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: Open University

10.20 Science Preparatory Maths: Graphs
10.35 Countdown to the OU (3)
11.0 OUSA Lecture: Academic Follies by PROFESSOR LAURIE TAYLOR


Unknown: Professor Laurie Taylor

: Champion, the Wonder Horse

Lost River
A serious drought brings danger and hardship but Champion comes to the rescue of ranch country.

: 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 animals.
Guest Johnny Morris looks back at Animal Magic from the time he joined the zoo as Keeper Morris to the time he was spat at by a group of camels. A group of journalists discover why they say 'don't work with animals', and guest Jimmy Ellis tells how he overcame his fear of birds in One by One.
From Look there's the Galapagos iguana, and from Blue Peter there's not the elephant, but the St Bernard dogs. There's even Gertie the rhino from Travellers' Tales with Armand and Michaela Denis.
The best of the BBC on animals - Windmill. Director NIGEL HAUNCH Assistant producers
Series producer ALBERT BARBER


Unknown: Chris Serle
Unknown: Johnny Morris
Unknown: Keeper Morris
Unknown: Jimmy Ellis
Unknown: Blue Peter
Unknown: Michaela Denis.
Editor: Ian Hughes
Producer: Albert Barber

: States of Mind

Jonathan Miller talks to eminent psychologists - 12 people who contribute in very different ways to our understanding of the human mind.
Until the 20th century vision was often regarded as a simple process - the eyes provide the brain with pictures of the outside world, and the brain just looks at them. It is now known that visual perception is one of the most complicated functions the human brain performs. Professor Richard Gregory from the University of Bristol shows how the study of illusions has demonstrated how, much of what one sees 'out there' is actually generated from within. Production PHILIP SPEIGHT David f. TURNBULL (R)


Talks: Jonathan Miller
Unknown: Professor Richard Gregory
Unknown: Philip Speight
Unknown: David F. Turnbull

: Rugby Special

Introduced by Nigel Starmer-Smith
Highlights of a Thorn EMI
County Championship match, and a first round match in the Schweppes Welsh Cup. Also news of the rest of the weekend's rugby.
Series producer HUW JONES


Introduced By: Nigel Starmer-Smith

: International Tennis

The Benson and Hedges Championships from Wembley Arena
The final that most people would wish for today is between the defending champion and world No 1
IVAN LENDL , and the 17-year-old Wimbledon Champion, BORIS BECKER , who has won all three tournaments he has entered in this country this year. There are 30 other players at Wembley, though, who certainly don't want the dream final.
Introduced by BARRY DAVIES Commentator DAN MASKELL


Unknown: Ivan Lendl
Unknown: Boris Becker
Introduced By: Barry Davies
Commentator: Dan Maskell
Unknown: John Barrett
Producers: Johnnie Watherston
Producers: Alastair Scott

: Under Sail

The first of six programmes about sailing ships and the people who go down to the sea in them.
Quiet Days on the Crouch
The River Crouch in Essex faces sailors with the challenge of ever changing conditions of wind and tide. It has been a popular yachting centre for generations, and over the years boats have been designed especially for these waters. Among the more famous are the Royal Corinthian One Designs, a fleet owned and sailed by members of the club of the same name for more than half a century.
Narrator Tom Salmon Photography TIM JOHNSON Film editor DAVID BARRETT Producer BRIAN HAWKINS BBC Bristol
0 FEATURE: page 11


Editor: David Barrett
Producer: Brian Hawkins

: Rachmaninov Masterclass

Through interpretations of the slow movement of Rachmaninov's Second Piano Concerto, played by young pianists newly entering the profession, Jorge Bolet highlights the experience gained through a lifetime's association with this work. The pitfalls of performing it with an orchestra, an inexperienced conductor, an unfamiliar piano and in an awkward acoustic are all illuminated in a masterclass with pianists Ingrid Jacoby and Julia Hazelton and through frank discussions with Michael Oliver. Sound RON ALLAN
Videotape editor ARNOLD BROWN Lighting JOHN MCCAW


Unknown: Jorge Bolet
Pianists: Ingrid Jacoby
Pianists: Julia Hazelton
Unknown: Michael Oliver.
Unknown: Ron Allan
Editor: Arnold Brown
Producer: Hilary Boulding

: Thinking Aloud

The weekly analysis of issues and ideas presented by Bryan Magee This week:
The Rt Hon Denis Healey , mp Dr David Caute and Geoffrey Robertson discuss: Espionage - is spying worthwhile?
Researcher MARK HARRISON Studio director IAN PAUL


Presented By: Bryan Magee
Unknown: Denis Healey
Unknown: Dr David Caute
Unknown: Geoffrey Robertson
Unknown: Mark Harrison

