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: Open University

6.40 Made Without Flaw

7.5 Stereochemistry of Addition Reactions

7.30 The Bauhaus at Weimar

: Closedown

: Gharbar

A magazine aimed at helping Asian families to help themselves. In today's programme RAJNI KAUL, KHURSHID CHARWALA, LALITA AHMED and SAFIA SIDDIQI discuss ' Housing.' BHARAT NATYAN and KIRAN SEGAL perform the music item.
An Asian Unit presentation BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Lalita Ahmed
Unknown: Safia Siddiqi
Unknown: Bharat Natyan
Unknown: Kiran Segal
Producer: Ashok Rampal

: Play School

Story: The Beginning of the Rainbow
Illustrated by MASAHIRO KASUYA Presenters
Chloe Ashcroft , Stuart McGugan


Written By: Shona McKellar
Illustrated By: Masahiro Kasuya
Unknown: Chloe Ashcroft
Unknown: Stuart McGugan

: Open University

11.25 In the Dock

4.55 Stantonbury: a Curriculum Blueprint

5.20 Water Masses

5.45 Michelson Interferometer

6.10 Genetics

6.35 Contrasts in Musical Language

: News on 2 Headlines

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

: Mr Smith Propagates Plants

The last in a series of six programmes on how to propagate plants.
Presented by Geoffrey Smith Budding and Grafting
This is the practice of joining two separate living plants so that they form a permanent growing union. Techniques covered in this programme include budding for roses, patch-budding for ornamental trees, and whip and tongue grafting for fruit trees.
Series producer PETER RIDING Producer BRIAN DAVIES
Book (same title), 75p, from bookshops


Presented By: Geoffrey Smith
Producer: Brian 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 Richard Baker
Assistant editors


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

: Brass Tacks

When the Wrong Boat Comes In
The biggest fish farm in the world. That's what the North Sea could be - but what it now seems it won't be. Brass Tacks travels with two trawler skippers from the declining fishing port of Hull to a meeting of European Ministers in Luxembourg where the clamour of member states for ' their' share of ' 'our' fish is louder than any talk of conservation.
Mike Dornan and Eric Robson ask people directly involved for their views on the future of the North Sea fishing grounds - and the communities which make their living from them.


Unknown: Mike Dornan
Unknown: Eric Robson
Editor: Roger Laughton

: Call My Bluff

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


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

: Midweek Cinema: Evergreen

Jessie Matthews Sonnie Hale
A rare chance for Jessie Matthews 's countless fans to see her in her most famous musical, one of the first British productions of its kind to be a success on both sides of the Atlantic.
Harriet Green was the darling of the Edwardian music-halls. Now, when her daughter wants to go into showbusiness, an enterprising producer hits on the idea of staging the return of Harriet Green , the star with the secret of eternal youth.
An adaptation of the play by BENN w. LEVY Music and lyrics by RICHARD RODGERS , LORENZ HART and BARRY M. WOLDS Produced by MICHAEL BALCON Directed by VICTOR SAVILLE
. Films: page 17


Unknown: Jessie Matthews
Unknown: Sonnie Hale
Unknown: Jessie Matthews
Unknown: Harriet Green
Unknown: Richard Rodgers
Unknown: Lorenz Hart
Unknown: Barry M. Wolds
Produced By: Michael Balcon
Directed By: Victor Saville
Harriet Green: Jessie Matthews
Leslie Benn: Sonnie Hale
Maudie: Betty Balfour
Tommy Thompson: Barry MacKay
Marquis of Staines: Ivor MacLaren
Treadwell: Hartley Power
Lord Shropshire: Patrick Ludlow
Mrs Hawkes: Betty Shale
Marjorie Moore: Marjorie Brooks

: Late News on 2


: Snooker

The Embassy World Professional Snooker Championship
DAVID VINE introduce* highlights from today's play from the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield.
The second Semi-final finishes this evening - tonight's winner is guaranteed £3,500.
Commentator TED LOWE


Commentator: Ted Lowe

: Closedown



Unknown: Georgine Anderson
Unknown: George Herbert

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