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: Open University

Energy: Question of Balance

: Conflict and Change in Education

Class 32. In maths lessons, Class 32 is divided into sets according to ability; in English lessons it is mixed.
How much difference does this really make for the pupils? Producer JIM BURGE
A BBC/Open University production


Producer: Jim Burge

: Marketing in Action

Corporate Fitness
A new marketing strategy rests upon persuading British management that fitness at work matters.
A BBC/Open University production


Producer: Roger Penfound

: James Stewart in The Mortal Storm

Margaret Sullavan [n a small German university town in 1935 life is good for
Professor Roth and his daughter Freya. But when the Nazis come to power Roth faces disgrace and persecution, and Freya's only friend is young
Martin Breitner , who is ostracised by his friends when he defends the old man.
From the novel by PHYLLIS BOTTOME Produced and directed by FRANZ BORZAGE
(James Stewart in It's A Wonderful Life. Thursday 2.30 pm BBC2)
0 FILMS: page 26


Unknown: Margaret Sullavan
Unknown: Martin Breitner
Play By: Claudine West
Unknown: Anderson Ellis
Novel By: Phyllis Bottome
Directed By: Franz Borzage
Unknown: James Stewart
Freya Roth: Margaret Sullavan
Martin Breitner: James Stewart
Fritz Marberg: Robert Young
Professor Roth: Frank Morgan
Otto Von Rohn: Robert Stack
Elsa: Bonita Granville
Mrs Roth: Irene Rich
Erich Von Rohn: William T.Orr
Mrs Breitner: Maria Ouspenskaya

: The Paper Chase

Burden of Proof
Hart finds his loyalties seriously divided when he is called upon to defend the man accused of mugging his professor.
Written by PAUL L. EHRMAN Directed by COREY ALLEN


Written By: Paul L. Ehrman
Directed By: Corey Allen
Carter: Paul Koslo

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: The Grain Run

A Voyage to the North By barge and boat,
Pete Morgan navigates the ancient waterway used by the Romans to provision their northern garrisons. 3: On Tidal Water of Kilowatt Valley
Pete sails the Fossdyke, the canal cut by the Romans to connect the Witham to the Trent and open up the grain run. Then he's northward bound again aboard the tanker Humber Dawn to
Gainsborough, the Celtic Isle of Axholme and beyond. Film editor MARTIN HARRIS Producer DOUGLAS B. SMITH


Unknown: Pete Morgan
Editor: Martin Harris
Producer: Douglas B. Smith

: No Limits

It's amazing the reasons people give for missing bits of No Limits - from power cuts to escaping gerbils. Tony and Jenny have heard them all in the last few days, choosing from your requested highlights for this - the last in the present series.
But - as the world's fastest
TV rockshow comes home for a well-earned rest - the big question: is this it? Is it the end of the road for No Limits? Watch this week's show for all the answers. Associate producer JONATHAN KING
Producer PETER HAMILTON BBC Manchester


Producer: Jonathan King
Producer: Peter Hamilton

: Joni Jones

The last of a five part drama series based on the stories by R. GERALLT JONES
The Letter
Against his will, Joni is sent away to a private boarding school in England. His first letter home reveals unexpected resilience.
Written by RUTH CARTER
(A Welsh programme with English subtitles originally shown on S4C)


Stories By: R. Gerallt Jones
Written By: Ruth Carter
Directed By: Stephen Bayly
Joni: Richard Love
Mrs Jones: Iola Gregory
Wil: Llewelyn Jones
Athro Lladin: Timothy Davies
Miss Darby: Joanna Dickens
Enid: Gillian Roberts
Ifan Roberts: Bryn Williams

: Color Rhapsody

The Wise Owl
A COLUMBIA cartoon

: The Money Makers

India's Steel Man
In the middle of the poorest state in India, Bihar, is one of the country's few industrial successes - a company town built round the TATA Steel Works.
Russi Mody , the man who runs it, went to Harrow and Oxford and once played duets with Albert Einstein. Today everywhere he goes in India he's garlanded and listened to with awe. He's India's best-known businessman, but he's also a pianist, a cordon bleu cook; and he tells reporter
David Lomax that he hasn't had a strike at his works since 1928, is admired by the Unions and, at the age of 68, still enjoys flying his own private plane.
Notes are available by sending a large sae with 28p postage to [address removed]


