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: Open University

10.20 Science Preparatory Maths: Algebra
10.35 Countdown to the OU (2)
11.0 Accounting for Managers (2)

: Champion, the Wonder Horse

Champion, the leader of a herd of wild horses, answers the call of his two friends, Ricky, the only human he trusts and his dog, Rebel. Saddle Tramp
Ricky tries to follow in the steps of an old timer and seek adventure. Rebel and Champion go to help him. (R)

: Windmill

Chris Serle discovers some of those glorious golden moments from the largest film and videotape library in the world.
Aided by a team of square-eyed researchers this week he looks at art.
From Twenty-Four Hours there's the youngest artist to get his picture in the Royal Academy.
From Monitor a sculptor who uses an oil can and another who wraps up for Review.
Guest Bob Godfrey reveals the magic behind Henry's
Cat, and Roobarb. There's Not Only But Also comedy when Pete and Dud discover the meaning of art. And, while he looks at Take Hart, Vision On, Hartbeat and Play Box, guest Tony Hart draws on his experience, the floor and even an airfield.
The best of the Beeb on art - Windmill
Director NIGEL HAUNCH Assistant producers


Unknown: Chris Serle
Unknown: Bob Godfrey
Unknown: Tony Hart
Editor: Ian Hughes
Producer: Albert Barber

: States of Mind

A series of programmes in which Jonathan Miller talks to eminent psychologists - 12 people who contribute in very different ways to the understanding of the human mind.
Professor Jerome Bruner from the New School for
Social Research in New York explains how the study of the mind, once a dirty word in psychology, has revolutionised the exploration of our mental lives. He also discusses insights into the growth of the infant mind, and describes some of his own work with children.


Talks: Jonathan Miller
Unknown: Professor Jerome Bruner
Unknown: Philip Speight
Unknown: David F. Turnbull

: Rugby Special

Introduced by Nigel Starmer-Smith Wales v Fiji
Fiji came very close to beating Ireland in October and must have high hopes, in their final tour match, of going one better against Wales, who are still struggling to find a winning combination, but do have
Terry Holmes. Highlights as well as news of the rest of the weekend's rugby.
Series producer Huw JONES


Introduced By: Nigel Starmer-Smith
Unknown: Terry Holmes.
Director: Dewi Griffiths
Producer: Huw Jones

: The Birdsville Races

Thirty people live in Birdsville. It's as remote a little town as you could find, miles from anywhere in the Australian desert. But, for one day each September,
Birdsville plays host to 3,000 visitors. They come for a good time. This film is about what happens in Birdsville on Race Day.
Produced and directed by SIMON TARGET


Directed By: Simon Target

: HMS Pinafore

or The Lass that Loved a Sailor by W.S. GILBERT and ARTHUR SULLIVAN with the Ambrosian Opera Chorus and the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Alexander Faris
Because of his lowly rank, humble sailor
Ralph Rackstraw considers himself an unsuitable match for his Captain's daughter,
Josephine. But unknown to Ralph, Josephine secretly loves him and not her other suitor, Sir Joseph Porter. Directed by RODNEY GREENBERG Produced by JUDITH DE PAUL
(A BRENT WALKER production) (R)


Unknown: W.S. Gilbert
Unknown: Arthur Sullivan
Conducted By: Alexander Faris
Unknown: Ralph Rackstraw
Unknown: Sir Joseph Porter.
Directed By: Rodney Greenberg
Produced By: Judith de Paul
Joseph Porter: Frankie Howerd
Captain Corcoran: Peter Marshall
Buttercup: Delia Jones
Josephine: Meryl Drower
Ralph Rackstraw: Michael Bulman
Dick Deadeye: Alan Watt

: Rachmaninov Masterclass

In July 1984 the Cuban virtuoso pianist, Jorge Bolet , spent a week studying one of the most well-known concertos in the piano repertoire, Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No 2. In a series of five programmes, through masterclasses, discussions and rehearsals with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Paavo Berglund , Jorge Bolet illuminates a concerto which all music lovers think they know backwards. Bolet tells them what they don't know! Kathryn Stott and Makoto Ueno are the pianists in a masterclass dedicated to the first movement of the concerto.
Introduced by Michael Oliver Sound RON ALLAN
Videotape editor ARNOLD BROWN Lighting JOHN MCCAW


Pianist: Jorge Bolet
Conducted By: Paavo Berglund
Conducted By: Jorge Bolet
Unknown: Kathryn Stott
Unknown: Makoto Ueno
Introduced By: Michael Oliver
Unknown: Ron Allan
Editor: Arnold Brown
Unknown: John McCaw
Producer: Hilary Boulding

