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: For Schools and Colleges

9.38 Primary School Mathematics: Measurement
Introduced by Jim Boucher.
(Repeated on Thursday)

10.0 Discovering Science: Burning and Rusting
(Shown on Monday)

10.25-10.45 Twentieth-Century Focus: The Hidden Persuaders
(Shown on Monday
(Repeated on Wednesday)

11.0 Watch!: The Zoo: Looking at Cats
Introduced by Rosanne Harvey.
(Repeated on Friday)

11.18 Going to Work: A Factory Day
(Shown on Monday)

11.40 Making Music
Introduced by John Langstaff
with children from Minet Junior School, Hayes, Middlesex.
(Repeated on Friday)

12.5-12.25 Mathematics in Action: 3: The Binomial Distribution
(Shown on Monday)


Presenter (Primary School Mathematics): Jim Boucher
Producer (Primary School Mathematics): Peter Weiss
Presenter (Watch!): Rosanne Harvey
Producer (Watch!): Helen Nicoll
Presenter (Making Music): John Langstaff
Producer (Making Music): John Hosier

: Ynys Dan Adain

Acw o lorn graig, clywcm gri Yr wylan, jerch mor heli
Dros y m6r gyda T. G. Walker a Ted Breeze Jones
1 fwynhau awyr agored Ynys Selriol , darn o dir sydd bellach yn deymas i adar y mor
Y cynhyrchu gan MYRFYN OWEN
(A visit to Puffin Island.)
(First shown on BBC Wales)
(Crystal Palace, Sutton Coldfield, Holme Moss, Wenvoe West)
(to 13.25)


Unknown: T. G. Walker
Unknown: Ynys Selriol
Unknown: Puffin Island

: Watch with Mother: Pogles' Wood: 1: Woodwinds


Voices: Olwen Griffiths
Voices: Steve Woodman
Voices/Script/Production: Oliver Postgate
Puppets/Pictures: Peter Firmin
Music: Vernon Elliott

: The News and The Weather Man

(to 13.53)

: For Schools and Colleges

2.5-2.35 Hobson's Choice: Part 3
by Harold Brighouse.
How to do right by your father and still make a profit.
(Repeated on Wednesday)

4.15-4.35 Middle School Physics: Sound Waves
(Shown on Monday)
(Repeated on Wednesday)


Author (Hobson's Choice): Harold Brighouse
Designer (Hobson's Choice): Gordon Roland
Producer (Hobson's Choice): Michael Simpson
Henry Hobson: Peter Woodthorpe
Maggie Hobson: Mary Miller
Alice Hobson: Shirley Stelfox
Vickey Hobson: Sian Davies
Will Mossop: Kenneth Colley
Tubby Wadlow: John Gill
Jim Heeler: Joby Blanshard
Dr. MacFarlane: Patrick Godfrey

: Jackanory: The Betrayal of Osiris

with Samira Kirollos.
Today: The Betrayal of Osiris


Storyteller: Samira Kirollos

: The Impossibles

A cartoon series from America.
The adventures of a wonder beat group of crime fighters - Coilman, Liquidman, and Multi-man; and Buzz, a boy scientist, and his super-powered monster robot.

: Tom Tom

Introduced by Jeremy Carrad and John Earle.
How? What? When? Where? Why?
Facts and information which keep you up-to-date with what is happening in a world of change and progress.
From the South and West


Presenter: Jeremy Carrad
Presenter: John Earle
Director: Ray Kite
Director: Bob Murray
Director: John Rickword
Producer: Hugh Duggan

: 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

: Tom and Jerry: Mouse Cleaning

Tom and Jerry playing cat and mouse in a selection from the world-famous award-winning cartoon films starring Tom the Cat and a far-from-underdog mouse called Jerry.

Mouse Cleaning ...is dirty work!


