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: Open University

Exmoor: A Self Portrait

: Castles of Scotland

Written and presented by Ian Grimble .
Edinburgh Castle
In the eyes of many, this is the ultimate symbol of Scottish nationhood.
Certainly, it was the front-line bastion of the country's defence often enough.
Here the royal regalia of the Kings of Scots are preserved, while its walls overlook the annual spectacle of the Edinburgh Military Tattoo and welcome more visitors than any other castle in Scotland.
Produced by BARRY TOOVEY
tBOOK: 'Castles of Scotland', by writer and historian Ian Grimble , is an authoritative and beautifully illustrated book which examines the history and architecture of 12 of Scotland most splendid castles: Edinburgh, Stirling, Culzean and Glamis among others. Available from bookshops.


Presented By: Ian Grimble
Produced By: Barry Toovey
Unknown: Ian Grimble

: Engineering Product Design

Take a Seat
Fatigue and back pain used to come with the job for truck drivers. But medical analysis has come up with an engineering spec for a suspended driving seat. Producer COLIN ROBINSON
A BBC/Open University production (R)


Producer: Colin Robinson

: Gunga Din

starring Cary Grant Victor McLaglen
Douglas Fairbanks Jr Sam Jaffe. Inspired by Rudyard Kipling 's poem of India under the British Empire.
Cutter, MacChesney and Ballantine are three officers sent to investigate an attack on an army post by the cult of the Thuggees. Among their native auxiliaries is a water-carrier called Gunga Din who proves he is as resourceful and courageous as any trained soldier.
Screenplay by JOEL SAYRE and FRED GUIOL from a story by BEN HECHT and CHARLES MACARTHUR
Produced and directed by GEORGE STEVENS
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Unknown: Cary Grant
Unknown: Victor McLaglen
Unknown: Rudyard Kipling
Unknown: Gunga Din
Unknown: Joel Sayre
Unknown: Fred Guiol
Story By: Ben Hecht
Story By: Charles MacArthur
Directed By: George Stevens
Cutter: Cary Grant
MacChesney: Victor McLaglen
Ballantine: Douglas Fairbanks Jr
Gunga Din: Sam Jaffe
Guru: Eduardo Ciannelli
Emmy: Joan Fontaine
Colonel Weed: Montagu Love

: Rock Athlete

Three films by Sid Perou that trace the story of rock climbing.
2: New Extremes
Peter Livesey , the Yorkshireman who pushed back the frontiers in the 70s, relives the criticisms and acclaim of his great climbs. Producer DOUGLAS B. SMITH BBC Leeds (R)
(Part 3 tomorrow at 12.50pm)


Unknown: Sid Perou
Unknown: Peter Livesey
Producer: Douglas B. Smith

: Bertha

The Flying Bear by ERIC CHARLES
Narrator Roy Kinnear with Sheila Walker Director of animation DEREK MOGFORD
Designed and produced by IVOR WOOD (R)


Narrator: Eric Charles
Unknown: Sheila Walker
Produced By: Ivor Wood

: Sign Extra

: News

Weather followed by Holiday Outings Ireland with Desmond Lynam. Directed and produced by PATRICIA HOULIHAN (R)


Unknown: Desmond Lynam.
Produced By: Patricia Houlihan

: Glorious Goodwood

2.30 Country Club Hotels Stakes (Handicap. 1m)
3.10 William Hill Steward 's Cup (Handicap. 6f) Last year's winner
Rotherfields Grey has been 'laid out' for a repeat win in the season's most valuable six-furlong handicap.
3.40 Gordon Stakes (lm 4f)
Until his defeat in the Derby, Cacoethes was regarded as something special. Now he begins his autumn campaign.
4.10 Oak Tree Stakes (7f)
Introduced by Julian Wilson Commentator PETER O'SULLEVAN.
Reporter JONATHAN POWELL Producer BOB DUNCAN including at
3.00pm News and Weather
3.50pm News and Weather
Regional News and Weather


Unknown: William Hill Steward
Unknown: Rotherfields Grey
Introduced By: Julian Wilson
Commentator: Peter O'Sullevan.
Unknown: Jimmy Lindley
Unknown: John Hanmer
Reporter: Jonathan Powell
Producer: Bob Duncan

: Tommy Trinder in The Old Boy Network

Another chance to see this one man show, first broadcast in 1979, featuring one of the great stars of variety.
Tommy Trinder who died recently, at the age of 80, recounts his experiences from a career in showbusiness spanning over 60 years.
Recorded at the Windmill Theatre, Great Yarmouth.
Programme associate JIMMY PERRY Producer DON SAYER (R)


Unknown: Tommy Trinder
Unknown: Jimmy Perry
Producer: Don Sayer

: Comedie Francaise

Established in 1680, the Comedie Francaise is the oldest national theatre in the world. To the French people, however, it is far more than a theatre, it is a mirror of the French nation, reflecting the vast cultural and political changes which have taken place in the country over the last 300 years.
This film, made by one of the Comedie's leading actors, Jean Phillipe Puymartin , reflects both the eccentricities and great traditions of this unique establishment. Film cameraman


Unknown: Jean Phillipe Puymartin
Editor: Madeleine Guerin
Producer: Brigitte Caland
Director: Jean Phillipe Puymartin

