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: Open University

7.40 Dartington Hall School. 3.5 Evolution by Natural Selections. 8.36 M101/17 Relations. 8.55 Work. 9.20 Autoanalysis of Blood. 9.45 Elementary Maths - Series. 10.19 Pure Maths - Rings. 10.35 Airport Siting Decisions. 11.0 Social Class: Work. 11.25 Careers Advice. 11.5* Sacred Places. 12.15 The State of Water.
12.40 History of Mathematics. 1.5 Educational Decision-making. 1.3t The Supply of Money,

: Cricket

The John Player League Somerset v Yorkshire
Last season Viv Richards scored 26 sixes in the John Player League for Somerset, and set up a new league record which will take a lot of beating.
The prize for the fastest 50 went to Jim Love of Yorkshire who took just 41 balls to make it.
With batting of this standard this should be a very high-scoring match indeed.
Peter Walker introduces the programme which includes news of today's other fixtures:
Essex v Hampshire
Gloucestershire v Worcestershire Lancashire v Glamorgan
Middlesex t' Nottinghamshire Warwickshire v Surrey
Commentators at Bristol
JOHN ARLOTT and JIM LAKER
TV presentation BILL TAYLOR , ROY NORTON Series producer BOB DUNCAN

Contributors

Unknown: Viv Richards
Unknown: Jim Love
Introduces: Peter Walker
Unknown: Bill Taylor
Unknown: Roy Norton
Producer: Bob Duncan

: News Review

Plus a visual commentary for those who cannot hear, with Peter Woods
Editor BILL NORTHWOOD

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Woods
Editor: Bill Northwood

: The World About Us

Countdown for Leviathan
Can the whales survive the numbers game?
Last year, over 20,000 whales were slaughtered to help provide leather softeners, lubricating oils, cosmetics and crayons. Britain has banned the import of some whale products. But last year we imported 5,000 metric tonnes of sperm whale oil worth two million pounds.
Tomorrow, the International Whaling Commission meet in London. They will decide whether to ban whaling for ten years to allow stocks to recover or to set new catch levels for next season.
This programme shows how man's new concern for the whale conflicts with the commercial values of the whaling industry whose interests are protected by the iwc. Narrated by DEREK JONES
Produced for the National Geographic Society by Nicolas Noxon, and for Greenpeace by MICHAEL CHECHIK
BBCtv presentation by KEENAN SMART Series editors MICHAEL ANDREWS and ANTHONY ISAACS BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown: Derek Jones
Unknown: Michael Chechik
Presentation By: Keenan Smart
Editors: Michael Andrews
Editors: Anthony Isaacs

: Kirk Douglas in A Gunfight

also starring Johnny Cash
Kirk Douglas , in the first of tonight's features, co-stars with singer Johnny Cash in this unusual Western about two ageing gunfighters who meet up in a small town and agree to stage a gunfight in front of a paying audience-the victor to take the money. But the outcome is not quite what the townsfolk expect....1
Director LAMONT JOHNSON. Films: page 11

Contributors

Unknown: Johnny Cash
Unknown: Kirk Douglas
Singer: Johnny Cash
Director: Lamont Johnson.
Will Tenneray: Kirk Douglas
Abe Cross: Johnny Cash
Nora Tenneray: Jane Alexander
Francisco Alavarez: Raf Vallone
Jenny Simms: Karen Black
Bud Tenneray: Eric Douglas
Kyle: Philip Mead
Toby: John Wallwork
Mary Green: Dana Elcar
Cater: Robert J Wilke
Dekker: George Le Bow
Newt Hale: Don Cavasos

: The Devil's Crown

A serial of the Plantagenet kings in 13 episodes.
9:Bolt from the Blueby JACK RUSSELL , starring
Released from captivity, Richard Is once more crowned King of England. Imprisonment has sapped both his vigour and his strength but, when war breaks out again in the Holy Land, he sees this as his long-awaited chance of glory ... and so begins his final journey.
Music composed by DAVID CAIN Lighting PETER CATLETT
Script editor CICELY CAWTHORNE Designer SALLY HULKE
Producer RICHARD BEYNON Directed by JANE HOWELL
Book (same title), paperback £2.75, hardback £5.75, from bookshops

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Russell
Composed By: David Cain
Unknown: Peter Catlett
Editor: Cicely Cawthorne
Designer: Sally Hulke
Producer: Richard Beynon
Directed By: Jane Howell
Richard: Michael Byrne
Eleanor: Jane Lapotaire
Henry II: Brian Cox
Philip: Christopher Gable
Berengaria: Zoe Wanamaker
John: John Duttine
Marchades: Nick Stringer
Peter the chaplain: Kim Fortune
William Marshal: Patrick Troughton
William de Brieuse: Ian Hogg
Alys: Lucy Gutteridge
Hubert Walter: Ralph Michael
Black monk: Brian Tully
William de I'Etaing: Marc Harrison
Arthur: Simon Gipps-Kent
Peter of Capua: David Leland
Blondel: Peter Benson
Papiol: David Bedard
Arbalester: Bruce Lidington
Young man: Jasper Jacob

: Wimbledon 78

The Prospects, the Players
This year's Championships could well start their second century on a historic note with Bjorn Borg going for his third consecutive title.
On the eve of this year's Wimbledon John Barrett talks to the leading players to try to find out if anyone can beat Borg, if Virginia Wade can win for the second year and if it is Evonne Cawley 's turn to regain the title she first won in 1971 at the age of 19, together with the latest news from the All England Club and details of the matches you can see on BBC television tomorrow.
Producer
JOHNNIE WATHERSTOH

Contributors

Unknown: Bjorn Borg
Talks: John Barrett
Unknown: Evonne Cawley
Unknown: Johnnie Watherstoh

: News on 2

Weather

: Kirk Douglas in Detective Story

also starring
Eleanor Parker , William Bendix
In the second movie starring Kirk Douglas , he plays a characteristically tough role as Det Jim McLeod -a ruthlessly efficient New York policeman. The story centres on the dramatic happenings of one day in the life of the policeman and the 21st Precinct police station.
Directed by WILLIAM WYLER
. Films: page 11

Contributors

Unknown: Eleanor Parker
Unknown: William Bendix
Unknown: Kirk Douglas
Unknown: Det Jim McLeod
Directed By: William Wyler
Det James McLeod: Kirk Douglas
Mary McLeod: Eleanor Parker
Det Lou Brody: William Bendix
Shoplifter: Lee Grant
Det Dakis: Bert Freed
Det Gallagher: Frank Faylen
Lt Monaghan: Horace McMahon
Arthur Kindred: Craig Hill








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