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: Open University

7.40 Car Body: 1

8.5 Solids, Liquids and Gases

8.30 The Earth's Magnetic Field

8.55 Motorway Noise

9.20 Signals and Noise

9.45 Sheep Production

10.10 Crossing the River Thames

10.35 Mining Villages

11.0 Computers: Operating Systems

11.25 School and Society

11.50 Traffic Plan for Norwich

12.15 Maths: Matrix Transformations

12.40 Islam in Bolton

: Closedown

: Cricket

The John Player League featuring
Surrey v Nottinghamshire
The great cricket venues of England are well known. The enormous crowds gather for the Tests at the famous grounds, but the grass-roots of cricket are in the small club grounds which rarely see the county sides.
Today, at the BAC Ground in Byfleet, we can enjoy the atmosphere of cricket played at county standard, in English country surroundings.
PETER WALKER introduces the programme which includes news of today's other matches. Glamorgan v Yorkshire Gloucestershire v Essex Kent v Sussex
Lancashire v Leicestershire Warwickshire v Somerset
Worcestershire v Derbyshire Commentators at Byfleet
Television presentation
Armchair Cricket fl.25, from bookshops BBC WALES Glamorgan v Yorkshire


Introduces: Peter Walker
Unknown: Bob Duncan

: News Review

A digest of the news of the week and other world matters of interest seen by news cameras around the world. The interesting, the picturesque, the important and the dramatic, plus a visual commentary for those who cannot hear. with Kenneth Kendall


Unknown: Kenneth Kendall
Editor: Bill Northwood

: The World About Us

An Island Called Danger Narrated by DUNCAN CARSE
In the centre of the Indian Ocean -juSt south of the Equator, and almost the furthest point from land - is the remote Chagos Archipelago. From soundings made in 1837, Charles Darwin came to the conclusion that the seven Chagos islands were all that remain of the Largest coral atoll the world has ever known - but that it was dead, eroding and disappearing beneath the waves.
Earlier this year, biologist DAVID BELLAMY and a Joint Services team of skilled divers spent two months exploring these uninhabited tropical islands, in an attempt to uncover the secrets of ' Darwin's Dead Atoll'.
This film is the story of that expedition and shows the wildlife that was discovered - on land and under the water.


Unknown: Charles Darwin
Unknown: David Bellamy
Producer: Peter Crawford
Editors: Anthony Isaacs
Editors: Christopher Parsons

: Something to Sing About

A new series starring Peter Morrison and Anne Lome Gillies
With JAN WILSON , PATRICK MALAHIDE and featuring Chic Murray
Together they explore the music and humour of this week's subject: Memories
Special guest Margaret Powell BRIAN FAHEY and the BBC SCOTTISH RADIO ORCHESTRA . leader IAN TYRE
Written and compiled by DEREK BRECHlN Script editor EDDIE BOYD
Executive producer IAIN MACFADYEN Design HELEN RAE


Unknown: Peter Morrison
Unknown: Anne Lome Gillies
Unknown: With Jan Wilson
Unknown: Patrick Malahide
Unknown: Margaret Powell
Unknown: Brian Fahey
Leader: Ian Tyre
Unknown: Derek Brechln
Editor: Eddie Boyd
Producer: Iain MacFadyen
Design: Helen Rae

: Master Class: Geraint Evans

rehearses students in scenes from Verdi's Falstaff
Another chance to see the first of six programmes in which the great British baritone Sir Geraint Evans passes on some of the tricks of the trade to a new generation of young singers. For the audience it is a unique opportunity to see the work that an operatic singer has to put into performances that look so natural and easy.


Baritone: Sir Geraint Evans
Producer: Gethyn Stoodley Thomas
Director: David Buckton

: Sunday Cinema: Number One

starring Charlton Heston with Jessica Walter , Bruce Dem
John Randolph , Diana Muidaur
Ron ' Cat' Catlan, fading star quarterback- of the New Orleans Saints football team, is unwilling to face the facts of his failing skills and advancing years. Retirement to an executive desk is an unattractive alternative to the glory he has known on the grid-iron.
Though American football with its heavily-padded forwards batt-ling for an inch of territory may be something of a mystery, the scene ' when the Saints go marching in' is still one of the great spectacles in sport.
Director TOM GRIES. Films: page 11


Unknown: Charlton Heston
Unknown: Jessica Walter
Unknown: Bruce Dem
Unknown: John Randolph
Unknown: Diana Muidaur
Director: Tom Gries.
Ron' Cat' Catlan: Charlton Heston
Julie Catlan: Jessica Walter
Richie Fowler: Bruce Dern
Coach Jim Southerd: John Randolph
Ann Marley: Diana Muldaur
Walt Chaffey: Mike Henry
Al Hirt: Himself
Members of the New Orleans Saints football team: Themselves

: News on 2


: Closedown

Lyndon Brook reads Affirmative Way by JACK CLEMO


Unknown: Lyndon Brook
Unknown: Jack Clemo

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