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: For Schools, Colleges

9.38 Maths Workshop: Stage 1: Number Patterns
Introduced by Michael Holt

10.0 History 1917-71: Hitler's Challenge
Commentary by Brian Redhead

10.25-10.45 Look and Read: The Boy from Space: 3: The Man in the Sand-pit
by Richard Carpenter

11.0 Watch!: Tower Blocks: 1
Introduced by Rosanne Harvey

11.18 Going to Work: Hairdressing

11.40 Making Music
Introduced by Julian Smith

12.5 New Horizons: A Matter of Degree?: 3: Three Undergraduates


Presenter (Maths Workshop): Michael Holt
Producer (Maths Workshop): John Cain
Narrator (History 1917-71): Brian Redhead
Series Producer (History 1917-71): Jill Sheppard
Writer (Look and Read): Richard Carpenter
Producer (Look and Read): Maddalena Fagandini
Presenter (Watch!): Rosanne Harvey
Series Producer (Watch!): Helen Nicoll
Presenter (Making Music): Julian Smith
Producer (Making Music): John Hosier
Producer (Making Music): Moyra Gambleton
Producer (New Horizons): Gordon Croton

: State Visit of the Emperor of Japan

The first time a Japanese head of state has left his country in 2,000 years.
Outside broadcast cameras cover the arrival at Gatwick Airport and later at Victoria Station where the Emperor and Empress will be met by Her Majesty The Queen and will drive in state to Buckingham Palace.
The scene is described by Raymond Baxter


Commentator: Raymond Baxter
Production team: William Cave
Production team: Alan Chivers
Production team: Philip S. Gilbert
Production team: Ian Smith
Production team: John Vernon
Executive producer: Antony Craxton

: * Closedown

: Joe: Joe Moves House

Story by Alison Prince.
Today's Watch with Mother



Writer: Alison Prince
Illustrator: Joan Hickson

: News


Weatherman: Jack Scott

: Interval

: For Schools, Colleges

2.0 Drama: A Taste of Honey: 3
by Shelagh Delaney
[Starring] Diana Dors and Barry Foster

2.35 People of Many Lands: Morocco: Oasis
Commentary by Harvey Hall


Writer (Drama: A Taste of Honey: 3): Shelagh Delaney
Helen: Diana Dors
Peter: Barry Foster
Narrator (People of Many Lands): Harvey Hall
Producer (People of Many Lands): Andrew Neal

: Closedown

: Nurses in Training: 1: Acute Paraplegia

A revised series of 10 programmes designed for student nurses.
Introduced by Eve Bendall
(Booklet: page 17)


Presenter: Eve Bendall
Producer: Gordon Croton

: Interval

: Play School

A programme for children under 5

: Jackanory: Grimble: France and Frogs' Legs... and Lemon Pancakes

With Clement Freud



Storyteller: Clement Freud

: Animal Magic

A weekly series introduced by Johnny Morris
The World of Animals
In the wild, in the zoo, at home - a magazine of stories about animals constantly illustrating their own kind of magic.
(from Bristol)


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

: Harlem Globetrotters: Wild Blue Yonder

A comedy cartoon adventure

The Globetrotters win an aeroplane and plan to go into business.

: Magic Roundabout

English version written and told by Eric Thompson.


Created by: Serge Danot
Writer/Narrator: Eric Thompson

: National News

and Weather

: Nationwide

News and opinions from the country at large, and, in particular, Your Region Tonight (including Regional Weather) co-ordinated by Michael Barratt and Bob Wellings


Presenter: Michael Barratt
Presenter: Bob Wellings
Reporter: Brian Ash
Reporter: Robert Langley
Reporter: Lynn Lewis
Reporter: Jack Pizzey
Reporter: Joan Shenton
Reporter: Philip Tibenham
Assistant Editor: Phil Sidey
Editor: Michael Bunce

: Quiz Ball: Match 4: Dunfermline Athletic v Birmingham City

In competition for this season's Cup, the soccer stars from eight famous clubs bring their skilled tactics and quick reactions to the general knowledge field of Quiz Ball - supported by top-flight celebrities from the world of entertainment.

