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: Open University

6.5 Maths - Differentiability. 6.30 Introductory Electronics. 6.55 The Social Primate: Growing Up. 7.20 Meanings of Madness: 4. 7.45 Classical Greece: Games Festivals.

: Play School

(Repealed on BBCl at 3.55 pm)

: Closedown

: Handicapped in the Community

Working Together
Co-operation between the parties concerned enables mentally handicapped people to work in an ordinary firm.
A BBC/Open University production

: One of the Family

The Heliconid is a striking black, yellow and vermilion butterfly from South America.
Marian Foster visits the Cotswold Wildlife Park where John Stone explains how to rear these beautiful creatures in your home. He also shows how to look after stick insects and praying mantis. Brian Watkins finds out more about care for your tortoise from Don Reid.
Production assistant SUE FARLEY Producer ANDREW MEIKLE
Executive producer JOHN KENYON BBC Pebble Mill a SEE PAGE 79


Unknown: Marian Foster
Unknown: John Stone
Unknown: Brian Watkins
Unknown: Don Reid.
Producer: John Kenyon

: Tarzan's Greatest Adventure

Feature film starring Gordon Scott Sean Connery , Anthony Quayle
A band of murdering adventurers in search of a hidden diamond mine are pursued up river by Tarzan and his new companion, the lovely Angie.
Screenplay by BERNE GILER based on a story by LES CRUTCHFIELD Produced by SY WEINTRAUB
Directed by JOHN GUILLERMIN. Films: p 17


Unknown: Gordon Scott
Unknown: Sean Connery
Unknown: Anthony Quayle
Play By: Berne Giler
Story By: Les Crutchfield
Produced By: Sy Weintraub
Directed By: John Guillermin.
Tarzan: Gordon Scott
Slade: Anthony Quayle
Angie: Sara Shane
O'Bannion: Sean Connery
Kruger: Niall MacGinnis
Toni: Scilla Gabel
Dino: Al Ml'Lock

: Open Space

A Healthy Future?
Following public reaction to three Open Space films about the NHS, tonight's programme presents a major debate about the future of the Health Service. The participants all have a vital stake in the issues-whether as doctors or nurses, porters or patients. Chaired by MARGO MACDONALD


Unknown: Margo MacDonald
Director: Tom Corcoran
Producer: Giles Oakley

: Weekend with the Dragon

The 1983 International Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival.
Two thousand years ago the Chinese poet and statesman Chu Yuan threw himself into a river as a protest against corruption. The local fishermen took to their boats, splashing with their oars and tossing dumplings into the water to distract the monsters and fish from the hero's body.
In Hong Kong they continue to keep this appointment with tradition on the fifth day of the fifth moon. Now it is an international event attracting nine overseas teams, including Great Britain, as well as around 80 local teams. Narrated by DAVID VINE
Videotape editor DAVID JONES Assistant producer DAVID ROSS Producer PETER HYLTON CLEAVER


Unknown: Chu Yuan
Producer: David Ross
Producer: Peter Hylton Cleaver

: Travellers in Time

Six films of early exploration
Introduced from the Royal Geographical Society by the pioneer polar explorer Duncan Carse 2: Wings Over Africa (1925)
'Congratulations Cobham! Magnificent show: now sit down and ten me all about it.' - the words of King George V to the pioneer aviator Sir Alan Cobham , on his return from his great trail-blazing flight from Croydon to Cape Town and back.
Cobham had taken off from Croydon aerodrome in a primitive single-engined De Havilland biplane on a grey November morning in 1925. Ahead stretched a journey of some 8,000 miles - all dependent on that single engine: a flight which was to include the first aerial photography of the pyramids; getting lost in a sand-storm; landing among tribes who had never seen an aeroplane before-and nearly crashing into the Victoria Falls when spray swamped the engine.
At the end of it all, a triumphal welcome in Cape Town, a unique picture of an Africa now long since vanished: and the royal command to ' tell me all about it .
Original photographer BASIL EMMOTT Film editor PADDY WILSON


Unknown: Sir Alan Cobham
Editor: Paddy Wilson
Producer: Richard Robinson

: The Kenny Everett Television Show

written by RAY CAMERON
Everett's last series starts its repeat run tonight. See Kenny try to remember the jokes from last time! Hear the screams of the studio audience beating on his dressing-room door! Watch as Kenny refuses to let them out! All this and less in tonights bonanza of biffs, boffs and banter.


Written By: Ray Cameron
Written By: Barry Cryer
Written By: Kenny Everett
Designers: Martin Collins
Designers: David Hitchcock
Producer: Bill Wilson

: The Old Men at the Zoo

A version for television in five parts by TROY KENNEDY MARTIN 1: A Tall Story
When Smokey the giraffe goes berserk, the consequences exceed Simon Carter 's worst fears. A clutch of fanatical old men, a power-hungry Press baron and an international crisis conspire to make his first day as Secretary of the National Zoo a most bizarre experience.
Music composed and conducted by SIMON ROGERS
Lighting JOHN KING
Script editor BETTY WILLINGALE Designer
* Subtitles on Ceefax page 270


Unknown: Angus Wilson
Unknown: Troy Kennedy Martin
Unknown: Simon Carter
Conducted By: Simon Rogers
Unknown: John King
Editor: Betty Willingale
Unknown: Christopher Robilliard
Producer: Jonathan Powell
Directed By: Stuart Burge
Simon Carter: Stuart Wilson
Lord Godmanchester: Robert Morley
Edwin Leacock: Maurice Denham
Sir Robert Falcon: Robert Urquhart
Emile Englander: Marius Goring
Mr Sanderson-: Andrew Cruickshank
Dr Langley-Beard: John Phillips
Matthew Price: Richard Wordsworth
Martha Carter: Toria Fuller
Diana Price: Shelagh Fraser
Harriet Leacock: Jan Harvey
Strawson: Barry Stanton
Mrs Purrett: Priscilla Morgan
Maryon: Jacquie Cassidy
Old Filson: John Barrard
Mrs Filson: Peggyann Clifford
Harvey Wallbanger: Bruce Boa
Newscasters jill MEAGER: Madhav Sharma
Interviewer: Christopher Owen
Kay: Deirdre Lee
Gate-keeper: Kilian McKenna
Merton: Tim Faulkner
Receptionist: Helen Duvall
Doris: Pamela Dale
Violet Carter: Kipper Ellis
Reggie Carter: Alan Renton

Blog post that mentions this programme:

Stars of Genome: Margot Hayhoe 11 November 2016

: Sing Country

The last in the present series from the Wembley Arena which was once again the shrine for Britain's country fans, for the International Festival of Country Music.
David Allan presents the musical high spots, and talks to a couple of the personalities involved, including star of the festival Boxcar Willie.
Also featured tonight are Margo Smith , Roy Drusky Terry McMillan and Foster and Allen.
Festival organiser MARVYN CONN


Unknown: David Allan
Unknown: Margo Smith
Unknown: Roy Drusky
Unknown: Terry McMillan
Unknown: Barrie Hawes
Unknown: John Caulfield
Unknown: John King
Producer: David Perrottet

: Newsnight

: Open University

11.35 Imaging the Eye
Techniques for diagnosing a tumour
12.0 The View from Detroit
A dramatised discussion of Chrysler Corporation's decision-making during a crisis In 1975.

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