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: For Schools and Colleges

9.38 Television Club
(Shown on Monday)

10.0-10.20 Middle School Physics: Motion in Three Dimensions
(Shown last week)

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

11.5-11.25 Scene: Out Beyond Earth
(Shown on Thursday)

11.35-11.55 Engineering: Craft and Science: Unit 5: Joining Metal
(Shown on Wednesday)
For booklet see page 42

: 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: Kings and Queens

For the very young
The plant tells Pippin and Tog the story of a silly quarrel and how it was settled.

: 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: "The Magic Tree" by James and Ruth McCrea
(Shown at 11.0 a.m. on BBC-2)


Presenter: Julie Stevens
Presenter: Rick Jones
Author (The Magic Tree): James McCrea
Author (The Magic Tree): Ruth McCrea
Producer: Cynthia Felgate

: Jackanory: The Signposters: The Great Family Reunion

by Helen Cresswell
with pictures by Gareth Floyd
Adapted for television and directed by Angela Beeching
With Billie Whitelaw

Next week: 'The Extraordinary Adventures of Bobby Brewster' by H. E. Todd


Author: Helen Cresswell
Adapted by/Director: Angela Beeching
Pictures: Gareth Floyd
Storyteller: Billie Whitelaw
Producer: Anna Home

: Crackerjack

Introduced by Michael Aspel
with Peter Glaze, Rod McLennan, Christine Holmes, Jillian Comber
Guests, Status Quo, The London Balalaika Ensemble

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


Presenter: Michael Aspel
Comedian: Peter Glaze
Comedian: Rod McLennan
Hostess: Christine Holmes
Hostess: Jillian Comber
Musicians: Status Quo
Musicians: The London Balalaika Ensemble
Script: Bob Block
Music: Bert Hayes and his Orchestra
Designer: Jeremy Bear
Director: Michael Goodwin
Producer: Peter Whitmore

: Junior Points of View

with Cathy McGowan
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: Cathy McGowan
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 Kirkcudbright
with Robin Hall and Jimmie Macgregor, Helen McArthur, Joe McBride, Brian Seivwright
and The Dancers:Charlie Mill, Morag Alexander, Victor Wesley, Celia Hammond,
Jackie Farrell, Sylvia Henderson, Isobel James
From Scotland


Singer: Robin Hall
Singer/Guitarist: Jimmie Macgregor
Singer: Helen McArthur
Singer: Joe McBride
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 director: Arthur Blake
Musical arrangements: Edwin Holland
Musical arrangements: Jim Johnstone
Producer: Iain MacFadyen

: The Virginian: The Hero

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

Everyone likes the visitor to Shiloh for he is handsome, gallant, highly skilled, and has an intriguing past. Almost too good to be true, thinks Trampas; and he could be right.
(First shown on BBC-2)


The Virginian: James Drury
Judge Garth: Lee J. Cobb
Jim Templeton: Steve Forrest
Betsy: Roberta Shore
Harding: Warren Stevens
Trampas: Doug McClure
Randy: Randy Boone
Ryker: Clu Gulager
Matson: Steve Ihnat

: News Headlines

: The Dick Emery Show

Starring Dick Emery
with Josephine Blake, Peter Elliott, Noel Davis, Steve Plytas, Lindsay Campbell, Ann Emery, Michael Griffiths, Mohan Singh


Scripts: Peter Robinson
Additional material: Dick Emery
Musical Director: Norman Percival
Filmed interviews: Bryan Blackburn
Designer: Kenneth Sharp
Producer: Ernest Maxin
Comedian: Dick Emery
[Actress]: Josephine Blake
[Actor]: Peter Elliott
[Actor]: Noel Davis
[Actor]: Steve Plytas
[Actress]: Lindsay Campbell
[Actress]: Ann Emery
[Actor]: Michael Griffiths
[Actor]: Mohan Singh

: Dad's Army: Episode 6: Shooting Pains

by Jimmy Perry and David Croft
Starring Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier and Clive Dunn
Guest star, Barbara Windsor

Episode 6: Shooting Pains, in which our heroes use their rifles and their wits to compete for the honour of guarding a Very Important Person.

Featuring John Laurie, James Beck, Arnold Ridley, Ian Lavender
with Janet Davies, Caroline Dowdeswell, Martin Wyldeck, Jimmy Perry
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, O.B.E., L.R.A.M., A.R.C.M., P.S.M.


Writer/Signature tune: Jimmy Perry
Writer/Producer: David Croft
Marksmanship: Geoff Winship
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
Laura La Plaz: Barbara Windsor
Private Fraser: John Laurie
Private Walker: James Beck
Private Godfrey: Arnold Ridley
Private Pike: Ian Lavender
Mrs Pike: Janet Davies
Janet King: Caroline Dowdeswell
Major Regan: Martin Wyldeck
Charlie Cheeseman: Jimmy Perry
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

: Run for Your Life: Hang Down Your Head and Laugh

The pace-setting adventure programme returns for a new series
starring Ben Gazzara as Paul Bryan, a man with no ties and no time to spare

This week: Hang Down Your Head and Laugh
Paul meets an unusual girl on a bus journey in the middle of dust-covered nowhere. Her jeans, outsize cowboy boots and battered guitar don't seem to go with her angel-face and it is soon clear that she is more than just an unconventional drifter. Her reticence both intrigues and maddens Paul, and her behaviour is either highly alarming or disarmingly sweet. In the end it is only by luck that Paul finds out the truth and finally takes leave of a girl who is still something of an enigma, but happier.


Paul Bryan: Ben Gazzara
Tina: Kim Darby
Dorothy Baker: Jacqueline Scott
Bus driver: Marvin Brody
Station attendant: Robert Sorrells
David Baker: Larry Ward
Deputy: Bing Russell
Truck driver: Fabian Dean

: Come Dancing

organised by Mecca Dancing
Tonight's winners will go through to the semi-finals of the inter-regional competition
Peter West introduces the Second half of East Midlands v. North-West England


Presenter: Peter West
Chairman of Judges: Bill Irvine
Music (Nottingham): Colin Hulme
Music (Manchester): Phil Moss
Compere: Pete Murray
Compere: Tim Brinton
Arranger: Eric Morley
Director: Barrie Edgar
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


Presenter: Kenneth Allsop
Reporter: Michael Barratt
Reporter: Robert McKenzie
Reporter: Vincent Kane
Assistant Editor: John Dekker
Editor: Anthony Smith

: Mr. President, Sir...: First semi-final: 5: Britain v. France: Women Should Be Educated to Become Wives and Mothers

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

"Women should be educated to become wives and mothers"
This is the motion the French team proposes and the British 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 the Debating Hall of the Oxford Union Society


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

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