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: For Schools, Colleges

9.38 Out of the Past
The Mill Owner: David Dale .
10.0 Look and Read The King's Dragon
4: Miss Wood in Danger?
Ann tells Jack Dunbar about the stolen messages. He is not impressed. Meanwhile a frightened Miss Wood decides to leave Hastings. With
Written by RICHARD CARPENTER Producer sue WEEKS
10.25 History 1917-73 Stalin's Revolution
11.0 Watch
Rope and String
11.18 Going to Work
The Poultry Industry
11.40 Physical Science Fluids
12.5 pm A Job Worth Doing? Hotel Management


Unknown: David Dale
Unknown: Jack Dunbar
Unknown: Kenneth Watson
Unknown: Frankie Jordan
Unknown: Sean Flanagan
Unknown: John Quayle
Unknown: Anne Pichon
Unknown: Peter Settelen
Unknown: Charles Collingwood
Unknown: Stuart Fell
Unknown: Jane Carr
Unknown: Derek Griffiths
Written By: Richard Carpenter

: Closedown

: Midday News



Unknown: Barbara Edwards

: Pebble Mill

including Back of the Mill

: Bod

Bod and the Cherry Tree

: For Schools, Colleges

2.14 Corners of France: Village Life

2.32 Merry-go-Round: Keep Up with the Times: 4: Eight Times
Eight-part cartoon series on multiplication.

2.40 TV Club. A Place Like Home: Jackie
by David Cook
A girl who wants to live her life in her own way...


Writer (TV Club): David Cook
Director (TV Club): Peter Jefferies
Jackie: Anne Mannion
Badger man: Milton Johns
Pud: Pauline Quirke
Nick: Eric Deacon
Errol: Herbert Norville
Jimmy: John Fowler

: Closedown

: Pobol y Cwm


: Play School

: Dastardly and Muttley

in their flying machines
A comedy cartoon

: Jackanory: Are All the Giants Dead?: Through the Postern Gate

by Mary Norton
with Dorothy Tutin
Today: Through the Postern Gate


Storyteller: Dorothy Tutin
Author: Mary Norton

: Good Snakes, Bad Snakes

When Sena, a village boy in Sri Lanka, captures a rare snake he is unsure of its value. The only way to find out is to take it to the zoo in Colombo ...
Film cameraman YOUSUF AZIZ
Film recordist DENNIS PANCHEN Film editor BILL SHAPTER
Executive producer ANNA HOME Director PAUL STONE


Unknown: Clive King
Sena: Kapila B Doloswala
Karuna: Irangani Serasinghe
Siyathu: Karunaratne Hangawatte
Leela: Sunila Abeyesekera
Sethan: Piyadasa Gunasekera
Woman in hospital: Shanthi Leakla
Hospital porter G: Ratnapala Perera
Thieves: Somasiri Dehipitaya
Thieves: Mervyn Jayatunga
Policeman: Piyasena Ahangama
Racing-buggy driver: Navanandana Wijosinghe
Elephant keeper: Elson Divithuragama

: Country Search

with Susan King
The Island Where Time Runs Out susAN journeys by Britain's most unusual airline to North Ronald-say, the most northerly of the Orkney Islands. Today, only 14 children live there. Susan lands in a cattle-field to talk to the children and find out from the old people what life was like on this remote and tiny island where the sheep live on seaweed and a fascinating shipwreck has been rediscovered after 200 years.
Film cameraman CHARLES lagus Film editor RICHARD SEEL Producer DAVID TURNBULL

: Evening News

Kenneth Kendall ; Weatherman


Unknown: Kenneth Kendall

: Nationwide goes West

Britain's most popular current affairs programme comes this week from the BBC's Bristol studios, re-fleeting the life of the country in general and the West Country in particular.


Editor: John Gau

: Dad's Army: The Desperate Drive of Corporal Jones

by Jimmy Perry and David Croft
Starring Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier and Clive Dunn

Mainwaring's platoon are sitting in a barn which is the target for some 25-pounders. Only Jones knows of the danger.

