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: For Schools, Colleges

9.38 Maths Workshop: Stage 1: Solid Shapes

10.0 History 1917-71: Mao's China

10.25-10.40 Tout Compris: 5: A la peche. A l'unisson. A la fete du 14 juillet

11.0 Watch!: Water Birds
Presented by Andrew Bradford

11.18 Going to Work: Building for Us


Presenter (Watch!): Andrew Bradford
Producer (Watch!): Tom Stanier

: Closedown

: Eisteddfod yr Urdd

A report from the Welsh League of Youth National Eisteddfod.

: News

: Pebble Mill at One

with Bob Langley
Keep Fit with Eileen Fowler
Weatherman Bert Foord


Presenter: Bob Langley
Fitness instructor: Eileen Fowler
Weatherman: Bert Foord
Editor: Terry Dobson

: Fingerbobs: Bricks

with Rick Jones


Story and design: Joanne Cole
Story and design: Michael Cole
Director: Michael Grafton-Robinson
Yoffy: Rick Jones

: Fanny Cradock Invites ...

you to
A Hot Buffet 12: Hot Páté Garlic Bread
Chicken Portions with Devilled Sauce and Curry Director MARY EVANS
Book 12p: see page 62


Director: Mary Evans
Producer: Betty White

: For Schools, Colleges: Television Club: Making a Record

Presented by Anne Gale and David Freeland
with Junior Campbell


Presenter: Anne Gale
Presenter: David Freeland
Guest: Junior Campbell
Director: Rosanna Hibbert

: Interval

: Animal Design

A series of ten programmes about the structure of animals 10: Designed for Flight
Tony Soper looks at how birds are designed for flying.
Producer JOHN SPARKS (from Bristol) t Book £2.30: see page 62


Unknown: Tony Soper
Director: George Inger
Producer: John Sparks

: Gardeners' World

with Percy Thrower from 'The Magnolias', Shropshire Roses, seasonal care of flowering shrubs and sowing seeds of calceolarias and cinerarias.
(From Birmingham: first shown on BBC2)


Presenter: Percy Thrower
Producer: Bill Duncalf

: The Governor and J.J.

starring Dan Dailey as State Governor
Drinkwater Julie Sommars as his daughter, J.J. Come Fly Without Me
George is terrified of air travel at the best of times. But his courage is really put to the test when he has to fly out to a remote farming community.


Unknown: Dan Dailey
Unknown: Drinkwater Julie Sommars

: Play School

: Jackanory: Stories from the Far East: A Clever Trick

by Aisha Akbar
with Pik-Sen Lim



Author: Aisha Akbar
Pictures: John Mousdale
Storyteller: Pik-Sen Lim

: Animal Magic: Johnny Morris in the Sudan

In this week's programme Johnny Morris looks at the Sudan - its domestic and wild animals.
The name of the country is about the only thing the average person is familiar with, and this is due almost entirely to one episode in its history-'Gordon of Khartoum.'
The Sudan is the largest country in Africa; temperatures vary from hot to very hot! But the surprising fact is that the variety of animals found in the wildlife reserves are as wide-ranging as those' in the better-known reserves of East Africa.
(from Bristol)


Presenter: Johnny Morris
Producer: Douglas Thomas

: Casey Jones

: Hector's House

: National News

with Richard Whitmore; Weather


Newsreader: Richard Whitmore

: Nationwide

News and views in your region (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

: The Family Jewels

Tonight's comedy film stars
Jerry Lewis with Sebastian Cabot Donna Butterworth
A nine-year-old orphaned heiress has to decide which of her uncles she wants to be her guardian.
Producer and director JERRY LEWIS This Week's Films: page 9


Unknown: Jerry Lewis
Unknown: Sebastian Cabot
Unknown: Donna Butterworth
Director: Jerry Lewis
Willard Woodward: Jerry Lewis
Everett Peyton: Jerry Lewis
James Peyton: Jerry Lewis
Eddie Peyton: Jerry Lewis
Julius Peyton: Jerry Lewis
' Bugs Peyton: Jerry Lewis
Skylock Peyton: Jerry Lewis
Dr Matson: Sebastian Cabot
Donna Peyton: Donna Butterworth

: The Liver Birds

Another chance to see the best of this comedy series
Beryl is depressed - until a mysterious Valentine arrives.


Editor: John Chapman
Beryl: Starring Polly James
Sandra: And Nerys Hughes
Doctor: Tenniel Evans
Jenny: Diana Davies
Andrew: Bill Lyons
Tony: David Simeon
Lady: Pamela Cundell
Boy: Keith Chegwin
Waiter: Larry Martyn
Manager: Michael Stainton
Robin: Michael Howarth
Receptionist: Hilary Martyn

: Nine O'Clock News

with Robert Dougall and Richard Whitmore; Weather


Newsreader: Robert Dougall
Newsreader: Richard Whitmore

: Belfast Fireman

A documentary portrait of one of Belfast's 300 firemen.

For five years Leading Fireman Dynes and the Brigade have carried out their duties in a city at war. This film was shot during a fairly quiet week - by Belfast standards.

Brian Dynes, married with four children, lives in a small Protestant enclave in the Catholic Ardoyne. Even when he is at home, the shooting in the adjoining streets is a reminder that at no time can he or his family feel truly safe.
When he is at the Fire Station, Brian Dynes faces unprecedented dangers. As an everyday event he may have to cope with booby traps and explosions, with physical threats from capricious mobs, and from crossfire between terrorists and the Army.
It is a job in which, as Dynes says, 'humanity rises above religion or creed or class.'

Sometimes I feel less sale at home: p 15


Subject: Brian Dynes
Editor: Norman Carr
Producer: Roger Mills
Director: Julian Cooper

: Party Political Broadcast

on behalf of the Labour Party
(Also on BBC2)

: Film 73

Barry Norman looks at the new films, including Billy Wilder's Avanti starring Jack Lemmon, and Steelyard Blues starring Jane Fonda.


Presenter: Barry Norman
Producer: Patricia Ingram

: Midweek: [number removed]

Introduced by Ludovic Kennedy including Phone-In
Viewers put their questions to people in the studio. The subject will be announced in the course of the evening.
The number to call: [number removed] (40 lines) after 9.0 tonight.


Presenter: Ludovic Kennedy

: Late Night News

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