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: For Schools, Colleges

9.38 Science Session
Things that go Dark in the Light
Button-pressing is easy, but just what is a photograph and how is it made?
Introduced by MICHAEL RODD Producer PETER CRASKE
10.0 Look and Read The Meteorite
10.25-10.45 Science All Around Five Senses
11.0 Colour Watch!
Looking Up: rooftops and spires and steeplejacks at work. How to make a weather-vane. Presented by JEAN ROGERS and STEPHEN BRADLEY Puppets by ALAN PLATT
11.18 Going to Work What About Me?
11.40 Colour Music in Action 1: So the story goes
Some new music, pictures and drama about the Narcissus myth. Executive producer JOHN ROSIER
12.5 A Job Worth Doing? Looking at Ourselves


Introduced By: Michael Rodd
Producer: Peter Craske
Presented By: Jean Rogers
Presented By: Stephen Bradley
Puppets By: Alan Platt
Producer: Moyra Gambleton
Executive producer: John Rosier

: Closedown

: Penigamp

Panel game

: News


Weatherman: Jack Scott

: In the Town

Today in the town you can meet Jim who collects rubbish skips, and see inside a cotton factory.


Narrator: Gordon Rollings
Cameraman: Eddie Best Director: Peter Wiltshire

: Robbie

in search of ... Fun
Fyfe Robertson continues his series of light-hearted quests. This week in search of a relaxing, non-competitive, totally useless pastime.
Producer TOM SAVAGE ‡


Unknown: Fyfe Robertson

: Interval

: For Schools, Colleges

2.2 Music Time
Programme 1
2.25 Drama
Chips with Everything by ARNOLD WESKER , with SIMON WARD as Pip Thompson : Part 1
A kind of teacher; page 5


Written By: Arnold Wesker
Pip Thompson: Simon Ward

: A Funny Thing.

Jimmy Edwards with memories and anecdotes.


Unknown: Jimmy Edwards
Producer: John Longley

: The Governor and J J

starring Dan Dailey as State Governor Drinkwater, Julie Sommars as his daughter, J.J. with James Callahan as George & Neva Patterson as Maggie
Second Opinion
There is consternation at the Governor's mansion when Guv, the basset-hound, is found to be ill. And, of course, just one vet won't do.


Governor Drinkwater: Dan Dailey
J.J: Julie Sommars
George: James Callahan
Maggie: Neva Patterson

: Petticoat Junction

Bea Benaderet as Kat Bradley Edgar Buchanan as Uncle Joe and Linda Kaye as Bobbie Jo, Lori Saunders as Betty Jo, Gunilia Hutton as Billie Jo with guest stars Eva Gabor, Eddie Albert
The Baffling Raffle
Uncle Joe is beside himself with excitement when he finds he has won a television set in a raffle. Unfortunately, he can't remember where he put the ticket . .


Kat Bradley: Bea Benaderet
Uncle Joe: Edgar Buchanan
Bobbie Jo: Linda Kaye
Betty Jo: Lori Saunders
Billie Jo: Gunilia Hutton
Lisa Douglas: Eva Gabor
Oliver Wendell Douglas: Eddie Albert
Producer: Paul Henning
Director: Richard Bare

: Cartoon Time

Bugs Bunny in Wet Hare

: Play School



Unknown: Diane Dorgan
Unknown: Derek Griffiths

: The Astronuts

A cartoon film series Jolly Jupiter and The Kisser Plant

: Jackanory

with Bernard Cribbins
The Escaped Black Mamba and Other Things by JOAN AIKEN
Today: Arabel Wins the Jackpot 1


Unknown: Bernard Cribbins
Unknown: Joan Aiken

: The Monkees

Teenage Monster
The boys acquire a new member of the group but find that he is more than they can take.

: Soper at Large

Seabird City
Tony Soper explores the beautiful Welsh islands of Skomer and Grassholm, and looks at the way the birds divide the cliffs among themselves. Enter a seal cave: hear and watch birds that come in from the sea at night, crowing like witches; see 15,000 nesting gannets, one of the finest wildlife shows on earth!
Film editor RON MARTIN Producer JOHN SPARKS (from Bristol)


Editor: Ron Martin
Producer: John Sparks

: National News

with Richard Baker ; Weather


Unknown: Richard Baker

: Nationwide

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)


