRAY
BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Geoffrey Wheeler
Unknown: Meriel Darby
Unknown: Harry Workman
Organist: Michael Peterson
Unknown: Michael Moxon
Producer: Jim Murray

: One by One

A series of ten programmes based on the Zoo Vet books by DAVID TAYLOR 6: Time and Motion by ANTHONY READ starring
Donald is getting used to being called out to strange kinds of animals. But what can anyone do when the owner is convinced of a cure ...
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
Ethel Ledbetter: Sonia Graham
Don Turner: And Rob Heyland
Bart Croxley: John Judd
Jenny Blount: Rosie Kerslake
Helga Schultz: Barbara Kinghorn
Ted: Peter Lorenzelli
Kingston: Barry Stearn
Charlie Grigg: Russell Wootton
Mrs Woods: Deirdre Costello
Julie: Cathy George

: Mastermind

with Magnus Magnusson
University College, Cardiff, is host as three women and one man pit their wits against each other in the quest to become Mastermind 1984.
Diana Hadley (landscape gardener) Life and work of Sir Edwin Lutyens Margaret Harris (deputy head teacher) Life and work of Cecil Rhodes John Warner (retired) Anglo-Australian test matches 1920-1938 Primrose Wood (physiotherapist)
Lord Peter Wimsey novels of Dorothy L. Sayers


Unknown: Diana Hadley
Unknown: Sir Edwin Lutyens
Unknown: Margaret Harris
Unknown: Lord Peter Wimsey
Unknown: Dorothy L. Sayers
Director: Laurence Vuluamy
Producer: Roger MacKay

: Dynasty

The saga of the Carrington family returns starring
The Plea
Blake Carrington lies unconscious on a remote mountainside after his fierce struggle with Nick Toscanni - can Krystle find him in time? Alexis' wedding plans are delayed by Cecil's massive coronary - will she be thwarted in her bid to marry for power? Fallon and Jeff are devastated by the kidnapping of their baby - who has the missing child?
0 FEATURE: page 12


Unknown: Blake Carrington
Unknown: Nick Toscanni
Blake Carrington: John Forsythe
Krystle: Linda Evans
Fallon: Pamela Sue Martin
Jeff: John James
Alexis: Joan Collins
Michael Torrance: Gordon Thomson
Cecil Colby: Lloyd Bochner
Claudia Blaisdel: Pamela Bellwood
Joseph: Lee Bergere

: 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

: News

with Jan Leeming ; Weatherman


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Everyman

The Creation
How did the universe begin? According to Genesis, God created the world in six days. According to science, the universe was born about 15 billion years ago in a moment of cataclysmic creation -the big bang.
But this theory leaves open the question: how did the bang happen in the first place? It is here that science has seemed to leave room for God - at least in the role of lighting the blue touch paper. But very recently some scientists have claimed that they can answer the ultimate question - how the universe appeared all on its own, out of nothing. Is this true? And what would be the implications if it is?
In this film Everyman uses advanced computer graphics to explain the latest developments in the scientific understanding of the creation, and talks to leading scientists, both religious and atheist, about the consequences of these developments for belief in God. Narrator Eugene Fraser Film editor TIM CAWSTON
Series producer DANIEL WOLF Producer MAX WHITBY


Narrator: Eugene Fraser

: The World of Cooking

A series of 11 films 6: Germany
Germany is well-known for beer festivals, schnitzel and sauerkraut. But in the spa town of Bad Wurzach, Chef Helmut Abrell prepares other traditional dishes, including Maultaschen (pouches of dough filled with pork), perch stuffed with pike, and red-currant pie. Narrator Derek Cooper Presented for the BBC by PETER RIDING and CATHERINE ROBINS. A SCREENSCOPE production


Unknown: Helmut Abrell
Narrator: Derek Cooper
Unknown: Catherine Robins.

: International Darts

Arrow Chemicals
British International
Scotland v England
TONY GUBBA introduces highlights of today's match, including coverage of the ladies' event.

: Weather

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