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: Open University

6.45 Data on Cars
7.10 Materials: An Eye for An Eye
7.35 Control of Technology: China
8.0 Biochemistry: Immunology
8.25 Chemistry: Nitrogen Fixation

: Play School

Stuart McGugan and Liz Watts say Hello Again with songs, games and play ideas.
'Which cats do people like?' Musicians
PAUL READE. ALAN GRAHAME Story: A Cat's Tale by rikki CATE


Unknown: Stuart McGugan
Unknown: Liz Watts
Unknown: Paul Reade.
Unknown: Alan Grahame
Illustrated By: Shirley Hughes
Director: Martin Fisher
Editor: Cynthia Felgate

: Knock! Knock!

Sara Sugarman Adrian Dunbar and Bryan Murray with stories and songs about positive thinking.
Executive producer DAVID BROWN BBC Manchester


Unknown: Sara Sugarman
Unknown: Adrian Dunbar
Unknown: Bryan Murray
Editor: Noel Vincent
Director: Celia 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 Aberfan, South Wales and is introduced by Brian Morris. The speaker is
Dr Anne Delahunty.
TV presentation DAFYDD OWEN Series producer ANGELA TILBY BBC Wales


Introduced By: Brian Morris.
Unknown: Dr Anne Delahunty.
Unknown: Dafydd Owen

: Asian Magazine

Continuing the series of Sab Ras - a musical compilation of songs.
Today, in the sixth in the series, Lata Mangeshkar sings a film song, Asad
Amanat Ali Khan a semi-classical thumri, Sharon a modern song, also ghazals from Ravi Ananth and Leela Ghosh.
An Asian Unit presentation BBCPebbleMill


Unknown: Lata Mangeshkar
Unknown: Ravi Ananth
Unknown: Leela Ghosh.

: 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.
Producer: John Kenyon

: Weather News

for farmers BILL GILES


Unknown: Bill Giles

: News Headlines

: Bonanza

Love Child
The Cartwrights shelter a young unwed mother who returns to Virginia City only to face rejection by her unforgiving father. A reconciliation looks impossible, but then the girl reveals a tragic secret.... Written and directed by MICHAEL LANDON (R)


Directed By: Michael Landon
Ben Cartwright: Lome Greene
Hoss: Dan Blocker
Little Joe: Michael Landon
Jamie: Mitch Vogel
Zak Randolph: Will Geer

: Cartoon

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition by Rosemary Mason and Billy Hamon.

'She's allowed to hate me 'cos I drink and shout, but you, you come off as God's gift to daddyhood, that it?'

(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Rosemary Mason
Writer: Billy Hamon
Producer: Julia Smith

: Cartoon

: Adventure Matinee: The Sea Chase

John Wayne Lana Turner
At the outbreak of the Second World War,
Karl Ehrlich , captain of a German freighter, finds himself trapped in Sydney Harbour. In spite of his anti-Nazi sentiments,
Ehrlich is determined to get his ship and crew to the neutral port of Valparaiso. The sea chase to avoid capture begins ...
From the novel by ANDREW GEAR Produced and directed by JOHN FARROW
0 FILMS: page 18


Unknown: John Wayne
Unknown: Lana Turner
Unknown: Karl Ehrlich
Unknown: James Warner Bellah
Novel By: Andrew Gear
Directed By: John Farrow
Karl Ehrlich: John Wayne
Elsa Keller: Lana Turner
Commander Napier: David Farrar
Kirchner: Lyle Bettger
Cadet Wesser: Tab Hunter
Schlieter: James Arness
Cadet Walter Stemme: Richard Davalos
Chief Schmitt: John Qualen
Max Heinz: Paul Fix
Captain Evans: Lowell Gilmore
Matz: Luis van Rooten
Wentz: Alan Hale
Hepke: Wilton Graff
Bachman: Peter Whitney
Winkler: Claude Akin
Bo'SUn: John Doucette
Brounck: Alan Lee

: Antiques Roadshow

This week: Lancaster
Arthur Negus and a team of Britain's leading experts from the world of art and antiques continue on the road. They meet the public informally and discuss treasured possessions brought along for assessment.
Presented by Hugh Scully Director ROY CHAPMAN Producer ROBIN DRAKE BBC Bristol (R)


