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: Open University

6.5 'Orpheus Britannicus'
6.55 Barnacle Geese
7.20 Arts: Romanticism
7.45 Who's Going to Manage?

: Pack Up Your Troubles

The Pack Report on truancy and indiscipline in Scottish schools was published in 1977. This programme looks at the impact it had on remedial education in Aberdeen, Fraserburgh and Glasgow.
A BBC/Open University production


Producer: Nick Brenton

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: Penny Serenade

The feature film starring Cary Grant Irene Dunne
The death of their adopted daughter sees the strained marriage of Roger and Julie finally break apart. As Julie prepares to leave, the record of Penny Serenade is playing and the memories of their lives together come flooding back. As the song ends the phone rings with a message of hope ...
Veteran director George Stevens draws moving performances from his two stars in this tender and touching film.
Screenplay by MORRIE RYSKIND
Produced and directed by GEORGE STEVENS


Unknown: Cary Grant
Unknown: Irene Dunne
Director: George Stevens
Unknown: Morrie Ryskind
Directed By: George Stevens
Roger Adams: Cary Grant
Julie Gardiner: Irene Dunne
Miss Oliver: Beulah Bondi
Applejack: Edgar Buchanan
Dottie: Ann Doran
Trina: Eva Lee Kuney
Dr Hartley: Leonard Willey
Judge: Wallis Clark
Joe: Dick Wessel
Bob: Charles Flynn
McDougal: Billy Bevan

: Collecting Now-Know Your Picture

John FitzMaurice Mills looks at techniques used by artists through the ages.
Watercolour is probably the most popular medium, but also the most difficult. Early exponents often used it in monochrome, but Joseph Mallord and William Turner exploited it to dazzling effect.


Unknown: Joseph Mallord
Unknown: William Turner
Director: Fiona McKenzie
Producer: Christopher Lewis

: The Beaton Image

Sir Cecil Beaton 's remarkable career as photographer, writer and designer began in the Jazz Age and closed in the Swinging 60's. Throughout his life he was revered as the epitome of the elegant Englishman - moving from one glamorous world to another. A close friend of the Sitwells, an intimate of Hollywood stars, a royal photographer - his camera and his diaries record an extraordinary progress through seven glittering decades. The first film biography since his death uses Beaton's writings and previously unseen home movies to narrate a complex life.
With contributions from The Countess of Avon
David Bailey, Nancy Beaton The Hon David Herbert
Eileen Hose , Alan Jay Lerner Loelia Lindsay
(formerly Duchess of Westminster) Sir Steven Runciman and The Hon Stephen Tennant
Film cameraman ELMER COSSEY Designer CECILIA BRERETON Assistant producer
0 FEATURE: page 4


Unknown: Sir Cecil Beaton
Unknown: Nancy Beaton
Unknown: David Herbert
Unknown: Eileen Hose
Unknown: Alan Jay Lerner
Unknown: Loelia Lindsay
Unknown: Sir Steven Runciman
Unknown: Stephen Tennant
Unknown: Elmer Cossey
Designer: Cecilia Brereton
Unknown: Nicholas Shakespeare
Editor: Jerry Leon
Producer: Adam Low

: Sing Country

Ray Stevens Special from the Silk Cut Festival
Eavesdrop again on the Wembley Arena, and this week Ray Stevens has the audience engrossed in his very personal mix of music and off-beat humour.
Introduced by David Allan
The songs include Ray's hits 'Misty', 'Everything is beautiful' and 'The streak'.
Festival organiser MERVYN CONN
Produced and directed by DAVE PERROTTET


Unknown: Ray Stevens
Unknown: Ray Stevens
Introduced By: David Allan
Unknown: Mervyn Conn
Unknown: Sound John Caulfield
Unknown: Barrie Hawes
Unknown: John King
Designer: Phil Roberson
Directed By: Dave Perrottet

: Top Crown

BBC2 Invitation Pairs
Crown Green Bowling Tournament Third quarter-final
Tonight's match introduces two new bowlers to the television screen-Manchester pair Eddie Hulbert and Tommy Johnstone , who defeated the 1982 champions, Thompson and Hitchen, to reach the quarter-finals. Their opponents are Lancashire pair, Jim Collen and Len Higginbottom - a strong team with Collen a former Embassy Champion, and Higginbottom the Lancashire captain. Introduced by Richard Duckenfield from Mitchells and Butlers Social Club in Birmingham.
Commentator Harry Rigby
Producer KEITH Phillips BBC Manchester


Unknown: Eddie Hulbert
Unknown: Tommy Johnstone
Unknown: Jim Collen
Unknown: Len Higginbottom
Introduced By: Richard Duckenfield
Commentator: Harry Rigby
Producer: Keith Phillips

: Mendelssohn

This fifth programme in the series is devoted to his songs - with and without words - performed in Margam Orangery by: Stuart Burrows (tenor)
John Constable (accompanist) Martin Jones (piano solo)
Series producer J. MERVYN WILLIAMS Director HEFIN OWEN BBC Wales


Tenor: Stuart Burrows
Piano: Martin Jones
Producer: J. Mervyn

: Newsnight

John Tusa , Peter Snow and Donald MacCormick with Olivia O'Leary and Jenni Murray present the reports and interviews that matter with the analysis that counts


Unknown: John Tusa
Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Olivia O'Leary
Unknown: Jenni Murray

: Open University

11.35 Computing: Random Sampling
Computers can generate numbers at random, both for simulations and to solve mathematical problems.
12.0 Volunteers and Self-Sufficiency
A look at one organisation's attempt to provide adult education and social services on a voluntary, self-sufficient basis.
12.25 The Mumias Sugar Scheme
In the late 1960s the Kenyan government set out to explore the possibility of producing sugar in a north-western part of the country, around Mumias.
This programme looks at the background to the scheme, and examines, through interviews and analysis, its effects on the local and national economies.

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