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: For Schools and Colleges

9.38 Science Extra: Physics: Energy Sources
Introduced by Alan Walton
(Shown last week)
(Repeated on Thursday)

10.0 Merry-Go-Round: Tom's Midnight Garden: Part 2: Are you a ghost?
by Philippa Pearce
Adapted by John Tully
with Nicholas Burslem and Martin Baker
(Repeated on Thursday)

10.25-10.45 Maths Today: Year 1: Getting Together
Introduced by David Sturgess
(Shown last week)
(Repeated on Tuesday)

11.0-11.20 Discovering Science: The Pull of the Earth
Introduced by Michael Underwood
(Repeated on Tuesday)

11.35 Mirror for Our Dreams: The Ways and Meanings of Cinema: 8: Fusions
Introduced by Michael Cronin
Written by Victor Perkins
(Repeated on Wednesday)

12.5-12.25 Engineering: Craft and Science: Unit 2: Working from Drawings 2: Different Views
Introduced by D.R.C. Holmes, C.Eng., A. M.I. Prod. E.
(Shown last week on BBC-2)
(Repeated on Wednesday and on Friday - not Scottish)
Accompanying pamphlet: see page 11


Presenter (Science Extra): Alan Walton
Producer (Science Extra): David Roseveare
Author (Merry-Go-Round: Tom's Midnight Garden): Philippa Pearce
Adapter (Merry-Go-Round: Tom's Midnight Garden): John Tully
Presenter (Merry-Go-Round): Nicholas Burslem
Presenter (Merry-Go-Round): Martin Baker
Producer (Merry-Go-Round): Dorothea Brooking
Presenter (Maths Today): David Sturgess
Producer (Maths Today): John Cain
Producer (Maths Today): Peter Weiss
Presenter (Discovering Science): Michael Underwood
Producer (Discovering Science): John Field
Presenter (Mirror for Our Dreams): Michael Cronin
Writer (Mirror for Our Dreams): Victor Perkins
Producer (Mirror for Our Dreams): Alan G. Bell
Presenter (Engineering: Craft and Science): D.R.C. Holmes
Programme Adviser (Engineering: Craft and Science): S. Fraser, C.Eng., A.M.I. Prod.E., A.M.I.E.D.
Producer (Engineering: Craft and Science): Nat Taylor

: Dechrau Canu, Dechrau Canmol

Songs of Praise from Trinity College, Carmarthen
(First shown on BBC Wales)
(Crystal Palace, Wenvoe West, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield)
(to 13.25)

: Watch with Mother: Tales of the Riverbank: The Jumble Sale

A film series of the adventures of Hammy and his friends.

Roddy and Hammy make Turtle change his mind about one of his discarded possessions.
Commentary spoken by Johnny Morris.


Director: Dave Ellison
Narrator: Johnny Morris
Presented by: Peggy Miller

: The News and The Weather Man

Bert Foord
(to 13.53)


Weatherman: Bert Foord

: For Schools and Colleges

2.5 Exploring Your World: Man Becomes Airborne
Introduced by Harry Armstrong
(Repeated on Wednesday)

2.30 Going to Work: The Hotel Trade
Jobs in hotels often involve training. This film examines the training of waiters and cooks, and also looks at some of the other jobs done by young people in two hotels in Sheffield.
(Repeated on Tuesday)

2.55 People of Many Lands: Summer in Iceland
Introduced by Christopher Trace
(Repeated on Friday)

3.20-3.40 Twentieth-Century Focus: Laws and Liberty: 1: The Good Constable
A force or a service? What is the right balance between police powers and citizens' rights?
With Rex Robinson and Alexander Riley
Introduced by Harvey Hall
(Repeated on Tuesday and on Wednesday - not Scottish)
Accompanying pamphlet: see page 11


Presenter (Exploring Your World): Harry Armstrong
Producer (Exploring Your World): Bill Scott
Producer (Going to Work): John Parry
Presenter (People of Many Lands): Christopher Trace
Producer (People of Many Lands): Peggie Broadhead
Presenter (Twentieth-Century Focus): Harvey Hall
Producer (Twentieth-Century Focus): Tony Scull
[Actor]: Rex Robinson
[Actor]: Alexander Riley

: Teaching Nuffield Chemistry: 5: What Happens Next?

Introduced by Edgar Jenkins
with E.H. Coulson, Professor Kevin Keohane, S. Mitchell, Professor Sir Ronald Nyholm, F.R.S., D.A. Stephens


Presenter: Edgar Jenkins
Speaker: E.H. Coulson
Speaker: Professor Kevin Keohane
Speaker: S. Mitchell
Speaker: Sir Ronald Nyholm
Speaker: D.A. Stephens
Producer: Nat Taylor

: Jackanory: The Adventures of Becassine: Becassine Grows Up

by Caumery
Illustrated by J.P. Pinchon and retold in English by Denise Cremona
with Bridget Searle

Becassine has made French children laugh for many years. She is the kind of person who tries very hard to be like everyone else, but somehow things always manage to go wrong.
Today: Becassine Grows Up


Author: Caumery
Illustrator: J.P. Pinchon
Retold in English by: Denise Cremona
Storyteller: Bridget Searle

: Blue Peter

with Valerie Singleton, John Noakes, Peter Purves
See facing page


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

: Belle, Sebastian, and the Horses: Part 9: Monseigneur's Recovery

A film serial in thirteen parts

Although everyone else is convinced that Monseigneur will never run another race, Sebastian is determined to cure him.


