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: For Schools, Colleges

9.38 Maths Today: Year 2: Make a Matrix

10.0 Science All Around: Time

10.25-10.45 Look and Read: The Boy from Space: 6

11.0 Watch!: Hands and Feet

11.18 Going to Work: Serving the Public

11.40 People of Many Lands: Hungary: Life on the Plains

12.5 New Horizons: Information Machine

: Ar y Trywydd

Welsh quiz

: News

: Pebble Mill at One

With Bob Langley
and Weatherman Bert Foord



Presenter: Bob Langley
Weatherman: Bert Foord
Editor: Terry Dobson

: Camberwick Green: Dr Mopp


: Canvas: Aristide Bruant at the Ambassadeurs by Toulouse Lautrec

George Melly visits a London poster shop to look at this and other works of Lautrec.


Presenter: George Melly
Producer: Leslie Megahey
Director: Michael Dibb

: For Schools, Colleges

2.0 A Job Worth Doing?: Insurance and Investment
(Booklet: page 70)

2.30 Look Out: Mind Over Matter Equals Shape?

: The Countryman

Introduced by Duncan Carse
With reporters Geoffrey Weaver, who spends a day with a young master farrier who recently reopened a traditional blacksmith's forge; and Michael Canney, who visits a country steam fair in the Cotswolds. The Countryman also takes a nostalgic look at autumn.
(from Bristol)


Presenter: Duncan Carse
Reporter: Geoffrey Weaver
Reporter: Michael Canney
Producer: Peter Crawford

: Escape to Fulfilment: 5: James Fox, Actor/ Evangelist

From a "stunning debut" in "The Servant", to rave reviews for his role in "Performance", James Fox became established as a major star. What led him to give up stardom, eventually finding Christ in a Blackpool hotel?



Subject: James Fox
Producer: David Gerrard

: Rosla and After: 15: Role of the Teacher

(Rpt BBC2, Thurs 6.35. Accompanying sound series R3, Wed. Booklet 60p: p 70)


Producer: Michael Lumley
Series Producer: Roger Owen

: Play School

: Jackanory: The Legend of Roland: 2: The Betrayal

with Alfred Lynch


Storyteller: Alfred Lynch

: Animal Magic

Introduced by Johnny Morris
The World of Animals
(from Bristol)


Presenter: Johnny Morris
Producer: Douglas Thomas

: John Craven's Newsround


Newsreader: John Craven

: Nationwide

bringing you news and views in your region tonight
(including Regional Weather)
Presented by Michael Barratt, Frank Bough and Bob Wellings
(Regional details as Monday)


Presenter: Michael Barratt
Presenter: Frank Bough
Presenter: Bob Wellings

: British Film Comedy: Crooks in Cloisters

Starring Ronald Fraser, Barbara Windsor, Gregoire Asian, Bernard Cribbins

For Little Walter and his gang, on the run from the law, what better place to hide out than a deserted monastery on an island off the Cornish coast? But here, monkish habits soon begin to have a startling effect on criminal characters.


Screenplay: T.J. Morrison
Screenplay: Mike Watts
Producer: Gordon L.T. Scott
Director: Jeremy Summers
Walt: Ronald Fraser
Bikini: Barbara Windsor
Lorenzo: Gregoire Aslan
Squirts: Bernard Cribbins
Specs: Davy Kaye
Willy: Melvyn Hayes
Phineas: Wilfrid Brambell
Father Septimus: Joseph O'Conor
Brother Lucius: Corin Redgrave
June: Francesca Annis
Lady Florence: Patricia Laffan
Mungo: Alister Williamson
Benson: Norman Chappell
Newsagent: Arnold Ridley

: My Wife Next Door: Total Separation

A new comedy series created by Brian Clemens and Richard Waring
Written by Richard Waring
starring John Alderton and Hannah Gordon
with Diana King, Mollie Sugden, Ken Wynne

In spite of the Decree Absolute, George and Suzy almost get together - until their parents decide to take a hand.



Creator: Brian Clemens
Creator/Writer: Richard Waring
Music: Dennis Wilson
Designer: Kenneth Sharp
Designer: Paul Allen
Producer: Graeme Muir
Suzy: Hannah Gordon
Suzy's mother: Diana King
George: John Alderton
George's mother: Mollie Sugden
Nurse: Brenda Cowling
George's father: Ken Wynne

: Nine O'Clock News

with Kenneth Kendall; Weather


Newsreader: Kenneth Kendall

: The Dimbleby Lecture: What Are Universities For, Anyway?

Lord Annan, Provost of University College, London delivers the first of an annual series of television lectures, before a specially invited audience at the BBC Television Centre.

Universities are under attack. MPs call them expensive ivory towers. Civil Servants say they should be made more productive. The public complains that there are too many students, supported for three years by taxpayers' money, which is squandered in sit-ins, demos and disturbances.
Tonight Lord Annan examines the criticisms, takes a fresh look at current policies in higher education, and states his own beliefs about the true role of the university in our society.
The lecture is introduced by David Attenborough, Director of Programmes, BBC Television

(this lecture will be in "The Listener" next week. Radio Times People: page 4)


Lecturer: Lord Annan
Presenter: David Attenborough
Designer: Clifford Hatts
Director: Simon Wadleigh
Producer: Edward Mirzoeff

: Film '72

Joan Bakewell looks at what's going on in the film world today. This week Kurt Vonnegut Jr talks about the film version of his novel, Slaughterhouse-Five.


Presenter: Joan Bakewell
Interviewee: Kurt Vonnegut Jr
Producer: Patricia Ingram

: Midweek

The people behind the stories, the people the stories affect and the people with something to say.
Presented by Ludovic Kennedy along with Nicholas Harman and Austin Mitchell


Presenter: Ludovic Kennedy
Reporter: Nicholas Harman
Reporter: Austin Mitchell
Editor: Peter Pagnamenta

: The Spinners at Hallowe'en

A seasonal special
Tony, Cliff, Mick and Hughie take us up to the witching hour with songs from Cheshire's 16th-century Bredbury Hall with its oak beams, log fires and resident ghost. With old favourites, The Spinners sing songs new to their repertoire, with some surprising endings in keeping with this ghostly night.

(from Manchester)


Singers: The Spinners
Sound: Alan Fox
Lighting: John Crowther
Producer: Barry Bevins

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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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