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: Making Music

A series for younger children.
For Schools
Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 10.00)

: For Sixth Forms: Jeune Cinema: 3: Jean-Luc Godard

A series of French language programmes on the younger generation of film-makers in France.
Introduced by Olivier Todd.
For Schools
Previously shown on Monday
(to 10.27)


Presenter: Olivier Todd

: Watch with Mother: Rag, Tag, and Bobtail

For the very young
David Enders tells the story.
Sam and Elizabeth Williams make the pictures
BBC film
(to 11.00)


Narrator: David Enders
Pictures: Sam Williams
Pictures: Elizabeth Williams
Script: Louise Cochrane

: Science and Life: Science and Industry: 4: Towards Automation

For Schools
Previously shown on Wednesday
(to 11.25)

: Signpost: The Journey: 4: In the Air

For Schools
Previously shown on Monday
(to 11.55)

: Heddiw

Owen Edwards
Topical items introduced by Owen Edwards in Welsh.
(Crystal Palace, Sutton Coldfield, Holme Moss)


Presenter: Owen Edwards

: The News

: Watch with Mother: Andy Pandy

For the very young
Maria Bird brings Andy to play with your small children and invites them to join in the songs and games.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
BBC film
(to 13.45)


Narrator/Script, music, and settings: Maria Bird
Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Singer: Gladys Whitred

: Spotlight

People - Politics - Problems in the news
A topical programme for older children.
For Schools
Repeated on Friday at 11.5 a.m.
(to 14.25)


Film editor: Tony Williams
Producer: Barbara Parker

: A Swingin' Time

with Rolf Harris
The boys and girls in the studio and guest stars: Joe Brown and his Bruvvers, Mark Wynter, Henton School Folk Song Choir.


Presenter: Rolf Harris
Musicians: Joe Brown and his Bruvvers
Singer: Mark Wynter
Singers: Henton School Folk Song Choir
Music: Les Reed
Script: Ray Cooney
Settings: Colin Pigott
Producer: Neville Wortman

: Star Story: Barbara Mullen

The Prince of Liars by Pat Mullen.


Storyteller: Barbara Mullen
Author (The Prince of Liars): Pat Mullen
Story Editor: K. Levison
Producer: Cedric Messina
Director: Gareth Davies

: Junior Points of View

with June Imray
A weekly look at criticism and comments from younger viewers.
Letters for inclusion in these programmes should be addressed to: Junior Points of View, [address removed]


Presenter: June Imray

: The News

: Town and Around

A daily presentation of news and views from London and the South-East.
Introduced by Michael Aspel.
Followed by The Weather


Presenter: Michael Aspel

: Between the Lines

with Gay Hamilton, Una McLean, Tom Conti, Alex McAvoy
Introduced by Fulton Mackay.
Songs: Jeanie Lambe
Music: Peggy O'Keefe (piano), Jimmy Feighan (vibes), Ricky Fernandez (bass),
Michael Hill (drums)
Written by Tom Wright.
From Scotland

6.35-7.0 The Gauntlet Game: a light-hearted contest calling for brains and brawn, played between cities and towns in the South and West. Tonight: Weymouth v. Taunton
(Rowridge, Brighton)


Performer: Gay Hamilton
Performer: Una McLean
Performer: Tom Conti
Performer: Alex McAvoy
Presenter: Fulton Mackay
Singer: Jeanie Lambe
Pianist: Peggy O'Keefe
Vibes: Jimmy Feighan
Bass: Ricky Fernandez
Drummer: Michael Hill
Writer: Tom Wright
Additional material: Cliff Hanley
Music arranged by: Andy Park
Designer: Guthrie Hutton
Production Team: Janet Carey
Production Team: George Byatt
Director: David Bell
Producer: Pharic MacLaren

: Tonight

Introduced by Cliff Michelmore.
With Derek Hart, Alan Whicker, Fyfe Robertson, Trevor Philpott, Kenneth Allsop, Macdonald Hastings, Christopher Brasher, Julian Pettifer, Brian Redhead.


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Derek Hart
Reporter: Alan Whicker
Reporter: Fyfe Robertson
Reporter: Trevor Philpott
Reporter: Kenneth Allsop
Reporter: Macdonald Hastings
Reporter: Christopher Brasher
Reporter: Julian Pettifer
Reporter: Brian Redhead
Associate Producer: Derrick Amoore
Associate Producer: Kevin Billington
Associate Producer: John Lloyd
Associate Producer: Kenneth Corden
Associate Producer: Michael Tuchner
Assistant Editor: Elizabeth Cowley
Editor: Alasdalr Milne

: Compact: Crossed Swords

A series by Hazel Adair and Peter Ling.

