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: For Schools, Colleges

9.0 Shakespeare in Perspective Othello
A BBC Ariel book, Shakespeare In Perspective Vol 1, £3.95 from booksellers

9.30 Alles klar
Making Requests

9.48 Mathscore One: 5: Graphic Description
Inexperienced salesman Oliver Steggins learns how to put his sales figures into shape.
Presented by Elaine Donnelly and ROGER SLOMAN
Designer CAROL colder

10.10 Look and Read
Who Can Be Trusted?

10.35 History: Resource Units 11-13 Pax Romana

11.0 Watch: The Nativity: 1
Watch Again (record me 37S, cassette ZCM 375) from retailers

11.17 It's Your Choice 5: Wider Horizons
Wider horizons mean not thinking there is only one job for you, but stepping back and taking a wider view. It is important to think of a whole range of careers and not just those associated with one or other sex. Introduced by ANDREW C. WADSWORTH

11.40 Junior Craft, Design and Technology: Up and Down the Hill: Teachers' Programme 5
Three teachers discuss their experiences of using the first four programmes in the series. Presented by JOHN LEESON Producer DAVID TAFT
(A companion programme for pupils, The Lie of the Land, will be shown on Thursday at 9.48 am)

12.03 pm General Studies: The Real Spy World


Presented By: Elaine Donnelly
Presented By: Roger Sloman
Produced By: David Roseveare
Producer: Paul Mitchell
Presented By: John Leeson
Producer: David Taft

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Moira Stuart


Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Unknown: Moira Stuart
Unknown: Weather Jack Scott

: Regional News

(London and SE only: Financial
Report, and News Headlines with subtitles)

: Pebble Mill at One

In the bright and informal atmosphere of the Pebble Mill foyer, the regular presenting team introduce another edition of the live and lively lunchtime magazine.

: Heads and Tails

A See-Saw programme Life Goes On
Fish lay hundreds of eggs, birds quite a few, but monkeys have their young one at a time.
Voice and music DEREK GRIFFITHS
Film editor DAVID PYGRAM
Written and produced by MICHAEL COLE


Music: Derek Griffiths
Produced By: Michael Cole

: You and Me: 5

A series for 4- and 5-year-olds, and adults watching with them.
Today: '5'
with Kim Goody and Malcolm McFee.


Producer: Barbara Parker
Shopper: Kim Goody
Lift attendant: Malcolm McFee

: For Schools, Colleges

2.14 Tout compris
(Simplified version)
4: A la maison; Dans ma chambre; Au restaurant; En scene.
A visit to a boy's home, helping in a hotel-and preparations for a son et lumiere.
Commentary script by anni WEST Read by ANNE ENGEL , GILLES DATTAS Producer JOHN prescott THOMAS
2.30 English
An Inspector Calls: 2


Script By: Anni West
Read By: Anne Engel
Read By: Gilles Dattas
Producer: John Prescott Thomas

: Closedown

: Songs of Praise

from Weston-super-Mare

: Play School

A programme for children under 5

: Pixie and Dixie

A cartoon series Magician Jinks
A disappearing act for Pixie and Dixie.

: Jackanory

with Ronald Pickup
The Revenge of Samuel Stokes by PENELOPE LIVELY Part 2


Unknown: Samuel Stokes

: Rentaghost

A series of 13 programmes
8: The new ghost Whatsisname Smith is a hopeless haunter. He scares Ethel to hysterics, with the laughter, and the Perkins are puzzled when potions prevent his presence being petrifying and the Pantomime Horse
Book, Rentaghost Unlimited, £5.95 hardback, 95p paperback from booksellers


Unknown: Whatsisname Smith
Music: Jonathan Cohen
Designer: Stephen Fawcett
Producer: Jeremy Swan
Director: David Crichton
Timothy Clay pole: Michael Staniforth
Harold Meaker: Edward Brayshaw
Ethel Meaier: Ann Emery
Hazel the McWitch: Molly Weir
Nadia Popov: Sue Nicholls
Rose Perkins: Hal Dyer
Arthur Perkins: Jeffrey Segal
Whatsisname Smith: Kenneth Connor

: Screen Test

Brian Trueman asks questions based on scenes from Herbie Rides Again, The Belles of St Trinians, Decorators Limited and Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Looking for the answers are contestants from RAMSEY GRAMMAR SCHOOL and SOMERDALE BOYS' SECONDARY SCHOOL, BELFAST.
Yeovilton Air Day, a top entry in the Young Film Makers' Competition, is also shown.
Directed by PAUL LOOSLEY Produced by JOHN BUTTERY BBC Manchester


Directed By: Paul Loosley
Produced By: John Buttery

: Evening News

with Richard Baker ; Weatherman


Unknown: Richard Baker

: Regional news magazines

Look East, Look North
Look North West, Midlands Today South East at Six, Points West
South Today, Spotlight South West and at 6.25
FRANK BOUGH and RICHARD KERSHAW report with films and features from a team of reporters nationwide:


Unknown: Richard Kershaw
Unknown: Pattie Coldwell
Unknown: John Hitchins
Unknown: James Hogg
Unknown: Marshall Lee
Unknown: Tony Wilkinson
Unknown: Nicholas Woolley

: Angels

Vicky finds out why the orthopaedic ward is known as ' frisky '. Tracey gets her engagement ring. Alison's nursing is very much appreciated by two new patients, but her ' other' job leads her into danger....
Directed by hary RIDGE


