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: Open University

6.40 Behaviourism

7.5 Emotion

7.30 The Tay Estuary

: Closedown

: Play School

Story: The Listening Game by JACQUELINE SHARMAN Presenters
Sarah Long , Ben Bazell
Book, Play School: Beady to Play, fl.50, jrom bookshops


Unknown: Jacqueline Sharman
Unknown: Sarah Long
Unknown: Ben Bazell

: Closedown

: Britain in Europe

Part 1
Aerospace, energy, agriculture - just three of the areas where major decisions are already made at international, not national level.
This afternoon an opportunity to see modern Europe, of which we are part, through the eyes of television reporters from the other eight member countries of the EEC. Introduced by Eric Robson
Assistant producer CHRIS WALMSLEY
BBC co-ordinating producer BILL JONES BBC Manchester
(Part 2 at 5.20 pm)


Introduced By: Eric Robson
Producer: Chris Walmsley

: A Hole in the Head

The feature film starring Frank Sinatra with Edward G. Robinson
Eleanor Parker , Thelma Ritter
Frank Sinatra stars as an irrepressible optimist in this sentimental comedy which features the Oscar-winning song ' High Hopes '. Threatened with eviction from his run-down Miami Beach hotel and with the loss of his precocious young son, widower Tony Manetta asks his elder brother Mario to bail him out. But his brother sets a high price on his help ...
Produced and directed by FRANK CAPRA


Unknown: Frank Sinatra
Unknown: Edward G. Robinson
Unknown: Eleanor Parker
Unknown: Thelma Ritter
Unknown: Frank Sinatra
Unknown: Tony Manetta
Unknown: Arnold Schulman
Directed By: Frank Capra
Tony Manetta: Frank Sinatra
Mario Manetta: Edward G Robinson
Ally Manetta: Eddie Hodges
Mrs Rogers: Eleanor Parker
Shirl: Carolyn Jones
Sophie Manetta: Thelma Ritter
Jerry Marks: Keenan Wynn
Dorine: Joi Lansing
Mendy: George Dewitt
Julius Manetta: Jimmy KomacK
Fred: Dub Taylor
Miss Wexler: Connie Sawyer
Mr Diamond: Benny Rubin
Sally: Ruby Dandridge
Hood: B S Pilly
Alice: Joyce Nizzari
Master of Ceremonies: Pupi Campo

: Britain in Europe

Part 2
More reports on the issues at stake in the European election, as seen by our EEC partners.

: Horseback

The last in a series of ten programmes of interest to horse riders and spectators alike.
Holidays on Horseback
DAVID VINE goes to Exmoor to explore the possibilities of riding holidays, with particular attention to pony-trekking and trail-riding.
Producer JOHN DOBSON. BBC Bristol


Unknown: David Vine
Producer: John Dobson.

: The Waltons

The story of a warm-hearted family of pioneer stock who struggle to survive during the Depression. starring
Michael Learned as Olivia Walton Ralph Waite as John Walton Will Geer as Grandpa The Recluse
Another fledgling leaves the nest and a drop-out rejoins the community.
Based on EARL HAMNER jr's autobiographical novel Spencer's Mountain Written by SETH FREEMAN


Unknown: Michael Learned
Unknown: Olivia Walton
Unknown: Ralph Waite
Unknown: John Walton
Unknown: Will Geer
Written By: Seth Freeman
Directed By: Walter Alzmann

: The Mid-Evening News

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

: Ten Years of Yesterday's Witness

' The series which explores living memory' is ten years old this spring. To mark the occasion we present eight programmes from its earlier years.
5: The Shell House Raid
Early in 1945 the Danish Underground made a desperate plea to the RAF to attempt the impossible: to bomb a single building in the centre of crowded Copenhagen. Just one building, Shell House, the Gestapo Headquarters. Not only that, but to destroy the ground floors only - for in the attic were over 30 captured Resistance Leaders, held there as hostages against possible air attack ...
Book, Yesterday's Witness, a selection of first-hand accounts by eye-witnesses of events from the noi-so-distant past, £4.25, from bookshops


Directed By: Christopher Cook
Directed By: Stephen Peet

: Sing Country

During the Easter Holiday the Wembley Arena echoed to the sounds of country music as top performers at the 11th International Festival took the stage, including
Vernon Oxford , Terri Hollowell Floyd Cramer , Lonnie Donegan and tonight's featured artist Conway Twitty
Compere Ronnie Prophet
Commentator DAVID ALLAN
Show Organiser MERVYN CONN Director RICK GARDNER Producer douglas HESPE


Unknown: Vernon Oxford
Unknown: Terri Hollowell
Unknown: Floyd Cramer
Unknown: Lonnie Donegan
Artist: Conway Twitty
Commentator: David Allan
Unknown: Mervyn Conn
Director: Rick Gardner

: Horizon

The Robots are Coming
We would all love to have our own friendly robot - doing the house-work, serving us drinks. But are robots also a threat to us? Already they are at work in industry, welding, painting and casting, although Britain has been slow in introducing them.
The present generations of robots are still pretty stupid, but university research is investigating the possibilities of giving robots sight. touch and hearing, linked to ever-expanding microprocessor brains. How many of our jobs will they then be able to do?
Do we want replacements for humans or do we want smart machines that can relieve us of unpleasant dangerous or boring jobs? Have we really decided what jobs we want people to do? Narrator PAUL VAUGHAN
Written and produced by HILARY HENSON
The Horizon theme music is included in an album BBC Radiophonie Workshop. of theme music from programmes. Record REC 354, cassette ZCM 354.


Narrator: Paul Vaughan
Editor: Christopher Woolley
Editor: Simon Campbell-Jones
Produced By: Hilary Henson

: Britain in Europe

Part 3: Outside the Golden Triangle
Awkward, argumentative, aggressive, the British are the black sheep of Europe. Seen from Brussels, it's difficult to understand why we still fight old battles instead of playing a full part in building a new Europe.
Seen from Bradford, 294 miles from Brussels as the non-existent aeroplane would fly, it's difficult to understand what advantages we have gained from membership of the European family. The disadvantages seem clear enough.
Next month, the people of Bradford go to the polls to select their member of the European Parliament. For the first time, they will have a direct say in the way Europe is to be run. What message will their mp be taking to the bureaucrats of Brussels?
In a film made to be shown throughout Europe, Michael Wood assesses the impact six years of membership of the EEC has had on Bradford, outside the golden triangle of modern Europe.
Research CAROLE CALDWELL Film cameraman DAVID cox Film editor TONY WILIAMS
Executive producer ROGER LAUGHTON Producer BILL JONES BBC Manchester
Brass Tacks: The BBC Europe Debate is tomorrow at 8.0 pm on BBC2. So You Think You Know About Europe? is also tomorrow at 10.0 pm on BBC1.


Unknown: Michael Wood
Unknown: Carole Caldwell
Producer: Roger Laughton

: Return Call

to Brass Tacks
The Rules of the Game
The experts have had their say. Now Eric Robson reports what the Brass Tacks audience has been saying - on radio 'phone-ins and in their letters - about prostitution.
Research JUDY HILL


Unknown: Eric Robson
Producer: Peter Hamilton
Editor: Roger Laughton

: International Golf

The Martini International
Lntroduces highlights of the final day's play from the West Course at Wentworth. Commentators
Record Sporting Themes (REH 348). cassette (zcr 348), from record shopt


Unknown: Harry Carpenter
Unknown: Peter Alliss
Unknown: Clive Clark
Producers: Richard Tilling
Producers: . Fred Viner
Producers: Alastair Scott
Editor: David Kenning

: News on 2


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