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: Open University

6.20 Geology: Inside Volcanoes
6.45 Industrial Relations
7.10 Engineering Mechanics
7.35 Electricity Tariffs
8.0 Telephone Switching: 1
8.25 The Nature of Chemistry

: Pigeon Street

A See-Saw programme

: Sunday Worship

Jesus: His Life and Teaching Jesus and the Holy Spirit
What does 'Holy Spirit' mean for the Christian? What is the connection between the man Jesus and 'Spirit ? Is it simply to do with things weird and mysterious-or is it practical, personal and real?
From All Saints Church, Breadsall near Derby
Speaker THE REV PHILIP CROWE, Rector of Breadsall
Organist and choirmaster DON HENDERSON
Introduced by RAYMOND SHORT
Bible readings: Matthew 3, v 13-4, v 1; Luke 4, w 14-30
Hymns: Breathe on me, breath of God (Trentham); There's a child in the streets; Colours of day; Make me a channel of your peace; Dear Lord and Father of mankind; (Repton)
Series producer RAYMOND SHORT


Unknown: Philip Crowe
Choirmaster: Don Henderson
Introduced By: Raymond Short
Unknown: John Abbott

: Asian Magazine

In the series on Asian youth ANITA BHALLA chairs a discussion with a group of young Asians on family ties. Music is provided by the young Pakistani singer TAHIR IKRAM.
Executive producer ASHOK RAMPAL BBC Pebble Mill

: Télé-Montage

Eight programmes based on excerpts from French-speaking TV networks. 5: Le coup de foudre

: Working for Safety

Five films for safety representatives 4: Safe Systems
Commentator by DENNIS WATERMAN
For background notes send sae to: Working for Safety, BBCtv, London [Postcode removed]


Unknown: Dennis Waterman
Producer: Robert Clamp

: Technical Studies

A series of nine programmes 6: Heat Treatment


Narrator: Derek Cooper

: Delia Smith's Cookery Course

A series of nine programmes 6: Herbs
Part 3 book, 14.25 and Complete Cookery Course, £10.95; video (same title) BBCV/BBCB 1009 from retailers

: Exploring Photography

Five programmes presented by BRYN CAMPBELL
2: The Portrait


Presented By: Bryn Campbell

: Electronic Office

A series of six programmes
5: Wiring up the World
The microcomputing revolution in business would mean little without the telephone network. Companies can exchange data electronically with each other and even with their customers, in a fraction of a second.
Production MIKE COCKER , DAVID ALLEN Free booklet listing regional centres for business advice available from [address removed] Please enclose sae (17p). Book (same title) 12.95, from booksellers


Unknown: Mike Cocker
Unknown: David Allen

: Farming

Producers PHILIP HICKS , KEN POLLOCK Executive producer JOHN KENYON BBC Pebble Mill
Weather for farmers JIM BACON


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

: Sparks

Six programmes about young people 4: The Young Guns
This week comic cuts with Viz Comic, Newcastle youth's latest shock-horror.
Director ALEX LAIRD For notes send a large sae (with 21p stamp) to Sparks, BBCtv, London [Postcode removed]


Producer: Tony Matthews
Director: Alex Laird

: News Headlines

: Feather Bluster

A Warner Bros cartoon

: Film Matinee: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

starring and An all-star cast, a magical music score by John Barry, plus suitably fantastic special effects, make this faithful film version of Lewis Carroll 's classic story a real wonderland for all the family.
It all begins on a drowsy, summer day. The Liddell sisters are having a picnic but Alice is feeling so sleepy, she hardly notices when Mr Dodgson starts telling one of his stories....
Produced by JOSEF SHAFTEL. Written and directed by WILLIAM STERLING. Films: page 14


Unknown: John Barry
Unknown: Lewis Carroll
Unknown: Mr Dodgson
Produced By: Josef Shaftel
Directed By: William Sterling
Duckworth: Hywel Bennett
the White Rabbit: Michael Crawford
the Mad Hatter: Robert Helpmann
the Mock Turtle: Michael Hordern
Dodgson: Michael Jayston
the Mouse: Davy Kaye
the Cheshire Cat: Roy Kinnear
the Gryphon: Spike Milligan
the Dormouse: Dudley Moore
the King of Hearts: Dennis Price
the Caterpillar: Ralph Richardson
the Queen of Hearts: Flora Robson
the March Hare: Peter Sellers
the Knave of Hearts: Rodney Bewes
Alice: Fiona Fullerton
Duchess: Peter Bull
Guinea Pig: Freddie Earlie
Cook: Patsy Rowlands
Two of spades: Dennis Waterman
Tweedledum: Freddie Cox
Tweedledee: Frank Cox

: Bonanza

Fallen Woman
When Hoss is witness to a pistol-whipping, his testimony sends a family man to jail - which unexpectedly leaves Hoss holding the baby.


