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: Open University

6.45 For the Good of the Company
7.10 Design for Science Teaching
7.35 Classical Greece: Games, Festivals
8.0 Control of Technology: China
8.25 Chemistry:
Nitrogen Fixation, 1

: Bod

A See-Saw programme
Bod and the Grasshopper
Narrated by JOHN LE MESURIER and MAGGIE HENDERSON
Music by DEREK GRIFFITHS Film by DAVID YATES
Written and produced by MICHAEL COLE

Contributors

Unknown: John Le Mesurier
Unknown: Maggie Henderson
Music By: Derek Griffiths
Unknown: David Yates
Produced By: Michael Cole

: Knock Knock

Stories and songs from God's wide world.
MARK CURRY tells how Alban became the first British saint.
KIM GOODY sings that 'the world is a circle'.
TINA HEATH shows how the loyalty of Ruth was rewarded.
Director JUDY MERRY
Producer DAVID BROWN
BBC Manchester

Contributors

Producer: David Brown

: This is the Day

Sunday Worship
A live programme in which viewers are invited to join in half an hour of worship together, listening to readings from the Bible and praying for each other and the world.
Today's speaker is The Rev Dr Frances Young , Senior Lecturer in Theology at
Birmingham University and a Methodist minister. She joins a group of viewers at Brookfield House, a home for people with mental handicap, in Monyhull Hospital. Her theme is:
The Ordinary and The Extraordinary.
Old Testament reading: 1 Samuel 17, W 33-35, 37, 40
Gospel: Luke 10, W 21, 23-24
Hymn for meditation: Teach me my God and King (Sandys)
Directors JOHN HARMAR-SMITH and STEVE CHILVER
Producer MICHAEL SHOESMTrH
Series producer ELIZABETH GORT Send your letters to: This is the Day, BBC Television,
London W12 8QT

Contributors

Unknown: Dr Frances Young
Directors: John Harmar-Smith
Producer: Elizabeth Gort

: Asian Magazine

The Daily Jang is one of the most widely read Urdu newspapers in this country. Today's studio guest
Mir Khalil-ur-Rahman is Editor in Chief, Jang Group Newspapers. Iftikhar Arif talks to him about the state of Urdu journalism.
Shaheen Nawab talks to the arch villain of Pakistani films, Mustafa Qureshi , and to his wife, Rubeena, a leading exponent of folk songs on radio and television. She performs one of her popular melodies.
Producer YOUSUF AZIZ
Executive producer ASHOK RAMPAL An ASIAN UNIT presentation
Executive producer JOHN KENYON BBCPebbleMill

Contributors

Talks: Iftikhar Arif
Talks: Shaheen Nawab
Unknown: Mustafa Qureshi
Producer: Ashok Rampal
Producer: John Kenyon

: Farming

features the news and views, politics and practice of those involved with the land. With PHILIP WRIXON
DAN CHERRINGTON , BARRY WILSON Producers
PHILIP HICKS , KEN POLLOCK
Executive producer JOHN KENYON BBC Pebble Mill
Weather for farmers
JIM BACON

Contributors

Unknown: Philip Wrixon
Unknown: Dan Cherrington
Unknown: Barry Wilson
Unknown: Philip Hicks
Unknown: Ken Pollock
Producer: John Kenyon

: Artists in Print

What is a print? The last film of the series explains the various kinds of print sold on the market. It explains the differences between original prints and reproductions and follows the making of a reproduction by the Tate Gallery.
Film editor HOWARD SHARP
Producer SUZANNE DAVIES Book £9.95 from booksellers

Contributors

Producer: Suzanne Davies

: News Headlines

: Film Matinee: Heaven Knows, Mr Allison

starring
Robert Mitchum Deborah Kerr
A hard-bitten US marine is washed ashore on a small Pacific island and finds it already inhabited, not by the Japanese, but by a young nun. Amid the hazards of enemy attack the unlikely pair settle down to the problems of living together in this sometimes comic and sometimes moving story, set during World War n.
Screenplay oy
JOHN LEE MAHIN and JOHN HUSTON based on the novel by CHARLES SHAW Produced by BUDDY ADLER and EUGENE FRANKS Directed by JOHN HUSTON
• FILMS: page 29

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Mitchum
Unknown: Deborah Kerr
Unknown: John Lee Mahin
Unknown: John Huston
Novel By: Charles Shaw
Produced By: Buddy Adler
Directed By: John Huston
Mr Allison: Robert Mitchum
Sister Angela: Deborah Kerr

