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: For Schools and Colleges

9.10 Engineering Science: Current and Chemical Action
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: Molecules in Motion
(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 New Frontier
(Shown on Tuesday)

11.35 Discovering Science: Water: Atoms and Molecules
(Shown on Tuesday)

12.0-12.25 For Sixth Forms: Machinery in the Making
(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 4d. 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

Pynclau'r dydd yng Nghymru yn cae! 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

: Watch with Mother: Pogles' Wood: 10: Badgers and Bears

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: Keeping Fresh
Deodorants or anti-perspirants? Carol Binsted and Tim Thomas find out what the difference is.
(Repeated on Thursday)

2.30-2.50 Twentieth Century Focus: Who Governs Britain?: Parties and Pressure Groups
(Shown on Monday and Tuesday)
(Repeated on Thursday)


Presenter (Science Session): Carol Binsted
Presenter (Science Session): Tim Thomas
Producer (Science Session): Morton Surguy

: Jackanory: Before the Black and White Minstrels

with Ted Ray.
Today: Before the Black and White Minstrels


Storyteller: Ted Ray

: Vision On

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 any entry which is shown next week.


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

: Boss Cat: Choo Choo's Romance

A film cartoon series about the gang of Alley Cats captained by the ever-resourceful and formidable Boss Cat.

T.C. tries to help Choo Choo with his romance, but complications arise...

: 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, Michael Sullivan, Robert Williams.

Followed by the Weather in the South-East


Presenter: Michael Aspel
Presenter: Richard Baker
Reporter: Michael Sullivan
Reporter: Robert Williams

: Bilko Returns: You'll Never Get Rich: Bilko's TV Idea

A selection from one of the funniest television comedy series You'll Never Get Rich Starring Phil Silvers as Sergeant Bilko

Bilko's TV Idea ...is a scriptwriter's nightmare!


Sergeant Bilko: Phil Silvers

: Top Firm: First Quarter Final: I.C.I. (Agricultural Division) Ltd, Billingham v. John Crossley and Sons Ltd, Halifax

A general knowledge tournament between firms throughout Britain.
Question-Master, Kenneth Horne
From Billingham, 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 Likely Lads: Baby, It's Cold Outside

Written by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais.
Starring James Bolam as Terry, Rodney Bewes as Bob
featuring Sheila Fearn as Audrey
(First shown on BBC-2)


Writer/Producer: Dick Clement
Writer: Ian La Frenais
Music: Ronnie Hazlehurst
Designer: Martin Johnson
Terry: James Bolam
Bob: Rodney Bewes
Audrey: Sheila Fearn
June: Janet Kelly
Rose: Kate Storey
Jack: Donald McKillop
Barman: John Scott Martin
Margaret: Dorothy White

: Softly, Softly: The Same the Whole World Over

by Alan Plater.
[Starring] Stratford Johns as Det. Chief Supt. Barlow, Frank Windsor as Det.-Insp. Watt, Gilbert Wynne as Det.-Con. Dwyer, Dan Meaden as Det.-Con. Box, David Quilter as P.C. Tanner and Robert Keegan as Mr. Blackitt


Writer: Alan Plater
Designer: Evan Hercules
Producer: David E. Rose
Director: Leonard Lewis
Det. Chief Supt. Barlow: Stratford Johns
Det.-Insp. Watt: Frank Windsor
Det.-Con. Dwyer: Gilbert Wynne
Det.-Con. Box: Dan Meaden
P.C. Tanner: David Quilter
Mr. Blackitt: Robert Keegan
Linda Evans: Sandra Scriven
Woman Det.-Sgt. Morgan: Hedi Sandler
Harvey: Lewis Wilson
Mottram: Murray Evans
Sellers: Michael Goldie
Palmer: Derek Benfield
Hunt: Jeremy Young
Sanderson: Bruno Barnabe
Duty Sgt: Dennis Tynsley

: 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

: A Party Political Broadcast

on behalf of the Labour Party.
(Also on BBC-2)

: The Wednesday Play: Another Day, Another Dollar

by Michael Standing
with Victor Maddern, Tony Selby


Writer: Michael Standing
Designer: Melvyn Cornish
Producer: Lionel Harris
Director: Raymond Menmuir
Frank: George Innes
Bob: Ron Eagleton
Les: Michael Standing
Mooney: Nicholas Smith
Joey: David Battley
Toby: Reg Lye
Danny: Garfield Morgan
Assistant Purser: Eric Flynn
Wagger: Victor Maddern
Seaman: John Trenaman
Charlie: Tony Selby
Banes: Michael Wynne
Freda: Ken Parry
Official: Leo Leydon
Master at Arms: Barry Linehan
Robbie: Harry Landis
Captain: Geoffrey Lumsden

: The Weather Man

: Viewpoint

A filmed interview with Horst Symanowski, author of The Christian Witness in an Industrial Society.
Symanowski, a Prussian parson, collected a 'Hitler leg' on the Eastern front, was hounded by Gestapo and OGPU alike, and faced a Russian firing-squad. Yet he rates the most exciting part of his life to be what he is doing now in Mainz-Kastel finding a new style of Christian living in an industrial world. 'His conclusions', says the Bishop of Middleton, 'have a brutal simplicity'.

Close Down


Interviewee: Horst Symanowski
Producer: Vernon Sproxton

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