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: Open University

6.40 Learned Income

7.5 Control in the Community

7.30 The Residential Worker: 1

: Closedown

: Play School

Story: The Willow Pattern Story (traditional)
Adapted by IRENE COCKROFT Presenters
Carol Leader, Brian Cant
Designer Richard BRACKENBURY
Written and directed by PETER WILTSHIRE Producer ANNE GOBEY
Executive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE


Adapted By: Irene Cockroft
Leader: Brian Cant
Pianist: Peter Gosling
Designer: Richard Brackenbury
Directed By: Peter Wiltshire
Producer: Anne Gobey
Producer: Cynthia Felgate

: Closedown

: Open University

4.55 Consequences of the War: 1914-30

5.20 Enthalpy

5.45 Disaster Simulation: 2: Debriefing

6.10 Nutrition Feeding and Digestion in Animals

6.35 Engineering Mechanics

: News on 2 Headlines

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

: Indoors Outdoors

Expert cooking, gardening and do-it-yourself advice plus viewers' tips from
Zena Skinner
Geoffrey Smith Roy Day and Val Hudson
(For a free information sheet covering this week's programme, send a large sae to: [address removed]). Zena Skinner 's Cookbook, 85p, jrom bookshops


Unknown: Zena Skinner
Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: Roy Day
Unknown: Val Hudson
Director: Erica Griffiths
Producer: Brian Davies
Unknown: Zena Skinner

: Newsday

Presented by Michael Charlton and Richard Kershaw including Westminster Report: a review of the week in politics by the BBC's Westminster Unit. Newsreader Angela Rippon


Presented By: Michael Charlton
Presented By: Richard Kershaw
Unknown: Angela Rippon
Producer: Paul Norris
Editor: David Witherow

: Heads and Tales

with Robert Erskine
A series of eight programmes about 25 centuries of coins-gold, silver and bronze. Greek, Roman or medieval, all coins reflect their times.'
6:Art for the Merchant
In the late Middle Ages, splendid Gothic gold served the upsurge of European trade.
Directed by JOHN BURROWES Produced by BETTY WHITE


Unknown: Robert Erskine
Directed By: John Burrowes
Produced By: Betty White

: The Money Programme

Jobs for Peace
Government policy in Northern Ireland has been to achieve peace and prosperity. The prosperity was to have come largely from industrial development.
One of the most important developments was the setting up of the Strathearn Audio Company. It was started in 1974 in a Catholic area of West Belfast. By now it should have been employing 1,200 people. Instead it has provided work for only 148. Those jobs have cost £63,000 each, and today Strathearn Audio is threatened with closure. In The Money Programme James Bellini reports from Belfast and examines what happened to the Strathearn plant.


Editor: Paul Ellis

: Pot Black 78

BBC2 Snooker Championship
The ' best of three frames' Final for the 1978 Pot Black Trophy and a first prize of £1,000. Featuring:
Doug Mountjoy , Wales, the 1977 beaten finalist, against
Graham Miles , Birmingham, twice Pot Black Champion.
Presenting the awards, including the Highest Break Prize and the Pot Black Personality Trophy - Val Doonican.
Pot Black celebrates its tenth Grand Final in this special edition. Introduced by ALAN WEEKS. Referee SYDNEY LEE. Commentator TED LOWE
Designer ROB HINDS
Director jim DUMIGHAN
Producer BEG PERRIN. BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Doug Mountjoy
Unknown: Graham Miles
Unknown: Val Doonican.
Introduced By: Alan Weeks.
Commentator: Ted Lowe
Designer: Rob Hinds
Director: Jim Dumighan
Producer: Beg Perrin.

: A Tale of Three Cities

2: Montreal
' Canada appears to be drifting almost irrevocably towards disintegration....' Stark words from a Canadian TV reporter commenting on the country's gravest crisis: separatism.
In the second of this series looking at the impact TV is having in cities in conflict, Robert MacNeil returns to Montreal where he spent part of his childhood and witnessed the clash between French and English which led to the present crisis.
Montreal is one of the world's most Tv-saturated cities. It has 21 channels. During the future referendum which will decide whether Quebec separates from Canada, TV's role will be crucial. Already the national network has been accused of not contributing enough to national unity and its French service of separatist bias. Whatever the fate of the nation, television will be deeply involved.
Series editor FRANK SMITH Assistant producer JOHN WILLIAMS


Unknown: Robert MacNeil
Editor: Frank Smith
Producer: John Williams
Producer: Maryse Addison

: Late News on 2


: International Tennis and Badminton

International Tennis from Monte Carlo The world's greatest tennis play- ers, including BJORN BORG , GUIL-LERMO VILAS , VITAS GERULAITIS,
ILIE NASTASE and KEN ROSEWALL , meet in Monaco for this crucial tournament in the World Championship of Tennis, with prize money totalling$175,000. Highlights of today's singles quarter-finals.
DAN MASKELL reports from the Monte Carlo Country Club.
The European Badminton Championships The Semi-finals
England's chances of winning a title this year rest mainly on our three doubles partnerships. ! MIKE TREDGETT and RAY STEVENS , the current European champions, will be attempting to retain their title. NORA PERRY and ANNE STATT are the favourites for the Women's Doubles, and Mike Tredgett and Nora Perry could make it a personal double as they are top seeds for the mixed title.
Introduced by David Vine from the Guild Hall, Preston.
Tennis: television presentation by THE FRENCH TELEVISION SERVICE Badminton:
(Organised by the Badminton Association of England in conjunction with The Friends' Provident Life Office.)
Producer NICK HUNTER. BBC Manchester
(Further coverage of tennis and badminton tomorrow and Sunday)


Unknown: Bjorn Borg
Unknown: Lermo Vilas
Unknown: Ilie Nastase
Unknown: Ken Rosewall
Unknown: Dan Maskell
Unknown: Mike Tredgett
Unknown: Ray Stevens
Unknown: Nora Perry
Unknown: Anne Statt
Unknown: Mike Tredgett
Unknown: Nora Perry
Introduced By: David Vine
Commentators: Judy Hashman
Commentators: Roddy MacCrimmon
Producer: Nick Hunter.

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