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: FOR SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES

9.38 MERRY-GO-ROUND
The First Australians
Shown on Monday
10.0 SCIENCE SESSION
Shown on Wednesday
10.25-10.45 MATHS TODAY:
YEAR 2
11: Making It Fit
Shown on Monday
11.0 -11.15 WATCH !
A Fairground: Side Shows Shown on Tuesday

: O WRES FFLAM

Report on the influence of the aluminium industry in Ravenswood, West Virginia, U.S.A.
First shown on BBC Wales

: WATCH WITH MOTHER

For the very young
The Woodentops
Baby's Bath

: THE NEWS

and THE WEATHER MAN
George Luce
*

Contributors

Unknown: George Luce

: FOR SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES LOOK OUT

A Free Hand
Introduced by RONALD LACET With KEITH ALBARN and pupils from
Thomas Bennett School, Crawley Produced by ANDRÉE MOLYNEUX
Repeated on Friday

Contributors

Introduced By: Ronald Lacet
Unknown: Keith Albarn
Unknown: Thomas Bennett
Produced By: Andrée Molyneux

: PLAY SCHOOL

A programme for children under five
Ideas Day
Presenters,
Carole Ward , Johnny Ball
Shown at 12 0 on BBC-2

Contributors

Unknown: Carole Ward

: JACKANORY

with Vivian Pickles
Jane's adventures on the Island of Peeg by JONATHAN GATHORNE-HARDY
PART 4: ' Mr Tulip '

Contributors

Unknown: Vivian Pickles
Unknown: Jonathan Gathorne-Hardy
Unknown: Mr Tulip

: Blue Peter

with Valerie Singleton, John Noakes, Peter Purves
See page 16

Contributors

Presenter: Valerie Singleton
Presenter: John Noakes
Presenter: Peter Purves
Producer: Edward Barnes
Producer: Rosemary Gill
Editor: Biddy Baxter

: THE MYSTERY OF THE CAVE

An adventure serial film from Sweden in seven parts
PART 4
Ludwig tries to buy information and a secret number code is revealed.
Story told by JOHN WESTBROOK
Presented by Peggy Miller

Contributors

Told By: John Westbrook
Presented By: Peggy Miller

: THE MAGIC ROUNDABOUT

Created by SERGE DANOT
English version written and told by ERtC THOMPSON

Contributors

Unknown: Serge Danot

: THE NEWS and THE WEATHER MAN

George Luce

Contributors

Unknown: George Luce

: THE FIFTIES

Robert Robinson recalls the month of May 1951 when the Festival of Britain began.
Huw Wheldon who helped to put on the Festival describes it as ' a bash at the prevailing woe and the prevailing dinge.'
Michael Frayn remembers the South Bank Exhibition as ' a box of delights, a pleasure-dome.'
There is film of Festival junketings in Cornwall and the Cotswolds, and Robert Donat stars in the Festival film The Magic Box.
Directed by WILL WYATT
Produced by IAIN JOHNSTONE

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Robinson
Unknown: Huw Wheldon
Unknown: Michael Frayn
Unknown: Robert Donat
Directed By: Will Wyatt
Produced By: Iain Johnstone

: THE DICK VAN DYKE

SHOW
Some of the best from one of the best comedy film series starring
DICK VAN DYKE with Mary Tyler Moore
Morey Amsterdam, Rose Marie
Larry Mathews
There's No Sale
... like wholesale!

Contributors

Unknown: Dick van Dyke
Unknown: Mary Tyler Moore
Unknown: Rose Marie
Unknown: Larry Mathews

: TOP OF THE FORM

Quarter Final 1
The Girls of Romford County High School v.
The Girls of Kirkcaldy High School
Question-Masters,
Geoffrey Wheeler and John Dunn
Scorer, CLIVE ROSLIN
Questions set by BOSWELL TAYLOR
Outside broadcasts directed by JOHN McGONAGLE and PETER MASSEY
Producer, MARY EVANS

Contributors

Question-Masters: Geoffrey Wheeler
Question-Masters: John Dunn
Unknown: Boswell Taylor
Directed By: John McGonagle
Directed By: Peter Massey
Producer: Mary Evans

: THE NEWCOMERS

Devised by Colin Morris
The strange young man reveals himself as a friend of Philip's. Langley and Sydney repair their broken friendship. The writer of the anonymous letter is unmasked.
Story by JOHN CRESSWELL
Script by RICHARD HARDY
Script editor, CHRISTOPHER BOND
Producer, BILL SELLARS
Directed by MIKE Bowen from the Midlands

Contributors

Unknown: Colin Morris
Story By: John Cresswell
Script By: Richard Hardy
Editor: Christopher Bond
Producer: Bill Sellars
Directed By: Mike Bowen
Sydney Huxley: Anthony Verner
Lance Cooper: Raymond Hunt
Gran Hamilton: Gladys Henson
Janet Cooper: Sandra Payne
Jeff Langley: Michael Collins
Steven Cooper: Nigel Driscoll
Arnold Tripp: Gerald Cross
Mrs Heenan: Vanda Godsell
Vera Harker: June Bland
Peter Metcalfe: Gil Sutherland
Alice Williamson: Dorothea Rundle

: NEWS HEADLINES

: TOP OF THE POPS

A new look at Britain's best-sellers
Discs-Stars-News from this week's
TOP TWENTY
Introduced by Alan Freeman
Top of the Pops Orchestra
Directed by Johnny Pearson
Produced by Colin CHARMAN

