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: For Schools and Colleges

9.15 Engineering: Craft and Science
Shown on Monday
(Repeated on Friday - not Scottish)
For booklet see column 1

9.38 Exploring Your World
(Shown on Monday)

10.0-10.20 History 1917-1967: The Story of Modern Egypt
Gamal Abdel Nasser and his free officers struggle to establish their revolution in Egypt.
Introduced by Brian Redhead
(Repeated on Thursday)

10.25-10.45 Dysgu Cymraeg
A series for Welsh Schools
(Welsh Transmitters, Sutton Coldfield, Holme Moss, Wenvoe West)

11.0-11.20 Drama: Why Danny Misses School: Part 1
by Keith Dewhurst
(Shown on Tuesday)

11.35 Maths Today: Year 2: 8: All Square
Introduced by Stewart Gartside
(Shown last week)

12.0-12.25 For Sixth Forms: China
(Shown on Monday)


Presenter (History 1917-1967): Brian Redhead
Producer (History 1917-1967): John Radcliffe
Writer (Drama): Keith Dewhurst
Presenter (Maths Today): Stewart Gartside
Producer (Maths Today): Peter Baker

: Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye

Make Yourself at Home
For viewers from Pakistan and India
Health and Welfare

Look, Listen, and Speak: Lesson 12

Asian Music

'Look, Listen, and Speak' Book 1, in Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, Punjabi and English (the vocabulary in Gujarati is available in leaflet form), and long-playing record with English dialogue and practice sentences to accompany Books and are obtainable from booksellers/record dealers, Asian stores. or by post from BBC Publications, [address removed]. Book 4s. 6d. (by post 5s. 3d.) (crossed postal order, please, not stamps). Record 1 41s. (by post 42s. 10d.).
(to 12.50)


Teacher (Look, Listen, and Speak): Robert Chapman

: Plas Penucha

The ancient mansion in Caerwys, Flintshire
(First shown on BBC Wales)
(Crystal Palace, Wenvoe West, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield)
(to 13.25)

: Watch with Mother: Tales of the Riverbank: Hammy and Roddy Give a Party

For the very young
A film series of the adventures of Hammy and his friends.

Roderick the Rat and the Hamster give a party, at which the Guinea Pig arrives in a most unexpected fashion.
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 Science Session: Back from the Pops
David Symonds takes a look at top pops of the past and relates them to popular music of today.
(Repeated on Thursday)

2.30-2.50 Twentieth-Century Focus: Trade Unions: 3: Carthorse for the Seventies?
(Shown on Tuesday)
For booklet see column 1


Presenter (Science Session): David Symonds
Producer (Science Session): Morton Surguy

: Racing from Ascot Heath

3.0 Whitbread Trial Handicap Steeplechase
over three miles

3.35 Sapling Novices Steeplechase Div. 2
over two and a half miles

4.5 Kilfane Handicap Hurdle Race (Amateurs)
over two and a half miles

(to 16.15)


Commentator: Peter Bromley
Commentator: Clive Graham
Interviewer: Julian Wilson
TV Presentation: Dennis Monger

: Play School: Pets Day

A programme for children under five
Today's story: "Fish from the Sea"
(Shown at 11.0 a.m. on BBC-2)


Presenter: Julie Stevens
Presenter: Rick Jones

: Jackanory: The Signposters: The Signposters go to Lamfrey and see the Strolling Players

by Helen Cresswell
with Billie Whitelaw


Author: Helen Cresswell
Storyteller: Billie Whitelaw

: Marine Boy

A new cartoon film series
The underwater adventures of Marine Boy, the Ocean Patrol, and the white dolphin, Splasher

: Wild World

A weekly look at animal in action, in close-up, and in our lives
with Charles Coles, Jill Dawe and David Cabot

Making Friends with Spacemen... from other worlds!
Lyall Watson shows you 'how' after looking at animal languages

Sixty Million Bison
...once roamed the North American prairies. Now there are only a few thousand. The story of their decline includes Buffalo Bill, General George Custer, and plenty of Red Indians.

Living with Pheasants
Philip Wayre explains why he keeps and breeds so many of these beautiful birds.

Stick Insects
...in action

From the South and West


Presenter: Charles Coles
Presenter: Jill Dawe
Presenter: David Cabot
Zoologist (Making Friends with Spacemen): Lyall Watson
Interviewee (Pheasants): Philip Wayre
Director: Keith Hopkins
Director: Hugh Pitt
Producer: John Sparks

: 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

Bert Foord


Weatherman: Bert Foord

: Town and Around

Introduced by John Bierman


Presenter: John Bierman

: Quiz Bingo: Round 8: Glasgow v. Aberdeen

Jimmy Savile calls 'Eyes Down!' for a session of the game with Speed!-Knowledge! Wit!-Strategy!
Teams from all over Britain race each other to fill the cards and shout 'Bingo!'
From the North


Presenter: Jimmy Savile
Director: Bob Toner
Producer: Cecil Korer

: Tomorrow's World

What's new today for those interested in tomorrow
Introduced by Raymond Baxter
Discoveries... Developments... Trends
A weekly look at the world's fast-changing scientific, medical, and technological scene


