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: Open University

6.40 A Profile of Charles Ives. 7.5 Unemployment After Education? 7.30 The Piazza della Signoria.


Unknown: Charles Ives.

: Conservative Party Conference 1981

Live coverage of the first day of the Conservative Party Conference in Blackpool
Reporting team
Robin Day, David Dimbleby and Robert McKenzie
Conference reports and background on Ceefax


Unknown: David Dimbleby
Unknown: Robert McKenzie

: Play School

Story: The Great Friends Written and illustrated by JOAN HICKSON Presenters
Sarah Long , Stuart McGugan


Illustrated By: Joan Hickson
Unknown: Sarah Long
Unknown: Stuart McGugan

: Conservative Party Conference

Further coverage from Blackpool

: Open University

4.50 BART 6: Rail or Road. 5.15 Structural Power. 3: Dominance and Dependence. 5.48 Use Your Head. 6.5 Creating Equals in Class. 6.30 Energy: Closing the Gap.

: The World Chess Championships

Anatoly Karpov (World Champion) v Viktor Korchnoi (Challenger)
Two of the fiercest competitors in chess clash for the world title. We present exclusive coverage of match, with up - to - the - minute news, interviews and a report on the best game of the week. First player to win six games is declared world champion.
Presented by Jeremy James
Expert analysis WILLIAM HARTSTON


Unknown: Anatoly Karpov
Unknown: Viktor Korchnoi
Presented By: Jeremy James
Unknown: William Hartston
Producer: Robert Toner

: News Summary

with subtitles for the hard-of-hearing, followed by Weather

: Six More English Towns

A Pattern of Building
Written and presented by Alec Clifton-Taylor
5: Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire
This small town, only seven miles from Bath, is best known for its mediaeval tithe barn, ' one of the most spectacular in England ', and the tiny Saxon church - ' of historic more than artistic interest'. For Alec Clifton-Taylor the appeal is more in the town's exciting hilly site, and the lovely pale yellow limestone that built a fine array of houses for the clothiers of the once-flourishing wool trade.
Film cameraman HENRY FARRAR Film editor PAM BOSWORTH
Executive producer BRUCE NORMAN Producer DENIS MORIARTY
Book (same title) to be published 29 October, £10.95, from retailers


Presented By: Alec Clifton-Taylor
Unknown: Alec Clifton-Taylor
Unknown: Henry Farrar
Producer: Bruce Norman
Producer: Denis Moriarty

: Making M* A* S*H

Alan Alda , Loretta Swit , Jamie Farr and other stars of the series talk about their roles and recall some of their favourite moments of M*A*S*H's skilful blend of laughter and tears.
In 1972, while fighting continued in Vietnam, a small group of people in Hollywood launched their own anti-war effort. Taking ROBERT ALTMAN 's black comedy, film about a medical unit in the Korean...War as their starting point, they 'produced a comedy series that nine years later- is still unique in American television.
To celebrate the success of their award-winning series, Twentieth Century Fox take viewers behind; the cameras to hear from the actors, writers and producers.
(A new series of M*A*S*H starts tomorrow:9.0)


Unknown: Alan Alda
Unknown: Loretta Swit
Unknown: Jamie Farr
Unknown: Robert Altman
Directed By: Patterson Denny
Produced By: Michael Hirah

: Burt Lancaster in The Midnight Man

with SUsan Clark , Cameron Mitchell
Lancaster wrote, directed and produced The Midnight Man in collaboration with Roland Kibbee and .also starred as former policeman, Jim Slade. Paroled, after killing his wife's lover, Slade takes on a ' quiet' job as a security guard at a South Carolina College. He's to take the night shift-from midnight onwards. But trouble seems to follow Slade. and within hours of his first duty he becomes involved in a series of strange thefts and the vicious murder of a beautiful student. His training and instincts get the former cop deeply involved in the case ...
Written for the screen, produced and directed by ROLAND KIBBEE and .BURT LANCASTER. Films: page 20


Unknown: Susan Clark
Unknown: Cameron Mitchell
Unknown: Roland Kibbee
Unknown: Jim Slade.
Directed By: Roland Kibbee
Jim Slade: Burt Lancaster
Linda: Susan Clark
Quartz Willinger: Cameron Mitchell
Clayborne: Morgan Woodward
Sheriff Casey: Harris Yulin
Dr Pritchett: Robert Quarry
Judy Willinger: Joan Lorring
Waldo Mason: Lawrence Dobkin
Leroy: Ed Lauter
Cash: Mills Watson
Charlie: William T Hicks
Janitor: Charles Tyner

: Newsnight

Conservative Conference Report
As the Government reaches midway through its term of office, criticism is now growing in the ranks of the Tory party about its continued hard-line approach to the economy. John Tusa , Peter Snow and Vincent Hanna report on the issues, arguments and debates which will feature during the conference in Blackpool.
In London, Donald MacCormick presents an informed account of other news.


Unknown: John Tusa
Unknown: Vincent Hanna
Unknown: Donald MacCormick

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