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: Open University

6.40 Intramolecular Re-arrangements

7.5 Maths: Cycles

7.30 The Derived Function

: Play School

Story: Mr Archimedes' Bath by PAMELA ALLEN Presenters
Lesley Nightingale Stuart McGugan
Directed by JOHN SMITH
Executive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE (Repeated on BBCl at 3.55 pm)


Unknown: Pamela Allen
Unknown: Lesley Nightingale
Pianist: Stuart McGugan
Pianist: Colin Sell
Designer: Mark Sevant
Directed By: John Smith
Producer: Judy Whitfield
Producer: Cynthia Felgate

: Closedown

: Open University

4.50 William Tyndale

5.15 Materials Under Stress

5.40 Adolf Loos

6.5 At The Hawk's Well

6.30 Mining

: Junior Pot Black

BBC2 Snooker Championship The sixth of eight programmes
The last two qualifying games for the semi-finals featuring in group one:
John Keers (Newcastle), North East and Scotland (Under 16) Champion v
John Parrott (Liverpool), Finalist 1980 British Boys Championship and in group two:
Dean Reynolds (Grimsby), Lincolnshire and South Humberside Junior Champion v
Dene O'Kane (New Zealand), Auckland Champion 1980 Introduced by ALAN WEEKS Commentator TED LOWE Referee JOHN WILLIAMS
Summaries by JACK KARNEHM
Director ROY NORTON Producer REG PERRIN BBC Birmingham


Unknown: John Keers
Unknown: John Parrott
Unknown: Dene O'Kane
Introduced By: Alan Weeks
Commentator: Ted Lowe
Commentator: Referee John Williams
Unknown: Jack Karnehm
Director: Roy Norton
Producer: Reg Perrin

: Mid-Evening News

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

: Impressions

The sixth of a series of seven ten-minute films by DENIS MITCHELL 6: Retirement
A day in the life of Tully George of Norfolk whose retirement seems busier than some people's working life.
A DMF production


Unknown: Denis Mitchell
Unknown: Tully George

: Gardeners' World

Clay Jones with Geoff Hamilton at Barnsdale compare varieties of early potatoes, plant winter greens and leeks, and sow house plants.
Producer JOHN KENYON BBC Birmingham
Gardening hints on Ceefax page 269


Unknown: Geoff Hamilton
Producer: John Kenyon

: New Jobs for Old?

In Britain today over two-and-a-half-million people are out of work. Many of the jobs have been lost in declining, traditional industries which show little sign of revival in the face of mounting foreign competition. So where will the new jobs come from? And how can Britain's labour force be redeployed over the next 20 years to achieve lasting full employment?
David Jessel reports for News-week.


Unknown: David Jessel
Producer: Colin Martin
Editor: Peter Ibbotson

: Call My Bluff

A due) of words and wit between
Arthur Marshall
Pamela Stephenson Anthony Valentine and Frank Muir
Hannah Gordon Clive James
Referee Robert Robinson
Call My Bluff devised by MARK GOODSON and BILL TODMAN Directed by PAUL CIANI Producer ROGER ORDISH


Unknown: Arthur Marshall
Unknown: Pamela Stephenson
Unknown: Anthony Valentine
Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Hannah Gordon
Unknown: Clive James
Unknown: Referee Robert Robinson
Unknown: Mark Goodson
Unknown: Bill Todman
Directed By: Paul Ciani
Producer: Roger Ordish

: Playhouse: Going Gently

Subtitles on Ceefax page 270.


Writer: Thomas Ellice
Novel by: Robert C. S. Downs
Music composed by: George Fenton
Film editor: Ken Pearce
Photography: Nat Crosby
Designer: Derek Dodd
Script editor: Brenda Reid
Producer: Innes Lloyd
Director: Stephen Frears
Bernard Flood: Norman Wisdom
Sister Scarli: Judi Dench
Austin Miller: Fulton MacKay
Gladys Flood: Stephanie Cole
George Flood: Peter Attard
Sister Marvin: Margaret Whiting
Orderly: Garry Cooper
Orderly: Ivan Steward
Surgeon: Edward Lyon
Painters: Bill Dean,
Painters: John Mulcahy
Resident: Christian Burgess
Doctor: Robert Hickson
Priest: Ray Hassett
Voluntary worker: Ann Queensberry

: Deborah Shah

plays Feux d'artifice by Debussy

: Newsnight

PETER SNOW, CHARLES WHEELER , JOHN TUSA and PETER HOBDAY present an informed account of what's happening in the world; special reports from at home and abroad, plus news, weather and sports results.
Producer PAUL NORRIS Directors
ALEX SAWARD and JOHN WILKINSON Assignment editors


Unknown: Charles Wheeler
Unknown: John Tusa
Unknown: Peter Hobday
Producer: Paul Norris
Unknown: Alex Saward
Unknown: John Wilkinson
Unknown: George Walker
Unknown: John Mahoney
Editor: David Dickinson
Editor: George Carey

: A World of Jazz

Writer Mike Hennessey talks about the growth of jazz and illustrates the theme with excerpts from the Montreux Festivals.
Tonight's programme features Mel Lewis Big Band Dexter Gordon with Hampton Hawes and Kenny Clarke Champion Jack Dupree


Talks: Mike Hennessey
Unknown: Dexter Gordon
Unknown: Hampton Hawes
Unknown: Kenny Clarke
Unknown: Jack Dupree
Director: François Jaquenod
Producer: Donald Sayer

: The Outer Limits

Specimen Unknown, starring
Steven McNally , Richard Jaeckel co-starring Gail Kobe
John Kellog , Peter Baldwin
Russell Johnson , Arthur Batanides An unknown plant spore drifting in space makes a deadly attack on a weather satellite. With no certain cure for its victims, Control is faced with an agonising decision - should the sick be allowed back for treatment and risk contaminating the entire earth?
Produced by JOSEPH STEFANO Written by STEPHEN LORD Directed by GERD OSWALD
Executive producer LESLIE STEVENS


Unknown: Steven McNally
Unknown: Richard Jaeckel
Unknown: Gail Kobe
Unknown: John Kellog
Unknown: Peter Baldwin
Unknown: Russell Johnson
Unknown: Arthur Batanides
Produced By: Joseph Stefano
Written By: Stephen Lord
Directed By: Gerd Oswald
Producer: Leslie Stevens

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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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