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

: Watchdog

Dear Watchdog,
Will you take up my complaint against....
Nick Ross and the Watchdog team report on the stories you want investigated. Each week reporters
Dina Gold , Fran Morrison , Malcolm Wilson and Nicholas Woolley set out to uncover cases of sharp practice, bureaucratic bungling and injustice.
Consumer champion Lynn Faulds Wood reveals some more of the hidden hazards of daily life.
Plus this week Watch Out as more experts are put to the test.
Studio director VICTOR MELLENEY


Unknown: Nick Ross
Unknown: Dina Gold
Unknown: Fran Morrison
Unknown: Malcolm Wilson
Unknown: Nicholas Woolley
Unknown: Lynn Faulds Wood
Director: Victor Melleney
Producers: Geraldine McClelland
Producers: Paul Gibbs.
Producers: Victor van Amerongen
Editor: Lino Ferrari

: Write Now!

A series on letter-writing with scenes written by SUE TOWNSEND
4: Apply in Writing
The letter that accompanies a job application is the first step to an interview, and first impressions count, so take time and trouble.
Graphic design ANNE SMITH
Assistant producer STEPHEN MOSS Producer SALLY KIRKWOOD
Accompanying pack from: [address removed] Send your address and three first class stamps.


Producer: Stephen Moss
Producer: Sally Kirkwood
Bella: Brenda Bruce
Andrew: George Layton
Jackie: Helen Pearson

: Chris Bonington

appeals on behalf of the National Trust Lake District Landscape Fund. The
National Trust has been protecting a quarter of the Lake District for 100 years. But all is not well.
Thousands of visitors each year put so much pressure on the fast deteriorating landscape that the Trust desperately needs funds to restore and maintain the magnificence of this beautiful area, loved by so many people.
Donations to:
Chris Bonington ,
Lake District Landscape Fund,
[address removed]


Unknown: Chris Bonington

: News

with Jan Leeming Weather News


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Songs of Praise

from Gorleston, Great Yarmouth
Cliff Michelmore visits one of East Anglia's most popular resort towns to sample the fun of the seaside. He meets Bob Green , a retired herring fisherman with a remarkable story to tell.
The Rev Rosemary Wakelin explains what was unique about her ordination last year and Cliff also encounters
Anthony Green 's pet python. Holidaymakers and townsfolk gather by the sea to sing their favourite hymns accompanied by the local SALVATION ARMY BAND.
Christ is the world's light (Christe Sanctorum); Eternal Father, strong to save (Melita); Souls of men (Cross of Jesus); Colours of day; Come we that love the Lord (St Michael): 0 worship the King (Hanover); When I survey the wondrous cross
(Rockingham); Name of all majesty (Majestas).
Conductor JOHN ROPER Assistant producer
Series producer STEPHEN WHITTLE


Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Unknown: Bob Green
Unknown: Rosemary Wakelin
Unknown: Anthony Green
Conductor: John Roper
Unknown: Lelia Guinery
Producer: Stephen Whittle

: Open All Hours

by Roy Clarke
Starring Ronnie Barker and David Jason
with Lynda Baron
(Ceefax subtitles)


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
Milkwoman: Barbara Flynn
Gupta: Nadim Sawahla
Thorndyke: Alan Starkey
Baldy: John Rutland
Girl: Charlotte Barker

: Howards' Way

A serial in 13 parts devised by GERARD GLAISTER and ALLAN PRIOR starring
Episode 2 written by JILL HYEM
'Once he's paid his entrance fee, I've got him by the short and curlies. He can't outvote the two of us, can he?'
Film cameraman JOHN KENWAY Designer MYLES


Unknown: Gerard Glaister
Written By: Jill Hyem
Unknown: Leslie Osborne
Unknown: John Kenway
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
Dawn: Sally Farmiloe
Lynne Howard: Tracey Childs
Leo Howard: Edward Highmore
Polly Urquhart: Patricia Shakesby
Abby Urquhart: Cindy Shelley
Basil: Edmund Pegge
Askew: David Rose
Geoff: Robert Ashby
Julia: Octavia Taten
Bill: Robert Vahey
Morris: John Challis

