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: For Schools and Colleges

9.15 Engineering: Craft and Science: Unit 5: Joining Metal: 9: Joints
(Shown on Monday)

9.38 Science All Around: Rain
Introduced by Fergus O'Kelly

10.0 History 1917-67: The great divide
(Shown on Tuesday)

10.25-10.45 Dysgu Cymraeg: Galw i Gof
(I Ysgolion Cymru: Learning Welsh)
Cyflwynwyr Juliana Williams a Hywel Gwynfryn
Cynhyrchydd Wynne Lloyd
(All transmitters except Scotland and Northern Ireland)

11.5-11.25 Television Club: The Road Ahead
(Shown on Tuesday)

11.35 British Social History: The Swinging Sixties

12.0 New Horizons: A Matter of Degree?: 4: To College
(Shown on Monday)


Presenter (Science All Around): Fergus O'Kelly
Producer (Science All Around): Michael Coyle
Unknown: Juliana Williams
Unknown: Hywel Gwynfryn
Narrator (British Social History): Robin Ray
Producer (British Social History): John Radcliffe

: Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye

Make Yourself at Home
A new series for viewers from Pakistan and India

Introduced by Mahendra Kaul
Wah Re Bhole: Bhola and his daughter-in-law wrestling with reality in a new land with K.C. Gould and Lalita Ahmed

Once Upon a Time: A story for mothers and children at home

12.50 Interval


Presenter/Devised and produced by (Wah Re Bole): Mahendra Kaul
[Actor] (Wah Re Bhole): K.C. Gould
[Actress] (Wah Re Bhole): Lalita Ahmed
Producer: Saleem Shahed

: Disc a Dawn

Discs and talents of young people
(First shown on BBC Wales)
(All transmitters except Scotland, Northern Ireland, and BBC Wales)

1.25 Interval

: Watch with Mother: Pogles' Wood: Woodwork

For the very young
Pippin and Tog hear the story of the boy carpenter.

: The News



Weatherman: Bert Foord

: Closedown

: For Schools and Colleges

2.5 Science Session: Working with Cars
Making, servicing and driving motor vehicles account for one job in ten. The programme looks at some of these jobs that involve young people.

2.30 20th-century Focus: Television - Medium or Message?: 2: Television: The Message


Commentator (Science Session): Geoffrey Wheeler
Producer (Science Session): Morton Surguy

: Closedown

: Play School: Pets Day

A programme for children under 5

(shown at 11.0 am on BBC2)


Presenter: Lionel Morton
Presenter: Miranda Connell

: Jackanory: The Extraordinary Adventures of Bobby Brewster: The Birds' Concert; Cuckoo Clock

With H.E. Todd
Today: 'The Birds' Concert' and 'Cuckoo Clock'


Storyteller: H.E. Todd

: Lazlo's Treasure: Part 3

A film from Hungary

The Hungarian Commander sets out to rescue Lazlo while Kales plans to get the treasure.
Story told by Gabriel Woolf


Narrator: Gabriel Woolf
Presented by: Peggy Miller

: Tom Tom

Introduced by Norman Tozer with Jan Leeming and John Earle

Robert Harbin, the magician, shows you his collection of Origami - the intricate Japanese pastime of paper folding-very popular with both children and adults in Japan. Also from Japan, some suits of samurai armour and a display of fighting with ceremonial swords.
Jan investigates the continuing mystery of the Loch Ness monster. Young scientist Alan Lewis explains his theories.



Presenter: Norman Tozer
Reporter: Jan Leeming
Reporter: John Earle
Guest: Robert Harbin
Guest: Alan Lewis
Producer: Lawrence Wade

: Hector's House

The varied adventures of Hector the Dog and Zaza the Cat, not forgetting next-door-neighbour Mrs Kiki Frog.

: National News and Weather


: 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 Doctors

Written by Donald Bull
starring John Barrie, Richard Leech, Justine Lord, Paul Massie with Barry Justice

Dr Conrad joins the practice as trainee-assistant. Miss Chorley consults Dr McNeal and arouses her curiosity. Dr Somers hears the radiologist's report on Dan Burns.



