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: Open University

6.40 Freedom and Plenty. 7.5 Ethereal Fallacies? 7.30 Art on Film.

: Closedown

: Focus

A series of ten programmes 8: Gruff - a TV Commercial Written and presented by ROGER MCGOUGH
Director IAN ROSENBLOOM
Producer CHRIS JELLEY

Contributors

Presented By: Roger McGough
Director: Ian Rosenbloom
Producer: Chris Jelley

: A Taste of Work

A series of five programmes on schemes for the young unemployed
3: Springboard
Commentary PAUL HEINEY Producer IAN WOOLF
Set of study notes available from
A Taste of Work, BBCtv, London W12 SQT
10.50 Interval

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Heiney
Producer: Ian Woolf

: Play School

Story: The Cat and the New House by MARION GREEN
Presenters Lesley Nightingale Christopher Bramwell
Book, Play School Ready to Play, £1.50, from bookshops. Play On (record REC 32, cassette ZCM 332); Bang on a Drum, songs from Play School and Play Away record REC 242, cassette MRMC 004), from record shops

Contributors

Presenters: Lesley Nightingale
Presenters: Christopher Bramwell

: Write Away

A practical guide to writing
Adults wanting help can ring [number removed]or send their name and address to: Write Away, PO Box 7, London W3 6XJ

: Closedown

: Let's Go

Let's Go to the Doctor
Notes for parents and teachers from [address removed]
35mm slide packs, £27.60 from MENCAP[address removed]

: Multi-Racial Britain

A series of ten films on ways of improving race relations.
8: Where People Live
Producer YVONNE DEUTSCHMAN
Book Five Views of Multi-Racial Britain. £1.00, from CRE, [address removed] Please make cheques/POs payable to CRE

Contributors

Producer: Yvonne Deutschman

: Embroidery

Ten programmes about modern embroidery.
Presented by JAN BEANEY 8: Braids and Ribbons
Director ERICA GRIFFITHS
Producer JENNY ROGERS
Book (same title), £2.50, from bookshops

Contributors

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

: Wainwrights'Law

With JOAN GREENWOOD
LYNDON BROOK and VIRGINIA STRIDE A ten-part series examining citizens' legal rights and duties. Written by N. F. SIMPSON 8: A Short Sharp Shock
Script consultant MICHAEL MOLYNEUX Director RON BLOOMFIELD
Producer TONY ROBERTS
A free pamphlet about how to cope with legal problems obtainable by sae from: Wainwrights' Law, [address removed]. A self-help pack, The Law in Your Hands, £3.95, from bookshops

Contributors

Unknown: Joan Greenwood
Unknown: Lyndon Brook
Written By: N. F. Simpson
Unknown: Michael Molyneux
Director: Ron Bloomfield
Producer: Tony Roberts

: Closedown

: Work and Leisure

Five lectures from the Royal Institution on a theme for the 80s. 3: Richard Hoggart
Director FRANK ASH
Producer ROGER OWEN
4.40 Interval

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Hoggart
Director: Frank Ash
Producer: Roger Owen

: Open University

4.50 Classical Greece: Land and Sea.
5.15 Stereochemistry: Conformations.

: Charlie Chaplin

in The Adventurer
Charlie cuts quite a dash as a man about town on the make.
Written and directed by CHARLES CHAPLIN Music composed and directed by DENNIS WILSON

Contributors

Directed By: Charles Chaplin
Directed By: Dennis Wilson

: The Rose and the Ring

A LOTTE REINIGER animation from a fairy tale by WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
Lotte Reiniger made her first film in 1919. Now 81, the celebrated animator delicately and charmingly reveals the semi-comic virtues and vices of the forces of good and evil in this fairy tale classic, where love is blind and beauty quite definitely in the eye of the beholder.
Design, direction and animation by LOTTE REINIGER
Written by PATRICIA MARTIN
Produced by GORDON MARTIN

Contributors

Unknown: William Makepeace Thackeray
Unknown: Lotte Reiniger
Written By: Patricia Martin
Produced By: Gordon Martin

: Rock Goes to College

A series featuring the best of contemporary British and American rock bands. Each week's recording takes place on a college campus in front of an audience of students.
John Martyn from Stirling University
Introduced by Pete Drummond
Director TOM CORCORAN
Producer MICHAEL APPLETON

Contributors

Unknown: John Martyn
Introduced By: Pete Drummond
Director: Tom Corcoran
Producer: Michael Appleton

: Mid-Evening News

including sub-titles for the hard-of-hearing.

