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: Play School

Marmalade for Breakfast by JUDY WHITFIELD Presenters
Ben Thomas Lola Young


Unknown: Judy Whitfield
Presenters: Ben Thomas
Unknown: Lola Young

: Closedown

: Girl in a Glider

Summertime on the North Yorkshire moors and the tension builds for 16-year-old Judith Mountford , as she approaches her first solo.
Executive producer DOUGLAS B. SMITH


Unknown: Judith Mountford
Written By: Brian Thompson
Director: Keith Massey
Producer: Douglas B. Smith

: ExmoorMan

Tom Rook seems to know everyone on Exmoor, to go everywhere. to have a finger in all aspects of its life. This documentary follows him through a year, its rituals, its seasons, and the work and fun that go with them. Narrator
Film editor CHRIS ALDRIDGE Producer MICIIAEL cnouciiER BBC Bristol


Unknown: Tom Rook
Editor: Chris Aldridge

: Tales from a Long Room

The second of two illustrated extravaganzas by PETER TINNISWOOD The Congo Affair Told by Robin Bailey
Mr Robin Bailey 's magic lantern slide lectures end with an account of the MCC's first and only tour of the Belgian Congo. Wisden's Almanac gives only the sketchiest outline of this landmark in the history of the 20th century.
Tonight we learn the inside story of a tour whose ramifications are felt to this day wherever cricket is played.


Unknown: Peter Tinniswood
Told By: Robin Bailey
Told By: Mr Robin Bailey
Director: Bob Blagden
Producer: Tony Laryea

: Undersea Kingdom

The classic cliff-hanger serial starring
Ray ' Crash' Corrigan
Chapter 11: Flaming Death
With the sacred city totally destroyed, Crash knows time is running out in their battle to save the Upperworld from the menaces of Unga Khan , unless the' transformed Professor Norton can regain control of his mind and destroy his own creation ..
(Final part tomorrow at 5.40)


Unknown: Unga Khan

: The Waltons

The story of a warm-hearted family of pioneer stock - surviving the Depression years of the 30s and facing the war years of the 40s. starring
Wager Elizabeth turns trainer, when her sisters rashly challenge two local bullies.
Based on EARL HAMNER JR 'S autobiographical novel Spencer's Mountuin Written by E. F. WALLENGREN Directed by GWEN ARNER


Unknown: Wager Elizabeth
Unknown: Hamner Jr
Written By: E. F. Wallengren
Directed By: Gwen Arner
John Walton: Ralph Waite
Mary Ellen: Judy Norton-Taylor
Jason: Jon Walmsley
Erin: Maryelizabeth McDonough
Ben: Eric Scott
Jim-Bob: David W Harper
Elizabeth: Kami Cotler

: News Summary

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

: Australian Film Season: Cathy's Child

Starring Michele Fawdon and Alan Cassell
When Cathy's baby is ‘kidnapped’ by her husband and taken to Greece, the mother turns in despair to the authorities who are unable to help. Eventually two newspaper reporters take up the woman's plight - at first in search of a good story and subsequently out of genuine concern. This moving portrait of a woman, in an alien society, without money or friends, conveys a remarkable sense of truth and authenticity.
(First showing on British television) Films: page 13


Screenplay: Ken Quinnell
Based on a book by: Dick Wordley
Producer: Errol Sullivan
Director: Donald Crombie
Cathy Baikas: Michele Fawdon
Dick Wordley: Alan Cassell
Paul Nicholson: Bryan Brown
Minister: Arthur Dignam
Australian Ambassador: Willie Fennell
Solicitor: Bob Hughes
Perilli: Annibale Migliucci
Plummer: Frankie J Holden
Mrs Green: Kay Yates
Con Stavros: Lex Marinos
Irene: Flavia Arena
Baikas Sr: George Velentzas
Maris: Bernadette Scarcella
Vandis: Yannis Firos
Harry, taxi driver: Harry Michael
Angelia: Sophia Hascas
Smedley: Gerry Gallagher
Newberry: Vie Rooney
Vicki: Linda Newton
Baikas' wife: Rista Ninou
Mrs Photopouious: Maroula Rota

: Russell Harty

Live from London's Creenwood Theatre, television's most unpredictable programme. There will be music, conversation and, as always, star-studded entertainment.
Director RON ISTED
(Russell Harty from Manchester on Thursday at 8.30 pm)


Produced By: Tom Gutteridge
Produced By: Russell Harty

: Pot Black 82

BBC2 Snooker Championship
The fourth frame in the series of 16 programmes for the 1982 Pot Black Trophy.
Featuring in Group Two:
Dennis Taylor (Northern Ireland) the Irish Champion against Steve Davis (London) the 1981 World and UK Professional Champion .
Their first meeting in Pot Black.
STEVE DAVIS , with a successful collection of major titles during the year, is now the player all others want - and have - to beat! Introduced by ALAN WEEKS
Referee JOHN WILLIAMS Commentator TED LOWE
Director ROY NORTON Producer REG PERRIN BBC Birmingham
Book (same title), from 11 February; theme music on Sporting Themes (record REH 348, cassette ZCR 348), jrom retailers


Unknown: Dennis Taylor
Unknown: Steve Davis
Unknown: Steve Davis
Introduced By: Alan Weeks
Unknown: John Williams
Commentator: Ted Lowe
Director: Roy Norton
Producer: Reg Perrin

: Arena

What Makes Rabbit Run?
John Updike 's new book, Rabbit is Rich, is the third in the Rabbit series from the author of Rabbit,
Run, Couples and The Coup. At 50,
Updike is at the height of h s powers and reputation. His novels amount to a chronicle of Middle
America in the liberated and disillusioned post-Kennedy years.
'Many of my books and stories involve a bourgeois home being disrupted by sex ... Maybe 1 should pay more attention to the fact that these homes were basically established by sex as well.'
Art, sex and religion; he has described these as the Three Great Secret Things, and in this film, the first full-length study of Updike, he looks at his own life and art in the light of his strictly religious Pennsylvania past, and wonders about the drives that make Rabbit run.
Executive producer BILL MORTON producer DAVID CHESHIRE


Unknown: John Updike
Unknown: John McGlashan.
Editor: Julian Miller
Producer: Bill Morton

: Carel Weight

The Last of the Late Victorians
' I suppose I am one of the " odd bods " of English painting.'
In his 72nd year Carel Weight is being honoured with an exhibition which will tour England during the rest of the year and is now showing at the Royal Academy. In this film profile he talks to John Read about his striking and sometimes unnerving paintings of landscapes, people and human drama.
Film editor DAVID MARTIN
Film cameraman COLIN WALDECK Producer JOHN READ


Unknown: John Read
Editor: David Martin
Unknown: Colin Waldeck
Producer: John Read

: Newsnight

PETER SNOW, JOHN TUSA , PETER HOBDAY and DONALD MACCORMICK present an informed account of what's happening in the world


Unknown: John Tusa
Unknown: Peter Hobday
Unknown: Donald MacCormick

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