Pierre Marechal: Claude Giraud
Sylvia: Louise Marleau
M. Lambert: Jose Luis de Vilallonga
Bertrand: Jean-Pierre Andreani
Thomas: Harry-Max
Sebastian: Mehdi
Cesar: Edmond Beauchamp

: 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

Bert Foord


Weatherman: Bert Foord

: The Monday Show

Introduced by Michael Aspel


Presenter: Michael Aspel
Script Associate: Tony Aspler
Musical Director: Pete Moore
Producer: Mark Patterson

: Ask the Family: Quarter-Finals: Northern Ireland

The Gee Family from Portadown v. The Willman Family now living in Bolton
A contest in speed and wits between families from all over the United Kingdom.
Introduced by Robert Robinson

Brian Gee is the Principal of Portadown Technical College, his wife a housewife, and their two children are both at Portadown College. John Willman is a doctor, his wife a schoolteacher-cum-housewife, and their two children go to school in Bolton.


Presenter: Robert Robinson
Director: Bob Toner
Producer: Cecil Korer
Contestant (The Gee Family): Brian Gee
Contestant (The Willman Family): John Willman

: Z Cars: Follow the Form: Part 1

by James Doran
Starring James Ellis, John Woodvine
with Bernard Holley

Ron Bailey, a petrol pump attendant at a Newtown garage, is approached by two men who want him to help them rob a safe in the garage office. When Inspector Witty hears Bailey's story he is inclined to disbelieve it and senses a conspiracy...
(For cast list see page 23)


Writer: James Doran
Producer: Richard Beynon
Director: John Davies
P.C. Newcombe: Bernard Holley
Sgt. Lynch: James Ellis
Det.-Insp. Witty: John Woodvine

: News Headlines

: Harry Worth: Match of the Day

Written by Ronnie Taylor
Harry Worth in a new series of unlikely situations
[with] Robert Keegan as Sgt. Cooper, Norman Bird as Dr. Swinson, Patricia Hayes as Mrs. Pettigrew, Noel Hood as Mother-in-law, Annabelle Lee as Joyce Pettigrew, Michael Stainton as P.C. Nutter, Lionel Wheeler as P.C. Edmunds, Ernest Arnley as Albert Pettigrew, Irene Bradshaw as the Nurse

Are you a football fan? Because, if you are, next Saturday look very carefully at the man standing next to you. If he is middle-aged, stockily built, wearing horn-rimmed glasses and a vague expression - then move immediately to the other end of the ground...


Writer: Ronnie Taylor
Music: Dennis Wilson
Design: Peter Brachacki
Producer: Duncan Wood
Himself: Harry Worth
Sgt. Cooper: Robert Keegan
Dr. Swinson: Norman Bird
Mrs. Pettigrew: Patricia Hayes
Mother-in-law: Noel Hood
Joyce Pettigrew: Annabelle Lee
P.C. Nutter: Michael Stainton
P.C. Edmunds: Lionel Wheeler
Albert Pettigrew: Ernest Arnley
The Nurse: Irene Bradshaw

: 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 Robert Dougall
followed by The Weather


Newsreader: Robert Dougall

: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes: Wisteria Lodge

Dramatised by Alexander Baron
Starring Peter Cushing
and Nigel Stock as Dr. Watson
also starring Richard Pearson as Inspector Baynes, Derek Francis as John Scott Eccles

"Have just had the most grotesque and incredible experience. May I consult you?"


Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Dramatised by: Alexander Baron
Script Editor: John Barber
Script Editor: Donald Tosh
Designer: Roy Oxley
Producer: William Sterling
Director: Roger Jenkins
Sherlock Holmes: Peter Cushing
Dr. Watson: Nigel Stock
Inspector Baynes: Richard Pearson
John Scott Eccles: Derek Francis
Jose: Tutte Lemkow
Garcia: Carlos Pierre
Henderson: Walter Gotell
Mrs. Hudson: Grace Arnold
P.C. Walters: Philip Anthony
Warner: Desmond Stokes
Lucas: Christopher Carlos
Mulatto: Roy Stewart
Miss Burnet: Tanya Robinson

: Moira Anderson Sings

with her guest David Ward
and the BBC Scottish Radio Orchestra
Leader, Ian Tyre
Conductor, Iain Sutherland
From Scotland


Singer: Moira Anderson
Singer: David Ward
Musicians: The BBC Scottish Radio Orchestra
Orchestra leader: Ian Tyre
Conductor: Iain Sutherland
Musical Associate/Orchestrations: Ian Gourlay
Orchestrations: Peter Knight
Orchestrations: Wally Stott
Orchestrations: Robert Docker
Continuity: John Law
Designer: Colin Cant
Producer: Eddie Fraser

: Twenty-Four Hours

What matters in the news and out of it with Kenneth Allsop and Michael Barratt
Robert McKenzie, Vincent Kane
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: Robert McKenzie
Reporter: Vincent Kane
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

: Made in Britain

Focus on Industry and Exports
In the halcyon days of steam Britain made locomotives for the world. How has the industry changed? A report on one of the giants and one of the last independent loco-makers


Reporter: Reg Abbiss
Production: Christopher Riley
Production: Marcus Davidson

: Hold Down a Chord: 8

A beginner's course in folk guitar with John Pearse

Introducing 'Mandy', a lyrical West Indian calypso - and a new style to accompany it - the Basic Calypso Lick
(Repeated on Friday at 7.0pm BBC-2)
Accompanying pamphlet: see page 11


Presenter/Guitarist: John Pearse
Producer: Victor Poole

: Give Us a Song: 8: Johnny, I Hardly Know Yeh - a traditional folk song

Each week Florence Norberg takes a well-known song and shows a group of young people how to improve their singing
(Repeated on Friday at 7.15 p.m. - BBC-2)

Close Down


Singer/Presenter: Florence Norberg
Producer: Victor Poole

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