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: For Schools and Colleges

9.15 Mathematics in Action: Probability
Introduced by Stewart Gartside

9.38 Maths Today - Year 2: New Numbers from Old
Introduced by Derick Last

10.0 Out of the Past: 1 - Man-made Mounds
Introduced by Peter Fowler

10.25-10.45 20th-century Focus: Topical programme
(Shown on Monday)

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

11.18 Going to Work: Working for the Council
(Shown on Monday)

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

12.3 History 1917-1967: Hitler's War
Hitler makes his bid for world power and fails
Introduced by Brian Redhead


Presenter (Mathematics in Action): Stewart Gartside
Presenter (Maths Today): Derick Last
Presenter (Out of the Past): Peter Fowler
Presenter (Watch!): Rosanne Harvey
Presenter (Making Music): John Langstaff
Presenter (History 1917-1967): Brian Redhead

: Closedown

: Bob yn Dri

Inter-town quiz about Wales

(first shown on BBC Wales) (Crystal Palace, Wenvoe West, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield transmitters only)

: Interval

: Watch with Mother: Trumpton: The Greenhouse

Today's programme for the very young is The Greenhouse

: The News


Weatherman: Jack Scott

: Closedown

: For Schools and Colleges: Chips With Everything: Part 2

by Arnold Wesker
Starring Simon Ward as Pip Thompson, Jack May as the Wing Commander


Writer: Arnold Wesker
Instructor: Norman Fusedale
Designer: Michael Richardson
Pip Thompson: Simon Ward
The Wing Commander: Jack May

: Closedown

: Malcolm Muggeridge asks The Question Why

(Shown on Sunday at 6.15)

: Play School

(shown at 11.0 am on BBC2)

: Jackanory: Stories about Music: A Musical Family

Raymond Leppard tells Stories about Music by Susan Hill


Author: Susan Hill
Storyteller: Raymond Leppard

: How Right Can You Be?: Final: Scotland v Wales

James Gillespie's High School for Girls, Edinburgh v Croesyceiliog Grammar School, Cwmbran (boys)
A film quiz contest 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
Devised by: Don Haworth
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

: Babar: Babar and the Flowerseller

The adventures of a very young elephant

English version written by Peggy Miller and told by Eric Thompson


Writer (English version): Peggy Miller
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: Not That Sort of Policeman: Part 2

by David Ellis
Starring James Ellis, John Slater
with Paul Angelis, Douglas Fielding and Bernard Holley


Writer: David Ellis
Script Editor: P.J. Hammond
Designer: Colin Matthews
Producer: Richard Beynon
Director: Gerry Mill
Arthur Leach: Colin Prockter
Dennis Knowles: Ken Hutchison
Sgt. Lynch: James Ellis
Det. Sgt. Stone: John Slater
P.C. Newcombe: Bernard Holley
P.C. Bannerman: Paul Angelis
Colin Stamford: Leonard Trolley
George Hurst: Desmond Jordan
Nora Leach: Maureen O'Brien
P.C. Quilley: Douglas Fielding
Dr. Ian Warren: Timothy Carlton

: Tomorrow's World

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 guests The Bee Gees
and introduced by Valentine Dyall


Singer: Dusty Springfield
Band: The Bee Gees
Presenter: Valentine Dyall
Dancer: Cassandra Mahon
Dancer: Peter Newton
Choreographer: Ruth Pearson
Vocal backing: Kay Garner
Vocal backing: Lesley Duncan
Vocal backing: Madeline Bell
Musical director: Larry Ashmore
Script: Joe Steeples
Script: Spike Mullins
Sound: Len Shorey
Design: J. Roger Lowe
Production: Mel Cornish

: Tuesday at Eight: Eric Robinson presents

John Boulter, Merle Park, Suzanne Steele, David Adams, Imogen Claire, Rosemary Brett Davies and Marie Cooper, Ian Davies
The Bel-Canto Singers: Jane Beecham, Danae Billett, Ilona Forge, Carol Hall, Mary Hammond, Jackie Mitchell, Angela Rowlatt, Ingrid Thomas, Mark Brown, Godfrey Charles, Michael Clarke, Paul Hudson, Elwin Hughes, Robert Hunter, David G. March, Malcolm Williams

