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: Open University

11.25 Robotics: Making The Right Moves. How do robots work? The second programme takes the covers off some commonly-used robots to see how they are powered and controlled.
11.50 The Effective Manager: Meetings
12.15 Calculators in Primary Schools

: Micro Live

Programme notes on Ceefax page 700. on the Micro Live Bulletin Board 01.[number removed]and Broadcasting Support Services, PO Box 7, London [Postcode removed]
(Enclose sae and 50p cheque/PO)

: Saturday Cinema 1: The Overlanders

Rafferty Daphne Campbell 1942: the Japanese invasion of northern
Australia seem inevitable and a scorcned earth policy is planned. But drover Dan McAlpine knows that a thousand head of cattle can help win the war and with a small band of helpers starts a trek across some of the toughest country in the world.
Screenplay by HARRY WATT
Produced by MICHAEL BALCON Directed by HARRY WATT
FILMS: page 31


Unknown: Rafferty Daphne Campbell
Unknown: Dan McAlpine
Play By: Harry Watt
Produced By: Michael Balcon
Directed By: Harry Watt
Dan McAlpine: Chips Rafferty
Bill Parsons: John Nugent Hayward
Mary Parsons: Daphne Campbell
Mrs Parsons: Jean Blue
Helen Parsons: Helen Grieve
Corky: John Fernside
Sailor (Sinbad): Peter Pagan
Charlie: Frank Ransome
Manager: Stan Tolhurst

: Saturday Cinema 2: Separate Beds

starring James Garner, Lee Remick, Phil Harris, Chill Wills, Jim Backus.
Henry Tyroon, Texas tycoon and financial wheeler-dealer, is compelled to visit New York to raise funds when three oil wells prove dry. Things go smoothly until he meets Molly Thatcher, a Wall Street career girl on an extremely difficult assignment.
Screenplay by GEORGE J. W. GOODMAN and IRA WALLACH. Based on a novel by GEORGE J. W. GOODMAN
• FILMS: page 31


Unknown: James Garner
Unknown: Lee Remick
Unknown: Phil Harris
Unknown: Chill Wills
Unknown: Jim Backus
Unknown: Henry Tyroon
Unknown: Molly Thatcher
Unknown: George J. W. Goodman
Novel By: George J. W. Goodman
Produced By: Martin Ransohoff
Directed By: Arthur Hiller
Henry Tyroon: James Garner
Molly Thatcher: Lee Remick
Ray Jay: Phil Harris
J Ray: Chill Wills
Bullard Bear: Jim Backus
Stanislas: Louis Mye
Hector Vanson: John Astin
Leonard: Elliott Reid
Eloise: Patricia Crowley
Buddy Zack: Pat Harrington Jr
J R: Charles Watts
Thaddeus Whipple: Vaughn Taylor
Mr Wilson: Howard McNeer
Fineberg: Robert Strauss

: A vous la France!

The ninth of 15 programmes of French for beginners.
Whether it's le jogging or le rugby, Carolle Rousseau and Patrick Simpson-Jones show how to talk about the sports you enjoy. And they follow the progress of the French team at the World Boules Championships.
Film director FRANK ASH Producer DAVID WILSON
Book £5.25, and teachers' notes
E2.50, from booksellers; cassettes and records from retailers


Unknown: Carolle Rousseau
Unknown: Patrick Simpson-Jones

: Shakespeare in Perspective: Pericles

Poet P. J. Kavanagh offers his personal view of the play which tells the story of a good man whose patient acceptance of life's hostilities brings about his own redemption.
(The play can be seen at 8.20 pm) W HELPLINES: page 93


Unknown: P. J. Kavanagh
Director: Sally Kirkwood
Producer: Victor Poole

: News and Sport

with Jan Leeming Weather


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Rugby Special

Scotland v Australia
When the Australians run on to the pitch at
Murrayfield this afternoon, there will be a quickening of the pulse in anticipation of good things to come.
ANDREW SLACK'S Wallabies have reminded all who have watched them that rugby union is not a dull game played with the boot, but a sport of great skill in which the ball is moved from hand to hand at speed.
Can Scotland, champions of Europe, surpass the legerdemain of these very welcome guests from the Southern Hemisphere?
BILL MCLAREN commentates with GARETH EDWARDS , and NIGEL STARMER-SMITH brings news of the rest of the day's rugby.
Series producer HUW JONES (Organised by the SRU in association with the Royal Bank of Scotland)


Unknown: Bill McLaren
Unknown: Gareth Edwards
Unknown: Nigel Starmer-Smith

: The Saturday Alternative: Pericles, Prince of Tyre

Choreography GERALDINE STEPHENSON Music composed by MARTIN BEST
Make-up artist DAWN ALCOCK
Costume designer COLIN LAVERS Script editor DAVID SNODlN Designer DON TAYLOR
(Norman Rodway stars in Oxbridge Blues on Wednesday at 9.0 pm) Book The BBC TV Shakespeare: Pericles C2.00 from booksellers including at 9.58 Interval tFEATURE: page 23


Unknown: William Shakespeare
Unknown: Gower.Edward Petherbridge
Unknown: Choreography Geraldine Stephenson
Designer: Colin Lavers
Editor: David Snodln
Designer: Don Taylor
Producer: Shaun Sutton
Director: David Jones
Unknown: Norman Rodway
Antiochus: John Woodvine
Daughter to Antiochus: Edita Brychta
Pericles: Mike Gwilym
Thaliard: Robert Ashby
Helicanus: Patrick Godfrey
Marina: Amanda Redman
Escanes/pander: Toby Salaman
Cleon: Norman Rodway
Dionyza: Annette Crosbie
Simonides: Patrick Allen
Thaisa: Juliet Stevenson
Lychorida: Valerie Lush
Cerimon: Clive Swift
Leonine: Nicholas Brimble
Boult: Trevor Peacock
Bawd: Lila Kaye
Lysimachus: Patrick Ryecart
Goddess Diana: Elayne Sharling
First fisherman: Gordon Gostelow
Second fisherman: John Bardon
Third fisherman: Richard Derrington
Third fisherman: Edward Clayton
Third fisherman: Adam Kurakin
Third fisherman: Christopher Ravenscroft
Third fisherman: Roger Bizley
Third fisherman: Christopher Saul
Third fisherman: Peter Gordon
Third fisherman: Stephen Oxley
Third fisherman: Iain Mitchell
Third fisherman: Malcolm Kaye
Dancers: Rodney James
Dancers: Jinty Coventry
Dancers: Christine Moppett
Dancers: Mandy Demetriou

: The Italian Film: Roma

Federico Fellinis triumphant homage to Rome brings the city to exuberant outrageous life, reflecting Fellini's own multi-faceted imagination in a brilliant mosaic of Roman images. A trip to the underground reveals a subterranean Roman villa; a fashion show becomes an ecclesiastical fancy dress parade-and an indignant spectator of the film unit at work complains to the director that his film is filled with homosexuals and enormous whores.
Directed by FEDERICO FELLINI (An Italian film with English subtitles)
0 FILMS: page 31


Written By: Federico Fellini
Directed By: Federico Fellini

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