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The Grand National Meeting
2.30 George Hurdle (2m)
3.5 Alpen Mildmay Trophy Chase (2m)
3.40 Weetabix Hurdle (2m)
4.15 Burton Latimer Novice Handicap Chase (3m)
Commentators PETER O'SULLEVAN and RICHARD PITMAN
Plus the latest news of tomorrow's big race, and interviews with leading personalities.
Introduced by TONY GUBBA
OB presentation by FRED VINER RICHARD TILLING , DAVID KENNING Editor ALAN HART

Contributors

Commentators:
Peter O'Sullevan
Commentators:
Richard Pitman
Introduced By:
Tony Gubba
Presentation By:
Fred Viner
Presentation By:
Richard Tilling
Editor:
Alan Hart

A series of eight programmes presented by Geoffrey Smith 2: A good return for effort
There's that special satisfaction a gardener gets when he picks vegetables he's grown himself. This week GEOFFREY SMITH plants potatoes, sows broad beans, lettuce, raddish and spring onions, and shows how to beat the cold weather by using cloches.
Series producer PETER RIDING Director BRIAN DAVIES

Contributors

Presented By:
Geoffrey Smith
Unknown:
Geoffrey Smith
Director:
Brian Davies

Travelling Man
! For my own part, I may say that before I commenced photography I did not see half the beauties in nature that I do now ...'-
(SAMUEL BOURNE)
The landscape photographer of the 1860s had to carry with him not only a camera but his portable dark-room. Samuel Bourne trekked through the foothills of the Himalayas to make a record which has never been surpassed. Narrated by BRIAN COE
Curator of the Kodak Museum
Quotations spoken by HUGH BURDEN
Series adviser AARON SCHARF
Producer ANN TURNER

Contributors

Unknown:
Samuel Bourne
Unknown:
Brian Coe
Spoken By:
Hugh Burden
Unknown:
Aaron Scharf
Producer:
Ann Turner

A Rose with Thorns
When Portugal's 50-year dictatorship collapsed, the revolution was seen as a rose. Two years later the rose has not withered but with 15 per cent unemployment many Portuguese are feeling the thorns. Graham Turner reports.
Assistant editor PAUL ELLIS Editor JOHN DEKKER

Contributors

Unknown:
Graham Turner
Editor:
Paul Ellis
Editor:
John Dekker

Ian McNaught Davis presents a new panel game featuring the identification of extraordinary inventions of the past and present.
Using their powers of deduction and wit are resident experts Professor Eric Laithwaite, William Woollard and their guests Joan Bakewell, Dr Magnus Pyke
BBC Bristol
Preview: page 13

Contributors

Chairman:
Ian McNaught Davis
Panellist:
Professor Eric Laithwaite
Panellist:
William Woollard
Guest panellist:
Joan Bakewell
Guest panellist:
Dr Magnus Pyke
Series Producer:
John King
Director:
Colin Godman

A light-hearted look at the relationship between men and women. with Judith Arthy Jacqueline Clarke Derek Griffiths Julia McKenzie
James Smilie , Ralph Watson
Musical director BURT RHODES Script editor AUSTIN STEELE Designer PAUL MUNTING
Producer PETER WHITMORE

Contributors

Unknown:
Judith Arthy
Unknown:
Jacqueline Clarke
Unknown:
Derek Griffiths
Unknown:
Julia McKenzie
Unknown:
James Smilie
Unknown:
Ralph Watson
Director:
Burt Rhodes
Producer:
Peter Whitmore

by Andrew Davies

'You said I'm a teacher as if that makes me into a boss. I'm just someone who has to be here, same as you.' Redfern, a student teacher, thinks today's educational system is all wrong...

(Martyr to What System? a discussion on teacher training: 10.55 pm)

Contributors

Writer:
Andrew Davies
Film Editor:
Ken Pearce
Film Cameraman:
Philip Bonham-Carter
Script Editor:
Louis Marks
Designer:
Moira Tait
Producer:
Innes Lloyd
Director:
Peter Smith
Redfern:
Mike Grady
Elgin:
David Hill
Alison:
Anne Carroll
Mrs Harvey:
Margery Mason
Sorrel:
David Garfield
Claude:
Peter Cellier
Bernard:
James Duggan
Chrissie:
Sally Watts
Julie:
Annie Hays
Reporter:
Trevor T. Smith
John:
Shefki Bayram
Terry:
Peter Newby
Eddie:
Peter Hugo Daley
Patrick:
Tony London
Mary:
Sally Williams
Stephanie:
Nula Conwell
Linda:
Linda Robson
Linda's friend:
Ann Roberts
Indian girl:
Ravinder Valia
Indian girl:
Gurmit Sidhe
Indian boy:
Reggae Ranjha
Boy in staffroom:
Mayank Patel
Elgin's children:
Stormont Murray
Elgin's children:
Harriet Murray

The third in a series of programmes about writers and their world Maurice Edelman at Hughenden
The Labour mp, MAURICE EDELMAN , who died last December, wrote two novels about Disraeli, in whom he had a life-long interest. At Hughenden, Buckinghamshire, where Disraeli lived for 30 years, Maurice Edelman talked about the rise of a young man with no connections, good looks, and a desire to win a place in society, who became a best-selling novelist, Prime Minister, and a favourite of Queen Victoria.
Cameraman ELMER cosset Editor DAVID THOMAS
Series producer DAVID HEYCOCK Director ANNE JAMES

Contributors

Unknown:
Maurice Edelman
Unknown:
Maurice Edelman
Unknown:
Maurice Edelman

Is there a better way-to train our teachers? Do the right people decide to teach? Traditional or progressive theories?
After tonight's play DAVID JESSEL chairs a discussion about the way teachers are selected and trained.
Producer FRANCES WHITAKER

Contributors

Unknown:
David Jessel
Producer:
Frances Whitaker

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