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: Open University

6 JS The Evolution of Mammal.
6.50 Classical Greece: Shipping 7!lSLivingLanguage
7 40 Graduates lor Growtn
85 Fluctuating Exchange Rates
8.30 Edinburgh Observed
8.55 Discovering Chemistry
I 20 Guernica: The Making of a Myth
9.45 Music: Modulation
10.10 Research Methods
1035 Seventeenth-Century England
11.25 Handicapped in the Community
11.50 Central Place Theory
12.15 Sociology: Principles of Caste
12.40 The Standards Debate: Part 1 1 Space-Time Geometry
1.30 Maths Across the Curriculum
1.55 Middlemarch by George Eliot 220 Reaching the Community 2'45 Modern Art: Matisse


Unknown: George Eliot

: Saturday Cinema Double Bill: Convoy

Clive Brook , John Clements
The first of two films set during the Second World War.
Preparing for a routine convoy duty escorting British merchant ships home from the Norwegian coast, Captain Armitage is not pleased to learn that his new officer is the man who previously ran off with his wife. When the Germans attack and board a merchant ship carrying refugees, he also learns that his wife is among the passengers.
Screenplay by PATRICK KIRWAN Producer MrcHAEL balcon
Director PEN TENNYSON and at 4.35
I Was Monty's Double starring John Mills , Cecil Parker and Clifton James as himself and Monty's double
The fantastic story of one of the most successful deceptions of the war, in which an obscure Pay Corps lieutenant, with an extraordinary resemblance to Montgomery, was persuaded to impersonate him in North Africa.
Screenplay by BRYAN FORBES based on the book by M. E. cliftoh james Produced by MAXWELL settow Directed by john guillermin
Films: page 21


Unknown: Clive Brook
Unknown: John Clements
Unknown: Patrick Kirwan
Producer: Mrchael Balcon
Director: Pen Tennyson
Unknown: John Mills
Unknown: Cecil Parker
Unknown: Clifton James
Play By: Bryan Forbes
Book By: M. E.
Produced By: Maxwell Settow
Directed By: John Guillermin
Capt Armitage: Clive Brook
Lieut Cranford: John Clements
Capt Eckersley: Edward Chapman
Lucy Armitage: Judy Campbell
Mabel PENELOPE: Dudley Ward
Mr Matthews: Edward Rigby
1 Shorty' Howard: Charle8 Williams
Cmdr Btount: Alan Jeaves
'Dot': Michael Wilding
Lt-Cmdr Martin: Harold Warrender
Major Harvey: John Mills
Col Logan: Cecil Parker
Cool Matthew: Patrick Allen
Col Dawson: Patrick Holt
Major Tennant: Leslie Phillips
Governor of Gibraltar: Michael Hordern
Nielson: Marius Goring
Hester: Barbara Hicks
Wing Cmdr Bates: Duncan Lamont
Guard sergeant: Anthony Sagar
First guard: Max Butterfieid
Second guard: Michael Oliver

: States of Mind

The last of 15 programmes
Presented by Jonathan Miller
Despite remarkable advances in medical science over the past century, there is still no clear medical understanding of the causes of most forms of insanity. Dr Thomas Szasz , author of The Manufacture of Madness and The Myth of Mental Illness, argues that madness has been misrepresented as a disease, and that this has enabled psychiatrists to tyrannise and imprison the mad in the name of philanthropy or therapy. Designer COLIN LOWREY. Production PHILIP SPIIGBT , DAVID r. TURNBULL


Presented By: Jonathan Miller
Unknown: Dr Thomas Szasz
Designer: Colin Lowrey.
Unknown: Philip Spiigbt
Unknown: David R. Turnbull

: News and Sport

with Jan Leeming ; Weather


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: L for Lester

Written by DUDLEY LONG , starring
This week when Lester takes Mrs Davies and Fred Stone for another driving lesson, he begins to realise how many people depend on him for their living ...
Directed by JOHN B. HOBBS


Written By: Dudley Long
Unknown: Mrs Davies
Unknown: Fred Stone
Directed By: John B. Hobbs
Lester Small, and: Brian Murphy
featuring Alf: John Forgeham
Sid: Tony Millan
Chief Inspector Rodgers: James Cossins
Mrs Davies: Hilda Braid
Bert, the milkman: Colin Spaull
Sally Small: Amanda Barrie
the General: Cyril Luckham
Jenny: Linda Robson
Fred Stone: Michael G Jones
PC Bright: Dudley Long

