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: FOR SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES

9.38-9.53 MERRY-CO-ROUND
Shown on Monday
10.0-10.20 SCIENCE SESSION
Shown on Wednesday
11.0-11.15 WATCH I
Shown on Tuesday

: CRICKET

England v. The West Indies FIRST TEST MATCH
The whole of the first morning's play direct from Old Trafford, Manchester.
With Hall, Griffith, Nurse, and Kanhai missing there is a new look about the West Indies this year, and England—on paper at any rate-must be favourites to win the series. However, in Gibbs, Butcher, Lloyd, and Hendriks, the West Indies have a nucleus of world-class players, and in the incomparable Gary Sobers they have a captain who can inspire any team to make nonsense of the odds against them.
Commentary team,
Peter West , Richie Benaud Denis Compton , Jim Laker
Television presentation, Nick Hunter

Contributors

Unknown: Gary Sobers
Unknown: Peter West
Unknown: Richie Benaud
Unknown: Denis Compton
Unknown: Nick Hunter

: WATCH WITH MOTHER

For the very young
The Woodentops
Twins Holiday

: FOR SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES LOOK OUT

To the North
Introduced by RONALD LACEY with pupils from the High School of Art, Manchester
Produced by ANDREE MOLYNEUX

Contributors

Introduced By: Ronald Lacey
Produced By: Andree Molyneux

: LAWN TENNIS

from
The Edgbaston Priory Club, Birmingham
THE DAVIS CUP
Third Round
Great Britain v. West Germany
Commentators,
Dan Maskell and Bill Knight
Television presentation by Barrie Edgar and CRICKET
England v. The West Indies
FIRST TEST MATCH
Further coverage from Old Trafford
On BBC-2 from 4.30

Contributors

Unknown: Dan Maskell
Presentation By: Barrie Edgar

: PLAY SCHOOL

A programme for children under five
Ideas Day
Presenters,
Carole Ward , Jonathan Dennis

Contributors

Unknown: Carole Ward
Unknown: Jonathan Dennis

: JACKANORY

with Margaret Tyzack
Wet Magic by E. NESBIT
PART 4: 'The Water War'

Contributors

Unknown: Margaret Tyzack
Unknown: E. Nesbit

: BLUE PETER

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

Contributors

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

: DOG IN ORBIT

The Thursday film this week is from Spain
PART 1
Don Fabian explains the extraordinary properties of the magnetic dust which he has discovered in the town of Canas del Rey.
Story told by DUNCAN CARSE
Presented by Peggy Miller

Contributors

Unknown: Don Fabian
Told By: Duncan Carse
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 THE WEATHER MAN

Bert Foord

Contributors

Unknown: Bert Foord

: The Fifties

Robert Robinson looks back on November 1951 when Mr. Churchill chose ministers for his new government; Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh visited the United States; the Springboks rugby team trounced Scotland; and Marjorie Anderson reported on a new phenomenon - the supermarket.

Contributors

Presenter: Robert Robinson
Director: Will Wyatt
Producer: Iain Johnstone

: CRICKET

England v. The West Indies
FIRST TEST MATCH
The final overs and highlights of the first day's play

: TOM AND JERRY

playing Cat and Mouse in a selection from the world-famous award-winning cartoon films
Created by WILLIAM HANNA and JOE Barbera
Texas Tom
... is a silly hill-billy!

Contributors

Unknown: William Hanna

: TOP OF THE FORM

THE FINAL
Either The Girls of Romford County High School Or The Girls of Torquay Grammar School v.
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 enjoy an evening of digging. Burroughs shows the strength of his hand. Amelia and Malcolm play an important darts match.

Story by JOHN CRESSWELL
Script by CHRISTOPHER BOND
Producer, BILL SELLARS
Directed by MIKE BOWEN from the Midlands

Contributors

Unknown: Colin Morris
Story By: John Cresswell
Script By: Christopher Bond
Producer: Bill Sellars
Directed By: Mike Bowen
Gran Hamilton: Gladys Henson
Sydney Huxley: Anthony Verner
Lance Cooper: Raymond Hunt
Caroline Kerr: Heather Chasen
Andrew Kerr: Robin Bailey
Bert Harker: Robert Brown
Jim Cook: Benny Lee
Arnold Tripp: Gerald Cross
Doug Carson: Del Henney
Peter Metcalfe: Gil Sutherland
Janet Cooper: Sandra Payne
Steven Cooper: Nigel Driscoll
Eric Crutchley: John Kidd
Amelia Huntley: Naomi Chance
Robert Malcolm: Conrad Phillips
Henry Burroughs: Campbell Singer
Vera Harker: June Bland
Joyce Harker: Wendy Richard
Rugus Pargeter: Michael Redfern

