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: Open University

6.25 Drinking Behaviour in Animals
6.50 Images: Viewing the Invisible
7.15 Evolution: Adaptive Radiation
7.40 Decision Making: Miners' Wage Claim
8.5 Unemployment: Causes and Cures
8.30 Evolution by Natural Selection
8.55 Conflict 1: Strike News
9.20 Maths: Relations
9.45 Quantum Theory: Measurement
10.10 The Noble Savage
10.35 Christian Community in County Clare
11.0 Looking Forward to Summer School
11.25 Housing in Birmingham: 2
11.50 Biology: Mammals in Water
12.15 pm Organic Chemistry: AzoDyes
12.40 Measure for Measure: II
1.5 Communication Skills
1.30 Maths Models and Methods

: Sunday Grandstand

Introduced by Desmond Lynam
The John Player Special League
Only the vagaries of the British climate can deny the cricket lover unexpurgated limited over action. Should the rains prevail, the recorded sporting alternatives are endless. Commentators
Television presentation: Cricket BOB DUNCAN
Assistant editor Grandstand BRIAN BARWICK Producer Grandstand MARTIN HOPKINS Editor Grandstand JOHN philips


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam
Commentators: Christopher Martin-Jenkins
Commentators: Peter Walker
Unknown: Bob Duncan
Editor: Grandstand Brian Barwick

: News Review

plus a visual commentary for those who cannot hear. with Jan Leeming


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Sharing Time

The last in a series of nine stories set in a time-share flat.
Together Forever by WALLY K. DALY
The Smythe family are naturally apprehensive about their holiday this year, as they had a horrendous experience with their next-door neighbours the previous year. They are determined not to have a repetition of events this time - but don't honestly prepare themselves for a few home truths.
Costume designer VALERIE SPOONER Make-up designer JENNIFER HUGHES Designer GLORIA CLAYTON Producer EVGENY GRlDNEFF Director PETER cregeen
*Subtitles on Ceefax page 270


Unknown: Wally K. Daly
Music By: Kenyon Emrys
Designer: Valerie Spooner
Designer: Jennifer Hughes
Designer: Gloria Clayton
Producer: Evgeny Grldneff
Director: Peter Cregeen
Belinda: Rosemary Leach
Geoffrey: Donald Churchill
Bill: Joe Melia
Grandmother: Doris Hare
Nigel: Adam Blackwood
Siobhan: Zoe Loftin
Receptionist: Rosamunde Bott

: News on Two

with Jan Leeming Weather


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: A Moment to Talk

A series of ten programmes in which men and women on the industrial production line stop to talk about their lives, jobs and concerns.
2: Staff and Supporters: occupying Thornton View Hospital, Bradford
Film cameraman STEVE SAUNDERSON Film editor GREG MILLER


Unknown: Steve Saunderson
Editor: Greg Miller
Producer: Philip Donnellan

: The Natural World: Treasures of the Gulf

Pearls once brought wealth to the Arabian Gulf. Today it comes from oil that gushes from beneath the sea. The gulf's bounty of wildlife is a part of its natural riches too. Migrating birds flock to its shores and its waters conceal a stunning array of creatures: sea snakes, batfish, corals, huge shoals of jacks and blooms of jellyfish that stretch to the horizon. But for how long can these priceless treasures survive the onslaught of modern development or, worse still, the war which now threatens its shores?
BBC Bristol
BBC Wildlife Magazine, £1.00 from news-agents


Narrator: Barry Paine
Producer: Michael McKinnon
Presented for BBC TV by: Richard Matthews
Series Editor: Peter Jones

: The Levin Interviews

Bernard Levin in conversation with Alan Ayckboum
Playwright, director, lyricist and ex-actor, ALAN AYCKBOURN has been stage-struck since his youth. Now, in his 40s, he is one of the world's most successful writers of plays, squeezing up to three a year into the gaps between his full-time career as director of productions at the Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough.
It would be difficult to find a week when one of Ayckbourn's works is not in performance somewhere; but though his popular acclaim is hard to equal, he writes almost reluctantly.
Research LAN PAUL
Producer CHRIS HUNT. BBC Bristol


Unknown: Bernard Levin
Unknown: Alan Ayckboum
Unknown: Alan Ayckbourn
Producer: Chris Hunt.

: Gone to Ground

with Norman Gregory as the Fugitive
A man on a mysterious and violent mission finds that even the best-laid plans can go wrong in execution. He's determined, but is he fit enough to survive?
Written and directed by IAN DUNCAN for THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF ART


Unknown: Norman Gregory
Directed By: Ian Duncan

: New Zealand Cinema: Middle Age Spread

continues a short season of films new to television, tonight starring
Grant Tilly , Dorothy McKegg
Colin has problems. An increasingly disinterested wife. A not-very-exciting job. And an expanding waistline. When he takes up jogging to lose weight and starts up an affair with Judy, a fellow teacher, two of the problems are tackled and the job of principal opens up at the school, but solutions are not that simple and at a dinner party given for friends t) problems come into the open ...
This witty comedy conveys a devastating portrait of middle-aged angst through its sharply barbed dialogue and the brilliant central performance.
Screenplay by KEITH ABERDEIN - Produced by JOHN BARNETT. Directed by JOHN REID (First showing on British television) Films: page 14


Unknown: Grant Tilly
Unknown: Dorothy McKegg
Play By: Keith Aberdein
Produced By: John Barnett.
Directed By: John Reid
Colin: Grant Tilly
Elizabeth: Dorothy McKegg
Reg: Peter Sumner
Isobel: Bridget Armstrong
Judy: Donna Akersten
Robert: Bevan Wilson

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