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: Open University

6.25 Immigration Officers
6.50 Functions and Graphs
7.15 Maths: Functions
8.5 Electric Money
8.30 Argument on Television: 2
8.55 The Black English Case
9.20 The Peak Experience
9.45 TV and Politics: Britain 1
10.10 Spectroscopy
10.35 Lord Kelvin's Clock
11.0 Maths: Linear Programming
11.25 Genetics: The rll System
11.50 Landing an Aircraft
12.15 Computer Systems: Design
12.40 New Bearings for Old
1.5 Infant Cognition
1.30 Perceptions: Cues and Schemas
1.55 Reading Development
2.20 A Question of Assessment
2.45 Frequency Analysis

: Saturday Cinema: One More Time

I starring Sammy Davis Jr and Peter Lawford
When their London nightclub, the Salt and Pepper, is closed, Charlie and Chris appeal to Chris's twin brother Lord Sydney for financial help. But supercilious Sydney's sudden death forces Chris to impersonate him and the zany pair are soon involved with Interpol and a gang of diamond smugglers....
Screenplay by Michael PERTWEE Produced by MILTON ebbins Directed by JERRY LEWIS
(First showing on British television) Films: page 13


Unknown: Peter Lawford
Unknown: Michael Pertwee
Produced By: Milton Ebbins
Directed By: Jerry Lewis
Charlie Salt: Sammy Davis Jr
Chris Pepper/Lord Sydney Pepper: Peter Lawford
Miss Tomkins: Maggie Wright
Insp Crock: Leslie Sands
Figg: John Wood
Tombs: Sydney Arnold
Gordon: Edward Evans
Mander: Percy Herbert
Jenson: Bill Maynard
Wilson: Dudley Sutton
Dennis: Glyn Owen
Kim Lee: Lucille Soong
Billie: Esther Anderson
Candler: Anthony Nicholls

: International Tennis

The State Express Classic from the West Hants Club, Bournemouth
News of today's semi-finals in both the main Grand Prix and the Over-35s tournament which features names from the past like MANUEL SANTANA , CHARLIE PASARELL , CLIFF RICHEY and Britain's ROGER TAYLOR.
BBC videobook Play Tennis (BBCV 1010) £37.95 from retailers


Unknown: Manuel Santana
Unknown: Charlie Pasarell
Unknown: Roger Taylor.
Introduced By: Barry Davies
Commentator: Dan Maskell
Commentator: John Barrett
Unknown: Johnnie Watherston.

: Oystermen of the Fal

A look at one of Cornwall's most individual communities-the Oystermen of the Fal. For six months of the year they dredge for oysters by sail and by punt. Through hail and gale they're permitted to use only the power of the wind on their sails and the muscles in their arms. They keep their secrets and cherish their traditions - even to a special celebration on 5 November to mark a major victory over the establishment.
Film editor ciiris WARING Producer davio way

: A Right to a Living

An Open Door programme made by the Amble Fishermen's Association ' When we go down to the sea in boats from the small fishing port of Amble we live according to time and tide, diesel deliveries and Met Office forecasts, market fluctuations and catch quotas. Our aim is to get the British public right behind us, their fishermen, and knowing more about our hard-pressed industry.'
A public access programme made with the help of the community PROGRAMME unit

: News and Sport

with Michael Sullivan ; Weather


Unknown: Michael Sullivan

: Did You See... ?

The television weekly review presented by Ludovic Kennedy , who discusses the moral debate programme Choices (BBC1), the documentary Fields of Play (BBC2) and the Trevor Griffiths play Oi for England (Central) with The Rt Rev David Sheppard , Bishop of Liverpool. Dr Anthony Clare , psychiatrist, and Sue Wood-ford. commissioning editor, multicultural programming, Channel 4. Also Anne Karpf examines the role of television in developing the public's view of medicine.
Series producer JOHN ARCHER Producer SUE mallinson


Unknown: Ludovic Kennedy
Unknown: Trevor Griffiths
Unknown: David Sheppard
Unknown: Dr Anthony Clare
Unknown: Anne Karpf
Producer: John Archer

