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: For Schools and Colleges

9.38 Merry-Go-Round: Looking for Words: 3: Searching
(Shown on Monday)

10.0 Science Session: Children as Individuals
(Shown on Wednesday)

10.25-10.45 Middle School Physics: Forces, Balanced and Unbalanced
(Shown on Tuesday)
(Repeated on Friday)

11.5-11.25 Primary School Mathematics: Pictures into Facts
(Shown on Tuesday)

11.35-11.55 History 1917-1967: The Story of Modern India
(Shown on Wednesday)

: Mi Hoffwn I...

Vn dyfalu'r dymuniadau cuddi Eirwen Richards
Ann Griffiths
Dan Roberts
Yn croesawu'r cystadleuwyr, Peter Hughes Griffiths
(First shown on BBC Wales)
(Crystal Palace, Sutton Coldfield, Holme Moss, Wenvoe West)
(to 13.25)


Unknown: Eirwen Richards
Unknown: Ann Griffiths
Unknown: Dan Roberts
Unknown: Peter Hughes Griffiths

: Watch with Mother: Pogles' Wood: 5: Bricks

For the very young


Voices: Olwen Griffiths
Voices: Steve Woodman
Voices/script and production: Oliver Postgate
Puppets and pictures: Peter Firmin
Music: Vernon Elliott

: The News and The Weather Man

Bert Foord
(to 13.53)


Weatherman: Bert Foord

: For Schools and Colleges: Spotlight

People - Politics - Problems in the news
(Repeated on Friday)
(to 14.25)


Producer: John L. Phillips

: Jackanory: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: A Shock for Veruca and Violet

by Roald Dahl.
with Bernard Cribbins.


Author: Roald Dahl
Storyteller: Bernard Cribbins

: Blue Peter

with Valerie Singleton, John Noakes, Peter Purves


Presenter: Valerie Singleton
Presenter: John Noakes
Presenter: Peter Purves
Producer: Edward Barnes
Producer: Rosemary Gill
Editor: Biddy Baxter

: Tales from Europe: The City of Craftsmen: Part 1

A film from Russia.

A voice in the night cries 'Down with the foreign soldiers!' and the wicked Duke of Malicorne sets out to discover the culprit.

Commentary spoken by Gary Watson.


Narrator: Gary Watson
Presented by: Peggy Miller

: 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
featuring Zena Skinner

followed by the Weather in the South-East


Cook: Zena Skinner

: Science Fair '68: Heat 5: from Leeds

A contest between teams of boys and girls for the title Young Scientists of the Year.

Paddy Feeny introduces:

St. Thomas Aquinas School - Fuels for model aeroplanes

Leeds Grammar School - Radioactivity in the River Aire

Leeds Central High School - A home-made radio telescope

The Judges: Dr. John Carthy, Dr. John Lenihan, Dr. Howard Axon


Judge: Dr. John Carthy
Judge: Dr. John Lenihan
Judge: Dr. Howard Axon
Director: Alan Grimley
Producer: Alec Nisbett

: The Newcomers

Bert decides he is cured; Burroughs causes tempers to rise at The Bull, and the Coopers spend a worrying day.

from the Midlands

For cast list see page 58


Devised by: Colin Morris
Story by: John Cresswell
Script: Bob Stuart
Producer: Bill Sellars
Director: Eric Hills

: The Winter Olympic Games: The Final of the Two-Man Bobsleigh Championship

Direct from Grenoble.

Outside broadcast cameras bring you, live, the last two runs of this Olympic Championship in which Great Britain, with Nash and Dixon as reigning champions, has a special interest.
Introduced by Frank Bough.
Presented in co-operation with the French Television Service


Commentator: David Coleman
Presenter: Frank Bough
Director: Alan Mouncer
Editor: A.P. Wilkinson

: News Headlines

: Top of the Pops

A new look at Britain's best-sellers
Discs - Stars - News from this week's Top Twenty
Introduced tonight by Pete Murray
Top of the Pops Orchestra
Directed by Johnny Pearson


Presenter: Pete Murray
Musicians: Top of the Pops Orchestra
Orchestra directed by: Johnny Pearson
Director: Mel Cornish
Producer: Colin Charman

: Softly, Softly: Quicker by Rail

by Elwyn Jones
[Starring] Frank Windsor as Det. Chief Inspector Watt, Norman Bowler as Det.-Sgt. Hawkins, Gavin Campbell as Det.-Con. Digby
See page 49


Writer: Elwyn Jones
Designer: Tim Gleeson
Producer: Leonard Lewis
Director: David Proudfoot
Det. Chief Inspector Watt: Frank Windsor
Det.-Sgt. Hawkins: Norman Bowler
Det.-Con. Digby: Gavin Campbell
Det.-Insp. Cook: Philip Brack
Spender: Ray Mort
Brown: Martin Boddey
P.C. Williams: Bernard High
P.C. Osborne: Graham Weston
Booking office clerk: Henry Stamper
Ticket collector: Edgar Harrison
Gwenda Lloyd: Chrys Salt
Taxi driver: Edwin Brown

: The News

with Michael Aspel

followed by The Weather


Weatherman: Michael Aspel

: Whicker's World: The Stresses of Divorce

"I had to be ruthless in order to be free..."
Alan Whicker is concerned by The Stresses of Divorce

Why do people in the public eye so often break up their marriages? Do the present divorce laws add unnecessary cruelty to broken relationships? If people have the right to part, to consider only their own happiness. then what of those left behind alone?
Some characters on a matrimonial marry-go-round reveal the effect of divorce on their lives. Elizabeth Jane Howard, novelist, Sandra Paul, model-girl, Romaine Wynne-Morgan, public relations executive, Peter Scott, naturalist and broadcaster, David Wynne-Morgan, public relations executive, Robin Douglas-Home writer and pianist.

At the end of the programme, Alan Whicker discusses the new Divorce Reform Bill with William Wilson M.P., Leo Abse M.P., Baroness Summerskill.
First shown on BBC-2
See page 49


Presenter: Alan Whicker
Interviewee: Elizabeth Jane Howard
Interviewee: Sandra Paul
Interviewee: Romaine Wynne-Morgan
Interviewee: Peter Scott
Interviewee: David Wynne-Morgan
Interviewee: Robin Douglas-Home
Interviewee: William Wilson
Interviewee: Leo Abse
Interviewee: Baroness Summerskill
Produced and directed by: Fred Burnley

: Twenty-Four Hours

Introduced by Cliff Michelmore with Kenneth Allsop.


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

: Olympic Grandstand

Introduced by Peter Dimmock direct from Grenoble
and featuring:

The Men's Downhill Ski Championship
Highlights of this morning's race in which the world's best skiers competed for the first Gold Medal of the Alpine events.

The Two-Man Bobsleigh Final
A report from the Olympic bob-run on the final stages

The opening day of the Singles Championship for Men and for Women.

Ice Hockey
The match of the day and all the highlights from the third day of the Winter Olympic Games.


Presenter: Peter Dimmock
Commentary team: David Coleman
Commentary team: Max Robertson
Commentary team: Alan Weeks
Editor: Alan Hart
Executive Producer: Bryan Cowgill

: The Weather Man

: Skills for Managers: 4: Running a Meeting

'Are you all sitting comfortably...?'
Presented by Diana Ward.
(Shown on Sunday)

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Presenter: Diana Ward
Producer: Gregory Clegg

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