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: For Schools, Colleges

9.5 Télé-Journal
9.35 Out of the Past The King's Glaziers
1: A Blaze of Light
9.57 Talkabout
Songs, stories and activities designed to stimulate the language development *of young children. ' The Story of Chen Ping '
Chen Ping is not tempted to claim a gold or silver axe. He identifies an old iron axe as his and his honesty is rewarded. Presenter JILL SHILLING Puppets ALAN PLATT
10.16 Look and Read
What is a King's Dragon?
10.38 Resource Unit: English Language at Work
11.0 Watch. Clothing - Hats
11.17 Television Club
Man's Best Friend
11.38 Time Out of Mind John Brunner
12.5 pm General Studies
Politics and Society: 3


Unknown: Chen Ping
Presenter: Jill Shilling
Presenter: Puppets Alan Platt
Producer: Moyra Gambleton
Unknown: John Brunner

: Closedown

: Midday News


: Pebble Mill at One

including Family Matters with experts Dr David Delvin Pat Petch , Brian Jackson and Vincent Duggleby


Unknown: Dr David Delvin
Unknown: Pat Petch
Unknown: Brian Jackson
Unknown: Vincent Duggleby

: Fingerbobs: Seeds

A See-Saw programme
with Rick Jones


Yoffy: Rick Jones

: You and Me: What Shape is a Roof?

A series for 4- and 5-year-olds, and adults watching with them.
With Wendy Padbury and Stephen Leigh.


Presenter: Wendy Padbury
Presenter: Stephen Leigh
Producer: Barbara Parker

: For Schools, Colleges

2.14 Encounter: Germany School
2.40 Japan: The Crowded Islands Factory

: Closedown

: Pobol y Cwm

(English transmitters only. First shown on BBC Cymru/Wales)

: Play School

Story: The Banger
Written by EVA FIGES
Illustrated by JOANNA STUBBS Presenters
Chloe Ashcroft , Ben Thomas


Written By: Eva Figes
Illustrated By: Joanna Stubbs
Unknown: Chloe Ashcroft
Unknown: Ben Thomas

: Undercover Elephant

in Dr Doom's Gloom

: Jackanory

with Martin Jarvis
The Indian in the Cupboard by LYNNE REID BANKS Part 2: More Magic


Unknown: Martin Jarvis
Unknown: Lynne Reid Banks

: Animal Magic

Introduced by Johnny Morris With TERRY NUTKINS
Animals come in all sorts of colours, but today Johnny and Terry reveal that most of the profusion of multicoloured plumage and fur comes down to just two basic pigments - red and black.
Also. how one hospital hopes to make patients better by bringing in wild animals for the children there to see and handle.
Produced by : MIKE BEYNON . BBC Bristol


Introduced By: Johnny Morris
Unknown: Terry Nutkins
Produced By: Mike Beynon

: Grange Hill

A series in 18 episodes Part 11 by ALAN JANES
Doyle's latest money-making venture threatens to close down the new common rooms.
Grange Hill pupils:
Studio lighting ALAN BORNE
Grange Hill Goes Wild, 14.50, from bookshops


Unknown: Alan Janes
Unknown: Alan Borne
Unknown: Graham Wilkinson
Designer: Valerie Warrender
Producer: Colin Cant
Director: Christine Secombe
Unknown: Grange Hill
Pamela Cartwright: Rene Alperstein
Alan Humphries: George Armstrong
Cathy Hargreaves: Lyndy Brill
Tucker Jenkins: Todd Carty
Kevin McGuire: Brad Clayton
Andrew Stanton: Mark Eadie:
Macker: Alan Gibson
Michael Doyle: Vincent Hall
Ruth: Paula Harris
Trisha Yates: ,michelle Herbert
Tommy Watson: Paul McCarthy
Justin Bennett: Robert Craig Morgan
Neil: Andrew Pearson
Robo: Neil Rogers
Gerry: Karen Saunders
Susi McMahon: Linda Slater
Mr Thomson: Timothy Bateson
Mr Hopwood: Brian Capron
Norman: Leslie Hull
Junky Mead: Harry Webster
Mr Sutcliffe: James Wynn

: Evening News

Kenneth Kendall ; Weatherman


Unknown: Kenneth Kendall

: Regional news magazines and Nationwide

Look East, Look North
Look North West, Midlands Today Nationwide (London and SE) Points West, South Today Spotlight South West
Presented Monday to Friday by FRANK BOUGH , SUE
LAWLEY RICHARD KERSHAW , HUGH SCULLY and SUE cook, with contributions from regional presenters in BBC studios throughout the country.
The reporting team of LUKE CASEY, PATTIE COLDWELL , SALLY HARD-CASTLE, JOHN HITCHINS , JAMES HOGG , BILL KERR ELLIOTT , LAURIE MAYER , TONY WILKINSON , NICHOLAS WOOLLEY and GLYN WORSNIP travels the country to bring you details of the way life is Nationwide.
Including Animal Matters: the weekly advice spot on caring for your pets.
(Regional details as Monday)


