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: For Schools and Colleges

9.38 Maths Today: Year 1 Looking for Patterns
Introduced by DAVID STURGESS
10.0 Music Time
A new series for 8-year-olds Presenters
MARI GRIFFITH , IAN HUMPHRIS with children from HERMITAGE SCHOOL, Belmont Road, Uxbridge
10.25-10.45 Gwlad a Thref Byd Natur
1: Glas y dorian
Y cyflwyno gan MEIRION EDWARDS
(I Ysgolion Cymru: Town and Country)
11.10 Discovering Science What is Air?
11.35 A Year's Journey Colour Rocks and Railways
Introduced by ERIC SIMMS
Produced by F. R. ELWELL
12.0 New Horizons: Monkeys, Apes, and Men Family Ways


Introduced By: David Sturgess
Produced By: John Cain
Produced By: Peter Weiss
Unknown: Mari Griffith
Unknown: Ian Humphris
Producers: John Hosier
Producers: Moyra Gambleton
Unknown: Meirion Edwards
Unknown: Mervyn Williams
Introduced By: Michael Underwood
Introduced By: Eric Simms
Produced By: F. R. Elwell
Introduced By: Caroline Medawar

: Nai Zindagi-Naya Jeevan

(from Birmingham: shown on Sunday)

: Interval

: Iris

Light entertainment

: Interval

: Watch with Mother: Tales of the Riverbank: Moving Day for Guinea

The Guinea Pig takes proud possession of the old watermill.
Commentary spoken by Johnny Morris.


Narrator: Johnny Morris
Director: Dave Ellison
Presented by: Peggy Miller

: The News

Weatherman JACK SCOTT


Unknown: Jack Scott

: Closedown

: For Schools and Colleges

2.5 Science Session
Developing the Picture
In the darkroom, infra-red television cameras enable GORDON SEVERN to explain how a film is processed.
2.30 Twentieth-Century Focus


Produced By: Morton Surguy

: Closedown

: Play School

: Jackanory

The Railway Stories by THE REV W. AWDRY
' Duck and the Diesel Engine '
Pictures by JOHN T. KENNEY


Unknown: John T. Kenney

: Ondra Fights for Freedom

Part 1: Ondra leaves home in search of his father who has gone to the war, and makes a new friend on the way.

: Tom Tom

scans the world of technology and adventure with Norman Tozer and reporter John Earle
Producer DAVID TURNBULL (from Bristol)


Unknown: Norman Tozer
Reporter: John Earle
Producer: David Turnbull

: Babar: Babar and the Game of Bowls

The Adventures of a Very Young Elephant
Told by Eric Thompson
English version written by Peggy Miller


Writer (English version): Peggy Miller
Narrator: Eric Thompson

: Nationwide

The news, features, opinions of the country at large, and Your Region Tonight in particular
(including Regional Weather) co-ordinated by MICHAEL BARRATT


Unknown: Michael Barratt

: The Doctors

Written by MAX MARQUIS starring
John Barrie , Nigel Stock
Justine Lord , Barry Justice with Isla Blair , Nicholas Pennell Guest star Angela Baddeley
Dr Owens receives a gift from a grateful patient. Dr Carpenter has a visit from Mary Watson which poses an ethical problem. Dr McNeal makes her first visit to the Health Centre.


Written By: Max Marquis
Unknown: John Barrie
Unknown: Nigel Stock
Unknown: Justine Lord
Unknown: Isla Blair
Unknown: Nicholas Pennell
Unknown: Angela Baddeley
Unknown: Mary Watson
Lady McNeal: Margaret Ward
Dr Liz McNeal: Justine Lord
Dr Thomas Owens: Nigel Stock
Dr John Somers: John Barrie
Molly Dolan: Lynda Marchal
Mrs Groom: Pamela Duncan
Dora Chambers: Angela Baddeley
Dr Linda Carpenter: Isla Blair
Mary Watson: Jenny Oulton
Roy Stewart: Nicholas Pennell
Mr Carter: Jim Collier
Dr Bill Conrad: Barry Justice
Dr Bob Stafford: Nicholas Hawtrey

: Tom and Jerry: Life with Tom

Tom and Jerry playing Cat and Mouse in a selection from the world-famous award-winning cartoon films.


Created by: William Hanna
Created by: Joe Barbera

: Mission Impossible

The exploits of a team of expert and daring undercover agents whose job is to prove that their missions are, in fact, anything but impossible. Led by This week: Nicole
Phelps felt there was something phoney but the bell rang too late.


