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: For Schools, Colleges

9.38 History 1917-73: Hitler's Rise

10.0 Out of the Past: What is a Town?
Introduced by John Fines
with Tony Hart and Donald Morley

10.23-10.43 Gwlad a Thref: Byd Natur: Y Ceffyl
Y cyflwyno gan MEIRION EDWARDS Cynhyrchydd R. DILWYN JONES
(Town and Country. BBC Wales)

11.0 Exploring Science: Water

11.23 Words and Pictures: Programme 2

11.40 A Year's Journey: Rocks and Railways


Presenter (Out of the Past): John Fines
Artist (Out of the Past): Tony Hart
Producer (Out of the Past): Felicity Kinross
[Actor]: Donald Morley
Unknown: Meirion Edwards
Unknown: R. Dilwyn Jones

: Closedown

: News


Weatherman: Graham Parker

: The Fanatics: Man of Letters

People with unusual enthusiasms

For more than 50 years this man has been intrigued by the written word. Through Francis Field's eyes the writing of the famous is fascinating especially when the celebrities are anonymous!
(From Birmingham: first shown on BBC2)


Subject: Francis Field
Executive Producer: Derek Smith
Producer: Michael Bowen

: Interval

: For Schools, Colleges

2.2 Watch!: Looking up

2.20 New Horizons: Industry and the Environment

: Family Fare: 2: Cooking with Beer and Cider

Simple and attractive dishes prepared for you by Delia Smith

Beef in beer, Pork braised with apples and cider

"Wine is becoming increasingly popular for use in the kitchen - and a good thing, too. It can make a tremendous difference to many dishes. However, a great number of people are unaware that beer and cider are equally good in many cases and, of course, much cheaper"

(Book to be published 27 Sept: 20p)


Cook/Presenter: Delia Smith
Director: John Longley
Producer: Betty White

: A Funny Thing...

Jimmy Edwards with more memories and anecdotes from a lifetime in show business.
(More 'Funny Things' on Friday afternoon at 3.55)


Presenter: Jimmy Edwards
Producer: John Longley

: The Making of the English: 2: Their Red and Savage Tongues

A series of six programmes tracing the major historical influences which formed the English character and affected the landscape of England from Roman times to the Norman Invasion.

The collapse of Roman rule in Britain offered rich pickings to the Angles, Saxons and Jutes from Northern Europe, who had come first as mercenary soldiers and then as brutal conquerors themselves. Yet later they also developed a settled, prosperous regime of government, changing the English landscape in a new way, and leaving traces behind them of a pleasant, rich culture.
Presented by Prof Barry Cunliffe from Harting Downs, Sussex
with Dr J. N. L. Myres, Dr Calvin Welts, Professor K. D. White
Book 90p; see page 74


Presenter: Prof Barry Cunliffe
Expert: Dr J. N. L. Myres
Expert: Dr Calvin Welts
Expert: Professor K. D. White
Film Cameraman: Jim Knights
Film Editor: Nevil Grist
Producer: Hugh Pitt

: Mastermind

: Play School

Story: "Grumble's Glasses" by Cherry Pearce


Presenter: Diane Dorgan
Presenter: Derek Griffiths
Author (Grumble's Glasses): Cherry Pearce

: The Mole: The Mole and the Umbrella

When the Mole encounters a crocodile, an umbrella is a useful means of transport.

: Jackanory: The Escaped Black Mamba and Other Things: Cheese Mambas and Poison Gas

by Joan Aiken
with Bernard Cribbins
Today: Cheese Mambas and Poison Gas


Author: Joan Aiken
Storyteller: Bernard Cribbins

: The Story Behind the Story: King Arthur and the Holy Grail

with John Craven

Who was King Arthur? And how does the Holy Grail come into his story? John Craven tries to answer these questions when he investigates the story behind the stories of this romantic King.
Growing up with the legends: pp 8, 9


Presenter: John Craven
Illustrations: Mina Martinez
Storyteller: Ray Smith
Music: BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Producer: Molly Cox

: National News

with Peter Woods; Weather


Newsreader: Peter Woods

: 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)


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

: Oh, Father!: Sufficient Unto the Day

A new comedy series by David Climie and Austin Steele
Starring Derek Nimmo
with Laurence Naismith, Pearl Hackney, David Kelly

Father Dominic's first encounters with the parishioners are not an unmitigated success.


