Michael Barratt takes a look at programmes for 9-to-13-year-olds in the next academic year, especially the three new series in Geography, Mathematics and Inter-related Studies; and talks to the producers at work about their objectives.
Director DAVID WALLACE
Executive producer FELICITY KINROSS
Weatherman BARBARA EDWARDS
BOB LANGLEY , MARIAN FOSTER , DAVID SEYMOUR and DONNY MACLEOD present . the ideas, activities, music and personalities of the day, including Collector's Corner with Arthur Negus
With DEREK GRIFFITHS
How Boris and Christopher saved the spring
Story told by JOHNNY MORRIS
Presented by PEGGY MILLER
A programme for children under 5
Two zany mice and their ever-present foe, Jinks the cat.
with Hugh Lloyd
The Impecunious Hero by CHARLES PHILLIPS
Today: The Princess with the Long Hair
A thrilling series of adventures Top Cave, Please
Lok is banished to the Cave of the Winds by the tribal elders.
Zig-Zaqs Tony Hart , Pat KeyseU Sylveste McCoy and THE PROF
Designer CHRIS ROBILLIARD Director CLIVE DOIG
Producer PATRICK DOWILING
The address to send your paintings and designs is: Vision On, BBCtv, London, W12 8QT. Unfortunately paintings cannot be returned, but a prize is given for each one shown...
with Peter Woods ; Weatherman
News, interviews and analysis from your region tonight, including local weather; with Michael Barratt , Frank Bough Bob Wellings , Brian Widlake Sue Lawley and Susanne Hall and Consumer Unit, your weekly guide to consumer problems and how to avoid them.
Presented by Valerie Singleton and Richard Stilgoe
Editor STUART WILKINSON
(Regional details as Monday)
The adventures of a young family in the American 1870s
If I Should Die Before I Wake
After her companioh passes away, elderly Miss Hearn makes a most unusual request to neighbour Charles Ingalls which involves him in a startling deception.
Lindsay Sidney Green
Seven samples of Italian life in seven different places.
3: The Anchovy Coast
Romantic lemon groves, night fishing, the gentle art of making visitors happy, and a rebellious village that won't join modern Italy.
Narrator ERic THOMPSON
Written and directed by MICHAEL CROUCHER (Bristol)
A new film series starring James Garner as Jim Rockford an amiable private eye with a nose for trouble.
Tonight : The Big Ripoff
Rockford is hired by Steve's suspicious girlfriend after Steve's plane crashes and his wife miraculously swims ashore to claim his insurance and leaves for Switzerland, but the moment Rockford returns to California the girlfriend takes off ...
with Kenneth Kendall and Peter Woods ; Weather
Two illusions died in 1956. One was that Britain could wield her power without interference; the other was that the end of Stalinism would mean a slow liberation behind the Iron Curtain. Suez and Hungary were to prick those balloons.
But 1956 was also the year that saw the arrival of The Angry Young Men, the wedding of Grace Kelly to Prince Rainier of Monaco, the rise of Rock and Roll and the personal tragedy of a British Prime Minister.
Wmtten and narrated by William Hardcastle
Appearing: Noel Barber
James Cameron , Marjorie Proops Jocelyn Stevens , Olivier Todd
Cameramen PETER MIDDLETON , JOHN HAYES Sound DAVID SIMPSON
Film editor RON FREEMAN Producer THERESE DENNY
Preview by William Hardcastle : page 5
Tonight's trio were all students at the Royal Academy of Music. The first made his name in the world of jazz, the second as a comedian and the third as a broadcaster. They are:
John Dankworth , Mike Winters Steve Race
In the chair Brian Redhead
Designer PAUL MONTAGUE Director KEITH PHILLIPS
Producer HAZEL LEWTHWAITE
Introduced by Ludovic Kennedy
Editor JOHN GAU