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: For Schools and Colleges

9.15 Colour
Engineering Craft and Science Unit 5: Joining Metal 10: Weldability
9.38 Science All Around Wheels
Narrated by FERGUS O'KELLY Produced by MICHAEL COYLE
10.0 Music Time
Presenters maki GRIFFITH and IAN HUMPHRIS
10.25-10.45 Dysgu Cymraeg i BatagoniaCyflwynwyr
Cynhyrchydd WYNNE LLOYD
(I Ysgolion Cymru: Learning Welsh)
11.10 Discovering Science Atoms and Molecules
11.35 British Social History Towards Prosperity
Narrated by ROBIN RAY
12.0 New Horizons The Designers:
Graphics and Communication


Unknown: Fergus O'Kelly
Produced By: Michael Coyle
Unknown: Ian Humphris
Produced By: John Hosier
Produced By: Moyra Gambleton
Unknown: Rhiannon Evans
Unknown: Geraint Wyn Davies
Unknown: Wynne Lloyd
Unknown: Robin Ray

: Nai Zindagi-Naya Jeevan

(from Birmingham: shown on Sunday)

: Interval

: Disc a Dawn

The Welsh 'Pop' Show

: Interval

: Watch with Mother: Andy Pandy: 11: Tea Party

Andy Pandy, Teddy and, of course, Looby Loo come to play.



Narrator: Vera McKechnie

: The News

Weatherman BERT FOORD


Unknown: Bert Foord

: Closedown

: For Schools and Colleges

2.5 Science Session
Make Your Own Radio
The ' how and why ' based on a simple kit.
Introduced by MIKE SMITH and BOB SPARKES Produced by MORTON SURGUY
2.30 Twentieth-Century Focus Chinese Communism


Introduced By: Mike Smith
Introduced By: Bob Sparkes
Produced By: Morton Surguy

: Racing from Cheltenham

The National Hunt Meeting
3.5 The Sun Alliance and London Foxhunters' Challenge Cup (Steeplechase) with £1,500 added to a sweepstakes (over four miles)
3.40 Champion Hurdle Challenge Cup with £10,000 added to a sweepstakes (two miles and about 200 yards)
4.15 The Arkle Challenge Trophy Steeplechase with E4,000 added to a sweepstakes (over two miles and a few yards)
Presented for television by BARRIE EDGAR


Commentators: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentators: Clive Graham
Interviewer: Julian Wilson
Television By: Barrie Edgar

: Tom and Jerry: Fit to be Tied

Tom and Jerry playing cat and mouse in a selection from the world-famous award-winning cartoon films.


Created by: William Hanna
Created by: Joe Barbera

: Jackanory

The Princess and-ihe Goblin 3: Woven then Spun


Unknown: John Laurie

: The Golden Goose

A film from Germany based on a fairytale by the Brothers Grimm. Part 2
Klaus and the procession attached to the wonderful goose go to the Castle and meet the Princess.


KlaUS: Kaspar Eichel
The Princess: Karin Ugowski
The King: Heinz Scholz
Lies: Katharina Lind
Gret: Renate Usko

: Terry

A play by ALAN PLATER about the problems facing a boy who cannot keep a job.


Play By: Alan Plater
Designer: Peter Cory
Produced By: Ronald Smedley
Directed By: Michael Simpson
Terry: Dennis Waterman
Dad: Bill Owen
Mum: Joan Newell
Manager: Reginald Marsh
Maitland: Ronald Hines
Janie: Elizabeth Knight
Dave: Anthony Trent
Chief Clerk: Clifford Parrish

: Nationwide

The news, features, opinions of the country at large, and Your Region Tonight in particular
(including Regional Weather) co-ordinated by MICHAEL BARRATT


Unknown: Michael Barratt

: The Doctors

Written by HUGH FORBES starring
Nigel Stock
Justine Lord , Isla Blair Guest star
Gladys Cooper
Miss Vey has an accident which presents Dr Owens with a problem.
Serial created by DONALD BULL Script editor CHRISTOPHER BOND Designer MYLES LANG
Directed by TIMOTHY COMBE t. (from Birmingham)


Written By: Hugh Forbes
Unknown: Nigel Stock
Unknown: Justine Lord
Unknown: Isla Blair
Unknown: Gladys Cooper
Unknown: Donald Bull
Editor: Christopher Bond
Designer: Myles Lang
Producer: Bill Sellars
Directed By: Timothy Combe
Miss Harriet Vey: Gladys Cooper
Dr Thomas Owens: Nigel Stock
Lacey: Raymond Bowers
Dr Linda Carpenter: Isla Blair
Dr David Owens: Drewe Henley
Mrs Groom: Pamela Duncan
Lynn Huxley: Jan Edwards
Jack Stockton: Peter Gilmore
Beth Fisher: Helen Cotterill
Dr Liz McNeal: Justine Lord
Harry Fisher: Stephen Yardley
Mrs Ackroyd: Lucy Griffiths
Staff Nurse Moran: Margaret Lawley
Edward Brack: Brian Harrison
Sister Jeffries: Jumoke Debayo
Mrs Fisher: Nancy Nevinson
Ronald Curtis: John Dawson
Daphne Curtis: Pauline Letts