David hits the headlines and Sheila's party gets out of hand.
See page 47


Series creator: Hazel Adair
Series creator: Peter Ling
Script: Bob Stuart
Script editor: Donald Tosh
Designer: Julia Trevelyan Oman
Producer: Bernard Hepton
Director: Richard Martin
Ben: Bill Kerr
David: Vincent Ball
Wendy: Sandra Payne
Dinah: Margo Andrew
Sheila: Joanna Vogel
Iris: Louise Dunn
Gussie: Frances Bennett
Doug: Lawrence James
Camilla: Carmen Silvera
Freddy Robbins: David Gregory
Stan: Johnny Wade
Mike Fuller: Richard Coleman
Connie: Valerie Douglas
Oliver Coombs: Eric Barker
Bruce: Robert Flemyng
Arthur Plum: David Nettheim
Mr Goodman: Malcolm Rogers
Ray: Frazer Hines
Gary: Brian Miller

: Dr. Kildare: Speak Not In Angry Whispers

A film series starring Richard Chamberlain as Dr. Kildare and Raymond Massey as Dr. Gillespie.

An estranged couple come together again when the husband learns of his wife's critical illness.


Dr. Kildare: Richard Chamberlain
Dr. Gillespie: Raymond Massey

: Here's Harry: The Good Samaritan

Written by Vince Powell and Frank Roscoe.
Starring Harry Worth in a second showing of The Good Samaritan
With Geoffrey Hibbert, Lane Meddick, Gerald Andersen, Doris Gambell, Tony Melody
From the North
(Harry Worth is appearing in "Show Time" at the Princess Theatre, Torquay)
See page 48


Writer: Vince Powell
Writer: Frank Roscoe
Settings: Kenneth Lawson
Producer: John Ammonds
Himself: Harry Worth
[Actor]: Geoffrey Hibbert
[Actor]: Lane Meddick
[Actor]: Gerald Andersen
[Actor]: Doris Gambell
[Actor]: Tony Melody

: The News

: Peer Gynt

Music by Grieg
Choreography by Vaslav Orlikowsky

Freely adapted from the drama by Henrik Ibsen.
Adapted and produced for television by Charles R. Rogers.
London's Festival Ballet Production

London Philharmonic Orchestra
Leader, David McCallum
Conducted by Aubrey Bowman
(Marilyn Burr appears by arrangement with the Director, Staatsoper, Hamburg)
See page 47


Music: Edvard Greig
Choreography: Vaslav Orlikowsky
Adapted from the drama by: Henrik Ibsen
Adapted by/Producer: Charles R. Rogers
Ballet Master and Personal Assistant to the Choreographer: Vassilie Trunoff
Costumes designed by: Yvonne Lloyd
Musicians: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Orchestra leader: David McCallum
Conductor: Aubrey Bowman
Associate Conductor: Donald Elliott
Lighting: Ken MacGregor
Designed for TV by: Tony Abbott
Peer Gynt: John Gilpin
Aase, his mother: Angela Bishopp
The Violinist: Max Natiez
Ingrid: Marilyn Burr
The Bridegroom: Vassilie Trunoff
Ingrid's mother: Janet Lewis
Ingrid's father: Nicholas Benton
Ingrid's friends: Gillian Shane
Ingrid's friends: Carol Yule
Solveig: Lucette Aldous
Her mother: Elizabeth Cox
Her father: Jean Pierre Alban
The Green One: Irina Borowska
The Troll King: Jean Pierre Alban
The Troll Imp: Raymond Lewis
An English Lady: Joan Potter
Anitra: Carmen Mathe
Her Escort: Barry McGrath
A Mad Woman: Carol Yule
The Button Moulder (Death): John Auld
Dancers: Artists of London's Festival Ballet

: Town Meeting of the World

Britain, France, and the U.S.A. are linked for a transatlantic discussion via Telstar 2 on the Myths and Menaces of international relations.
See panel on facing page

: News Extra

followed by The Weather

: Parliamo Italiano: 28: A Venezia

Let's Speak Italian
A course of thirty lessons for beginners.
Giulia and Giorgio try to find the Piazza San Marco, and lose their way.
Introduced by Ariella Reggio.
A BBC Educational broadcast
(Previously shown on Saturday)


Presenter: Ariella Reggio
Producer: Peter Montagnon

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