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: Open University

6.45 Cognitive Development
7.10 Education: Time to Learn
7.35 The Picture Wings of Hawaii
8.00 Volunteering and Social Action
8.25 Arts: Images of Class

: Play School

Liz Watts and friends say Hallo Again.
Story: Peace at Last by JILL MURPHY


Unknown: Liz Watts
Unknown: Jill Murphy
Director: Jonathan Cohen
Producer: Christine Hewitt
Editor: Cynthia Felgate

: Umbrella

with Bryan Murray
Christopher Lillicrap and Tony Osoba
What makes a Buddhist look at a leaf for hours on end? Director CELIA THOMSON Producer JUDY MERRY BBC North West(R)


Unknown: Bryan Murray
Unknown: Christopher Lillicrap

: This Is the Day

Noel Battye introduces a service of prayer and reflection from the home of Maurice and Bridget Owens near Inch Abbey in County Down.
Brian Wilson reflects on the Benedictine theme 'To work is to pray'.
Readings: James 2, vv 14-16 John 4, w 27-39
Series producer HELEN ALEXANDER BBC Northern Ireland


Introduces: Noel Battye
Introduces: Bridget Owens
Director: Roisin Browne
Producer: James Skelly
Producer: Helen Alexander

: Run Wild, Run Free

starring John Mills Sylvia Syms Mark Lester
The moving story of a mute boy and his love for a white colt set in the wilds of Dartmoor.
Ten-year-old Philip Ransome has not spoken since the age of 3. He leads a lonely, isolated existence preferring the company of the wild animals of the moor to his parents. One day he chances upon a beautiful colt and forms a relationship which will change everyone's lives.
Screenplay by DAVID ROOK from his novel The White Colt
0 FILMS: page 13


Unknown: John Mills
Unknown: Sylvia Syms
Unknown: Mark Lester
Unknown: Philip Ransome
Unknown: David Rook
Produced By: John Danischewsky
Directed By: Richard C. Sarafian
Moorman: John Mills
Mr Ransome: Gordon Jackson
Mrs Ransome: Sylvia Syms
Philip Ransome: Mark Lester
Reg: Bernard Miles
Diana: Fiona Fullerton

: Having a Baby

Six programmes in which
Sue Cook presents a practical guide to pregnancy, labour, birth - and after.
5: Home and Away
Follow Julie's labour and delivery in hospital, and Helena's at home.
Film editor PETER ESSEX
Producer ANNA JACKSON (R) (e)
Helpline -for advice on pregnancy phone [number removed], between 11.30am and 1.00pm today.


Producer: Anna Jackson

: Sign Extra

Another chance to see recent programmes with subtitles and sign language added. Today: Seventy Summers: The Story of a Farm a personal history by Tony Harman
Produced by LUCY PARKER (e)
Book (same title) hardback £12. 95. paperback £8.95 from booksellers


Unknown: Tony Harman
Produced By: Lucy Parker

: Country File

Open-cast mining rips the heart out of the countryside and leaves terrible scars. But once the machines have moved on, you're left with a blank landscape on which to dream. Chris Baines questions whether the planners are imaginative enough when it comes to restoring sites.
From Leicester, Ian Breach reports on Britain's largest farmers - the Co-op - and Caroline Hall investigates the role of the Women's Institute in the modern countryside.
Plus the week's most comprehensive weather forecast with John Kettley at 12.55


Unknown: Chris Baines
Unknown: Ian Breach
Unknown: Caroline Hall
Unknown: John Kettley

: News

with Moira Stuart


Unknown: Moira Stuart

: Bonanza

The Bucket Dog
Jamie buys an Irish setter which soon becomes a popular part of the Ponderosa, until its former owner turns up declaring it a disgrace to its breed and demanding it be put down.... Written by JOHN HAWKINS


Written By: John Hawkins
Directed By: William Claxton
Ben Cartwright: Lom Greene
Little Joe: Michael Landon
Jamie: Mitch Vogel
Candy: David Canary
Griff King: Tim Matheson

