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: For Schools and Colleges

9.35 A Year's Journey: Water for a City
An environmental studies series for Primary Schools.
Introduced by Eric Simms.
(Repeated on Friday)

10.0 Discovering Science: Energy in Nature
Introduced by Michael Underwood.
(Repeated on Wednesday)

10.25-10.45 Twentieth Century Focus: Britain and the World: The End of Empire
Shown on Monday
(Repeated on Wednesday (not Scottish) and Thursday

11.5-11.25 Going to Work: Heavy Construction
(Shown on Monday)

11.35-11.55 Television Club: Danger-Blasting
Written by John Tully.
(Repeated on Friday)


Presenter/producer (A Year's Journey): Eric Simms
Producer (A Year's Journey): F. R. Elwell
Presenter (Discovering Science): Michael Underwood
Producer (Discovering Science): Michael Totton
Writer (Television Club): John Tully
Producer (Television Club): Dorothea Brooking

: Heddiw

Pynciau'r dydd yng Nghymru yn cael eu cyflwyno gan Harri Gwynn, Hywel Gwynfryn a Mary Middleton.

(Crystal Palace, Sutton Coldfield, Holme Moss, Wenvoe West)

(to 13.25)


Unknown: Harri Gwynn
Unknown: Hywel Gwynfryn
Unknown: Mary Middleton

: Watch with Mother: Trumpton: 5: Mr. Platt and the Painter

For the very young


Animation: Bob Bura
Animation: John Hardwick
Narration: Brian Cant
Music: Freddie Phillips
Script: Alison Prince
Script/Puppets and production: Gordon Murray

: The News and The Weather Man

(to 13.53)

: For Schools and Colleges

2.5-2.25 The Story of the U.S.A.: The Westward Movement
Written and produced by Peter Scroggs.
Commentary by Paul Maxwell.
(Repeated on Wednesday)

4.15-4.35 Middle School Physics: Forces, Balanced and Unbalanced
(Shown on Monday)
(Repeated on Wednesday)


Writer/Producer (The Story of the U.S.A.): Peter Scroggs
Narrator (The Story of the U.S.A.): Paul Maxwell

: Jackanory: The Little White Horse: Part 2: The Ghost of Sir Wroll

by Elizabeth Goudge.
With Daphne Slater


Author: Elizabeth Goudge
Storyteller: Daphne Slater

: Jonny Quest: Fraudulent Volcano

Dr Quest is called to investigate a volcano, and once again meets his old enemy Dr. Zin.

: Tom Tom

New, unusual, and fascinating stories and items of interest in a modern and changing world with Jeremy Carrad and John Earle.
From the West


Presenter: Jeremy Carrad
Presenter: John Earle
Director: Bob Murray
Director: Ray Kite
Producer: Hugh Duggan

: The Magic Roundabout

English version written and told by Eric Thompson.


Created by: Serge Danot
Writer/Narrator: Eric Thompson

: The Weather Man

: The News

: Town and Around

News and views from London and the South-East.
With Michael Aspel, Richard Baker, David Sells and Michael Sullivan.

Followed by the Weather in the South-East


Presenter: Michael Aspel
Presenter: Richard Baker
Reporter: David Sells
Reporter: Michael Sullivan

: Going for a Song

Customers and connoisseurs explore the world of Antiques with Max Robertson.
From the West


Presenter: Max Robertson
Resident connoisseur: Arthur Negus
Director: John King
Producer: John Irving

: Bewitched: Sam's Spooky Chair

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

Sam's Spooky Chair ...proves a let-down!


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

: The Newcomers

Eunice becomes interested in a business proposition: Gran and Betty take on a new assistant, and Joyce Harker has a brainwave.


Devised by: Colin Morris
Story by: John Cresswell
Script: Patrick Scanlan
Producer: Ronald Travers
Director: Paddy Russell
Joyce Harker: Wendy Richard
Archie Minter: Reginald Jessup
Maggie: Pamela Cundell
Ada: Edna Petrie
Ellis Cooper: Alan Browning
Arthur Huntley: Tony Steedman
Amelia Huntley: Naomi Chance
Mr. Hutchinson: Derek Benfield
Mr. Jones: Douglas Milvain
Eileen Harker: Jean Muir
Gran Hamilton: Gladys Henson
Betty Hoyd: Helen Cotterill
Mary Penrose: Megs Jenkins
Prudence Penrose: Eileen Helsby
Vivienne Cooper: Maggie Fitzgibbon
Eunice Huntley: Sally Lahee
Terry Roberts: Michael Johnson
Commander Holt: Ian Colin
Polly: Fanny Carby

: All Gas and Gaiters: The Bishop Gets the Sack

by Edwin Apps and Pauline Devaney.
Starring Robertson Hare as the Archdeacon, William Mervyn as the Bishop and Derek Nimmo as the Rev. Mervyn Noote
with John Barron as the Dean, John Le Mesurier as the Television Producer, and Pamela Manson as his Assistant

(Derek Nimmo is appearing in "Charlie Girl" at the Adelphi Theatre, London)
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Writer: Edwin Apps
Writer: Pauline Devaney
Music composed and conducted by: Stanley Myers
Designer: Colin Shaw
Producer: Stuart Allen
The Archdeacon: Robertson Hare
The Bishop: William Mervyn
The Rev Mervyn Noote: Derek Nimmo
The Dean: John Barron
The Television Producer: John Le Mesurier
His assistant: Pamela Manson

: The Love Affair: Claudia: Part 1

Tonight's film stars Dorothy McGuire, Robert Young
with Ina Claire, Olga Baclanova


Screenplay: Morrie Ryskind
Based on the play by: Rose Franken
Director: Edmund Goulding
Claudia: Dorothy McGuire
David Naughton: Robert Young
Mrs. Brown: Ina Claire
Jerry Seymour: Reginald Gardiner
Mme. Daruschka: Olga Baclanova
Julia: Jean Howard

: Sportsview

Introduced by Frank Bough.
News... Action... Personalities at home and overseas.
Tonight's programme includes:
A preview of The Heavyweight Championship of the World
Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay) v. Ernie Terrell
A film report by Harry Carpenter from Houston, Texas, on next Monday's big fight.


Presenter: Frank Bough
Reporter: Harry Carpenter
Presented by: Fred Viner
Programme Editor: Alan Hart

: 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, Robert McKenzie
Round 24,000 miles with Fyfe Robertson, Julian Pettifer, Michael Barratt, Michael Parkinson, Leonard Parkin, David Lomax


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Presenter: Kenneth Allsop
Reporter: Ian Trethowan
Reporter: Robert McKenzie
Reporter: Fyfe Robertson
Reporter: Julian Pettifer
Reporter: Michael Barratt
Reporter: Michael Parkinson
Reporter: Leonard Parkin
Reporter: David Lomax
Assistant Editor: Richard Francis
Deputy Editor: Anthony Whitby
Editor: Derrick Amoore

: The Weather Man

: In Your Place: 4: A Backyard

Eleven programmes about design ideas, centred round a family, a problem, and a budget.
The Problem: A Backyard
The Family: The Tomkinsons, Stratford, E 15
The Designers: John Brookes, Michael Miller
The Drawings: Don Kidman
The Presenter: Eric Thompson
(Repeated tomorrow at 7.30 p.m. BBC-2)

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Designer: John Brookes
Designer: Michael Miller
Drawings: Don Kidman
Presenter: Eric Thompson
Directed and produced by: Sheila Innes

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