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: Open University

6.25 Modulation and Noise
6.50 Research Methods: Simple Modelling
7.15 Modelling by Mathematics
7.40 Science: DNA, The Thread of Life
8.5 Ecology: Reclaiming Land
8.30 Leeds: A Study in Civic Pride
8.55 Volunteering and Self-Sufficiency
9.20 Animal Physiology: Buoyancy
9.45 Images: Seeing with Sound
10.10 Calculus: Geometric Vectors
10.35 Manpower Services and the School
11.0 Oil: From Small Beginnings
11.25 Energy Sources: Petroleum
11.50 St Paul 's Cathedral
12.15 Preparing for Summer School
12.40 Reading Development
1.5 Classroom Behaviour
1.30 Halogens and Noble Gases
1.55 Arts: Images of Class
2.20 Modem Art: Guernica
2.45 Tolstoy's Anna Karenina


Unknown: St Paul
Unknown: Anna Karenina

: Saturday Cinema: Take Me to Town

Ann Sheridan
Sterling Hayden
In this enchanting romantic comedy directed by Douglas Sirk , three boys set out to find a wife for their widower father, lumberjack and part-time preacher, Will Hall. Their choice is
Vermilion O'Toole, dance-hall entertainer supreme - but arranging the match proves to be no easy matter.
Screenplay by RICHARD MORRIS Produced by ROSS HUNTER Directed by DOUGLAS SIRK
0 FILMS: page 14


Unknown: Ann Sheridan
Unknown: Sterling Hayden
Directed By: Douglas Sirk
Unknown: Richard Morris
Produced By: Ross Hunter
Directed By: Douglas Sirk
Vermilion O'Toole: Ann Sheridan
Will Hall: Sterling Hayden
Newton Cole: Philip Reed
Rose: Lee Patrick
Corney: Lee Aaker
Petey: Harvey Grant
Bucket: Dusty Henley
Ed Daggett: Larry Gates

: Cricket: Fourth Test

The Comhill Insurance
Test Series
England v Australia from Old Trafford Third day
PETER WEST introduces further coverage of this afternoon's play.
Commentators richie BENAUD


Commentators: Richie Benaud
Unknown: Jim Laker
Unknown: Tony Lewis
Unknown: Ray Illingworth

: The Sky at Night

Infra-red at Siding Spring Infra-red radiation, often termed 'heat', is an important part of the total range of wavelengths now being studied by astronomers.
Striking results have been obtained at the Siding Spring observatory in Australia. Patrick Moore talks to
Dr David Allen from Siding
Spring and shows some of the spectacular new pictures. Producer PIETER MORPURGO


Talks: . Patrick Moore
Unknown: Dr David Allen
Producer: Pieter Morpurgo

: Commandos of Conservation

A report by Trevor Philpott
Greenpeace fights in the front line of the conservation battle, where the whales or the seals are being killed, the toxic waste is being dumped, the bombs are being exploded. Their policy is non-violent direct action.
They break the law and make the headlines, and in a few years they've grown from a handful of west-coast idealists into a fashionable international movement.
This is the story of how it happened, told through some of their most impudent and most daring campaigns. Producer CAROLINE WEAVER Series editor PETER JONES BBC Bristol (R)


Unknown: Trevor Philpott
Producer: Caroline Weaver

: News and Sport

Jan Leeming ; Weather


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Rene Cutforth: From our Special Correspondent

Robert Kee introduces the first of four films which recall the life and work of reporter Rene Cutforth who died last year.
A Reporter Returns
One of the last of a vanishing breed of radio correspondents and war reporters,
Rene Cutforth was also a writer of great talent who travelled widely as a journalist for television. He was one of the BBC's Special
Correspondents for the first tragic year of the Korean War.
It was an assignment that culminated with the heroic stand of the Gloucesters at the Imjin River. Of the 741 men in the battalion only 46 reached their own lines.
Rene Cutforth was one of the last journalists to leave the deserted capital of Seoul.
Twenty years later, in 1971, he returned to South Korea to see what this energetic country, still divided from the North, had made of its ruin. Series compiled by JENNY CROPPER


Introduces: Robert Kee
Reporter: Rene Cutforth
Unknown: Rene Cutforth
Unknown: Jenny Cropper
Produced By: Richard Taylor

: The L-Shaped Room

continues a season of films by the distinguished writer-director Bryan Forbes
starring Leslie Caron, Tom Bell
Based on a bestselling novel, this engrossing movie is centred around the life and inhabitants of a crumbling west London mansion. In the various bedsits managed by a grasping landlady are prostitutes, a failed writer, a black jazz musician, a lesbian actress and a beautiful young French girl, Jane, who wonders whether to have her illegitimate baby, and seeks help from her neighbours ... As the nearby posters proclaim - all human life is here....
Screenplay by Bryan Forbes based on the novel by Lynne Reid Banks
Produced by James Woolf and Richard Attenborough
Directed by Bryan Forbes
FILMS: page 14


Novel By: Lynne Reid Banks
Screenplay: Bryan Forbes
Produced By: James Woolf
Produced By: Richard Attenborough
Directed By: Bryan Forbes
Jane: Leslie Caron
Toby: Tom Bell
Johnny: Brock Peters
Mavis: Cicely Courtneidge
Charlie: Bernard Lee
Doris: Avis Bunnage
Sonia: Patricia Phoenix
Dr Weaver: Emlyn Williams

: The Good Old Days

A second chance to see four programmes in the series which celebrated 30 years of Old-Time Music-Hall from the stage of the City Varieties Theatre in Leeds.
For your delectation and delight, your chairman,
Leonard Sachs , introduces Roy Hudd
Sally Ann Howes The Krankies
Jimmy Cricket
Benjamin Luxon Davy Kaye
Dieter Tasso Jenny Wren
Members of the Players' Theatre, London PENN RIGDEN
DOREEN HERMITAGE Musical director


Introduces: Leonard Sachs
Unknown: Roy Hudd
Unknown: Sally Ann Howes
Unknown: Benjamin Luxon
Unknown: Davy Kaye
Unknown: Dieter Tasso
Unknown: Jenny Wren
Unknown: Nicola Kimber
Unknown: Wendy Jones
Unknown: Amanda Newman
Unknown: Martyn Knight
Unknown: Chris Connah
Unknown: Peter Sutherland
Unknown: Graham Richards
Unknown: Michael Joseph
Unknown: Doreen Hermitage
Unknown: Bernard Herrmann

: Cricket: Fourth Test

The Cornhill Insurance Test Series
England v Australia from Old Trafford
RICHIE BENAUD introduces highlights of the third day's play.
Executive producer NICK HUNTER


Introduces: Richie Benaud
Producer: Nick Hunter

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