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: Open University

7.40 Hocketts Design Features

8.5 Atoms. Elements and Isotopes (2)

8.30 M101/7 Functions and Graphs

8.55 Problem Identification Game

9.20 British Rail Systems

9.45 Elementary Maths-Differentiation

10.10 Pure Maths-Topology (1)

10.35 Systems Modelling

11.0 Language and Learning

11.25 Open Forum - Careers Advice

11.50 Computers - Case Studies

12.15 Coal and the 19th Century

12.40 Engineering Mechanics

1.5 Educational Decision-making

1.30 Economics: The Multiplier

: Closedown

: The Money Programme

Going for a Burton?

: Americans

11: The Indian Chief

: Arena: Theatre

Taking Our Time: a new play by The Red Ladder Company

: Men of Ideas

11: The Ideas of Chomsky
Bryan Magee talks to Noam Chom sky, Professor of Linguistics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


Talks: Bryan Magee
Unknown: Noam Chom

: Rugby Special

Harlequins v Gloucester
John Player Cup Semi-final
'Quins, captained by David Cooke and strengthened in the pack by All Black Peter Whiting , have never reached this stage of the competition.
The West Countrymen, led by John Watkins and with experienced players Mike Burton and Peter Butler , will be out for a place in the final for the first time since they won the trophy in 1972. Commentator at Twickenham
Series producer BILL TAYLOR


Unknown: David Cooke
Unknown: Peter Whiting
Unknown: John Watkins
Unknown: Mike Burton
Unknown: Peter Butler
Producer: Bill Taylor

: News Review

News of the week plus a visual commentary for those who cannot hear, with Peter Woods


Unknown: Peter Woods
Editor: Bill Northwood

: The World About Us

Yukon Passage
' Klondike or bust' was the slogan of 1897-luring 100,000 stampeders through the treacherous wildernesses of Canada in search of gold. Four modern-day Canadians decided to follow in their foot-steps - over the notorious Chllcott Pass to Lake Bennett , where their home-built raft carried them 500 miles to Dawson City and beyond, to winter in the Arctic snows. With spring they completed their year's trip, across the ice to Marshall, by dog sledge. Theirs was a journey of a lifetime through some of the most treacherous and beautiful wildernesses in the world.
Presented bv JENNY CROPPER


Unknown: Blain Fairman
Unknown: Lake Bennett
Editors: Michael Andrews
Editors: Anthony Isaacs

: Esther Waters

The Classic Serial
Dramatised in four parts by DOUGLAS LIVINGSTONE : part 4
When William re-enters her life the wheel has turned full circle for Esther, and she is happy at last. But happiness demands a price.


Unknown: George Moore
Unknown: Douglas Livingstone
Producer: Richard Beynon
Director: Jane Howell
William: James Laurenson
Mr Randel: Ellis Dale
Esther: Gabrielle Lloyd
Ketley: Anthony Collin
Journeyman: Stanley Lebor
Stack: George Malpas
Charles: Richard Dennis
Bill Evans: Michael McStay
Sarah: Alison Steadman
Fred Parsons: David Burke
Pub customer: John Scott Martin
Magistrate: Michael MacOwan
Jackie: David Learner
Newsboy: Mark Burdis
Patient: Peter Benson
Doctor: William Hoyland
Porter: Paul Jesson
Mrs Barfield: Jill Balcon

: News on 2


: The Lively Arts

Never Look Back
Cecil Lewis made his name with the best-seller Sagittarius Rising. This was about his experiences as an ace pilot in the First World War. But for Lewis, life was only beginning. He has been an old China hand, a founder member of the BBC, a protege of Bernard Shaw, an Oscar-winning writer in Holly-wood and he has written a string of books about his experiences. He now lives in Corfu where we filmed him talking to Peter France.
When Sagittarius Rising was published, Bernard Slaw wrote: ' This is a book which everybody should read.... he is a thinker, a master of words, and a bit of a poet.'
CECIL LEWIS was 80 last Wednesday. This film is a tribute to a remarkable man, based on his autobiography Never Look Back.
Photography PETER HALL Film editor ANDREW PAGE
Executive producer BILL MORTON Produced by MARGARET MCCALL


Unknown: Cecil Lewis
Unknown: Peter Hall
Editor: Andrew Page
Unknown: Carolyn Johnson
Producer: Bill Morton
Produced By: Margaret McCall

: Sunday Cinema: The Best Years of Our Lives

A William Wyler Season starring Myrna Loy
Fredric March , Dana Andrews
Teresa Wright , Hoagy Carmichael Virginia Mayo , Harold Russell
At the end of World War II, three American servicemen come back to the same home town to pick up the threads of civilian life. After years of war, peace is a difficult - and sometimes frightening - new way of life.
Screenplay by ROBERT E. SHERWOOD from the novel Glory For Me by MACKINLAY KANTOR
. Films: page 10


Unknown: William Wyler
Unknown: Myrna Loy
Unknown: Fredric March
Unknown: Dana Andrews
Unknown: Teresa Wright
Unknown: Hoagy Carmichael
Unknown: Virginia Mayo
Unknown: Harold Russell
Unknown: Robert E. Sherwood
Unknown: MacKinlay Kantor
Produced By: Samuel Goldwyn
Directed By: William Wyler
Milly Stephenson: Myrna Loy
Al Stephenson: Fredric March
Fred Derry: Dana Andrews
Peggy Stephenson: Teresa Wright
Marie Derry: Virginia Mayo
Wilma Cameron: Cathy O'Donnell
Butch Engle: Hoagy Carmichael
Homer Parrish: Harold Russell
Hortense Derry: Gladys George
Pat Derry: Roman Bohnen
Mr Milton: Ray Collins
Cliff: Steve Cochran
Mrs Parrish: Minna Gombell
Mr Parrish: Walter Baldwin
Mrs Cameron: Dorothy Adams
Mr Cameron: Don Beddoe
Bullard: Erskine Sanford
Luella Parrish: Marlene Aames
Rob Stephenson: Michael Hall

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