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: For Schools, Colleges

9.15 Colour
Engineering Craft Studies
9.38 Science All Around
10.0 Science Session: New Uses
10.23 Hwnt ae Yma: Dwr (not Scotland and N Ireland) (Here and There. BBC Wales)

: You and Me: Wheels

For four- and five-year-olds, and adults watching with them.

: For Schools, Colleges

11.0 Maths Workshop: Stage 1
11.23 Colour
Words and Pictures: 14
11.40 British Social History
12.5 Colour Reportage: 14 Books 50p each: see page 50

: Nai Zindagi Naya Jeevan

(Northern Ireland: see Variations)

: News

: Pebble Mill at One

DAVID SEYMOUR and DONNY MACLEOD Family advice with Claire Rayner and a chat with today's
Weatherman MICHAEL FISH at 1.30


Unknown: Marian Foster
Unknown: David Seymour
Unknown: Donny MacLeod
Unknown: Claire Rayner

: For Schools, Colleges

2.2 Watch!: Water t

: New Horizons t

(Scotland: see Variations)

: Take Another Look

at Meats with a Difference
In its continual struggle for survival, nature has devised ingenious and amazing ways of acquiring food.


Narrator: Eric Thompson
Producer: Peter Riding

: Petticoat Junction

Bea Benaderet as Kate Bradley Edgar Buchanan as Uncle Joe Lori Saunders as Bobbie Jo Bobbie Jo's Sorority
A very proud and delighted Bobbie Jo is recommended for membership of the High School sorority. But the initiation test seems impossible - she must get a date with Stonewall Jackson , a boy who is only interested in athletics.


Unknown: Kate Bradley
Unknown: Edgar Buchanan
Unknown: Stonewall Jackson

: The Governor and J.J.

starring Dan Dailey as State Governor Drinkwater
Julie Sommars as his daughter, J.J. with guest star Alexis Smith Once Upon a War
The Governor receives a visit from a woman whom he knew in London during World War II. The trouble is-he doesn' remember her at all!


Unknown: Dan Dailey
Unknown: Julie Sommars
Unknown: Alexis Smith

: Regional News

: Play School

: Deputy Dawg

Bad Luck Day and Little Red Fool House

: Jackanory

Alex Marshall and Ray Brooks present more stories and poems written by Jackanory viewers
Today: Past, Present and Future


Unknown: Alex Marshall
Unknown: Ray Brooks
Written By: Jackanory Viewers

: The Ghost Who Couldn't

(Wales: see Variations) by MICHAEL BARTLETT
How was Sylvia going to turn her wicked uncle into a good one? It seemed an impossible task, until one day Sylvia had a visitor - who came through the wall ...
Executive producer ANNA HOME


Unknown: Michael Bartlett
Designer: Paul Munting
Director: John Prowse
Producer: Anna Home
The Wicked Uncle: Bill Fraser
Sylvia: Suzannah Williams
The Ghost: Jonathan Cecil

: The Monkees: Picture Frame

The boys are tricked into robbery but are saved by their childhood innocence.

: National News

with Richard Whitmore Weather


Unknown: Richard Whitmore

: Nationwide

Reporting Scotland - Wales Today - Scene Around 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


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

: Search Control

(Wales: see Variations) A film series starring Hugh O'Brian
Tony Franciosa , Doug McClure as three electronic space-age agents ready for action - anytime - anywhere
Hugh O'Brian as Lockwood in Countdown to Panic
An underwater research experiment goes disastrously wrong and threatens the country with a major epidemic-unless Lockwood can find the man who is the source of the deadly virus infection.


Unknown: Hugh O'Brian
Unknown: Tony Franciosa
Unknown: Doug McClure
Unknown: Hugh O'Brian
Cameron: Burgess Meredith
Cmdr Parker: Ed Nelson
Beth Parker: Anne Francis
Matthew Linden: Robert Webber
Charles Hall: Jack Ging
Harris: Tom Hallick
Miss James: Pamela Jones
Avery: Fred Downs

: The Liver Birds

A comedy series starring Polly James as Beryl Nerys Hughes as Sandra in Girl Saturday by CARLA LANE with John Nettles as Paul Beryl has to collect her new spectacles - but will the sight of them make Robert disappear?
Script editor JOHN CHAPMAN Director RAY BUTT


Unknown: Polly James
Unknown: Beryl Nerys Hughes
Unknown: John Nettles
Unknown: Paul Beryl
Editor: John Chapman
Director: Ray Butt
Robert: Jonathan Lynn
Mrs Hennessey: Sheila Fay
Receptionist: Jeanne Mockford
Man: John Rudling
Optician: John Dunbar

: Barlow

starring Stratford Johns as Det-Chief Supt Barlow in Plunder by ARNOLD YARROW with Neil Stacy as A. G. Fenton and Norman Comer as Det-Sgt Rees
Even on holiday in Italy Barlow manages to combine business with pleasure - which accounts for his knowledge of and interest in Etruscan art.


Unknown: Det-Chief Supt Barlow
Unknown: Arnold Yarrow
Unknown: Neil Stacy
Unknown: A. G. Fenton
Unknown: Norman Comer
Unknown: Det-Sgt Rees
Editor: Hugo Martin
Designer: Anthony Snoaden
Producer: Keith Williams
Director: Michael Hayes
Meryl: Lois Baxter
Guido Foletti: Neville Jason
Proviero: Derek Smith
John Lacey: Michael Baxter
Tom Vasari: Terence Conoley
Marco Cervini: Girolamo Marzano

: Nine O'Clock News

with Richard Baker and Richard Whitmore Weather


Unknown: Richard Baker
Unknown: Richard Whitmore

: The Last Lighthouse

'... after this rock there's nothing for 3,000 miles'
An inside view of life on the Bishop Rock Lighthouse.
Perched on a tiny outcrop of rock at the edge of the Atlantic, ' the Bishop ' has something special about it for the Trinity House officers who man Britain's light-houses. It's the last lighthouse for westward-bound ships, and the last lighthouse still operating almost as it did under Queen Victoria's patronage.
Soon, it may be replaced by an automated light, but in tonight's programme Tony Parker talks with the men who still maintain their lonely vigil in the ' Ships' Graveyard,' off the Isles of Scilly.
Film cameraman HENRY FARRAR Film editor JONATHAN gili Director DAVID GERRARD Producer PAUL BONNER


Talks: Tony Parker
Unknown: Henry Farrar
Editor: Jonathan Gili
Director: David Gerrard
Producer: Paul Bonner

: Erroll Garner

with his trio: Jose Mangual, Ernest McCarty and Jimmie Smith

Erroll Garner, one of America's top jazz pianists, rounds off this evening's viewing on BBC1 in his own exemplary style.


Pianist: Erroll Garner
Percussionist: Jose Mangual
Bassist: Ernest McCarty
Percussionist: Jimmie Smith
Sound: Len Shorey
Producer: Michael Hurll

: Weatherman

: Closedown

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