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: Play School

Story : The Wind by JOHN EYERS Presenters


Unknown: John Eyers
Presenters: Miranda Connell
Unknown: Don Spencer

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: Women's International Golf

The Colgate European Open Championship
This afternoon the contestants battle for the right to compete in tomorrow's final round which will be reduced to a field of the top 60 and ties after today's second round.

: Cricket and Golf

second Test
England v Pakistan Coverage of the second day's play, including the closing overs direct from Lord's Introduced by PETER WEST
Commentators RICHIE BENAUD
Television presentation byDAViD KENNING and JOHN SHREWSBURY
Women's International Golf: The Colgate European Open Championship
Further reports on the last hour's play of the second round.


Introduced By: Peter West
Commentators: Richie Benaud
Unknown: Jim Laker
Unknown: John Shrewsbury

: Open University

: News Summary


: Gardeners' World

Percy Thrower visits the Zoological Gardens, Chester.
In the first of two visits to the gardens, PERCY THROWER looks at the rock and water gardens.
Producer BARRIE EDGAR (Birmingham)
Percy Thrower 's Guide to Gardeners' World, 50p, from bookshops


Unknown: Percy Thrower
Producer: Barrie Edgar
Unknown: Percy Thrower

: Great Directors

Heart of Britain
An affectionate portrait of Humphrey Jennings , documentary film-maker, artist, poet - who died tragically in 1950. An artist with a brilliant mind and a very personal vision, Jennings found his true voice during the heroic days of Britain at war, of which he became a faithful and poetic chronicler. His classic documentaries - Listen to Britain, Fires were Started, A Diary for Timothy - made him for many people the only real poet the British cinema has yet produced.' In addition to members of his family, those appearing include LINDSAY ANDERSON , MARIUS GORING , STUART LEGG , SIR ROLAND PENROSE , KATHLEEN RAINE.
Commentary spoken by PAUL DANEMAN
Film editor PETER WEST
Written and directed by ROBERT VAS
(Made in collaboration with the coi and the NATIONAL FILM archive: first shown in the Omnibus series on BBCU


Unknown: Humphrey Jennings
Unknown: Lindsay Anderson
Unknown: Marius Goring
Unknown: Stuart Legg
Unknown: Sir Roland Penrose
Unknown: Kathleen Raine.
Spoken By: Paul Daneman
Directed By: Robert Vas

: The Camera and the Song

The Camera of Philip Bonham-Carter and the Songs of Jake Thackray The Yorkshire Dales
Who better than JAKE THACKRAY to celebrate the qualities of this unique countryside. This he does in song and picture with wry comment upon the character of his fellow Yorkshiremen.
Musical arranger BILL SOUTHGATE Musicians
Assistant producer CLEM VALLANCE Producer JOHN bird


Unknown: Philip Bonham-Carter
Unknown: Jake Thackray
Unknown: Jake Thackray
Unknown: Bill Southgate
Unknown: Williau Southgate
Producer: Clem Vallance
Producer: John Bird

: World Cinema: The Music Room

The second of three films by India's most famous director
SATYAJIT RAY starring Chabi Biswas
A rich aristocratic family who have fallen on hard times mark their descent into poverty with a series of lavish musical entertainments in their crumbling music room.
Ray blends music and images beautifully as the tempo moves from hypnotic slowness to ferocious speed.
Photography by SUBRATA MITRA
Written, directed and produced by SATYAJIT RAY


Unknown: Satyajit Ray
Unknown: Chabi Biswas
Produced By: Satyajit Ray
Bishamber Rai: Chabi Biswas
Khoka, his son: Pinaki Sen Gupta
His Wife: Padma Devi
The estate manager: Tulsi Lahari
The servant: Kali Sarkar
Mahim Ganguly: Ganga Pada Basu

: News Extra

Presented by Keith Graves Weather


Presented By: Keith Graves

: Closedown

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

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