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: Open University

7.40 Evaluating Arguments. 8.5 Equilibrium Rules, OK? 8.30 M101/32 Catastrophe Theory. 8.55 Choosing a Material.
9.20 Vinyl Chloride Production. 9.45 Mitosis 10.10 Introductory Electronics.
10.35 Science: Bonding Theories. 11.0 Maths Across the Curriculum. 11.25 Adull Education Under Siege? - Talking It Thr..ugh. 11.50 Mechanics - Fields.
12.15 A Local Government System. 12.40 Modelling Stock Control. 1.5 Materials Under Stress. 1.30 Novel Proteins.

: Cricket

The John Player League featuring
Hampshire v Kent
Test calls will undoubtedly rob Hampshire of West Indian stars Gordon Greenidge and Malcolm Marshall , but in the past five years the county have won the John Player League twice. Trevor Jesty , although missing several games through injury, completed 1,000 runs last season and under captain Nick Pocock much will be expected of him and all-rounder John Rice.
Kent saw the trophy snatched from their hands in last year's exciting televised finish. But any side able to call upon the services of Derek Underwood , Asif Iqbal , Bob Woolmer and young Graham Dilley will surely be in the prize money again.
PETER WALKER introduces the programme, which includes news of today's other fixtures.
Essex r Surrey
Glamorgan v Nottinghamshire Lancashire v Gloucestershire
Middlesex r Northamptonshire
Commentators at Bournemouth JOHN ARLOTT and JIM LAKER
Series producer BOB DUNCAN


Unknown: Gordon Greenidge
Unknown: Malcolm Marshall
Unknown: Trevor Jesty
Unknown: Nick Pocock
Unknown: John Rice.
Unknown: Derek Underwood
Unknown: Asif Iqbal
Unknown: Bob Woolmer
Unknown: Graham Dilley
Introduces: Peter Walker
Producer: Bob Duncan

: News Review

A digest of the news of the week and other world matters of interest seen by news cameras around the world; the interesting, the picturesque, the important and the dramatic, plus a visual commentary for those who cannot hear. with Richard Whitmorc


Unknown: Richard Whitmorc
Editor: Richard Gamble

: The BBC Television Shakespeare: Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

by William Shakespeare
with Derek Jacobi as Hamlet, Claire Bloom as Gertrude, Eric Porter as Polonius, Patrick Stewart as Claudius, Patrick Allen as the Ghost of Hamlet's father, Emrys James as the First Player (King), Lalla Ward as Ophelia, Robert Swann as Horatio, David Robb as Laertes

Book The BBCtv Shakespeare: Hamlet, £1.35, from bookshops

At 9.10-9.20 News on 2; Weather


Author: William Shakespeare
Music composed by: Dudley Simpson
Fight Arranger: B.H. Barry
Lighting: Sam Barclay
Make-up: Pam Meager
Costume: Barbara Kronig
Designer: Don Homfray
Script Editor: Alan Shallcross
Producer: Cedric Messina
Director: Rodney Bennett
Hamlet: Derek Jacobi
Gertrude: Claire Bloom
Polonius: Eric Porter
Claudius: Patrick Stewart
The Ghost of Hamlet's father: Patrick Allen
The First Player (King): Emrys James
Ophelia: Lalla Ward
Horatio: Robert Swann
Laertes: David Robb
Francisco: Christopher Baines
Bernardo: Niall Padden
Marcellus: Paul Humpoletz
Voltemand: John Humphry
Cornelius: John Sterland
Reynaldo: Raymond Mason
Rosencrantz: Jonathan Hyde
Guildenstern: Geoffrey Bateman
Second player (Queen): Jason Kemp
Third player (Lucianus): Geoffrey Beevers
Prologue and Mime king: Bill Homewood
Mime queen: Peter Richards
Mime murderer: Terence McGinity
Other players: Peter Burroughs
Other players: Stuart Fell
Fortinbras: Ian Charleson
Norwegian captain: Dan Meaden
Sailor: Iain Blair
Messenger: Reginald Jessup
First gravedigger: Tim Wylton
Second gravedigger: Peter Benson
Priest: Michael Poole
Osric: Peter Gale
English ambassador: David Henry

: The Producers

The comedy feature film starring Zero Mostel, Gene Wilder
Producer Max Bialystock hits on a sure-fire formula for financial i success on Broadway: to persuade his many elderly lady patrons to over-finance a play that will flop on its first night. But is the musical Springtime for Hitler really the solid gold turkey that will lay the golden egg?
Written and directed by MEL BROOKS Films: page 19


Unknown: Gene Wilder
Producer: Max Bialystock
Produced By: Sidney Glazier
Directed By: Mel Brooks
Max Bialystock: Zero Mostel
Leo Bloom: Gene Wilder
Frank Liebkind: Kenneth Mars
' Hold me, touch me 'old lady: Estelle Winwood
Eva Braun: Renée Taylor
Roger De Bria: Christopher Hewett
Ulla: Lee Meredith
Carmen Giya: Andreas Voutsinas
Lorenzo St Du Bois: Dick Shawn

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