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: Open University

6.40 Partial Differential Equations. 7.5 Genes and Development. 7.30 Teaching Industry.

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: Play School

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: Open University

4.55 Psychology. 5.20 An Option for Eternity. 5.45 Finance of Social Community Work. S.10 Beethoven. 6.35 Earth History (1).

: News on 2 Headlines

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

: Dilemmas

Ten programmes presented by PROFESSOR BERNARD WILLIAMS 6: Justifiable Discrimination
Do black children need black teachers? Many young West Indians leave school disillusioned, with less qualifications and less chance of a job than whites and often to face racial prejudice. RONALD DWORKIN , Professor of Jurisprudence at Oxford University, argues that we should sometimes discriminate in favour of black teachers. ANTONY FLEW, Professor of Philosophy at Reading University, disagrees believing that this would be overtly racist.
Director BRYN BROOKS Producer chris JELLEY


Presented By: Professor Bernard Williams
Unknown: Ronald Dworkin
Producer: Chris Jelley

: News on 2


: Best of Brass

Programme 4 - Round 1
Gerald Harrison introduces the Welsh Champions
The Pare and Dare Band v The Camborne Town Band from the West of England who compete for a place in the second semi-final, and a chance to win f 1,000.
Phillip Morgan (trombone) and Leonard Adams (post horn) are this week's contestants in the ' Rosehill Instrument Award' which will bring the winner the instrument of his choice. Judges: William Relton
Lt-Col Trevor L. Sharpe , mvo, OBE
Whilst the judges are deliberating Peter Skellern plays one of his latest compositions ' Big G' accompanied by THE CAMBORNE TOWN BAND
Recorded at The Assembly Rooms, Derby.


Introduces: Gerald Harrison
Introduces: Leonard Adams
Unknown: William Relton
Unknown: Lt-Col Trevor L. Sharpe
Unknown: Peter Skellern
Unknown: Keith Harlow
Unknown: Lighting Harry Thomas
Designer: Christopher Hull
Producer: Ken Griffin

: Eight Pairs of Eyes

One Pair of Eyes, the celebrated series of highly personal films, ran for eight years, from 1967-1974. For this series one programme from each year has been selected. 1973 - Lady Betjeman declares
A Passion for India
In the course of an exotic and adventurous journey, the wife of the Poet Laureate, astride an Indian hill pony, carries out her own crusade against ' progress' among the foothills of the Western Himalayas.
LADY BETJEMAN was the daughter of Lord Chetwode, Commander-in-Chief in India during the 30s. Her love affair with India began as a girl of 18. Now, as an eccentric, amusing and determined explorer, she returns whenever she can.


Producer: Malcolm Brown
Director: Jonathan Stedall

: George Hamilton IV Sings Country

The popular entertainer from North Carolina sings his brand of country music songs to an enthusiastic audience in the rural setting of Snape Maltings.
Musical accompaniment by The Bill Clarke 5


Unknown: Bill Clarke
Director: Rick Gardner

: Nicholas Nickleby

Dramatised in six parts by HUGH LEONARD. Part 4 starring Anthony Ainley
Peter Bourke , Derek Francis Derek Godfrey , Nigel Havers Robert James , Freddie Jones
Hilary Mason , Patricia Routledge
Kate has been driven to distraction by Hawk's unwanted attentions. Nicholas, now an actor with the Crummies Company in Ports-mouth, has received a worrying letter from Newman Noggs.
Director Christopher BARRY


Unknown: Hugh Leonard.
Unknown: Anthony Ainley
Unknown: Peter Bourke
Unknown: Derek Francis
Unknown: Derek Godfrey
Unknown: Nigel Havers
Unknown: Robert James
Unknown: Freddie Jones
Unknown: Hilary Mason
Unknown: Patricia Routledge
Unknown: Newman Noggs.
Producer: Barry Letts
Director: Christopher Barry
Smike: Peter Bourke
Nicholas Nickleby: Nigel Havers
Thomas Folair: Peter Forbes-Robertson
Mrs Lenville: Gloria Walker
Mr Lenville: Tom Durham
Miss Snevellicci: Joolia Cappleman
Mr Vincent Crummles: Freddie Jones
Mrs Crummles: Pauline Letts
Infant Phenomenon-: Ann Hasson
Mr Snevellicci: Raymond Young
Mr Lillyvick: Edward Burnham
Miss Petowker: Pauline Moran
Sir Mulberry Hawk: Anthony Ainley
Lord Frederick Verisopht: Nigel Hughes
Mr Pluck: John Owens
Mr Pyke: David Whitworth
Mr Alfred Mantalini: Malcolm Reid
Newman Noggs: Robert James
Ralph Nickleby: Derek Godfrey
Mme Mantalini: Patricia Routledge
Mrs Nickleby: Hilary Mason
Kate Nickleby: Kate Nicholls
Charles Cheeryble: Raymond Mason
Wackford Squeers: Derek Francis
Wackford Jr: Denis Gilmore
Tim Linkinwater: Preston Lockwood
Edwin Cheeryble: John Hewer
Miss La Creevy: Patsy Smart
Mr Snawley: Ron Pember
Old gentleman: Tony Sympson
Keeper: Ken Parry
John Browdie: Andrew McCulloch
Fanny Squeers: Isabelle Amyes
Matilda Price: Henrietta Baynes
Waiter: Philip Trewinnard

: Beneath the Pennines

Yorkshire cameraman Sid Perou , who has travelled the globe on caving explorations, penetrates the mysterious world beneath the Pennines, and takes us where television has never been before. Pippikin Pot
On remote Leek Fell, a cave exists so forbidding in its entrance series, only a ' thin man' team can go there at all. Beyond lies the promise of further discovery, but Pippikin Pot's challenge is that even a minor injury could entomb an explorer.
This film won the 1978 Royal Television Society Regional Programme Award.
Executive producer Douglas B. SMITH


Unknown: Sid Perou
Unknown: Pippikin Pot
Editor: Martin Winterton
Producer: Douglas B. Smith

: The Price of Freedom

Most of us assume basic human rights such as freedom of speech, belonging to political parties and joining trade unions. But all over the world people are being harassed, imprisoned, tortured, exiled and even killed for such things.
Ten years ago yesterday Russian tanks invaded Prague and in this special programme John Tusa introduces a prominent Czechoslovak dissident speaking on film smuggled out of the country last month. Karel Kyncl is a journalist and a signatory of the Human Rights Manifesto ' Charter 77'. He was arrested in 1972 and was imprisoned for nearly two years.
Studio director INGRID DUFFELL
Series producer SHIRLEY DU BOULAY


Unknown: John Tusa
Unknown: Karel Kyncl
Director: Ingrid Duffell
Producer: Shirley du Boulay

: Late News on 2


: Closedown John Westbrook

The Landscape near an Aerodrome by STEPHEN SPENDER


Unknown: Stephen Spender

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