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: For Schools and Colleges

9.15 Mathematics in Action: Applications
Introduced by Philip Woodward

9.38 Maths Today: Year 2: On the Map
Introduced by Derick Last

10.0 Maths Workshop: Stage 2: What Stays the Same?
Introduced by Jim Boucher

10.25-10.45 Twentieth-Century Focus: Russian Communism

11.0 Watch!: Visiting Australia - A Sheep Station
Introduced by Rosanne Harvey

11.18 Going to Work: Day Release

11.40 Making Music
Introduced by Julian Smith

12.5 Engineering Craft and Science: Unit 5: Joining Metal: 9


Presenter (Mathematics in Action): Philip Woodward
Presenter (Maths Today): Derick Last
Presenter (Maths Workshop): Jim Boucher
Presenter (Watch!): Rosanne Harvey
Producer (Watch!): Helen Nicoll
Presenter (Making Music): Julian Smith
Producer (Making Music): John Hosier

: Closedown

: Dere, fy mab...

A meditation

: Interval

: Watch with Mother: Joe: Joe and the Pram

For the very young
Story by Alison Prince.
A Q3 Production


Writer: Alison Prince
Illustrator: Joan Hickson

: The News


Weatherman: Graham Parker

: Closedown

: For Schools and Colleges: Television Club: The Visitor

by John Tully
With Charles Leno


Writer: John Tully
Incidental music: Jonathan Cohen
Producer: Dorothea Brooking
[Actor]: Charles Leno

: Closedown

: Practical Techniques for Nurses in Training: 10: Recovery from Stroke

Introduced by Christine Pickard
(Booklet: see page 13)


Presenter: Christine Pickard
Producer: Gordon Croton

: Interval

: Play School

A programme for children under 5

: Jackanory: Turkish Stories: The Miller and the Smiling Cat: Part 2: The Plain of Sorrows

with Brian Blessed
Today: The Miller and the Smiling Cat: Part 2: The Plain of Sorrows


Storyteller: Brian Blessed

: Vision On

Sense and Nonsense with Tony Hart and Pat Keysell who introduces it also for deaf children with Ben Benison
The Prof, The Burbles, Humphrey Umbrage and Susanne
The Vision On Gallery


Presenter/Artist: Tony Hart
Presenter: Pat Keysell
Mime artist: Ben Benison
The Prof: David Cleveland
Designer: John Bone
Producer: Patrick Dowling

: The Perils of Penelope Pitstop

A cartoon series, starring the Ant Hill Mob and that archvillain, the Hooded Claw.

: The Adventures of Parsley

Parsley the lion and Dill the dog in some untoward happenings.


Writer: Michael Bond
Director: Ivor Wood

: 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

: Television Top of the Form: Tenth Anniversary: Heat Two: Wales: Merthyr Tydfil v Wrexham

The coveted Owl of Wisdom trophy is the goal of 16 schools ranging from the Islands of Orkney to the Dorset coast, in an anniversary series of this popular competition.
'Quick's the word and sharp's the action,' in this friendly general knowledge quiz.
Question-master Geoffrey Wheeler



Question-Master: Geoffrey Wheeler
Producer: Bill Wright

: Z Cars: The Snoozer: Part 2

by Allan Prior
Starring James Ellis, Derek Waring
with Ian Cullen, Douglas Fielding and Jack Carr


Writer: Allan Prior
Script Editor: Tony Holland
Designer: Oliver Bayldon
Producer: Ron Craddock
Director: Paddy Russell
Leonard Smith: Dudley Foster
Mrs Carr: Christine Pollon
PC Quilley: Douglas Fielding
Sgt Lynch: James Ellis
PC Skinner: Ian Cullen
Det-Insp Goss: Derek Waring
Oakroyd: Michael Segal
Ted: Phillip Hinton
Tom: Michael Bilton
Clarrie: Clare Sutcliffe
PC Covill: Jack Carr
Porter: Desmond Cullum-Jones

: The Val Doonican Show

starring Val Doonican
with special guests Shari Lewis, Kenny Rogers and The First Edition, The Romeros

The Gillian Lynne Dancers
The Adam Singers
Directed by Cliff Adams


Singer/Presenter/Special Material: Val Doonican
Ventriloquist: Shari Lewis
Musicians: Kenny Rogers and The First Edition
Guitarists: The Romeros
Singer: Marian Davies
Dancers: The Gillian Lynne Dancers
Singers: The Adam Singers
Singers Director: Cliff Adams
Orchestra Director: Ken Thorne
Special Material: Ronnie Taylor
Producer: Terry Hughes

: Civilisation: 4: Man - The Measure of all Things

A personal view by Kenneth Clark

'The architect Leon Battista Alberti addressed man in these words: "To you is given a body more graceful than other animals, to you power of apt and various movements, to you most sharp and delicate senses, to you wit, reason, memory like an immortal god."'

The early Renaissance saw Alberti and the other men of his time emerge as confident individuals, taking delight in art and ideas. Kenneth Clark visits Florence, where European thought was first given a new impetus by the re-discovery of the classical past, and continues his journey to the palaces of Urbino and Mantua, centres of Renaissance civilisation.


Presenter: Kenneth Clark
Director: Ann Turner
Producer: Michael Gill
Producer: Peter Montagnon

: The Nine O'Clock News

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


Newsreader: Richard Baker

: The Making of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Katharine Ross and director George Roy Hill in a behind-the-scenes look at the filming of the top Western of 1970, as the cameras turned on location.
The programme includes sequences from "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" featuring the hit song "Raindrops keep falling on my head" by Burt Bacharach and Hal David sung by B.J. Thomas.
Written and directed by Robert L. Crawford


Interviewee: Paul Newman
Interviewee: Robert Redford
Interviewee: Katharine Ross
Interviewee: George Roy Hill
Composer (Raindrops keep falling on my head): Burt Bacharach
Composer (Raindrops keep falling on my head): Hal David
Singer (Raindrops keep falling on my head): B.J. Thomas
Writer/Director: Robert L. Crawford
Produced and photographed by: Ronald Preissman

: 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, Ian Davidson, Flanagan, Sheila Sands


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
[Actor]: Ian Davidson
[Actress]: Flanagan
[Actress]: Sheila Sands
Design: Geoffrey Patterson
Producer: Ian MacNaughton

: 24 Hours

Presented all this week 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: John Dekker
Editor: Anthony Smith

: Viewpoint: The Icy Hand on Kings

A series of programmes in which Noel Picarda-Kemp looks at different faces of the 'last enemy' in the light of his own life and beliefs. And talks to Lord Hailsham of St Marylebone, The Lord Chancellor.

The Icy Hand on Kings - reflections on the death of the great.


Presenter: Noel Picarda-Kemp
Interviewee: Lord Hailsham
Producer: Vernon Sproxton

: Weatherman: Regional News and Weather

(all except London and Wales) Closedown

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