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: Open University

7.40 Electric Money. 8.5 Spreading Oceans. 8.30 M101/7 Functions and Graphs. 8.55 Analysing Social Interaction. 9.20 The Gambler, Dostoevsky.
9.45 Sexual Identity: Male. Gays. 10.10 Playing with Fire. 10.35 The Digital Computer. 11.0 Sundials. 11.25 The Urban Migrant. 11.50 Transmission Lines.
12.15 Social Work in Schools. 12.40 Control in the Community. 1.5 Cells and Organisms. 1.30 The Action of Lysozyme.

: Closedown

: The Rebel

A film starring Tony Hancock c George Sanders , Paul Massie Anthony Hancock , office worker and one among thousands of bowler-hatted commuters, is a frustrated artist. The unacknowledged Gauguin of the London suburbs, Hancock escapes to the Left Bank in Paris where his talent is sure to be recognised.
Screenplay by ALAN SIMPSON , RAY GALTON based on the original story by TONY HANCOCK , ALAN SIMPSON and RAY GALTON Produced by w. A. WHITTAKER
Directed by ROBERT DAY . Films: page 14


Unknown: Tony Hancock
Unknown: George Sanders
Unknown: Paul Massie
Unknown: Anthony Hancock
Unknown: Alan Simpson
Unknown: Ray Galton
Story By: Tony Hancock
Story By: Alan Simpson
Story By: Ray Galton
Unknown: A. Whittaker
Directed By: Robert Day
Anthony Hancock: Tony Hancock
Sir Charles Brouard: George Sanders
Paul: Paul Massie
Margot: Margit Saad
Carreras: Gregoire Aslan
Jim Smith: Dennis Price
Mrs Crevatte: Irene Handl
Manager of art gallery, London: Mervyn Johns
Manager of art gallery, Paris: Peter Bull
Office manager: John Le Mesurier
Waitress: Liz Fraser
Josey: Nanette Newman
Madame Laurent: Marie Burke
Artists: Sandor Eles
Artists: Oliver Reed
Artists: Garry Cockerill
Artists: Neville Becker

: Horizon

Did Darwin Get it Wrong?
How did the elephant get its trunk? Or the giraffe its neck? The established theory of evolution is now under attack. Could evolution occur in a series of jerks, switching suddenly into new creatures? Narrator PAUL VAUGHAN
Written and produced by ALEC NISBETT


Narrator: Paul Vaughan
Editor: Simon Campbell-Jones
Produced By: Alec Nisbett

: News Review

with Kenneth Kendall
Visual commentary for those who cannot hear.


Unknown: Kenneth Kendall

: The Money Programme

Presented by Brian Widlake and Valerie Singleton Reporters PAUL BARRY
Family finance on Ceefax page 220


Presented By: Brian Widlake
Presented By: Valerie Singleton
Reporters: Paul Barry
Reporters: Nick Clarke
Reporters: John Watkinson
Editor: David Lloyd

: The Commanding Sea

Six voyages with Clare Francis Narrated by Laurence Olivier 2: The World Encompassed
The first voyagers crossed the vast Pacific in small canoes searching for landfall and a home on distant islands. Centuries later came the galleons of the European explorers. For them the Pacific was a highway in the quest for gold and eastern spices. CLARE FRANCIS sails in the replica of the Golden Hinde, on its new journey round the world, and we visit one of the few places where the old life of the islands still continues almost unchanged.
Principal advisers j. H. PLUMB and BASIL GREENHILL. Music by CARL DAVIS Series written and directed by MICHAEL GILL and ANTHONY MAYER A MALONE-GILL production
Book (same title), £12. 50, from bookshops


Unknown: Clare Francis
Unknown: Laurence Olivier
Unknown: Clare Francis
Unknown: J. H. Plumb
Unknown: Basil Greenhill.
Music By: Carl Davis
Directed By: Michael Gill
Directed By: Anthony Mayer

