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: The Flumps

A See-Saw programme

: de Bono's Thinking Course

Presented by Dr Edward de Bono
A series of ten programmes about improving your thinking skills.
3: Perception and Patterns Perception is probably the most important part of thinking and the brain is an excellent pattern-making and pattern-using system. Today a look at the advantages and disadvantages of this Phenomenon.
Book, £3.75 from booksellers


Presented By: Dr Edward de Bono

: Computers in Control

An 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 by finding out how to make things move -even using a home computer. Production
DAVID ALLEN , ROBIN MUDGE For accompanying notes send f 1.30 cheque orPOto: [address removed]


Unknown: Ian McNaught-Davis
Unknown: David Allen
Unknown: Robin Mudge

: Asian Magazine

Today the start of an occasional series of film reports from various parts of the country where there are large concentrations of Asians. In the first of these reports a visit to the East End of London to look at some of the problems of the Bangladeshi community.
Music is by RAJ AND INDRANI RIZVI who sing a ghazal. Producer KRISHAN GOULD
Executive producer ASHOK RAMPAL BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Indrani Rizvi
Producer: Krishan Gould

: Switch On to English

Learn English while watching television.
Floella Benjamin hosts a new game show using clips from popular television programmes to help speakers of English as a second language improve their understanding and use of spoken English.
With guests Burt Kwouk and Saeed Jaffrey 2: Using Names
For free book write to: [address removed]


Unknown: Burt Kwouk
Unknown: Saeed Jaffrey
Unknown: Carole Montague
Director: Anne O'Dwyer
Producer: Jeremy Orlebar

: A vous la France!

French for beginners
Talking About the Past CaroUe Rousseau and Patrick Simpson-Jones show how to say where you've been. And they look at wine-growing in France's largest wine-producing region.
Studio director MARY SPRENT Producer DAVID WILSON
Book £5.25, two cassettes (or three records) and teachers' notes from retailers


Unknown: Patrick Simpson-Jones
Director: Mary Sprent
Producer: David Wilson

: Sunday Worship

Hope Against Hope
Continuing the series of services from St James's
Church, Piccadilly, London, in which the preacher,
The Rev Dr Colin Morris , seeks to identify and reflect sources of Christian hope in the modern world. Today: The gift of an open future
(John 1, v 12)
Celebrant: The Rector,
The Rev Donald Reeves
Director of Music ivor BOLTON with the ST JAMES 'S SINGERS Sound JOHN CAULFIELD Lighting peter webb
Television presentation RAYMOND SHORT


Unknown: Dr Colin Morris
Unknown: Donald Reeves
Music: Ivor Bolton
Unknown: St James

: See Hear!

A weekly magazine programme for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. News, views and entertainment, with subtitles and sign language, introduced by Maggie Woolley and Clive Mason with sign language interpretation by JOHN LEE. Produced by CHARLES PASCOE


Introduced By: Maggie Woolley
Introduced By: Clive Mason
Unknown: John Lee.
Produced By: Charles Pascoe

: Farming

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


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

: Weather for farmers

Michael Fish

: Magic Roundabout

English version written and told by Eric Thompson.


Writer/Narrator: Eric Thompson

: This Week Next Week

with David Dimbleby including at 1.1 pm News Summary
A major political interview, a look at the week of a leading personality as seen through their eyes, and an airing for a contentious view. Studio director victor MELLENEY Editor PAUL norris


Unknown: David Dimbleby
Editor: Paul Norris

: Film Matinee: Friendly Persuasion

starring Gary Cooper Dorothy McGuire Marjorie Main
Anthony Perkins 1862: a farm in Southern Indiana. Although the Civil
War is raging, life for the Birdwell family is seemingly uneventful and guided by Quaker principles. But as the country they love is devastated by battle, raiders invade their homestead. Jess and his son Josh face a crisis as each must decide whether or not to take up arms.
From the book by JESSAMYN WEST Produced and directed by WILLIAM WYLER
. IN THE PICTURE: page 17


