Weatherman BERT FOORD
Written by Michael Bond.
Luise Rainer , Paul Muni with Walter Connolly. Tilly Losch
The saga of O-Lan the slave girl who brings wealth and happiness into the poverty-stricken life of peasant-farmer Wang.
This Week's Films: page 11
A programme for children under 5
sung by Pete Seeger A cartoon story
with Ann Morrish The Cuckoo Clock by MRS MOLESWORTH
Today: Master Phil
with John Noakes
Peter Purves , Lesley Judd Expedition Ivory Coast
When the jungle trail runs out, John, Pete and Lesley take to canoes to visit Tiegba, a fishing village built on stilts over the muddy waters of a tropical lagoon. Making a splash on the Ivory Coast: pages 8 and 9
Tony Hart , Pat Keysell and Ben Benison including THE PROF with DIGGER, CUCKOO, BURBLES
HUMPHREY UMBRAGE and SUSANNE Designer JOHN BONE
Director CLIVE DOIG
Producer PATRICK DOWLING
with Kenneth Kendall ; Weather
News and views in your region (including Regional Weather) Presented by MICHAEL BARRATT FRANK BOUGH and BOB WELLINGS with Tibenham's Travels
PHILIP TIBENHAM takes a narrow-boat and explores 500 miles of Britain's inland waterways.
(Regional details as Monday)
Raymond Baxter with reporters
William Woollard , Michael Rodd introduces the tenth series of the television weekly science report from around the world. It's essential viewing wherever you work - at home. in the laboratory, on the shop floor or in the boardroom. It keeps you up to date on the fascinating research and development that shapes your future.
BRIAN JOHNSON , CHRISTOPHER RILEY Editor LAWRENCE WADE
Close to the heart: paoe 5
Introduced by Tony Blackburn
TOP OF THE POPS ORCHESTRA
Musical director JOHNNY PEARSON PAN'S PEOPLE
Choreography FLICK colby Sound RICHARD CHAMBERLAIN Producer JOHNNIE STEWART
starring Leslie Phillips as Henry Newhouse in The Adventures of a 20th-century Libertine by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson featuring Jan Holden as Carol Newhouse
The post office says 'Someone, somewhere wants a letter from you.' Well, Henry Newhouse doesn't, thank you very much - not if it's from Valerie! And anyway, it isn't just one letter we're talking about - the stupid girl says that she is going to write to him every day...
(Leslie Phillips is appearing in "The Man Most Likely To" at the Duke of York's Theatre, London)
Cover story: pages 70-75
Leslie Phillips is caricatured in RADIO TIMES 50th Anniversary Special on sale today, 13 September, price 50p
Music (Signature Tune):
Music (Incidental Music):
An Oriental friend:
- the player - the man -the manager
Bobby Chariton talks to BARRY DAVIES about his long and distinguished career in world football, about the players he has admired, about the future of soccer and about his new career as manager of Preston North End. Designer PETER MAVIUS
Director KEITH PHILLIPS
Producer HAZEL LEWTHWAITE
(from Manchester: rptd next Monday)
with Kenneth Kendall and Richard Whitmore ; Weather
William Conrad stars as private investigator Frank Cannon , a big man who walks alone in a dangerous world Girl in the Electric Coffin
Cannon hands over a case he doesn'want to Harry Somers , one of his best friends. It is a routine investigation to find a missing daughter for an anxious mother. At least that's what Cannon thinks - until Harry is murdered. It seems he was too successful and found out too much.
Producer ALAN A. ARMER
The award-winning comedy series created by BRIAN CLEMENS and RICHARD WARING
Written by RICHARD WARING starring John Alderton and Hannah Gordon Total Separation
In spite of the Decree Absolute, George and Suzy almost get together - until their parents decide to take a hand.
Music by DENNIS WILSON
Designers KENNETH SHARP , PAUL ALLEN Producer GRAEME MUIR
Introduced by Ludovic Kennedy
3: Akenfield in Suffolk
For four years director Peter Hall has tried to set up this film, from RONALD BLYTHE 'S book, about a village. The film industry showed little interest because of the unconventional techniques.
Producer TREVOR PETERS