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: Gharbar

LALITA AHMED chairs a discussion on mother tongue teaching. Also taking part are SWARAN TALWAR ANNU GUPTA , D. S. DHILLON and TALEYA REHMAN.
Music is provided by ANUT JAWTA
Producer EtiSBAt) GOULD
Executive producer ashok RAMPAL BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Lalita Ahmed
Unknown: Swaran Talwar
Unknown: Annu Gupta
Unknown: D. S. Dhillon
Unknown: Taleya Rehman.
Provided By: Anut Jawta

: Closedown

: Play School

Story: Miss Jump the Jockey Written by ALLAN AHLBERG
Illustrated by ANDRE AMSTUTZ Presenters
Chloe Ashcroft , Ben Thomas
Directed by GREG CHILDS \


Written By: Allan Ahlberg
Illustrated By: Andre Amstutz
Unknown: Chloe Ashcroft
Unknown: Ben Thomas
Script: Peter Wiltshire
Directed By: Greg Childs

: Closedown

: Men of Ideas

Creators of Modem Philosophy
Bryan Magee talks to leading philosophers about Western philosophy today. The Philosophy of Science with Hilary Putnam. Professor of Philosophy, Harvard.
Until this century scientific knowledge was regarded as a body of secure, unchanging facts. Now we know that science is fallible and in a state of perpetual change.


Talks: Bryan Magee
Unknown: Hilary Putnam.

: Around with Alliss

from Reigate Heath Golf Club The last of six programmes
Peter Alliss plays golf and talks with well-known people. His guest today is Dame Kiri Te Kanawa.


Presenter: Peter Alliss
Guest: Dame Kiri Te Kanawa.

: Robinson Crusoe of Clipper Island

The classic cliffhanger serial in 14 chapters
5: Danger in the Air
In which the traitorous H. K. 's henchmen call upon the scheming high priest Porotu to rid the island of Mala, who in turn. smuggles himself aboard the spy ring s plane where he is unmasked to face a horrific demise in space ...
(Chapter 6 tomorrow at 5.40 pm)


Unknown: H. K.

: Color Rhapsody

The Fox and the Grapes
A classic Columbia cartoon

: Scene Plays: The Kids are Okay: 1: Who's Leaving

A story in two parts by Jack Ronder
Kenny and Jill's parents seem close to breaking up. How does it affect the two teenagers?


Writer: Jack Ronder
Producer: Roger Tonge
Jill: Donna McVey
Kenny: James Morrison
Mother: Mary Riggans
Father: Bill Henderson
Mr Mulveen: John Murtagh

: Collecting Now

Introduced by Harriet Crawley with Mike Doman and John FitzMaurlce Mills
Mrs Anne Hull Grundy has given away collections of jewellery and netsuke worth over £10-million. Though confined to bed for the last 20 years, she's still collecting. The programme visits the Gloucester Swap-meet, the latest thing for toy collectors, and continues the examination of security devices for the home.
Series producer Christopher LEWIS BBC Bristol


Introduced By: Harriet Crawley
Unknown: Mike Doman
Unknown: John Fitzmaurlce Mills
Unknown: Mrs Anne Hull Grundy
Producer: Margaret Benton
Producer: Christopher Lewis

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: Year of the French

A documentary series giving an insight, month by month, into the lives of individual French men and women.
January: The Parisian Singer
Marie-Paule Belle is a popular singer with a Vivacious personality and a lively sense of fun. Corsican by origin, she now lives in Monltpamasse, Paris. She composes her own music, working always with the same lyricist, novelist franchise MALLET-JORIS. Her songs are sometimes romantic, often comic. January is a particularly important month for Marie-Paule. She celebrates her birthday with her Mends and her fans, stars in a live radio show, works on her new song, visits -her fortune-teller and prepares for the big night-her concert In Paris.
This deft and joyous film (DAILY mail) You'll not see a better documentary series. (SUNDAY TIMES) FUm cameraman IAN STONE
Producer EDWARD mirzoeff


Unknown: Ian Stone
Producer: Edward Mirzoeff

: The New Swingle Singers

play Rhythm on Two featuring
The first part of a concert recorded at the Planet Theatre, Slough.
(Repeat. Part 2 on Friday at 10.15 pm)


