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: Open University

6.45 How Electricity is Generated
7.10 Engineering: Crates and Ale
7.35 An Ageing Population
8.0 Properties of Enzymes: 2
8.25 Chemistry: Transition Elements

: Play School

lain Lauchlan and Jane Hardy say Hello Again with songs, games and play ideas.
The sun is hot
The earth is dry Musicians
PAUL READE. ALAN GRAHAME Story: Jason's Birthday Present by FLOELLA BENJAMIN Director PENNY LLOYD Producer SUE PETO
Series producer ANNE GOBEY Editor CYNTHIA FELGATE

Contributors

Unknown: Jane Hardy
Unknown: Paul Reade.
Unknown: Alan Grahame
Editor: Cynthia Felgate

: Superbook

A book that takes young
Chris, his friend Joy and his robot toy Gizmo on a magical adventure back to Bible times.
3: The Test
Chris, Joy and Gizmo are whirled back to the time of Abraham and his young son Isaac. They trek across the desert to Mount Moriah' where they are horrified to see Isaac about to be sacrificed by his father Abraham.
CBN CONTINENTAL SYNDICATION

: This is the Day

The series for Sunday morning in which you are united with your fellow viewers in a simple service of prayer and fellowship. Today's worship comes from a viewer's home in Salford and is introduced by Ann Easter . The speaker is gardening expert Clay Jones.
TV presentation SIMON HAMMOND Series producer ANGELA TILBY

Contributors

Introduced By: Ann Easter
Unknown: Clay Jones.
Unknown: Simon Hammond
Producer: Angela Tilby

: Asian Magazine

A weekly focus on issues, topics and personalities as they affect Asian communities in the United Kingd om.
Sudarshan and Rashmi Dheer perform 'Mayur nritya' (peacock dance). Producer BISH MEHAY
Executive producer ASHOK RAMPAL BBC Pebble Mill

Contributors

Unknown: Rashmi Dheer
Producer: Bish Mehay
Producer: Ashok Rampal

: Use Your Head

A series of eight programmes 6: Creative Mind Patterns Tony Buzan explains how basic key word patterns can be used creatively to solve everyday problems. Director IAN ROSENBLOOM
Producer NANCY THOMAS
Book £3.95 paperback: £5.95 hardback from booksellers

Contributors

Unknown: Tony Buzan
Director: Ian Rosenbloom

: Greek Language and People

Ten programmes with Chris Serle and Katia Dandoulaki 6: Getting Around
Buses and boats, planes and trains, and the Greek concept of time.
Consultant DAVID H. HARDY
Producer TERRY DOYLE
Book £7.95, two cassettes £7.48 or three records £12. 08 from booksellers

Contributors

Unknown: Chris Serle
Unknown: Katia Dandoulaki
Unknown: David H. Hardy
Producer: Terry Doyle

: Letting Go

A series of six films for parents and teenagers. 2: Independence
Many of the difficulties between parents and teenagers arise over independence. How much freedom should teenagers have, especially if what they want to do seems to parents to be risky or dangerous: riding a motor bike, staying out late or going to unsupervised parties? Director JEREMY ORLEBAR
Producer JENNY ROGERS
For viewers notes send 22p sae, 12x9, 9. to: [address removed]

Contributors

Director: Jeremy Orlebar
Producer: Jenny Rogers

: The Learning Machine

A personal view by Tim O'Shea of computers in education.
A series of six programmes
2: Why is so much educational software so lousy?
Why is it so difficult for parents and teachers to find educational software that does something useful, or at the very least does what it's supposed to do?
Studio director ROBERT ALBURY Producer IAN WOOLF

Contributors

Unknown: Tim O'Shea
Director: Robert Albury
Producer: Ian Woolf

: Mr Smith's Indoor Garden

A series of nine programmes 8: Easy-to-Grow Plants Mother-in-law's tongue, striped grass and geraniums are among the easiest of all house plants to grow. Geoffrey Smith offers practical advice on how to look after and propagate them, as well as the less common fingernail plant.
Film editor PETER RINGSTEAD Producer BRIAN DAVIES

