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: Open University

7.40 Foundation Maths - Functions

8.5 What is Civilisation?

8.30 Pure Maths - Introduction

8.55 Dynamics of an Affluent Region

9.20 The Public Library

9.45 The University Library

10.10 Personality and Learning

10.35 Maths - Vector Spaces

11.0 Reading Development

11.25 20th-century Poetry

11.50 Copper as a Resource

12.15 Oil and Aberdeen

12.40 Introduction to the Organ

1.30 Brain Structure and Function

: Closedown

: Saturday Cinema: The Sun Comes Up

starring Jeanette MacDonald
Lloyd Nolan , Claude Jarman Jr and Lassie
Tragedy strikes twice in the life of concert singer Helen Winter. Retreating to a remote cottage - with Lassie for company-she finds it difficult to avoid a young boy's unspoken plea for affection when he makes a friend of Lassie.
Director Richard THORPE. Films: page 8


Unknown: Jeanette MacDonald
Unknown: Lloyd Nolan
Singer: Helen Winter.
Director: Richard Thorpe.
Helen Winter: Jeanette MacDonald
Thomas Chandler: Lloyd Nolan
Jerry: Claude Jarman Jr
Arthur Norton: Lewis Stone
Mr Williegoode: Percy Kilbride
Victor Alvord: Nicholas Joy
Mrs Golightly: Margaret Hamilton
Mrs Pope: Hope Landin

: Play Away

starring Brian Cant with Toni Arthur
Miranda Connell , Judy Gridley David Wood , Jonathan Cohen Spike Heatley , Alan Rushton
Q: Where would you find a jungle explorer, a top-hatted dancer and a cowboy together in one place?
A: A film studio. Today Brian and Company visit the Shepperton Studio Centre.


Unknown: Brian Cant
Unknown: Toni Arthur
Unknown: Miranda Connell
Unknown: Judy Gridley
Unknown: David Wood
Unknown: Jonathan Cohen
Unknown: Spike Heatley
Unknown: Alan Rushton
Director: Jonathan Cohen
Designer: Tony Snoaden
Director: Peter Charlton
Producer: Ann Reay

: The Money Programme

Public Affluence - Private Squalor?

: Westminster

A closer look at the politicians, tactics and progress of Parliament. Presented by NOEL LEWIS


Presented By: Noel Lewis
Editor: John Anderson

: Open Door

To a Brighter Future THE VEGAN SOCIETY

: News and Sport


: Rugby Special

Wales v Scotland France v Ireland
Scotland have won only once in Wales since 1937 and they cannot feel confident of achieving victory over an experienced Welsh XV that has already inflicted heavy defeats on both Australia and England this season. The Scots, however, are tenacious and could be the side that upsets the Welsh hopes of the Grand Slam.
Victory over Scotland in January put new heart into the French, who suffered a 25-points-to-6 defeat by Ireland last year. Today they will be trying to avenge that defeat and make a serious challenge for this year's championship. Commentator at the National Stadium, Cardiff BILL MCLAREN
Commentator at the Pare des Princes, Paris NIGEL STAMMER-SMITH
Director in Cardiff DEWI GRIFFITHS
Presented by the French TV Service Series producer BILL TAYLOR


Unknown: Dewi Griffiths
Producer: Bill Taylor

: How Green was My Valley

Angharad, Owen and Ianto have returned to the valley. The mine has closed. Unemployment is rife. Having found work with Ifor in a nearby colliery, Huw has witnessed his brother's death. Part 6

