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: Are You Happy in Your Work?

The third of ten programmes for trade unionists on Democracy at Work.
Should unions do more to secure greater job satisfaction for their members? If so, how? The film includes a report by shop stewards from Jaguar on a visit to the Volvo car works in Sweden.
Director PETER LEE-WRIGHT
Producer JOHN TWITCHIN

Contributors

Director: Peter Lee-Wright
Producer: John Twitchin

: Closedown

: Play School

Story: The Princess and the Pea (traditional) Presenters
Carol Chell , Ben Bazell

Contributors

Unknown: Carol Chell
Unknown: Ben Bazell

: Write Away

A practical guide to everyday writing, with seven new and handy ways of remembering spelling. Today there's help with job application forms. Presented by BARRY TOOK with MICHAEL GAMBON and ZENA WALKER
Sketches written by ANDY HAMILTON and BARRY PILTON
Director JULIAN STENHOUSE Producer CAROLINE pick

Contributors

Presented By: Barry Took
Unknown: Michael Gambon
Unknown: Zena Walker
Written By: Andy Hamilton
Written By: Barry Pilton
Director: Julian Stenhouse
Producer: Caroline Pick

: It's a Great Life

Growing Up in the City
It used to be an exciting adventure growing up in the city; today inner-city life is thought of as full of problems. COLIN WARD describes some of the reasons for this change of attitude and ED BERMAN and CHRIS WEBB suggest ways in which the city child's environment can be improved.
Production assistant JOHN BROOKE Producer PAUL KRIWACZEK
Family Network telephone numbers: North West: Manchester [number removed]North East: Leeds [number removed]
Midlands: Birmingham [number removed]
London/East Anglia/Home Counties: Luton [number removed]
South East: Dorking [number removed]
South West: Gloucester [number removed]
Wales: Cardiff 29461. Swansea [number removed]Scotland: Glasgow [number removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Colin Ward
Unknown: Chris Webb
Unknown: John Brooke

: Closedown

: Dilemmas

A series of ten programmes in Which PROFESSOR BERNARD WILLIAMS asks: Can philosophy resolve some contemporary moral dilemmas? 3: Life - at any Cost?
How sacred is life? An elderly patient asks for death. Is there a difference between killing and letting die? A child is born severely deformed and handicapped with spina bifida. How hard should doctors strive to maintain its life?
Producer CHRIS JELLEY

Contributors

Unknown: Professor Bernard Williams
Producer: Chris Jelley

: Illusions of Reality: 3: Once a Hun...

A series of six films about the cinema and public opinion in the 1930s.
How did the newsreels present developments in Nazi Germany after Hitler's rise to power?

Contributors

Writer: Nicholas Pronay
Producer: Howard Smith

: The Living City

A 15-part sociology series. 13: A Multi-racial Society?
Narrated by MICHAEL MOLYNEUX
Producer TONY ROBERTS
Director CHARLES PASCOE

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Molyneux
Producer: Tony Roberts
Director: Charles Pascoe

: Closedown

: Harold Lloyd

A series of ten programmes
The master comedian from the golden age of silent comedy in excerpts from films that thrilled and entertained a generation.
Harold gets scalded in Hot Water when he takes his bride and in-laws for a ride in his new pride and joy - a Butterfly 6 automobile. He proves a little better at claiming the West in an excerpt from his spoof Eastern Westerner.
Written by PETER DURSTON
Produced by BOB HOAG

Contributors

Written By: Peter Durston
Produced By: Bob Hoag

: The Waltons

The story of a warm-hearted family of pioneer stock - surviving the Depression years of the 30s and facing the war years of the 40s, starring
Grandma Comes Home
Amid great excitement Grandma returns from hospital at long last, but as time passes something seems to be impairing her happiness.
Based on EARL HAMNER jr's autobiographical novel Spencer's Mountain Written by ROD PETERSON and CLAIRE WHITAKER Directed by RALPH SENENSKY

Contributors

Written By: Rod Peterson
Unknown: Claire Whitaker
Directed By: Ralph Senensky
Olivia Walton: Michael Learned
John Walton: Ralph Waite
Grandma: Ellen Corby
Grandpa: Will Geer
Mary Ellen: Judy Norton-Taylor
Jason: Jon Walmsley
Erin: Mary Elizabeth McDonough
Ben: Eric Scott
Jim-Bob: David W Harper
Elizabeth: Kami Cotler

