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: Open University

10.10 Consumer Decisions: Serve You Right! 10.35 Childhood 5-10: Self-Help Projects. 11.0 First Years of Life: Clash!
11.25 Technology: Facts are Not Enough.

: Hugo the Hippo

The feature-length cartoon starring the singing voices of Marie Osmond Jimmy Osmond and Burl Ives
Hugo is a Hippo; which is the short way to say Hippopotamus, which is the long way to say River Horse. When Hugo's family is killed by the wicked Aban Khan , Hugo has to swim back from Zanzibar to Africa all on his own. Poor Hugo! with the voices of Robert Morley as The Sultan of Zanzibar and PAUL LYNDE as Aban Khan RONNIE COX as Jorma PERCY Rodriguez as Jorma's father
JESSIE EMMETTE as the Royal Magician
LANCE TAYLOR SR as Mr M'Bow WOW LEN MAXWELL as the Judge Narration by BURL IVES
Words and music by ROBERT LARIMER
Directed by BILL FEIGENBAUM. Films: p 18


Unknown: Marie Osmond
Unknown: Jimmy Osmond
Unknown: Burl Ives
Unknown: Aban Khan
Unknown: Robert Morley
Unknown: Paul Lynde
Unknown: Aban Khan
Unknown: Jorma Percy Rodriguez
Unknown: Jessie Emmette
Unknown: Royal Magician
Unknown: Len Maxwell
Unknown: Judge Narration
Music By: Robert Larimer
Directed By: Bill Feigenbaum.

: Play Away

Brian Cant and Floella Benjamin with Caroline Bernstein and Matthew Devitt
Jonathan Cohen with the Play Away Band
Musical arrangements by JONATHAN COHEN Production JOHN SMITH
Series producer ANN REAY


Unknown: Floella Benjamin
Unknown: Caroline Bernstein
Unknown: Matthew Devitt
Unknown: Jonathan Cohen
Arrangements By: Jonathan Cohen
Unknown: John Smith

: Saturday Cinema: Sparrows Can't Sing

James Booth , Barbara Windsor
Charlie Gooding returns home to Stepney after two years at sea and finds his wife's affections engaged elsewhere. How Charlie gets his wife back adds up to a lively slice of Cockney life in this screen adaptation of Joan Littlewood 's stage production.
Films: page 18


Unknown: James Booth
Unknown: Barbara Windsor
Unknown: Charlie Gooding
Unknown: Joan Littlewood
Unknown: Stephen Lewis
Unknown: Joan Littlewood
Produced By: Donald Taylor
Directed By: Joan Littlewood
Charlie: James Booth
Maggie: Barbara Windsor
Fred: Roy Kinnear
Bridgie: Avis Bunnage
Jack: Brian Murphy
Bert: George Sewell

: The Sky at Night

The Last Man on the Moon
Commander Eugene Cernan talks to Patrick Moore


Talks: Eugene Cernan
Unknown: Patrick Moore

: Buongiorno Italia!

9: Cosa prendiamo?

: Cricket: Third Test

Australia v England from Adelaide
RICHIE benaud introduces highlights of the second day's play.

: News and Sport

with Jan Leeming ; Weather


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Saturday Briefing

Richard Lindley , with two guest questioners from Fleet Street, goes behind the headlines to cross-examine the men and women whose decisions influence our lives.
Director UN FAIRER
Executive producer PETER KENYATTA


Unknown: Richard Lindley
Producer: James Hogan
Producer: Peter Kenyatta

: Happy Days

by Samuel Beckett
Starring Billie Whitelaw
With Leonard Fenton
Arena presents the first programme in a Samuel Beckett Season providing a unique opportunity to see famous interpretations of his work. The playwright himself directed this production of his classic play Happy Days, and Billie Whitelaw, Beckett's favourite actress, plays Winnie - one of the strangest parts in modern theatre.
Winnie, buried to her waist in a sandy mound, struggles to get through her day, searching for distractions that will stave off the panic of having nothing to say, nothing to do, no reason to continue living. Willie, her husband, offers little help.
Out of this bizarre and improbable setting Beckett makes a play with many comic and touching moments. Introduced by Martin Esslin
An Arena presentation

(The Samuel Beckett Season continues with Eh Joe, on Monday at 10.30 pm)


Author: Samuel Beckett
Winnie: Billie Whitelaw
Willie: Leonard Fenton
Introduced by: Martin Esslin
Producer: Tristram Powell

: Kingswood: A Comprehensive School: 8: It's not hypocritical, it is complex

A series of nine films.
The pay and promotional prospects of teachers are controlled by the almost impenetrably obscure 'Scale Point System'. It is a constant source of debate and irritation within the profession. Brian Tyler, the Headmaster, intends to take advantage of the system and redeploy the promotional opportunities. He fears that there may be 'hell to pay' but is encouraged by his deputy's advice: 'Not too great a price'.
In day-to-day terms for English teacher Bill Smith, the Headmaster's decision will mean demotion. He fights to save his status and salary with the backing of his own department, of which, ironically, the Headmaster is a member.


Unknown: Brian Tyler
Unknown: Bill Smith

: Film International: Do You Remember Dolly Bell?

Slavko Stimac
Ljiljana Blagojevic
Winner of a 1981 Golden Lion at Venice and a string of other awards, this engaging account of the funny, painful and sometimes bitter experiences of a 16-year-old growing into manhood is set during a sultry summer in Bosnia in the 60s.
Convinced that playing in a dance band will save teenagers from delinquency, the local bureaucrats try to make musicians out of Dino and his friends.
But the boys are discovering more sophisticated pleasures and soon Dino is in love for the first time.
A Yugoslav film with English subtitles (First showing on British television) Films: page 18


Unknown: Slavko Stimac
Unknown: Ljiljana Blagojevic
Unknown: Abdulah Sidran
Directed By: Emir Kusturica
Dino Zolj: Slavko Stimac
Ahmed Zolj: Slobodan Aligrudic
Dolly Bell: Ljiljana Blagojevic
Sena Zolj: Mira Banjac
Uncle: Pavle Vujisic
Aunt: Nada Pani
Dino's brothers: Mahir Imamovic
Dino's brothers: Delahmed Ismet

: News on 2

with .Jan Leeming Weather

: Frank Delaney

with Elkie Brooks
FRANK DELANEY 'S guests tonight are all people whose talents might be described as entrepreneurial, in fields ranging from publishing - to the arts - to the city.
They include Carmen Callil , founder of the Virago Press, and John Bentley , who has now switched on to the video market. With music from ELKIE BROOKS


Unknown: Elkie Brooks
Unknown: Frank Delaney
Unknown: Carmen Callil
Unknown: John Bentley
Producer: Frances Whitaker
Director: Philip Chilvers

: A Child's Voice

An award-winning film from Ireland starring T. P. McKenna with Stephen Brennan
R. D. Smith , June Tobin
A mystery thriller writer and radio broadcaster, who nightly chills millions with his tales of horror, becomes the victim of one of his own macabre plots.


Unknown: T. P. McKenna
Unknown: Stephen Brennan
Unknown: R. D. Smith
Unknown: June Tobin
Unknown: Valentine Dyall
Written By: David Thomson
Directed By: Kieran Hickey

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