Programme Index

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9.8 Update USA
1: Great Lakes City
Cleveland's struggle with the problems of decline.
9.28 Pages from Ceefax
9.52 Sex Education. Growing
A series on growing and human reproduction for 8- to 10-year-olds.
10.15 Home Economics
Fats: Expert medical opinion tells us to cut down on fats. LESLEY JUDD reveals the source of hidden fats in our diet and shows how to prepare attractive meals using less fat.
Producer MICHAEL COYLE
10.40 Mindstretchers: Solutions Houses: The Solution
10.45 Pages from Ceefax
11.0 New series
Look, Look and Look Again
My Place: Children from Yorkshire and Dorset carry out art projects on their own community. Producer EDWARD HAYWARD
11.22 Subtitle Slot
Zig Zag: Hungry Times Part 1 by IAN TAYLOR , with subtitles for the benefit of hearing-impaired children.
11.42 Pages from Ceefax
12.5 pm Computer Studies Computing and computers One Way or Another:
A small importer -a large supermarket chain; both use computers, and although the scale is different, the problems are the same. Producer DAVID SAUNDERS
A BBC/Open University production
12.30 Pages from Ceefax
2.1 Scene. Keep Your Cool
Two teenagers describe their problems with temper and how they are learning to overcome them.
Producer ANDY WALKER
2.30-2.50 English File
Communicate! Journalists
DAVID EMERY , sports reporter of the Daily Star, covers an important tennis match and JILL ECKERSLY , features editor of Look Now, interviews a pop star.
Producer BRUCE JAMSON

Contributors

Unknown:
Lesley Judd
Producer:
Michael Coyle
Producer:
Edward Hayward
Unknown:
Ian Taylor
Producer:
David Saunders
Producer:
Andy Walker
Unknown:
David Emery
Unknown:
Jill Eckersly
Producer:
Bruce Jamson

helps you plan your weekend by previewing daytime programmes of special interest from the Open University. This week's selection includes It all Depends On Your Point of View and Me and Not Me.
Producer GLANFFRWD THOMAS
A BBC/Open University production

The BBC has always had a crucial role as part of the 'social cement' of the nation. Its coverage of the great rituals of state is part of that role.
Producer KEN PATTON
A BBC/Open University production

Contributors

Producer:
Ken Patton

opens a new season of adventure films starring
Robert Mitchum , Barbara Hale
Heading west to their ranch, wealthy banker Colonel Lambeth and his beautiful daughter find themselves in a shooting, a robbery and a full-scale attack on their ranch. But Pecos Smith , a handsome and impulsive cow-hand, comes to their rescue ... This lively film blends comedy, romance and non-stop action in its treatment of a Zane Grey story.
Screenplay by NORMAN HOUSTON Produced by HERMAN SCHLON Directed by EDWARD KILLY
Films: page 16

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Mitchum
Unknown:
Barbara Hale
Unknown:
Pecos Smith
Unknown:
Zane Grey
Unknown:
Norman Houston
Produced By:
Herman Schlon
Directed By:
Edward Killy
Pecos Smith:
Robert Mitchum
Rill Lambeth:
Barbara Hale
Chito Rafferty:
Richard Martin
Colonel Lambeth:
Thurston Hall
Suzanne:
Rita Corday
Brad Sawtelle:
Harry Woods
Clyde Morgan:
Bruce Edwards

Robin Denselow and his guests, including Drummie Zeb of Aswad and Tracie, take a critical look at this week's new releases, films, concerts and videos. Including Bob Marley , a new book by MALIKA LEE WHITNEY and DERMOTT HUSSEY.
Executive producer MICHAEL APPLETON Director MAY MILLER
Producer TREVOR DANN

Contributors

Unknown:
Robin Denselow
Unknown:
Bob Marley
Book By:
Malika Lee Whitney
Book By:
Dermott Hussey.
Producer:
Michael Appleton
Producer:
Trevor Dann

