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: Open University

7.40 Technology and Economics

8.5 Brickworker

8.30 Cell Dynamics: 2

8.55 Communications in Planning

9.20 Computing: Hardware Structures

9.45 Vinyl Chloride Production

10.10 Crime

10.35 Public Expenditure: Too Much?

11.0 Computer Design Systems

11.25 Sir Edward Frankland

11.50 Handicapped in the Community

12.15 Housing 1840-1895

12.40 Earth Science Topics

1.5 Industrial Location: Chicago

1.30 Elementary Maths: Integration

: Cricket

The John Player League
Yorkshire v Northamptonshire
Most visiting sides appreciate they are in for a hard struggle on the compact ground at Park Avenue, Bradford.
Under their new captain, Mushtaq Mohammad , Northants have made a most encouraging start to the new season but will do well to maintain their progress against Geoffrey Boycott and his Yorkshiremen who are determined to restore Yorkshire cricket to its former glories.
TONY GUBBA introduces the programme which includes news of today's other fixtures.
Commentators jim LAKER and PETER WALKER
TV presentation BOB DUNCAN , NICK HUNTER (WALES Glamorgan v Leicester)


Unknown: Mushtaq Mohammad
Unknown: Geoffrey Boycott
Unknown: Peter Walker
Unknown: Bob Duncan

: News Review

A digest of the week's news plus a visual commentary for those who cannot hear, with Peter Woods


Unknown: Peter Woods
Editor: Bill Northwood

: The World About Us

People of the Poppy
To save itself from its own savage heroin addiction, the West has persuaded the East to attack the problem at source - the opium fields of Northern Thailand. In doing so, a traditional way of life for the ' People of the Poppy ' - the hill tribes of Thailand - is being destroyed.
This film looks at one of these tribes-the Meo, their traditional way of life, their dependence on opium as their only cash crop and the efforts being made by the King of Thailand and his Government with the help of the United Nations to introduce economic replacement crops, modern medicine and an education for a new life - a life without the poppy.
If and when the projects are successful the law of Thailand will be enforced. The poppy will go - and with it the rich cultures it sustained and shaped.
Producer BRIAN LEWIS. Editors


Producer: Brian Lewis.
Unknown: Anthony Isaacs
Unknown: Michael Andrews

: Gianni Schicchi

An opera in one act by Puccini starring Zero Mostel
This story from Dante's Inferno tells how an engaging rogue falsifies a will in order to deprive a group of avaricious relatives.
OPERA HOUSE COVENT GARDEN conductor Robin Stapleton
Production assistant Alan BENSON
Producer Patricia Foy


Conductor: Robin Stapleton
Unknown: Alan Benson
Designer: Stanley Morris
Lauretta: Norma Burrowes
Rinuccio: David Hillman
Zita: Sheila Rex
Sitnone: Don Garrard
Nella: Pauline Tinsley
Gherardo: Robert Bowman
La Ciesca: Margaret Kingsley
Marco: Richard van Allan
BettO DEREK: Hammond Stroud

: News on 2


: Flamingo

Variations on a theme of patterns, light, sound and music in a film without words.
An African sun dissolves the lingering lake-side mist revealing wraiths as hosts of feathered flowers - pink-tipped orchids poised on slender stalks. Myriad wings take flights of fancy, free as wind and sky, coming together in communion to reflect on golden sheen ... turning to silhouettes at sunset ... strung with Diane's diamond necklace at night. Birds of demi-paradise. Produced and photographed by Patrick Carey


Unknown: Patrick Carey

: Stop to Think

' Thinking said Henry Ford , is the hardest work there is-which is the probable reason why so few engage in it.'
Undeterred Malcolm Muggeridge puts some of the baffling questions submitted by the viewers to this week's guests
Lord David Cecil , Rev Don Cupitt Janet Morgan
Jonathan Steinberg
Producer OLIVER hunkin Editor PETER CHAFER
(Send your questions on a postcard to: Stop to Think, BBC Television, London W12 8QT)


Unknown: Henry Ford
Unknown: Malcolm Muggeridge
Unknown: Lord David Cecil
Unknown: Rev Don Cupitt
Unknown: Janet Morgan
Unknown: Jonathan Steinberg
Producer: Oliver Hunkin
Editor: Peter Chafer

: International Golf

The Penfold PG.4. Championship
HARRY CARPENTER reports from the famous links at Royal St George's where 80 of the world's top golfers have been competing to qualify for the final round.
Television presentation by RICHARD TILLING and FRED VINER Producer A. r. WILKINSON


Unknown: Harry Carpenter
Commentators: Henry Longhurst
Unknown: Peter Alliss
Presentation By: Richard Tilling
Presentation By: Fred Viner
Producer: A. R. Wilkinson

: Sunday Cinema: Strawberry Blonde

Raoul Walsh Season starring James Cagney Olivia de Havilland with Rita Hayworth , Alan Hale
Raoul Walsh 's delightful recreation of New York in the 1890s is a romantic comedy starring Cagney as the aptly-nicknamed Biff Grimes , a tough little guy who ' don't take nothing from nobody '.
. Films: page 7


Unknown: James Cagney
Unknown: Olivia de Havilland
Unknown: Rita Hayworth
Unknown: Alan Hale
Unknown: Raoul Walsh
Unknown: Biff Grimes
Director: Raoul Walsh
Biff Grimes: James Cagney
Amy Lind: Olivia De Havilland
Virginia Brush: Rita Hayworth
Old Man Grimes: Alan Hale
Hugo Barnstead: Jack Carson
Nicholas Pappalas: George Tobias

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