Jim Phelps: Peter Graves
Rollin Hand: Martin Landau
Barney: Greg Morris
Willy: Peter Lupus
Cinnamon: Barbara Bain
Nicole: Joan Collins
Valdas: Logan Ramsey

: Softly, Softly - Task Force Safe in the Streets?

by ALLAN PRIOR with 'The Government! ... What do they know, living in poncy places up London? They don't have to live with them down here, mate! '
Task Force format by ELWYN JONES
Script editor ARNOLD YARROW
Designer DON GILES
(Barlow and Watt: see page 12)


Unknown: Allan Prior
Unknown: Elwyn Jones
Editor: Arnold Yarrow
Designer: Don Giles
Producer: Leonard Lewis
Directed By: Paul Ciappessoni
Det Chief Supt Barlow: Stratford Johns
Det-Supt Watt: Frank Windsor
Det-Insp Hawkins: Norman Bowler
Nasim Khan: Marne Maitland
Ali Suleiman: Saad Ghazi
Henry Mardslep: Leon Vitali
Reen: Vicki Michelle
Dr Chowdhry: Rafiq Anwar
Mr Gedge: George Tovey
Mohammed Jinnah: Mohan Singh
Marie: Barbara Keogh
Pakistani immigrant: Azad Ali

: A Party Political Broadcast

on behalf of the Conservative and Unionist Party
(also on BBC2)

: The Main News

presented by Kenneth Kendall Weather


Presented By: Kenneth Kendall

: Charlie Girl

Starring Anna Neagle, Derek Nimmo and Patricia Burke, Roy Sone, Robert Colman
This famous British musical celebrates it's 2.000th performance next weekend at the Adelphi Theatre in London and to mark the occasion BBC outside broadcast cameras bring you the highlights of a record breaking show
Dancers: Marc Arnall, Wendy Bond, Tom Carty, Billie Colman, Jenny Devenish, Lisa Hardiman, Rodney James, Kim Leon, Gillian Pearl, Stephen Tate, John Walsh, Ralph Wood
Singers: Minoo Golvala, Emyr Green, John Griffen, Lewis Henry, Leonie Jessel, Wendy Jones, Joan Lock, Alison Macguire, Christopher Molloy, Frances Monks, Alan Thomas, Jane Walters
Televised by arrangement with Harold Fielding and the Directors of the Adelphi Theatre
(The flop that became a smash hit: p 5)


Musical Director: Danny Walters
Music and lyrics: David Heneker
Music and lyrics: John Taylor
Book: Hugh Williams
Book: Margaret Williams
Book ['with']: Ray Cooney
Story conceived by: Ross Taylor
Musical numbers and dances staged by: Alfred Rodrigues
Scenery: Tod Kingman
Costumes: Cynthia Tingey
Director: Wallace Douglas
Presented for TV by: John Vernon
Lady Hadwell: Anna Neagle
Nicholas Wainwright: Derek Nimmo
Mrs Connor: Patricia Burke
Joe: Roy Sone
Jack Connor: Robert Colman
Charlie: Veronica Page
John Sasaki: Roy Allen
Penelope: Olivia Hamnett
Fiona: Jean Mostyn
Pete: Richard Manuel
Fred: Alan Angel
Sam: Robin Bowering
Four suspicious characters: Ronald Rich
Four suspicious characters: Tony Oakman
Four suspicious characters: Fred Haggerty
Four suspicious characters: Glen Willcox
Dancer: Marc Arnall
Dancer: Wendy Bond
Dancer: Tom Carty
Dancer: Billie Colman
Dancer: Jenny Devenish
Dancer: Lisa Hardiman
Dancer: Rodney James
Dancer: Kim Leon
Dancer: Gillian Pearl
Dancer: Stephen Tate
Dancer: John Walsh
Dancer: Ralph Wood
Singer: Minoo Golvala
Singer: Emyr Green
Singer: John Griffen
Singer: Lewis Henry
Singer: Leonie Jessel
Singer: Wendy Jones
Singer: Joan Lock
Singer: Alison Macguire
Singer: Christopher Molloy
Singer: Frances Monks
Singer: Alan Thomas

: 24 Hours

with the latest news in pictures

: The Awakener

In this Viewpoint film Dr Martyn Lloyd Jones pays tribute to the singular powers of GEORGE WHITE-FIELD (1714-1770) whose trumpet voice - audible a mile off - awoke the conscience of the nation.
Producer Oliver HUNKIN


Unknown: Dr Martyn Lloyd Jones
Producer: Oliver Hunkin

: Conference Report 70

Robin Day and Alan Watson report on the third day of the Labour Party Conference at the Winter Gardens, Blackpool.
11.40 Weatherman including long-range forecast followed by Regional News and Weather (all except London and Wales) Closedown


Unknown: Alan Watson
Producer: Margaret Douglas
Editor: Richard Francis

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