ROWRIDGE, BRIGHTON
6.0-6.15 Local News and Weather
6.15-6.40 Hulls by Design: a look at multi-hulled yachts
OXFORD, PETERBOROUGH
MANNINGTREE, CAMBRIDGE
6 0-6.15 Local News and Weather
6.15-6.40 Public Gallery: a monthly focus on Midland politics

Contributors

Introduced By: Alan Freeman
Directed By: Johnny Pearson
Produced By: Colin Charman

: THE FIRST LADY

starring
THORA HIRD
ROBERT KEEGAN , JAMES GROUT and HENRY KNOWLES in I Don'Like Him by TERENCE DUDLEY
Party Guests.HAROLD REESE , JOAN MANS Series devised by ALAN PLATER from an initial idea by ALAN PLATER and PHILIP LEVENE
Script editor, Gerry Davis
Designer, Moira Tait
Producer, TERENCE DUDLEY
Directed by LENNIE MAYNE
A desperate woman tells Sarah a dreadful story. The story so shocks Sarah that she embarks on a crusade in defence of a man whose only crime, it would seem, is that he can'swim. Had Henry Jackson been able to swim he could have saved the life of a child, but the Coroner has angrily expressed the view that an attempt should have been made, whether he could swim or not Public reaction was savage, and Jackson is now without a home and a job. What right, asks Sarah, has a Court to make emotional comment or moral judgment?

Contributors

Unknown: Thora Hird
Unknown: Robert Keegan
Unknown: James Grout
Unknown: Henry Knowles
Unknown: Terence Dudley
Unknown: Harold Reese
Unknown: Joan Mans
Unknown: Alan Plater
Unknown: Alan Plater
Unknown: Philip Levene
Editor: Gerry Davis
Designer: Moira Tait
Producer: Terence Dudley
Directed By: Lennie Mayne
Henry Jackson: Clyde Pollitt
Old woman: Winifred Hill
Ada Jackson: Dorothy Reynolds
Tom Danby: Henry Knowles
Sarah Danby: Thora Hird
Foley: Eric Dodson
Beth Warner: Diane Appleby
John Houghton: John Stratton
Will Tarrant: Robert Keegan
George Kingston: James Grout
Margaret Kingston: Margaret John
Watkinson: Noel Howlett
Mrs Watkinson: Aileen Raymond

: THE NEWS

with Robert Dougall followed by THE WEATHER

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Dougall

: SPORTSNIGHT WITH COLEMAN

INTERNATIONAL SHOW JUMPING from the Piazza di Siena, Rome
Britain's European champion and Olympic medallist David Broome leads the British select team in the Nations' Cup Competition which counts for the President's Trophy and the World Team Championship.
Commentator, Dorian Williams
THE HOME COUNTRIES' SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIPS
Can England, the World champions, resist the challenge of her oldest football rivals-Scotland, Northern Ireland, and Wales-in the next ten days? A preview of the most eagerly awaited British championships which can be seen ' live ' in full on BBC-1 next week.
Editor, SAM LEITCH
Look out for four pages of special features about the Soccer Champion
.Ships in next week's Radio TIME.

Contributors

Unknown: David Broome
Commentator: Dorian Williams
Editor: Sam Leitch

: THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE

The first of a new series
Christopher Brasher interviews some of the men who are trying to revitalise British industry.
1: SIR DENNING PEARSON Chairman of Rolls-Royce
Our image of Rolls-Royce Is stately, majestic, and silent-the makers of the best car in the world. But the famous car is only a small fraction of their vast enterprise. Last year they pulled off a huge export scoop, selling £ 150-million worth of a new hyper-efficient aero engine to power the Lockheed airbus. How did they do it? Why is there no brain-drain from Rolls-Royce? How do they survive in one of the most competitive industries in the world-an industry dominated by the Americans?
Directed by ALEC NISBETT
Produced by CHRISTOPHER BRASHER
See page 28

Contributors

Unknown: Christopher Brasher
Unknown: Sir Denning Pearson
Directed By: Alec Nisbett
Produced By: Christopher Brasher

: TWENTY-FOUR HOURS

What matters in the news and out of it with Kenneth Allsop and Michael Barratt
Robert McKenzie , Vincent Kane
Assistant editor, John Dekker
Editor, ANTHONY SMITH

Contributors

Unknown: Kenneth Allsop
Unknown: Michael Barratt
Unknown: Robert McKenzie
Unknown: Vincent Kane
Editor: John Dekker
Editor: Anthony Smith

: THE MAKING OF A CARDINAL

An edited recording of this morning's ceremony in St. Peter's, Rome, when
The Most Rev. Gordon Joseph Gray Archbishop of St. Andrews and Edinburgh first Cardinal in Scotland since the Reformation, was among the thirty-three new Cardinals to receive his ring from Pope Paul
Commentator, Fr. Patrick McEnroe
Presented by the Italian Television Service

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Gordon Joseph Gray
Unknown: Pope Paul
Unknown: Patrick McEnroe

: SUIVEZ LA PISTE

Follow Up Your French
A twenty-five-episode thriller by EMILE DE HARVEN 23: Faites vos Jeux with Monique Messine , Michel Forain Gisele Grimm , Gerard Buhr
Devi-ed by MICHEL BLANC and ORMOND UREN
Directed by JOHN PRESCOTT THOMAS produced by COLIN NEARS
Repeated on Saturday at 10.30 a.m.
For booklet and records see page 16
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Contributors

Unknown: Monique Messine
Unknown: Michel Forain
Unknown: Gisele Grimm
Unknown: Gerard Buhr
Unknown: Michel Blanc
Unknown: Ormond Uren
Directed By: John Prescott Thomas
Produced By: Colin Nears








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