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: Sisters and Brothers

The fourth of ten programmes for trade unionists on Democracy at Work.


Director: Peter Lee-Wright
Producer: John Twitchin

: Closedown

: Play School

: Write Away

A practical guide to everyday writing, with seven new and handy ways of remembering spelling. Today there's help with writing a letter for a job.
Sketches written by ANDY HAMILTON and BARRY PILTON


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

: It's a Great Life

Living History
Family Network telephone numbers., North West: Manchester [number removed]North East: Leeds [number removed]
Midlands: Birmingham [number removed]
London/East Anglia/Home Countiei: Luton [number removed]
South East: Dorking [number removed]
South West: Gloucester [number removed]
Wales: Cardiff 29461, Swansea [number removed]Scotland: Glasgow [number removed]

: Closedown

: Dilemmas

A series of ten programmes in Which PROFESSOR BERNARD WILLIAMS asks: Can philosophy resolve some contemporary moral dilemmas? 4: Are Animals Our Slaves
Producer CHRIS JELLEY (Repeat}


Unknown: Professor Bernard Williams
Producer: Chris Jelley

: Illusions of Reality

A series of six films
4: Britain Must Be Strong
No issue in the late 1930s was as important - or as controversial - as rearmament. But, instead of avoiding the issue, the newsreels went out of their way to campaign for it


Written By: Nicholas Pronay
Produced By: Howard Smith

: The Living City

A 15-part sociology series. 14: Social Deviance
How are the deviants defined? Crime statistics. The dark area of unrecorded crime. Police attitudes to enforcement. The 'effects' of prison.
Assistant producer CHARLLS PASCOZ Producer TONY ROBERTS


Unknown: Professor Laurie Taylor
Producer: Tony Roberts

: Closedown

: Harold Lloyd

The master comedian from the golden age of silent comedy in excerpts from the films that thrilled and entertained a generation.
The dare-devil and hair-raising climb up the side of a high building in Safety Last is perhaps Harold Lloyd 's most celebrated stunt. There is also a calamity-bound venture behind the scenes of movie-making in Hey There.
Written for television by PETER DURSTON Directed by BOB HOAG


Unknown: Harold Lloyd
Television By: Peter Durston
Directed By: Bob Hoag

: That's The Way To Do It

The last of three acts starring Chris Harris
Uncle Jack Powell ... 1914
'August Bank Holiday and the crowds are colossal. There's excitement in the air ... look at your newspapers ..." Britain on the brink of war." There's going to be a scrap and Uncle Jack Powell will be there adding his Punch to Britain's might.'


Unknown: Chris Harris
Unknown: Jack Powell
Unknown: Jack Powell

: The World About Us

The Slaves of Surinam
Professor Alan Counter and Professor David Evans , two black Americans from Harvard University. went in search of their African roots. They found, living on the bank of the South American rivers in Surinam, the Djuka, descendants of runaway West African slaves who fought for and won their freedom 100 years before emancipation. The Djuka have managed to preserve many aspects of their original African cultures. For Professors Counter and Evans it was like entering a time-machine; here was living proof of how their ancestors would have lived ten generations ago back in Africa. They had found their roots. But the whole experience was also something of a culture shock for these sophisticated American academics. Written and presented by JOHN PAUL DAVIDSON Series editors ANTHONY ISAACS and PETER JONES


Narrator: Andrew Faulds
Unknown: David Evans
Presented By: John Paul Davidson
Editors: Anthony Isaacs
Editors: Peter Jones

: Mid-Evening News

including sub-titles for the hard-of-hearing, followed by Weather

: Cricket: Australia v West Indies

The Third Test from Adelaide
RICHIE BENAUD introduces highlights of the day's Play.


Introduces: Richie Benaud

: Company and Co

Saturday Night Favour by CAREY HARRISON
Billy tries to go it alone, when his murky past threatens to catch up with him. He finds, though, that he needs just a little help from his friends.
Sound supervisor JOHN HOWELL Make-up artist JILL SHARDLOW Designer JAN SPOCZYNSKI Producer JOHN SICHEL


Unknown: Carey Harrison
Unknown: John Howell
Artist: Jill Shardlow
Designer: Jan Spoczynski
Producer: John Sichel
Director: Douglas Camfield
Samantha Company: Maria Aitken
Barbara Harris: Isabel Dean
Simon Company: Simon Williams
Billy Hawkes: Philip Lowrie
Fingers: Kenny Clayton
Mick Bates: Chris Sanders
Arnie Bates: Mike Savage
Annette Farmer: Briony McRoberts
Keith Farmer: Christopher Guard
Det-Insp Winters: Jon Rumney
Robbins: Robert Oates
Cook: David Gillies
Reed: James House

: Movie Showcase: The Private Files of J.Edgar Hoover

continues the season of recent, highly-acclaimed films starring
Broderick Crawford , Jose Ferrer
J. Edgar Hoover was America's 1 top cop', When only 29 he became acting Director of the FBI, and held the enormously powerful role as the head of America's internal security under eight Presidents. This extraordinary and gripping movie depicts Hoover's 40-year rule, from his early days as a 'crime buster' to his later involvement with politics and his position as the most feared man in Amensa.
Hoover is perhaps the most intelligent film about America's / politics ever to come out of Hollywood, (FILM COMMENT) Written and directed by LARRY COHEN
(First showing on British television) Filins: page 23


Unknown: Broderick Crawford
Unknown: Jose Ferrer
Unknown: J. Edgar Hoover
Directed By: Larry Cohen
J Edgar Hoover: Broderick Crawford
Young Hoover: James Wainwright
Lionel McCoy: Jose Ferrer
Robert F Kennedy: Wichael Parks
Carrie DeWitt: Ronee Blakley
Dwight Webb: Rip Torn
Florence Hollister: Celeste Holm
Melvin Pervis: Michael Sacks
Clyde Tolson: Dan Dailey
Martin Luther King Jr: Raymond Stjacques
Lyndon Johnson: Andrew Duggan
Dave Hindley: John Marley
Franklin D Roosevelt: Howard Da Silva
Hoover's mother: June Havoc

: Newsnight

PETER SNOW, CHARLES WHEELER , JOHN TUSA , and PETER HOBDAY present an informed account of what's happening in the world: special reports from the BBC's correspondents at home and abroad, investigations by Newsnight's own team of reporters into what's going on behind the headlines, plus at 11.15* an update on the day's major stories from FRAN MORRISON , the evening's sports results from DAVID DAVIES , and the Weather


Unknown: Charles Wheeler
Unknown: John Tusa
Unknown: Peter Hobday
Unknown: Fran Morrison
Unknown: David Davies

: The Old Grey Whistle Test

Introduced by Anne Nightingale In the studio this week; The Tourists The Jags


Introduced By: Anne Nightingale
Director: Tom Cor Coran
Producer: Michael Appleton

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