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: Open University

6.40 Managing the Managers

7.5 Coypu

7.30 Hormones and Homeostasis

: Closedown

: Gharbar

The aim of this magazine programme for Asian women is to provide advice and information on matters of interest to them. It also includes demonstrations of how to make useful items of everyday use at home, sewing and cooking, a story for children and an item of popular music.
Producer ASHOK RAMPAL Director KRISHAN GOULD BBC Birmingham
Write to: Gharbar. Asian Unit, BBC. Pebble Mill Road, Birmingham B5 7QQ, with your comments and suggestions.


Producer: Ashok Rampal
Director: Krishan Gould

: Closedown

: Play School

Story: The Square Ben Drew by PETER AND SLSAN BARRETT Presenters
Floella Benjamin , Chris Tranchell Pianist PETER PETTINGER Designer SUZY LAWRANCE Written by ROBIN HALDANE Directed by LESLIE PITT Producer ANNE GOBEY
Executive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE


Unknown: Ben Drew
Unknown: Slsan Barrett
Unknown: Floella Benjamin
Pianist: Chris Tranchell
Pianist: Peter Pettinger
Designer: Suzy Lawrance
Written By: Robin Haldane
Directed By: Leslie Pitt
Producer: Anne Gobey
Producer: Cynthia Felgate

: Closedown

: Royal Ascot

Four races on the second day, combined with the Royal Drive and the fashion scene, make Royal Ascot a noted social occasion.
2.30 The Jersey Stakes (7f)
3.5 The Queen Mary Stakes (5f)
3.45 The Royal Hunt Cup (Handicap. 1m)
First run in 1843, this is traditionally the week's most open betting race.
4.20 The Coronation Stakes (Old Mile)
The brilliant Irish 1,000-Guineas winner Cairn Rouge looks outstanding in this prestigious fillies' race worth £15,000 to the winner.


Introduced by: Julian Wilson
Commentator: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentator: Jimmy Lindley
Commentator: John Hanmer
Fashions described by: Jan Leeming
Television Presentation: Richard Tilling

: Closedown

: Open University

4.50 Polymorphism in Snails

5.15 The Nature of Chemistry

5.40 The Agora of Athens

6.5 Upper Clyde Shipbuilders

6.30 Sacred Places

: Swim

ANDREW HARVEY introduces the last of ten programmes for swimmers and non-swimmers of all ages. Water Safety
A thousand people in Britain die by drowning every year. PETER JONES of the Royal Life Saving Society and EDDIE GORTON of the Amateur Swimming Association give sensible advice on how that figure can be reduced.
Recorded at Barnet Copthall and Cotswold Sailing Club Director STEVE POOLE
Producer JOHN DOBSON. BBC Bristol


Introduces: Andrew Harvey
Unknown: Peter Jones
Unknown: Eddie Gorton
Director: Steve Poole
Producer: John Dobson.

: Mid-Evening News

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

: One Hundred Great Paintings

A series in which guest writers from the world of art give their views on one particular painting they know to be great.
Continuing this week's theme: The Magic of Light
Bonnard (1867-1947)
Nude against the Light
Musees Royaux des Beaux-Arts, Brussels in which sunlight and reflections in a mirror weave a youthful spell over Marthe, the model Bonnard painted for over 40 years. Written and presented by Edwin Mullins
(Tomorrow: Magritte's ' The Empire of Lights ')


Unknown: Musees Royaux
Presented By: Edwin Mullins
Director: Charles Chabot

: The Colliers' Crusade

Last of five films in which Welsh-men recall the Spanish Civil War. In the Jails of the General
One volunteer was under sentence of death, another was Franco's prisoner in a monastery built by El Cid. How did they survive? When they got home many had to go back on the dole. Some wanted to blot the memory of Spain from their lives. All knew they had lived through the shape of future times. Narrated by RENÉ CUTFORTH
Film editor BILL MAINMAN
Written and produced by JOHN ORMOND (Postponed from 13 June)


Unknown: René Cutforth
Editor: Bill Mainman
Produced By: John Ormond

: Dance Month

Masterclass Giselle with Dame Alicia Markova
DAME ALICIA is recognised as one of the greatest interpreters of the role of Giselle. In tonight's masterclass she coaches Margaret Barbieri and David Ashmole of the Sadler's Wells Royal Ballet in part of the second act of this beautiful romantic ballet.
At the end of the masterclass, Clement Crisp, Ballet Critic of the Financial Times, talks to Dame Alicia about her own approach to Giselle.
Introduced by JOHN DRUMMOND
The Magic of Dance (record REP 363, cassette ZCH 363), from record shops


Unknown: Dame Alicia Markova
Unknown: Margaret Barbieri
Unknown: David Ashmole
Introduced By: John Drummond
Pianist: Michael Bassett
Unknown: Tony Philpot
Unknown: Bert Postelthwaite
Designer: Valerie Warrender
Producer: Keith Cheetham

: Midweek Movie: Like Normal People

starring Shaun Cassidy, Linda Purl
Tonight's love story is a true one and at the same time a story of tremendous personal courage and dedication.
Roger Meyers is mentally handicapped. Not a lot, but enough to make him noticeably 'different' which is worrying for his parents but not a great problem - until he falls in love. In many States of America it is against the law for retarded people to marry and the true story of how Roger and Virginia fought against all the odds to win what most people regard as a natural, God-given right, makes a funny, moving and inspiring film.
Written and produced by JOANNA LEE Directed by HARVEY HART
(First showing on British television) Films: page 9


Unknown: Shaun Cassidy
Unknown: Linda Purl
Unknown: Roger Meyers
Produced By: Joanna Lee
Directed By: Harvey Hart
Roger: Shaun Cassidy
Virginia: Linda Purl
Bill Stein: Zalman King
Roz Meyers: Hope Lange
Robert Meyers Jr: James Keach
Robert Meyers Sr: Michael McGuire
Aunt Kate: Maureen Arther
Lloyd Davis: Jack Murdock

: Royal Ascot

Highlights of the second day's racing which featured the Royal Hunt Cup. Introduced by JULIAN WILSON


Introduced By: Julian Wilson
Introduced By: With Peter O'Sullevan
Introduced By: Jimmy Lindley
Introduced By: John Hanmer

: A Party Political Broadcast

by the Conservative Party

: Newsnight

Including news summary, weather forecast and sports results.
Directors ALEX SAWARD , JOHN WILKINSON Assignment editors


Producer: Paul Norris
Directors: Alex Saward
Directors: John Wilkinson
Unknown: George Walker
Unknown: John Mahoney
Editor: Ronald Neil
Editor: George Carey

: Interval

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