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: Open University

6.45 Telephone Systems
7.10 Loch Lomond Glaciation
7.35 Steel Castings
8.0 Polymorphism in Snails
8.25 The Nature of Chemistry


Unknown: Loch Lomond

: Play School

Floella Benjamin and Stuart Bradley say Hello Again with songs, games and play ideas.
Story: Patrick by QUENTIN BLAKE


Unknown: Floella Benjamin
Unknown: Stuart Bradley
Musicians: Peter Pontzen
Unknown: Robin Williams
Unknown: Quentin Blake
Producer: Barbara Roddam
Editor: Cynthia Felgate

: Superbook

The First King
Chris, Joy and Gizmo accompany the young Saul as he follows a strange series of clues that lead eventually to his coronation as Israel's first king.

: This is the Day

You are united with your fellow viewers in a simple service of prayer and fellowship.
Today's worship comes from the Roman Catholic
Chaplaincy at Liverpool
University and is introduced by Michele Guinness. The preacher is
Fr Oliver McTiernan.
TV presentation NOEL VINCENT BBC Manchester


Introduced By: Michele Guinness.
Unknown: Fr Oliver McTiernan.

: Asian Magazine

The month of June sees the end of Ramadhan when millions of Muslims throughout the world celebrate the festival of Eid. Join in the festivities with a naat by Ghulam Farid Sabri and Party.
Executive producer ASHOK RAMPAL BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Ghulam Farid Sabri
Produced By: Krishan Gould
Producer: Ashok Rampal

: Birth Right

Five personal views of maternity services in the 80s by Peter Huntingford
4: The Dignity of Labour Ten years ago labour was induced in 40 per cent of women. Today some obstetricians at least are trying to take into account the wishes and expectations of women having babies. Director CATHERINE ROBINS Producer BRYN BROOKS


Unknown: Peter Huntingford
Director: Catherine Robins

: Never Too Late....

To Make a Start
Anne, Phil and Julie all left school some years ago with no qualifications. Now they've taken up a second chance to learn. Anne, a single parent, is on a 'new horizons' course; her brother, Phil, is learning to read; and Julie, an air stewardess, is getting ready to become a full-time student.


Produced By: Tony Matthews
Directed By: Katherine Everette

: Inside YTS

Four programmes on the Youth Training Scheme in action
3: A Package for Living?
'We're not just training them to be workers - we're trying to help them grow up as well.' Film editor JANE WOOD
Producer IAN WOOLF
For notes send 12 x 9 sae with 22p postage to [address removed]

: Business Club

Five programmes on survival and success in small business
3: High and Not-so-High Technology
Producer JOHN TwrrCHIN Book, £4.50 from booksellers
For Local Link details send a large sae to: [address removed]


Director: Paula Gilder
Producer: John Twrrchin

: Honourable Members

Last in a series of five programmes examining the role of Members of Parliament
Carry on Governing
How much power does the House of Commons effectively wield, confronted as it is, by a strong
Executive, an entrenched civil service and EEC legislation?
MPs and ex-MPs taking part include:
Joel Barnett , Jo Grimond Lord Wilson of Rievaulx, Enoch Powell , Tony Benn and Edward Du Cann. Consultant MALCOLM DAVIES Film editor TERRY WILLIAMS Produced by TONY ROBERTS


Unknown: Joel Barnett
Unknown: Jo Grimond
Unknown: Enoch Powell
Unknown: Tony Benn
Unknown: Malcolm Davies
Editor: Terry Williams
Produced By: Tony Roberts

: Farming

features the news and views, politics and practice of those involved with the land. with Philip Wrixon and Dan Cherrington Producers
Executive producer JOHN KENYON BBC Pebble Mill


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

: Weather News

for farmers MICHAEL FISH

: News Headlines

: The End of the Pier Show

A Forty Minutes programme Cromer prides itself on mounting one of the few remaining old-style pier entertainments. The theatre, right on the end of the pier, is small; money is tight; the audience declines year by year, but ex-Folies Bergeres dancer Bob Marlowe struggles against all odds to put a show together.
He can only afford three dancers, and they have to fit last season's costumes. The singers have to dance, comics sing, and top-of-the-bill brothers Gordon and Bunny Jay have to do everything to create the concert party feeling which will make a hit with the holidaymakers of north Norfolk.
Executive producer ROGER MILLS Producer CLEM VALLANCE


