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: Open University

7.40 Social 8.5 From Peridotite to Granite. 8.30 M101/28 Geometry. Axioms. 8.55 For the Good of the Company.
9.20 Transformer Core Materials. 9.45 Maths - Laplace Transformations. 10.10 Geology of the Red Sea. 10.35 Cost Benefit Analysis. 11.0 A Fish in a Tank. 11.25 Advisory Programme for Applicants - 2.
11.50 Art as Performance. 12.15 Abstracting the Meaning. 12.49 History of Mathematics. 1.5 Public Administration. 1.30 Multi-cultural Education.

: International Sports Special

Introduced by Desmond Lynam
At 2.5*
International Tennis
The Davis Cup
Italy v Great Britain
The last two matches, the reverse singles, in the European Zone A ' final played this afternoon at the Foro Italico in Rome. The winners face either Sweden or Czechoslovakia in the inter-zone final and will then be just one match away from The Davis Cup Final itself. Commentators DAN MASKELL and JOHN BARRETT
At 4.0
International Cricket the Courage Challenge Cup for the ' International Batsman of the Year'
From The Oval. the Final of this single-wicket competition worth £5.000 to the winner.
Commentators JIM LAKER and TONY LEWIS
At 5.45
International Rugby Cornwall v Canada from Redruth in Cornwall: a welcome return for these tourists who make every endeavour to play rugby on either side of the Atlantic.
Commentator NIGEL STARMER-SMITH New Zealand XV v Argentina
This is the first time Argentina have visited New Zealand and so far they have had a very successful tour. Therefore this match, although not an official Test. is a very exciting prospect.
Commentator KEITH QUINN
* Timings subject to alteration
TV presentation: Tennis RAI: Cricket BOB DUNCAN ; Rugby JOHNNIF. WATHERSTON Sports Special producers FRED VINER , MIKE MOSS
Sports Special editor MIKE MURPHY
Followed by Rugby League results


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam
Commentators: Dan Maskell
Commentators: John Barrett
Commentators: Tony Lewis
Commentator: Nigel Starmer-Smith
Commentator: Keith Quinn
Unknown: Bob Duncan
Unknown: Rugby Johnnif. Watherston
Producers: Fred Viner
Producers: Mike Moss
Editor: Mike Murphy

: News Review

News of the week, plus a visual commentary for those who cannot hear. With Christopher Morris


Unknown: Christopher Morris

: The World About Us

Bali and the Flames of Death Narrator JOHN SHRAPNEL
On 31 January this year the small town of Ubud in Bali cremated their last prince, Agong.
Tjokorda Agong Sukawati - a much-loved and renowned prince of Bali - died in July last year. His cremation date had to be arranged by complicated astrological prediction.
Afterwards even the old men agreed that it had been the most impressive cremation they had seen; the height of the tower in which the body was carried, the beauty of the huge mythological carved creatures in which the body was burnt and the number and Importance of guests invited was Unprecedented. There will probably never be another like it.


Unknown: Tjokorda Agong Sukawati
Presented By: John-Paul Davidson
Presented By: Diana Hailstone.
Editors: Anthony Isaacs
Editors: Michael Andrews

: News on 2


: Face the Music

A new series of the musical quiz in which Joseph Cooper as questionmaster invites you to match your musical wits against Joyce Grenfell, Paul Jennings, Bernard Levin.
Guest musician Heather Harper.


Presenter: Joseph Cooper
Panellist: Joyce Grenfell
Panellist: Paul Jennings
Panellist: Bernard Levin
Guest Musician: Heather Harper
Designer: Pamela Lambooy
Sound: Lance Andrews
Lighting: Duncan Brown
Producer: Walter Todds
Director: Helen Morton

: The Diary of a Nobody

by GEORGE GROSSMITH and WEEDON GROSSMITH dramatised in nine parts by BASIL BOOTHROYD. 3: ' An alarming experience in the bath.'


Unknown: George Grossmith
Unknown: Weedon Grossmith
Unknown: Basil Boothroyd.
Unknown: Kirstie Colan
Unknown: Alan Henderson
Designer: David MacKenzie
Producer: Rosemary Hill.
Directed By: Bill Hays
Footer: Terrence Hardiman
Carrie: Sheila Steafel
Lupin Pooter: Richard Willis
Sarah: Ann Beach
Gowing: James Grout
Mr Perkupp: John Welsh
Mrs James: June Ellis
Daisy Mutlar: Judybuxton
Frank Mutlar: Denis Lawson
Pooter's waiter: Christopher Holroyd

: Arthur Boyd: A Man in Two Worlds

Written and narrated by JOHN READ According to ancient Aboriginal legend Australia was ' the land of our dreaming'. Boyd was born in Melbourne in 1920. Since then half his life has been spent in Australia and half in England. He has one studio in Suffolk and another in New South Wales. His forceful paintings are inspired by both nature and mythology and-comment on conditions of human isolation that are universal.
' You do get the feeling that when they talk about going to the bush that there's something that's not quite nice about it - you can go for picnics and things hut it's always a bit dicey.'
Australian sequences directed by BRIAN ADAMS
Produced by JOHN READ
A BBC ABC Australia Co-production


Unknown: John Read
Unknown: Ted Rayment
Unknown: Eugene Carr
Edited By: Paul Humfress
Directed By: Brian Adams
Produced By: John Read

: International Tennis

The Davis Cup
Italy v Great Britain
Highlights of how we won - or lost - the European Zone ' A ' final played during the last three days at the Foro Italico in Rome. Commentators DAN MASKELL and JOHN BARRETT
Television presentation by RAI Producer FRED VINER


Commentators: Dan Maskell
Commentators: John Barrett
Producer: Fred Viner

: Alec Guinness in Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy: 1

by John Le Carre dramatised by ARTHUR HOPCRAFT in seven parts.
Also starring (in order of appearance) Bernard Hepton, Terence Rigby, Michael Aldridge, Ian Richardson, Alexander Knox, George Sewell, Ian Bannen, Michael Jayston, Nigel Stock, Anthony Bate, Hywel Bennett

Some say George Smiley is in innocent retirement... others say he was sacked after the Czech scandal... but all agree that nobody ever leaves the Circus without some unfinished business.


Unknown: John Le Carre
Dramatised By: Arthur Hopcraft

: Film of the Week: Savage Messiah

Dorothy Tutin, Scott Anthony Paris 1910. Henri Gaudier, a handsome 18-year-old student meets
Sophie, an intense older woman. The brilliant young sculptor and , the struggling writer embark on an unconventional life style which i scandalises contemporary society. j Ken Russell's portrait of two artists is vividly set against a back- drop of Bohemian London and Paris before the Great War.
Produced and directed by KEN RUSSELL (First showing on British Television. Films: page 27


Unknown: Christopher Logue
Directed By: Ken Russell
Sophie Brzeska: Dorothy Tutin
Henri Gaudier: Scott Anthony
Gosh Boyle: Helen Mirren
Angus Corky: Lindsay Kemp
M Gaudier: Michael Gough
Lionel Shaw: John Justin
Mayor: Aubrey Richards
Museum attendant: Peter Vaughan

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