: NEWS HEADLINES

: TOP OF THE POPS

A new look at
Britain's best-sellers
Discs-Stars-News from this week's
TOP TWENTY
*r
Introduced tonight by Pete Murray
Top of the Pops Orchestra
Directed by Johnny Pearson
Sound, Richard Chamberlain
Produced by COLIN CHARMAN

Contributors

Unknown: Pete Murray
Directed By: Johnny Pearson
Unknown: Richard Chamberlain
Produced By: Colin Charman

: The First Lady: In Shocking Taste

by Hugh Forbes
starring Thora Hird, Robert Keegan, James Grout and Henry Knowles
When a lorry full of workmen crashes into a Furness cafe, Tom Danby attempts a rescue but ends up in hospital himself. Sarah considers him a hero; so do Kingston and the rest of Furness - all except Will Tarrant. Will holds that the accident need never have happened in the first place and accuses even Tom of inexperience and incompetence. Sarah takes the warpath - but could Will be right after all?

Contributors

Writer: Hugh Forbes
Series devised by: Alan Plater
Initial idea by: Alan Plater
Initial idea by: Philip Levene
Script Editor: Gerry Davis
Designer: Cynthia Kljuco
Producer: Terence Dudley
Director: David Proudfoot
Ted Kirby: John Comer
Syd Broadbent: Graham Weston
Tom Danby: Henry Knowles
Maureen: Valerie Greaves
Joyce: Ann Oliver
Mayor: Tom Gowling
George Kingston: James Grout
Will Tarrant: Robert Keegan
Alderman Bowland: Donald Layne-Smith
Frank Mason: Robert Sansom
Sarah Danby: Thora Hird
Town Clerk: Herbert Ramskill
Mrs Kirby: Maureen Norman
Sister Roberts: Carmen Munroe
Councillor Hoyle: Lawrence James
Ruth Harvey: Clare Jenkins
Mrs Allen: Mary Chester

: THE NEWS

with Robert Dougall followed by THE WEATHER

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Dougall

: SPORTSNIGHT WITH COLEMAN

features
INTERNATIONAL FOOTBALL
Uruguay v. England from Montevideo
Highlights of the third match ol the world champions' tour of South America
Commentator,
Kenneth Wolstenholme
Producer, JONATHAN MARTIN
Editor, SAM LEITCH

Contributors

Unknown: Kenneth Wolstenholme
Producer: Jonathan Martin
Editor: Sam Leitch

: CHIEF EXECUTIVE

Out of the mergers and take-overs which hit the headlines every week emerges a new breed of chief executive.
Christopher Brasher interviews one of the youngest of this new breed
JIM SLATER
Jim Slater was a successful executive-deputy sales director of Leyland-when he decided to start up on his own. He had already turned E2.000 worth of savings into £ 50,000 by studying 'special situations' on the Stock Exchange. With this money he bought a substantial interest in a public company, changed its name to Slater, Walker Securities Ltd., and launched himself on a new career as one of the highest-flying entrepreneurs in the City. Now, just five years later, with a personal fortune valued at £ 3-million he has interests in Australia and South Africa, health foods and metal windows, unit trusts and timber. How did he build up and how does he control such a diverse group?
Directed by ALEC NISBETT
Produced by CHRISTOPHER BRASHER

Contributors

Unknown: Christopher Brasher
Unknown: Jim Slater
Unknown: Jim Slater
Directed By: Alec Nisbett
Produced By: Christopher Brasher

: TWENTY-FOUR HOURS

What matters in the news and out of it

: VIEWPOINT

Listen to the Revolution!
The voice of Ateksandr Blok with Paul Daneman
The greatest modern Russian poet, Blok (1880-1921) was both a Christian and a supporter of the Bolsheviks. His convictions-held through the most tumultuous events of history and the suspicion of both sides-gave his life and work a dramatic tension and an often prophetic vision.
Narrator, Gary Watson
Designer, Val Warrender
Producer, PETER FERRES

Contributors

Unknown: Ateksandr Blok
Unknown: Paul Daneman
Narrator: Gary Watson
Designer: Val Warrender
Producer: Peter Ferres

: JUST THE JOB

Eight programmes on career opportunities for young adults
2: What about Industry?
What are the prospects for young adults in industry? What opportunities do they have to start with? What sort of work is available to them?
Introduced by Paddy Feeny with Percy Walton
Secretary, Institute of Youth Employment Officers
Director, TONY ROBERTS
Producer, JOHN DUTOT
First shown on BBC-2
Close Down

Contributors

Introduced By: Paddy Feeny
Unknown: Percy Walton
Director: Tony Roberts
Producer: John Dutot








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