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: Open University

6.45 Teaching by Telephone
7.10 Geophysics of the Red Sea
7.35 Recycling Domestic Refuse
8.0 Molecular Evolution
8.25 Fast Reactor Fuel Reprocessing

: Play School

Fraser Wilson , Kate Copstick and Don Spencer say Hello Again with songs, games and play ideas. Listen to the Ocean
Echoes of a million seashells Musicians JONATHAN COHEN
Story: Clams Can't Sing by JAMES STEVENSON Director MARTIN FISHER Producer SUE PETO


Unknown: Fraser Wilson
Unknown: Kate Copstick
Unknown: Don Spencer
Musicians: Jonathan Cohen
Unknown: James Stevenson
Director: Martin Fisher
Editor: Cynthia Felgate

: Knock! Knock!

Juliet Alexander
Christopher Lillicrap and Tariq Yunus with stories and songs about accepting other people's beliefs.
Executive producer DAVID BROWN BBC Manchester


Unknown: Juliet Alexander
Unknown: Christopher Lillicrap
Editor: Noel Vincent
Director: Cella Thomson
Producer: Judy Merry
Producer: David Brown

: This is the Day

The series in which you are united with your fellow viewers in a simple service of prayer and fellowship.
Today's worship comes from the home of a viewer in Birmingham, and is introduced by Ann Easter.
The speaker is Lord Coggan. TV presentation MICHAEL SHOESMITH Series producer ANGELA TILBY BBC Pebble Mill

: Asian Magazine

Today's programme includes a Bengali song by Alaur Rahman, a duet by Rajkumar and Indrani Rizvi, and a Kathakali dance drama by artists of Calcutta Kalamandalam.
An Asian Unit presentation BBC Pebble Mill

: Farming

with Philip Wrixon Dan Cherrington
Leslie Cottington and Claire Powell Producers
Executive producer JOHN KENYON BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Philip Wrixon
Unknown: Dan Cherrington
Unknown: Leslie Cottington
Unknown: Ken Pollock.
Unknown: Martin Small
Producer: John Kenyon

: News Headlines

: Bonanza

Shadow of a Hero
An ex-army General and friend of the Cartwrights is encouraged to run for State
Governor. But his reputation is threatened when a journalist casts light on his conduct towards the Indians. Written by JOHN HAWKINS and B. W. SANDEFUR Directed by LEO PENN (R)


Written By: John Hawkins
Written By: B. W. Sandefur
Directed By: Leo Penn

: Cartoon

A Gruesome Twosome

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition by Gilly Fraser and Tony McHale.
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Gilly Fraser
Writer: Tony McHale
Producer: Julia Smith

: Adventure Matinee: The Way West

Kirk Douglas
Robert Mitchum
Richard Widmark
Lola Albright
Missouri, 1843. A wagon train of pioneers sets off on the hazardous Oregon trail, led by the ruthless Senator Tadlock, who is obsessed by the vision of the new city he plans to build. Most of the pioneers are settlers looking for land to farm but among them are young people in search of adventure and romance, occupations of which Tadlock strongly disapproves.
Screenplay by BEN MADDOW and MITCH UNDEMANN based on the novel by A. B GUTHRIE JR
Produced by HAROLD HECHT
0 FILMS: page 20


Unknown: Kirk Douglas
Unknown: Robert Mitchum
Unknown: Richard Widmark
Unknown: Lola Albright
Play By: Ben Maddow
Novel By: A. B Guthrie
Produced By: Harold Hecht
Directed By: Andrew V. McLaglen
Senator William J Tadlock: Kirk Douglas
Dick Summers: Robert Mitchum
Lije Evans: Richard Widmark
Rebecca Evans: Lola Albright
Johnnie Mack: Michael Witney
Brownie Evans: Michael McGreevey
Mercy McBee: Sally Field
Amanda Mack: Katherine Justice
Sam Fairman: Stubby Kaye
Preacher Weatherby: Jack Elam
Mrs McBee: Connie Sawyer
McBee: Harry Carey Jr
Mrs Fairman: Elisabeth Fraser
Michael Moynihan: William Lundigan
Mrs Moynihan: Anne Barton
Masters: Roy Barcroft
Mrs Masters: Eve McVeagh
Turley: Paul Lukather
Tadlock's son: Stefan Arngrim
Big Henry: Hal Lynch
Middle Henry: Timothy Scott
Little Henry: John Mitchum
Saunders: Roy Glenn
Col Grant: Patrick Knowles
Mrs Turley: Peggy Stewart

