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: For Schools, Colleges

9.0 Physical Science Oscillation
9.25 Swim .. Elementary Diving
9.52 Look and Read
A Friend in Need
10.15 Mathscore Two: Fine Adjustment
Laurel and Hardy try to cut a shelf to length - how accurate must they be? Presented by elaine donnelly and richard sloman Directed by derek LONGHURST Produced by DAVID ROSEVEARS
10.38 Exploring Science
Discovering Oxygen
11.0 Talkabout
Two of Everything
11.19 Hyn 0 FYd. Patagonia
(This World. First shown on BBC Cymru/Wales)
11.40 Going to Work Mail Order
12.3 pm Plants in Action
7: Who Needs Son?


Presented By: Elaine Donnelly
Unknown: Richard Sloman
Directed By: Derek Longhurst
Produced By: David Rosevears

: News After Noon

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


Unknown: Richard Whltmore

: Pebble Mill at One

Peter Seabrook joins the regular presenting team, with advice from his Dig This garden.


Unknown: Peter Seabrook

: Pigeon Street

A See-Saw programme Pigeon Post
Bób's pigeons are ever so clever'.
He's trained them to fly back to him however far they go.
With the voices of GEORGE: LAYTON and JOHN TELFER
Designed by ALAN ROGERS
Animated by PETER LANG produced 'by DAVID YATES


Unknown: John Telfer
Music By: Benni Lees
Unknown: Michael Cole
Designed By: Alan Rogers
Unknown: Peter Lang
Produced By: David Yates

: For Schools, Colleges

2.2 Scene
Enrico - Unsolved Killing
Enrico Sidoli died after being attacked and held under water in a swimming-pool in 1976. His killers have never been found. This documentary reconstructs what happened and examines why witnesses wouldn't give evidence to the police and how the killing has affected Enrico's family. Series producer ROGER TONGE
2.35 A Good Job with Prospects
Health Service Technician


Producer: Andy Walker

: International Tennis

The Benson and Hedges Championships from Wembley Arena Quarter-finals day in this major
Indoor tournament. MATS WILAN .DER (Sweden) and chip HOOPER (USA) may not be household names yet, but they are the two players who have moved most quickly up the ratings this year and they are both on their first visit to Wembley.


Unknown: Mats Wilan
Introduced By: Barry Davies
Commentators: Dan Maskell
Commentators: John Barrett
Commentators: Mark Cox
Unknown: Johnnie Watherstoh
Unknown: Austair Kott

: Play School

: Mighty Mouse

A cartoon series
Down with Cats

: Jackanory Writing Competition

Today: Sport with Tony Aitken and Angela Bruce


Unknown: Tony Aitken
Unknown: Angela Bruce
Producer: Angela Beeching
Director: David Bell

: Captain Caveman

A cartoon series
The Strange Case of the Creature from Space

: Crackerjack

Introduced by Stu Francis with special guest stars Bob Carolgees Suzi Quatro
Classix Nouveaux
Noughts and Crosses and Leigh Miles and Julie Dome Brown
Stu Francis introduces a show packed with all your favourite stars. There are three exciting heats of the quiz game Take a Letter with two top celebrities to help the finalists. So-'Get your voice ready, come on, let's hear you shout, it's Crackerjack I '
Musical director NIGEL HESS Sound MIKE GILES


Introduced By: Stu Francis
Unknown: Bob Carolgees
Unknown: Suzi Quatro
Unknown: Leigh Miles
Unknown: Julie Dome Brown
Introduces: Stu Francis
Script By: Mike Radford
Director: Nigel Hess
Unknown: Mike Giles
Unknown: Lighting Brian Clemett
Designer: Graeme Thomson
Director: John Bishop
Producer: Paul Ciani

: The Amazing Adventures of Morph

Introduced by TONY HART Morph Plays Golf
Animators PETER lord and DAVID araorroN Producer PATRICK DOWLING


Introduced By: Tony Hart
Producer: Patrick Dowling

: Evening News

with Jan Leeming Weatherman


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Regional newsmagazines

Look East, Look North
Look North West, Midlands Today South East at Six
Points West, South Today Spotlight South West and at 6.22
Presented by the Nationwide team Of SUE LAWLEY and HUGH SCULLY. including The Delta Smith Report: A series in which supercook Delia Smith examines what goes into the food we eat.
Orangeade with no oranges in It, ginger ale which has never seen ginger. Do you know what you're eating? In the third of her special reports for Nationwide, DELIA ,SMITH examines the chemistry of cooking.
6.45 Sportswide with David Icke


Unknown: Hugh Scully.
Unknown: Delia Smith
Unknown: David Icke

: Operation Petticoat

The feature film starring
Cary Grant , Tony Curtis
If skipper Sherman will go along with it, Lt Holden has a plan that will get their damaged submarine back into action. All that is needed is a blind eye and a little ingenuity. Cary Grant as Sherman and Tony Curtis as Holden are joined by a mixed cargo of stranded nurses, abandoned children, an expectant mother and a goat, as their leaking sub makes its hilarious way from the South Pacific to Darwin.
Based on a story by PAUL KING and JOSEPH STONE
Produced by ROBERT ARTHUR Directed by BLAKE EDWARDS Films: page is


