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: Open University

6.40 Novel Proteins

7.5 Government and Policy Making

7.30 Black and British

: Closedown

: Play School

Story: Harry, the Dirty Dog
Written by GENE ZION . Illustrated by MARGARET BLOY GRAHAM
Presenters Karen Platt, Brian Cant


Written By: Gene Zion
Illustrated By: Margaret Bloy Graham

: Cricket

England v Pakistan from The Oval, for
The Prudential Trophy
The morning's play. (Continued on BBCl)

: Closedown

: Golf and Cricket

International Golf
The Colgate PGA Championship from Royal Birkdale Golf Club, Southport
This 72-hole stroke-play event, one of the richest in Europe offers British golfers an opportunity to win a share of £50,000 of prize money. Leading the British challenge are TONY JACKLIN , PETER OOSTERHUIS , HOWARD CLARK and BRIAN BARNES.
England v Pakistan from The Oval for The Prudential Trophy
The closing stages of this second one-day international match. Introduced by PETER WEST
Commentators RICHIE BENAUD


Unknown: Tony Jacklin
Unknown: Peter Oosterhuis
Unknown: Howard Clark
Unknown: Brian Barnes.
Commentators: Peter Alliss
Commentators: Clive Clark
Commentators: Bernard Hunt
Commentators: Henry Cotton
Introduced By: Peter West
Commentators: Richie Benaud
Unknown: Jim Laker
Unknown: Brian Close

: News on 2 Headlines

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

: That's the Way the Money Goes: 6: Service with a Smile?

A series of ten programmes.
Your rights when you buy a service are much more limited than for goods if things go wrong but new legalisation may improve matters. A coat needs shortening but Delphine, the dim shop assistant, gets the instructions mixed up. When Paul and Cathy turn up to collect it the manager denies responsibility.
Introduced by BRIAN REDHEAD
Legal interpreter DAVID TENCH of Consumers' Association
Sketches by Chris Miller
Animations by TED ROCKLEY


Introduced By: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Anna Jackson
Unknown: David Allen
Cathy: Adrienne Post,
Paul: Nicky Henson
Manager: James Cossins
Shop assistant: Tracy Hyde

: Newsday

Presented by Michael Charlton and Richard Kershaw including Westminster Report Newsreader Angela Rippon


Presented By: Michael Charlton
Presented By: Richard Kershaw
Unknown: Angela Rippon

: The Money Programme

Are Diamonds Forever?
Men have killed for them. They are at the heart of one of the world's biggest smuggling operations. They are said to be a girl's best friend. But behind these more spectacular aspects is one of the world's least reported and most secretive commodity markets.
For more than 40 years under the Oppenheimer family, the South African mining giant De Beers has kept control of the supply and pricing of diamonds. But in the last few months the diamond markets have been thrown into turmoil. Record prices are being paid and diamonds are being hailed as the investor's dream. Are they really?
In The Money Programme Alistair Michie examines what lies behind the new boom in a mysterious market where the Israelis have been trying to outwit both the South Africans and the Russians.


Unknown: Alistair Michie
Producer: Phil Harding
Editor: Paul Ellis

: Ripping Yarns: Across the Andes by Frog

A series of films by Michael Palin and Terry Jones

The epic story of one man and six frogs who tried to defy the world in the greatest gamble of all.
Starring Michael Palin
Special guest Denholm Elliott
With Don Henderson, Eileen Way, Louis Mansi, Charles McKeowan, Alan Leith, Kevin Moran, Brian Nolan, John White
Narrator Dick Graham


Writer: Michael Palin
Writer: Terry Jones
Designer: Martin Collins
Director: Terry Hughes
Narrator: Dick Graham
[Actor]: Michael Palin
[Actor]: Denholm Elliott
[Actor]: Don Henderson
[Actress]: Eileen Way
[Actor]: Louis Mansi
[Actor]: Charles McKeowan
[Actor]: Alan Leith
[Actor]: Kevin Moran
[Actor]: Brian Nolan
[Actor]: John White

: Inside Story

A series of eight contemporary documentaries.
5: Alcamo - The Anatomy of a Mafia Town
The Mafia itself is unfilmable - but the results of its malign activities are. Alcamo is a town of 45,000 people in Western Sicily. Since the war there have been 900 murders in Alcamo and its port Castellamare. But if the methods of the Sicilian Mafia are less gory today, they are no less pervasive. The tendrils of corruption encircle all pillars of society, the church, the law, politics and the land.
Gaia Servadio , journalist and author, analyses the concept of protection, extortion, paternalism and silence that is called ' the Mafia ' - in the island that gave it its name and in the town that gave it its notoriety.
Film cameraman jim PEIRSON Film editor MALCOLM DANIEL Producer ROGER MILLS
Narrated and directed by REX BLOOMSTEIN


Unknown: Gaia Servadio
Editor: Malcolm Daniel
Producer: Roger Mills
Directed By: Rex Bloomstein

: The Devil's Crown

A serial of the Plantagenet kings in 13 episodes.
4: The Hungry Falcons by KEN TAYLOR


Unknown: Ken Taylor

: Late News on 2


: Cricket

England v Pakistan from The Oval, for
The Prudential Trophy
PETER WEST introduces highlights.


Producer: Bill Taylor

: Closedown

Mervyn Levy talks about 'Les Demoiselles d'Avignon' by Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), reproduced by permission of the Museum of Modern Art, New York.


Presenter: Mervyn Levy

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