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: Good Morning, Mexico

The action, the news and the stories from last night's four World Cup matches in Mexico
Introduced by Frank Bough
Czechoslovakia v Brazil, Morocco v West Germany, Sweden v Italy, Belgium v El Salvador
And by satellite from Mexico, all the news of the 1970 World Cup, in which all 16 Finalists have now played their opening match. With comment by the Grandstand team of experts, including Joe Mercer and Don Revie in Mexico.


Presenter: Frank Bough
Commentator (Czechoslovakia v Brazil): David Coleman
Commentator (Morocco v West Germany): Kenneth Wolstenholme
Commentator (Sweden v Italy): Barry Davies
Commentator (Belgium v El Salvador): Alan Weeks
Analysis: Joe Mercer
Analysis: Don Revie

: Closedown

: For Schools and Colleges

9.38 Merry-go-Round

10.0 Science Session

10.25 Maths Workshop: Stage 1: Solid Shapes
Introduced by Michael Holt


Presenter (Maths Workshop): Michael Holt
Producer (Maths Workshop): John Cain

: Watch with Mother: Trumpton

For the very young

: Closedown

: World Cup Grandstand

The lunchtime edition introduced by David Vine
Highlights of last night's action in Mexico
Czechoslovakia v Brazil, Morocco v West Germany, Sweden v Italy, Belgium v El Salvador
All the latest news by satellite from England's World Cup head-quarters at Guadalajara.
Comment from the Grandstand team of experts: Joe Mercer and Don Revie with David Coleman in Mexico, and Brian Clough, Noel Cantwell, Ian St John, Johnny Haynes, Ray Wilson, Bob Wilson, Walley Barnes and Jim Finney


Presenter: David Vine
Presenter (in Mexico)/Commentator (Czechoslovakia v Brazil): David Coleman
Commentator (Morocco v West Germany): Kenneth Wolstenholme
Commentator (Sweden v Italy): Barry Davies
Commentator (Belgium v El Salvador): Alan Weeks
Analysis (in Mexico): Joe Mercer
Analysis (in Mexico): Don Revie
Analysis: Brian Clough
Analysis: Noel Cantwell
Analysis: Ian St John
Analysis: Johnny Haynes
Analysis: Ray Wilson
Analysis: Bob Wilson
Analysis: Walley Barnes
Analysis: Jim Finney

: Closedown

: The News


Weatherman: Graham Parker

: Closedown

: For Schools and Colleges: Making a Musical: 6: Sounds Modern

What is the common ground for avant-garde composers and progressive pop? Brian Dennis and the Malory Opera Band do a kind of improvisation, and concoct some electronic sounds.


Presenter: Brian Dennis
Musicians: The Malory Opera Band
Producer: John Hosier

: Closedown

: Play School: Ideas Day

A programme for children under 5


Presenter: Carol Chell
Presenter: Johnny Silvo

: Jackanory: Sitting Bull: Part 4: A Band of Gold 30 Miles Wide

With Don McKay


Storyteller: Don McKay

: Blue Peter

with Valerie Singleton, John Noakes, Peter Purves
"Blue Peter" was recently voted the Top Children's Programme by the readers of the Sun newspaper.


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

: Hector's House

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

: Abbott and Costello

A cartoon series about the adventures of the two crazy comedy stars.

: London

The facts, the people, the background of the nation's capital


Producer: Michael Townson

: World Cup Grandstand

Introduced by David Coleman direct from Mexico
The action... the news... the personalities of The 1970 World Cup
Highlights of last night's World Cup matches in Mexico
Czechoslovakia v Brazil, Morocco v West Germany, Sweden v Italy, Belgium v El Salvador
All 16 World Cup Finalists in Mexico have now played their opening Group matches. Their strengths and weaknesses are beginning to be revealed. David Coleman and the BBC commentary team report on the major topics of the 1970 World Cup-the altitude, the referees, the personalities, the results.
With comment and analysis by the Grandstand team of experts


Presenter/Commentator (Czechoslovakia v Brazil): David Coleman
Commentator (Morocco v West Germany): Kenneth Wolstenholme
Commentator (Sweden v Italy): Barry Davies
Commentator (Belgium v El Salvador): Alan Weeks

: The Doctors

Written by Max Marquis
Starring John Barrie, Richard Leech, Justine Lord with Irene Hamilton

The police endeavour to trace Dr McNeal's lost property. Janet Coker finds some sweets. The Haymans entertain Dr Somers and his daughter Pat.


