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: Open University

6.40 Materials and their Environment: Corrosion

7.5 Christian Community in County Clare

7.30 Viscosity of a Liquid

: Gharbar

A magazine for Asian women
Director KRISHAN GOULD. BBC Birmingham


Director: Krishan Gould.

: Closedown

: Play School

Story: The Hippo had Hiccups written by ANNA STANDON illustrated by EDWARD c. STANDON presenters
Sheelagh Gilbey , Ben Bazell


Written By: Anna Standon
Illustrated By: Edward C. Standon
Unknown: Sheelagh Gilbey
Unknown: Ben Bazell

: Closedown

: 5.15-5.40 Cricket

The NatWest Bank Trophy Second Round
Two further visits for live coverage of one of today's matches that will decide who goes into the quarter-finals. Introduced by PETER WEST
Television presentation NICK HUNTER , BILL TAYLOR Cricket scores on Ceefax


Introduced By: Peter West
Unknown: Richie Benaud
Unknown: Fred Trueman
Unknown: Tony Lewis
Unknown: Nick Hunter
Unknown: Bill Taylor

: Open University

4.50 Conflict in the Family. 5.40 Living Language. 6.5 War and the Media. 6.30 Harris Tweed.


Unknown: Harris Tweed.

: Six Fifty-five Special

The musical My Fair Lady, first performed in 1956, has been presented every year since by professional companies throughout the world. This outstanding showbusiness record reflects the talent of American lyricist Alan J. Lerner , who also penned the songs for Camelot, Gigi and Paint Your Wagon. Tonight he talks about his life and his musical influences to Donny MacLeod. Songs from the shows are performed by Liz Robertson and David Kernan.


Unknown: Alan J. Lerner
Unknown: Donny MacLeod.
Unknown: Liz Robertson
Unknown: David Kernan.

: Mid-Evening News

including sub-titles for the hard-of-hearing, followed by Weather

: City

Roses Grow in Byker Now
The neighbourly jostle of the close terraced streets of the New-castle community of Byker has gone. Today architects come from all over the world to admire what has taken its place - an inner city suburb of brightly coloured houses grouped in small tree-lined squares. Three years ago the camera recorded the bitter experiences of three women, Ethel, Nora and Jean, as they endured a long cold winter of delays and hardships, waiting for the council's scheme to be finished so that they could be rehoused. For two of the women that bleak period is behind them-they are content now. But for Jean the memories are taking longer to heal.
Film cameraman DAVID cox Film editor TONY WILLIAMS
Producer BRIAN JAMES. BBC Manchester


Producer: Brian James.

: Big Jim and the Figaro Club

A series of five comedy films Norman Rossington
Roland Curram , Priscilla Morgan in Hearts of Oak by TED WALKER
' Yeah ... a bit of good fellowship, a bit of know-how, a bit of rough justice as required. That's how we went about things, in those far-off days of the Figaro Club ...'
Costume designer IAN ADLEY
Producer COLIN ROSE. BBC Bristol


Unknown: Norman Rossington
Unknown: Roland Curram
Unknown: Priscilla Morgan
Unknown: Ted Walker
Unknown: Richard Ganniclifft
Designer: Ian Adley
Artist: Jan Nethercot
Designer: Chris Robilliard
Nimrod: David John
Jim: Norman Rossington
Turps: Sylveste McCoy
Ned: Gordon Rollings
Chick: David Beckett
Perkins: Roland Curram
Glad: Priscilla Morgan
Beryl: Hazel Clyne
Pudden: Lill Roughley
Eric: Alex Woodman
Shirley: Rachel Woodman
Archie: Pete Lee-Wilson
Commodore: Peter Clapham

: Rhoda

A comedy film series starring with Date in the Iron Mask
Rhoda's dignity is somewhat ruffled when her escort to an important dinner gets his silly head stuck inside a silly mask,


Rhoda: Valerie Harper
Brenda: Julie Kavner
Jack Doyle: Kenneth McMillan
Benny Goodman: Ray Buktenica

: Top Crown

Champions of crown green bowling compete in the BBC2 Invitation Pairs Tournament Match Three
Noel Burrows and Mike Leach v
Gene Bardon and Roy Nicholson
Will the knowledge that the favourites, BRIAN DUNCAN and NORMAN FLETCHER , are through to the semi-finals inspire the holders of the trophy - MIKE LEACH and NOEL BURROWS - to top form? Their opposition tonight are two of the best crown green bowlers in the country-GENE BARDON and ROY NICHOLSON from Yorkshire - who will make this ' Battle of the Roses' a first-class match.
Introduced by Richard Duckenfield from the Waterloo Hotel, Blackpool Commentator HARRY RIGBY


Unknown: Noel Burrows
Unknown: Mike Leach
Unknown: Gene Bardon
Unknown: Roy Nicholson
Unknown: Brian Duncan
Unknown: Norman Fletcher
Unknown: Mike Leach
Unknown: Roy Nicholson
Introduced By: Richard Duckenfield
Commentator: Harry Rigby
Producer: Keith Phillips

: The20th Century Remembered

A series of programmes recalling the events and people of the last 80 years.
In the first of three programmes about his life, Lord Boothby (Bob Boothby) - broadcaster, author, former Member of Parliament, the Tory rebel whose life began in the easy, affluent days of the Edwardian era, talks to Andrew Boyle about his early days at Oxford and his sudden chance to go into politics.
An mp at the age of 24, he held his Scottish seat until 1958 when he became one of the first Life Peers. His first important political post was with Winston Churchill in 1926 - he recalls his aversion to the economic policies of the time and his affection for and disillusionment with the Germany of . the 20s and 30s.
Film cameraman KEVIN BAXENDALE
(Lord Boolhby continues his memoirs next Wednesday evening)


Unknown: Kevin Baxendale
Editor: Alan Martin
Unknown: John Walker

: Young Musicians 1980

Rosemary Davidson (violin) with Catherine Roe plays Sonatensatz by Brahms.


Violin: Rosemary Davidson
Unknown: Catherine Roe

: Newsnight

PETER SNOW, CHARLES WHEELER JOHN TUSA and PETER HOBDAY present an informed account of what's happening in the world; special reports from the BBC's correspondents at home and abroad, investigations by Newsnight's own team of reporters into what's going on behind the headlines; the latest news and weather forecast 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.

: Cricket

The NatWest Bank Trophy Second Round
PETER WEST introduces highlights of one of today's second-round matches.


Producer: Nick Hunter

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