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: For Schools, Colleges

9.38 Countdown
Not so much a number ...
10.0 Colour Merry-go-Round
The Living River: the life-cycle of a river and its creatures through the seasons - a natural history film adapted from Web of Life. Commentary by GARY WATSON Adapted by BRUCE JAMSON
10.23 Maths Workshop: Stage 1 Round-up 2


Commentary By: Gary Watson
Adapted By: Bruce Jamson

: You and Me: Jim's Vegetables

Introduced by David Ashton.
Book (same title), 20p, from bookshops


Presenter: David Ashton
Puppets: Alan Platt
Animation: Bura and Hardwick
Director: Andy Walker
Producer: Barbara Parker

: For Schools, Colleges

11.0 British Social History Goods and Chattels
11.22 Music Time: 21
11.45 Colour New Horizons
Women at Work - ' What did you do in the Great War, Mummy? ' The World Wars brought more than death and destruction; for millions of women they meant liberation.


Producer: Tony Mathews

: Interval

: Anno Domini

: News



Unknown: Barbara Edwards

: Pebble Mill

with Bob Langley , Marian Foster and David Seymour live from the entrance hall of the BBC Broadcasting Centre in Birmingham, including Thring's Things in which Professor Thring shows you his hopes and inventions for a better tomorrow.


Unknown: Bob Langley
Unknown: Marian Foster
Unknown: David Seymour
Editor: Terry Dobson

: Mary, Mungo and Midge: Printing


Music: Johnny Pearson

: Closedown

: For Schools, Colleges

Quatre Coins de la France La Vie a la Mer

: Closedown

: Play School

A programme for children under 5

: The Clangers: The Seed

by Oliver Postgate.
A garden can sometimes grow too well.
Film by SmallFilms


Writer/narrator: Oliver Postgate
Puppets and settings: Peter Firmin
Music: Vernon Elliott

: Jackanory

with Andrew Ray
Fairy Tales and Stories of Hans Andersen
Translated by ERIK HANGAARD
Princes who turn into swans, a very ambitious shadow, a pair of magic galoshes and a well-known ugly duckling. These are some of the things you can hear about in this week's stories.
Today: The Wild Swans


Unknown: Andrew Ray
Stories Of: Hans Andersen
Translated By: Erik Hangaard

: Blue Peter

with John Noakes
Peter Purves , Lesley Judd
Assistant editor ROSEMARY GILL Editor BIDDY BAXTER


Unknown: John Noakes
Unknown: Peter Purves
Unknown: Lesley Judd
Producer: John Adcock
Editor: Biddy Baxter

: Hong Kong Phooey

A new series of comedy cartoons The Penthouse Burglaries
A well-trained gorilla is Hong Kong Phooey's adversary - and Spot is his rescuer.

: Magic Roundabout

English version written and told by Eric Thompson.


Created by: Serge Danot
Writer/Narrator: Eric Thompson

: National News

with Peter Woods ; Weatherman


Unknown: Peter Woods

: Nationwide

News, interviews and analysis from your region tonight - including local weather

Presented by Michael Barratt, Frank Bough, Bob Wellings, Brian Widlake, Sue Lawley and Susanne Hall


Presenter: Michael Barratt
Presenter: Frank Bough
Presenter: Bob Wellings
Presenter: Brian Widlake
Presenter: Sue Lawley
Presenter: Susanne Hall
Reporter: Bernard Falk
Reporter: James Hogg
Reporter: Christopher Rainbow
Reporter: Patrick Stenson
Reporter: Philip Tibenham
Reporter: Martin Young
Editor: Stuart Wilkinson

: Z Cars

Distance by P. J. HAMMOND starring
James Ellis , John Collin
Ian Cullen , Douglas Fielding
Joe Skinner fancies a bird. She seems to fancy him. So why is he investigating her background?


