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: Open University

7.10 The Planet Mars
7.35 An Ageing Population
8.0 The Histocompatibility Complex
8.25 Chemistry: Nitrogen Fixation

: Play School

Wayne Jackman and Chloe Ashcroft say Hello Again Musicians PETER GOSLING PETER HOWLAND
Story: The Runaway Train by PEGGY BLAKELEY illustrated by KOTA TANIUCHI Series producer BARBARA RODDAM Editor CYNTHIA FELGATE


Unknown: Wayne Jackman
Unknown: Chloe Ashcroft
Musicians: Peter Gosling
Musicians: Peter Howland
Unknown: Peggy Blakeley
Illustrated By: Kota Taniuchi
Editor: Cynthia Felgate

: Knock! Knock!

Tom Hewitt , Adrian Dunbar and Bryan Murray with stories and songs about wisdom.
Executive producer DAVID BROWN BBC Manchester


Unknown: Tom Hewitt
Unknown: Adrian Dunbar
Unknown: Bryan Murray
Editor: Noel Vincent
Director: Celia Thomson
Producer: Judy Merry
Producer: David Brown

: This is the Day

In which you are united with your fellow viewers in a simple service of prayer and fellowship. Worship comes from the home of a viewer in Clifton, Bristol, and is introduced by Ann Easter .
Television presentation ERNEST REA Series producer ANGELA TILBY BBC Bristol


Introduced By: Ann Easter

: Asian Magazine

Saqi Farooqi - artist, poet and raconteur. He paints in his own idiosyncratic style, writes poems in English and Urdu, tells outrageous stories and earns his living as a computer programmer. Saqi Farooqi , who describes himself as 'angry and controversial', talks to Krishan Gould.
Also a Gujarati ghazal sung by Purushottam Upadhyay Producer KRISHAN GOULD
Executive producer ASHOK RAMPAL BBC Pebble Mill


Artist: Saqi Farooqi
Unknown: Saqi Farooqi
Unknown: Krishan Gould.
Producer: Krishan Gould

: 16 Up Showcase

Steve Blacknell introduces part 2 of BBCl's International Youth Year festival of films and videos made by young people.
In this Showcase the accent is on animations and music videos with titles such as Bar Code, The Iron Lady, and The Envy of Millions, as well as a variety of dramas and documentaries.
Plus at 11.0* a special feature: Weeds directed by TRIX WORRELL, a spoof thriller set in the New Forest.
Reviewing the screenings Verity Lambert
Showcase selection panel Nadine Marsh-Edwards Zadoc Nava
Karen MacMillan Andrew Westoby Julie Seabrook and David Jules
For notes on making your oum film or video send large sae with 25p stamp to: [address removed]


Introduces: Steve Blacknell
Unknown: Verity Lambert
Unknown: Nadine Marsh-Edwards
Unknown: Zadoc Nava
Unknown: Karen MacMillan
Unknown: Andrew Westoby
Unknown: Julie Seabrook
Unknown: David Jules
Unknown: Research Lazell Daley
Producer: Tony Matthews

: See Hear!

A magazine programme for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. News, views and entertainment with sign language and subtitles. This is the last of six monthly programmes before a new weekly series starts in October.
Magazine for the hearing impaired on Ceefax page 291


Produced By: Charles Pascoe

: Farming

features the news and views, politics and practice of those involved with the land with Philip Wrixon Dan Cherrington
Leslie Cottington and Claire Powell Producers
BBC Pebble Mill


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

: This Week Next Week

with David Dimbleby Starting with News Summary
The weekly look at what matters in politics. In conversation with people at the heart of events, David Dimbleby seeks the truth behind the significant issues of the moment, and those looming ahead.


Unknown: David Dimbleby
Unknown: David Dimbleby
Director: Victor Melleney
Editor: Paul Norris

: Cartoon

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition by Chris Anstis and Bill Lyons.
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Chris Anstis
Writer: Bill Lyons
Producer: Julia Smith

: Adventure Matinee: The Bravados

starring Gregory Peck Joan Collins with Stephen Boyd
Jim Douglas is a man with a mission - to revenge the death of his wife. It takes him on an exciting and eventful trail following the men he believes are responsible - four deadly outlaws.
Screenplay by PHILIP YORDAN Based on the novel by FRANK O'ROURKE
Produced by HERBERT B. SWOPE JR Directed by HENRY KING 0 FILMS: page 29


