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: Open University

6.5 Central Place Theory. 6.30 Sociology: Principles of Caste. 6.55 Mathematics: integration 7.20 Food Production Systems. 7.45 What Value Nuclear Protests?

: Play School

Story: Jim and Jip written by CYNTHIA FELGATE Presenters
Sheelagh Gilbey , Stuart McGugan


Written By: Cynthia Felgate
Unknown: Sheelagh Gilbey
Unknown: Stuart McGugan

: Closedown

: Errol Flynn in The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex

also starring
Bette Davis , Olivia de Havilland with Donald Crisp
Alan Hale , Vincent Price
Around the throne of Elizabeth I rages the intrigue of her courtiers aU plotting for her favour and their own glory. The Queen is infatuated with the dashing young Earl of Essex but is soon to find herself torn between her love for Essex and her duty as a monarch.
Screenplay by NORMAN REILLY RAINE and AENEAS MACKENZIE. based on the play Elizabeth the Queen by MAXWELL ANDERSON Producer by HAL B. WALLIS Directed by MICHAEL CURTIZ and at 4.20
They Died with Their Boots On also starring Olivia de Havilland
Hollywood's first major attempt at portraying the life and times of George Armstrong Custer presented the General in heroic mould. Errol Flynn was ideally cast in this action-packed 're-telling' of the events leading up to the infamous battle of the Little Big Horn, where he and over 200 of his command were killed by Sioux and Cheyenne.
Produced by HAL B. WALLIS Directed by RAOUL WALSH
Films: page 16


Unknown: Bette Davis
Unknown: Donald Crisp
Unknown: Alan Hale
Unknown: Norman Reilly Raine
Unknown: Aeneas MacKenzie.
Unknown: Maxwell Anderson
Unknown: Hal B. Wallis
Directed By: Michael Curtiz
Unknown: George Armstrong Custer
Unknown: Errol Flynn
Unknown: Wally Kline
Unknown: Aeneas MacKenzie
Produced By: Hal B. Wallis
Directed By: Raoul Walsh
Queen Elizabeth: Bette Davis
Earl of Essex: Errol Flynn
Lady Penelope Grey: Olivia de Havilland
Francis Bacon: Donald Crisp
Earl of Tyrone: Alan Hale
Sir Walter Raleigh: Vincent Price
Lord Burghley: Henry Stephenson
Sir Robert Cecil: Henry Daniell
Sir Thomas Egerton: James Stephenson
Margaret Radcliff e: Nanette Fabares
George Armstrong Custer: Errol Flynn
Elizabeth Bacon Custer: Olivia de Havilland
Ned Sharp: Arthur Kennedy
California Joe: Charley Grapewin
Samuel Bacon: Gene Lockhart
Crazy Horse: Anthony Quinn
Major Romulus Taipe: Stanley Ridges
General Philip Sheridan: John Litel
William Sharp: Walter Hampden

: Everest -the Last Unclimbed Ridge

Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the conquest of Mount Everest. In the early summer of 1982, the first British Expedition for half a century returned to the Tibetan side of Everest for an attempt on the East-North-East Ridge - the only ridge still unconquered.
The expedition - led by Chris Bon ington-was to end in tragedy. Of the team of four high altitude climbers, among the best in the world, two - Joe Tasker and Pete Boardman - met an unknown fate, and a third suffered a stroke at 27,000 feet and had to be evacuated from the mountain.
Before he disappeared, Tasker made a unique and moving record on film of this extraordinary endeavour. Narrator JOHN CASTLE
Series editors ANTHONY ISAACS. PETER JONES (A World About Us film)


Unknown: Chris Bon
Unknown: Joe Tasker
Unknown: Pete Boardman
Editors: Anthony Isaacs.
Editors: Peter Jones

: Call My Bluff

A duel of words and wit between Arthur Marshall
Sheila Steafel , Robert Powell and Frank. Muir
Gayle Hunnicutt , Julian Pettifer Referee Robert Robinson


Unknown: Arthur Marshall
Unknown: Sheila Steafel
Unknown: Robert Powell
Unknown: Frank. Muir
Unknown: Gayle Hunnicutt
Unknown: Julian Pettifer
Unknown: Robert Robinson
Unknown: Mark Goodson.
Unknown: Bill Todman
Directed By: John Bishop
Producer: Paul Ciani

: George Balanchine

On 30 April George Balanchine , one of the greatest choreographers of the 20th century, died in New York. In tribute to his memory, the first showing here of a work he created in 1980 for NEW YORK CITY BALLET. Robert Schumann 's Davidsbilndlertdnze danced by Suzanne Farrell and Jacques d'Ambolse Karin von Aroldingen and Adam Luders
Heather Watts and Peter Martins Sara Leland and Ib Andersen Pianist GORDON BOELZNER
Introduced by JOHN DRUMMOND


Unknown: George Balanchine
Unknown: Robert Schumann
Unknown: Suzanne Farrell
Unknown: Karin von Aroldingen
Unknown: Adam Luders
Unknown: Heather Watts
Unknown: Peter Martins
Unknown: Sara Leland
Unknown: Andersen Pianist Gordon
Introduced By: John Drummond
Designer: Roubln Ter-Arutunian
Director: Meriull Brockway

: Spotlight

Jimmy Edwards in the Spotlight
Where there's Jim there's brass! Lots of it, in the shape of a tuba, trombone and a brass band.
In ' a mish-mash of music and memory ', he recalls his days at St Paul's and at Cambridge, wartime service in the RAF, his big break on radio in Take it From Here, and many successes on stage and television.
Recorded at the Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne, featuring the ALDERSHOT BRASS ENSEMBLE and THE BRITISH ALL STARS TRAD BAND


Unknown: Jimmy Edwards
Unknown: Tommy Thomas
Unknown: Sound Barrie Kawes
Producer: Don Sayer

: Private Lives

Presented by Maria Aitken
The talk show which reveals the private personas of well-known people as they swap stories about their special passions, places, journeys, and so on. Peter Skellern plays their special music. Tonight's guests are
Beryl Reid and Kingsley Amis
Assistant producer NICHOLAS SHAKESPEARE DirectorDAVID c. CROFT
Executive producer FRANCES WHITAER Producer LAVINIA WARNER


Presented By: Maria Aitken
Unknown: Peter Skellern
Unknown: Beryl Reid
Unknown: Kingsley Amis
Producer: Nicholas Shakespeare
Director: David C. Croft
Producer: Frances Whitaer
Producer: Lavinia Warner

: Newsnight: Campaign 83

JOHN TUSA , PETER SNOW and DONALD MACCORMICK present coverage of the day's developments in the Election campaign, with special reports from Newsnight's reporters with politicians around the country.


Unknown: John Tusa
Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacCormick

: International Golf

The Sun Alliance
PGA Championship Final round
Highlights of the climax to one of Europe's most prestigious tournaments introduced by HARRY CARPENTER.
Commentators PETER ALLISS
Television presentation


Unknown: Harry Carpenter.
Commentators: Peter Alliss
Unknown: Clive Clark
Unknown: Bruce Critchley
Unknown: Richard Tilling
Unknown: Alastair Scott
Editor: Harold Anderson

: Open University

11.40 Mineralisation in Cornwall: minerals, and the effects of temperature and water on minerals, are investigated in Cornish ore fields, including a site at St Michael's Mount.
12.5 am Telephone Switching (I): what happens Inside your telephone exchange? This programme takes the lid off the switches, and shows how calls are automatically put through millions of alternative routes.
12.30 Graduates /or Growth: do we need university graduates to generate economic growth? Attitudes as to how higher education can contribute vary widely In Sweden. Poland and Britain.

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