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: For Schools, Colleges

9.38 Maths Today: Year 2
10.0 Science All Around
10.25-10.40 Colour Tout Compris ll.OWatch! Birds and their Young
The gull, the starling, the king-fisher, and their nests. How to make a pecking bird.
11.18-11.38 Going to Work
12.5 New Horizons


Presented By: Andrew Bradford
Producer: Elizabeth Bennett

: Mae Gen i Air!

General knowledge quiz

: News

: Pebble Mill at One

with Bob Langley
Keep Fit with Eileen Fowler
Weatherman Keith Best


Presenter: Bob Langley
Keep Fit presenter: Eileen Fowler
Weatherman: Keith Best

: Fingerbobs


: Fanny Cradock Invites ...

you to Simple Saturday Dinner 8 : Guard of Honour Winged Victory


Director: Mary Evans
Producer: Betty White

: For Schools, Colleges: Television Club: Song and Dance

Has pop a past? If so, what has it to do with the charts this week? Presented by Anne Gale and David Freeland with Martin Winsor


Presenter: Anne Gale
Presenter: David Freeland
Guest: Martin Winsor
Director: Rosanna Hibbert

: A Fringe of Caesar's Empire

The Land Remembers: 3 with Gwyn Williams
How much effect did the Roman conquest have on the people of Wales? Where and why did the Romans wipe out the Druids? Where did the Romans build a town to try to attract the Celts to their way of life? What words from Latin have survived in the Welsh language?
GWYN WILLIAMS continues his journey through the past.
(Postponed from 1 May. First shown on BBC Wales)


Unknown: Gwyn Williams
Unknown: Gwyn Williams
Producer: John Ormond

: Animal Design

A series of ten programmes about the structure of animals and how problems related to their ways of life have been solved.
7: Whales - Return to the Sea
The ancestors of whales were land-living mammals. How have they become ' redesigned' for living in the sea?
Introduced by Tony Sopei
Director GEORGE INCER Producer JOHN SPARKS (from Bristol)
Book £2.30: see page 66


Introduced By: Tony Sopei
Director: George Incer
Producer: John Sparks

: Gardeners' World

with Percy Thrower
Producer bill DUNCALF
(from Birmingham: first shown on BBC2)

: The Governor and J.J.

starring Dan Dailey at State Governor Drinkwater
The Butterfly Man of Alcazar
The Governor is disconcerted to learn that the distinguished professor J.J. has invited to dinner has one other distinction - he is a convict serving a life sentence.


Unknown: Dan Dailey
his daughter, J J: Julie Sommars
George: James Callahan
Maggie: Neva Patterson

: Play School

A programme for children under 5

: Jackanory

with Leo Genn
The Thomas Book by REGINALD ROSE
Thomas, the youngest member of the Nguna family, has a secret dream. He wants to do something that no one in his family has ever done before -to ride on the back of an elephant.
Today: Meet the Family


Unknown: Leo Genn
Book By: Reginald Rose

: 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.
Producer douglas THOMAS (from Bristol)


Introduced By: Johnny Morris

: Casey Jones

The crew of the Cannonball Express in a series of adventures

: Hector's House

: National News

with Kenneth Kendall and Weather


Unknown: Kenneth Kendall

: Nationwide

Look North, South Today
Look East, Midlands Today Points West and Spotlight South West bringing you news and views in your region tonight
(including Regional Weather) Presented by MICHAEL BARRATT FRANK BOUGH and BOB WELLINGS


Presented By: Michael Barratt
Presented By: Frank Bough
Presented By: Bob Wellings

: Tom and Jerry: Southbound Duckling

Tom and Jerry playing cat and mouse.

: Wayne in Action: Flying Tigers

starring John Wayne with John Carroll , Anna Lee
A group of daredevil pilots help the Chinese in their struggle against the Japanese before the United States' entry into the Second World War.
This Week's Films: page 9


Unknown: John Wayne
Unknown: John Carroll
Unknown: Anna Lee
Director: David Miller
Jim Gordon: John Wayne
Woody Jason: John Carroll
Brooke Elliott: Anna Lee
Hap Davis: Paul Kelly
Blackie: Edmund MacDonald
Mrs Bales: Mae Clarke
Alabama: Gordon Jones
Dale: Bill Shirley
Tanya: Anne Jeffreys
Col Lindsay: Addison Richards
Reardon: Tom Neale
McCurdy: Malcolm ' Bud ' McTaggart
Barton: David Bruce
Mike: Chester Gan
Tex: Gregg Barton
Selby: John James
McIntosh: James Dodd

: The Liver Birds

Choosing godparents can be tricky - for a Hennessey ...
Script editor JOHN CHAPMAN


Script: Carla Lane
Editor: John Chapman
Producer: Sydney Lotterby
Beryl: Polly James
Sandra: Nerys Hughes
Gloria: Paula Wilcox
Mrs Hutchinson: Mollie Sugden
Mrs Hennessey: Sheila Fay
Vicar: John Quayle
Ernie: Sam Kelly

: Nine O'Clock News

with Kenneth Kendall and Peter Woods ; Weather


Unknown: Kenneth Kendall
Unknown: Peter Woods

: So You Think You're a Good Driver?

Cliff Michelmore gives you the chance to check up on your driving knowledge, and to check your score against two studio teams:
Good Drivers
The Lorry-Driver of the Year, The Woman Driver of the Year, The Most Promising Rally-Driver of the Year
v Bad Drivers (the ones who got caught)
Bernard Manning, Barbara Murray, Stirling Moss

Cover story: pages 6 and 7


Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Unknown: Bernard Manning
Unknown: Barbara Murray
Unknown: Stirling Moss
Director: Patricia Wood
Producer: Patricia Owtram

: Film 73

(LONDON only)
Barry Norman takes a look at the first days of the Cannes Film Festival; Frank Marcus discusses Hitler - The Last Ten Days, and Gillian Reynolds reviews the latest films.
10.15 Regional Programmes
MIDLANDS 10.15-10.45 A Car for Europe EAST ANGLIA 10.15-10.45 On Camera: For Your Information
WEST 10.15-10.45 Under Mendip: caving SOUTH 10.15-10.45 Report South: with Michael Buerk
S WEST 10.15-10.45 Peninsula: Three of a Kind
NORTH 10.15-10.45 Northern Gardeners' Question Time
N EAST 10.15-10.45 Looks Natural: with Tom Kilgour
N WEST 10.15-10.45 Free Speech: with Tony Eccles WALES 10.15-10.45 National Sports Quiz: second semi-final
SCOTLAND 10.15-10.45 Scope: Vie Tulloch


Unknown: Barry Norman
Unknown: Frank Marcus
Unknown: Gillian Reynolds
Producer: Patricia Ingram
Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Tom Kilgour

: Midweek: [number removed]

Introduced by Ludovic Kennedy including Phone-In
Viewers put their questions. The subject will be announced.
The number to call: [number removed]


Introduced By: Ludovic Kennedy

: Late Night News

: Weatherman


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