6.5Modern Art: Cubisfn 2 ,6.30' Sun, Cities and Smog. 6.55 Biology: Pattern, Formation. 7.20 Portrait .of Summer School. 7.45 Risk: Harrier Aircraft -Pilots,.
The first day of the May meeting
2.30 The Levin Down Maiden Stakes (lim)
3.0 The Ripolin Handicap Stakes (Old Mile)
3.30 The Clive Graham Stakes 1¼m) In memory of BBC television's highly regarded paddock commentator
4.0 The Westerton Handicap Stakes (1¾m)
Introduced by JULIAN WILSON
Commentators PETER O'SULLEVAN JIMMY LINDLEY , JOHN HANMER . '
Television presentation by RICHARD TILLING Racing results on Ceefax
Further and higher education is now Under threat due to financial cutbacks. Gerry Fowler , director of the North-East London Poly-technic, looks at Nene College, Northampton, and asks whether it meets the needs of the community and is an effective use of resources.
Producer NICK BRENTON
A BBC/Open University production
A Symphony in Slang
An MGM cartoon directed by TEX AVERY
Fred Trueman - Cricketer
He was the archetypal Yorkshire tyke who bowled his boots off for both county and country. The man who sent shivers through the ' Aussie' dressing room in 1961, as each in turn trooped out to be returned smartly by ' Fiery Fred '.
Written by FRANK KEATING
Film editor GEOFFREY BOTTERILL Producer JEFF GODDARD
with subtitles, followed by Weather
An out-of-the-ordinary story country folk.
Starring John Fortune, Roy Kinnear, Lance Percival, William Rushton, Joan Sims, John Wells and Derek Griffiths
It is early morning in Umbridge (a village not a million miles away from Ambridge) and the inhabitants struggle slowly into life. A series of bizarre incidents interrupt their everyday routine and ensure that the villagers need never again have to worry about getting up.
Written by JOHN FORTUNE and JOHN WELLS Produced by NED SHERRIN, TERRY GLINWOOD
Directed by NED SHERRIN IAN WILSON
Continues a season of films starring Hollywood's legendary actress. Also starring Don Murray , with Arthur O'Connell, Betty Field, Eileen Heckan
Marilyn, fresh from her training at the Actor's Studio in New York successfully combines a brash exterior with a tender heart, in this hilarious comedy about a hard-boiled 'chantoose' who is roped, tied and eventually won by a naive Montana cowboy, played by Broadway actor, Don Murray, in his first major role.
Based on the play by:
Eight films about the pleasures of birdwatching presented by Tony Soper
Birds are always on the move, migrating to and from our shores. But some, like the scarlet tanager, arrive by accident and cause-quite a stir in Ornithological circles.
Film editor AL GELL
Director DAN FREEMAN
Producer RON BLOOMFIELD
Carmine the Squealer
The poignant story of a convicted
-underworld hit man's stay under wraps at the Hotel Pelican is interrupted by the trials and tribulations of other everyday folk ...
Produced by LES ALEXANDER and DICK SMITH Directed by CHARLES W. . HOBIN
Six films in which Chris Serle and Paul Heiney take it in turns to plunge In at the Deep End and learn the hard way about a completely new world.
Tonight Paul Hciney takes the reins to compete with the country's top horse drivers in a gruelling three-day event which includes a 15-mile cross-country marathon.
As a total newcomer to horses he is trained by top international driver, John Parker , who in only six months has to coach Paul in a sport which takes most people years to master.
Paul meets his childhood hero, Charlton Heston , who drove the famous chariot race in Ben Hur , and is advised by some of the top names in the horse world including HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, George Bowman and Harvey Smith. And in true competitive spirit he takes a bet with Lancashire nightclub owner, Joe Pullen , that he will beat him in the big event.
Great fun (DAILY MAIL) A revealing insight intoa sport which aiway locks' deceptively easy
(THE DAILY TELEGRAPH)
Series producer ADAM CLAPHAM
Producer RUTH JACKSON
How can children be encouraged to write stories co-operatively, both for themselves and for others to read? Children are seen at work, and some guidance is given to them by their teacher.
11.55 Calculus: Area for Revision
How do mathematicians tackle the problem of finding areas under curves? This revision programme uses scaling and nesting intervals to provide some ideas.