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: Open University

6.40 Pure Organic Compounds. 7.5 Force and Violence 7.30 Fossils of Dinosaurs.

: Play School

Story: What Sadie Sang
Written and illustrated by EVE RICE Presenters
Carol Leader, Chris Tranchell


Illustrated By: Eve Rice
Leader: Chris Tranchell

: Closedown

: Royal Ascot and Tennis

International Tennis
The BMW Championships from Devonshire Park, Eastbourne. Martina Navratilova, former Wimbledon Champion and winner of this tournament in 1978, heads this year's entry. The Czech, Hana Mandlikova, who defeated Martina in the semi-finals at Wimbledon last year, will be the main opposition along with American teenager, Andrea Jaeger.

Royal Ascot
BBC outside broadcast cameras bring you four races on Ladies' Day-when the fashions vie for attention with Gold Cup runners.
2.30 Cork and Orrery Stakes (Group 3. 6f)
3.5 Norfolk Stakes (Group 3. 5f)
3 45 The Gold Cup (Group1 2m 4f) The magnificent Ardross, unbeaten in Britain for 21 months, bids for his second Gold Cup with its prize of over £40,000.
4.20 King Edward VII Stakes (Group 2 1m 4f): 'The Ascot Derby'
Michael Stoute's colt, Electric, is among the fancied runners.
Introduced by Julian Wilson
Fashions described by Eve Pollard


Presenter (Royal Ascot): Julian Wilson
Commentator (Royal Ascot): Peter O'Sullevan
Commentator (Royal Ascot): Jimmy Lindley
Commentator (Royal Ascot): John Hanmer
Fashions described by: Eve Pollard
Television Presentation (Tennis): Johnnie Watherston
Television Presentation (Tennis): Alastair Scott
Television Presentation (Ascot): Richard Tilling
Editor: Harold Anderson

: Charlie Chaplin: The Bank


New music composed and directed by: Dennis Wilson
Janitor: Charlie Chaplin

: Travellers in Time

The last of seven films
Introduced by Duncan Carse Lumberjack (1920)
After the autumn felling Canadian lumberjacks used to float the logs downstream on the spring thaw, clearing huge jams with skill, daring - and dynamite.
In a few places this old way still survives. So tonight we have a shared journey through time as past and present intermingle. Narrator MICHAEL MAGEE
Executive producer RICHARD ROBINSON


Introduced By: Duncan Carse
Narrator: Michael Magee
Director: Michael Barnes
Producer: Richard Robinson

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: Stravinsky and the Dance: 1: The Firebird

A series of programmes to mark the centenary of the composer's birth, introduced by John Drummond

The first part of tonight's programme allows us to relive that historic evening in 1965 when, for the first time live on British television, Stravinsky himself, then 83 years old, conducted the New Philharmonia Orchestra in a performance of The Firebird Suite (1945)
Directed by BRIAN URGE
In the second part, Maurice Bejart's ballet version is danced by the artists of the Ballet of the 20th Century.
Amsterdam Concertgebouw Orchestra, conducted by Bernard Haitink
Presented for BBC television by JULIA MATHIESON


Introduced By: John Drummond
Directed By: Brian Urge
Conducted By: Bernard Haitink
Television By: Julia Mathieson
The Firebird: Jorge Donn
The Phoenix: Niklas Ek

: HumanBrain

Fear: What does fear do to our brains? Why do we get frightened for no good reason, and what can we do about it?

: Call My Bluff

For the last time in the series, a duel of words and wit between
Jane Lapotaire , Robert Burchfield and Arthur Marshall
Ruth MadocMelvyn Bragg
Referee Robert Robinson
Devised by mark GOODSON and BILL todman Directed by JOHN BISHOP producer PAUL CIANI
(postponed from 3 june)


Unknown: Jane Lapotaire
Unknown: Robert Burchfield
Unknown: Arthur Marshall
Unknown: Ruth Madocmelvyn Bragg
Unknown: Robert Robinson
Directed By: John Bishop
Producer: Paul Ciani

: Brass Tacks Reports

A series of film reports revealing and investigating matters of public concern and examining the deci
' sions issues and attitudes that 1 divide public opinion.
Reporters David Henshaw
Eric Robson and Tony Wilkinson t Editor COLIN adams. BBC Manchester rI


Reporters: David Henshaw
Unknown: Eric Robson
Unknown: Tony Wilkinson
Editor: Colin Adams.

: International Tennis

The BMW Championships from Devonshire Park, Eastbourne. Highlights of today's .quarter-finals of this tournament in which most of the leading players in the world are taking part. British hopes will be with SUE BARKER who last autumn had .such a memorable victory at Brighton.

: Royal Ascot

Highlights of Ladies' Day at Ascot when the feature race was Europe s most valuable staying race, the Gold Cup.

: Newsnight

Presented by PETE SNOW ' ,
JOAN BAKEWELL has first newS of stories from the arts; DAVID ICKE and MARSHALL LEE have 'the stories from behind the world of sport.


Presented By: Pete Snow
Presented By: John Tusa

: The Old Grey Whistle Test

Ry Cooder in Concert
To end the present series of OGWT, a second chance to see last month's concert recorded at the BBC Television Centre, London.
'Little Sister' and 'Crazy About an Automobile' are among the songs featured.
Introduced by Anne Nightingale
Producer michael APPLETON


Unknown: Ry Cooder
Introduced By: Anne Nightingale
Director: Tom Corcoran
Producer: Michael Appleton

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