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: For Schools, Colleges

9.15 Engineering Craft Studies
Friction in Engineering
9.38 It's Maths!
7: Flat Shapes
10.0 TV Club
My Way
10.23 Music Time

: You and Me: Our Doctor

You and Me Book 2, 50p, from bookshops

: For Schools, Colleges

11.0 British Social History Into the Motor Age
11.23 Words and Pictures The Magic Fish
11.40 Biology
Microbes and Man
12.5 pm Kontakte
14: Konnten Sie mir bitte helfenT . Complementary radio programme today, 6.30 pm, R3.


Unknown: Konnten Sie

: Closedown

: Midday News


: Pebble Mill

including Grace and Flavour with Michael Smith


Unknown: Michael Smith

: Mister Men

Mr Impossible and Mr Small (RpQ

: For Schools, Colleges

2.1 Watch. Hibernation
2.18 Science All Around Streamlining
2.40 Focus on Work
4: Member of the Union

: Closedown

: Play School

Story: Charley, Charlotte and the Golden Canary
Written and illustrated by CHARLES KEEPING Presenters
Julie Stevens , David Hargreaves


Illustrated By: Charles Keeping
Unknown: Julie Stevens
Unknown: David Hargreaves

: Touche Turtle

Touché and Dum Dum answer the cries for help in their own inimitable way.


Unknown: Dum Dum

: Jackanory'

with Jane Asher
The Farthest-Away Mountain by LYNNE REID BANKS Today: Graw


Unknown: Jane Asher
Unknown: Lynne Reid

: Screen Test

Michael Rodd introduces extracts from Swiss Family Robinson Jack the Giant Killer and Danny, The Dragon to test the observation of contestants from ST SIMON STOCK SCHOOL, Maidstone, and CHATHAM HOUSE GRAMMAR school, Ramsgate.
There is also another top entry from the Young Film-makers' Competition.
Directed by PAUL LOOSLEY Produced by john BUTTERY BBC Manchester


Introduces: Michael Rodd
Unknown: Robinson Jack
Unknown: St Simon
Directed By: Paul Loosley
Produced By: John Buttery

: A Traveller in Time

by ALISON UTTLEY dramatised in five parts by DIANA DE VERE COLE 5: The Ribbon
The plot to save the Queen of Scots is in jeopardy. Penelope is desperate at the thought of leaving Thackers without knowing the fate of the Babingtons.
Costume designer IAN ADLEY Photography JOHN WALKER Designer WALTER MILLER
Executive producer ANNA HOME Director DOROTHEA BROOKING


Unknown: Alison Uttley
Designer: Ian Adley
Unknown: John Walker
Designer: Walter Miller
Director: Dorothea Brooking
Penelope: Sophie Thompson
Aunt Tissie/Dame Cicely: Elizabeth Bradley
Uncle Barnabas: Gerald James
Francis Babington: Simon Gipps-Kent
Taibitha: ,sarah Benfield
Tom Snowball: Michael Greatorex
Jude: Louis Hammond
Adam Deedick: Graham Rigby
Anthony Babington: Charles Rogers
Mistress Babington: Mary Maude
Mary, Queen of Scots: Heather Chasen
Seton: Gillian Maude
Dick Woodiwiss: Derrickgilbert
Will Jessup: Antony Linford

: Evening News

with Kenneth Kendall Weatherman


Unknown: Kenneth Kendall

: Nationwide

Presenting the British scene to the British people.
FRANK BOUGH, SUE LAWLEY, VALERIE SINGLETON , JOHN STAPLETON and BOB WELLINGS are the team that mix together coverage of topical events, investigative reports, plus features and films for your tea-time viewing.


Unknown: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: John Stapleton
Unknown: Bob Wellings

: Sykes

starring Eric Sykes
Hattie Jacques , Deryck Guyler with Joy Harington
Joan Sims , Michael Greenwood
Written by ERIC SYKES


Unknown: Eric Sykes
Unknown: Hattie Jacques
Unknown: Deryck Guyler
Unknown: Joy Harington
Unknown: Joan Sims
Unknown: Michael Greenwood
Written By: Eric Sykes
Designer: Antony Thorpe
Produced By: Roger Race

: Wednesday Film: Hell in the Pacific

At the height of the battle for the Pacific, two castaways come face-to-face on an uninhabited atoll - an American pilot and a Japanese naval officer. Suddenly, their war has become a conflict between two men struggling for survival.
Directed by JOHN BOORMAN. Films: p 10


Directed By: John Boorman.
the us marine: Lee Marvin
the naval officer: Toshiro Mifune

: Nine O'Clock News

with Kenneth Kendall ; Weather


Unknown: Kenneth Kendall

: I Didn't Know You Cared

A Bleak Day
Good news for Carter Brandon , and Mr Brandon kicks over the traces.
Film cameraman JOHN BAKER Designer ANDY DIMOND


Written By: Peter Tinniswood
Unknown: Carter Brandon
Unknown: Mr Brandon
Music: Ronnie Hazlehurst
Unknown: John Baker
Designer: Andy Dimond
Producer: Bernard Thompson
Uncle Mort: Robin Bailey
Mr Brandon: John Comer
Mrs Brandon: Liz Smith
Carter Brandon: Keith Drinkel
Pat with: Liz Goulding
Mrs Partington: Vanda Godsell
Uncle Stavely: Bert Palmer
Linda Preston: Deirdre Costello
Sid Skelhorn: Bobby Pattinson
Louis St John: Paul Barber
Baby: Natalie Maslen

: Sportsnight

Introduced by Harry Carpenter
The 1978 European Figure Skating Championships from Strasbourg featuring The Pairs
Commentator ALAN WEEKS
Also news of Robin Cousins, aiming to improve on last year's Bronze Medal in the Men's Championship.
The World Alpine Ski-ing Championships from Garmisch-Partenkirchen The Ladies' Downhill and The Men's Giant Slalom
Two of ski-ing's all-time greats', ANNE-MARIE MOSER-PROELL of AUStria, five-times World Cup winner, and INGEMAR STENMARK , Sweden's slalom specialist, are favourites. Commentator DAVID VINE
The Story of the World Cup Part 3: 1966 and All That....
JOHN MOTSON looks back to the summer when Eusebio eclipsed Pele, little North Korea knocked out Italy, and it all came right for England.
Television presentation


Introduced By: Harry Carpenter
Unknown: Anne-Marie Moser-Proell
Unknown: Ingemar Stenmark
Unknown: John Motson
Director: John Rowlinson
Producer: John Philips
Editor: Jonathan Martin

: Tonight

Explaining the news that will still matter tomorrow - tonight. Introduced by DENIS TUOHY Including News Headlines


Introduced By: Denis Tuohy

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

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