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World Challenge Cup Northern Ireland v Rest of the World
Northern Ireland have more than a good chance of winning this first-ever team Championship. DENNIS TAYLOR , ALEX HIGGINS and JACK REA make a formidable combination.
DAVID VINE introduces highlights from Birmingham.
Commentators TED LOWE
JACK KARNEHM , CLIVE EVERTON Summariser JOHN PULMAN
Producers NICK HUNTER
RICHARD TILLING , KEITH PHILLIPS

Contributors

Unknown:
Dennis Taylor
Unknown:
Alex Higgins
Commentators:
Ted Lowe
Unknown:
Jack Karnehm
Unknown:
Clive Everton
Unknown:
Summariser John Pulman
Producers:
Nick Hunter
Unknown:
Richard Tilling
Unknown:
Keith Phillips

Fifteen documentary films about life in Britain made week-by-week from September to Christmas last year.

For the people of Cornwall it was a week dominated by three stories. The fishing of mackerel off their coastline, the threat of oil from the ill-fated tanker Christos Bitas to North Cornish beaches and the bid by an American entrepreneur to open the Wheal Jane tin mine. For John Pardoe, Liberal MP for North Cornwall, the week followed the announcement that there would be no October election. He faced another long winter working to hold a precarious majority in a highly-marginal seat.
Photography JIM KNIGHTS Film editor JUSTIN SMITH Producer DENNIS ADAMS
Executive producer JAMES DUWAR
BBC South West

Contributors

Unknown:
Christos Bitas
Unknown:
Wheal Jane
Unknown:
John Pardoe.
Editor:
Justin Smith
Producer:
Dennis Adams

Regional Variations (2)

The Two Ronnies

Series 7

Episode 7

Duration: 40 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

A spokesman argues for independence for Ruislip, and a notorious film comes in for some mockery in Last Mango in Paris.

Regional Variations (2)

Alec Guinness in Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

BBC Two England

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Series 1

Flushing Out the Mole

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

In the final part of John le Carre's classic story, George Smiley's search for the mole at the heart of the Circus finally comes to an end.

Contributors

George Smiley:
Sir Alec Guinness
Peter Guillam:
Michael Jayston
Sir Oliver Lacon:
Anthony Bate
Ricki Tarr:
Hywel Bennett
Roy Bland:
Terence Rigby
Bill Haydon:
Ian Richardson
Percy Alleline:
Michael Aldridge
Toby Esterhase:
Bernard Hepton
Jim Prideaux:
Ian Bannen
Ann Smiley:
Siân Phillips

The Lost Waters of the Nile
In the Southern Sudan the White Nile pours into a bog that's as big as the whole of Ireland, and half of it simply disappears. Now, the biggest engineering project in Africa, the Jonglei Canal, proposed by Britons in 1903, is being built by a French company with Pakistani engineers riding a huge German excavator. It will bypass the swamp, save the water and could drastically alter the whole region.
This international activity centres on the territory of half-a-million Dinka, who are well-adjusted to a harsh environment, breed cattle for their bovine beauty, have little interest in agriculture, and were recently at war with the Arab North. Will the new canal destroy their unique way of life? Or will it lead to reconciliation between communities with dramatically different cultures? Narrator PAUL VAUGHAN
Film editor M. A. C. ADAMS
Editor SIMON CAMPBELL-JONES
Written and produced by ALEC NISBETT

Contributors

Narrator:
Paul Vaughan
Editor:
M. A. C. Adams
Editor:
Simon Campbell-Jones
Produced By:
Alec Nisbett

BBC Two England

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