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: Open University

7.5 Plant and Animal Breeding

7.30 The Earth's History

(UHF only)

: Closedown

: Midday News

Weather Barbara EDWARDS
Preview: page 17


Unknown: Barbara Edwards

: Pebble Mill

The ' live' - and lively - lunchtime magazine programme with the accent on informality returns for its fourth season from the entrance hall of the BBC Broadcasting Centre in Birmingham.
Bob Langley, Donny MacLeod David Seymour Marian Foster and Jan Leeming present the activities, music, personalities and talking-points of the day including New Lives for Old
... the Pebble Mill plan for families of the future.


Unknown: Donny MacLeod
Unknown: David Seymour
Unknown: Marian Foster
Unknown: Jan Leeming
Editor: Terry Dobson

: Trumpton: Cuthbert's Morning Off



Animation: Bura and Hardwick

: Closedown

: Play School

Story: Peter's Chair written and illustrated by EZRA JACK KEATS Presenters
Carol Leader, Stuart McGugan


Leader: Stuart McGugan

: Go with Noakes

John Noakes of Blue Peter sails away to The Guernsey Handicap
'It was Bob Fisher who suggested we went to race in the Channel Islands. "Great yachting there," he said - "fresh winds, strong tides, lots of nasty rocks and currents, and after all it's your boat we're taking".'
BBC Manchester


Presenter: John Noakes
Unknown: Bob Fisher
Producer: David Brown
Director: Daniel Wolf

: Play Away

starring Brian Cant with Toni Arthur , Carol Chell David Wood , Jonathan Cohen Spike Heatley , Alan Rushton
It's the sporting life today for Brian and Co when they join some physical education students at their college in Dartford, Kent.


Unknown: Brian Cant
Unknown: Toni Arthur
Unknown: Carol Chell
Unknown: David Wood
Unknown: Jonathan Cohen
Unknown: Spike Heatley
Unknown: Alan Rushton
Director: Peter Charlton
Producer: Ann Reay

: Evening News

with Peter Woods ; Weatherman


Unknown: Peter Woods

: Nationwide Yacht Race

At the start of a special week of programmes from the BBC's Southampton studios, Nationwide cameras at sea and in the air bring exciting, live coverage of a three-day yacht race across the Channel. Eight 70-foot ketches belonging to the Ocean Youth Club, and representing BBC regions, are competing. Frank Bough reports on the start from the Royal Yacht Squadron at Cowes. Preceded by Your Region Tonight
(Regional details as Tues)


Unknown: Frank Bough
Director: Bob Marsland
Producer: Ronald Neil
Editor: John Gau

: Some Mothers do'Ave'Em

Written by RAYMOND ALLEN starring Designer


Written By: Raymond Allen
Unknown: Bryan Ellis
Producer: Michael Mills
Frank: Michael Crawford
Betty: With Michele Dotricc
Mrs Fisher: Jane Hylton
Mr Lewis: George Baker
Mr Conway: Joe Dunlop
Rigby: John Ringham
Linda: Linda Hayden
Jackson: James Wardroper

: Angels: Solo

by Leslie Duxbury.
A series in 16 episodes.
starring Julie Dawn Cole with Avis Bunnage, Patricia Denys.

Jo's on her first day alone as a community nurse ... two comparatively simple cases of continuing treatment for injuries. But there's not only the physical side of nursing ...

(BBC Birmingham)
(Book (same title), 50p from bookshops)


Writer: Leslie Duxbury
Adviser: Christine Green, SRN, HV
Designer: David Crozier
Producer: Ron Craddock
Director: Christopher Barry
Jo Longhurst: Julie Dawn Cole
Sister Norton: Avis Bunnage
Sister Aitken: Patricia Denys
Mrs Baxter: June Ellis
Mr Anderson: Nat Jackley
Marilyn Crawford: Elissa Derwent
Keith Crawford: Brian Godfrey
Julie Crawford: Liza Moss
Old lady: Margie Young
Man in car: Alan Gerrard
Youth: Jacob Noel

: Panorama

Reporting on the stories that matter and asking the questions that need to be asked.
Introduced by David Dimbleby
The Panorama correspondents at home and abroad are MICHAEL CHARLTON


Introduced By: David Dimbleby
Unknown: Michael Charlton
Unknown: Michael Cockerell
Unknown: Richard Lindley
Unknown: Tom Mangold
Editor: David Harrison
Editor: Peter Pagnamenta

: Nine O'Clock News

with Peter Woods ; Weather


Unknown: Peter Woods

: Dirk Bogarde in The Mind Benders

A season of films starring the internationally acclaimed British actor.
Tonight also starring
Mary Ure , John Clements with Michael Bryant , Wendy Craig After an Oxford physiologist commits suicide an investigating security officer discovers that the dead man has been experimenting with a technique known as Isolation - suspending a man in a water-tank for hours at a time to deprive him of all sensation of the world outside.
(Black and white). Films: page 14


Dr Henry Longman: Dirk Bogarde
Oonagh Longman: Mary Ure
Major Hall: John Clements
Dr Tate: Michael Bryant
Annabelle: Wendy Craig
Prof Sharpey: Harold Goldblatt
Calder: Geoffrey Keen
Norman: Terry Palmer
Aubrey: Norman Bird

: The War Lords

The last of six programmes in which A. J. P. Taylor talks about the great leaders of the Second World War.
War Lords Anonymous
Japan, uniquely among the great powers of the Second World War, had no War Lord. Even Emperor Hirohito, in theory absolute, always accepted the unanimous recommendations of his Imperial Council. ' It's an extraordinary story,' says A. J. p. TAYLOR. It wasn't that the Generals ruled, it wasn't that the Admirals ruled, or the Ministers -it was the unknown, anonymous assassin who really determined policy.'
A. J. P. Taylor traces the history of Japan in this century. He tells how Japan tried to create its own Empire in Asia. And he explains why the Japanese decided to attack the American Fleet in Pearl Harbour and go to war. ' I fear,' said Admiral Yamamoto, ' that we have only awakened a sleeping giant and his reaction will be terrible.'


Talks: A. J. P. Taylor
Producer: Edward Mirzoefr

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