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: For Schools and Colleges

9.15 Maths Today: Year 1: Looking for Patterns
(Shown on Monday)

9.38 Primary School Mathematics: Which Base?
Introduced by Jim Boucher.
(Repeated on Thursday)

10.0 Discovering Science: What is Air?
(Shown on Monday)

10.25-10.45 Twentieth-Century Focus: Preview
(Shown on Monday
(Repeated on Wednesday - not Scottish)

11.0 Watch!: A Farm: Pigs
Introduced by Rosanne Harvey.
(Repeated on Thursday)

11.18 Going to Work: Working for the Council
(Shown on Monday)

11.40 Making Music
Introduced by Julian Smith
with children from Latchmere Junior School, Kingston, Surrey.
(Repeated on Friday)

12.5-12.25 Mathematics in Action: Probability
Introduced by Stewart Gartside.


Presenter (Primary School Mathematics): Jim Boucher
Producer (Primary School Mathematics): Peter Weiss
Presenter (Watch!): Rosanne Harvey
Producer (Watch!): Helen Nicoll
Presenter (Making Music): Julian Smith
Producer (Making Music): Moyra Gambleton
Producer (Making Music): John Hosier
Presenter (Mathematics in Action): Stewart Gartside
Producer (Mathematics in Action): Edward Goldwyn

: Alaw Ac Olwen

A programme of light music.
(First shown on BBC Wales)
(Crystal Palace, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Wenvoe West)
(to 13.25)

: The News and The Weather Man

Graham Parker
(to 13.53)


Weatherman: Graham Parker

: For Schools and Colleges: Look and Read: The Lost Treasure: Part 2

by Joy Thwaytes
Introduced by Tom Gibbs
with Veronica Purnell and Stephen Leigh

(to 14.25)


Writer: Joy Thwaytes
Presenter: Tom Gibbs
Producer: Claire Chovil
Carol: Veronica Purnell
Bob: Stephen Leigh

: Jackanory: James and the Giant Peach: Strange Creatures

by Roald Dahl
with Bernard Cribbins
Today: Strange Creatures


Author: Roald Dahl
Storyteller: Bernard Cribbins

: The Range Rider

A film series.
Range Rider and his young friend, Dick West, fight for justice against the lawlessness of the early West.


The Range Rider: Jack Mahoney
Dick: Dick Jones

: Tom Tom

Introduced by Norman Tozer.
A topical magazine programme about people, places, events, ideas, and inventions with John Earle, Janet Kelly and Jeremy Carrad.
From the South and West


Presenter: Norman Tozer
Presenter: John Earle
Presenter: Janet Kelly
Presenter: Jeremy Carrad
Director: David Brown
Producer: Lawrence Wade

: Hector's House

The varied adventures of Hector the Dog and Zaza the Cat not forgetting next-door-neighbour Mrs. Kiki Frog.

: The News and The Weather Man

Graham Parker


Weatherman: Graham Parker

: Town and Around

Introduced by John Edmunds.


Presenter: John Edmunds

: The Time Tunnel: Visitors from Beyond the Stars

An adventure into the fourth dimension
with James Darren as Dr. Tony Newman, Robert Colbert as Dr. Doug Phillips
This week: To the past of 1885 and a small town in Arizona


Dr. Tony Newman: James Darren
Dr. Doug Phillips: Robert Colbert
Dr Ann MacGregor: Lee Meriwether
Lt.-Gen. Heywood Kirk: Whit Bissell
Dr. Raymond Swain: John Zaremba
Williams: Byron Foulger
Crawford: Tris Coffin
Centauri: Jan Merlin
Taureg: Fred Beir
Deputy: Gary Haynes
Sheriff: Ross Elliott
Alien Leader: John Hoyt

: Z Cars: No Charge for the Estimate: Part 2

by Archie Hill
Starring James Ellis, John Slater, John Woodvine
with Paul Angelis, Ron Davies, Bernard Holley


Writer: Archie Hill
Script Editor: Barry Thomas
Designer: John Stout
Producer: Richard Beynon
Director: Tristan de Vere Cole
P.C. Bannerman: Paul Angelis
P.C. Roach: Ron Davies
Brummie West: Terence Rigby
Granny Wendy: Jean Campbell-Dallas
Danny the Tatter: Joe Ritchie
Sgt. Lynch: James Ellis
P.C. Newcombe: Bernard Holley
Det.-Sgt. Stone: John Slater
Neighbour: Kate Lansbury
Radio girl: Jennie Goossens
Belling: Alfred Hoffman
Methy: Rex Rashley
Det.-Insp. Witty: John Woodvine
Reporter: John Owens

: News Headlines

: Comedy Tonight: The Great McGinty

A season of comedy films with the great laughter-makers.
Starring Brian Donlevy, Muriel Angelus, Akim Tamiroff and William Demarest

Preston Sturges's hilarious account of a man who, through crooked politics, rises from a tramp to become the Governor of an American state.


Writer/Director: Preston Sturges
Dan McGinty: Brian Donlevy
Catherine: Muriel Angelus
The Boss: Akim Tamiroff
The Politician: William Demarest
George: Allyn Joslyn
Thompson: Lewis Jean Jeyot
Luis: Harry Rosenghal
The Girl: Steffie Duna

: The News

with Ronald Allison
followed by The Weather


Newsreader: Ronald Allison

: Towards Tomorrow: Tuesday's Documentary: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Garbage Dump

Your future is being created now - for better or for worse?

Waste of every kind is on the increase, polluting the earth. The volume of refuse alone will double in twenty years. Unless we do something, cities will be engulfed in their own wastes.
Should we store our wastes in huge artificial mountains for possible future re-use? Or re-design our own homes to produce less waste? Waste can be eliminated. But there are psychological problems.
Film from Britain, France, America, and Sweden shows what is being done in the eleventh-hour bid to avoid the waste-high society.

See page 28


Series Editor: Max Morgan-Witts
Writer/Producer: Michael Weigall

: The Sandie Shaw Supplement: 4: Reflections

Starring Sandie Shaw
Stand by for Stardust as Sandie pays tribute to the legendary ladies she admires.
This week's guest, Chris Andrews
The Refractions
See colour feature on centre pages


Singer/Presenter: Sandie Shaw
Singer: Chris Andrews
Guests: The Refractions
Staged by: Gary Cockrell
Vocal backing: The Tears of Joy
Musical Director/Musical Arrangements: Kenny Woodman
Musical Arrangements: Anthony King
Designer: John Burrowes
Producer: Mel Cornish

: Twenty-Four Hours

A quick look at the news of the day and a longer look at what matters 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: 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

: Eight Days in August

Eight eventful days in Czechoslovakia seen through the eyes of one prominent Czech. Eight days that for him ended in exile.
Now Kamil Winter, former Head of News, Czech Television, gives his account of the Russian invasion and the response of his fellow countrymen. It is a story that could be told a thousand different ways-but always a story with a common hero-the Czechoslovak people.
Written and narrated by Kamil Winter.


Writer/Narrator: Kamil Winter

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