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: Open University

6.20 Landscape: Bodmin and Dorset
6.45 Isotopes in Geology
7.10 Engineering: Two Control Problems
7.35 Engines of War
8.0 Telecommunications: Multiplexing
8.25 The Nature of Chemistry

: Mr Benn

A See-Saw programme

: Sunday Worship: Jesus - His Life and Teaching

Caesarea Philippi
What do we make of Jesus today? What did his earliest followers come to believe about him? Can we share their belief?
From Derbyshire College of Higher Education, Mickleover, Derby
Introduced by RAYMOND SHORT

Bible reading: Mark 8, vv 22-38
Hymns: Love divine, all loves excelling (Blaenwem); Jesus, name above all names (Capo 3); An upper room did our Lord prepare (O Waly, Waly); Lift high the cross, the love of Christ proclaim (Crucifer)

Series producer RAYMOND SHORT


Pianist: Norma Pritchard
Introduced By: Raymond Short
Director: Noel Vincent

: Asian Magazine

Today's guest NOOR JEHAN, 'The Melody Queen' whose inimitable style and lilting voice have delighted music lovers of three generations, talks about her career and performs some of her most popular melodies.
An ASIAN UNIT presentation BBC Pebble Mill

: Play it Safel

Eight programmes. 4: Quick as a Flash Presented by JIMMY SAVILE OBE


Presented By: Jimmy Savile

: Maths Help

A series of 24 programmes
20:Functions and Inequalities
Books, Parts 1 and 2, £3.95 from booksellers

: Greek-Language and People

Last of a ten-part series in Modern Greek for beginners Let's Have a Look
For more information contact: England and Wales: Broadcasting Support Services [number removed]; Northern Ireland: Media Follow-up [number removed]; Scotland: Network [number removed].
Book (same title), cassettes and records from booksellers

: Inside YTS

Last of five programmes on the Youth Training Scheme in action.
5: What Do You Think of it So Far? BRIAN REDHEAD talks to KEN ATKINSON , director of training MSC
Production assistant JANE FREEMAN Producer IAN WOOLF


Unknown: Ken Atkinson
Unknown: Jane Freeman
Producer: Ian Woolf

: Madhur Jaffrey's Indian Cookery Course

Eight programmes. 5: Shahi Korma

: Use Your Head

A series of nine programmes 2:You and Eye

: Making the Most of the Micro: At the End of the Line

Last of ten programmes
Someone, somewhere... might have a message for you. Ian McNaught-Davis and John Coll look at the use of the micro in communications.
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 with a 12" x 9" sae. Book and software pack, £12.95 from retailers


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

: Farming

In livestock markets all over England, the name DUSTY HARE calls to mind a shrewd buyer of sheep, able to translate the skilled judgment of eye and touch into profitable dealing. On rugby pitches all over the world the name Dusty Hare means lethal punishment for infringements - a boot that has kicked more points than any other in the history of the game.
DAN CHERRINGTON talks to the quiet self-effacing farmer.
Producer KEN POLLOCK BBC Pebble Mill
Weather for farmers MICHAEL FISH


Unknown: Dusty Hare
Talks: Dan Cherrington

: Letting Go

A series of six programmes
1:It's Different Now

: News Headlines

: Cartoons

: Film Matinee: The Magnificent Showman

starring John Wayne
Claudia Cardinale , Rita Hayworth When American circus-owner Matt Masters decides to take his show on a tour of Europe, he has a secret, romantic reason for the trip. A disastrous accident destroys the circus in Barcelona, but after a spectacular gallop up the Champs-Elysees with a runaway stagecoach, Matt is back in show business and once more on the road to romance. Films: page 14
(John Wayne stars in Sands of Iwo Jima on BBC2 tomorrow at 5 40 pm)


Unknown: John Wayne
Unknown: Claudia Cardinale
Unknown: Rita Hayworth
Unknown: Matt Masters
Matt Masters: John Wayne
Toni Alfredo: Claudia Cardinale
Lili Alfredo: Rita Hayworth
Car Carson: Lloyd Nolan
Aldo Alfredo: Richard Conte
Steve McCabe: John Smith
Emile Schuman: Henri Dantes
Mrs Schuman: Wanda Rotha
Giovana: Katharyna
Flo Hunt: Kay Walsh
Anna: Margaret MacGrath
Screenplay by BEN hecht,: Julian Halevey
and JAMES: Edward Grant
Produced by: Samuel Bronston
Directed by: Henry Hathaway

: Bonanza

starring with An Earthquake Called Callahan
When Joe agrees to track down a key witness in a court case he finds himself involved in another trial-by combat!


