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: Open University

6.5 Music: Harmonic Analysis, 2
6.30 Light, the Destroyer
6.55 Maths: Matrices, 2
7.20 Ecology: Ants and Acacias
7.45 Injection Moulding

: Basic Education for Adults

Ideas about community-based basic education have come from experience abroad. Limited public funds have only recently been available even for adult literacy work. The whole field shows in Britain a sense of neglect.
A BBC/Open University production


Producer: Edward Milner

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: The Karate Killers

The second of four films featuring the men from U.N.C.L.E. starring with Joan Crawford , Curt Jurgens An all-star cast enhance this entertaining spy adventure in which the dynamic U.N.C.L.E. duo are sent on a world-wide chase to foil the devilish plans of THRUSH. A top scientist has been murdered and his secret formula can lead to ruin for the free world ...
Screenplay by NORMAN HUDIS from a story by BORIS INGSTER Produced by BORIS INGSTER
Directed by BARRY SHEAR . Films: page 15


Unknown: Joan Crawford
Unknown: Curt Jurgens
Unknown: Norman Hudis
Story By: Boris Ingster
Produced By: Boris Ingster
Directed By: Barry Shear
Illya Kuryakin: David McCallum
Napoleon Solo: Robert Vaughn
Carol von Kesser: Curt Jurgens
Amanda True: Joan Crawford
Randolph: Herbert Lom
Count De Fanzini: Telly Savalas
Constable: Terry-Thomas
Sandy True: Kim Darby
Margo: Diane McBain
Imogen: Jill Ireland
Alexander Waverly: Leo G Carroll
Yvonne: Danielle de Metz
Reikko: Irene Tsu
Dr True: Jim Boles
Sazami Kyushu: Philip Ahn

: The Great Great-Tit Watch

In a back garden in the centre of Bristol a pair of great tits slave away to rear ten chicks. Crammed into a tiny nestbox they demand an unending supply of food - which the parents find in a busy, noisy, urban world. The
"drama inside this special nestbox is revealed by a hidden video camera looking through the glass back.
Tony Soper looks at the highlights of this project, including the magical moment when the chicks take to the air for their first flight.
A Wildtrack production. BBC Bristol


Unknown: Tony Soper
Producer: Paul Appleby
Director: Alastair Fothergill
Producer: Mike Beynon

: Imagined Worlds

When President Reagan was shot in 1981 he didn't know of his injury until some time later. His experience of injury without pain is not uncommon
Forty per cent of accident victims teel no pain initially. But the opposite is also true. Some people experience very severe pain long after the injury has healed. ,
Paradoxes such as these led Patrick Wall , Professor of Anatomy, University College, London, to develop, with his colleagues, the first radically new theory to be produced for 300 years on how we feel pain. The ideas have led to new treatments of pain, and can also show what purpose it serves - and why pain is different for each ot us.
Film editor PETER CLARKE


Unknown: Patrick Wall
Editor: Peter Clarke
Producer: Deborah Cadbury
Editor: David Paterson

: Call My Bluff

Frank Muir
Hannah Gordon , Patrick Garland challenge Arthur Marshall Diane Keen , Ian Ogilvy Referee Robert Robinson
Devised by MARK GOODSON and BILL TODMAN Directed by ALAN J. W. BELL


Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Hannah Gordon
Unknown: Patrick Garland
Unknown: Arthur Marshall
Unknown: Diane Keen
Unknown: Ian Ogilvy
Unknown: Robert Robinson
Unknown: Mark Goodson
Unknown: Bill Todman
Directed By: Alan J. W. Bell
Producer: Paul Ciani

: Tenko

A ten-part serial created by LAVINIA WARNER Part 5 by ANNE VALERY
Everyone is concerned about Dorothy and what is to happen to her. When Kate discovers the truth, she is strongly against what Dorothy will have to go through.
Music composed by JAMES HARPHAM Producer VERE LORRIMER Director DAVID TUCKER
★Subtitles on Ceefax page 270


Unknown: Anne Valery
Composed By: James Harpham
Producer: Vere Lorrimer
Director: David Tucker
Dorothy Bennett: Veronica Roberts
Marion Jefferson: Ann Bell
Rose Millar: Stephanie Beacham
Sister Ulrica: Patricia Lawrence
Kate Norris: Claire OBErman
Beatrice Mason: Stephanie Cole
Shinya: Takashi Kawahara
Kasaki: Takahiro Oba
Joss Holbrook: Jean Anderson
Mrs Van Meyer: Ellzabeth Chambers
Daisy: Anna Lindup
Dr Natalie Trier: Carolle Rousseau
Miss Hasan: Josephine Welcome
Lt Nakamura: Sabu Kimura
Vema Johnson: Rosemary Martin
May: Barbara Yu-Ling
Major Yamauchi: Burt Kwouk
Suzy: Kerry Tovey
Captain Sato: Eiji Kusuhara
Priest: Oliver Ford-Davies

: Round and Round

written by JOHN FORTUNE starring Bernadette Shortt with Eileen Kennally and featuring James Lister 5: Divorce
1970: the end of a decade coincides with a turning-point in Maureen's life.


Written By: John Fortune
Unknown: Bernadette Shortt
Unknown: Eileen Kennally
Unknown: James Lister
Directed By: Peter Hammond
Maureen: Bernadette Shortt
Mum Stevens: Eileen Kennally
Francis: James Lister
Helen: Patti Love
Beatrice: Chrissy Iddon
Laura: Eleanor Tremain
Mrs Critchley: Mollie Maureen

: Diary of a Maasai Village: Nine Cows and an Ox

The last of a series of documentary films following events over seven weeks in a village in Kenya.
Miisia's new bride meets her mother-in-law and her three co-wives. The morning after her wedding a bride should receive nine cows to start her own milking herd. But Miisia's mother discovers that Miisia has given away so many of his livestock to his friends that there are not enough left to give the bride her due. Meanwhile an ox is sacrificed to celebrate Miisia's new status as a father of grown-up children. Rerenko, another of the Prophet's sons, is still in prison. But his case is soon to be decided.
Photography DICK POPE Sound BOB ALCOCK
Film editor DAI VAUGHAN
* Subtitles on Ceefax page 270


Editor: Dai Vaughan
Director: Meussa Llewelyn-Davies

: Newsnight

: Open University

11.30 English Romantic Poets in Italy
In the early 19th century Byron and Shelley fled from the rumours and repressions of England. This programme deals with the relationships between the poets and Italy, the country they found refuge in.
11.55 Diffusion of Dutch Elm Disease
The spread of Dutch Elm Disease from the original centres of London, Bristol and Southampton across the English countryside illustrates the principles of Hager. stand's Diffusion Model.

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