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: Open University

7.5 Reading Development

7.30 Engineering Mechanics

: Closedown

: Play School

: Closedown

: Worktalk: 2: Fred Barker goes to China

A series of five training films

What's it like to be an immigrant worker? Fred finds out when he takes a job in a Chinese hospital.
His story is told as a case-study for supervisors, personnel staff and shop stewards needing better understanding of the foreign workers in Britain's public services and manufacturing industry.

Introduced by Elizabeth Laird of the National Centre for Industrial Language Training


Presenter/Writer: Elizabeth Laird
Writer/Director: Paul Kriwaczek
Producer: John Twitchin
Fred Barker: Gordon Salkilld
Jim: Brian Godfrey
Charlie: Michael Ripper
Chinese supervisor: Robert Lee

: Interval

: The Caterers

A series of ten programmes
2:Staff Shortage or Staff Wastage? What are the causes and cures for the catering industry's current staffing and turnover problems? Commentary by DEREK COOPER
Producer,IAN WOOLF


Commentary By: Derek Cooper
Producer: Ian Woolf

: Interval

: Politics Now

A series of ten programmes looking at background issues in British politics.
2: LOSLA? (Part 2) by DOUGLAS HURD
The battle-lines are drawn on the issue of lowering the school leaving age in the late 1970s; But will the measure go through? And will the Secretary of State for Education resign if it does? The Prime Minister will need all his skill to solve this particular difficulty ... This documentary drama introduced by PETER JENKINS shows how a Prime Minister can cope with conflict within his own government. Afterwards Jenkins talks to a former member of the Cabinet, RT HON MRS JUDITH HART , MP, about the issues raised in the programme.


Duced By: Peter Jenkins
Unknown: Mrs Judith Hart
Director: Judy Harris
Producer: Bernard Adams

: Closedown

: Open University

6.15 Foundation Maths: Groups

6.40 The New Forest

: Knitting Fashion

A series of ten programmes on hand-knitting and crochet. Presented by JAN LEEMING 2: Take a Square
PAM DAWSON shows how even complete beginners can knit attractive clothes out of simple shapes. For more expert knitters some hints on Aran.
Executive producer SHEILA innks Producer JENNY ROGERS
Book (same title), £2.20, from bookshops


Presented By: Jan Leeming
Unknown: Pam Dawson
Producer: Jenny Rogers

: Weather

: Newsday

Michael Charlton and Charles Wheeler present news and opinion on events and issues of the day, including tonight and every Monday, Foreign Report from BBC news correspondents round the world. newsreader Kenneth Kendall


Unknown: Michael Charlton
Unknown: Charles Wheeler
Unknown: Kenneth Kendall
Editor: John Tisdall

: Dave Allen at Large

Dave Allen with Susie Baker, Jacqueline Clarke, Robert East, Paul McDowell, Michael Sharvell-Martin, Ralph Watson
Script by Dave Allen, Austin Steele and Peter Vincent
Visual effects Bernard Wilkie
Costume Verity Lewis
Make-up Christine Beveridge
Designer Bryan Ellis
Producer Peter Whitmore


Star/comedian: Dave Allen
[Actress]: Susie Baker
[Actress]: Jacqueline Clarke
[Actor]: Robert East
[Actor]: Paul McDowell
[Actor]: Michael Sharvell-Martin
[Actor]: Ralph Watson
Script by: Dave Allen
Script by: Austin Steele
Script by: Peter Vincent
Visual Effects: Bernard Wilkie
Costume: Verity Lewis
Make-up: Christine Beveridge
Designer: Bryan Ellis
Producer: Peter Whitmore

: I, Claudius: Part 5: Some Justice

Based on the novels by Robert Graves
The BBC2 Serial in 12 parts
Written by Jack Pulman
As Augustus learned of Livia's plot against Postumus, she took action which resulted in Tiberius becoming Emperor. The situation in Antioch now threatens Tiberius' position.
(Repeated on Wednesday at 10.25 pm)


Writer: Jack Pulman
Based on novels by: Robert Graves
Programme Adviser: Robert Erskine
Title Music: Wilfred Josephs
Sound: Chick Anthony
Script Editor: Betty Willingale
Designer: Tim Harvey
Producer: Martin Lisemore
Director: Herbert Wise
Claudius: Derek Jacobi
Germanicus: David Robb
Vitellius: Roy Purcell
Agrippina: Fiona Walker
Caligula: Robert Morgan
Castor: Kevin McNally
Herod: James Faulkner
Tiberius: George Baker
Sejanus: Patrick Stewart
Livia: Sian Phillips
Antonia: Margaret Tyzack
Piso: Stratford Johns
Plancina: Irene Hamilton
Slave: Ronald Markham
Gershom: George Pravda
Slave: John Scott Martin
Martina: Patsy Byrne
Senator: Norman Ettlinger
Woman slave: Souad Faress

Blog post that mentions this programme:

The Sunday Post: Barlow at Large 6 September 2015

: Yesterday's Witness in America

Narrated by James Cameron 4: Fighting for Rights
' We were called coloured then, or gentlemen of colour ... To use the term black, well everybody disliked that. Black was a fighting word.'
This is the story of three remarkable black Americans who fought for equal rights and social justice for their people in the first years of this century. They were pioneers. There was Revels Cayton , the grandson of one of the first black Senators, who worked through the labour movement. Lt George Lee , who became one of the Deep South's most successful businessmen and a prominent Republican politician. And C. L. Dellums , who assisted at the birth of America's first black Trade Union - the International Brotherhood of Sleeping-Car Porters.
Photography RAY HENMAN
Director CHRISTOPHER cook


Unknown: James Cameron
Unknown: Revels Cayton
Unknown: Lt George Lee
Unknown: C. L. Dellums
Editor: Geoffrey Botterill
Producer: Stephen Peet
Director: Christopher Cook

: One More Time!

Sing along with us in a song-a-minute sequence of familiar tunes Sung by John Christie , Paul Curtis Kim Davis , Jane Marlow
Elaine Paige , Mike Redway
Carolyn Smyth , Danny Street and (sometimes) The Fine Tooth Combs with Take Four
Choreography NIGEL LYTHGOE
Musical director BILL SHEPHERD Lighting GEOFF SHAW


Sung By: John Christie
Sung By: Paul Curtis
Sung By: Kim Davis
Sung By: Jane Marlow
Unknown: Elaine Paige
Unknown: Mike Redway
Unknown: Carolyn Smyth
Unknown: Danny Street
Unknown: Geoff Shaw
Unknown: Ken Gregory
Designer: John Coleman
Producer: Johnnie Stewart

: Late News on 2


: Music at Night

Christopher Hogwood (clavichord) plays J. s. BACH
Prelude and Fugue in c minor


Unknown: Christopher Hogwood

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