: Antiques Roadshow

This week: Winchester
Arthur Negus is joined by a team of Britain's leading experts from the world of art and antiques. The show takes to the road to meet the public informally and discuss treasured possessions brought along for assessment.
The series of 16 programmes is presented by Hugh Scully. Each programme is a fascinating record of a day full of excitement and surprises as people discover the truth about objects that have, sometimes, been gathering dust for years. Director ROY CHAPMAN Producer ROBIN DRAKE BBC Bristol (R)


Presented By: Hugh Scully.
Director: Roy Chapman
Producer: Robin Drake

: Watchdog

Nick Ross and the Watchdog team report on the stories you have said you want investigated. Each week reporters Dina Gold , Fran Morrison , Malcolm Wilson and Nicholas Woolley uncover cases of injustice, bureaucratic bungling and sharp practice on your behalf. Consumer champion
Lynn Faulds Wood reveals some of the tricks of the trade that could catch the unwary consumer. Plus this week
Watch Out as more so-called experts are put to the test. Studio director VICTOR MELLENEY Producers


Unknown: Nick Ross
Reporters: Dina Gold
Reporters: Fran Morrison
Reporters: Malcolm Wilson
Reporters: Nicholas Woolley
Unknown: Lynn Faulds Wood
Director: Victor Melleney
Producers: Tim Clark.
Unknown: Julia McLaren
Unknown: Victor van Amerongen
Editor: Lino Ferrari

: Write Now!

Eight programmes on letter-writing with scenes written by SUE TOWNSEND
3: Just a Note
Notes to teacher, written in the morning rush - notes to the milkman - all have to carry their message clearly. Graphic designer ANNE SMITH
Assistant producer STEPHEN MOSS Producer SALLY KIRKWOOD
Accompanying pack available from: [address removed] Send your address and three first class stamps.


Written By: Sue Townsend
Designer: Anne Smith
Producer: Stephen Moss
Producer: Sally Kirkwood
Unknown: Milton Keynes
Bella: Brenda Bruce
Andrew: George Layton
Jackie: Helen Pearson

: News

with Jan Leeming Weather News


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Songs of Praise

from The Greenbelt Festival Last weekend some 25,000 young people and families came together to camp in the grounds of Castle Ashby in Northamptonshire. They were attending Europe's largest Christian music and arts festival.
Sally Magnusson went along to taste the excitement of the main stage performances and share this unique blend of music, worship, celebration and study. She met Bishop David Sheppard , one of the speakers, young people drawn to the festival and some of the gospel music stars taking part.
Songs of Praise includes traditional hymns from the open-air Communion Service, the best in gospel music from John Michael Talbot and Martyn Joseph , and songs from groups drawn from the Iona and Taize communities. Engineering manager JOHN LIVINGSTONE


Unknown: Sally Magnusson
Unknown: David Sheppard
Unknown: John Michael Talbot
Unknown: Martyn Joseph
Unknown: John Livingstone
Unknown: Sound Barrie Hawes
Director: Simon Hammond
Producer: Stephen Whittle

: Open All Hours

A six-part comedy series by Roy Clarke
Starring Ronnie Barker and David Jason with Lynda Baron
(Ceefax subtitles)
Feature: page 15


Writer: Roy Clarke
Film Cameraman: Chris Seager
Film Editor: John Jarvis
Studio Lighting: Ron Bristow
Designer: Tim Gleeson
Director/Producer: Sydney Lotterby
Arkwright: Ronnie Barker
Granville: David Jason
Nurse Gladys Emmanuel: Lynda Baron
Mrs Featherstone: Stephanie Cole
Michelle: Jean Warren
Girl: Gilly Coman
Mr Halliwell: Norman Robbins

: Howards' Way

A serial in 13 parts devised by Gerard Glaister and Allan Prior
Episode 1 written by Jill Hyem
'I'm sorry, Jan ... It may be selfish, but I intend to spend the rest of my working life doing something I want to do.'
Title music Simon May and Leslie Osborne Film cameraman John Kenway Designer Myles Lang Script editor John Brason Director Pennant Roberts Producer Gerard Glaister
Feature: page 3 Ceefax Subtitles


Creator: Gerard Glaister
Creator: Allan Prior
Writer: Jill Hyem
Title music: Simon May
Title music: Leslie Osborne
Cameraman: John Kenway
Designer: Myles Lang
Script editor: John Brason
Producer: Gerard Glaister
Tom Howard: Maurice Colbourne
Jan Howard: Jan Harvey
Jack Rolfe: Glyn Owen
Avril Rolfe: Susan Gilmore
Ken Masters: Stephen Yardley
Polly Urquhart: Patricia Shakesby
Lynne Howard: Tracey Childs
Leo Howard: Edward Highmore
Dawn: Sally Farmiloe
Bill Sayers: Robert Vahey
Laurie Meadows: Alan Downer
Geoff: Robert Ashby
Brian: Sam Davies

