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: For Schools, Colleges

9.5 Living in a Developing Country Primary Products
9.27 It's Your Choice
Who Do You Think You Are?
9.48 Out of the Past
At Hell's Mouth
10.10 Science Workshop Stretch: 2
10.32 Scene
The Kids are OK: 2
11.5-11.20 Maths-in-a-Box A Long Story
11.30 Search. A Journey Down the River Taff
11.55 On the Rocks
2 : Break and Make
Book (same title), £2.95 from booksellers

: Interval

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Moira Stuart
12.57 Regional News
(London and SE only: Financial Report, and News Headlines with subtitles)


Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Unknown: Moira Stuart
Unknown: Weather Anne Purvis

: Pebble Mill at One

BOB LANGLEY and MARJORIE LOFT-HOUSE are part of today's presenting team offering once again a unique blend of music, conversation and topicality from the Pebble Mill foyer.

: King Rollo

A See-Saw programme by DAVID MCKEE
The Magician finds a way to get King Rollo to take a bath. Narration RAY BROOKS


Programme By: David McKee
Unknown: Ray Brooks
Music: Duncan Lamont
Unknown: Leo Beltoft
Unknown: Clive Juster

: Stop-Go!

A See-Saw programme
Only a ' snow trac a cross-country vehicle with metal tracks, can reach the sheep grazing on the hills high above the farm. But will it reach one sheep in trouble? Voice LOLA YOUNG
Production assistant ROSEMARY DAVIES Producer MICHAEL COLE


Music: Michael Omer
Editor: Trevor Williamson
Unknown: Rosemary Davies
Producer: Michael Cole

: You and Me

' M ' is for Monster Duncan is scared by a monster, but Sam tells him a story about a mouse. Written by DIANE WILMER Presenter MICHAEL MAYNARD
Puppeteer JOE BARTON Director ROGER FRY


Written By: Diane Wilmer
Presenter: Michael Maynard
Unknown: Joe Barton
Director: Roger Fry
Producer: Roy Thompson

: For Schools, Colleges

2.15 Music Time
Tune Patterns
2.40 Television Club
Against the Law

: Closedown

: Holiday

: Play School

Story: Sylvester Bear Overslept by JAN WAHL Presenters
Carol Leader, Ben Bazell


Leader: Ben Bazell

: Secret Squirrel

in Scotland Yard Capers

: Jackanory

with Joanna David
The Ordinary Princess Written and illustrated by M. M. KAYE
4:Lavender's Blue
Adapted and directed by EDWARD PUGH


Unknown: Joanna David
Illustrated By: M. M. Kaye
Producer: Angela Beeching
Directed By: Edward Pugh

: Huckleberry Finn and His Friends: 3: The Engagement

A serial in 12 parts based on the stories by Mark Twain.
Tom's punishment was to whitewash the fence, but he tricked the town boys into doing the work for him and paying for the privilege in Bible tickets. But he forgets he's still one ticket short when he meets and is smitten by Becky Thatcher. Huck helps Tom win the Bible.
Produced by Pacific Films Ltd in association with Wagner-Hallig Film GMBH


Author: Mark Twain.
Director: Ken Jurenvill
Writer: Ann Udell
Executive Producer: Tom Wagner
Huck Finn: Ian Tracey
Tom Sawyer: Sammy Snyders
Aunt Polly: Brigitte Horney
Becky: Holly Findlay
Sid: Bernie Coulson

: Blue Peter

with Simon Groom, Sarah Greene and Peter Duncan


Presenter: Simon Groom
Presenter: Sarah Greene
Presenter: Peter Duncan

: Evening News

with Richard Baker Weatherman


Unknown: Richard Baker

: Regional news magazines and Nationwide

Look East, Look North
Look North West, Midlands Today Nationwide - South East at Six Points West, South Today Spotlight South West
Presented by DAVID DIMBLEBY The Great Rate Debate
Who should decide the level of your rates - government or local authority? Environment Secretary The Rt Hon Michael Heseltine , mp answers viewers' questions.
(Regional details as Monday)


Presented By: David Dimbleby
Unknown: Michael Heseltine

: Tomorrow's World

Presented by Judith Hann , Kieran Prendiville Su Ingle and Peter Macann
Producers CYNDHA PACE, LAURIE JOHN and Richard REISZ. Studio director


Presented By: Judith Hann
Presented By: Kieran Prendiville
Presented By: Su Ingle
Presented By: Peter MacAnn
Unknown: Laurie John
Unknown: Richard Reisz.
Unknown: Martin Mortimore.
Editor: David Filkin

: Top of the Pops

Introduced by Mike Read.


