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: For Schools, Colleges

9.38 Countdown: Sure to Win
Dramatised by John Tully
Alex Glasgow does his perms
with Nicholas Hoye, Brian Pettifer, Shirley Cheriton and Alan Gerrard

10.0 Merry-go-Round: Anansi, the Spider-man
by Samuel Selvon
with Horace James, Mona Hammond, Jeffery Kissoon and Christopher Asante
Planted in the Bush: page 5

10.23-10.43 Maths Workshop: Stage 1: Pattern and Shape

11.0 British Social History: I Had a Cow
Britain undergoes an agricultural revolution but many labourers find it hard to live Commentary by Nick Ross
Keeping the kudos: page 4

11.22 Music Time: Programme 1

11.45 New Horizons: Industry and the Environment
Introduced by John Tusa
with Professor J.K. Galbraith, Gerald Leach, Rt Hon Peter Walker MP


Dramatised by (Countdown): John Tully
Presenter (Countdown): Alex Glasgow
Producer (Countdown): David Roseveare
[Actor]: Nicholas Hoye
[Actor]: Brian Pettifer
[Actress]: Shirley Cheriton
[Actor]: Alan Gerrard
Writer (Merry-go-Round): Samuel Selvon
Producer (Merry-go-Round): Sue Weeks
[Actor]: Horace James
[Actress]: Mona Hammond
[Actor]: Jeffery Kissoon
[Actor]: Christopher Asante
Narrator (British Social History): Nick Ross
Producer (British Social History): Jill Sheppard
Presenter (New Horizons): John Tusa
Interviewee (New Horizons): Professor J.K. Galbraith
Interviewee (New Horizons): Gerald Leach
Interviewee (New Horizons): Rt Hon Peter Walker
Producer (New Horizons): Andrew Neal

: Interval

: A Chance to Meet: Sir John Betjeman, CBE Poet Laureate


Guest: Sir John Betjeman

: Dechrau Canu Dechrau Canmol

Songs of praise

: News


Weatherman: Jack Scott

: Andy Pandy: The Red Engine


Narrator: Vera McKechnie

: The Fanatics: Mod Stock Mad

People with unusual enthusiasms

Stock car racing in Lancashire
(from Birmingham; first shown on BBC2)


Executive Producer: Derek Smith
Producer: John C. Miller

: Interval

: For Schools, Colleges

2.2 Words and Pictures: Programme 1

2.20 Drama: Chips with Everything: Part 1
by Arnold Wesker
with Simon Ward as Pip Thompson
A kind of teacher: page 5


Author (Drama): Arnold Wesker
Pip Thompson: Simon Ward

: Times Remembered

...by children from abroad


Producer: Adam Clapham

: Scope: Eli Montlake and his Many Women

It isn't every painter, let alone a Glasgow painter, who lives in Ibiza, creates fugitive nudes in tempera, negotiates to sell one for £10,000, and plays the violin, the flute and the guitar.
Eli Montlake has been away from Britain for 19 years, so Scope went to him.


Subject: Eli Montlake
Producer: W. Gordon Smith

: Bobby Charlton

- the player, the man, the manager
Bobby Charlton 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.
(from Manchester)


Interviewee: Bobby Charlton
Interviewer: Barry Davies
Designer: Peter Mavius
Director: Keith Phillips
Producer: Hazel Lewthwaite

: Play School

A programme for children under 5

: Jackanory: The Escaped Black Mamba and Other Things: Hide-and-Seek

by Joan Aiken
with Bernard Cribbins

When Arabel Jones, Chris Cross the baby-sitter and Mortimer the Raven leave the house to get a carton of milk, they could never have imagined the extraordinary events that were to follow.

(Writing for children: page 4)


Author: Joan Aiken
Storyteller: Bernard Cribbins

: Blue Peter

Expedition - Ivory Coast
John, Pete and Lesley meet the knife painters of Fakar, where each man paints a picture every day, and six-year-old Emmanuel who sews faster than a machine.
Blue Peter Tenth Book, 60p: see page 74
Paddington's Blue Peter Story Book is available from booksellers


Presenter: John Noakes
Presenter: Peter Purves
Presenter: Lesley Judd
Producer: John Adcock
Assistant Editor: Rosemary Gill
Editor: Biddy Baxter

: The White Horses: A Dog's Life

A film from Yugoslavia.

