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: Watch with Mother: Bizzy Lizzy: 7: The Mountain

For the very young

(to 11.00)


Storyteller: Julie Stevens
Singer: Gillian Norton
Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Puppeteer: Christopher Leith
Script: Maria Bird
Script: Freda Lingstrom
Production: Westerham Arts Films Limited

: Cricket: England v. Pakistan: Second Test Match

Fourth day's play at Trent Bridge.


Commentary team: Peter West
Commentary team: John Arlott
Commentary team: Richie Benaud
Commentary team: Denis Compton
Production team: Philip Lewis
Production team: John McGonagle

: Cricket: England v. Pakistan: Second Test Match

A further visit to Trent Bridge.
(to 16.15)

: Jackanory: Tom's Midnight Garden: Part 1: The Clock that Struck Thirteen

by Philippa Pearce.
With Martin Jarvis.
This week's story, is about Tom Long, who wanted to spend the summer holidays building a tree-house in his back garden. But things didn't turn out quite the way he had planned.


Storyteller: Martin Jarvis
Author: Philippa Pearce

: Zoo: Zoo in the Midlands

New ideas, new developments, new buildings, new techniques to make animals mostly from abroad feet at home' in a zoo.

Twycross Zoo Park in Leicestershire has grown in a few years from a small private collection into a full-sized zoo open to the public. Their speciality has always been their collection of apes and monkeys. Through their continued success in breeding and rearing these animals in captivity, Twycross has been described as a 'Paradise for Primates'.
Introduced by John Napier.
from the South and West


Presenter: John Napier
Presented for television by: Nicholas Crocker

: Wandjina Magic: Part 6

A film serial from Australia.

Dr. Smith discovers the secret of the ray gun and the Army moves in.

: The Adventures of Tin Tin: The Calculus Case: Part 13

The adventures of the boy detective and his dog.

Professor Calculus overcomes land and air attack with his new sound weapon.

: The Weather

: The News

: Town and Around

News and views from London and the South-East

followed by the Weather in the South-East

: Cricket: England v. Pakistan: Second Test Match

The closing overs of the fourth day's play at Trent Bridge.

: Travellers' Tales: Mountain of Ghosts

Told by Duncan Carse.

In West Africa sacrificial rites are still practised in favour of the gods of fertility. Max Lersch witnesses the tribal customs and explores a mountain in search of a hidden tomb containing the shrunken bodies of kings.


Narrator: Duncan Carse
Filmed by: Max Lersch
Written and presented by: Michael Gilliam
Series edited by: Brian Branston

: Z Cars: Play it Hot, Play it Cool: Part 1

by Alistair Bell.
Starring Joseph Brady, John Slater
with David Daker, Stephen Yardley


Writer: Alistair Bell
Designer: Jean Peyre
Producer: Ronald Travers
Director: John Ingram
Peter Collins: Peter Clay
Hennessey: Barry Keegan
Joy Sutton: Jane Downs
Det.-Sgt. Stone: John Slater
P.C. Newcombe: Bernard Holley
P.C. May: Stephen Yardley
P.C. Weir: Joseph Brady
P.C. Culshaw: David Daker
Edward Sutton: John Stratton
Firman: Reginald Barratt
Mrs. Vane: Elsie Wagstaff
Chivers: David McKail
Anne Chivers: Patricia Heneghan
Barman: Jeffrey Segal

: Meet the Wife: The Return

Written by Ronald Wolfe and Ronald Chesney.
Starring Thora Hird and Freddie Frinton


Writer: Ronald Wolfe
Writer: Ronald Chesney
"Meet the Wife" theme by: Russ Conway
Incidental music composed and conducted by: Dennis Wilson
Designer: Chris Pemsel
Producer: Robin Nash
Thora: Thora Hird
Freddie: Freddie Frinton
Customs Officer: Frank Gatliff
Countryman: Edward Palmer
Mrs. Bird: Barbara Miller

: Whicker's World: The Quest for Beauty

"It should have a feeling of sex - that's the business we're in..."
Alan Whicker observes The Quest for Beauty

You look in the mirror and there they are... wrinkles, sagging muscles, grey hairs - or that getting-thin-on-top shine! The unhappy signs of an ageing process which some people seem able to stave off. How do they do it?
With persistence, pain, money, and remarkable ingenuity - as can be discovered tonight.
(First shown on BBC-2)
"Whicker's World on the beauty industry was a dream, wasn't it..." (Maurice Wiggin, Sunday Times)


Presenter: Alan Whicker
Produced and directed by: David C. Rea

: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: The Mystery of Cader Ifan

A Tragic Tale dramatised by John Hawkesworth.
Introducing Charlotte Rampling
with Jessie Evans, Brian Phelan
and Michael Latimer as Philip Hardacre
(First shown on BBC-2)


Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Dramatised by: John Hawkesworth
Music: Norman Kay
Designer: Norman James
Producer: Harry Moore
Director: Peter Sasdy
Philip Hardacre: Michael Latimer
Julia Lambert: Charlotte Rampling
Ian Lambert: Brian Phelan
Maid: Sian Davies
Mrs. Roberts: Jessie Evans
Old man: Sydney Bromley

: Twenty-Four Hours

Round the clock and round the world with up-to-the-minute coverage of what matters today.
Introduced by Kenneth Allsop.
Round 24 hours with Ian Trethowan, Robert McKenzie
Round 24,000 miles with Fyfe Robertson, Julian Pettifer, Michael Barratt, Michael Parkinson, David Lomax


Presenter: Kenneth Allsop
Reporter: Ian Trethowan
Reporter: Robert McKenzie
Reporter: Fyfe Robertson
Reporter: Julian Pettifer
Reporter: Michael Barratt
Reporter: Michael Parkinson
Reporter: David Lomax
Deputy editor: Anthony Whitby
Editor: Derrick Amoore

: Melodies for You

Introduced by Eric Robinson.
with David Nixon, Semprini, Sylvia Campbell, Robert Bickerstaff, Shirley Grahame, Piers Beaumont, David Morton-Gray.
The Bel-Canto Singers
The Melodies for You Orchestra
Leader, David McCallum

(Robert Bickerstaff and David Morton-Gray appear by arrangement with Sadler's Wells Opera Company; Shirley Grahame and Piers Beaumont by arrangement with the General Administrator, Royal Opera House Covent Garden)


Presenter: Eric Robinson
Magician: David Nixon
Pianist: Semprini
Singer: Sylvia Campbell
Singer: Robert Bickerstaff
Dancer: Shirley Grahame
Dancer: Piers Beaumont
Singer: David Morton-Gray
Singers: The Bel-Canto Singers
Musicians: The Melodies for You Orchestra
Orchestra Leader: David McCallum
Musical Associate: Bowles Bevan
Choreography: Alfred Rodrigues
Orchestrations: Arthur Wilkinson
Settings: Mel Cornish
Producer: Bryan Sears

: The Weather Man

: A World of Weather: 10: Above the Weather

A series of ten programmes unravelling the workings of the weather.

Research in the upper atmosphere has revealed meteorological effects high above the levels of our ordinary weather.
Dr. R. Frith, Meteorological Office, Bracknell; Mr. J. Paton, Edinburgh University.

Close Down


Presenter: Dr. R. Frith
Presenter: J. Paton
Director: Alan Strowger
Producer: Brenda Horsfield

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