Tonight's teams:

Dunfermline Athletic
Alex Wright (Manager), John Cushley, James Fraser, Jimmy Logan (guest supporter)

Birmingham City
Roger Hynd, Gordon Taylor, Alan Campbell, Kenneth Griffith (guest supporter)

Referee Stuart Hall



Panellist (Dunfermline Athletic): Alex Wright
Panellist (Dunfermline Athletic): John Cushley
Panellist (Dunfermline Athletic): James Fraser
Panellist (Dunfermline Athletic): Jimmy Logan
Panellist (Birmingham City): Roger Hynd
Panellist (Birmingham City): Gordon Taylor
Panellist (Birmingham City): Alan Campbell
Panellist (Birmingham City): Kenneth Griffith
Referee: Stuart Hall
Director: Martin L. Bell
Producer: Mary Evans

: Z Cars: The Dirty Job: Part 2

by Allan Prior
Starring James Ellis, John Slater, Derek Waring
with Douglas Fielding, Jack Carr

Bannion can possibly help Goss to catch a villain... But, is Goss willing to help Bannion in return?


Writer: Allan Prior
Script editor: Tony Holland
Designer: Robert Berk
Producer: Ron Craddock
Director: Julia Smith
Mrs Bannion: Kay Gallie
Chris Bannion: Brent Oldfield
Shaun Bannion: Eric Holliday
Rita Bannion: Lesley Roach
Robson: Leonard Kavanagh
PC Quilley: Douglas Fielding
Bannion: Glyn Owen
Det-Sgt Stone: John Slater
PC Covill: Jack Carr
Det-Insp Goss: Derek Waring
Sgt Lynch: James Ellis
Collis: Paul Thompson
Don Walker: David Simeon

: Film for Tonight: Lilies of the Field

Starring Sidney Poitier
with Lilia Skala, Stanley Adams

Itinerant workman Homer Smith little realises the job he is accepting when he stops to do a day's work for a group of nuns living on the edge of the Arizona desert. Sidney Poitier's fine performance as Homer won him the 1963 Oscar as Best Actor. Producer/director Ralph Nelson, whose latest film is the controversial Soldier Blue, also has an acting role as the local contractor who employs Homer.
(This Week's Films: page 13)


Producer/Director: Ralph Nelson
Homer Smith: Sidney Poitier
Mother Maria: Lilia Skala
Sister Gertrude: Lisa Mann
Sister Agnes: Isa Crino
Sister Albertine: Francesca Jarvis
Sister Elizabeth: Pamela Branch
Juan: Stanley Adams
Father Murphy: Dan Frazer
Mr. Ashton: Ralph Nelson

: Nine O'Clock News

Presented by Robert Dougall


Newsreader: Robert Dougall

: Christians at War: Tuesday's Documentary

A return to two families in Belfast
Mr Hugh [text removed] - Protestant:
'...every day it's getting worse. The IRA is going further and further - the damage is more and more. There doesn'seem any solution to it. They are going to just try and pull the country down altogether, but they will never pull Ulster down-they have to kill us first before they get rid of us.'
Mrs Nellie [text removed] - Catholic:
'I used to go shopping in the Shankill Road, but I wouldn't go there now. I would have the fear that I was going to meet somebody and they would point me out and anything could happen after that. This would be my fear, that it could happen.'

Jim Douglas Henry and one film crew lived with a Catholic family. Harold Williamson and another crew lived with a Protestant family. With these two families, with their friends and relatives, it is possible to feel something of the tragedy that exists for ordinary people in Belfast.
A year ago things were bad enough. The families filmed then had some hope for the future.
Now, twelve months later, revisiting the same families, there is just despair and fear.


Reporter: Jim Douglas Henry
Reporter: Harold Williamson
Director: Tom Conway
Director: Terence O'Reilly
Editor: Desmond Wilcox
Editor: Bill Morton

: Show Jumping: The Horse of the Year Show 1971: The Philips Electrical Championship

Introduced by David Vine



Commentator: Dorian Williams
Presenter: David Vine
Presented for television by: Alan Mouncer
Presented for television by: David Kenning

: 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, Max Hastings, James Hogg, David Lomax, Tom Mangold, Barrie Penrose and David Taylor with special contributions from Keith Kyle and Robert McKenzie


Presenter: David Dimbleby
Reporter: Bernard Falk
Reporter: Max Hastings
Reporter: James Hogg
Reporter: David Lomax
Reporter: Tom Mangold
Reporter: Barrie Penrose
Reporter: David Taylor
Special contributions: Keith Kyle
Special contributions: Robert McKenzie
Producer of the Day: Michael Townson
Editor: Peter Pagnamenta

: Conference Report 71

Robin Day and Alan Watson report on the second day of the Labour Party Conference in Brighton.


Reporter: Robin Day
Reporter: Alan Watson
Producer: Michael Cockerell
Editor: Margaret Douglas

: Weatherman followed by Regional News and Weather

(all except London and Wales)

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