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: Play School

Story: The King's New Crown by SHEILA ARCHER
Presenters this week
Miranda Connell , Don Spencer
The Bold Bad Bus, stories in verse from Play School, £1.60, from bookshops


Unknown: Sheila Archer
Unknown: Miranda Connell
Unknown: Don Spencer

: Closedown

: Open University

: News Summary


: Industrial Grand Tour

6: The Brewers
' Well, I like to be concerned with the beer instead of being a brewery where it's all push-button. You're actually concerned with it here, in among it all the time ' (DAVID CLARKE, brewer).
At Hook Norton, Oxfordshire, the Clarke family still operates from a splendid redbrick fortress as traditional English brewers. Narrated by Kenneth Hudson


Unknown: Kenneth Hudson
Producer: Ray Sutcliffe

: Their World

A series about animal behaviour and survival. Tracking
Reading animal tracks and signs was second nature to early hunting man. Now it is a forgotten skill and yet it can be a vital source of information when you are studying wild animals. Narrator HUGH FALKUS
Scientific editor PROF NIKO TINBERGEN Presented by CHRISTOPHER PARSONS (Bristol)


Editor: Prof Niko Tinbergen
Presented By: Christopher Parsons

: The High Chaparral: The Lieutenant

When an arrogant young Army officer makes an error of judgment while trying to arrest a neighbouring rancher, the men of the High Chaparral are caught in the middle of a full-scale military attack.


Big John: Leif Erickson
Buck: Cameron Mitchell
Blue: Mark Slade
Manolito: Henry Darrow
Victoria: Linda Cristal
Lt Adams: Robert Pine
Henry Simmons: Donald Moffat
Martha: Renne Jarrett

: Face the Music

A musical quiz
Joseph Cooper as questionmaster invites you to match your musical wits against Joyce Grenfell Robin Ray , Bernard Levin
Guest musician Peter Frankl


Unknown: Joseph Cooper
Unknown: Joyce Grenfell
Unknown: Robin Ray
Unknown: Bernard Levin
Musician: Peter Frankl
Director: Denis Moriarty

: Horizon

Adam or Eve?
Is it possible to have a male brain in a female body? Are any of us totally male or totally female or are we all a balance of the two extremes?
Recent work on the all-powerful role of sex hormones is revealing when and how sexuality is determined and maintained.
On a Scottish farm an extraordinary four-horned sheep that terrifies local sheepdogs provides an example of how a hormone can bring out part of the pattern of one sex in another. In the past this animal was one of nature's mysteries but in the last decade important advances have been made in the understanding of the effects of steroid hormones and how they work.
This programme takes a frank look at hormones, reproduction and sexuality.
Hormones and genes: page 4


Narrator: Paul Vaughan
Editor: Bruce Norman
Producer: Peter Jones

: Great Short Stories

' Time was when folks meant what they did on Hallowe'en. They wanted to know what was going to happen to them': a girl in the laundry scorns the way the traditional Hallowe'en activity has declined into a mere game.
' The water, the ring, and the Book is all they have now. It's no use doing it at all unless you have the clay.' Water stands for a journey, the ring for marriage, the prayer book for a contemplative life, and clay-for death ...


Unknown: James Joyce
Adapted By: Simon Raven
Director: Jonathan Miller
Producers: Melvyn Bragg
Producers: Gavin Millar
Maria: Elizabeth Begley
Mrs Donnelly: Brenda Doyle
Joe Donnelly: Derry Power
Alphie Donnelly: Louis O'Neill
Edna from next door: Lasairshiona Mangan
Gentleman in tram shelter: John Franklyn
Matron in laundry: Ruby Head
Ginger Mooney: Anita Reeves
Lizzie Fleming: Jeananne Crowley

: News Extra

Presented by Peter Dorling Weather


Presented By: Peter Dorling

: Closedown

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