: 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:
Guns for Sale: Britain's defence industry employs
700,000 people and provides
E2,000 million of exports each year despite protectionism in the United States and intense competition worldwide. But is the government really making the most of its huge investment in the arms business? Nick Clarke 's special report includes an interview with the Secretary of State for Defence, The Rt Hon Michael Heseltine , mp Studio director DON HARLEY Producer MICHAEL SCHOOLEY Editor JONATHAN CRANE


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

: The Natural World

City of Coral
Beneath the blue Caribbean ocean lies a spectacular city. Its inhabitants have erected colourful and complex structures out of plankton and sunlight - it is a coral reef.
Here the line between plants and animals is blurred,
'rocks' move, eat and fight, fish become farmers and weak animals borrow the shields and weapons of stronger ones. There are amazing creatures which use ingenious camouflage for protection, and others which use it for attack. By day and night the bustle of the city continues unceasingly, as the hunters become the hunted, and the reef citizens reveal some unlikely solutions to the problem of survival. Narrated by Barry Paine A PEACE RIVER FILMS production for NOVA
BBCtv presentation by NED KELLY Series editor PETER JONES BBC Bristol


Unknown: Barry Paine

: Comrades

The first of 12 films about life in the Soviet Union Educating
Rita Rita Tikhonova is 21. She lives in Moscow, sharing a small flat about a mile from the Kremlin. She spent last year training to be a teacher. The first of these unique film portraits of people from all over the Soviet Union examines the life-style of one of the young Communist faithful in the Soviet capital. As the cameras follow her through training and exams to her first job in a Moscow school, Rita talks frankly about her boyfriends and her parents, about sex and contraception, and how she sees her role in a socialist society.
Film editor TONY HEAVEN
Executive producer GEORGE CAREY Producer RICHARD DENTON
● FEATURE: page 98 and WODDIS ON: page 95


Unknown: Rita Rita Tikhonova
Unknown: Photogaphy Kevin Rowley
Unknown: Christopher King
Unknown: Ron Keightley
Producer: George Carey
Producer: Richard Denton

: 100 Great Sporting Moments

Daley's Gold
Olympic Games, 1980, Moscow Senes producer JEFF GODDARD


Producer: Jeff Goddard

: Fawlty Towers

by John Cleese and Connie Booth
Starring John Cleese, Prunella Scales, Andrew Sachs and Connie Booth.

Basil and Sybil decide to have some structural alterations done to the hotel while they are away for the weekend.


Writer: John Cleese
Writer: Connie Booth
Designer: Peter Kindred
Producer: John Howard Davies
Polly: Connie Booth
Basil: John Cleese
Sybil: Prunella Scales
Maj Gowen: Ballard Berkeley
Manuel: Andrew Sachs
Miss Tibbs: Gilly Flower
Miss Gatsby: Renee Roberts
Delivery man: George Lee
Murphy: Michael Cronin
Kerr: Barney Dorman
Jones: Michael Halsey
O'Reilly: David Kelly
Stubbs: James Appleby

: Australian Cinema: A Dangerous Summer

Tom Skerritt Ian Gilmour
James Mason
Wendy Hughes American businessman
Howard Anderson teams up with a former associate to build a lavish holiday resort in the Blue
Mountains, outside Sydney. But Anderson is unaware that he is part of a vast insurance swindle to burn down the complex for greater profit....
This action-packed thriller is set during the days immediately before
Christmas, as bush fires rage during the summer heat and an insane arsonist is adding to the problems.
(First showing on British television) * FILMS: page 27


Unknown: Tom Skerritt
Unknown: Ian Gilmour
Unknown: James Mason
Unknown: Howard Anderson
Unknown: David Ambrose
Produced By: James McElroy
Directed By: Quentin Masters
Howard Anderson: Tom Skerrit
Steve Adams: Ian Gilmour
George Engels: James Mason
Sophie McCann: Wendy Hughes
FCO Webster: Ray Barrett
Julian Fane: Guy Doleman
Maggie Anderson: Kim Deacon
Sgt Goodwin: Shane Porteous
Girl in van: Glselle Morgan
Webster's driver: Peter Lawless
Clive Bennett: Ronald Falk
Construction foreman: Stephen Leeder

: International Tennis

The Benson and Hedges Championship from Wembley Arena
Highlights of today's final
Introduced by BARRY DAVIES


Introduced By: Barry Davies

: Music at Night

Michael Collins (clarinet) and Kathryn Stott (piano) play DEBUSSY Premiere Rhapsodie


Clarinet: Michael Collins
Clarinet: Kathryn Stott

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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