(Merle Park, Suzanne Steele, David Adams and Imogen Claire appear by arrangement with the General Administrator, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden)


Presenter: Eric Robinson
Singer: John Boulter
Dancer: Merle Park
Singer: Suzanne Steele
Dancer: David Adams
Dancer: Imogen Claire
Pianist: Rosemary Brett Davies
Pianist: Marie Cooper
Guitarist: Ian Davies
Singer (The Bel-Canto Singers): Jane Beecham
Singer (The Bel-Canto Singers): Danae Billett
Singer (The Bel-Canto Singers): Ilona Forge
Singer (The Bel-Canto Singers): Carol Hall
Singer (The Bel-Canto Singers): Mary Hammond
Singer (The Bel-Canto Singers): Jackie Mitchell
Singer (The Bel-Canto Singers): Angela Rowlatt
Singer (The Bel-Canto Singers): Ingrid Thomas
Singer (The Bel-Canto Singers): Mark Brown
Singer (The Bel-Canto Singers): Godfrey Charles
Singer (The Bel-Canto Singers): Michael Clarke
Singer (The Bel-Canto Singers): Paul Hudson
Singer (The Bel-Canto Singers): Elwin Hughes
Singer (The Bel-Canto Singers): Robert Hunter
Singer (The Bel-Canto Singers): David G. March
Singer (The Bel-Canto Singers): Malcolm Williams
The Orchestra leader: David McCallum
Musical Associate: Bowles Bevan
Choreography: Alfred Rodrigues
Orchestrations: Peter Hope
Settings: Robert MacGowan
Producer: Bryan Sears

: The Main News

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


Newsreader: Kenneth Kendall

: Tuesday's Documentary: Gandhi's India

Written by Hallam Tennyson and Jonathan Stedall withAlec Guinness as narrator
Tonight's film tells the story of Gandhi's life, in this centenary year of his birth, his long struggle against British rule in India and the tragedies that surrounded the final granting of Independence in 1947. Among those taking part are Lord Mountbatten, the last Viceroy of India, Paddy Quinn, Gandhi's gaoler on three occasions, and many of his colleagues, including the English Quaker, Donald Groom
Gandhi's other struggle was against the inequalities and injustices of Indian society itself. How far do his ideals influence India today? Is non-violent social change still possible in India?
A Western economist, Dr E. F. Schumacher, examines the practicality of Gandhi's belief in a decentralised village society. What was his attitude to science and technology?
A BBC Intertel production made for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, the Australian Broadcasting Commission, and National Educational Television, USA.
Gandhi: from the inside of British gaols to the outside of British envelopes: pages 6 and 7


Writer: Hallam Tennyson
Writer/producer: Jonathan Stedall
Narrator: Alec Guinness
Speaker: Lord Mountbatten
Speaker: Paddy Quinn
Speaker: Donald Groom
Speaker: Dr E. F. Schumacher

: He and She: The Background Man

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

Paula does not take kindly to the discovery that Dick's new assistant is a beautiful young woman.
(first shown on BBC2)


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

: 24 Hours: Part 1

A daily look at what matters in the news and out of it
Presented all this week by David Dimbleby with on-the-spot reports by Linda Blandford, Bernard Falk, David Lomax, Fyfe Robertson and Denis Tuohy including a round-up of the day's news in pictures


Presenter: David Dimbleby
Reporter: Linda Blandford
Reporter: Bernard Falk
Reporter: David Lomax
Reporter: Fyfe Robertson
Reporter: Denis Tuohy
Producer of the Week: David Harrison
Editor: Anthony Smith

: Viewpoint

Helen Kazantzakis, widow and biographer of the novelist Nikos Kazantzakis, author of Zorba the Greek and Christ Recrucified, talks to Jim Douglas Henry


Interviewee: Helen Kazantzakis
Interviewer: Jim Douglas Henry
Producer: Peter Ferres

: 24 Hours: Part 2: The Labour Party Conference in Brighton

Highlights of the day's debates


Commentator: Robin Day
Commentator: Alan Watson

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