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: Heads and Tails

A See-Saw programme

: People First

Five films
4: Being Together
KEITH and PAT wanted to marry - and overcame all the obstacles. MARGARET and JEAN now live independently, each supported by the other. Commentary Brian Rix ,
Secretary-General, MENCAP Film editor ROGER GUERTIN
Producer ROBERT CLAMP

Contributors

Unknown: Brian Rix
Editor: Roger Guertin

: Making the Most of the Micro

9: Moving Pictures
With the help of Ian Trackman, a professional software writer,
Ian McNaught-Davis finds out how the personal microcomputer can achieve sophisticated graphics effects.

Contributors

Software Consultant: Ian Trackman
Presenter: Ian McNaught-Davis
Director: Patrick Titley
Producer: David Allen

: Asian Magazine

'Britain is and will remain a multiracial society. We will not achieve racial and social harmony if doubts are allowed to remain about the country's acceptance of its ethnic minority population as a permanent part of the community. Let there be no doubt, therefore, that the Government has accepted this.' (The Home Secretary,
THE RT HON LEON BRITTAN , MP) Rafiq Mughal of the Sunday Times talks to Leon Brittan about the Government's attitude to issues affecting Britain's Asian community. Producer BISH MEHAY
Executive producer ASHOK RAMPAL BBC Pebble Mill

Contributors

Unknown: Leon Brittan
Unknown: Rafiq Mughal
Unknown: Leon Brittan

: Languages for Life

Jeevan ate Bhasha
A version in Punjabi of the film Languages for Life.
Britain has many groups whose first language is not English. This film sets out the case for more 'mother tongue' and 'community languages' teaching.
Producer JOHN TWITCHIN

Contributors

Producer: John Twitchin

: A vous la France!

French for beginners
A chance to measure your progress as Carolle Rousseau and Patrick Simpson-Jones look back at the French covered so far. Studio director MARY SPRENT Producer DAVID WILSON
(Series continues on 6 Jan)

Contributors

Unknown: Carolle Rousseau
Unknown: Patrick Simpson-Jones
Producer: David Wilson

: Morning Worship

for the second Sunday in Advent from St John 's Methodist Church, Colwyn Bay, North Wales
The Word of God in the Old Testament, led by The Rev Philip Barnett Preacher
The Rev John H. Davis
Choir of Penrhos College Praise the Lord. his glories show (Llanfair); Powerful in making us wise (Epiphany Hymn); Thanks to God (Regent Square); Not far beyond the seas (Manna) Psalm: 23
Readings: Lamentations 3, w 17-26 1 John 1, w 1-4
Organist ALISON PEPPER Producer JOHN GERAINT Television presentation
DAFYDD OWEN. BBC Wales

Contributors

Unknown: St John
Unknown: Philip Barnett
Unknown: John H. Davis
Organist: Alison Pepper
Producer: John Geraint
Unknown: Dafydd Owen.

: See Hear!

News, views and entertainment for the deaf and hard-of-hearing with subtitles and sign language. with Maggie Woolley and Clive Mason
Produced by CHARLES PASCOE

Contributors

Unknown: Maggie Woolley
Unknown: Clive Mason
Produced By: Charles Pascoe

: Farming

with Philip Wrixon and Dan Cherrington Producer KEN POLLOCK
Executive producer JOHN KENYON BBC Pebble Mill

Contributors

Unknown: Philip Wrixon
Unknown: Dan Cherrington
Producer: Ken Pollock
Producer: John Kenyon

: Weather for farmers

BILL GILES

: Magic Roundabout

Contributors

Created by: Serge Danot

: This Week Next Week

Including at
1.2 pm News Summary David Dimbleby looks behind the headlines in conversation with distinguished guests.
Including a major political interview, a chance to catch up on the Sunday papers and an airing for a view which is contentious or unfashionable.
Plus a look at the week of a leading personality as seen through their eyes.
Studio director VICTOR MELLENEY Editor PAUL NORRIS

