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: Open University

6.40 Optical Microscopy

7.5 Stereochemistry - Configurations

7.30 Cadences

: Closedown

: Gharbar

A magazine aimed at helping Asian families to help themselves. In today's programme NAHID NIAZI gives an introduction to ' Sewing ', RAJNI KAUL talks about ' Fire Prevention ' and DR SABHARWAL about ' Hospitals '. The story is The Fox and the Crow, and is followed by ABU MUKADAM performing a ghazal.
An Asian Unit presentation BBC Birmingham


Talks: Rajni Kaul
Talks: Dr Sabharwal
Producer: Ashok Rampal

: Play School

Story: The Green Bean by IVY EASTWICK
Illustrated by JAN BRYCHTA Presenters
Carol Chell , Chris Tranchell Dancer FIONNA MCPHEE
Percussionist ALAN GRAHAME Choreographer STUART HOPPS Designer STEPHEN FAWCETT
Written and directed by MARTIN FISHER Producer ANNE GOBEY
Executive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE


Illustrated By: Jan Brychta
Unknown: Carol Chell
Unknown: Chris Tranchell
Pianist: Fionna McPhee
Pianist: Michael Omer
Unknown: Alan Grahame
Unknown: Stuart Hopps
Designer: Stephen Fawcett
Directed By: Martin Fisher
Producer: Anne Gobey
Producer: Cynthia Felgate

: Closedown

: Open University

4.55 Infant Cognition

5.20 Earth Science Topics

5.45 Energy Distribution in a Gas

6.10 Properties of Enzymes: 1

6.35 Argument on Television: 2

: News on 2 Headlines

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

: Mr Smith Propagates Plants

A series of six programmes on how to prooagate plants
Presented by Geoffrey Smith 5: Division
In this method of propagation, whole plants may be separated into several pieces, each complete with its own growth buds and root system. Examples in this week's programme include the division of rhizomes, tubers and bulbs.
Series producer PETER RIDING Producer BRYAN DAVIES
Book (same title), 75p, from bookshops


Presented By: Geoffrey Smith
Producer: Bryan Davies

: Newsday

The news, the people, the issues in Britain and around the world presented by Michael Charlton and Richard Kershaw with David Sells
Newsreader Peter Woods
Assistant editors


Presented By: Michael Charlton
Presented By: Richard Kershaw
Unknown: Peter Woods
Unknown: George Walker
Editor: David Witherow

: Brass Tacks

A Calculated Risk
If the predictions of the nuclear industry are correct, we can look forward to limitless energy, economic growth and, thus, an increasingly powerful role in world affairs. If, however, the predictions of the opponents of nuclear energy are correct, there is cause for concern. ' The dangers of the creation of plutonium in large quantities in conditions of increasing world unrest are genuine and serious. We should not rely for energy supply on a process that produces such a hazardous substance as plutonium unless there is no reasonable alternative.'
Despite Justice Parker's report, despite parliamentary approval, the decision to allow British Nuclear Fuels to develop further at Wind-scale is meeting growing opposition.
So how do we hold the public debate Peter Shore promised? How can we decide whether we are willing to accept the risks inherent in the development of nuclear energy? Eric Robson and Mike Dornan talk to people directly involved, inside and outside the Brass Tacks studio.


Unknown: Peter Shore
Unknown: Eric Robson
Unknown: Mike Dornan
Producer: Gerry Troyna
Editor: Roger Laughton

: Call My Bluff

A duel of words and wit between Frank Muir
Andr6 Previn , Tina Brown and Patrick Campbell
Tom Conti , Barbara Kellerman Referee Robert Robinson
Call My Bluff devised by MARK GOODSON , BILL TODMAN Director ALAN BELL


Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Andr6 Previn
Unknown: Tina Brown
Unknown: Patrick Campbell
Unknown: Tom Conti
Unknown: Barbara Kellerman
Unknown: Robert Robinson
Unknown: Mark Goodson
Unknown: Bill Todman
Director: Alan Bell
Producer: Johnny Downes

: Midweek Cinema: High, Wide and Handsome

starring Irene Dunne , with Randolph Scott , Dorothy Lamour
Akim Tamiroff , Raymond Walburn Midweek Cinema's season of vintage musicals from the 30s and 40s continues with this romantic story set against the background of the early days of the American oil boom. ' Can I Forget You' and ' The Folks Who Live on the Hill ' are two of the Jerome Kern-Oscar Hammerstein standards featured.
Screenplay by oscar HAMMERSTEIN 11 Directed by ROUBEN MAMOULIAN
- . Films: page 17
(First showing on British television)


Unknown: Irene Dunne
Unknown: Randolph Scott
Unknown: Dorothy Lamour
Unknown: Akim Tamiroff
Unknown: Raymond Walburn
Unknown: Jerome Kern-Oscar
Play By: Oscar Hammerstein
Directed By: Rouben Mamoulian
Sally Watterson: Irene Dunne
Peter Cortlandt: Randolph Scott
Molly: Dorothy Lamovr
Doc Watterson: Raymond Walburn
Red Scanlon: Charles Bickford
Grandma Cortlandt: Elizabeth Patterson
Mac: William Frawley
Varesi: Akim Tamiroff

: Late News on 2


: Snooker

The Embassy
World Professional
Snooker Championship
DAVID VINE introduces highlights of the third day's play from the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield.
Ex-world champions JOHN PULMAN and ALEX HIGGINS and Australian champion EDDIE CHARLTON complete their first-round matches. Commentator TED LOWE


Unknown: John Pulman
Unknown: Alex Higgins
Unknown: Eddie Charlton
Commentator: Ted Lowe

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