: National News

with Richard Baker


Newsreader: Richard Baker

: Nationwide

bringing you news and views in your region tonight
Presented by Michael Barratt, Frank Bough and Bob Wellings


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

: Sykes: Bus

Written by Eric Sykes
starring Eric Sykes, Hattie Jacques, Deryck Guyler

Eric and Hattie go to work for London Transport and revolutionise it by running a bus like an airline. But the depot manager isn't carried away...



Writer: Eric Sykes
Music: Ken Jones
Designer: Colin Green
Producer: Roger Race
Eric: Eric Sykes
Hattie Sykes: Hattie Jacques
P.C. Corky Turnbull: Deryck Guyler
Bus Depot Manager: Reginald Marsh
[Actor]: Anthony Woodruff
[Actress]: Marjorie Wilde
[Actress]: Wendy Stone
[Actress]: Joan Young
[Actor]: Iain Smith
[Actress]: Avril Fane
[Actor]: Tony Sympson
[Actress]: Bella Emberg

: Star Trek: Turnabout Intruder

The burly figure of Captain Kirk is regarded with unusual disfavour by his increasingly resentful officers following his return from a rescue operation involving an old flame.



Captain Kirk: William Shatner
Mr Spock: Leonard Nimoy
Dr McCoy: De Forest Kelley
Scott: James Doohan
Dr Janice Lester: Sandra Smith
Dr Coleman: Harry Landers

: Panorama

TV's top reporters close in on the most interesting topics of the day
Alastair Burnet, Michael Charlton, Alan Hart, Richard Kershaw, Richard Lindley, Julian Pettifer, Alan Watson
This week the Liberal Party Assembly meets in Southport.
Tonight's edition of Panorama will include a special interview with Rt Hon Jeremy Thorpe, MP, Leader of the Liberal Party.
Coverage on BBC2 from Wednesday


Interviewee: Rt Hon Jeremy Thorpe
Assistant Editor: David Harrison
Editor: Robert Rowland

: Natural Break: Showing Off...

A weekly dip into the treasury of natural history film with David Attenborough

Animals have evolved some spectacular ways of courting.
(from Bristol)


Presenter: David Attenborough
Producer: John Sparks

: Nine O'Clock News

with Richard Baker and Richard Whitmore; Weather


Newsreader: Richard Baker
Newsreader: Richard Whitmore

: Madigan

Tonight's film stars Richard Widmark, Henry Fonda, Inger Stevens
with Harry Guardino, James Whitmore, Susan Clark, Michael Dunn, Steve Inhat

Detective Dan Madigan is the toughest cop in New York's 23rd Precinct and the uncompromising, sometimes brutal methods he uses against criminals are frowned on by his scrupulously honest chief. When Madigan and his partner Rocco Bonaro are outwitted by a crook wanted for murder, they are given just 72 hours to recapture their man.
This Week's Films: page fl


Director: Donald Siegel
Det Madigan: Richard Widmark
Comm Russell: Henry Fonda
Julia Madigan: Inger Stevens
Det Rocco Bonaro: Harry Guardino
Chief Insp Kane: James Whitmore
Tricia Bentley: Susan Clark
Midget Castiglione: Michael Dunn
Barney Benesch: Steve Inhat
Hughie: Don Stroud
Jonesy: Sheree North

: Mastermind

Introduced by Magnus Magnusson
Greek mythology, words, classical music, 19th-century English literature... four aspiring Master-minds answer questions on these and general knowledge questions in the third round of this contest from the University of Bristol.


Presenter: Magnus Magnusson
Director: Martin L. Bell
Producer: Bill Wright

: Late Night News

: Fact and Fiction: Henry VIII


Director: Bryn Brooks
Producer: Howard Smith

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