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: Open University

10.35 Social Sciences: 25: Part 2: Informal Political Institutions (ii)

11.5 Science: 28: Electromagnetic Radiation

11.35 Mathematics: 29: Complex Mappings

12.5 Arts: 28: The Right Instrument?

(to 12.30)

: Cricket: The John Player League: Leicestershire v Lancashire

Lancashire, the current Sunday League Champions, had an indifferent start to this season but are now making a determined bid to retain the title.
Leicestershire had their best ever start in this competition.
Commentators at The County Ground, Leicester: John Arlott, Jim Laker

During the tea interval at 4.0* Profile of a Cricketer: J.B. Statham (Lancashire and England) by Trevor Bailey.
Frank Bough introduces the programme which includes news of all today's other fixtures.

Contributors

Presenter: Frank Bough
Commentator: John Arlott
Commentator: Jim Laker
Presenter (Profile of a Cricketer): Trevor Bailey
TV Presentation/Series Producer: Bill Taylor
TV Presentation: Bob Duncan

: * Closedown

: News Review

The best of the week's news film. For the deaf and hard of hearing a commentary appears visually
and Weather

Contributors

Presenter: Michael de Morgan
Producer: Bill Northwood

: A.V.M? Animal, Vegetable, Mineral?

Chairman Professor Barry Cunliffe, Southampton University, challenges a team of archaeologists to identify and discuss objects belonging to the Viking period from the eighth century to the eleventh century.
Kate Pretty, Researcher in Archaeology, Cambridge University
Martin Biddle, Director of Winchester Research Unit
Dr Anna Ritchie, freelance archaeologist

Contributors

Chairman: Professor Barry Cunliffe
Panellist: Kate Pretty
Panellist: Martin Biddle
Panellist: Dr Anna Ritchie
Director: Bob Toner
Producer: Tony Broughton

: The World About Us: Saga

Iceland as the Vikings 'saw' it
Vikings settled in Iceland over 1,000 years ago. When they first landed they were still pagans and saw fire giants, frost giants, dragons and gods in the spectacular natural features such as hot springs, geysers, volcanoes, lava deserts, glaciers and waterfalls.
This film looks at the landscape through the eyes of the Vikings.
[Repeat]

Contributors

Narrator: William Franklyn
Writer/Producer: Brian Branston
Icelandic actor: Petur Einarsson
Icelandic actor: Edda Thorarinsdottir
Icelandic actor: Inga Thorthardottir
Icelandic actor: Sigmundur Orn Arngrimsson

: Music on 2: Summer Music Now

Edited and introduced by John Amis
Arthur Oldham warms up and rehearses the Edinburgh Festival Chorus in Mahler and Walton; also talks about training this choir which Karajan described as one of the best three in Europe.
Anthony Rooley and James Tyler play Dumpes and Galliardes on two lutes.
(from the Camden Festival)
The King's Singers and John Gray (double-bass) perform a new work, Winter Afternoons by Peter Dickinson, based on poems by Emily Dickinson.
(from the Bath Festival)
Sir Michael Tippett talks about his work as Director of that Festival.
Sir Arthur Bliss discusses his life and his music, in particular Morning Heroes of which the first movement is performed by Alvar Liddell (speaker) with the Royal
Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Groves.
(from the Cheltenham Festival)

Contributors

Presenter/Editor: John Amis
Choir conductor/Speaker: Arthur Oldham
Singers: The Edinburgh Festival Chorus
Lutenist: Anthony Rooley
Lutenist: James Tyler
Singers: The King's Singers
Double-bassist: John Gray
Composer (Winter Afternoons): Peter Dickinson
Based on poems by (Winter Afternoons): Emily Dickinson
Speaker: Sir Michael Tippett
Interviewee: Sir Arthur Bliss
Speaker (Morning Heroes): Alvar Liddell
Musicians: The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Orchestra conducted by: Charles Groves
Director: William Fitzwater
Director: Denis Moriarty
Director: Roy Tipping

: One Man's Week

Vincent Kane - the well-known radio and television broadcaster in Wales - looks back over his week.

(Colour)

Contributors

Presenter: Vincent Kane
Production: Ian Keill
Editor: Rowan Ayers

: The Borderers: The Terror of the March

by Martin Worth
[Starring] Iain Cuthbertson, Michael Gambon, Edith MacArthur
Guest stars Norman Rossington, Robert Cartland, Bill Henderson, James Cairncross

Cessford's canon is the H-Bomb of its time...
[Repeat]

Contributors

Writer/Script Editor: Martin Worth
Series created by: Bill Craig
Designer: Guthrie Hutton
Associate Producer: Michael Glynn
Producer: Anthony Coburn
Director: Ken Hannam
Cessford: Iain Cuthbertson
Gavin Ker: Michael Gambon
Margaret Ker: Edith MacArthur
Jamie Ker: Ross Campbell
Pringle: Russell Waters
Agnes Ker: Eileen Nicholas
Rab: James Garbutt
Grizel Ker: Margaret Greig
Warden Sergeant: Iain Blair
Elliot: Norman Rossington
Armstrong: Robert Cartland
Martin Elliot: Bill Henderson
Rutherford: James Cairncross
Innkeeper: Michael Segal
Red Andrew: Richard Kane
Jock o' the Park: Ian Stirling
Winking Will: John Levitt

: News Summary

Cricket Scoreboard and Weather








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