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: Open University

6.55 Richard Hoggart : A Measured Life
7.20 Weekend Outlook


Unknown: Richard Hoggart

: Daytime on Two

9.35 Dicho y hecho
Basic skills in Spanish
Talking about yourself; feeling ill; saying you're sorry. (R)
9.52 Look and Read The Boy from Space Where is Tom?
10.15 Mathscore One
What Next? Stacking cans, shaking hands and the sequence 1, 3, 6, 10 .... (R)
10.38 History 11-13: The Tudors The Vicars ofHessle
This true story, about Catholic and Protestant vicars at the time of the Reformation, reveals some of the problems which changes in the official religion of England caused ordinary members of their congregations.
11.0 Around Scotland The Valley of the Scots 1: The Scots of Dalriada
11.22 Update USA Farming Country
Grain mountains are piling up and farmers are feeling the pinch as changes in US foreign policy and farm financing take their toll. (R)
11.44 Going to Work: Life and Social Skills. 1: Family Life
Gary leaves home to live with his sister in London, but life is not quite what he had imagined. (R)
12.5 pm
Making the Most of the Micro
Ten programmes showing what micros can do. Presented by IAN MCNAUGHT-DAVIS
6: Getting Down to Business (R)
12.35-1.0 The Learning Machine A personal view of computers in education by TIM cshea,
Director of the Microelectronics in Schools Project at the Open University.
5: Having a Bash at BASIC (R)
1.10 Science Topics Electronics in Action
1.33 General Studies Brave New Births
2.0 Scene. Funny People
Scene spent a week in a school in Bristol finding out about those people who make their classmates laugh. Why does every class have its clown?
Once you've got it, can you get rid of the role of joker? Producer ROGER TONGE
2.30 English File. Media Studies Front Page Story
HENRY KELLY examines the way a story hits the headlines in the dailies and discusses our national press with a group of young people from a London school. MIKE MOLLOY. Editor of the Mirror, puts the 'journalistic angle'.


Producer: Jill Sheppard
Presented By: Ian McNaught-Davis
Producer: Roger Tonge
Unknown: Henry Kelly
Unknown: Mike Molloy.

: News Summary

with subtitles; Weather

: Clarence, the Cross-eyed Lion

continues the season of animal films for the family. Today starring
Marshall Thompson Betsy Drake Cheryl Miller
On an African nature reserve Dr Marsh Tracy runs the Wameru Study Centre for
Animal Behaviour with his teenage daughter, some faithful assistants and a very friendly collection of wild animals - including a cross-eyed lion they name
Clarence. This delightful film introduced the characters of the popular TV series Da ktari.
0 FILMS: page 23


Unknown: Marshall Thompson
Unknown: Betsy Drake
Unknown: Cheryl Miller
Unknown: Dr Marsh Tracy
Unknown: Alan Caillou
Story By: Art Arthur
Unknown: Marshall Thompson
Produced By: Ivan Tors
Unknown: Leonard B. Kaufman
Directed By: Andrew Marton
Dr Marsh Tracy: Marshall Thompson
Julie Harper: Betsy Drake
Paula: Cheryl Miller
Rupert Rowbotham: Richard Haydn
earter: Alan Caillou
Juma: Rockne Tarkington
Gregory: Maurice Marsac

: Micro Live

In this week's programme on Artificial Intelligence,
Ian McNaught-Davis asks if the computer will ever be able to make judgments, learn from its mistakes, or write creatively.
Freff visits a computer in New York's Greenwich Village that has just published its first book of poetry, and Lesley Judd tries the Turing test - to find out if she's working with men or machines!
Studio director TERRY MARSH Series editor DAVID ALLEN


Unknown: Ian McNaught-Davis
Unknown: Lesley Judd
Editor: David Allen

: Ebony

Juliet Alexander previews a new production of Black Jacobins, C.L.R. James's classic play about the 1791 slave rebellion in San
Domingo, which opens in London next week, 50 years after it was last performed.
Also, a romantic flavour with a look at a new black dating agency and famous couples on how they met.
Executive producer JOHN WILCOX BBC Pebble Mill


Producer: Krishna Govender
Producer: John Wilcox

: Travellers in Time

Six films of early exploration introduced from the Royal
Geographical Society by the pioneer polar explorer Duncan Carse.
5: The Conquest of Mount Kamet (1931)
In 1931, after ten previous attempts to climb Mount
Kamet, a peak of 25,447 feet in the Himalayas, a young
British expedition lead by F. S. Smythe finally conquered this mighty peak. This film brilliantly captures their moments of fear and their exhilaration when they finally reach the summit. Narrator Bruce Barry
A superior episode from a remarkable series (SUNDAY TIMES) Producer DAWN A. SOMPER Series producer


