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: Open University

7.40 San Francisco Railway (1)

8.5 The Seafloor

8.30 M101/22 Modelling, Drugs

8.55 Design Strategies

9.20 Understanding, Monitoring, Manipulating

9.45 Elementary Maths - Vectors

10.10 Maths-Turing Machines

10.35 St Joan

11.25 Postgraduate Research in the OU: 1

11.50 Computers at United Biscuits

12.15 The Explosives Industry

12.40 Government Control of Regional Development

1.5 Educate Together

1.30 Income Distribution

: Cricket

The John Player League featuring
Essex v Leicestershire
In over 100 years of trying, Essex still have to win their first major competition. In 1976 they were runners-up in the John Player League to Kent with the same number of points. Last year again they were runners-up, pipped at the post again on equal points with the Champions. There is an added flavour to today's fixture as the team that robbed them of that honour are today's opponents.
PETER WALKER introduces the programme which includes news of today's other fixtures.
Commentators at Chelmsford JOHN ARLOTT and JIM LAKER
Television presentation HUW JONES. JIM RESIDE
Series producer BOB DUNCAN


Introduces: Peter Walker
Unknown: Huw Jones.
Producer: Bob Duncan

: News Review

News of the week plus a visual commentary for those who cannot hear, with Richard Baker


Unknown: Richard Baker
Editor: Bill Northwood

: The World About Us

Still Waters
Tonight's film explores the animal community of a New England beaver pond. Few animals, other than man, alter their surroundings as much as the beaver. His dams create lakes and drown forests. As fast-flowing streams become still waters beavers provide homes and a living for many other creatures.
Spectacular photography takes us beneath the surface into a new world of hunters and hunted: hydras and waterfleas, nymphs of mayfly and dragonfly. It reveals the elaborate food chain that links them to the animals living on and around the water - both in summer's plenty and the harsh economy of winter. And then there are the beavers themselves, those industrious rodents upon whose efforts all ultimately depend. Narrated by JOHN HEDGES


Unknown: John Hedges
Unknown: Neil Goodwin
Editors: Michael Andrews

: Festival of Festivals

A weekly series of visits to music festivals in various countries. Spoleto USA
Tonight featuring two festivals organised by the Italian-American composer Gian Carlo Menotti , in Spoleto, Italy, and Charleston, South Carolina.
MENOTTI has been taking young American talent to Spoleto since the late 50s, and last year started a a festival in Charleston using many of the same artists. The. I film -reflects the impact that the festivals have had upon the two towns.


Unknown: Gian Carlo Menotti
Unknown: Michael Blackwood

: News on 2


: Grand Prix

Covering motor-racing's Formula One World Championship on Sundays through the summer. The Austrian Grand Prix from the Osterreichring
Will Mario Andretti add to his score of five wins in the Lotus this season or will this high-speed 3.7 mile circuit produce a surprise, as in the last three seasons when Vittorio Brambilla, John Watson and Alan Jones have each scored their sole Grand Prix victory? Or will Austria's own Niki Lauda win for the first time in his home race? Commentator Murray Walker.
TV presentation by Austrian TV service.
(On 27 August: The Dutch Grand Prix)


Unknown: Mario Andretti
Unknown: Vittorio Brambilla
Unknown: John Watson
Unknown: Alan Jones
Commentator: Murray Walker
Editor: Jonathan Martin

: All the Queen's Horses

A film about four Post Office stamps that have recently been issued depicting traditional British horses.
Produced and directed by robin chine


Directed By: Robin Chine

: AnnaKarenina

The Classic Serial. Dramatised in eight parts by DONALD WILSON starring Nicola Pagett
Eric Porter , Stuart Wilson Part 3
Vronsky rides in the steeplechase at Tsarskoe Selo and Karenin, watching Anna's reaction, is convinced of her infidelity. He decides to bring her to heel.
Executive producer KEN RIDDINGTOK Director BASIL COLEMAN


Unknown: Leo Tolstoy
Unknown: Donald Wilson
Unknown: Nicola Pagett
Unknown: Eric Porter
Unknown: Stuart Wilson
Producer: Donald Wilson
Producer: Ken Riddingtok
Director: Basil Coleman
Anna: Nicola Pagett
Vronsky: Stuart Wilson
Karenin: Eric Porter
Doctor: Alec Linstead
Sludin: Hugh Ross
Annushka ,: Marilyn Le Conte
Igor: Grahame Wickersham
Seriozha: Paul Spurrier
Cord: Bunny May
Petritsky: David Gwillim
Betsy: Sheila Glsh
General: Frank Middlemass
StiVa: Davyd Harries
ColoneL,: James Kerry
Gen Serpuhovskoy: Gary Watson

: Film of the Week: Lavender and Mignonette

continues a new season of films of the 70s tonight starring Georges Claisse
Gernot Dudat , Anne Lignais
Two young German tourists are offered work, cutting lavender in a sleepy village of Provence. The owner of the fields is also German and he tells the story of how he first came to the village.
Directed by JEAN PRAT . Films: page 13 (First showing on British television)


Unknown: Georges Claisse
Unknown: Gernot Dudat
Unknown: Anne Lignais
Directed By: Jean Prat
KlaUS: Georges Claisse
KarL: Gernot Dudat
Rose: Anne Lignais
Rebuffel: Jean Pignol
Cabasson: William Sabatier
Delmas: Armand Meffre
Vignon: Jean Toscan

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