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: TAMMY

Tammy and friends

: WATCH WITH MOTHER

For the very young
The Woodentops
Injured Bird

: THE NEWS and THE WEATHER MAM

Jack Scott

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Scott

: PLAY SCHOOL

A programme for children under five
Ideas Day
Presenters,
Carol Chell, Gordon Clyde
Today's story:
' Albert the Dragon '
Written and illustrated by QUENTIN BLAKE
Shown at 11.0 a.m. on BBC-2

Contributors

Unknown: Carol Chell
Unknown: Gordon Clyde
Illustrated By: Quentin Blake

: JACKANORY

with Catharina Ferraz
Stories from Portugal
Todav:
' Bride of the Sea '

Contributors

Unknown: Catharina Ferraz

: BLUE PETER

with Valerie Singleton
John Noakes
Peter Purves
Producers,
EDWARD BARNES , ROSEMARY GILL
Editor, BIDDY BAXTER
See page 16

Contributors

Unknown: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: John Noakes
Unknown: Peter Purves
Unknown: Edward Barnes
Editor: Biddy Baxter

: The Motorbike Ride

The Thursday film this week is from Italy
Part 1
Mario and Giorgio find a lost wallet on some waste ground in a suburb of Milan.
Story told by Peter Bowles Presented by Peggy Miller

Contributors

Narrator: Peter Bowles
Presented By: Peggy Miller

: THE MAGIC ROUNDABOUT

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

Contributors

Unknown: Serge Danot
Told By: Eric Thompson

: The News and Weather Man

Jack Scott

Contributors

Weather man: Jack Scott

: The Fifties

Robert Robinson looks back at the events, politics, sport, and entertainment of the year 1951.
Tonight's edition covers the month of September, when the Prime Minister, Mr. Attlee, announced a General Election, King George VI underwent a serious operation, and Harlow New Town was opened. There is film of the Farnborough Air Show and the Princess Elizabeth at the premiere of The Lady with the Lamp.

Contributors

Presenter: Robert Robinson
Director: Will Wyatt
Producer: 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 and featuring
Jerry Van Dyke
Stacey Petrie : part 1
... Oh brother!
Part 2: next Thursday

Contributors

Unknown: Dick van Dyke
Unknown: Mary Tyler Moore
Unknown: Morey Amsterdam
Unknown: Rose Marie
Unknown: Larry Mathews
Unknown: Jerry van Dyke
Unknown: Stacey Petrie

: TOP OF THE FORM

Semi-Final 1
The Boys of Whitley Bay Grammar School v.
Either: The Boys of The Crypt School, Gloucester
Or: The Boys of Chatham House Grammar School, Ramsgate
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 Harkers have a problem caused by early delivery on their building site. Caroline visits Arnold Tripp and finds him far from happy. Burroughs now threatens Tripp with the loss of his newspaper.
Story by JOHN CRESSWELL Script by FRANK MOORE Producer, BILL SELLARS
Directed by RAYMOND CUSICK from the Midlands

Contributors

Unknown: Colin Morris
Unknown: Arnold Tripp
Story By: John Cresswell
Script By: Frank Moore
Producer: Bill Sellars
Directed By: Raymond Cusick
Bert Harker: Robert Brown
Jimmy Harker: David Janson
Joyce Harker: Wendy Richard
Vera Harker: June Bland
Henry Burroughs: Campbell Singer
Mrs Heenan: Vanda Godsell
Arnold Tripp: Gerald Cross
Jeff Langley: Michael Collins
Charles Turner: Neil Hallett
Jim Cook: Benny Lee
Caroline Kerr: Heather Chasen
Nina Priestley: Sally Faulkner
Gran Hamilton: Gladys Henson
Eric Crutchley: John Kidd
Rufus Pargeter: Michael Redfern
Robert Malcolm: Conrad Phillips
Amelia Huntley: Naomi Chance

: '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
Sound, Richard Chamberlain
Produced by COLIN CHARMAN

Contributors

Introduced By: Alan Freeman
Directed By: Johnny Pearson
Unknown: Richard Chamberlain
Produced By: Colin Charman

: THE FIRST LADY

starring THORA HIRD
ROBERT KEEGAN , JAMES GROUT and HENRY KNOWLES in All Right for Other People by HUGH FORBES
Series devised by ALAN PLATER from an initial idea by ALAN PLATER and PHILIP LEVENE
Script editor, Gerry Davis
Designer, Daphne Shortman
Producer, TERENCE DUDLEY
Directed by BEN REA
Peggy Tarrant, Will's daughter, arrives home emotionally disturbed after an unhappy love affair in London. After discovering that her father is in Stockholm at a trades union conference, she breaks down and a policeman finds her weeping in the street.
She is subsequently taken to a hostel for the after-care of mental patients. She is, in fact, one of the first women residents to be accepted as an experiment in group therapy. This experiment is strongly opposed by a Residents' Association which has previously succeeded in keeping the hostel out of their area. Their bigotry is based on the all-too-familiar fear of anything connected with mental disturbance.
The additional unconventional element of mixing the sexes serves as another excuse to attack the object of their fear. Worse still, Will Tarrant returns home determined that his daughter shall not be left in a home. It's all right for others- not for his daughter.

