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: Open University

9.45 Class: A Historical Approach. A lecture by PROFESSOR ARTHUR MARWICK
10.35 Parents and Teenagers: Three's Company
11.0 Looking into Maths: The Cockcroft Report. 2: What are the Solutions? "'ORMAN GOWAR watches Children develop their confidence at handling maths in the classroom. He asks DR COCKCROFT. ' What is it you want to see in mathematics- lessons? Is it happening now? ' Also taking part: Hugh NEILL (Inner London Education Authority) and JOHN BAKER and NICK JAMES (Open University)
11.25 Moths and Flies


Unknown: Hugh Neill
Unknown: John Baker

: Rugby Special

The Thorn EMI County
Championship. Semi-finals
NIGEL STARINIER-SMITH introduces highlights from one of the semi-finals, and news of the other.
Also, news, views and action from the rest of the weekend's rugby.
Series producer huw JONES

: Rugby League: Third Test

The Dominion Insurance Test Series from Headingley, Leeds
Great Britain v Australia
In the final match of the series an expected capacity crowd will be hoping to see the highest calibre rugby football from this supremely fit Australian side. GREAT BRITAIN will be all OUt to restore the prestige of the domestic game prior to the next series ' down under ' in 1984. This afternoon, live coverage of the whole match together with news and analysis of the series from one of the best and most controversial coaches in the game, ALEX MURPHY. Introduced by RICHARD DUCKENFIELD
Commentator RAY FRENCH


Unknown: Alex Murphy.
Introduced By: Richard Duckenfield
Producer: Keith Phillips

: World Cup Chess

Presented by Jeremy James Yasser Seirawan (USA) v John Nunn (GB)
The players reveal mental agonies over their moves, while expert WILLIAM HARTSTON guides US through the maze of thought.


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

: News Review

Plus a visual commentary for those who cannot hear with Jan Leeming


Unknown: Jan Leeming
Editor: Fred Holtum

: Horizon

The Sea Behind the Dunes
A close-up look at a year in the life of the marshlands and creeks of Pleasant Bay on America's New England coast.

: The Money Programme

Presented by Brian Widlake and Valerie Singleton
Banker-scientist Lord Rothschild says he's got a biotechnology fund which can't find a single British project worth backing. A new government fund announced this week is designed to back only those with a strong track record in other products. So the infants of the industry have complained bitterly that they can't find the finance to develop new ideas. Nick Clarke reports.


Presented By: Brian Widlake
Presented By: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: With Paul Barry
Unknown: Nick Clarke
Unknown: Mark Rogerson
Unknown: Nick Clarke
Producer: Suzanne Franks.
Editor: Andrew Clayton.
Editor: John Reynolds

: The Discovery of Animal Behaviour

The last of a natural-history drama in six parts
Written by JOHN SPARKS Living Together
Why do honey bees commit suicide in defence of their hive and most naked mole rats give up breeding? Research in a Norwegian barnyard, a Siamese jungle and an Israeli desert helps to reveal the reasons for social behaviour. Narrator ANDREW SACHS
Music composed by EDWARD WILLIAMS Designer SALLY HULKE
Film editor RON MARTIN
Photography jim SAUNDERS
Producer MIKE SALISBURY. BBC Bristol
As part of the Silver Jubilee celebrations of the Natural History Unit the BBC issued a commemorative cover, signed by Gordon Beningpeld , carrying the butterfly stamps; a Post Office issue carried the first class Darwin stamp. A few of each are still available. Write to: [address removed] Cheques and POs made payable to BBC Enterprises Ltd; Beningfield £5, Darwin fl, plus ISp postage.


Written By: John Sparks
Composed By: Edward Williams
Designer: Sally Hulke
Editor: Ron Martin
Unknown: Jim Saunders
Unknown: Martin Saunders
Producer: Mike Salisbury.
Unknown: Gordon Beningpeld
Schjelderup-Ebbe: Stephen Brigden
Solly Zuckerman: Daniel Hill
Ray Carpenter: Julian Caldecott
Frank Fraser Darling: Gavin Campbell
Mrs Darling: Margaret Ainley
William Hamilton: Philip Denyer

