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: Open University

6.40 The Baroque Organ

7.5 Invention of Printing

7.30 Urban Insurrection

: Closedown

: Play School

Story: Sarah's Walk by PETER WILTSHIRE
Photographs by JAMES MATTHEWS -JOYCE. Presenters:
Scriptwriter/Director SUE PETO Producer ANNF GOBEY
Executive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE


Unknown: James Matthews
Unknown: Julie Stevens
Pianist: John Golder
Pianist: Michael Omer
Designer: Philip Lindley
Producer: Cynthia Felgate

: Closedown

: Open University

5.00 Numbers Now and Then

5.25 Maths: Complex Analysis

5.50 Electron Microscopy

6.15 Chemistry of Carbon Compounds

6.40 Industrial Architecture

: Dressmaker

A series of ten programmes on dressmaking for beginners Presented by ANN LADBURY 7: Sleeveless Blouse
If you are nervous of making a dress, how about starting with a sleeveless blouse? This programme will show you how to do gathers, facings and a simple band collar.
Series editor SHEILA INNES Producer JENNY ROGERS
Book (same title), £2.40 from bookshops


Presented By: Ann Ladbury
Editor: Sheila Innes
Producer: Jenny Rogers

: Weather

: Newsday

with Robin Day
Richard Kershaw , Richard Baker
The News and an interview with a man or woman behind the headlines.


Unknown: Richard Kershaw
Unknown: Richard Baker
Producer: John Reynolds
Producer: Christopher Capron

: Pioneers of Photography

The Pencil of Nature
' I do not profess to have perfected an art but to have commenced one ..."
At his home, Lacock Abbey in Wiltshire, Fox Talbot had to overcome many difficulties before he achieved his first photographs. Narrator Brian Coe
Curator of the Kodak Museum Quotations spoken by HUGH BURDEN and JOHN LESSON
Series adviser AARON SCHARF
Rostrum cameraman ivor RICHARDSON Film cameraman PETER SARGENT Film editor ALAN j. CUMNER-PRICE Producer ANN TURNER
Book (same title) 15.75 from bookshops


Unknown: Fox Talbot
Narrator: Brian Coe
Spoken By: Hugh Burden
Spoken By: John Lesson
Unknown: Aaron Scharf
Unknown: Peter Sargent
Editor: Alan J. Cumner-Price
Producer: Ann Turner

: The Money Programme

Where the Rainbow Ends
After years of drilling and exploration, Britain's oil is coming ashore from beneath the North Sea. But have our dreams come true? Has the Government struck the right bargain with the oil companies? What would happen if an independent Scotland were to keep the oil to itself? Is North Sea oil really the crock of gold at the end of the rainbow?
Assistant editor PAUL ELLIS Editor jorn DEKKER
(Repealed tomorrow)


Presented By: Bill Kerr Elliott
Presented By: John Swinfield
Unknown: Graham Turner
Editor: Paul Ellis
Editor: Jorn Dekker

: Open All Hours

(Barbara Keogh is a National Theatre Player)


Writer: Roy Clarke
Music: Max Harris
Designer: Tim Gleeson
Producer: Sydney Lotterby
Arkwright: Ronnie Barker
Granville: David Jason
Nurse Gladys Emmanuel: Lynda Baron
Harper: George Innes
Eva: Juliet Cooke
Mrs Burns: Jean Heywood
Mrs Ellis: Barbara Keogh
Freddie: Harry Markham

: Spartakiada

From Prague - the first of this year's Entertainment - World Wide
Ian Wooldridge describes the scene in Europe's largest stadium, the Strahov, when on four memorable days last June thousands of gymnasts from all over Czechoslovakia took part in the biggest and most spectacular physical education festival in the world.
Men and women from workshops and offices - farmers, students, children and soldiers, from three to 80 years of age, gave a unique and entertaining display of harmony, health and vigour, before an audience of a million people. An unforgettable experience for performers and spectators alike.
Recorded in Prague in co-operation with CZECHOSLOVAKIAN TELEVISION
Presented for television by DON SAVER


Unknown: Ian Wooldridge
Television By: Don Saver

: Fall of Eagles

A series of ten programmes
8: Tell the King the Sky is Falling by JOHN ELLIOT and ELIZABETH HOLFORD ; starring
Gayle Hunnicutt , Charles Kay Charles Gray , Hugh Burden Nigel Stock, John Phillips
Michael Aldridge , Frank Mills Rosalie Crutchley , Ann Castle
In the idyllic summer of 1914, the unbelievable happened and Europe was at war.
Series created by JOHN ELLIOT Producer STUART BURGE


Unknown: John Elliot
Unknown: Elizabeth Holford
Unknown: Gayle Hunnicutt
Unknown: Charles Kay
Unknown: Charles Gray
Unknown: John Phillips
Unknown: Michael Aldridge
Unknown: Frank Mills
Unknown: Rosalie Crutchley
Unknown: John Elliot
Producer: Stuart Burge
Director: David Sullivan Proudfoot
Nicholas: Charles Kay
Alexandra: Gayle Hunnicutt
Olga: Martha Nairne
Tatiana: Henrietta Baynes
Marie: Prue Clarke
Alexis: Piers Flint-Shipman
Anastasia: Pippa Vickers
Rodzianko: Charles Gray
Grand Duke Nicholas: John Philups
General Alexiev: Nigel Stock
Protopopov: Hugh Burden
Anna Vyrubova: Miriam Margolyes
Rasputin: Michael Aldridge
Manus: Anthony Collin
Mounia: Alix Kirsta
Vara: Barbara Keogh
A F Trepov: Frank Mills
Grand Duchess Vladimir(' Michen ')......: Rosalie Crutchley
Grand Duchess Sergei (' Ella '): Ann Castle
Narrator: Michael Hordern

: Newsnight

with Richard Baker ; Weather


Unknown: Richard Baker

: Closedown

JULIAN GLOVER reads an extract from The Flower by GEORGE HERBERT


Unknown: Julian Glover
Unknown: George Herbert

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