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: For Schools and Colleges

9.38 Looking at Australia: 8: Sydney
Commentary by Keith Alexander.
(Repeated on Wednesday)

10.0-10.20 Discovering Science: Living Together
(Shown on Monday)


Narrator (Looking at Australia): Keith Alexander
Producer (Looking at Australia): Paul Mitchell

: Watch with Mother: The Flowerpot Men

For the very young
BBC film

: For Schools and Colleges

11.0 Watch!: A Fairground: Side Shows
Introduced by Rosanne Harvey.
(Repeated on Friday)

11.18 Going to Work: What I Think
(Shown on Monday)

11.40 Making Music
A complete performance of The Story of Lieutenant Cockatoo.
Introduced by John Langstaff
with children from Minet Junior School, Hayes, Middlesex.
(Repeated on Friday)

12.5-12.25 Mathematics in Action: Economic Models
(Shown on Monday)


Presenter (Watch!): Rosanne Harvey
Producer (Watch!): Helen Nicoll
Words (Making Music): Ronald Eyre
Music (Making Music): Phyllis Tate
Presenter (Making Music): John Langstaff
Producer (Making Music): Moyra Gambleton
Producer (Making Music): John Hosier

: Cricket: England v. Australia: Second Test Match

Fifth day's play at Lord's.


Commentary team: Brian Johnston
Commentary team: Richie Benaud
Commentary team: Denis Compton
Commentary team: Ted Dexter
Production team: Philip Lewis
Production team: John McGonagle

: Headline News and The Weather Man

George Luce


Weatherman: George Luce

: Wimbledon: The Lawn Tennis Championships: The First Round of The Ladies' Singles

direct from the All England Club.
BBC outside broadcast cameras bring you the second day's play, featuring
The First Round of The Ladies' Singles
Can Billie Jean King win her third successive title in this first-ever Open Championship at Wimbledon?
The best of the matches on the Centre Court and No. 1 Court, introduced by David Coleman.
With commentaries by Dan Maskell, Jack Kramer, Peter West, Bill Knight and Keith Fordyce.

(to 14.00)


Tennis player: Billie Jean King
Presenter: David Coleman
Commentator: Dan Maskell
Commentator: Jack Kramer
Commentator: Peter West
Commentator: Bill Knight
Commentator: Keith Fordyce
Television Presentation: Alan Mouncer
Television Presentation: Richard Tilling
Television Presentation: Brian Johnson
Television Presentation: Bob Duncan
Television Presentation: Ian Smith
Producer: A.P. Wilkinson

: For Schools and Colleges: Television Club: All's well that ends well

Written and produced by Bill Scott.

With Mrs. Brent ordered to rest after her accident, Mr. Brent and the twins have to fend for themselves.
Introduced by James Lloyd.
(Repeated on Wednesday)


Writer/Producer: Bill Scott
Presenter: James Lloyd
Designer: Charles Lawrence

: Cricket and Wimbledon

Cricket: England v. Australia: Second Test Match
A further visit to Lord's.

Wimbledon: The Lawn Tennis Championships
Further play from the All England Club.


A Terrytoons cartoon series featuring a well-meaning Guardian of the Law who tries to keep order among his unruly band of fellow animals-Muskie, Vincent van Gopher, and Ty Coon and some further adventures of Mighty Mouse, the visitor from Outer Space

: All Change

with Chloe Ashcroft and Jonathan Dennis who look at different kinds of entertainment.


Presenter: Chloe Ashcroft
Presenter: Jonathan Dennis
Music: The Roger Webb Quartet
Graphics: Hilary Hayton
Director: Ann Reay

: The Magic Roundabout

English version written and told by Eric Thompson.


Created by: Serge Danot
Writer/Narrator: Eric Thompson

: The Weather Man

George Luce


Weatherman: George Luce

: The News

: Town and Around

Introduced by John Edmunds
and featuring Peter Davalle
followed by the Weather in the South-East


Presenter: John Edmunds
Reporter: Peter Davalle

: Wimbledon: The Lawn Tennis Championships

The final transmission of the day, including highlights of the first round of the Ladies' Singles, and a review of the news, results, and personalities on this second day of the first Open Championship at the All England Club.
Match of the Day: BBC-2 at 9.55 p.m.