Unknown: Bob Marlowe
Unknown: Bunny Jay
Producer: Clem Vallance

: Birdwatch

on Bass Rock
As you get closer to Bass
Rock you can see big white patches which eventually resolve into a huge colony of gannets. Tony Soper reports live from this busy, noisy seabird city. BBC Bristol
(Birdwatch continues at 3.50)


Unknown: Tony Soper

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition by Harry Duffin and Jane Hollowood.
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Harry Duffin
Writer: Jane Hollowood
Producer: Julia Smith

: Bonanza

Heritage of Anger
John Dundee emerges from five years' imprisonment only to discover that he needs Ben's help to win back his wife and to resist the treachery of two so-called 'partners'.
Written by DON INGALLS
Directed by NICK WEBSTER


Written By: Don Ingalls
Directed By: Nick Webster
Ben Cartwright: Lome Greene
Little Joe: Michael Landon
Jamie: Mitch Vogel
Candy: David Canary
John Dundee: Robert Lansing
Elizabeth Dundee: Fionnula Flanagan

: Birdwatch

on Bass Rock
Bird life in the colonies. Tony Soper at the very summit of Bass Rock, describes the hurly burly which adults and baby gannets have to survive on their cliff-top nursery. Tony Soper is joined by Bryan Nelson , a naturalist who has devoted years to observing these magnificient seabirds. BBC Bristol
(Highlights of the week's birdwatching on the Fame Islands and Bass Rock tonight at 9.


Unknown: Tony Soper
Unknown: Tony Soper
Unknown: Bryan Nelson

: Film Matinee: The Private War of Major Benson

Charlton Heston
Julie Adams
Major 'Barney' Benson is none too happy about his assignment as training officer at
Sheridan Military Academy. He's a tough army man and a hard taskmaster, but his new cadets are kids, and the school is run by an order of nuns. Major Benson's no-fun methods make him thoroughly unpopular in this light-hearted family comedy.
Produced by HOWARD PINE Directed by JERRY HOPPER
* FILMS: page 20


Unknown: Charlton Heston
Unknown: Julie Adams
Unknown: William Roberts
Unknown: Richard Alan Simmons
Produced By: Howard Pine
Directed By: Jerry Hopper
Maj Bernard (Barney) Benson: Charlton Heston
Dr Kay Lambert: Julie Adams
John: William Demarest
Cadet Sgt Hibler: Tim Considine
Cadet Col Sylvester Dusik: Sal Mineo
Mother Redempta: Nana Bryant
Gen Ramsey: Milburn Stone
Sr Mary Theresa: Mary Field
Cadet Corp Scawalski: Donald Keeler
Cadet Thos 'Tiger' Flaherty: Tim Hovey
Mr Hibler: Don Haggerty
Mrs Hibler: Yvonne Peetie

: Goodbye Mr Chips

Dramatised in six episodes by ALEXANDER BARON
4: Shattered by Katherine's death in childbirth, Chips struggles to find the courage to face life alone. At first it seems as if not even his beloved Brookfield School can provide consolation. and Music composed and conducted by DUDLEY SIMPSON


Unknown: James Hilton
Unknown: Alexander Baron
Conducted By: Dudley Simpson
Producer: Barry Letts
Director: Gareth Davies
Chips: Roy Marsden
Mrs Wickett: Anne Kristen
Meldrum: George Baker
Ralston: Michael Cochrane
Kemp: John Harding
Sir John Rivers: Paul Williamson
Priest: Gilbert Vernon
Creevy: Stephen Rooney
Ruddock: Daniel Beales
Bishop: John Atkinson
Marston: Nicholas G Barnes
Phillips: Ian Land
Bradley: Simon Butteriss
Brookfield boys: Repton School
Brookfield boys: Christ College
Brookfield boys: Brecon

: News

with Jan Leeming Weather News


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Praise Be!