: 2nd House

Introduced by Melvyn Bragg The Ik
The Ik are an African tribe, living in Uganda, who were forced by a political diktat in 1946 to give up their traditional life as hunters to become farmers overnight. This led to a complete change of life style and the breakdown of society, as the West recognises it, in order to avoid death by starvation.
Colin Turnbull , the anthropologist, lived with the Ik between 1964 and 1967 and his book The Mountain People is the basis for PETER BROOK 'S production of The Ik now playing in London.
Mr Brook's cast tell it with a dramatic simplicity that is quite stunning. (DAILY MAIL) There is no escape. As the world grows harder and hungrier day by day, we are all involved in the fate of Brook's doomed African tribe.
COLIN TURNBULL is interviewed by MELVYN BRAGG and scenes from the play illustrate their discussion. with MALICK BAGAYOGO , MICHELE COLLISON MIRIAM GOLDSCHMIDT
Producer BEN REA
Assistant editor TONY CASH Editor BILL MORTON


Introduced By: Melvyn Bragg
Unknown: Colin Turnbull
Unknown: Peter Brook
Unknown: Colin Turnbull
Interviewed By: Melvyn Bragg
Unknown: Malick Bagayogo
Unknown: Michele Collison
Unknown: Miriam Goldschmidt
Unknown: Andreas Katsulas
Unknown: Bruce Myers
Editor: Bill Morton

: Centre Play

The Weekend by DIANA SOUHAMI
Ruth and Mary have always been the closest of sisters, but now Mary's strange and distressing behaviour is almost more than Ruth can cope with. Whatever happens, she must try to get through the weekend ...


Unknown: Diana Souhami
Unknown: John Summers
Designer: Daphne Shortman
Director: John Bruce
Ruth: Katherine Fahy
Mary: Anne Zelda
Anthony: Michael Cadman

: Network

A series made specially for the BBC regions and now seen for the first time throughout the country. Tonight from BBC North West The Landau Lads
The candy flossers and kiss-mequickers flood the Golden Mile at Blackpool. They ebb and flow around a collection of old-fashioned carriages drawn by horses who can step a yard high. The lads who drive the Landaus bring a refreshingly varied style into a world where people are often drearily pigeon-holed.
JACKIE DOLAN explains why he is a reluctant hairdresser and an enthusiastic John Wayne. BRUCE DOLAN tells how he became a master farrier and a pig farmer. BOBBY JACKSON explains the finer points of tatting and delivers sentimental SOngS. JOHNNY GALLIMORE recounts his experiences as a lion-tamer, clown and connoisseur of horse-flesh.
Series co-ordinator FRANK GILLARD


Unknown: Jackie Dolan
Unknown: John Wayne.
Unknown: Bruce Dolan
Unknown: Bobby Jackson
Songs: Johnny Gallimore
Producer: Sid Waddell
Unknown: Frank Gillard

: Open Door

People make Television
All Work and No Pay
' When women are paid for all we do, there'll be a lot of wages due.' ' All women do housework, for free. Until we get wages for this job, we'll never see " equal pay."'
Made by the Wages for Housework Campaign in co-operation with the BBC's Community Programme Unit.

: News on 2


: Midnight Movie: Panic in the Year Zero

starring Ray Milland , Jean Hagen with Frankie Avalon , Joan Freeman
In the aftermath of a nuclear holocaust, Harry Baldwin and his family head for the hills. Here survivors take refuge in caves from the threat of fall-out. But Harry soon discovers that the real enemy is human.
. Films: page 8


Unknown: Ray Milland
Unknown: Jean Hagen
Unknown: Frankie Avalon
Unknown: Joan Freeman
Unknown: Harry Baldwin
Director: Ray Milland
Harry Baldwin: Ray Milland
Ann Baldwin: Jean Hagen
Rick Baldwin: Frankie Avalon
Karen Baldwin: Mary Mitchell
Marilyn Hayes: Joan Freeman
Mr Johnson: Richard Garland
Carl: Richard Bakalyan
Mickey: Rex Holman
Andy: Neil Nephew
Dr Strong: Willis Buchet
Hogan O: Z Whitehead
Haenel: Byron Morrow
Mrs Johnson: Shary Marshall
Harkness: Russ Bender
Beeker: Hugh Sanders

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