Written By: Preston Wood
Ben Cartwright: Lome Greene
Hoss Cartwright: Dan Blocker
Joe Cartwright: Michael Landon
Callahan: Victor French
Angeline: Sandy Duncan

: It Ain't Half Hot, Mum

by JIMMY PERRY and DAVID CROFT starring featuring
The Jungle Patrol
The Sergeant Major takes the Concert Party on a jungle survival course-Rangi ensures that they survive.


Unknown: Jimmy Perry
Unknown: David Croft
Designer: Roger Murray Leach
Producer: David Croft
Rangi Ram: Michael Bates
Bdr Solomons: George Layton
BSM Williams: Windsor Davies
Gnr Beaumont: And Melvyn Hayes
Col Reynolds: Donald Hewlett
Gnr Parkins: Christopher Mitchell
Gnr Graham: John Clegg
Capt Ashwood: Michael Knowles
Gnr Mackintosh: Stuart McGugan
Char Wallah Muhammed: Dino Shafeek
Gnr Sugden: Don Estelle
Gnr Evans: Mike Kinsey
Gnr Clark: Kenneth MacDonald
Punka Wallah Rumzan: Babar Bhatti
Hope Thompson, the District Commissioner: Geoffrey Lumsden
Game warden: Mohammed Shamai

: News

with Jan Leeming ; Weatherman


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Holiday

with Cliff Michelmore
John Carter and Anne Gregg
A 'Tyrolean Wander-walk' is exactly what the name suggests-a ramble through the Austrian countryside with no steep climbs. ANNE GREGG put on her sensible footwear to try this walking holiday.
The French Riviera-are things down there still the way they used to be in the great days between the wars? Do the rich and famous still stroll along the Promenade des Anglais in the spring sunshine? JOHN CARTER flew to Nice at Carnival time.
Diane Harron of BBC Belfast goes to the lakes of Fermanagh-an area one and a half times as large as the Norfolk Broads.
Executive producer TOM SAVAGE


Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Unknown: John Carter
Unknown: Anne Gregg
Unknown: Anne Gregg
Unknown: John Carter
Unknown: Diane Harron
Producer: Tom Savage

: Streetwise

The fourth of eight programmes about self-defence presented by Sarah Kennedy
You're travelling by bus or by tube minding your own business, when suddenly you're made to feel uncomfortable - it could be the beginning of a verbal or physical attack, it could be sexual harassment. What should you do? Self-defence teachers Judith Lowe and Mike Finn give some practical advice both on avoiding trouble and on dealing with potentially dangerous or embarrassing situations when they do arise.
Production CLARE BRIGSTOCKE. JENNY ROGERS Book (same title) 91.95 from booksellers
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: Judith Lowe
Unknown: Mike Finn
Unknown: Jenny Rogers

: Songs of Praise

from Romsey Abbey
Today is the first Sunday of Lent, a time when Christians reflect on their faith. Songs of Praise visits Romsey Abbey, which has stood for 850 years as a place of prayer and pilgrimage. More recently it has become the last resting place of Earl Mountbatten.
Geoffrey Wheeler meets David Clegg , voted this year's Choir Boy of the Year, who sings the 'Nunc Dimittis', and talks to Ann Rispin , who went to teach in Africa and came back with an adopted Ethiopian daughter. The people of Romsey sing their favourite hymns.
0 the deep deep love of Jesus (Ebenezer); Eternal glory of the sky; Lord of all hope-fulness (Slane); Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us (Mannheim); The whole wide world for Jesus! (Wolvercote); Immortal, invisible God only wise (St Denio); Nunc Dimittis (Burgon); 0 thou who dost accord us (Innsbruck)
Series producer JIM MURRAY
* Subtitles on Ceefax page 170


Unknown: Earl Mountbatten.
Unknown: Geoffrey Wheeler
Unknown: David Clegg
Unknown: Ann Rispin
Organist: Jeffrey Williams
Director: Ann Barnett
Producer: David Kremer
Producer: Jim Murray