: Washington: Behind Closed Doors

This fictional series tells an intriguing story of political and human drama and of those who use and abuse power in the capital of the most powerful nation on earth. In sixepisodes starring
2: Richard Monckton has pledged that his will be ' a presidency of all the people', but, after his inauguration, White House doors begin to close. As chief of staff, Frank Flaherty creates an atmosphere of fear and insecurity among the staff and exercises dictatorial control over all.
Written by DAVID w. rintels anderic bercovici. Based on The Company by JOHN EHRLICHMAN Produced by NORMAN POWELL Directed by GARY NELSON


Written By: David W. Rintels
Written By: Eric Bercovici.
Unknown: John Ehrlichman
Produced By: Norman Powell
Directed By: Gary Nelson
William Martin: Cliff Robertson
Richard Monckton: Jason Robards
Sally Whalen: Stefanie Powers
Frank Flaherty: Robert Vaughn
Linda Martin: Lois Nettleton
Bob Bailey: Barry Nelson
Carl Tessler: Harold Gould
Adam Gardiner: Tony Bill
Esker Scott Anderson: Andy Griffith
Roger Castle: David Selby
Jennie Jamison: Meg Foster
Eli McGinn: Peter Coffield
Paula Gardiner: Frances Lee McCain
Joe Wisnovsky: Barry Primus
Kathy Ferris: Diana Ewing
Wanda Elliott: Lara Parker
Tucker Tallford: John Lehne
Simon Cappell: Alan Oppenheimer
Hank Ferris: Nicholas Pryor
Jimmy Bird: Joseph Hacker

: International Tennis

The State Express Classic i i The best of the action from the Centre Court at the West Hants
Tennis Club, Bournemouth

: Man Alive

A Loving Thing to Do?
Is it murder or mercy to ' allow' a badly damaged baby to die?
The dilemma was highlighted in a trial at Leicester Crown Court in November when a consultant paediatrician was found not guilty of the attempted murder of a baby. In the Special Care Baby Unit at Whickham General Hospital, mothers - and fathers - of badly damaged babies are encouraged to live in the unit, to share the life-or-death decisions with the nurses and doctors.
The film follows three babies and their parents. Should the artificial feeding be stopped? Should the parents allow their baby to die? Can a mother be taught to love a baby she couldn't even look at? Reporter Harold Williamson


Reporter: Harold Williamson
Producer: Louise Panton

: The Films of Orson Welles: Journey into Fear

starring Orson Welles
Joseph Cotten , Dolores Del Rio with Ruth Warrick
Agnes Moorehead , Everett Sloane
Howard Graham , a munitions expert with an American armaments company, is enjoying a brief stay in Istanbul - holiday which quickly turns into a nightmare when, following an attempt on his life by an Axis agent, he is urged by Colonel Haki, head of the secret police, to escape from Turkey.
' I designed the film but can't properly be called the director,' says Welles, who is credited as producer and co-writer of this involved spy drama set during the Second World War.
Screenplay by JOSEPH COTTEN and ORSON WELLES. based on a novel by ERIC AMBLER Produced by ORSON WELLES Directed by norman FOSTER
(and ORSON WELLES uncredited)


Unknown: Orson Welles
Unknown: Joseph Cotten
Unknown: Dolores Del Rio
Unknown: Ruth Warrick
Unknown: Agnes Moorehead
Unknown: Everett Sloane
Unknown: Howard Graham
Unknown: Joseph Cotten
Novel By: Eric Ambler
Produced By: Orson Welles
Directed By: Norman Foster
Howard Graham: Joseph Cotten
Josette Martel: Dolores Del Rio
Colonel Haki: Orson Welles
Stephanie Graham: Ruth Warrick
Mrs Mathe ws: Agnes Moorehead
Kopeikin: Everett Sloane
Banat: Jack Moss
GogO: Jack Durant
Dr Haller: Eustace Wyatt
Mathews: Frank Readick
Kuvetli: Edgar Barrier
Purser: Stefan Schnabel
Oo Lang Sang, the magician: Hans Conried

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