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A practical guide to everyday writing, with seven new and handy ways of remembering spelling. Today there's help with writing safety reports. Presented by Barry Took with Michael Gambon, Saeed Jaffrey and Godfrey James

Contributors

Presenter:
Barry Took
Unknown:
Michael Gambon
Unknown:
Saeed Jaffrey
Unknown:
Godfrey James
Sketches written by:
Andy Hamilton
Sketches written by:
Barry Pilton
Director:
Julian Stenhouse
Producer:
Caroline Pick

Home Supporters
At what point does natural parental interest in a child's sporting activities become excess pressure? BRENDAN FOSTER discusses the situation in junior snooker with CLIVE EVERTON, in gymnastics with MITCH FENNER and ANITA LONSBROUGH joins in considering the wider issues.
Research assistant vicki MOORE Producer PAUL KRIWACZEK
Family Network telephone numbers;
North West: Manchester [number removed]North East: Leeds [number removed]
Midlands: Birmingham [number removed]
London/East Anglia/Home Counties: Luton [number removed]
South East: Dorking [number removed]
South West: Gloucester [number removed]
Wales- Cardiff 2S461. Swansea [number removed]Scotland: Glasgow [number removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Brendan Foster
Unknown:
Mitch Fenner

A series of ten programmes in Which PROFESSOR BERNARD WILLIAMS asks: Can philosophy resolve some contemporary moral dilemmas? 2:How Important is Sex?
Does promiscuity matter? Does sex have a special significance in a relationship or can it be just an extension of friendship-a pleasure to be enjoyed like any other?
Director BRYN BROOKS
Producer CHRIS JELLEY

Contributors

Unknown:
Professor Bernard Williams
Producer:
Chris Jelley

A 15-part sociology series. 12:Who Runs this Place
How we vote and the degree to which we can influence the 'powers that be', are largely determined by the socialising factors which shape our lives. With political sociologist KEN NEWTON. Narrated by MICHAEL MOLYNEUX
Producer TONY ROBERTS
Director CHARLES PASCOE

Contributors

Unknown:
Ken Newton.
Unknown:
Michael Molyneux
Producer:
Tony Roberts
Director:
Charles Pascoe

The classic serial in 12 exciting episodes, starring
9: The Pool of Peril
In which Flash Gordon rescues the Rock Prince, and then sets out with his crew and Prince Barin to try and rescue Barin's bride, Princess Aura, from the evil Emperor Ming.
Directed by FORD BEEBE and ROBERT HILL

Contributors

Directed By:
Ford Beebe
Unknown:
Robert Hill
Flash Gordon:
Buster Crabbe

The story of a warm-hearted family of pioneer stock - surviving the Depression years of the 30s and facing the war years of the 40s, starring Michael Learned as Olivia Walton, Ralph Waite as John Walton, Will Geer as Grandpa, Richard Thomas as John-Boy Walton, Judy Norton-Taylor as Mary Ellen, Jon Walmsley as Jason, Mary Elizabeth McDonough as Erin, Eric Scott as Ben, David W Harper as Jim-Bob, Kami Cotler as Elizabeth

John-Boy proposes and brings his bride-to-be home to Walton's Mountain for the wedding.

Contributors

Based on the autobiographical novel "Spencer's Mountain" by:
Earl Hamner Jr.
Writer:
D.C. Fontana
Writer:
Richard Fontana
Director:
Gwen Arner
Olivia Walton:
Michael Learned
John Walton:
Ralph Waite
Grandpa:
Will Geer
John-Boy Walton:
Richard Thomas
Mary Ellen:
Judy Norton-Taylor
Jason:
Jon Walmsley
Erin:
Mary Elizabeth McDonough
Ben:
Eric Scott
Jim-Bob:
David W Harper
Elizabeth:
Kami Cotler

Malay Magic -
Spirit Doctor of Kelantan
Music, magic, trance are the age-old ways the spirit doctor uses to drive away the bad spirits which Malays in Kelantan believe are the cause of disasters in their communities and of illness in themselves
In the fishing village of Tawang,
Dullah, the spirit doctor, performs elaborate and spectacular ceremonies of exorcism to cure illnesses which we imagine to be
Western prerogatives - but depresion, anxiety, the psychological disorders which fill English gps Waiting-rooms are also to be found In idyllic palm-fringed tropical
Malaysia, where the treatment is as exotic as the setting.
Film cameraman DAVID SOUTH m editor PETER HARRIS producer CLEM VALLANCE
Series editors
ANTHONY ISAACS and PETER JONES

Contributors

Editor:
Peter Harris
Producer:
Clem Vallance
Unknown:
Anthony Isaacs
Unknown:
Peter Jones

A Little Confidence by JOHN KERSHAW starring
If there is no legitimate way to beat a conman at his own game then Company and Co are quite
Prepared to play it dirty. Though they're always polite, of course.
Sound supervisor MIKE JONES Make-up artist JILL SHARDLOW Designer PAUL MUNTING Producer JOHN SICHEL

Contributors

Unknown:
John Kershaw
Unknown:
Mike Jones
Artist:
Jill Shardlow
Designer:
Paul Munting
Producer:
John Sichel
Samantha Company:
Maria Aitken
Barbara Hams:
Isabel Dean
Simon Company:
Simon Williams
Billy Hawkes:
Philip Lowrie
Dick Capps:
David Purcell
Mrs Dersley:
Elsie Randolph
Gerald Capps:
Derek Fuke
Fingers:
Kenny Clayton
Det-Insp Winters:
Jon Rumney
Bradford Willow:
Donald Sumpter
Policeman:
Guy Standeven
Kathy:
Susan Wooldridge
Lucy:
Annette Andre
Secretary:
Thomasm Heiner
Reporter:
John Hudson
Angie:
Maureen Bennett

Continues the season of recent, highly-acclaimed films starring Bill Hunter, Gerard Kennedy
Australia 1948 to 1956: during this period two great rival newsreel companies, Cinesound and Movie-tone were the main source of visual information for people throughout the country. This fascinating portrait of nearly a decade, uses a fictional' story interwoven with actual and recreated newsreel footage of the period The result is one of the most entertaining, exciting and innovative films to come from the new Australian cinema. one of the year's most interesting movies. (SUNDAY TELEGRAPH)
The film's idiom is tough, naturalistic, punchy.........most original - and even rarer it's a likeable movie about people. (EVENING STANDARD)
A most exhilarating product of the Australian new wave ...it's funny, beautifully acted, and genuinely modest. (THE OBSERVER)
Produced by DAVID ELFICK
Written and directed by PHILLIP NOYCE
Films: page 29

Contributors

Producer:
David Elfick
Director:
Phillip Noyce
Len Maguire:
Bill Hunter
Frank Maguire:
Gerard Kennedy
Amy McKenzie:
Wendy Hughes
Fay Maguire:
Angela Punch
Chris Hewett:
Chris Haywood
Charlie:
John Ewart
A.G. Marwpod:
Don Crosby
Ken:
John Dease
Cliff:
John Clayton
Geoff:
Bryan Brown
Greasy:
Tony Barry
Bruce:
Drew Forsythe
Ellie:
Lorina Lesley

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