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: Open University

7.40 Technology: Facts are Not Enough.
8.5 Psychosexual Differences: 1. 8.30 Beginning M101. 8.55 Unemployment.
9.20 X-Ray Diffraction. S.45 Technology for Teachers. 10.10 Symbols and Equations. 10.35 Childhood 5-10: Starting School. 11.0 The Pre-school Child: Going Shopping. 11.25 Consumer Decisions: Turning on the Heat. 11.50 Health Choices: ' See-Saw '. 12.15 Creating the System. 12.40 Perceiving a Wilderness. 1.5 The Age of Oceanography. 1.55 Women Beware Women: by Thomas Middleton - selected scenes. with BERNARD LLOYD as the Duke and GISELLE WOLF as Bianca
After the play CHRISTOPHER HILL and ARNOLD KETTLE show how the play deals with crucial issues in 17th-century society. 3.10 An Architect at Work. 3.35 Solids, Liquids and Gases. 4.0 Beginning Reading. 4.25 Imagery and Imagism. 4.50 Beginning Evaluation.
5.15 Interval


Unknown: Thomas Middleton
Unknown: Bernard Lloyd
Unknown: Christopher Hill

: Ireland: A Television History

A series of 13 programmes Written and presented by Robert Kee 11:Freedom
Extracts from this programme appear in THE LISTENER dated 12 February


Presented By: Robert Kee

: 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 and the picturesque, the important and the dramatic, plus a visual commentary for those who cannot hear. with Jan Leeming


Unknown: Jan Leeming
Editor: Richard Gamble

: The Money Programme

Presented by Brian Widlake and Valerie Singleton including this week Cell, Cell, Cell
After the microprocessor comes an even more profound industrial revolution-bio-technology, a means of manufacturing artificially anything from petrol to tranquillisers. On the eve of the publication of a White Paper on the subject, Nick Clarke reports on industry's research into genetic engineering and the vast sums of money being invested.


Presented By: Brian Widlake
Presented By: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: Nick Clarke
Editor: David Lloyd

: The World About Us

Colonel Culpeper's Flying Circus Reporter IAN WOOLDRIDGE
Less than one hour's plane ride from J.R.'s home town, Dallas, there is the most unusual air force in the world. Nearly 100 bombers and fighters from World War II wait in readiness for the scramble that will never come; they form the Ghost Squadron of the Confederate Air Force. Under their commander, Colonel Jethro E. Cul peper. the 7,000 colonels - there are no other ranks - keep their aerial armada in the skies over Texas' ' To perpetuate the spirit that kept the free world free '.
Not all the colonels are Americans: HRH Prince Philip and Battle of Britain ace, Sir Douglas Bader , are among the illustrious British names.
Last October the air force put on its annual show of strength at command HQ. As the Heinkels and Messerschmits, Spitfires and Mustangs, Liberators and Flying
Fortresses took to the skies, the colonels reminded the world once again of a time when 'America was great .


Reporter: Ian Wooldridge
Unknown: Colonel Jethro E. Cul
Unknown: Sir Douglas Bader
Unknown: Eugene Carr
Editors: Anthony Isaacs
Editors: Peter Jones

: News on 2


: Ski Sunday

Dramatic winter sports action featuring high-speed competition in the World Cup.
Men's Slalom from Are, Sweden. The final European event before the ski-racing circuit moves on, temporarily, to the mountain slopes of North America and Japan. Can the defending slalom champion, INGEMAR STENMARK , clinch another World Cup title in front of his own supporters? Plus another chance to see some of the ups and downs of this, one of the most exciting downhill seasons ever. Commentator DAVID VINE
TV presentation by SWEDISH TV SERVICE Producer JIM RESIDE


Unknown: Ingemar Stenmark

: International Pro-Celebrity Golf

Lee's Team v Fuzzy's Team for the Marley Trophy
LEE TREVINO and FUZZY ZOELLER, two of America's superstars of golf. with the aid of their celebrity partners, oppose each other in this new series of ten programmes especially recorded for BBC2.
Lee Trevino , the winner of every major championship except the US Masters, is an old hand at these matches. Fuzzy Zoeller, the 1979 US Masters champion, makes his first appearance. This week's opening match features:
Christopher Lee , Lee Trevino v Glen Campbell , Fuzzy
Zoeller PETER ALLISS commentates and talks with the players in these matches played over nine selected holes on the beautiful King's Course, Gleneagles Hotel, Scotland.
Television presentation


Unknown: Lee Trevino
Unknown: Christopher Lee
Unknown: Lee Trevino
Unknown: Glen Campbell
Unknown: Zoeller Peter Alliss
Unknown: Richard Tilling
Unknown: Alastair Scott
Producer: David Kenning

: 20th-century Treasure Trove

The Lively Arts
The National Film Archive has salvaged a vast selection of almost everything recorded by the movie i camera. This film is based on a script by ROBERT VAS , and shows extracts from the Archive's treasures that range from Walt Disney to Fritz Lang , L'Age d'Or to Brief Encounter and back to the first films ever shot in 1895. It reflects not only the glamour and excitement of the entertainment industry, but the memory of how we lived - all rescued from oblivion.
It also shows the Archive at work: ! the detective work on mysterious old film. the gigantic task of cataloguing the hoard, and because film is ephemeral stuff, the constant battle against degeneration and decay. Narrator COLIN DOUGLAS
Film cameraman COLIN WALDECK


Script By: Robert Vas
Unknown: Fritz Lang
Narrator: Colin Douglas
Unknown: Colin Waldeck
Editors: Ray Frawley
Editors: Dave King
Producer: Christopher Martin

: British Movie Night: The Bed Sitting Room

continues a season of films heralding the 70s. Starring (in order of height):

Penelope: Rita Tushingham
Sergeant: Dudley Moore
the Shelter Man: Harry Secombe
Father: Arthur Lowe
Plastic Mac Man: Roy Kinnear
Mate: Spike Milligan
Field Marshal/Sergeant: Ronald Fraser
Nigel: Jimmy Edwards
Captain Bules Martin: Michael Hordern
Inspector: Peter Cook
Lord Fortnum: Ralph Richardson

Three years after the nuclear holocaust a motley group of survivors lead a precarious existence in a desolate landscape. The war had lasted 2 minutes, 28 seconds...
Richard Lester's surreal black comedy boasts a star-studded cast headed by Ralph Richardson in the title role of the bed sitting room - it's that kind of film!

Screenplay by John Antrobus, based on the play by Spike Milligan and John Antrobus. Produced by Oscar Lewenstein and Richard Lester.
Director Richard Lester.. Films- page 11


Producer/Director: Richard Lester
Producer: Oscar Lewenstein
Screenplay: John Antrobus
Play by: Spike Milligan
Penelope: Rita Tushingham
Sergeant: Dudley Moore
the Shelter Man: Harry Secombe
Father: Arthur Lowe
Plastic Mac Man: Roy Kinnear
Mate: Spike Milligan
Field Marshal/Sergeant: Ronald Fraser
Nigel: Jimmy Edwards
Captain Bules Martin: Michael Hordern
Inspector: Peter Cook
Lord Fortnum: Ralph Richardson
Mother: Mona Washbourne
Alan: Richard Warwick
National Health Service: Marty Feldman
Newscaster: Frank Thornton
Ethel Shroake: Dandy Nichols
Electricity man for the whole nation: Henry Woolf
Dwarf: Rod Brody
Patient: Gordon Rollings

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