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: Open University

10.10 The First Years of Life: The World at One. 10.35 Introduction to Chemistry and Geology. 11.0 An Introduction: Oceanography. 11.50 Bronze Casting.
12.15 Women Beware Women: with discussion introduced by CHRISTOPHER HILL.


Introduced By: Christopher Hill.

: Horizon

Whatever Happened to the Energy Crisis?
A film showing real alternatives to the expansion of nuclear power. Narrator PAUL VAUGHAN


Narrator: Paul Vaughan

: Ski Sunday

The World Championships from Schladming. The Men's Slalom
Ingemar Stenmark , the Swedish slalom star, defends his title against the double American challenge from PHIL AND STEVE MAHRE , the 24-year-old twins from White Pass, Washington, both of whom have already beaten the champion in World Cup races this season. Plus a look back at the moments which will provide the memories from the last ten days of Alpine competition.
Commentator DAVID VINE
TV presentation by AUSTRIAN TV SERVICE
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Unknown: Ingemar Stenmark
Unknown: Steve Mahre
Commentator: David Vine
Producer: Jim Reside

: Rugby Special

England v Ireland Wales v France
NIGEL STARMER-SMITH introduces highlights of yesterday's internationals. England captain Bill Beau mont had to raise his side's performance after their draw with Scotland if they were to withstand the challenge of the Irish with Ollie Campbell back in form.
Wales could take comfort from the fact that their record at Cardiff in the Championship was unblemished since 1968 and that Grand Slam Champions, France, were rebuilding their side.
Commentator in Twickenham
Producersbill TAYLOR ,DEWI GRIFFITHS Series producer huw JONES


Introduces: Nigel Starmer-Smith
Unknown: Bill Beau
Unknown: Ollie Campbell
Unknown: Bill McLaren
Producers: Bill Taylor
Producers: Dewi Griffiths
Producer: Huw Jones

: News Review

plus a visual commentary for those who cannot hear.
With Jan Leeming


Unknown: Jan Leeming
Editor: Richard Gamble

: The Money Programme

Presented by Brian Widlake and Valerie Singleton Britain's most popular business and financial programme reporting from far and near on money, large and small. Featuring this week: Bentley's Back!
John Bentley was one of the most controversial entrepreneurs of the 1960s - his activities synonymous with asset stripping. Then he retired at the age of 33. Now, with the public flotation of his Inter-vision company, he's out to make his fortune, second time around, And including Moneymaker: making the most of your savings.
0 MONEY MAKER: page 81


Presented By: Brian Widlake
Presented By: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: John Bentley
Producer: Glynn Jones
Editor: Andrew Clayton
Editor: David Lloyd

: The World About Us

The Samurai from Twickenham The Soma Wild Horse Chase Narrator MICHAEL DEAN
Michael Jay is an Englishman born, as he says, ' in the wrong place at the wrong time'. He's a 35-year-old airline pilot from Twickenham whose obsessive interest lies on the other side of the world, in Japan. Having won his black belt in judo, he became deeply involved in the martial arts of that exclusive warrior class, the samurai. For ten years he has practised the skills of sword and horsemanship.
Married into a Japanese family, he is now accepted by the descendants of the fighting horsemen of the Soma region as a samurai himself -indeed he has become the only foreigner to take part in the Soma Wild Horse Chase. It is an event that dates back 1,000 years, to the days when the warriors rode out to round up the wild horses. Today the ' Chase' continues the tradition of great samurai battles of centuries past.
Film cameraman NIGEL MEAKIN Film editor ALAN LYGO
Assistant producerchris CARTER ProducerTONY SALMON /Series editors ANTHONY ISAACS and PETER JONES 4


Unknown: Chase Narrator Michael Dean
Unknown: Michael Jay
Unknown: Nigel Meakin
Editor: Alan Lygo
Producer: Chris Carter
Producer: Tony Salmon
Editors: Anthony Isaacs
Editors: Peter Jones

: The Bell

The last of a four-part dramatisation by REG GADNEY
Toby and Dora have secretly raised the medieval bell from the bottom of the lake. All is set for their own special miracle when, to Dora's horror, her boyfriend Noel Spens unexpectedly turns up, closely followed by the Bishop.
Music composed and conducted by MARC WILKINSON


Unknown: Iris Murdoch
Unknown: Reg Gadney
Unknown: Noel Spens
Conducted By: Marc Wilkinson
Producer: Jonathan Powell
Directed By: Barry Davis

: 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 series especially recorded for BBC2. This week's match features
Dave Jessup and Lee Trevino v Cliff Thorburn and Jerry Pate
Former World Snooker Champion CLIFF THORBURN shows that the concentration and dedication that brought him success at snooker have helped to make him a low handicap golfer. DAVE JESSUP , the speedway star, is a little more adventurous but still a competent player.
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: Dave Jessup
Unknown: Lee Trevino
Unknown: Cliff Thorburn
Unknown: Cliff Thorburn
Unknown: Dave Jessup
Unknown: Peter Alliss
Unknown: Richard Tilling
Unknown: Alastair Scott
Producer: David Kenning

: Australian Film Season: The Mango Tree

starring Geraldine Fitzgerald Robert Helpmann and Christopher Pate as Jamie
Christmas Eve: a small country town in Queensland. Seventeen-year-old Jamie Carr is fascinated by news of the ' war to end all wars', bemused by the town's drunken professor and over-awed by the strong-willed Grandma Carr. For Jamie this will be the last year of his boyhood and the start of his life outside the township. This award-winning film, based on a best-selling Australian novel by Ronald McKie , makes superb use of the locations and period setting.
Written and produced by MICHAEL PATE
Directed by KEVIN DOBSON. Films: page » (First showing on British television)


Unknown: Geraldine Fitzgerald
Unknown: Robert Helpmann
Unknown: Christopher Pate
Unknown: Jamie Carr
Novel By: Ronald McKie
Produced By: Michael Pate
Directed By: Kevin Dobson.
Grandma Carr: Geraldine Fitzgerald
Professor: Robert Helpmann
Preacher Jones: Cerard Kennedy
Pearl: Gloria Dawn
Maudie Plover: Carol Burns
Angus McDonald: Barry Pierce
Miss Pringle: Diane Craig
Wilkenshaw: Ben Gabriel
Scanlon: Gerry Duggan
Stinker Hatch: Jonathan Atherton
Captain Hinkler: Tony Bonner

: Star Brass

Non-stop music for brass band starring James Watson on cornet and trumpet From Belfast:
The Agnes Street Band conductor ERNEST v
Production ALAN TONGUE BBC Northern Ireland


Unknown: James Watson
Conductor: Ernest V
Designer: Ji)hn Armstrong
Unknown: Ernest J. Cooke
Unknown: Ken Elliott
Unknown: Alan Tongue

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