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: Open University

6,25 Classical Greece: Games, Festivals 6 50 Calculus: Differentiating Fields
7.15 Maths: Eccentricities
7.40 Circles by Luciano Berio
8.5 Cars
8.30 Liszt and Nature
8.55 Education, the Urban Environment
9.20 Conflict in the Family
9.45 James Bond : 8
10.10 Organics by the Ton
10.35 Herod and Judaea
11.0 Maths Methods: Waves
11.25 Genetic Engineering
11.50 Putting the Pieces Together
12.15 Maths Across the Curriculum
12.40 Atoms and Molecules
1.5 Classroom Interaction
1.30 Abstracting the Meaning
1.55 Shipbuilding
2.20 The Island: Language and Drama
2.45 Instrumentation: Train Development


Unknown: Luciano Berio
Unknown: James Bond

: Saturday Cinema: Man of La Mancha

starring Peter O'Toole
Sophia Loren , James Coco
The film version of the hit stage musical, with its famous song ' The impossible dream'. Cast into the infamous dungeons of the Spanish Inquisition, author Miguel de Cervantes finds that his life is in danger not simply from the torturers, but from his fellow prisoners. In a desperate attempt to gain time, he acts out his irreverent book about the stirring adventures of Don Quixote de la Mancha. Don Quixote de la Mancha/
Screenplay by DALE WASSERMAN from the musical play by JOE DARION and MITCH LEIGH
Produced and directed by ARTHUR HILLER Films: page 18


Unknown: Peter O'Toole
Unknown: Sophia Loren
Unknown: James Coco
Unknown: Dale Wasserman
Play By: Joe Darion
Play By: Mitch Leigh
Cervantes: Peter O'Toole
Dulcinea/ Aldonza: Sophia Loren
Sancho Panza: James Coco
Innkeeper/Governor: Harry Andrews
Sanson Carrasco/Duke: John Castle
Pedro: Brian Blessed
Padre ,: Ian Richardson
Antonia: Julie Gregg
Housekeeper: Rosalie Crutchley

: Marathon Runner

Last year Rob Burn , a graphic designer from Banwell in Avon, was runner no 9982 in the New York Marathon, the biggest event of its kind yet held.
His obsession with long-distance running is comparatively new but has changed his outlook on life. In this film he reveals the problems and the pleasures of becoming a marathon runner.


Unknown: Rob Burn
Editor: Tony Lloyd Jones
Producer: Paul Smith

: The Sky at Night

The Mystery of the Spiral Arm
Patrick Moore and Dr John Beck -man of Queen Mary College talk about the mysteries of spiral galaxies, and how the massive, powerful stars inside the arms affect the whole course of the history of our own galaxy and other systems.


Unknown: Patrick Moore
Unknown: Dr John Beck
Unknown: Queen Mary College
Producer: Pieter Morpurgo

: The Oxfraud Incident

A Grapevine report
On 2 September police and the DHSS mounted their biggest operation against social security fraud: 172 people were charged at special magistrates' courts, 114 others were also caught up in the police net at a bogus DHSS office in Oxford and held for some hours before release. Solicitors and probation officers were not informed, though the press were. These professionals and the Claimants' Union are questioning the social and legal implications of this apparently successful ' Operation Major'.

: The Old Grey Whistle Test

David Hepworth and Mark Ellen with studio guests
Psychedelic Furs, The Bluebells


Unknown: David Hepworth
Unknown: Mark Ellen

: News and Sport

with Jan Leeming ; Weather


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Judgment on Denning

1 I don't see him at all as the champion of the Common Man he's sometimes cracked up to be.'
' One of the greatest Common Lawyers who's ever lived.'
Lord Denning has attracted more public notice and more criticism than any other British judge in our times. For 20 years as Master of the Rolls he presided over the Court of Appeal. His judgments on civil cases have had far-reaching importance for the law and the rights of the individual. His admirers proclaim him as the champion of the Common Man against the might of government, corporations and trade unions. His critics say he was too political, too idiosyncratic and trod where judges should not.
Lord Denning's retirement earlier this week is the occasion of a first assessment of his notable career. He talks to David Jessel about some of his controversial rulings, on his view of justice, and on some of the formative influences on his life.


