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: For Schools, Colleges

10.23 Let's Look at Wales Age of the Dinosaurs
10.45 You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds, and adults watching with them. Things to Feel with JACQUI MCDONALD


Unknown: Jacqui McDonald
Unknown: Bridie O'Donnell

: Closedown

: Enoc Huws

Serial play
(First shown on BBC Wales)

: News

: Pebble Mill at One

Collectors' Corner with Arthur Negus and a chat with today's Weather-man JACK SCOTT at 1.30


Unknown: Arthur Negus
Unknown: Jack Scott
Editor: Terry Dobson

: Mr Benn

Story and illustration by DAVID MCKEE Told by RAY BROOKS


Unknown: David McKee
Told By: Ray Brooks

: Look, Stranger

The Rose and Thistle Show
Once a year the remote dale of the River Coquet up in the Cheviot Hills between Northumberland and Scotland comes alive for the local shepherds' show.
For the past 17 years, sheep farmer BOBBY DIXON has been its secretary. With his wife Maisie and help from their neighbours from miles around they turn it into the border's big day.
Executive producer BRIDGET WINTER Written and directed by DAVID BEAN
(from the North; first shown on BBC2)


Unknown: Bobby Dixon
Directed By: David Bean

: The Good Life

A new comedy film series about high life below stairs starring the master of the house and the lady of the house The Wrecked Butler
After beating his boss Charles at tennis, Albert tries to jump the net to shake the loser's hand-and breaks a leg. Charles thoughtfully provides him with a super electric wheelchair. Albert speeds around the house in it at a great rate - and nearly speeds himself out of a job!


Albert, the butler: Larry Hagman
Jane, the cook: Donna Mills
Nick: Danny Goldman
Charles,: David Wayne
Grace: Hermione Baddeley

: The Afternoon Programme

Take a new look at the afternoon with Alan Towers and Iris Chapple Guests you may like to meet and some items from television programmes you may have missed-plus Friday's regular features ...
2.55* Exercise the Lazy Way With JOANNA LEWIS
3.0* What's On at the Pictures?
New films on release around the country
3.15* News Headlines
3.17* The Short Story Sheila Hancock tells
The Third Baby's The Easiest by SHIRLEY JACKSON
' Sentimental people keep insisting that women go on to have a third baby because they love babies, and cynical people seem to maintain that a woman with two healthy, active children around the house will do anything for ten quiet days in the hospital.'
3.30* Joyce Hopkirk asks ...
3.45* In the Junk Room with TONY HAWES and his guest Jeffrey Boswall


Unknown: Iris Chapple
Unknown: Joanna Lewis
Unknown: Sheila Hancock
Unknown: Shirley Jackson
Unknown: Joyce Hopkirk
Unknown: Tony Hawes
Unknown: Jeffrey Boswall
Director: Martin L. Bell
Producer: Janet Hoenig

: Play School

A programme for children under 5 The Thrush: written and told by Percy Edwards Presenters
Scriptwriter JUDY WHITFIELD Director PETER CHARLTON Producer ANNE gobev
Executive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE


Told By: Percy Edwards
Unknown: Carol Chell
Pianist: Stan Arnold
Pianist: Bill Le Sage
Double-Bass: Lennie Rush
Designer: Paul Trerise
Scriptwriter: Judy Whitfield
Director: Peter Charlton

: The Mole

Mole and the Umbrella

: Jackanory

with Elaine Delmar and Paul Jones
More Poetry and Songs - about Animals

(Next week: "The Boy from Sula" with John Cairney)


Poet/Singer: Elaine Delmar
Poet/Singer: Paul Jones
Musician: Martin Goldstein
Pictures: Graham Round
Director: Jeremy Swan
Producer: Daphne Jones
Executive Producer: Anna Home

: Lassie's Rescue Rangers

A thrilling new cartoon series starring Lassie, the collie leader of a gang of animals who help the Turner family in their work as forest rangers.
3: Lassie's mission - to rescue Dr Simpson, and bring him home.

