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: Open University

7.40 Industrial Glasgow

8.5 Electromagnetic Radiation

8.30 Foundation Maths-Complex Numbers

8.55 Colour Television (2)

9.20 Genes and Development

9.45 Rivers

10.10 Ignatius Loyola

10.35 1973 Oil Crisis

11.0 Waiting for Godot

11.50 Water Resources

12.15 'A Wealth of Words'

12.40 Limits on Political Independence

1.5 Psychology

1.30 History of Mathematics

: Cricket

The John Player League
The last day of the season for this one-day tournament, and the day when the prize money is finally decided.
With almost a full fixture list to be played today, the top teams either know that they have the prize or must wait the outcome of one of today's matches.
Introduced by PETER WALKER Commentator
Television presentation


Introduced By: Peter Walker
Commentator: John Arlott
Commentator: Jim Laker
Unknown: Bob Duncan
Unknown: Johnnie Witherston

: News Review

A digest of the news of the week plus a visual commentary for those who cannot hear with Angela Rippon


Unknown: Angela Rippon
Editor: Bill Northwood

: The World About Us

Two Faces of Seville
Written and narrated by IAN WOOLDRIDGE
Within the space of a few weeks, Seville provides two of the world's greatest spectacles - Holy Week and the annual Spring Fair.
Manuel Sanchez Grove is an engine driver on the Spanish Railways. But in Holy Week he exchanges modern technology for medieval religious ceremony. Marking the death of Christ he walks in procession wearing long robes and a pointed hood. Don Angel Peralta is a landowner and an aggressively modern farmer. But his real passion is for horses and bulls. In the bull-ring he practises rejoneo, the aristocratic form of fighting bulls from horseback.
Film cameraman KENNETH MACMILLAN Film editor ERIC BROWN Producer CLEM VALLANCE Series editors


Unknown: Ian Wooldridge
Unknown: Manuel Sanchez Grove
Unknown: Spanish Railways.
Unknown: Don Angel Peralta
Unknown: Kenneth MacMillan
Editor: Eric Brown
Producer: Clem Vallance
Editors: Michael Andrews
Editors: Anthony Isaacs

: News on 2


: The Lively Arts

The Art of the Potter
This year Bernard Leach celebrated his 90th birthday. This portrait of LEACH and his great friend, the Japanese potter, Hamada, filmed in Cornwall and Japan, examines their life and work and does much to explain why there has been such a revival of interest in pottery in this century.


Unknown: Bernard Leach
Producer: David Outerbridge

: Encore NYJO

At the end of a highly successful tour of Scotland earlier this year, the National Youth Jazz Orchestra gave a concert at Edinburgh University, part of which was shown recently on BBC2 in the programme North with NYJO.
Tonight's programme features more music from that concert, performed by this remarkable orchestra-average age 19-who play varied and distinctive big-band jazz with the maturity and confidence of seasoned professionals. Introduced by Derek Jewell
Musical director BILL ASHTON
Outside broadcast lighting BOB HOOD
Outside broadcast sound ALAN BUNTING Producer MARTIN L. BELL


Introduced By: Derek Jewell
Director: Bill Ashton
Unknown: Bob Hood
Unknown: Alan Bunting
Producer: Martin L. Bell

: North and South

by MRS GASKELL The BBC2 Serial
Dramatised in four parts by DAVID TURNER Part 3
The strike has been broken by John Thornton. Margaret's action in protecting him from aa angry mob has been misinterpreted by John who has resolved to marry her.


Unknown: Mrs Gaskell
Unknown: David Turner
Unknown: John Thornton.
Producer: Martin Lisemore
Director: Rodney Bennett
Dixon: Peggy Ann Wood
Margaret Hale: Rosalind Shanks
John Thomton: Patrick Stewart
Mrs Hale: Kathleen Byron
Boucher: Christopher Burgess
Nicholas Higgins: Norman Jones
Bessy Higgins: Barbara Hickmott
Mary Higgins: Ginette McDonald
Mr Hale: Robin Bailey
Mrs Thornton: Rosalie Crutchley
Frederick Hale: Tim Pigott-Smith
Porter: Robin Meredith
Fanny Thomton: Pamela Moiseiwitsch
Walter Slickson: Bernard Holley
Carter: Ray Mort
Mrs Boucher: Maryann Turner

: The Roman Way

The World of Marcus Helvius Geminus, a Roman who lived between AD 30 and 65. A series of 13 programmes with Robert Erskine
9: Holiday Spectaculars
As Praetor, Geminus helps sponsor a season of public entertainments. There are plays in the theatre, a day at the races, and for the truly bloodthirsty, the gladiators battling in the arena.


Unknown: Marcus Helvius
Unknown: Robert Erskine
Director: Philip Chilvers
Producer: Betty White

: Sunday Cinema:Act of Violence

A Fred Zinnemann season starring Van Heflin Robert Ryan and Janet Leigh Mary Astor
Following last week's documentary on FRED ZINNEMANN , BBC2 presents a short season of his films spanning almost 20 years of a career as one of the movies' most consistently creative directors. To open the season Act of Violence, a powerful melodrama of guilt and revenge, comes from the early days of Fred Zinnemann 's Hollywood career.
Frank Enley 's bright future as a successful young businessman in a small California town is suddenly threatened by the appearance of a figure from the past - a mysterious limping man with a gun in his pocket and a terrible score to settle.
. Films: page 21


Unknown: Fred Zinnemann
Unknown: Van Heflin
Unknown: Robert Ryan
Unknown: Janet Leigh
Unknown: Mary Astor
Unknown: Fred Zinnemann
Unknown: Fred Zinnemann
Unknown: Frank Enley
Director: Fred Zinnemann
Frank R Enley: Van Heflin
Joe Parkson: Robert Ryan
Edith Enley: Janet Leigh
Pat: Mary Astor
Ann: Phyllis Thaxter
Johnny: Berry Kroeger
Gavery: Taylor Holmes
Fred: Harry Antrim
Martha: Connie Gilchrist
Pop: Will Wright

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