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: Open University

6.40 M101/16 Matrices, Networks. 7.5 Fatigue. 7.30 Maths Across the Curriculum.

: Play School

Story: Mister Magnolia
Written and illustrated by QUENTIN BLAKE
Chloe Ashcroft , Ben Thomas


Illustrated By: Quentin Blake
Unknown: Chloe Ashcroft
Unknown: Ben Thomas

: Closedown

: Laurel and Hardy: Going Bye-bye

With side-splitting results, Stan and Ollie crack open the case of the revengeful escaped convict they had helped put away.


Director: Charles Rogers
Stan: Stan Laurel
Ollie: Oliver Hardy

: The World About Us

The Magical Indian Roadshow
Travelling entertainers from all over India are in London this summer for the ADITI 'Celebration of Life' exhibition at the Barbican Centre. This film shows some of those players living and working in their own country.
When it was first shown the Daily Mail said: '... a quite extra- ordinary film. Ostensibly about the travelling clowns, snake-charmers, acrobats, dancers, singers and puppeteers who earn their crust by touring villages, the film goes deeper to show how India's new urban culture is ousting these traditional players. The climax comes when the " beggars " choose to fight back.'
Series editors


Unknown: Anthony Isaacs
Unknown: Peter Jones

: Newseries Six Fifty-five Special

Sally James and American actor and singer David Soul open a new season of ' live' summer evening entertainment with the, emphasis on music and informal conversation.
Editor PETER HERCOMBB BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Sally James
Singer: David Soul
Editor: Peter Hercombb

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: The Sound of Music

The feature film starring Julie Andrews
Christopher Plummer
Climb every mountain', 'Do-remi', 'Maria', and 'Eidelweiss' are just some of the songs that contributed to making this one of the most popular films ever.
Julie Andrews gives a sparkling Performance as the convent girl whose irrepressible sense of fun makes the Mother Superior doubt her vocation as a nun. Sent to be governess to seven motherless children, Maria soon has their father's stern discipline undermined - as well as his plans for a second marriage.
Screenplay by ERNEST LEHMAN , based on the stage musical by RICHARD RODGERS and OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN II. Produced and directed by ROBERT wise . Films: page 9


Unknown: Julie Andrews
Unknown: Christopher Plummer
Unknown: Julie Andrews
Play By: Ernest Lehman
Unknown: Richard Rodgers
Directed By: Robert Wise
Maria: Julie Andrews
Captain Von Trapp: Christopher Plummer
aroness: Eleanor Parker
Max Detweiler: Richard Haydn
Mother Abbess: Peggy Wood
Liesl: Charmian Carb
Louisa: Heather Menzies
Friedrich: Nicholas Hammond
Kurt: Duane Chase
Brigitta: Angela Cartwright
Marta: Debbie Turner
Gretl: Kym Karath
Sister Margaretta: Anna Lee
Sister Berthe: Portia Nelson

: John Cheever

The American novelist and short story writer John Cheever died last month. In 1977 Robert Robin son visited Cheever at his home near New York for The Book Programme.
They talked about his last major book Falconer, which was a brilliant comic account of a university professor's experiences in prison, as well as his other works. ' One doesn't write a novel saying this is about life and rebirth or about love and death. Novels are about men and women and children and dogs.'
Film editor CHRIS LOVETT


Unknown: John Cheever
Unknown: Robert Robin
Editor: Chris Lovett
Producer: Will Wyatt

: Newsnight

Presenters PETER SNOW, JOHN TUSA and DONALD MACCORMICK bring you the major events of the day, and the pictures, interviews and analysis that explain their significance.
From the programme's team of correspondents: film reports shot in Britain and around the world on the issues and topics which are making the headlines.
JOAN BAKEWELL has first news of stories from the arts; DAVID ICKE and MARSHALL LEE have the stories from behind the world of sport.


Unknown: John Tusa
Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Unknown: David Icke

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