Blog post that mentions this programme:

The Sunday Post: Gerard Glaister 18 September 2016

: Whicker's World

Living with Uncle Sam
A series of ten films in which Alan Whicker talks to a wide range of enterprising Brits who've gone to live and work in the USA, and discovers what it's like to be living inside America, looking out. 1: / Thought I'd Put Myself up for Sheriff....
David Harvey is a cowboy, working high in the Colorado Rockies; until four years ago he was with the Metropolitan Mounted Police and living at Parsons Green in London.
Peter Vanson, also once with the London police, is still a policeman - on patrol in Watts, one of the most dangerous areas in the USA. A few hundred miles south in San Diego, lives
Vikram Khalsa - once Victor Briggs , lead guitar of the Animals. He is now a Sikh and a plumber, and sings a different song ... Ken Crutchlow , an East
Ender who was labelled a 'smart alec' at school, travelled round the world before settling in the wine country north of San
Francisco, where he imports old London taxis and sells them as toys ...
Research DEBORAH ISAACS Film cameraman MIKE FOX
Sound recordist KEITH RODGERSON Film editor [AN PITCH
* FEATURE: page 77 and WODDIS ON: page 71 * CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Talks: Alan Whicker
Unknown: David Harvey
Unknown: Vikram Khalsa
Unknown: Victor Briggs
Song: Ken Crutchlow
Unknown: Deborah Isaacs
Unknown: Keith Rodgerson

: In Sickness and in Health

A six-part comedy series by Johnny Speight
Starring Warren Mitchell and Dandy Nichols
Alf Garnett has not mellowed with the years and is as bigoted as ever. The Garnetts are now living in a council maisonette, near West Ham football ground, but Alf's lot is not made easy by having to push Else, who has rheumatoid arthritis, around in a wheelchair.
FEATURE: page 10


Writer: Johnny Speight
Designer;: Graham Lough
Producer/Director: Roger Race
Alf: Warren Mitchell
Else: Dandy Nichols
Irate driver: Ken Campbell
Nurse: Tara Shaw
Man in neck brace: Harry Fielder
Policeman: John Challis

Blog post that mentions this programme:

The Sunday Post: Switching Sides 15 November 2015

: News

Jan Leeming ; Weather News


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Heart of the Matter: Terrorism: Their War, Our Weakness?

The first of six programmes with David Jessel

At the beginning of the summer, an event at a hot airport in the Middle East triggered the formal declaration of a world war.
The event was the hijack of a TWA airliner; and the war declared by the Western World was against international terrorism.
At the heart of the matter is the dilemma of democracies exasperated by terror; if we cannot yield to it, cannot live with it, and must fight fire with fire. how far in that conflagration are we prepared to sacrifice that compassion, that caution, those humanitarian values which, in this vulnerable civilisation, are both its strength and its weakness?


Presenter: David Jessel
Film Editor: Michael Aloof
Producer: Olga Edridge

: Still on the Move

The First Ten Years with John Alderton
Pauline Collins , Donald Gee Bob Hoskins , Polly James and Andrew Sachs
Since the British Adult
Literacy Campaign started in 1975 over 350,000 people have come forward for help with reading, writing or spelling. This year marks the tenth anniversary of both that campaign and of the first showing of On the Move, the award-winning television series that accompanied it.
Today's programme includes highlights from the television series, and looks at how the scheme is operating today at a college in east London. Narrated by Ray Brooks Film editor GUY CROSSMAN
(Shownagainon Wednesday at 1.45pm) Adults wanting help with reading, writing or spelling can ring
[number removed]during office hours from Monday to Friday of this week 0 HELPLINES: page 70


Unknown: John Alderton
Unknown: Pauline Collins
Unknown: Donald Gee
Unknown: Bob Hoskins
Unknown: Polly James
Produced By: Julian Stenhouse

: History on Your Doorstep

The last of eight programmes Presented by Fred Housego Reading the Landscape
Christopher Taylor and Fred Housego discover that if you know what to look for the landscape of Britain conceals many clues to a rich past. Film editor HUGH TASMAN
Producer BRYN BROOKS (R)
Book £4. 50 paperback. £8.95 hardback from booksellers


Presented By: Fred Housego
Unknown: Christopher Taylor
Unknown: Fred Housego

: Weather

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