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: Open University

6.40 The Origin of the Earth. 7.5 Whose Account Counts? 7.30 Skje: Field Evidence.

: Play School

Carol Chell , Stuart McGugan


Unknown: Maureen Roffey
Unknown: Bernard Lodge
Unknown: Carol Chell
Unknown: Stuart McGugan

: Closedown

: Open University

12.0The Pre-School Child: Joining In.
12.25 Childhood 5-10: Self-Help Projects.

: Muggeridge: Ancient and Modern

A series of eight autobiographical films in which Malcolm Mugger idge looks back over his life, and over his 50 years as a journalist and broadcaster.
6: 1967-1971 - Pilgrimage to Lourdes, A Monastery in Scotland, Muggeridge in Wonderland
Film editor DAVID LEE


Unknown: Malcolm Mugger
Editor: David Lee
Producer: Jonathan Stedall

: Caught in Time

The third of 13 films featuring the rediscovered work of amateur cameramen and ' home-movie' makers of the 20s and 30s.
Introduced by James Cameron
In 1937 the fascist Blackshirts held a summer camp near Bognor Regis. An anonymous cameraman was present when Oswald Mosley came to show himself to his followers.
Two years later on the other side of the political coin, 17-year-old Alfred Robson made a moving record of the Durham Miners' Gala.
Series producer DAVID COLLISON
Presented by PAUL JORDAN


Introduced By: James Cameron
Unknown: Oswald Mosley
Unknown: Alfred Robson
Producer: David Collison
Presented By: Paul Jordan

: Paris Exhibition 1900

Rare archive film and contemporary still photographs and writings are used to re-create this mammoth event and investigate the tangle of artistic ideas from which the modern movements of the 20th century were to emerge.
Producer NICK levinson
A BBC/Open University production (Rpi)


Producer: Nick Levinson

: Laurel and Hardy: Scram


Stan: Stan Laurel
Ollie: Oliver Hardy

: All Creatures Great and Small

A series of 14 programmes from the books by JAMES HERRIOT starring with Carol Drinkwater 10:Home and Away
Adapted by BRIAN FINCH
At the dog track in Hensfield, James upsets the greyhound owners by his conscientiousness as dog track vet.
Directed by TERENCE Dudley
BBC Birmingham


Unknown: James Herriot
Unknown: Carol Drinkwater
Adapted By: Brian Finch
Music By: Johnny Pearson
Producer: Bill Sellars
Directed By: Terence Dudley
James: Christopher Timothy
Siegfried, and: Robert Hardy
Tristan: Peter Davison
Mrs Hall: Mary Hignett
Helen: Carol Drinkwater
Mrs Holroyd: Peggy Sinclair
Peter Gillard: Jonathan Owen
Marjorie Gillard: Sandra Payne
Mr Pymm: John Moore
Mr Coker: Jjave Calderhead
First owner: Mike Clifton
Horace: Jack Haig
Youth: Dave Clayforth
Second owner: John de Frates
Punter: Martin Oldfield

: County Hall

Eddie wants a copy of the con-. troversial McGovern Report. So does Tony Dwyer , but for very different reasons. Tony's first encounter with his new chairman is definitely not a success.
Serial written and devised by PHIL REDMOND. Title music by MARTIN COOK Studio lighting Nigel Wright. Studio sound GRAHAM WILKINSON. Designer PAUL MUNTING Producer Brian spiby Director COLIN CANT
Book (same title), hardback £6 50, paperback 11.50, from booksellers


Unknown: Tony Dwyer
Unknown: Phil Redmond.
Music By: Martin Cook
Unknown: Nigel Wright.
Unknown: Graham Wilkinson.
Designer: Paul Munting
Producer: Brian Spiby
Director: Colin Cant
Eddie Morgan: Ian Redford
Gordon Worth: Christopher Burgess
Derek Haslett: Ian Thompson
Stephanie Langham: Moira Brooker
Gary Lewis: Jamie Cresswell
Les Patterson: Gordon Gostelow
Tony Dwyer: Andrew Byatt
Joyce Harding: Helen Bourne
Ted Davies: Roger Walker
Sandra Wright-Smith: Penelope Brownjohn
Martin Trowbridge: John Barcroft
Brenda: Carol Kaye