Presenter: Mike Read
Dance director: Flick Colby
Sound: Dave Thompson
Lighting: Ron Bristow
Director: Gordon Elsbury
Executive producer: Michael Hurll

: Wildlife on One

The Gentle Giants
Narrated by David Attenborough
Every year grey whales make the longest migration of any mammal - from the Arctic to Mexico and back again, a round trip of 10,000 miles.
Twice hunted almost to extinction, their recovery is one of the success stories of conservation.
This programme shows for the first time the extraordinary courtship and mating of these 30-ton ocean travellers.
Photography FRANZ LAZI
Television presentation by JOHN DOBSON Series producer PETER BALE . BBC Bristol
* Subtitles on Ceefax page 170


Unknown: Franz Lazi
Editor: Bernard Roughton
Presentation By: John Dobson
Producer: Peter Bale

: Seconds Out: The Final Round

by Bill MacIlwraith
Starring Robert Lindsay, Lee Montague and Ken Jones
with Leslie Ash

The European Championship presents Pete Dodds with the greatest challenge of his career.


Writer: Bill MacIlwraith
Film Cameraman: Keith Burton
Film Editor: John Jarvis
Designer: Graeme Thomson
Producer: Ray Butt
Pete Dodds: Robert Lindsay
Tom Sprake: Lee Montague
Dave Locket: Ken Jones
Hazel: Leslie Ash
European Champion: Stefan Karwacinski

: Nine O'Clock News

with John Simpson ; Weatherman


Unknown: John Simpson

: Shoestring

starring Trevor Eve in Mocking Bird by WILLIAM HOOD with Michael Medwin Doran Godwin and Liz Crowther
Frederick Jaeger and David Sibley A boastful caller wages a sinister war of nerves with Radio West and Eddie in particular ...
*Subtitles on Ceefax page 170


Unknown: William Hood
Unknown: Michael Medwin
Unknown: Doran Godwin
Unknown: Liz Crowther
Unknown: Frederick Jaeger
Unknown: David Sibley
Producer: Robert Banks Stewart
Directed By: Ben Bolt
Eddie Shoestring: Trevor Eve
Don Satchley: Michael Medwin
Erica Bayliss: Doran Godwin
Sonia: Liz Crowther
Dr Sterling: Frederick Jaeger
Det Insp Hcaley: John J Carney
Tom Everett: David Sibley
Thelma: Patti Love
Karl Winning: John Vine
Ron Bazely: James Coyle
Mrs Bazely: Pauline Delany
Tony: Anthony Milner
Plumbing manager: Alan Fols
Linda: Phyllis Logan
Busker: Brian Parr
Mrs Driver: Oriane Grieve
DJ: G B (zoot) Money
Phone girl: Pik Sen Lim

: Question Time

with Robin Day in the chair and tonight: Terry Duffy , Tess Gill The Rt Hon Patrick Jenkin. MP three of the public personalities who face questions and reactions from the general public.


Unknown: Robin Day
Unknown: Terry Duffy
Unknown: Tess Gill
Unknown: Patrick Jenkin.
Producer: Barbara Maxwell

: Top Sailing

The first of five programmes Sardinian Spectacle
The Sardinia Cup Regatta is rapidly becoming one of the most important European events for the fastest racing yachts on the international scene. This biennial event was contested in 1980 by a British team of three boats led by The Rt Hon Edward Heath, mp, in his latest Morning Cloud.
Anthony Churchill looks back to the last Sardinia Cup and speculates on the chance of a British win this year.
Produced by JEREMY PALLANT BBC Birmingham


Produced By: Jeremy Pallant

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