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: Open University

Technology: Facts are Not Enough
9.0 Pages from Ceefax

: Daytime on Two

9.10 Technical Studies How basic concepts in manufacturing technology are used in modern industry.
14: Microelectronics Lecturers' notes from [address removed], on receipt of a 12" x 9" sae with 22p postage
9.38 Science Workshop Fish 'B'
The River Thames is clean again, the salmon have returned and sprats are being caught in the estuary.
10.0 You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds Cosmo and Dibs invent a whole new way of talking. A bus makes its journey through part of North Wales collecting children for school.
Song: 'The wheels of the bus'.
10.15 Maths Counts by JOHN TULLY
7: Drawing the Line
Can figures lie? Wendy finds out the hard way.
10.38 Maths Topics Geometry
Resource CSE 0-level material in the form of animated sequences for classroom use.
4: Circles, Locus (Sequences 1-3) Producer DAVID ROSEVEARE
11.0 Words and Pictures
The King and the Flute Player The King gives the bird-catcher seven days to catch the bird of his dreams.
11.17 The Music Arcade 4: Electricity in Music
11.39 General Studies
Alternative Ways of Healing (1) Alternative therapies such as acupuncture, homoeopathy, osteopathy and hypnosis.
12.5 Russian Language and People
14: Travel in the Soviet Union by River and Canal
12.30 Mathematical Thinking Five programmes which examine how the ideas of the Cockcroft Report on mathematical education can be brought into the classroom. 4: Fractions
12.55 Switch On to English
1.21 Encounter: Spain
4: School, Work, Family
Private and state schools, a technical college, a car worker and his family.
1.38 Let's See
Pictures and Patterns
2: Making Pictures
2.0 Watch
Egypt: The Plagues
The Pharaoh Rameses dies, and LOUISE HALL-TAYLOR goes to the Valley of the Kings to see where he was buried. Moses returns to Egypt and cy GRANT and RAEWYN BLADE tell the story of the Ten Plagues.
2.18 Update USA 2: Sunbelt City
Pheonix, Arizona, spreads ever outwards into the surrounding desert as industry cashes in on the 'pro business climate' of the Sun Belt and people move in from the recession-hit manufacturing cities of Northern USA.
Producer LEN BROWN
2.40 Zig Zag
The Coming of the Caribou


Presenter: Gary Wilmot
Producer: Richard Callanan
Unknown: John Tully
Unknown: Roy Kinnear
Unknown: Sarah James
Unknown: Leo Wringer
Unknown: William Wilde
Unknown: Pam St Clement
Producer: David Roseveare
Producer: Louise Hall-Taylor
Producer: Len Brown
COSmO: Frances Kay
DibS: Francis Wright

: World Bowls and Racing from Ascot

The Embassy World Indoor Bowls Championship
DOUGIE DONNELLY introduces live coverage from this afternoon's match between young Nigel Smith (England) and the 1983 World Champion Bob Sutherland (Scotland).
Twenty-year-old Nigel Smith was runner-up in last year's Championship.
This morning's match brought together
Russell Evans (Wales) and Keith Slight (New Zealand). including at 3.40 Racing from Ascot
The Reynoldstown Novices' Steeplechase (3m)


Introduces: Dougie Donnelly
Unknown: Nigel Smith
Unknown: Bob Sutherland
Unknown: Nigel Smith
Unknown: Keith Slight

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: Willo the Wisp

with the voices of Kenneth Williams Written and directed by NICK SPARGO


Directed By: Nick Spargo

: Fast Forward

with Floella Benjamin Joanna Monro ,
Andrew Secombe and Nick Wilton and the voice of Rory Bremner
How to make interesting things: Number 820 - The Television
To make a television, you need a lot of very complicated things and some really fiddly bits (about seven). You put these all together until you have a television. When you have done that, put switch to ON to test it. A well-made set should be showing Fast
Forward, a programme with funny bits.
Musical director JONATHAN COHEN Title music STEVE BROWN Designer SARAH PARKINSON Associate producer TREVOR MCCALLUM
Series producer ANN REAY Director DAVID CRICHTON


Unknown: Floella Benjamin
Unknown: Joanna Monro
Unknown: Andrew Secombe
Unknown: Nick Wilton
Unknown: Rory Bremner
Director: Jonathan Cohen
Music: Steve Brown
Designer: Sarah Parkinson
Producer: Trevor McCallum
Director: David Crichton

: The Wednesday Western: Great Day in the Morning

Robert Stack
Virginia Mayo Ruth Roman
Owen Pentecost is a man with a harsh reputation as a gunfighter, a ruthless gambler and someone whose only concern is his own welfare. When he arrives in Denver, Civil War is imminent but he refuses to take sides. This remarkable and elegiac film blends complex themes of love, betrayal and loyalty with an exciting story of the West.
• IN THE PICTURE: page 19


