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: Open University

6.10 Alternative Technology. 7.5 Circadian Rhythms: 2. 7.31 Neural Modelling.

: 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 on 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


Producer: Ashok Rampal
Director: Krishan Gould

: Closedown

: Play School

Story: Una Helps to Post a LetterPhotographs by BARRY BOXALL Guest storyteller Anne Thair Presenters
Carol Chell , Michael Mann


Unknown: Barry Boxall
Unknown: Anne Thair
Unknown: Carol Chell
Unknown: Michael Mann

: Closedown

: The Waterloo

The 1980 Greenall Whitley Bowling Handicap
This is the 72nd Waterloo Crown Green Bowling tournament, the acknowledged Cup Final of the game. Two thousand and forty-eight players started on the long trail to today's final, and for the first time in its history the semi-finals and final will be shown live.
The Waterloo is played in all weathers - many viewers will remember the ' water-splash ' final of 1976, played throughout in pouring rain. And, as usual, the event is a sell-out. In this tense atmosphere, the winner will pick up a first prize of £1,500 from total prize money of just over £5,000.
Introduced by Richard Duckenflcld Commentator HARRY RIGBY
Producer KEITH PHILLIPS. BBC Manchester


Unknown: Greenall Whitley
Introduced By: Richard Duckenflcld
Commentator: Harry Rigby
Producer: Keith Phillips.

: Open University

4.50 The Major Histocompatibility Complex. 5.15 Nitrogen Fixation: 2. 5.40 The Reasonable Militant. 6.5 The Future of British Steel. 6.30 The Early Music Hall.

: Embroidery

Ten programmes about modern embroidery.
Presented by JAN BEANEY 3: Threads and Textures
Canvas work or tapestry' is a deservedly popular embroidery technique, and vou don't need to buy a kit to make a start. Jan Beanev shows how to begin with some of the simplest stitches.
Book (same title), £2.50, from bookshops


Presented By: Jan Beaney
Unknown: Jan Beanev
Director: Erica Griffiths
Producer: Jenny Rogers

: Mid-Evening News

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

: The Book Programme

A series of 12 programmes presented by Robert Robinson
The authors, the critics, the publishers: profiles, reviews, analysis from the world of letters. This week some aspects of snobbery.
Malcolm Muggeridge and Peter Quennell look at the Letters of Evelyn Waugh and wonder ' Was he a Gent? ' And Nigel Nicolson on The Definition of a Snob.
Director ANN FREER


Presented By: Robert Robinson
Unknown: Malcolm Muggeridge
Unknown: Peter Quennell
Unknown: Evelyn Waugh
Unknown: Nigel Nicolson
Editor: Robert Robinson

: Stories and Songs of a Scots Family Group

The third of six programmes from the BBC's Bristol Arts Unit.
A portrait of The Stewarts of Blairgowrie, Perthshire. Introduced by Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger
Since they were ' discovered' in the 60s, this close-knit family of travelling people have become widely-celebrated for their musical talents-as singers and pipers - and for their repertoire of ancient stories and riddles.
But what happens to a long-lived culture when it is exposed to modern presentation? This film asks some questions.
Film editor LIZ THOYTS


Introduced By: Ewan MacColl
Introduced By: Peggy Seeger
Producer: Philip Donnellan.

: M*A*S*H

starring with and Baby, It's Cold Outside
Brrr! Cold weather affects some people in the strangest ways. Charles practises one-upmanship and Klinger misses a unique opportunity. It's chilly stuff!


Written By: Gary David Goldberg
Directed By: George Tyne
Hawkeye: Alan Alda
B J Hunnicutt: Mike Farrell
Colonel Potter: Harry Morgan
Radar: Gary Burghoff
Hotlips: Loretta Swit
Klinger: Jamie Farr
Major Charles Winchester: David Ogden Stiers

: We, the Accused

by ERNEST RAYMOND dramatised in five parts by JULIA JONES .
3- Chief Inspector Boltro, assigned to investigate Elinor's death, has ordered an exhumation. Paul has decided to make a run for it and Myra, believing in his innocence, has agreed to go with him.
Music composed and conducted by DARYL RUNSWICK
Theme music on record (RESL 83), from record shops


Unknown: Julia Jones
Conducted By: Daryl Runswick
Artist: Elizabeth Rowell
Editor: Betty Willingale
Designer: Barbara Gosnold
Producer: Jonathan Powell
Directed By: Richard Stroud
Paul Presset: Ian Holm
Myra Bawne: Angela Down
Chief Insp Boltro: Iain Cuthbertson
poyle: Hugh Thomas
Riseholme: Michael Melia
Aubrey Presset: Alan Webb
Jane Presset: Betty Hardy
Mrs Boltro: Shirley Dixon
Mrs Baddeley: Rhoda Lewis
Landlady: Brenda Lawrence
Major: Morris Barry
Holiday couple: Elizabeth Chambers
Holiday couple ,: Alan Helm
Shopkeeper: Brigid MacKay
Reporter: Tony Brooks

: The Brandenburg Concertos

by J. S.BACH
Raymond Leppard introduces and directs from the harpsichord Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No 4, in G. Aureie iNicolet and David Nicholson (flutes) John Tunnell (violin)
Scottish Chamber Orchestra


Unknown: J. S.Bach
Introduces: Raymond Leppard
Unknown: G. Aureie
Flutes: David Nicholson
Violin: John Tunnell

: Cartoon Two

The Hat

: Newsnight

PETER SNOW, CHARLES WHEELER , JOHN TUSA and PETER HOBDAY present an informed account of what's happening in the world, including the latest news and weather forecast from LINDA ALEX ANDER, plus the evening's sports results from SHAUN BROWN.


Unknown: Charles Wheeler
Unknown: John Tusa
Unknown: Peter Hobday
Unknown: Linda Alex
Unknown: Shaun Brown.

: The Waterloo

The 1980 Greenall Whitley Bowling Handicap
Highlights of finals day of this most prestigious tournament in the game of crown green bowls, including the two semi-finals and the final.
Introduced by Richard Duckenfield Commentator HARRY RIGBY
Producer KEITH PHILLIPS BBC Manchester


Unknown: Greenall Whitley
Introduced By: Richard Duckenfield
Commentator: Harry Rigby
Producer: Keith Phillips

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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