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: Open University

6.40 Maths: Continuity. 7.5 Contrasts: Musical Language. 7M Colour.

: Gharbar

Gharbar today discusses the need to teach children to Say No to Strangers. The discussion is illustrated with extracts from a film on this subject made by the Central Office of Information. There will also be a song by Anur jalota.
Producer ashok rampal Directed by bish mehat
BBC Birmingham
Write to: Gharbar, Asian Unit, BBC. Pebble Mill Road, Birmingham B5 7QQ. with comments and suggestions.

: Closedown

: Play School

Story: Farmer Barnes Fells a Tree by John Cunliffe.
Illustrated by Joan Hickson


Author (Farmer Barnes Fells a Tree): John Cunliffe
Illustrator (Farmer Barnes Fells a Tree): Joan Hickson
Presenter: Floella Benjamin
Presenter: Fred Harris

: Closedown

: Open University

Developing Mathematical Thinking: Measuring.

: Racing from Ascot

On the flat
2.0 Autobar Stakes (Old Mile)
2.30 Mono Sagaro Stakes (2m)
3.5 Autobar Victoria Cup (Handicap. 7f)
3.40 White Rose Stakes dim) Introduced by JULIAN WILSON
Producer richard TILLING


Introduced By: Julian Wilson
Commentators: Peter O'Sullevan
Unknown: Jimmy Lindley
Unknown: John Hanmer
Producer: Richard Tilling

: Closedown

: The Last Judgement

Michelangelo's colossal fresco in the Sistine Chapel replaced an earlier and less doom-laden pictorial history of the church. Why did he and Pope Paul III decide to make this change, and how does ' The Last Judgement' relate to the decorative scheme of the rest of the chapel?
Producer kick LtviNson
A BBC/Open University production


Unknown: Pope Paul Iii

: Buck Rogers

The classic serial, in 12 exciting episodes, starring Buster Crabbe 3: The Enemy's Stronghold


Unknown: Buster Crabbe

: The Saga of Noggin the Nog

Noggin and the Pie
Episode 2. Told by OLIVER postgate RONNIE STEVENS and SANDRA KERR


Told By: Oliver Postgate
Told By: Ronnie Stevens
Told By: Sandra Kerr

: Fancy Fish

A series of five programmes 3: Good Behaviour
Many tropical fish will breed successfully in the home aquarium if they are provided with the special environments they require. Narrator DEREK JONES


Narrator: Derek Jones

: The Ascent of Man

A personal view by J. Bronowskl in 13 programmes
5: Music of the Spheres
This programme deals with the evolution of mathematics. Pythagoras, the father of Greek mathematics, said that numbers are the language of nature.
We follow the spread of Greek ideas through the courts and bazaars of the Islamic empire to Moorish Spain and Renaissance Europe, exploring the relationship of mathematics to musical harmony, early astronomy and perspective in painting.
Series editor ADRIAN i^lone


Unknown: J. Bronowskl

: News Summary

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

: The Master Game

International Chess, presented by Jeremy James : The Final
There have been many surprise finalists in the past series but none more surprising than the virtually unknown West German Eric Lobron , whose risky but enterprising play brings him face-to-face with experienced Hungarian Grand-master Andras Adorjan.
Expert analysis and comment by BILL HAKTSTON
Actor and chess buff
Dinsdale Landen will present the Master Game trophy and the first prize of M500.
Designer john.boki. Director jim. r*wsow Producer Robert TOtiEII
Moves from this week's match will appear In THE usteweb dated 29 Apru


Presented By: Jeremy James
Unknown: Eric Lobron
Unknown: Andras Adorjan.
Unknown: Bill Haktston
Unknown: Dinsdale Landen
Producer: Robert Totieii

: The Mick Burke Award

Clare Frauds presents the ftrst of two special World About Us programmes in which expedition film-makers compete for The Mick Burke Award
This trophy is given by the BBC and the Royal Geographical Society in memory of the BBC cameraman who died on Everest in 1975. The judges:
Wally Herbert , explorer
Bill Travers , actor and maker of wildlife films
Dr Marjorie Sweeting of the Royal Geographical Society
Bob Saunders, BBC World About Us television producer
They will be looking for the best of six films made by amateur teams under difficult, exacting conditions. Tonight the first films take us to:
The mountains of North Alaska The Great Sandy Desert of Western Australia and The Okavango Swamps, Botswana, in search of the rare and elusive Red Letchwe deer.
Film editor JOHN NASH
Studio director mike cathehwood Producer patsicia WOOD
(Part 2; including pretentation of the trophy tomorrow at 7.55 pad


Unknown: Mick Burke
Unknown: Wally Herbert
Unknown: Bill Travers
Unknown: Dr Marjorie Sweeting
Unknown: Sandy Desert
Editor: John Nash

: Butterflies

by CARLA LANE starringand
While Ria is having a picnic, she witnesses a fox-hunt, and is so appalled by its apparent cruelty that she resolves to do something about it.
Produced by caretd gwenlan * Subtitle* on Ceefax page 270


Unknown: Carla Lane
Produced By: Caretd Gwenlan
Ria: Wendy Craig
Ben: Geoffrey Palmer
Leonard: Bruce Montague
Adam: Nicholas Lyndhurst
RUSSell: Andrew Hall
Thomas: Michael Ripper
Tramp: Ratricic McAlinney
Ruby: Joyce Windsor
Huntsman: James Charlton

: The Woman in White: 3

by Wilkie Collins dramatised in five parts by Ray Jenkins
Walter Hartright has left England and Laura has married Sir Percival Glyde, who is trying to cheat her out of her fortune: Marian has written for help to her lawyer in London, but fears Count Fosco has intercepted her letter.


Author: Wilkie Collins
Dramatised by: Ray Jenkins
Music composed and conducted by: Patrick Gowers
Makeup artist: Jean Speak
Script editor: Betty Willingale
Designer: Michael Young
Producer: Jonathan Powell
Director: John Bruce
Marian: Diana Quick
Laura: Jenny Seagrove
Anne Catherick: Deirdra Morris
Count Fosco: Alan Badel
Countess Fosco: Georgine Anderson
Special messenger: David Arlen
Mrs Michelson: Carol MacReady
Sir Percival Glyde: John Shrapnel
Fanny: Anna Lindup
Margaret Porcher: Jeannie Crowther
Mr Dawson: John Main
Frederick Fairlie: Ian Richardson
Louis: Kevin Elyot
Mrs Clements: Anna Wing
Madame Rubelle: Hilary Sesta

: Adventures of the Small Carp

A cartoon film from China.
Five small carp set off up the river to find the legendary Dragon Gate. Narrated by ROSALIND ADAMS
Presented by hobeiit thirkell
Directed by 110 yu-men. Produced by SHANGHAI FILM ANIMATION STUDIO


Unknown: Rosalind Adams
Produced By: Shanghai Film

: Newsnight

Presenters Peter Snow, John Tusa and Donald MacCormick bring you the major events of the day, and the pictures, interviews and analyses that explain their significance.


Presenter: Peter Snow
Presenter: John Tusa
Presenter: Donald MacCormick

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