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Jimmy Young's Guide to Everyday Maths
A series of ten programmes 8: Pictures and Charts
See how much you know about pie-charts and pictograms with Ray Lonnen and Peter Aubrey
Sketches written by Chris Miller
Production ANNA JACKSON , CHRIS JELLEY
For information about local classes in basic maths, ring [number removed] (England); [number removed] (Scotland); [number removed] (Wales); [number removed] (Northern Ireland)
Book (same title), £2.50, from bookshops

Contributors

Unknown:
Ray Lonnen
Unknown:
Peter Aubrey
Written By:
Chris Miller
Unknown:
Anna Jackson
Unknown:
Chris Jelley

Five programmes which aim to help the families of disabled people, with TONY NORTHMORE 3: Growing Up
After being regarded as special during childhood, handicapped teenagers and young adults are expected to live in the able-bodied world.
Series producer GORDON CROTON Producer CHARLES PASCOE

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony Northmore
Producer:
Gordon Croton
Producer:
Charles Pascoe

A series of 19 programmes which aims to help mentally-handicapped people get more out of life.
15: Let's Go and Lend a HandPresented by BRIAN RIX
Directed by ROSANNA HIBBERT
Series producer GORDON CROTON

Contributors

Presented By:
Brian Rix
Directed By:
Rosanna Hibbert
Producer:
Gordon Croton

Ten programmes on the Arab-Israeli dispute. 8: Nasser and Israel How did the 1967 war come about and what were its consequences?
Production assistant CAROLINE PICK
Written and produced by ROGER OWEN

Contributors

Unknown:
Caroline Pick
Produced By:
Roger Owen

A series of ten programmes 8: Buying a Dream ...
How can we sort fact from fantasy? With BRIAN REDHEAD and DAVID TENCH
Sketches by CHRIS MILLER
Production ANNA JACKSON , DAVID ALLEN

Contributors

Unknown:
Brian Redhead
Unknown:
David Tench
Unknown:
Chris Miller
Unknown:
Anna Jackson
Unknown:
David Allen

The Long Chain
James Burke takes a look at 2,000 years of human ingenuity. Tonight he asks: ' What's the connection between Lloyd's of London and the Glasgow gasworks, or between the invention of the gin-and-tonic and nylon stockings - and how does that connection mould the shape of your life?
Produced by MICK JACKSON , DAVID KENNARD

Contributors

Unknown:
James Burke
Produced By:
Mick Jackson
Produced By:
David Kennard

A series of ten programmes in which BARBARA WOODHOUSE demonstrates her own quick method of training dogs and their owners. 8: Show Handling
It takes years to be a top show handler, and preparing dogs for show is quite an art. In this programme Barbara Woodhouse shows beginners her way of moving dogs, standing them and presenting them to the judge.
Producer PETER RIDING

Contributors

Unknown:
Barbara Woodhouse
Unknown:
Barbara Woodhouse
Producer:
Peter Riding

A series featuring the best of contemporary British and American rock bands. Each week's recording takes place on a college campus in front of an audience of students. This week: Robin Trower from University of London Union Introduced by Pete Drummond
Director TOM CORCORAN
Producer MICHAEL APPLETON

Contributors

Unknown:
Robin Trower
Introduced By:
Pete Drummond
Director:
Tom Corcoran
Producer:
Michael Appleton

The inimitable Tony Newley in a concert performance from the stage of the Gaumont State Theatre, London.
Included in tonight's programme are his international hits: What kind of fool am I', 'Gonna build a mountain ', ' Who can I turn to ' and ' Pop goes the weasel With IRMA MCGILL and YNES ANTHONY
Musical director IAN FRASER
Sound KEITH HARLOW. Lighting JOHN MASON DesignerDICK COLES
Television presentation BRIAN WHITEHOUSE

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony Newley
Unknown:
Irma McGill
Unknown:
Ynes Anthony
Director:
Ian Fraser
Unknown:
Keith Harlow.
Unknown:
John Mason
Designer:
Dick Coles
Unknown:
Brian Whitehouse

Regional Variations (2)

Yes Minister: Open Government

BBC Two England

Yes, Minister

Series 1

Episode 1: Open Government

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

First episode of the acclaimed sitcom about an apparently clueless British government minister and the advisers who surround him. Show more

Contributors

James Hacker:
Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby:
Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard Woolley:
Derek Fowlds
Sir Arnold Robinson:
John Nettleton
Annie Hacker:
Diana Hoddinott
The Mayor:
Norman Mitchell
Producer:
Stuart Allen
Director:
Stuart Allen
Writer:
Antony Jay

The Big If ...
If is short for interferon. Twenty years ago, interferon featured in a Flash Gordon cartoon. It was a drug that saved the life of an astronaut, threatened by a deadly space virus.
Today, interferon is about to be lifted out of the realms of space fantasy. For clinical trials in Europe and in America have shown its potential to control not only viruses, but also cancer.
Tonight's Horizon tells the extraordinary story of what could be the biggest medical development for 50 years, if ...
Narrator ALEXANDER JOHN
Film editors
M. A. C. ADAMS , STEFAN RONOWICZ Editor SIMON CAMPBELL-JONES
Written and produced by VIVIENNE KING

Contributors

Narrator:
Alexander John
Unknown:
M. A. C. Adams
Unknown:
Stefan Ronowicz
Editor:
Simon Campbell-Jones
Produced By:
Vivienne King

A series of 20 programmes
Learn a little Russian and look at daily life in the Soviet Union.
7: Russian names and the Russianfamily. Where do people live, what jobs do they do, and what's the Soviet cost of living like? Also Goodbye, Summer: part 2
Presented by TANYA FEIFER
GEORGE FEIFER , EDWARD OCHAGAVIA VOLODYA UKHIN , TATYANA VEDENEEVA With GALYA VENEVITINOVA
SLAVA BOGACHOV, MARINA TROSHINA GALINA KOMAROVA
Drama script ALISTAIR BEATON .Film editor RICHARD SIDWELL
Production assistant MARY SPRENT Producer TERRY DOYLE

Contributors

Unknown:
Soviet Union.
Presented By:
Tanya Feifer
Presented By:
George Feifer
Presented By:
Edward Ochagavia
Presented By:
Volodya Ukhin
Unknown:
Tatyana Vedeneeva
Script:
Alistair Beaton
Editor:
Richard Sidwell
Unknown:
Mary Sprent
Producer:
Terry Doyle

Peter Snow , Peter Hobday ,John Tusa and Charles Wheeler report and analyse the significant events of the day, with Newsnight's own team of reporters and BBC correspondents. Weather and sports news at 11.15* from Fran Morrison and David Davies.
Deputy editor RONALD NEIL

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Snow
Unknown:
Peter Hobday
Unknown:
John Tusa
Unknown:
Charles Wheeler
Unknown:
Fran Morrison
Unknown:
David Davies.
Editor:
Ronald Neil

BBC Two England

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