Writer/Storyline and serial created by: Donald Bull
Script Editor: Christopher Bond
Designer: Michael Edwards
Producer: Bill Sellars
Director: Eric Hills
Dr Liz McNeal: Justine Lord
Nurse: Sylvia Burrows
Jack Malone: Ian Dewar
Mrs Baynes: Maureen O'Reilly
Molly Dolan: Lynda Marchal
Dr Bill Conrad: Barry Justice
Dr Roger Hayman: Richard Leech
Mrs Groom: Pamela Duncan
Dr John Somers: John Barrie
Tom Durham: Paul Massie
Miss Chorley: Hilary Mason
Mrs Raikes: Julie May
Maureen Henry: Sara Maddern
Rodney Henry: Michael McVey
Mrs Kumai: Kuby Chaza
Dr Fryer: Robert Hartley

: Tomorrow's World

Introduced by Raymond Baxter with James Burke



Presenter: Raymond Baxter
Presenter: James Burke
Reporter: John Parry
Producer: Peter Bruce
Producer: Gordon Thomas
Producer: Andrew Wiseman
Editor: Michael Latham

: Comedy Playhouse: Keep 'Em Rolling

by David Climie and John Law
Starring Derek Nimmo, Peter Bayliss, Sheila White, Timothy Bateson and Fabia Drake

(Derek Nimmo is appearing in "Charlie Girl" at the Adelphi Theatre, London)
(Next week: "Better than a Man" starring Sheila Hancock)


Writer: David Climie
Writer: John Law
Incidental Music: Arthur Dulay
Period photographic equipment by courtesy of: Kodak Museum
Make-up: Heather Stewart
Wardrobe: Reg Samuel
Designer: Austin Ruddy
Film sequences directed by: Jim Franklin
Producer: Michael Mills
Reggie Turpin: Derek Nimmo
C.D. Birtwistle: Peter Bayliss
Brownie Brown: Timothy Bateson
Gladys Smith: Sheila White
Duchess of Haverstock: Fabia Drake
Major Fitzwarren: Jonathan Cecil
Duke of Haverstock: Walter Horsbrugh
Mr Murchison: Roland MacLeod
The Vicar: Anthony Dawes
The Drunk: Gordon Rollings
Signpainter: Michael Collins
The Bride: Valerie Stanton
The Sergeant: Peter Diamond

: Movin' with Nancy

A carefree musical tour starring Nancy Sinatra and her father Frank Sinatra with guest stars Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr, Frank Sinatra Jr, Lee Hazlewood



Singer: Nancy Sinatra
Singer: Frank Sinatra
Singer: Dean Martin
Entertainer: Sammy Davis Jr.
Singer: Frank Sinatra Jr.
Singer: Lee Hazlewood
Produced and directed by: Jack Haley Jr

: The Main News

With Richard Baker and Weather


Newsreader: Richard Baker

: The Wednesday Play presenting: The Year of the Sex Olympics

by Nigel Kneale
with Leonard Rossiter, Suzanne Neve
and Tony Vogel, Vickery Turner, Brian Cox, George Murcell

"It is a highly original play, written with great force and making as many points about the dangers of the future as any science-fiction work I can remember - including 1984." (Sean Day-Lewis, Daily Telegraph)
(see page 13)


Writer: Nigel Kneale
Make-up: Pamela Burns
Costumes: Joyce Hammond
Lighting: Sam Barclay
Designer: Roger Andrews
Producer: Ronald Travers
Director: Michael Elliott
Co-Ordinator Ugo Priest: Leonard Rossiter
Deanie Webb: Suzanne Neve
Nat Mender: Tony Vogel
Misch: Vickery Turner
Lasar Opie: Brian Cox
Grels: George Murcell
Kin Hodder: Martin Potter
Keten Webb: Lesley Roach
Betty: Hira Talfrey
Nurse: Patricia Maynard

: 24 Hours

Presented all this week by Kenneth Allsop with the latest news in pictures and with on-the-spot reports by Bernard Falk, David Lomax, Tom Mangold, Fyfe Robertson,
Denis Tuohy


Presenter: Kenneth Allsop
Reporter: Bernard Falk
Reporter: David Lomax
Reporter: Tom Mangold
Reporter: Fyfe Robertson
Reporter: Denis Tuohy

: Personal Reflections: The Tools and Traumas of the Writing Trade

J. P. Donleavy on The Tools and Traumas of the Writing Trade

'Writing is turning one's worst moments into money,' says Donleavy. His success hasn't been that easily achieved, and in this programme he talks about some of the difficulties which surround any writer, and about his own motives in writing.


Presenter: J.P. Donleavy
Director: Jane Graham

: Weatherman, Closedown


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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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