: News on 2


: International Pro-Celebrity Golf

Lee's Team v Fuzzy's Team for the Marley Trophy
This week's match features
Jimmy Tarbuck and Lee Trevino v Glen Campbell and Fuzzy
Zoeller JIMMY TARBUCK and GLEN CAMPBELL are two of the better golfers in the series, and they provide Plenty of good shots as well as some fun in a very competitive match.
Peter Alliss commentates and talks with the players over nine selected holes on the beautiful King's Course, Gleneagles Hotel, Scotland.
Television presentation


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

: International Snooker

Who is going to win the 1981 World Snooker Championship?
Nearly 50 players have entered the Championship this year hoping for a share of the record £75,000 prize money, and as the snooker boom continues, it is becoming increasingly difficult to predict the outcome.
RON GUBBA has been talking to some of the leading contenders and experts in the game, including the current champion CLIFF THORBURN , the 1980 UK Champion STEVE DAVIS , six-times World Champion RAY REARDON , ex-World Champions TERRY GRIFFITHS and ALEX HIGGINS , and Australian Champion EDDIE CHARLTON. Also taking part: JOHN PULMAN , REX WILLIAMS and JACK KARNEHM. David Vine introduces this preview of the Championship which begins at the , Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, on Tuesday.
Book, Pot Black, £1.95, from bookshops


Unknown: Ron Gubba
Unknown: Cliff Thorburn
Unknown: Steve Davis
Unknown: Ray Reardon
Unknown: Terry Griffiths
Unknown: Alex Higgins
Unknown: Eddie Charlton.
Unknown: John Pulman
Unknown: Rex Williams
Unknown: Jack Karnehm.
Introduces: David Vine
Producer: Keith Phillips

: Bread or Blood

A story in five episodes starring
Malcolm Storry as Isaac Bawcombe with Carolyn Pickles , Ian Bedford and Sandra V6e 1: Meat
Winter 1816. Life is hard in the Wiltshire valley of Bishop. Meat is scarce for Ben Jarvis , the black smith , his sister Mary, and the shepherd, Isaac Bawcombe ; and poaching has its rewards and risks . . .
Music composed by PATRICK GOWERS Photography RAY ORTON
Directed by PETER SMITH Series editor
Woddis On ... page 81


Unknown: Peter Ransley
Unknown: Malcolm Storry
Unknown: Isaac Bawcombe
Unknown: Carolyn Pickles
Unknown: Ian Bedford
Unknown: Sandra V6e
Unknown: Ben Jarvis
Unknown: Black Smith
Unknown: Isaac Bawcombe
Composed By: Patrick Gowers
Composed By: Photography Ray Orton
Designer: Chris Robilliard
Directed By: Peter Smith
Editor: Peter Goodchild
Mrs Bawcombe: Sandra Voe
Jarvis: Ian Redford
Harbutt: Milton Johns
Mary: Carolyn Pickles
Woman washing: Shirley Morgan
Big Joe: Brian Coburn

: British Movie Night: Isadora

starring Vanessa Redgrave , Jason Robards
1927: Nice. Isadora Duncan, now blowzy and raddled by drink, dictates her memoirs - recalling her turbulent and controversial life. Isadora, dancer and lover of life, has always refused to abide by the 'rules' laid down for her sex, and this fascinating film recalls a career packed with success, tragedy and extravagance.
Directed by KAREL REISZ. Films: page 14


Unknown: Vanessa Redgrave
Unknown: Jason Robards
Unknown: Isadora Duncan
Unknown: Melvyn Bragg
Unknown: Clive Exton
Unknown: Raymond Hakim
Directed By: Karel Reisz.
Isadora: Vanessa Redgrave
Paris Singer: Jason Robards
Gordon Craig: James Fox
Sergei Essenin: Ivan Tchenko
Roger: John Fraser
Mrs Duncan: Bessie Love
Mary Desti: Cynthia Harris
Elizabeth Duncan: Libby Glenn
Raymond Duncan: Tony Vogel
Archer: Wallas Eaton
Pim: John Quentin
Bedford: Nicholas Pennell

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