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: For Schools, Colleges

9.38 Maths Today: Year 2: Both Ways Round

10.00 Maths Workshop: Stage 2: One Thing Depends on Another

10.25-10.45 Look and Read: Len and the River Mob: 10

11.0 Watch!: Visiting Australia: The Big Sea

11.18 Going to Work: Out of A Job

11.40 Making Music
Introduced by John Langstaff

12.05 New Horizons: The Politics of Science
Introduced by John Tusa
with Nigel Calder, Professor Barry Commoner, Rt Hon Anthony Crosland, MP, Rt Hon Peter Walker, MP


Presenter (Making Music): John Langstaff
Presenter (New Horizons): John Tusa
Interviewee (New Horizons): Nigel Calder
Interviewee (New Horizons): Professor Barry Commoner
Interviewee (New Horizons): Rt Hon Anthony Crosland
Interviewee (New Horizons): Rt Hon Peter Walker
Series Producer (New Horizons): John Prescott Thomas

: Closedown

: Rosla and After: 10: Aims

Lord Boyle of Handsworth explains the reasoning behind the legislation which he announced as Minister of Education in 1964 and answers questions about aims in secondary education put to him by an audience of educationalists.


Presenter: Lord Boyle of Handsworth
Producer: David Allen
Series Producer: Roger Owen

: Interval

: Andy Pandy: 12: The Red Engine

Today's Watch with Mother



Singer: Valerie Cardnell

: The News

and Budget Special


Weatherman : Jack Scott

: Closedown

: Crystal Tipps and Alistair


Producer: Michael Grafton-Robinson

: Play School

: Budget Special 1972: Confidence or Crisis?

What will the Budget contain? How will the changes affect you? For the quickest and the most comprehensive news reports, analysis and explanation The Budget Special introduced by Brian Widlake.

Budget News Summaries at 4.00, 4.30, 5.00 and 5.30 with Peter Woods

Discussing this Budget and the economic situation: Alan Watson with Hugh Scanlon, General Secretary AUEW; Campbell Adamson, Director General CBI; Lord Watkinson, Chairman Cadbury Schweppes Ltd; Dame Elizabeth Ackroyd, former Director Consumer Council; Peter Hordern MP, Chairman Conservative MPs' Finance Committee; Brian Walden MP, Labour Economic Spokesman.

And Paul Griffiths with a cross section of the public and Halmer Hudson, chartered accountant, explaining the Budget measures in terms of everyday prices and everyone's incomes.

Economic analysis by Dr Roger Opie and Prof Frank Paish.
Robin Day reports on the mood and reaction at Westminster.
Keith Kyle describes the scene in the House of Commons.

(It's Your Budget Line: R4 7.30 pm)


Presenter: Brian Widlake
Newsreader: Peter Woods
Reporter: Alan Watson
Panellist: Hugh Scanlon
Panellist: Campbell Adamson
Panellist: Lord Watkinson
Panellist: Dame Elizabeth Ackroyd
Panellist: Peter Hordern
Panellist: Brian Walden
Presenter: Paul Griffiths
Analysis: Halmer Hudson
Analysis: Dr Roger Opie
Analysis: Prof Frank Paish.
Reporter: Robin Day
Commentator: Keith Kyle
Producer: Peter Ceresole
Producer: Peter Kenvatta
Producer: Tam Fry
Producer: Peter Dunkley
Director: Colin Hart
Director: Keith Clement
Editor: Michael Bukht

: Nationwide

News and opinions including Weather in your area, presented by Michael Barratt and Bob Wellings.


Presenter: Michael Barratt
Presenter: Bob Wellings
Assistant Editor: Phil Sidey
Editor: Michael Bunce

: Tomorrow's World

Raymond Baxter introduces a special investigation into the problem that affects us all - the stress of today's world.
How does that stress affect your heart? Heart disease kills 200,000 people in Britain every year. In the studio, Raymond Baxter, with William Woollard and Michael Rodd, show how they react themselves to the strain of a live TV programme as they present the evidence behind some recent research on heart failure.


Presenter: Raymond Baxter
Presenter: William Woollard
Presenter: Michael Rodd
Producer: Brian Johnson
Producer: Chris Riley
Editor: Lawrence Wade

: Spy Trap: The Defector: 2

by N. J. Crisp
Anderson and Carol arrive behind the Iron Curtain. They don't know who their contact is...


Writer: N. J. Crisp
Cdr Ryan: Paul Daneman
Cdr Anderson: Julian Glover

: Hollywood Premiere: Deadlock

Starring Leslie Nielsen, Hari Rhodes, Aldo Ray, Ruby Dee

A small Negro boy is killed by a policeman on the slum side of the city during a racial disturbance. When a white journalist is murdered soon afterwards in the same area, two men, both bitterly opposed to each other, must work and move fast together to prevent full-scale violence.


Director: Lamont Johnson
Lt Sam Danforth: Leslie Nielsen
Leslie Washburn: Hari Rhodes
Edward Logan: Aldo Ray
Lucinda: Ruby Dee
Melissa: Beverly Todd
Coley Walker: Max Julien
George Stack: Dana Elcar

: Nine O'Clock News

Presented tonight by Kenneth Kendall with the BBC's reporters and correspondents around the world.



Newsreader: Kenneth Kendall

: The Budget

The Chancellor of the Exchequer The Rt Hon Anthony Barber, MP for the Government.
(on BBC2 at 11.0 pm)


Speaker: Anthony Barber

: The British Empire: Echoes of Britannia's Rule: 11: The Gift of Endless Dreams

An Imperial story in 13 parts.

Joseph Conrad, the sea captain who became a novelist, wrote of "the bewitching breath of the Eastern waters... the gift of endless dreams.
In the China Seas the British dreamt dreams of endless power, endless wealth and endless superiority. The heart of their dreams was Singapore, the gateway to the East, the fulcrum of Asian trade - and, by the 1930s, an impressive fortress.
In December 1941, the rising Empire of Japan attacked Malaya, and inflicted a swift and humiliating defeat on the British. Singapore fell on 15 February 1942. The dreaming was over. The illusion of British power and superiority was shattered.

(A BBCtv/Time-Life co-production)


Narrator: Robert Hardy
Series Editor: Max Morgan-Witts
Script Editor: Gordon Watkins
Script Adviser: Dr John Bastin
Script Adviser: Correlli Barnett
Music: Alfred Ralston
Title Music: Wilfred Josephs
Title music conducted by: Marcus Dods
Film Cameraman: Ron Lowe
Film Cameraman: Peter James
Film Editor: Peter West
Film Editor: Roger Waugh
Writer/Producer: Tom Haydon

: 24 Hours

with the latest news in pictures

: Film 72

Barry Norman previews new films and introduces a film report from Jersey on "Neither the Sea Nor the Sand" - starring Susan Hampshire and Michael Petrovich.

(London only, for other areas see below)


Presenter: Barry Norman
Producer: Iain Johnstone

: Viewpoint: The Hidden God: 3

Examining the religious dimensions of contemporary literature.
Alain Robbe-Grillet's Le Voyeur discussed by Frank Kermode.


Presenter: Frank Kermode
Reader: Gary Watson
Producer: Vernon Sproxton

: Weatherman; National and 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.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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