Ben Cartwright: Lome Greene
Little Joe: Michael Landon
Hoss: Dan Blocker
Jill Conway: Susan Tyrrell

: Kingfisher

Thought to be a 'mysterious bird' - 'the very spirit of good luck', the kingfisher has its secrets revealed in this remarkable and beautifully shot film. From the first fragile moments of life in the underground chamber to the blue dart above the stream, the sheer brilliance of this spear fisherman is shown to be the true spectacle of Tennyson's 'secret splendour of the brook'. Narrator Bernard Falk
Photography RON EASTMAN. An RSPB film


Narrator: Bernard Falk
Narrator: Photography Ron Eastman

: It Ain't Half Hot Mum

by JIMMY PERRY and DAVID CROFT starring and Lofty's Little Friend and Vicki the elephant from Gerry Cottle's Circus


Unknown: Jimmy Perry
Unknown: David Croft
Unknown: Gerry Cottle
Director: Bob Spiers
Producer: David Croft
Rangi Ram: Michael Bates
BSM Williams: Windsor Davies
Bdr Beaumont: Melvyn Hayes
Gnr Sugden: Don Estelle
Col Reynolds: Donald Hewlett
Capt Ashwood: Michael Knowles
Gnr Parkins: Christopher Mitchell
Gnr Graham: John Clegg
Gnr Mackintosh: Stuart McGugan
Char Wallah: Dino Shafeek
Punka Wallah Rumzan: Babar Bhatti
Gnr Evans: Mike Kinsey
Gnr Clark: Kenneth MacDonald
Elephant owner: Azad All
Man on bicycle: Mohammed Shams

: The Rock Gospel Show

with Sheila Walsh and special guests This week's Rock Gospel Show features the music of American gospel artist Randy Stonehill who says 'Rock music is the only type of music some people will listen to. If we don't put Jesus in to modem music, some of them might never really 'hear' the message. I sing about Jesus because he changed my life. My generation desperately needs to hear about God - and in a way they can really understand'.
Sound TONY PHILPOT. Lighting DEREK HOBDAY Series producer JIM MURRAY


Unknown: Sheila Walsh
Artist: Randy Stonehill
Unknown: Tony Philpot
Unknown: Derek Hobday
Producer: Jim Murray

: News

with Jan Leeming; Weatherman


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Beau Geste

by P. C. WREN dramatised in eight episodes by ALISTAIR BELL
1: Major de Beaujolais leads a relief column to Fort Zinderneuf-and encounters a baffling and macabre series of mysteries ... So begins P.C. Wren 's famous story of brotherly love, heroic self-sacrifice, and death-or-glory adventure in the French Foreign Legion.
Music composed and conducted by STEPHEN DEUTSCH. Producer BARRY LETTS Director DOUGLAS CAMFIELD


Unknown: Alistair Bell
Unknown: P.C. Wren
Conducted By: Stephen Deutsch
Producer: Barry Letts
Director: Douglas Camfield
Lady Brandon: Wendy Williams
Major de Beaujolais: David Sumner
Buddy: Barry Dennen
Hank: Christopher Malcolm
Sgt-Major Lejaune: John Forgeham
Sgt-Major Dufour: David Shawyer
Corporal: John Repsch
Rastignac: John Patrick
Young Beau: Paul Hawkins
Young John: Paul Critchley
Young Digby: Robin Crane
Young Isobel: Sian Pattenden
Young Claudia: Lucy Baker
Young Augustus: Christopher Reilly
Indian gentleman: Terry Raven

: Praise Be!

with Thora Hird
Many of the most requested hymns from Songs of Praise last year were sung by children, and Thora has selected from these this evening for a programme with the theme of new life.
There were the children's hymns for harvest festival in Guildford Cathedral, the Boys' Brigade celebrating their centenary year in Romsey Abbey, the exuberant children in Peterborough Cathedral at Christmas-time, and the children in Croydon Parish Church who sang so beautifully 'Jesus good above all other'.
Thora visits Croydon herself, to talk to Sue Lockhart of the Scripture Union, who is enjoying a great success with her work of teaching children in schools about the Bible. All things bright and beautiful; Jesus good above all other (Quem Pastores); Let there be peace; The Virgin Mary had a baby boy (trad); Let us with a gladsome mind (Monkland); Make me a channel of your peace; Take my life (Stuttgart); Tell me the stories of Jesus (Stories of Jesus); Our God reigns.


