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: Open University

12.15 Caring for Older People: Sharing a House
12.40 Planning a Happy Birth
1.05 The Changing Countryside: The Last Ditch

: Network East

Presented by Valerie Vaz and Samantha Meah
Series producer NARENDHRA MORAR Executive producer JOHN WILCOX


Presented By: Valerie Vaz
Presented By: Samantha Meah
Producer: Narinder Minhas
Producer: John Wilcox

: Film Club Matinee

David Robinson , film critic of the Times, introduces a controversial Soviet film.
Short Encounters starring
Nina Ruslanova
Vladimir Vysotsky Kira Muratova
Kira Muratova 's third film, a lyrical love story, was shelved for
20 years by the Soviet authorities. Her trio of bohemian lovers contravened the conventions of the time. The film also marked the debut of Nina Ruslanova
(who can be seen in tonight's Film Club in her latest film) and of Vladimir Vysotsky , the protest singer whose tragically early death left a nation in mourning.
(A Soviet film with English subtitles. First showing on British television. Black and white)
0 FILMS: page 27


Unknown: David Robinson
Unknown: Nina Ruslanova
Unknown: Vladimir Vysotsky
Unknown: Kira Muratova
Unknown: Kira Muratova
Unknown: Nina Ruslanova
Unknown: Vladimir Vysotsky
Play By: Kira Muratova
Unknown: Leonid Zhukovitsky
Directed By: Kira Muratova
Nadia: Nina Ruslanova
Maxim: Vladimir Vysotsky
Valentina: Kira Muratova

: Saturday Cinema: Son of Kong

Robert Armstrong Helen Mack
After King Kong has wrecked New York, producer Carl Denham has to flee from his creditors. Back on Skull
Island, Denham and his band of treasure hunters rescue
Kong's son from a quicksand bog. Thereafter, Prince Kong becomes an ally in their search for a hoard of long-lost jewels guarded by age-old monsters.
Screenplay by RUTH ROSE
Produced by MERION C. COOPER
Directed by ERNEST B. SCHOEDSACK (Blackandwhite)
0 FILMS: page 27


Unknown: Robert Armstrong
Unknown: Helen MacK
Producer: Carl Denham
Play By: Ruth Rose
Produced By: Merion C. Cooper
Directed By: Ernest B. Schoedsack
Denham: Robert Armstrong
Hilda Peterson: Helen MacK
Captain Engelhorn: Frank Reicher
Helstrom: John Marston
Charlie: Victor Wong
Mickey: Lee Kohimar
Red: Ed Brady
Peterson: Clarence Wilson

: Championship Bowls

The CIS Insurance
United Kingdom Indoor
Singles Bowls Championship Thirty-two bowlers set out today with the same ambition - to win the UK
Indoor Singles Championship. A total prize money of E34,000 is to be shared, with the champion receiving £8,000.
The title-holder is 27-year-old Welshman, STEPHEN REES and he begins his defence this afternoon against
ROD MCCUTCHEON from Ireland.
In this championship are four crown green bowlers, and TONY POOLE will be anxious to be the first of them to progress into the second round. DAVID ICKE introduces coverage of the opening matches from the Guild Hall, Preston.
Television presentation
Executive producer IAN EDWARDS BBC North West


Unknown: Stephen Rees
Unknown: Rod McCutcheon
Unknown: Tony Poole
Introduces: David Icke
Unknown: Mike Adley
Unknown: Peter Hayward
Producer: Keith Phillips

: International Bridge Club

Canberra World Bridge Tournament
Presented by Clare Harrison The Canberra continues its cruise of the Norwegian fjords, and the rubber bridge tournament is well under way. Four world-class players are competing for a cash prize and a top international trophy. They are:
TONY FORRESTER from Britain sami KEHELA from Canada
ZIA MAHMOOD from Pakistan p. o. SUNDELIN from Sweden
Bridge expert Jeremy Flint is the commentator, providing in-depth analysis of selected hands.
Problem 2
This week's problem is a bidding problem.
As South you hold the following hand:
What should you bid now? Jeremy Flint 's answer is in the next programme. Director LINDA MCCARTHY Producer DAVID MITCHELL BBCElstree


Presented By: Clare Harrison
Unknown: Jeremy Flint
Unknown: Jeremy Flint
Director: Linda McCarthy
Producer: David Mitchell

: The Week in the Lords

Christopher Jones reports on the week's proceedings in the House of Lords and questions Government Ministers and Opposition Peers.


