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: Open University

Maths: Fibonacci Numbers

: The Lords This Week

with Christopher Jones Editor PETER KENYATTA

Contributors

Unknown: Christopher Jones
Editor: Peter Kenyatta

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: Terry Waite Takes a Different View

As an international negotiator, Terry Waite , the Archbishop of Canterbury's Special Envoy, hears passionate views from powerful people. His home territory is the north west, which has bred and attracted many people with strong, provocative ideas.
The Rt Hon Lord Wilson of Rievaulx once described himself as 'the cat who walks alone'. He was a north west MP for 38 years and led the Labour Party to victory in four general elections. Yet, ten years after he resigned as Prime Minister, he remains a political enigma. Director ALF BATES
Producer GERALD HARRISON

Contributors

Unknown: Terry Waite
Director: Alf Bates
Producer: Gerald Harrison

: Charlie Chan at the Opera

The second in a selection from the classic murder mysteries. Today starring Warner Oland with Boris Karloff Keye Luke
A prima donna and her admirer are both murdered backstage at the opera, and Chan is called in to unmask the killer. The initial suspect, played by Boris Karloff is an escaped lunatic with an unusual secret....
Screenplay by SCOTT DARLING and CHARLES S. BELDEN
Produced by JOHN STONE
Directed by H BRUCE UUMBERSTONE (Blackandwhite)
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Contributors

Unknown: Warner Oland
Unknown: Boris Karloff
Unknown: Keye Luke
Unknown: Scott Darling
Unknown: Charles S. Belden
Produced By: John Stone
Directed By: H Bruce Uumberstone
Charlie Chan: Warner Oland
Gravelle: Boris Karloff
Lee Chan: Keye Luke
Mile Kitty: Charlotte Henry
Mme Lilli Rochelle: Margaret Irving
Bill Childers: Thomas Beck

: The Family of Chimps

Narrated by Desmond Morris Passionate in their greed for Power, intriguing in their sexual behaviour, chimpanzees are often surprisingly ingenious in their use of tools. This film is a remarkable record of a colony of chimps established under scientific scrutiny in Burger's Zoo, Arnhem,
Holland. With their lives in full view, the film captures the language and politics of ape society.
Produced and directed by gERTHAANSTRA
Presented for the BBC by JOHN SPARKS
BBC Bristol (R)

: Royal Heritage: 2: The Tudors

The Story of Britain's Royal Builders and Collectors
Told in ten parts by Huw Wheldon

The Tudors reigned over one of the most remarkable Periods of this nation's history. It was a century when the language itself, no less than the buildings, the music and the artefacts, moved from the medieval into the modern world. The Court was the centre of patronage in all the arts and the age was dominated by three outstanding monarchs: Henry VII, the founder of the dynasty; Henry VIII, probably the most gifted king ever to sit upon the throne; and Elizabeth I, the extraordinary daughter of an extraordinary father. Some of the glories of the Royal Collection savoured by Sir Huw Wheldon: the Portraits of Holbein, the miniatures and jewels, and the magnificent buildings, including the Palaces of St James and Hampton Court.

"An hour-long essay without a single dull or pointless picture" (Daily Mail)
(R)

Contributors

Presenter: Sir Huw Wheldon
Historical Adviser: J. H. Plumb
Producer: Michael Gill
Directed By: Ann Turner

: Hilary

starring Marti Caine written by PETER ROBINSON and PETER VINCENT with Jack Smethurst
Philip Madoc , Carolyn Moody Help
Hilary discovers the truth about Lizzie.
Designer MARK SEVANT
Produced and directed by RAY BUTT

Contributors

Unknown: Marti Caine
Written By: Peter Robinson
Written By: Peter Vincent
Unknown: Jack Smethurst
Unknown: Philip Madoc
Unknown: Carolyn Moody
Designer: Mark Sevant
Directed By: Ray Butt
Hilary: Marti Caine
Kim: Jack Smethurst
George: Philip Madoc
Lyn: Carolyn Moody
Wesley: Philip Fox
Angela: Sandra Carrier
Dan: Owen Whittaker
Lloyd: Alistair Findlay
Lizzie: Gillian Webb

: Dave Allen

Dave Allen looks at the English, the Irish and many other illogical aspects of life, with his own unique wit and satirical observations. With SUSAN JAMESON
MICHAEL SHARVELL-MARTIN
ROBERT EAST
PAUL MCDOWELL
SAM KELLY
ROGER MARTIN LISA BLOUR and ANNABEL PRICE Written by DAVE ALLEN. PETER VINCENT
PENNY HALLOWS , DAVID RENWICK and ANDREW MARSHALL Produced by PETER WHITMORE , BILL WILSON

Contributors

Unknown: Dave Allen
Unknown: Susan Jameson
Unknown: Michael Sharvell-Martin
Unknown: Robert East
Unknown: Paul McDowell
Unknown: Sam Kelly
Unknown: Roger Martin
Unknown: Lisa Blour
Unknown: Annabel Price
Written By: Dave Allen.
Written By: Peter Vincent
Written By: Penny Hallows
Unknown: David Renwick
Unknown: Andrew Marshall
Produced By: Peter Whitmore
Produced By: Bill Wilson

: Split Screen

Two partisan views of a controversial issue
Pornography: the Right to Choose
This contentious issue is the subject of two films, one made under the editorial control of art historian and lecturer Peter Webb , and the other under the editorial control of writer Jackie Kay and theatre director Nancy Diuguid.
'Pornography can have a real value. It may be offensive to some, but that isn't the issue. The issue is, will it benefit those who desire to see it and those of us who work in this field are very clear that it does.'
(MAURICE YAFFE , clinical psychologist)
'Pornography is violence against women. Society promotes it by showing women in films, videos, magazines, art and literature being raped, mutilated and made into objects for entertainment.'
(JACKIE KAY and NANCY DIUGUID )
Presented by Laurie Taylor
Film director DI PATRICK
Producers STEVE CONNELLY and MICHAEL MACCORMACK Made by the COMMUNITY PROGRAMME UNIT

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Webb
Unknown: Jackie Kay
Director: Nancy Diuguid.
Unknown: Maurice Yaffe
Unknown: Jackie Kay
Unknown: Nancy Diuguid
Presented By: Laurie Taylor
Director: Di Patrick
Producers: Steve Connelly
Producers: Michael MacCormacK

: Newsnight

Peter Snow
Donald MacCormick and Olivia O'Leary present the reports and interviews behind the main stories of the day. Ian Smith and Jenni Murray with a round-up of the news from home and abroad. Producers
JANA BENNETT. TIM GARDAM
MARK THOMPSON. DIANA MORTON Directors JAMES GOULD
JOHN WILKINSON. CHRIS FOX Assignment editors
NICK GUTHRIE , ADRIAN MILNE Deputy editor TIM ORCHARD Editor RICHARD TAIT

Contributors

Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Olivia O'Leary
Unknown: Ian Smith
Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Jana Bennett.
Unknown: Tim Gardam
Unknown: Mark Thompson.
Unknown: Diana Morton
Directors: James Gould
Unknown: John Wilkinson.
Unknown: Chris Fox
Unknown: Nick Guthrie
Unknown: Adrian Milne
Editor: Tim Orchard
Editor: Richard Tait

: Weatherview

: Open University

Ceramics Under Stress
Ceramics have always been regarded as brittle, but new processing techniques can make even common alumina twice as strong as stainless steel. Producer TONY JOLLY (R)

Contributors

Producer: Tony Jolly








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