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: For Schools and Colleges

9.38 Mathematics in Action: Probability
Introduced by Stewart Gartside.
(Repeated on Thursday)

10.0 Merry-Go-Round: Living on a Bridge
Dramatisation by Mary Cockett.
Introduced by Joan Bakewell.
with John Dunbar as William Hewet, Michael Ridgway as Edward Osborne, Catherine Howe as Nell, Glenys Stibbons as Anne Hewet
(Repeated on Thursday)

10.25-10.45 Middle School Physics: Mechanical Waves
Introduced by David Chaundy.
(Repeated on Tuesday and Wednesday)


Presenter (Mathematics in Action): Stewart Gartside
Producer (Mathematics in Action): Edward Goldwyn
Dramatisation (Merry-Go-Round): Mary Cockett
Presenter (Merry-Go-Round): Joan Bakewell
Producer (Merry-Go-Round): David Roseveare
William Hewet: John Dunbar
Edward Osborne: Michael Ridgway
Nell: Catherine Howe
Anne Hewet: Glenys Stibbons
Presenter (Middle School Physics): David Chaundy
Producer (Middle School Physics): John Cain

: Watch with Mother: Pogles' Wood: 11: Bears in the Wood

(to 11.00)


Voices: Olwen Griffiths
Voices: Steve Woodman
Voices/Script and production: Oliver Postgate
Puppets and settings: Peter Firmin
Music: Vernon Elliott

: For Schools and Colleges

11.5-11.25 People of Many Lands: In the Peloponnese
A programme about the people who live in and around Kalamata, in one of the most southerly parts of Greece.
Commentary by Keith Alexander.
(Repeated on Friday)

11.35-12.0 For Sixth Forms: Towards World Government?: The Unseen United Nations
A study of the United Nations.
The Heads of the Agencies describe the problems they face.
Introduced by Erskine Childers.
(Repeated on Wednesday)


Narrator (People of Many Lands): Keith Alexander
Producer (People of Many Lands): Peggie Broadhead
Presenter (For Sixth Forms): Erskine Childers
Producer (For Sixth Forms): John Miller

: Heddiw

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


Unknown: Owen Edwards

: The News

(to 13.30)

: For Schools and Colleges

2.5 Going to Work: Post Office
Introduced by Peter West.
A film about the training and work of young postmen and Postal and Telegraph Officers.
(Repeated on Tuesday)

2.30 Men in History: Stones and Bones
Written and produced by Felicity Kinross.
This is all the earliest men left behind. And it is from these remains that the archaeologist must reconstruct their life.
Introduced by Brian Hope-Taylor, Ph.D.
(Repeated on Thursday)

2.55-3.15 Middle School Mathematics: Two-state Systems
Introduced by Dick Tahta.
(Repeated on Thursday)


Presenter (Going to Work): Peter West
Producer (Going to Work): Gordon Croton
Writer/producer (Men in History): Felicity Kinross
Presenter (Men in History): Brian Hope-Taylor
Presenter (Middle School Mathematics): Dick Tahta
Producer (Middle School Mathematics): Donald Grattan

: Jackanory: Just So Stories: The Cat that Walked by Himself

with Enid Lorimer.
Rudyard Kipling was born 100 years ago this year. He told the Just So Stories to his own children - in particular to Josephine - and Enid Lorimer, who has loved the book ever since it first appeared more than sixty years ago, now tells them in Jackanory.
Today: The Cat that Walked by Himself


Storyteller: Enid Lorimer
Author: Rudyard Kipling

: 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

: Jennings: The Organised Outing

by Anthony Buckeridge.


Writer: Anthony Buckeridge
Designer: Paul Montague
Producer: Johnny Downes
Jennings: David Schulten
Darbishire: Robert Bartlett
Mr. Carter: Ian Gardiner
Mr. Wilkins: John Moore
Venables: Iain Burton
Temple: William Burleigh
Atkinson: Edward McMurray
Rumbelow: Frank Barry
Jack Carr: Sydney Arnold
Fireman: Roger Avon

: The Adventures of Tin Tin: Star of Mystery: Part 7

The adventures of the boy detective and his dog.

A saboteur plants a time bomb on board ship. Can Tin Tin get it off in time?

: 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

: Pride of Place: 6: Syon House, Middlesex

John Betjeman and Arthur Negus visit the great houses of England.
From the West
See page 22


Presenter: John Betjeman
Presenter: Arthur Negus
Director: Peter Bale
Producer: John Irving

: United!

Series created by Brian Hayles.

