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: Open University

10.35 Social Sciences 26: The Tiv of Nigeria - a Stateless Society

11.5 Science 25: Continental Drift and Seafloor Spreading

11.35 Mathematics 26: What's the Solution?

12.5 Arts 25: Descartes (i)

: Cricket

The John Player League Somerset v Hampshire from Glastonbury
Somerset, strengthened by their new signings - former Yorkshire and England captain BRIAN CLOSE and the young Australian Test spinner KERRY O'KEEFFE - are having their best season for years; and if opening batsman ROY VIRGIN is in run-getting mood Hampshire may need all the attacking flair of HARRY RICHARDS and ROY MARSHALL to hold them. Commentators at Glastonbury JOHN ARLOTT and JIM LAKER
During the tea interval at 4.0* Profile of a Cricketer
W. J. Edrich (Middlesex and England) by JOHN ARLOTT
FRANK BOUGH introduces the programme which includes news of all today's other fixtures. tv presentation
DAVID KENNINfi and BOB DUNCAN Series producer BILL TAYLOR

Contributors

Unknown: Roy Virgin
Unknown: Harry Richards
Unknown: Roy Marshall
Unknown: J. Edrich
Unknown: John Arlott
Introduces: Frank Bough
Unknown: David Kenninfi
Unknown: Bob Duncan
Producer: Bill Taylor

: * Closedown

: News Review

The best of the week's news film. For the deaf and hard of hearing a commentary appears visually. Presenter Michael De Morgan
Producer BILL NORTHWOOD and Weather

: A.V.M?

Animal, Vegetable, Mineral? What is it?
Where does it come from?
How much do you know about it? Chairman
Professor Barry Cunliffe Southampton University
The chairman challenges a team of archaeologists to identify and discuss objects from the civilisations of Middle America in the first 1,500 years of the Christian era.
Team:
Kate Pretty , Researcher in Archaeology, Cambridge University
Norman Hammond , Research Fellow in Archaeology at Cambridge University and Archaeological Correspondent of The Times
Dr Eric Thompson , formerly with the Department of Archaeology, Carnegie Institution of Washington, and specialist in all aspects of Maya civilisation.
Director BOB TONER
Producer TONY BROUGHTON

Contributors

Unknown: Professor Barry Cunliffe
Unknown: Kate Pretty
Unknown: Norman Hammond
Unknown: Dr Eric Thompson
Director: Bob Toner
Producer: Tony Broughton

: The World About Us The Last Frontier

A film about British Columbia
Cowboys and Indians, gold-miners and pioneers, skyscraper cities and ghost towns, snow-capped mountains and rich valleys: this is ' the last frontier.' In May the Royal Family joined British Columbia's celebrations commemorating the country's first hundred years as the sixth province of Canada.
But despite progress and modern cities, today much of the country is still as the pioneers found it. One can fly from Vancouver's whirling social life and join a packhorse trip through the mountains and valleys where wild life still roams free and where each season brings a new blaze of colour.
Narrated by BLAIN FAIRMAN
Film cameraman WILF GRAY
Executive producer CHRISTOPHER PARSONS Written and presented by JENNY CROPPER (from Bristol)

Contributors

Unknown: Wilf Gray
Producer: Christopher Parsons
Presented By: Jenny Cropper

: Music on 2 Summer Music Now

Edited and introduced by John Amis
Leopold Stokowski conducts Universal Prayer by ANDRZEJ PANUFNIK a work for four solo voices, three harps, organ and chorus. The words are by Alexander Pope and the performance took place in Twickenham Parish Church, where the poet was buried.
(from the Richmond Festival)
Daniel Chorzempa plays Liszt's variations on ' Weinen, Klagen ' on the piano and on the Royal Festival Hall organ.
(from the English Bach Festival) Richard Adeney tours his own exhibition of photographs, playing
Telemann on his flute the while. (from the Aldeburgh Festival)
By way of previewing the Proms, Bernard Herrmann talks about the music of CARL RUGGLES and directs a performance of his Angels for six muted trumpets. Ruggles, American composer aged 96, appears and so do some of his paintings.
Nocturne from Sonata for four horns by SIR MICHAEL TIPPETT , filmed in one of the few untouched medieval forests left in England.
Directors DENIS MORIARTY
WILLIAM FITZWATER , ROY TIPPING

Contributors

Introduced By: John Amis
Introduced By: Leopold Stokowski
Unknown: Andrzej Panufnik
Unknown: Alexander Pope
Unknown: Daniel Chorzempa
Unknown: Richard Adeney
Talks: Bernard Herrmann
Unknown: Carl Ruggles
Unknown: Sir Michael Tippett
Directors: Denis Moriarty
Unknown: William Fitzwater

: One Woman's Week

The radio is sort of a combination of clock, metronome and productivity gauge-if The Archers are on, it must be the baby's bedtime.
Radio critic and Liverpool housewife Gillian Reynolds looks back at her week.
Editor ROWAN AYERS
(Radio Times People: page 5)

Contributors

Unknown: Gillian Reynolds
Editor: Rowan Ayers

: The Borderers

Michael Gambon , Edith Macarthur in Hostage by TOM WRIGHT Guest stars
Andrew Keir , Denis Quilley
To win the return of his stolen beasts Gavin Ker captures the son of the man who took them. The son is to be hanged in three days if the beasts are not returned.
Series created by BILL CRAIG Designer GUTHRIE HUTTON
Script editor MARTIN WORTH
Associate producer MICHAEL GLYNN Producer ANTHONY COBURN Director KEN HANNAM

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Gambon
Unknown: Edith MacArthur
Unknown: Tom Wright
Unknown: Andrew Keir
Unknown: Denis Quilley
Unknown: Gavin Ker
Unknown: Bill Craig
Designer: Guthrie Hutton
Producer: Michael Glynn
Producer: Anthony Coburn
Director: Ken Hannam
Gavin Ker: Michael Gambon
Margaret Ker: Edith MacArthur
Jamie Ker,: Ross Campbell
Agnes Ker: Eileen Nicholas
Rab: James Garbutt
Grizel Ker: Margaret Greig
Elliot of Blackwood: Andrew Keir
Johnstone of Drumrig: Denis Quilley
Wattie: Andrew Robertson
Jessie Elliot: Mairhi Russell
Hob: Colin Prockter
First herdsman: Derek Benfield
Second herdsman: Kenneth Scott
Mat: Paul Young

: News Summary

Cricket Scoreboard and Weather

: The Flip Wilson Show

starring Flip Wilson as himself - Freddie Johnson , the swinging bachelor - not to mention Miss Geraldine Jones , the swinging chick and this week's guests
Tim Conway , Robert Klein and Diahann Carroll
Director TIM KILEY Producer BOB HENRY

Contributors

Unknown: Freddie Johnson
Unknown: Miss Geraldine Jones
Unknown: Tim Conway
Unknown: Robert Klein
Unknown: Diahann Carroll
Director: Tim Kiley
Producer: Bob Henry








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