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: For Schools and Colleges

9.15 Middle School Physics: Motion in Three Dimensions
(Shown on Monday)
(Repeated on Friday of next week)

9.38 Primary School Mathematics: 15: Too Many to Count
Introduced by Jim Boucher
(Repeated on Thursday)

10.0 Discovering Science: 15: Water as Liquid
(Shown on Monday)

10.25-10.45 Twentieth-Century Focus: Trade Unions: 2: The Fifth Estate
(Shown on Monday)
(Repeated on Wednesday - not Scottish)
For booklet see left

11.0 Watch!: A Farm: The Farmer and his Sheep
Introduced by Rosanne Harvey
(Repeated on Thursday)

11.18 Going to Work: Office Work
(Shown on Monday)

11.40 Making Music
Introduced by Julian Smith
with children from Lovelace Junior School, Chessington, Surrey
(Repeated on Friday - not Wales)

12.5-12.25 Mathematics in Action: Manipulating Binary
Introduced by Frank Lovis


Presenter (Primary School Mathematics): Jim Boucher
Producer (Primary School Mathematics): David Roseveare
Presenter (Watch!): Rosanne Harvey
Producer (Watch!): Helen Nicoll
Presenter (Making Music): Julian Smith
Producer (Making Music): John Hosier
Presenter (Mathematics in Action): Frank Lovis
Producer (Mathematics in Action): Edward Goldwyn

: Lloffa

Welsh Folkways
(First shown on BBC Wales)
(Crystal Palace, Wenvoe West, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield)
(to 13.25)

: Watch with Mother: The Herbs

For the very young

: The News and The Weather Man

Graham Parker
(to 13.53)


Weatherman: Graham Parker

: For Schools and Colleges: Drama: The Widowing of Mrs. Holroyd: Part 2

by D.H. Lawrence
Lawrence's stage play about a marriage under stress and the breaking of a proud woman.
(Repeated on Wednesday)
(to 14.35)


Author: D.H. Lawrence
Designer: Charles Lawrence
Producer: Michael Simpson
Mrs. Holroyd: Rosemary Leach
Blackmore: John Challis
Holroyd: Glynn Edwards
Grandmother: Ella Milne
Rigley: Arthur Pentelow
Manager: Paul Dawkins
Miner: Rex Robinson
Miner: Alfred Bell

: Play School

In the story chair, William Mervyn
(Shown at 11.0 a.m. on BBC-2)


Presenter: Carol Chell
Presenter: Gordon Clyde
Storyteller: William Mervyn

: Jackanory: The Adventures of the Little Wooden Horse: The Little Wooden Horse Goes Down a Mine

by Ursula Moray Williams
with Gordon Gostelow
Today: The Little Wooden Horse Goes Down a Mine


Author: Ursula Moray Williams
Storyteller: Gordon Gostelow

: Circus Boy: Colonel Jack's Brother

A series of adventures set under the Big Top
With Mickey Braddock as Corky, Noah Beery as Joey the Clown, Robert Lowery as Big Tim Champion, Guinn Williams as Pete the Canvasman, Andy Clyde as Colonel Jack and Jonathan Bixby

Colonel Jack Bixby, the Circus's eccentric benefactor, goes off on safari and leaves brother Jonathan to look after his affairs.


Corky: Mickey Braddock
Joey the Clown: Noah Beery
Big Tim Champion: Robert Lowery
Pete the Canvasman: Guinn Williams
Colonel Jack/Jonathan Bixby: Andy Clyde

: Tom Tom

Introduced by Norman Tozer
A topical magazine programme about people, places, events, ideas, and inventions with John Earle and Jeremy Carrad

Champion horsewoman Sheila Willcox talks about riding and jumping. John and Jeremy decide to build a canoe.
From the South and West


Presenter: Norman Tozer
Presenter: John Earle
Presenter: Jeremy Carrad
Guest: Sheila Willcox
Director: Brian Hawkins
Producer: Lawrence Wade

: The Magic Roundabout

English version written and told by Eric Thompson.


Created by: Serge Danot
Writer/Narrator: Eric Thompson

: The News and The Weather Man

Graham Parker


Weatherman: Graham Parker

: Bewitched: That Was No Chick

A comedy film series
starring Elizabeth Montgomery as Samantha, Dick York as Darrin, Agnes Moorehead as Endora

That Was No Chick ...that was my wife!


Samantha: Elizabeth Montgomery
Darrin: Dick York
Endora: Agnes Moorehead

: The Persuaders: 6: You Don't Like to Ask, Do You?

What really makes you choose a product, a book, a belief, an idol, a cause?
This series looks inside the world of the persuaders and examines the methods used to influence you.

"I will not belittle myself to ask for charity in whatever form it comes."
How do you persuade a starving old lady who says that to take up her supplementary pension? Hundreds of thousands of people in our Welfare State, through ignorance, fear, or pride, do not collect the benefits they are entitled to. In such cases the authorities are clearly failing to get their message across.
Cliff Michelmore with a selected audience examines in this programme some of the obstacles that prevent people from claiming their rights and seeing what can be done about it.


