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: For Schools and Colleges

9.38 Merry-go-Round: Under the Ground: In the City
(shown on Monday)

10.0 Science Session: Developing the Picture
(shown on Wednesday)

10.25-10.45 Maths Workshop: Stage 1: Pattern and shape
Introduced by Michael Holt

11.0 Watch!: Ducks and Geese (ii)
(shown on Tuesday)

11.18 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

11.40 Science Extra: Physics: Weightless?
Is an astronaut in orbit round the earth or moon really weightless?


Presenter (Maths Workshop): Michael Holt
Narrator (Europe on the Move): Robert Hewison
Narration (Science Extra): Tim Gudgin

: Closedown

: Cadw Cwmni

Hywel Gwynfryn welcomes guests from the world of entertainment
(First shown on BBC Wales)
(Crystal Palace, Wenvoe West, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield transmitters only)


Presenter: Hywel Gwynfryn

: Interval

: Watch with Mother: Pogles' Wood: Milk from the Dairy

In today's story, Milk from the Dairy, Pippin and Tog have a delicious drink.

: The News


Weatherman: George Luce

: Closedown

: For Schools and Colleges: Scene: Which Way Forward?

What is Britain going to be like in the year 2000? A look at how a typical family might travel around the country in thirty years' time
Presented by Richard Mabey


Presenter: Richard Mabey

: Closedown

: Play School

(shown at 11.0 am on BBC2)

: Jackanory: Stories about Music: The Mozarts' Musical Journey

Raymond Leppard tells Stories about Music by Susan Hill


Author: Susan Hill
Storyteller: Raymond Leppard

: Blue Peter

with Valerie Singleton, John Noakes, Peter Purves


Presenter: Valerie Singleton
Presenter: John Noakes
Presenter: Peter Purves
Producer: Edward Barnes
Producer: Rosemary Gill
Editor: Biddy Baxter

: Journey to the Centre of the Earth: Part 1

A thrilling cartoon serial.

Professor John Lindenbrook and his party set out on an expedition to find the lost city of Atlantis, located at the centre of the earth.

: Babar: Babar Lunches with the Old Lady

The adventures of a very young elephant
The stories of Babar the Elephant are familiar to generations of children and have been translated into nearly every language there is
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

: The Newcomers

The Robertsons entertain Mr and Mrs Malcolm. Edens are told to cancel all work on the electric car. Burroughs returns and makes a startling suggestion to Mrs Heenan
(from BBC Midlands)


Series devised by: Colin Morris
Story by: John Cresswell
Script: Richard Hardy
Script Editor: Christopher Bond
Producer: Bill Sellars
Director: Mike Bowen
Gran Hamilton: Gladys Henson
Sydney Huxley: Anthony Verner
Lance Cooper: Raymond Hunt
Mr Bannister: Martin Boddey
Mrs Bannister: Hilary Mason
Arnold Tripp: Gerald Cross
Janet Cooper: Sandra Payne
Steven Cooper: Nigel Driscoll
Amelia Malcolm: Naomi Chance
Robert Malcolm: Conrad Phillips
Bert Harker: Robert Brown
Hugh Robertson: Jack Watling
Peter Metcalfe: Gil Sutherland
Jeff Langley: Michael Collins
Adrian Robertson: Paul Bartlett
Olivia Robertson: Mary Kenton
Vera Harker: June Bland
Mrs Heenan: Vanda Godsell
Mr Maples: Robert John
Joyce Harker: Wendy Richard
Henry Burroughs: Campbell Singer

: Top of the Pops

A new look at Britain's best-sellers with discs, stars, and news from this week's Top Twenty
Introduced tonight by Tony Blackburn
Top of the Pops Orchestra
Directed by Johnny Pearson


Presenter: Tony Blackburn
Musicians: Top of the Pops Orchestra
Orchestra directed by: Johnny Pearson
Sound: Richard Chamberlain
Producer: Johnnie Stewart

: Dad's Army: The Bullet is not for Firing

by Jimmy Perry and David Croft
Starring Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier and Clive Dunn
featuring John Laurie as Pte Frazer, James Beck as Pte Walker, Arnold Ridley as Pte Godfrey, Ian Lavender as Pte Pike

The Bullet is not for Firing
in which our heroes use up their ammunition on a passing aircraft and Captain Mainwaring calls a Court of Enquiry

