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: For Schools, Colleges

9.38 Maths Today: Year 2: Paths in space

10.0-10.20 Science All Around: Water: 1

11.0 Watch!: Pond Creatures
A water spider spins its web. A nymph changes into an adult dragonfly. Making a model dragonfly. Jeremy Fisher's dance from The Tales of Beatrix Potter
Presented by Andrew Bradford

11.18 Going to Work: Hospital Work


Presenter (Watch!): Andrew Bradford
Producer (Watch!): Moyra Gambleton

: Cricket: First Test: England v New Zealand

Final Day
Coverage up to the lunch interval from Trent Bridge
Introduced by Peter West


Presenter: Peter West
Commentary Team: Richie Benaud
Commentary Team: Jim Laker
Commentary Team: Ted Dexter
Television Presentation: David Kenning
Television Presentation: John Shrewsbury

: Fingerbobs: Paint

with Rick Jones


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

: News


Weatherman: Keith Best

: Interval

: For Schools, Colleges: Television Club: The Long Childhood

One child in 100 is born mentally handicapped. Anne Gale and David Freeland find out how they can be helped.


Presenter: Anne Gale
Presenter: David Freeland
Producer: Morton Surguy

: Cricket: First Test: England v New Zealand

Further coverage of the final day's play direct from Trent Bridge

: Play School

Story: "Sssh!" by Jean Watson

(Shown at 11.0 am on BBC2)


Author (Sssh!): Jean Watson
Presenter: Chloe Ashcroft
Presenter: Jon Glover

: The Adventures of Marco Polo: 2

Marco becomes an ambassador of the Great Khan of China and visits unknown lands in quest of marvels to take back to Peking.

: Animal Magic

Introduced by Johnny Morris
The World of Animals
In the wild, in the zoo, at home: a magazine of stories about animals illustrating their magic
(from Bristol)


Presenter: Johnny Morris
Producer: Douglas Thomas

: Casey Jones

A series about the pioneer days of the American railway

: National News

with Richard Baker
and Weather


Newsreader: Richard Baker

: 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
(Regional details as Monday)


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

: Tom and Jerry: The Truce Hurts

Tom and Jerry playing cat and mouse


Created by: William Hanna
Created by: Joe Barbera

: McHale's Navy

Starring Ernest Borgnine, Joe Flynn, Tim Conway

The crew of PT 73 in the South Pacific do things the 'McHale' way first and the Navy way second - which brings Quinton McHale into conflict with his captain.


Director: Edward J. Montagne
Lt-Cmdr McHale: Ernest Borgnine
Capt Binghamton: Joe Flynn
Ensign Parker: Tim Conway
Lester Gruber: Carl Ballantine
'Happy' Hanes: Gavin MacLeod
'Christy' Christopher: Gary Vinson
'Tinker' Bell: Billy Sands
Willy Moss: John Wright
Fugi: Yoshio Yoda
Lt Carpenter: Bob Hastings
Andrea: Claudine Longet
Margot: Jean Willes
Henri Le Clerc: George Kennedy
Chief of Police: Marcel Hillaire

: The Liver Birds

Starring Polly James as Beryl and Nerys Hughes as Sandra

Sandra goes on a diet to enter a Miss Hot Pants competition.


Script: Jack Seddon
Script: David Pursall
Designer: Anna Ridley
Producer: Douglas Argent
Beryl: Polly James
Sandra: Nerys Hughes
Rupert: David Jackson
Rugby player: Myles Hoyle
Rugby player: Brendan Price
Rugby player: Geoffrey Evans
Uncle Don: Tom MacAulay
Club Official: Michael Earl

: Nine O'Clock News

with Robert Dougall and Richard Whitmore


Newsreader: Robert Dougall
Newsreader: Richard Whitmore

: Tuesday's Documentary: The Energy Crunch: 1: The Bottom of the Oil Barrel

The first of three programmes on one of the most urgent problems of this half century.

Do you run a car? Do you heat your home with oil or gas? Do you travel by air on business or on holiday? If you do, your life style may be radically altered in a few years' time. World supplies of oil and gas are running out.
The crunch won't happen suddenly - it's a gradual process. It is already beginning in America and it will hit us soon, in spite of the North Sea discoveries. It may only be seven years away. By 1980, the motor manufacturers plan to have more cars on the road than oil companies plan to provide with petrol. Altogether, methods of propulsion are severely limited and the trouble doesn't end there as oil and gas provide an increasing proportion of our electricity. The shortages will affect everything from domestic cookers to coal mines.
On a global scale, the energy crunch may well disrupt world politics as phenomenal financial power flows into a few Arab hands. The end of the oil age begins now, as the oil industry nears the bottom of its particular barrel.

Are we running out of steam... p 11. The Nuclear Dilemma


Writer/Producer: Simon Campbell-Jones

: Film 73

Barry Norman reviews the new films, including The Other, a supernatural thriller, directed by Robert Mulligan and The Day of the Jackal, Fred Zinneman's film of the best selling novel by Frederick Forsyth. Also a look at the science fiction season at the NFT.


Presenter: Barry Norman
Producer: Patricia Ingram

: Midweek: [number removed]

Introduced by Ludovic Kennedy including Phone-In
In which 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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