: Cabbages and Kings

A comedy series starring
Johnny Ball , Julie Stevens Derek Griffiths
3:American Adventures
...in which, among other things, a tea party in Boston ends up all at sea, and Paul Revere is delayed on the way to a historic declaration.
Scriptwriter johnny BALL Designer PETER mavius
Producer peter ridsdale SCOTT (from Manchester)


Unknown: Johnny Ball
Unknown: Julie Stevens
Unknown: Derek Griffiths
Unknown: Paul Revere

: National News

with Kenneth Kendall ; Weather


Unknown: Kenneth Kendall

: Nationwide

bringing you news and views in your region tonight
(including Regional Weather) Presented by MICHAEL BARRATT FRANK BOUGH , BOB WELLINGS and SUE LAWLEY with Sport on Friday
Jimmy Hill looks ahead to the weekend sporting events.


Presented By: Michael Barratt
Presented By: Frank Bough
Presented By: Bob Wellings
Presented By: Sue Lawley
Unknown: Jimmy Hill

: The Friday Western: Duel at Silver Creek

starring Audie Murphy
Faith Domergue, Stephen McNally Claim jumping and murder are rife in Silver City. Sheriff Lightning Tyrone takes on The Silver Kid as his deputy to the horror of the townspeople who believe he is a killer and responsible for all the troubles. It takes a lot of shooting and riding and fighting for The Kid to prove otherwise.
Director don siegel
This Week's Films: page 9


Unknown: Audie Murphy
Unknown: Stephen McNally
The Silver Kid: Audie Murphy
Opal Lacey: Faith Domergue
Lightning Tyrone: Stephen McNally
Dusty Fargo: Susan Cabot
Rod Lacey: Gerald Mohr
Johnny Sombrero: Eugene Iglesias
Tinhorn Burgess: Lee Marvin

: It's a Knockout

The 1974 inter-town fun and games competition Southport v Wyre
The winner will represent Great Britain in the first heat of the Eurovision Competition to be held at Bouillon, in Belgium, on 2 August.
Introduced from Southport by Eddie Waring and Stuart Hall, Referee Arthur Ellis.
Games from It's a Knockout, 20p, from bookshops


Presenter: Eddie Waring
Presenter: Stuart Hall
Referee: Arthur Ellis
Designer: Stuart Furber
Director: Bill Taylor
Producer: Barney Colehan

: Nine O'Clock News

with Richard Baker and Kenneth Kendall ; Weather


Unknown: Richard Baker
Unknown: Kenneth Kendall

: Fall of Eagles

Michael Bryant , Gayle Hunnicutt Charles Kay , Freddie Jones John Stratton , David Swift in The Appointment by TROY KENNEDY MARTIN
The problem of appointing a new Police Chief, in a State that is controlled by the police, becomes even more complex with the use of double agents. This is one of the hazards that confronts Tsar Nicholas as he attempts to tighten security in St Petersburg after the events of Bloody Sunday 1905.
Series created by JOHN ELLIOT Programme co-ordinator PRUDENCE FITZGERALD
Fall of Eagles, 95p, from bookshops


Unknown: Michael Bryant
Unknown: Gayle Hunnicutt
Unknown: Charles Kay
Unknown: Freddie Jones
Unknown: John Stratton
Unknown: David Swift
Unknown: Troy Kennedy Martin
Unknown: Tsar Nicholas
Unknown: John Elliot
Producer: Stuart Burge
Director: David Cunliffe
Inspector: John Beardmore
Police Sgt: Desmond Cullum Jones
Azeff: Victor Winding
Ratchkowsky: Michael Bryant
Clerk: Arnold Peters
Witte: Freddie Jones
Nicholas: Charles Kay
Hesse: John Stratton
Valet: Michael Cotterill
KokOStOV: David Doddimead
Trepov: David Swift
Colour Sergeant: Paul Haley
Alexandra: Gayle Hunnicutt
Petitioner: Rio Fanning

: Talk-In to Day

Robin Day with his studio guests takes a searching look at an important topical issue and questions a leading personality involved.


Producer: Christopher Capron

: Late Night News

and Weekend Weather
What's On/ Regional News

: Amateur Boxing's Night of the Year

On the eve of the FA Cup Final BBC outside broadcast cameras are at Wembley for tonight's top sporting event.
The Amateur Boxing Association Championship Finals of 1974 Twenty-two of Britain's finest boxers meet tonight in the Wembley arena. Throughout the year they have boxed to win club, division, quarter and semi-final places. Eleven new names are to be added to the already illustrious roll of champions.
HARRY CARPENTER at the ringside brings you the ' pick ' of the bouts.
Television presentation BOB DUNCAN


Unknown: Harry Carpenter
Unknown: Bob Duncan

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