Unknown: Gregory Peck
Unknown: Joan Collins
Unknown: Stephen Boyd
Unknown: Jim Douglas
Unknown: Philip Yordan
Novel By: Frank O'Rourke
Produced By: Herbert B. Swope
Directed By: Henry King
Jim Douglas: Gregory Peck
Josefa Velarde: Joan Collins
Bill Zachary: Stephen Boyd
Ed Taylor: Albert Salmi
Lujan: Henry Silva
Emma: Kathleen Gallant
Tom: Barry Coe
Gus Steinmetz: George Voskovec
Sheriff Eloy Sanchez: Herbert Rudley
Alfonso ParraL: Lee van Cleef
Padre: Andrew Duggan
Primo: Ken Scott
Butler: Gene Evans

: Moment of Truth

Six stories of courage, expertise, endurance or the sheer human spirit which takes individuals to the brink of success or failure. 1: Richard Cooke is a photographer with a passion for air-to-air pictures. He is obsessed by a single aerial photograph: a formation of jet fighters, trailing smoke, flying straight at his camera. They say it is impossible and too dangerous. But that doesn't stop Richard. He gets a first and last chance to capture the E20 million snapshot.
Written and presented by Tony Wilkinson Production assistant BARBARA GIBSON
Executive producer CYRIL GATES BBC Manchester
0 FEATURE: page 21


Unknown: Richard Cooke
Presented By: Tony Wilkinson
Unknown: Barbara Gibson
Producer: Alan Dobson

: Antiques Roadshow

This week: Leamington Spa 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.
The programmes, presented by Hugh Scully , are full of information, excitement and surprises as people discover the truth about objects that have, sometimes, been gathering dust for years.
Perhaps the biggest surprise is that there are more 'finds' than disappointments. 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 STEVE PHELPS Producers


Unknown: Nick Ross
Unknown: Dina Gold
Unknown: Fran Morrison
Unknown: Malcolm Wilson
Unknown: Nicholas Woolley
Unknown: Lynn Faulds Wood
Unknown: Tim Clark.
Unknown: Jamie Doran
Unknown: Victor van Amerongen
Editor: Lino Ferrari

: Write Now!

Eight programmes on letter-writing with scenes written by SUE TOWNSEND
6: Let Me Explain
When you've a problem to sort out or an issue to raise, it's important that your letter sets out the story clearly. Graphic design ANNE SMITH Assistant producer STEPHEN MOSS
Accompanying pack available from: [address removed]. Send your address and three first class stamps.


Written By: Sue Townsend
Design: 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 Swindon
The GWR was established in Swindon 150 years ago. When British Rail announced their plans for the anniversary, Swindon prepared to celebrate. Then, in May,
British Rail Engineering Ltd said the engineering works would close next year, putting 2,000 men out of work. So the community is under a cloud as they gather in St Mark 's Church.
Sally Magnusson talks to
Andrew Bowly , a 19-year-old apprentice faced with unemployment who struggles to apply his faith to the situation. And she meets
Alan Peck , who in the 1960s had to apply the Beeching cuts. She also travels on a steam train, from Swindon to Gloucester.
How shall I sing that majesty? (Coe Fen); Ave Maria (Arcadelt); Son of God (Bethany); Lead. kindly light (Sandon); To God be the glory; The day thou gavest (St Clement); Guide me 0 thou great Redeemer (Cwm Rhondda); Hymn of the seven sacraments.
Conductor NICHOLAS RIDDLE Organist NEIL RICKETTS Researcher FAY WOOLF Assistant producer
Series producer STEPHEN WHITTLE BBC Bristol


Unknown: St Mark
Talks: Sally Magnusson
Unknown: Andrew Bowly
Unknown: Alan Peck
Organist: Neil Ricketts

: Open All Hours

by ROY CLARKE starring Ronnie Barker and David Jason with Lynda Baron
Film cameraman CHRIS SEAGER Film editor JOHN JARVIS
Studio lighting RON BRISTOW Designer TIM GLEESON
Produced and directed by SYDNEY LOTTERBY


Unknown: Roy Clarke
Unknown: Ronnie Barker
Unknown: David Jason
Unknown: Chris Seager
Editor: John Jarvis
Unknown: Ron Bristow
Designer: Tim Gleeson
Directed By: Sydney Lotterby
Arkwright: Ronnie Barker
Granville: David Jason
Nurse Gladys Emmanuel: Lynda Baron
Mrs Featherstone: Stephanie Cole
Milkwoman: Barbara Flynn
Mrs Bickerdyke: Sandra Voe
Salesman: Howell Evans
Stephanie: Julie Shipley

: Howards' Way

A serial in 13 parts devised by GERARD GLAISTER and ALLAN PRIOR starring
Episode 4 written by PATRICK CARROLL
'You're climbing on to a knife edge. The trick is to stay there without cutting yourself.... You may have to choose between Tom and your career.'
Film cameraman JOHN KENWAY Designer LAN ASHURST