: News on 2

with Jan Leeming ; Weather


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: The World of The Ring

Cosima Wagner and The Siegfried Idyll
The dramatic story of Wagner's second marriage, to Liszt's daughter Cosima, is narrated by Humphrey Burton. ' Bayreuth is Cosima's work,' declared Nietzsche, and without her The Ring would probably never have been completed.
Readings by Frederick Jaeger and Liz Edmiston
Assistant producer HAZEL WRIGHT Producer PETER BUTLER
(Humphrey Burton writes about the Ring Cycle every week in THE LISTENER)


Unknown: Cosima Wagner
Unknown: Humphrey Burton.
Unknown: Frederick Jaeger
Unknown: Liz Edmiston
Producer: Hazel Wright
Producer: Peter Butler
Producer: Humphrey Burton

: Wagner's Ring: Siegfried

Act 3
The seventh episode in the Bayreuth production of The Ring of the Nibelung by Richard Wagner divided into ten weekly parts and broadcast simultaneously by Radio 3 in stereo.
Bayreuth Festival Orchestra conductor Pierre Boulez
Siegfried, the innocent hero, has slain the dragon and won the Ring for himself. Now he is on the way to rescue the sleeping Brunnhilde, but his path is blocked by Wotan. Siegfried's sword, Nothung, proves more powerful than Wotan's spear. and the old order gives way to the new The fearless Siegfried passes through the circle of fire to awaken the now mortal Brunnhilde and their radiant love duet brings the opera Siegfried to a magnificent conclusion.
This centenary production was recorded in Wagner's own theatre under the artistic supervision of the composers grandson, Wolfgang Wagner
Production Patrice Chereau
Design Richard Peduzzi
Costumes Jacques Schmidt
Sung in German
Subtitles by Peter Butler
A co-production of unitel, Bavarian Television and the Bayreuth Festival Television director Brian Large
(For the best effect, viewers with stereo R3 should turn off TV sound and position their speakers on either side of the screen, but a few feet away. Stereo headphones provide a suitable alternative)
(Twilight of the Gods, Act 1, will be shown next Sunday)


Unknown: Richard Wagner
Conductor: Pierre Boulez
Unknown: Wolfgang Wagner
Unknown: Patrice Chereau
Design: Richard Peduzzi
Design: Costumes Jacques Schmidt
Unknown: Peter Butler
Wanderer: Donald McIntyre
Erda: Ortrun Wenkel
Siegfried: Manfred Jung
Briinnhilde: Gwyneth Jones

: The Barchester Chronicles

starring Donald Pleasence and Nigel Hawthorne
Dramatised in seven parts by ALAN PLATER from The Warden and Barchester Towers by ANTHONY TROLLOPE
3: Several years have passed since Mr Harding resigned as Warden of Hiram's Hospital. Now his friend the Bishop is dying, and Barchester wonders if he will be succeeded by his son, Dr Grantly.


Unknown: Donald Pleasence
Unknown: Nigel Hawthorne
Unknown: Alan Plater
Unknown: Mr Harding

: The Great American Picture Show: Rancho Deluxe

continues a major season of recent American movies. starring Jeff Bridges and Sam Waterston
In this off-beat, modern-day ' Western ' Jack and Cecil are a couple of drifters still hankering for the ' old values '. They prefer to rustle cattle and live off their wits-despite the law. When Rancher Brown - most powerful of the Montana cattlemen, declares war on all rustlers, the boys are his prime targets. But he reckons without their ingenuity as they ' kidnap ' Brown's prize bull....
Screenplay by THOMAS MCGUANE Produced by ELUOTT KASTNER Directed by FRANK PERRY
(First showing on British television) Films: page 22


Unknown: Jeff Bridges
Unknown: Sam Waterston
Unknown: Thomas McGuane
Produced By: Eluott Kastner
Directed By: Frank Perry
Jack McKee: Jeff Bridges
Cecil Colson: Sam Waterston
Cora Brown: Elizabeth Ashley
Laura Beige: Charlene Dallas
John Brown: Clifton James
Henry Beige: Slim Pickens
Curt: Harry Dean Stanton
Burt: Richard Bright
Betty Fargo: Patti D'Arbanville
Mary Fargo: Maggie Wellman
Wilbur Fargo: Bert Conway
Karl: Anthony Palmer
Dizzy: Joseph Sullivan

: Cricket: Second Test

Australia v England RICHIE BENAUD introduces
, highlights of the third day's play in Brisbane.
TV presentation by CHANNEL 9 AUSTRALIA

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