The four-page supplement of 1974 Open University programmes, as printed in Radio Times recently, is obtainable from the Open University, [address removed]
Where Did the Colorado Go?
The British Association of Retired Persons and The Society for the Rescue of Destitute Animals
A digest of the news of the week and other world matters of interest - plus a visual commentary for those who cannot hear. with Michael De Morgan
Editor BILL NORTHWOOD
Teams from schools all over the country in this test of their knowledge of the world's religions. This week's guests:
Una Stubbs , Lance Percival In the chair Joan Bakewell
Director ROBERT TONER
Producer CLEM VALLANCE
Narrated by David Attenborough
Apart from the odd adder or stinging insect, in Britain we aren't troubled much by animals with poison in their attack. In other parts of the world people are less fortunate; from South America to India venomous animals abound.
Australia has more than its fair share: lurking in Sydney back gardens are funnelweb spiders, tiny, but capable of giving a lethal bite; and the seas around Australia are filled with beautiful creatures with deadly habits.
"An engrossing programme, with some superbly patient and minute photography and an intelligent, terse script" (New Statesman)
from The Talk of the Town, London
Orchestra directed by JOHNNY PEARSON Lighting HARRY THOMAS Sound CHRIS HOLCOMBE Designer GEOFF powell
TV presentation by JOHNNIE stewart
The State Academic Symphony Orchestra of the USSR conductor Yevgeni Svetlanov
Formed in 1936 by State decree, the orchestra was awarded the title ' academic' in 1972 as a result of its outstanding qualities. A BBC crew spent nearly three weeks with the orchestra in the Soviet Union. The music extracts include
Rachmaninov Symphony No 2 Shostakovich Symphony No 15 Brahms Symphony No 3 Ravel Daphnis and Chloe Tchaikovsky Manfred Symphony Narration JOHN DRUMMOND
Film cameraman BRIAN TUFANO Film recordist BILL CHESNEAU Film editor ARTHUR BENNETT Producer IAN ENGELMANN
Co-produced by BBCtv and RM Productions, Munich
by Alan Plater
'The question is Miss Goldie, who is to go down to the woods today? Sorry, office joke... there's a cosy little family on the Backwoods Estate... it's a clearance area, except it hasn't yet been cleared.'
Conceived, written, performed by John Cleese, Graham Chapman, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam
Also appearing CAROL CLEVELAND NOSHER POWELL
Animations by TERRY GILLIAM Designer CHRIS THOMPSON
Producer ian MACNAUGHTON