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: Signpost: More About Houses

for Schools
Previously shown on Thursday
(to 10.25)

: Spotlight

for Schools
Previously shown on Thursday
(to 11.25)

: Discovering Science: Water and the Weather

for Schools
Previously 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 ft lleoedd
Ymdrin a phynciau yng nghwmni Owen Edwards
Gwaith ymchwil, Harri Gwynn Rhaglen 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: Dancing through the Ages

An impression of dancing in Europe during the past 500 years.
With Geraldine Stephenson and Gerald Mordan, Geoffrey Sutherland and Frieda Knorr.
Introduced by Robert Gillespie.


Dancer/choreography: Geraldine Stephenson
Dancer: Gerald Mordan
Dancer: Geoffrey Sutherland
Dancer: Frieda Knorr
Presenter: Robert Gillespie
Music arranged by: John Dalby
Script: Rosemary Hill
Producer: Christian Simpson

: Looking at the United States: Through the South-West

BBC film for Schools
Previously shown on Monday

: Interval

: Watch with Mother: The Woodentops

For the very young
BBC film
(to 14.45)

: Mikki the Martian

A visitor from Outer Space with Ray Alan.


Ventriloquist: Ray Alan

: The Fifth Form at St. Dominic's: Episode 4: The Truth

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
Adapter: Mary Cathcart Borer
Adapter: C. E. Webber
Designer: Richard Wilmot
Film cameraman: Leonard Newson
Film editor: Larry Toft
Producer: Barbara Hammond
Stephen Greenfield: Lindsay Scott Patton
Wraysford: Richard Palmer
Pembury: Simon Prebble
Dr Senior: Maurice Colbourne
Mr Rastle: Keith Banks
Bramble: Kenneth Gouge
Paul: Nigel Jenkins
Spicer: David Lott
Bellerby: Andrew Beeching
Oliver Greenfield: Peter Marden
Roach: James Beck
Simon: Jonathan Margetts
Ricketts: David Griffin
Bullinger: Sam Jephcott
Loman: Anthony Singleton
Cripps: Simon Merrick
Bradley: Anthony Russell
Mr Loman: Garard Green

: Film Club: Animals

This week's topic: Animals
with David Attenborough
Some hints on how to film wild animals and how to get them to act.
Introduced by Alex Macintosh.


Guest: David Attenborough
Presenter: Alex Macintosh
Editor: Tony Rose
Producer: Leonard Chase

: The News

: Town and Around

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

News from the South and Weather

: Gardening Club: Potatoes

Percy Thrower with Tom Maitland, Somerset Farm Institute, Bridgwater.

The satisfaction of digging up a grand crop of home-grown earlies in July... and then back to the start of it all!
Selecting varieties, chitting-the fight against slugs, scab, eel-worm
Preparing the ground and planting; Recent trials with polythene
From the Midlands


Presenter: Percy Thrower
Guest: Tom Maitland
Producer: Paul Morby

: Tonight

Look around with Cliff Michelmore, Derek Hart, Alan Whicker, Fyfe Robertson, Trevor Philpott, Kenneth Allsop, Macdonald Hastings, Polly Elwes and Cy Grant.


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Derek Hart
Reporter: Alan Whicker
Reporter: Fyfe Robertson
Reporter: Trevor Philpott
Reporter: Kenneth Allsop
Reporter: Macdonald Hastings
Reporter: Polly Elwes
Singer/guitarist: Cy Grant
Editor: Alasdair Milne

: Headline News

: On Safari with Armand and Michaela Denis: Snakes and Chameleons

Snakes play an important part in the complex wild life of East Africa; they hunt small mammals and birds, but are the sport of mongooses and are usually destroyed on sight by man. But we are better disposed towards chameleons, and the birth of a family of babies makes an unforgettable climax to the programme.


Presenter: Armand Denis
Presenter: Michaela Denis

: Dr. Kildare: The Glory Hunter

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

When Dr. Stewart arrives from India to raise funds for his hospital he is warmly welcomed by the staff at Blair General Hospital. It takes an outsider-a newspaper reporter-to raise doubts as to his methods.


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

: Benny Hill: 1: Portrait of a Bridegroom

Written by Dave Freeman and Benny Hill.
Benny Hill in a new series of light-hearted half-hours.
featuring June Whitfield, Patricia Hayes, Priscilla Morgan, Diana King
with Annabelle Lee, Sheena Marshe, Ronnie Brody, Michael Stainton, Philip Carr, Alec Bregonzi and Johnny Vyvyan


Writer: Dave Freeman
Writer: Benny Hill
Incidental Music: Ron Grainer
Designer: Tony Abbott
Producer: Duncan Wood
Himself: Benny Hill
Bride: June Whitfield
Bridegroom's Mother: Patricia Hayes
Bridesmaid: Priscilla Morgan
Bride's Mother: Diana King
Girlfriend: Annabelle Lee
Girlfriend: Sheena Marshe
Bridegroom's Father: Ronnie Brody
Rival: Michael Stainton
Best Man: Philip Carr
Fop: Alec Bregonzi
Real Bridegroom: Johnny Vyvyan

: The News

: Leading the Blind

by Peter Preston.
Starring Leo McKern
with Glyn Houston, Carl Bernard, John Sharp
From the North


Writer: Peter Preston
Script associate: Harry Green
Design: Paul Bernard
Production: Vivian A. Daniels
Lilian Arkwright: Clare Kelly
Molly: Marie Hopps
Lord Margram: Charles Carson
Sir Thomas Powell: John Sharp
Bateson: Charles Kerswill
Len Povey: John Colin
Fred Oldershaw: Arthur Lowe
Mike Edwards: Glyn Houston
Stan Arkwright: Leo McKern
Simpson: Norman Claridge
Sir Philip Copping: Carl Bernard
Flora Cameron: Olga Dickie
Middlemarch: Charles Hodgson

: Sampan Boy

A film produced for the Italian Television Service by Giorgio Moser.
English commentary spoken by Victor Poole.
Adapted and presented by Dora Nirva.

A small Indonesian boy, left alone on the death of his elder brother, finds comfort in the friendship of a little girl who joins him on his sampan.


Producer: Giorgio Moser
Narrator: Victor Poole
Adapted and presented by: Dora Nirva

: Late Night News

followed by The Weather

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