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: Engineering Science: 21: Current and Chemical Action

Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 9.35)

: Merry-Go-Round: Looking at Birds: 2 and King Arthur: 2 - The Giant

For Schools
Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 9.58)

: Science Session: Good Health: 4: Spanner in the Works

For Schools
Previously shown on Wednesday
(to 10.20)

: Living in the Present: Living in the Future

A sociology series.
BBC film
Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 10.43)

: Watch with Mother: Rag, Tag, and Bobtail

For the very young
Charles E. Stidwill tells the story.
Sam and Elizabeth Williams make the pictures
BBC film
(to 11.00)


Narrator: Charles E. Stidwill
Pictures: Sam Williams
Pictures: Elizabeth Williams
Script: Louise Cochrane

: For Sixth Forms: Unit II: The Engineers: 9: A Meeting of Disciplines

For Schools
Previously shown on Monday
(to 11.30)

: Signpost: Down the River: 2: The Apprenticed Lighterman

BBC film for Schools
Previously shown on Monday
(to 11.55)

: 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: 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.


Film editor: Tony Williams
Producer: John Radcliffe

: Racing at Aintree

The first day of the Liverpool Spring Meeting.

2.30 The Lancashire Hurdle
over 2 miles, 100 yards

3.5 The Topham Trophy Handicap Steeplechase
over 2 miles, 6 furlongs of the Grand National Course

3.40 The 85th Union Jack Stakes
over 1 mile

4.20 The Liverpool Foxhunters Steeplechase
over 2 miles, 71 furlongs of the Grand National Course

(to 16.25)


Commentator: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentator: Peter Montague-Evans
Commentator: Robert Haynes
Commentator: Clive Graham
Interviewer: David Coleman
Presented for television by: Ray Lakeland
Presented for television by: Dennis Monger

: Blue Peter

with Christopher Trace and Valerie Singleton.


Presenter: Christopher Trace
Presenter: Valerie Singleton
Director: Rosemary Gill
Producer: Biddy Baxter

: Tales from Overseas: The Stranger: Episode 5

by G. K. Saunders.

Jean and the boys return from Sochuniss, and Security in Canberra takes over.
A film produced by the Australian Broadcasting Commission


Writer: G. K. Saunders

: 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

: Television Top of the Form: Spring Series: Second Semi-Final

The Girls of Sutton Coldfield Grammar School v. The Boys of Haberdashers' Aske's School, Elstree


Question-Master: Geoffrey Wheeler
Question-Master: Paddy Feeny
Scorer: Douglas Arthur
Questions set by: Boswell Taylor
Graphics: Roy Laughton
Outside broadcasts directed by: Alan Rees
Outside broadcasts directed by: Mary Evans
Producer: Bill Wright

: 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
Associate Producer: Frank Dale
Assistant editor: John Lloyd
Editor: Derrick Amoore

: Top of the Pops

A new look at Britain's best-sellers.
Discs-Stars-News from this week's Top Twenty.
Introduced tonight by Peter Murray.


Presenter: Peter Murray
Settings: Paul Montague
Producer: Johnnie Stewart

: Amateur Boxing: Northern Counties v. Scotland

Quarter-finals of the Amateur Boxing Association Senior Championships direct from Belle Vue, Manchester.


Commentator: Harry Carpenter
Presented for television by: Jack Harrison

: With Andy

Andy Stewart invites you to be With Andy
to meet Denny Willis, David and Marianne Dalmour

The Augmented BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra
Leader, Dennis McConnell
Conducted by Iain Sutherland
From Scotland


Presenter/script: Andy Stewart
Comedian: Denny Willis
Group: David and Marianne Dalmour
Musicians: The Augmented BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra
[Orchestra] leader: Dennis McConnell
[Orchestra] conducted by: Iain Sutherland
Script: Jack Bradley
Designer: Walter Miller
Producer: Iain MacFadyen

: The News

: The Largest Theatre in the World presenting: Tea Party

by Harold Pinter.

Starring Leo McKern
with Vivien Merchant, Jennifer Wright, John Le Mesurier
and Charles Gray
See page 47


Writer: Harold Pinter
Film cameraman: A. A. Englander
Film editor: Raoul Sobel
Costumes supervised by: Joan Ellacott
Make-up supervised by: Lilias Munro
Lighting: Robert Wright
Designer: Eileen Diss
Producer: Sydney Newman
Director: Charles Jarrott
Wendy: Vivien Merchant
Disson: Leo McKern
Diana: Jennifer Wright
Willy: Charles Gray
Father: Frederick Piper
Mother: Hilda Barry
Tom: Peter Bartlett
John: Robert Bartlett
Toastmaster: Hugh Owens
Disley: John Le Mesurier
Lois: Margaret Denyer

: Gallery: Verdict of the Voters

Introduced by Ian Trethowan with Robert McKenzie.

Verdict of the Voters
An assessment of the results of this week's two by-elections at Saffron Walden in Essex and in the Scottish constituency of Roxburgh, Selkirk, and Peebles.


Presenter: Ian Trethowan
Presenter: Robert McKenzie
Film editor: Ken Bilton
Associate producer: Brian Smale Adams
Producer: Anthony Whitby

: News Extra

followed by The Weather

: Komm Mit!: 20: Abreise

Wir sprechen Deutsch
Thirty lessons for beginners.

Heidi and Dieter leave their hotel and return to Neustadt.
with Heidi Treutler, Dieter Geissler
Introduced by Sabine Michael, Paul Hansard.
A BBC Educational broadcast
Repeated next Saturday at 12.15 p.m.


Presenter: Sabine Michael
Presenter: Paul Hansard
Designer: Gordon Roland
Producer: Colin Nears
Heidi: Heidi Treutler
Dieter: Dieter Geissler

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