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: Open University

6.45 The Social Primate: Growing Up
7.10 Shorefields School: A New Reality
7.35 Geologist on the Moon
8-0 Food from the Rain Forest
8.25 Conformation in Proteins

: Play School

Fred Harris and Sheelagh Gilbey say Hallo Again
Story: Mr Archimedes, Bath by PAMELA ALLAN
Series producer BARBARA RODDAM


Unknown: Fred Harris
Unknown: Sheelagh Gilbey
Unknown: Pamela Allan
Unknown: Musicians Allan Rogers.
Director: Martin Fisher

: Articles of Faith

Rediscovering religious belief Creeds and Conduct
John Bowker continues his look at the use and abuse of creeds in the great religious traditions and suggests that the Christian creed began as the password to bring believers into the community of faith. Wrector STEVE BENSON Producer DAVID CRAIG


Unknown: John Bowker
Unknown: Wrector Steve Benson
Producer: David Craig

: This is the Day

Count Me In
A series in which viewers are united in a service of prayer and fellowship.
Ann Easter joins Ted Rasey at Morley Manor where he is responsible for a family of handicapped young people and their helpers on behalf of DrBarnardo's.
Series producer DAVID CRAIG


Unknown: Ted Rasey
Producer: David Craig

: Asian Magazine

People from the Indian sub-continent have been in Britain since the end of the 17th century. The presence of Princes and maharajas is well documented. Now, for the first time, the history of ordinary people is told by Rozina Visram , in her book Ayahs, Lascars and Princes. This book covers Indians in Britain from 1700 to 1947. In today's programme Rozina reveals the fascinating research into her book, the Plight of ayahs (maids) in Hackney, and the conditions in which wounded soldiers of the First World War lived in Brighton Pavilion.
Music is by Feroza Begum who sings a ghazal. producer BISH MEHAY
Executive producer ASHOK RAMPAL BBC Pebble Mill


Told By: Rozina Visram
Unknown: Feroza Begum

: Aristocrats

with Robert Lacey Italy: The Marquis Frescobaldi
The Marquis is the head of one of Florence's oldest titled families. series producer JOHN BIRD


Unknown: Robert Lacey
Producer: Jeremy Bennett

: Cameo

Black-winged stilts gracefully pirouette in courtship alongside colonies of wood storks, skimmers and egrets. Salton Sea, California, is a refuge.... for wildlife.
Presented by Keith Hopkins Photographed and produced by STEPHEN MILLS BBC Bristol


Presented By: Keith Hopkins
Produced By: Stephen Mills

: Three in the Wild

The fifth of six films depicting the lives of three of Britain's wild creatures.
Toran, the Dartmoor Pony (1) by JOSEPHINE POOLE and JOHN KING
Toran is born on Dartmoor during a storm. He grows and plays, safe within the security and protection of the herd. Then his father, the lead stallion, has an accident! Photography SIMON KING Produced by JOHN KING BBC South West (R)


Unknown: Josephine Poole
Unknown: John King
Produced By: John King

: Cartoon

Lost Chick (R)

: See Hear!

A fortnightly magazine programme for people who are deaf and hard-of-hearing. News, views and entertainment, with sign language and subtitles. Introduced by Maggie Woolley
Clive Mason and John Lee Produced by CHARLES PASCOE


Introduced By: Maggie Woolley
Introduced By: Clive Mason
Introduced By: John Lee
Produced By: Charles Pascoe

: 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

: News Headlines

: Bonanza

starring with The Rattlesnake Brigade
En route to their execution, a group of vicious criminals escape taking Jamie and three of his friends hostage. Written by GORDON T. DAWSON Directed by WILLIAM WIARD (R)


Written By: Gordon T. Dawson
Directed By: William Wiard
Ben Cartwright: Lome Greene
Hoss: Dan Blocker
Little Joe: Michael Landon
Jamie: Mitch Vogel
Doyle: Neville Brand

: Cartoon

Hiss and Make Up (R)

: EastEnders

by Gilly Fraser and Jane Hollowood.
'We're all working men... those of us that can get work'.
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Gilly Fraser
Writer: Jane Hollowood
Producer: Julia Smith

