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: Play School

Story: First Day at School written by JUDY WHITFIELD photographed by .JAMES MATTHEWS-JOYCE Presenters
Percussionist MARTIN DREW Designer KEN LEDSHAM
Scriptwriter/director BARBARA DEEHAN Producer ANNE COBEY
Executive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE


Written By: Judy Whitfield
Unknown: .James Matthews-Joyce
Unknown: Chloe Ashcroft
Pianist: Derek Griffiths
Pianist: Bill Le
Unknown: Martin Drew
Designer: Ken Ledsham
Director: Barbara Deehan
Producer: Anne Cobey
Producer: Cynthia Felgate

: Closedown

: Open University

5.25 Urban Education

5.50 Faster Trains?

6.15-6.40 Heart and Lungs

7.5 Quantum Theory

: News Summary


: Gardeners' World

Percy Thrower in his own garden The Magnolias, Shropshire
The border carnations which were layered in July are ready for severing from their parent plants and transfer to their permanent quarters. Non-flowering shoots of bedding calceolarias and penstemons can be made into cuttings. PERCY THROWER shows how these and other seasonal tasks should be done.
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

Kurosawa: The Last Samurai
Kurosawa is one of the world's greatest living film directors. His films Rashomon and Seven Samurai are classics which put Japanese films on the map.
Tonight's programme includes excerpts from these and his latest film Dodeska Den. It also includes a unique interview with Kurosawa and explores the difficulties which led to his suicide attempt in 1971. Narrated by JOHN STOCKBRIDGE and LYNDON BROOK
Written and produced by STEPHEN cross (Previously shown in Omnibus on BBC1)


Unknown: Dodeska Den.
Unknown: John Stockbridge
Unknown: Lyndon Brook
Produced By: Stephen Cross

: The Camera and the Song

The Camera of John Hooper and the Songs of Alex Glasgow The Tyne Slides By
A portrait in music of the ship-builders of Newcastle.
' Paradise Dwellings and Colliery
Along Co-op Terrace and up
Albert Road.
Inkermans, Kitcheners, all round the town,
Streets fit for heroes, two up and two down.'
' And the Tyne slides by The seagulls cry
The ships lie safe and silent at the riverside.'
Musical arranger BILL SOUTHGATE


Unknown: John Hooper
Unknown: Bill Southgate
Unknown: William Southgate
Producer: John Bird

: Milestones of the Film

A new season of classic films that have influenced the development of world cinema. Tokyo Story starring
Chishu Ryu , Chiyeko Higashiyama Setsuko Hara , So
Yamamura Ozu 's film is a simple portrait of Japanese family life. Shukishi and Tomi Hirayama , an elderly middle-class couple, decide to visit their married children in Tokyo. Their trip is marked by a series of minor domestic crises and is destined to end in tragedy.
Screenplay by KOGO NODA and YASUJIRO OZU
This Week's Films: page H


Unknown: Chishu Ryu
Unknown: Chiyeko Higashiyama
Unknown: Setsuko Hara
Unknown: Yamamura Ozu
Unknown: Tomi Hirayama
Play By: Kogo Noda
Unknown: Yasujiro Ozu
Director: Yasujiro Ozu
Shukishi Hirayama: Chishu Ryu
Tomi Hirayama: Chiyeko Higashiyama
Noriko: Setsuko Hara
Koichi: So Yamamura
Shige: Haruko Sugimura
Koichi's wife, Fumiko: Kuniko Miyake
KyokO: Kyoko Kagawa
Shige's husband, Kurazo Kaneko: Nobuo Nakamura
Numata: Eijiro Tohno
Hattori: Hisao Toake
Keizo: Shiro Osaka
Koichi's sons: Shizuka Murase
Koichi's sons: Michihiro Mohm

: News Extra


: Closedown

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