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: Open University

Adult Literacy: Cape Verde

: Nuclear Weapons

Inquiry, Analysis and Debate Nuclear Weapons Systems. Critics of the US nuclear policy claim that lack of funds has left their nation's defences vulnerable to a pre-emptive Soviet strike. Producer ROGER PENFOUND
A BBC/Open University production


Producer: Roger Penfound

: Third World Studies

The Plough and the Hoe Village Life in Bihar
This film explores the violence of relations between landlords and farmworkers in the Begusarai district of Bihar, a backward and feudal area of the Ganges flood plain in India.
A BBC/Open University production


Producer: Edward Milner

: The Flumps

A See-Saw programme
Written by JULIE HOLDER The Cloud
Narration Gay Soper Music PAUL READE


Written By: Julie Holder

: Robotics

Making Sense of Uncertainty Most robots are blind, deaf, dumb, and can't feel. This programme examines how sensors can help robots keep in touch with the world. Producer IAN SPRATLEY
A BBC/Open University production

: News and Weather followed by Project VisionQuest

The first of three programmes reporting on an adventurous scheme for dealing with America's teenage offenders. The Last Chance Wagon Train Narrated by Michael Dean In Arizona, the heart of the American Wild West, 80 tough young delinquents were offered the choice of staying behind bars or joining a 1,500-mile trek by wagon train to Denver, Colorado.
This film is a frank and often disturbing account of a unique experiment in dealing with young criminals, particularly relevant when the figures for teenage crime in this country appear to be on the increase.
Series editor ANTHONY ISAACS


Unknown: Michael Dean
Producer: Bob Saunders
Editor: Anthony Isaacs

: Away from it All

Regimantas Adomaitis Zhanna Bolotova This lighthearted
Russian film is set in a Crimean seaside resort. The tourist season is over but a group of late holidaymakers, thrown together by chance, are drawn into relationships that could change their lives.
Written and directed by NIKOLAI GUBENKO
(A Russianfilm with English subtitles. First showing on Brtish television)
* FILMS: page 16


Unknown: Regimantas Adomaitis
Unknown: Zhanna Bolotova
Directed By: Nikolai Gubenko
Nedezhda: Zhanna Bolotova
Alexei: Regimantas Adomaitis
Arkady: Georgy Burkov
Lisyutkin: Rolan Bykov
Shikin: Anatoly Solonitsin
Oksana: Lydia Fedoseeva
MargO: Maria Vinogradova
Skvortsov: Viktor Filippov

: Cartoon Two

Children of the Sun

: Did You See... ?

Inside the 'Six O'Clock News' There's more to television news than two well-groomed presenters calmly reading the latest reports. Behind the scenes hard decisions have to be made, as a complex technical operation is brought to fruition at exactly six o'clock.
In this third of four programmes based on extracts from the last series of Did You See...?, Susan Rae spends a day in the newsroom watching the presenters and editors at work.
Producer AGNIESZKA PIOTROWSKA Series producer CHARLES MILLER (Revised repeat)


Unknown: Susan Rae
Producer: Agnieszka Piotrowska

: This Island Earth

starring Jeff Morrow Faith Domergue
Visitors from the planet Metaluna kidnap some of the earth's scientists in the hope that they can save their world from destruction. This stylish SF fantasy from the 50s features super-intelligent humanoids, gruesome mutants, worlds in conflict, disintegrating rays and some highly imaginative special effects photography.
Screenplay by FRANKLIN COEN and EDWARD G. O'CALLAGHAN Based on a novel by RAYMOND F JONES
Produced by WILLIAM ALLAND Directed by JOSEPH NEWMAN (Postponed from the 27 June)
0 FILMS: page 16


Unknown: Jeff Morrow
Unknown: Franklin Coen
Unknown: Edward G. O'Callaghan
Novel By: Raymond F Jones
Produced By: William Alland
Directed By: Joseph Newman
Exeter: Jeff Morrow
Cal Meacham: Rex Reason
Ruth Adams: Faith Domergue
Brack: Lance Fuller
Steve Carlson: Russell Johnson

: Cartoon Two

Get a Job

: Open Space

Star Wars
This film has been made by scientists at London's
Imperial College who actively oppose Britain's involvement in research on President
Reagan's$30 billion 'Strategic Defence Initiative' or SDI.
Like many of their American counterparts, the Imperial
College scientists are deeply disturbed by SDI, which they see as yet another turn of the screw in the escalation of the arms race. Alongside contributions from several eminent scientists, is a poignant presentation of the case against SDI by Harry Fairbrother.
As a mathematician in the Second World War he worked on the Atomic Bomb, which, to his horror, was used at Hiroshima in 1945. Narrator Bob Peck
Series producer PETER LEE WRIGHT Producer GILES OAKLEY
Open Space is the series where the public can make programmes under their own editorial control with help from Community Programme Unit.
• INFO: page 77


Unknown: Harry Fairbrother.
Narrator: Bob Peck
Narrator: Cameraman Bill Broomfield
Producer: Peter Lee
Producer: Giles Oakley

: Q.E.D.