Writer: David Climie
Writer: Austin Steele
Music: Mike Sammes
Designer: Valerie Warrender
Director: Gareth Gwenlan
Producer: Graeme Muir
Fr Dominic: Derek Nimmo
Walter: David Kelly
Fr Harris: Laurence Naismith
Mrs Carr: Pearl Hackney
Paddy: Harry Goodier
Sister Cecilia: Gaye Brown
Sister Anastasia: Molly Weir
Dr Grant: Ballard Berkeley
Guest: Billy Milton
Mrs Gifford: Ruth Kettlewell

: Search Control: A Honeymoon to Kill

Starring Hugh O'Brian, Tony Franciosa, Doug McClure

This week: Doug McClure as C.R. Grover investigates "A Honeymoon to Kill"
Grover sets out on a search across four countries for a beautiful, missing bride, Carla Lucchese. She is worth five-billion dollars - dead or alive!


Director: Russ Mayberry
C.R. Grover: Doug McClure
Cameron: Burgess Meredith
Carla Lucchese: Luciana Paluzzi
Carmine Lucchese: George Coulouris
Penny Lucchese: Antoinette Bower
Julian Whitfield: Gary Clarke
Luigi Lucchese: Rudy Solari

: Softly, Softly: Task Force: Signed Off

by Arnold Yarrow
[Starring] Frank Windsor as Det Chief Supt Watt, Norman Bowler as Det Chief Insp Hawkins, Terence Rigby as PC Snow, Grahame Mallard as PC Nesbitt, Martin C Thurley as PC Knowles

A policeman is missing. Is there anything sinister in his disappearance, or is there a simple explanation?

Norman Bowler's Choice: page 5


Writer: Arnold Yarrow
Task Force format: Elwyn Jones
Script Editor: Joan Clark
Designer: Monica Ashley
Producer: Leonard Lewis
Director: Kenneth Ives
Det Chief Supt Watt: Frank Windsor
Det Chief Insp Hawkins: Norman Bowler
PC Snow: Terence Rigby
PC Nesbitt: Grahame Mallard
PC Knowles: Martin C. Thurley
PC Felly: Ray Lonnen
Sgt Edser: Brian Hayes
Insp Morris: Anthony Bailey
Parker: Bob Hoskins
Yeats: Ian Liston
Lashman: David Hill
Connors: Michael Tudor Barnes
Belding: Anthony Powell
Mrs Felly: Petronella Ford

: Nine O'Clock News

with Kenneth Kendall and Peter Woods; Weather


Newsreader: Kenneth Kendall
Newsreader: Peter Woods

: At the End of the Day

Rt Hon Harold Macmillan in conversation with Robert McKenzie

The first of two programmes in which Harold MacMillan talks publicly for the first time about the events of 1961-1963, his last years as Prime Minister.
He faced many problems: the Common Market negotiations; economic difficulties and political unpopularity; threats from Khrushchev to Berlin and Cuba; the Profumo case; and finally his own sudden illness and resignation.
This week he describes the background to de Gaulle's veto; his 1962 Cabinet changes which came to be known as 'the night of the long knives'; the Cuba crisis when the third world war seemed imminent; his close friendship with President Kennedy; and the successful signing of the Test Ban Treaty.
page 15


Interviewee: Rt Hon Harold MacMillan
Interviewer: Robert McKenzie
Film Editor: Roger Guertin
Producer: Margaret Douglas

: The Corries in Concert

The second part of a special concert featuring Roy Williamson and Ronnie Browne. Among the songs: 'Johnny Cope,' 'MacPherson's Rant,' 'Hills of Ardmorn' and 'Rattlin' Roarin' Willie.'
BBC Scotland


Singer/Guitarist: Roy Williamson
Singer/Guitarist: Ronnie Browne
Designer: Helen Rae
Director: Bob Hird

: Midweek

Presented by Ludovic Kennedy
with Nicholas Harman


Presenter: Ludovic Kennedy
Reporter: Nicholas Harman

: Late Night News

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