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: Open University

10.10 Caring for Older People: Sharing a House
10 35 Parents and Teenagers: Inside' Out
11.0 Campus on Camera

: Rugby Special

Swansea v The Maoris
SWANSEA are the strongest club side in Wales with powerful forwards and talented backs, and THE MAORIS will be stretched to repeat the victory of the ' All Blacks at St Helens in 1980. NIGEL STARMER-SMITH commentates and brings news, views and action from the rest of the weekend's rugby.
Series producer HUW jones


Unknown: Nigel Starmer-Smith
Director: Dewi Griffiths
Producer: Huw Jones

: Snooker and Tennis

International Snooker
The State Express
World Team Classic from
The Hexagon, Reading
The Final
Last year in a dramatic final, with the scores level, STEVE DAVIS beat RAY REARDON in the tie-break frame to win the Team Title for England and deny Wales their hat-trick of victories. JIMMY WHITE and TONY KNOWLES have teamed up with Davis this year, while TERRY GRIF-FITHS and DOUG MOUNTJOY are once again Reardon's partners. Can England or Wales win again, or will another country win the title for the first time?
DAVID viNE introduces coverage of this afternoon's session -the first three matches of the final. Commentators
Executive producer NICK HUNTER
International Tennis
The 1982 Daihatsu Challenge from the Brighton Centre
On finals day last year the capacity crowd went wild as SUE BARKER won the title. With her current world ranking now having slipped to 30, she will have to play exceptionally well to repeat that performance with CHRIS LLOYD , expected to meet MARTINA NAVRATILOVA in this year's final.
Introduced by BARRY DAVIES Commentator


Unknown: Steve Davis
Unknown: Ray Reardon
Unknown: Jimmy White
Unknown: Tony Knowles
Unknown: Doug Mountjoy
Unknown: Ted Lowe
Unknown: Jack Karnehm
Unknown: Clive Everton
Unknown: Summarisers John Spencer
Producer: Mike Adley
Unknown: Chris Lloyd
Introduced By: Barry Davies
Commentator: Dan Maskell
Unknown: Johnnie Watherston
Unknown: Alastair Scott

: World Cup Chess

Presented by Jeremy James
It's the second round of this exciting new tournament and strong nerves are needed for survival. Yasser Seirawan (USA) v Anatoly Karpov (USSR)
The players provide their own commentary to critical moves with further expert/analysis by WILLIAM HARTSTON


Presented By: Jeremy James
Unknown: Yasser Seirawan
Unknown: Anatoly Karpov
Unknown: William Hartston
Director: Jill Dawson
Producer: Robert Toner

: News Review

The week's news, plus a visual commentary for those who cannot hear, with Richard Whitmore


Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Editor: Richard Gamble

: Horizon

A Killing Rain
Europe is being poisoned by a blend of sulphur dioxide gas and dilute sulphuric and nitric acids, falling as acid rain. It kills fish, lakes and forests, damages crops, and is harmful to health. So why is Britain, as one of the major culprits, doing so little to stop it?
Horizon editor graham MASSEY


Editor: Graham Massey

: The Money Programme

Presented by Brian Widlake and Valerie Singleton
MARK ROGERSON and LUKE CASEY with stories on business, finance. your money and other people's. Featuring this week
Pressing Button 4 .
It's 18 years since Britain had a new television channel. Next Tuesday Channel 4 will be born into a television world already in turmoil with video cassettes and the advent of both breakfast television and cable. Will it survive and make money? And for whom? MARK ROGERSON reports. producer MICHAEL DAVIDSON


Presented By: Brian Widlake
Presented By: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: Paul Barry
Unknown: Nick Clarke
Unknown: Mark Rogerson
Unknown: Mark Rogerson
Producer: Michael Davidson
Editor: Andrew Clayton
Editor: John Reynolds

: The Discovery of Animal Behaviour

A natural-history drama in six parts about our understanding of animals and their habits.
2: In Praise of God
If bushes are beaten in winter would hibernating birds fly out? Could a mother hen fostering ducklings prevent them taking to water? Can birdsong be written as music? Were the wolves of Versailles more intelligent than, the red deer they chased after?
The first steps towards answering such puzzles came from naturalists whose view of the world was inspired by the Bible.
John Ray. a 17th-century parson sought to describe and catalogue the 'treasures of the creation' from fenland marsh to the clamorous seabird colonies of the Fame Islands. The Rev Gilbert White celebrated his God in discovering new animals and habits within the parish of Selboume. And the eccentric' Squire' Water-ton explored the jungles of South America" and enquired whether God had ' bungled' the design of the sloth!
Original music composed by EDWARD WILLIAMS Designer SALLY HULKe
Film editor RON MARTIN
Photography jim SAUNDERS
Series producer JOHN SPARKS
Producer MIKE SALISBURY. BBC Bristol


Unknown: John Ray.
Unknown: Gilbert White
Composed By: Edward Williams
Designer: Sally Hulke
Editor: Ron Martin
Unknown: Robert Brown.
John Ray: Brian Gear
John Ray (as a boy): Jack Tomalin
Mrs Ray: Angela Barlow
Mr Ray: Bob Press
The Hon Francis Willughby: Andrew Fell
The Rev Gilbert White: Michael Cronin
The Hon Daines Barrington: William Whymper
Harpsichord tuner: Sandy MacKenzie
Charles Leroy: Michael McKevitt
Charles Waterton: Thane Bettany
Charles Darwin: Edwin Brown