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

: British Film Night: The Punch and Judy Man

Tony Hancock , Sylvia Syms with Barbara Murray , Ronald Fraser
Wally, a simple and easygoing seaside entertainer, has little interest in the formal celebrations to mark Piltdown's 60 Glorious Years, but his ambitious wife sees the event as her opportunity for social recognition.
Based upon an original idea by TONY HANCOCK
This Week's Films: page 11


Unknown: Tony Hancock
Unknown: Sylvia Syms
Unknown: Barbara Murray
Unknown: Ronald Fraser
Unknown: Phillip Oakes
Unknown: Tony Hancock
Unknown: Tony Hancock
Producer: Gordon L. T. Scott
Director: Jeremy Summers
Wally: Tony Hancock
Delia: Sylvia Syms
Lady Jane: Barbara Murray
Mayor: Ronald Fraser
Sandman: John Le Mesurier
Edward: Hugh Lloyd
Netil: Mario Fabrizi
Mayoress: Pauline Jameson
Committee men: Norman Bird,
Committee men: Peter Vaughan
Committee men: John Dunbar
Clergyman: Walter Hudd
First Escort: Brian Bedford
Second Escort: Peter Myers
Madame Zarathusa: Hattie Jacques

: Spy Trap

Paul Daneman , Tom Adams in Anything Lethal Considered by JOHN WILES
The London offices of the Free Kibwesa Movement are raided by men calling themselves ' Special Branch.' But why should Special Branch wreck the office, then make their getaway in an ambulance?
Series devised by ROBERT BARR Script editor SIMON MASTERS Designer MICHAEL EDWARDS Producer MORRIS BARRY Director DAVID ASKEY


Written By: John Wiles
Series devised by: Robert Barr
Designer: Michael Edwards
Producer: Morris Barry
Director: David Askey
Cmdr Ryan: Paul Daneman
Major Sullivan: Tom Adams
Carson: Michael Gwynn
Col Kretzmer: Derek Newark
Van der Poel: Peter Geddis
Det-Insp Williams: Eric McCaine
Joseph Motu: Kwesi Kay
Cmdr Fleischer: George Roubicek
Ralph Kisanga: Lionel Ngakane
John Kanza: Mark Heath
Pub landlord: Bill Treacher
Nick Hemmings: Glenn Beck
Charles Blake: Glenn Williams
Customs Officer: Lewis Teasdale

: Nine O'Clock News

with Richard Baker and Richard Whitmore


Presenter: Richard Baker
Presenter: Richard Whitmore

: The Commanders

The series continues with three new documentaries on men who rose to the challenge of high command in the Far East during World War II.
This week: Isoroku Yamamoto Grand Admiral,
Imperial Japanese Navy
This film tells the story of the man who planned the surprise attack on Pearl Harbour in December 1941 and thus forced America into the war. It explores the dilemma of someone brought up in a tradition very different from the European and American commanders. YAMAMOTO was a true Samurai - ' I am the sword of my Emperor'; yet he was a life-long admirer of America; he was also a compulsive gambler. Yamamoto strongly opposed Japan's foreign policy in the 1930s but it became his fate, as Commander in Chief of the Imperial Japanese Navy, to plan a war that he knew Japan could never win.
Those taking part include Yamamoto's son, many of his Japanese colleagues and two of the Americans who played key roles in the extraordinary operation to ambush and destroy him in 1943. Written by CORRELLI BARNETT Narrated by FRANK GILLARD Quotations and translations spoken by JOHN MOFFATT
Man who shot down Yamamoto: p 17


Written By: Correlli Barnett
Narrated by: Frank Gillard
Quotations and Translations Spoken By: John Moffatt
Film editor: Pam Bosworth
Producer: Harry Bastings
Director: Jonathan Stedall

: Film 73

It's not a grown-up man's job any more...
Dirk Bogarde , once Britain's top box office star, has gone into virtual retirement since he completed Death in Venice in 1970. He lives now in a converted farmhouse in the South of France. This summer he talked to Barry Norman about his career and his disenchantment with film acting.


Presenter: Barry Norman
Interviewee: Dirk Bogarde
Producer: Patricia Ingram

: Midweek


Presenter: Ludovic Kennedy
Reporter: Nicholas Harman

: Late Night News

: The Sky at Night

The Moon Illusion
How big do you see the full moon? Near the horizon, it appears larger than when it is high in the sky-but this is not due to magnification by the earth's atmosphere. Patrick Moore discusses this with Professor Richard Gregory


Presenter: Patrick Moore
Guest: Professor Richard Gregory
Director: Patricia Wood
Producer: Patricia Owtram

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