with Thora Hird
There are some winners among the hymns which
Thora includes in her final programme. 'The day thou gavest, Lord, is ended' was number one in the Songs of Praise Top Ten you voted for earlier this year. 'Sing to God with gladness' won the Songs of Praise new hymn competition. Thora receives a visit from Cyril Taylor , who was one of the judges of that competition, and is himself the composer of another of tonight's popular hymn tunes, Abbot's Leigh. But, of course, Thora couldn't end the series without including the hymn for which she receives the most letters every year: 'The old rugged cross.'
Alleluia, sing to Jesus (Hyfrydol); When I survey the wondrous cross
(Morte Criste); The old rugged cross; St Patrick's breastplate; Sing to God with gladness; Glorious things of thee are spoken (Abbot's Leigh); Be still, my soul (Finlandia); The day thou gavest. Lord, is ended (St Clement)
Director valetta STALLABRASS Producers


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

: For the Term of His Natural Life

An Australian drama series in three parts adapted from MARCUS CLARKE 'S classic adventure story starring
Bebe Taylor and 2: A strange twist of fate forces Rufus Dawes and Maurice Frere into an uneasy alliance. For Dawes, it is an opportunity to prove his integrity and heroism and his only chance of ever earning a free pardon; but he is soon to learn that Frere is not a man to stand by his word. And
Dawes knows only too well from experience that few are willing to believe a convicted man's version of events. Written and produced by WILTON SCHILLER and PATRICIA PAYNE
Directed by ROB STEWART (Part 3 next Sunday)


Unknown: Marcus Clarke
Unknown: Bebe Taylor
Unknown: Rufus Dawes
Unknown: Maurice Frere
Produced By: Wilton Schiller
Produced By: Patricia Payne
Directed By: Rob Stewart
The Rev Mr North: Anthony Perkins
Major Vickers: Patrick MacNee
Julia Vickers: Samantha Eggar
Lady Ellinor Devine: Diane Cilento
Rufus Dawes: Colin Friels
Lieutenant Frere: Rod Mullinar
John Rex: Robert Coleby
Sarah Purfoy: Susan Lyons
Sylvia Vickers: Penelope Stewart
Gabbett: Johnny Johnstone

: News

with Jan Leeming Weather News


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Birdwatch: Sunset Highlights

One of the longest days of the year draws to a close. The lighthouse keepers on Bass Rock prepare for the 'time of lighting' at 10.4, half an hour before sunset.
Meanwhile 19,000 pairs of squabbling gannets continue to tend and feed their young. And Tony Soper looks back on eight days of birdwatching off the North Sea coast-on Staple Island, Inner Fame and now Bass Rock.
With Bryan Nelson and Peter Hawkey.
BBC Bristol


Presenter: Tony Soper
Unknown: Bryan Nelson
Unknown: Peter Hawkey.
Engineering Manager: Geoff Stafford
Director: Paul Appleby
Assistant Producer: Robin Prytherch
Assistant Producer: Dan Freeman
Producer: John Dobson

: That's Life

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


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

: Choices

The Price of Life
The doctor as mechanic is now quite capable of keeping the body as machine ticking over for an unnaturally long span. Norman St John-Stevas asks 'Is the price of life ever too high?' — a pressing question for families like the Duffys of Redditch, whose baby son [text removed] has an incurable liver condition.
Mrs Rita Duffy has decided against a transplant: 'Is all that pain and hospitalisation worth it if it will only give
Jonathan a year or so more?' Director CHRISTOPHER MANN Producer FRANCES GUMLEY
Series producer JAMES MURRAY
0 HELPLINES: page 77


Unknown: Norman St John-Stevas
Unknown: Mrs Rita Duffy
Director: Christopher Mann
Producer: James Murray

: The Past Afloat

A series of eight films on historic ships and maritime museums in Britain, written and presented by Anthony Burton. 6: Wooden Walls
Film editor KEITH WILTON
Producer Michael GARROD


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

: History on Your Doorstep

The first in a series of eight films presented by Fred Housego
The Story of a House
There's a surprising amount to discover about the place you call home, even if it's a semi in suburbia.


Presented By: Fred Housego

: Weather

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