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: For Schools and Colleges

9.15 *
Engineering: Craft and Science
Unit 2: Working from Drawings 2: Different views
Introduced by D. r. C. HOLMES Produced by NAT TAYLOR
9.38 Maths Today: Year 1 Getting Together
Introduced by DAVID STURGESS Produced by JOHN CAIN and PETER WEISS
10.0 History 1917-1967 The Cold War
Introduced by BRIAN REDHEAD Produced by JOHN RADCLIFFE 1
10.25 10.45 Dysgu Cymraeg
A series for Welsh schools
(all transmitters except Scotland ana Northern Ireland)
11.0 Drama: Macbeth by WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE : Part 3 I
11.35 A Year's Journey Iron Age Village
Introduced by ERIC SIMMS Produced by v. R. ELWELL
12.0 New Horizons: Men and Gods Art for Worship
In the cathedrals of Durham and Wells can be seen together the barbaric patterns of the Celts, the balance and humanism of Graeco-Roman Christianity, and the grotesques of Gothic art. Written and narrated by DR JOHN BROADBENT
Produced by MICHAEL GILL


Introduced By: D. R. C. Holmes
Produced By: Nat Taylor
Introduced By: David Sturgess
Produced By: John Cain
Produced By: Peter Weiss
Introduced By: Brian Redhead
Produced By: John Radcliffe
Unknown: William Shakespeare
Introduced By: Eric Simms
Unknown: R. Elwell
Unknown: Dr John Broadbent
Produced By: Michael Gill

: Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye

Make Yourself at Home
A programme for viewers from Pakistan and India (from BBC Midlands)

: Interval

: Disc a Dawn

Discs and talents of young people
(all transmitters except Scotland, Northern Ireland and BBC Wales)

: Interval

: Watch with Mother: The Herbs

For the very young

: The News

Weatherman JACK SCOTT


Unknown: Jack Scott

: Closedown

: For Schools and Colleges

2.5 Science Session
Children as Individuals
Although all children follow the same broad pattern of development, there are many individual differences. These differences are due to both heredity and environment.
Commentary by TIM GUDGIN Produced by morion SURGUY
2.30 20th-century Focus Marriage and Divorce 1: Why Marry?
What are young people's attitudes to pre-marital sex? How do unmarried mothers cope with parenthood alone? Does marriage have the same appeal to the young today as in the past?


Commentary By: Tim Gudgin
Produced By: Morion Surguy
Introduced By: Michael Aspel
Unknown: O. R. McGregor
Produced By: John Miller

: Closedown

: Interval

: Play School

A programme for children under 5

: Jackanory

WENDY WOOD tells Border Stories The Bannock of Tollishill


Unknown: Wendy Wood

: Heidi and Peter

A film from Switzerland
Part 1: Heidi helps Peter with his lessons and, in return, he shows her the hut which he has made in the mountains.
Story told by GARY WATSON
Presented by PEGGY MILLER


Told By: Gary Watson
Presented By: Peggy Miller

: Tom Tom

introduced by Norman Tozer with Jan Leeming
JOHN EARLE takes a train to Europe's highest railway station, 11,000 feet up inside the Jungfrau mountain
PATRICK MOORE looks at recent events in Space and looks forward to Space in the Seventies plus a special competition to keep you busy in the Christmas holidays doing Instant Art
Produced by LAWRENCE WADE (from BBC South and West)


Introduced By: Norman Tozer
Unknown: Jan Leeming
Unknown: John Earle
Unknown: Patrick Moore
Produced By: Lawrence Wade

: Hector's House

The varied adventures of Hector the Dog and Zaza the Cat, not forgetting Mrs Kiki Frog


Unknown: Mrs Kiki Frog

: National News

and Weather

: London - Nationwide

co-ordinated by Michael Barratt Reporters ROBERT LANGLEY LYN LEWIS , JACK PIZZEY PHILIP TIBENHAM


Unknown: Michael Barratt
Reporters: Robert Langley
Reporters: Lyn Lewis
Reporters: Jack Pizzey
Reporters: Philip Tibenham
Editor: Derrick Amoore

: The Doctors

Written by Fay Weldon

Starring John Barrie, Richard Leech, Justine Lord, Paul Massie with Irene Hamilton
Bill Conrad, a young registrar at Princes Hospital, has clashed with Liz over her decision to send Nigel Beckett to him. After contracting German measles, Edna Gilmore has been asked by Liz to decide whether she wants to keep her unborn baby.