The Magic Picture Show with Anthony Clare
How do you like your Kenny Everett ? Stirred or shaken? Spun or mangled? Or powdered and squirted clean off the screen?
Kenny explores the electronic Aladdin's cave of computerised video wizardry where TV pictures already spin, flip and perform gymnastic exercises. A peep behind the scenes of TV production reveals many secrets, including the video game that could plug the experiences of a lifetime straight into your eyeballs! Series editor DAVID FILKIN Producer LAURIE JOHN


Unknown: Anthony Clare
Unknown: Kenny Everett
Producer: Laurie John

: Wildlife Showcase

A series of nine programmes featuring natural history films from other countries. Trumpeter Blues
With a call which sounds like old, resonant brass, the trumpeter swan, or bugler, was once a familiar sight in North America.
At the turn of the century it was almost extinct. Through careful management, its numbers have risen to around 5,000. But, curiously, all is not well for the trumpeter - many are dying, and no-one knows why. Bob Landis , a North
American film-maker, spent two years in the Yellowstone National Park pursuing these magnificent birds and trying to discover why they are in trouble.
This film won an award for photography at this year's Missoula Film Festival in Montana.
Photographed and directed by BOB LANDIS
Presented for BBCtv by GEORGE INGER. BBC Bristol


Unknown: Bob Landis
Directed By: Bob Landis
Unknown: George Inger.

: M*A*S*H

Love and Marriage
Written by ARTHUR JULIAN Directed by LEE PHILIPS (R)


Written By: Arthur Julian
Directed By: Lee Philips
Hawkeye: Alan Alda
Trapper John: Wayne Rogers
Colonel Blake: McLean Stevenson
Radar: Gary Burghoff
Hotlips: Loretta Swit
Major Frank Burns: Larry Linville
Fr Mulcahy: William Christopher
Mr Kwan: Soon-Taik Oh
McShane: Dennis Dugan

: ScreenPlay

The Trial of Klaus Barbie by RAY JENKINS
A court in France hears the testimony to the events of more than 40 years ago. Klaus Barbie , former Gestapo chief in occupied Lyons, stands accused of crimes against humanity in what may be the last trial in Europe of a major Nazi war criminal. Designer
0 FEATURE: page 3


Unknown: Klaus Barbie
Unknown: Ray Jenkins
Unknown: Klaus Barbie
Unknown: Don Giles
Producers: Tim Ironside Wood
Producers: Dennis Woolf.
Producers: Claudia Milne
Director: Gareth Jones
President: Mark Kingston
Klaus Barbie: Maurice Denham
Clerk of Court: Christian Burgess
Lawyers .......: Jonathan Adams
Lawyers .......: Bernard Brown
Lawyers .......: David De Keyser
Lawyers .......: James Griffiths
Lawyers .......: Raad Rawi
Procureur General: John Stride
Klarsfeld: Colin Welland
Maitre Verges: David Calder
Sullaper: Charles Simon
Thomas: Don Fellows
Mme Levy: Sheila Raynor
Usher: Ronald Herdman
Lagrange: Lila Kaye
Frossard: Peter Copley
Margaine: Ray Smith
Blardone: Tenniel Evans
Streim: Peter Woodthorpe
Dr Reifmann: John Boswall
Zlatin: Sheila Burrell
Feldblum: Margery Mason
Benguigui: Margery Withers
Paillares: Dian Coupland
Joly: Peggy Mount
Gudefin: Matyelok Gibbs
Ambre: Lollie May
Lesevre: Beryl Cooke
Lakdar-Toumi: Bruce Montague
Fastre: Paul Anil
Damion: Jim McManus

: Newsnight

Presented by Peter Snow Donald MacCormick and Adam Raphael with international reports by David Sells and Charles Wheeler


Presented By: Peter Snow
Presented By: Donald MacCormick
Presented By: Adam Raphael
Unknown: David Sells
Unknown: Charles Wheeler

: Weatherview

: Open University

11.40 A Cancer in the Family
Two families discuss the effect of breast cancer on their relationships and their families, and the implications for their future.
12.5am Statistics: Regression
Do tall parents tend to have tall children? In fact they do, but what's the statistical nature of the relationship?


Producer: Victor Lockwood
Producer: Andrew Barker

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