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: Open University

7.40 The Embryonic Environment

8.5 Religious Responses

8.30 Foundation Maths: Calculus

8.55 Le Corbusier: Villa Savoye

9.20 The Supply of Money

9.45 English Renaissance: Sacred Music

10.10 Pure Maths: Rings

10.35 Rubbish

11.0 Chemistry of Carbon Compounds

11.25 Water Resources

11.50 Quantum Theory and Atomic Structure

12.15 Open Forum

12.40 The Northampton Mercury

1.5 The Community Spirit

1.30 Chicago's Urban Life-Style: 1

1.55 Educational Decision-Making

: Closedown

: Saturday Cinema: King of the Khyber Rifles

starring Tyrone Power
Terry Moore. Michael Rennie with Guy Rolfe
After a hundred years of British rule in India, the garrison post of Peshawar is threatened by a tribal revolt.
Tyrone Power plays a young army captain who is given command of the Khyber Rifles with orders to train them into an efficient fighting force. But he is half-Indian ...
This Week's Films: page 13


Unknown: Tyrone Power
Unknown: Terry Moore.
Unknown: Michael Rennie
Unknown: Guy Rolfe
Director: Henry King
Captain King: Tyrone Power
Susan Maitland: Terry Moore
General Maitland: Michael Rennie
Kurram Khan: Guy Rolfe
Lt Heath: John Justin
Lt Baird: Richard Stapley
Maj MacAllistor: Murray Matheson
Ali Nur: Frank de Kova

: International Cricket

The Prudential Cup
Australia v West Indies and England v East Africa Live coverage

: Westminster

A close look at the politicians, the tactics and progress of Parliament Presented by PETER HILL


Presented By: Peter Hill
Editor: Michael Payni

: News and Sport


: Trooping the Colour

A shortened version of this morning's ceremony when Her Majesty The Queen took the salute on Horse Guards Parade, London, at the annual Parade in celebration of Her Official Birthday by the Household Division.
The Queen's Colour of the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards was trooped.
Television outside broadcast producer PHILIP S. GILBERT


Commentators: Tom Fleming
Commentators: Major John Smiley
Producer: Philip S. Gilbert

: Looking for Clancy

from the novel by FREDERIC MULLALLY dramatised in five parts by JACK PULMAN starring Robert Powell as Frank Clancy with Keith Drinkel Part 4
The suicide of his boyhood friend has caused Frank Clancy to stop and review the events which have formed his own life ... and question, perhaps, the price he has paid for success.
Cast in order of appearance:
Title song by BRIAN WADE and TONY cliff Script editor LENNOX PHILLIPS Designer GEOFFREY PATTERSON Producer RICHARD BEYNON Director BILL HAYS
(Repeated: Thursday 8.10 pm)


Novel By: Frederic Mullally
Unknown: Jack Pulman
Unknown: Robert Powell
Unknown: Frank Clancy
Unknown: Keith Drinkel
Unknown: Frank Clancy
Unknown: Brian Wade
Editor: Lennox Phillips
Designer: Geoffrey Patterson
Producer: Richard Beynon
Director: Bill Hays
Ted Shatto: John Blythe
Lucy Caldwell: Eileen Helsby
Marcus Selby: T P McKenna
Frank Clancy: Robert Powell
Dai Owen: James Grout
Gordon Clancy: Paul Aston
Penny Clancy: Catherine Schell
Madge: Mavis Walker
Michael Clancy: John Nightingale
Eileen Clancy: Barbara Young
Jim Clancy: John Junkin
Aunt Rita: Rosemary Martin
Dick Holt: Keith Drinkel
Guy Wall: James Bree
Sam Cook: Peter Halliday
Jan Peters: Marianne Maskell
Mrs Price: Mary Healey

: The Tribal Eye

Written and presented by David Attenborough 3: Sweat of the Sun


Presented By: David Attenborough

: 2nd House 2nd Run

Word of Mouth
A documentary entertainment in England's forgotten language, Dialect, performed in the Accent of those for whom Barth will always be Bath and Coventry will never be Cuventry.
Introduced by Melvyn Bragg
The programme includes contributions from: PROFESSOR HAROLD ORTON who was responsible for the revival of dialect studies, STANLEY ELLIS of Leeds University's Institute of Dialect Studies, DOMINI WILES of Bradford who is just one of 1,000 viewers Who sent in dialect contributions to the programme, a selection of the poems performed by the poets (some of them have been set to music by PETER SKELLERN ), and FRED REED of Northumberland, England's leading contemporary dialect poet. ' Michele's got a posh voice'
Children from Mile End School, Grimethorpe, talk about their accents, JOAN BAKEWELL remembers when she tried to acquire a posh voice, and educationist SYBIL MARSHALL discusses the pressures on children to talk posh.


Introduced By: Melvyn Bragg
Unknown: Professor Harold Orton
Unknown: Stanley Ellis
Music By: Peter Skellern
Unknown: Fred Reed
Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Unknown: Sybil Marshall
Producers: John Mapplebeck
Editor: Bill Morton

: News on 2


: The Old Grey Whistle Test

Bob Harris with the news, views, and sounds of today's music Link
Wray Catherine Howe plus album tracks, films, guests


Unknown: Bob Harris
Unknown: Wray Catherine Howe
Director: Tom Corcoran
Producer: Michael Appleton

: Film Night

Tony Bilbow reviews The Day of the Locust starring Donald Sutherland and Karen Black, based on Nathaniel West's novel about Hollywood in the 1930s, and talks to the film's director, John Schlesinger.
Philip Jenkinson looks at 25 years of British Transport films with its former director Edgar Anstey, including extracts from such award-winning Transport films as John Schlesinger's Terminus, the conservation film Wild Wings, and The England of Elizabeth with a music score by Vaughan Williams.

Philip Jenkinson : page 13


Presenter: Tony Bilbow
Presenter: Philip Jenkinson
Interviewee: John Schlesinger
Guest: Edgar Anstey
Producer: Barry Brown

: Midnight Movie: The World Ten Times Over

starring Sylvia Syms
Edward Judd , June Ritchie with William Hartnell
Night club hostesses Ginnie and Billa share a flat which serves as a cosy refuge.
Written and directed by WOLF RILLA This Week's Films: page 13


Unknown: Sylvia Syms
Unknown: Edward Judd
Unknown: June Ritchie
Unknown: William Hartnell
Directed By: Wolf Rilla
Billa: Sylvia Syms
Bob: Edward Judd
Ginnie: June Ritchie
Dad: William Hartnell
Elizabeth: Sarah Lawson
Shelbourne: Francis de Wolff
Penny: Linda Marlowe
Bolton: Jack Gwillum
Brian: Kevin Brennan
Freddy: Alan White

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