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: For Schools and Colleges

9.10 Engineering Science: Current and Chemical Action
(Previously shown on Monday)

9.38 Primary School Mathematics: Changing Size
(Previously shown on Monday)

10.0-10.20 Middle School Physics: Molecules in Motion
(Previously shown on Mon. and Tues.)

11.5-11.25 History 1918-1965: 9: The Shrinking World
(Previously shown on Tuesday)

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

12.0-12.25 Science and Society: Who Makes the Decisions?
(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: The Laundry
By using mass-production techniques, laundries are able to wash each garment in the most appropriate way.
Introduced by Stewart Gartside.
(Repeated on Thursday)

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


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

: Jackanory: The Legend of Perseus: Part 3: Andromeda and the Sea Monster

with Sir Compton Mackenzie.


Storyteller: Sir Compton Mackenzie

: Champion, the Wonder Horse: The Golden Hoax

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

Ricky gets an old prospector friend out of trouble.

: Look: A Window on the Sea

Commentary by Peter Scott.
Seaside aquaria are now familiar to holiday-makers. It was over a century ago, however, that the naturalist P. H. Gosse first visited Torquay, enthused over the marine life he found there, and afterwards started a Victorian craze for keeping home aquaria.
From the West


Narrator: Peter Scott
Directed and photographed by: Leslie Jackman
Directed and photographed by: Ronald Peggs
Producer: Christopher Parsons

: Peter's Adventures: Peter's Space Trip

A cartoon film series from Hungary.

Peter and Cathie have lunch on the moon.

: 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 start your own boutique? Three well-known boutique owners tell you how.
Crispian St. Peters sings, So do Herman and the Hermits and in the 'hot seat' Michael Caine.
Introduced by Wendy Varnals and Barry Fantoni.
See page 41


Presenter: Wendy Varnals
Presenter: Barry Fantoni
Singer: Crispian St. Peters
Band: Herman and the Hermits
Interviewee: Michael Caine
Director: Tom Savage
Producer: Elizabeth Cowley

: United!

Created by Brian Hayles.

The fortunes of United are improving, but what of Curly's schemes?
From the Midlands


Series creator: Brian Hayles
Story by: Michael Meath
Story by: Richard Milne
Script: Kenneth Hill
Technical adviser: Jimmy Hill
Producer: Anthony Cornish
Director: Derek Martinus
Gerry Barford: David Lodge
Dr Newkes: Ballard Berkeley
Danny South: Mark Kingston
Elaine Mayfield: Elizabeth Weaver
Curly Parker: Ben Howard
Jimmy Stokes: George Layton
Kenny Craig: Stephen Yardley
Jack Birkett: Bryan Marshall
Horace Martin: Harold Goodwin
Mary Barford: Ursula O'Leary
Jean Jones: Mitzi Rogers
Aubrey Micklesham: Graham Armitage
Betty Birkett: Linda Polan
Sam Carter: Billy Russell
Ted Dawson: Robin Wentworth
Clara Dawson: Joyce Latham
Sally Barford: Catherine Crutchley
Richard Caldwell: David Beale
Bryn Morriston: Derrick Sherwin

: The Best of Hancock: Alone

Written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.
Starring Tony Hancock
This week: Alone
Alone in his bedsitter one evening with nothing to do and nowhere to go and Hancock's telephone rings...


Writer: Ray Galton
Writer: Alan Simpson
Incidental music composed and orchestra conducted by: Wally Stott
Designer: Malcolm Goulding
Producer: Duncan Wood
Anthony Aloysius St. John Hancock: Tony Hancock

: 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: A Spot of Leave

by Joan Clark.
Investigation of the Criminal - not the Crime.

[Starring] Stratford Johns as Det. Chief Supt. Barlow, Deputy Co-ordinator, Frank Windsor as Det. Insp. Watt, Norman Bowler as Det. Sgt. Harrison, Gilbert Wynne as Det.-Con. Dwyer and Robert Keegan as Mr. Blackitt
with John Welsh as A.C.C. Calderwood, Co-ordinator


Writer: Joan Clark
Designer: Roger Cheveley
Producer: David E. Rose
Director: Tina Wakerell
Det. Chief Supt. Barlow Deputy Co-ordinator: Stratford Johns
Det. Insp. Watt: Frank Windsor
Det. Sgt. Harrison: Norman Bowler
Det.-Con. Dwyer: Gilbert Wynne
Mr. Blackitt: Robert Keegan
A.C.C. Calderwood: John Welsh
P.C. Greenly: Cavan Kendall
Hudson: John Warner
Enid: Marigold Sharman
Wrighton: Haydn Jones
Susan: Jane Quy
Miriam: Sheila Ballantine
Waitress: Jean Trend
Mexie Woodall: Ronald Lacey
Tracy: Tracy York

: The News

: Election Broadcast: This Won't Do

Election Broadcast on behalf of the Liberal Party.
Jeremy Thorpe
Also on BBC-2


Speaker: Jeremy Thorpe

: The Wednesday Play: Barlowe of the Car Park

by Paul Ableman.
See page 41


Writer: Paul Ableman
Music composed by: Norman Kay
Designer: John Cooper
Producer: Peter Luke
Director: Gareth Davies
Barlowe: Jack Woolgar
Miss Hart: Annabel Maule
Miss Prank: Betty Romaine
Linda: Annette Robertson
American: Keith Campbell
Miss Ganymede: Agatha Carroll
Sister: Susan Dowdall
Mahah: Salmaan Peer
Doctor: Judy Franklin
Fred: George Pensotti
Mathews: Terence Soall
Persian girl: Yasmin Fawaz
Executive: Donald Hewlett
Manager: Michael Robbins

: Twenty-Four Hours

Round Election Britain and the world, with Ian Trethowan and Kenneth Allsop,
Robert McKenzie, Robin Day, Fyfe Robertson, Julian Pettifer, Michael Barratt, Michael Parkinson.


Presenter: Ian Trethowan
Presenter: Kenneth Allsop
Reporter: Robert McKenzie
Reporter: Robin Day
Reporter: Fyfe Robertson
Reporter: Julian Pettifer
Reporter: Michael Barratt
Reporter: Michael Parkinson
Editor: Derrick Amoore

: The Archbishop of Canterbury meets Pope Paul VI

This morning in Rome the Archbishop of Canterbury was received by the pope in the Sistine Chapel-the first time such an event has occurred since the Reformation.
Scene described by Tom Fleming and Fr. Agnellus Andrew, O.F.M.
Presented by the Italian Television Service


Commentator: Tom Fleming
Commentator: Fr. Agnellus Andrew

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