: Cartoon

: EastEnders

by Tony Holland.
"Absent friends..."
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Tony Holland
Series Producer: Julia Smith

: Film Matinee: Taza, Son of Cochise

starring Rock Hudson Barbara Rush
Cochise, great Chief of the Apache nation is dead. The leadership passes to his son, Taza, whose determination to carry on his father's policy of peace with the white man meets with bitter opposition from other powerful members of the tribe - including Taza's own brother. This Western adventure features some spectacular locations and the young Rock Hudson in one of his earliest leading roles.
Screenplay by GEORGE ZUCKERMAN Produced by ROSS HUNTER Directed by DOUGLAS SIRK 0 FILMS: page 13


Unknown: Rock Hudson
Unknown: Barbara Rush
Unknown: Rock Hudson
Unknown: George Zuckerman
Produced By: Ross Hunter
Directed By: Douglas Sirk
Taza: Rock Hudson
Oona: Barbara Rush
Capt Burnett: Gregg Palmer
Naiche: Bart Roberts
Chat: Gene Iglesias
Gray Eagle: Morris Ankrum
General Cook: Robert Burton

: Cartoon

: Just Barbara

In June 1980, six months after her first major television series, Barbara Woodhouse had become not just a TV Personality but a national institution.
It was the climax of a lifetime devoted to animals.
Richard Baker, who first met her over 25 years ago, introduces this autobiography of the woman who coined the catchwords 'sit' and 'walkies' and who died earlier this month.
Here, in conversation with Joan Bakewell, Barbara reveals some of the highlights of her varied life and times.
(R) (e)


Presenter: Richard Baker
Subject: Barbara Woodhouse
Interviewer: Joan Bakewell
Producer: Bryn Brooks
Executive Producer: Peter Riding

: The Living Planet

A Portrait of the Earth
A series of 12 programmes by David Attenborough 8: Sweet Fresh Water
From the Andes,
David Attenborough follows one particular river to the sea. It is the Amazon.
The life in and around it changes as it flows on its
4,000-mile journey from cold torrents to a vast warm delta. And there are similar changes in other rivers of the world, Producing such variety as torrent ducks, mayflies, hairy frogs, piranhas, giant otters, fishing owls and the marsh Arabs of Iraq whose whole community floats on the delta. Photography HUGH MAYNARD Produced by RICHARD BROCK BBC Bristol (R)


Unknown: David Attenborough
Unknown: David Attenborough
Produced By: Richard Brock

: News

with Moira Stuart Weather BILL GILES


Unknown: Moira Stuart
Unknown: Weather Bill Giles

: Home on Sunday

For the last programme in the series Cliff Michelmore meets the dancer and choreographer Gillian Lynne in her Knightsbridge home. Well known through her work with Andrew Lloyd Webber, Gillian's own television ballet A Simple Man, based on the life of L. S. Lowry , received a BAFTA award earlier this year. She talks to Cliff about her wartime childhood, her training and early career as a classical ballerina, and also the importance of faith in her life.
Gillian's choice of music ranges from Memory from Cats to God Be in My Head, which are sung for her by pupils from her former school, the London-based ARTS EDUCATIONAL SCHOOL, conducted by MARTIN GOLDSTEIN and PETER FOWLER. Soloist SOPHIE LOUISE DANN Director VALETTA STALLABRASS Producer DAVID KREMER
Series producer STEPHEN WHITTLE


Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Unknown: Gillian Lynne
Unknown: Andrew Lloyd
Unknown: L. S. Lowry
Conducted By: Martin Goldstein
Conducted By: Peter Fowler.
Soloist: Sophie Louise Dann
Director: Valetta Stallabrass
Producer: David Kremer

: A Question of Entertainment

Tom O'Connor once again poses the questions.
Team captains Ken Dodd and Larry Grayson are joined by Bob Carolgees ,
Bernie Clifton , Linda Davidson and Allan Stewart. Produced and directed by JOHN ROONEY
Executive producer ALAN WALSH BBC North West