Contributors

Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Producer: Brian Davies

: Farming

with Philip Wrixon and Dan Cherrington Producers
KEN POLLOCK. MARTIN SMALL
Executive producer JOHN KENYON BBC Pebble Mill

Contributors

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

: News Headlines

: Italy Welcomes the Princess

The highlight of the second week of the Prince and Princess of Wales's visit to Italy was an audience with His Holiness the Pope at the Vatican, a moment of solemnity away from the frenzied competition for pictures by the hundreds of photographers following the tour. Two days at sea also helped to give the royal couple respite as Britannia sailed up the Adriatic to deliver them to Venice, and a sparkling reception with all the tradition that famous city could muster.
Reporter Kate Adie
Camera crews PETER MATTHEWS
ROY BENFORD. CHRISTOPHER MARLOW and ROGER SNOW
Chief picture editor MICHAEL DAVIES Produced by GORDON CARR A BBCtv News special

Contributors

Reporter: Kate Adie
Unknown: Peter Matthews
Unknown: Roy Benford.
Unknown: Christopher Marlow
Editor: Michael Davies
Produced By: Gordon Carr

: World of Wildlife

Way of the Willow
Narrated by Robert Powell Thriving on the boggy wetlands of the Somerset
Levels, the willow is an old and familiar landmark. It offers support and shelter to the many animals that share the marsh land.
Adapted from a film by JOHN KING Written and presented by DEREK ANDERSON
BBC Bristol
* CEEFAX SUBTITLES

Contributors

Unknown: John King
Presented By: Derek Anderson

: EastEnders

An omnibus edition by Frances Galleymore and Bill Lyons.
(Ceefax Subtitles)

Contributors

Writer: Frances Galleymore
Writer: Bill Lyons
Producer: Julia Smith

: In Which We Serve

The first of three
British films specially presented to commemorate the 40th anniversary of VE Day, all made during World War II and each about a different branch of the armed services. This famous tribute to the Royal Navy starring Noel Coward
John Mills and Celia Johnson tells the stirring story of HMS Torrin and those who served in her. It was inspired by the real-life exploits of the destroyer HMS Kelly commanded by Lord Louis Mountbatten.
Original story and screenplay by NOEL COWARD
Produced by NOEL COWARD and ANTHONY HAVELOCK-ALLAN Directed by NOEL COWARD and DAVID LEAN Tomorrow The Way Ahead and The Way to the Stars
0 FILMS: page 39

Contributors

Unknown: Noel Coward
Unknown: John Mills
Unknown: Celia Johnson
Unknown: Lord Louis Mountbatten.
Unknown: Noel Coward
Produced By: Noel Coward
Unknown: Anthony Havelock-Allan
Directed By: Noel Coward
Directed By: David Lean
Captain 'D': Noel Coward
O/S 'Shorty' Blake: John Mills
CPO Walter Hardy: Bernard Miles
Alix (Mrs Kinross): Celia Johnson
Mrs Hardy: Joyce Carey
Freda Lewis: Kay Walsh
Number one: Derek Elphinstone
'Flags': Michael Wilding
'Guns': Robert Sansom
'Torps': Philip Friend
Doctor: James Donald
Engineer commander: Ballard Berkeley
'Snotty': Chimmo Branson
Sub-Lt RNVR: Kenneth Carten
Young stoker: Richard Attenborough

: Top Gear

William Woollard visits SEAT, the Spanish motor manufacturers in Barcelona. He also visits Coventry to find out about an all British development in four-wheel-drive technology. Frank Page gives some hints on buying used cars. Producers
PHILIP FRANKUN. BRIAN STRACHAN

Contributors

Unknown: William Woollard
Unknown: Philip Frankun.

