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: Open University

7.10 Education: From Theory to Therapy 6785303 7.35 Religion and Society in Victorian Bristol

: Westminster

A full report on yesterday's proceedings in the Commons and the Lords.

: World for Ransom

Crime drama starring Dan Duryea
Gene Lockhart
Mike Callahan , a Second World War veteran turned private eye based in Singapore, is approached by his former lover Frennessey March to rescue her husband from the clutches of a powerful black marketeer. Before he knows it, Callahan becomes involved in a murder case and a plot to kidnap a prominent nuclear scientist and hold him for ransom to the highest bidder, be it capitalist or communist.
Director Robert Aldrich (1954)
SEE FILMS pages 33-38


Unknown: Dan Duryea
Unknown: Gene Lockhart
Unknown: Mike Callahan
Director: Robert Aldrich
Mike Callahan: Dan Duryea
Alexis Pederas: Gene Lockhart
Julian March: Patric Knowles
Major Bone: Reginald Denny
Governor Coutts: Nigel Bruce
Frennessey March: Marian Carr
Sean O'Connor: Arthur Shields
Inspector McCollum: Douglas Dumbrille
Wong: Keye Luke
Chan: Clarence Lung
Guzik: Lou Nova
Dancer: Carmen D'Antonio

: Cricket

Live coverage from one of today's NatWest Bank Trophy second round matches.
Northants are current holders of the premier one-day trophy: it's a 60-over contest leading to a Lord's final on 4 September. There were no giant-killers in the first round, when 11 minor counties plus teams from
Scotland, Ireland and Wales took on the big boys, and by evening had been put in their place. No more so than
Oxfordshire, who were treated to a vintage Viv Richards innings of 162 not out: he is determined, in his final season, to steer Glamorgan to the final. Of the first-class counties Middlesex and Lancashire are already out, beaten by Kent and Northants respectively.
Commentary by Richie Benaud , Ray Illingworth and Jack Bannister. Introduced by Tony Lewis.
TV presentation Mike Adley and Alan Griffiths


Unknown: Viv Richards
Commentary By: Richie Benaud
Commentary By: Ray Illingworth
Commentary By: Jack Bannister.
Introduced By: Tony Lewis.
Unknown: Mike Adley
Unknown: Alan Griffiths

: Look Stranger

Man and Mountain. The story of Joss Naylor , a Cumberland sheep farmer, who was nearly crippled when young, and had three discs removed from his spine when he was 21. To get himself in shape he used to run up to 50 miles a day and ended up as a champion mountain runner. His farm borders
Westwater, a picturesque neighbourhood which boasts "the deepest lake in England, the highest mountain, the smallest church".


Unknown: Joss Naylor

: Forget-Me-Not Farm

Further puppet adventures with Scarecrow, Dandelion,
Burdock, Trundle the Tractor, Portly the pig and their friends. Today, they find out who eats what and someone who eats too much. With the voices of Bob Peck and Anna Carteret.


Unknown: Bob Peck
Unknown: Anna Carteret.

: Cricket

Further live coverage of one of today's 60-overs-per-side second round matches.
2.00pm and 3.00pm News and Weather
Subtitied (news) and at
3.50pm News and Weather Subtitled (news)
Regional News; Weather

: Summer Wildlife Titbits

This bird needs no introduction - a welcome guest in any garden, no bird table or nest box is complete without one. The blue tit really is the bird next door, but this programme shows what blue tits get up to when no one is looking.
It tells how one particular pair live out their year - how the male feeds and cares for his mate, how their first tiny nestling is bom, how the young face the hazards of cat and sparrowhawk. It's a story full of event and excitement, yet the hero and heroine weigh scarcely more than a t coin.
Narrator David Attenborough. Producer Dilys Breese


Narrator: David Attenborough.
Producer: Dilys Breese

: We Have Ways of Making You Think

Goebbels - Master of Propaganda
Withthehelpof archive film and interviews with those who knew Goebbels intimately
(including his mistress, Lida Baarova ), this programme reveals the film techniques of Hitler's minister for popular enlightenment and propaganda in Nazi Germany. A keen student of Hollywood cinema - one of his favourite films was
Gone with the Wind- Goebbels believed that entertainment provided the best form of propaganda. He ordered the production of the film Baron
Munchausen in 1943 and also made a big- budget film about the sinking of the Titanic in which the aristocratic English officers were blamed.
Producer Laurence Rees
Executive producer Jeremy Bennett


Unknown: Lida Baarova
Producer: Laurence Rees
Producer: Jeremy Bennett

: Athletics

Continued coverage of the Lausanne Grand Prix, where there may well be some pointers towards the World
Championships. Commentary by David Coleman ,
Stuart Storey and Paul Dickenson.
Introduced by Helen Rollason with Brendan Foster.


Commentary By: David Coleman
Commentary By: Stuart Storey
Commentary By: Paul Dickenson.
Introduced By: Helen Rollason
Unknown: Brendan Foster.

: Discovering Beethoven

The Fifth Symphony - a Search for a Happy Ending
Michael Tilson Thomas conducts the London
Symphony Orchestra and the Tallis Chamber Choir at a concert-lecture recorded at the Barbican Centre, London. In it he explains how
Beethoven's Fifth became a turning point in the history of music and influenced nearly every other symphony composed over the next years. The programme ends with a full performance of Beethoven's masterpiece. Producer Kriss Rusmanis
Executive producer Dennis Marks


Unknown: Michael Tilson Thomas
Producer: Kriss Rusmanis

: Newsnight

Presented by Jeremy Paxman.


Presented By: Jeremy Paxman.

: Nation

The multi-cultural debate programme returns for a second six-week series. Each week a selection of people from a range of ethnic backgrounds discuss a controversial topical issue.
Proposed subjects for debate include the extent to which sport could both reinforce racial stereotypes and break down barriers, and whether religion could be said to do more harm than good.
The studio audience of people is chosen to reflect the nation as a whole in terms of culture, class, age, sex, religion and ethnic origin. Presented by Trevor Phillips.
Producer Nelson Mews


Presented By: Trevor Phillips.
Producer: Nelson Mews

: Weathervlew

: Madmen and Specialists

Written by Wole Soyinka.
A dark and compelling, but also richly ironic, play about a civil war and its aftermath.


Written By: Wole Soyinka.

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