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: For Schools and Colleges

9.15-9.35 Engineering: Craft and Science: Electricity at Work: 9: Electric Current
(Shown on Monday)
(Repeated on Friday)

11.35-11.55 Maths Today: Getting Together
(Shown on Monday)

: Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye

Make Yourself at Home
For viewers from Pakistan and India.
Look, Listen, and Speak: Lesson 34
(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)

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

: Dal Pen Rheswm

Heddiw bydd Owen Edwards yn sgwrsio a Cynan

A conversation piece

(First shown on BBC Wales)
(Crystal Palace, Sutton Coldfield, Holme Moss, Wenvoe West)
(to 13.25)


Presenter: Owen Edwards
Interviewee: Cynan
Director: Rhydderch Jones
Producer: Ruth Price

: Watch with Mother: Trumpton: 10: Cuthbert's Morning Off

For the very young


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

Bert Foord

(to 13.53)


Weatherman: Bert Foord

: For Schools and Colleges

2.5 Science Session: Enlarging the Picture
Gordon Severn shows how projectors and enlargers make bigger pictures.
(Shown last week)

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


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

: Small Business: 4: Finance in the Balance

Management problems in the smaller firm.
Introduced by Jeffrey Iverson.

"You can think you've got a terrible lot of money owing to you but unless you've got the actual capital available you find you can come to a very sticky end very quickly." (Managing Director)

How can the small but growing firm keep control of its finances?
(to 16.30)


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

: Jackanory: The Prince and the Firebird

with Simon Ward.


Storyteller: Simon Ward

: 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: David Kennard
Producer: Douglas Thomas

: Casey Jones: Layover at Jamestown

Casey is arrested when he comes to the help of a friend in trouble.

: The Magic Roundabout

English version written and told by Eric Thompson.


Created by: Serge Danot
Writer/Narrator: Eric Thompson

: The Weather Man

Bert Foord


Weatherman: Bert Foord

: 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: 6: Fold until evenly blended

with Zena Skinner.
See page 40


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

: Juke Box Jury

A new disc - a Hit or a Miss?
Comments and opinions on the latest pop releases by a panel of four guest celebrities.
This week: Tony Blackburn, Twiggy, Justin de Villeneuve, Julie Felix
In the chair, David Jacobs


Panellist: Tony Blackburn
Panellist: Twiggy
Panellist: Justin de Villeneuve
Panellist: Julie Felix
Chairman: David Jacobs
Devised by: Peter Potter
Producer: David Bell

: 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

: David Nixon on The Nixon Line

with Basil Brush.
Special guest stars, The Beverley Sisters


Presenter/Magician: David Nixon
Guest: Basil Brush
Singers: The Beverley Sisters
Conductor: Alyn Ainsworth
Scriptwriter: George Martin
Researcher: Ian Messiter
Designer: Andrew Dimond
Producer: Kenneth Carter

: Softly, Softly: The Hunt

by Elwyn Jones
[Starring] Stratford Johns as Det. Chief Supt. Barlow, Gilbert Wynne as Det.-Con. Dwyer, Dan Meaden as Det.-Con. Box, David Quilter as Police Constable Tanner
See page 49


Writer: Elwyn Jones
Designer: Richard Hunt
Producer: Leonard Lewis
Director: Paul Ciappessoni
Det. Chief Supt. Barlow: Stratford Johns
Det.-Con. Dwyer: Gilbert Wynne
Det.-Con. Box: Dan Meaden
Police Constable Tanner: David Quilter
Gwenda Lloyd: Chrys Salt
Bill Anstey: Douglas Blackwell
Ethel Forbes: Alison Frazer
Gomes: Dan Jackson
Inspector Laird: Eric McCaine
Sanders: John Lee
Mr. Forbes: Howard Lang
Mrs. Forbes: Alethea Charlton
Cyril Forbes: Andrew Robertson
Annie Forbes: Judith Butt
Perkins: Michael Harrison

: The News

with Michael Aspel

followed by The Weather


Weatherman: Michael Aspel

: 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 Conservative and Unionist Party.
(Also on BBC-2)

: The Wednesday Play: Kippers and Curtains

by Vickery Turner
Starring Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, Angela Baddeley

Rene, the landlady of a boarding-house in a working-class area of London, is impressed when she discovers that her new boarder Audrey is 'The Hon'. The young girl finds the other inmates an odd collection...


Writer: Vickery Turner
Designer: Roy Stannard
Producer: Lionel Harris
Director: Alan Gibson
Rene: Angela Baddeley
Audrey: Fiona Duncan
Eric: John Glyn-Jones
Florence: Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies
Mrs. Finch: Evelyn Lund
Lavinia: Sheila White
Old man: Kynaston Reeves
Mrs. Bainbridge: Patricia Mason
Charles: Roger Mutton
Dora: Eileen Colgan
Tristram: Paul Angelis
Wendell: Hal Galili
Phillipe: Stephen Hubay
Annie: Audrey Corr

: International Football: England v. U.S.S.R

Semi-finalists in the World Cup and one of the strongest national sides in European football, Russia challenges the reigning world champions in tonight's big match at Wembley.
See page 49


Commentator: Kenneth Wolstenholme
Television presentation: Alec Weeks

: Viewpoint: The Concept of Prayer

Dewi Z. Phillips, author of a philosophical work on prayer, discusses the basic points made in his book with D.R. Thomas.

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Interviewee: Dewi Z. Phillips
Interviewer: D.R. Thomas

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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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