: Comedy Classic: It Ain't Half Hot Mum

by JIMMY PERRY and DAVID CROFT starring Windsor Davies also starring
Melvyn Hayes. Don Estelle Donald Hewlett
Michael Knowles
Aquastars
A film showing of an old Hollywood musical gives Bdr Beaumont (
Melvyn Hayes ) the urge to do a Busby Berkeley, and stage one of the RA Concert Party shows on water, on the nearby river. Director JOHN KILBY
Producer DAVID CROFT * CEEFAX SUBTITLES

Contributors

Unknown: Jimmy Perry
Unknown: David Croft
Unknown: Melvyn Hayes.
Unknown: Estelle Donald Hewlett
Unknown: Michael Knowles
Unknown: Melvyn Hayes
Director: John Kilby
Producer: David Croft

: Antiques Roadshow

Introduced by Hugh Scully Prints of Sunderland's famous iron bridge are a popular decoration for the local lustreware. But pottery is not all the Roadshow's experts find in this northern port. There are valuable paintings and furniture; and a 19th-century Noah s Ark containing over a hundred pairs of animals. Assistant producer
YVONNE DEUTSCHMAN
Producer CHRISTOPHER LEWIS BBC Bristol
* CEEFAX SUBTITLES

Contributors

Introduced By: Hugh Scully
Unknown: Yvonne Deutschman
Producer: Christopher Lewis

: News

with Moira Stuart Weather News

Contributors

Unknown: Moira Stuart

: Praise Be!

with Thora Hird
'Thora's back - it must be summer,' writes a viewer, one of many who have written to choose their favourite hymns.
Thora Hird , at home in Sussex, invites you to join her in listening to some of the most requested hymns from the past year of Songs of Praise.
This week the theme is Praise which provides a clue to Thora's mystery tour, when she visits one of England s most beautiful buildings.
All people that on earth do dwell (Old Hundredth); 0 for a thousand tongues (Lyngham); Praise to the holiest in the height (Gerontius); Crown Him with many crowns
(Diademata); How great Thou art; Thine be the glory (Maccabaeus); Sing hosanna;
Let us all praise the Lord; Praise, my soul, the King of heaven (Praise, my soul)
Director VALETTA STALLABRASS
Producers DAVID KREMER,. ELIZABETH GORT
* CEEFAX SUBTITLES

Contributors

Unknown: Thora Hird
Unknown: Thora Hird
Unknown: David Kremer.
Unknown: Elizabeth Gort

: Sorry!

A comedy series by IAN DAVIDSON and PETER VINCENT starring Ronnie Corbett with Barbara Lott and William Moore
Timothy dips his toe in the antique trade and Father dips his finger in the pianola.
Designer STEPHAN PACZAI Produced and directed by DAVID ASKEY
* CEEFAX SUBTITLES

Contributors

Unknown: Ian Davidson
Unknown: Peter Vincent
Unknown: Ronnie Corbett
Unknown: Barbara Lott
Unknown: William Moore
Designer: Stephan Paczai
Directed By: David Askey
Timothy Lumsden: Ronnie Corbett
Mrs Lumsden: Barbara Lott
Mr Lumsden: William Moore
Muriel: Marguerite Hardiman
Kevin: Derek Fuke
Aurelia: Jean Harvey
Wanda: Sarah Jane Varley
Jake: Nigel Gregory
Removal man: Michael Redfern
Bus driver: Kit Jackson

: Juliet Bravo

starring with and Attack by EWART ALEXANDER
When DCI Perrin alienates an important witness, he asks Kate to try to retrieve the situation. Can Kate succeed where he has failed?
Series created by IAN KENNEDY MARTIN
Producer GERAINT MORRIS
Director MARC MILLER * CEEFAX SUBTITLES

