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: For Schools and Colleges

9.15 Mathematics in Action: Experimental Design
Introduced by Stewart Gartside

9.38 Maths Today: Year 2: Looking at Shapes
Introduced by Derick Last

10.0 Maths Workshop: Stage 2: Two Way Stretch
Introduced by Jim Boucher

10.25-10.45 Twentieth-Century Focus

11.0 Watch!: Cars and Roads (1)
Introduced by Rosanne Harvey

11.18 Going to Work

11.40 Making Music
Introduced by Julian Smith

12.5 Engineering Craft and Science


Presenter (Mathematics in Action): Stewart Gartside
Producer (Mathematics in Action): Edward Goldwyn
Presenter (Maths Today): Derick Last
Producer (Maths Today): John Cain
Producer (Maths Today/Maths Workshop): Peter Weiss
Presenter (Maths Workshop): Jim Boucher
Presenter (Watch!): Rosanne Harvey
Producer (Watch!): Helen Nicoll
Presenter (Making Music): Julian Smith
Producer (Making Music): Moyra Gambleton
Producer (Making Music): John Hosier

: Closedown

: O Lein i Lein

General knowledge quiz

1.25 Interval

: Watch with Mother: Along the Seashore

For the very young



Narrator: Tony Soper
Producer: Dave Ellison
Producer: Roy Billings

: The News


Weatherman: Bert Foord

: Closedown

: For Schools and Colleges: Look and Read: Bob and Carol Look for Treasure: The Stolen Treasure: Part 2

by Joy Thwaytes
Introduced by Tom Gibbs
With Robert Bridges, Peter Hempson, Carl Gonzales, Veronica Purnell, Stephen Leigh


Writer: Joy Thwaytes
Presenter: Tom Gibbs
Devised by: Joyce M. Morris
Producer: Claire Chovil
The Fat Man: Robert Bridges
Mike: Peter Hempson
Dan: Carl Gonzales
Carol: Veronica Purnell
Bob: Stephen Leigh

: Closedown

: Play School

(shown at 11.0 am on BBC2)

: Jackanory: Mrs Pepperpot: 2: Mrs Pepperpot Buys Macaroni; Mrs Pepperpot Tries To Please Her Husband

by Alf Proysen
With Patsy Rowlands


Author: Alf Proysen
Storyteller: Patsy Rowlands

: Vision On

An ABZ of Sense and Nonsense with Tony Hart and introduced for deaf children by Pat Keysell with Ben Benison, Larry Parker, The Prof, Humphrey Umbrage and Susanne, The Burbles and the Vision On Gallery
Angus Grub and Wiggle by Ivor Wood


Presenter/Artist: Tony Hart
Presenter: Pat Keysell
Mime artist: Ben Benison
Magician: Larry Parker
The Prof: David Cleveland
Animaton (Angus Grub and Wiggle): Ivor Wood
Designer: John Bone
Producer: Patrick Dowling

: The Perils of Penelope Pitstop

A cartoon series, starring the Ant Hill Mob and that arch-villain the Hooded Claw.

: The Magic Roundabout

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
Reporter: Robert Langley
Reporter: Lynn Lewis
Reporter: Jack Pizzey
Reporter: Philip Tibenham
Deputy Editor: Phil Sidey
Editor: Michael Bunce

: Transworld Top Team: All-Star Final: Great Britain v Holland


Loes Sijbranada, Eindhoven; Ton Derksen, The Hague; Loes Stok, Deventer; Jules Sch. V. Leeuwen, Eindhoven

Great Britain
Morag Ogilvie, Aberdeen; Tom Owen, Salisbury; Diane James, Salisbury; Charles Bannerman, Inverness

These Dutch and British star students join together to represent their country in this final challenge match.

Question-Masters: Kick Stokhuysen, Geoffrey Wheeler
(A joint BBC/NCRV production)


Panellist (Holland): Loes Sijbranada
Panellist (Holland): Ton Derksen
Panellist (Holland): Loes Stok
Panellist (Holland): Jules Sch. V. Leeuwen
Panellist (Great Britain): Morag Ogilvie
Panellist (Great Britain): Tom Owen
Panellist (Great Britain): Diane James
Panellist (Great Britain): Charles Bannerman
Question-Master: Kick Stokhuysen
Question-Master: Geoffrey Wheeler
Questions set by: Dr H.W. van Pesch
Questions set by: Boswell Taylor
Director: Ruud Keers
Producer: Dick van Den Ende
Producer: Bill Wright

: Z Cars: A Very High Rocket: Part 2

by Rex Edwards
Starring James Ellis, John Slater, Derek Waring with Ian Cullen, Douglas Fielding and Bernard Holley

Alec Quilley gets tired of having mud slung and takes some action of his own.


