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: Open University

6.40 Nazi New Order

7.5 Victorian Music Hall

7.30 The University Library

: Closedown

: Play School

Story: Clouds written by PEGGY BLAKELEY illustrated by kazuo nuzaka Presenters:


Written By: Peggy Blakeley
Illustrated By: Kazuo Nuzaka
Unknown: Chloe Ashcroft
Unknown: Jon Glover

: Closedown

: Dressmaker

A series of ten programmes on dressmaking for beginners. Presented by ANN LADBURY
1: T-shirt ' Have you always wanted to learn to sew your own clothes? This programme will show you how to make a successful start with a quickly and simply made T-shirt.
Series editor SHEILA innes
Book (same title), f2,40, from bookshops.


Presented By: Ann Ladbury
Producer: Jenny Rogers

: News on 2


: Gardeners' World

at Clacks Farm
In the fruit garden Peter Seabrook and Arthur Billitt look at vines and soft fruit. In the vegetable plot they sow for next year's harvest, and in the flower borders they attend to dahlias and summer flowering annuals.
Producer BARRIE EDGAR , BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Peter Seabrook
Unknown: Arthur Billitt
Producer: Barrie Edgar

: Thackray and Loudermilk

In a small London recording studio Jake Thackray , noted for songs of a less than puritanical nature, meets John D. Loudermilk , American song-writer of ! Tobacco Road ' and ' Abilene ' fame.
Other members of the cast include a gorilla, a granny, a bantam cock and a road hog. *


Unknown: Jake Thackray
Unknown: John D. Loudermilk
Producer: Michael Begg

: Who Said That?

Ned Sherrin challenges Antonia Fraser and Humphrey Lyttelton to identify who said what, when, and about whom. Guests this week:
Jonathan Miller , Sheridan Morley


Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Unknown: Antonia Fraser
Unknown: Humphrey Lyttelton
Unknown: Jonathan Miller
Unknown: Sheridan Morley
Director: Robert Toner
Producer: Mark Patterson

: Look, Stranger

The second of nine programmes Sculpture and Singing Fountains Introduced by Rene Cutforth
Frank Roper makes metal fountains that whistle and sing as water is pumped through them. He's made a large metal lion called ' Lethal' that walks around his garden to the delight of neighbouring children. He is a full-time sculptor who works on figures and stained glass windows, mostly for churches and cathedrals, but he enjoys making models to amuse himself.


Introduced By: Rene Cutforth
Introduced By: Frank Roper
Producer: Jennifer Jeremy

: The Madness

Scenes from the Spanish Civil War by JOHN ELLIOT with On the 40th anniversary of the Spanish Civil War we take a look at protagonists in this controversial and bloody war, locked together in a vicious circle - a bull-ring setting where nobody wins. ' There is only one certainty in the corrida - the bull has to die.'
Producer ROSEMARY hill


Unknown: John Elliot
Designer: Don Homprat
Unknown: John Treats
Unknown: Ray Angel
Producer: Rosemary Hill
Director: James Cellan Jones
Prieto: Bill Fraser
Largo Caballero: Patrick Stewart
Dolores Ibarruri: Zena Walker
General Mola: Clifford Rose
General Queipo de Llano: Michael Goodliffe
Andres Nin/Waiter in cafe: Tony Doyle
Militiaman/Young man in cafe: Antony Sher
Diaz: Simon Prebble
Radio studio manager/young man in café: Timothy Davies
First telephone operator/Prostitute: Roberta Iger
Second telephone operator/Young woman in café: Vicki Woolp
General Asensio Torrado: Adrian Ropes
Militia girl: Rosalind Bailey
Jesus Hernandez: Oliver Cotton
Vicente Uribe: Alfred Hoffman
Federica \Montseny: Lilita Barros
Garcia Oliver: Juan Moreno
Alvarez Del Vayo: Jan Conrad
Negrin: Garth Watkins
Giral desmond: Cullum Jones
Galarza: Colin Thomas
General Miaja CHARLES: Lloyd Pack
General Rojo: John Westbrook
Gorev: Michael Byrne
Rosario: Rachel Thomas
Juan/First Largo's aide: Denis de Marne
Old man in cafe': Eric Francis
Carmeta: Marguerite
Anarchist: Anthony Langdon
Orlov: Peter Miles
Guitarist: Juan Martin

: The End of the Pier Show: The 9.36 to Didcot

Who was it that did something very naughty to the fireman? Was it Peter Sellers as the stranger on the train? Or John Wells and John Fortune as the commuters? And why does Roland MacLeod remain so silent? Or the mad composer Carl Davis masquerade as Liszt? And is Madeleine Smith as innocent as she looks? Percy Edwards as the pterodactyl and master detective invites you to help him sort Out the clues in tonight's nerve-twanging whodunit.


Unknown: Peter Sellers
Unknown: John Wells
Unknown: John Fortune
Unknown: Roland MacLeod
Unknown: Carl Davis
Unknown: Madeleine Smith
Unknown: Percy Edwards
Artwork and animation: Bob Gale
Director: Andrew Gosling
Producer: Ian Neill

: Newsnight

Presented by Angela Rippon Weatherman


Presented By: Angela Rippon

: Music at Night

PETER FRANKL plays Chopin
Nocturne in F minor. Op 55 No 1


Unknown: Peter Frankl

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