: The World About Us

Koko the Gorilla
Introduced and narrated by David Attenborough
For centuries the ability to master language was thought to set man apart from the animals. But now apes are being taught a human language; the sign language of the deaf.
Koko is the first gorilla to learn this language. At eight years old she has a vocabulary of over 400 signs. She talks to Californian psychologist PENNY PATTERSON; argues, even lies. But does Koko understand as much as Penny claims? Do her abilities really challenge the traditional view of mans uniqueness?
Produced by BARBET SCHROEDER BBCtv presentation by PELHAM ALDRICH-BLAKE
Series editors PETER JONES and ANTHONY ISAACS. BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown: David Attenborough
Produced By: Barbet Schroeder
Editors: Peter Jones
Editors: Anthony Isaacs.

: Mid-Evening News

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

: Keystone Hotel

A vintage comedy film

: Company and Co

Hair Today Gone Tomorrow by WATT NICHOL starring
When a public figure is indiscreet Barbara leads a crusade to help him, and others like him, save his face.
Studio lighting GEOFF SHAW
Costume designer SHEILA BEERS Designer TONY SNOADEN Producer JOHN SICHEL

Contributors

Unknown: Watt Nichol
Designer: Tony Snoaden
Producer: John Sichel
Samantha Company: Maria Aitken
Barbara Harris: Isabel Dean
Simon Company: Simon Williams
Billy Hawkes: Philip Lowrie
Sir Raymond Reid: Michael Lees
Det-Insp Winters: Jon Rumney
Jenny: Debbie Wheeler
Harry: Richard Corbet
Fingers: Kenny Clayton
Allan Bell: Duncan Preston
Jackson: Edward Judd
Alice: Denise Buckley
Mrs Barnes: Kathleen Kelly
Man in hair clinic: John Griffiths
Dr Motspur: Joseph Goodman

: Movie Showcase: The Stepford Wives

continues the season of recent, highly-acclaimed films starring
Katharine Ross Paula Prentiss
Stepford: a tranquil oasis of calm and civilisation after the noise and terrors of New York. Or is it? As Joanne becomes increasingly aware that her neighbours are zombie-like automatons she realises that the next victim may be her best friend - or herself. Is she too late to stop the conformity and male domination ... ?
British director Bryan Forbes, in his first American movie, portrays a terrifying vision of a world that seems - at times - uncomfortably close to the'materialistic society of the 1970s. The result is science-fiction-fact, with strong elements of contemporary satire.
A witty, intelligent, adult entertainment on a theme which is important and provocative. (SUNDAY TIMES) Screenplay by WILLIAM GOLDMAN from the novel by IRA LEVIN
Produced by EDGAR j. SCHERICK Directed by BRYAN FORBES

Contributors

Unknown: Katharine Ross
Unknown: Paula Prentiss
Unknown: William Goldman
Novel By: Ira Levin
Produced By: Edgar J. Scherick
Directed By: Bryan Forbes
Joanne: Katharine Ross
Bobby: Paula Prentiss
Walter: Peter Masterson
Carol: Nanette Newman
Dale Coba: Patrick O'Neal
Charmaine: Tina Louise
Dr Fancher: Carol Rossen
Ike Mazzand: ,william Prince

: International Cricket

from Sydney, Australia
The second one-day final for the Benson and Hedges World Series Cup RICHIE BENAUD introduces highlights of the second match in the triangular tournament with £25,000 of prize-money to be shared between the two competing teams. This match is a day/night match with play starting in daylight and then continuing under floodlights with the players using coloured equipment and white cricket balls.
Television presentation 9 NETWORK, Australia Producer NICK HUNTER

Contributors

Unknown: Richie Benaud
Producer: Nick Hunter

: Late News

Weather

: The Old Grey Whistle Test

takes a look at the contemporary rock scene.
Introduced by Anne Nightingale In the studio this week: Cowboy International The Inmates with films, album tracks, interviews, news and reviews.
Director TOM CORCORAN
Producer MICHAEL APPLETON

Contributors

Introduced By: Anne Nightingale
Director: Tom Corcoran
Producer: Michael Appleton








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