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: For Schools and Colleges

9.10 Engineering Science: Series and Parallel Connections
(Previously shown on Monday)

9.38 Primary School Mathematics: About Turning
(Previously shown on Monday)

10.0-10.30 Middle School Physics: Molecules in Motion
(Previously shown on Mon. and Tues.)

11.5-11.25 History 1918-1965: 8: The Story of Ghana
(Previously shown on Tuesday)

11.35 Discovering Science: Water in the Body
(Previously shown on Tuesday)

12.0-12.25 Science and Society: Planning the Uses of Science
(Previously shown on Tuesday)

: Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye

For viewers from Pakistan and India.
Previously shown on Sunday
Questions by post in English or your own language, 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, Wenvoe West, Rowridge)

(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: 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

: For Schools and Colleges

2.5 Science Session: Leather
Tanning of animal skins prevents their decomposition by bacteria, but the resulting leather is still durable, flexible, and water resistant.
Introduced by Stewart Gartside.
(Repeated on Thursday)

2.30-2.50 Living in the Present: The Press
(Previously shown on Mon. and Tues.)


Presenter (Science Session): Stewart Gartside
Producer (Science Session): Morton Surguy

: Racing from Cheltenham: The National Hunt Meeting

3.30 The Champion Hurdle Challenge Cup
with £10,000 added to a sweepstakes over two miles and 200 yards

4.5 The United Hunts' Challenge Cup (Steeplechase)
A plate of £1,000 over three miles and three furlongs

4.40 The George Duller Handicap Hurdle Race
A plate of £2,000 ever three miles and a few yards


Commentator: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentator: Clive Graham
Interviewer: David Coleman
Presented for TV by: Barrie Edgar

: Jackanory: Paddington Goes Underground

with Thora Hird.


Storyteller: Thora Hird

: Champion, the Wonder Horse: Andrew and the Deadly Double

The adventures of a boy and his two faithful friends, Champion, a wild stallion, and Rebel, his dog.

Champion and Rebel take part in exposing a plot to sell the ranch of one of Ricky's friends.

: Look at: The Sign Readers

A look at the tracks, trods, and traces of various animals on the Cumberland coast.
A nature detective film with Dr. Niko Tinbergen. F.R.S. and Dr. Monica Impekoven.
Introduced, written, and directed by Hugh Falkus.
Produced for the BBC by Manuscript Films


Zoologist: Dr. Niko Tinbergen
Zoologist: Dr. Monica Impekoven
Presenter/Writer/Director: Hugh Falkus
Filmed and edited by: John Martin

: Peter's Adventures: Peter and Fairytales

A cartoon film series from Hungary.

Peter runs into trouble with dragons, ogres, and finally the space ship.

: The News

: Town and Around

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


Presenter: Corbet Woodall

: A Whole Scene Going

Want to work in films? Three famous directors talk about your chance...
American folk star, Judy Collins, sings...
In the 'hot seat' - Spencer Davis
Introduced by Wendy Varnals and Barry Fantoni.


Presenter: Wendy Varnals
Presenter: Barry Fantoni
Singer: Judy Collins
Interviewee: Spencer Davis
Director: Tom Savage
Producer: Elizabeth Cowley

: United!

Created by Brian Hayles.

Danny may be left with an impossible choice, but what about Gerry Barford?
From the Midlands


Series creator: Brian Hayles
Story: Michael Meath
Story: Richard Milne
Script: Alistair Bell
Technical Adviser: Jimmy Hill
Producer: Anthony Cornish
Director: John Davies
Gerry Barford: David Lodge
Mary Barford: Ursula O'Leary
Sally Barford: Catherine Crutchley
Danny South: Mark Kingston
Dr. Newkes: Ballard Berkeley
Ted Dawson: Robin Wentworth
Amanda Holly: Jill Meers
Klaine Mayfield: Elizabeth Weaver
Jack Birkett: Bryan Marshall
Horace Martin: Harold Goodwin
Mrs. Timothy: Hilary Mason
Jean Jones: Mitzi Rogers
Bryn Morriston: Derrick Sherwin
Curly Parker: Ben Howard
Jimmy Stokes: George Layton
Richard Caldwell: David Beale
Judy Pinns: Jacqueline Noon
Kenny Craig: Stephen Yardley
Dave Rockway: Christopher Coll
Deirdre Gosling: Beverley Jones
Dan Davis: Arthur Pentelow

: The Best of Hancock: The Bowmans

Written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.
Starring Tony Hancock
This week: The Bowmans
Featuring Brian Oulton, Patrick Cargill, Constance Chapman, Hugh Lloyd, Bruno Barnabe, Richard Carpenter, Dennis Chinnery, Victor Platt, Bernard Hunter, Peter Glaze, Alec Bregonzi, Meadows White, Charles Young, Ralph Wilson, William Sherwood, Gwenda Ewen

Any resemblance to a famous long-running radio serial is entirely coincidental - or is it?