: Bonanza

starring
Second Sight
Jamie is lost and thirsty in the rugged Sierras, and the search to find him is on. Fearing that time is running out, Hoss enlists the aid of Judith who is reputed to have some special powers....
Written oy ARTHUR WEINGARTEN and SUZANNE CLAUSER
Directed by LEWIS ALLEN

Contributors

Unknown: Suzanne Clauser
Directed By: Lewis Allen
Ben Cartwright: Lome Greene
Hoss: Dan Blocker
Little Joe: Michael Landon
Jamie: Mitch Vogel
Judith Corman: Joan Hackett

: Farnborough 84

Over 150 aircraft from leading aerospace countries have been on view during the past week to potential buyers from the world's airline and defence forces at this mammoth flying exhibition. In particular three international companies will show off their Basic Trainer Aircraft in a bid to secure a lucrative contract with the Royal Air Force.
Raymond Baxter reports on the week's events at the famous air show and describes the spectacular air display. Television presentation
PETER MASSEY , TIM MARSHALL
Executive producer DOUGLAS HESPE (Event organised by the Society of British Aerospace Companies)

Contributors

Unknown: Raymond Baxter
Unknown: Peter Massey
Unknown: Tim Marshall
Producer: Douglas Hespe

: From Where I Stand

A series of films in which six people reflect upon the faith
, they practise and explain how 'it helps them in Britain today.
5: Muhammad Jamil , a Muslim, who came to England from Pakistan in the mid 60s for postgraduate study. As a Muslim he shares the same God with his Jewish and Christian brethren. Producer LALAGE NEAL
Series producer INGRID DUFFELL

Contributors

Unknown: Muhammad Jamil
Producer: Ingrid Duffell

: News

with Jan Leeming Weatherman

Contributors

Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Dombey and Son

by CHARLES DICKENS dramatised in ten episodes by JAMES ANDREW HALL
8: Walter Gay 's-ship has been given up for lost, and Sol Gills has disappeared. leaving
Captain Cuttle alone in charge of his shop.
Although she does not love him Edith has accepted
Mr Dombey 's proposal of marriage, resigning herself to the fact that her beauty is her only asset and that she has no option than to sell herself in the marriage market.
NANCY MANSFIELD
Lord Feenix ROGER OSTIME Music composed and conducted by DUDLEY SIMPSON
Producer BARRY LETTS
Director RODNEY BENNETT *CEEFAX SUBTITLES

Contributors

Unknown: James Andrew Hall
Unknown: Walter Gay
Unknown: Mr Dombey
Conducted By: Dudley Simpson
Producer: Barry Letts
Director: Rodney Bennett
Dombey: Julian Glover
Carker: Paul Darrow
Captain Cuttle: Emrys James
Solomon Gills: Roger Milner
Major Bagstock: James Cossins
The Hon Mrs Skewton: Diana King
Edith: Sharon Mughan
Louisa Chick: Rhoda Lewis
Miss Tox: Shirley Cain
Florence: Lysette Anthony
Mr Chick: Ivor Roberts
Towlinson: Kenton Moore
Biler: Steve Fletcher
Withers: Andrew Dunford
Susan Nipper: Zelah Clarke
Mr ToOtS: Neal Swettenham
Dr Parker Peps: Paul Imbusch
Mrs: Parker Peps

: Excuse My French

Five films with Joe Brown and Agnes Gattegno I and featuring Antoine Tudal 3: How to get lost in French. Joe Brown finds out the hard way while asking his way around the Basque coastal resort of St-Jean-de-Luz. He also has a go at dancing the fandango, which is even more tricky when the directions are in French....
Film editor LUIS ESPANA
Produced by TERRY DOYLE
Written and directed by FRANK ASH

Contributors

Unknown: Joe Brown
Unknown: Agnes Gattegno
Unknown: Antoine Tudal
Produced By: Terry Doyle
Directed By: Frank Ash

: Songs of Praise

from Conwy, Gwynedd
This weekend the historic town of Conwy celebrates the 700th anniversary of the granting of its charter by Edward I. Standing above an estuary spanned by Telford's marvellous suspension bridge
Edward's castle still dominates the skyline, and on this special occasion local Christians have gathered inside the castle walls to sing their Songs of Praise. Phil George meets the people who have chosen the hymns. A sovereign protector I have
(Tre-wen); O'r fath newid rhyfeddol a wnaed ynof fi (Can yr Adfywiad Newydd); When I survey (Monte
Criste); Ar for tymhestlog teithio'r wyf (Penmachno); 0 Jesus I have promised (Hatherop Castle): To God be the glory: Jesu, lover of my soul (Aberystwyth); Round the Lord in glory seated (Sanctus) Prayer and blessing
THE REV CANON R. DWYFOR JONES Conductor R. DAVY JONES
POINT OF AYR COLLIERY BAND Conductor RICHARD EVANS MAELGWN MALE CHOIR
Producer JOHN GERAINT
Series producer STEPHEN WHITTLE
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Contributors

