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: For Schools and Colleges

9.38 Television Club: Fishing with Geoffrey
(Shown on Monday)

10.0-10.20 Middle School Physics: Scientific Models
Introduced by Bryan Chapman
(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)

11.5-11.25 Scene: Getting Married
(Shown on Thursday)

11.35-11.55 Engineering: Craft and Science: Unit 5: Joining Metal: 4: Joints
(Shown on Wednesday)
For booklet see page 59


Presenter (Middle School Physics): Bryan Chapman
Producer (Middle School Physics): John Field

: 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: Roundabouts

For the very young
Pippin and Tog enjoy all the fun of the fair.

: 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: "Tony Paints a Picture" by Tony Hart
(Shown at 11.0 a.m. on BBC-2)


Presenter: Julie Stevens
Presenter: Lionel Morton
Author/Storyteller (Tony Paints a Picture): Tony Hart
Producer: Cynthia Felgate

: Jackanory: The Magic Pudding: The Fifth and the Last Slice

Written and illustrated by Norman Lindsay
Adapted and directed by Jeremy Swan
with Rod McLennan
Today: The Fifth and the Last Slice
(Next week: Hungarian Stories)


Author/Illustrator: Norman Lindsay
Adapted by/Director: Jeremy Swan
Storyteller: Rod McLennan
Music: Jonathan Cohen
Producer: Anna Home

: Crackerjack

Introduced by Michael Aspel
with Peter Glaze, Rod McLennan, Christine Holmes, Jillian Comber
Guests, Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick, and Tich

(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: Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich
Script: Bob Block
Music: Bert Hayes and his Orchestra
Designer: Jeremy Bear
Director: Brian S. Jones
Producer: Peter Whitmore

: Junior Points of View

with Robert Robinson
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: Robert Robinson
Presented by: Iain Johnstone

: The News and Weather Man

George Luce


Weatherman: George Luce

: London This Week

Ronald Allison spotlights events and people making the news around town.

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


Presenter: Ronald Allison

: Take the High Road

to Dunoon
with Robin Hall and Jimmie Macgregor, Josephine McQueen, James Urquhart, John Grieve, Brian Seivwright
and The Dancers: Charlie Mill, Morag Alexander, Victor Wesley, Celia Hammond, Sylvia Henderson, Isobel James
From Scotland


Singer: Robin Hall
Singer/Guitarist: Jimmie Macgregor
Singer: Josephine McQueen
Singer: James Urquhart
Performer: John Grieve
Dancer/Dance director: Brian Seivwright
Dancer: Charlie Mill
Dancer: Morag Alexander
Dancer: Victor Wesley
Dancer: Celia Hammond
Dancer: Isobel James
Dancer: Sylvia Henderson
Musical director: Arthur Blake
Musical arrangements: Edwin Holland
Musical arrangements: Jim Johnstone
Producer: Iain MacFadyen

: The Virginian: Big Image... Little Man

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

The spoiled young millionaire saved from death by The Virginian repays him by being as difficult as possible during a long cattle drive.
(First shown on BBC-2)


The Virginian: James Drury
Paul Leland: Linden Chiles
Steve: Gary Clarke
Hogy: Slim Pickens
Ben Carter: Paul Birch
Laura Carter: Olive Stingess
Belden: L.Q. Jones

: News Headlines

: The Stanley Baxter Show

Another look at the unique comedy of Stanley Baxter
with guests The New Faces
and Denise Coffey, Clare Richards, William Redmond, Bill Henderson
BBC Scottish Radio Orchestra
Conducted by Iain Sutherland
From Scotland

Stanley Baxter, one of Scotland's top laughter-makers, certainly hit the right note when this series was originally shown.
Audience research revealed an enthusiastic reaction. Sample: Stanley Baxter has a unique and uncannily perceptive talent for impersonation and characterisation.

The New Faces, Stanley's guests tonight, are the popular two boys and a girl singing group. Two members of the group-Marie Gordon and Barry Greenway were married in January.


