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: For Schools and Colleges

9.38 Television Club: Mr. Brent's Dream
(Shown on Monday)

10.0-10.20 Maths Today: Year 1: 7: Using Pictures
Introduced by David Sturgess
(Repeated on Monday and Tuesday of next week)

10.25-10.45 So You're Leaving Soon?
A series for Welsh Schools
(Welsh Transmitters, Sutton Coldfield, Holme Moss, Wenvoe West)

11.5-11.33 Scene: Terry
(Shown on Thursday)

11.35-11.55 Engineering: Craft and Science: Unit 4: Metal Cutting: 3: Speeds and Feeds
(Shown on Wednesday)
For booklet see page 11


Presenter (Maths Today): David Sturgess
Producer (Maths Today): Peter Weiss

: Mae Gen I Air!

Parlour Game: 'I have a word'
First shown on BBC Wales
(Crystal Palace, Wenvoe West, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield)
(to 13.25)

: Watch with Mother: Pogles' Wood: A Paper Tiger

For the very young
Pippin and Tog find a tiger that isn't fierce.

: The News and The Weather Man

George Luce
(to 13.53)


Weatherman: George Luce

: For Schools and Colleges: Making Music

(Shown on Tuesday)
(to 14.25)

: Play School: Science Day

A programme for children under five
Today's story: "Parrak-the white reindeer" by Inga Borg
(Shown at 11.0 a.m. on BBC-2)


Presenter: Carole Ward
Presenter: Brian Cant
Author (Parrak-the white reindeer): Inga Borg
Pianist: Jonathan Cohen
Graphics: Mina Martinez
Scriptwriter and director: John Lane
Producer: Cynthia Felgate

: Jackanory: The Latchkey Children: Part 5: Will the Tree be Saved?

by Eric Allen
With Keith Barron


Author: Eric Allen
Storyteller: Keith Barron
Director: Daphne Jones
Producer: Anna Home
The Latchkey Children - Etty: Lesley Roach
The Latchkey Children - Billandben: Martin Beaumont
The Latchkey Children - Froggy: Lee Chamberlain
The Latchkey Children - Goggles: Jimmy Berryman
The Latchkey Children - Duke: Ricky Alleyne
The Latchkey Children - Bletchley: Kim Smith
The Vicar: John Dunbar
The M.P.: John Tucker
Fletcher Henderson Binns: Stanley Jack
The Foreman: Peter Lund
Himself: Michael Aspel

: Crackerjack

Introduced by Michael Aspel
with Peter Glaze, Rod McLennan, Christine Holmes, Jillian Comber
Guests, The Bandwagon, Ronnie McLeod

(Christine Holmes is appearing in "Charlie Girl" at the Adelphi Theatre, London; Bert Hayes is at Butlin's Hotels, Cliftonville)


Presenter: Michael Aspel
Comedian: Peter Glaze
Comedian: Rod McLennan
Hostess: Christine Holmes
Hostess: Jillian Comber
Musicians: The Bandwagon
Performer: Ronnie McLeod
Script: Bob Block
Music: Bert Hayes and his Orchestra
Designer: Jeremy Bear
Director: Michael Goodwin
Producer: Peter Whitmore

: Junior Points of View

with Margaret Drabble
A weekly look at criticism and comments from younger viewers
Letters for inclusion in these programmes should be addressed to: Junior Points of View, [address removed]


Presenter: Margaret Drabble
Presented by: Iain Johnstone

: The News and The Weather Man

George Luce


Weatherman: George Luce

: London This Week

Introduced by Ronald Allison

6.0-6.18 Local News and Weather
(Rowridge, Brighton, Oxford, Peterborough, Manningtree, Cambridge)


Presenter: Ronald Allison

: Take the High Road

to Castle Urquhart, Inverness-shire
with Robin Hall and Jimmie Macgregor, Margaret Savage, David Henderson, Brian Seivwright
and The Dancers: Charlie Mill, Sylvia Henderson, Victor Wesley, Celia Hammond, Jack Cooper, Morag Alexander, Isobel James
From Scotland

(Robin Hall and Jimmie Macgregor are appearing at The Theatre Royal, Newcastle)


Singer: Robin Hall
Singer/Guitarist: Jimmie Macgregor
Singer: Margaret Savage
Performer: David Henderson
Dancer/Dance director: Brian Seivwright
Dancer: Charlie Mill
Dancer: Sylvia Henderson
Dancer: Victor Wesley
Dancer: Celia Hammond
Dancer: Jack Cooper
Dancer: Morag Alexander
Dancer: Isobel James
Musical director: Arthur Blake
Musical arrangements: Edwin Holland
Musical arrangements: Jim Johnstone
Producer: Iain MacFadyen

: The Virginian: Ryker

Tales from the last frontier of the great American West.
A film series starring James Drury as The Virginian

A hired gunman learns that an old friend, and rival for the reputation of the fastest gun, has been brought in to eliminate him.
(First shown on BBC-2)


