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: For Schools and Colleges

9.10 Engineering Science: Electromagnetic Induction
(Shown on Monday)
(Repeated on Friday)

9.38 Making Music
Introduced by Julian Smith.
with children from Lovelace Junior School, Chessington, Surrey.
(Repeated on Friday)

10.0-10.20 Middle School Physics: Forces, Balanced and Unbalanced
(Shown on Monday and Tuesday)

10.25-10.45 The Growth of Modern Wales: a programme for Welsh Schools.
(Welsh Transmitters, Sutton Coldfield, Holme Moss, Wenvoe West)

11.5-11.25 The Story of the U.S.A.: The Westward Movement
(Shown on Tuesday)

11.35 Discovering Science: Energy in Nature
(Shown on Tuesday)

12.0-12.25 For Sixth Forms: Man and his Inheritance: The Pattern of Growth
(Shown on Monday)


Presenter (Making Music): Julian Smith
Producer (Making Music): John Hosier

: Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye

Make Yourself at Home
For viewers from Pakistan and India.
(Shown on Sunday)
A booklet entitled 'Look, Listen, and Speak', printed in Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, and English, with vocabulary and revision lessons, can be obtained from booksellers, or from [address removed] price 4s. 6d. (by Post 5s. 2d.; crossed postal order)

(Crystal Palace, Sutton Coldfield, Peterborough, Tacolneston, Cambridge, All North Transmitters (Except Sandale and Douglas), Kirk O' Shotts, Divis, Londonderry, Wenvoe West, Rowridge)
(to 12.50)

: Heddiw

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

Today: a topical magazine.
(Crystal Palace, Sutton Coldfield, Holme Moss, Wenvoe West)

(to 13.25)


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

: Watch with Mother: Pogles' Wood: 5: Eggs for Breakfast

For the very young


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

: The News and The Weather Man

(to 13.53)

: For Schools and Colleges

2.5 Science Session: Recording Session
Gordon Severn explains what goes on in the recording studio when he, and the Stan Major Quartet, make a record.
(Repeated on Thursday)

2.30-2.50 Twentieth Century Focus: Britain and the World: The End of Empire
(Shown on Monday and Tuesday)
(Repeated on Thursday)


Presenter (Science Session): Gordon Severn
Musicians (Science Session): The Stan Major Quartet
Producer (Science Session): Geoffrey Hall

: Jackanory: The Little White Horse: Part 3: The Iron Sword

by Elizabeth Goudge.
With Daphne Slater.


Author: Elizabeth Goudge
Storyteller: Daphne Slater

: Vision On

A magazine.
Introduced for deaf children by Pat Keysell with Tony Hart.
A Competition
Can you find or make anything to do with the theme of the programme?
Send it to Vision On, [address removed]
There will be a prize for anything which is shown next week.


Presenter: Pat Keysell
Presenter/Artist: Tony Hart
Producer: Patrick Dowling

: Hector Heathcote

A comedy film series.
Hector and Winston find themselves on the way to discover the North Pole.

: 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

: Get Smart!: Ship of Spies: Part 2

Get Smart! and switch to the switched-on secret agent who is Smart by name but not so smart by nature.
A comedy film series starring Don Adams
with Barbara Feldon as Agent 99, Edward Platt as Chief of Control

Ship of Spies (Part 2) is a bit like the Wreck of the Hesperus!


Maxwell Smart: Don Adams
Agent 99: Barbara Feldon
Chief of Control: Edward Platt

: Top Firm: Round 4: United Chrometanners Ltd. Killyleagh v. Euclid (G.B.) Ltd., Motherwell

A second series of the general knowledge tournament between firms throughout Britain.
Question-Master, Kenneth Horne
From Killyleagh, Northern Ireland


Question-Master: Kenneth Horne
Director: Tony Broughton
Producer: John Harrison

: Tomorrow's World

The television magazine which reports on what's new today for those interested in tomorrow.
Introduced by Raymond Baxter.
A weekly look at the world's fast-changing scientific, technological, and medical scene.


Presenter: Raymond Baxter
Producer: Michael Barnes
Producer: Peter Bruce
Producer: Michael Weigall
Editor: Max Morgan-Witts

: The Rat Patrol: The Life Against Death Raid

Four men with one mission - to seek out and harass the enemy in the North African Desert during World War II.
A new film series.
Starring Gary Raymond as Sergeant Jack Moffitt
and Christopher George, Lawrence Casey, Justin Tarr, Hans Gudegast

Objective: to get a wounded comrade into the nearest hospital-even though it's German.


Sergeant Jack Moffitt: Gary Raymond
Sgt. Sam Troy: Christopher George
Pvt. Mark Hitchcock: Lawrence Casey
Pvt. Tully Pettigrew: Justin Tarr
Capt. Hans Dietrich: Hans Gudegast

: Softly, Softly: An Eye for an Eye

by Allan Prior.
[Starring] Frank Windsor as Det. Insp. Watt, Dan Meaden as Det.-Con. Box, Gilbert Wynne as Det.-Con. Dwyer, David Quilter as P.C. Tanner, Robert Keegan as Mr. Blackitt


Writer: Allan Prior
Designer: Evan Hercules
Producer: David E. Rose
Director: Tina Wakerell
Det. Insp. Watt: Frank Windsor
Det.-Con. Box: Dan Meaden
Det.-Con. Dwyer: Gilbert Wynne
P.C. Tanner: David Quilter
Mr. Blackitt: Robert Keegan
Charles (Raz) Berry: John Moore
Sister: Brenda Saunders
Marie Berry: Petra Markham
Hilda Berry: Brenda Bruce
Doctor: Roger Ostime
Landlord: Iain Anders
Governor: Maurice Hedley
McNulty: John McKelvey
Peter Griffin: Jon Laurimore
May Hatton: Bobbie Oswald
Boy: Bill Lyons
Girl: Amanda Duckett
Neighbour: Sheelah Wilcocks
Jonnie Hatton: Cherry Morris

: The Wednesday Play: The Lump

by Jim Allen.
with Leslie Sands


Writer: Jim Allen
Designer: Stanley Morris
Producer: Tony Garnett
Director: Jack Gold
Yorky: Leslie Sands
Mike: Colin Farrell
Mason: Joby Blanshard
Walsh: James Caffrey
Nolan: Chris Canavan
Father Murphy: Tony Colegate
May: Juliet Cooke
Woman: Diana Davies
Molloy: Martin Dobson
Labourer: Jack Doughty
Maguire: James Donelly
Agent: Frank Gatliff
Joiner: Joe Gladwin
Gravedigger: Ken Jones
Rooney: Paddy Joyce
Keegan: John McCarthy
Scaffolder: Roy Minton
Eddie: Nevill Smith

: 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

: Masterworks: Bach: Brandenburg Concertos

The third of a series of five programmes devoted to the six Brandenburg Concertos.
Concerto No. 4, in G major and Mozart's Divertimento in F (K.138)
played by the Philomusica of London
Directed by Carl Pini
with Richard Adeney and Norman Knight (solo flutes)
from the Church of St. Bartholomew the Great, Smithfield.


Musicians: The Philomusica of London
Musicians directed by: Carl Pini
Flautist: Richard Adeney
Flautist: Norman Knight
Producer: Antony Craxton

: Postscript

by Dr. Ernest Payne.

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Speaker: Dr. Ernest Payne

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