: Steve McQueen - The Towering Inferno

Concludes the season featuring the great
Hollywood star. Today with Paul Newman
William Holden
Faye Dunaway Fred Astaire
Richard Chamberlain San Francisco's 'Glass Tower' is the pride of the city. At 138 stories high it is the world's tallest skyscraper. Guests, celebrities and dignitaries flock to the inauguration party - unaware that a night of unbelievable terror awaits them. An all-star cast headed by Steve McQueen as the fire chief was assembled for this successful and exciting disaster movie. Screenplay by STIRLING SILLIPHANT
Based on two novels: The Tower by RICHARD MARTIN STERN and The Glass Inferno by THOMAS M SCORTIA and FRANK M ROBINSON
Produced by IRWIN ALLEN
* FILMS: page 23


Unknown: Paul Newman
Unknown: William Holden
Unknown: Faye Dunaway
Unknown: Fred Astaire
Unknown: Richard Chamberlain
Unknown: Steve McQueen
O'Hallorhan: Steve McQueen
Doug Roberts: Paul Newman
Duncan: William Holden
Susan Franklin: Faye Dunaway
Harlee Claiborne: Fred Astaire
Patty: Susan Blakely
Simmons: Richard Chamberlain
Lisolete: Jennifer Jones
Jernigan: O.J. Simpson
Sen Parker: Robert Vaughn
Dan Bigelow: Robert Wagner

: The Pink Panther Show

Today: Sparkplug Pink
Sonic Broom, Pink Breakfast in)

: Pet Watch

Presented by Bruce Fogle , Jan Batchelor Wayne Mockett and Dale Winton
Tonight Jan Batchelor introduces a pet dog into a hospital ward to help care for old people. Bruce Fogle finds out what it's like to keep a 'wild' pet and Wayne goes husky racing. directors YVONNE DEUTSCHMAN and DEREK NELSON producer ROY CHAPMAN
Series producer STEVE TIMMINS


Presented By: Bruce Fogle
Presented By: Jan Batchelor
Presented By: Wayne Mockett
Presented By: Dale Winton
Introduces: Jan Batchelor
Unknown: Bruce Fogle
Directors: Yvonne Deutschman
Directors: Derek Nelson
Producer: Roy Chapman
Producer: Steve Timmins

: News

with Jan Leeming Weather News


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Songs of Praise

from Lytham St Annes
One hundred years ago, 27 lifeboatmen died assisting the German barque Mexico. Cliff Michelmore meets
ARTHUR WIGNALL , coxswain of the present lifeboat;
WYN SAUNDERS , who at 89 still plays table tennis; and PAULINE KNOTT , whose faith is challenged by her work at ERNIE'S seaside headquarters. Residents and visitors are joined by supporters of the RNLI at the old Lifeboat House on Lytham Green.
Praise, my soul; Lead us, heavenly Father (Mannheim); Eternal Father, strong to save (Melita); All hail the Power of Jesus' name (Diadem): Great is thy faithfulness; Rock of ages (Petra); Will your anchor hold; Guide me, 0 thou great Redeemer (Cwm Rhondda)


Unknown: Arthur Wignall
Unknown: Wyn Saunders
Unknown: Pauline Knott
Directed By: Ian Whittaker
Conductor: Peter Jebson
Producer: Noel Vincent
Editor: Stephen Whittle

: Ever Decreasing Circles

written by JOHN ESMONDE and BOB LARBEY starring Richard Briers
Penelope Wilton , Peter Egan with Stanley Lebor Geraldine Newman Designer
TOM YARDLEY-JONES Produced and directed by HAROLD SNOAD


Written By: John Esmonde
Unknown: Richard Briers
Unknown: Penelope Wilton
Unknown: Peter Egan
Unknown: Stanley Lebor
Unknown: Geraldine Newman
Unknown: Tom Yardley-Jones
Directed By: Harold Snoad
Martin: Richard Briers
Ann: Penelope Wilton
Paul: Peter Egan
Howard: Stanley Lebor
Hilda: Geraldlne Newman
Linesman: David Ashton
Dan Danby: Milton Johns
Diana Danby: Vivienne Martin

: Howards' Way

A serial in 13 parts devised by GERARD GLAISTER and ALLAN PRIOR starring
Written by LIONEL GOLDSTEIN 3: 'Profit. It's all you people think about, isn't it,
Mr Masters ? And loss.'
Title music
Script editor JOHN BRASON