Contributors

Unknown: David Dimbleby
Director: Victor Melleney
Editor: Paul Norris

: Face the Music

Quizmaster Joseph Cooper invites you to match your musical wits against
Lesley Collier , Richard Baker Richard Stilgoe
Guest Oliver Knussen with Michael Collins (clarinet)
Designer STEPHEN SHARRATT Sound ADRIAN STOCKS
Lighting DEREK HOBDAY Producer PETER BUTLER Director HELEN MORTON

Contributors

Unknown: Joseph Cooper
Unknown: Lesley Collier
Unknown: Richard Baker
Unknown: Richard Stilgoe
Unknown: Guest Oliver Knussen
Clarinet: Michael Collins
Designer: Stephen Sharratt
Unknown: Derek Hobday
Producer: Peter Butler
Director: Helen Morton

: Bonanza

Customs of the Country
An anxious Hoss sets off to search for Joe, and is shocked to find him in jail - but content to stay there! Written by JOSEPH BONADUCE Directed by JOSEPH PEVNEY

Contributors

Written By: Joseph Bonaduce
Directed By: Joseph Pevney
Ben: Lome Greene
Hoss: Dan Blocker
Little Joe: Michael Landon
Jamie: Mitch Vogel
Ernesto: Allan Oppenheimer
Simon: Alfonso Arau
Carmen: Annette Cardona

: Comedy Matinee: Crooks in Cloisters

starring Ronald Fraser Barbara Windsor Gregoire Asian
Bernard Cribbins
For Little Walter and his gang of crooks what better place to hide out than a deserted monastery on an island off the Cornish coast? But monkish habits soon begin to have a startling effect on criminal characters....
Screenplay by T. J. MORRISON and MIKE WATTS
Produced by GORDON L. T. SCOTT Directed by JEREMY SUMMERS
0 FILMS: page 31

Contributors

Unknown: Ronald Fraser
Unknown: Barbara Windsor
Unknown: Gregoire Asian
Unknown: Bernard Cribbins
Unknown: Little Walter
Unknown: T. J. Morrison
Produced By: Gordon L. T. Scott
Directed By: Jeremy Summers
Walt: Ronald Fraser
Bikini: Barbara Windsor
Lorenzo: Gregoire Aslan
Squirts: Bernard Cribbins
Specs: Davy Kaye
Willy: Melvyn Hayes
Phineas: Wilfrid Brambell
Fr Septimus: Joseph O'Conor
Brother Lucius: Corin Redgrave
June: Francesca Annis

: The Dukes of Hazzard

A Boy's Best Friend
When a team of dognappers pass through Hazzard it is inevitable that their captive basset escapes and that
Sheriff Coltrane's beloved Flash is seized instead.... Written by LEN KAUFMAN and MYLES WILDER
Directed by SORRELL BOOKE

Contributors

Written By: Len Kaufman
Directed By: Sorrell Booke
Bo Duke: John Schneider
Luke Duke: Tom Wopat
Daisy: Catherine Bach
Uncle Jesse: Denver Pyle
Enos: Sonny Shroyer
Cooter: Ben Jones
Sheriff Rosco Coltrane: James Best
Boss Hogg: Sorrell Booke

: The Prisoner of Zenda

by ANTHONY HOPE dramatised in six episodes by JAMES ANDREW HALL
4: Rudolf has gone to keep a rendezvous with Antoinette de Mauban - even though Sapt is convinced it is a trap....
Music composed and conducted by PAUL LEWIS
Studio sound CHICK ANTHONY Script editor TERRANCE DICKS Designer PAUL JOEL
Producer BARRY LETTS
Director LEONARD LEWIS
*CEEFAX SUBTITLES

Contributors

Unknown: James Andrew Hall
Conducted By: Paul Lewis
Editor: Terrance Dicks
Designer: Paul Joel
Producer: Barry Letts
Director: Leonard Lewis
Rudolf Rassendyll/King Rudolf: Malcolm Sinclair
Colonel Sapt: John Woodvine
Colonel Sapt of Hentzau: Jonathon Morris
Fritz von Tarlenheim: Nicholas Geeks
Antoinette de Mauban: Pauline Moran
Princess Flavia: Victoria Wicks
Detchard: Robin Langford
Bersonin: David Landberg
Marshall Strakencz: Peter Copley
Soldier: James Richardson
Sergeant: Derek Ware
Krafstein: Clyde Gatell

