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: Signpost: Our New House: 3: Planning the Decorations

for Schools
First shown on Thursday
(to 10.25)

: Spotlight

for Schools
First shown on Thursday
(to 11.25)

: Discovering Science: Freezing Water

for Schools
First shown on Monday
(to 11.55)

: Newyddion

News in Welsh.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Llandrindod Wells, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)

: Heddiw

Edrych ar y byd a'i bethau
Cwrdd a phobl
Ymweld a lleoedd
Ymdrin a phynciau yng nghwmni Owen Edwards Gwaith ymchwil Harri Gwynn Rhagien ddyddiol dan ofal Ifor Rees, Jack Williams
Today: a topical magazine.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Llandrindod Wells, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)

: The News

: Let's Imagine: A World of One's Own

with an eye on some original places and characters created by
Paul Jennings in Oddlyshire; Ivor Cutler in Y'hup; Gwyn Thomas in The Valleya;
Michael Frayn in Screwe and Piers Stephens and Douglas Livingstone.
Introduced by Kenneth Horne.


Guest: Paul Jennings
Guest: Ivor Cutler
Guest: Gwyn Thomas
Guest: Michael Frayn
Guest: Piers Stephens
Guest: Douglas Livingstone
Presenter: Kenneth Horne
Producer: Monica Sims

: Looking at the United States: The Industrial Heart

'The busiest workshop in the world... the Black Country of North America'. Thus has been described the industrial region to the south-east of the Great Lakes.
BBC film for Schools
First shown on Monday


Cameraman: Hannen Foss
Sound recordist: Bill Searle
Film editor: John Walker
Producer: Tim Slessor

: Interval

: Watch with Mother: The Woodentops

BBC film
(to 14.45)

: The Hot Chestnut Man

Johnny Morris tells another story.


The Hot Chestnut Man: Johnny Morris

: The Fifth Form at St. Dominic's: Episode 1: The New Boy

A second showing of the serial in four parts written by Talbot Baines Reed.
Adapted by Mary Cathcart Borer and C. E. Webber.


Author: Talbot Baines Reed
Adapted by: Mary Cathcart Borer
Adapted by: C.E. Webber
Designer: Richard Wilmot
Film Cameraman: Leonard Newson
Film Editor: Larry Toft
Producer: Barbara Hammond
Stephen Greenfield: Lindsay Scott Patton
Roach: James Beck
Pembury: Simon Prebble
Ricketts: David Griffin
Paul: Nigel Jenkins
Tom Senior: Julian Yardley
Bramble: Kenneth Gouge
Bellerby: Andrew Beechino
Bradley: Anthony Russell
Bullinger: Sam Jephcott
Oliver Greenfield: Peter Marden
Wraysford: Richard Palmer
Loman: Anthony Singleton
Dr Senior: Maurice Colbourne
Old Jeff: Wilfrid Brambell
Cripps: Simon Merrick
Simon: Jonathan Margetts
Spicer: David Lott

: Sketch Club

with Adrian Hill who sets a subject, helps you with your picture-making, and announces this week's prize-winners.
Picture Gallery: Canada As I See It
The Sketch Club Exhibition is now at the Museum and Art Gallery, Scunthorpe, Lincs


Presenter/artist: Adrian Hill
Presented by: Tony Arnold

: The News

: Town and Around

A news magazine for South-East England followed by The Weather.

News from the South and Weather

: Gardening Club: Wisley Wisley in Winter

Percy Thrower and Frank Knight, Director, Royal Horticultural Society's Gardens.

Many would say 'Who wants to go out in the garden in the thick of winter? Nothing's growing...' Foliage, berries, and plants from this great Surrey garden-suitable for most gardens of the British Isles-will give the lie to that pessimism!
From the Midlands
See page 50


Presenter: Percy Thrower
Guest: Frank Knight
Producer: Paul Morby

: Tonight

Look around with Cliff Michelmore, Derek Hart, Alan Whicker, Fyfe Robertson, Trevor Philpott, Kenneth Allsop, Macdonald Hastings and Robin Hall, Jimmie Macgregor.


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Derek Hart
Reporter: Alan Whicker
Reporter: Fyfe Robertson
Reporter: Trevor Philpott
Reporter: Kenneth Allsop
Reporter: Macdonald Hastings
Singer: Robin Hall
Singer/guitarist: Jimmie Macgregor
Associate producer: Gordon Watkins
Associate producer: Tony Essex
Associate producer: Ned Sherrin
Associate producer: Peter Batty
Associate producer: Elizabeth Cowley
Assistant editor: Antony Jay
Editor: Alasdair Milne

: Headline News

: The Fight for the E.T.U.

Introduced by John Freeman, Editor, New Statesman.
This programme reveals the battle behind the scenes in one of the most fascinating real-life industrial dramas of today.
Speakers include: John Byrne, General Secretary, Frank Chapple, Leslie Cannon
See page 51


Presenter: John Freeman
Speaker: John Byrne
Speaker: Frank Chapple
Speaker: Leslie Cannon
Film cameraman: Eric Deeming
Film editor: Ted Walter
Producer: Jack Ashley

: Dr. Kildare: The Administrator

A film series starring Richard Chamberlain as Dr. Kildare and Raymond Massey as Dr. Gillespie.


Dr. Kildare: Richard Chamberlain
Dr. Gillespie: Raymond Massey

: Comedy Playhouse: Visiting Day

by Alan Simpson and Ray Galton.
This week: Visiting Day
Starring Bernard Cribbins, Betty Marsden, Wilfrid Brambell
with Hugh Lloyd, Priscilla Morgan, Molly Weir, Harold Goodwin

There is nothing a patient in hospital looks forward to more than Visiting Day - but in every ward there is always one for whom it has as much attraction as an operation.


Writer: Alan Simpson
Writer: Ray Galton
Incidental Music: Ron Grainer
Designer: Malcolm Goulding
Producer: G.B. Lupino
Cakebread: Bernard Cribbins
Mother: Betty Marsden
Father: Wilfrid Brambell
First Patient: Hugh Lloyd
[Actress]: Priscilla Morgan
Nurse Forbes: Molly Weir
[Actor]: Harold Goodwin

: The News

: You Can't Win 'Em All

by Alun Owen.
Starring Jack Hedley
with James Culliford, Michael Mellinger
See page 51


Writer: Alun Owen
Producer: John Jacobs
Music composed by: Dennis Wilson
Designer: Barry Learoyd
Barman: Tommy Eytle
Corrigan Blake: Jack Hedley
The Girl: Jan Holden
Man: Andreas Marcos
Cholo: Waris Hussein
Julio: Leo Carera
Feliz: James Culliford
Anna Maria: Dani Seper
Guard: Sosimo Hernandez
Sergeant: Don Levy
Selasco: Michael Mellinger

: Paris Music Box

Songs of the city and the country by Yvette Giraud, Les Trois Menestrels, Serge Gainsbourg, Catherine Sauvage, Eddy Marnay, Nicole Louvier, Francis Lemarque.
Introduced in English by Anna Gaylor.


Singer: Yvette Giraud
Singers: Les Trois Menestrels
Singer: Serge Gainsbourg
Singer: Catherine Sauvage
Singer: Eddy Marnay
Singer: Nicole Louvier
Singer: Francis Lemarque
Presenter: Anna Gaylor
Devised and written by: Alan Adair
Director: Jean Bacque

: Late Night News

followed by The Weather; Close Down

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