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ADAM HOPKINS in conversation with ASA BRIGGS
Lord Briggs has been Vice-Chancellor of Sussex University and is currently Provost of Worcester College, Oxford, and Chancellor of the Open University. Here he gives some of his views on higher education.

Contributors

Unknown:
Asa Briggs

A second-stage Italian language series: ten programmes looking at Italy today. 8: Agricoltura
A look at the problems caused by the neglect of agriculture in favour of industrialisation and one area of success - Chianti wine.
Presenter DENIS MACK SMITH

Contributors

Presenter:
Denis MacK Smith

with Roy Hudd and Irene Thomas.
The freedom of two wheels - we join the Forty-Plus Cycling Club from Essex for a marvellous day out - and Irene visits telescope-maker Reg Spry in his workshop.

Contributors

Presenter:
Roy Hudd
Presenter:
Irene Thomas
Guest:
Reg Spry
Studio Director:
Tim Craven
Producer:
Brigit Barry

from All Saints' Church, Breadsall, Derbyshire
Glorious in Majesty and Honour
A celebration of the greatness and the glory of God for Trinity Sunday.
Conducted by the Rector, THE REV PHILIP CROWE
Organist WILLIS CARTER
Choirmaster DONALD HENDERSON
Television presentation JOHN WILCOX ,

Contributors

Organist:
Philip Crowe
Organist:
Willis Carter
Choirmaster:
Donald Henderson
Unknown:
John Wilcox

Regional Variations (3)

Landward

BBC One Scotland

Farming in Wales

BBC One Wales

featuring the news and views, politics and practice of those involved with the land. with PHILIP WRIXON
DAN CHERRINGTON
Producer JOHN KENYON. BBC Birmingham
Weather for farmers JIM BACON

Contributors

Unknown:
Philip Wrixon
Unknown:
Dan Cherrington
Producer:
John Kenyon.
Unknown:
Jim Bacon

Regional Variations (2)

The Story of English Furniture

Episode 2: Jacobean and Restoration

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC One West

Hugh Scully and Arthur Negus take a closer look at furniture made in the Jacobean and Restoration period. Designs were severe until a Continental influence arrived with the Restoration of Charles II. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

starring
John Wayne , Maureen O'Hara with Barry Fitzgerald , Victor McLaglen Sean Thornton returns to his native Galway to settle down in peace and quiet after making good in America. But there are many trials and tribulations awaiting him-culminating in a marathon fight up hill and down dale with the whole village joining in and ending, inevitably, in the pub!
Screenplay by FRANK S. NUGENT from a story by MAURICE WALSH Produced by JOHN PORD and MERIAN c. COOPER
Directed by JOHN FORD. Films: page 15

Contributors

Unknown:
John Wayne
Unknown:
Maureen O'Hara
Unknown:
Barry Fitzgerald
Unknown:
Victor McLaglen
Unknown:
Sean Thornton
Unknown:
Frank S. Nugent
Story By:
Maurice Walsh
Produced By:
John Pord
Produced By:
Merian C. Cooper
Directed By:
John Ford.
Sean Thornton:
John Wayne
Mary Kate Danaher:
Maureen O'Hara
Michaeleen Flynn:
Barry Fitzgerald
' Red ' Will Danaher:
Victor McLaglen
Father Lonergan:
Ward Bond
Mrs Tillane:
Mildred Natwick
Tobin:
Francis Ford
Mrs Playfair:
Eileen Crowe
Woman:
Max Craig
The Rev Playfair:
Arthur Shields
Forbes:
Charles Fitzsimons

A mammoth production starring Noel Edmonds and co-starring
Keith Chegwin , John ' Jr ' Craven and Maggie Philbin
Now, through the awesome technology of television, we bring you once again the most exciting, breathtaking, hilarious, spectacular and beautiful bits of Swap Shop.
Marvel at how John Craven gets to work! See how Maggie flies through the air! Join Noel at 160 mph! Be amazed as Keith reveals the secret of the long, white wire! Wonder at wildlife filmed in conditions of incredible danger!
Sporting spectaculars, amazing illusions, extraordinary sights, mind-blowing action in stunning colour - you'll find them all in the Multi-Coloured Picture Show!
(It looks terrific in black and white too!)
Designer NIGF.L CURZON Producer CRISPIN EVANS

Contributors

Unknown:
Noel Edmonds
Unknown:
Keith Chegwin
Unknown:
Maggie Philbin
Unknown:
John Craven
Producer:
Crispin Evans

A series of eight programmes in which BARBARA WOODHOUSE demonstrates her own quick method of training dogs and their owners. 4: The Down
This is one of the most important exercises of all. If a dog goes down on command and stays down, then it is completely under the owner's control. Barbara Woodhouse shows the three methods she uses to teach dogs the down.
Producer PETER RIDING

Contributors

Unknown:
Barbara Woodhouse
Unknown:
Barbara Woodhouse

by NEIL MUNRO
Dramatised in six parts by TOM WRIGHT with and 4: Although Count Victor has failed to find Drimdarroch, he has at last met Baron Lamond's daughter, Olivia. Sim MacTaggart suspects him of being involved in a plot to rescue James Stewart and a further raid on the castle leaves him at the mercy of an unexpected adversary.
Fight arranger DEREK WARE
Designers HELEN RAE , BOB SMART Producer PHARIC MACLAREN Directed by PETER MOFFATT BBC Scotland

Contributors

Unknown:
Tom Wright
Unknown:
James Stewart
Unknown:
Derek Ware
Designers:
Helen Rae
Producer:
Pharic MacLaren
Directed By:
Peter Moffatt
Count Victor:
Ian Saynor
Baron Lamond:
Victor Carin
Sim MacTaggart:
Paul Young
Duke of Argyll:
Robert James
Mungo:
Freddie Earlle
Olivia:
Valerie Fyfer
PetUllO:
Angus Lennie
Kate Petullo:
Juliet Cadzow
MacCallum:
Derek Anders
First bailie:
Ron Paterson
Second bailie:
Campbell Godley
Landlord:
Ronald Muirhead

