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: Open University

6.40 Man-Powered Aircraft (2)

7.5 Educating the Workforce

7.30 Frank Lloyd Wright

: Closedown

: Play School

Story: Marmalade for Breakfast Written by JUDY WHITFIELD Presenters
JULIE STEVENS , STUART MCGUGAN

Contributors

Written By: Judy Whitfield
Unknown: Julie Stevens
Unknown: Stuart McGugan

: Closedown

: Open University

4.55 Engineering Mechanics

5.20 Great Expectations

5.45 Educational Research Method

6.10 The Media in 1848

6.35 G. M. Trevelyan

: News on 2 Headlines

with sub-titles for the hard-of-hearing, followed by Weather on 2

: Mr Smith's Vegetable Garden

A series of eight programmes on how to grow your own vegetables presented by Geoffrey Smith 1: It All Starts with the Soil
The success of any vegetable garden lies in the digging. So why not make a start on that bit of spare ground this weekend? Take GEOFFREY SMITH'S advice: Look after the roots and the tops will look after themselves.'
Producer PETER RIDING
Director BRIAN DAVIES

Contributors

Presented By: Geoffrey Smith
Director: Brian Davies

: Newsday

Presented by Michael Charlton and Charles Wheeler with Richard Kershaw
Newsreader Richard Whitmore

Contributors

Presented By: Michael Charlton
Presented By: Charles Wheeler
Unknown: Richard Kershaw
Unknown: Newsreader Richard Whitmore

: In the Making: 1: Blacksmith

A celebratory series for Jubilee Year about craftsmen in Britain.
"Some people wouldn't consider I'm a proper blacksmith at all. I don't shoe horses for instance, which one thinks of as part of the activity of blacksmithing, but there always have been and always will be, I suppose, different kinds of smiths..."
Ivan Smith works in Worcestershire. He was trained as a teacher of metal crafts. In mid-career, when he was 36, he chose to leave a secure teaching job and set up his own smithy.

Contributors

Subject: Ivan Smith
Film Editor: Jesse Palmer
Film Cameraman: John Wyatt
Series Producer: John Read
Producer: Anne James

: Pasadena Roof Orchestra

In Concert
Orchestra leader JOHN ARTHY
Dance music of the 20s and 30s
Designer TONY LAWRENCE
Producer JOHNNIE STEWART

Contributors

Leader: John Arthy
Designer: Tony Lawrence
Producer: Johnnie Stewart

: The Fishing Race

The nude lady canoeist who appears in tonight's episode was not hired by CLIVE GAMMON to upset TERRY EUSTACE , who likewise wishes to make clear that he did not pay the duck that swims off with Gammon's fish. Written and narrated by IAN WOOLDRIDGE
Producer MICHAEL BEGG

Contributors

Unknown: Clive Gammon
Unknown: Terry Eustace
Unknown: Ian Wooldridge
Producer: Michael Begg

: The Fight Against Slavery

A six-part dramatised documentary series
2 : One Man's Property Written and introduced by EVAN JONES
In the 18th century, sugar planters in the West Indies had the power of life or death over their slaves.
But was it lawful for one man to be the property of another on the soil of England? That question had to be decided in 1772 by the Lord Chief Justice in the first great milestone in the fight against slavery - the Somerset Case.
Also appearing
JACQUELINE STANBURY
DENIS THORNE , RAYMOND MASON
INEZ HIBBERT , JOHN BAKER
DAVID HYDE , CHRISTOPHER MUNCKE
DAVID PELTON , NATHAN DAMBUZA COLIN BOWERS , JULES WALTER
Music JOSEPH HOROVITZ
Film cameraman TONY PIERCE-ROBERTS
Producer CHRISTOPHER RALLING Book (same title), £3.50 from bookshops

Contributors

Unknown: Jacqueline Stanbury
Unknown: Denis Thorne
Unknown: Raymond Mason
Unknown: Inez Hibbert
Unknown: John Baker
Unknown: David Hyde
Unknown: Christopher Muncke
Unknown: David Pelton
Unknown: Nathan Dambuza
Unknown: Colin Bowers
Unknown: Jules Walter
Music: Joseph Horovitz
David Lisle: Dinsdale Landen
John Newton: John Castle
Jonathan Strong: Willis Jonah
Granville Sharp: Terry Scully
Lord Mansfield: John Richmond
Mrs Lisle: Joanna Jones
McKenzie: Munair Zacca
Manesty: John Gill
William Sharp: Keith Smith
Elizabeth: Pauline Cowan
Davy: Donald Gee
Hawkins: Norman Warwick
Knowles: Manning Redwood
Dorothy: Valerie Murray
Dr Johnson: John Baskcomb

: Arena: Theatre

A Night Out
' The main job of our kind of theatre is to give people a night out.' (Director, Mercury Theatre, Colchester)
' You never know what grant you are getting, you are fighting all the time to stay open. It's a hopeless situation.' (Director, Humberside Theatre, Hull)
' One day the theatre will be like libraries: open all the time, accessible to many people and respectable.' (Director, Duke's Playhouse, Lancaster)
Arena visited three theatres to find out what they are doing, how they are doing it and why they think they should go on doing it.
Producer PETER ADAM

Contributors

Producer: Peter Adam

: Beethoven Plus One

Duo - Trio
Quartet - Quintet Septet. Tonight The Gabrieli
String Quartet plays the Rasumovsky
Quartet, Op 59 No 2
Executive producer JOHN DRUMMOND Producer ROY TIPPING

Contributors

Producer: John Drummond

: Late News on 2

Weather

: Closedown

ROSALIND SHANKS reads
The Geologist by SUSANNE KNOWLES

Contributors

Unknown: Rosalind Shanks
Unknown: Susanne Knowles








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