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: For Schools and Colleges

9.15 Engineering Craft and Science: Unit 1: Engineering Materials: 1: Properties of Materials

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

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 Dysgu Cymraeg: Pont ac Aber: (2) Aberystwyth
Cynhyrchydd WYNNE LLOYD
(I Ysgolion Cymru: Learning Welsh)

11.10 Discovering Science: Burning and Rusting

11.35 British Social History: The Age of Steam: The mill children
The suffering of the factory children in the early 19th century, and the long struggle to improve their conditions.
Introduced by Robin Ray

12.0 New Horizons: Monkeys, Apes, and Men: 3: The Group


Presenter (Science All Around): Fergus O'Kelly
Producer (Science All Around): Michael Coyle
Presenter (Music Time): Mari Griffith
Presenter (Music Time): Ian Humphris
Producer (Music Time): John Hosier
Producer (Music Time): Moyra Gambleton
Unknown: Rhiannon Evans
Unknown: Geraint Wyn Davies
Unknown: Cynhyrchydd Wynne Lloyd
Presenter (British Social History): Robin Ray
Producer (British Social History): John Radcliffe

: Nai Zindagi - Naya Jeevan: Thirty Years On

Z.A. Bokhari, ex-Director-General of Radio Pakistan, talks to Saleem Shahed about his experiences in wartime Britain, where he was one of those who started the BBC's Eastern Service.
Presented and produced by Saleem Shahed
(from Birmingham: shown on Sunday)


Interviewee: Z.A. Bokhari
Presenter/Producer: Saleem Shahed
Director: Mahendra Kaul

: Interval

: Iris

Light entertainment

: Interval

: The News


Weatherman: Bert Foord

: Closedown

: For Schools and Colleges

2.5 Science Session: Taking Pictures
Gordon Severn explains some of the things you need to consider when you start using a camera.

2.30 Twentieth-Century Focus: The Scientist's Responsibility: 1: The Scientist and War


Presenter (Science Session): Gordon Severn
Producer (Science Session): Morton Surguy

: Closedown

: Play School

A programme for children under 5

: Jackanory: Russian Folk Tales: The Midnight Dance

With John Stride


Storyteller: John Stride

: Ondra Fights for Freedom: Part 2

Ondra and Sulik set out to make their way through enemy country to the headquarters of the great General Ziska.

: Tom Tom

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


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

: The Magic Roundabout

English version written and told by Eric Thompson.


Created by: Serge Danot
Writer/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


Presenter: Michael Barratt

: The Doctors

Written by Dick Sharples
Starring John Barrie, Nigel Stock, Justine Lord with Nicholas Pennell

Dr Somers receives an unexpected visit from an old friend. Dr McNeal spends some considerable time with Roy Stewart. Dr Owens inadvertently reads a letter intended for his son.
(from Birmingham)


Writer: Dick Sharples
Serial created by: Donald Bull
Script Editor: Christopher Bond
Designer: Ian Ashurst
Producer: Bill Sellars
Director: Michael Briant
Mrs Lipska: June Bland
Dr John Somers: John Barrie
Dr Liz McNeal: Justine Lord
Lady McNeal: Margaret Ward
Meg Owens: Joan Newell
Dr Thomas Owens: Nigel Stock
Dr David Owens: Drewe Henley
Dorothy Benedict: Nicolette Bernard
Mrs Groom: Pamela Duncan
Molly Dolan: Lynda Marchal
Roy Stewart: Nicholas Pennell

: Tom and Jerry: Polka Dot Puss

Tom and Jerry in a selection from the award-winning cartoon films starring Tom the cat and a far-from-underdog mouse called Jerry.


Created by: William Hanna
Created by: Joe Barbera

: Star Trek: Ultimate Computer

This week: Ultimate Computer
Captain Kirk has grave reservations when informed of the experiment to be carried out aboard the USS Enterprise during a simulated war but has to agree with Mr Spock that the amazing M5 seems a great success.
Then comes crisis and catastrophe and Star Fleet Command has to give the order to its spaceships - 'Destroy the Enterprise!'


Captain Kirk: William Shatner
Mr Spock: Leonard Nimoy
Dr McCoy: DeForest Kelley
Daystrom: William Marshall

: Softly, Softly - Task Force: Good Listener

by Elwyn Jones
[Starring] Stratford Johns as Det Chief Supt Barlow, Norman Bowler as Det-Insp Hawkins, David Allister as Sgt Jackson, David Lloyd Meredith as Sgt Evans, Terence Rigby as PC Snow

It is the province of knowledge to speak and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.


Writer/Task Force format: Elwyn Jones
Script Editor: Arnold Yarrow
Designer: Cynthia Kljuco
Director: Leonard Lewis
Det Chief Supt Barlow: Stratford Johns
Det-Insp Hawkins: Norman Bowler
Sgt Jackson: David Allister
Sgt Evans David: Lloyd Meredith
PC Snow: Terence Rigby
Miss Thomson: Sylvia Barter
Bert Fowler: Douglas Livingstone
Betty Adams: Marilyn Harrington
Overson: Jonathan Newth
Gordon: Reg Jessup

: The Nine O'Clock News

Presented by Robert Dougall


Newsreader: Robert Dougall

: Sportsnight with Coleman

Sportsnight with Coleman returns with The Leading Show Jumper of the Year Competition, The Fijians' first rugby tour match, The Joe Bugner-Eduardo Corletti Heavyweight clash, Tony Jacklin on the eve of the £18,450 Piccadilly World Match Play Championship, Football news from the third round of the Football League Cup

David Coleman introduces the first in a new series of Sportsnight which has moved to Wednesday evening - the big midweek sports date.

Show-Jumping: The Horse of the Year Show from Wembley with the Basildon Bond Championship for the Leading Show Jumper of the Year.
Can Harvey Smith on Mattie Brown repeat the remarkable 1969 double of Ted Edgar and Uncle Max, who won this event and the King George V Gold Cup? Also the Daily Telegraph Cup.

Rugby Union: Fiji's big, unorthodox rugby union players open their 1970 tour of Britain at the County Ground Stadium, Exeter, against a combined Devon and Cornwall selection.

Boxing: Britain's young heavyweight hope Joe Bugner (29 fights: 27 wins, 2 defeats meets Argentina's experienced Eduardo Corletti (winner of five fights in Britain) over 10 rounds: last night's fight at the Royal Albert Hall.

(Sportsnight with a new look: p 4)


Presenter: David Coleman
Interviewee (Piccadilly World Match Play Championship): Tony Jacklin
Show-jumper (Show-Jumping): Harvey Smith
Commentator (Show-Jumping): Dorian Williams
TV Presentation (Show-Jumping): Alan Mouncer
TV Presentation (Show-Jumping): David Kenning
Commentator (Rugby Union): Cliff Morgan
TV Presentation (Rugby Union): Dewi Griffiths
Boxer: Joe Bugner
Boxer: Eduardo Corletti
Commentator (Boxing): Harry Carpenter
TV Presentation (Boxing): Bob Duncan
Producer: Jonathan Martin
Editor: Sam Leitch

: * 24 Hours

with the latest news in pictures

: Conference Report 70

Robin Day and Alan Watson report on the first day of the Conservative Party Conference at the Winter Gardens, Blackpool.

11.40* Weatherman, followed by; Regional News and Weather
(all except London and Wales)



Reporter: Robin Day
Reporter: Alan Watson
Producer: Margaret Douglas
Editor: Richard Francis

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