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Jackson Pollock was the leading exponent of 'Abstract Expressionist Art'. His method of painting seemed to be governed largely by chance. What then does his work 'represent'?
Producer R. CALLANAN
A BBC/Open University production

Contributors

Unknown:
Jackson Pollock
Producer:
R. Callanan

A series in three episodes starring
Claudia McNeil
Robert Christian Janet McLachian with Lark Ruffin as Cassie
2: As the Logans are seen as the main force behind the growing boycott of Wallace's store, tensions increase and the family is threatened with reprisals. Mrs Logan is dismissed from her school job for teaching the facts about slavery, but Cassie has the satisfaction of paying back an earlier humiliation. When Mr Logan and Morrison, a family friend, are returning home late one night, they are confronted by members of the Wallace family, incensed at Logan's stubbomess ...
Written by ARTHUR HEINEMANN Produced by JEAN ANNE MOORE Directed by JACK SMIGHT
(First showing on British television) (For cast see Wednesday page 41)
(The final part is tomorrow at 5.40 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Claudia McNeil
Unknown:
Robert Christian
Unknown:
Janet McLachian
Unknown:
Lark Ruffin
Unknown:
Mrs Logan
Unknown:
Mr Logan
Written By:
Arthur Heinemann
Produced By:
Jean Anne Moore
Directed By:
Jack Smight

Trains
Mark Curry looks back at some classic silent comedies featuring thrills and spills on tracks and trains.
Directed by MARTIN HUGHES Produced by JOHN BUTTERY BBC Manchester

Contributors

Unknown:
Mark Curry
Directed By:
Martin Hughes
Produced By:
John Buttery
on BBC Two England

Pigsy Woos a Widow
Desire is a trap, and the cruellest of all beings are human. When Pigsy falls in love with a beautiful woman, appearances are not always what they seem.
Music by MICKY YOSHINO
Directed by YASUTAKA TANAKA
English adaptation by DAVID WEIR
English version directed by MICHAEL BAKE -WELL for WORLD WIDE sound, London Produced by NTV and KOKUSAI HOEI

Contributors

Music By:
Micky Yoshino
Directed By:
Yasutaka Tanaka
Directed By:
Michael Bake
Monkey:
Masaaki Sakai
Tripitaka:
Masako Natsume
Sandy:
Shiro Kishibe
Pigsy:
Toshiyuki Nishida

A personal view of the maternity services in the 80s by Peter Huntingford
4: The Dignity of Labour
Ten years ago labour was induced in 40 per cent of women. Instead of using technology to identify women in need, it was applied to all. Objections were loud. Today some obstetricians at least are trying to take into account the wishes and expectations of women having babies.
Assistant producer CATHERINE ROBINS Producer BRYN BROOKS

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Huntingford
Producer:
Catherine Robins

Noel Edmonds re-creates
October 1959, a special time for Harvey Smith
With help from CRAIG DOUGLAS singing his hit song 'Only sixteen,' VICTOR FOOTER, the guardsman who caused uproar at Buckingham Palace, members of the BLACK DYKE MILLS BAND, the AA patrolmen dealing with crazy drivers on the new Ml, DORIAN WILLIAMS , DAVID BROOME and STEVEN SMITH
.
Director PIETER MORPURGO Producer HENRY MURRAY

Contributors

Unknown:
Harvey Smith
Unknown:
Craig Douglas
Unknown:
Dorian Williams
Unknown:
David Broome
Unknown:
Steven Smith
Director:
Pieter Morpurgo
Producer:
Henry Murray

The film starring
Stephanie Zimbalist , Dean Butler Eighteen years old and in love for the first time, the world of Kath and Mike appears idyllic. While their friends seem unable to cope as individuals, the lovers believe that their relationship will go on forever. The passage of time, however, confronts them with the pressures of growing up and the realisation that even the most tender feelings can change.
Written by KISUNA JACOBSEN Produced by MARK TRABULUS
Directed by JOHN KORTY. Films: page 12 (First showing on British television)

Contributors

Unknown:
Stephanie Zimbalist
Unknown:
Dean Butler
Written By:
Kisuna Jacobsen
Produced By:
Mark Trabulus
Directed By:
John Korty.
Kath:
Stephanie Zimbalist
Michael:
Dean Butler
Erica:
Beth Raines
Artie:
John Friedrich
Sybil:
Diane Scarwid
Elizabeth:
Irene Miracle
Mr Danziger (father):
Tom Dalgreen
Mrs Danziger (mother):
Judy Brock
Mr Wagner:
Dan Caldwell
Mrs Wagner:
Julie MacAskill
Doctor:
Ernest Callenbach
Susan:
Judith Weston

Last month Heather Harper announced her retirement from the opera stage, though not from the concert platform. The Belfast-born soprano talks to John Julius Norwich about her international career. The programme includes extracts from La Traviata, Der Rosenkavalier, Strauss' Four Last Songs, Peter Grimes and Les Illuminations.
Film cameraman REX MAIDMENT Film sound PETER LINDSAY Film editor ROB MORRISON Producer ALAN TONGUE

Contributors

Unknown:
Heather Harper
Unknown:
John Julius
Unknown:
Peter Lindsay
Editor:
Rob Morrison

11.40 Computing at British Airways
For many years airlines have used computers for their seat reservations
12.5 The Barber Years
Balance of payments and money supply are problems for all governments. An exploration of Anthony Barber 's economic policy-making when he was Chancellor of the Exchequer from 1971 to 1974.

Contributors

Unknown:
Anthony Barber

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