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: For Schools and Colleges

9.38 Mathematics in Action: Most for Least
Introduced by Professor John Crank.
(Repeated on Tuesday)

10.0-10.20 Merry-Go-Round: The Broken Sword: Part 3: The Hostages
(Repeated on Thursday)


Presenter (Mathematics in Action): Professor John Crank
Producer (Mathematics in Action): John Cain
Script (Merry-Go-Round): John Tully
Producer (Merry-Go-Round): Dorothea Brooking
First Roman sentry: Martin King
Second Roman sentry: Bill Hepper
Quintus: David Calder
Market woman: Helena McCarthy
Attus: Lane Meddick
Titus: Timothy Horton
Veric: Sebastian John
Vindex: Michael Brennan
Claudia: Judith Butt
Valeria: Penelope Lee
Coel: Thomas Garratt
First Briton: Adrian Gale
British soldier: James Drake
Catus: Robert Mooney
[Actor]: Peter Roy
[Actress]: Elaine Banham
[Actress]: Julia Breck
[Actor]: Thomas Laird
[Actress]: Elizabeth Broome
[Actor]: Johnny Watson
[Actor]: Ernest Jennings
[Actress]: Vi Ward
[Actress]: Beryl Nesbitt
[Actress]: Ena Box
[Actor]: Fred Doran
[Actor]: James Haswell
[Actor]: Harry Smythson
[Actor]: Billy Hughes

: Watch with Mother: Andy Pandy

For the very young
Maria Bird brings Andy to play with your small children.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
BBC film
(to 11.00)


Narrator/Script, music, and settings: Maria Bird
Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Singer: Gladys Whitred

: For Schools and Colleges

11.5-11.25 Exploring Your World: The Body's Food
Introduced by Harry Armstrong.
(Repeated on Wednesday)

11.35-12.0 For Sixth Forms: Is the £ Sterling?: 4: The Future of the £
Commentary by Anthony Hall.
(Repeated on Wednesday)


Presenter (Exploring Your World): Harry Armstrong
Producer (Exploring Your World): Eurfron Gwynne Jones
Narrator (For Sixth Forms): Anthony Hall
Producer (For Sixth Forms): Paul Mitchell

: Ymryson Areithio

I Golegau Cymru 1968
Y Rownd Derfynol
Testun: Ein bod ni'n croesawu'r gymdeithas oddefgar
Cadeirydd, Degwel Owen
Cyflwynir y rhaglen gan EMYR JENKINS or Neuadd Fawr. Coleg Addysg Abertawe
(Inter-College Debate: final round)
(First shown on BBC Wales)
(Crystal Palace, Sutton Coldfield, Holme Moss, Wenvoe West)


Unknown: Rownd Derfynol
Unknown: Degwel Owen
Unknown: Emyr Jenkins

: The News and The Weather Man

Peter Walker
(to 13.33)


Weatherman: Peter Walker

: For Schools and Colleges

2.5 Going to Work: Work for the Handicapped
Introduced by Peter West.
A film about physically handicapped young people and their training for work.
(Repeated on Tuesday)

2.30-2.45 La Chasse Au Tresor: 5: Bonne nuit, Ulysse
by Michel Faure.
(Repeated on Friday)

2.55-3.15 Discovering Science: How Do Animals Live?
Introduced by Peter Kelly.
(Repeated on Tuesday)


Presenter (Going to Work): Peter West
Producer (Going to Work): Gordon Croton
Writer (La Chasse Au Tresor): Michel Faure
Music (La Chasse Au Tresor): John Hosier
Producer (La Chasse Au Tresor): Ronald Smedley
Dominique: Sylvia Declercq
Lucciani: Andre Maranne
Le Pere: Xavier Renoult
Ulysse: Loupy De Purk
Narrateur: Emile de Harven Presenter (Discovering Science): Peter Kelly
Producer (Discovering Science): Michael Totton

: Jackanory: How the Stars Were Made

with John Ebdon
The stars have fascinated people for thousands of years and this week John Ebdon of the London Planetarium will tell you about looking at the stars and tell some strange stories about them.


Storyteller: John Ebdon

: 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

: The White Horses: The Squirrel

Julia interrupts a long ride to save a squirrel, and thereby upsets Uncle Dimitri's arrangements.

: The Magic Roundabout

English version written and told by Eric Thompson.


Created by: Serge Danot
Writer/Narrator: Eric Thompson

: The Weather Man


Weatherman: Peter Walker

: The News

: Town and Around

Introduced by John Edmunds and featuring Kenneth Robinson.
followed by the Weather in the South-East


Presenter: John Edmunds
Reporter: Kenneth Robinson

: Quiz Time, Gentlemen, Please!: Third Quarter-Final

The Golden Acorn, Glenrothes, Fife v. The Collingwood, Newcastle
The darts and general knowledge quiz from pubs all over Britain.
Question-Master, Keith Fordyce
from Glenrothes


Question-Master: Keith Fordyce
Devised and produced by: Tony Broughton

: Look: The Lone Listener

Lawrence Shove, following in the footsteps of Ludwig Koch, is now the only full-time freelance recordist of wildlife sounds in Britain. He works alone, hunting with a microphone to capture on tape the voices of wild nature.
He has to be up before the lark to catch its joyful liquid notes as it rises to meet the dawn, and wait for hours for the tide to drop to enter a sea-cave where there may be a newly born seal pup.
Written and directed by Jeffrey Boswall
From the South and West


Subject: Lawrence Shove
Narrator: Tony Beamish
Writer/Director: Jeffrey Boswall

: Z Cars: Two's a Pair: Part 1

by Geoffrey Tetlow
Starring Joss Ackland, James Ellis, John Slater
with Bernard Holley, John Wreford

Edna Clayton, who once had a crush on Inspector Todd and pursued him shamelessly, is brought into Newtown police station charged with being drunk and disorderly. Todd at first takes no notice, he has other things on his mind...

