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: Open University

7.40 Foundation Maths: Statistics

8.5 A View of the Renaissance

8.30 Pure Maths: Rings

8.55 Computers: Art and Artefact

9.20 Engineering Mechanics

9.45 The Embryonic Environment

10.10 The Dragon School

10.35 Maths: Polynomial Approximations

11.0 Reading Development

11.25 William Empson

11.50 Water Resources

12.15 The Supply of Money

12.40 Fatigue

1.5 String Quartets

1.30 Biological Bases of Behaviour

1.55 Elements of the Lithium Row

2.20 Power Supplies

: Closedown

: The Saturday Western: Gunfight in Abilene

starring , Bobby Darin Emily Banks
Leslie Nielsen
Cal Wayne returns to his home in Abilene weary of killing and violence after his bitter experiences during the Civil War. But the town is torn between farmers and cattlemen and Cal is asked to take up his old job as sheriff to try to control Grant Evers, the man responsible for wholesale treachery and death. No one in town realises just how terrible the assignment is for Cal ... Director
WILLIAM HALE Films: page 12


Unknown: Bobby Darin
Unknown: Emily Banks
Unknown: Leslie Nielsen
Unknown: Cal Wayne
Unknown: William Hale
Cal Wayne: Bobby Darin
Amy Martin: Emily Banks
Grant Evers: Leslie Nielsen
Joe Slade: Donnelly Rhodes
Ward Kent: Don Calloway
Ned Martin: Frank McGrath
Cord Decker: Michael Sarrazin
Leann: Barbara Werle

: Cricket: Second Test

England v
The West Indies from Lord's
The whole of the final session on this third day.
Introduced by PETER WEST
TV presentation by DAVID KENNING and NICK HUNTER


Introduced By: Peter West
Commentators: Richie Benaud
Commentators: Jim Laker
Presentation By: David Kenning
Presentation By: Nick Hunter

: Interval

: Westminster

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


Presented By: Noel Lewis

: News and Sport


: A Legacy

from the novel by SYBILLE BEDFORD dramatised in five parts by ROBERT MULLER starring
Claire Bloom , Irene Handl
Jeremy Brett , Richard Hurndall Isla Blair with and Julius married Melanie Merz , who gave him a daughter, Henrietta, and shortly afterwards died of consumption. Nevertheless he has joined the Merz household in Voss Strasse, Berlin. Episode 4
Cast in order of appearance


Novel By: Sybille Bedford
Unknown: Robert Muller
Unknown: Claire Bloom
Unknown: Irene Handl
Unknown: Jeremy Brett
Unknown: Richard Hurndall
Unknown: Isla Blair
Unknown: Melanie Merz
Producer: Ron Craddock
Director: Derek Martinus
Julius von Felden: John Fraser
the Narrator: Flora Robson
Gottlieb: Richard Hurndall
Grandpapa Merz: Cyril Shaps
Grandmama Merz: Irene Handl
Friedrich Merz: Leonard Fenton
Grand-uncle Emil: Harold Berens
Cousin Markwald: Jack Lynn
Sarah Merz: Claire Bloom
Eduard Merz: Jeremy Brett
Julius von Felden: John Fraser
Croupier: John Slavid
Gamblers: Anthony Dawes
Gamblers: Douglas Milvain
Gamblers: Terence Scall
Henrietta von Felden: Katherine Levy
Caroline Trafford: Isla Blair

: Duke Ellington We Love You Madly

A musical tribute to the greatest by the greatest in the world of jazz. A unique programme in concert featuring
Ella Fitzgerald ,
Count Basle Aretha Franklin , Sarah Vaughan Peggy Lee , Ray Charles and Duke Ellington himself including some of his never-to-be-forgotten musical works:
' Satin doll ', ' Sophisticated lady
' Caravan ', ' Mood Indigo ' and ' I'm beginning to see the light
Musical director and producer QUINCY JONES


Unknown: Ella Fitzgerald
Unknown: Count Basle Aretha Franklin
Unknown: Sarah Vaughan
Unknown: Peggy Lee
Unknown: Ray Charles
Director: Stan Harris

: The Witches of Pendle

written by BARRY COLLINS with John Stratton James Laurenson
Michael Pennington and Cathryn Harrison

In the year 1612, nine women, two men and a child were ' taken for witches' in the Forest of Pendle in the Countie of Lancaster. After months of confinement together in a dungeon of Lancaster Castle, ten were brought to trial, convicted and hanged. This stark story opens with a 16-year-old girl Alizon, a crow-and a pedlar on his way to Colne Fair.

Film cameraman DAVID JACKSON
Film editor PETER GIBBS
Film recordist DENNIS cartwright
Costume designer JOHN PEACOCK


Written By: Barry Collins
Unknown: John Stratton
Unknown: James Laurenson
Unknown: Michael Pennington
Unknown: Cathryn Harrison
Unknown: David Jackson
Editor: Peter Gibbs
Designer: John Peacock
Producer: David Rosi
Unknown: Anthea Browne-Wilkinson
Roger Nowell: John Stratton
Abraham Law: James Laurenson
Minister: Michael Pennington
Alizon Device: Cathryn Harrison
John Law: Harry Markham
Lizzie Device: Mary MacLeod
Alice Nutter: Anne Kristen
James Device: John Fielding
Jennet Device: Sarah Fowler
Demdike: Marjorie Sudell
Chattox: Kathleen Locke
Anne Redfearn: Rita Howard
BlllcOCk: Noel Cameron
Miller Baldwin: Fred Gaunt
Mistress Duckworth: Norma Wilson
Gaoler: David Bolivar
Judge: Richard Colson
Juryman: John Trent
Mr Towneley: Glynn Storey
Landlady: Christine Buckley
Serving girl: Christine Prentice

: Cricket: Second Test

England v
The West Indlei from Lord's
RICHIE BENAUD Introduces highlights of the third day's play.
Producer DAVID eennino


Unknown: Richie Benaud

: News on 2


: Midnight Movie: All Fall Down

starring Eva Marie Saint
Warren Beatty , Karl Malden with Angela Lansbury Brandon de Wilde
John Frankenheimer 's portrait of an American family has been described as ' the American nightmare'. It's a powerful study of the emotional stresses existing between four people: a possessive mother, her pathetic drunken husband, and their two sons.
Director JOHN frankenheimer


Unknown: Eva Marie Saint
Unknown: Warren Beatty
Unknown: Karl Malden
Unknown: Angela Lansbury
Unknown: Brandon de Wilde
Unknown: John Frankenheimer
Director: John Frankenheimer
Echo O'Brien eva: Marie Saint
Berry-Berry Willart: Warren Beatty
Ralph Willart: Karl Malden
Annabel Willart: Angela Lansbury
Clinton Willart: Brandon de Wilde
Mrs Mandel: Constance Ford
Schoolteacher: Barbara Baxley
Hedy: Evans Evans
Sailor: Henry Kulky
Myra: Jennifer Howard
Bouncer: Madame Spivy
Dorothy: Colette Jackson
Captain Ramirez: Albert Paulson
Waiter in sweet shop: Robert Sorrells

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