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: Open University

9.55 Open Forum - Open Discussion on ou topics

10.55 The Pre-school Child - Going Shopping

: Closedown

: The Money Programme

The Fraud Machine
A look at computer frauds.

: The Book Programme

Robert Robinson talks to James Lees-Milne and visits some of the houses mentioned in his books.


Talks: Robert Robinson
Unknown: James Lees-Milne

: Rugby Special

The County Championship reached the semi-final stage yesterday. Rugby Special brings you highlights of one of the matches from England's premier competition.
Series producer bill taylor


Commentator: Nigel Starmer-Smith

: The Long Search

10: Zulu Zion


Unknown: Zulu Zion

: News Review

News of the week plus a visual commentary, with Angela Rippon


Unknown: Angela Rippon
Editor: Bill Northwood

: The World About Us

Destination Doha
Part 2: The Difficult Bit
Last week's programme followed the adventures and misadventures of four men in three massive 40-ton lorries who left England seven days ago on a 5,000-mile journey through 11 countries. Their destination, Doha - capital of the newly-rich oil Emirate of Qatar. This week it's ' Goodbye Europe' as they set out over the Bosphorus bridge into the emptiness of Asia Minor - ahead, the Middle East and Arabia. This is ' the difficult bit', in some places there will be no road at all.
Not so many years ago this journey might have been considered a major piece of world exploration. Now for these four drivers it's just a job, but not an easy one. Narrator BENNY GREEN
Assistant producerSIMON NORMANTON ProducerTONY SALMON


Narrator: Benny Green
Producer: Simon Normanton
Producer: Tony Salmon
Editors: Michael Andrews
Editors: Anthony Isaacs

: News on 2


: Anna Karenana

by LEO TOLSTOY. Dramatised in tea parts by DONALD WILSON : 10 The Classic Serial starring Nicola Pagett
Eric Porter , Stuart Wilson
Levin and Kitty look to a bright future, but shadows are gathering over Vronsky and Anna. For her, the future holds only uncertainty.
Costume designer JOAN ELLACOTT Make-up artist ANN AILES Designer DEREK DODD
Executive producer KEN RIDINGTON Director BASIL COLEMAN


Unknown: Leo Tolstoy.
Unknown: Donald Wilson
Unknown: Nicola Pagett
Unknown: Eric Porter
Unknown: Stuart Wilson
Designer: Joan Ellacott
Artist: Ann Ailes
Designer: Derek Dodd
Producer: Donald Wilson
Producer: Ken Ridington
Director: Basil Coleman
Lizaveta: Maureen Morris
Levin: , Robert Swann
Kitty: Caroline Langrishe
Dr Orlov: Richard Bebb
Princess Shcherbatsky: Patricia Lawrence
Prince Shcherbatsky: Geoffrey Toone
Anna: Nicola Pagett
Stiva: Davyd Harries
Seriozha: Paul Spurrier
PetrOV: Keith Campbell
Karenin: Eric Porter
Vronsky: Stuart Wilson
Annushka MARILYN: Le Conte
Betsy: Sheila Gish
Princess Myagky: Sheila Burrell
Lydia: Margot van Der Burgh
Landau: ! Michael J Jackson
Nurse Pepper: Patricia Denys
Herman: Eugene Schlusser
Dolly: Carole Nimmons
Countess Vronsky: Mary Morris
Husband: Norman Rutherford
Wife: Patricia Mason

: The Lively Arts

Oscar Peterson on Improvisation
One of the greatest pianists in the history of jazz, Oscar Peterson , explains what happens during the process of improvisation. He is joined by the diisitaguisihed Danish bass player Niels Pedersen and veteran trumpeter Roy Eldridge
Executive producer john drummonb Producer ALAN BENSON


Unknown: Oscar Peterson
Unknown: Oscar Peterson
Unknown: Niels Pedersen
Unknown: Roy Eldridge
Unknown: Peter Rose
Unknown: John Treavs
Producer: John Drummonb
Producer: Alan Benson

: Look, Stranger

Dave Rio starring in Rio Grande Introduced by Rene Cutforth
There's something about the romance of the Wild West that stirs the blood, but for DAVE RIO it became a total obsession. He spent every hour of his leisure living like a Hollywood cowboy, even to the point of adopting his Western-style name by deed poll. In 1976 Dave Rio was the fastest gun in Britain and at the National Fast Draw Championships he hoped to come out on top again, but like the old days of the Wild West, there were plenty of challengers at the shoot-out for the title.
Executive producer JENNIFER JEREMY Director PETER HERCOMBE
BBC Birmingham.


Unknown: Dave Rio
Introduced By: Rene Cutforth
Unknown: Dave Rio
Producer: Jennifer Jeremy
Director: Peter Hercombe

: Screen 2: The Adding Machine

starring Phyllis Diller
Milo O'Shea , Billie Whitelaw
Jerome Epstein described his film adaptation of Elmer Rice 's play as ' a labour of love ' and his enthusiasm has added a lyricism and charm missing from the original. For 25 years Mr Zero has been a downtrodden book-keeper in a big store. His only refuge from a nagging wife is an imaginary love affair with Daisy, a girl at work. Then he learns that he has been made redundant by an adding machine.
(First showing on British television) Films: page 10


Unknown: Phyllis Diller
Unknown: Milo O'Shea
Unknown: Billie Whitelaw
Unknown: Jerome Epstein
Unknown: Elmer Rice
Unknown: Mr Zero
Directed By: Jerome Epstein
Mrs Zero: Phyllis Diller
Zero: Milo O'Shea
Daisy: Billie Whitelaw
Lt Charles: Sidney Chaplin
Shrdlu: Julian Glover
Smithers: Raymond Huntley
Ben: Phil Brown
Ethel: Libby Morris
Harry: Hugh McDermott
Mabel: Paddie O'Neil
Judy: Carol Cleveland

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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