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: For Schools, Colleges

9.38 Science Session: New Uses

10.0 Look and Read (Colour)

10.25-10.45 Science All Around

11.0 Watch! (Colour)

11.18 Going to Work

11.40-11.55 Tout Compris: 2 (Colour)

12.5 pm A Job Worth Doing?
Book 35p: see page 54

: Telewele

Children's magazine
(English transmitters only: first shown on BBC Wales)

: News

: Pebble Mill at One

With BOB LANGLEY, MARIAN FOSTER
DAVID SEYMOUR and DONNY MACLEOD Dog Training the Easy Way with Barbara Woodhouse
Roy Hudd 's music-hall heroes and a chat about today's weather with MICHAEL FISH at 1.30

Contributors

Unknown: Marian Foster
Unknown: David Seymour
Unknown: Donny MacLeod
Unknown: Barbara Woodhouse
Unknown: Roy Hudd

: On the Farm

A flock of sheep and lambs in the mountains of Wales come down to have their coats cut.
Story told by KEITH BARRON

Contributors

Told By: Keith Barron

: For Schools, Colleges

2.2 Music Time: 13

2.25 Television Club

: Interval

: Natural Break

A dip into natural history film with David Attenborough Night Life
The camera can help us see animals like bush babies and vampires in action!
Producer JOHN SPARKS (Bristol)

Contributors

Unknown: David Attenborough
Producer: John Sparks

: Day and Night

The programme that tells the inside stories about police work-and invites the views of the public. Introduced by DAVID SEYMOUR With MIKE DORNAN
Director PHILIP FRANKLIN
Editor BRIAN GIBSON (from Birmingham)

Contributors

Introduced By: David Seymour
Introduced By: With Mike Dornan
Director: Philip Franklin
Editor: Brian Gibson

: Diana

A new comedy series starring in Queen for a Night
Diana throws a party to introduce Norman to Ralph, an aspiring dress designer. But Norma takes an interest in him, and when Norman finds out....

Contributors

Diana Smythe: Diana Rigg
Norman Brodrick: David Sheiner
Norma Brodrick: Barbara Barrie
Howard: Richard B Shull
Marshall: Robert Moore

: Regional News

: Play School

: Jackanory

with Eileen Atkins The Long Winter by LAURA INGALLS WILDER Today: A Daring Journey

Contributors

Unknown: Eileen Atkins
Unknown: Laura Ingalls

: Scooby-Doo

Scooby-Doo Meets Laurel and Hardy: part 1

: Vision On

(Wales: see Variations) Triangles
There's a lot more to a triangle than the ' square on the hypotenuse ...' - in fact once you start looking, there are triangles all over the place and even some that are quite impossible!
Tony Hart , Pat Keysell and SYLVESTER MCCOY as 'EPEP' going backwards in his mirror world. With THE PROF, BURBLES, HUMPHREY UMBRAGE, etc
Designer JOHN BONE Director CLIVE DOIG
Producer PATRICK DOWLING
Send paintings for the ' Gallery to: Vision On. BBCtv, London W12 8QT. Unfortunately we can' return any but a prize is given for each one shown.

Contributors

Unknown: Tony Hart
Unknown: Pat Keysell
Unknown: Sylvester McCoy
Designer: John Bone
Director: Clive Doig
Producer: Patrick Dowling

: National News

with Kenneth Kendall ; Weather

Contributors

Unknown: Kenneth Kendall

: Nationwide

Reporting Scotland -Wales Today -Scene A round Six -Look North - Midlands Today - Look East - South Today - Points West - Spotlight South West bringing you news and views in your region tonight
(including Regional Weather) Presented by MICHAEL BARRATT FRANK BOUGH , BOB WELLINGS and SUE LAWLEY

Contributors

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

: Today at the Commonwealth Games

Outside Broadcast covr erage of today's outstanding events on the fifth day of the Commonwealth Games in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Athletics Finals
DAVID COLEMAN and RON PICKERING report on a great day of competition in the Queen Elizabeth II Stadium.
5,000m; 200m (Men)
800m; 400m Hurdles (Men) 200m; 800m (Women)
20km Walk; High Jump (Men) Long Jump (Men) Javelin (Women)
Boxing: DAVID VINE reports on the quarter-finals.
And news and results of today s other events.
Introduced by Frank Bough
Production team ALAN MOUNCER RICHARD TILLING , FRED VINER Presented by BRIAN VENNER
Editors A. p. WILKINSON and ALAN HART

Contributors

Unknown: David Coleman
Unknown: Ron Pickering
Unknown: David Vine
Introduced By: Frank Bough
Unknown: Alan Mouncer
Unknown: Richard Tilling
Unknown: Fred Viner
Presented By: Brian Venner
Editors: A. P. Wilkinson

: Ali v Frazier

The 12-round eliminator for the world heavyweight boxing championship between Muhammad Ali , ex-world champion, and Joe Frazier , ex-world champion.
By satellite from Madison Square Garden, New York, early today. Commentator HARRY CARPENTER
HENRY COOPER , former British champion who has twice fought Ali, analyses the long-awaited return fight action with JOHN MOTSON.

Contributors

Unknown: Muhammad Ali
Unknown: Joe Frazier
Commentator: Harry Carpenter
Unknown: Henry Cooper
Unknown: John Motson.

: Nine O'Clock News

with Kenneth Kendall and Peter Woods Weather

Contributors

Unknown: Kenneth Kendall
Unknown: Peter Woods

: Shall We Have a King?

(Wales: see Variations)
When the Founding Fathers of America could not agree about the idea of having a president, one said, in despair, ' Shall we have a king? .. Instead, while writing the Constitution they created a unique executive office, but an office which some Americans feel has now become too powerful, the president too much the absolute monarch.
As the second year of President, Nixon's second term begins, and at the end of the worst year in the history of the presidency, Robert MacNeil asks: what should America do now? This two-part debate comes from Independence Hall, Philadelphia, the historic debating chamber where the Constitution was written in 1787. The Writing: Actors playing George Washington , Benjamin Franklin and others, re-enact parts of the Constitutional Convention: how they tried to ensure, for example, that the president's integrity and credibility were above reproach.
The ' He-writing ': Politicians, historians and lawyers discuss with ROBERT MACNEIL if, and if so how, the system needs changing.
Script JOHN LLOYD
Director ALVIN RAKOFF Producer TAM FRY
Editor MICHAEL TOWNSON
Presidential precedents: page 4

Contributors

Unknown: Robert MacNeil
Unknown: George Washington
Unknown: Benjamin Franklin
Unknown: Robert MacNeil
Script: John Lloyd
Director: Alvin Rakoff
Editor: Michael Townson

: Weatherman

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