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: For Schools and Colleges

9.38 Mathematics in Action: Mathematics Applied: 2: Model Rocket
Introduced by Professor John Crank.
(Repeated on Thursday)

10.0-10.20 Making Music: The Midnight Thief (ii)
Introduced by Julian Smith.
With children from the Stewart Fleming Primary School, Beckenham.
James Blades talks about percussion.
(Repeated on Wednesday)


Presenter (Mathematics in Action): Professor John Crank
Producer (Mathematics in Action): John Cain
Presenter (Making Music): Julian Smith
Presenter (Making Music): James Blades
Producer (Making Music): John Hosier

: Watch with Mother: Camberwick Green

Who shall we see from the musical box today?
(to 11.00)


Animation: Bob Bura
Animation: John Hardwick
Narration: Brian Cant
Music: Freddie Phillips
Puppets, script, and production: Gordon Murray

: For Schools and Colleges

11.5 Television Club: Call the Doctor
Written by Jeffrey Segal.
(Repeated on Friday)

11.30-11.55 For Sixth Forms: Four Modern Buildings: 1: The Royal Festival Hall, 1951
Written and introduced by Dr. Patrick Nuttgens.
London's first public building to be recognisably 'modern' - also one of its most controversial.
(Repeated on Thursday)


Writer (Television Club): Jeffrey Segal
Producer (Television Club): Peter Scroggs
Writer/Presenter (For Sixth Forms): Dr. Patrick Nuttgens
Producer (For Sixth Forms): Barbara Parker

: Heddiw

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


Presenter: Owen Edwards

: The News and The Weather

(to 13.30)

: For Schools and Colleges

2.5 Challenge: 2: Rock Climbing
Introduced by Geoffrey Wheeler.
(Previously shown in 1964)
(Repeated on Tuesday)

2.30 Signpost: Come home with me - to Grenada
- and visit the cinnamon and nutmeg groves, and sail among the islets of the Grenadines.
Commentary by Alister Bain.
(Repeated on Thursday)

2.55-3.15 Middle School Mathematics: Inequality
Introduced by Maurice Meredith.
(Previously shown in 1965)
(Repeated on Friday)


Presenter (Challenge): Geoffrey Wheeler
Producer (Challenge): Andrew Quicke
Narrator (Signpost): Alister Bain
Producer (Signpost): Peggie Broadhead
Presenter (Middle School Mathematics): Maurice Meredith
Producer (Middle School Mathematics): John Cain

: Jackanory: The Lion

with Ronald Eyre.
This week in Jackanory Ronald Eyre is going to tell fables from all over the world about animals and birds.
Today: The Lion


Storyteller: Ronald Eyre

: Blue Peter

with Christopher Trace, Valerie Singleton and John Noakes.


Presenter: Christopher Trace
Presenter: Valerie Singleton
Presenter: John Noakes
Producer: Edward Barnes
Producer: Rosemary Gill
Editor: Biddy Baxter

: The Children of the New Forest: 3: Sword and Pistol

from the book by Captain Marryat.
Dramatised in six episodes by Anthony Coburn.

An enemy is trapped and an unknown man is shot.
From the West: (Repeat)


Author: Captain Marryat
Dramatised by: Anthony Coburn
Designer: Desmond Chinn
Director: Brandon Acton-Bond
Alice: Petra Markham
Edith: Melanie Parr
Humphrey: Brendan Collins
Edward: Richard Arthure
Oswald Partridge: Colin Douglas
Andrew Jessop: Paul Lorraine
Benjamin: David Jackson
Gospel Perkins: John Walker
Patience: Kara Wilson
Phoebe: June Barrie
Will: John Crocker
George: Emrys Leyshon
Ratcliffe: David Garth
Clara: Tina Dennison

: The Adventures of Tin Tin: The Calculus Case: Part 8

The adventures of the boy detective and his dog.

Tin Tin and the Thompson Brothers are helped by a prima donna.

: 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

: Chan Canasta

This extraordinary man invites you to join him, a panel of celebrities, and a studio audience in a series of experiments in the art of psychological perception.
Those taking part: Helen Shapiro, Fran and Aln, Harry Bailey, Vince Hill
Programme introduced by David Mahlowe.
From the North


Magician: Chan Canasta
Panellist: Helen Shapiro
Panellists: Fran and Alan
Panellist: Harry Bailey
Panellist: Vince Hill
Presenter: David Mahlowe
Producer: Barney Colehan

: United!

