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: For Schools, Colleges

9.30 Economics of the Real World: 4: Fine Tuning
What are the effects of Governments' failure to avoid Stop-Go on two of the British Economy's vital industries - motor cars and machine tools?
Book 45p: see page 82

10.0 Look and Read: Where is Tom?

10.23-10.43 Let's Look at Wales: Cardigan Bay
BBC Wales

11.0 A Job Worth Doing?: Law and Order

11.27-11.47 Scene: Sent Away from Home

12.0 Engineering Craft Studies: Heat Treatment


Producer (Let's Look at Wales): Wynne Lloyd

: Interval

: Fy Mwyn Gyfeillion

Welsh Folk Songs

: News

: Pebble Mill at One

with Marian Foster, David Seymour and Donny MacLeod and The Border March with Bob Langley; Collectors' Corner with Arthur Negus and a chat with today's Weatherman Keith Best at 1.30


Presenter: Marian Foster
Presenter: David Seymour
Presenter: Donny MacLeod
Presenter (The Border March): Bob Langley
Expert (Collectors' Corner): Arthur Negus
Weatherman: Keith Best
Editor: Terry Dobson

: Joe: Joe and the Painter

Story by Alison Prince


Writer: Alison Prince
Illustrator: Joan Hickson
Director: Michael Grafton Robinson

: For Schools, Colleges

2.2 Twentieth-Century Focus: The Fashion World

2.25 People of Many Lands: Northern India: The Himalayas: Kulu

: Racing from Newbury

3.0 Dick Dawson Stakes (Nursery Handicap) (1 mile Round Course)
3.30 Wyld Court and Tom Masson Trophy Hurdle Race (2 miles)


Commentator: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentator: Clive Graham
Interviewer: Julian Wilson
TV Presentation: Dennis Monger

: Interval

: A Funny Thing

Sam Costa with more memories and anecdotes from his life in show business.


Presenter: Sam Costa
Producer: John Longley

: Play School

A programme for children under S

: Clangers: Goods

by Oliver Postgate
The Clangers suffer from a shortage of consumer goods, but they prefer life that way.
Film by Smallfilms


Puppets and settings: Peter Firmin
Music: Vernon Elliott

: Jackanory: Hayseed and Company: A Hard Bargain

by Ray Pope
Adapted and directed by Jeremy Swan
with Alfred Lynch
Today: A Hard Bargain
(Next week: 'Pippi Goes Aboard' with Patricia Routledge)


Author: Ray Pope
Adapted by/Director: Jeremy Swan
Pictures: Gavin Rowe
Producer: Angela Beeching
Executive Producer: Anna Home
Storyteller: Alfred Lynch

: The Record Breakers

Introduced by Roy Castle with Ross and Norris McWhirter and Dilys Morgan who discover the fastest - slowest - strongest - highest - toughest - anyone or anything that claims to be a record breaker.
New records will be attempted. Existing records may be broken. Famous old records will be reconstructed. This week's special guest Wally Herbert, leader of the British Trans-Arctic Expedition.


Presenter: Roy Castle
Presenter: Ross McWhirter
Presenter: Norris McWhirter
Presenter: Dilys Morgan
Guest: Wally Herbert
Designer: Tony Snoaden
Producer: Alan Russell

: Crystal Tipps and Alistair


Story/Design: Hilary Hayton
Story/Design: Graham McCallum
Producer: Michael Grafton Robinson

: National News

with Robert Dougall


Newsreader: Robert Dougall

: Nationwide

Bringing you news and views in your region tonight (including Regional Weather)
Presented by Michael Barratt, Frank Bough and Bob Wellings
with Sport on Friday
Jimmy Hill looks ahead to the weekend and spotlights the major sporting events.

(Regional details as Monday)


Presenter: Michael Barratt
Presenter: Frank Bough
Presenter: Bob Wellings
Presenter (Sport on Friday): Jimmy Hill
Editor: Michael Bunce

: The Friday Western: Red Mountain

[Starring] Alan Ladd, Lizabeth Scott, Arthur Kennedy, John Ireland

Colorado territory: 1865. The American Civil War is drawing to a close. But on both sides hatred dies hard. Two men and a woman are caught up in these lawless days of murder and greed. Divided among themselves they face a common enemy: a gang of guerrilla raiders - led by the dreaded General Quantrell.
This Week's Films: page 11


Director: William Dieterle
Brett Sherwood: Alan Ladd
Chris: Lizabeth Scott
Lane Waldron: Arthur Kennedy
General Quantrell: John Ireland
Skee: Jeff Corey

: International Gymnastics: The 9th Women's European Championships

The first major international gymnastic competition ever to be staged in Great Britain brings to the Empire Pool at Wembley over 40 of the world's leading women gymnasts, including Russia's entry of Ludmila Toureshcheva (the reigning World, Olympic and European Champion) and Olga Korbut.
Introduced by David Vine
(Organised by the BAGA in association with The Sunday Times)
Hard graft: page 15


Commentator: Alan Weeks
Commentator: Ron Pickering
Presenter: David Vine
Associate Director: Paul Lang
Produced for television by: Alan Mouncer

: Nine O'Clock News

with Robert Dougall and Peter Woods; Weather


Newsreader: Robert Dougall
Newsreader: Peter Woods

: Danger - Take Two a Day

The second programme of a two-part investigation by Christopher Brasher into the safety of drugs. After the Thalidomide disaster, many countries, including Britain, set up medical committees to monitor the safety of drugs. But the drug companies still persist with massive promotional campaigns aimed at the medical profession. And we, the patients, often compound this pressure by insisting our doctors 'give us something.' And yet there is no such thing as a safe drug. There have been, and indeed still are, drugs responsible for massive disasters.


Presenter/Producer: Christopher Brasher
Producer: Mick Jackson

: Talk-In to Day

Whoever Robin Day's guests are tonight, you can rely on the Talk-In to produce challenging and critical arguments on an important topic of today.


Presenter: Robin Day
Producer: Christopher Capron

: International Gymnastics: The 9th Women's European Championships

David Vine introduces highlights of the dramatic closing stages of this competition which earlier this evening decided the title of Champion of Europe.


Presenter: David Vine

: Late Night News

and Weekend Weather

: Escape to Mindanao

A season of feature films made for television.
Tonight starring George Maharis, Nehemiah Persoff

The Philippines: World War II. Two American soldiers escape from a Japanese prison camp. Destination: Mindanao.


Director: Don McDougall
Joe Walden: George Maharis
Capt Kramer: Nehemiah Persoff
Anne: Willi Koopman
Lt Takahashi: James Shigeta
Lt Parang: Ronald Remy
Sokuri: Vic Diaz
Captain Aquino: Eddie Arenas
Zairin: Gil de Leon

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