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: Gharbar

A magazine for Asian women
Directed by BISH MEHAY . BBC Birmingham
10.45 Chosedown


Directed By: Bish Mehay

: Play School

Story: Good-night, Owll
Written and illustrated by PAT HUTCHINS. Presenters lain Lauchlan, Sheelagh Gilbey .Repeated on BBC1 at 3.55 pm)
11.25 Chosedown


Illustrated By: Pat Hutchins.
Unknown: Sheelagh Gilbey

: Landscapes of Britain

Twelve explorations with Professor W. G. Hoskins 1: Ancient Dorset
How did the English landscape begin? And how much of mans earliest imprint on the landscape is still visible? Professor Hoskins leads us to the lonely heaths, remote valleys and quiet villages and towns of Dorset to show how eenerations of men and women have shaped the ancient landscape.


Unknown: Professor W. G. Hoskins
Editor: Clare Douglas
Producer: Peter Jones

: Vikings!

The last of ten films in which Magnus Magnusson explores the Viking world.
Here King Harold is Killed
1066- the Battle of Hastings -a date and an event etched on the mind of the English-speaking world Less familiar is the convoluted series of events which led to the death of Harold of England and the vital role the Vikings played in this real-life saga. with Colin Blakely
Series adviser PROFESSOR p. h. SAWYER Producer RAY SUTCLIFFE
Series producer DAVID COLLISON


Unknown: Magnus Magnusson
Unknown: Colin Blakely
Music By: Jack Point
Producer: Ray Sutcliffe
Producer: David Collison

: Tigris

The Sumerian Voyage of Thor Heyerdahl
A series of four programmes 1: The Garden of Eden
With his Kon-Tiki expedition in 1947 Thor Heyerdahl showed how prehistoric man, 4,000 years ago, could have crossed a world ocean. Now, building on the experience of Kon-Tiki and his Ra voyages, Heyerdahl sets out to show that man not only drifted across the sea but was master of his own destination by being able to navigate.
Four handsome films, (DAILY TELEGRAPH) Undoubtedly an epic series. (TIME OUT) Written, produced by BRUCE NORMAN


Unknown: Thor Heyerdahl
Unknown: Thor Heyerdahl
Produced By: Bruce Norman

: Undersea Kingdom

The classic cliff-hanger serial starring Ray ' Crash ' Corrigan Chapter 3: Arena of Death
Crash reaches Sharad, High Priest of Atlantis and mortal enemy of the evil Unga Khan , only to find himself locked in mortal combat... s


Unknown: Unga Khan

: Life on Earth

A natural history in 13 parts by David Attenborough
10: Theme and Variations
Mammals are a very varied group. Even among the bats, which number over 1,000 species, there is great diversity. Contrast these flying mammals which use sonar, with the great whales that sing, the star-nosed mole and the giant anteater which claws into termite mounds - and the potential variations from a common ancestor become dramatically clear.
Music EDWARD WILLIAMS Film editor RON MARTIN Producer RICHARD BROCK BBC Bristol iRcpeat)
⋆ Ceefax subtitles on page 270


Unknown: David Attenborough
Editor: Ron Martin
Producer: Richard Brock

: News Summary

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

: Joey

dramatised by Brian Gibson and Elaine Morgan
Joey Deacon died in December. This is the unique and remarkable story of his life. He was born in 1920 with brain damage. He grew up severely spastic, unable to talk or walk. He lived for years in an institution, unable to make himself understood.
After 13 years in hospital Joey met another spastic patient, Ernie Roberts, who had a remarkable skill. He could understand Joey. Joey's story could now be told. He dictated his memories to Ernie, who in turn dictated them to Michael, a third patient. Tom, a fourth member of the group, typed out the story. Every day the group produced three lines, and after almost one-and-a-half years' work, the book Tongue-Tied was finished. This programme reconstructs the story of that book.
Extraordinarily uplifting. (Sunday Times)


Dramatised by: Brian Gibson
Dramatised by: Elaine Morgan
Editor: Peter Goodchild
Director: Brian Gibson
Joey as a boy: Christopher Molesworth
Joey as a young man: John Prasher
Ernie: Tony Robinson
Joey's mother: Anita Carey
Joey's father: Mark Wing-Davey

: One Hundred Great Paintings

This week's theme: Processions Canaletto (1697-1768)
The Basin of St Mark 's on Ascension Day
Reproduced by gracious permission of Her Majesty The Queen
Written and narrated by JOHN HALE
Director HUMPHREY BURTON i This painting is currently on view at the Queen's Gallery, London)


Unknown: St Mark
Unknown: John Hale
Director: Humphrey Burton

: Maestro

The second of four programmes Barry John - Rugby Union Footballer
' The King ' of the Welsh valleys. A prince among fly-halves who bedazzled the opposition and entranced the world of rugby.
Barry John talks to Frank Keating about his glorious days in rugby a decade ago.
(Tony Jacklin - tomorrow at 8.25 pm)


Unknown: Barry John
Talks: Barry John
Unknown: Frank Keating
Unknown: Tony Jacklin

: M*A*S*H

starring Dreams
Pressures mount on the 4077th, as the team operates on over 200 casualties in 33 hours. As Hawkeye says, the war ' has tattooed our brains with this ugliness '.


Written By: Alan Alda
Written By: James Jay Rubinflier
Directed By: Alan Alda
Hawkeye: Alan Alda
B J Hunnicutt: Mike Farrell
Col Potter: With Harry Morgan
Hotlips: Loretta Swit
Charles: David Ogden Stiers
Klinger: Jamie Farr
Fr Mulcahy: William Christopher

: Dancing Girls

A series of four films 3: Sponooch
When HOT gossip burst upon an unsuspecting public they became, almost overnight, the most famous and successful dancers in the business. But for five of the original group it was not enough. They left Hot Gossip and formed their own group - SPONOOCH.
They struggle to be independent, democratic and uncompromising, trying to elevate their reputation and their cultural credibility. Over six months the film follows their attempts to find the work, the money and the management that will enable them to keep on trying.
(Final part tomorrow at 9.55 pm)

: Grapevine

You can't afford a holiday this year - can you? The self-help show tells of inner city kids going on holiday in spite of everything: Islington families take a field in Suffolk and mix with the villagers, while handicapped children go to a holiday camp in Bognor. Presenter Jeni Barnett


Presenter: Jeni Barnett

: Newsnight

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