The four-page supplement of 1973 Open University programmes, as printed in RADIO TIMES, is obtainable on request from Information Services (Ref EP), The Open University, Bletchley, Bucks.
Students are reminded that all television programmes originally scheduled for 8.30 am on Saturdays and Sundays are now transmitted at 1.5 pm on the same day.
12.40 1.5 Closedown
New Start, New Skill
If you're unhappy in your present job or are facing redundancy you may want to change your craft or industry. How easy is it to learn new skills?
Introduced by BOB HOULTON
Steel -Efficiency or Employment? What future has the British Steel Industry? The Government will invest £3,000-million over the next ten years to modernise old, inefficient plants and as a result 50,000 jobs will disappear.
The investment is a gamble-a gamble that 35 million tons of British steel will be needed in 1980. If it isn't, more losses and more redundancies will follow.
What do we want from steel - efficiency or employment?
Presented by BRIAN WIDLAKE
A jewel robbery, a hit-and-run, and the Case of the Skeleton in the Sand Dunes, illustrate the work of forensic scientists and the police they assist.
Narrator PAUL VAUGHAN
A digest of the news of the week and other world matters of interest seen by news cameras around the world. The interesting, the picturesque, the important and the dramatic - plus a visual commentary for those who cannot hear. with Michael De Morgan
Editor BILL NORTHWOOD
J. S. Gericke , Moderator of the Dutch Reformed Church in the Cape Province , talking to HUGH BURNETT
' I know of no Biblical condemnation of a policy of segregation.'
Presented by VERNON SPROXTON
A Personal History of the United States in 13 parts written and narrated by Alistair Cooke
13: The More Abundant Life
To give Americans a more abundant life was the stated aim of President Franklin Roosevelt when he put through the development programmes of the New Deal. (Full details: see Monday. 10.10 pm.
This series is currently printed in The Listener. The BBC will be publishing a book on America later this year)
Graeme Garden , Bill Oddie with Joe Melia
In which Tim, Bill and Graeme have problems with an estate agent, build another office and have terrifying mechanical problems thereafter.
Written by GRAEME GARDEN and BILL ODDIE With TIM BROOKE-TAYLOR
Music by BILL ODDIE and MICHAEL GIBBS Film editor RON POPE
Film cameraman STEWART A. FARNELL Designer JOHN STOUT
Producer JIM FRANKLIN
(Goody, Goody, Goody: cover story, pages 6-7)
The third in a series of films featuring the world's leading orchestras
The Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam conductor Bernard Haitink
The orchestra was formed as a result of the opening of Amsterdam's new ' Concertgebouw ' - Concert Hall - in 1888, and soon acquired an international reputation under the legendary Willem Mengelberg , its conductor for nearly 50 years.
In 1964 BERNARD HAITINK succeeded Eduard van Beinum as sole conductor at the age of 35. Today he remarks: 'I'm still alive, the orchestra's still alive, so after all the thing worked.'
The music extracts include Strauss Ein Heldenleben Ravel Mother Goose Suite Brahms Symphony No 4
Stravinsky The Rite of Spring Mahler Symphony No 1 and chamber works by Ravel, Vivaldi, Mozart, Schubert and Adson
Filmed in the Concertgebouw and the city of Amsterdam in the Netherlands Film cameraman EUGENE CARR Film recordist BILL CHESNEAU Film editor RICHARD SIDWELL Producer IAN ENGELMANN
Co-producers BBCtv and RM Productions, Munich
starring in Pig in the Middle by JEREMY BURNHAM with Ronald Radd
Veronica Strong , Michael Hawkins Who is Pike really following? And come to that, who is really following Pike?
Cast in order of appearance
Series devised by EDWARD BOYD Script editor GRAHAM WILLIAMS Designer HELEN RAE
Producer KEITH Williams
Director QUENTIN LAWRENCE
A programme featuring weekly some of the world's most popular music starring
The Young Generation and Vince Hill with artists who have sold a million records
This week's guests Anne Murray The Searchers
With ALYN AINSWORTH
AND HIS ORCHESTRA
Choreographer NIGEL LYTHGOE Script by ROY TUVEY and MAURICE SELLAR Designer KENNETH SHARP
Producer STEWART MORRIS