: News Headlines

: The British Film Comedy: Make Mine a Million

A season of Britain's great laughter-makers.
This week: Make Mine a Million
Starring Arthur Askey, Sidney James
with Kenneth Connor, Bernard Cribbins

An unscrupulous salesman plans to advertise his new detergent on television without paying, and this leads to some hilarious complications.


Director: Lance Comfort
Screenplay: Peter Blackmore
From a story by: Jack Francis
Additional comedy scenes: Talbot Rothwell
Additional comedy scenes: Arthur Askey
Arthur Ashton: Arthur Askey
Sid Gibson: Sidney James
Martin Russell: Dermot Walsh
Anxious husband: Kenneth Connor
Director-General of National TV: Clive Morton
Chairman of Commercial TV: Martin Benson
Jack: Bernard Cribbins

: The News

with Robert Langley
and The Weather


Newsreader: Robert Langley

: Sportsview

Introduced by Frank Bough.
News... Action... Personalities at home and overseas.

World Heavyweight Boxing: Joe Frazier, U.S.A. v. Manuel Ramos, Mexico
A recording of the fight at Madison Square Garden, New York, in which Frazier defended his New York version of the World Heavyweight title.

Joe Frazier, at twenty-four, is the most exciting young heavyweight in the world today. Winner of all his twenty fights, this exuberant Negro from Philadelphia has progressed steadily since he won the Olympic heavyweight Gold Medal in Tokyo four years ago.
In the confused situation which has reigned since Muhammad All was stripped of his title, Frazier is recognised in New York as world heavyweight champion.
Manuel Ramos, twenty-five-year-old Mexican champion, has won his last fifteen fights, including a points win over Ernie Terrell. In Mexico he is known as 'Tom
Thumb'-because he stands six foot three and a half inches and weighs fourteen and a half stone.
He has two trade marks: a flashing left hook, and an apparently inexhaustible capacity for staying strong under punishment.

Lawn Tennis
A report on the day's play in the All England Championship at Wimbledon.


Presenter: Frank Bough
Boxer: Joe Frazier
Boxer: Manuel Ramos
Commentator (Boxing): Harry Carpenter
Presented by: Fred Viner
Programme Editor: Alan Hart

: 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, Linda Blandford.


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Presenter: 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
Reporter: Linda Blandford
Assistant Editor: John Dekker
Assistant Editor: Peter Pagnamenta
Editor: Anthony Whitby

: Omnibus presenting: The Ken Russell Festival

Michael Caine introduces the first of four programmes devoted to the early films from television's prize-winning director.

A House in Bayswater (1960)
The first film Ken Russell wrote and produced for the BBC. It looks at the tenants of an old London house through the eyes of their unusual landlady.

Prokofiev (1961)
The first of the film biographies of famous artists, which are perhaps Ken Russell's most important contribution to television. The life of the Russian composer is reconstructed with old film, photographs and specially shot material.
"Ken Russell achieved a remarkable rhythm and unity from all his material. The technique is obviously promising... A brilliant, impressionistic account of Prokofiev..." (Daily Mail)
"A bold documentary reconstruction..." (The Observer)

(Next Tuesday: "The Dotty World of James Lloyd" and "Always on Sunday," the life of Henri 'Douanier' Rousseau)


Presenter: Michael Caine
Director/Writer/Producer: Ken Russell

: Postscript

by Canon Eric James.


Speaker: Canon Eric James

: Medicine Today

A monthly series of programmes for doctors.
(Shown last Tuesday on BBC-2)

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10.25-11.4 Free for All
Students discuss their present attitudes towards education and society.

11.4-11.29 Animal People
Profile of Frank Sawyer, naturalist.
(Rowridge, Brighton)


Director: Mary Hoskins
Producer: James McCloy
Subject (Animal People): Frank Sawyer

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