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: Open University

6.5 Maths Methods: Linear Programming
6.30 Psychology: Computer Program 'Popeye'.
6.55 Invention is not Enough
7.20 A Conflict Brought to Light
7.45 Fractional Distillation

: Weekend Outlook

OU programmes of general interest.

: Broadcast Rituals

The BBC's coverage of great rituals of state is part of its crucial role as the 'social cement' of the nation.
A BBC/Open University production


Producer: Ken Patton

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: Alec Guinness in Great Expectations

concluding a short season of films to celebrate his 70th birthday.
Starring John Mills , Valerie Hobson This magnificent version of Dickens's classic story of the orphan Pip who comes into a fortune from an unknown benefactor, introduced the young Alec Guinness to the screen and led to stardom for both him and Jean Simmons.
Screenplay by DAVID LEAN . RONALD NEAME. ANTHONY HAVELOCK. ALLAN Based on the novel by CHARLES DICKENS. Produced by RONALD NEAME. Directed by DAVID LEAN Films: page 17


Unknown: John Mills
Unknown: Valerie Hobson
Unknown: Alec Guinness
Unknown: Jean Simmons.
Play By: David Lean
Unknown: Ronald Neame.
Unknown: Anthony Havelock.
Novel By: Charles Dickens.
Produced By: Ronald Neame.
Directed By: David Lean
Pip: John Mills
Estella: Valerie Hobson
Herbert Pocket: Alec Guinness
Joe Gargery: Bernard Miles
Jaggers: Francis L Sullivan
Miss Havisham: Martita Hunt
Abel Magwitch: Finlay Currie
Pip (as a child): Anthony Wager
Estella (as a child): Jean Simmons

: Cameo

Majorca - mecca for sun-worshippers; but how many see the rainbow-coloured bee-eaters or black-winged stilts in the skies? Narrator DOUGLAS LEACH
Produced by KEITH HOPKINS BBC Bristol


Narrator: Douglas Leach
Produced By: Keith Hopkins

: The World About Us

Kalakshetra - Devotion to Dance Reporter
Harold Williamson
Kalakshetra is India's finest centre for the performing arts. Its campus houses a thousand students, aged from 4 to 24, in two schools and a Fine Arts Academy, on the shores of the Indian Ocean south of Madras.
Founded nearly 50 years ago, Kalakshetra now attracts students to its Fine Arts Academy from all over the world. One of its most talented students this year is an Indian girl from Barnet in north London. Valli Subbiah, aged 22, has just completed six years' training in the classical Indian dance Bharata Natyam. Dr and Mrs Subbiah came all the way from London specially for their daughter's graduation ceremony - a two-hour solo performance.
Kalakshetra was founded in 1936 by Rukmini Devi , then a famous dancer, now in her 80th year. She still plays an active part in the running of the Fine Arts Academy and, each December, produces a festival of epic dance dramas in the Kalakshetra Theatre.
Photography AMARJEET
Series editor ANTHONY ISAACS


Unknown: Harold Williamson
Unknown: Mrs Subbiah
Unknown: Rukmini Devi
Director: Tony Mayer
Editor: Anthony Isaacs

: Gardeners' World

from Nottingham with Geoff Hamilton and Roy Lancaster With a large collection of rhododendrons, camellias, rare trees and shrubs, this all-year-round garden provides a spectacular show of early spring colour-but with over three-quarters of an acre to look after it s also designed for easy maintenance. Executive producer JOHN KENYON Production assistant JANE DON Producer DENIS W. GARTSIDE BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Geoff Hamilton
Unknown: Roy Lancaster
Producer: John Kenyon
Unknown: Jane Don
Producer: Denis W. Gartside

: M*A*S*H

The last in the present series starring
Foreign Affairs
When a member of the North Korean jet-set grounds his plane in the south he looks all set to collect the$100,000 reward. However, it soon becomes clear that it's defective machinery rather than a defecting pilot that s the cause and a new turncoat must be found. All's fair in love and PR!


Directed By: Charles Dubin
Hawkeye: Alan Alda
B J Hunnicutt: Mike Farrell
Colonel Potter: Harry Morgan
Hotlips: Loretta Swit
Charles: David Ogden Stiers
Klinger: Jamie Farr
Fr Mulcahy: William Christopher

: All Our Working Lives

A television history of Britain at work in the 20th century: The Shipbuilders Once Britain made 80 per cent of the world's ships. Now it is only two per cent. The first of this 11-part series has rare archive film, including a 1906 launch at Barrow. The men who worked on the ships describe life in the yards. 'Shipbuilding was mass unemployment in the 30s. Poor working conditions. It was a hard industry. No pensions. You could be laid off at an hour's notice'. (SHIPWRIGHT) The men feared new methods and tools would take away their work. What managers feared was the foreign competition which threatened for so long, and overtook them in the late 50s.
Together their stories help explain how a once great industry lost its lead, and why distrust still exists today. Narrator John Woodvine
Music by CARL DAVIS. Played by THE grime-THORPE COLLIERY BAND. Film editor DAVE LEE Assistant producer MAGGIE BROOKS Producer ANGELA HOLDSWORTH
Executive producer PETER PAGNAMENTA
0 FEATURE: page 72


Narrator: John Woodvine
Music By: Carl Davis.
Editor: Dave Lee
Producer: Maggie Brooks
Producer: Angela Holdsworth

: Newsnight

: International Badminton

The Super Shuttle
European Championships The Semi-finals MARTIN DEW and GILLIAN GILKS are the holders of the Mixed Doubles Championship and are favourites to retain this title. Gillian also holds the Ladies' Doubles Championship and is again seeded number one, this year with KAREN BECKMAN. Commentators BARRY DA VIES and DEREK TALBOT


Unknown: Gillian Gilks
Unknown: Karen Beckman.
Unknown: Derek Talbot

: The Friday Thriller: Touchez pas au grisbi

starring Jean Gabin
Jeanne Moreau , Lino Ventura
After a lifetime of crime, Max is planning to retire on the proceeds of a bullion robbery. His partner, Riton, cannot resist boasting of the successful heist to a girlfriend. Soon a rival gang is looking for easy pickings.
Jean Gabin 's performance as the suave master crook in Becker's compelling picture of the Paris underworld brought a well-earned return to his pre-war level popularity.
Screenplay by JACQUES BECKER , MAURICE GRIFFE and ALBERT SIMONIN. From a novel by ALBERT SIMONIN. Director JACQUES BECKER (A French film with English subtitles) Films: page 17


Unknown: Jean Gabin
Unknown: Jeanne Moreau
Unknown: Lino Ventura
Unknown: Jean Gabin
Unknown: Jacques Becker
Unknown: Maurice Griffe
Unknown: Albert Simonin.
Novel By: Albert Simonin.
Director: Jacques Becker
Max: Jean Gabin
Josy: Jeanne Moreau
Marinette: Gaby Basset
Fin: Daniel Cauchy
La Mere Bouche: Denise Clair
Riton: Rene Dary
Lola: Dora Doll
Angelo: Lino Ventura

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