Writer: Rex Edwards
Script Editor: Tony Holland
Designer: Gloria Clayton
Producer: Ron Craddock
Director: Noel Lidiard-White
PC Newcombe: Bernard Holley
PC Skinner: Ian Cullen
BD girl: Jennie Goossens
Sgt Lynch: James Ellis
Det-Insp Goss: Derek Waring
PC Bowman: John Swindells
PC Quilley: Douglas Fielding
Det-Sgt Stone: John Slater
Rutherford: Bernard Kay
Superintendent: Michael Turner
Mrs Blake: Jennifer Jayne
Fingerprint Officer: Clinton Morris
Pinner: James Appleby

: 633 Squadron

A special presentation of the feature film starring Cliff Robertson, George Chakiris
with Harry Andrews, Maria Perschy, Donald Houston

When the Norwegian Resistance leader Erik Bergman reports the Germans have built a V2 fuel factory on a fjord near Bergen, a crack RAF squadron is given the task of destroying the seemingly bomb-proof factory.


Screenplay: James Clavell
Screenplay: Howard Koch
From the novel by: Frederick E. Smith
Music composed by: Ron Goodwin
Producer: Cecil F. Ford
Director: Walter E. Grauman
Wing Commander Roy Grant: Cliff Robertson
Lieut Erik Bergman: George Chakiris
Hilde Bergman: Maria Perschy
Air Vice-Marshal Davis: Harry Andrews
Group Captain Tom Barrett: Donald Houston
Squadron Leader Bill Adams: Michael Goodliffe
Flt-Lieut Hoppy Hopkinson: Angus Lennie

: The Nine O'Clock News

Presented by Robert Dougall


Newsreader: Robert Dougall

: A Walk in the Sun

Tuesday's Documentary looks at The Flying Wallendas

Karl Wallenda is probably the world's most famous high-wire walker. It was his daring in developing the seven-man-high pyramid that put the name Wallenda on the pinnacle of circus fame.

When his terrifying act collapsed from 40 feet killing two members and crippling a third young man for life it seemed that the Wallenda dreams were over, but his leadership broke through all family objections to restore the performance one year later. In July of this year Karl Wallenda, at the age of 65, once again challenged death - this time on his own. He attempted a walk over a 700-ft gorge, a thousand feet wide in North Georgia, with no possible means of saving himself should he slip.

Tonight's film is the story of Karl Wallenda and a fantastic day of show business in the hot sun.
Commentary spoken by John Stockbridge
(Defying death: page 4)


Subject: Karl Wallenda
Narrator: John Stockbridge
Producer: Philip Lewis

: Monty Python's Flying Circus

Conceived, written, performed by Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin
Also appearing Carol Cleveland


Conceived, written, performed by: Graham Chapman
Conceived, written, performed by: John Cleese
Conceived, written, performed by/Animations: Terry Gilliam
Conceived, written, performed by: Eric Idle
Conceived, written, performed by: Terry Jones
Conceived, written, performed by: Michael Palin
[Actress]: Carol Cleveland
Design: Robert Berk
Producer: Ian MacNaughton

: 24 Hours

Presented by Kenneth Allsop with the latest news in pictures and with on-the-spot reports by Bernard Falk, James Hogg, David Lomax, Tom Mangold, Barrie Penrose, David Taylor and Denis Tuohy and special contributions from Keith Kyle and Robert McKenzie


Presenter: Kenneth Allsop
Reporter: Bernard Falk
Reporter: James Hogg
Reporter: David Lomax
Reporter: Tom Mangold
Reporter: Barrie Penrose
Reporter: David Taylor
Reporter: Denis Tuohy
Reporter: Keith Kyle
Reporter: Robert McKenzie
Producer of the Week: Gordon Watts
Editor: Anthony Smith

: Viewpoint: Things Both Old and New

Art and Religion in Ireland in pre-Christian and early Christian times

When Christianity came to Ireland it made itself at home with no martyrdoms or persecutions. It set free the old Celtic ideas and arts to develop a new luxuriance and it began one of the great chapters in the history of Europe.
Fr. Simon Blake looks at the story in the light of its art


Presenter: Fr. Simon Blake
Reader: Allan McClelland
Producer: Peter Ferres

: Weatherman, followed by: Regional News and Weather

(all except London and Wales)


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