Created by: William Hanna
Created by: Joe Barbera

: Talkback

Television's own correspondence column
A chance for those who watch television to air their views about the programmes, the issues raised, and the people involved.
In the chair, David Coleman
In the studio, 100 Viewers
On the votemeter, Instant Public Opinion


Chairman: David Coleman
Editor: Richard Francis

: Z Cars: Sauce for the Goose: Part 2

by David Ellis.
Starring John Barrie, Joseph Brady, James Ellis


Writer: David Ellis
Designer: Jack Robinson
Producer: Ronald Travis
Director: Hugh David
Det.-Insp. Hudson: John Barrie
Det.-Con. Fraser: Julian Battersby
Flora Cooper: Hazel Bainbridge
P.C. Newcombe: Bernard Holley
Paddy Lock: Richard Hoodless
P.C. Weir: Joseph Brady
Sgt. Lynch: James Ellis
Roy Cooper: David Hargreaves
P.C. Finch: Christopher Denham
Freddie Lee: Cyril Shaps
Elsie Lee: Joy Stewart

: News Headlines

: Harry Worth: Two to One Bar

by Ronnie Taylor
[Starring Harry Worth]
featuring Dudley Foster as William J. Rankin, Edwin Apps as Mr. Lambert
and Sidney Vivian as Sid Grummett, Lyn Pinkney as Emily Rankin, Caroline Monkhouse as Miss Jarvis, Peter Hughes as P.C. Scott, Mallory II as Kester's Joy
See page 33


Writer: Ronnie Taylor
Signature music: Ivor Slaney
Incidental music: Dennis Wilson
Designer: Colin Pigott
Producer: Graeme Muir
Himself: Harry Worth
William J. Rankin: Dudley Foster
Mr. Lambert: Edwin Apps
Sid Grummett: Sidney Vivian
Emily Rankin: Lyn Pinkney
Miss Jarvis: Caroline Monkhouse
P.C. Scott: Peter Hughes
Kester's Joy: Mallory II

: Iron Horse: Appointment with an Epitaph

A film series starring Dale Robertson as Ben Calhoun

Fear grips five passengers on the railroad, each with the impression that a violent death is near at hand.


Ben Calhoun: Dale Robertson
Barnabas Rogers: Bob Random
Rita Talbot: Gloria Grahame
Carl Mobley: John Ireland
Alexander Fremont: Robert Emhardt
Dan Gilmore: Bill Bixby
Mason: Lew Gallo
Sara: Susan Howard

: The News

with Robert Dougall and including a report from the Labour Party Conference at Scarborough
followed by The Weather


Newsreader: Robert Dougall

: A Series of Bird's: The Day of the Revolution

Starring John Bird and John Fortune
with Tommy Godfrey, Philip Grout, Roland MacLeod, John Mulgrew, Arthur Mullard, Ronald Pember, Alan Selwyn, Charles Bird
Special guests, Eleanor Bron, Warren Mitchell
See page 33


Script: John Bird
Script: John Fortune
Additional material: Terry Jones
Additional material: Michael Palin
Music: Stanley Myers
Designer: Robert Berk
Producer: Dennis Main Wilson
Comedian: John Bird
Comedian: John Fortune
[Actor]: Tommy Godfrey
[Actor]: Philip Grout
[Actor]: Roland MacLeod
[Actor]: John Mulgrew
[Actor]: Arthur Mullard
[Actor]: Ronald Pember
[Actor]: Alan Selwyn
Guest: Eleanor Bron
Guest: Warren Mitchell

: Sportsview

Introduced by Frank Bough.
Tonight's programme includes:
Motor Racing: The American Grand Prix
A film report from Watkins Glen on the race which could decide the World Championship.


Presenter: Frank Bough
Presented by: Fred Viner
Programme Editor: Alan Hart

: Twenty-Four Hours

Introduced by Cliff Michelmore with Kenneth Allsop.


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Presenter: Kenneth Allsop
Editor: Anthony Whitby

: Horse of the Year Show: The Philips Electrical Championship

An international speed competition.


Commentator: Dorian Williams
Television Presentation: Alan Mouncer
Television Presentation: Ian Smith

: The Weather Man

: Conference Talk

from the Labour Party Conference in Scarborough.
Ian Trethowan and Kenneth Harris discuss the political ideas of the day with some of the people involved.


Presenter: Ian Trethowan
Presenter: Kenneth Harris
Director: Ray Colley
Producer: Stanley Hyland

: This is Marketing: 6: The New Distribution

A Businessman's Guide to his customers.

How do you get your product from shop floor to high street?
Introduced by Christopher Chataway.
(First shown on BBC-2)

Close Down


Presenter: Christopher Chataway
Director: Alan Strowger
Producer: Tony Matthews

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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