: The Honourable Member's Wife

The strain of parliamentary life
'ong hours, long periods away from home - imposes an intolerable burden on the family life of many
Mrs. Sissy Needham is the wife of the Conservative mp for Chippenham, and this film looks at how she has coped with the pressures on her and her family before, during and after the last General Election. Narrator PETER BROWN
Photography DAVID SAUNDERS Film editor bill OXENHAM Producer KEITH SHEATHER
(First .shown on BBC West)

Contributors

Unknown: Mrs. Sissy Needham
Narrator: Peter Brown
Narrator: Photography David Saunders
Producer: Keith Sheather

: Fawlty Towers

by JOHN CLEESE and CONNIE BOOTH starring John Cleese
Prunella Scales , Andrew Sachs and Connie Booth
Among the guests staying at the hotel in this episode is a lady with a small dog who bites everybody, a doctor who wants sausages for his breakfast but never gets them, and a Mr and Mrs White who seem to be in the corridor every time Basil and Manuel are trying to do a removing job.
Cast in order of appearance:
Music DENNIS WILSON
Directed by BOB SPIERS
Produced by DOUGLAS ARGENT

Contributors

Unknown: John Cleese
Unknown: John Cleese
Unknown: Prunella Scales
Unknown: Andrew Sachs
Unknown: Mrs White
Music: Dennis Wilson
Directed By: Bob Spiers
Produced By: Douglas Argent
Mrs Chase: Mavis Pugh
Major Gowen: Ballard Berkeley
Basil Fawlty: John Cleese
pybil Fawlty: Prunella Scales
Manuel: Andrew Sachs
Ur Price: Geoffrey Palmer
Guest: Len Marten
Mr Leeman: Derek Royle
Mr Xerxes: Robert McBain
Mr Zebedee: Raymond Mason
Miss Young: Pamela Buchner
Polly: Connie Booth
Terry: Brian Hall
Miss Tibbs: Gilly Flower
Miss Gatsby: Renée Roberts
Mr White: Richard Davies
Mrs White: Elizabeth Benson
Mr Ingrams: Charles McKeown

: Grace Kennedy

stars in the last programme of her first television series and introduces her special guest from America Ben Vereen
Musical director JOHN COLEMAN Choreographer NIGEL LYTHGOE
Costume designer NICHOLAS ROCKER
Sound HUGH BARKER
Lighting DICKIE HIGHAM
Designer TONY BURROUGH
Production STEWART MORRIS

Contributors

Director: John Coleman
Director: Choreographer Nigel
Unknown: Dickie Higham
Designer: Tony Burrough
Unknown: Stewart Morris

: Yes Minister

A series of seven programmes 2: Doing the Honours written by ANTONY JAY and JONATHAN LYNN , starring
Paul Eddington , Nigel Hawthorne With Derek Fowlds
Costume designer JACKIE SOUTHERN Make-up artist CHERYL WRIGHT Designer DACRE PUNT
Producer PETER WHITMORE
Sub-titles on Ceefax page 270

Contributors

Written By: Antony Jay
Written By: Jonathan Lynn
Unknown: Paul Eddington
Unknown: Nigel Hawthorne
Unknown: Derek Fowlds
Designer: Jackie Southern
Artist: Cheryl Wright
Designer: Dacre Punt
Producer: Peter Whitmore
Jim Hacker, MP: Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby: Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard Woolley: Derek Fowlds
Sir Arnold Robinson: John Nettleton
Sir William Guthrie, Master of Baillie College: Frank Middlemass
Bursar of Baillie College: William Fox
Committee member: John Pennington
Committee member: Margo Johns
Committee member: Anne Maxwell

: Horizon

West of Bangalore
The villagers of Pura spend 11 hours each day fetching their drinking water, 21 hours gathering firewood, and another 6 hours finding food for their livestock. Pura is typical of the 600,000 villages in which most of India's vast population does its best to survive. Professor Amulya Reddy , disturbed by the failure of science and technology to make any impact on village India, took a team of scientists to Pura five years ago to see if there was any way in which their knowledge and training could help the villagers improve their way of life. Starting from zero, the scientists found they had to ' 'unlearn' many of their attitudes and much of their expertise. Only now are they edging towards solutions for Pura's basic problems of housing, water supply, lighting and most critical of all - cooking fuel. Narrator PETER WILLIAMS
Film editor MICHAEL FLYNN
Editor SIMON CAMPBELL - JONES Producer CHRISTOPHER SYKES

Contributors

Unknown: Professor Amulya Reddy
Narrator: Peter Williams
Editor: Michael Flynn
Editor: Simon Campbell
Producer: Christopher Sykes

: Say it with Baby Grand

The oddities and inconsistencies of life come under the wicked and mischievous scrutiny of Baby Grand in the first of a series of seven programmes by Wales's foremost fun band. Special guest
Andy Fairweather Low
Choreographer STUART HOPPS Lighting BARRY SMITH
Designer JULIAN WILLIAMS Directed by AVRIL PRICE
Produced by DAVID RICHARDS
BBC Cymru/Wales *
Eaby Grand Son? Factory on Radio 2 on Thursday at 10.15' pm

Contributors

Unknown: Andy Fairweather Low
Unknown: Choreographer Stuart Hopps
Unknown: Barry Smith
Designer: Julian Williams
Directed By: Avril Price
Produced By: David Richards

: Newsnight

Peter Snow, Charles Wheeler , John Tusa and Peter Hobday : news and weather from LINDA ALEX ANDER plus sport from DAVID ICKE.

Contributors

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

: Tele-Journal

A round-up of tonight's news as seen on the screens of one of Europe's French-speaking countries.
Introduced by MARIANNE LAWRENCE
Directed by PATRICK HARPUR Produced by CAROLINE PICK

Contributors

Introduced By: Marianne Lawrence
Directed By: Patrick Harpur
Produced By: Caroline Pick








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