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: Open University

Architecture and Society. 6.30 Community Theatre. 6.55 Geology: Deserts.
7.20 Constable and Turner. 7.45 History of Mathematics.

: Gharbar

LALITA AHMED talks to optician NEELAM GUPTA and DR KUSUM AGGARWAL about the advantages of wearing contact lenses - cosmetic and otherwise.
For your entertainment ROQSANA AHMED sings a Bengali folk song. Producer YOUSUF AZIZ. Executive producer ASHOK RAMPAL. BBC Pebble Mill


Talks: Lalita Ahmed
Unknown: Neelam Gupta
Unknown: Dr Kusum Aggarwal
Producer: Yousuf Aziz.
Producer: Ashok Rampal.

: Play School

: Closedown

: Open University

12.30 The Pre-School Child: All in a ay's Work 12.55 Childhood 5-10. Starting School.

: Cricket

The NatWest Bank Trophy
Second Round
PETER WEST introduces the afternoon's play.

: The Mosque: Prayer in its Setting

This programme examines the nature and function of the mosque.
A BBC/Open University production


Producer: David Thompson

: Rhapsody

Doctor Blue Bird
A classic Columbia cartoon

: 180 Not Out

Catherine Bramwell-Booth is the granddaughter of the founder of the Salvation Army, William Booth. She is 100 years old today. In this birthday conversation with Malcolm Muggeridge - himself now 80 - she expresses the wish that she might be allowed to live a little longer: 'I'm in love with life and life is loving '.
Malcolm Muggeridge , by contrast, feels he's lived quite long enough. In the Bramwell-Booth's home, Commissioner Catherine talks about the children she's never had, how the love she felt for her father may have made the search for a husband impossible, and, above all, the faith that has sustained her for so long.
Film cameraman PHILIP BONHAM-CARTER Film editor Richard BRUNSKILL Director RALPH ROLLS


Unknown: Catherine Bramwell-Booth
Unknown: William Booth.
Unknown: Malcolm Muggeridge
Unknown: Malcolm Muggeridge
Unknown: Philip Bonham-Carter
Editor: Richard Brunskill
Director: Ralph Rolls

: Junior Pot Black

The second one-frame Semi-final:
Stephen Hendry (Fife) 1983 British Junior Under 16 Champion v Steve Ventham (Mitcham) 1982 British Junior Under 16 Champion


Unknown: Stephen Hendry

: Six Fifty-five

Star guests in the courtyard tonight include American actor Robert Vaughn who, 15 years after the last Man from UNCLE TV series was made, is still remembered as the crime-busting Napoleon Solo. Now he's starring in Superman III as an evil business tycoon.
Editor PETER HERCOMBE. BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Robert Vaughn
Editor: Peter Hercombe.

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: Travel Show

Paul Heiney and Lucie Skeaping with news and features, plus vital information for everybody going on holiday this summer. Holiday currencies - what's your pound worth today? Traffic Jam of the Week. Buy it there or take it with you? A weekly guide to typical holiday purchases. Weather facts and forecasts from Jim Bacon.
Studio director JULIET MAY Producer ROGER MACDONALD
Executive producer ALAN DOBSON


Unknown: Paul Heiney
Unknown: Lucie Skeaping
Unknown: Jim Bacon.
Producer: Roger MacDonald
Producer: Alan Dobson

: Year of the French

An insight into the lives of individual French men and women. July. The Seaside Hoteliers
The holiday season means hard work for James and Franchise Laporte , who own the two-star Hotel Trianon in La Rochelle, on the Atlantic coast. James buys fresh seafood each morning, runs the bar and acts as night porter. Frangoise looks after the rooms and the restaurant.
Meanwhile, holiday-makers enjoy the beaches of the old harbour town and the street festivities of 14 July. Narrator Michael Dean
Series editor EDWARD MIRZOEFF Producer judi Conner


Unknown: Franchise Laporte

: Discovering Hedgerows

A series of seven monthly films.
July: The hedgerow abounds with insects. Some are obvious - the hover flies and soldier beetles on the banqueting tables of the hog-weed, or bumble-bees pollinating foxgloves. Others remain hidden among shrubs. DAVID STREETER and ROSAMOND RICHARDSON investigate this insect activity, and show how to use the hedgerow harvest for a July menu.
Film cameraman BRIAN HALL


Unknown: David Streeter
Unknown: Rosamond Richardson
Unknown: Brian Hall
Producer: Erica Griffiths

: Film Buff of the Year

Robin Ray presents the last heats of this movie quiz, designed to find the person most knowledgeable about the cinema.
This week's players are from Whitstatole, Bristol, London and Leeds.
Tonight's chosen areas are British Musicals, Gangster Films of the 30s, Ingrid Bergman and Frank Sinatra.
Devised and written by robin RAY Film edttor and researcher MALCOLM ILLINGWORTH
Directed by PAUL LOOSLEY
Produced by JOHN BUTTERY BBC Manchester


Unknown: Robin Ray
Written By: Robin Ray
Unknown: Malcolm Illingworth
Directed By: Paul Loosley
Produced By: John Buttery

: Worlds Apart

A series of five films about ways of life in different parts of the world.
The Muria
The Muria live in an isolated area of Central India. Their way of life differs from the general Indian pattern in many respects. One important difference is the independence of spirit encouraged in Muria girls and boys. They sleep separately from their parents in the ghotul, a dormitory and meeting house for the young. As members of the ghotul their dancing and singing display Muria culture at its most splendid. But their marriages are arranged by their parents. And at marriage the young must leave this carefree life. Many rebel against their parents' arrangements - in fact, they're half expected to do so. Narrator SNEH GUPTA
Photography ERNEST VINCZE Sound JUDY FREEMAN Film editor IAN pitch
Assistant producer MICHAEL yorke Series producers CHRIS CURLING and MELISSA L-DAVIES BBC Bristol


Narrator: Sneh Gupta
Unknown: Ernest Vincze
Unknown: Judy Freeman
Editor: Ian Pitch
Producer: Michael Yorke
Producers: Chris Curling
Producers: Melissa L-Davies

: Cardiff Singer of the World

An international competition for singers at the start of their professional careers.
Tonight's performance is the third of the preliminary rounds between Patricia Bardon (Eire)
Berardino dl Domenico (Italy) Markella Hatziano (Greece) with the ORCHESTRA OF THE WELSH


Unknown: Patricia Bardon
Unknown: Markella Hatziano
Leader: John Stein
Conductor: Richard Armstrong

: A Party Political Broadcast

by the Conservative Party

: Newsnight

JOHN TUSA , PETER SNOW and DONALD MACCORMICK , with JOAN BAKEWELL and LINDA ALEXANDER , present the reports and interviews that matter with the analysis that counts.


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

: NatWest Cricket

The NatWest Bank Trophy
Second round
PETER WEST introduces the highlights from today's play.

: Open University

12.15 Systems Performance : Earthquakes Since the big San Francisco earthquake of 1906. major changes have taken place both in building regulations and research techniques. Earthquakes around the world have also brought new lessons for minimising casualties.
12.40 Instrumentation: Signals and Noise. Using the tone control of your record player may sometimes reduce the noise of surface scratches on a record but how far does it degrade the fidelity of the music?

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