: News

with Jan Leeming Weatherman

Contributors

Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Songs of Praise

from Tower Hamlets
The Songs of Praise Advent candle is lit this week in St Dunstan's and All Saints,
Stepney. The church lies in the cockney heartland of East London.
Geoffrey Wheeler meets some typical East Enders, including Emmy Gutberlet , who has lived in Stepney for more than 70 years, and who now cares for her mentally-handicapped son in their council flat; sees something of the work of the Missions in the area, and visits
Jeanette Roberts , who has a very special family of 27 children, all of them adopted or fostered.
Christians from all over the area have come together to join in tonight's Songs of Praise and to sing their Advent choice of hymns. Come, thou long-expected Jesus (Cross of Jesus); Let your light shine; Make me a channel of thy peace; Just as I am (Woodworth); Guide me, 0 thou great Jehovah (Cwm Rhondda); Let all mortal flesh keep silence (Picardy); Fight the good fight (Duke Street); Lo! He comes with clouds descending (Helmsley)
Organist THE REV JAMES FUNNELL Conductor VALERIE SHELLEY
Research VALETTA STALLABRASS
Film director LELIA GUINERY-GREEN Producer DAVID KREMER
Series producer STEPHEN WHITTLE *CEEFAX SUBTITLES

Contributors

Unknown: Geoffrey Wheeler
Unknown: Emmy Gutberlet
Unknown: Jeanette Roberts
Conductor: James Funnell
Producer: David Kremer
Producer: Stephen Whittle

: Ever Decreasing Circles

The last of seven programmes by JOHN ESMONDE and BOB LARBEY starring
Richard Briers
Penelope Wilton Peter Egan with Stanley Lebor
Geraldine Newman
Studio sound PETER BARVILLE Studio lighting BRIAN CLEMETT Designer TOM YARDLEY-JONES Produced and directed by SYDNEY LOTTERBY

Contributors

Unknown: John Esmonde
Unknown: Richard Briers
Unknown: Penelope Wilton
Unknown: Peter Egan
Unknown: Stanley Lebor
Unknown: Geraldine Newman
Directed By: Sydney Lotterby
Martin: Richard Briers
Ann: Penelope Wilton
Paul: Peter Egan
Howard: Stanley Lebor
Hilda: Geraldine Newman
Dave: Brian Gwaspari
Receptionist: Bethan Jones

: Big Deal

A series in ten episodes 8: Cash Flow
Written by MAX MARQUIS
Robby Box makes a couple of discoveries: old friends aren't always the best friends, and love can be very expensive.
Cast in order of appearance:
Photography DAVID FEIG
Film editor RAY WINGROVE Producer TERENCE WILLIAMS Director GERALD BLAKE
*CEEFAX SUBTITLES

Contributors

Written By: Max Marquis
Unknown: Robby Box
Editor: Ray Wingrove
Producer: Terence Williams
Director: Gerald Blake
Robby Box: Ray Brooks
Jan Oliver: Sharon Duce
Black George: Alex Tetteh-Lartey
Geordie: Andy Mulligan
Dodger Dawkins: Pat Connell
Henry Diamond: Tony Caunter
Simon Bonner: Peter Childs
Debby: Lisa Geoghan
Frank Aldino: Ben Howard
Denny: Jeff Hall
Tom Nettleton: Peter Harding
Boy in park: Mark McKenzie
Delivery man: Terry Bradford
Joan: Deirdre Costello
Gil: Frank Mills
Football commentator: Roy Purcell