: 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 have gone to live and work in the USA.
2: You're a Well-Balanced Girl from Maida Vale ... Joan Collins is an international phenomenon. She tells Whicker about her life and work in Los Angeles, and about her role as Alexis in Dynasty.
Jane Deknatel , a real-life Alexis, produces her own films and talks with passion and yet with a certain sadness about the changing role of women in American society. Mike London is a professional poker-player in Las Vegas. He clears 60,000 dollars a year - 'Americans love beating the British' he says - 'they've never forgiven us for the colonies!' Rachel, Jill and Suzanne are dancers at one of Vegas's vast casino-hotel's shows. They love
America - 'but we're not here for the men!' Just along the strip a former GI bride from
Coventry, Mavis Okerlund , is Marriage Director at the Little Church of the West, the ultimate in assembly-line weddings. One client has been back 11 times.
Research DEBORAH ISAACS Film cameraman MIKE FOX
Sound recordist KEITH RODGERSON Film editor LIZ THOYTS


Talks: Alan Whicker
Unknown: Joan Collins
Unknown: Jane Deknatel
Unknown: Mike London
Unknown: Mavis Okerlund
Unknown: Deborah Isaacs
Unknown: Keith Rodgerson

: In Sickness and in Health

by JOHNNY SPEIGHT starring
Warren Mitchell and Dandy Nichols
Opticians are the focus of Alf attention this week.
Also in the firing line are yer Fleet Street and yer Church, but he meets his match outside a ladies loo.
Designer GRAHAM LOUGH Produced and directed by ROGER RACE


Unknown: Johnny Speight
Unknown: Warren Mitchell
Unknown: Dandy Nichols
Directed By: Roger Race
Alf: Warren Mitchell
Else: Dandy Nichols
Vicar: Robert Mill
Policeman: Peter Cleall
Loo attendant: Claire Davenport
Woman in loo: Jennifer Hill

: News

with Jan Leeming Weather News


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Heart of the Matter

with David Jessel
Love is All You Need?
In the 1960s, thousands of white families adopted or fostered black children from local-authority care. For many it was their way of showing their personal commitment to a multi-racial society. In the 1980s, black activists say 'transracial' adoption should stop. The final indignity for the black community is to lose their children to white homes and white values. This week Heart of the Matter asks whether our assumptions about what constitutes a multi-racial society can fit with the reality of race relations in Britain today. Film editor RICHARD BRUNSKILL Producer JOHN FORSYTH


Unknown: David Jessel
Editor: Richard Brunskill
Producer: John Forsyth

: Glass

The first of five programmes Shaping Glass
Molten glass is a bizarre material - a thick syrup, easily shaped into all sorts of weird and wonderful designs. From psychedelic Egyptian jars to new power cells, glass has been shaped for 4,500 years.
Series producer BRIGIT BARRY Film editor JOHN DINWOODIE Producer PAUL SIMONS
To obtain a copy of the 'Glass' reference booklet which accompanies the series, send an A4 stamped addressed envelope to: [address removed]0 HELPLINES: page 77


Editor: John Dinwoodie
Producer: Paul Simons

: The People's Schools

Five programmes on the history of mass education in England and Wales. 1: Machinery
Popular education grew out of the Industrial Revolution. The elementary schools were themselves like factories. Mechanical routines; mechanical learning; mechanical obedience - this is what was produced by the educational machinery of the 19th century.
Narrated by Alan Dobie Written and produced by ROGER OWEN


Unknown: Alan Dobie
Produced By: Roger Owen

: The Sky at Night

The Computerised Amateur Many amateur astronomers have large telescopes but Ron Arbour 's observatory, near Winchester, is exceptional; his 16-inch reflector is computer controlled and is programmed to hunt automatically for stellar explosions far across the universe. Patrick Moore visits the observatory to talk to Ron Arbour about his telescope and about his plans for photographing Halley's
Comet later this year; during the programme he attempts to get a photograph of the comet specially for The Sky at Night.


Unknown: Ron Arbour
Unknown: Patrick Moore
Unknown: Ron Arbour
Producer: Pieter Morpurgo

: Weather

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