Unknown: Christopher Jones
Editor: Karolyn Shindler

: NewsView

with Moira Stuart
Christopher Morris reviews the week - with subtitles


Unknown: Moira Stuart
Unknown: Christopher Morris

: The Fish Course

The last in the present series Presented by Susan Hicks
Not so long ago, salmon and trout were strictly for high days and holidays. Now they are farmed and are cheap enough for everyday eating. And if you are economising at the moment, Denis Curtis shows you how to make a stylish fish dinner party for only E2.50 a head. Or perhaps you would prefer fresh pike braised in riesling?
Series producer RON BLOOMFLELD Produced by ANNE O'DWYER
* RECIPE TIMES: page 94


Presented By: Susan Hicks
Unknown: Denis Curtis
Produced By: Anne O'Dwyer

: Dance from America

The last of a series of five programmes specially recorded for television. Balanchine
A second chance to see the major two-part American biography of George Balanchine , founder of the New York City Ballet, the greatest classical choreographer to have worked in the States...
These much acclaimed films, made after Balanchine's death in 1983, include interviews with the great names of the dance world including Dame Ninette de Valois remembering the Diaghilev years; rare film of Balanchine dancing and rehearsing; sequences with the great Stravinsky; and excerpts from a long list of his most famous ballets:
Apollo, Serenade, Agon, Four Temperaments, Chaconne, Stravinsky Violin Concerto and many others.
Among the dancers performing are: Mikhail Baryshnikov ,
Jacques D'Amboise , Suzanne Farrell , Peter Martins ,
Patricia McBride , Violette Verdy.
And in the first showing on British television of a rare interview with Jerome Robbins , he talks about the man he worked with closely for almost 30 years.
Introduced by Robert Cohan Film narrated by Frank Langella
Presented for BBCtv by COLIN NEARS


Unknown: George Balanchine
Unknown: Mikhail Baryshnikov
Unknown: Jacques D'Amboise
Unknown: Suzanne Farrell
Unknown: Peter Martins
Unknown: Patricia McBride
Unknown: Violette Verdy.
Unknown: Jerome Robbins
Introduced By: Robert Cohan
Unknown: Frank Langella
Producer: Judy Kinberg
Directed By: Merrill Brockway
Unknown: Colin Nears

: Fortunes of War

Screenplay in seven parts by ALAN PLATER
3: June 1940. To Harriet's intense annoyance, Prince Yakimov has taken up permanent residence in the Pringle flat while they secretly shelter
Sasha Drucker , who is in hiding from the Iron Guard. France has fallen and Romania is forging an alliance with the Germans.


Unknown: Alan Plater
Unknown: Sasha Drucker
Producer: Betty Willingale
Director: James Cellan Jones
Guy Pringle: Kenneth Branagh
Harriet Pringle: Emma Thompson
Prince Yakimov: Ronald Pickup
Dobson: Charles Kay
Lord Pinkrose: Alan Bennett
Inchcape: James Villiers
Freddi von Flugel: Philip Madoc
Lawson: Richard Clifford
Galpin: Desmond McNamara
Toby Lush: Christopher Strauli
Dubedat: Mark Drewry
Sophie Oresanu: Elena Secota
Bella Niculesco: Caroline Langrishe
Emmanuel Drucker: Relja Basic
Sasha Drucker: Harry Burton
Foxy Leverett: Glyn Grain
Despina: Magdalena Buznea
Hadjimoscos: Vernon Dobtcheff
Horvath: Mischa De La Motte
Palu: Nicholas Amer
Fat German: Gertan Klauber
Man on train: Vladimir Bacic
Woman on train: Zdenka Hersar
Ticket collector: Livius Omaran
Policeman: Matija Rozman
Waiter: Matko Ragus

: The Film Club

David Robinson introduces the last in a short season of controversial Soviet films.
Sign of Disaster starring
Nina Ruslanova Gennady Garbuk
For Stepanida and her husband, being occupied by German troops is only the last of a series of battles.
The brutality of forced collectivisation, and the cynical collaboration of local fascists have already strengthened Stepanida's dogged determination to stand up for herself. Based on a recently published, best-selling novel, Sign of Disaster presents a radical reassessment of a little-known period of modern history and can be regarded as a milestone in Soviet cinema.
From the novel by VASIL BYKOV Directed by MIKHAIL PTASHUK
(A Soviet film with English subtitles. First showing on British television) Television presentation by JUDY ALPE. GILLIAN GEERING
40 FILMS: page 27


Introduces: David Robinson
Unknown: Nina Ruslanova
Unknown: Yevgeni Grigoryev
Unknown: Oskai Nikich
Novel By: Vasil Bykov
Directed By: Mikhail Ptashuk
Unknown: Gillian Geering
Unknown: Nick Jones
Unknown: David Thompson
Stepanida: Nina Ruslanova
Petrok: Gennady Garbuk
Guzh: Vladimir Ilin
Kolondenok: Yevgeny Platokhim
Nedoseka: Aleksei Zaitsev
Sventovsky: Vitaly Bykov
Novik: Vladimir Gostiukhin
Levon: Vladimir Emelynanov
Kosmachev: Aleksei Buldakov
Goncharik: Aleksandr Timoshkin
Kornil: Vladimir Kuleshov
Evkhim: Tadeush Kokshtis
Evkhimikha: Valentina Petrachkova
Yanka: Slava Soldatenko
Officer: Aleksei Maslov
Sergeant major: Kaspar Putse
Karla: Arvo Kukumyagi

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