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: For Schools, Colleges

9.38 Out of the Past: What is a town?

10.0 Look and Read: The Spinning Compass

10.25-10.45 History 1917-73: Hitler's rise

11.0 Watch!: Windy Weather
Paper windmills and windshapes to hang outside.
Presented by Jean Rogers and Stephen Bradley

11.18 Going to Work. Hairdressing
Angela and Graham tell how far hairdressing skill has progressed.

11.40 Music in Action: 2: The Prophetic Seer
A composer, pop musicians, a group of girls and boys, react to fate and prophecy through music and drama.

12.5 A Job Worth Doing?: Further Education
Book 35p: see page 78


Presenter (Watch!): Jean Rogers
Presenter (Watch!): Stephen Bradley
Singer (Watch!): Bill Homewood
Producer (Watch!): Elizabeth Bennett
Producer (Going to Work): Barbara Parker
Executive Producer (Music in Action): John Hosier

: Closedown

: Penigamp

Light-hearted discussion

: News


Weatherman: Keith Best

: In the Town

Meet Karl who lives in a new town near Newcastle and Michael who keeps a shop on wheels.


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

: Robbie: In Search of... Tranquillity

Can you still find solitude in Britain? Fyfe Robertson journeys back to his homeland and to a tiny island community.


Reporter: Fyfe Robertson
Producer: Tom Savage

: Interval

: For Schools, Colleges

2.2 Music Time: Programme 2

2.25 Drama: Chips with Everything: Part 2: Victory

: A Funny Thing...

Beryl Reid with memories and anecdotes from a lifetime in show business.
(More 'Funny Things' tomorrow afternoon at the same time)


Presenter: Beryl Reid
Producer: John Longley

: The Governor and J.J.: Springtime for Maggie

Starring Dan Dailey as State Governor Drinkwater, Julie Sommars as his daughter, J.J.
with Governor David F. Fargo as Himself, James Callahan as George, Neva Patterson as Maggie

Maggie has fallen in love - with the Governor...


Director: Lee Philips
Governor Drinkwater: Dan Dailey
J.J.: Julie Sommars
Himself: Governor David F. Fargo
George: James Callahan
Maggie: Neva Patterson

: Petticoat Junction: The Dog Turns Playboy

starring Bea Benaderet as Kate Bradley
Edgar Buchanan as Uncle Joe
and Linda Kaye as Betty Jo
Lori Saunders as Bobbie Jo
Gunilla Hutton as Billie Jo
with guest star Eddie Albert

The dog at the Shady Rest inherits $200 and Kate is put in charge of the money



Producer: Paul Henning
Director: Richard Bare
Kate Bradley: Bea Benaderet
Uncle Joe: Edgar Buchanan
Betty Jo: Linda Kaye
Bobbie Jo: Lori Saunders
Billie Jo: Gunilla Hutton
[Actor]: Eddie Albert

: Play School

A programme for children under 5

: Jackanory: Tucker's Countryside: The Old Meadow

by George Selden
with Al Mancini
Today: The Old Meadow


Author: George Selden
Storyteller: Al Mancini

: Animal Magic

A weekly series introduced by Johnny Morris
The World of Animals
In the wild, in the zoo, at home - a magazine of stories about animals constantly illustrating their own kind of magic.
(from Bristol)


Presenter: Johnny Morris
Director: Robin Hellier
Director: Christopher Lewis
Producer: Douglas Thomas

: John Craven's Newsround


Newsreader: John Craven

: Screen Test

Michael Rodd introduces the first edition of a new series of this popular film quiz game of observation and general knowledge.

This week the contestants come from Aberystwyth and Wrexham and will be looking at scenes from "Live and Let Die", "Scramble" and "The Living Desert".
(From Manchester)


Presenter: Michael Rodd
Designer: Peter Mavius
Director: David Brown
Producer: John Buttery

: Adventures of Parsley

Written by Michael Bond


Writer: Michael Bond
Director: Ivor Wood

: National News

with Kenneth Kendall


Newsreader: Kenneth Kendall

: 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

: British Film Night: Sparrows Can't Sing

Starring James Booth, Barbara Windsor

Charlie Gooding returns home to Stepney after two years at sea and finds his wife's affections engaged elsewhere.
How Charlie gets his wife back adds up to a lively slice of Cockney life in this screen adaptation of Joan Littlewood's stage production.

