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: Open University

6.5 The God that Rules. 6.30 Computer Program Popeye '. 6.55 Minerals under the Microscope. 7.20 Contrasts in Musical Language. 7.45 History of Maths.

: Gharbar

LALITA AHMED chairs a discussion with three authors of primary books in Asian languages. Taking part are SALEHA KHAN, FEHMIDA HAFIZ, AMTUL HAFIZ ALI and GIAN KAUR TAKHAR and music is provided by FIRDOUS WAHID, the well-known singer from Bangladesh.
Executive producer ASHOK RAMPAL BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Lalita Ahmed
Unknown: Amtul Hafiz Ali
Unknown: Gian Kaur Takhar

: Closedown

: Play School

: World Snooker

The Embassy
World Professional Championship from The Crucible Theatre, Sheffield
Today is the most eventful day of the championship - all four quarter-finals are completed. This morning two matches are continued while the remaining pair of matches finish this afternoon.
DAVID VINE introduces the action

: Open University

12.30 Work and Retirement 12.55 Consumer Decisions: Semi-detached.

: World Snooker and Racing from Ascot

The Embassy World Professional Championship from The Crucible Theatre, Sheffield.
DAVID VINE introduces coverage Racing from Ascot
Coverage of the first flat meeting of the year from this famous course
2.0 The Autobar Stakes (Old Mile)
2.30 The Mono Sagaro Stakes (2m) The most significant trial for the Gold Cup

: The Roaring Silence

An attempt to convey the experience of being a monk in the Buddhist monastery of Tangboche in Nepal. Although prayer is incessant, and wind- and water-power add to constant human effort in turning the prayerwheels, prayer is not at the heart of their spiritual life. The heart is meditation, through which they hope to arrive at the state of Nirvana, once described by the Buddha as a ' roaring silence .
A BBC/Open University production


Producer: Nuala O'Faolain

: Hollywood's Children

A special documentary to introduce a new season of films. Since the 20s, American films have thrived on the talent of its youngest stars such as Jackie Coogan , Shirley Temple, Mickey Rooney ,
Judy Garland , Margaret O'Brien and Elizabeth Taylor. The audience appeal of their films earned these children millions of dollars and provided financial underpinning of several Hollywood studios.
Through extensive film clips and interviews, this documentary, narrated by Roddy McDowall , examines the phenomenon of the child star and explores the new roles of today's stars.
Written produced and directed by GENE FELDMAN. based on the book Hollywood's Children by DIANA SERRA CARY A WOMBAT production
(Colour and black and white) Woddis On ...: page 77 # BACK PAGE 78


Unknown: Jackie Coogan
Unknown: Mickey Rooney
Unknown: Judy Garland
Unknown: Margaret O'Brien
Unknown: Elizabeth Taylor.
Unknown: Roddy McDowall
Directed By: Gene Feldman.
Unknown: Diana Serra

: World Snooker

Frame of The Day
DAVID VINE introduces a vital frame and the latest news and results of today's quarter-finals

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: Ebony

Introduced by Juliet Alexander
Vince Herbert and Wayne Laryea


Introduced By: Juliet Alexander
Introduced By: Vince Herbert
Introduced By: Wayne Laryea
Producers: Roy Chapman
Unknown: Amanda Theunissen
Producer: Keith Sheather

: Timewatch

The history programme that brings the past up to the present
The Loved and Hated King
Richard III - hunchback murderer of the princes in the Tower, or victim of Tudor propaganda? On the 500th anniversary of his coronation, historians go into battle again over his reputation.
The Silent Years of Television
In 1950 politics were not allowed on British television. By the end of the decade television dominated the political scene. As an election approaches John Bowman asks how television has changed British political history. Animals and Men
Throughout history man has used animals for food, companions and labour. John Tusa talks to Keith Thomas about his new history of Man and the Natural World -the background to today's concern for animal liberation and ecology.
Executive producer TIMOTHY GARDAM Editor BRUCE NORMAN


Unknown: Richard Iii
Unknown: John Bowman
Talks: John Tusa
Unknown: Keith Thomas
Producer: Timothy Gardam
Editor: Bruce Norman

: One Night in Lincoln

with Mike Harding Grope Encounters
Mike Harding lays his youth before an audience at the Theatre Royal, Lincoln, with his memories of being taken home to meet 'her ' parents!


Unknown: Mike Harding
Unknown: Mike Harding
Designer: Stuart Furber
Director: Keitii MacKenzie
Producer: Cyril Gates

: Shackleton

Written in four parts by CHRISTOPHER RALLING starring David Schofield as Sir Ernest Shackleton
David Rodigan as Frank Wild with Anthony Bate as Lord Curzon 3: Men Wanted for Hazardous Journey
1914. Following the shattering news of Scott's death on his return journey from the South Pole, Shackleton formulates a new challenge on Antarctica. Sailing south in Endurance, his expedition will cross the vast ice continent.
Cast in order of appearance:
Music composed by FRANCIS SHAW Film cameraman DAVID WHITSON Film editor DAVID THOMAS
Designers KEITH HARRIS , joiin HURST Producer JOHN HARRIS
Book (same title), £8.25 from booksellers


Unknown: Christopher Ralling
Unknown: David Schofield
Unknown: Sir Ernest Shackleton
Unknown: David Rodigan
Unknown: Frank Wild
Unknown: Anthony Bate
Composed By: Francis Shaw
Unknown: David Whitson
Editor: David Thomas
Unknown: Designers Keith Harris
Producer: John Harris
Director: Martyn Friend
Emily Shackleton: Victoria Fairbrother
Sir John Scott-Keltie: Robert James
Raymond Shackleton: Todd Armstrong
Cecily Shackleton: Pandora Edmiston
Major Darwin: Robert Lang
Girls: Jiggy Bhore
Frank Worsley: John Watts
Alexander Macklin: Martin Iiowells
Leonard Hussey: Stephen Tate
Frank Hurley: Peter Dahlsen
Percy Blackborrow: John Wiieatley
' Putty ' Marston: Miciiael Hayward
Jacobsen: Ivor Roberts
Sorlle: Howard Bell
Harry McNeish: Leonard Maguire
Tom Crean: John Flanagan

: Newsnight

: World Snooker

Introduced by DAVID VINE


Introduced By: David Vine

: Open University

12.10 Human Factors in Aviation
Pilot disorientation; how this and other human factors can be understood.
12.35 Machine Tools: Control
How does automatic machinery know what it is doing? In this outside broadcast from the National Engineering Laboratory, the control and position of the cutting tools for three computer-controlled machines are featured.

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