Unknown: Duncan Carse.
Unknown: Mount Kamet
Unknown: F. S. Smythe
Narrator: Bruce Barry
Unknown: Richard Robinson

: Gardeners' World

from Sizergh Castle Gardens with Roy Lancaster and Graham Rose
Set in a fold in the hills, with a very mild climate for a northern garden, Sizergh has a quarter-acre rock garden designed to show off a broad spectrum of plants, from conifers to aquatics. National Trust Head
Gardener for Cumbria,
Malcolm Hutcheson , has a fascinating collection of more than 100 ferns, and round the castle he has made oases for wild flowers.
Production assistant JANE DON
Executive producer JOHN KENYON BBC Pebbk Mill


Unknown: Roy Lancaster
Unknown: Graham Rose
Unknown: Malcolm Hutcheson
Producer: John Kenyon

: Sporting Chance

Presented by Anneka Rice The first of eight new programmes in which well-known personalities take up the sport of their choice. Starting off this week:
Paul Nicholas takes to the snooker tables - 'Like a lot of guys I've played a bit, but I think my highest break so far is 14 so I hope to improve on that!' Leslie Ash went to
Silverstone to learn motor racing - 'I like to do my own stunts in Cat's Eyes and I love fast cars, so I was delighted to get the chance to learn to do it properly.'
Anneka Rice went underground for her first pot-holing experience - 'You told me it was the sort of cave you could take your grandmother through. I'd like to meet your grandmother, that's all.' Film editor PATRICK FLEMING
Assistant producer VICKI MOORE Producer PETER RAMSDEN
0 INFO: page 7718


Presented By: Anneka Rice
Unknown: Paul Nicholas
Unknown: Leslie Ash
Unknown: Anneka Rice
Editor: Patrick Fleming
Producer: Vicki Moore
Producer: Peter Ramsden

: One Man and His Dog

The BBC Television
International Sheepdog Championship
Introduced by Phil Drabble with Eric Halsall
Ten years after the first programme was recorded at Buttermere, One Man and His Dog returns to the English Lake District for a new series of sheepdog trials. Run on the slopes above
Ullswater, this tenth series again shows the unique working bond between shepherd and dog and the total understanding and trust they have for each other. Heat 1 - Wales
The competitors
WILFRED REED with Turk IDRIS MORGAN with Wag MEIRION JONES with Bill Technical co-ordinator STEVE WHITAKER


Introduced By: Phil Drabble
Unknown: Eric Halsall
Unknown: Wilfred Reed
Unknown: Turk Idris Morgan
Unknown: Meirion Jones
Unknown: Steve Whitaker
Director: David Pickthall

: Did You See...?

Ludovic Kennedy makes his choice of the week's television and discusses: Hospital Watch (BBC1),
Architecture at the Crossroads (BBC2) and Boon (ITV) with his studio guests Graeme Garden Stephen Games amd Anna Carteret


Unknown: Ludovic Kennedy
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: Stephen Games
Unknown: Anna Carteret
Director: Nicholas Barker
Producer: Charles Miller

: Newsnight

11.40 Weatherview

: Louise Brooks in Diary of a Lost Girl

also starring
Josef Rovensky Fritz Rasp
A special presentation of the second film made by German director
G. W. Pabst , with the beautiful silent film star Louise Brooks. She plays Thymiane, an innocent young girl who on her birthday night is seduced by the lecherous assistant of her father. The music for this restored version of the film has been specially composed by Richard McLaughlin.
Screenplay by RUDOLF LEONHARDT based on the novel by MARGARETHE BOEHME
Produced and directed by G. W. PABST
(First showing on British television. Louise Brooks in Pandora's Box tomorrow)
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Unknown: Josef Rovensky
Unknown: Fritz Rasp
Unknown: G. W. Pabst
Unknown: Louise Brooks.
Composed By: Richard McLaughlin.
Unknown: Rudolf Leonhardt
Novel By: Margarethe Boehme
Directed By: G. W. Pabst
Thymiane Henning: Louise Brooks
Robert Henning: Josef Rovensky
Meinert: Fritz Rasp
Erika: Edith Meinhard
Aunt Frieda: Vera Pavlova
Count Osdorff: André Roanne
Elder Count Osdorff: Arnold Korff
Director of reform school: Andrews Engelmann
Director's wife: Valeska Gert
Elizabeth: Sybille Schmitz

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