The voice of Bud Flanagan
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


Writer/Signature tune: Jimmy Perry
Writer/Producer: David Croft
Voice (singer, signature tune): Bud Flanagan
Signature tune: Derek Taverner
Signature tune played by: The Band of the Coldstream Guards
Conductor: Capt Trevor L. Sharpe
Design: Paul Joel
Captain Mainwaring: Arthur Lowe
Sgt Wilson: John Le Mesurier
Lance Corporal Jones: Clive Dunn
Pte Frazer: John Laurie
Pte Walker: James Beck
Pte Godfrey: Arnold Ridley
Pte Pike: Ian Lavender
Mrs Pike: Janet Davies
The Vicar: Frank Williams
Captain Pringle: Tim Barrett
Captain Cutts: Michael Knowles
The Verger: Edward Sinclair
Mr Blewitt: Harold Bennett
Mrs Dowding: May Warder
The Choir: Fred Tomlinson
The Choir: Kate Forge
The Choir: Eilidh McNab
The Choir: Andrew Daye
The Choir: Arthur Lewis

: Softly, Softly: Error of Judgment

by Ben Bassett
[Starring] Stratford Johns as Det Chief Supt Barlow, Frank Windsor as Det Chief Inspector Watt, Peggy Sinclair as P/W Det-Sgt Allin, Gavin Campbell as Det-Con Digby, John Barron as ACC Gilbert

A race meeting at Chepstow; an incompetent amateur pilot; a lonely field near Wyvern; why is Barlow so interested in these three things? Who is it that Barlow wants to set a trap for? The answer lies in unfinished business from Barlow's past. Will he ever complete it?


Writer: Ben Bassett
Script Editor: Arnold Yarrow
Film Cameraman: Peter Hamilton
Producer: Leonard Lewis
Director: Paul Ciappessoni
Det Chief Supt Barlow: Stratford Johns
Det Chief Inspector Watt: Frank Windsor
P/W Det-Sgt Allin: Peggy Sinclair
Det-Con Digby: Gavin Campbell
ACC Gilbert: John Barron
Controller: John Lee
Harry Owen: Gary Watson
Tim Fawkes: Ewan Hooper
Sammy Finn: Barry Keegan
Maggie: Pat Wallen
Chief Con Hunter: Richard Caldicot
Barry: Bloke Modisane
Det-Inspector: Edward Higgins
Cafferty: Peter Andrews
Prenter: Alex Begbie

: The Main News

with Robert Dougall and the BBC's correspondents and reporters around the world and Weather


Newsreader: Robert Dougall

: Sportsnight with Coleman

returns with live international boxing featuring the Featherweight Champions of Great Britain and Europe
Jimmy Revie of Stockwell (one defeat in 22 fights) tackles Italy's Tommaso Galli, one of Europe's most experienced champions, over 10 rounds
From London's York Hall

Sir Alf Ramsey, manager of England's World Soccer Champions, discusses with David Coleman the men and teams who matter as the qualifying groups of the 1970 World Cup reach their final stages


Boxer: Jimmy Revie
Boxer: Tommaso Galli
Commentator (Boxing): Harry Carpenter
Television Presentation (Boxing): Richard Tilling
Interviewee: Sir Alf Ramsey
Presenter: David Coleman
Producer: Jonathan Martin
Editor: Sam Leitch

: British by Choice: 4

Cliff Michelmore's guests this week have three things in common
1 They are school teachers
2 They are coloured
3 They all chose to live and work in Britain
Jamaican Yvonne Conolly is Britain's first coloured headmistress; South African Charles Hendricks teaches at a progressive comprehensive school, and Indian-born Prahbu Singh is music master at a public school


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Guest: Yvonne Conolly
Guest: Charles Hendricks
Guest: Prahbu Singh
Producer: John Morrell

: 24 Hours

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


Presenter: David Dimbleby

: The Labour Party Conference

in Brighton
Highlights of the day's debates


Commentator: Robin Day
Commentator: Alan Watson

: Weatherman

: Eyeline

A course in drawing and observation in which Ian Simpson invites you to join the studio group and compare your own progress with theirs. Over the weeks the work done by the studio group has shown some interesting developments. Maybe you can see a change in your own approach to drawing
(first shown on BBC2)



Presenter: Ian Simpson
Producer: Victor Poole

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