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: Going to Work: The First Day at Work

BBC film for Schools
Previously shown on Monday
(to 9.55)

: Middle School Mathematics: 9: Combined Operations

'Switch off mains before mending fuse'. The order of operations is important here, but when does it matter in mathematics?
Presented by David Morris.
For Schools
Previously shown on November 23
(to 10.20)


Presenter: David Morris
Studio animations: Alfred Wurmser
Producer: John Cain

: Watch with Mother: The Woodentops

For the very young
Stories about a family of wooden dolls who live on a farm.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
BBC film
(to 11.00)


Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Voices: Eileen Browne
Voices: Josefina Ray
Voices: Peter Hawkins
Script and music: Maria Bird

: Spotlight

People - Politics - Problems
For Schools
Previously shown on Thursday
(to 11.25)

: A Year in the Country: Food from the Farm

Introduced by Eric Simms.
The potato harvest and what happens when this crop is sent to a potato crisp factory.
BBC film for Schools
Previously shown on November 24
(to 11.55)


Presenter/producer: Eric Simms
Producer: F. R. Elwell

: Heddiw

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


Presenter: Owen Edwards

: The News

: Watch with Mother: The Flowerpot Men

For the very young
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
Peter Hawkins speaks the voices
Maria Bird writes the songs and music
BBC film
(to 13.45)


Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Singer: Gladys Whitred
Voices: Peter Hawkins
Songwriter/Music: Maria Bird

: The Orchestra: 9: Brass - Horns and Tuba

Introduced by Kenneth Alwyn.
Alan Civil (horn), John Wilson (tuba) with Denis Egan (trumpet), Arthur Wilson (trombone), Eric Allen (percussion) and Winifred Taylor (piano).
For Schools
Previously shown on November 23
(to 14.25)


Presenter: Kenneth Alwyn
Horn player: Alan Civil
Tuba player: John Wilson
Trumpeter: Denis Egan
Trombonist: Arthur Wilson
Percussionist: Eric Allen
Pianist: Winifred Taylor
Producer: John Hosier

: Crackerjack

Introduced by Leslie Crowther.
with Peter Glaze, Pip Hinton, Jillian Comber, Harold Taylor
Guest, Brenda Lee
and 'Jig Jak'
Music by Bert Hayes and his Octet
(Leslie Crowther is appearing in "The Black and White Minstrel Show" at the Victoria Palace, London; Bert Hayes is appearing at Butlin's Hotels, Cliftonville)


Presenter: Leslie Crowther
Comedian: Peter Glaze
Comedienne: Pip Hinton
Hostess: Jillian Comber
Magician: Harold Taylor
Singer/guest: Brenda Lee
Musicians: Bert Hayes and his Octet
Designer: Peter Brachacki
Director: Peter Whitmore
Producer: Johnny Downes

: Junior Points of View

with Sarah Ward
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: Sarah Ward

: The News

: Town and Around

News and views from London and the South-East.
Introduced by Richard Baker.
Followed by The Weather


Presenter: Richard Baker

: Choice: Motoring Correspondents

Introduced by Derek Hart
with James Douglas Henry, Nick Harman.

Do they tell you the truth about new cars?
A report on the reporters.


Presenter: Derek Hart
Reporter: James Douglas Henry
Reporter: Nick Harman
Designer: Norman Vertigan
Graphics: George Daulby
Film editor: John Campbell
Film director: Prudence Martin Series produced by: Paul Bonner
Director: Edward Mirzoeff

: Tonight

Introduced by Cliff Michelmore
with Alan Whicker, Fyfe Robertson, Trevor Philpott, Kenneth Allsop, Macdonald Hastings, Christopher Brasher, Julian Pettifer, Cathal O'Shannon, Magnus Magnusson.


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Alan Whicker
Reporter: Fyfe Robertson
Reporter: Trevor Philpott
Reporter: Kenneth Allsop
Reporter: Macdonald Hastings
Reporter: Christopher Brasher
Reporter: Julian Pettifer
Reporter: Cathal O'Shannon
Reporter: Magnus Magnusson
Associate Producer: Kenneth Corden
Associate Producer: Anthony Smith
Assistant Editor: John Lloyd
Editor: Derrick Amoore

: Compact: Weekend Plans

by Hazel Adair and Peter Ling.

Alan meets Santa Claus, Camilla meets an old friend, and David waits for an appointment which will never be kept.


Series creator/Writer: Hazel Adair
Series creator/Writer: Peter Ling
Script editor: Donald Tosh
Designer: Daphne Shortman
Producer: Morris Barry
Director: Michael Ferguson
Alan: Basil Moss
Gussie: Frances Bennett
Doug: Lawrence James
Adrian: Robert Desmond
Bridget: Gaynor Lloyd
Ian: Ronald Allen
Mrs. Chater: Beryl Cooke
Stan: Johnny Wade
Camitta: Carmen Silvera
Tessa: Bridget Armstrong
David: Vincent Ball
Toy Dept. Manager: Richard Klee
Ludovic Windsor: Johnson Bayly
Joyce Macnamara: Marigold Sharman
Sid Bergholt: Brandon Brady
Emma Lawrence: Janet McIntire
Frank Bristow: Clive Marshall
Dennis Kelly: Bernard Finch
Anne-Marie Labourdin: Alexandra Bastedo
Barman: Andre Charise

: Sykes and a Gold?

