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: Open University

10.10 The First Years of Life: On the Way.
10.35 Countdown to the OU: 1.

: Horizon

West of Bangalore
Professor Amulya Reddy is looking for ways to improve the quality of life in Pura, one of India's 600,000 villages.
A first-rate documentary (DAILY MIRROR) Horizon editor SIMON CAMPBELL-JONES
Producer Christopher SYKES


Editor: Simon Campbell-Jones
Producer: Christopher Sykes

: Ski Sunday

Dramatic winter sports action featuring the world's top ski racers in high-speed competition in the World Cup:
The Men's Downhill and Men's Giant Slalom from Morzine
The Haute Savoie region of France is the picturesque setting for the first men's events of the New Year and for Canadian STEVE PODBORSKI, brings happy memories of his first World Cup victory in the last downhill here three years ago.
In the Giant Slalom, the strongest challenge to INGEMAR STENMARK 'S supremacy should come from
Russia's Aleksandr Zhirov , who won the last three races in March 1981 to finish the championship in second place, just ten points behind Sweden's slalom star. Commentator DAVID VINE
TV presentation by the FRENCH TV service Producer jim reside
Book (sante title) £4.95 from booksellers


Unknown: Ingemar Stenmark
Unknown: Aleksandr Zhirov

: Rugby Special

The Barbarians r The Australians from Cardiff Arms Park
The Australians, in the final match of the tour, had the chance yesterday to demonstrate their running skills against a starstudded Barbarian side who were also committed to an open style of attacking rugby.
NIGEL STARMER-S '%[[Tll introduces the programme which also includes news and highlights of the weekend's rugby, and a preview of next week's start of the Home International Championship. Commentator in Cardiff
Series producer HUW JONES Rugby scores on Ceejax


Unknown: Nigel Starmer-S
Unknown: Bill McLaren
Director: Dewi Griffitiis

: International Darts

The Embassy
World Professional Championship
BOBBY GEORGE , seeded No 6 and nicknamed the • Liberace of Darts ' because of his sequinned clothes, has recovered from a serious illness last year and is fighting to regain his best form. His first-round match is one of the toughest in the draw, against' Ton Machine ' ALAN GLAZIER.
The No 3 seed, CLIFF LAZARENKO , plays newcomer to the championship, FINN JENSEN from DenmarkPETER PURVES introduces the best of the action from both these matches and the results of: JERRY UMBERGER (USA) V DOUG MCCARTHY (England) NICK VIRACHKUL (USA) V RAY KIPPARI (Canada) Commentators


Unknown: Bobby George
Unknown: Alan Glazier.
Unknown: Cliff Lazarenko
Introduces: Peter Purves
Unknown: Jerry Umberger
Unknown: Doug McCarthy
Unknown: Sid Waddell

: News Review

A digest of the news of the week. plus a visual commentary for those who cannot hear, with Jan Leeming Editor RICHARD GANVOLF.


Unknown: Jan Leeming
Editor: Richard Ganvolf.

: The Money Programme

Presented by Brian Widlake and Valerie Singleton Britain's most popular business and economic programme reports from far and near on money, large and small. Featuring this week:
Trade Wars. A special report from Japan by Nick Clarke on the issue that will dominate world trade in 1982. As the Japanese trade surplus races to new levels, what can stop a looming trade war?
And including the launch of a special Moneymaker competition for investors.


Presented By: Brian Widlake
Presented By: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: Nick Clarke
Producer: David Rowley
Editor: Andrew Clayton
Editor: David Lloyd

: The World About Us

The Art of Surviving
Narrated by Gary Watson Brazil's north east has been described as a region of perpetual calamity. Almost continuous drought, and a history of famine dating back 200 years, have produced in the people a determination to survive - whatever the odds. Their extraordinary ingenuity led to a new phrase being adopted to describe their way of life - ' The Technology of Survival'. It means making a living from whatever comes easily to hand: clay, stone - even rubbish - bottles, jars, cans, motor tyres - even dud electric light bulbs, are re-cycled to live again - but in a totally unexpected way. Photography NIGEL MEAKIN Film editor JANE VAL BAKER
Written and produced by BOB SAUNDERS Series editors


Unknown: Gary Watson
Editor: Jane Val Baker
Produced By: Bob Saunders
Unknown: Anthony Isaacs.
Unknown: Peter Jones.

