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: For Schools, Colleges

9.38 Maths Today: Year 2: Around the Field

10.00 Maths Workshop: Stage 2: Round-up 3

10.25-10.45 Look and Read: Len and the River Mob: 6

11.00 Watch!: Visiting Australia: Marsupials

11.18 Going to Work: Your Money

11.40 Making Music

12.5 New Horizons: How Much is a Life Worth?
Introduced by John Tusa
With Dr Henry Miller, Sir George Godber


Presenter (New Horizons): John Tusa
Expert (New Horizons): Dr Henry Miller
Expert (New Horizons): Sir George Godber

: Closedown

: Dechrau Canu, Dechrau Canmol

Songs of Praise

: Interval

: Andy Pandy: 8: The Tricycle

Today's Watch with Mother



Puppeteer: Cecil Stavordale
Puppeteer: Madge Stavordale
Puppeteer: Christopher Leith

: News


Weatherman: Graham Parker

: Closedown

: For Schools, Colleges

2.05-2.25 Television Club: Putting On A Show: 2

2.35 People of Many Lands: Alsace

: Closedown

: Rosla and After: 7: The more we are together

Team teaching with mixed ability classes - this is one optimistic approach to ROSLA, but a costly one.


Producer: David Allen
Series Producer: Roger Owen

: Interval

: Play School

: Jackanory: The Little Broomstick: Will You Walk Into My Parlour?

by Mary Stewart.
With Geraldine McEwan


Author: Mary Stewart
Storyteller: Geraldine McEwan

: Vision On: Paper

An unusual view of things by Tony Hart, Pat Keysell and Ben Benison including The Prof with Digger, Cuckoo, Burbles, Humphrey Umbrage and Susanne.

(Send a design for a 'Hallo machine,' or a painting for the 'Gallery' to Vision On, [address removed]. We cannot return them, but there's a prize for any that are shown)


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

: Motor Mouse and It's the Wolf

A series of colour cartoons with Motor Mouse leading Autocat on some high-powered cat-and-mouse games and villainous Mildew Wolf casting a hungry eye on Lambsy.

: Sir Prancelot

The adventures of an inventive knight on his journeys to the Crusades.


Voices: Peter Hawkins
Written, drawn and produced by: John Ryan

: 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: Home International: Group 2 Play-Off: Wales v Scotland

International soccer stars meet on the general knowledge field of Quiz Ball - supported by guest stars from the world of entertainment.

John Toshack (Liverpool), Terry Hennessey (Derby County), Glyn James (Blackpool), David Lloyd Meredith
John Cushley (Dunfermline Ath), Martin Buchan (Aberdeen), Jim Cruickshank (Hearts), Ian Wallace

Referee Stuart Hall


Panellist (Wales): John Toshack
Panellist (Wales): Terry Hennessey
Panellist (Wales): Glyn James
Panellist (Wales): David Lloyd Meredith
Panellist (Scotland): John Cushley
Panellist (Scotland): Martin Buchan
Panellist (Scotland): Jim Cruickshank
Panellist (Scotland): Ian Wallace
Referee: Stuart Hall
Director: Martin L. Bell
Producer: Mary Evans

: Tomorrow's World

Raymond Baxter introduces a weekly report on the invention that could prove revolutionary... the breakthrough doctors hoped for... the idea engineers knew had to work... on the whole fast-changing world of science, medicine and technology that will alter tomorrow.
With James Burke


Presenter: Raymond Baxter
Presenter: James Burke
Reporter: William Woollard
Reporter: Michael Rodd
Producer: Brian Johnson
Producer: Christopher Riley
Editor: Lawrence Wade

: Hollywood Premiere: Breakout

Drama - mystery - romance in films for today being shown in this country for the first time
Starring James Drury, Kathryn Hays, Woody Strode

A maximum security State prison. Convict Joe Baker, serving a long, grinding sentence, is obsessed by a single driving force - escape. Although it is deep winter he works hard to be selected for an outside working party in the bleak snow-covered mountains surrounding the prison. Now Baker has a chance for freedom. In blinding blizzard conditions it is a very remote chance - but he takes it...


Writer: Sy Gomberg
Producer/Director: Richard Irving
Joe Baker: James Drury
Ann Baker: Kathryn Hays
Skip Manion: Woody Strode
Frank McCready: Sean Garrison
Pipes: Red Buttons
Banks: William Mims
Fletcher: Bert Freed
Middleton: Mort Mills

: Nine O'Clock News

Presented by Kenneth Kendall.



Newsreader: Kenneth Kendall

: The British Empire: Echoes of Britannia's Rule: 7: Scramble for Africa

An Imperial story in 13 parts.

Africa held two gateways to India - Suez, and the staging post at the Cape - and Britain gained control of both. In holding them, she was sucked into trouble.
With Britain's hands tied at either end of the Dark Continent, other European nations began to grab slices of Africa for themselves. It looked as if they might get the lion's share until Cecil Rhodes determined at all costs (and he held the monopoly of South Africa's diamonds) to carve a path for a British Cape-to-Cairo railway.
Opposed to Rhodes was President Kruger of the Transvaal. Kruger, the leader of the god-fearing Boer farmers, found himself sitting on most of Africa's gold. Rhodes's attempts to win the strategic heartland of Africa, combined with the implacable demands of Alfred Milner and Joseph Chamberlain, culminated in the Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902. British prestige, already tarnished in the eyes of the world, was further diminished as the Boers defied British might. In 1901 Victoria died. An age was over.

(A BBC-TV/Time-Life co-production)


Narrator: Robert Hardy
Series Editor: Max Morgan-Witts
Script Editor: Gordon Watkins
Graphics Designer: Bernard Lodge
Graphics Designer: Eddie Newstead
Film Cameraman: Peter Prense
Film Cameraman: Ken Westbury
Film Editor: Alan Cumner-Price
Writer: Roy Lewis
Producer: Anthony Isaacs

: Film 72

Barry Norman previews and reviews the week's new films including an interview with Peter Bogdanovich, director of the award-winning Last Picture Show, and a look at the new Elizabeth Taylor/Michael Caine film Zee and Co.


Presenter: Barry Norman
Producer: Iain Johnstone

: 24 Hours

A daily look at what matters in the news and out of it.
Presented by Kenneth Allsop with Austin Mitchell and reports from Bernard Falk, Max Hastings, James Hogg, David Jessel, David Lomax, Tom Mangold, Barrie Penrose and David Taylor. Special contributions from Keith Kyle and Robert McKenzie with the latest news in pictures.


Presenter: Kenneth Allsop
Presenter: Austin Mitchell
Reporter: Bernard Falk
Reporter: Max Hastings
Reporter: James Hogg
Reporter: David Jessel
Reporter: David Lomax
Reporter: Tom Mangold,
Reporter: Barrie Penrose
Reporter: David Taylor
Special contribution: Keith Kyle
Special contribution: Robert McKenzie
Producer of the Day: Michael Starks
Editor: Peter Pagnamenta

: Viewpoint: A Priest from Barbados

'It's not part of human nature to hate black people.' A film about Wilfred Wood and his work towards racial integration.
'I think deep down inside of us, we know what we ought to do; the truth is, we are afraid to do it.'


Subject: Wilfred Wood
Producer: Shirley du Boulay

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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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