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: Open University

Maths: Complex Numbers

: Boating Butler

Upton upon Severn to Stourport
On his trip up the River Severn to the Staffs-Worcester Canal,
Tony Butler meets a man dressed as a badger, travels with a lorryload of animals and learns about locks the hard way.
BBC Pebble Mill (R)

: Culture and Belief In Europe

Maarten Van Heemskerck: Humanism in Painting
A look at the career of the Dutch painter.


Producer: Charles Cooper

: Manganinnie

1830s Australia: when a gang of European soldiers massacre an Aborigine tribe, only
Manganinnie survives. In despair, she waits to die, but a chance encounter with 8-year-old Joanna inspires her to resist fate....
Screenplay by KEN KELSO based on the novel by BETH ROBERTS Produced by GILDA BARACCHI Directed by JOHN HONEY
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Play By: Ken Kelso
Novel By: Beth Roberts
Produced By: Gilda Baracchi
Directed By: John Honey
Manganinnie: Mawuyul Yathalawuy
Joanna: Anna Ralph
Edward: Philllp Hinton
Margaret: Elaine Mangan
Meenopeekameena: Buruminy Dhamarrandji
Quinn: Reg Evans
Simon: Jonathan Elliott

: The 1988 Royal Institution Christmas Lectures

Presented by Professor Gareth Roberts.
The Home of the Future
Electronics for Pleasure (R)


Unknown: Gareth Roberts.

: Chock-a-Block

A See-Saw programme (R)

: The People's Court

Love at First Sight
A man asks a woman to marry him and gives her a diamond ring, even though he has never been out with her. However, the woman is already married.
Judge Wapner renders a decision in a case he describes as 'unbelievable'. Host Doug Llewelyn. (R)


Unknown: Judge Wapner
Unknown: Doug Llewelyn.

: News

Weather followed by Praise Be!

: Look, Stranger

'It's a trail!' bellows the timekeeper, and the hundreds of miners, farmers and steelworkers who have gathered on a Lake District fell know that their hounds are bounding after the aniseed trail towards the finish. Among the watchers were Tom O'Fee and his wife Dorothy, who live for the unique Cumbrian sport of hound-trailing. Executive producer JENNIFER JEREMY


Unknown: Tom O'Fee
Producer: Jennifer Jeremy
Producer: David Bean

: News

Weather followed by Wideworld
Introduced by John Ridgway The Camels Are Coming
This is camel racing, modern style, with starting gates, grandstands, oval tracks and Mercedes or Range Rovers as prizes.
One Man and His Horse
The story of a nawab and his passion: the ancient Mogul sport of tent pegging.


Introduced By: John Ridgway
Producers: Andrew Stevenson

: News and Weather

Regional News and Weather

: Holiday Outings

How would Prince Charles view the unspoilt geography of Arizona? John Lloyd , of Spitting Image notoriety, gives more than a hint when he visits Monument Valley, the setting for some of the most famous cowboy films. (R)


Unknown: John Lloyd

: The Ellises ofWheatfen

Ted Ellis inspired thousands of East Anglians with his love for the natural world expressed through his writing and broadcasts from his home in Wheatfen,
Norfolk. Yet he died believing that there would be little future for the home he loved and the countryside he'd chronicled so minutely. But Ted underestimated the determination of his widow Phyllis to ensure the name Ellis lives on. Director JIMMY MCKINNEY Written and produced by JOHN MOUNTFORD (R)


Unknown: Ted Ellis
Director: Jimmy McKinney
Produced By: John Mountford

: Country File

: Without Reservations

Best-selling authoress Kit Madden is on her way to the movie capital to work on the screen adaptation of her latest novel. On the train she finds her plans drastically altered when she meets a happy-go-lucky marine who is the ideal hero for her film ...
Screenplay by ANDREW SOLT from the novel by JANE ALLEN and MAE LIVINGSTON
Produced by JESSE L. LASKY Directed by MERVYN LEROY
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Unknown: Kit Madden
Unknown: Andrew Solt
Novel By: Jane Allen
Unknown: Mae Livingston
Produced By: Jesse L. Lasky
Directed By: Mervyn Leroy
Kit Madden: Claudette Colbert
Rusty: John Wayne
Dink: Don Defore
Connie: Anne Triola
Soldier: Phil Brown
Ortega: Frank Puglia
Baldwin: Thurston Hall
Dolores: Dona Drake

