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: Open University

10.10 Parents and Teenagers, a New Look: All Change

10.35 Countdown to the OU: 3

11.0 Governing Schools: The Meeting

11.25 Maths for Science: Preparatory Maths - Graphs

: Saturday Cinema Double Bill: The Desert Song: Gypsy

starring Kathryn Grayson, Gordon MacRae
Sigmund Romberg's famous operetta about El Khobar, a mysterious Robin Hood leader of the Riffs, has been a perennial success both on stage and in films.
In this version Kathryn Grayson plays the General's daughter who is taken hostage first by an anthropologist in disguise and then by villainous Sheik Yousseff - Raymond Massey in disguise.

and at 4.5
starring Rosalind Russell, Natalie Wood, Karl Malden
This dazzling, tune-filled musical is based on the memoirs of entertainer Gypsy Rose Lee - 'the greatest show in the business'.
Rosalind Russell gives the performance of her life in the role of the domineering mother - a part created by Ethel Merman in the original Broadway show.
Films: page 15


Screenplay: Roland Kibbee
Produced by: Rudi Fehb
Director: Bruce Humberstone
Margot: Kathryn Grayson
Paul Bonnard/El Khobar: Gordon MacRae
Capt Fontaine: Steve Cochran
Yousseff: Raymond Massey
Benjy: Dick Wesson
Azuri: Allyn McLerie
Gen Birabeau: Ray Collins
Hassan: Paul Picerni
Mindar: Frank Dekova
Lachmed: William Conrad
Neri: Trevor Bardette
Lt Duvalle: Mark Dana
Unknown: *
Screenplay: Leonard Spigelgass
Music by: Jule Styne
Lyrics by: Stephen Sondheim
Produced and directed by: Mervyn Leroy
Rose: Rosalind Russell
Louise: Natalie Wood
Herbie Sommers: Karl Malden
Tulsa: Paul Wallace
Tessie Tura: Betty Bruce
Mr Kringelein: Parley Baer
Grandpa: Harry Shannon
'Baby' June: Suzanne Cupito
'Dainty' June: Ann Jilliann
'Baby' Louise: Diane Pace

: Buongiorno Italia!

12: Mi pud dare un numero?

: Sight and Sound in Concert

Bringing together BBC2's Old Grey Whistle Test and Radio 1's In Concert for a regular run of TV rock concerts with stereo sound. This week Joe Jackson on stage at the Regal Theatre, Hitchin. Introduced by Steve Blacknell

For the best effect, viewers with stereo Radio 1 should turn off TV sound and position their speakers on either side of the screen, but a few feet away. Stereo headphones are an alternative.


Singer: Joe Jackson
Presenter: Steve Blacknell
Director: Tom Corcoran
Producer: Michael Appleton

: News and Sport

with Jan Leeming ; Weather


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Saturday Briefing

Fred Emery , with two guest questioners from Fleet Street, cross-examines the men and women whose decisions influence our lives.
Executive producer PETER KENYATTA


Unknown: Fred Emery
Producer: Peter Kenyatta

: Sir Geraint Evans A Farewell Concert

from The Royal National Eisteddfod of Wales Pavilion, with Elizabeth Vaughan (soprano) Stuart Burrows (tenor)
Chorus of Welsh National Opera chorus-master JULIAN SMITH BBC Concert Orchestra leader JOHN BRADBURY conducted by Robin Stapleton Introduced by R. ALUN EVANS
Highlights of last August's memorable evening which marked the final concert appearance of one of this country's greatest musical ambassadors.
(Givenin association with British Telecom)


Soprano: Elizabeth Vaughan
Tenor: Stuart Burrows
Leader: John Bradbury
Conducted By: Robin Stapleton
Introduced By: R. Alun Evans
Unknown: Geoff Atkins

: The Campaign

by Tony Perrin
Introduced by John Tusa
"The principles this party stands for went out with Keir Hardie - maybe now we'll get some of them back." The British Labour Party has recently undergone fundamental change in its constitutional make-up. The debate has properly been a public affair, but often heated and frequently baffling to the uninitiated. This dramatic reconstruction (based on interviews with primary sources) retraces the key events and reveals the influences behind the scenes that have altered the political face of Britain.


Writer: Tony Perrin
Designer: Tony Snoaden
Studio Lighting: Howard King
Producer: Ruth Caleb
Director: Frank Cox
Executive Producer: John Purdie
Introduced by: John Tusa
Vladimir Derer: Raymond Adamson
Pete Willsman: Bill Wallis
Jon Lansman: Robert Glenister
Victor Schonfield: Barry McCarthy
CLPD man: Michael J Jackson
CLPD woman: Yvonne Bonnamy
Jock Quinn: Russell Hunter
AEUW executive: Emrys James
Chris Mullin: Denis Lill
AEUW delegate: Norman Rossington
Moderate Labour man: Paul Chapman
Labour Co-ordinating Committee man.: John Flanagan
Bill Whateley: John Woodvine
USDAW moderate: Bernard Kay
Sid Tierney: Allan Surtees
Tony McLayne: David Burke
USDAW-sponsored MP: John Grillo

: Maestro

First of four programmes Fred Trueman , Cricketer
He was a belligerent fast bowler for his county and country. He was a professional Yorkshireman, with a healthy disrespect for authority. He was the man who sent shivers through the ' Aussie' dressing room in 1961, as each in turn trooped out to be ignominiously returned there by one ' fiery Fred'.


Unknown: Fred Trueman
Written By: Frank Keating
Editor: Geoffrey Botterill

: News on 2

with Jan Leeming ; Weather


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Face to Face

The second of four programmes starring
Liv Ullmann , Erland Josephson
Act 2: While her husband is away on a business trip, Jenny Isaksson is staying with her grandparents. A mysterious message summons her to her house, where she finds one of her patients, drugged, and has a disturbing encounter with two intruders. Suddenly Jenny becomes aware of her frigidity, her insecurity and her isolation.
Written, directed and produced by INGMAR BERGMAN. A Swedish film with English subtitles.


Unknown: Liv Ullmann
Unknown: Erland Josephson
Unknown: Jenny Isaksson
Produced By: Ingmar Bergman.
Dr Jenny Isaksson: Liv Ullmann
Dr Tomas Jacobi: Erland Josephson
Grandpa: Gunnar Bjornstrand
Grandma: Aino Taube-Henrikson
Maria: Kari Sylwan
Mrs Elizabeth Wankel: Sif Ruud
Dr Erik Isaksson: Sven Lindberg
Lady: Tore Segelcke
Dr Helmut Wanke!: Ulf Johansson
Veronica: Kristina Adolphson
Mikael Stromberg: Gosta Ekman

: Louis Armstrong Anniversary Concert

featuring the Midnite Follies Orchestra Musical directors
Alan Cohen and Keith Nichols
Recorded at the Queen Elizabeth Hall , London.
In this tribute to Louis Armstrong , first shown on the tenth anniversary of his death, the MIDNITE MEN sketch his life story.


Unknown: Alan Cohen
Unknown: Keith Nichols
Unknown: Queen Elizabeth Hall
Unknown: Louis Armstrong
Producer: Dave Perrottet

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