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Director: Keith Clement
Producer: John Gau

: Z Cars: Fear or Favour: Part 2

by Robert Barr
Starring James Ellis, John Slater, John Woodvine
with Paul Angelis, Ron Davies, Bernard Holley

See colour feature on page 32


Writer: Robert Barr
Script Editor: Peter J. Hammond
Designer: Don Taylor
Producer: Richard Beynon
Director: Douglas Camfield
Billy Waters: Roy Holder
Tommy Jones: Darryl Read
P.C. Roach: Ron Davies
P.C. Bannerman: Paul Angelis
Sgt. Lynch: James Ellis
Det.-Sgt. Stone: John Slater
Mr. Thomson: Jack Le White
P.C. Newcombe: Bernard Holley
Albert Daker: Roger Tonge
James Bilston: Richardson Morgan
Radio girl: Jennie Goossens
Det.-Insp. Witty: John Woodvine
Mrs. Tweedie: Mollie Maureen
David Morgan: Anthony Villaroel
Mr. Melrose: Tommy Eytle

: News Headlines

: British Film Comedy: Your Money or Your Wife

A season of Britain's great laughter-makers
Starring Donald Sinden, Peggy Cummins
with Barbara Steele, Richard Wattis

This is a sophisticated marital comedy about a young couple who are heirs to a fortune but who discover that, under the terms of their Aunt Clarissa's will, they cannot receive the money while they are married. After some futile but hilarious attempts to make both ends meet by taking in paying guests - who are not the paying kind - the couple eventually decide on divorce. This arrangement is to last for only a year, and then they will re-marry. But the best-laid plans...


Screenplay: Ronald Jeans
Producer: Norman Williams
Director: Anthony Simmons
Pelham Butterworth: Donald Sinden
Gay Butterworth: Peggy Cummins
Hubert Fry: Richard Wattis
Theodore Malek: Peter Reynolds
Thelma Cressingdon: Georgina Cookson
Mrs. Compton Chamberlain: Gladys Boot
Juliet: Barbara Steele
Janet Fry: Betty Baskcomb
Mrs. Withers: Olive Sloane
The Judge: Ian Fleming
The Maid: Candy Scott
The Chauffeur: Noel Tregarthen

: The News

with John Edmunds
followed by The Weather


Newsreader: John Edmunds

: Our Own Correspondent: Tuesday's Documentary

A further chapter in Malcolm Muggeridge's television autobiography

Twenty years ago during the administration of Harry Truman, Malcolm Muggeridge worked in the United States as the Washington correspondent of the London Daily Telegraph. After two years at the centre of the Western political world he came to the conclusion that he would rather be on the periphery, and left with relief.
Last year Muggeridge returned to Washington to retread his old paths, to visit again the capital 'whose only industry is government and whose only output is words,' and to see whether his reactions remained the same combination of bemusement and foreboding.
This film records these reactions.

See page 30


Presenter: Malcolm Muggeridge
Producer: Charles Denton

: Scobie in September: Part 5

A thriller serial in six parts by Bill Craig
Starring Maurice Roeves as Scobie, Anton Diffring as Pandorus, David Langton as
Sir James Thorne, John Grieve as Sgt. Turner, Garfield Morgan as Slackhand,
Hannah Gordon as Judy

Scobie is kidnapped from the police cells by two men using Slackhand's stolen warrant card. They question him about Pandorus in the cellar of a large country house where he discovers a body inside one of Munro's wine crates. After escaping he contacts Judy to tell her that he has remembered where the assassins met. The Watchmaker, learning that his assassination attempt has failed, offers to try again, but is himself shot on the ramparts of Edinburgh Castle.
From Scotland


Writer: Bill Craig
Music: Andy Park
Designer: Tim Harvey
Producer: Pharic MacLaren
Scobie: Maurice Roeves
Pandorus: Anton Diffring
Sir James Thorne: David Langton
Sgt. Turner: John Grieve
Slackhand: Garfield Morgan
Judy: Hannah Gordon
Lilli: Anne Kristen
Vickers: Anthony Valentine
Brodie: Hugh Evans
Munro: Bryden Murdoch

: Twenty-Four Hours

with Kenneth Allsop and Michael Barratt, Robert McKenzie, Vincent Kane


Presenter: Kenneth Allsop
Reporter: Michael Barratt
Reporter: Robert McKenzie
Reporter: Vincent Kane
Editor: Derrick Amoore

: Nairn at Large: 6: They Don't Build 'em Like They Used To!

Ian Nairn looks at the changing face of Britain

Most drinkers are unanimous in their preference for Victorian city pubs or rural inns instead of the chrome and plate-glass of the modern pub. Ian Nairn shows that it is possible to build a good modern pub or successfully modernise an older one.
Unfortunately these good modern pubs, or ones that have been imaginatively modernised usually on the landlord's own initiative are few and far between. Most of them are in the London area, but Ian Nairn has discovered three more on the south coast: two in Portsmouth and one in Brighton which advertises itself as Britain's first family pub. But he is the first to admit that a pub is something much more than its architecture and design, and seizes the chance to attack irritants, like the trend towards larger and larger breweries selling keg and similar beers, 'tied houses' - and not least, the British licensing laws.
From the North
See page 36


Presenter: Ian Nairn
Producer: John Mapplebeck

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