Unknown: Gary Cooper
Unknown: Dorothy McGuire
Unknown: Marjorie Main
Unknown: Anthony Perkins
Book By: Jessamyn West
Directed By: William Wyler
Jess Birdwell: Gary Cooper
Eliza: Dorothy McGuire
Widow Hudspeth: Marjorie Main
Josh: Anthony Perkins
Little Jess: Richard Eyer
Sam Jordan: Robert Middleton
Mattie Birdwell: Phylus Love
Gard Jordan: Mark Richman
Prof Quigley: Walter Catlett
Purdy: Richard Hale
Enoch: Joel Fluellen
Major: Theodore Newton
Caleb: John Smith

: Sporting Chance

Eight well-known personalities take up the sport of their choice.
2: Following training by Steve Cram, Anneka Rice enters a national orienteering event. Martin Shaw continues his glider training and Joe Brown takes up the French game of boules, played in the car park of his local pub.


Unknown: Steve Cram
Unknown: Anneka Rice
Unknown: Martin Shaw
Unknown: Joe Brown
Research: Vicki Moore
Producer: Peter Ramsden

: Halls of Fame

from The Palace Theatre, Manchester
Introduced by Roy Hudd with Anita Harris , Vince Hill
Alan Randall , Johnnie Ray Leslie Sarony , Marti Webb Memories of Gus Elen,
George Formby , Vesta Tilley and Gracie Fields are brought back to life at
Manchester's beautifully refurbished Palace Theatre. Vince Hill sings a medley from Stop the World I Want to Get Off which had its world premiere here, and Johnnie Ray returns to the theatre which he packed twice-nightly in the 50s. Leslie Sarony is just six years younger than the theatre itself and he first played here in 1925. Written by ROY HUDD
Musical director DON HUNT Sound ALAN FOX
Lighting JOHN CROWTHER Designer PAUL MONTAGUE Production


Introduced By: Roy Hudd
Unknown: Anita Harris
Unknown: Vince Hill
Unknown: Alan Randall
Unknown: Johnnie Ray
Unknown: Leslie Sarony
Unknown: George Formby
Unknown: Vesta Tilley
Unknown: Gracie Fields
Unknown: Vince Hill
Unknown: Johnnie Ray
Unknown: Leslie Sarony
Written By: Roy Hudd
Unknown: John Crowther
Designer: Paul Montague
Unknown: Barry Bevins

: The Pickwick Papers

by CHARLES DICKENS dramatised in 12 parts by JACK DAVIES starring
3: Mr Winkle is in disgrace after accidentally wounding Mr Tupman on a rook-shooting expedition.
Mr Pickwick and his friends have decided to go to the cricket match at Dingley Dell.
Music composed and conducted by CARL DAVIS
Make-up designer gill HUGHES Script editor TERRANCE DICKS Designer MYLES LANG Producer BARRY LETTS
A BBC Enterprises Illustrated Classic£1.95 fromnewsagents *CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: Charles Dickens
Unknown: Jack Davies
Unknown: Mr Winkle
Unknown: Mr Tupman
Unknown: Mr Pickwick
Conducted By: Carl Davis
Editor: Terrance Dicks
Designer: Myles Lang
Producer: Barry Letts
Director: Brian Ughthill
Mr Pickwick: Nigel Stock
Mr Tupman: Cuve Swift
Mr Winkle: Jeremy Nicholas
Mr Snodgrass: Alan Parnaby
Old Mrs Wardle: Patience Collier
Mr Wardle: Colin Douglas
Sam Weller: Phil Daniels
Mr Jingle: Patrick Malahide
Rachael Wardle: Freda Dowie
Narrator: Ray Brooks
Gentleman: Hugh Moxey
Joe: David Nunn
Isabella Wardle: Dione Inman
Emily Wardle: Valerie Whittington
Manservant: Paddy Ward
Chambermaid: Bridget Ashburn
Perker: Milton Johns