The Virginian: James Drury
Ryker: Clu Gulager
John Hagen: Leslie Nielson
Janet Hale: Ann Helm
Sam Lake: Jan Merlin
Trampas: Doug McClure
Randy: Randy Boone
Betsy: Roberta Shore

: News Headlines

: The Dick Emery Show

Starring Dick Emery
with Priscilla Morgan, Peter Elliott, Lindsay Campbell, Ann Emery
Tony Mansell Singers


Scripts: Peter Robinson
Additional material: Dick Emery
Filmed interviews: Brian Blackburn
Musical Director: Norman Percival
Designer: Alan Hunter-Craig
Producer: Ernest Maxin
Comedian: Dick Emery
[Actress]: Priscilla Morgan
[Actor]: Peter Elliott
[Actress]: Lindsay Campbell
[Actress]: Ann Emery
Singers: Tony Mansell Singers

: Dad's Army: Episode 3: Command Decision

by Jimmy Perry and David Croft
Starring Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier and Clive Dunn

In which our hero puts the defence of the realm before personal pride and thus nearly loses command of our gallant platoon.

Featuring John Laurie, James Beck, Arnold Ridley, Ian Lavender
with Caroline Dowdeswell, Geoffrey Lumsden, Gordon Peters, Charles Hill
The voices of Bud Flanagan and E.V.H. Emmett
Animals by Winship's Circus
Signature tune by Jimmy Perry and Derek Taverner, played by the Band of the Coldstream Guards, conducted by their Director of Music, Capt. Trevor L. Sharpe M.B.E., L.R.A.M., A.R.C.M., P.S.M.


Writer/Signature tune: Jimmy Perry
Writer/Producer: David Croft
Signature tune: Derek Taverner
Musicians (signature tune): Band of the Coldstream Guards
Conductor: Capt. Trevor L. Sharpe M.B.E.
Design: Alan Hunter-Craig
Design: Paul Joel
Captain Mainwaring: Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson: John Le Mesurier
Lance Corporal Jones: Clive Dunn
Private Fraser: John Laurie
Private Walker: James Beck
Private Godfrey: Arnold Ridley
Private Pike: Ian Lavender
Janet King: Caroline Dowdeswell
Colonel Square: Geoffrey Lumsden
The Soldier: Gordon Peters
The Butler: Charles Hill
The voice of (signature tune): Bud Flanagan
The voice of (newsreel): E.V.H. Emmett

: The News

with Robert Dougall
followed by The Weather


Newsreader: Robert Dougall

: With Love, Sophia

A tantalising glimpse of the world of Sophia Loren highlighted by her songs and guest appearances of Peter Sellers, Marcello Mastroianni and Jonathan Winters


Entertainer: Sophia Loren
Guest: Peter Sellers
Guest: Marcello Mastroianni
Comedian: Jonathan Winters
Music arranged by: Leslie Bricusse
Director: Michael Pfleghar
Producer: Roger Gimbel
Executive Producer: Jack Hayler Jr.

: Come Dancing

A Friday ticket to jive, judge, or just enjoy the new two-part inter-regional competition organised by Mecca Dancing
Peter West introduces the First half of:
Home Counties North v. North of England

Tonight sees one of those strong natural competitive dancing clashes. In last year's series the North got as far as a semi-final and lost closely to West Scotland. On the other hand Home Counties North drew with Wales in the second round, but were unlucky to lose on a Chairman of Judges' decision. This time they intend to make sure!


Presenter: Peter West
Chairman of Judges: Bill Irvine
Music (The Strand): Ray McVay
Music (Bradford): Graham Warner
Compere: Don Moss
Compere: Stuart Hall
Arranger: Eric Morley
Director: Douglas Hespe
Director: Ray Lakeland
Director: Reg Perrin
Producer: Philip Lewis

: 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, David Lomax, Philip Tibenham, Denis Tuohy, Linda Blandford


Presenter: Kenneth Allsop
Reporter: Michael Barratt
Reporter: Robert McKenzie
Reporter: Vincent Kane
Reporter: Fyfe Robertson
Reporter: David Lomax
Reporter: Philip Tibenham
Reporter: Denis Tuohy
Reporter: Linda Blandford
Assistant Editor: John Dekker
Editor: Derrick Amoore

: Mr. President, Sir...: 2: Germany v. France: Life is too easy for young people today

A series of international debating contests between students from eight countries for The Observer Mace

Life is too easy for young people today
This is the motion the German team proposes and the French team opposes
Panel of Judges:
Lord Gladwyn
Trevor Fisk, President of the National Union of Students
and Kenneth Harris, Presiding Judge who also introduces the programme
From Technischen Universitaet, Berlin
Presented in collaboration with the German Television Service (Sender Freies Berlin)


Judge: Lord Gladwyn
Judge: Trevor Fisk
Judge/presenter: Kenneth Harris
Producer: Ray Colley

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