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: am Open University

6.40 Accident Investigation. 7.30 Why Interdisciplinary Studies?

: Closedown

: Gharbar

A magazine for Asian women
Director KRISHAN GOULD. BBC Birmingham


Director: Krishan Gould.

: Closedown

: Play School

: Closedown

: Open University

4.50 Bronze Casting. 5.15 Maths at Second Level.

: Charlie Chaplin

in Behind the Screen. Behind the scenes Charlie is jack-of-all-trades and master of none, but in front of the cameras he becomes the best pie thrower in the business.
New music composed and directed by DENNIS WII. SON
Executive producer WILLIAN FITZWATER


Directed By: Dennis Wii.
Producer: Willian Fitzwater

: 16 Up

A series of films for young people Money Talks
' Not everyone wants a mortgage,
2.5 kids and a steady job ..."
A look at the way three young people get and spend their money. Plus how to claim social security benefit. With DAVE WATTS , Editor of Money Which?, members of MULTICULTURE, Nottingham, and .JOHN COOPER CLARKE.
For free BBC/Daily Mirror poster on You and Your Rights send 13 x 9 sae with 21p postage to 16 Up, [address removed]


Unknown: Dave Watts

: The Master Game

An international chess tournament presented by Jeremy James
The seventh of 13 top quality games between eight of the world's leading masters.
At stake The Master Game Trophy and a first prize of £2,500.
Hein Donner (Netherlands) v. Tony Miles (Great Britain)
' That is a remarkable move. I've had this position several times ... it seems he isn't afraid of this position,' muses the Dutch grand-master, as Miles gives up two pawns for an attack. . . or is it a bluff?
Designer JOHN BONE
Full list of moves on Ceejax page 259
All the moves of this game are published in THE LISTENER this week.
Book (same title), £2.50 from bookshops


Presented By: Jeremy James
Unknown: Hein Donner
Unknown: William Hartston
Designer: John Bone
Director: Sandra Wainwright
Producer: Robert Toner

: Grapevine

People getting together to make a better life, presented by Helene Hayman
In the last programme of this series: the problems faced by people with mental handicaps-one of the least talked-about disabilities. And we hear from a self-help group in Edinburgh - parents and friends, with lots of good ideas to recommend. They've found new ways to care and cope-from toddlers to adults.
NACRO, the National Association for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders, is equally concerned with crime prevention. NIGEL WHISKIN takes over the ' comment ' slot and tells how NACRO is trying to stop crime before it starts. Also 'Heard it ...', Grapevines information exchange.
More information from: Grapevine. BBCtv, London W12 8QT


Presented By: Helene Hayman

: Mid-Evening News

including a news summary with sub-titles for the hard-of-hearing, followed by Weather

: Travellers in Time

Six Films of Early Exploration
Introduced from the Royal Geographical Society by Duncan Carse 5: Trans-China Expedition (1931)
' If the heat does not kill you, the cold will.' Such was the warning given to the great Citroen Trans-China Expedition.
Two columns of vehicles set out, one from the Mediterranean, one from Peking. Between lay the burning deserts of Syria, Iran and Afghanistan, the perilous mountain tracks of the Himalayas, the deep snows of the mountain passes, and the Gobi Desert in winter - a journey of some 8,000 miles.
The explorers' ordeal is captured in outstanding action photography: vehicles teetering on mountain ledges, hopelessly bogged down in deep snowdrifts, almost swept away in fierce torrents.
Yet, after almost a year, the Citroen expedition drove in triumph through Peking. Another great epic in exploration had been completed.
Narrator pierre VALMER
Assistant producer DAWN A. SWERLING Producer RICHARD ROBINSON


Producer: Richard Robinson

: Ashkenazy and Haitink in Concert

The programme features two strongly contrasted musical classics of the 20th century.
Prokofiev Symphony No 1, in D (The Classical Symphony)
Bartok Piano Concerto No 1 with Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano) Bavarian Radio
Symphony Orchestra conducted by Bernard Haitink


Piano: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Conducted By: Bernard Haitink

: M*A*S*H

The award-winning film series starring
Hotlips is Back in Town
... and she celebrates being fancy-free again in a way which earns Col Potter's disapproval, while Radar, rather tactlessly, turns to her for advice about being in love.


Written By: Larry Balmagia
Written By: Bernard Dilbert
Directed By: Charles Dubin
Hawkeye: Alan Alda
B J Hunnicutt: Mike Farrell
Col Potter: With Harry Morgan
Hotlips: Loretta Swit
Radar: Gary Burghoff
Major Charles Winchester: David Ogden Stiers
Klinger: Jamie Farr
Father Mulcahy: William Christopher

: Sons and Lovers

by D. H. LAWRENCE. A dramatisation in seven parts by TREVOR GRIFFITHS 6: ' You talk about the cruelty of women, I wish you could know the cruelty of men in their brute force ... they simply don't know that the woman exists.'
Music JOHN TAMS. Designer CHRIS PEMSEL Script editor BETTY WILLINGALE Producer JONATHAN poweu. Directed by STUART BURGE


Unknown: D. H. Lawrence.
Unknown: Trevor Griffiths
Designer: Chris Pemsel
Producer: Jonathan Poweu.
Directed By: Stuart Burge
Gertrude Morel: Elleen Atkins
Walter Morel: Tom Bell
Paul Morel: Karl Johnson
Clara Dawes: Lynn Dearth
Sarah Bernhardt: Ann Heffernan
Mrs Radford: Mary Wimbush
Baxter Dawes: Jack Shepherd
Bar acquaintance: John Joyce
Chucker out: Vince Eager
Young clerk: Tony Kilbane
Mr Jordan: Kenneth Keeling
Doctor: Richard Ireson
Annie: Amanda Parfitt
Dr Jamieson: Michael Turner
Nurse: Jeni Ktori
Arthur Morel: Peter Duncan
Leonard: Stephen Finlay

: God and the Scientist

The fifth of six programmes
Evelyn Ebsworth , Professor ef Molecular Chemistry at the University of Edinburgh, talks to Ronald Eyre about the relationship between his own scientific discipline and his Christian beliefs. ‘I do not believe that a chemical compound has a soul. I don't believe it's a thinking and spiritual being, whereas I believe that man is exactly that, that man has a spirit » .. which is outside, but part of, his normal sphere of operations ... It is something that has to be recognised as part of the world we're living in.' Director CHRISTOPHER MANN
Producer PETER FIRTH , BBC Bristol


Unknown: Evelyn Ebsworth
Unknown: Ronald Eyre
Director: Christopher Mann
Producer: Peter Firth

: Newsnight

with PETER SNOW, CHARLES WHEELER , JOHN TUSA and PETER HOBDAY ; latest news and weather from LINDA ALEXANDER plus the evening's sports results from DAVID ICKE.


Unknown: Charles Wheeler
Unknown: John Tusa
Unknown: Peter Hobday
Unknown: Linda Alexander
Unknown: David Icke.

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