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: Open University

6.25 Control Systems
6.50 Interdependence and Oil
7.15 Talking to Children
7.40 Bronze Casting
8.5 Symbols and Equations
8.30Using Public Libraries
8.55 Designing with Models
9.20 Paris: Imperial City
9.45 Statistics: Patterns in Data
10.10 Interviewing Technique
10.35 Helping 1W
11.0 Creating the System
11.25 A Question of Colour
12.15 Introduction to the Organ
1.5 Maths: Ideas of Space
1.30 Maths Across the Curriculum
1.55 Curriculum in Action
2.20 Psychosexual Differences 1

: Saturday Cinema: The Hasty Heart

starring Ronald Reagan
Patricia Neal , Richard Todd
Stationed in Burma, Cpl Lachlan McLachlan is unlucky enough to be wounded on the last day of the war. After an operation he is convinced that he is well again -but, in fact, he has only weeks to live. His fellow soldiers are assigned the task of helping ' Lachie ' through his last weeks, a task made difficult by his terse and unfriendly nature. In this moving drama that made the young Richard Todd a star, Ronald Reagan made his only appearance in a British film.
Screenplay by RANALD MACDOUGALL from the play by john PATRICK
Produced, directed by VINCENT SIIERMAN (Block and white) Films: page 11


Unknown: Ronald Reagan
Unknown: Patricia Neal
Unknown: Richard Todd
Unknown: Cpl Lachlan
Unknown: Richard Todd
Unknown: Ronald Reagan
Unknown: Ranald MacDougall
Play By: John Patrick
Directed By: Vincent Siierman
Yank: Ronald Reagan
Sister Margaret: Patricia Neal
Lachlan McLachlan: Richard Todd
Lt-Col Dunn: Anthony Nicholls
Tommy: Howard Marion-Crawford
Kiwi: Ralph Michael
Blossom: Orlando Martins
Orderly: Alfie Bass
Digger: John Sherman

: The Sky at Night

A New Frontier
Patrick Moore talks about the infra-red astronomical satellite launched two weeks ago.


Talks: Patrick Moore

: Charlie Chaplin

in The Immigrant
Charlie emigrates to the land of the free only to find that food still has to be paid for. With EDNA PURVIANCE

: Buongiorno Italia!

15: Sono stato a ...

: The Mastersingers of Nuremberg

The Wagner Centenary
To mark the centenary of Wagner's death (13 February 1883) BBC2 presents GÖTZ FRIEDRICH'S production of Wagner's great human comedy, recorded at the Swedish Royal Opera House, Stockholm.
Wagner told his patron Ludwig II that this opera would be different from his other works, 'entirely new ... it all sings - sings tenderly, merrily, cheekily, comically - but sings!'
Conducted by Berlslav Klobucar
Act 1: St Catherine's Church, Nuremberg, in the middle of the 16th-century - Midsummer's Eve.
Sung in German with English subtitles
Costumes ALlurE MECZIES
(Act 2 will be shown at 8.10 pm)


Conducted By: Berlslav Klobucar
Introduced By: Humphrey Burton
Hans Sachs, cobbler and poet: Leif Roar
Walther von Stolzing, a young knight: Sven Olof Eliasson
David, Sachs's apprentice: Gosta Winbergh
Eva, Pogner's daughter: Helena Dose
Magdalena, Eva's nurse: Edith Thallaug
Nightwatchman: Bo Lundborg
The Mastersingers: Veit Pogner: Arne Tyren
The Mastersingers: Kunz Vogelgesang: John-Erik Jacobsson
The Mastersingers: Konrad Nachtigall: Carl Johan Falkman
The Mastersingers: Sixtus Beckmesser: Erik Saeden
The Mastersingers: Fritz Kothner: Björn Asker
The Mastersingers: Balthasar Zorn: Hans Johansson
The Mastersingers: Ulrich Eisslinger: Lars Kullenbo
The Mastersingers: Augustin Moser: Kolbjörn Höiseth
The Mastersingers: Hermann Ortel: Paul Höglund
The Mastersingers: Hans Schwartz: Sten Wahlund
The Mastersingers: Hans Foltz: Rolf Cederlof

: News and Sport

with Jan Leeming ; Weather


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Willoughby

' It's a thousand pities that duelling is now illegal; it made people so much more polite,' said 69-year-old Col Maurice Willoughby , hurling himself at the fencing master of the London Fencing School. Other frustrations are worked out by pounding his kendo instructor over the head with a bamboo sword, demolishing a building with an iron ball, and ice dancing rather badly with a pretty girl.


Unknown: Col Maurice Willoughby
Producer: Michael Begg

: The Mastersingers of Nuremberg

Act 2: The street in front of Sachs's and Pogner's houses -later the same day.
(Act 3 will be shown at 9.25 pm)

: Diversions

A Land for All Seasons .
' While the earth remaineth, seedtime and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night, shallot cease.' (GENESIS)

: TheMastersingers of Nuremberg

Act 3, Scene 1: Sachs's workshop - the following morning.
Scene 2: A meadow on the banks of the Pegnitz near Nuremberg - later that day, when Eva Pogner , the goldsmith's daughter (seen here in the original costume design, 1868) will be given away as bride to the winner - either Beckmesser or Walther - in the Mastersingers' annual song competition.


Unknown: Eva Pogner

: News on 2

with Jan Leeming ; Weather


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: World Bowls

The Embassy
World Indoor Bowls Championship from the Coatbridge Indoor Bowling Club
DOUGIE DONNELLY introduces highlights of today's second semi-final. Commentators DAVID BRYANT


Commentators: David Bryant
Unknown: David Rhys

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