: Holiday

with Cliff Michelmore
Anne Gregg , John Carter An unprecedented amount of publicity has surrounded the environment and dubious activities created by some tour companies in order to attract young people to take holidays abroad. Holiday looks at a typical week's holiday aimed at 18- to
30-year-olds in Lloret de Mar. Holidays for people who want to pursue particular interests or hobbies have followed in the wake of popular special interest magazines and television programmes.
Cliff Michelmore examines a holiday organised solely for antique lovers - experts and beginners.
Frank and Nesta Bough continue on their drive through The French
Selection, a short stop to descend into the Gouffre de Padirac and then on by way of the oldest village in France, St Cirq Lapopie.
In the studio the latest news and comment to help you with your holiday problems. Producer TOM SAVAGE t COMPETITION: page 38


Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Unknown: Anne Gregg
Unknown: John Carter
Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Unknown: Nesta Bough

: Leslie Thomas

appeals on behalf of Dr Barnardo's (reg no [number removed]) Dr Barnardo's work nowadays is firmly based on supporting the family in the community. Schemes range from homes and schools for the mentally and physically handicapped, day care centres for children under 5, as well as supporting community projects for young people in deprived areas. If you would like to help Dr Barnardo's help young people, please send your donations to:
Leslie Thomas ,[address removed]


Unknown: Leslie Thomas

: News

Jan Leeming ; Weatherman


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Songs of Praise

from Shetland
This beautiful and remote part of the British Isles is also at the heart of the economy -oil comes ashore at Sullom Voe.
Magnus Magnusson meets
John Manson , who returned to Shetland after many years to help liaise between the islanders and the oilmen; and Lowrie Leask tells of the life of the crofter.
Rhoda Bulter , a local poet, talks about her feelings for the dialect and the place. Tonight people have come from all over the outlying islands to sing in the Muckle Kirk in Lerwick at one of the first television outside broadcasts made in Shetland. Love divine, all loves excelling (Hyfrydol); Da Loard 's my hird
(Crimond); All people that on earth do dwell (Old Hundredth); Behold! the mountain of the Lord (Glasgow); Come together; Blest be the everlasting God (Bishopthorpe); To God be the glory; Glory be to God the Father (Regent Square) Conductor JAMES HALCROW Director CHRIS MANN


Unknown: Magnus Magnusson
Unknown: John Manson
Unknown: Lowrie Leask
Unknown: Rhoda Bulter
Unknown: Muckle Kirk
Unknown: Da Loard
Conductor: James Halcrow
Director: Chris Mann
Producer: David Kremer
Producer: Stephen Whittle

: Mastermind

with Magnus Magnusson Ronald Fraser
(freelance journalist) The life of Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman Michael McWilliam (shop manager)
Wines and wine-growing regions of France
Elizabeth McCaffrey (solicitor)
The Anne books of L. M. Montgomery Neil Butterworth
(college head of department) American orchestral music from 1900


Unknown: Magnus Magnusson
Unknown: Ronald Fraser
Unknown: Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman
Unknown: Michael McWilliam
Unknown: L. M. Montgomery
Unknown: Neil Butterworth
Director: Laurence Vulliamy
Producer: Peter Massey

: Last of the Summer Wine

written by ROY CLARKE starring
Bill Owen , Peter Sallis Brian Wilde in The Odd Dog Men
A chance encounter with an unwilling and resentful dog-walker suggests to
Foggy that this might just be the business opportunity he has been waiting for all his life. With the reluctant assistance of Compo and Clegg, he sets out to prove that 'walkies' could mean big money for them.
Designer VALERIE WARRENDER Produced and directed by ALAN J. W. BELL


Written By: Roy Clarke
Unknown: Bill Owen
Unknown: Peter Sallis
Unknown: Brian Wilde
Designer: Valerie Warrender
Directed By: Alan J. W. Bell
Compo: Bill Owen
Clegg: Peter Sallis
Foggy: Brian Wilde
Sid: John Comer
Ivy: Jane Freeman
Wally: Joe Gladwin
Nora: Kathy Staff
Dog owner: Roger Grainger
Attractive housewife: Pam Conway
Jealous husband: Stuart Golland

