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: In Logon Se Miliye

For viewers from Pakistan and India.
Previously shown on Sunday
Questions by post, in English or your own language, for answering in the programme, should be sent to Make Yourself at Home or Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye, [address removed]

(Crystal Palace, Sutton Coldfield, Peterborough, Tacolneston, Holme Moss, Pontop Pike, Winter Hill, Kirk O'Shotts, Divis, Londonderry)
(to 12.45)

: Heddiw

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


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


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

: Out of School

1.45 Merry-Go-Round: Making Shadow Puppets
A craft programme for seven- to nine-year-olds, and an idea to occupy a winter's day.
Previously shown in June

2.5 Exploring Your World: Man Becomes Airborne
For children of primary school age-the story of the early aeroplanes and some of the science behind it.
Introduced by Harry Armstrong.
Previously shown in November

(to 14.25)


Film animations (Merry-Go-Round): Bura and Hardwick
Producer (Merry-Go-Round): Claire Chovil
Presenter (Exploring Your World): Harry Armstrong
Producer (Exploring Your World): Bill Scott

: Jackanory: Glass

with Brian Way
Today's Christmas stories are about Glass.


Storyteller: Brian Way

: Hector Heathcote: Part 13

A comedy film series.

Hector takes a riverside fort, while under fire from the Redcoats.

: Zoo Challenge: 8: Edinburgh Zoo

Polar bears have hairy pads on their feet to prevent them slipping on ice
Koala bears never drink - their name means 'no drink'
How many more fascinating facts can a team of experts discover about the animals you can see in any British zoo?
A weekly contest of animal knowledge.

Director, Gilbert Fisher challenges Leo Harrison Matthews, Peter Scott, John Crook.
Chairman, Tony Soper
From the West


Expert: Gilbert Fisher
Panellist: Leo Harrison Matthews
Panellist: Peter Scott
Panellist: John Crook
Chairman: Tony Soper
Producer: Nicholas Crocker

: The Magic Roundabout: Zebedee starts the Roundabout

Written and told by Eric Thompson.
A film series from France.


Writer/Narrator: Eric Thompson

: The News

: Town and Around

News and views from London and the South-East.
Introduced by Corbet Woodall.
And The Weather


Presenter: Corbet Woodall

: Going for a Song

Customers and connoisseurs explore the world of antiques with Max Robertson.
A West Region presentation


Presenter: Max Robertson
Producer: John Irving

: United!

by Brian Hayles.
The old folks' party goes with a bang. Bryn Morriston, the new centre forward, joins United.
From the Midlands


Series creator: Brian Hayles
Script: Max Marquis
Technical Adviser: Jimmy Hill
Associate Producer: Anthony Cornish
Producer: Bernard Hepton
Director: Derek Martinus
Gerry Barford: David Lodge
Ted Dawson: Robin Wentworth
Clara Dawson: Joyce Latham
Joey Furze: Brian Marjoribanks
Curly Parker: Ben Howard
Danny South: Mark Kingston
Kevin Barford: Peter Craze
Jack Birkett: Bryan Marshall
Jimmy Stokes: George Layton
Kenny Craig: Stephen Yardley
Jean Jones: Mitzi Rogers
Dan Davis: Arthur Pentelow
Brenda South: Armine Sandford
Mary Barford: Ursula O'Leary
Ruth Anderton: Jan Bashford
Horace Martin: Harold Goodwin
Sally Barford: Catherine Crutchley
Sam Carter: Billy Russell
Frank Silby: Arnold Peters
Bryn Morriston: Derrick Sherwin

: The Best of Hancock: The Poison Pen Letters

Written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.
Starring Tony Hancock in some vintage editions of Hancock's Half-Hour
and featuring Sidney James
This week: The Poison Pen Letters
with John Welsh, Patricia Hayes, Andrew Lieven, Totti Truman Taylor, Anna Churcher

Who is sending Hancock anonymous letters? The East Cheam constabulary co-operate in unravelling this intriguing mystery.


Writer: Ray Galton
Writer: Alan Simpson
Incidental music: Wally Stott
Designer: Lawrence Broadhouse
Producer: Duncan Wood
Anthony Aloysius Hancock: Tony Hancock
Sidney Balmoral James: Sidney James
Police sergeant: John Welsh
Mrs. Cravatte: Patricia Hayes
Police constable: Andrew Lieven
Spinster neighbour: Totti Truman Taylor
Mrs. Tribe: Anna Churcher

: Bewitched: A Vision of Sugar Plums

A comedy film series.
Starring Elizabeth Montgomery as Samantha, Dick York as Darrin, Agnes Moorehead as Endora

A Vision of Sugar Plums - promises fine fare for the Stephens family and their guests over Christmas.


Samantha: Elizabeth Montgomery
Darrin: Dick York
Endora: Agnes Moorehead

: Sportsview

Introduced by Frank Bough bringing you News - Action - Personalities in a weekly sports magazine for the family.


Presenter: Frank Bough
Presented by: Richard Tilling
Editor: Alan Hart

: The News

: Andover and the Android

by Kate Wilhelm.
Dramatised by Bruce Stewart.
with Tom Criddle, Annette Robertson
(First shown in the series "Out of the Unknown" on BBC-2)


Author: Kate Wilhelm
Dramatised by: Bruce Stewart
Title music composed and conducted by: Norman Kay
Incidental Music: Norman Percival
Designer: Lionel Radford
Producer: Irene Shubik
Director: Alan Cooke
Sir Felix: Ronald Ibbe
Cullen: Fulton MacKay
Tzhilyantsi: Robert Eddison
Purvis: Robin Parkinson
Charlie: David Coote
Phoebe: Helen Lindsay
Andover: Tom Criddle
French: David Conville
Eleanor: Lisa Daniely
Patrice: John Malcolm
Mathilde: Marda Vanne
Lydia: Annette Robertson
Bernard: Erik Chitty
Barnaby: Peter Bathurst
Fred: Fred Hugh

: Twenty-Four Hours

Introduced by Cliff Michelmore with Kenneth Allsop.
Round 24 hours with Ian Trethowan, Robin Day, Robert McKenzie
Round 24,000 miles with Fyfe Robertson, Julian Pettifer, Michael Barratt


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Presenter: Kenneth Allsop
Reporter: Ian Trethowan
Reporter: Robin Day
Reporter: Robert McKenzie
Reporter: Fyfe Robertson
Reporter: Julian Pettifer
Reporter: Michael Barratt
Deputy Editor: Anthony Whitby
Editor: Derrick Amoore

: A Ceremony of Carols

by Benjamin Britten.
sung by the London Boy Singers.
Director, Jonathan Steele
with Osian Ellis (harp).


Composer: Benjamin Britten
Singers: The London Boy Singers
Singers director: Jonathan Steele
Harpist: Osian Ellis
Movement: Julian Chagrin
Producer: Walter Todds

: Postscript

by The Rev. Kenneth Slack.


Speaker: The Rev. Kenneth Slack

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