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: Open University

6.20 Chemistry: Spectroscopy
6.45 Crustal and Mantle Processes
7.10 Home: Castle or Cage? 2
7.35 The Borderline Case
8.0 Engineering Statics
8.25 Stereochemistry: Configurations

: Pigeon Street

A See-Saw programme
All in a Day's Work

: Sunday Worship

Jesus-His Life and Teaching Looking to the Future
The future is both fascinating and frightening. How do we express doubts, fears and hopes about the future? How does this connect with what Jesus said about it? From the Chapel of King's College, London. Speaker THE REV RICHARD HARRIES , Dean of King's College, London Organist E. H. WARRELL
Introduced by RAYMOND SHORT
Bible readings: Daniel 7, vv 9-18; Mark 13 Hymns: By the rivers of Babylon (Psalm 137, Plainsong); 0 holy city, seen of John (Morning Song); Forth in thy name, 0 Lord, I go (Angel's Song)
Series producer RAYMOND SHORT


Unknown: Richard Harries
Organist: E. H. Warrell
Introduced By: Raymond Short
Unknown: Graham Haines
Unknown: Peter Greenyer
Director: Andrew Barr

: Asian Magazine

Interior designer SABIRA MOHAMED talks about her career and illustrates her work. Apart from designing the interiors of homes, offices and hotels she has also started doing her own tile designs, as she feels Britain should not always rely on foreign products. Also other stories from and about the communities and SHANKAR DAS GUPTA sings a Bengali folk song.
Executive producer ASHOK RAMPAL BBC Pebble Mill


Talks: Sabira Mohamed
Talks: Shankar Das Gupta

: Play it Safe!

A series of ten programmes 7: Everyday Hazards


Presented By: Jimmy Savile

: Maths Help

A series of 24 programmes 23: Trigonometry I

: Languages for Life

Lingue per la vita
A version in Italian of the film Languages for Life, taken from the earlier Multi-Cultural Education series.
It is shown with English subtitles.
E' un programma utile ai genitori di lingua italiana su come rivolgersi alia scuola per l'insegnamento dell'italiano tra Ie materie scolastiche.

: Technical Studies

A series of four programmes Narrator DEREK COOPER
3: Welding Techniques


Narrator: Derek Cooper

: Madhur Jaffrey's Indian Cookery Course

The last of eight programmes Raan Masaledar
Book (same title), 98.95 hardback, £4.25 paperback, from booksellers

: Use Your Head

A series of nine programmes 5: In-formation
TONY BUZAN shows how, by using basic key work patterns, you can use the brain's own method of storing information to back up your memory. Book (same title), 93.95 from booksellers


Unknown: Tony Buzan

: Computers in Control

A five-part introduction to the world of robotics 3: Making Things Move
IAN MCNAUGHT-DAVIS continues his exploration of the principles behind the use of the computer in robotics.
Notes from Broadcasting Support Services, PO Box 7, London [Postcode removed], enclosing a cheque or PO for 91.30 made out to BSS

: 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 MICHAEL FISH


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

: Letting Go

A series of six films 3: Young Love
One young couple and their parents talk about teenage love; an unmarried teenage mother tells why she became pregnant; a mother and son give their thoughts on how to react if the teenager's choice of partner is 'gay' rather than 'straight'.
Viewers' notes from [address removed] with a 9| x 6|" envelope and a 17p stamp

: News Headlines

: Bonanza

Kingdom of Fear
The Cartwrights fall foul of the Judge, a cruel landowner and self-styled law-maker whose captives are forced into virtual slavery.
Written by MICHAEL LANDON Directed by JOE PEVNEY


Written By: Michael Landon
Directed By: Joe Pevney
Ben Cartwright: Lome Greene
Little Joe: Michael Landon
Hoss: Dan Blocker
Candy: With David Canary
the Judge: Alfred Ryder

