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: Open University

6.40 Instrumentation

7.05 Urban Education: Chicago

7.30 Analysing Motion

: Closedown

: Play School

Story: The Princess and the Pea by HANS ANDERSEN. Presenters: Julie Stevens , John Golder


Unknown: Hans Andersen.
Presenters: Julie Stevens
Presenters: John Golder

: Closedown

: The Caterers

A series of ten programmes 7: Eating Out at Work
Commentary by DEREK COOPER
Series producer IAN WOOLF


Commentary By: Derek Cooper
Producer: Brian Davies
Producer: Ian Woolf

: Interval

: State of Play

- pre-school education now A series of ten programmes
7: Early Mathematical Experiences ' Mathematics is all around us just for the looking.' The work and Views of PROFESSOR GEOFFREY MATTHEWS and his team.


Director: Ian Rosenbloom
Producer: Roger Owen

: Closedown

: Open University

5.00 Technology for Teachers

5.25 Coat

5.50 Statistics: First Ideas

6.15 Foundation Maths: Errors

6.40 Telephone Models

: Film as Evidence

A series of five films 2 : Tomorrow the World
How did the newsreels present developments in Nazi Germany after Hitler's assumption of power in 1933? Script consultant PROF JOHN GRENVILLE Producer HOWARD SMITH


Unknown: Prof John Grenville
Producer: Howard Smith

: Weather

: Newsday

with Ludovic Kennedy , Robin Day Richard Kershaw , Angela Rippon ' Every country is on the way to getting its own dictator ... we must either find it funny or sit down and weep.'
Gore Vidal , whose writing has caused outrage so often, and who has now turned his talent to novels of history and politics-like the forthcoming 1876-talks to LUDOVIC KENNEDY.


Unknown: Ludovic Kennedy
Unknown: Robin Day
Unknown: Richard Kershaw
Unknown: Angela Rippon
Unknown: Gore Vidal
Unknown: Ludovic Kennedy.
Producer: John Reynolds
Producer: Christopher Caprok

: The Waltons

A film series about a family of pioneer stock who struggle to survive during the Depression of the early 30s. starring
The Visitor
Based on EARL HANMER jr's autobiographical novel Spencer's Mountain Executive producer LEE RICH


John-Boy: Richard Thomas
Olivia Walton: Michael Learned
John Walton: Ralph Waite
Grandpa: Will Geer
Grandma: Ellen Corby

: Cakes and Ale: The BBC2 Serial: Part 3

by W. Somerset Maugham
Dramatised in three parts by Harry Green
Starring Michael Hordern as Willie Ashenden, Judy Cornwell as Rosie Gann

With the help of ever-faithful Lord George, Rosie and Ted Driffield have fled Blackstable and debts. In London, success waits for Ted; and for Rosie waits the adoring young Willie Ashenden.
(Next week: "Our Mutual Friend" by Charles Dickens)


Author: W. Somerset Maugham
Dramatised by: Harry Green
Music composed and conducted by: Bill Southgate
Producer: Richard Beynon
Director: Bill Hays
Willie Ashenden: Michael Hordern
Rosie Gann: Judy Cornwell
Willie as a boy: Paul Aston
Alroy Kear: Peter Jeffrey
Amy Driffield: Lynn Farleigh
Edward Driffield: Mike Pratt
Miss Fellowes: Barbara Atkinson
Lord George Kemp: James Grout
Mrs Barton Trafford: Madge Ryan
Allgood Newton: John Quarmby
Mary-Ann: Eileen Helsby
Landlady: Diana Lambert
Harry Retford: Clive Graham

: Horizon: The Lords of the Labyrinth

The ruins of Chan Chan, the greatest ancient city in the Americas, lie crumbling in the desert of Peru. They are famous both for the fabulous treasures of gold and silver looted from them, and for their unique maze-like plan. How did such a city arise? What is the meaning of the strange walled compounds, pyramids, the secret rooms of which the ruins consist? "Horizon" sifts the evidence from the sand and builds up the story of a savage people. Drawing on proof of battle and human sacrifice, it lays bare the secrets of the Lords of the Labyrinth.


Narrator: Paul Vaughan
Film Editor: Michael Rigg
Editor: Peter Goodchild
Written and Produced by: Michael Andrews

: Diversions

Introduced and conducted by Christopher Seaman
On the Wing includes the ' Dam-busters' March' by Eric Coates , ' The Swan ' by Saint-Saens, ' The Dove ' from Respighi's Suite ' The Birds', and Rossini's ' Thieving Magpie' overture.
John Mclnulty (cello)
Bernard Sumner (piano)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Producer JAMES HUNTER BBC Scotland


Conducted By: Christopher Seaman
Unknown: Eric Coates
Cello: John McLnulty
Piano: Bernard Sumner
Director: Peter Butler

: Newsnight

Angela Rippon ; Weather


Unknown: Angela Rippon

: Closedown

JULIAN GLOVER reads To Juan at the Winter Solstice by ROBERT GRAVES


Unknown: Julian Glover
Unknown: Robert Graves

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