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: Open University

6.25 Neurochcmistry
6.50 Human Factors in Aviation
7.15 Biological Control
7.40 Caffeine Project
8.5 Mechanics: Volume Integrals
8.30 Electrons and Atoms
8.55 A Woman's Place
9.20 Maths: Area Games
9.45 Crashing with Safety
10.10 Canals and Harbours
10.35 Data Transmission Networks
11.0 Biology Form and Functions
11.25 Computing: Simplex Method
11.50 Luminance and Spectroscopy
12.15 Maths: Complex Integration
12.40 Thermodynamic Energy
1.5 Microfossils
1.30 Evolution of Fishes

: Sunday Grandstand

Introduced by Desmond Lynam
The return of the summer series which reflects the increasing number of sporting fixtures now taking place on a Sunday. Among major events featured in the coming weeks are the Men's Singles Final at Wimbledon, the Open Golf Championship, the British Motor Racing Grand Prix, Test and limited-over cricket and show-jumping's Hickstead Derby.

2.0* International Snooker: The Embassy World Professional Snooker Championship from the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield.
Coverage of the third day's play in the tournament won in convincing style last year by Steve Davis. Among the players in action today are the six-times champion Ray Reardon, Fred Davis and Dennis Taylor, who was runner-up for the title in 1979. Commentators TED LOWE, JACK KARNEHM

2.30* International Show Jumping from Hickstead: The Kerrygold Championship
A strong team from the United States, as well as the leading British and continental riders, compete for the first prize of £2,500, which last year went to David Broome on Mr Ross. Commentators Raymond BROOKS-WARD and STEPHEN HADLEY

3.0* The Rugby League Cup Final from Wembley
Highlights of yesterday's match for the State Express Challenge Cup between the holders, Widnes, appearing in their sixth final in eight years, and the 1980 runners-up, Hull. Commentators RAY FRENCH and ALEX MURPHY
*The above timings indicate only the first of several transmissions.
Television presentation:


Presenter: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Steve Davis
Unknown: Ray Reardon
Unknown: Fred Davis
Unknown: Dennis Taylor
Commentators: Ted Lowe
Commentators: Jack Karnehm
Unknown: David Broome
Unknown: Raymond Brooks-Ward
Unknown: Stephen Hadley
Unknown: Alex Murphy
Unknown: Mike Adley
Television Presentation (Show Jumping): Johnnie Watherston
Television Presentation (Rugby League): Nick Hunter
Assistant Editor Grandstand: John Rowlinson
Producer Grandstand: Martin Hopkins
Editor Grandstand: Mike Murphy

: News Review

A digest of the news of the week and other world matters of interest; plus a visual commentary for those who cannot hear. with Jan Leeming


Unknown: Jan Leeming
Editor: Richard Gamblj

: The World About Us

Last Days In Sinai
Reporter Trevor Philpott
The plainest lesson of post-war politics has been that ground taken by the gun is not given back.
But as the first condition of the Camp David Peace Agreement, Israel promised that the whole of the Sinai Peninsula, conquered in the Six Day War of 1967, should be handed, bloodlessly, back to Egypt. Now the deadline for repayment has come and gone. What has happened to Sinai in those 15 years of occupation? What difference will the evacuation make to the land, to the Israelis who arc going, and the Arabs who will remain behind?
Producer miciu shagrir Scries editors


Reporter: Trevor Philpott
Unknown: Anthony Isaacs
Unknown: Peter Jones

: News on 2

with Jan Leeming ; Weather


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: The Woman in White

by wilkie COLLINS, in five parts
3: Walter Hartright has left England and Laura has married Sir Percival Glyde.


Unknown: Walter Hartright
Unknown: Percival Glyde.

: International Snooker

The Embassy World Professional Snooker Championship
EDDIE CHARLTON , the Australian Champion, concludes his first-round match tonight, while JOHN VIRGO begins his. Highlights are introduced by DAVID VINE


Unknown: Eddie Charlton
Unknown: John Virgo
Introduced By: David Vine

: Gold from the Deep

The Salvage of the Century Narrated by Robert Powell
Forty years ago today HMS Edinburgh sank 800 feet down into the icy waters of the Barents Sea. In her bomb room lay 51 tons of Russian gold, apparently out of any diver's reach, and today worth around £45-million.
Last summer, however, in one of the most ambitious and hazardous salvage operations ever undertaken, Yorkshireman Keith Jessop fulfilled a dream. He led an all-or-nothing multi-million pound venture to wrest Edinburgh's gold from its deadly hiding place. For the divers too, it was a gamble-no gold, no pay -as they risked their lives at the very limits of endurance and modern technology.
Written by BARRIE PENROSE A JOHN GAU production


Written By: Barrie Penrose

: International Snooker

Highlights of today's play.

: The Films of Orson Welles: Macbeth

starring Orson Welles
Jeanette Nolan , Dan O'Herlihy
Considered by Richard Wilson , the associate producer, as ' the greatest experimental American film ever made under the Hollywood studio system ', this highly original, imaginative version of Macbeth was filmed in three weeks. Welles called it a kind of violently sketched charcoal drawing of a great play'. The result is an engrossing film of extravagant virtuosity, being shown here in a newly restored version.
Screenplay by ORSON WELLES from the play by william SHAKESPEARE
Produced and directed by ORSON WELLES Films: page 15


Unknown: Orson Welles
Unknown: Jeanette Nolan
Unknown: Dan O'Herlihy
Unknown: Richard Wilson
Play By: Orson Welles
Play By: William Shakespeare
Directed By: Orson Welles
Macbeth: Orson Welles
Lady Macbeth: Jeanette Nolan
MaCduff: Dan O'Iierliiiy
Malcolm: Koddy McDowall
Banquo: Edgar Barrier
Holy Father: Alan Napier
Duncan: Erskine Sanford
ROSS: John Dierkes
Lennox: Keene Curtis
Lady Macduff: Peggy Webber

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