Created by Brian Hayles.

Enter Jeremy Dawson. Fiona starts her new job.
From the Midlands


Series created by: Brian Hayles
Story: Michael Meath
Story: Richard Milne
Script: Malcolm Hulke
Technical Adviser: Jimmy Hill
Producer: Anthony Cornish
Director: Ronald Wilson
Jeremy Dawson: Jeremy Burnham
Dr. Newkes: Ballard Berkeley
Amanda Holly: Jill Meers
Ted Dawson: Robin Wentworth
Horace Martin: Harold Goodwin
Mrs. Martin: Kathleen Helme
John Henderson: Peter Stephens
Fiona Nixon: Marigold Sharman
Bob McIver: John Breslin
Deirdre Gosling: Beverley Jones
Jimmy Stokes: George Layton
Gregg Harris: Graham Weston
Dan Davis: Arthur Pentelow
Danny South: Mark Kingston
Kenny Craig: Stephen Yardley
Vic Clay: Warwick Sims
Chris Wood: Michael Redfren
Curly Parker: Ben Howard

: The Bed-Sit Girl

Written by Ronald Wolfe and Ronald Chesney.
Starring Sheila Hancock
with Derek Nimmo and Hy Hazell
Tom Gill, Mary Jordan, George Betton, Damaris Hayman

(Sheila Hancock is appearing in "The Anniversary" at the Duke of York's Theatre; Derek Nimmo and Hy Hazell are in "Charlie Girl" at the Adelphi Theatre, London)
See page 23


Writer: Ronald Wolfe
Writer: Ronald Chesney
Music: Michael Sammes
Designer: John Hurst
Producer: Graeme Muir
Sheila Ross: Sheila Hancock
David: Derek Nimmo
Liz: Hy Hazell
[Actor]: Tom Gill
[Actress]: Mary Jordan
[Actor]: George Betton
[Actress]: Damaris Hayman

: Panorama

Every Monday Panorama examines the people, places, and problems that matter most to Britain and the world.
Reports by Michael Charlton, Robin Day, John Morgan, James Mossman, Leonard Parkin, Ian Trethowan.


Reporter: Michael Charlton
Reporter: Robin Day
Reporter: John Morgan
Reporter: James Mossman
Reporter: Leonard Parkin
Reporter: Ian Trethowan
Deputy Editor: David J. Webster
Editor: Jeremy Isaacs

: The News

: The Defenders: The Seven-Hundred-Year-Old Gang: Part 1

A new series of the courtroom dramas.
Starring E.G. Marshall and Robert Reed
Part 2: next Monday
See page 23


Director: Paul Bogart
Lawrence Preston: E.G. Marshall
Kenneth Preston: Robert Reed
David Marcus: Jack Gilford
Shirley Lowell: Barbara Barrie
Sheldon Lowell: Tom Poston
District Attorney: Martin Balsam
Lester Pringle: David Doyle
Mr. Goldfarb: Boris Tamurin
Mr. Weiss: Muni Seroff
Ian Lowell: Donnie Melvin

: Music on Command: 2: The Army Sound

Pomp and entertainment in a variety of circumstances.

Musicians, singers, dancers, and gymnasts from the Armies of Britain and the Commonwealth show that life is full of entertainment.
The Band and Trumpeters of The Royal Military School of Music (Kneller Hall) under the direction of Lt.-Col. Basil H. Brown, M.B.E., Senior Director of Music of the Army
Performers from The Royal Scots, The Welch Regiment, The Parachute Regiment, and The Army Physical Training Corps
A Commonwealth 'jump up', limbo and Highland dancing, 36 male voices from the Welch. the Bouncing Sergeant-Majors, percussion fantasia, airborne steel band, the alpenhorn tamed and trumpets wild
Introduced by Keith Fordyce.
Staged at the Royal Albert Hall, London
The second of three fortnightly programmes featuring Bands and performers from the Armed Services


Musicians: The Band and Trumpeters of The Royal Military School of Music
Under the direction of: Lt.-Col. Basil H. Brown
Presenter: Keith Fordyce
Produced and directed by: Derek Burrell-Davis

: Twenty-Four Hours

Round the clock and round the world with up-to-the-minute coverage of what matters today.
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, Michael Parkinson
and the Twenty-Four Hours correspondents


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

: Adventurous Cooking: 3: Cheese

with Fanny Cradock.
(Previously shown on Sunday)


Cook/Presenter: Fanny Cradock
Producer: Victor Poole

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