Unknown: Alan Byers
Unknown: Lindsay Benson
Unknown: Simon Grant Olive Simpson
Unknown: Nicole Tibbels
Unknown: Lindsay John
Unknown: Carol Canning

: Geoffrey Smith's World of Flowers

The plants we grow in our gardens are some of the richest and most varied in the world. But very few of them are native to this country. So where do they come from? Who brought them? How have we changed them? Tulips
This week Geoffrey Smith takes a look at one of the brightest of our spring bulbs which at one time almost caused the downfall of a nation.
Film editor PETER ringsteo Director ERICA Griffiths Producer BRIAN DaVIES


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Director: Erica Griffiths
Producer: Brian Davies

: Only Time Would Tell

Harold Williamson revisits
Lynne Cowley - A Very Private Detective
Lynne Cowley was adopted as a baby, and for 27 years had no idea who she was. There was no way of knowing. Then the law changed; secrecy surrounding adoption was lifted. Despite warnings about the risks of going back in time, she burrowed away in registers of births and marriages, telephone books, electoral rolls, parish records. Anywhere to track down her natural mother. Her detective work produced startling discoveries and a sting in the tale. Film cameramen PHIL LAW, PAUL KANWAR Film editor JOHN NASH


Unknown: Lynne Cowley
Unknown: Lynne Cowley
Editor: John Nash
Producer: Jenny Cropper

: One Man and His Dog: Heat 1: Scotland

The BBC Television International Sheepdog Championship - the first of eight programmes introduced by Phil Drabble with Eric Halsall. The rolling hills of Ayrshire, together with the waters of the Clyde and the islands of Cumbrae, make a sweeping backcloth to the Sheepdog trials specially held for television and run at the Kelburn Country Centre, near Largs.
Shepherds from England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland combine their unique skills with the intelligence of their dogs.
Alastair Cutter with Midge, Viv Billingham with Garry, John Templeton with Roy.


Presenter: Phil Drabble
Co-presenter: Eric Halsall
Trainer: Alastair Cutter
Trainer: Viv Billingham
Trainer: John Templeton
Technical Co-ordinator: Roy Smith
Director: Michael Kerr
Producer: Ian Smith

: M*A*S*H: No Laughing Matter


Hawkeye: Alan Alda
B J Hunnicutt: Mike Farrell
Col Potter: Harry Morgan
Hotlips: Loretta Swit
Charles: David Ogden Stiers
Klinger: Jamie Farr
Fr Mulcahy: William Christopher

: The Cleopatras: Episode 1

An eight-part serial written by Philip Mackie.
Alexandria, 145 BC. On the death of her husband, Queen Cleopatra has to marry her brother, the infamous Pot Belly, to secure her throne. Pot Belly, however, takes a fancy to his step-daughter, the younger Cleopatra. They rule as an uneasy triumvirate. In the power struggle that ensues, both sides play a devastating trump card.


Writer: Philip Mackie
Music composed and conducted by: Nick Bicat
Costume Designer: Barbara Kidd
Lighting: Bill Millar
Designer: Michael Young
Producer: Guy Slater
Director: John Frankau
Cleopatra, the mother: Elizabeth Shepherd
Cleopatra, the daughter/Cleopatra,the young girl: Michelle Newell
Pot Belly: Richard Griffiths
Eupator: Gary Carp
Memphites: Sadik Soussi
Pot Belly's daughter: Natasha Knight
Scipio Africanus: Geoffrey Whitehead
Posidonius: Frank Gatliff
Thermus: Charles Hodgson
Theodotus: Graham Crowden
Aristarchus: Brian Oulton
Onias: Harold Kasket
Marsyas: Tony Osoba
Counsellor: Owen Holder
Official: Jeffrey Gardiner
Handmaiden: Shirel Keller
Nursemaid: Marcia Tucker
Henchman: Derek Deadman
Messenger: J. Cassell
Mob leader: Errol Shaker
Mob leader: Tony London
Mob leader: David Telfer
Mob leader: Vernon Nesbeth
Dancer: Dinah Jones
Dancer: Wynne McGregor
Dancer: Maureen Bacchus
Dancer: Anthea Ferrell
Dancer: Fiona Jane Smith
Dancer: Helen Sparks

: * Newsnight



Unknown: John Tusa
Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Unknown: Linda Alexander.

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