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: For Schools and Colleges

9.10 Engineering Science: Force on a Conductor
Introduced by Gordon Severn.
(Repeated on Wednesday and Friday)

9.38 Mathematics in Action: Logic and the Computer Logic
Introduced by Frank Lovis.
(Repeated on Thursday)

10.0 Merry-Go-Round: Beautiful Treasure
Introduced by Tenniel Evans.
With Michael Peake as Bartholomew Wagstaff
(Repeated on Thursday)

10.25-10.45 Middle School Physics: Motion in Three Dimensions
Introduced by W. Ritchie.
(Repeated on Tuesday and Wednesday)

11.5-11.25 Look and Read: The Lost Treasure: Part 6
by Joy Thwaytes.
Introduced by Tom Gibbs.
With Jean Anderson, Robert Bridges, Veronica Purnell and Stephen Leigh
(Repeated on Friday)

11.35-12.0 For Sixth Forms: Research in Progress: 1: Thought for Food
A report on the work of the National Institute of Agricultural Engineering.
(Repeated on Wednesday)


Presenter (Engineering Science): Gordon Severn
Producer (Engineering Science): Morton Surguy
Presenter (Mathematics in Action): Frank Lovis
Producer (Mathematics in Action): Edward Goldwyn
Presenter (Merry-Go-Round): Tenniel Evans
Producer (Merry-Go-Round): David Roseveare
Bartholomew Wagstaff: Michael Peake
Presenter (Middle School Physics): W. Ritchie
Producer (Middle School Physics): John Field
Writer (Look and Read): Joy Thwaytes
Presenter (Look and Read): Tom Gibbs
Reading consultant (Look and Read): Joyce M. Morris
Producer (Look and Read): Claire Chovil
Miss Brown: Jean Anderson
The Fat Man: Robert Bridges
Carol: Veronica Purnell
Bob: Stephen Leigh Commentator (For Sixth Forms): Richard Baker
Producer (For Sixth Forms): John Cain

: Heddiw

Pynciau'r dydd yng Nghymru yn cael eu cyflwyno gan Harri Gwynn, Hywel Gwynfryn a Mary Middleton.
Today: Welsh topical magazine.
(Crystal Palace, Sutton Coldfield, Holme Moss, Wenvoe West)

(to 13.25)


Unknown: Harri Gwynn
Unknown: Hywel Gwynfryn
Unknown: Mary Middleton
Unknown: Huw Williams
Unknown: Rhys Lewis
Unknown: Dafydd Peate
Unknown: John Roberts Williams

: Watch with Mother: Joe: Joe and Abel

Written by Alison Prince.


Writer: Alison Prince
Pictures: Joan Hickson
Music: Laurie Steele
Narrator: Lee Montague
Director: Diana Potter

: The News

Including an extended report on the departure of The Soviet Prime Minister Mr. Kosygin after his visit to Britain.
Followed by The Weather Man
(to 13.58)

: For Schools and Colleges

2.5 Going to Work: Nursery Nursing
Introduced by Peter West.
Today's programme features the practical and college training of two nursery nurse students in Glasgow.
Repeated on Tuesday

2.30 Men in History: The Normans
This programme describes the vital year 1066.
Written by Henry Treece.
Introduced by Brian Hope-Taylor.
Repeated on Thursday

2.55 Middle School Mathematics: Correlation
Introduced by Stewart Gartside.
Repeated on Thursday

3.20-3.40 Twentieth Century Focus: The Second Sex?: Towards Equality
The long struggle for women's rights both in politics and employment. Are there jobs which only one sex can do?
Introduced by Paddy Feeny.
Repeated on Tues., Wed. (not Scottish). and Thurs.


Presenter (Going to Work): Peter West
Producer (Going to Work): Gordon Menzies
Writer (Men in History): Henry Treece
Presenter (Men in History): Brian Hope-Taylor
Producer (Men in History): Felicity Kinross
Presenter (Middle School Mathematics): Stewart Gartside
Producer (Middle School Mathematics): John Cain
Presenter (Twentieth Century Focus): Paddy Feeny
Producer (Twentieth Century Focus): Tony Scull

: Special Children - Special Teaching: 1: Teaching Art

(Shown on Sunday)
(to 16.35)


Producer: Roger Owen

: Jackanory: Mary Poppins Opens the Door: The Fifth of November

by P.L. Travers.
With Hattie Jacques
Today: The Fifth of November

Mary Poppins is probably the world's most exciting Nanny. She looks after Jane and Michael Banks who live at Number Seventeen Cherry Tree Lane. When she is around many strange and wonderful things happen. Last year in Jackanory Hattie Jacques read five Mary Poppins stories. Now she returns with five more.


Author: P.L. Travers
Storyteller: Hattie Jacques

: Blue Peter

with Christopher Trace, Valerie Singleton, John Noakes.


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

: Robinson Crusoe: Part 1

A film series.

A violent storm casts Robinson on to a desert island. He spends his solitude in remembering his youthful escapades in York.

: The Magic Roundabout

English version written and told by Eric Thompson.