Presenter: Raymond Baxter
Reporter: James Burke
Reporter: John Parry
Producer: John M. Mansfield
Producer: Christopher Rainbow
Producer: Julian Cooper
Editor: Peter Bruce

: The Newcomers

Henry Burroughs and Arnold Tripp prepare to welcome a stranger to Angleton; Turner presses Kerr for a decision on Chapman.
From the Midlands
(For cast list see page 49)


Devised by: Colin Morris
Story by: John Cresswell
Script: Richard Hardy
Producer: Bill Sellars
Director: Oliver Horsbrugh

: News Headlines

: All Gas and Gaiters: The Bishop Keeps his Diary

by Pauline Devaney and Edwin Apps
Starring Robertson Hare as the Archdeacon, William Mervyn as the Bishop, Derek Nimmo as The Rev. Mervyn Noote, Ernest Clark as the Dean

A private diary is a very private matter even for a Bishop, especially where the Dean is involved.

(Derek Nimmo is appearing in "Charlie Girl" at the Adelphi Theatre, London)


Writer: Pauline Devaney
Writer: Edwin Apps
Music composed and conducted by: Stanley Myers
Designer: Tim Gleeson
Producer: John Howard Davies
The Archdeacon: Robertson Hare
The Bishop: William Mervyn
The Rev. Mervyn Noote: Derek Nimmo
The Dean: Ernest Clark

: Cilla

starring Cilla Black
with her special guests, Cliff Richard and Dickie Henderson

and featuring her Birthday and Anniversary requests with the BBC Roving Eye unit somewhere in Great Britain


Singer/Presenter: Cilla Black
Singer: Cliff Richard
Guest: Dickie Henderson
Director: Vernon Lawrence
Vocal backing: The Breakaways
Staging: Nita Howard
Musical direction and special arrangements: Ronnie Hazlehurst
Additional musical arrangements: Mike Vickers
Special music and lyrics: Ronnie Taylor
Design: Roger Ford
Production: Michael Hurll

: The News

with John Edmunds
followed by The Weather


Newsreader: John Edmunds

: The Wednesday Play: The Big Flame

by Jim Allen
With Norman Rossington as Danny Fowler, Godfrey Quigley as Jack Regan
"Joe Hill" sung by Rick Jones

The time could be the immediate future. There is a smell of battle in the air; the possibility of violence. On one side 10,000 men are threatening unofficial strike; on the other is the combined weight of the Government, their employers, and their Trade Unions. This film was shot on location in Liverpool.
See page 35


Writer: Jim Allen
Singer (Joe Hill): Rick Jones
Designer: Geoff Patterson
Producer: Tony Garnett
Director: Kenneth Loach
Danny Fowler: Norman Rossington
Jack Regan: Godfrey Quigley
Peter Conner: Peter Kerrigan
Joe Ryan: Daniel Stephens
Alec Murphy: Tommy Summers
Freddie Grierson: Ken Jones
Logan: Meredith Edwards
Garfield: Michael Forrest
Bruno: John Riley
Andy Fowler: Harold Kinsella
Liz Fowler: Joan Flood
Her son: Terence Flood
Steve Fowler: Ron Davies
Mr. Weldon: Roland MacLeod
Judge: Gerald Young
Inspector: Philip Ross
O'Neill: Griffith Davies
Strike Committee: Neville Smith
Strike Committee: Joe Cubbin
Strike Committee: Jerry Edwards
Strike Committee: Pat Gillon
Strike Committee: Jimmy Goldbourn
Strike Committee: Jimmy Campbell
Strike Committee: Les McGrae
Strike Committee: Stephen Porter
Clerk: John Gee
Clerk: Mr Jones
Neighbour: Lily Quinn
Neighbour: Joyce Quadrio
Reporter: Laurie Asprey
Reporter: Kenneth Campbell
TV Interviewer: Mike Nally
TV Interviewer: Derek Hunt
Officer: Timothy Carlton
Landlord: Billy Dean
Captain: Michael Lynch
Policemen and Court Official: Edwin Brown
Policemen and Court Official: Harry Hudson
Policemen and Court Official: J.A. Jackson
Policemen and Court Official: Jim West
Docker: Len Annet
Docker: Charlie Barlow
Docker: Syll Conn
Docker: Austin Fearns
Docker: Paddy Joyce
Docker: Joey Kaye
Docker: Joseph Kerwin
Docker: Bert King
Docker: Alban Milligan
Docker: Joe Mooney
Docker: Louis Mooney
Docker: Frank O'Rourke
Docker: Joe Quadrio
Docker: Gerald Richardson
Docker: Bobby Shack
Docker: Sammy Sharples
Docker: Joe Summers
Docker: John Summers

: Twenty-Four Hours

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
Editor: Anthony Smith

: Cause for Concern: The Struck-Off Solicitor

A series which takes up the cause for people fighting for a fair deal

Magnus Magnusson examines the case of The Struck-Off Solicitor
Criticised in open court, struck off from the Roll of Solicitors, and now under the threat of bankruptcy by the Law Society: Neville Glick, former Leeds solicitor, has for several years maintained and fought to prove that he has been treated unjustly.
Tonight's Cause for Concern asks: has he had a fair deal? And if not, why not?


Presenter: Magnus Magnusson
Subject: Neville Glick
Director: Lucy Goodison
Executive Producer: Anthony Moncrieff

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