Contributors

Unknown: Thora Hird
Unknown: Robert Keegan
Unknown: James Grout
Unknown: Henry Knowles
Unknown: Hugh Forbes
Unknown: Alan Plater
Unknown: Alan Plater
Unknown: Philip Levene
Editor: Gerry Davis
Designer: Daphne Shortman
Producer: Terence Dudley
Directed By: Ben Rea
Peggy Tarrant: Susan Mitchell
Sarah Danby: Thora Hird
Dr Hobbs: John Ringham
Michael Benson: Geoffrey Hibbert
David: David Collings
Roger: Clive Rust
Harry: Roger Hammond
Arthur: Lane Meddick
Hardiman: Joby Blanshard
Tom Danby: Henry Knowles
Kendrick: Derek Tanslet
George Kingston: James Grout
Lumsden: Kenneth Edwards
Mrs Benson: Nancie Jackson
De Quincey: Walter Horsbrugh
Will Tarrant: Robert Keegan

: THE NEWS

with Richard Baker followed by THE WEATHER

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Baker

: SPORTSNIGHT WITH COLEMAN

Once again BBC outside broadcasts feature one of the principal events of the busy May sports diary
Pick-of-the-week, plus national and international news and views in television's top sports programme
Producer, JONATHAN MARTIN
Editor, SAM LEITCH

Contributors

Producer: Jonathan Martin
Editor: Sam Leitch

: THE WORLD AMATEUR BALLROOM DANCING CHAMPIONSHIPS 1969

Before an audience in London's Royal Albert Hall dancers from twenty countries compete for
Amateur Ballroom Dancing's top awards
In tonight's first visit:
THE LATIN AMERICAN
GRAND FINAL
Also featured:
THE GRAND FINAL of the STAR U.K. FORMATION TEAM
CHAMPIONSHIP
A further relay from the World Championships begins at 10.55 p.m.

Contributors

Dancers: Albert Hall

: TWENTY-FOUR HOURS

What matters in the news and out of it with Kenneth Allsop and Michael Barratt
Robert McKenzie , Vincent Kane with on-the-spot reports by Fyfe Robertson , David Lomax Philip Tibenham , Denis Tuohy Linda Blandford
Assistant editor, John Dekker
Editor, ANTHONY SMITH

Contributors

Unknown: Kenneth Allsop
Unknown: Michael Barratt
Unknown: Robert McKenzie
Unknown: Vincent Kane
Unknown: Fyfe Robertson
Unknown: David Lomax
Unknown: Philip Tibenham
Unknown: Denis Tuohy
Unknown: Linda Blandford
Editor: John Dekker
Editor: Anthony Smith

: THE WORLD AMATEUR BALLROOM DANCING CHAMPIONSHIPS 1969

Tonight's second live relay features:
THE GRAND FINAL of the MODERN CHAMPIONSHIP
Come Dancing's three best party dances in THE INSTEP FINAL and the Presentation of awards
Music by Joe Loss and his Orchestra and The Ray McVay Band
Master of Ceremonies, Peter West
Commentators, Judith Chalmers and Peggy Spencer
Arranged by Eric Morley
Organised by Mecca Promotions in association with Ovaltine Ltd.
Directed for television by DOUGLAS HESPE

Contributors

Music By: Joe Loss
Unknown: Ray McVay
Commentators: Judith Chalmers
Commentators: Peggy Spencer
Arranged By: Eric Morley
Television By: Douglas Hespe

: BLACK RIVER BISHOP

by MARTIN BALLARD
Over a century ago Samuel Ajayl Crowther was consecrated Bishop of the Niger.
Viewpoint looks at the controversy aroused by this appointment of the first African bishop of modern times with Bari Jonson
Donald Bisset
Roger Delgado
Producer, JOHN ELPHINSTONE-FYFFE
Close Down

Contributors

Unknown: Martin Ballard
Unknown: Samuel Ajayl
Unknown: Bari Jonson
Unknown: Donald Bisset
Unknown: Roger Delgado








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