: Andre Previn and Friends

The second of two programmes in which Andre Previn makes music with some of his special friends: Dame Janet Baker and Peter Savidge.
Andre Previn accompanies Janet Baker and Peter Savidge in some Popular and much-loved songs, including ' To music ' by Schubert, ' On wings of song' by Mendelssohn, ' Jubal's lyre ' by Handel,
' Sea fever' by John Ireland and the duet ' My dearest, my fairest' by Purcell.
Producer ian ENGELMANN


Unknown: Andre Previn
Unknown: Dame Janet Baker
Unknown: Peter Savidge.
Unknown: Andre Previn
Unknown: Janet Baker
Unknown: Peter Savidge

: News on 2

with Jan Leeming Weather


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: International Pro-Celebrity Golf

Lee's Team v Jerry's Team for the Marley Trophy
Lee Trevino and Jerry Pate , two of America's superstars of golf, with the aid of their celebrity Partners, oppose each other in this new series especially recorded for BBC2.
This week's match features
George C. Scott and Lee Trevino v
Bruce Forsyth and Jerry Pate
George C. Scott , the actor who refused an Oscar for his performance as General Patton, makes his first appearance in one of these matches.
Bruce Forsyth has played in every series and is one of the better celebrity golfers.
PETER ALLISS commentates and talks with the players over nine selected holes on the beautiful Queen's Course at Gleneagles Hotel in Scotland.
Television presentation


Unknown: Jerry Pate
Unknown: George C. Scott
Unknown: Bruce Forsyth
Unknown: Jerry Pate
Unknown: George C. Scott
Unknown: Bruce Forsyth
Unknown: Peter Alliss
Unknown: Richard Tilling
Unknown: Alastair Scott
Producer: David Kenning

: Australian Film Season: The Club

The British premiere of BRUCE BERESFORD 's new film, starring
Jack Thompson , Graham Kennedy
'Nobody pays 120,000 bucks for a kid with potential.' Or do they? This powerful look at the tough world of Australian football concentrates as much on the board-room rows and dramas as on the same itself. When Geoff Hayward is ' bought' for big money he finds his star status causes problems on and off the pitch.
Directed by BRUCE BERESFORD Films: page 13


Unknown: Bruce Beresford
Unknown: Jack Thompson
Unknown: Graham Kennedy
Unknown: Geoff Hayward
Play By: David Williamson
Produced By: Matt Carroll
Directed By: Bruce Beresford
Laurie Holden: Jack Thompson
Ted Parker: Graham Kennedy
Jock Riley: Frank Wilson
Danny Rowe: Harold Hopkins
Geoff Hayward: John Howard
Gerry Cooper: Alan Cassell
Susy: Maggie Doyle
Commentator: Lou Richards
Stripper: Toni-Gay Shaw
First club official: Jack Harris

: International Darts

The Embassy World Professional Championship
Leighton Rees, seeded No 7 and holder of the World record check-out of ten darts is in action tonight against the popular Scot, Angus Ross
John Lowe, seeded No 2, beaten finalist in the World, Bullseye and the British Professional Championships last year, will be determined to regain the title he won in 1979 against Leighton Rees. His first-round opponent is veteran England International, Bill Lennard.
The top two Australians, Terry O'Dea and Kevin White, have been drawn together and this should be a tough match. Introduced by Peter Purves. Commentator
Sid Waddell, Tony Green


Unknown: Leighton Rees
Unknown: Angus Ross
Unknown: John Lowe
Unknown: Bill Lennard
Unknown: Kevin White
Introduced By: Peter Purves
Commentator: Sid Waddell
Unknown: Tony Green

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