Unknown: Russi Mody
Unknown: Albert Einstein.
Unknown: David Lomax
Editor: Alex Richardson
Producer: Brian Davies

: South East Reports

Can the Cuts Heal?
All over London hospitals are shutting wards and cancelling operations; some hospitals face complete closure, others have had to close their doors for weeks at a time to all but emergency admissions. Behind the cuts is the government strategy of shifting money away from the capital to other hard-stretched areas. All over the south east, health authorities like Medway are millions under budget, with long waiting lists and very old hospitals. But can they get their money without causing a total collapse of London's health service?
Fran Morrison reports. Producer ROSALIND ERSKINE South East editor PHILIP HARDING


Unknown: Fran Morrison
Editor: Philip Harding

: Starshot

A two-part competition. Men's Championship for the Budweiser Trophy Presented by David Vine
A new television sport from the grounds of the historic Hever Castle in Kent. It's clay pigeon shooting with special TV clays and a giant tubular steel target.
Two pro-celebrity teams will decide this first men's final. Jackie Stewart , three times world Grand Prix motor racing champion, with Gerry Cowler , individual and team world shooting champion, against John Watson , Grand Prix racing driver with 152 races and five wins behind him, with Barry Simpson who has won almost everything in his sport including the world championship.
(Production in association with Trans World International)
Videotape editor PETER REASON Designer IAN RAWNSLEY Television production PETER HYLTON CLEAVER
0 FEATURE: page 23


Presented By: David Vine
Unknown: Jackie Stewart
Unknown: Gerry Cowler
Unknown: John Watson
Unknown: Barry Simpson
Producer: David Maxwell
Unknown: John Livingstone
Unknown: Peter Hylton Cleaver

: I, Claudius

A serial in 12 parts, based on the novels by ROBERT GRAVES 10: Fool's Luck
Written by JACK PULMAN
Claudius has been married to Messalina and is blissfully happy. Caligula, grown increasingly mad, has been assassinated. To his astonishment, Claudius has apparently been proclaimed Emperor by the Praetorian guard.
Directed by HERBERT WISE (R)


Written By: Jack Pulman
Directed By: Herbert Wise
Claudius: Derek Jacobi
Cestius: Neal Arden
Silanus: Lyndon Brook
Gratus: Bernard Hill
RufriUS: Geoffrey Hinsliff
Herod: James Faulkner
Protector: C Lethbridge Baker
Messalina: Shella White
Marcus: Norman Eshley
Asprenas ,: James Fagan
Cassius: Sam Dastor
Domitia: Moira Redmond
Midwife: Amanda Kemp
Palla: Bernard Hepton
Narcissus: John Cater
Slave: Terry Francis
Xenophon: John Bennett
TortiUS: George Little

: Arena

Home Front
Don McCullin 's powerful pictures of the horrors of war and deprivation have made him one of the world's most celebrated photographers.
Now, after more than 20 years working exclusively with the stills camera, he has been commissioned by Arena to make his first film.
In tonight's programme he turns his eye on life in Britain today, with portraits of Bradford, Harlow and East London.
Through the industrial city, the dream of the new town and the capital past and present, McCullin reveals a Britain which is exotic, diverse and often disturbing. Researcher tricia O'LEARY Film editor GUY CROSSMAN Directors DON MCCULLIN and PHILIP BONHAM CARTER
* FEATURE: page 16


Unknown: Don McCullin
Directors: Don McCullin
Directors: Philip Bonham Carter

: Newsnight

Including Test Cricket -
Mark Austin reports from
Barbados on the fourth day's play in the Third Test between England and the West Indies.


Unknown: Mark Austin

: Weatherview

: Articles of Faith

The Shadow of the Cross The Unclaimed Promise Institutions are usually judged by their success, but The Rev Rosemary Wakelin argues that, if it is to be faithful to its call, the church should have very different standards.


Unknown: Rosemary Wakelin
Producer: David Craig

: Open University

Contemporary Issues in Education: Where Sunday Survives
North Uist in the Hebrides remains a bastion of a particular Christian tradition against the onslaught of modern secular society. A Calvinist commitment covers not only church, but the home and the school also, and this film explores what this means for the community.


Producer: Suzanne Campbell-Jones

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