Unknown: David Jessel
Producer: William Treharne Jones

: Clytemnestra

The Martha Graham Dance Company in this powerful dance drama - the first full-length classic in the modern dance repertoire.
Graham's version of the story is an intensely personal reworking of the legend, seen through the mind of Clytemnestra. The time is shortly after her death at the hands of her son, Orestes, in revenge for the murder of his father, Agamemnon: she looks back on the tragic events of her life as she waits for the gods to judge her. Choreography MARTHA GRAHAM Music HALIM EL DABH
Cast in order of appearance:
Narrator Christopher Plummer Introduced by JOHN DRUMMOND
Produced by WNET. New York


Narrator: Christopher Plummer
Introduced By: John Drummond
Director: Merrill Brockway
Messenger of Death: Mario Delamo
Ghost of Clytemnestra: Peggy Lyman
Clytemnestra: Yuriko Kimura
Hades: George L White Jr
Helen of Troy: Diane Gray
Paris: Bert Terborgh
Agamemnon: Tim Wengerd
Electra: Elisa Monte
Orestes: Peter Sparling
IPhigenia: Lucinda Mitchell
Cassandra: Janet Eilber
Aegisthus: Mario Delamo
Watchman/Priest of the Sacrifice: George L. White Jr
Young Clytemnestra: Christine Dakin
Ghost of Agamemnon: Tim Wengerd
Apollo: Bert Terborgh
Athena: Sharon Tyers
Furies/Soldiers: Members Of The Company

: We Bring You Live Pictures....

Four programmes about the pioneering days of television outside broadcasts, narrated by John Craven
' They were all " firsts "... and there was always the excitement: would things go right, would they go wrong? That was the essence of live television.' (PETER DIMMOCK) 1: Saturday Night Out
Nowadays most television programmes are pre-recorded - a refined and sophisticated package. But in the mid-50s, with television reaching most of the country and more and more people buying sets, live outside broadcasts commanded large and enthusiastic audiences.
Tonight's programme tells the story of one kind of outside broadcast that brought viewers excitement and adventure-live, as it happened.
With extracts from recordings made at the time of television 'firsts', including the first live transmission from a helicopter in flight and from a submarine submerged - and with the testimony of the producers, cameramen, engineers and commentators.
Film editor STEVE GABELL
Assistant producer MICHAEL PARKER Producer MARTIN L. BELL
(Part 2 tomorrow at 9.50 pm)


Unknown: John Craven
Editor: Steve Gabell
Producer: Michael Parker
Producer: Martin L. Bell

: Jack High

The Kodak Masters Bowls Tournament from Beach House Park,
Worthing The Final featuring eight of the best flat-green bowlers in the world.
With the June sun shining and the stands full, the atmosphere during the week created some of the best bowling ever seen in this series. The Final is no exception. Commentators


Producer: Johnnie Watherston

: News on 2

with Jan Leeming ; Weather


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Hitchcock: Rebecca

Laurence Olivier Joan Fontaine with George Sanders
Judith Anderson
A shy and unsophisticated lady's companion marries wealthy widower Maxim de Winter. At Manderley, the family estate in Cornwall, the new Mrs de Winter finds she is haunted by the spirit of her husband's first wife, Rebecca, who died in mysterious circumstances. Her difficulties in adjusting to her new position are compounded by the hostility of housekeeper-Mrs Danvers.
Hitchcock's first Hollywood film was an instant box-office success throughout the world and won the Academy Award as the best film of 1940-the only Hitchcock film to be so honoured.
Screenplay by ROBERT E. SHERWOOD and JOAN HARRISON , based on the novel by DAPHNE DU MAURIER
. Films: page 18
(Laurence Olivier in Three Sisters tomorrow 10.20 pm)


Unknown: Laurence Olivier
Unknown: Joan Fontaine
Unknown: George Sanders
Unknown: Judith Anderson
Unknown: Laurence Olivier
Unknown: Robert E. Sherwood
Unknown: Joan Harrison
Novel By: Daphne du Maurier
Produced By: David O. Selznick
Directed By: Alfred Hitchcock
Unknown: Laurence Olivier
Mrs de Winter: Joan Fontaine
Jack Fa veil: George Sanders
Mrs Danvers: Judith Anderson
Major Giles Lacey: Nigel Bruce
Colonel Julyan: C Aubrey Smith
Beatrice Lacey: Gladys Cooper
Frank Crawley: Reginald Denny

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