: News on 2

with Richard Whitmore ; Weather


Unknown: Richard Whitmore

: The World of The Ring

The Old Trouble and Strife
'Der alte Sturm/Die alte Mtth'...
(WOTAN, Act 2, Scene 1)
In this week's background feature Humphrey Burton provides a biographical sketch of Wagner's first marriage to the actress Minna Planer , and shows how his life and art are intertwined in the second act of The Valkyrie. Voice of Wagner Frederick Jaeger
Assistant producer HAZEL WRIGHT Producer PETER BUTLER


Unknown: Humphrey Burton
Unknown: Minna Planer
Unknown: Wagner Frederick Jaeger
Producer: Hazel Wright
Producer: Peter Butler

: * Wagner's Ring: The Valkyrie

Act 2
The third episode in the Bayreuth production of The Ring of the Nibelung by RICHARD WAGNER , divided into ten weekly parts.
Violence and despair are at the heart of this act. Wotan s plan to use his son Siegmund to win back the ring for him independently is thwarted - after a searing dispute
-by his wife Fricka, the goddess of marriage. Wotan concedes that
Siegmund must be punished for stealing a woman from her husband and so his earlier orders to
Brünnhilde, the Valkyrie, are reversed and the war-maiden is despatched to prepare Siegmund for a hero's after-life in Valhalla.
Artistic supervision WOLFGANG WAGNER Production PATRICE CHÉREAU Design RICHARD PEDUZZI Costumes
JACQUES SCHMIDT Sung in German with English subtitles by PETER BUTLER
A co-production of UNITEL, BAVARIAN TELEVISION and the BAYREUTH FESTIVAL Television director BRIAN LARGE
-or the best effect, viewers with stereo R3 should turn )ff tv sound and position their speakers on either side Df the screen, but a few feet iway Stereo headphones provide a suitable alternative
(The Valkyrie, Act 3 next Sunday)


Unknown: Richard Wagner
Conductor: Pierre Boulez
Unknown: Wolfgang Wagner
Unknown: Patrice Chéreau
Design: Richard Peduzzi
Unknown: Jacques Schmidt
Unknown: Peter Butler
Fricka: Hanna Schwarz
WotarL ' ' ' ' ' ': Donald McIntyre
Briinnhilde: Gwyneth Jones
Siegmund: Peter Hofmann
Sieglinde: Jeannine Altmeyer
Hunding: Matti Salminen

: International Snooker

The State Express
World Team Classic from
The Hexagon, Reading
The Final
DAVID VINE: introduces highlights of this evening's match that will decide the destination of the Trophy and the £ 16,500 that goes with it.

: Boys from the Blackstuff

The celebrated tarmac gang are back - to a city without work in a series of five screenplays made on Merseyside.
4: Yosser's Story featuring with and also with the participation of Graeme Souness and Sammy Lee ' I'm Yosser Hughes. '
Once Yosser dreamt of making it big - as the boys have good reason to remember. Now his dreams have shrunk to one pervading nightmare - losing his children. Life presents one challenge to his manic competitiveness - hanging on to them at any cost.
Film editor GREG MILLER
Photography JOHN KENWAY
Produced by MICHAEL WEARING Directed by PHILIP SAVILLE BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Alan Bleasdale
Unknown: Graeme Souness
Unknown: Sammy Lee
Unknown: Yosser Hughes.
Music: Ilona Sekacz
Designer: Ian Ashurst
Editor: Greg Miller
Unknown: John Kenway
Produced By: Miciiael Wearing
Directed By: Philip Saville
Yosser Hughes: Bernard Hill
Maureen: Jean Warren
The wino: James Ellis
Jason Hughes: Timothy Bleasdale
Anna Marie Hughes: Tamana Bleasdale
Dustin Hughes: Jamie Bleasdale
Chrissie Todd: Michael Angelis
Loggo Logmond: Alan Igbon
George Malone: Peter Kerrigan
Doctor: Noreen Kershaw
Priest: Struan Rodger
DoE clerk: Christopher Quinn
Moey: Peter Christian
School attendance officer: Terry Butler
Heilth visitor: Ina Clough
Pub manager: Steve Faye
Electrician: Joey Kaye
Rent man: Nick Maloney
Morgan: Lloyd Peters
Veronica: Lesley Nightingale
Eviction man: John Chegwin
Scarface policeman: Harry Goodier
Hospital patient: Dona Croll
Nosebleed policeman: Andrew Schofield
Police driver: Jimmy Culshaw

Blog post that mentions this programme:

The Sunday Post: Alan Bleasdale 17 July 2016

: International Snooker

Who has won the World Team Classic? David Vine introduces the closing stages of The Final. Commentators Ted Lowe, Jack Karnehm, Clive Everton. Summarisers John Spencer, Rex Williams.


Presenter: David Vine
Commentator: Ted Lowe
Commentator: Jack Karnehm
Commentator: Clive Everton
Summariser: John Spencer
Summariser: Rex Williams
Producer: Mike Adley
Executive Producer: Nick Hunter

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