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: For Schools and Colleges

9.15 Engineering Craft and Science

9.38 Science All Around: Rudders and Wings
Introduced by Fergus O'Kelly

10.0 Music Time: Peter and the Wolf
illustrated by puppets

A series for 8-year-olds
With Mari Griffith, Ian Humphris

10.25-10.45 Gwiad a Thref: Byd Natur: 5: Y Llwynog
Y cyflwyno gan Meirion Edwards
Cynhyrchydd J. Mervyn Williams
(I Ysgolion Cymru: Town and Country)

11.10 Discovering Science

11.35 British Social History: The Age of Steam: The Big Cities
dirt, disease, and overcrowding in Victorian Britain
Introduced by Robin Ray

12.0 New Horizons: People and Computers


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: Meirion Edwards
Unknown: J. Mervyn Williams
Presenter (British Social History): Robin Ray
Producer (British Social History): John Radcliffe

: Nai Zindagi-Naya Jeevan

(from Birmingham: shown on Sunday)

: Interval

: Disc a Dawn

The Welsh 'Pop' Show

: Interval

: The News


Weatherman: Jack Scott

: Closedown

: For Schools and Colleges

2.5 Science Session: New Materials for Clothes
Tony Bastable finds out how man-made materials were developed.

2.30 Twentieth-Century Focus


Presenter (Science Session): Tony Bastable
Producer (Science Session): Michael Coyle

: Closedown

: Representing the Union: 4: The New Pay Structure

Introduced by Bob Houlton


Presenter: Bob Houlton
Director: Ian Woolf
Producer: Tony Matthews

: Interval

: Play School

A programme for children under 5

: Jackanory: The Haunted Mine: 3: Back to the Mine

by Richard Potts
With Michael Bryant


Author: Richard Potts
Storyteller: Michael Bryant

: Little Mouk: Part 1

A fairytale from Germany

Left to make his own way in the world, an Arabian boy sets out across the desert to find the Merchant of Happiness.
Story told by Gary Watson


Narrator: Gary Watson
Presented by: Peggy Miller

: Screen Test

In the chariot race from Ben Hur what symbol was used to mark the passing of the laps?
Americans call the bonnet of a car the Hood, what do they call the Boot?
Who wrote the Winnie the Pooh stories?
These are some of the questions in the second edition of a new film quiz game of general knowledge and observations.
Michael Rodd puts the questions to four contestants from the Midlands who will be looking at scenes from Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines, Winnie the Pooh, Ben Hur, The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes.
And animal trainer John Holmes shows how Mandy the pekinese can bark without uttering a sound.
(from Manchester)


Presenter: Michael Rodd
Animal trainer: John Holmes
Director: John C. Miller
Producer: John Buttery

: 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

: The Doctors

Written by Owen Holder
Starring John Barrie, Nigel Stock, Justine Lord, Barry Justice with Isla Blair

Meg Owens worries about her husband's health, and asks him to consult Dr Somers.
(from Birmingham)


Writer: Owen Holder
Serial created by: Donald Bull
Script Editor: Christopher Bond
Designer: Merle Downie
Producer: Bill Sellars
Director: Michael Hart
Dr John Somers: John Barrie
Sydney Rasp: Adam Bridge
Eileen Rasp: Renny Lister
Ginger Burns: James Copeland
Meg Owens: Joan Newell
Dr Thomas Owens: Nigel Stock
Dr Bill Conrad: Barry Justice
Dr Linda Carpenter: Isla Blair
Dr Liz McNeal: Justine Lord
Elsie Rasp: Lindy Sellars
Mike Rasp: Nicholas Bridge
Alec Mackenzie: Paul Kermack
Beatrice Harvey: Patricia English
Mrs Groom: Pamela Duncan

: Tom and Jerry: Mouse Comes to Dinner

Tom and Jerry playing cat and mouse.


Created by: William Hanna
Created by: Joe Barbera

: Star Trek: Amok Time

The new adventures of the Star-Ship Enterprise

The extremely illogical behaviour of Mr Spock astounds his crew mates, causing a perturbed Captain Kirk to disobey Star Fleet orders and head for the planet Vulcan at high speed. Sadly strange that his solicitude for Spock should result in a contest to the death between them, with the half-Vulcan the victor!


Captain Kirk: William Shatner
Mr Spock: Leonard Nimoy
Dr McCoy: DeForest Kelley
T'Pring: Arlene Martel
T'Pau: Celia Lovsky
Stonn: Lawrence Montaigne
Christine Chapel: Majel Barrett

: Softly, Softly - Task Force: Collation

by Elwyn Jones
[Starring] Stratford Johns as Det-Chief Supt Barlow, Frank Windsor as Det-Supt Watt, David Allister as Sgt Jackson, David Lloyd Meredith as Sgt Evans

A line drawn by time; a curious parallel; two thieves with a twisted sense of humour - would these be the ingredients of a recipe that would keep Barlow and Watt awake at night?


Writer/Task Force format: Elwyn Jones
Script Editor: Arnold Yarrow
Designer: Daphne Shortman
Producer: Leonard Lewis
Director: David Proudfoot
Det-Chief Supt Barlow: Stratford Johns
Det-Supt Watt: Frank Windsor
Sgt Jackson: David Allister
Sgt Evans: David Lloyd Meredith
Jean Watt: Gay Hamilton
Mrs Russell: Bay White
Mrs Porter: Marigold Sharman
Timothy: David Arnold
Oddy: Henry Knowles
Marsh: James Drake

: What's the Point?

A Party Political Broadcast on behalf of the Liberal Party
Rt Hon Jeremy Thorpe, MP, Leader of the Liberal Party; David Steel, MP
(also on BBC2)


Speaker: Rt Hon Jeremy Thorpe
Speaker: David Steel

: The Main News

Presented this week by Richard Baker with the BBC's reporters and correspondents around the world


Newsreader: Richard Baker

: Sportsnight with Coleman

International Soccer: England v East Germany from Wembley Stadium
England's first full international appearance since losing 3-2 to West Germany in the World Cup on June 14.
East Germany's first-ever full international appearance in this country, although in the one previous meeting of the two countries in Leipzig in 1963 England were 2-1 victors.

The top sporting action and trends, from home and abroad. The personalities with something to say. The mid-week programme date with sport which matters
Introduced by David Coleman.


Presenter/Commentator (International Soccer): David Coleman
TV Presentation (International Soccer): Alec Weeks
Producer: Jonathan Martin
Editor: Sam Leitch

: 24 Hours

A daily look at what matters in the news and out of it

Presented by David Dimbleby 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: David Dimbleby
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: Tony Summers
Editor: Anthony Smith

: Weatherman, followed by: Regional News and Weather

(all except London and Wales)


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