This Week's Films: page 11


Screenplay: Stephen Lewis
Screenplay/Director: Joan Littlewood
Producer: Donald Taylor
Charlie: James Booth
Maggie: Barbara Windsor
Fred: Roy Kinnear
Bridgie: Avis Bunnage
Jack: Brian Murphy
Bert: George Sewell
Nellie: Barbara Ferris
Chunky: Griffith Davies
Georgie: Murray Melvin
Ted: Arthur Mullard
Ted's Wife: Peggy Ann Clifford
Watchman: Wally Patch

: Spy Trap: The National Interest

by John Gould
[Starring] Paul Daneman, Tom Adams

Douglas Armstrong is astonished when he's dismissed, for no apparent reason, from his post as Lecturer in Arabic: no reason, that is, until he meets Cmdr Ryan...


Writer: John Gould
Series devised by: Robert Barr
Script Editor: Simon Masters
Designer: John Wood
Producer: Morris Barry
Director: Julia Smith
Douglas Armstrong: David Warbeck
Student: David Gretton
Graham: Ralph Ball
Mrs Fleming: Mary Henry
University Dean: John Graham
Cmdr Ryan, RN: Paul Daneman
Lt Saunders, RN: Prentis Hancock
Secretary: Antonia Pemberton
Traffic warden: Richard Stroud
Major Sullivan: Tom Adams
Carson: Michael Gwynn

: Nine O'Clock News

with Kenneth Kendall and Peter Woods; Weather


Newsreader: Kenneth Kendall
Newsreader: Peter Woods

: The Commanders: Bill Slim, Field-Marshal, British Army

A new documentary in this series involving men of different nations who rose to the challenge of high command in the Far East.

He was a grammar-school boy in an era when the army drew its leaders from a few famous public schools. He came to command in Burma, 1942. He faced defeat and some of the worst campaigning country of the Second World War. His troops were in low morale and called themselves 'the forgotten army.'
A man of modesty and humour, he gained to a unique degree their trust and affection and led them through one of the most brilliantly successful campaigns of the war - the reconquest of Burma in 1944-45.
Those taking part:
Philip C. Pratt, James Alford, Colonel Ralph Barnwell, Lt Col Ronald Gibbs, General Sir Philip Christison, Maj Gen H.L. 'Taffy' Davies, General Sir Ouvry Roberts, Admiral of the Fleet, The Earl Mountbatten of Burma, Nigel Bruce, Lt Col Esther Somerville, Maj Gen Maxwell Dyer, Lt Gen Sir Geoffrey Evans, Air Vice Marshal Stanley Vincent, Charles Jenkins
Narrated by Frank Gillard.



Writer: Correlli Barnett
Narrator: Frank Gillard
Quotations spoken by: John Moffatt
Film Editor: Howard Billingham
Producer: Harry Hastings
[Subject]: Bill Slim
Interviewee: Philip C. Pratt
Interviewee: James Alford
Interviewee: Colonel Ralph Barnwell
Interviewee: Lt Col Ronald Gibbs
Interviewee: General Sir Philip Christison
Interviewee: Maj Gen H.L. 'Taffy' Davies
Interviewee: General Sir Ouvry Roberts
Interviewee: The Earl Mountbatten of Burma
Interviewee: Nigel Bruce
Interviewee: Lt Col Esther Somerville
Interviewee: Maj Gen Maxwell Dyer
Interviewee: Lt Gen Sir Geoffrey Evans
Interviewee: Air Vice Marshal Stanley Vincent
Interviewee: Charles Jenkins

: Film 73

Barry Norman reviews the new releases, including Don Siegel's Charley Varrick, starring Walter Matthau.
Also a look at some unusual films including the new Russian film Andrei Rublev.


Presenter: Barry Norman
Producer: Patricia Ingram

: Midweek

Including live coverage of the splashdown of Skylab 2 expected at 11.20

Introduced by Ludovic Kennedy together with Nicholas Harman

Vincent Hanna, Tom Mangold, Michael Cockerell and Bill Kerr Elliott are the Midweek correspondents


Presenter: Ludovic Kennedy
Presenter: Nicholas Harman
Correspondent: Vincent Hanna
Correspondent: Tom Mangold
Correspondent: Michael Cockerell
Correspondent: Bill Kerr Elliott
Deputy Editor: Michael Townson
Editor: Peter Pagnamenta

: Late Night News

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