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: For Schools and Colleges

9.10 Engineering Science: Vibrations and Alternating Current
(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: Motion in Three Dimensions
(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.: Wealth and World Power
(Shown on Tuesday)

11.35 Discovering Science: Water as a Liquid
(Shown on Tuesday)

12.0-12.25 For Sixth Forms: Man and his Inheritance
(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.
Look, Listen, and Speak (Revision course)
From the Midlands
A booklet entitled 'Look, Listen, and Speak', printed in Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali and English, with vocabularies 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 12.45)


Teacher (Look, Listen, and Speak): Robert Chapman

: Heddiw

Pynciau'r dydd yng Nghymru yn cael eu cyflwyno.
Today: Welsh topical magazine.

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

(to 13.25)

: The News and The Weather Man

(to 13.53)

: For Schools and Colleges

2.5 Science Session: Tape to Disc
Gordon Severn explains how sound is stored on magnetic tape and follows the recording story from the studio to the record counter.
(Repeated on Thursday)

2.30-2.50 Twentieth Century Focus
(Shown on Monday and Tuesday)
(Repeated on Thursday)


Presenter (Science Session): Gordon Severn
Producer (Science Session): Geoffrey Hall

: The Soviet Prime Minister Visits the City

His Excellency MR. Alexei Kosygin, Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the U.S.S.R. arrives at Guildhall for luncheon at the invitation of The Lord Mayor of London Sir Robert Bellinger and addresses the bankers and businessmen of Britain.
Scene described by Leonard Parkin.
(to 15.40)


Addresser: Alexei Kosygin
Commentator: Leonard Parkin
TV Presentation: John Vernon

: Jackanory: Rupert and the River Rescue

with Rodney Bewes.


Storyteller: Rodney Bewes

: Vision On

Introduced for deaf children by Pat Keysell with Tony Hart.
Including 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 any entry shown next week


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

: Hector Heathcote

A comedy film series.
Hector foils Benedict's attempts to sell General Washington's plans to the Redcoats.

: 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!: Shipment to Beirut

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

Shipment to Beirut ...is cut-rate freight!


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

: Top Firm: Round 5: Morganite Resistors Ltd., Jarrow v. I.C.I. (Agricultural Division) Ltd, Billingham

A second series of the general knowledge tournament between firms throughout Britain.
Question-Master, Kenneth Horne
From Jarrow, Co. Durham


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 Do or Die Raid

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

Objective: to escort a secret agent on a special mission into enemy territory.


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: What Colour a Wolf?

by Martin Hall.
[Starring] Stratford Johns as Det. Chief Supt. Barlow, Norman Bowler as Det.-Sgt. Hawkins, Gilbert Wynne as Det.-Con. Dwyer, David Quilter as P.C. Tanner and John Welsh as A.C.C. Calderwood


Writer: Martin Hall
Designer: Tim Gleeson
Producer: David E. Rose
Director: David Askey
Det. Chief Supt. Barlow: Stratford Johns
Det.-Sgt. Hawkins: Norman Bowler
Det.-Con. Dwyer: Gilbert Wynne
P.C. Tanner: David Quilter
A.C.C. Calderwood: John Welsh
Det.-Con. Sanderson: Anthony Dutton
Tupper: William Gaunt
Det.-Insp. Pooley: Jerome Willis
Doris Dwyer: Katherine Parr
Geoff Dwyer: Peter Welsh
Sgt. Rowbotham: Barry Linehan
Passingham: Emrys Jones
W.P.C. Raikes: Patricia Denys
Herriot: Roy Curtis
P.C. Stephenson: Michael Haynes

: The Wednesday Play: Who's Going to Take Me On?

by Andrew Davies.
With Richard O'Sullivan, Garfield Morgan, George Moon
and introducing Trisha Mortimer as Steph Smith

See page 33


Writer: Andrew Davies
Designer: Tony Abbott
Producer: Lionel Harris
Director: John Glenister
Steph Smith: Trisha Mortimer
Christine: Vanessa Forsyth
Alma: Ann Holloway
Lily: Carolyn Lyster
Clewes: George Moon
Mark: Richard O'Sullivan
Boy in coffee bar: Derek Seaton
Nokes: Garfield Morgan
Arthur: Michael Wynne
Mervyn: Clifford Cox
Office Boy: Howard Knight
[Actor]: Peter Sergeant
[Actor]: Nicky Hilton

: The Sisters (Las Hermanas)

A ballet by Kenneth MacMillan.
Concerto for harpsichord and small orchestra
New Philharmonia Orchestra
Leader, Hugh Bean
Conducted by John Lanchbery
Harpsichord played by George Malcolm
(First shown on BBC-2)

After the funeral of their father, five sisters, imprisoned at home by their mother, await the arrival of the eldest sister's fiance. He is the local gigolo. The eldest sister has inherited the money, the youngest is the most beautiful and the plain one is jealous. All five of the sisters see in the gigolo a means of escape, which leads to the final tragedy.


Choreography: Kenneth MacMillan
Music: Frank Martin
Musicians: New Philharmonia Orchestra
Orchestra leader: Hugh Bean
Orchestra conducted by: John Lanchbery
Harpsichordist: George Malcolm
Lighting: Jim Richards
Stage production designed for the Stuttgart State Theatre Ballet by: Nicholas Georgiadis
Designed for television by: Roger Andrews
Producer: Peter Wright
The Eldest Sister: Marcia Haydee
The Gigolo: Ray Barra
The Mother: Ruth Papendick
The Youngest Sister: Georgina Parkinson
The Jealous Sister: Monica Mason
The Other Sisters: Sheila Humphreys
The Other Sisters: Jennifer Layland

: 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

: Viewpoint: A Modern Passion

A film study of the sculptures by Arthur Dooley.

Close Down


Sculptor: Arthur Dooley
Narrator: Gary Watson
Research/Script Associate: Fr. Simon Blake, O.P.
Producer: Peter Ferres

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