: Star Trek: The Devil in the Dark

This week: The Devil in the Dark

Operations on the planet Janus falter to a halt as one by one the panic-stricken workers are hideously destroyed by an unknown monster. Summoned to assist, Captain Kirk finds he has little time to solve the mystery of the silicon spheres they have unearthed, and to confront the unique creature whose approach has meant a horrible death to so many.


Captain Kirk: William Shatner
Mr Spock: Leonard Nimoy
Chief Engineer Vanderberg: Ken Lynch
Lt Comdr Giotto: Barry Russo
Dr McCoy: de Forest Kelley
Scott: James Doohan

: So You Think You Can Believe Your Eyes?

How well do you use your eyes? Could you identify a wanted man? Pick out the real Cliff Michelmore from a group of ' doubles '? Spot the Queen in the three card trick? Take a commentator's view of two thrilling goals in a Leeds United-Tottenham Hotspur match? Receive a fast serve from tennis star Roger Taylor ? How good a witness would you be of a crime or accident?
Cliff Michelmore puts you through a test of observation, quickness of eye, and anticipation. You can use your own TV set to try Professor Richard Gregory 's practical prediction test. And compare your skill with two studio teams whose eyes are their livelihood:
Commentators v Private Eyes Cliff Morgan Dennis Knott Peter Allis Nuala Clarke
Harry Carpenter Danny McIntyre
Directed by ROBERT E. TONER


Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Unknown: Roger Taylor
Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Unknown: Richard Gregory
Unknown: Cliff Morgan
Unknown: Dennis Knott
Unknown: Peter Allis
Unknown: Nuala Clarke
Unknown: Harry Carpenter
Unknown: Danny McIntyre
Directed By: Robert E. Toner
Produced By: Patricia Owtram

: The Fifties

Robert Robinson looks back at December 1950. The Stone of Scone ... Korea ... Julie Andrews ... Archie Andrews.
Directed by will WYATT


Unknown: Robert Robinson
Unknown: Archie Andrews.
Directed By: Will Wyatt
Produced By: Ian Johnstone

: The Nine O'Clock News

presented by Kenneth Kendall Weather


Presented By: Kenneth Kendall

: Sportsnight with Coleman Cooper v Bugner

The Heavyweight Championship of Great Britain, Europe and the Empire.
Henry Cooper (The Champion) v
Joe Bugner (The Challenger)
From Wembley's Empire Pool, promoter HARRY LEVENE matches the 36-year-old HENRY COOPER , sporting idol of the nation, against JOE BUGNER , 15 years younger and two stones heavier than the champion and his famous left hook.
Commentator HARRY CARPENTER TV presentation by BOB DUNCAN
International Rugby League
Great Britain v France from the Knowsley Road ground, St Helens. The French created a good impression on their last visit with their open style of play.
Commentator EDDIE WARING TV presentation by RAY LAKELAND
David Coleman introduces this international action and spotlights the sporting trends of the week.


Unknown: Henry Cooper
Unknown: Joe Bugner
Unknown: Harry Levene
Unknown: Henry Cooper
Unknown: Joe Bugner
Commentator: Harry Carpenter
Presentation By: Bob Duncan
Commentator: Eddie Waring
Presentation By: Ray Lakeland
Introduces: David Coleman
Producer: Jonathan Martin
Editor: Sam Leitch

: 24 Hours

with the latest news in pictures

: Governor Averell Harriman

talking with Kenneth Harris
Harriman, born the son of a railroad millionaire, in the 30s became a Democrat and joined Roosevelt's New Deal Administration ... he was called a traitor to his class. In London during the blitz helping to organise Lease-Lend - Ambassador to Moscow for three years during the war - Working on the Marshall Plan after the war in Paris - Governor New York State in the 50s - Paris again in 1969 for the Vietnam Peace Talks. Now at 78, still a major influence in the Democratic Party. Tonight he talks to KENNETH HARRIS about his wartime meetings with Churchill and Stalin, looks back to Russia in the 1920s and at the post-war struggle between the two Super Powers.


Unknown: Kenneth Harris
Unknown: Marshall Plan
Unknown: Kenneth Harris
Producer: John Walker

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