Featuring John Laurie as Private Frazer, James Beck as Private Walker, Arnold Ridley as Private Godfrey, Ian Lavender as Private Pike


Writer: Jimmy Perry
Writer/Producer: David Croft
Designer: Paul Joel
Captain Mainwaring: Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson: John Le Mesurier
Lance Corporal Jones: Clive Dunn
Private Frazer: John Laurie
Private Walker: James Beck
Private Godfrey: Arnold Ridley
Private Pike: Ian Lavender
ARP Warden: Bill Pertwee
Vicar: Frank Williams
Verger: Edward Sinclair
Colonel: Robert Raglan
Signals Private: Larry Martyn
Artillery Officer: James Taylor

: The Waltons

A film series about a warm-hearted family of pioneer stock, starring
The Fledgling
Just when John-Boy is beginning to think his prospects are poor, an incredible opportunity occurs - but there's an insurmountable obstacle.


John-Boy: Richard Thomas
Olivia Walton: Michael Learned
John Walton: Ralph Waite
Grandpa: Will Geer
Grandma: Ellen Corby

: Warship

Derek Godfrey , Robert Morris with Prunella Ransome , Andrew Burt Wei Wei Wong
Girl from the Sea by MICHAEL J. BIRD
' She's sticking to her story - she fell into the harbour and was swept away.'


Unknown: Derek Godfrey
Unknown: Robert Morris
Unknown: Prunella Ransome
Unknown: Andrew Burt
Unknown: Wei Wei Wong
Unknown: Michael J. Bird
Editor: Ian MacKintosh
Designer: Judy Steele
Director: Michael E. Briant
Captain Holt: Derek Godfrey
Lt-Cdr Napier: Robert Morris
Zoe Carter: Prunella Ransome
Lt Peek: Andrew Burt
Lily Tan WEI: Wei Wong
Henry WitZel: Morris Perry
Louise WitZel: Maggie Riley
MAA Burnett: Frank Jarvis
LMA Milner: Colln Rix
Lt-Cdr Lane: Anthony Gardner
Insp Fielding: Prentis Hancock
Government official,: Norman Atkyns
Lily Tan's group: Chris Allen Sound
MC: Vincent Wong

: Nine O'Clock News

with Kenneth Kendall and the BBC's reporters and correspondents around the world Weather


Unknown: Kenneth Kendall

: Fathers and Families

Six plays by JOHN HOPKINS Nothing to Lose with Dinsdale Landen
T. P. McKenna Jane Hylton
Louise Matthews 's abrupt arrival at the Malorys' home late one night brings news which upsets the whole household.
Script editor RICHARD BROKE Lighting DAVE SYDENHAM Designer DON HOMFRAY Producer MARK SHIVAS in association with STELLA RICtlMAN Director


Unknown: Dinsdale Landen
Unknown: T. P. McKenna
Unknown: Jane Hylton
Unknown: Louise Matthews
Unknown: Dave Sydenham
Designer: Don Homfray
Producer: Mark Shivas
Unknown: Christopher Morahan
John Malory: Dinsdale Landen
Sarah Malory: Dorothy Bromiley
Amanda Malory: Janine Kaufman
Louise Matthews: Jane Hylton
Charlotte: Debbie Wheeler
Phillipa: Vaune Craig-Raymond
Claudette: Nicola Blackman
Tim: Christopher Douglas
Clare Cotterill: Anna Carteret
Joanne Malory: Louise Hall-Taylor
Charles Matthews: T P McKenna
Maria: Ruth Maltby

: Tonight: Castro's Cuba

A rare look at Cuba and its people 18 years after Castro's revolution. In this film report, which includes an interview with Vice-President Carlos Rafael Rodriguez, Denis Tuohy examines the Cubans' attitude to their country's role in the Angola war and looks at the possibility of better relations with the United States.
Including News Headlines


Interviewee: Carlos Rafael Rodriguez
Presenter: Denis Tuohy

: The Education Debate

A series of ten programmes
4: The Question of Selection (part 2)
STUART MACLURE'S proposition that our schools are concerned with equality to the detriment of other educational objectives is discussed by ANNE JONES , a headmistress, and by DAME MARGARET MILES and HARRY RÉE-former headteachers.
(The Question of Education: a televised debate on Thursday, BBC2, 9.30 pm)


Unknown: Anne Jones
Producer: Roger Owen

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