Unknown: Lindsay Wesker
Designer: Myles Lang
Directed By: Hary Ridge
Alison Streeter: Juliet Waley
Tracey Willoughby: Julia Williams
Vicky Smith: Pauline Quirke
Dave Nowell: Neil West
Linda Mo: Sarah Lam
Nargis Khan: Mamta Kash
Janet Dickens: Michelle Martin

: Ask the Family

Robert Robinson takes the chair in the fourth match of this exciting contest between families from all over the United Kingdom. Tonight
THE ADAMS FAMILY from Wallascy on Merseyside challenges
THE COZENS FAMILY frotn Eastbourne in Sussex
Producer LINDA McCarthy


Producer: Linda McCarthy

: Terry and June

by JOHN KANE starring Terry Scott and June Whitfield
Studio lighting BRIAN CLEMETT Studio sound JOHN HOLMES Designer GLORIA CLAYON
Produced and directed by PETER WHITMORE


Unknown: John Kane
Unknown: Brian Clemett
Unknown: John Holmes
Designer: Gloria Clayon
Directed By: Peter Whitmore
Terry: Terry Scott
June: June Whitfield
Tarquin: Allan Cuthbertson
Melinda: Diana King
Mrs Sibley: Patsy Smart
The Rev Austin Doyle: John Warner
Mrs EdgelY: Kathuen St John
Mr Tiker: Ronnie Brody
Mrs Barker: Eileen Brady
Sleeping man: Harry Webster

: Squadron: 6: Deadline

by Peter May
A drama series in ten programmes about the RAF of today, starring Michael Culver as Gp Capt James Christie, Malcolm Stoddard as Wg Cdr Peter Tyson
with Derek Anders as Sqn Ldr Dave Gregson, Alan Hunter as Sqn Ldr Mike Fairchild

Mike Fairchild is held prisoner by rebel forces during a South American civil war. Waiting to fly him out is Gregson - whose plane has hi-jackers aboard.

Theme music on a single (RESL 120), from retailers


Writer: Peter May
Music composed and conducted by: Anthony Isaac
Film Cameraman: Ian Hilton
Film Editor: Alastair Mackay
Designer: Austen Spriggs
Producer: Joe Waters
Director: Tristan de Vere Cole
Gp Capt James Christie: Michael Culver
Wg Cdr Peter Tyson: Malcolm Stoddard
Sqn Ldr Dave Gregson: Derek Anders
Sqn Ldr Mike Fairchild: Alan Hunter
Sqn Ldr Clive Adams: Carl Rigg
Sqn Ldr Margaret Grant: Gwyneth Powell
Lizette: Jacqueline Holtz
Kate Tyson: Rosalind Bailey
Ferdie Backer: Paul Humpoletz
Vasquez: John Moreno
Flt Lt Keith Lucas: Stephen Kemble
Flt Set Roger Kerr: Roger Walker
Flt Lt Bob Mills: Peter Richards
Flt Sgt John Allen: Kevin White
Chief Tech: Andy Mulligan
Lucena: Peter Guiness
Clara: Eve Adam
Hotel receptionist: Noreen Leighton

: Nine O'Clock News

with John Humphrys and the BBC's reporters and correspondents around the, .world Weatherman


Unknown: John Humphrys

: Play for Today: John David

by Paula Milne

Patrick and Judith have everything prepared for the arrival of their first child but when he is born, they are quite unprepared for the crisis they must face.
Help!: page 79


Writer: Paula Milne
Studio Lighting: Clive Thomas
Designer: Raymond Cusick
Producer: Brenda Reid
Director: Rodney Bennett
First nurse: Pia Henderson
Second nurse: Marsha Millar
Midwife: Pamela Ruddock
Cynthia.: Gwen Watford
Judith: Dearbhla Molloy
Patrick: James Hazeldine
Third nurse: Marcia Tucker
Hospital mother: Tricia Thorns
Staff nurse: Penny Smith
ESN mother: Anne Carroll
Paediatrician: Edward Hardwicke
First social worker: Maureen O'Brien
Registrar: Raymond Mason
Second social worker: Rhoda Lewis
Priest: Stephen Oxley

: Terry Wogan - This is Your Lunch

Earlier today the Variety Club of Great Britain gave a special charity lunch at The London Hilton in recognition of the contribution made to show business by Terry Wogan
Jimmy Young was there to introduce among others
Peter Alliss , David Frost
Bob Monkhouse. Patrick Moore and,Alasdair Milne , ' DG'
. Television presentation DOGLAS HESPE
Terry Wosun hosts' Children in Need, >'niiui/6.55pm-1.15cm)


Unknown: Terry Wogan
Unknown: Jimmy Young
Unknown: Peter Alliss
Unknown: David Frost
Unknown: Bob Monkhouse.
Unknown: Patrick Moore
Unknown: Alasdair Milne
Unknown: Doglas Hespe
Unknown: Terry Wosun

: News Headlines

: David Dimbleby in Conversation

Miriam Rothschild, a member of the famous banking family, has devoted her life to natural history. Her six-volume, study of fleas established her as one of the world's leading authorities. She is also an enthusiast for flukes, owls, cuckoos and butterflies. David dimbleby talks to her about her passion for nature, and the eccentric uncle who inspired her work.
Producer JENNIER bavies
Executive producer PETER knyatta


Producer: Jennier Bavies
Producer: Peter Knyatta

: Weatherman

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