Unknown: Gerard Glaister
Written By: Patrick Carroll
Written By: Leslie Osborne
Unknown: John Kenway
Editor: John Brason
Producer: Gerard Glaister
Director: Sarah Hellings
Tom Howard: Maurice Colbourne
Jan Howard: Jan Harvey
Kate Harvey: Dulcie Gray
Ken Masters: Stephen Yardley
Jack Rolfe: Glyn Owen
Avril Rolfe: Susan Gilmore
Polly Urquhart: Patricia Shakesby
Abby Urquhart: Cindy Shelley
Lynne Howard: Tracey Childs
Leo Howard: Edward Highmore
Bill Sayers: Robert Vahey
Davy: Kulvinder Ghir
Phil Norton: Anthony Head
Dave Bridger: Tony Caunter
Nick: Tim Faulkner
Les: William Ilkley
Alan: Dean McMillan

: 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.
4: / Wanted to be Disgusting, and Rich....
Ralph Murphy had produced 300 records before making the journey from Saffron Walden in Essex to Nashville in Tennessee. Along with Roger Cook , who's written more hits than anyone except Paul McCartney , and Michael Snow from Liverpool, he's part of the British contingent bridging the gap between pop and country and western. In Palm Beach Whicker meets Guy and Hilary Wyatt who started a landscaping business; Bill Burt who left the Scottish
Daily Mail in 1961 and now edits one of America's outrageous tabloids; and Pam Symes , a widow who tells of the other side of life in the millionaires' enclave. Research DEBORAH ISAACS Film cameraman MIKE FOX
Sound recordist JOHN PARKER Film editor IAN PITCH


Talks: Alan Whicker
Unknown: Ralph Murphy
Unknown: Saffron Walden
Unknown: Roger Cook
Unknown: Paul McCartney
Unknown: Michael Snow
Unknown: Hilary Wyatt
Unknown: Bill Burt
Unknown: Pam Symes
Unknown: Deborah Isaacs
Unknown: John Parker

: News

with Jan Leeming Weather News


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Number 10 Downing Street: 2: Living Above the Shop

A two-part film
For the first time, cameras have been allowed to film throughout Britain's most famous tied house - Number 10 Downing Street. The programme shows Mr and Mrs Thatcher in their private flat high above Number 10; goes with Ministers into their meeting in the Cabinet room; sees how the staff of top civil servants organise the Prime Minister's formidable working day; and, in the office where she makes her most important decisions,
Mrs Thatcher talks about the problems - and pleasures - of living above the shop.
Number 10 is also shown as a place for grand hospitality, receptions and formal dinners in the magnificent state rooms, as well as the behind-the-scenes organisation that makes this extraordinary combination of a private house and a high-powered centre of government really work.
Written and narrated by Christopher Jones
Film cameraman JIM PEIRSON Film editor GRAHAM SHIPMAN


Unknown: Mrs Thatcher
Talks: Mrs Thatcher
Unknown: Christopher Jones
Unknown: Jim Peirson
Producer: Jenny Barraclough

: Heart of the Matter

with David Jessel
Nicaragua: Reagan and the Christian Conscience
America has certainly recovered that sense of confidence in its righteous authority in the world which it seemed to have lost after the defeat in Vietnam. At the same time, in the fastest growing protest movement since the Vietnam years, many American
Christians see that confidence as arrogance, that righteousness as hypocricy, that authority as the authority of the bully. If their own government is prepared to use all measures short of direct military intervention against Nicaragua, they say they are prepared to use all methods short of actual violence to thwart that policy and oppose their government. To them, as the self-appointed conscience of America, the issue at the heart of the matter is the moral right of this 'one nation under God' to cleanse its hemisphere of godless communism. Film editor MIKE ALOOF Producer OLGA EDRIDGE


Producer: Olga Edridge

: Glass

A series of five programmes 3: Colour
Multicoloured glass objects have been made since ancient Egyptian times. But the making and painting of flat glass 700 years ago led to the construction of spectacular, coloured glass windows, which are now enjoying a revival.
Series producer BRIGIT BARRY Film editor JOHN DINWOODIE Producer PAUL SIMONS


Editor: John Dinwoodie
Producer: Paul Simons

: The People's Schools

Five programmes on the history of mass education in England and Wales. 3: Barriers
Inside the Collegiate School in Liverpool in the 1850s and 60s there were physical barriers to keep the different social classes apart. The history of secondary education, as the story of this famous school soon shows, has long been affected by snobberies and social divisions.
Narrated by Alan Dobie Written and produced by ROGER OWEN


Unknown: Alan Dobie
Produced By: Roger Owen

: Weather

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