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: Open University

7.40 Cells and Organisms

8.05 Hamlet

8.30 Foundation Maths: Statistics

8.55 Modern Decorative and Industrial Arts

9.20 The Phillips Curve

9.45 Lutheranism

10.10 Pure Maths - Rings

10.35 Is Music Noise?

11.0 Enzyme Purification: 1

11.25 Gravity

11.50 The Mini-computer

12.15 Open Forum

12.40 Freedom and Morality

1.05 Educational Decision-Making

: Closedown

: Saturday Cinema: The Belles of St Trinians

Starring Alastair Sim with Joyce Grenfell, Hermione Baddeley, George Cole
With St Trinians on the verge of bankruptcy, Miss Fritton is delighted to receive a new pupil - the daughter of a wealthy racehorse owner....

Films: page 8


Screenplay by: Frank Launder
Screenplay by: Sidney Gilliat
Screenplay by: Val Valentine
Producer: Sidney Gilliat
Producer: Frank Launder
Director: Frank Launder
Miss Millicent Fritton: Alastair Sim
Clarence Fritton: Alastair Sim
PW Sgt Gates: Joyce Grenfell
Flash Harry: George Cole
Miss Drownder: Hermione Baddeley
Miss Waters: Betty Ann Davies
Miss Brimmer: Renee Houston
Miss Wilson: Beryl Reid
Miss Dawn: Joan Sims
Arabella: Vivienne Martin

: Closedown

: Westminster

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


Presented By: Peter Hill
Editor: Michael Payni

: News and Sport


: Network: They're Pulling Down Memory Lane

A series of programmes made for audiences in the BBC regions and now seen for the first time throughout the United Kingdom. Tonight from BBC North: They're Pulling Down Memory Lane
Who was Miss Cleethorpes 1937? Why was Hope Street, Grimsby, so remarkable? And who rode a bicycle across the Humber in 1934? In the 20s and 30s, Cleethorpes and Grimsby had a band of enthusiastic moviemen busily recording the history of their towns... the streets and markets, the fishing industry and sport, the silly summer season.
This programme is a compilation of rare films of everyday life from private Lincolnshire collections.


Written and narrated by: Brian Thompson
Film editor: Brian Tucker
Producer: Patrick Taggart
Series co-ordinator: Frank Gillard

: Vienna 1900

Games with Love and Death
Another chance to see five stories from the writings of ARTHUR SCHNITZLER
Dramatised by ROBERT MULLER Story 1: Mother and Son starring
Dorothy Tutin as Beate Heinold and Producer RICHARD BEYNON Director HERBERT WISE
(Repeated: Thursday 8,10 pm)


Dramatised By: Robert Muller
Unknown: Dorothy Tutin
Unknown: Beate Heinold
Producer: Richard Beynon
Director: Herbert Wise
Hugo Heinold: Christopher Guard
Waiter: Neville Phillips
Herr Arbesbacher: Christopher Benjamin
Frau Arbesbacher: Doreen Mantle
Lilli: Barbara Ogilvie
Fritz Weber: Richard Morant
Baroness Fortunata: Adrienne Corri
Wilhelmina Fallehn: Jennifer Croxton
Alfred Beratoner: Norman Eshley
Herr Welponer: Bernard Lee
Companion: Ron Daniels
Frau Welponer: Dona Martyn
Robert Stephens: Doktor Graesler

: The National Dream

Building the Impossible Railway 2: The Horrid BC Business and The Great Debate
The Dominion of Canada faces changes of government and its first depression. These events occur in the late 1880s with the Confederation of Canada still in its first decade - and incomplete. British Columbia is holding out with a rail link to the rest of Canada as its price for joining the Confederation. This, with Yankee ambitions to the South, casts a shadow over the story of the struggle to build the railroad and solve Canada's early problems. Narrated by PIERRE BERTON
Based on The National Dream, and The Last Spike, by PIERRE BERTON Producer JAMES MURRAY
Directors ERIC TILL and JAMES MURRAY A CBC production
The Great Railway, £8.50, from bookshops, published next week


Unknown: Pierre Berton
Unknown: Pierre Berton
Producer: James Murray
Unknown: James Murray

: 2nd House 2nd Run

Introduced by Melvyn Bragg Athol Fugard
From Port Elizabeth on the Eastern Cape comes South Africa's finest playwright, ATHOL FUGARD-writer, actor and director of extraordinary talent and dedication.
On his visit to London last year, Athol Fugard was interviewed by MELVYN BRAGG : and tonight's programme brings together extracts from his plays to give a portrait of this formidable man of the theatre. Hello and Goodbye with Janet Suzman and Ben Kingsley (Directed for the theatre by Peter Stevenson )
Boesman and Lena with Yvonne Bryceland and Athol Fugard
(Directed for the cinema by Ross Devenish )
Siswe Bansi is Dead and The Island with John Kani and Winston Ntshoni
Assistant editor TONY STAVEACRE Editor BILL MORTON


Introduced By: Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed By: Melvyn Bragg
Unknown: Janet Suzman
Unknown: Ben Kingsley
Unknown: Peter Stevenson
Unknown: Yvonne Bryceland
Unknown: Ross Devenish
Unknown: Siswe Bansi
Unknown: John Kani
Unknown: Winston Ntshoni
Producer: Tristram Powell
Editor: Tony Staveacre
Editor: Bill Morton

: News on 2


: Film Night

In the final programme of this series Tony Bilbow and Philip Jenkinson look ahead to Rollerball starring JAMES CAAN , The Fortune with JACK NICHOLSON and WARREN BEATTY , The Eiger Sanction featuring CLINT EASTWOOD , and Lenny With DUSTIN HOFFMAN and VALERIE PERRINE
Philip Jenkinson : page 8


Unknown: Tony Bilbow
Unknown: Philip Jenkinson
Unknown: James Caan
Unknown: Jack Nicholson
Unknown: Warren Beatty
Unknown: Clint Eastwood
Unknown: Dustin Hoffman
Unknown: Valerie Perrine
Producer: Barry Brown
Producer: Philip Jenkinson

: The Old Grey Whistle Test

The last in the present series features Yes at QPR: Highlights from their concert at the Queen's Park Rangers' football ground on 10 May 1975.


Director: Tom Corcoran
Producer: Michael Appleton

: Midnight Movie:Passport to Shame

starring Odile Versois , Diana Dors Herbert Lorn , Eddie Constantine with Brenda de Banzie , Robert Brown
Malou, a young French girl, is tricked into coming to England where she believes she will be employed as a companion by Aggie. But Aggie is a key figure in a highly profitable London vice ring.
Films: page 8


Unknown: Odile Versois
Unknown: Diana Dors
Unknown: Herbert Lorn
Unknown: Eddie Constantine
Unknown: Brenda de Banzie
Unknown: Robert Brown
Producer: John Clein
Director: Alvin Rakoff
Vicki: Diana Dors
Johnny: Eddie Constantine
Nick: Herbert Lom
Malou: Odile Versois
Aggie: Brenda de Banzie
Mike: Robert Brown
Heath: Elwyn Brook-Jones
Willie: Cyril Shaps
Registrar: Percy Cartwright
Asst Registrar: James Ottaway
Mac: Denis Shaw
Miriam: Joan Sims
Sally: Pat Pleasance

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