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: For Schools and Colleges

9.15 Engineering: Craft and Science: Working from Drawings: 5: First and Third Angle Projection
(Shown on Monday)
(Repeated on Friday - not Scottish)

9.38 Exploring Your World: Safe to Sail
(Shown on Monday)

10.0-10.20 History 1917-1967: Khrushchev and the Thaw
Written and produced by John Radcliffe.
Stalin's successors dismantle the worst features of his dictatorship and life becomes easier for the Russian people.
Introduced by Brian Redhead.
(Repeated on Thursday)

11.0 Drama: Bad Business
by Mikhail Zoschenko.
(Shown on Tuesday)

11.35 Maths Today: There and Back
(Shown on Monday)

12.0-12.25 For Sixth Forms: Colonialism: 2: From Empire to Commonwealth
(Shown on Monday)


Writer/Producer (History 1917-1967): John Radcliffe
Presenter (History 1917-1967): Brian Redhead
Author (Drama): Mikhail Zoschenko

: Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye

Make Yourself at Home
For viewers from Pakistan and India
Look, Listen, and Speak: Lesson 30
From the Midlands
(Shown on Sunday)

'Look, Listen, and Speak' Book 3 (yellow cover), printed in Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, Punjabi, Gujarati, and English with vocabularies and revision lessons, can be obtained from booksellers, Asian grocery shops, or from BBC Publications [address removed] price 4s. 6d. (by post 5s. 2d.: crossed postal order, please, not stamps)
(to 12.50)


Teacher (Look, Listen, and Speak): Robert Chapman
Assisted by (Look, Listen, and Speak): Sheila Dillon-Guy

: Dal Pen Rheswm

Heddiw bydd Wyn Thomas yn sgwrsio A Gaynor Morgan Rees Y cyfarwyddo gan RHYDDERCH JONES
(A conversation piece)
(First shown on BBC Wales)
(Crystal Palace, Sutton Coldfield, Holme Moss, Wenvoe West)
(to 13.25)


Unknown: Wyn Thomas

: Watch with Mother: Trumpton: 6: The Mayor's Birthday


Animation: Bob Bura
Animation: John Hardwick
Narration: Brian Cant
Music: Freddie Phillips
Script: Alison Prince
Script/Puppets and production: Gordon Murray

: The News and The Weather Man

(to 13.53)

: For Schools and Colleges

2.5 Science Session: Picture in the Camera
Gordon Severn explains what happens when light rays pass through the lens of a camera.
(Shown last week)

2.30-2 50 Twentieth-Century Focus
(Shown on Tuesday)


Presenter (Science Session): Gordon Severn
Producer (Science Session): Morton Surguy

: The Supervisors: 5: What Sort of Training?

Problems in supervising people and production.

How and why should a company train its supervisors?
Introduced by Jeffrey Iverson.
(to 16.30)


Presenter: Jeffrey Iverson
Director: Paul Ellis
Producer: Tony Matthews

: Jackanory: Prince Llewelyn and the Magician

with Ray Smith.


Storyteller: Ray Smith

: Animal Magic

A weekly series.
Introduced by Johnny Morris with Keith Shackleton.
The World of Animals
In the wild, in the zoo, at home-magazine of stories about animals.
From the South and West


Presenter: Johnny Morris
Presenter: Keith Shackleton
Director: David Kennard
Producer: Douglas Thomas

: Casey Jones: Night Mail

A film series about the pioneer days of the American railway.

Casey Jones in the Canonball Express has an exciting race.

: 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

: Looking at Cooking: 2: To Peel or Not to Peel?

with Zena Skinner.


Cook/Presenter: Zena Skinner
Designer: Pamela Lambooy
Producer: Cynthia Felgate

: David Nixon on The Nixon Line

with Basil Brush
Special guest star, Lynda Baron


Presenter/Magician: David Nixon
Guest: Lynda Baron
Orchestra conducted by/Orchestrations: Burt Rhodes
Script: George Martin
Research and special material: Ian Messiter
Designer: Andrew Dimond
Producer: Kenneth Carter

: 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: Peter Bruce
Producer: Michael Barnes
Producer: Gordon Thomas
Producer: Michael Weigall
Editor: Michael Latham

: News Headlines

: Professional Boxing: The Heavyweight Championship of Great Britain

Henry Cooper (the Champion) v. Billy Walker (the Challenger)
BBC outside broadcast cameras bring you one of the boxing events of the year. A recording of last night's scheduled fifteen-round battle for the British Heavyweight crown.
A Harry Levene promotion from the Empire Pool and Sports Arena, Wembley


Boxer: Henry Cooper
Boxer: Billy Walker
Commentator: Harry Carpenter
Television Presentation: A.P. Wilkinson

: Softly, Softly: Something Unusual...

by Eric Coltart.
[Starring] Stratford Johns as Det. Chief Supt. Barlow, Frank Windsor as Det. Chief Insp. Watt, Norman Bowler as Det.-Sgt. Hawkins, Dan Meaden as Det.-Con. Box,
David Quilter as P.C. Tanner
with John Barron as Asst. Chief Con. Gilbert


Writer: Eric Coltart
Designer: Richard Hunt
Producer: Leonard Lewis
Director: Viktors Ritelis
Det. Chief Supt. Barlow: Stratford Johns
Det. Chief Insp. Watt: Frank Windsor
Det.-Sgt. Hawkins: Norman Bowler
Det.-Con. Box: Dan Meaden
P.C. Tanner: David Quilter
Asst. Chief Con. Gilbert: John Barron
James: Patrick Tull
Landlord: Richard Hampton
First man: Robert Hunter
Second man: Victor Langley
Mrs. Evans: Daphne Heard
Neighbour: Pamela Marwood
Gwenda Lloyd: Chrys Salt

: The News

with Robert Dougall

followed by The Weather


Newsreader: Robert Dougall

: Twenty-Four Hours

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, David Lomax, Philip Tibenham


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: David Lomax
Reporter: Philip Tibenham
Editor: Anthony Whitby

: A Party Political Broadcast

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

: The Wednesday Play: The Devil a Monk Would Be

by Peter Luke
Based on a story by Alphonse Daudet
Starring Max Adrian, Tony Selby, Elizabeth Begley


Writer: Peter Luke
Based on a story by: Alphonse Daudet
Music composed by: Max Harris
Designer: Norman James
Producer: Lionel Harris
Director: Waris Hussein
The Abbot: Max Adrian
Brother Malachy: Tony Selby
Auntie: Elizabeth Begley
The Procurator: Derek Francis
The Prior: Bernard Archard
Father Cyprian: Barry Lowe
Father Ambrose: Roger Hammond
Mr. Goulburn: John Sharp
Antonia Jacobs: Tarn Bassett
Frank: Jonathan Drew
Miss Trimbush: Hatti Riemer
Herself: Joan Bakewell

: Viewpoint: The Protestant Reformation: 2: The Reformation Reconsidered

Viewpoint presenting the second of two programmes marking the 450th anniversary of the birth of the Protestant Reformation.

The Reformation Reconsidered
by Herbert Butterfield, Regius Professor of Modern History in the University of Cambridge; Gordon Rupp, Principal of Wesley House, Cambridge
with comments by Marjorie Reeves, Vice-Principal of St. Anne's College, Oxford and J.M. Cameron, Professor of Philosophy in the University of Kent.
Chairman, Stuart Maclure, Editor of Education

Close Down


Speaker: Herbert Butterfield
Panellist: Gordon Rupp
Panellist: Marjorie Reeves
Panellist: J.M. Cameron
Chairman: Stuart Maclure
Producer: Vernon Sproxton

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