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: Open University

6.5 Modern Art: Artists' Techniques. 6.30 Going to Sea. 6.55 Insect Diversity. 7.20 Measuring the Earth and the Moon. 7.45 Potsdam 1: the Meeting.

: Play School

Story: Mr Pattelli 's Shop Written bv ANN REAY Presenters
Carol Chell , lain Lauchlan


Unknown: Mr Pattelli
Unknown: Carol Chell

: Closedown

: Richard Hoggart - A Measured Life

In the first of two educational autobiographies, Richard Hoggart , the educationalist and literary critic, retraces his personal education experiences from working boyhood through to university; and discusses these influences on his intellectual development in the form of a personal narrative.
A A BBCV/Qpen University production


Unknown: Richard Hoggart

: Zorro's Fighting Legion

Chapter 7: The Fugitive
Zorro suspects a local mine official of being Don del Oro and unmasks him before the council. The suspect escapes with Zorro in full pursuit but his valiant chase ends ih disaster....
(Black and white)
(For cast see tomorrow at 5.40 pm)

: Color Rhapsody

The Frog Pond

: The Bagthorpe Saga

The second of six programmes by HELEN CRESSWELL
Dramatised by JAMES ANDREW HALL The Bagthorpes have started a phase of entering for all sorts of competitions - with some hilarious results. Jack's visions are beginning to astound the family-then Uncle Parker arrives with quite the most surprising news. Ordinary Jack: 2
The Bagthorpes: *
Executive producer ANNA home Director PAUL STONE


Unknown: Helen Cresswell
Dramatised By: James Andrew
Music By: Alan Roper
Henry: Edward Hardwicke
Laura: Angela Thorne
Grandma: Phillada Sewell
William: Ceri Seel
Jack: Richard Orme
Tess: Ruth Potter
Mrs Fosdyke: Dandy Nichols
Uncle Parker: Tim Preece
Telegraph lady: Margaret Stallard
Dr Winters: Peter Kemp
J E Fern: Frank Vincent
Zero, the dog: Lottie

: The Waltons: The Pearls

The story of a warm-hearted family of pioneer stock - surviving the Depression years of the 30s, and facing the war years of the 40s.
[Starring] Jon Walmsley as Jason, Judy Norton-Taylor as Mary Ellen, Mary Beth McDonough as Erin, Eric Scott as Ben, David W. Harper as Jim-Bob, Kami Cotler as Elizabeth, Joe Conley as Ike Godsey, Ronnie Claire Edwards as Corabeth Godsey, Earl Hamner as the narrator
Co-starring Peggy Rea as Rose, Mary Jackson as Emily Baldwin, Helen Kleeb as Mamie Baldwin, Ronnie Claire Edwards as Orma Lee

Corabeth and, her sister Orma Lee have never seen eye to eye and how there are family heirlooms to be shared.


Writer: Mark Worrell
Based on the autobiographical novel "Spencer's Mountain" by: Earl Hamner
Director: James Sheldon
The narrator: Earl Hamner
Jason: Jon Walmsley
Mary Ellen: Judy Norton-Taylor
Erin: Mary Beth McDonough
Ben: Eric Scott
Jim-Bob: David W. Harper
Elizabeth: Kami Cotler
Ike Godsey: Joe Conley
Ronnie Claire Edwards: Corabeth Godsey
Rose: Co-Starring Peggy Rea
Emily Baldwin: Mary Jackson
Mamie Baldwia;: Helen Kleeb
Orma Lee: Ronnie Claire Edwards

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: SF Film Festival: Forbidden Planet

Walter Pidgeon Anne Francis and the Robot
AD 2200 a space cruiser land seighthe planet
;"┬╗lta4r-4, apparently inhabited onjy by Dr Morbius, his daughter and their faithful Servant Robby the Robot. Bu the planet has a secret which the mysterious Morbius is very reluctant to reveal ... Based loosely on Shakesepeare's The Tempest, this influential , classic hfe left its mark on many later SF films.
Screenplay by CYRILhbmi
Director FRED MGLEOD WILCOX. Films, p 15


Unknown: Walter Pidgeon
Unknown: Anne Francis
Unknown: Servant Robby
Produced By: Nicholas Nayfack
Director: Fred Mgleod Wilcox.
Dr Morbius: Walter Pidgeon
Altaira Morbius: Anne .Francis
Commander Adams: Leslie Nielsen
Lt 'DOC ' OstrOW: Warren Stevens
Lt Farman, :: Jack Kelly
Chief Quinn: Richard ..Anderson
Cook: Earl Holliman
Bosun: .George Wallace

: Russell Harty

In honour of BBC2's Science Fiction Film Festival, tonight's programme includes extracts from the world's worst SF movies.
Director RON ISTED
(The next Russell Harty programme is on Thursday at 9.0 pm)


Unknown: Chris Riley
Unknown: Ghaham Lindsay
Producer: Tom Gutteridge
Unknown: Russell Harty

: Arena

Widely regarded as one of the greatest literary figures of the century, William Burroughs has perfected a unique and terrifying vision of the world. He is, most notably, a savage satirist and a revolutionary stylist and his ideas and experiments with language have had effects far beyond the world of literature.
Born into a wealthy family in St Louis, Missouri, he abandoned his background for another kind of life - the central theme of his work comes from his experiences as a heroin addict and a homosexual outlaw.
Filmed over five years, tonight's programme is an intimate portrait of this elegant, witty and often shocking man.
The film features him reading from his own work, unique footage of his family and his son, William Burroughs Jr , his Beat Generation collaborators Allen Ginsberg and Brion Gysin , younger admirers Terry Southern, Frank Zappa , Laurie Anderson and the great painter Francis Bacon.


Unknown: William Burroughs
Unknown: William Burroughs Jr
Unknown: Allen Ginsberg
Unknown: Brion Gysin
Unknown: Frank Zappa
Unknown: Laurie Anderson
Unknown: Francis Bacon.
Editors: Scott Vickney
Editors: Ben Morris
Producer: Alan Yentob
Director: Howard Brookner

: Newsnight



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

: * am Open University

11.50 Introducing Combinatorics
What is graph theory and where can It be applied? It helps with the four-colour map problem, the construction of trucks. the building of pipelines, and studying helium - to name but a few.
12.15 It's a Matter of Opinion
Does punishment mark a child for life? Eminent psychologists Sigmund Freud and B. F. Skinner agree that it can. but fer different reasons.


Unknown: Sigmund Freud
Unknown: B. F. Skinner

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