: Tenko

A ten-part serial created by LAVINIA WARNER
Part 9 by JILL HYEM
Unexpected news means a sudden change of plan for
Maggie and Mrs Van Meyer.
Music composed by JAMES HARPHAM Make-up designer VANESSA POULTON Costume designer ANDREW ROSE Designer KEN LEDSHAM
Producer KEN RlDDINGTON
Director MICHAEL OWEN MORRIS
*CEEFAX SUBTITLES

Contributors

Unknown: Jill Hyem
Unknown: Mrs van Meyer.
Composed By: James Harpham
Designer: Vanessa Poulton
Designer: Ken Ledsham
Producer: Ken Rlddington
Director: Michael Owen Morris
Phyllis Bristow: Elspet Gray
Kate Norris: Claire OBErman
Alice Courtenay: Cindy Shelley
Joss Holbrook: Jean Anderson
Dr Beatrice Mason: Stephanie Cole
Mrs Van Meyer: Elizabeth Chambers
Christina Campbell: Emily Bolton
Maggie Thorpe: Elizabeth Mickery
Jake Haulter: Damien Thomas
Clifford Jefferson: Jonathan Newth
Sister Ulrica: Patricia Lawrence
Marion Jefferson: Ann Bell
Stephen Wentworth: Preston Lockwood
Nun: Zienia Merton

: In the Miller Mood

No bandleader in the history of popular music has created a style or sound that has retained its appeal as long as Glenn Miller 's.
In the Miller Mood evokes wartime melodies and memories and pays tribute to the musical genius of Major Glenn Miller who mysteriously disappeared
40 years ago this week on a flight from Bedford to Paris. The programme, presented from a United States Air Base in Suffolk, is presented by former Glenn Miller guest vocalist Anne Shelton and features the USAFE Ambassador's Band, who have followed faithfully the American Army/Airforce tradition for the Miller sound. Augmented by three soloists from the original orchestra of 1944: Ray McKinley (drums)
'Peanuts' Hucko (clarinet)
Zeke Zarchy (trumpet)
Ambassador's leader
Chief Master Sgt John Gault Designer IAN ASHURST
Executive producer JIM DUMIGHAN Producer JOHN G. SMITH BBC Pebble Mill
• FEATURE: page 16

Contributors

Unknown: Glenn Miller
Unknown: Major Glenn Miller
Unknown: Glenn Miller
Unknown: Anne Shelton
Unknown: Ray McKinley
Clarinet: Zeke Zarchy
Unknown: John Gault
Designer: Ian Ashurst
Producer: Jim Dumighan
Producer: John G. Smith

: News

Jan Leeming ; Weatherman

Contributors

Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Everyman

An Appointment with the Astrologer
A woman's husband has been missing for over a year; an actor faces a law suit which could ruin his career; a maharajah wants to purchase a new car; a rickshaw driver has a row with his child who tries to kill himself; a girl's engagement is suddenly broken off.
In times of crisis these people have one thing in common: they turn to their astrologer. Following them through the bustling alleyways of Benares in India, Everyman explores their problems and their search for a solution.
Today in the West astrology as a major influence is virtually dead, but in India most people still consult an astrologer before taking vital decisions - after
Mrs Gandhi 's assassination many Indian astrologers claimed to have predicted the event. By looking at the part astrology still plays in India today one can catch a glimpse of the crucial role it has played in civilisations throughout the world, for thousands of years.
Photography NARESH BEDI Film editor
STEVE NEWSHAM
Producer DAVID M. THOMPSON Series producer DANIEL WOLF
• FEATURE: page 98

Contributors

Unknown: Mrs Gandhi
Unknown: Steve Newsham
Producer: David M. Thompson

: The Sky at Night

Forgotten Constellations
Most people can recognise the major constellations such as Orion the celestial hunter, Hercules, Perseus, the Great Bear and others. But more constellations have been proposed from time to time, and there have even been attempts to make radical reforms, such as replacing the Zodiacal groups with the 12 Apostles. Patrick Moore looks back at the old star maps and tells the stories of some of the groups which have long since passed into history. Producer PIETER MORPURGO

Contributors

Unknown: Patrick Moore
Producer: Pieter Morpurgo

: Weather









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