: Thinking Aloud

The weekly analysis of issues and ideas presented by Bryan Magee.
This week: Dr Liza Jardine , Cambridge lecturer,
Christine Delphy , leading French feminist and Anne Smith , writer and critic, ask: Feminism: what is its future? Studio director IAN PAUL


Presented By: Bryan Magee.
Unknown: Dr Liza Jardine
Unknown: Christine Delphy
Unknown: Anne Smith

: News Review

Moira Stuart looks at the best news pictures of the week. With subtitles


Unknown: Moira Stuart
Editor: Bob McDougall

: The Money Programme

Brian Widlake and Valerie Singleton present Britain's most popular financial and business programme.
With LUKE CASEY, NICK CLARKE and MARK ROGERSON reporting from home and abroad on your money ... and other people's.
Including this week:
Fair Air Fares: it's often more expensive to fly to Europe than to America. The airlines deny that Europe makes them a fortune but the EEC wants to force fares down. Studio director DON HARLEY Producer MICHAEL SCHOOLEY Editor JONATHAN CRANE


Unknown: Brian Widlake
Unknown: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: Nick Clarke
Unknown: Mark Rogerson
Director: Don Harley
Producer: Michael Schooley
Editor: Jonathan Crane

: The Natural World

Never Stay in One Place ... Kakadu is a place of breathtaking splendour, rich in plants and animals, in the remote north of Australia. It is the homeland of Big Bill Neiijie and his Gagadju people. Big Bill teaches his children the traditional skills of aboriginal life. Choosing non-poisonous bulbs and fruits, tapping trees for water, catching snakes, digging for yams: a culture that forbids waste - practised in a land of plenty.
With uranium below the soil and increasing numbers of tourists, Kakadu is under pressure. But Big Bill is determined that this bountiful land will remain a home for his people and the source of their spiritual strength.
Narrated by Robyn Williams Film cameramen KEITH TAYLOR SIMON EVANS. JIM FRAZIER
Produced for the AUSTRALIAN
Series editor PETER JONES BBC Bristol


Unknown: Bill Neiijie
Unknown: Keith Taylor
Unknown: Simon Evans.
Unknown: Jim Frazier
Unknown: Dione Gilmour
Editor: Peter Jones

: Remembrance Sunday

A recording of this morning's parade and service in Whitehall when Her Majesty The Queen laid her wreath of red poppies at the Cenotaph on behalf of the nation in memory of those who died in two world wars.

: Fawlty Towers

John Cleese
Prunella Scales Andrew Sachs and Connie Booth
Basil Fawlty tries to improve theclass of the hotel's clientel with remarkable results.
0 FEATURE: page 23


Unknown: John Cleese
Unknown: John Cleese
Unknown: Prunella Scales
Unknown: Andrew Sachs
Designer: Peter Kindred
Producer: John Howard Davies
Basil Fawlty: John Cleese
Sybil Fawlty: Prunella Scales
Manuel: Andrew Sachs
Mr MacKenzie: David Simeon
Major Gowen: Ballard Berkeley
Mr Watson: Lionel Wheeler
Danny: Robin Ellis
Polly: Connie Booth
Mr Wareing: Terence Conoley
Lord Melbury: Michael Gwynn
Sir Richard Morris: Martin Wyldeck

: Australian Film Season: We of the Never Never

Opens a major season of films new to television, tonight starring Angela Punch McGregor Arthur Dignam Australia, the turn of the century. Jeannie, and her new husband, Aeneas, leave their sedate Melbourne life for a remote cattle station. He is to be the new overseer and she a devoted wife. But the men at Elsey Station have a shock in store as the strong willed woman decides to take a hand in the affairs of the station and of the local aborigines ... This spectacular film is based on the classic autobiography written by Jeannie Gunn.
Screenplay by PETER SCHRECK Produced by GREG TEPPER Directed by IGOR AUZINS
(First showing on British television)
0 FEATURE: page 11 and FILMS: page 26


Written By: Jeannie Gunn.
Unknown: Peter Schreck
Produced By: Greg Tepper
Directed By: Igor Auzins
Jeannie Gunn: Angela Punch McGregor
Aeneas Gunn: Arthur Dignam
MacLennon: Tony Barry
Jackeroo: Tommy Lewis
Jack: Lewis Fitz-Gerald
Dan: Martin Vaughan
Dandy: John Jarratt
Landlord: Tex Morton
Goggle Eye: Donald Blitner
Sam Lee: Kim Chiu Kok
Rosie: Mawuyul Yanthalawuy

: Music at Night

Michael Collins (clarinet) and Kathryn Stott (piano) play HOROVITZ Sonatina


Clarinet: Michael Collins
Clarinet: Kathryn Stott

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