: It Ain't Half Hot Mum

by JIMMY PERRY and DAVID CROFT starring co-starring
Down in the Jungle
The plane carrying the Concert Party is forced down in the jungle. Are they this side of the enemy - or the other?
Producer DAVID croft
* Subtitles on Ceefax page 170


Unknown: Jimmy Perry
Unknown: David Croft
Designer: Barbara Gosnold
Producer: David Croft
Rangi Ram: Michael Bates
BSM Williams: Windsor Davies
Bdr Solomons: George Layton
Gnr Beaumont: Melvyn Hayes
Col Reynolds: Donald Hewlett
Gnr Parkins: Christopher Mitchell
Gnr Graham: John Clegg
Capt Ashwood: Michael Knowles
Gnr Mackintosh: Stuart McGugan
Char Wallah: Dino Shafeek
Gnr Sugden: Don Estelle
Gnr Evans: Mike Kinsey
Gnr Clark: Kenneth MacDonald
Punka Wallah: Babar Bhatti
Pilot: Tariq Yunis
Restaurant proprietor: Mohammed Shamsi
Indian ground worker: Saad Ghazi

: Film Matinee: Fiddler on the Roof

starring Topol with Norma Crane , Leonard Frey Molly Picon , Paul Mann and Michael Glaser
Tevye, the poor milkman, is determined to find good husbands for his five daughters. He will consult the matchmaker of course, that is traditional ... but he might have a word about it with God as well.
Topol, repeating the triumphant success of his stage performance, sings 'If I were a rich man', 'Do you love me?', 'Tradition' and 'To life' in this film of life and love in the pre-revolutionary Ukrainian village of Anatevka.
Screenplay JOSEPH STEIN. based on his stage play adapted from Sholom Aleichem Stories Music, lyrics JERRY BOCK. SHELDON HANRICK Directed by NORMAN JEWISON. Films: page 14


Unknown: Norma Crane
Unknown: Leonard Frey
Unknown: Molly Picon
Unknown: Paul Mann
Unknown: Michael Glaser
Unknown: Joseph Stein.
Unknown: Jerry Bock.
Unknown: Sheldon Hanrick
Directed By: Norman Jewison.
Tevye: Topol
Golde: Norma Crane
Motel: Leonard Frey
Yente: Molly Picon
Lazar Wolfe: Paul Mann
Tzeital: Rosalind Harris
Hodel: Michele Marsh
Chava: Neva Small
Perchik: Michael Glaser

: News

with Jan Leeming ; Weatherman


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Streetwise

Presented by Sarah Kennedy
Rape is a violation of the human body and its distressing after-effects should never be underestimated. The way rape is reported often suggests there is little that women can do other than live under curfew. But is this true? Four women who outwitted potential rapists by their own resourcefulness tell of their experiences. And a simple move is shown which does not require physical strength, and which could help you escape from a rapist.


Presented By: Sarah Kennedy
Unknown: Jenny Rogers

: Songs of Praise

from Kirkby Lonsdale
This small market town in the Dales is known well by Russell Harty , who lives nearby and once taught in the area. He shows the town and the beautiful River Lune, while on the nearby Dales, Jack Longton relates sheep-farming to his faith. Among the townspeople Russell also introduces is John Butterworth , a local butcher and voluntary fireman.
Hymns: Lord of Life and King of Glory (Rhuddlan); Panis Angelicus (Cesar Franck ); Fight the good fight (Duke Street); All things bright and beautiful; And can it be (Sagina); Morning has broken (Bunessan); Glory to thee, my God, this night (Tallis Canon ); Now thank we all our God (Nun danket)
Outside broadcast director DAVID KREMER Producer CHRISTOPHER MANN Series producer jim MURRAY
Record/cassette, Your Songs of Praise Choice, REC/ZCM 469, from retailers


Unknown: Kirkby Lonsdale
Unknown: Russell Harty
Unknown: Jack Longton
Unknown: John Butterworth
Uuknown: David Boyer
Unknown: Cesar Franck
Unknown: Tallis Canon
Conductor: Alan White
Organist: Hugh Stalker
Director: David Kremer
Producer: Christopher Mann
Producer: Jim Murray

