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: Open University

6.40 Tunnels and Tunnelling.
7.05 Jackson Pollock.
7.30 Maths; Games Theory.

: Liberal Party Assembly 1981

Live coverage of the third day's debates in Llandudno. Reporting team


Unknown: David Dimbleby
Unknown: Robert McKenzie

: Play School

Story: Pinnochio (traditional) illustrated by JANE YAMATA Presenters
Bridget McCann , Ben Thomas


Illustrated By: Jane Yamata
Unknown: Bridget McCann
Unknown: Ben Thomas

: Liberal Party Assembly

Further coverage from Llandudno, including live coverage of the afternoon's debates.

: Open University

4.50 Time for a Change.
5.15 Porcelain.
5.40 Kontakte.
6.05 Origin of Species.
6.30 Transport and Road Research.

: Schools Prom

The first of four programmes featuring music from last year's Schools Proms recorded at the Royal Albert Hall , London, and visiting the home base of one of the outstanding young groups involved.
Included in tonight's programme: The Ocho Rios Band Vivaldi Ensemble
Darlington Youth Big Band with Ronnie Scott
Essex Youth Orchestra
Introduced from Rugby by Ray Moore
Assistant producer DAVE PERROTTET Producer KEN GRIFFIN
(The Schools Prom is organised by Times Newspapers with Commercial Union Assurance)


Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: Ray Moore
Unknown: With Alf Hind
Unknown: Maurice Dunn
Unknown: Phil Sutton
Producer: Dave Perrottet
Producer: Ken Griffin

: News Summary

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

: Animation at Cambridge

Two Canadian films

: Southampton International Boat Show 81

from Mayflower Park
For several months now Britain s largest and most exciting Boat Show has been sold out to 500 exhibitors including 200 boats afloat on the pontoon. Husband and wife team Paul Heiney and Libby Purves look at some of the highlights of this year's show.
Engineering managers JACK BELASCO and DEREK PRICE. Producer ROY NORTON


Unknown: Paul Heiney
Unknown: Libby Purves
Unknown: Jack Belasco
Producer: Roy Norton

: Fame

Six films with John Pitman 4: Barbara Windsor
Barbara Windsor knew fame at an early age, but last year she had to contend with a very different kind of attention when her husband, club owner Ronnie Knight , was up on a murder charge. Suddenly both of them were front-page news; even though Ronnie was acquitted they still have to cope with the backlash.
Tonight Barbara and Ronnie talk about their joint term of trial and the effect it has had on their lives.
Series producer ADAM CLAPHAM Producer NICK HANDEL


Unknown: John Pitman
Unknown: Ronnie Knight
Editor: Simon Hammond
Producer: Nick Handel

: Folk

Introduced by Nick Barraclough
The last of five programmes from the Cambridge Folk Festival, this week features: Derek Brimstone Dave Van Ronk , Ossian
Promoted by the Cambridge City Courcil Festival organiser KEN WOOLLARD Lighting TOMMY THOMAS Sound CHRIS HOLCOMBE Producer DONALD SAYER


Introduced By: Nick Barraclough
Unknown: Derek Brimstone
Unknown: Dave van Ronk
Unknown: Ken Woollard
Unknown: Tommy Thomas
Unknown: Chris Holcombe
Producer: Donald Sayer

: Mourning Becomes Electra

The last of a five-part adaptation of EUGENE O'NEILL 'S classic drama. The Haunted starring
Roberta Maxwell , Bruce Davison
Lavinia and Orin have to face up to their ultimate fate-punish. ment for crime past and present.
A WNET/THIRTEEN production


Unknown: Eugene O'Neill
Unknown: Roberta Maxwell
Unknown: Bruce Davison
Produced By: Ann Blumenthal
Produced By: Jac Venza
Directed By: Nick Havinga
Lavinia Mannon: Roberta Maxwell
Orin Mannon: Bruce Davison
Hazel Niles: Deborah Offner
Peter Niles: Peter Weller
Seth: Roberts Blossom

: Jack High

The Kodak Masters Bowls Tournament from Beach House Park, Worthing
The second semi-final continued. The result of this match remained in doubt right to the end, and is typical of the bowling we have come to expect on the magnificent greens at Worthing.

: Newsnight

and Liberal Assembiy Report

: Leeds International Piano Competition

The Finalists
Tomorrow and Saturday see the Finals of this exciting competition to be televised live from Leeds Town Hall.
Tonight Richard Baker and Bernard Keeffe look at the young competitors who have played their way through all the preliminary rounds to take part in the most demanding test of all when each will perform a complete concerto with orchestra.
Assistant producer ANITA CRUM
Producer KENNETH corhen
(Competition given in association with Harveys of Bristol)


Unknown: Richard Baker
Unknown: Bernard Keeffe

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