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: Open University

S.40 The Mumias Sugar Scheme. 7.5 An Option for Eternity. 7.30 Finance of Social Security Work.

: Closedown

: Play School

Story : Circles by RUTH HOULT Presenters
Sarah Long , Stuart McGugan


Unknown: Ruth Hoult
Unknown: Sarah Long
Unknown: Stuart McGugan

: Closedown

: Racing from Goodwood

Four races from the beautiful Sussex racecourse on the first day of the August Meeting.
2.15 Rookwood Apprentices' Handicap (11 miles)
2.45 Bentinck Stakes (Handicap) (li miles)
3.15 Waterford Candelabra Stakes (7 furlongs)
3.45 Gordon-Lennox Stakes (Old Mile)
Commentators JULIAN WILSON
TV presentation DENNIS MONGER


Commentators: Julian Wilson
Unknown: Jimmy Lindley
Unknown: John Hanmer
Interviewer: Robin Gray
Unknown: Dennis Monger

: International Show Jumping

Further coverage of this afternoon's show jumping from Hickstead
Producer FRED viner

: Cricket: Third Test

England v New Zealand from Lord's
The final two hours of the second day's play.
Introduced by PETER WEST


Introduced By: Peter West
Commentators: Richie Benaud
Unknown: David Kenning
Unknown: Bill Taylor

: Open University

History of Mathematics.

: News on 2 Headlines

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

: Children's Wardrobe

A series of ten programmes on making children's clothes. Presented by ANN LADBURY 5: Simple Coats


Presented By: Ann Ladbury
Director: Paula Gilder
Producer: Jenny Rogers

: News on 2


: Six English Towns

A Pattern of Building
Written and presented by Alec Clifton-Taylor
4: Stamford, Lincolnshire
' It's as fine a built town all of stone as may be seen, with several very good churches ... much finer than Cambridge ...'
And it's still the local limestone which Celia Fiennes saw in 1697 that gives Stamford its unity and essential character.
For many, especially before the by-pass was built, Stamford was a grinding traffic-jam on the old Al as the road followed a tortuous dog-leg course through the middle of the town - a course determined to this day by the site of the ancient Danish burh. But this lovely town, full of fine buildings, Was the first to be designated a Conservation Area under the Civic Amenities Act of 1967. It possesses five handsome churches, lovely houses splendid in carved ornament and detail, and roofs made <' the famous stone slates from nearby Collyweston. There's also an excellent collection of civic regalia and just across the River Welland stands Burghley House, William Cecil 's prodigious mansion set in a masterpiece of landscape designed by Capability Brown.
Photography KEN WESTBURY Film editor ANDY HORVITCH
Executive producer BRUCE NORMAN Producer DENIS MORIARTY


Presented By: Alec Clifton-Taylor
Unknown: Celia Fiennes
Unknown: William Cecil
Producer: Bruce Norman
Producer: Denis Moriarty

: Leonard Bernstein - Reflections

A film portrait to mark the 60th birthday of the distinguished American musician.
When he was a young and unknown musician, his mentor and friend, the great maestro Serge Koussevitsky , urged him to change his name. ' Leonard Bernstein ; it will never be on Carnegie Hall !' But only a few months later the world did see his name outside Carnegie Hall; he has since established an international reputation as a composer, conductor, pianist, teacher, tv lecturer and author.
Bernstein has always faced problems: his father's gloomy prophecy that he would spend the rest of his life playing Cole Porter songs in a hotel lobby now seems like a minor trauma compared to the years of hostile criticism he's received from critics and the avantgarde. All this in addition to the creative problems confronting any composer of talent.
In tonight's film from America, a world première, Leonard Bern stein talks about his life and his work. Extracts from many of his compositions are heard in rehearsal and performance by the ISRAEL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA.


Unknown: Serge Koussevitsky
Unknown: Leonard Bernstein
Unknown: Carnegie Hall
Unknown: Cole Porter
Unknown: Leonard Bern
Producer: Peter Rosen

: Jazz from Montreux

The fifth of six programmes featuring performances by some of the jazz greats who appeared in the 1977 Festival.
This week Benny Carter Quartet and Carrie Smith with the Cab Calloway Band
Introduced by Humphrey Lyttelton
Presented by DON SAYER
Recorded in co-operation with Swiss and GERMAN television


Unknown: Carrie Smith
Introduced By: Humphrey Lyttelton
Presented By: Don Sayer

: Horizon

Careering into Science
What does the world of science look like seen through the eyes of the scientists of the future?
Horizon invited three boys and three girls aged 15 and 16, from widely different backgrounds, to make a three-week journey of exploration through science and technology in Britain. Given an entirely free hand, they decided to investigate everything from the most monotonous assembly-line work to advanced research in lasers and particle physics. They interview engineers, nurses, deep-sea divers, botanists, biochemists and airline pilots about life-styles, motivations and money.
Like most teenagers, they have had very little careers guidance, and some had hardly ever been away from home before taking part in this project. They show us from a fresh point of view what the scientific life is really like.
Film editor TED WALTER
Narrated and produced by MARTIN FREETH


Editor: Ted Walter
Produced By: Martin Freeth

: Don't Forget to Write!

A second chance to see the comedy series in six episodes written by CHARLES WOOD starring George Cole and Gwen Watford with Francis Matthews
4: A Friend in Need
' I'm going to give it all away and start again ... and the first thing I'm going to give away is you, Mabel.'
Entertainment of a high order ... a series that ought to be compulsory viewing (THE LISTENER) It has been a joy (MORNING STAR)


Written By: Charles Wood
Unknown: George Cole
Unknown: Gwen Watford
Unknown: Francis Matthews
Director: Alan Dossor
Mabel Maple: Gwen Watford
Gordon Maple: George Cole
Kate: Claire Walker
Wilfred: Ron Emslie
Mrs Field: Daphne Heard
Sir William Parsons: Robert Harris
Stephen: John Levitt
Tom Lawrencc: Francis Matthews
Benny: Yolande Palfrey

: Late News on 2


: Cricket: Third Test

The Cornhill Insurance Test Series
'England v New Zealand from Lord's
RICHIE BENAUD introduces highlights of the second day's play.


Introduces: Richie Benaud
Producer: David Kenning

: Closedown

JOHN WESTBROOK reads A Girl's Hair by DAFYDD AB EDMWND (1450-1480)


Unknown: John Westbrook
Unknown: Dafydd Ab Edmwnd

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