For cast see page 23


Writer: Geoffrey Tetlow
Producer: Richard Beynon
Director: Eric Hills
Det.-Insp. Todd: Joss Ackland
Sgt. Lynch: James Ellis
Det.-Sgt. Stone: John Slater
P.C. Jackson: John Wreford
P.C. Newcombe: Bernard Holley

: News Headlines

: The Dick Emery Show

Starring Dick Emery
Special guest star, Dany Robin
with Trisha Noble, The Dixies, with Brendan O'Brien
Other artists appearing: Mark Singleton, Pat Coombs
Special guest appearance, Josephine Blake
(First shown on BBC-2)


Script: Brad Ashton
Script: Dabber Davis
Script: George Evans
Script: Derek Collyer
Script: Talbot Rothwell
Filmed interviews: David Cumming
Musical Director/Orchestrations: Dennis Wilson
Orchestrations: Norman Percival
Designer: Jack Robinson
Producer: Ernest Maxin
Comedian: Dick Emery
Guest star: Dany Robin
Singer: Patsy Ann Noble
Musicians: The Dixies
Singer (The Dixies): Brendan O'Brien
[Actor]: Mark Singleton
[Actress]: Pat Coombs
Guest: Josephine Blake

: Panorama

People, places, and problems that matter most to Britain and the world.
Introduced by Robin Day
with Panorama reporters Michael Charlton, David Dimbleby, Richard Kershaw, Robert MacNeil and James Mossman.


Presenter: Robin Day
Reporter: Michael Charlton
Reporter: David Dimbleby
Reporter: Richard Kershaw
Reporter: Robert MacNeil
Reporter: James Mossman
Editor: David J. Webster

: The News

with Michael Aspel
followed by The Weather


Newsreader: Michael Aspel

: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: The Lift

A Desperate Tale dramatised by John Hawkesworth.
With John Slater, John Barrie, Joseph O'Conor
and Keith Buckley as Tom Crabbe, Michele Dotrice as Vicky Heald

For an English visitor to Paris in the 1890s a trip to the top of the Eiffel Tower is almost obligatory. Tom Crabbe is no exception, and he enjoys his visit... until something happens on the way down.
(First shown on BBC-2)


Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Dramatised by: John Hawkesworth
Music: Norman Kay
Designer: Stuart Walker
Producer: Harry Moore
Director: Michael Hart
Tom Crabbe: Keith Buckley
Vicky Heald: Michele Dotrice
M. L'Amiral: George Howe
Albert Sheldrake: James Chase
Effie Sheldrake: Gaynor Lloyd
Mrs. Sheldrake: Helen Shingler
Mr. Sheldrake: John Barrie
M. Jacquemot: Andre Maranne
Billy Parker: John Slater
Dolly Drake: Lisa Shane
Mr. Bunn: Timothy Bateson
James Campbell: Joseph O'Conor
M. Lubin: Peter Stephens
M. Bol: Gabor Baraker
La Petite: Jehane Markham

: Twenty-Four Hours

A quick look at the news of the day and a longer look at what matters.
Introduced by Cliff Michelmore with Kenneth Allsop and Michael Barratt, Ian Trethowan, Robert McKenzie.
with on-the-spot reports by Fyfe Robertson, Julian Pettifer, David Lomax, Philip Tibenham, Denis Tuohy.


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Kenneth Allsop
Reporter: Michael Barratt
Reporter: Ian Trethowan
Reporter: Robert McKenzie
Reporter: Fyfe Robertson
Reporter: Julian Pettifer
Reporter: David Lomax
Reporter: Philip Tibenham
Reporter: Denis Tuohy
Assistant editor: John Dekker
Assistant editor: Peter Pagnamenta
Editor: Anthony Whitby

: Voices for the World: 4: Geraint Evans

Profiles of four leading British opera singers.

In which the celebrated Welsh baritone talks about his distinguished career in international opera, and sings excerpts from The Marriage of Figaro, Don Giovanni, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Otello, and Falstaff.
With contributions by Karl Bohm, Noel Goodwin, Reri Grist, Bernard Paumgartner,
Douglas Robinson
and the BBC Concert Orchestra
Leader, Arthur Leavins
Conducted by Edward Downes

At forty-six, Geraint Evans is in his twentieth year at Covent Garden, and has an international fame to match his great experience and expertise. The programme was filmed against three widely differing backgrounds - at Evans's home in Petts Wood, Kent, at Dynevor Castle in West Wales, and at last year's Salzburg Festival.
(Edward Downes and Douglas Robinson appear by arrangement with the General Administrator, Royal Opera House Covent Garden)


Baritone/Speaker: Geraint Evans
Interviewee: Karl Bohm
Interviewee: Noel Goodwin
Interviewee: Reri Grist
Interviewee: Bernard Paumgartner
Interviewee: Douglas Robinson
Musicians: The BBC Concert Orchestra
Orchestra leader: Arthur Leavins
Conductor: Edward Downes
Designer: Roger Andrews
Opera sequences produced by: Patricia Foy
Narrator/Producer: Gethyn Stoodley Thomas

: The Making of America: 9: The New Immigrants

Between 1870 and 1900 an average of 300,000 immigrants a year poured into the United States and they radically changed the spirit and form of the nation.
Written and introduced by Professor Maldwyn Jones.
See BBC Further Education Publications panel on page 39

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Writer/presenter: Professor Maldwyn Jones
Producer: Peter Dunkley

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