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: Open University

Upper Clyde Shipbuilders.


Unknown: Clyde Shipbuilders.

: Closedown

: The Role of the Nurse

Ten films for student nurses 1: In the Medical Ward
Book (same title) £1.10, from bookshops

: Interval

: Play School

Story: How we Live
Illustrated by CHRISTINE ROACH Presenters
Carol Leader, Stuart McGugan
Book, Play School Play Ideas 2, 75p, from bookshops.


Written By: Anita Harper
Illustrated By: Christine Roach
Leader: Stuart McGugan

: Closedown

: Let's Go

A series of 20 programmes which aims to help mentally-handicapped people get more out of life.
Notes for parents and teachers, 65p including postage, from BBC Publications, PO Box 234, London, SE 3TH

: Roads to Conflict

Ten programmes on the origins and growth of the Arab-Israeli dispute.
1: The Land Itself
An impression of Palestine before the First World War.
Production assistant CAROLINE PICK Producer ROGER OWEN


Producer: Roger Owen

: Interval

: Knitting Fashion: 1: Setting the Style

Ten programmes on hand-knitting and crochet presented by JAN LEEMING With PAM DAWSON
Executive producer sheila innes Producer JENNY ROGERS
Book (same title), £3.00, from bookshops


Presenter: Jan Leeming
Unknown: Pam Dawson
Producer: Jenny Rogers

: Interval

: Making Toys

A series of ten programmes presented by AUDREY STEPHENSON 1: Baby Toys
Series producer PETER RIDING
Book (same title), £1.20, from bookshop.


Unknown: Audrey Stephenson

: Interval

: The Object of the Exercise

DAVID vine introduces the first of five programmes about physical education in schools. The First 100 Years
Director IAN HAMILTON Producer JOHN DOBSON BBC Bristol


Director: Ian Hamilton
Producer: John Dobson

: Closedown

: Open University

5.20 Geophysics. 5.45 Maths - Differential Equations. 9.10 Maths - Complex Analysis. 6.35 The Man-made World.

: News on 2 Headlines

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

: World Chess Championship Report

Introduced by Jeremy James
A weekly report on the struggle for the coveted title of World Chess Champion between
Anatoly Karpov (World Champion) and Viktor Korchnol (Challenger) with comment and analysis.
Designer JOHN BONE
Director sandra WAINWRIGIFT Producer ROBERT TONER


Introduced By: Jeremy James
Unknown: Anatoly Karpov
Unknown: Viktor Korchnol
Designer: John Bone
Director: Sandra Wainwrigift
Producer: Robert Toner

: News on 2


: Connie

A Rebel Remembers
It's 50 years since the House of Commons at last surrendered and finally gave women the vote.
Connie Lewcock played a major part in securing that victory. Her safe and secure Lincolnshire childhood had within it the seeds of her later rebellion and her activities as a militant suffragette.
Now in her 80s, and still politically active, CONNIE LEWCOCK looks back on her life and on the suffragettes' struggles.


Unknown: Connie Lewcock
Producer: John Mapplebeck

: Des O'Connor Tonight

starring Des O'Connor
Tonight's special guests include from Louisville, Mississippi: Carl Jackson from Rockford, Illinois: Kip Addotta from Edinburgh: Ronnie Corbett
Orchestra directed by colin KEYES
Programme associate NEIL SHAND
Additional material DENNIS BERSON Sound HUGH BARKER
Designer GARY PRITCHARD Producer JAMES Mom


Unknown: Des O'Connor
Unknown: Carl Jackson
Unknown: Kip Addotta
Directed By: Colin Keyes
Unknown: Neil Shand
Unknown: Dennis Berson
Unknown: Hugh Barker
Unknown: Dickie Higham
Designer: Gary Pritchard
Producer: James Mom

: Premiere 2

Another six directors make their debuts as television film-makers. Travellers by STAN BARSTOW
As Old William stands in an autumnal Yorkshire graveyard at his wife's funeral, a young man's face strikes an uncanny chord and brings back memories of his past. and THE FITZROSE ENSEMBLE
Photographed by john WYATT
Film recordist ANDREW BOULTON Script editor TERRY COLES Designer SALLY HULKE
Producer GRAHAM BENSON Director keith EVANS


Unknown: John Wyatt
Unknown: Andrew Boulton
Editor: Terry Coles
Designer: Sally Hulke
Producer: Graham Benson
Director: Keith Evans
Young: William/middle William/
Sales representative.: .Paul Copley
Old William: William Biggs
Agnes/Mary/Sales representative's Wife.: Janet Dale
Mark: Wilfred Grove
Harriet: Jill Alex
Little man: Ron Delta
Mrs Burley: Pam Darrell
Vicar: Len Norton
Child Agnes: Donna Marie Pearce

: Discoveries

Explorations in new and original research.
The Grime's Graves Experiment
Forty feet below ground, in the breckland of Norfolk, lies a monument as remarkable as Stonehenge to the abilities of Neolithic man - the flint mines of Grime's Graves. How did the miners of 4,000 years ago produce these complex subterranean workings - perhaps the most extensive yet discovered?
Are they the earliest evidence of some kind of industrial organisation? Were the men who dug them, in effect, professional miners?
Using the techniques of experimental archaeology, Gale Sieve -king, Deputy Keeper of Prehistoric and Romano-British Antiquities in the British Museum, tests the underground evidence.
Film editor PAUL THIRER


Unknown: Gale Sieve
Directed By: Derrick Amoore
Directed By: Ron Johnston

: Word for Word

in which Robert Robinson looks at English-lit, lang and lingo, and a psycho-linguist puts a politician under the psychoscope. With Vicky Payne


Unknown: Robert Robinson
Unknown: Vicky Payne
Director: Martin L. Bell
Producer: Antony Rouse

: The Price of Freedom

Most of us assume basic human rights such as freedom of speech, belonging to political parties and joining Trade Unions. In this series John Tusa introduces people who have suffered under political repression.
Mukhtar Rana from Pakistan has been in jail about 25 times in the past 25 years for his human rights campaigning. Eventually he was told: ' Look, you know the inside of every prison in Pakistan. Choose one or leave Pakistan altogether.'
'I agree with our great national poet Iqbal who said: " My restless spirit in quest for truth shall not remain quiet even on the doomsday." '
Consultant DAVID SIMPSON of Amnesty International
Human Rights Law adviser PAUL SIEGHART Producer JOHN GOODYER
Series producer SHIRLEY du BOULAY


Introduces: John Tusa
Unknown: Mukhtar Rana
Unknown: David Simpson
Unknown: Paul Sieghart
Producer: John Goodyer

: Late News on 2


: The Old Grey Whistle Test

Live from Madison Square Garden, New York, featuring Jethro Tull
To celebrate Columbus Day in the USA, this special concert is being transmitted via satellite to Europe and South America.
Whistle Test on BBC2 and the John Peel show on Radio 1 join the band live on stage in New York for an excerpt from tonight's performance.
The programme is introduced in London by Anne Nightingale
Directed by TOM CORCORAN
TV presentation by MICHAEL APPLETON Tull till twelve: page 19
For the best effect vievers with stereo Radio 1 should turn off TV sound and position their speakers on either side of the screen, but a few feet away. Stereo headphone* provide a suitable alternative


Unknown: Jethro Tull
Unknown: Anne Nightingale
Directed By: Tom Corcoran
Presentation By: Michael Appleton

: Closedown

Lyndon Brook reads In the Flowering Season by MICHAEL ROBERTS


Unknown: Lyndon Brook
Unknown: Michael Roberts

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