Presenter: Thora Hird
Guest: Sue Lockhart
Director: Julian Briscoe
Producer: Elizabeth Gort

: Last of the Summer Wine

by ROY CLARKE, starring Bill Owen Peter Sallis, Brian Wilde in Going to Gordon's Wedding


Unknown: Roy Clarke
Unknown: Bill Owen
Unknown: Peter Sallis
Unknown: Brian Wilde
Produced By: Sydney Lotterby
Foggy: Brian Wilde
Compo: Bill Owen
Clegg: Peter Sallis
Gordon: Philip Jackson
Josie: Liz Goulding
Dolly: Margaret Burton
Nora Batty: Kathy Staff
Madge: Joan Scott
Wilf: John Barrard
Malcolm: Paul Luty
Eric: Barry Hart
Best man: Brian Pettifer
Vicar: John Dunbar
Flo: Gwyneth Owen
Fred: John Rutland

: Mastermind

The Final with Magnus Magnusson
The climax of Mastermind's 12th season takes place on board HMS Hermes in Portsmouth. Of the 48 contenders who started in January, just four-three women and one man-are in at the finish. The winner of the title Mastermind 1984 will receive the Caithness Glass trophy from Alasdair Milne, Director-General of the BBC.
Jill Goodwin (insurance clerk) Lives of Charles II X and James II
Margaret Harris (deputy head teacher) Life and work of Cecil Rhodes
Richard Joby (lecturer) Great Eastern Railway 1862-1922
Kate Vernon-Parry (anaesthetist) Life and works of Arthur Ransome
Assistant producer MARY CRAIG Producer ROGER MACKAY


Unknown: Magnus Magnusson
Unknown: Alasdair Milne
Unknown: Jill Goodwin
Unknown: Cecil Rhodes
Unknown: Richard Joby
Unknown: Kate Vernon-Parry
Unknown: Arthur Ransome
Director: Laurence Vulllamy
Producer: Mary Craig
Producer: Roger MacKay

: Dynasty

The Search
After a fruitless search for Steven in Indonesia, Blake turns to psychic Jason Dehner for assistance. Alexis stays calm and accuses her ex-husband of killing their son. Kirby asks Jeff to the movies, but unwillingly ends up in the back row with Adam.


Unknown: Jason Dehner
Written By: Edward de Blasio
Directed By: Alf Kjellin
Blake Carrington: John Forsythe
Krystle: Linda Evans
Fallon: Pamela Sue Martin
Jeff: John James
Alexis: Joan Collins
Adam: Gordon Thomson
Joseph: Lee Bergere
Kirby: Kathleen Beller
Mark: Geoffrey Scott
Jason Dehner: Paul Shehar

: News

with Jan Leeming


Newsreader: Jan Leeming

: That's Life

with Esther Rantzen
Consumer advice, investigations, misprints, mishaps and real-life humour drawn from the letters sent in each week.
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

: Love on the Run: The Getaway

The last in a short season of films featuring couples on the run from the law, tonight starring Steve McQueen, Ali MacGraw

Paroled with the help of a corrupt businessman, Doc McCoy finds that the price of his freedom is to mastermind a bank robbery. But the robbery goes wrong and Doc finds himself on the run with the money and his wife Carol. Bound together in a love-hate relationship of expediency and occasional tenderness, the two star-crossed fugitives embark on a violent odyssey through the flatlands of Texas, pursued by the forces of the law and an underworld gangster.
In this characteristically tough film by director Sam Peckinpah, Steve McQueen stars as the ex-prisoner obsessed with money and fatally marked by his experiences 'in there'.
Films: page 14


Screenplay: Walter Hill
Based on the novel by: Jim Thompson
Producer: David Foster
Producer: Mitchell Brower
Director: Sam Pecklnpah
Doc McCoy: Steve McQueen
Carol McCoy: Ali MacGraw
Jack Beynon: Ben Johnson
Fran Clinton: Sally Struthers
Rudy Butler: Al Lettieri
Cowboy: Slim Pickens
Thief: Richard Bright
Harold Clinton: Jack Dodson
Laughlin: Dub Taylor
Frank Jackson: Bo Hopkins

: Weather

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