A surprise for Nicky Hall. Arthur Hackforth tells Dawson about his plan.
From the Midlands


Series creator: Brian Hayles
Stories contributed by: Tom Brennand
Stories contributed by: Roy Bottomley
Stories contributed by: Nick McCarty
Script: Malcolm Hulke
Technical Adviser: Jimmy Hill
Producer: David Conroy
Director: Tristan de Vere Cole
Mark Wilson: Ronald Allen
Nicky Hall: Narissa Knights
Dick Mitchell: Tony Caunter
Bob McIver: John Breslin
Danny South: Mark Kingston
Fiona Nixon: Marigold Sharman
Deirdre Gosling: Beverley Jones
Arthur Hackforth: Ken Jones
Ted Dawson: Robin Wentworth
Chris Wood: Michael Redfern
Billy Broome: Dick Haydon
Ron McEwan: Sean Gerrard
Vic Clay: Warwick Sims
Curly Parker: Ben Howard
Gregg Harris: Graham Weston
Neil Hall: Mike Billington
Alan Murdoch: John Lyons
Amanda Holly: Jill Meers

: Meet the Wife: The Holiday

Written by Ronald Wolfe and Ronald Chesney.
Starring Thora Hird and Freddie Frinton
with Arthur Howard as The Vicar
(Thora Hird and Freddie Frinton are appearing in "London Laughs" at the Palladium Theatre, London)
See page 21


Writer: Ronald Wolfe
Writer: Ronald Chesney
"Meet the Wife" theme by: Russ Conway
Incidental music composed and conducted by: Dennis Wilson
Designer: Chris Pemsel
Producer: Robin Nash
Thora: Thora Hird
Freddie: Freddie Frinton
The Vicar: Arthur Howard

: Sherlock Holmes: The Bruce-Partington Plans

by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
Dramatised by Giles Cooper.
[Starring] Douglas Wilmer as Sherlock Holmes, Nigel Stock as Dr. Watson
with Derek Francis as Mycroft Holmes and Allan Cuthbertson as Colonel Valentine Walter

A young clerk from Woolwich Arsenal is found dead on the Underground line, with secret plans in his pocket. Holmes is soon on the track of espionage and intrigue.


Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Dramatised by: Giles Cooper
Music composed by: Max Harris
Designer: Stephen Bundy
Producer: David Goddard
Director: Shaun Sutton
Platelayer: Bart Allison
Sherlock Holmes: Douglas Wilmer
Dr. Watson: Nigel Stock
Mrs. Hudson: Enid Lindsey
Mycroft Holmes: Derek Francis
Inspector Lestrade: Peter Madden
Station Master: John Woodnutt
Colonel Valentine Walter: Allan Cuthbertson
Butler: Walter Horsbrugh
Violet Westbury: Sandra Payne
Sydney Johnson: Gordon Gostelow
Waiter: Erik Chitty
Herr Oberstein: Carl Duering

: The News

: Panorama

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


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

: Come Dancing

on the opening night of television's popular live dancing spectacular.
Organised by Mecca Dancing
Peter West introduces:
Northern Ireland v. The East of England
Talkabout-Rumba given by World Professional Latin American Champions Bill and Bobbie Irvine.

See page 21


Presenter: Peter West
Dancer: Bill Irvine
Dancer: Bobbie Irvine
Music (Belfast): Benny Daniels
Music (Norwich): Chic Applin
Compere: Malcolm Kellard
Compere: Mike Neville
Arranger: Eric Morley
Director: David Hannon
Director: Barrie Edgar
Director: Reg Perrin
Producer: Philip Lewis

: 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, Leonard Parkin
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
Reporter: Leonard Parkin
Assistant Editor: Richard Francis
Deputy Editor: Anthony Whitby
Editor: Derrick Amoore

: Suivez La Piste: 25: Fin de Piste

Written by Emile De Harven.
Follow Up Your French in a twenty-five-episode thriller serial.

All's well that ends well...?

With Monique Messine as Catherine Leger, Michel Forain as Jean Dacier
and Gisele Grimm, Gerard Buhr

(First shown on BBC-2)
(Repeated on Thursday evening)


Writer: Emile De Harven
Presenter: Gisele Grimm
Presenter: Gerard Buhr
Course devised by: Michel Blanc
Course devised by: Ormond Uren
Language Adviser: Denys Player
Language Adviser: John Trim
Designer: Don Horne
Producer: Colin Nears
Catherine Leger: Monique Messine
Jean Dacier: Michel Forain

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