Writer: Max Marquis
Dr Liz McNeal: Justine Lord
Dr Roger Hayman: Richard Leech
Louise Hayman: Irene Hamilton
Dr John Somers: John Barrie

: Top of the Pops

from this week's Top Thirty
Introduced by Jimmy Savile
Top of the Pops Orchestra, Pan's People


Presenter: Jimmy Savile
Musicians: Top of the Pops Orchestra
Musical Director: Johnny Pearson
Dancers: Pan's People
Choreography: Flick Colby
Sound: Richard Chamberlain
Production: Mel Cornish

: The Expert: The Yellow Torrish

by Mervyn Haisman and Henry Lincoln
Starring Marius Goring
with Ann Morrish
and Victor Winding, Michael Farnsworth, Valerie Murray
Guest stars: Peter Barkworth, Timothy Bateson, Jean Marsh, Glyn Owen

A smashed lock, a bloodstained jacket, a drifting boat... and a takeover bid. Dr Hardy accepts a case which takes him out of his own exact world of scientific evidence and into the speculative world of finance.


Writer: Mervyn Haisman
Writer: Henry Lincoln
Series devised by/Producer: Gerard Glaister
Series devised by: N. J. Crisp
Script Editor: Max Marquis
Designer: Don Homfray
Director: Prudence Fitzgerald
Frank Houghton: Basil Henson
Thorpe: Glyn Owen
Williams: Peter Barkworth
Gregg: Timothy Bateson
Dr John Hardy: Marius Goring
Dr Jo Hardy: Ann Morrish
Ackroyd: Eric Dodson
Sybil Houghton: Jean Marsh
Det-Chief Insp Fleming: Victor Winding
Det-Sgt Ashe: Michael Farnsworth
Sergeant Croft: Barry Meteyard
Sandra Hughes: Valerie Murray
Jezzard: John Grieve

: The Main News

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


Newsreader: Robert Dougall

: The Philpott File: The File on Cannonball Selby

A documentary from the series featuring Trevor Philpott

Cannonball Selby is a coach driver. But he is very much more than that. He is a man who makes or breaks holidays. For his 44 passengers; he's the man in control of the most precious week in the year. He's guide, adviser, mechanic, comedian, father confessor; and first, last, and all the time, Cannonball is a business man.
The Philpott File travels 1,000 miles with Cannonball - on one of his fun-filled trips from Leeds to Land's End - and found that handling a 36-foot coach was one thing; but handling 44 passengers, all after a good time, needed the really delicate touch.


Presenter/Director: Trevor Philpott
Subject: Cannonball Selby
Producer: Peter Robinson

: Election Broadcast

on behalf of the Labour Party
(also on BBC2)

: 24 Hours

A daily look at what matters in the news and out of it
Presented by Kenneth Allsop with the latest news in pictures and the BBC Campaign Report
Cliff Michelmore and Robin Day present the events, the people, the arguments of today's General Election Campaign


Presenter: Kenneth Allsop
Presenter (BBC Campaign Report): Cliff Michelmore
Presenter (BBC Campaign Report): Robin Day

: Nairn's Europe: 4: Inverness - Lulea (Sweden)

A series of programmes in which Ian Nairn contrasts the urban civic style of Britain and the Continent.

Inverness and Lulea are two of Europe's most northerly outposts. They face similar problems of geographical isolation and climate. Problems which offer the opportunity for exciting architectural solutions.


Presenter: Ian Nairn
Director: Barry Bevins

: Weatherman

: Something to Say: 7

A series of personal readings in literature old and new.

R. D. Smith talks about the poetry of his friend and colleague Louis MacNeice (1907-1963).



Presenter: R. D. Smith
Producer: Roger Owen

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