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: For Schools and Colleges

9.15 Mathematics in Action: Statistical Inference
Introduced by Stewart Gartside [Repeat]

9.38 Maths Workshop: Stage 1: Pattern and shape
Introduced by Michael Holt [Repeat]

10.0-10.20 Europe on the Move: Ardal - a West Coast Community
This film, the first in a series of ten, looks at the problems of making a living on the West Coast of Norway.
Commentary by Robert Hewison

11.0 Watch!: Ducks and Geese (i)
Introduced by Rosanne Harvey

11.18 Going to Work: What About Me?
A play for discussion by John Tully
(shown on Monday)

11.40 Making Music
Introduced by John Langstaff
with children from Minet Junior School, Hayes, Middlesex [Repeat]

12.3 History 1917-1967: The Rise of Hitler
Adolf Hitler gains power and seeks to make Germany great again.
Introduced by Brian Redhead [Repeat]


Presenter (Mathematics in Action): Stewart Gartside
Presenter (Maths Workshop): Michael Holt
Narrator (Europe on the Move): Robert Hewison
Presenter (Watch!): Rosanne Harvey
Writer (Going to Work): John Tully
Presenter (Making Music): John Langstaff
Presenter (History 1917-1967): Brian Redhead

: Closedown

: Bob Yn Dri

A quiz about Wales
(Crystal Palace, Wenvoe West, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield transmitters only)

: Interval

: Watch with Mother: Trumpton: Pigeons

Today's programme for the very young is Pigeons

: The News


Weatherman: Graham Parker

: Closedown

: For Schools and Colleges: Drama: Chips With Everything: Pt 1

by Arnold Wesker
Starring Simon Ward as Pip Thompson, Norman Jones as Corporal Hill


Author: Arnold Wesker
Instructor: Norman Fusedale
Designer: Michael Richardson
Pip Thompson: Simon Ward
Corporal Hill: Norman Jones

: Closedown

: Malcolm Muggeridge asks The Question Why

(Shown on Sunday at 6.15)


Presenter: Malcolm Muggeridge

: Play School

(shown at 11.0 am on BBC2)

: Jackanory: Dragon Tales: The Yellow Dragon

George Cole tells Dragon Tales


Storyteller: George Cole

: How Right Can You Be?: Second Semi-final: Scotland v Northern Ireland

James Gillespie's High School for Girls, Edinburgh v Annadale Grammar School, Belfast
Introduced by Stuart Hall
Don't believe all you see in this inter-regional battle of concentration and observation. From one shot to the next anything may appear, disappear, or change altogether. Can you at home spot more deliberate mistakes in these films than this week's teams?
(From BBC North)


Presenter: Stuart Hall
Director: John C. Miller
Production: Vivian A. Daniels

: Shazzan!

A new cartoon film series in which Chuck and Nancy discover a magic ring and are launched on a series of exciting adventures in the land of the Arabian Nights

: The Magic Roundabout

English version written and told by Eric Thompson.


Writer/Narrator: Eric Thompson

: London - Nationwide

The facts, the people, the background of the nation's capital the news, features, opinions of the country at large co-ordinated by Michael Barratt from BBC studios throughout the United Kingdom


Presenter: Michael Barratt
Reporter: Robert Langley
Reporter: Lyn Lewis
Reporter: Jack Pizzey
Reporter: Philip Tibenham
Editor: Derrick Amoore

: Z Cars: No Time to Think: Part 2

by Robert Barr
starring James Ellis, John Slater, Derek Waring
with Paul Angelis and Bernard Holley


Writer: Robert Barr
Script Editor: P.J. Hammond
Designer: Christine Ruscoe
Producer: Richard Beynon
Director: Tony Wickert
PC Quilley: Douglas Fielding
Supt Miller: Leslie Sands
Det-Insp Goss: Derek Waring
Det-Sgt Stone: John Slater
Sgt Lynch: James Ellis
Eddie Murphy: Henry Woolf
Jim Lethwaite: Joby Blanshard
Sally Stone: Thelma Whiteley
Les Paynton: Robert Booth
Jerry Neilson: Danny Schiller
PC Bannerman: Paul Angelis
PC Newcombe: Bernard Holley
BD girl: Jennie Goossens
Harrison: Philip Ross

