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: Open University

10.10 The First Years of Life: Clash!
10.35 Energy in the Home: Building for the Future. 11.6 Up-dating the Professional: A Lecture by Dr J. Horlock.


Unknown: Dr J. Horlock.

: Horizon

The Cornucopia
Science has revolutionised farming and made it possible to produce mountains of cereals and lakes of milk. As a result a large proportion of Europe's 8 million farmers are no longer needed.

: Rugby Special

Wales v Australia from Cardiff Arms Park Australia beat Wales 2-0 in the 1978 series in Australia. Wales are still rebuilding their side, but the Australians have won only once at Cardiff in six meetings.
Nigel Starmer-Smith introduces the programme, which also includes news and views of the weekend's rugby.
Commentator BILL MCLAREN
Series producer HUW JONES Rugby scores on Ceefax


Introduces: Nigel Starmer-Smith
Commentator: Bill McLaren
Director: Dewi Griffiths
Producer: Huw Jones

: News Review

A digest of the news of the week and other world matters of interest seen by news cameras around the world; the interesting and the picturesque, the important and the dramatic, plus a visual commentary for those who cannot hear. with Kenneth Kendall


Unknown: Kenneth Kendall
Editor: Richard Gamble

: The Money Programme

Presented by Brian Widlake and Valerie Singleton Britain's most popular business and financial programme reports from far and near on money, large and small.
Featuring this week: a special report by Nick Clarke from Hong Kong; and including Moneymaker - making the most of your savings.


Presented By: Brian Widlake
Unknown: Nick Clarke
Editor: Andrew Clayton
Editor: David Lloyd

: The World About Us

King Kong still rules our imagination, but watching our closest relatives in the wild reveals a gentler giant. Gorillas are the shyest and, sadly, the rarest of the great apes.
The mountain gorilla is running out of a place to live. The low-land gorilla, familiar in many zoos, may share that fate. America's Dian Fossey , and John Aspin all here in Britain are, like many others, endeavouring to dispel the apathy and ignorance that shrouds these intelligent and magnificent creatures.
Narrated and presented for BBC television by BARRY PAINE
Produced for the National Geographic Society by BARBARA JAMPEL
The World About Us 1982 Wildlife Calendar. 11.99 (ree price) from retailers


Unknown: Dian Fossey
Unknown: John Aspin
Television By: Barry Paine
Unknown: Barbara Jampel
Editors: Peter Jones
Editors: Anthony Isaacs

: News on 2

with Jan Leeming Weather


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: In My Fashion

If you look at the fashion pages of the newspapers, then look at the way the people in the streets are dressed, the connection might sometimes seem slender. In My Fashion is a sequence of filmed interviews with ordinary people about what they have in their wardrobes. Included are a student who goes out ' for a good pose every day', an artist who resents the fact that men should always wear dark suits, a teacher who's ' never grown out of dressing up ', a Forestry Commission officer who always wears the kilt, and a North London rabbi who feels he should ' look good to be able to do the thing that I want to do '.
Film cameraman REMI ADEFARASIN Film editor JENNY HOLMES
Assistant producer MITCHELL SYMONS Producer SANDRA GREGORY


Unknown: Jim McAlister
Unknown: Remi Adefarasin
Editor: Jenny Holmes
Producer: Mitchell Symons
Producer: Sandra Gregory

: King of the High 'Cs'

A portrait of the Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti
PAVAROTTI'S singing of roles like Manrico in 11 Trovatore, Rodolfo in La Bohème and Cavaradossi in Tosco has won him the highest critical acclaim throughout the world, and he is acknowledged a true successor to Caruso and Gigli. In this programme, filmed in Modena, Pesaro and Verona, Pavarotti talks about his life. and performs arias by Verdi, Puccini and Leoncavallo, accompanied by the ORCHESTRA STABILE ROMAGNA conducted by LEONE MAGIERA
Film editor JESSE PALMER


Tenor: Luciano Pavarotti
Conducted By: Leone Magiera
Editor: Jesse Palmer
Producer: Ian Engelmann

: Grand Slam

Presenter Jeremy James Commentator JOHN BEARD The players:
Pat Davies and Nicola Gardener (UK) v Jackie Mitchell and Gail Moss (USA)
Jeremy Flint and Claude Rodrigue (UK) v
Matthew Granovetter and Neil Silverman (USA)


Presenter: Jeremy James
Commentator: John Beard
Unknown: Pat Davies
Unknown: Jackie Mitchell
Unknown: Gail Moss
Unknown: Jeremy Flint
Unknown: Claude Rodrigue
Unknown: Matthew Granovetter
Unknown: Neil Silverman
Designer: Chris Robilliard
Director: Jill Marshall
Producer: Peter Bazalgette

: TheBorgias

A serial in ten parts
Rodrigo Borgia has lost control of Cesare, who has made as many foes as conquests. As Cesare rides to Milan to meet Louis XII of France, his enemies attempt to join forces against him.
if Subtitles on Ceefax page 270


Unknown: John Prebble
Unknown: Rodrigo Borgia
Unknown: Louis Xii

: Film of the Week: The Heartbreak Kid

Charles Grodin , Cybill Shepherd Jeannie Berlin, Eddie Albert
Three days after his marriage Lenny Cantrow falls in love with Kelly, a girl he meets on the beach. Undaunted by her parents' dislike of him, he announces his intention of getting a divorce and marrying her. Two weeks later, a bemused Kelly finds him in her home town, divorced and ready for stage two of his plan ...
Screenplay by NEIL SIMON based on the story A Change of Plan by BRUCE JAY FRIEDMAN
(First showing on British television)


Unknown: Charles Grodin
Unknown: Eddie Albert
Unknown: Lenny Cantrow
Unknown: Neil Simon
Unknown: Bruce Jay Friedman
Producer: Edgar J. Scherick
Directed By: Elaine May
Lenny Cantrow: Charles Grodin
Kelly Corcoran: Cybill Shepherd
Lila Kolodny: Jeannie Berlin
Mr Corcoran: Eddie Albert
Mrs Corcoran: Audra Lindley
Colorado man: William Prince
Colorado woman: Augusta Dabney
Cousin Ralph: Mitchell Jason
Entertainer: Art Metrano
Mrs Kolodny: Marilyn Putnam
Mr Kolodny: Jack Hausman
Pecan pie waiter: Erik Preminger
Kelly's boyfriend: Tim Browne
Flower girl: Jean Scoppa
Mrs Cantrow: Doris Roberts

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