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: The Election Results

In alphabetical order, a complete run-down of the results so far. Direct from the Election computer, all the information you will want to know about your constituency,

: Closedown

: Closedown

: You and Me: Things that Grow


: Play School

Story: Harry, the Dirty Dog Written by GENE ZION Illustrated by MARGARET BLOY GRAHAM Presenters
Karen Piatt , Brian Cant


Written By: Gene Zion
Illustrated By: Margaret Bloy Graham
Unknown: Karen Piatt

: For Schools, Colleges: Preview: Near and Far: Bags of Sugar

A chance for teachers to sample some programmes from next year's output. This morning: 'Bags of Sugar' from the geography series for nine- to 11-year-olds, Near and Far.


Narrator: Mary Downing
Producer: Robin Gwyn

: Closedown

: Heads and Tails


Voice and music: Derek Griffiths

: For Schools, Colleges

2.2-2.22 Scene: James is Our Brother

2.35 Preview: A Good Read
A Good Read helps to make reading enjoyable for ten- to 12-year-olds: today's selected programme presents the first episode of a mystery story and shows how to find information from an index.


Producer (A Good Read): Geoff Wilson

: Closedown

: Open University

4.50 Organisation Development (1) 5.15 The Simplex Method. 5.40 Television and Politics. 6.5 Innovation and Farmers' Decisions. 6.30 Noise and Interference.

: Gardeners' World

from Clacks Farm with Peter Seabrook , Arthur Billitt Hoping the chance of frost is receding, Arthur is clearing the cold frame of vegetables to make way for melons, cucumbers and courgettes. Peter attends to seasonal work in the border, sowing flowers to last through to the first frost of autumn.
Produced by JOHN KENYON BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Peter Seabrook
Unknown: Arthur Billitt
Produced By: John Kenyon

: The Mid-Evening News

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

: Heads and Tales

with Robert Erskine
A series of 13 programmes about 25 centuries of coins.
3: The Owl and the Chariot
Eastern peoples copied the coins of Athens because they had become so familiar; in Europe the Celts also copied the gold pieces of Philip of Macedon but gave them their own style.
Produced by BETTY WHITE


Unknown: Robert Erskine
Directed By: Philip Chilvers
Produced By: Betty White

: Carl Perkins Sings Country

The timeless rock star ' oF blue suede' visits Snape Maltings to sing the beat songs and ballads he made famous. Musical backing by THE C. P. EXPRESS


Unknown: Snape Maltings
Director: Rick Gardner
Producer: Douglas Hespe

: Chronicle

The Death of the Prince Imperial Written and narrated by JOHN JULIUS NORWICH
In the summer of 1879 the much-loved son of the Emperor Napoleon III went out with the British army to fight against the Zulus. Ambushed outside a Zulu kraal, the Prince Imperial, heir to the throne of France, was hacked to death by Zulu assegais. The man court-martialled for allowing this atrocity was a Lieutenant Carey. Victorian England was shocked by the death and even more so by the establishment's attempt to make Carey a scapegoat.
The precise events leading up to that fatal day are retold at the very place in Zululand and the transcript of the court martial, only recently available to the public, is used to dramatise extracts from the trial-and reveal the dramatic outcome.
Court martial cast
Film editor ROY FRY


Unknown: John Julius Norwich
Unknown: Zulu Assegais.
Producer: Kenneth Shepheard
Editor: Bruce Norman
Lt Carey: John Rowe
Capt Brander: Richard Owens
Sgt Willis: David McKail

: Newseries The Fivepenny Piece Show

with Derek Brimstone
Music and comedy from the Poco-a-Poco Theatre Club, Stock-port. This week's guest, DEREK BRIMSTONE , adds his own brand of Cockney humour to the music of FIVEPENNY PIECE.
Sound ALAN FOX. Lighting JOHN CROWTHER Producer BARRY BEVINS. BBC Manchester


Unknown: Derek Brimstone
Unknown: Derek Brimstone
Unknown: Alan Fox.
Unknown: John Crowther
Producer: Barry Bevins.

: The Other Side

Underdog by JACK SHEPHERD starring
Nigel Hawthorne , Anton Rodgers
Down in the street, a military band marches into a cul-de-sac. High up in the Secret Service, Skellow checks the tennis court booking and awaits his adversary, sure that Adwick has no answer to his rapier-like backhand volley ...


Unknown: Jack Shepherd
Unknown: Nigel Hawthorne
Unknown: Anton Rodgers
Unknown: Alec Robson.
Unknown: Peter Mellors
Designer: Margaret Peacock
Producer: W. Stephen Gilbert
Director: Michael Wearing
Skellow: Nigel Hawthorne
Adwick: Anton Rodgers
Joyce: Susan Brown
Tamian Wazzer: Stefan Kalipha
Bowden: Terry Malloy

: Newseries Bullseye

Sixteen champion darts players compete for the BBC2 Bullseye Trophy and a first prize of £1,000. Featuring two first-round matches Bill Lennard v John Lowe
Colin Baker v Barry Atkinson
World Champion JOHN LOWE plays fellow England International BILL LENNARD. And our up-and-coming young star COLIN BAKER takes on the Australian number one. Introduced by PETER PURVES Commentators
Producer NICK HUNTER. BBC Manchester


Unknown: John Lowe
Unknown: Colin Baker
Introduced By: Peter Purves
Unknown: Sid Waddell
Producer: Nick Hunter.

: Late News


: Die Marquise von 0...

Edith Clever as the Marchioness Bruno Ganz as the Count
A selection of some of the best foreign films shown during the last three years.
During the Napoleonic wars a young widow is saved by a Czarist officer from rape. Some months later she is astonished to find herself pregnant and much distressed by her family, who cannot believe that she has no idea how it happened. In desperation she places an advertisement in the newspaper asking the man responsible to make himself known.
Written/directed by ERIC ROHMER from the book by HEINRICH VON KLEIST. Films: p 29 (A German film with English sub-titles)


Unknown: Edith Clever
Unknown: Marchioness Bruno Ganz
Directed By: Eric Rohmer
Book By: Heinrich von Kleist.
Father: Peter Luhr
Mother: Edda Seippel
Brother: Otto Sander

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