Unknown: P. J. Hammond
Unknown: James Ellis
Unknown: John Collin
Unknown: Ian Cullen
Unknown: Joe Skinner
Editor: Graham Williams
Designer: Christine Ruscoe
Producer: Roderick Graham
Director: Michael Hayes
DC Skinner: Ian Cullen
PC QUilley: Douglas Fielding
Det-Sgt Haggar: John Collin
Joanne Hurst: Lois Baxter
Roy Hurst: Ralph Bates
Insp Lynch: James Ellis
Irene: Lynda Bellingham
DC: Anthony Bailey

: Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?

Written by DICK CLEMENT and IAN LA FRENAIS starring
The Great Race
The spirit is willing but the legs are weak, as Bob and Terry discover when they challenge each other to a cross-country cycle race.
Book (same title) 50p, from bookshops


Written By: Dick Clement
Written By: Ian La Frenais
Designer: Tim Gleeson
Producer: Bernard Thompson
Terry: James Bolam
Bob: Rodney Bewes
Audrey: Sheila Fearn
Station-Master: Bert Palmer
Lorry driver: Roy Pattison
Gloria: Lorna Wilde
Barmaid: Patti Dalton
Picnicker: Roger Bourne
Boys: Sean Flanagan
Boys: Clive Warwick

: Panorama

The stories of the week brought to you by the Panorama reporting team of Richard Kershaw
Richard Lindley , Robert MacNeil Julian Pettifer , Denis Tuohy
Television's window on our world is presented by David Dimbleby


Unknown: Richard Kershaw
Unknown: Richard Lindley
Unknown: Robert MacNeil
Unknown: Julian Pettifer
Unknown: Denis Tuohy
Presented By: David Dimbleby
Editor: Frank Smtth

: Nine O'Clock News

with Kenneth Kendall and Peter Woods ; Weather


Unknown: Kenneth Kendall
Unknown: Peter Woods

: Kojak

starring Telly Savalas as Police Lieutenant Theo Kojak a tough cop with a tough job in a tough town-New York.


Unknown: Lieutenant Theo Kojak

: Churchill's People: 17: The Agreement of the People

by Don Taylor.
A set of 26 plays based on passages from Winston S. Churchill's "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples"

"Cromwell and his colleagues were familiar with the extremists' demands ... promoted by John Lilburne ... Cromwell again quelled a mutiny in person, and by his orders Trooper William Thomson, a follower of Lilburne, was shot in an Oxfordshire churchyard."
(Winston Churchill)



Author: Winston S. Churchill
Writer/Director: Don Taylor
Devised By: Brian Rawlinson
Script Editor/Producer: Gerald Savory
Costume Designer: John Bloomfield
Sound: Brian Hiles
Designer: Tim Harvey
Cromwell: Bernard Hepton
Sir Thomas Fairfax: Charles Kay
Col John Hewson: John Woodvine
John Church: Tony Selby
Cornet Henry Denne: Jack Shepherd
Major White: Robin Ellis
First Corporal: Michael Halsey
First Trooper: Michael Brodie
Second Trooper: Derek Lamden
Col Adrian Scroope: Raymond Adamson
Col Thomas Harrison: Peter Clay
Col John Okey: John Malcolm
Surgeon: Ralph Arliss
Tpr John Cantloe: Oliver Smith
Muster Corporal: Ken Kitson
Tpr John Watkinson: Graham Faulkener
QM Miles Sindercombe: Greg Hicks
Cpl Thomas Perkins: John White
Tpr Anthony Sedley: Frederick Marks
Tpr Thomas Atkins: Lance Aston
Tpr William Doegood: Andrew McCulloch
Tpr John Bishop: Tom Marshall
Cornet James Thompson: Timothy Vaughan
Tpr John Roper: Oliver Cotton
Tpr John Steel: Peter Armitage
Tpr Matthew Brown: Christopher Cregan
Voice: Geoffrey Beevers

: Choices for Tomorrow

Ten views on the environment 3: The Menu by MICHAEL ALLABY
Today we import over haLf our food. In the 18th century we were self-sufficient and we took more care of the land. How can we do it again?
11.28 Weatherman/Regional News


Unknown: Michael Allaby
Producer: Michael Garrod

: Closedown

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