: A Passion for Churches

Sir John Betjeman's highly acclaimed film celebrating the C of E
It was in Norfolk that the 8-year-old John Betjeman first noticed a church tower outlined against the sky. In this 1974 film he delights in the art and architecture of its spectacular churches, and looks with humour and affection at the life of the Anglican church in town and country.
Sir John visits medieval churches, rich in painted glass and carving, and the Queen's parish church at Sandringham. The Mothers' Union picnics in the cathedral cloisters; Celia and Nigel have a country wedding; the Chaplain of the Broads rounds up his floating congregation for Easter Service.


Presenter: Sir John Betjeman
Producer: Edward Mirzoeff

: Cameo

The west coast of Ireland-a winter haunt of wild geese. On sandy shore terns nest, and shriek in the summer skies.
Presented by KEITH Hopkins


Unknown: Roger Snowdon
Unknown: Photography Ewart
Presented By: Keith Hopkins

: The Levin Interviews

In the first of eight programmes Bernard Levin talks to Isaac Stern. A natural force not to be explained,' was Time magazines description of Isaac Stern. Certainly his impassioned performances have led him to be regarded as one of the foremost violinists of this century. Until recently he followed' a fevefish schedule that included 200 concerts a year, and countless recordings. Amid all this he has found time to lead a campaign to save Carnegie Hall , of which he is now President. He has discovered and encouraged many of today's leading younger musicians, and even made a major tour of China (the documentary film of which won an Oscar). He was the first recipient of the Albert Schweitzer Music Award for ' a life dedicated to music and devoted to humanity'.
Researcher betka zamoyska producer emus hunt. BBC Bristol
This interview will be published in the LISTENER dated 9 June


Talks: Bernard Levin
Unknown: Isaac Stern.
Unknown: Isaac Stern.
Unknown: Carnegie Hall
Unknown: Albert Schweitzer

: Film International: Closely Observed Trains

starring Vaclav Neckar
Jitka Bendova , Vladimir Valenta
In occupied Czechoslovakia during the Second World War a young apprentice railway-guard leads a quiet, uneventful life in a small country station. Only the amorous exploits of the chief guard and his dreams of his own romantic conquests relieve his boredom.
Jiri Menzel 's gentle black comedy, his first film, not only won an Oscar in 1966 but has since become a classic of Czech cinema.
Screenplay by JIRI MENZEL , bohumil hrabal Based on the novel by sohumil rrabal Produced by zdenek OVES Directed by JIRI menzel
A Czech film with English subtitles Films: page 21


Unknown: Vaclav Neckar
Unknown: Jitka Bendova
Unknown: Vladimir Valenta
Unknown: Jiri Menzel
Unknown: Jiri Menzel
Novel By: Sohumil Rrabal
Produced By: Zdenek Oves
Directed By: Jiri Menzel
Milos Hrma: Vaclav Neckar
Masa: Jitka Bendova
Stationmaster: Vladimir Valenta
Hubicka: Josef Somr
Stationmaster's wife: Libush Havelkova
Station assistant: Alois Vachek
Telegraphist: Jitka Zelenohorska
Councillor Zednicek: Vlastimil Brodsky
Dr Brabec: Jiri Menzel

: 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 team of reporters with the politicians around the country.


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

: Dave Brubeck Five at The Vineyards

A concert given at the Paul Masson Music Festival in California by the legendary jazz pianist Dave Brubeck with Randy Jones (percussion)
Chris Brubeck (bass and trombone) Jerry Bergonzi (saxophone) playing in characteristic style favourites both old and new including ' Music, maestro please', ' Peace of Jerusalem ', ' Tritonus ' Paper moon ', ' Black and blue', ' St Louis blues', 'Take 5'.
Directed by VINCENT CASALAINA A vintage SOUNDS production


Pianist: Dave Brubeck
Unknown: Randy Jones
Bass: Chris Brubeck
Unknown: Jerry Bergonzi
Directed By: Vincent Casalaina

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