: Tomorrow's World

Now in its sixth series
What's new today for those interested in tomorrow
Introduced by Raymond Baxter with James Burke
Discoveries, developments, trends
- a weekly report on the critical and fast-changing world of science, medicine, and technology


Presenter: Raymond Baxter
Reporter: James Burke
Producer: Peter Bruce
Producer: Julian Cooper
Producer: John M. Mansfield
Producer: Andrew Wiseman
Editor: Michael Latham

: Decidedly Dusty

starring Dusty Springfield
with special guest Danny La Rue
and introduced by Valentine Dyall
(Danny La Rue is at Danny La Rue's Club, London)


Dancer: Cassandra Mahon
Dancer: Peter Newton
Choreographer: Ruth Pearson
Vocal backing: Kay Garner
Vocal backing: Lesley Duncan
Vocal backing: Madeline Bell
Musical director: Johnny Pearson
Script: Joe Steeples
Script: Spike Mullins
Production: Mel Cornish
Singer: Dusty Springfield
Singer: Danny La Rue
Presenter: Valentine Dyall

: Tuesday at Eight: The Good Old Days

Old-Time Music-Hall from the stage of the Famous City Varieties Theatre, Leeds (by arrangement with Stanley and Michael Joseph)
presenting Tessie O'Shea, Rita Morris, Billy Stutt, The Trio Biarge, The New Houdinys and members of The Players Theatre London: Doreen Hermitage, Jan Hunt, Jenny Wren, Denis Martin, Brian Blades, Teddy Green, Dudley Stevens

Chairman Leonard Sachs


Entertainer: Tessie O'Shea
Singer: Rita Morris
Comedian: Billy Stutt
Jugglers: The Trio Biarge
Escapists: The New Houdinys
Singer/Dancer: Doreen Hermitage
Singer/Dancer: Jan Hunt
Singer/Dancer: Jenny Wren
Singer/Dancer: Denis Martin
Singer/Dancer/Choreography: Brian Blades
Singer/Dancer: Teddy Green
Singer/Dancer: Dudley Stevens
Chairman: Leonard Sachs
Musical Director: Bernard Herrmann
Producer: Barney Colehan

: The Main News

with Kenneth Kendall and the BBC's correspondents and reporters around the world and Weather


Newsreader: Kenneth Kendall

: Seaways: Tuesday's Documentary

A film about three ships - Naval frigate, container ship, sailing barge - and the men who live and work in them by Philip Donnellan.
Working on the sea is a dangerous trade, a job with special risks, needs, obligations. At sea, the Captain is king, priest and lawyer in one. By tradition the crew are "scum, a parcel of villains", living hard at one end of the ship while the officers luxuriate at the other. What is the reality? What is life aboard ship like today? How do Captains and crews see their relationship? Above all, how much do we know or care about the sea, and the men who sail on it?


Producer: Philip Donnellan

: He and She: The Phantom of 84th Street

A comedy film series which recognises the difference.
Starring Paula Prentiss and Richard Benjamin as Paula and Dick Hollister
with Jack Cassidy as Oscar North
and Kenneth Mars as Harry Zarakardos

Dick and Paula prove bad care-takers when they are loaned a valuable painting.
(First shown on BBC2)


Paula Hollister: Paula Prentiss
Dick Hollister: Richard Benjamin
Oscar North: Jack Cassidy
Harry Zarakardos: Kenneth Mars

: Points of View

Robert Robinson dips into the BBC's mailbag and adds a few comments of his own


Presenter: Robert Robinson
Producer: Iain Johnstone

: 24 Hours

Presented all this week by Ludovic Kennedy including a round-up of the day's news in pictures


Presenter: Ludovic Kennedy

: Weatherman

: Postscript

by The Dean of Guildford


Speaker: The Dean of Guildford [Tony Bridge]

: Medicine Today

A monthly series of programmes for doctors
(first shown on BBC2)



Presented by: Mary Hoskins
Series Editor: James McCloy

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