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: For Schools and Colleges

9.38 Television Club: A Visit to the Optician
(Shown on Monday)

10.0-10.20 Middle School Physics: Forces Balanced and Unbalanced
(Shown last 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 Scene: Being Happy, That's What Counts
(Shown on Thursday)

11.35-11.55 Engineering: Craft and Science: Unit 4: Metal Cutting
(Shown on Wednesday)
For booklet see page 22

: 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: The Princess and the Jewel

For the very young
Pippin and Tog hear the story of the princess who wants too many things.

: The News and The Weather Man

Bert Foord
(to 13.53)


Weatherman: Bert Foord

: 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: "The Bow and the Harp" by Joanne Cole
(Shown at 11.0 a.m. on BBC-2)


Presenter: Miranda Connell
Presenter: Lionel Morton
Author (The Bow and the Harp): Joanne Cole
Producer: Cynthia Felgate

: Jackanory: Egyptian Folk Tales: The Monastery of St. Pacomus

with Samira Kirollos
Stories based on traditional Egyptian legends retold by Samira Kirollos
Today: The Monastery of St. Pacomus

(Next week: "The Little Wooden Horse" by Ursula Moray Williams)


Storyteller: Samira Kirollos
Pictures: Carol Jones
Director: Angela Beeching
Producer: Anna Home

: Crackerjack

Introduced by Michael Aspel
with Peter Glaze, Rod McLennan, Christine Holmes, Jillian Comber
Guests, Amen Corner, Jack Beckitt

(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: Amen Corner
Ventriloquist: Jack Beckitt
Script: Bob Block
Music: Bert Hayes and his Orchestra
Designer: Jeremy Bear
Producer: Peter Whitmore

: Junior Points of View

with Cathy McGowan
A weekly look at criticism and comments from younger viewers

Today, and for the following three Fridays, Junior Points of View will be introduced by Cathy McGowan, late of Ready, Steady, Go. The style of her programmes will differ slightly from the present format. Every week a well-known personality will be in the studio to give his, or her opinion on TV programmes. Today on film some children from a London primary school talk to Cathy about their likes and hates on BBC-tv.
Letters for inclusion in these programmes should be addressed to: Junior Points of View, [address removed]


Presenter: Cathy McGowan
Presented by: Iain Johnstone

: The News and The Weather Man

Bert Foord


Weatherman: Bert Foord

: London This Week

Introduced by Ronald Allison


Presenter: Ronald Allison

: Take the High Road

to Kelvingrove Park, Glasgow
with Robin Hall and Jimmie Macgregor, Tina Lawton, Ted Darling, Brian Seivwright
and The Dancers: Charlie Mill, Morag Alexander, Victor Wesley, Celia Hammond, Jackie Farrell, Sandra Adams, Isobel James
From Scotland


Singer: Robin Hall
Singer/Guitarist: Jimmie Macgregor
Singer: Tina Lawton
Singer: Ted Darling
Dancer/Dance director: Brian Seivwright
Dancer: Charlie Mill
Dancer: Morag Alexander
Dancer: Victor Wesley
Dancer: Celia Hammond
Dancer: Jackie Farrell
Dancer: Sandra Adams
Dancer: Isobel James
Musical arrangements: Edwin Holland
Musical arrangements: Jim Johnstone
Producer: Iain MacFadyen

: The Virginian: Secrets of Brynmar Hall

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

Accepting an invitation to visit the mother of a close friend, Betsy finds her welcome both mysterious and alarming.
(First shown on BBC-2)

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


The Virginian: James Drury
Randy: Randy Boone
Betsy: Roberta Shore
Mrs. Brynmar: Jane Wyatt
Jenny: Brooke Bundy
Mrs. Tyson: Virginia Gregg
Richard: Mark Goddard
Paul: Tom Skerritt
Michael: Victor French
Stewart Brynmar: Ed Platt

: News Headlines

: The Dick Emery Show

Starring Dick Emery
Special guests, The Satin Bells
with Priscilla Morgan, Peter Elliott, Damaris Hayman, Lindsay Campbell, Scott Angel, Maurice Cranmer, Trevor Miles, Peter Sanders


Scripts: Eric Davidson
Scripts: Charles Hart
Scripts: Peter Bishop
Scripts: Peter Robinson
Additional material: Dick Emery
Musical Director: Norman Percival
Filmed interviews: Brian Blackburn
Designer: Kenneth Sharp
Producer: Ernest Maxim
Comedian: Dick Emery
Singers: The Satin Bells
[Actress]: Priscilla Morgan
[Actor]: Peter Elliott
[Actress]: Damaris Hayman
[Actress]: Lindsay Campbell
[Actor]: Scott Angel
[Actor]: Maurice Cranmer
[Actor]: Trevor Miles
[Actor]: Peter Sanders

: Dad's Army: Episode 4: The Enemy Within the Gates

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

In which our heroes triumph over the problems of security, fifth columnists, and parachuting air-men.

Featuring John Laurie, James Beck, Arnold Ridley, Ian Lavender
with Caroline Dowdeswell, Carl Jaffe, Bill Pertwee, Denys Peck, David Davenport, Nigel Rideout
The voices of Bud Flanagan and E.V.H. Emmett
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: Captain 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
Captain Winogrodzki: Carl Jaffe
A.R.P. Warden: Bill Pertwee
German pilot: Denys Peck
Military Police Sgt.: David Davenport
German pilot: Nigel Rideout
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

: The European Skating Championships of 1969

from Garmisch Partenkirchen, West Germany
featuring Ice Dancing
The World Ice Dance Champions Bernard Ford and Diane Towler tonight defend their European title and spearhead Great Britain's attempt to repeat last year's clean sweep when this country won the European gold, silver, and bronze medals.
Presented by the German Television Service
See page 32


Skater: Bernard Ford
Skater: Diane Towler
Commentator: Alan Weeks

: Come Dancing

Organised by Mecca Dancing
The winners get a place in the semi-final against West Scotland
Peter West introduces the Second half of Home Counties North v. North of England


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...: 3: Czechoslovakia v. Holland

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

"Great men are dangerous"
This is the Motion the Czechoslovak team proposes and the Dutch 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 Stadsgehoorzaal, Leiden, Holland

Presented in collaboration with The Netherlands Television Service
This competition is being run on a knock-out basis, with four first-round contests, two semi-finals, and a final, and the series provides a chance for students to debate on TV a number of subjects of general interest. The language of the programmes will be English, each team will have two members, and the students' speeches will last just under five minutes each. The judges will award marks for content, presentation, and team work.


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

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