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Lawley Richard Kershaw
Unknown: Hugh Scully
Unknown: Pattie Coldwell
Unknown: John Hitchins
Unknown: James Hogg
Unknown: Bill Kerr Elliott
Unknown: Laurie Mayer
Unknown: Tony Wilkinson
Unknown: Nicholas Woolley
Unknown: Glyn Worsnip

: Rolf Harris Cartoon Time

Rolf Harris introduces half-an-hour of comedy with Bugs Bunny in Bill of Hare Barney Bear in Heir Bear
Officer Pooch and Little Tinker
Presented- by CECIL KORER


Presented By: Cecil Korer

: Taxi

America's comedy hit Honour thy Father
Alex is faced with his past when his sister arrives to say his long-lost father is in a nearby hospital. The cabbies can't understand his reaction to the news. starring


Written By: Les Charles
Unknown: Glen Charles
Directed By: James Burrows
Alex Rieger, with: Judd Hirsch
Bobby Wheeler: Jeff Conaway
Tony Banta: Tony Danza
Louie de Palma: Dannv Dc Vito
Elaine Nardo: Marilu Henner
Latka Gravas: Andy Kaufman

: Six of the Best: Alias Smith and Jones: Exit from Wickenburg

A look back at six of the most popular television drama series from Britain and America.
Tonight: Alias Smith and Jones
A Western adventure with Hannibal Heyes and Jed 'Kid' Curry, two of the roughest, toughest, nicest and kindest-outlaws who ever rode the West.
Starring Pete Duel as Smith and Ben Murphy as Jones
with guest stars Susan Strasberg, Slim Pickens, Pernell Roberts

When Smith and Jones find steady jobs in Wickenburg, it seems a safe place to stay while waiting for their amnesty. But after one or two extremely unpleasant encounters with some rather forceful gentlemen, they begin to feet that they are not welcome.


Writer: Robert Hamner
Director: Jeannot Szwarc
Smith: Pete Duel
Jones: Ben Murphy
[Actress]: Susan Strasberg
[Actor]: Slim Pickens
[Actor]: Pernell Roberts

: Seconds Out

A comedy series by BILL MACILWRAITH , starring
Producer RAY BUTT


Unknown: Bill MacIlwraith
Producer: Ray Butt
Pete Dodds: Robert Lindsay
Tom Sprake: Lee Montague
Dave Locket: And Ken Jones
Sgt Grimson: John D Collins
Bank teller: Norman Comer
Bank manager: Peter Whitaker

: Nine O'Clock News

with John Edmunds ; Weatherman


Unknown: John Edmunds

: Play for Today: The Cause

by DEREK LISTER , with ' I wish I could write ... about what Spain was like - a real cause. Not just Cornford, Hemingway and Orwell, but the ordinary blokes who went.'
A confused industrial dispute at a London hospital triggers off in trade unionist George Harley 's mind memories of his days fighting in the Spanish Civil War, when the issues seemed so much clearer.
England 1980:
Spain 1936:
Film cameraman NAT CROSBY Studio lighting ALAN HORNE Studio sound CHICK ANTHONY Designer COI.IN SHAW Producer TERRY COLES Director BARRY DAVIS


Unknown: Derek Lister
Unknown: George Harley
Unknown: Nat Crosby
Unknown: Alan Horne
Unknown: Chick Anthony
Designer: Coi.In Shaw
Producer: Terry Coles
Director: Barry Davis
George Harley: Jimmy Jewel
Olive James: Elizabeth Spriggs
Roberts: Tim Wylton
Conway: Bill Buffery
George Harley: Andrew Fell
Rennie: Clive Merrison
Dolly: Tony Caunter
Reger: David Suchet
Monroe: Eamon Bolan
Elizabeth: Lizzie Romilly
Karl: Kelvin Spooner
Spanish guide: Jonathan Burn

: Omnibus

The First Freedom
' We look forward to a world founded upon four essential human freedoms. The first is the freedom of speech and expression everywhere in the world ...'
Britain is held to be the most tolerant and liberal country in the world, and censorship in the media never seems to go unremarked - headlines in the newspapers draw attention to the suppression of television programmes, news reports and publications. But perhaps there are more subtle ways in which freedom of expression can be limited or controlled by those who lead our society or run our media.
In this film we look at some recent and not-so-well publicised case histories and ask those who feel their ' first freedom ' has been curtailed to put their cases and to justify their complaints.
Film cameraman BERNARD HEDGES Film editor PAUL CARTER
Producer DON FAIR SERVICE. BBC Bristol


Unknown: Bernard Hedges
Editor: Paul Carter

: News Headlines

: Platform One

On which, every week, a man or woman whose answers may influence our lives, faces half-an-hour of tough, topical questions on an issue of concern to us all. Interviewer Fred Emery


Interviewer: Fred Emery
Director: Ann Morley

: Weatherman

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