Contributors

Unknown: Ewart Alexander
Unknown: Dci Perrin
Unknown: Ian Kennedy Martin
Producer: Geraint Morris
Director: Marc Miller
Inspector Kate Longton: Anna Carteret
Sergeant Joseph Beck: David Ellison
Sergeant George Parrish: Noel Collins
PC Danny Sparks: Mark Botham
PC Brian Kelleher: C J Allen
DCI Perrin: Edward Peel
DS Maltby: Sebastian Abineri
Adler: Stephen Yardley
Joan Adler: Linda Gardner
Susan Campbell: Annette Farrant
Mrs Campbell: Rosalind Boxall
Sam: Joe Belcher
Desmond: Steffan Wynne

: Mastermind

The Final with Magnus Magnusson The climax of Mastermind
1985 takes place at Robinson College, Cambridge.
In January 48 contenders set out to see who could win the coveted Caithness glass trophy. Tonight just the final four are left to do friendly battle to receive that trophy from the Chairman of the BBC Stuart Young. Clive Bettington (solicitor)
The British Raj, 1899-1948 Ian MacKillop
(pharmacy technician RAMC) History of the Labour Party since 1945
Roger Stein
(schoolteacher)
The works of John Le Carre Ian Meadows
(hospital driver)
The English Civil War, 1642-7 Designer ANDY DIMOND
Lighting PETER GREENYER
Assistant producer MARY CRAIG Director LAURENCE VULLIAMY Producer PETER MASSEY

Contributors

Unknown: Magnus Magnusson
Unknown: Clive Bettington
Unknown: Roger Stein
Unknown: John Le Carre
Unknown: Ian Meadows
Producer: Mary Craig
Director: Laurence Vulliamy
Producer: Peter Massey

: News

with Moira Stuart Weather News

Contributors

Unknown: Moira Stuart

: 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 news desk Maev Alexander and John Gould
Director BOB MARSLAND
Producer ESTHER RANTZEN Editor JOHN MORRELL

Contributors

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

: The Rock Gospel Show

Last of the series with Sheila Walsh
One of America's rising gospel stars, Steve Taylor , calls in at The Rock Gospel
Show studio at the beginning of his extensive British and American tour with Sheila Walsh. Also taking part are The Escofferey Sisters from London, The London
Community Gospel Choir, and from Nashville, exclusive film of America's top gospel stars singing together in aid of CAUSE, Christian Artists United to Save the Earth.
Videotape editor CHRIS BOOTH Music associate NICO RAMSDEN Lighting ERIC WALUS
Designer PAUL MUNTING
Series producer JIM MURRAY

Contributors

Unknown: Sheila Walsh
Unknown: Steve Taylor
Unknown: Sheila Walsh.
Producer: Jim Murray

: The Past Afloat

A series of eight films on historic ships and maritime museums in Britain, written and presented by Anthony Burton 1: Shipshape
Film editor KEITH WILTON
Producer MICHAEL GARROD Book, £12.95 from booksellers

Contributors

Presented By: Anthony Burton
Editor: Keith Wilton
Producer: Michael Garrod

: A Family Band

The third of six programmes about families who make music together.
Presented by Roy Castle and featuring
The Cummings from London. Encouraged by their parents Keith and Madge, Julian, Diana and Douglas Cummings have established themselves in the front rank of English orchestral players. This film looks at how their gift is now being passed to the next generation. Reporter Jill Phillips
Film director HILARY MURPHY Producer TONY STAVEACRE BBC Bristol

Contributors

Presented By: Roy Castle
Presented By: Douglas Cummings
Reporter: Jill Phillips
Director: Hilary Murphy

: The Sky at Night

Moon Rills
The moon is a world of mountains, craters, valleys, peaks and huge waterless seas. Of special interest are the cracklike features known as rills, which are unlike anything we find on earth. Patrick Moore talks about them to Dr Lionel Wilson of the University of Lancaster, who has been making a careful study of these remarkable lunar features. Produced by PIETER MORPURGO

Contributors

Talks: Patrick Moore
Unknown: Dr Lionel Wilson
Produced By: Pieter Morpurgo

: Weather









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