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: Open University

6.55 Contemporary Issues in Education
7.20 Weekend Outlook

: Daytime on Two


Unknown: Elaine Donnelly
Unknown: Roger Sloman
Producer: David Roseveare
Producer: Alan Ereira
Producer: David Scott Cowan
Presented By: Ian McNaught Davis
Unknown: Tim O'Shea
Unknown: John Barton
Unknown: Michael Bogdanov
Unknown: Michael Pennington.
Editor: Robert Maynard

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: Zebra in the Kitchen

- continues the season of animal films for the family. Today starring Jay North
Martin Milner
Young Chris loves animals and hates zoos, and is miserable when his pet mountain lion is locked up. He turns a whole zoo of animals loose in his city - with alarming results.
The havoc he causes means elephants in garages, monkeys in the toyshop and a zebra in the kitchen, as dozens of animals steal the scenes in this hilarious adventure-comedy.
Screenplay by ART ARTHUR
From a story by ELGIN CIAMPI Produced and directed by IVAN TORS
0 FILMS: page 34


Unknown: Jay North
Unknown: Martin Milner
Unknown: Young Chris
Play By: Art Arthur
Story By: Elgin Ciampi
Chris Carlyle: Jay North
Dr Del Nartwood: Martin Milner
Branch Hawksbill: Andy Devine
Isobel Moon: Joyce Meadows
Adam Carlyle: Jim Davis
Anne Carlyle: Dorothy Green
Wilma Carlyle: Karen Green

: Micro Live

Imagine a machine that can read out loud from any book or magazine; or a synthesiser that can reproduce the sound of an entire orchestra.
Both were invented by Ray Kurzweil ... Freff reports from Boston.
Lesley Judd tries out some software that lets you be your own Robert Maxwell. ...
And Ian McNaught-Davis finds out why a E25,000 car needs ten computers to keep it going.


Unknown: Ray Kurzweil
Unknown: Robert Maxwell.
Unknown: Ian McNaught-Davis
Director: Alan Griffiths
Producer: Patrick Titley

: Ebony

Juliet Alexander presents the magazine programme for
Britain's black communities. Executive producer JOHN WILCOX BBC Pebble Mill


Producer: John Wilcox

: Magical History Tour

A South-on-Two series with actor-presenter Chris Harris

This week's character is the mysterious 18th-century Christchurch smuggler, Sam Hookey. Scenes from Hookey's life and the strange association with the Little Red Riding Hood legend are interspersed with details of smuggling techniques and a voyage on a square-rig sailing ship.
BBC South


Presenter: Chris Harris
Film Editor: Richard Buss
Director: Iain Softley
Series Editor: David Seymour

: Gardeners' World

from Barnsdale and Beccles, Suffolk
Presented by Geoff Hamilton and Clay Jones
John Morley has designed his garden for early winter colour - with a wide range of hellebores, flowering shrubs and an extensive collection of snowdrops. He can guarantee colour when most other gardens are drab and lifeless. Many of these plants are completely hardy so there is bound to be at least one which anybody can grow to liven up their own garden at this time of the year.
John Morley is also a distinguished artist and his interest in plants is reflected in his exquisite botanical and gardening paintings.
Executive producer JOHN KENYON
Production assistant JEAN LAUGHTON Producer DENIS w GARTSIDE BBC Pebble Mill
Plant list on Ceefax page 261


Presented By: Geoff Hamilton
Presented By: Clay Jones
Unknown: John Morley
Unknown: John Morley
Producer: John Kenyon
Unknown: Jean Laughton

: Sporting Chance

Presented by Anneka Rice
Second of eight programmes in which well-known personalities take up sports of their choice.
This week:
Marti Caine takes to the ski-slopes in Switzerland. 'This is something I've always wanted to do, but when I had the time I didn't have the money and when I had the money I didn't have the time.' Also continuing their sports, Paul Nicholas is at the snooker table again with coach Jim Meadowcroft.
Leslie Ash enters her first race at Silverstone and Anneka visits Leslie at her home to get her reactions to her first race experience. Film editor PATRICK FLEMING
Assistant producer VICKI MOORE Producer PETER RAMSDEN


Presented By: Anneka Rice
Unknown: Paul Nicholas
Unknown: Jim Meadowcroft.
Unknown: Leslie Ash
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
The stamina, intelligence and quicksilver reflexes of the working collie dogs are put to the test when the trials resume on the slopes above
Ullswater in the English Lake District. Each competing dog has seven Swaledale ewes to master and control and is judged on its outrun, lift, fetch, drive, shed, and its penning.
Heat 2 - Ireland The competitors
Technical co-ordinator STEVE WHITAKER


Introduced By: Phil Drabble
Unknown: Eric Halsall
Unknown: Mirk Tim
Unknown: Pip Caldwell Hemphill
Unknown: Steve Whitaker
Director: David Pickthall
Producer: Ian Smith

: Did You See... ?

Ludovic Kennedy makes his choice of the week's television and, with his studio guests, discusses in detail:
The Insurance Man (BBC2) The Book Tower (ITV) and 26 Bathrooms (Channel 4)


Unknown: Ludovic Kennedy
Director: Nicholas Barker
Producer: Charles Miller

: Newsnight

: Weatherview

: The Late Film: No Love for Johnnie

Starring Peter Finch, Stanley Holloway, Mary Peach

Following a Labour victory in a general election, Johnnie Byrne returns to parliament hopeful of a cabinet post.
Disillusioned by being confined to the back-benches, Byrne joins a ginger group out to harass the government. At the same time his wife leaves him and he begins an affair with a girl half his age... This portrait of a careerist political figure and the vagaries of the political 'power machine', is based on a highly successful novel of the period. Finch is outstanding among a remarkable cast of British actors.
(First showing on British television)
Films: page 34


Screenplay: Nicholas Phipps
Screenplay: Mordecai Richler
Based on the novel by: Wilfred Fienburgh
Producer: Betty E. Box
Director: Ralph Thomas
Johnnie Byrne: Peter Finch
Fred Andrews: Stanley Holloway
Pauline: Mary Peach
Roger Renfrew: Donald Pleasence
Mary: Billie Whitelaw
Tim Maxwell: Hugh Burden
Alice: Rosalie Crutchley
Dr West: Michael Goodcliffe
Charlie Young: Mervyn Johns
Prime Minster: Geoffrey Keen
Sydney Johnson: Paul Rogers
Flagg: Dennis Price
Henderson: Peter Barkworth
Sheilah: Fenella Fielding

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