: News Summary

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

: History on your Doorstep

The seventh of eight films
Ealing - Queen of the Suburbs
In 1822 Ealing was a place in the country - a retreat for the gentry. The tithe map of 1840 reveals a tollgate, an animal pound and an open-air lock-up for vagabonds. Within 50 years it was a town, bustling with activity much as it is today.
Fred Housego examines records to find out what caused the change.
Film editor HUGH TASMAN Producer BRYN BROOKS


Unknown: Fred Housego

: The Shogun Inheritance

Japan and the Legacy of the Samurai
A series of seven films
Narrated by Julian Pettifer 4: Love, Light and a Dream
Japan's number-one tycoon, Konosuke Matsushita, encourages his assembly-line workers in the ancient skills of the tea ceremony and flower arrangement, but his respect for the past is balanced by an equal concern for the years ahead.
Film editor JEFF SHAW
Produced by MICHAEL MACINTYRE Book (same title), 112.95 from retailers


Unknown: Julian Pettifer
Editor: Jeff Shaw
Produced By: Michael MacIntyre

: Russell Harty

Russell overcomes the perils of the North Sea to visit the Bravo oil production platform, 110 miles off Aberdeen.
Top group Bucks Fizz, comedian Stan Boardman and ventriloquist Terri Rogers join an audience of ' North Sea tigers '.
Executive producer KEN stefhinson Producer ALAN WALSH


Unknown: Stan Boardman
Unknown: Terri Rogers
Producer: Alan Walsh

: Call My Bluff

A duel of words and wit between Frank Muir
Liza Goddard , Hugh Leonard and Arthur Marshall
Eve Pollard , Richard Stilgoe Referee Robert Robinson
Devised by MARK GOODSON , bill todman Directed by ALAN j. w. BELL Producer PAUL ciani


Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Liza Goddard
Unknown: Hugh Leonard
Unknown: Arthur Marshall
Unknown: Eve Pollard
Unknown: Richard Stilgoe
Unknown: Robert Robinson
Unknown: Mark Goodson
Directed By: Alan J.
Producer: Paul Ciani

: Forty Minutes: Mutiny

On 20 September 1943 in a field near Salerno in Italy, 192 British soldiers were arrested. They were later court-martialled and found guilty of mutiny. It was a shocking business and a well-kept secret. For these men were heroes, who had fought with General Montgomery at El Alamein. How such soldiers came to disobey their officers is told in this documentary film by three of the convicted men.

Pte John McFarlane, MM, of Glasgow, sentenced to seven years penal servitude and still emotionally affected by the army's victimisation of his wife and young children.
Cpl Hugh Fraser of Aberdeen, sentenced to ten years but released to a near certain death on extra duties at the front.
Sgt Wally Innes, a Geordie, sentenced to death, and embittered by the taint of cowardice that still clings to his name.
This is the tragic story of poor officership, the effects of which are felt to this day.


Subject: John McFarlane
Subject: Hugh Fraser
Subject: Wally Innes
Film Cameraman: Pat O'Shea
Film Recordist: Ron Crabb
Film Recordist: Stan Nightingale
Film Editor: Graham Shipman
Executive Producer: Roger Mills
Producer: Alan Patient

: Kyung-Wha Chung plays Bach

In the second of four programmes the famous Korean violinist Kyung-Wha Chung is joined by the eminent Swiss oboist, Heinz Holliger , for the Concerto for violin, oboe and strings in D minor The Scottish Chamber Orchestra, leader john TUNNELL , is directed from the harpsichord by trevor pinnock. The programme opens with Suite ' 11 pastor fido ' by Bach's contemporary, Handel.
Lightingjohn MCCAW
Producer JAMES HUNTER. BBC Scotland


Violinist: Kyung-Wha Chung
Unknown: Heinz Holliger
Leader: John Tunnell
Unknown: Trevor Pinnock.
Unknown: Ron Allan
Unknown: John McCaw
Designer: Walter Miller
Producer: James Hunter.

: Newsnight

: The Old Grey Whistle Test

from Riverside Studios, Hammersmith.
In the studio: Huang Chung, Victorian Parents
Vintage OGWT: Tim Buckley (1974)
plus films and interviews.
Introduced by Anne Nightingale and David Hepworth


Presenter: Anne Nightingale
Presenter: David Hepworth
Musicians: Huang Chung
Musicians: Victorian Parents
Director: Tom Corcoran
Producer: Michael Appleton

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