Scripts: Ken Hoare
Scripts: Kelso Robertson
Scripts: David Cumming
Scripts: Derek Collyer
Scripts: Iain MacIntyre
Designer: Helen Rae
Producer: David Bell
Comedian: Stanley Baxter
Musicians: The New Faces
[Actress]: Denise Coffey
[Actress]: Clare Richards
[Actor]: William Redmond
[Actor]: Bill Henderson
Musicians: BBC Scottish Radio Orchestra
Conductor: Iain Sutherland

: Charge!: Grace and Favour

A new comedy series by Robert Morley and Jeremy Paul
[Starring] Robert Morley
with Robert Raglan, Jumoke Debayo, John Nettleton

Todhunter considers that preparations being made for a forthcoming visit by the Queen to the local town are inadequate and decides to take a hand himself.


Writer: Robert Morley
Writer: Jeremy Paul
Incidental Music: Dennis Wilson
Designer: Gillian Howard
Producer: Graeme Muir
Todhunter: Robert Morley
Partridge: Robert Raglan
Mrs. Midden: Jumoke Debayo
Young lady at the Town Hall: Jean Rogers
Police Officer: Keneth Thornett
Tobacconist: Graham Suter
Headmaster: John Nettleton
Cinema manager: Christopher Hodge
Student leader: Peter Faulkener

: The News

with Robert Dougall
followed by The Weather


Newsreader: Robert Dougall

: Run for Your Life: Three Passengers for the Lusitania

A new episode from the pace-setting adventure series starring Ben Gazzara as Paul Bryan, a man with no ties and no time to spare

Paul encounters two youths with a similar philosophy of living for the moment - but with a different reason.
Drawn into a series of contests with them for supremacy, he wins their respect and, both attracted and repelled by the way they dice with danger, seeks to save them from themselves and the fate they foresee.


Paul Bryan: Ben Gazzara
Bud Ellis: Murray MacLeod
Lee Harper: Cliff Potter
Hotel desk clerk: Ralph Smiley
Art: Jim Creech
Doctor: Robert Tafur
Highway patrolman: Gregg Palmer
Captain Gracia: Luis de Cordova

: Come Dancing

It isn't meant to be an international - but try telling the enthusiast!
Organised by Mecca Dancing
Peter West introduces the First Half of West Scotland v. Home Counties North

West Scotland have knocked on the door of the Come Dancing final so often without success that it would not be surprising if by now the spirit was a little unwilling. But the Scots just don't give up that easily. Can they take this last hurdle on the way to the final?


Presenter: Peter West
Chairman of Judges: Bill Irvine
Music (Glasgow): Denny Boyce
Music (The Strand): Ray McVay
Compere: Alex Macintosh
Compere: Don Mass
Arranger: Eric Morley
Director: Charles Clifford
Director: Douglas Hespe
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: Anthony Smith

: How late It Is

New ideas, music, opinion, performance, conversation, originals... and a few laughs with Henri Cartier-Bresson, Valentino, T.P. McKenna, The Flying Burrito Brothers, Michael J. Pollard, Tim Brooke-Taylor and Graeme Garden
and Angela Huth, Richard Neville, Ronnie Fletcher, Pete Drummond

How late It Is will follow the example of its forerunner How It Is. The programme will try to break down the barriers - to put the arts into the proper perspective of the environments and experiences which produced them; to relate to everyday life...
See page 32


Presenter: Angela Huth
Presenter: Richard Neville
Presenter: Ronnie Fletcher
Presenter: Pete Drummond
Comedian: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Comedian: Graeme Garden
Interviewee: Henri Cartier-Bresson
Pianist: Valentino
Actor: T.P. McKenna
Musicians: The Flying Burrito Brothers
Guest: Michael J. Pollard
Designer: Bryan Ellis
Director: Bruce Milliard
Director: Don Bennetts
Producer: Tony Staveacre

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