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: For Schools and Colleges: Making Music: The Turtle Drum

John Langstaff introduces a complete performance with children from David Livingstone Primary School, Thornton Heath, Surrey
(Repeated on Friday)
(to 9.58)


Words by: Ian Serraillier
Music: Malcolm Arnold
Presenter: John Langstaff
Producer: John Hosier

: Watch with Mother: Tales of the Riverbank: The Night the Moon came down to Bathe

For the very young
Commentary spoken by Johnny Morris.

(to 11.00)


Director: Dave Ellison
Narrator: Johnny Morris
Presented by: Peggy Miller

: For Schools and Colleges

11.5-11.25 Changing Britain
(Shown on Tuesday)

11.35 Discovering Science
(Shown on Tuesday)

12.0-12.25 For Sixth Forms
(Shown on Monday)

: Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye

Make Yourself at Home
For viewers from Pakistan and India.
Look, Listen, and Speak
From the Midlands
(Shown on Sunday)

(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)


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

: Heddiw

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


Unknown: Harri Gwynn
Unknown: Hywel Gwynfryn
Unknown: Mary Middleton
Unknown: Arwel Ellis Owen

: The News and The Weather Man

(to 13.33)

: For Schools and Colleges: Science Session: On Balance

Frank Bough explains how the ear helps in the control of balance and why this control is important in sports and games.
(Repeated on Thursday)


Presenter: Frank Bough
Producer: Michael Coyle

: Royal Ascot

2.30 Jersey Stakes over seven furlongs

3.5 Queen Mary Stakes over five furlongs

3.45 Royal Hunt Cup over one mile

4.20 Coronation Stakes over the Old Mile

Fashions described by Judith Chalmers.


Commentator: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentator: Clive Graham
Commentator (Fashions): Judith Chalmers
Television Presentation: Dennis Monger

: Animal Magic

A weekly series.
Introduced by Johnny Morris with Keith Shackleton.
The World of Animals
In the wild, in the zoo, at home: a magazine of stories about animals constantly illustrating their own kind of magic.
From the South and West


Presenter: Johnny Morris
Presenter: Keith Shackleton
Director: Peter Crawford
Producer: Douglas Thomas

: Boss Cat: Dibble's Double

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

The Gang and Dibble are involved in a theft of valuable paintings.

: 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.

Followed by the Weather in the South-East

: Daktari: Clarence the Killer

An animal adventure series starring Starring Marshall Thompson as Dr. Marsh Tracy, Cheryl Miller as Paula Tracy and Yale Summers as Jack Dane
with Hedley Mattingly and Hari Rhodes
aided and abetted by Clarence and Judy

Two crooks return to the reservation with revenge in mind.


Dr. Marsh Tracy: Marshall Thompson
Paula Tracy: Cheryl Miller
Jack Dane: Yale Summers
District Officer Hedley: Hedley Mattingly
Mike: Hari Rhodes

: 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: The Razor's Edge

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


Writer/Producer: Dick Clement
Writer: Ian La Frenais
Music: Ronnie Hazlehurst
Designer: Alan Hunter-Craig
Terry: James Bolam
Bob: Rodney Bewes
Mrs. Ferris: Irene Richmond
Barmaid: Penelope Goddard
Barman: John Scott Martin
Jack: Donald McKillop
Podge: Geoffrey Hughes
Cloughy: Bartlett Mullins
Darby: Antony Baird
Godfrey: Donald Gee
Monica: Vickery Turner

: Vendetta: The Ten-Per-Cent Man

by Brian Degas and Tudor Gates.
Starring Neil McCallum as Angelo James, Stelio Candelli as Danny Scipio
with Kenneth Cope, Ferdy Mayne
and Jackie Trent as Patti
See page 35


Writer/Series created by: Brian Degas
Writer/Series created by: Tudor Gates
Designer: Richard Hunt
Produced and directed by: William Slater
Angelo James: Neil McCallum
Danny Scipio: Stelio Candelli
Patti: Jackie Trent
Club owner: Frank Sieman
Johnny: Kenneth Cope
Hart: Ferdy Mayne
Benway: Brian Weske
Joe: Tommy Mann
Johnson: John Dunbar
Coni: Johnny Eagles
Police Inspector: Charles Rea
Door-keeper: Roger Timms
Bert: Stanley Stewart

: 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 37


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
[Actor]: Howard Knight
[Actor]: Peter Sergeant
[Actor]: Nicky Hilton

: 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
Deputy Editor: Anthony Whitby
Editor: Derrick Amoore

: Out of the West

A Tenth Anniversary Salute to the Western Theatre Ballet.
Introduced by Joan Bakewell with Peter Darrell.

London Symphony Orchestra
Leader, John Georgiadis
Conducted by Kenneth Alwyn
(The Western Theatre Ballet are appearing at Sadler's Wells Theatre, London)
See page 37


Presenter: Joan Bakewell
Presenter: Peter Darrell
Dancer: Alexander Bennett
Dancer: Brian Burn
Dancer: Peter Cazalet
Dancer: John Cunningham
Dancer: Bronwen Curry
Dancer: Robin Haig
Dancer: Stephen Holtom
Dancer: Sue Hywel
Dancer: David Jones
Dancer: Elaine McDonald
Dancer: Laverne Meyer
Dancer: Simon Mottram
Dancer: Deirdre O'Donohoe
Dancer: Sarah Page
Dancer: Valerie Sanders
Dancer: Anthony Then
Dancer: Robert Verbrugge
Dancer: Donna Day Washington
Musicians: London Symphony Orchestra
Orchestra leader: John Georgiadis
Orchestra conducted by: Kenneth Alwyn
Designer: Roger Cheveley
Produced and directed by: Francis Coleman

: The Weather Man

: Viewpoint

Yehudi Menuhin talks to Jeremy James about his life and beliefs and about the importance of art and music as a source of ordered spiritual experience.

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Interviewee: Yehudi Menuhin
Interviewer: Jeremy James
Producer: Mischa Scorer

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