Unknown: Gerard Glaister
Written By: Lionel Goldstein
Unknown: Mr Masters
Unknown: Leslie Osborne
Unknown: John Williams
Designer: Jim Hatchard
Editor: John Brason
Director: Tristan de Vere Cole
Producer: Gerard Glaister
Tom Howard: Maurice Colbourne
Jan Howard: Jan Harvey
Kate Harvey: Dulcie Gray
Jack Rolfe: Glyn Owen
Avril Rolfe: Susan Gilmore
Ken Masters: Stephen Yardley
Charles Frere: And Tony Anholt
Gerald Urquhart: Ivor Danvers
Polly Urquhart: Patricia Shakesby
Abby Urquhart: Cindy Shelley
Lynne Howard: Tracey Childs
Leo Howard: Edward Highmore
Richard Shellet: Oscar Quitak
David Lloyd: Bruce Bould
Bill Sayers: Robert Vahey
Orrin Hudson: Ryan Michael
Viscount Cunningham: Richard Wilson
Butler: Daniel Andre Pageon
Sir John Stevens: Willoughby Gray
Bittens: Michael Goldie
James Sinclair: John Rolfe
Linsdale: Peter Penry Jones

: Only Fools and Horses....: The Longest Night

by John Sullivan
Starring David Jason and Nicholas Lyndhurst
with Buster Merryfield

When the Trotters go shopping they have no idea of what's in store!


Writer: John Sullivan
Director: Mandie Fletcher
Producer: Ray Butt
Designer: Mark Sevant
Del: David Jason
Rodney: Nicholas Lyndhurst
Uncle Albert: Buster Merryfield
Tom Clarke: John Bardon
Mr Peterson: Max Harvey
Lennox: Vas Blackwood
Woman in kiosk: Jeanne Mockford
Check-out girl: Catherine Clarke

: Sunday Premiere: The Monocled Mutineer: 3: When the Hurly-Burly's Done

The third of four parts by ALAN BLEASDALE Based on the book by WILLIAM ALLISON and JOHN FAIRLEY with and Cherie Lunghl Philip McGough Timothy West and Penelope Wilton


Unknown: Alan Bleasdale
Book By: William Allison
Book By: John Fairley
Make-Up Designer: Daphne Croker
Music: George Fenton
Film Editor: Julian Miller
Photography: Andrew Dunn
Designer: Chris Robilliard
Producer: Richard Broke
Director: Jim O'Brien
Percy Toplis: Paul McGann
Thomson: Timothy West
Strachan: Ron Donachie
Guiness: Anthony Calf
Aussie gas mask: Geoff Morrell
Scots gas mask: Louis Melus
General Asser: David Allister
Charles Strange: Matthew Marsh
Franny: Jerome Flynn
Geordie: Billy Fellows
Thomson's driver: Nicholas Teare
Gilzean: Patrick Doyle
General Horwood: Paul Williamson
Lady Angela Forbes: Penelope Wilton
Woodhall: Philip McGough
Dorothy: Cherie Lunghi
Mons Star: Milo Bell

: News

with Jan Leeming Weather News


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Heart of the Matter

with David Lomax
Week by week as the events of the news unfold, moral dilemmas, controversies and questions are raised which cannot easily be compressed into the black and white summary of a bulletin or headline.
But these questions of public and private morality affect us all and inflame passions and prejudices many of us would rather ignore or try to hide. Reporter David Lomax looks at one of these issues, talks to those who ought to know, and tries to discover what is at the 'heart of the matter'. Film editor MICHAEL ALOOF
Series producer OLGA EDRIDGE


Unknown: David Lomax
Reporter: David Lomax
Producer: Olga Edridge

: Discovering Animals

A series of eight programmes on the mammals of Britain with Tony Soper
On the whole, most animals are very wary of humans.
Humans hunt them, humans kill them. In turn, they avoid people; they are shy, they come out at night. But most wild animals can be observed. In the New Forest Tony Soper watches badgers and in Scotland hopes for his first glimpse of the rare pine marten.
Series producer BRYN BROOKS Producer ERICA GRIFFITHS (R) (E)


Unknown: Tony Soper
Producer: Erica Griffiths

: The Sky at Night

The Furthest Depths of the Universe
Astronomers in Australia have just announced the discovery of the most remote object known to science. It is a quasar - an object whose nature is not known with certainty but which is so far away that its light comes to us after a journey which has lasted for longer than the whole history of the Earth. Patrick Moore talks to Professor Sir Francis Graham Smith , the Astronomer Royal, about this remarkable discovery and its significance.


Talks: Patrick Moore
Unknown: Sir Francis Graham Smith
Producer: Pieter Morpurgo

: Weather

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