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: Open University

6.40 Schools Council Curriculum Project

7.5 Telecommunication Systems

7.30 New York: Education Cuts

: Closedown

: Interval

: Play School

A programme for children under 5

: Closedown

: International Table Tennis

The Norwich Union Masters from Middleton Hall , Milton Keynes
The opening session of this three-day table tennis spectacular, featuring 16 of the top players in the world. The line-up includes the new World Champion SEIJII ONO from Japan, the European Champion GABOR GERGELY , the Hungarians who won the team event in the recent World Championships and four of the leading Chinese players.
Two groups of eight players meet each other on a ' round-robin basis with the top four from each group going through to quarter-finals.
Introduced by PETER WALKER Commentator TONY GUBBA


Unknown: Middleton Hall
Unknown: Milton Keynes
Unknown: Gabor Gergely
Introduced By: Peter Walker
Commentator: Tony Gubba
Unknown: Alan Ransome
Producer: Johnnie Watherston

: Closedown

: Open University

4.50 Wolverton for Pride: The Interview

5.15 Fertilisation and Implantation
(to 17.40)

6.5 The Passover Among Yemeni Jews

6.30 Elements Organised

: Realidades de Espana

The last of five films about Spain Soria and Antonio Machado
Antonio Machado , one of Spain's great modern poets, lived in Soria -a high, austere Castilian town-from 1907 to 1912. There he met, married and lost Leonor-his great love. Leonor and the landscape around Soria inspired some of Machado's greatest poems.
Film cameraman ALAN STEVENS Producer BERNARD ADAMS
Book (same title), with additional background material and language notes, £2.50, from bookshops


Unknown: Antonio MacHado
Unknown: Antonio MacHado
Unknown: Alan Stevens
Producer: Bernard Adams

: The Mid-Evening News

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

: Tennis to Win

In the third of six instructional programmes, John Newcombe is joined on his private tennis court in Sydney by some of the world's best players to demonstrate the techniques of the game of tennis at a tournament level.
This week's programme moves up to the net, and Ken Rosewall joins NEWCOMBE to show how to play the stroke which gives the greatest thrill to player and spectator alike - the volley. Are women weak at this shot? Watch Sue Barker.
Produced by TWI in association with NINE NETWORK, AUSTRALIA


Unknown: John Newcombe
Unknown: Ken Rosewall
Unknown: Sue Barker.

: Brass Tacks

The BBC Europe Debate BBC2, Radio 4UK, Radio Wales, Radio Cymru and most BBC local radio stations come together to broadcast a live debate on the issues at stake in next week's ejection of MPs to the European Parliament.
In the historic setting of Birmingham Town Hall, a specially-invited audience questions leading politicians from the British and European political parties.
As usual, after the television programme ends, there is an opportunity for you to join the discussion by radio, phone-in or letter.
Introduced by Erie Robson
Assistant producer BILL LYONS
Radio 4UK Executive producer JOCK GALLAGHER
Brass Tacks editor ROGER LAUGHTON BBC Manchester


Introduced By: Erie Robson
Editor: Roger Laughton

: Crime and Punishment

The BBC2 Classic Serial dramatised in three parts by JACK PULMAN starring John Hurt , Sian Phillips Timothy West , Anthony Bate
Part 2: Raskolnikov, having brutally killed the old pawnbroker and her half-sister, escaped from the scene of the crime.
Music composed and conducted by FRANCIS SHAW. Studio sound CHICK ANTHONY Studio lighting HOWARD KING. Script editor BETTY WILLINGDALE. Designer TONY ABBOTT Producer JONATHAN POWELL Director MICHAEL DARLOW


Unknown: Jack Pulman
Unknown: John Hurt
Unknown: Sian Phillips
Unknown: Timothy West
Unknown: Anthony Bate
Conducted By: Francis Shaw.
Unknown: Howard King.
Editor: Betty Willingdale.
Designer: Tony Abbott
Producer: Jonathan Powell
Director: Michael Darlow
Raskolnikov: John Hurt
Razumihin: David Troughton
Zametov: Malcolm Tierney
Pawnbroker: Beatrix Lehmann
Lizaveta: Carinthia West
Bank messenger: Warwick Evans
Nastasya: Anne Orwin
ZoSSimOV: Christopher Biggins
Luzhin: Derek Smith
First workman: Alec Linstead
Second workman: Roy Sampson
Porter: Gertan Klauber
Coachman: Stephen McDonald
Marmeladov: Frank Middlemass
Policeman: Glenn Williams
Katerina Ivanovna: Sian Phillips
Polenka: Fiona Glassbrook
Kolya: Nicky Stoter
Lida: Francesca Gerrard
Mme Lippevechsel: Barbara Young
Priest: John Baker
Sonia: Yolande Palfrey
Raskolnikov's mother: Yvonne Coilette
Dounia: Prunella Ransome
Svidrigaïlov: Anthony Bate
Porfiry: Timothy West
Accuser: Gordon Gostelow
People of St Petersburg: Peggyann Clifford,
People of St Petersburg: Christine Ozanne,
People of St Petersburg: Fred Radley

: Top Gear

Introduced by Noel Edmonds Rippon on the Road
Angela joins the motoring press at Donington race circuit.
Are You Thinking of Buying a Used Car? with Mike Dornan , Gill Pyrah Noel Edmonds tests another new car and Alec Jones , Chief Examiner of the Institute of Advanced Motorists, sets a driving problem.
Producer DEREK SMITH. BBC Birmingham


Introduced By: Noel Edmonds
Unknown: Mike Dornan
Unknown: Gill Pyrah
Unknown: Noel Edmonds
Unknown: Alec Jones
Director: Philip Franklin
Producer: Derek Smith.

: Late News


: International Table Tennis

The Norwich Union Masters
Highlights of the first day's play

: Old Grey Whistle Test

with Anne Nightingale In the studio this week:
The Tourists and The Members


Unknown: Anne Nightingale
Director: Tom Corcoran
Producer: Michael Appleton

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