Unknown: Tom O'Connor
Unknown: Ken Dodd
Unknown: Larry Grayson
Unknown: Bob Carolgees
Unknown: Bernie Clifton
Unknown: Linda Davidson
Unknown: Allan Stewart.
Directed By: John Rooney
Producer: Alan Walsh

: Master of the Game: Part 1

SIDNEY SHELDON'S bestseller in three parts starring Dyan Cannon
Kate Blackwell: one of the world's richest women. For 70 years the head of the mighty Kruger Brent corporate empire. She got what she wanted by playing the game of power.
Jamie McGregor, her father: a century before he had gone to seek his fortune in the diamond fields of South Africa. Cheated by a villainous Boer merchant, he thought only of revenge. And in his revenge he laid down the rules of the game. A game that left nothing to chance.
Produced by NORMAN ROSEMONT Directed by KEVIN CONNOR (R)
(Part 2 will be shown next Sunday)


Produced By: Norman Rosemont
Directed By: Kevin Connor
Kate Blackwell: Dyan Cannon
Jamie McGregor: Ian Charleson
Margaret Van der Merwe: Cherie Lunghi
Salomon Van der Merwe: Donald Pleasence
Banda: Johnny Sekka
David Blackwell: David Birney
Mrs Talley: Jean Marsh
Tony Blackwell: Harry Hamlin
Brad Rogers: Cliff de Young
McMillan: Alan Dobie
Zimmerman: Stratford Johns
Templeton: Stephen Davies
Webster: Norman Chancer
Madam Agnes: Anna Nygh
Smit: Jimmy Nail
Lawyer: Henry Moxon
Dr Teeger: Lester Schofield
Millie: Dulcie Huston

: News

with Moira Stuart Weather


Unknown: Moira Stuart

: The Lambeth Walk: 2: Whose Word Is It Anyway?

A series in three parts introduced by Bishop Richard Holloway
While church membership climbs in the African continent, western church membership is falling - the result, some say, of loss of nerve among church leaders in face of the modern secular world.
How far should the Church adapt itself to its culture? How does a bishop or a church know when and where to draw the line?
The Bishop of Edinburgh, the Rt Rev Richard Holloway, puts these questions to leading Anglican churchmen, including the Rt Rev David Jenkins, Bishop of Durham; the Rt Rev John Spong, Bishop of Newark, New Jersey; the Most Rev Brian Newton Davis, Primate and Archbishop of New Zealand; the Most Rev Khotso Makhulu, the Archbishop of the Province of Central Africa; and the Most Rev Robin Eames, Primate of All Ireland.


Unknown: Richard Holloway
Unknown: David Jenkins
Unknown: John Spong
Unknown: Brian Newton Davis
Unknown: Khotso Makhulu
Unknown: Robin Eames
Director: Steve Morris
Series Producer: James Murray

: Heirs and Graces

Rockingham Castle
Lady Victoria Leatham takes time off from managing
Burghley House, the family stately home near Stamford in Lincolnshire, to visit Rockingham Castle near
Corby in Northamptonshire - one of the royal castles used by the kings of England to run the country. It is also where King John is supposed to have left his jewels. Today's owner
Michael Saunders Watson , a former commander in the Navy, and his wife Georgina are still looking for them. Historian Brian McNerney explains what life was like there in medieval days.
Photography DAVID HIPKIN
Videotape editor TERRY WOOLLER Producer BRIAN FAWCETT BBC Norwich


Unknown: Lady Victoria Leatham
Unknown: Michael Saunders Watson
Unknown: Brian McNerney

: The Sky at Night

Cosmic Fireworks
Would you like to see a shooting star? August is the best month of the year for meteors; go outdoors on a dark, clear night between now and 17 August and you should see several members of the Perseid meteor stream as they plunge to their fiery death in the Earth's upper air. With Dr John Mason ,
Patrick Moore talks about this annual display of cosmic fireworks.


Unknown: Dr John Mason
Talks: Patrick Moore
Producer: Pieter Morpurgo

: Shrikant

Last in the ten part Indian serial written by SARAT CHANDRA CHATTERJEE (In Hindi with English subtitles.


Written By: Sarat Chandra Chatterjee

: Weather

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