: One by One

A series of ten programmes based on the Zoo Vet books by DAVID TAYLOR
7:A Long Weekendby ANTHONY READ starring and Every little helps - including hypnosis when dealing with wild animals. But help in feeding can lead to unwanted results....
Music composed by MICHAEL OMER Script editor TED RHODES Designer JOHN HOLLAND
Produced by BILL SELLARS


Unknown: David Taylor
Composed By: Michael Omer
Editor: Ted Rhodes
Designer: John Holland
Produced By: Bill Sellars
Directed By: Richard Bramall
Maurice Webb: Peter Jeffrey
Paddy Reilly: James Ellis
Peter Raymond: Jack Hedley
Gran Turner: Liz Smith
Ethel Ledbetter: Sonia Graham
Don Turner: Rob Heyland
Jan Van Merr: Dennis Lill
Maggie Raymond: Heather James
Sadhu: Renu Setna
Harry: Peter Ivatts
Doug: Geoffrey Leesley
Japanese girl: Ava de Souza
Dock policeman: John Oxley
Radio announcer: John Graham
Driver: Dev Sagoo
Schoolboys: John Alford
Schoolboys: John Drummond

: Mastermind

with Magnus Magnusson
Avery Hill College at Eltham in south east London welcomes four more aspirants for the title of Mastermind 1984. Maureen Butler (technical sales rep) Lymond saga books of Dorothy Dunnett
Anthony Hern (freelance journalist) Novels of G. K. Chesterton
Rachel Leonard (housewife)
Life and novels of Thomas Hardy Richard Thackrah (lecturer) History of the police 1829-1900


Unknown: Magnus Magnusson
Unknown: Maureen Butler
Unknown: Dorothy Dunnett
Unknown: Anthony Hern
Unknown: G. K. Chesterton
Unknown: Rachel Leonard
Unknown: Thomas Hardy
Unknown: Richard Thackrah
Director: Laurence Vulliamy
Producer: Roger MacKay

: Dynasty

The Roof
Suspicion falls on Claudia Blaisdel in the search for Fallon and Jeff's baby - her discovery leads to a terrifying rooftop encounter. Many miles away from this drama another is unfolding, when a dying old woman tells her grandson that he is none other than Adam Carrington , the son stolen from Blake and Alexis 25 years before....


Unknown: Claudia Blaisdel
Unknown: Adam Carrington
Blake Carrington: John Forsythe
Krystle: Linda Evans
Fallon: Pamela Sue Martin
Jeff Colby: John James
Alexis: Joan Collins
Adam: 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

: Heart of the Matter

with David Jessel
Fr 'Guadalupe' Carney, an American Catholic priest, died in the Honduran jungle at the head of a band of armed guerrillas - of starvation says the Honduran army. His family believe he was captured, tortured and killed, and that US military advisers were behind the entire counterinsurgency operation. DAVID JESSEL follows the spiritual journey of the St Louis altarboy who became a revolutionary priest; and the emotional journey of his family in their search for his body, his fate and the truth.
Film cameraman JOHN WALKER Film sound DON MARTIN
Series producer COLIN CAMERON


Unknown: David Jessel

: The World of Cooking

A series of 11 films 7:Mexico
Mexican cuisine is a mixture of old and new - ancient Indian and Spanish. This variety is reflected in the menu of chef Joaquin Guzman of the Hotel Continental in Mexico City, who prepares a classic Indian guacamole, chicken with chilli sauce, tortillas (maize pancakes filled with spicy sausage) and fresh fish Veracruz style. Narrator Derek Cooper
Presented for the BBC by PETER RIDING and CATHERINE ROBINS. A SCREENSCOPE production


Unknown: Joaquin Guzman
Narrator: Derek Cooper
Unknown: Catherine Robins.

: The Sky at Night

Venus Unveiled
For the past few months Venus has been a brilliant object in the morning sky. Though we cannot see through its dense, unbreathable atmosphere, space probes have sent back remarkable pictures, and using infra-red techniques, the Anglo-Australian Observatory has taken pictures of the dark side. Patrick Moore talks to Dr Peter Cattermole of Sheffield University about this fascinating world.


Talks: Patrick Moore
Unknown: Dr Peter Cattermole
Producer: Pieter Morpurgo

: Weather

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