Unknown: Cary Grant
Unknown: Tony Curtis
Unknown: Cary Grant
Unknown: Tony Curtis
Play By: Stanley Shapiro
Unknown: Maurice Richlin
Story By: Paul King
Unknown: Joseph Stone
Produced By: Robert Arthur
Directed By: Blake Edwards
Admiral Matt Sherman: Cary Grant
Lt Nick Holden: Tony Curtis
Dolores Crandall: Joan O'Brien
Barbara Duran: Dina Merrill
Molumphry: Gene Evans
ToStin: Arthur O'Connell
StOVall: Richard Sargent
Major Edna Hayward: Virginia Gregg
Henderson: Robert F Simon

: Nine O'Clock News

with Michael Buerk and the BBC's reporters and correspondents around the world Weekend Weather MICHAEL FISH


Unknown: Michael Buerk

: From Our Delhi Correspondent

Mark Tully was born in Calcutta during the last days of the British Raj. When he was 9 years old the family returned to England. Since 1972 he has been the BBC's Correspondent in India.
As the Festival of India draws to a close Mark Tully looks at the country with the knowledge, experience and affection gained over many years. He himself is optimistic about India's future and puzzled that the image of India which prevails in the West is one of poverty, corruption and over-population.
For many the film will be full of surprises - India is the world's tenth largest industrial power, has the fourth largest army and is virtually self-sufficient in food and manufactured goods. Most of the Indians with whom Mark Tully speaks are openly critical about many aspects of their society, but share his fundamental optimism. It is above all, the fact that Indians can criticise their country and their government without fear which gives Tully hope for the world's largest democracy.
Film cameraman DEREK BANKS Film recordist GEORGE CASSEDY Film editor ERIC BROWN
Assistant producer CHRISTINE CARTER producer JONATHAN STEDALL (postponed from 5 October)


Unknown: Mark Tully
Unknown: Mark Tully
Unknown: Derek Banks
Unknown: George Cassedy
Editor: Eric Brown
Producer: Christine Carter
Producer: Jonathan Stedall

: Men of the Year

Earlier this week at a charity lunch in the Savoy Hotel, the results were made known of this year's selection of 12 men whose courage, determination and achievement have made recent news. The citations were read by Brian Hanrahan
Television presentation DOUGLAS HESPE
(Event organised by the Royal Association for Disability and Rehabilitation)


Read By: Brian Hanrahan
Unknown: Douglas Hespe

: Partners

A comedy series in six parts by RICHARD waring , starring
Derek Waring and Mel Martin featuring
Paul Dancman , Derek Francis and Elizabeth Counsell 4: Fair Shares
Diana finally hands Rupert back the shares in his firm which he impulsively gave her on their wedding night nine years ago - at a time when they certainly never foresaw their current divorce plans. Unfortunately, due to an unexpected twist of fate, he has to return them to her again half an hour later in exchange for some information she has regarding a new housing estate. Such estates tend to have a furnished show-house and if you accidentally get locked in it can prove quite cosy
Designer CARRY FREEMAN Producer


Unknown: Richard Waring
Unknown: Derek Waring
Unknown: Mel Martin
Unknown: Paul Dancman
Unknown: Derek Francis
Unknown: Elizabeth Counsell
Designer: Carry Freeman
Unknown: Harold Snoad
Rupert Bannister: Derek Waring
Diana Bannister: Mel Martin
George Gilkes: Derek Francis
Pamela Heslop: Elizabeth Counsell
Gladys: Carmel Cryan
John Hastings: Paul Daneman
Policeman: Michael Stainton
Monica: Helen Fraser
Her deputy: Stella Kemball

: The Late Film: Mildred Pierce

starring Joan Crawford, Jack Carson, Zachary Scott
Joan Crawford won the 'Best Actress' Oscar for her performance in this magnificently compelling melodrama. She plays Mildred Pierce, a career woman who builds up a successful business. But her private life develops into a series of tragedies - culminating in the murder of her second husband.
Films: page 15


Screenplay: Ranald MacDougall
From the novel by: James M. Cain
Producer: Jerry Wald
Director: Michael Curtiz
Mildred Pierce: Joan Crawford
Wally Faye: Jack Carson
Monty Beragon: Zachary Scott
Ida: Eve Arden
Bert Pierce: Bruce Bennett
Veda Pierce: Ann Blyth
Kay Pierce: Jo Ann Marlow
Dr Gale: Mannart Kippen
Mrs Forrester: Barbara Brown
Mr Williams: Charles Trowbridge
Ted Forrester: John Compton
Lottie: Butterfly McQueen
Mr Jones: Chester Clute

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