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: Watch with Mother: The Woodentops

For the very young
Stories about a family of wooden dolls who live on a farm.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
BBC film
(to 11.00)


Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Voices: Eileen Browne
Voices: Josefina Ray
Voices: Peter Hawkins
Script and music: Maria Bird

: Newyddion

News in Welsh.
(Welsh transmitters and Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)

: Heddiw

Edrychwn ymhell ac yn agos Drwy ffllm a thrwy drafod
Daw Cymru a'r byd i'r aelwyd
I'ch difyrru
Wrth eich cinio
Y cyflwynydd, OWEN EDWARDS Y cynhyrchu, IFOR
Y golygydd, NAN DAVIES
(Welsh transmitters and Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)


Unknown: Owen Edwards
Unknown: Rees Myrfyn Owen
Unknown: Geraint Jones
Unknown: Nan Davies

: Let's Imagine: Dancing for the Gods

with film of The Whirling Dervishes and dancers from Zululand, the Ukraine and Malabar.
Introduced by Keith Fordyce.
(to 14.00)


Presenter: Keith Fordyce
Arranged and directed by: Anne-Marie Gardner-Stewart
Producer: Monica Sims

: Tales of the Riverbank: The Jumble Sale

A film series of the adventures of Hammy and his friends.

Roddy and Hammy make Turtle change his mind about one of his discarded possessions.
Commentary spoken by Johnny Morris.


Narrator: Johnny Morris
Presented by: Peggy Miller

: Captain Pugwash: King of the Barbary Pirates

An animated cartoon written and drawn by John Ryan.
Captain Pugwash in another thrilling adventure with his band of black-hearted pirates and cabin boy Tom.

Captain Pugwash sets sail for the Barbary Coast and a life of ease and rich rewards - or so he thinks!
Storyteller, Peter Hawkins


Writer/Artist: John Ryan
Narrator: Peter Hawkins
Presented by: Gordon Murray

: What's New?

Peter West looks at the latest inventions and ideas making news in science and industry, and shows how they work with David Dimbleby and Brian Johnston.


Presenter: Peter West
Reporter: David Dimbleby
Reporter: Brian Johnston
Research: Julia Cave
Research: Joanne Symons
Film editor: Alan Martin
Edited and produced by: Brian Robins

: The News

: Town and Around

A daily presentation of news and views from London and the South-East.
Introduced by Michael Aspel.
followed by The Weather


Presenter: Michael Aspel

: Choice

A report on reports with Richard Dimbleby.
BBC Television, in co-operation with the Consumers' Association, presents test reports from the current edition of Which?, including a special report on carpets.


Presenter: Richard Dimbleby
Producer: Paul Bonner
Editor: Grace Wyndham Goldie

: Tonight

Look around with Cliff Michelmore, Derek Hart, Alan Whicker, Fyfe Robertson, Trevor Philpott, Kenneth Allsop, Macdonald Hastings, Julian Pettifer, Brian Redhead and Jenny Johnson.


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Derek Hart
Reporter: Alan Whicker
Reporter: Fyfe Robertson
Reporter: Trevor Philpott
Reporter: Kenneth Allsop
Reporter: Macdonald Hastings
Reporter: Julian Pettifer
Reporter: Brian Redhead
Singer: Jenny Johnson
Associate producer: Jack Gold
Associate producer: Derrick Amoore
Associate producer: Kevin Billington
Associate producer: Dennis Edwards
Assistant editor: Elizabeth Cowley
Editor: Gordon Watkins

: Headline News

: Adventure: Incident in the Mato Grosso

The record of a dramatic rescue attempt in the Brazilian jungle during the continuous struggle between the forest Indians and White intruders.


Filmed and narrated by: Jesco von Puttkamer
Editor: Robert Walter
Presented by: Harry Hastings
Series edited by: Brian Branston

: Dr. Kildare: A Very Infectious Disease

A film series.

A middle-aged intern antagonises Dr. Kildare by scolding a patient. But when these tactics seem successful, Kildare wonders if his objections were justified.


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

: Comedy Playhouse: A Clerical Error

by Alan Simpson and Ray Galton.
This week: A Clerical Error
Starring John Le Mesurier
with Russell Napier, Yootha Joyce, Blake Butler, Harry Landis, Amy Dalby, Rosemary Davis, Barry Johns, Raymond Hodge, David Gregory, Andy Devine, Jeanne Davis, George Betton, Ken Roberts, John Caesar


Writer: Alan Simpson
Writer: Ray Galton
Incidental Music: Ron Grainer
Designer: Tony Abbott
Producer: Graeme Muir
Caleb Bullrush: John Le Mesurier
Police Inspector: Russell Napier
Rita: Yootha Joyce
[Actor]: Blake Butler
[Actor]: Harry Landis
Mrs. Bullrush: Amy Dalby
[Actress]: Rosemary Davis
[Actor]: Barry Johns
[Actor]: Raymond Hodge
[Actor]: David Gregory
[Actor]: Andy Devine
[Actress]: Jeanne Davis
[Actor]: George Betton
[Actor]: Ken Roberts
[Actor]: John Caesar

: The News

: Carmen

See below and page 49
Rosalind Elias appears by arrangement with the Metropolitan Opera House, New York; Rita Hunter and Don Garrard appear by arrangement with Sadler's Wells Opera Company

: Late Night News

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