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: Open University

7.40 am Beethoven

8.05 Pure Maths

8.30 Urban Education

8.55 Electronic Music

9.20 Heart and Lungs

9.45 Maths: Analysis

10.10 The Tiv

10.35 War and Society

11.00 Psychology

11.25 Open Forum

11.50 Educational Psychology

12.15 Earth History

12.40 Geophysics: Cyprus

(to 13.05)

: Saturday Cinema: The Prince and the Pauper

Errol Flynn. Claude Rains with Alan Hale
The Mauch Twins
The adventures of a prince and a pauper, who exchange their clothes and their identities in this swashbuckling adventure set at the time of Henry VIII.
Based on the novel by MARK TWAIN Director WILLIAM KEIGHLEY This Week's Films, page 14


Unknown: Errol Flynn.
Unknown: Claude Rains
Unknown: Alan Hale
Unknown: Henry Viii.
Novel By: Mark Twain
Director: William Keighley
Miles Hendon: Errol Flynn
Earl of Hertford: Claude Rains
Duke of Norfolk: Henry Stephenson
Tom Canty: Billy Mauch
Prince Edward: Bobby Mauch
John Canty: Barton McLane
Captain of the Guard: Alan Hale
Henry VIII: Montague Love
Barmaid: Phyllis Barry

: Cricket: One-day International

England v Pakistan for the Prudential Trophy direct from
Trent Bridge Coverage of the closing overs of this first of two 55-over matches for prize money of £2,500. Introduced by PETER WEST
Commentators RICHIE BENAUD
Television presentation by DAVID KENNING and BOB DUNCAN
Second match: Monday BBC1. 10.40 am and 1.45 pm; BBC2, 4.30 pm and 7.5 pm


Introduced By: Peter West
Presentation By: David Kenning
Presentation By: Bob Duncan

: What do you do ...

... they say, when somebody wants a bath?
Ron McCrindell 's Toys
Toys don' survive well; tin boats leak and slowly sink in the middle of the pond and toy trains get tired and the wheels fall off. The dreadnoughts and steam trains that first appeared in Edwardian toy catalogues are now rare collectors' items worth a great deal more than the few shillings that bought them as presents 70 years ago.
Soho publican Ron McCrindell has been collecting old toys for over a quarter of a century. Unlike most collectors of rare objects who keep their prize possessions behind glass, Ron Mc Crindell enjoys seeing his toys in action. This evening we invite you to share his pleasure in playing with the steam and clockwork toys that have survived from another age.


Unknown: Ron McCrindell
Unknown: Ron McCrindell
Unknown: Ron Mc Crindell

: News and Sport


: Pot Black

The second semi-final for the BBC2 Snooker Championship featuring
John Pulman against John Spencer
Two former World Champions compete in this most important game, Spencer having won the Pot Black Trophy in 1970 and 1971. Introduced by ALAN WEEKS Referee SYDNEY LEE
Commentator TED LOWE
Producer REG PERRIN (Birmingham)


Unknown: John Pulman
Unknown: John Spencer
Introduced By: Alan Weeks
Commentator: Ted Lowe
Director: Jim Dumigran
Producer: Reg Perrin

: The Haggard Falcon

A new historical thriller in four parts by BILL CRAIG with 3: The Hare
While some Holyrood courtiers wonder about his connection with the fugitive Earl of Bothwell, Dominic continues his search for the truth about Margaret. He learns of a death-bed marriage between her and Gillespie. The trail leads him to a noble house - and the sound of Puddock's flute.
Director MIKE VARDY (BBC Scotland) (Repeated: Thursday at 8.30 pm)
(Alec Heggie and Ian Ireland appear by permission of the Young Lyceum Co, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh)


Unknown: Bill Craig
Designer: Walter Miller
Producer: Pharic MacLaren
Director: Mike Vardy
Unknown: Alec Heggie
Dominic Allardyce: Ian Ogilvy
Puddock: Alex McAvoy
Gillespie: Roddy McMillan
Lethington: John Carlisle
Gellie: Virginia Stark
Bothwell: Alec Heggie
Bastien: Paul Young
Randolph: Martin Heller
Fenwiek: George Howell
Ewfame: Valerie Pfeiffer
Wattie: Charles Kearney
Kirstie: Anne Kristen
Borderer: Hugh Evans
Watcher: Arthur Boland
Hogg: Martin Cochrane
Lady Janet: Harriet Buchan
Joseph: Patrick Lewsley
Turnkey: Ian Ireland
Gilles de Mere: John Shedden
FauldS: Paul KermacK

: Them and Us

The second of a series about the Common Market countries. The Netherlands
The past 20 years have transformed the Netherlands from a rural to a highly industrialised society, and yet many of the older attitudes remain. A few miles from cosmopolitan Amsterdam women still wear local costume - and not just for the tourists.
These contrasts are very much part of Dutch life today. Traditionally interested in painting and music, the Dutch now have a variety of cultural opportunity out of all proportion to the size of the population.
This programme looks at some new town planning, a hippie meditation centre, a Dutch cabaret, the film industry and Holland's most popular TV programme. It also features performances by the Dutch National Ballet, the Rotter-dam Philharmonic Orchestra, and an interview with the nephew of Vincent Van Gogh.
Written and produced by PETER ADAM


Unknown: Vincent van Gogh.
Produced By: Peter Adam

: News on 2


: Midnight Movie: Studs Lonigan

Christopher Knight with Venetia Stevenson Dick Foran
Jay C. Flippen
Growing up in Chicago in the 1920s, Studs Lonigan drifts aimlessly through a world of pool halls and bar-rooms, carousing with his gang of teenage idlers, Kenny, Weary and Paulie, and unwilling to face up to the realities of life.
This film version of James . Farrell's famous trilogy, a rich saga of Irish-American life, vividly recreates Chicago's famous era of Prohibition and gangsters.
Written and produced by PHILIP YORDAN
Based on the novel by JAMES . FARRELL Director IRVING LERNER
This Week's Films: page 14


Unknown: Christopher Knight
Unknown: Venetia Stevenson
Unknown: Dick Foran
Unknown: Jay C. Flippen
Unknown: Studs Lonigan
Produced By: Philip Yordan
Studs Lonigan: Christopher Knight
Kenny Killarney: Frank Gorshin
Lucy Scanlon: Venetia Stevenson
Catherine Banahan: Carolyn Craig
Weary Reilly: Jack Nicholson
Paulie Haggerty: Robert Casper
Patrick Lonigan: Dick Foran
Mrs Lonigan: Katherine Squire
Father Gilhooey: Jay C Flippen
Miss Julia Miller: Helen Westcott
Frances Lonigan: Kathy Johnson
Charlie the Greek: Jack Kruschen
Eileen: Suzi Carnell
Mother Josephine: Mme Spivy
Jim Doyle: James Drum

: Closedown

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