: Female on the Beach

Joan Crawford Jeff Chandler.
A mysterious death, a handsome boatman and shifty neighbours are part of wealthy widow Lynn Markham 's inheritance when she takes possession of her late husband's large beach house in this intense psychological thriller inspired by Love from a Stranger. The film features some entertaining love-hate dialogue.
Based on the play The Besieged Heart by ROBERT HILL
0 FILMS: page 17


Unknown: Joan Crawford
Unknown: Jeff Chandler.
Unknown: Lynn Markham
Unknown: Robert Hill
Unknown: Richard Alan Simmons
Produced By: Albert Zugsmith
Directed By: Joseph Pevney
Lynn Markham: Joan Crawford
Drummond 'Drummy' Hall: Jeff Chandler
Amy Rawlinson: Jan Sterling
Osbert Sorenson: Cecil Kellaway
Lieutenant Sorenson: Charles Drake
Eloise Crandall: Judith Evelyn
Queenie Sorenson: Natalie Schafer
Frankovitch: Stuart Randall
Pete Gomez: Romo Vincent

: Business Matters

Too Little, Too Late An investigation by Sally Hardcastle.
Are Britain's managers still the dunces of the world? A major report, commissioned by the Government two years ago, shows that Britain lags far behind other western countries in management training. As a fierce debate rages over what must be done to improve the situation, there are concerns that, whatever happens, it may be too little, too late. Film editor JANE WOOD Producer david DAWSON
Series editor BRIAN DAVIES (e)


Unknown: Sally Hardcastle.
Editor: Brian Davies

: On the Line

with Mike Spencer and David Taylor.
David Taylor reports on the crisis in English cricket. Bad pitches, a thick seamed ball and one-day matches destroy batting techniques and flatter medium/quick bowlers at the expense of the spinners. Ted Dexter says slow bowlers are an endangered species. Can anything protect them?
British rowers have never been so successful yet they are demoralised and deeply divided on such issues as coaching methods and selection procedures.
Mike Spencer looks at a sport that is at war with itself.
Executive producer DAVID TAYLOR BBC North West


Unknown: Mike Spencer
Unknown: David Taylor.
Unknown: David Taylor
Unknown: Ted Dexter
Unknown: Mike Spencer
Producer: David Taylor

: Ebony on the Road

presented by Brinsley Forde Aminatta Forna and Martin Shaw.
This week Ebony is on the road in Cardiff's dockland area, Butetown.
Blackness and what it means in 1989, and the threat facing the bay from the developers are under discussion.
Also OTR's analysis of black music in the 80s continues with a look at the state of reggae. Plus a powerful interview with the controversial rap king KR3 1. Producers


Presented By: Brinsley Forde
Presented By: Aminatta Forna
Presented By: Martin Shaw.
Unknown: Colin Prescod.

: Studio 5B

starring and Perfect View
As Gail and Carla have further differences of opinion over how to treat an abortion story, Sam is going through the horrors of apartment hunting and Douglas hasn't turned up for work ... Written by LISA LOOMER


Written By: Lisa Loomer
Directed By: Gabrielle Beaumont
Carla Montgomery: Kerrie Keane
Gail: Wendy Crewson
David Chase: Kenneth David Gilman
Douglas Hayward: George Grizzard

: The Home Front

In a series of six films,
Patrick Nuttgens explores how housing the nation has been, and continues to be, a battle.
5: Whose Green and Pleasant Land?
Tonight's film looks at the relationship between town and country which has changed dramatically over the last 100 years.
Commuting has taken over in even the remotest rural areas. From west London where the suburban house was 'invented' through the Thames Valley where the suburbs are now spreading to Wales.
Patrick Nuttgens explores the revealing archive material of early suburban life and meets present-day incomers and local people now facing the prospect of trying to live as one community. 'My husband likes to be liked' says one new countrywoman, but is that enough?
Photography JOHN WARWICK Film editor BRYAN JONES Producer MARK ROWLAND BBC Leeds


Unknown: Patrick Nuttgens

Blog post that mentions this programme:

The Great British commute 30 January 2018

: Newsnight

with Donald MacCormick and Peter Snow.


Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Peter Snow.

: Lorca - the Unpublished Drawings

'I want you to see that I am a much better artist than poet' wrote Federico Garcia Lorca but apart from an exhibition in Barcelona in 1927, little public notice was taken of his art until 1986. Then 50 years after the poet's tragically early death, an exhibition of more than 200 drawings, most of them previously unpublished, was created in Madrid.
Lorca's graphic art reveals a witty and trenchant eye for detail as well as some romantic pictures of his beloved Granada. The same obsessive themes that dominate the poet's verse, also appear in the drawings and the two are brought together by this film where the commentary is taken from his letters and poems.
Narrated by Alexander John Directed by jesus Garcia DE DUEÑAS An RTVE production


Unknown: Federico Garcia Lorca
Unknown: Alexander John
Directed By: Jesus Garcia

: Ropedancers

An award-winning German animation.
Directed by RAIMUND KRUMME (R)


Directed By: Raimund Krumme

: Weatherview

: Open University

Château and Cottage
Life in the French countryside for lord and peasant in the 18th century.
Producer TONY COE


Producer: Tony Coe

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