Unknown: Phil George
Conductor: R. Davy Jones
Conductor: Richard Evans
Producer: John Geraint
Producer: Stephen Whittle

: Master of the Game

SIDNEY SHELDON 'S bestseller in three parts starring
3: For the sake of the Blackwell dynasty Kate takes over the rearing of Tony's twin daughters. Physically identical, the beautiful Eve and Alexandra are emotionally opposite. When Eve is disinherited she masterminds a murderous plot against her sister, with the help of Greek playboy, George Mellis , whose charm and good looks hide a sinister, secret life.
From the French Riviera to the penthouses of Manhattan and the family estate at Dark Harbour, Maine, the tumultuous struggle to gain control of the famed
Kruger-Brent wealth reaches a powerful and surprising conclusion. With so much at stake, it's no longer a game!
Written by ALVIN BORETZ
Produced by NORMAN ROSEMONT Directed by HARVEY HART
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Contributors

Unknown: Sidney Sheldon
Unknown: George Mellis
Written By: Alvin Boretz
Produced By: Norman Rosemont
Directed By: Harvey Hart
Kate Blackwell: Dyan Cannon
Tony Blackwell: Harry Hamlin
Brad Rogers: Cliff De Young
Solange: Leslie Caron
Eve: Liane Langland
Eve: Alexandra Blackwell
George Mellis: Fernando Allende
Dr Harley: Barry Morse
Peter Templeton: Stephen Davies
Keith Webster: Norman Chancer
Lt Pappas: Louis Zorich
Levy: Jay Thomas
Dr Manning: Jerry Harte
Count Maurier: Ewen Solon
Nita Ludwig: Susannah Fellows

: News

with Jan Leeming Weather

Contributors

Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Sunday Night at the Proms

Last in the weekly series of relays from the 90th season of Henry Wood Promenade Concerts.
Tonight: two works by Mozart
Symphony No 35, in D (Haffner) (K385)
Composed in 1782, the symphony was dedicated to Mozart's great friends the Haffners and was originally used as music for family festivities at their house in Salzburg.
Piano Concerto No 27, in B flat (K 595)
Mozart's last piano concerto, first performed in Vienna in March 1791 not long before his death. soloist Alfred Brendel with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra leader JOHN TUNNELL conducted by Wilfried Boettcher Introduced by Richard Baker
Executive producer KENNETH CORDEN
Directed by PETER BARTLETT
Book, The Henry Wood Proms, £4.50 from booksellers

Contributors

Soloist: Alfred Brendel
Leader: John Tunnell
Conducted By: Wilfried Boettcher
Introduced By: Richard Baker
Producer: Kenneth Corden
Directed By: Peter Bartlett

: Adolf Hitler - My Part in his Downfall

starring Jim Dale
Arthur Lowe
A screen version of Spike Milligan 's anarchically funny autobiography of his war years, with comedian Jim Dale playing Milligan and the author playing his own father. There are richly comic moments in what is basically a serious anti-war film, portraying the life and times of a group of new recruits before they leave for the front.
Screenplay by JOHNNY BYRNE Based on the novel by SPIKE MILLIGAN
Produced by GREGORY SMITH Directed by NORMAN COHEN
9 FILMS: page 29

Contributors

Unknown: Jim Dale
Unknown: Arthur Lowe
Unknown: Spike Milligan
Unknown: Jim Dale
Unknown: Johnny Byrne
Novel By: Spike Milligan
Produced By: Gregory Smith
Directed By: Norman Cohen
Spike Milligan: Jim Dale
Major Drysdale: Arthur Lowe
Sgt Ellis: Bill Maynard
Bill: Tony Selby
Larry: Geoffrey Hughes
PongO: Jim Norton
Wally: John Forgeham
'Heavenly' Bliss: Robert Longden
Edwards: Tony Hughes
Anderson: Paul Antrim
Sutton: Lionel Guyett
Neville: David Fennell
Smith: David Belcher
Sgt Mackay: Windsor Davies
Lt Martin: Stephen Yardley
Spike's father: Spike Milligan
Spike's mother: Pat Coombs
Referee: Bob Todd
Tommy Brettell: Anthony Booth
Promoter: Paul Dawkins
ATS girl: Tirzah Lowen
Major McDougal: Ewan Roberts
Desmond: Gregory Phillips
Thing: Peter Davidson
Senior officer: Donald Hewlett
Girls at dance: Linda Regan
Girls at dance: Pat Quinn,
Girls at dance: Melita Manger

: Weather









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