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: Open University

8.40 Electrolytic Chlorine Cells. 7.5 Special Relativity. 7.30 B, M. Schindler ,


Unknown: M. Schindler

: Closedown

: Gharbar

The programme looks at a problem which most Asian women in this country have to face at some time or another.
There is also a story for young children and a popular song.
Producer ASHOK RAMPAL BBC Birmingham

: Parosi

A series of 26 programmes in Hindustani land English. The story of two Asian families living in Britain - the neighbours of Windsor Road
. Episode 21:
Written by DILIP hiro


Written By: Dilip Hiro
Director: Paul Kriwaczek

: Play School

: Closedown

: Open University

4.50 Chemistry of Carbon Compounds.
5.15 Friends of the Earth. 5.40 Problem Identification Game. 6.5 Journey into Frequency Space, 6.30 Looking at Poems,

: Family History

The second of five programmes presented by Gordon Honeycombe. In 1828 Samuel George Davey Honeycombe, Gordon's great-grand-father, was born in Devonport. Nothing more is known about him until his marriage in 1856. Why did he keep his early life a secret? Did he have anything to hide?


Presented By: Gordon Honeycombe.

: The Mid-Evening News

including a news summary with sub-titles for the hard-of-hearing, followed by Weather on 2

: The Long Search

A 13-part worldwide series Presented by Ronald Eyre 2: Protestant Spirit USA
' When I use the word " Protestant " I don't want to keep reminding myself that in the 16th century Martin Luther disagreed with the Pope. But it's a label and I've come to America with the idea that to the true Protestant all labels, all institutions, are suspect.'
The priest may employ the technique of the huckster, the accompanying choir may be more suited to a nightclub, the window-dressing may often obscure the wares but, as Mr Eyre found, the belief is just as deep-rooted as any he came across in India. (DAILY TELEGRAPH) It was the simple, uncomplicated emotional fervour of a coloured congregation which impressed as being the most sincere. They made it easier to believe that the meek are more likely to inherit the Kingdom of Heaven than the slightly frantic wheeler-dealers trying to buy their way in. (DAILY EXPRESS)
Ronald Eyre on The Long Search, 15.50, from bookshops from 12 April


Presented By: Ronald Eyre
Unknown: Martin Luther
Unknown: Mr Eyre
Directed By: Mischa Scorer
Unknown: Ronald Eyre

: The Money Programme

Peter Hobday reports on the posibility of the £1 gallon. In a special report from Geneva he asks OPEC ministers for their future plans.
Since the revolution in Iran the Provisional Government has been selling oil to the highest bidder. Prices now vary between the official OPEC price of$13.34 to more than$20 a barrel. What policy will OPEC adopt-will the £1 gallon be reality by the summer?
Deputy editor clive SYDDALL Editor PAUL ELLIS


Unknown: Peter Hobday
Editor: Paul Ellis

: M*A*S*H

The award-winning film series two young surgeons who work in a Mobile Army Surgical Hospital and are intensely dedicated - to off-duty relaxation.
Movie Tonight
M*A*S*H morale is at low ebb for Frank is having a crack-down and the mail hasn't arrived-still Colonel Potter's favourite movie is due to be screened.


Hawkeye: Alan Aida
B J: Mike Farrell
Colonel Potter: Harry Morgan
Radar: Gary Burghoff
Major Frank Burns: Larry Linville
Hot Lips: Loretta Swit

: Play of the Week: On Giant's Shoulders

based on the book by MARJORIE WALLACE and MICHAEL ROBSON dramatised by WILLIAM HUMBLE and ANTHONY SIMMONS with Dog trained by DOROTHY STEVES Designer RAYMOND CUSICK Film editor DAN RAE
Sound recordist MIKE SAVAGE Photography


Book By: Marjorie Wallace
Book By: Michael Robson
Dramatised By: William Humble
Dramatised By: Anthony Simmons
Unknown: Dorothy Steves
Designer: Raymond Cusick
Editor: Dan Rae
Directed By: Anthony Simmons
Hazel Wiles: Judi Dench
Len Wiles: Bryan Pringle
himself: Terry Wiles
Sister Page: Hilda Braid
Cafe cashier: Barbara Keogh
Customer: Elizabeth Hunt
Washer-up: Sally Watkins
Girl at nurseries: Maria St Clare
Teacher at hospital: Barbara Young
Len Curry: Tim Wylton
Limb technician: Anthony Heaton
Hospital administrator: Tony Church
Bailiff: Wilfred Grove
Mrs Proctor: Anna Wing
Miss Hudson: Jean Rimmer
Solicitor: Frank Barrie
Judge: Charles West
Registrar: Elizabeth Morgan
Local reporter: Derek Seaton
Fire Officer: Terence Davies
Employment clerk: Charles Pemberton
Young teacher: Nigel Nevinson
Journalist: Annabel Leventon
Photographer: John Muirhead

: My Kind of Movie

Introduced by Sue MacGregor , in which well-known personalities choose one of their favourite films and show extracts from it.
This week: Harold Evans , Editor of the Sunday Times, on The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, tomorrow night's Midweek Cinema on BBC2.
(Postponed from 20 December 1978)


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Harold Evans
Director: Sue Mallinson
Producer: Barry Brown

: Late News


: Arena: Cinema

with Gavin Millar
Everybody knows about Kung Fu, Run Run Shaw and Bruce Lee. They probably know less about the young film-makers who are trying to get a few of Hong Kong's more pressing problems on to the screen: over-crowding, poverty, refugees, and worries about China.
There are, too, the glamorous invaders from Hollywood who see Hong Kong as another exotic backdrop where two hearts might beat as one.
Candice Bergen has been there starring in Oliver's Story, the sequel to Love Story. Where's the neal Hong Kong gone? ' she asks.


Unknown: Gavin Millar
Unknown: Run Run Shaw
Unknown: Bruce Lee.
Producer: Gavin Millar

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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