Created by: Serge Danot
Writer/Narrator: Eric Thompson
Presented by: Ursula Eason

: 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

: Daktari: The Hostages

An animal adventure series starring Marshall Thompson as Dr. Marsh Tracy, Cheryl Miller as Paula Tracy, Yale Summers as Jack Dane
Aided and abetted by Clarence and Judy

Kidnappers have a trying time when the animals tend a hand.


Dr. Marsh Tracy: Marshall Thompson
Paula Tracy: Cheryl Miller
Jack Dane: Yale Summers

: United!

Series created by Brian Hayles.
Brentwich United face the roughest team in the Division.
From the Midlands
(Philip Brack is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company)


Series created by: Brian Hayles
Stories contributed by: Tom Brennand
Stories contributed by: Roy Bottomley
Stories contributed by: Nick McCarty
Script: Derrick Sherwin
Technical Adviser: Jimmy Hill
Special Facilities: Coventry City F.C.
Producer: John McRae
Director: Ronald Wilson
Danny South: Mark Kingston
Fiona South: Marigold Sharman
Ritchie McLeod: Philip Brack
Cathy McLeod: Paddy Frost
Alan Murdoch: John Lyons
Iris Murdoch: Irene Bradshaw
Billy Broome: Dick Haydon
Chris Wood: Michael Redfern
Curly Parker: Ben Howard
Vic Clay: Warwick Sims
Zack Bishop: Keith Bell
Bob McIver: John Breslin
Dick Mitchell: Tony Caunter
John Lennington: Jeremy Mason
Amanda Holly: Jill Meers
Ted Dawson: Robin Wentworth
Margie Stringer: Jean Kent
Mark Wilson: Ronald Allen
Doctor: John Berwyn
Young thug: Tony Hirons

: Till Death Us Do Part: In Sickness and in Health...

Written by Johnny Speight.
Starring Warren Mitchell as Alf, Dandy Nichols as Else, Anthony Booth as Mike, and Una Stubbs as Rita
Guest star, Graham Stark
featuring Anthony Sharp and Mark Eden
with Tommy Godfrey, Valerie Murray


Writer: Johnny Speight
Music: Dennis Wilson
Designer: Martin Collins
Producer: Dennis Main Wilson
Alf: Warren Mitchell
Else: Dandy Nichols
Mike: Anthony Booth
Rita: Una Stubbs
Dr. Kelly: Graham Stark
Surgeon: Anthony Sharp
Surgeon: Mark Eden
Man with Broken Leg: Tommy Godfrey
Nurse: Valerie Murray

: Panorama

People, places, and problems that matter most to Britain and the world.
Introduced by Robin Day.
With the Panorama reporters Michael Charlton, Richard Kershaw, John Morgan, James Mossman.


Presenter: Robin Day
Reporter: Michael Charlton
Reporter: Richard Kershaw
Reporter: John Morgan
Reporter: James Mossman
Deputy Editor: David J. Webster
Editor: John Grist

: International Boxing: Billy Walker (Great Britain) v. Giulio Rinaldi (Italy)

Tonight's big fight direct from the Harry Levene promotion at Belle Vue, Manchester.
A heavyweight contest over ten rounds between Billy Walker - the Golden Boy of British boxing who has won his last four bouts within the distance - and Giulio Rinaldi, former light heavyweight champion of Europe.


Boxer: Billy Walker
Boxer: Giulio Rinaldi
Commentator: Harry Carpenter
Television Presentation: Ray Lakeland

: Come Dancing

Come Dancing at Television's popular live dancing spectacular organised by Mecca Dancing.
Peter West introduces the First Semi-Final featuring
Home Counties South v. Wales
plus Talkabout Premier Two-Step
given by the undefeated British Professional Old Time Champion and his partner,
Ken Park and Avis Parkinson.


Presenter: Peter West
Dancer (Talkabout Premier Two-Step): Ken Park
Dancer (Talkabout Premier Two-Step): Avis Parkinson
Music (Purley): Johnny Howard
Music (Pontypool): Ken Mackintosh
Compere: Keith Fordyce
Compere: Alun Williams
Arranger: Eric Morley
Director: A.P. Wilkinson
Director: Selwyn Roderick
Director: Reg Perrin
Producer: Philip Lewis

: Twenty-Four Hours

Introduced by Cliff Michelmore.
With Kenneth Allsop, Ian Trethowan, Robert McKenzie, 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

: Parliamo Italiano: 16: La Sosta

Let's Speak Italian
Thirty lessons for beginners.

While they are waiting for the car to be repaired, Giorgio and Giulia have a drink and make a telephone call.
with Maria Landi, Roberto Cardinali, Sergio Gazzarrini
Written by Toni Cerutti.
Introduced by Ariella Reggio.
Repeated Thursday, 7.40 p.m. (BBC-2)

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Writer: Toni Cerutti
Presenter: Ariella Reggio
Designer: Stuart Walker
Producer: Peter Montagnon
[Actress]: Maria Landi
[Actor]: Roberto Cardinali
[Actor]: Sergio Gazzarrini

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