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: Open University

6.40 Electronic Design and Signals. 7.5 motion Newton's aws. «i»K capped in the Community.

: Play School

Story: New Boots by JOYCE RUSHBY Presenters
Chloe Ashcroft , Brian Cant


Unknown: Joyce Rushby
Unknown: Chloe Ashcroft
Unknown: Brian Cant

: Closedown

: Leslie Sarony

in The Old Boy Network
It hardly seems possible that LESLIE SARONY , comedian, dancer, songwriter and one-time half of the famous bill-topping act, the ' Two Leslies', has been in show business for 70 years.
Since his first appearance on stage in 1911, he has performed in revues, musicals, concert parties, variety, pantomime, films and television, and he is still entertaining today.
Recorded at the Windmill Theatre, Great Yarmouth.
Programme associate JIMMY PERRY Producer DONALD SAYER


Unknown: Leslie Sarony
Unknown: Jimmy Perry
Producer: Donald Sayer

: Seapower

A series of seven programmes presented by Admiral of the Fleet The Lord Hill-Norton, GCB 3: Gunboat
'Send a gunboat! '-for 150 years the gunboat has been empire-builder, policeman, rescue ship and diplomat. From anti-slavery patrol to the China Station, Cod War to fishery protection, the gunboat is seapower in action, every hour of the day.


Producer: John Dekker

: Gillian Tingay

on the harp, plays
La Source by Hasselmans

: Tanzania

Education for Self-Reliance Parti
Tanzania, under Julius Nyerere , has become the hope for many Third World developing countries through its forceful attachment to the philosophy of self-reliance and African socialism. This documentary film, made on location, looks at the concept of education for self-reliance in Ujamaa villages.
Producer KEN little
A BBC/Open University production


Unknown: Julius Nyerere

: Laurel and Hardy: Perfect Day

Stan and Ollie's efforts to depart on a picnic lead to a mounting wave of disaster starting with their car not starting for a start!
A Hal Roach film


Producer: Hal Roach
Director: Lewis Foster
Stan: Stan Laurel
Ollie: Oliver Hardy

: 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
The Remembrance
A promise made 21 years earlier is fulfilled when Cousin Zadok arrives for a picnic.
Based on EARL hamner jr's autobiographical novel Spencer's Mountain Written by marion Hargrove


Unknown: Cousin Zadok
Directed By: Herbert Hirschman
John Walton: Ralph Waite
Mary Ellen: Judy Norton-Taylor
Jason: Jon Walmsley
Erin: Mary Elizabeth McDonough
Ben: Eric Scott
Jim-Bob: David W Harper
Elizabeth: Kami Cotter

: News Summary

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

: Huston Directs Bogart in The Maltese Falcon

with Mary Astor
Peter Lorre , Sydney Greenstreet
The first of the six films directed by John Huston and starring the legendary Humphrey Bogart who died 25 years ago. Based on Dashiell Hammett's classic detective story, the film marked its director's début and confirmed Bogart's star status in his role as Sam Spade. The movie is characterised by its intricate plot, fast-paced dialogue and a mystery story surrounding the priceless black statuette.
Screenplay by JOHN HUSTON Based on a novel by DASHIELL HAMMETT
Produced by HAL B. WALLIS Directed by JOHN HUSTON


Unknown: Mary Astor
Unknown: Peter Lorre
Directed By: John Huston
Unknown: John Huston
Novel By: Dashiell Hammett
Produced By: Hal B. Wallis
Directed By: John Huston
Samuel Spade: Humphrey Bogart
Brigid O'Shaughnessy: Mary Astor
Iva Archer: Gladys George
Joel Cairo: Peter Lorre
Lt of Detectives Dundy: Barton MacLane
Effie Perine: Lee Patrick
Kasper Gutman: Sydney Greenstreet
Detective Tom Polhaus: Ward Bond
Miles Archer: Jerome Cowan
Wilmer Cook: Elisha Cook Jr

: Russell Harty

Live from London's Greenwood Theatre, television's most unpredictable half-hour. Tonight's starstudded line-up includes one of country music's most popular performers Emmylou Harris
Assistant producer CHRIS RILEY Director RON ISTED


Producer: Chris Riley
Director: Ron Isted
Produced By: Tom Gutteridge

: Pot Black 82

BBC2 Snooker Championship
The ninth frame in the series of 16 programmes for the 1982 Pot Black Trophy.
Featuring in Group One: Doug Mountjoy (Wales)
1981 World Championship finalist v David Taylor (Manchester) former World Amateur Champion Their last game in the qualifying round. Both have won against
Alex Higgins and lost to Cliff Thorburn. A place in the semi-finals awaits tonight's winner. Introduced by ALAN WEEKS Referee JOHN WILLIAMS Commentator TED LOWE
Producer REG PERRIN. BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Doug Mountjoy
Unknown: David Taylor
Unknown: Alex Higgins
Unknown: Cliff Thorburn.
Introduced By: Alan Weeks
Unknown: John Williams
Commentator: Ted Lowe
Director: Roy Norton
Producer: Reg Perrin.

: One Man and his Dog

The BBC Television International Sheepdog Championship
Introduced by Phil Drabble with Eric Halsall First Semi-final:
A Welshman who enjoys sheepdog trialling as a hobby and a shepherd from Northumberland with 25 years of experience meet on the slopes above Lake Bala, North Wales, for a place in the Singles Final.
For Wales: eifion OWEN from Penygroes, with Jess For England: RON BAILEY from Ponteland, with Spot
The Brace Championship begins today when each competitor runs two dogs at the same time over the testing trials course. WILLIAM MURPHY with Albert and Roy (Ireland) V GEOFF BILLINGHAM with Trim and Jed (Scotland)
Technical co-ordinator JOHN EYNON Director MICHAEL kehr Producer IAN smith


Introduced By: Phil Drabble
Unknown: Eric Halsall
Unknown: Ron Bailey
Unknown: William Murphy
Unknown: V Geoff Billingham
Unknown: John Eynon
Director: Michael Kehr
Producer: Ian Smith

: The Barbican

Tomorrow sees the long-awaited opening of the new Barbican Centre for Arts and Conferences in the presence of HM The
Queen when there will be two simultaneous performances, one in the concert hall by the London Symphony Orchestra, the other in the theatre by the Royal Shakespeare Company.
Tonight Richard Baker looks at the often controversial background to the whole Barbican scheme which includes residential flats, the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, the City of London School for Girls as well as the £143 million Arts Centre, and we eavesdrop on some of the last-minute preparations including the hanging of an exhibition of French paintings in the spacious new art gallery.
Film cameramen
(The Barbican Opening Concert: tomorrow 7.30 pm)


Unknown: Richard Baker
Unknown: John Hooper
Unknown: Brucs Galloway
Editor: Angus Newton
Producer: Kenneth Corden

: Newsnight

Peter Snow, John Tusa , Peter Hobday and Donald MacCormick


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

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