: DEF II Sounds of Eden

Some of the LJK's brightest and best live acts, caught in action at the Eden Court Theatre in Inverness.
Roachford is undoubtedly one of the hottest bands in the country. One critic described them as the most exciting thing ever to happen to British music. Producer MAY MILLER
Director DAVID G. CROFT BBC Scotland (R)


Producer: May Miller
Director: David G. Croft

: Open to Question Classics

Highlights of the past five years of Open to Question.
Tonight: Billy Connolly.
Love him or loathe him, few can ignore him. Here, the Big Yin faces interrogation by an audience of teenagers.
Presenters Hilary O'Neill and Michael McFarlane Producer DAVID ROSS


Unknown: Billy Connolly.
Presenters: Hilary O'Neill
Presenters: Michael McFarlane
Producer: David Ross
Editor: David Martin

: Out of the Doll's House

Fourth of eight films. Mustn't Grumble
In the first years of this century free health care was largely for working men, while women treated themselves with home remedies.
These days women tend to have emotional problems more often than physical ones....
Film editor JIM LATHAM Series producer


Editor: Jim Latham
Unknown: Angela Holdsworth

: Starlings

by Andy Armitage.
Starlings are the charlatans of the bird world; they change their tune to match their company. In this comedy, Gary Wilson is the changeling: he loses his factory job, retrains as a butler and, under the patronage of a wealthy young woman, finds success in the City.
Winner of the Golden Nymph for Best Film at the Monte Carlo Festival, it also won Lynsey Baxter a Silver Nymph for the Best Actress.
"A wickedly sharp piece of social observation." (The Observer)


Unknown: Andy Armitage.
Unknown: Gary Wilson
Unknown: Lynsey Baxter
Producer: Brenda Reid
Director: David Wheatley
Gary: Michael Maloney
Elizabeth: Lynsey Baxter
Mr James: David Ryall
Mrs Wilson: Jane Downs
Mr Wilson: Frank Mills
Mr Vernon: Derek Newark
Mrs Vernon: Wendy Seely
Dave: Tim Dantay
Madge: Lottie Ward
June: Ann Aris
Les: Tommy Boyle
Guy: Robert Addie
Bernard: Ralph Watson
Michael: Nicholas Fry
Lance: Guy Manning
Duncan: Richard Lintern
Jessica: Lucy Aston
Tizzy: Charmian Gradwell
Edward: Miles Richardson
Hugh: Joshua Le Touzel
Mrs Grimshaw: Ysanne Churchman
Sarah: Pippa Vickers
Mrs de Ville: Daphne Neville
Mr de Ville: Michael McStay
Mr Brown: Alister Cameron
Job Centre officer: Anthony Benson

: Newsnight

with Donald MacCormick and Peter Snow reporting on the major issues of the day with international reports.


Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Peter Snow

: Forgive and Forget

with Joan Bakewell.
Should alleged Nazi war criminals now living in this country be confronted with the crimes of their past?
After a 15-month independent inquiry,
Sir Thomas Hetherington , a former DPP, and William Chalmers , former Crown Agent in Scotland, recommend that the law should be changed so that these alleged criminals can face prosecution. Director SHEREE FOLKSON
Series producer OLGA EDRIDGE


Unknown: Joan Bakewell.
Unknown: Sir Thomas Hetherington
Unknown: William Chalmers
Director: Sheree Folkson

: Weatherview

: Open University

Arts Foundation Course: the Other Virtuosos Producer TONY COE (R)


Producer: Tony Coe

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