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: For Schools and Colleges

9.15 Mathematics in Action: Manipulating Binary
Introduced by Frank Lovis

9.38 Maths Workshop: Stage 1: Circles and Spirals
Introduced by Michael Holt

10.0 Look Out: Peoplesville
Introduced by Alex Glasgow

10.25-10.45 Twentieth-Century Focus: Topical Programme

11.0 Watch!: Communications: 3: The Newspaper
Introduced by Rosanne Harvey

11.18 Going to Work: Books and Printing

11.40 Making Music
Introduced by Julian Smith
with children from Lovelace Junior School, Chessington, Surrey

12.5 Engineering Craft and Science: Unit 4: Metal Cutting: 5: Machines at Work


Presenter (Mathematics in Action): Frank Lovis
Producer (Mathematics in Action): Edward Goldwyn
Presenter (Maths Workshop): Michael Holt
Producer (Maths Workshop): John Cain
Presenter (Look Out): Alex Glasgow
Producer (Look Out): John Prescott Thomas
Presenter (Watch!): Rosanne Harvey
Producer (Watch!): Maddalena Fagandini
Presenter (Making Music): Julian Smith
Producer (Making Music): John Hosier

: Closedown

: Plant y Goleuni

Early Quakerism in Wales

: Interval

: Watch with Mother: Pogles' Wood: Strong Music


Music: Vernon Elliott

: The News


Weatherman: Jack Scott

: Closedown

: For Schools and Colleges: Television Club: Fly Away Peter

by John Tully
With Beth Boyd, Clifford Cox, Andrew Ashby


Writer: John Tully
Incidental Music: Jonathan Cohen
Producer: Dorothea Brooking
[Actress]: Beth Boyd
[Actor]: Clifford Cox
[Actor]: Andrew Ashby

: Closedown

: Practical Techniques for Nurses in Training: 6: Intensive Care after Major Heart Surgery

Introduced by Christine Pickard


Presenter: Christine Pickard
Producer: Gordon Croton

: Interval

: Play School

: Jackanory: Haki the Shetland Pony: The Pony Show

by Kathleen Fidler
With John Cairney



Author: Kathleen Fidler
Storyteller: John Cairney

: Animal Magic

Introduced by Johnny Morris
The World of Animals
In the wild, in the zoo, at home - a magazine of animal stories
(From Bristol)


Presenter: Johnny Morris
Director: George Inger
Producer: Douglas Thomas

: The Perils of Penelope Pitstop

A cartoon series

: The Magic Roundabout

Written and told by Eric Thompson.


Writer/Narrator: Eric Thompson

: Decimal Five: 2: Writing in £p

Five daily guides to the new money.
Written by Charles Pascoe


Writer: Charles Pascoe
Producer: Tony Matthews

: 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
Assistant Editor: Phil Sidey
Editor: Michael Bunce

: Where in the World

Introduced by Michael Parkinson
Fyfe Robertson leads a team of world - travellers against John Carter's team of travel writers.
They race to identify foreign scenes and answer questions about life in other countries.

The World Travellers - Fyfe Robertson, Fiona Lewis, Geoffrey Pitt
The Travel Writers - John Carter, Carol Wright, Arthur Eperon


Presenter: Michael Parkinson
Team captain: Fyfe Robertson
Team captain: John Carter
Panellist: Fiona Lewis
Panellist: Geoffrey Pitt
Panellist: Carol Wright
Panellist: Arthur Eperon
Director: Bob Toner
Producer: Cecil Korer

: Z Cars: The More We Are Together: Part 2

by Leslie Duxbury
Starring James Ellis, Derek Waring with Ian Cullen and Jack Carr

Mrs Manley gets a shock. So does Inspector Goss... when he reconstructs the crime.


Writer: Leslie Duxbury
Script Editor: Tony Holland
Designer: Oliver Bayldon
Producer: Ron Craddock
Director: Christopher Barry
Dennis Ryan: Leonard Gregory
Bertha: Marjorie Wilde
Roland Manley: Aubrey Richards
Sgt Lynch: James Ellis
PC Bowman: John Swindells
PC Skinner: Ian Cullen
PC Covill: Jack Carr
Avril Johnson: Pippa Steel
Det-Insp Goss: Derek Waring
Casualty Sister: Jane Walker
BD girl: Jennie Goossens
Mrs Manley: Hilary Mason

: The Laugh Parade: Doctor at Sea

Starring Dirk Bogarde, Brigitte Bardot
with Brenda de Banzie, James Robertson Justice

In this sequel to the enormously successful Doctor in the House Dirk Bogarde stars as Dr Simon Sparrow. On this occasion he runs away to sea to avoid a colleague's precocious daughter but, as usual, he jumps out of the frying pan into the fire.
Adapted from his own novel by Richard Gordon
(This Week's Films: page 9)


Author/Adapted by: Richard Gordon
Director: Ralph Thomas
Simon: Dirk Bogarde
Helene Colbert: Brigitte Bardot
Muriel Mallet: Brenda de Banzie
Captain Hogg: James Robertson Justice
Easter: Maurice Denham
Trail: Michael Medwin

: The Nine O'Clock News

Presented by Robert Dougall


Newsreader: Robert Dougall

: The European Figure Skating Championships of 1971: The Champions' Gala

From The Hallen Stadium, Zurich, Switzerland: featuring The Champions' Gala

A festive occasion for the outstanding performers in the Championships to celebrate their successes with a gay and colourful exhibition of free skating; a time to entertain in fancy dress or national costume.
Presented by the Swiss TV Service


Commentator: Alan Weeks

: Apollo 14 Splashdown

The Apollo 14 crew return to Earth from the Highlands of the Moon.
Live colour coverage of the last dangerous stage of the Apollo 14 mission direct from the deck of the recovery ship USS New Orleans in the South Pacific.
Introduced by Cliff Michelmore in the London Space Studio, with James Burke following the crucial stages of Re-entry, Splashdown and Recovery and the BBC Apollo Team including
Patrick Moore
Sqd-Ldr Tony Nicholson RAF Medical Branch
Geoffrey Pardoe Director of Space Projects, Hawker Siddeley
Re-Entry due at 9.50 pm
Splashdown due at 10.4 pm.

Presented in association with NASA, the US Navy, EBU, and the US Networks.



Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Presenter: James Burke
Reporter: Patrick Moore
Guest: Sqd-Ldr Tony Nicholson
Guest: Geoffrey Pardoe
Producer: Tam Fry
Producer: Anthony Chivers
Editor: Michael Bukht
Executive Producer: Richard Francis

: 24 Hours

A daily look at what matters in the news and out of it
Presented all this week by Kenneth Allsop with the latest news in pictures


Presenter: Kenneth Allsop

: Viewpoint: Reflections in a Labyrinth

with Michael Ayrton

A look at some of his sculptures and paintings.
For nearly 20 years he has been obsessed by the image of the maze and the minotaur, a prisoner of circumstances at its centre. From this have come his mirror-maze sculptures in which man is trapped in a personal labyrinthine situation.

The power of Michael Ayrton's sculptures to make people ask questions about the situation of man in his world is part of the fascination of these beautiful and mysterious works of art.


Presenter: Michael Ayrton
Producer: Peter Ferres

: Weatherman, followed by: Regional News and Weather

(all except London and Wales)


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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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