: By the Sword Divided

A serial in ten episodes created by JOHN HAWKESWORTH
3: Cromwell at Amescote by CAREY HARRISON
1649 -when the Fletchers Play host to Oliver Cromwell they little realise the dangers he will be exposed to.
Cast in order of appearance:
Music composed by KEN HOWARD and ALAN BLAIKLEY Story supervisor JEREMY PAUL Designers


Unknown: John Hawkesworth
Unknown: Carey Harrison
Composed By: Ken Howard
Composed By: Alan Blaikley
Unknown: Jeremy Paul
Unknown: Roger Cann
Unknown: Donal Woods
Producer: Jonathan Alwyn
Director: Brian Farnham
Anne Fletcher: Sharon Mughan
John Fletcher: Rob Edwards
Sir Thomas Lacey: Timothy Bentinck
Lady Lucinda Ferrar: Lucy Aston
Dick Skinner: Peter Guinness
Oliver Cromwell: Peter Jeffrey
Sir Ralph Winter: Robert Stephens
Mr Bradshawe: Barrie Cookson
Mr Holland: Cyril Conway
Mr Lisle: William Whymper
Mr Heveningham: Arthur Blake
Mr Mildmay: D. Geoff Tomlinson
Mr Wallop: Brian de Salvo
Street girl: Annette Lyons
Lady Susan Winter: Judy Buxton
Agnes: Amanda Garwood
Goodwife Margaret: Rosalie Crutchley
Rachel: Deborah Goodman
Nathaniel Cropper: Andrew MacLachlan
Mrs Dumfry: Claire Davenport
Minty: Eileen Way
Emma: Janet Lees-Price
Hannah Jackman: Joanna Myers
Walter: Edward Peel
Hugh Brandon: Simon Butteriss
Col Ireton: Bruce Lidington
Master Martin Fletcher: Frederick Chambers
Rob Pettifer: Robin Sneller
Sergeant: Chris Pomfrett
Lieutenant: Adam Robertson
Blackie: Herbie

: News

Jan Leeming ; Weatherman


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: That's Life

with Esther Rantzen Consumer advice, investigations, misprints, mishaps and real-life humour drawn from the letters you send each week. Reporters
Bill Buckley , Gavin Campbell Michael Groth
And at the That's Life newsdesk Maev Alexander and John Gould


Unknown: Esther Rantzen
Unknown: Bill Buckley
Unknown: Gavin Campbell
Unknown: Michael Groth
Unknown: Maev Alexander
Unknown: John Gould
Director: Bob Marsland
Producer: Esther Rantzen
Editor: John Morrell

: Everyman: Can I Come In?: 2: The Churches of Dissent

The second of a two-part investigation into Christianity in Britain today by Peter France.
As Bishops argue whether the traditional 'truths' of Christianity have to be taken literally, Peter France goes on a journey through Christian Britain. He looks at the strength, beauty - and oddities of the Christian tradition.
In this film he examines the powerful dissenting movements which have helped to shape modern Britain and asks influential Protestant leaders: 'What do I have to believe in order to come in?'


Presenter: Peter France
Film Editor: Richard Brunskill
Film Cameraman: Keith Hopper
Research: Roger Stott
Producer: Daniel Wolf

: 16 Up-The YTS Report

Now What?
Paul Hudson was on a pilot YTS scheme with ICI in Middlesbrough. A year after it ended he was still unemployed. In the prosperous south YTS can now be 'a bridge from school to work* - in areas of high unemployment it looks like a bridge to nowhere. Produced by TONY MATTHEWS Directed by JULIE CALLANAN
For free leaflet on YTS send 18p sae to: [address removed]


Unknown: Paul Hudson
Produced By: Tony Matthews
Directed By: Julie Callanan

: Late Night In Concert: Chris de Burgh

The Irish singer-songwriter with a Canadian band and some surprise guests in a concert recorded at Hamilton Place, Toronto. Introduced by Anne Nightingale.


Presenter: Anne Nightingale
Director: Michael Becker
Television Presentation: Tom Corcoran

: Weather

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