Writer: Fay Weldon
Storyline and serial created by: Donald Bull
Script Editor: Maggie Allen
Designer: Keith Harris
Producer: Colin Morris
Director: Gerald Blake
Dr Liz McNeal: Justine Lord
Nurse Norman: Doreen Aris
Edna Gilmore: Alison Fiske
Bob Gilmore: David Savile
Dr John Somers: John Barrie
Nella Somers: Alexandra Dane
Dr Roger Hayman: Richard Leech
Jo Hayman: Elaine Mileham
Ray Hayman: Stephen Follett
Louise Hayman: Irene Hamilton
Mrs Cuthbert: Dorothea Rundle
Tom Durham: Paul Massie

: The Laugh Parade: Mr Topaze

starring Peter Sellers
Tonight's film in this comedy season also stars Nadia Gray, Herbert Lom, Leo McKern
This story of a mild-mannered schoolteacher who enters the world of big business and develops a taste for wealth and power, provides Peter Sellers with an exciting role, previously made famous by John Barrymore, Louis Jouvet, and Fernandel.
Sellers seizes his opportunities in this version made in Britain in 1961, which was also his debut as a director.


Screenplay: Pierre Rouve
Based on the play by: Marcel Pagnol
Producer: Pierre Rouve
Director: Peter Sellers
Topaze: Peter Sellers
Suzy: Nadia Gray
Castel Benac: Herbert Lom
Muche: Leo McKern
Baroness: Martita Hunt
Tamise: Michael Gough

: * The Main News

With ROBERT DOUGALL and the BBC's correspondents and reporters around the world and Weather

: Party Political Broadcast

on behalf of The Labour Party

: The Wednesday Play: Blood of the Lamb

by Leon Whiteson
With Frank Finlay as Albert, Nicola Pagett as Mary, T.P. McKenna as Joe Katz and Anthony Corlan as Alec
A liner from South Africa is the setting for this powerful three-cornered drama. Alec, a student architect from Cape Town, and his coloured girl-friend, Mary, are leaving for the bigger world of London.
Sharing a cabin with Alec is Albert, a strange and magnetic Austrian. While Alec is an innocent, Albert has experienced everything.
He is played by Frank Finlay, whose most recent BBCtv appearance was as Brutus in Julius Caesar, and who has recently filmed Cromwell and The Molly Maguires.


Writer: Leon Whiteson
Designer: Natasha Kroll
Script Editor: Shaun MacLoughlin
Producer: Graeme McDonald
Director: Alan Bridges
Albert: Frank Finlay
Mary: Nicola Pagett
Joe Katz: T.P. McKenna
Alec: Anthony Corlan
Purser: Donald Morley
Steward: Trevor Martin
Barman: Raymond Mason

: 24 Hours

A daily look at what matters in the news and out of it
Presented all this week by Kenneth Allsop with the latest news in pictures and with on-the-spot reports by LINDA BLANDFORD , BERNARD FALK DAVID LOMAX , FYFE ROBERTSON and DENIS TUOHY and special contributions from
Producer of the week JOHN DEKKER Editor ANTHONY SMITH


Unknown: Kenneth Allsop
Unknown: Linda Blandford
Unknown: Bernard Falk
Unknown: David Lomax
Unknown: Fyfe Robertson
Unknown: Denis Tuohy
Unknown: Keith Kyle
Unknown: Robert McKenzlb
Unknown: John Dekker
Editor: Anthony Smith

: Rebecca West

talks to Derek Hart
Rebecca West is distinguished as a novelist and as a journalist and in this conversation she talks about both disciplines and about her motives.
' People are so very odd and amusing and strange: they say such marvellous things, and they say such revealing things which are sometimes terrible in their evil and sometimes wonderful in their goodness. And if you are a writer you have to make sure that you haven'got caught inside your books ... you have to go back to what people are saying.'


Unknown: Derek Hart
Unknown: Rebecca West
Director: Jane Graham

: Weatherman


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