Unknown: Robert Stack
Unknown: Virginia Mayo
Unknown: Ruth Roman
Unknown: Owen Pentecost
Play By: Lesser Samuels
Produced By: Edmund Grainger
Directed By: Jacques Tourneur
Ann Merry Alaine: Virginia Mayo
Owen Pentecost: Robert Stack
Boston Grant: Ruth Roman
Stephen Kirby: Alex Nicol
Jumbo Means: Raymond Burr
Zeff Masterson: Leo Gordon
Fr Murphy: Regis Toomey
Col Gibson: Carlton Young

: Open Space: Advocacy

The second in an occasional series in which people with everyday experience come to the studio to have their say on matters which affect us all. Class Encounters of the Secondary Kind
Barrister Michael Mansfield argues on behalf of teachers, parents and pupils who believe that education should fulfil the needs of people and not of industry. Representatives of three comprehensive schools - ABBEY WOOD, Greenwich; HOLYHEAD, Birmingham;
STANGROUND, Peterborough - and the independent
Birmingham, discuss with experts and industrialists the role and purpose of education.
Series producer GILES OAKLEY Producer ROBIN GUTCH


Unknown: Michael Mansfield
Producer: Giles Oakley
Producer: Robin Gutch

: Timewatch

The Age of Charles n A Timewatch special
'Let not poor Nellie starve.' With those words Charles n, the 'Merry Monarch', died
300 years ago. Of all British sovereigns, this womanising, yachting, horse-racing king has a fond place in popular myth. During his 25-year reign England returned from the horrors of civil war to peace and plenty. David Drew looks at some of the lasting achievements of the age of Charles n and at the man who, somewhat waywardly, presided over them.
Executive producer TIMOTHY GARDAM * FEATURE: page 4


Unknown: David Drew
Producer: Roger Thompson
Producer: Timothy Gardam

: Blott on the Landscape

by TOM SHARPE dramatised in six parts by MALCOLM BRADBURY
1: However much Lady Maud Lynchwood may insist, Sir Giles is more than reluctant to give her any children. This triggers a manic chain of events, with many unforeseen and surprising consequences.
Costume designer IAN ADLEY
Make-up designer SUE KNEEBONE designer JOHN BONE executive producer BRIAN EASTMAN Producer EVGENY GRIDNEFF Director ROGER BAMFORD t FEATURE: page 82 and WODDIS ON: page 79


Unknown: Tom Sharpe
Unknown: Malcolm Bradbury
Unknown: Maud Lynchwood
Music By: David MacKay
Designer: Ian Adley
Producer: Evgeny Gridneff
Director: Roger Bamford
Sir Giles: George Cole
Lady Maud: Geraldine James
Blott: David Suchet
Mrs Forthby: Julia McKenzie
Ganglion: Geoffrey Bayldon
Lord Leakham: John Welsh
Minister: Geoffrey Chater
Hoskins: Paul Brooke
Prime: John Grillo
Densher: Jeremy Clyde
General Burnett: Nicholas Selby
Mr Bullett-Finch: Patrick Godfrey
Mrs Bullett-Finch: Georgine Anderson
Miss Percival (1): Matyelok Gibbs
Miss Percival (2): Sylvia Barter
Colonel Chapman: John Rapley
Sir Francis Puckerington: Esmond Knight
TV reporter: Jolyon McDowell
Waiter: Kevin Doyle
Chef: Ken Parry
Marjorie: Ursula Jones

: Cabaret

The doors open again on the late-night club, where
Desmond Olivier Dingle
(Patrick Barlow ) introduces at length the songs and satire of Bertice Reading and Robyn Archer. Also appearing: The Goldring
Twins, plus Sir Robin Day,
Richie Benaud , Neil Kinnock , all in the person of Rory Bremner. Outside in the alley knocking on the stage door: Harvey and the Wallbangers.
Musical director ROGER WEBB Sound KEITH GUNN
Lighting DUNCAN BROWN Designer PHIL ROBERSON Produced and directed by PHILIP CHILVERS


Unknown: Desmond Olivier Dingle
Introduces: Patrick Barlow
Introduces: Robyn Archer.
Unknown: Richie Benaud
Unknown: Neil Kinnock
Unknown: Rory Bremner.
Director: Roger Webb
Unknown: Duncan Brown
Designer: Phil Roberson
Directed By: Philip Chilvers

: Newsnight

: World Bowls

The Embassy World Indoor Bowls Championship
The second day's play at the Coatbridge Indoor Bowling Club. Four matches were decided including Sammy Allen (Ireland) against
David Bryant (England). Commentators


Unknown: Sammy Allen
Unknown: David Bryant
Unknown: Dougie Donnelly
Unknown: David Rhys Jones
Unknown: Jimmy Davidson

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