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: Open University

7.40 A View of the Renaissance

8.5 Dartington Hall School

8.30 Foundation Maths - Review

8.55 Power Supplies

9.20 Earth Science Topics

9.45 Coypu

10.10 Moral Conflict

10.35 Maths Analysis - Integration

11.0 Computers - File Processing

11.25 Chicago's Urban Life Style

11.50 Educational Research Methods

12.15 Maths: Complex Analysis

12.40 Cells and Organisms

1.5 Behaviour Therapy

1.30 History of Mathematics

: Cricket

The John Player League featuring
Northamptonshire v Kent
This could be called the match of the one-day champions, as between them these two teams hold all the titles of the single day competitions. Both sides have strength in depth in all aspects of the game and with that sort of pedigree a hard-fought match is guaranteed. PETER WALKER introduces the programme which includes news of today's other fixtures.
Commentators at Tring
Television presentation


Introduces: Peter Walker
Unknown: Bob Duncan
Unknown: Paul Lang

: News Review

A digest of the news of the week and other world matters of interest seen by news cameras around the world. The interesting, the picturesque, the important and the dramatic plus a visual commentary for those who cannot hear. with Peter Woods


Unknown: Peter Woods
Editor: Bill Northwood

: The World About Us

Ghosts of the Makihuku
Last year an Austrian film-maker returned to Papua New Guinea to film again two families he previously filmed seven years before. The juxtaposition of the two films he made - separated by a mere seven years - presents a remarkable picture of changes which have taken place in the lives of these stone age warriors by the onslaught of Western civilisation. Tourism and the discovery of gold have brought an overnight transformation of the traditions and the culture of Papua New Guinea-a transformation which, elsewhere, has taken hundreds of years.
This programme shows how these changes have affected two families. Commentary by JEREMY HORNSBY Narrator JONATHON ADAMS
Produced by MATERNA PRODUCTIONS Presented by DAWN A. SWERLING Series editors
(On Thursday, BBC1, in Omnibus at 9.55 Andri Previn explores brass bands and next week he conducts a concert where the London Symphony Orchestra combines with Black Dyke Mills Band)


Commentary By: Jeremy Hornsby
Produced By: Materna Productions
Unknown: Michael Andrews
Unknown: Anthony Isaacs
Unknown: Andri Previn

: The Lively Arts

Kyung-Wha Chung East Plays West with Myung-Wha Chung
Myung-Whun Chung
The Chungs could claim to be one of the most musically gifted families of today. Of seven children six have been trained as musicians, and three are professionals with independent solo careers. KYUNG, the violinist, is the best known in this country, though her cellist sister MYUNG joined her in London last month to play Brahms's Double Concerto. Brother WHUN, pianist and conductor, is the youngest. Although they come from the East the music they play is exclusively Western.
Last summer Kyung took part in the ' Great Performers ' series in New York, then with her sister played Brahms's Double Concerto With the NATIONAL YOUTH ORCHESTRA
OF GREAT BRITAIN, and later, with Whun, went to Switzerland and Belgium for concerts at the Lucerne and Flanders Festivals. This film shows them in rehearsal and performance.
Executive producer JOHN DRUMMOND Producer DAVID BUCKTON


Unknown: Myung-Wha Chung
Unknown: Myung-Whun Chung
Producer: John Drummond
Producer: David Buckton

: Madame Bovary

by GUSTAVE FLAUBERT. The BBC2 Serial dramatised in four parts by GILES COOPER. Starring
Francesca Annis as Emma Bovary Part 1: Marriage
For beautiful, convent-educated Emma, life has always been a romantic dream. As the new Madame Bovary , however, she is soon to learn that marriage is a demanding reality.
Madame Bovary was as near a faultless classicserialaswe'relikelytoencounter.... Few projects can have been so well acted. (DAILY MAIL) Original music by DUDLEY SIMPSON Producer RICHARD BEYNON


Unknown: Gustave Flaubert.
Unknown: Giles Cooper.
Unknown: Francesca Annis
Unknown: Emma Bovary
Unknown: Madame Bovary
Unknown: Madame Bovary
Music By: Dudley Simpson
Producer: Richard Beynon
Director: Rodney Bennett
Rouault: Richard Beale
Charles: Tom Conti
Madame Bovary: Kathleen Helme
Héloise: Ysanne Churchman
Nastasie: Elizabeth Proud
Louis: Jack Le White
Bertrand: Mike Savage
Guests at ball: Gladys , Spencer
Guests at ball: Nicola Hamilton
Guests at ball: Oliver Gilbert
Guests at ball: Peter Rutherford
Vicomte: Nicholas Hawtrey
Félicité: Gabrielle Lloyd
Dr Canivet: Michael Poole
Albert: William Huw Thomas
Homais: Ray Smith
Guillaumin: Ivor Roberts
Father Bournisien: David Waller
Leon: Brian Stirner

: Rescue at Erddig

The Saving of a Country House
In 30 years England, Wales and Scotland have lost more than 340 notable buildings - their contents dispersed. Erddig, near Wrexham, long the home of the Yorke family, seemed set to become another name on the long list of destruction; yet tomorrow, the Prince of Wales will officially open Erddig, restored.
Tonight, four years of dedicated restoration, costing around one million pounds, are traced in this record of the most exacting repair operation ever tackled by the National Trust. Narrator
Film editor CHRIS LAWRENCE Producer DEREK TRIMBY BBC Cymru/Wales
(Erddiig opens to the public on t July)
(The Last Squire of Erddig, R4, Wed 4.5)


Editor: Chris Lawrence
Producer: Derek Trimby

: Screen 2: Unman, Wittering and Zigo

Starring David Hemmings
John Ebony goes to his first teaching job with enthusiasm, resolved to be a successful replacement for the teacher who has died in midterm. But, meeting the Lower Fifth, Ebony's enthusiasm and resolve give way to apprehension: never has he met such sinister boys.
Lower Five B including
Director JOHN MACKENZIE. Films: page 13 (First showing on British television)


Director: John MacKenzie.
John Ebony: David Hemmings
Headmaster: Douglas Wilmer
Farthingale: Anthony Haygarth
Silvia Ebony: Carolyn Seymour
Mr Winstanley: Hamilton Dyce
Mrs Winstanley: Barbara Lott
Stretton: Donald Gee
Clackworthy: David Jackson
Blisterine: Hubert Rees
Aggeridge: David Auker
Bungabine: Michael Kitchen
Cloistermouth: Nicholas Hoye
Hogg: Toby Simpson
Lipstrob: James Wardroper
Muffett: Clive Gray
Munn Major: Rodney Paulden
Orris: Keith Janess
Root: Christopher Moran
Terhew: Michael Cashman
Trimble: Paul Aston
Unman: Michael Howe
Wittering: Colin Barrie

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