Writer: Ray Galton
Writer: Alan Simpson
Incidental music composed and Orchestra conducted by: Wally Stott
Designer: Malcolm Goulding
Producer: Duncan Wood
Anthony Aloysius Hancock: Tony Hancock
'Dan Bowman': Brian Oulton
The Producer: Patrick Cargill
'Gladys Bowman': Constance Chapman
Florist: Hugh Lloyd
BBC Official: Bruno Barnabe
'Old Ben Merryweather's friend': Richard Carpenter
Reporter: Dennis Chinnery
Postman: Victor Platt
[Actor]: Bernard Hunter
Harold: Peter Glaze
Fred: Alec Bregonzi
George: Meadows White
[Actor]: Charles Young
The Doctor: Ralph Wilson
Julian Court: William Sherwood
Diane: Gwenda Ewen

: Points of View

with Kenneth Robinson
A quick look at criticism and comments from viewers.
Letters for inclusion in these programmes should be addressed to: Points of View, [address removed]


Presenter: Kenneth Robinson

: Softly, Softly: Tickle on Wheels

by Allan Prior.
Investigation of the Criminal - not the Crime.

[Starring] Stratford Johns as Det. Chief Supt Barlow, Garfield Morgan as Det. Chief Insp. Lewis, Alexis Kanner as Det.-Con. Stone, Gilbert Wynne as Det.-Con. Reg Dwyer and Robert Keegan as Mr. Blackitt
See page 35


Writer: Allan Prior
Designer: Jeremy Davies
Producer: David E. Rose
Director: Max Varnel
Det. Chief Supt. Barlow: Stratford Johns
Det. Chief Insp. Lewis: Garfield Morgan
Det.-Con. Stone: Alexis Kanner
Det.-Con. Dwyer: Gilbert Wynne
Mr. Blackitt: Robert Keegan
The Mouse: Peter Bennett
Mr. Harvey: Ronald Leigh-Hunt
Mrs. Harvey: Margo Mayne
Bramley: Robert Brown
Cracknell: Tony Doonan
Lennie Wallace: John Melvin
Mr. Simms: Tony Sympson
Chief Insp. Owen: Alan Downer
W.P.C. Lambton: Carol Passmore

: The News

: Election Broadcast

on behalf of the Labour Party.
Also on BBC-2

: The Wednesday Play: Boy in the Smoke

by Patrick Galvin.
With Sean Caffrey, Ray Mort, John Sharp
(First shown on BBC-2)
See page 35


Writer: Patrick Galvin
Designer: Roy Oxley
Producer: Peter Luke
Director: William Slater
Billy: Raymond Hunt
Mr. Carey: Tony Steedman
Paddy: Sean Caffrey
Foreman: Harry Walker
Thomas: James Fitzgerald
Mrs. Carey: Christine Shaw
Jim: Ray Mort
Waitress: Valerie Bell
Small man: John Barrard
Barman: Wesley Murphy
Sylvia: Judith Smith
Young man: Frank Jarvis
Professor: John Sharp
Crazy: Paddy Joyce
Policeman: Allan Mitchell
Policeman: Stanley Stewart

: Twenty-Four Hours

Today in Britain and the world with Kenneth Allsop and Fyfe Robertson, Julian Pettifer, Michael Barratt, Michael Parkinson.
Campaign Report
Introduced by Ian Trethowan.
News... comment... analysis of the latest moves in the 1966 General Election campaign with Robin Day and Robert McKenzie.


Presenter: Kenneth Allsop
Reporter: Fyfe Robertson
Reporter: Julian Pettifer
Reporter: Michael Barratt
Reporter: Michael Parkinson
Item presenter (Campaign Report): Ian Trethowan
Reporter (Campaign Report): Robin Day
Reporter (Campaign Report): Robert McKenzie
Deputy Editor: Anthony Whitby
Editor: Derrick Amoore

: Viewpoint: Fr. Etienne Cornelis

A Dominican who is a specialist in the relations between Christianity and non-Christian religions talks to Derek Hart.


Interviewee: Fr. Etienne Cornelis
Interviewer: Derek Hart
Producer: Peter Ferres

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