A personal history of the United States in 13 parts written and narrated by Alistair Cooke 3: Home from Home
ALISTAIR COOKE examines the colonists who went out from 17th-century England. Merchant adventurers founded plantations in Virginia and the South: religious dissidents, the Pilgrims and Puritans, landed up in New England.
The master of the spoken word has found an excellent cameraman
(GLASGOW EVENING CITIZEN)
One programme I wouldn't willingly miss
(DAILY MAIL)
Director and associate producer ANN TURNER Producer MICHAEL GILL
Alistair Cooke 's America: paperback 17.75, hardback £12.00, from booksellers
Letter from America on Radio 4, Fridays at 9.30 pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Alistair Cooke
Unknown:
Alistair Cooke
Producer:
Ann Turner
Producer:
Michael Gill
Unknown:
Alistair Cooke

The popular musical quiz with Frank Muir and John Amis in competition with Denis Norden and Ian Wallace over questions set by Steve Race
Television presentation DOUGLAS HESPE

Contributors

Unknown:
Frank Muir
Unknown:
John Amis
Unknown:
Denis Norden
Unknown:
Ian Wallace
Unknown:
Douglas Hespe

from
Barnsdale Geoff Hamilton prepares and sows a lawn, and starts a sweetcorn trial.
Anne Mayo deals with bulbs after flowering and Betty Metcalf suggests new techniques in cultivating french beans and tomatoes.
Production assistant JANE DON
Producer JOHN KENYON. BBC Pebble Mill Plant list on Ceefax page 261

Contributors

Unknown:
Barnsdale Geoff Hamilton
Unknown:
Anne Mayo
Unknown:
Betty Metcalf
Unknown:
Jane Don
Producer:
John Kenyon.
on BBC Two England

The start of a six-part comedy serial that takes the lid off the executive suite of a multi-national corporation where the chairman's unique philosophy is 'Suspicion breeds efficiency and anxiety breeds excellence'. starring
1: An emergency meeting called by the Machiavellian head of Empire Industries throws his executives into a state of blind panic and introduces the new research chief to the intrigues and corruption of boardroom politics.
Written by LAWRENCE J COHEN and FRED FREEMAN Directed by TERRY HUGHES

Contributors

Written By:
Lawrence J Cohen
Directed By:
Terry Hughes
Ben Christian:
Dennis Dugan
Calvin Cromwell:
Patrick MacNee
Peg:
Maureen Arthur
Jackie Willow:
Christine Belford
Meredith:
Caren Kaye
Jack Willow:
Richard Masur
Edward Roland:
Michael McGuire
Arthur Broderick:
Dick O'Neill
Roger Martinson:
Howard Platt
T Howard Daniels:
Edward Winter

An 11-part television history of Britain at work in the 20th century. 5: Planemakers
Aircraft factories have been full of enthusiasts like Paul Murphy , a supervisoratBritish Aerospace, Manchester: 'People who work in the aircraft industry, there's no question they consider themselves an elite. There are some magnificent tradesmen. There's also a real mystique about aircraft.' With archive film dating back to the First World War, designers and assembly workers tell a technical success story, as they pioneered the pure jet, the turbo prop, the first jet airliner, the supersonic airliner, and the jump jet. But the cost of developing new planes was rising all the time. Narrator John Woodvine
Music by CARL DAVIS
Film editor HUGH TASMAN
Assistant producer CHARLES FURNEAUX Producer JONATHAN LEWIS
Executive producer PETER PAGNAMENTA
Book, (same title), 910.75 from booksellers
* Subtitles on Ceefax page 270

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Murphy
Narrator:
John Woodvine
Producer:
Jonathan Lewis
Producer:
Peter Pagnamenta

from the Leadmill Arts Centre, Sheffield, capturing the mood and atmosphere of a regular working date for jazz musicians.
Introduced by John Brown featuring American blues singer Jimmy Witherspoon with Danny Moss (tenor sax) and his Quartet
Directed by MARCEL GUILLOU
Produced by PATRICK HARGREAVES

Contributors

Introduced By:
John Brown
Singer:
Jimmy Witherspoon
Tenor:
Danny Moss
Directed By:
Marcel Guillou
Produced By:
Patrick Hargreaves

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