Written by Eric Sykes.
Starring Eric Sykes and Hattie Jacques
with Peter West
and Howard Douglas, Maitland Moss, Betty Romaine, Eric Phillips, Frank Littlewood, Cyril Cross, Roy Denton, Nigel James


Writer: Eric Sykes
Incidental music: Gordon Franks
Film Cameraman: James Balfour
Film Editor: Jim Latham
Costumes supervised by: Betty Aldiss
Make-up supervised by: Anna Jones
Designer: John Wood
Producer: Philip Barker
Eric: Eric Sykes
Hattie: Hattie Jacques
Himself: Peter West
[Actor]: Howard Douglas
[Actor]: Maitland Moss
[Actress]: Betty Romaine
[Actor]: Eric Phillips
[Actor]: Frank Littlewood
[Actor]: Cyril Cross
[Actor]: Roy Denton
[Actor]: Nigel James

: The Dick Emery Show

Starring Dick Emery
with Joan Sims
featuring Gary Miller, The King Brothers, Mary Millar
with Joanna Rigby, John Cater, Julie Pitcher, Bruce Wightman and The Urchins
Joan Sims is in 'Instant Marriage' at the Piccadilly Theatre, London; Joanna Rigby in 'Diplomatic Baggage' at Wyndham's Theatre, London
See page 60


Musical director: Alyn Ainsworth
Musical associate: Dennis Wilson
Numbers staged by: Tommy Linden
Designer: Martin Johnson
Producer: David Croft
Comedian: Dick Emery
[Actress]: Joan Sims
[Actor]: Gary Miller
Singers: The King Brothers
[Actress]: Mary Millar
[Actress]: Joanna Rigby
[Actor]: John Cater
[Actress]: Julie Pitcher
[Actor]: Bruce Wightman
Performers: The Urchins

: Points of View

with Robert Robinson
A quick look at criticism and comments from viewers.


Presenter: Robert Robinson

: The News

: R.3: Ministry of Research Centre No. 3: On the Spike

by Bill Strutton.
Starring John Robinson, Elizabeth Sellars, Richard Wordsworth
with Edwin Richfield, Moultrie Kelsall, Richard Carpenter, Eric Thompson
See page 59


Writer: Bill Strutton
Designer: Peter Seddon
Music composed by: Ken Thorne
Film cameraman: Charles Lagus
Film editor: Roy Watts
Story consultant and script editor: N. J. Crisp
Producer: Andrew Osborn
Director: Terence Williams
Willis: Richard Carpenter
Dr. May Howard: Elizabeth Sellars
Haley: Eric Thompson
Dr. Peter Travers: Richard Wordsworth
Dr. George Fratton: Moultrie Kelsall
Birkett: Kevin Brennan
Doris Haley: Stephanie Bidmead
Sheila Carson: Carol Austin
Chris Marks: Bryan Marshall
Betty Mason: Janet Kelly
Dr. Tayfield: John Maxim
Tom Collis: Derek Benfield
Sir Michael Gerrard: John Robinson
Porter: Frank Cowley
Dr. Brinkman: Frederick Schiller
Pomeroy: Edwin Richfield
Miss Brooks: Brenda Saunders
Colonel Dice: Fred Kitchen

: The Dick Van Dyke Show: Where Did I Come From?

A comedy film series.
Starring Dick Van Dyke
with Mary Tyler Moore, Morey Amsterdam, Rose Marie and Larry Mathews

Where Did I Come From?
...and Ritchie poses the question!


Rob Petrie: Dick Van Dyke
Laura Petrie: Mary Tyler Moore
Buddy Sorrell: Morey Amsterdam
Sally Rogers: Rose Marie
Ritchie Petrie: Larry Mathews

: Not So Much A Programme More A Way of Life

And a way of looking at the world One eye open wide; one eye closed; And between the two the picture gets composed

[Starring] David Frost, P.J. Kavanagh, William Rushton
with Barbara Evans, Eleanor Bron, John Bird, Doug Fisher, Roy Hudd, David Walsh and visitors.


Presenter: David Frost
Presenter: P.J. Kavanagh
Presenter: William Rushton
Singer: Barbara Evans
Performer: Eleanor Bron
Performer: John Bird
Performer: Doug Fisher
Performer: Roy Hudd
Performer: David Walsh
Musical Director: Conn Bernard
Film Editor: Christopher La Fontaine
Designer: Raymond Berger
Associate Producer: Elizabeth Cowley
Produced and directed by: Ned Sherrin

: News Extra

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