Regional Variations (2)

Dechrau Canu. Dechrau Canmol

BBC One Wales

from Portstewart, Northern Ireland The harbour of a picturesque tourist resort on the north Atlantic coast of Northern Ireland is the venue for tonight's Songs of Praise.
Among the local inhabitants Margaret Percy meets are a successful local fisherman, a worker in a famous distillery and a young man blinded by a terrorist, who continues his athletic training.
I sing the almighty power of God (Solomon); All creatures of our God and King (Lasst uns erfreuen); Eternal Father (Melita); Morning has broken <Bunessan); Nearer my God to thee (Proprior Deo); Dear Lord and Father of mankind (Repton); Be Thou my vision (Slane); Gracious Spirit, Holy Ghost (Charity).
Conductor HAVELOCK NELSON Producer MOORE WASSON
Film director IAN HAMILTON
Series producer ANDREW BARR
(Postponed from 27 April)

Contributors

Unknown:
Margaret Percy
Conductor:
Havelock Nelson
Producer:
Moore Wasson
Director:
Ian Hamilton
Producer:
Andrew Barr

The Thin End by JOHN BRASON starring with The only thing to do when faced with an impossible situation is to make it work for you.
Series devised by ERIC PAICK and n. j. crisp Script editor JOHN BRASON Designer STANLEY MORRIS Producer GERARD GLAISTER Director ANDREW MORGAN

Contributors

Unknown:
John Brason
Unknown:
N. J. Crisp
Editor:
John Brason
Designer:
Stanley Morris
Producer:
Gerard Glaister
Tony Blair:
Bryan Marshall
Janet Blair:
Shirley Anne Field
Charles Burton:
Clifford Rose
Monica Burton:
Pamela Salem
Kim Hayward:
Carolyn Courage
Ray Mason:
Mark Jones
Paul Blair:
Cecil Humphreys
Nasir:
Marc Zuber
Det-Sgt Gilbert:
Andrew McCullogh
Dillon:
Aubrey Richards
Col Ndobi:
Hugh Quarshie
Admiral Harkness:
Noel Johnson
Cohn:
Geoffrey Davion

A comedy by W. Somerset Maugham
Starring Bob Hoskins as Sheppey

Sheppey, a London barber, isn't surprised when he wins a fortune on the Irish Sweep. ' I always was lucky', he tells his customers, I was born lucky'. But his luck changes when he tells his astonished family how he means to spend the money.

Feature: p.13
Preview: page 17, Woddis on... page 66

Contributors

Author:
W. Somerset Maugham
Music composed and conducted by:
Stanley Myers
Costume Designer:
Dorothea Wallace
Lighting:
Dennis Channon
Script Editor:
Stuart Griffiths
Designer:
Chris Pemsel
Producer:
Louis Marks
Director:
Anthony Page
Sheppey:
Bob Hoskins
Customer:
Willoughby Gray
Mr Bolton:
Royce Mills
Miss Grange:
Brenda Blethyn
Albert:
Ellis Jones
Bradley:
John Nettleton
Victor:
Perry Benson
Miss James:
Shona Morris
Reporter:
Tony Rohr
Bessie Legros:
Lynda Marchal
Mrs Miller:
Maria Charles
Florrie:
Wendy Morgan
Ernie:
Simon Rouse
Dr Jervis:
Wensley Pithey
Cooper:
Tony Rohr

starring
Sometimes
Libby upset; Richard irritated. That's how quarrels can start. It's that easy. But as surely as night follows day the quarrelling has to stop sometime - one way or another....
Written by LARRY GELBART and EVERETT GREENBAUM
Directed by NICK HAVINGA

Contributors

Written By:
Larry Gelbart
Written By:
Everett Greenbaum
Directed By:
Nick Havinga
Richard Chapin:
Beau Bridges
Libby Chapin:
And Helen Shaver
Dylan Chapin:
Rossie Harris
Nicky Chapin:
Justin Dana

At the heart of the events which make news lie deeper concerns In this week's filmed report, Peter France considers the strengths and weaknesses of the values behind this week's headlines.
Film editor MICHAEL ALOOF
Producers DAVID M. THOMPSON and COLIN CAMERON

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter France
Producers:
David M. Thompson
Producers:
Colin Cameron

Spanish Grand Prix
There's a new championship leader - Brabham driver NELSON PIQUET - as the 1980 Grand Prix season moves on to Jarama and round seven in this year's Championship. But right behind Brazilian Piquet is Frenchman RENÉ ARNOUX in the turbo-charged Renault, followed by ALAN JONES (Williams) and DIDIER PIRONI (Ligier), both of whom had such bad luck in Monaco two weeks ago.
Commentators
MURRAY WALKER and JAMES HUNT
Television presentation
SPANISH TELEVISION SERVICE Editor JONATHAN MARTIN

Contributors

Unknown:
Nelson Piquet
Unknown:
Didier Pironi
Unknown:
Murray Walker
Editor:
Jonathan Martin

A series of five programmes
2: ARTHUR c. CLARKE , the prophet of space travel, whose own scientific work led to the launching of geosynchronous communications satellites.
Director FRANK ASH
Producer BRENDA HORSFIELD

Contributors

Unknown:
Arthur C. Clarke
Director:
Frank Ash
Producer:
Brenda Horsfield

BBC One London

About BBC One

BBC One is a TV channel that started broadcasting on the 20th April 1964. It replaced BBC Television.

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