: One by One

The last of ten programmes based on the Zoo Vet books by DAVID TAYLOR
Ends and Beginnings by ANTHONY READ starring and A leopard hunt, an elephant with a tumour and a tragedy result in a change of direction for Don ...
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: Rob Heyland
Maggie Raymond: Heather James
Harry: Peter Ivatts
Ted: Peter Lorenzelli
Burkinshaw: Dickie Arnold
Inspector McDade: Edmund Kente
Dr Aspinall: Paul Arlington
Labourer: Howard Crossley

: Mastermind

with Magnus Magnusson
Four more contenders for the 1984 Mastermind title do battle at Worcester College of Higher Education. Godfrey Chesshire (community worker)
The Medici and the City of Florence, 1200-1537
Edward Hamer (fingerprint expert) World War I
Christopher Strudwick (college lecturer)
Life and works of John Betjeman
Kate Vernon-Parry (anaesthetist)
The Swallows and Amazons books of Arthur Ransome
Book: Mastermind 4, 91.50 from booksellers


Unknown: Magnus Magnusson
Unknown: Godfrey Chesshire
Unknown: Edward Hamer
Unknown: Christopher Strudwick
Unknown: John Betjeman
Unknown: Kate Vernon-Parry
Unknown: Arthur Ransome
Director: Laurence Vulliamy
Producer: Roger MacKay

: Dynasty

The Siblings
Alexis is convinced that Adam is his mother's son, but Blake doesn't share his ex-wife's confidence and travels to Montana to seek the truth. Fallon gets to know her brother without knowing who he really is, while a nasty shock awaits Krystle in New York.
Directed by IRVING MOORE


Written By: Daniel King Benton
Directed By: Irving Moore
Blake Carrington: John Forsythe
Krystle: Linda Evans
Fallon: Pamela Sue Martin
Jeff: John James
Alexis: Joan Collins
Adam: Gordon Thomson
Joseph: Lee Bergere
Mark Jennings: Geoffrey Scott

: That's Life

with Esther Rantzen
Consumer advice, investigations, misprints, mishaps and real-life humour drawn from the letters you send each week.
The reporters are
Bill Buckley , Gavin Campbell Michael Groth
And at the That's Life Newsdesk Doc Cox and Joanna Monro Director BOB MARSLAND


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
At the heart of almost any experience we care about, disagree over or struggle through, lie complexities which sit uncomfortably in the black-and-white of news headlines.
As the main issues of the week develop, David Jessel looks for what matters, and considers the people and the principles, the prejudices and the passions-at the heart of the matter.


Presenter: David Jessel
Film Editor: Michael Aloof
Series Producer: Colin Cameron

: International Motor Racing

from Silverstone
The Marlboro Daily Express International Trophy
Today's race, the first in the 12-round 1984 European Formula Two Championship, is also the 200th in the 17-year series. Last year's champion, Jonathan Palmer , has now moved up to Formula One, but his Ralt-Honda team-mate, MIKE THACKWELL , was second here last year and is clear favourite to start in pole position this time. Commentator MURRAY WALKER with TIFF NEEDELL
Producer jim RESIDE


Unknown: Jonathan Palmer
Unknown: Mike Thackwell
Commentator: Murray Walker

: The Sky at Night

The Secret Lives of the Stars
The stars are suns; they have tremendously long lives, but they do not exist for ever. In this programme Patrick Moore and Heather Couper trace the stories of some typical stars which are easy to see with the naked eye or through a small telescope. Producer PIETER MORPURGO
For Newsletter No 13 send sae to Newsletter No 13, The Sky at Night, BBCtv London [Postcode removed]


Unknown: Patrick Moore
Unknown: Heather Couper
Producer: Pieter Morpurgo

: Weather

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