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: Play School: Ideas Day

A programme for children at home.

(to 11.25)


Presenter: Julie Stevens
Presenter: Brian Cant

: Outlook: Mathematics in Action - Programme 4: Hypothesis Testing

A penny is tossed ten times and the result is eight heads and two tails. Is the penny fair? There is no simple answer-and the mathematics shows what risks are involved when real and important decisions have to be taken.
Presented by Stewart Gartside.
A BBC Educational broadcast
Repeated next week For Schools
This series is linked with a correspondence course. For details write to The National Extension College, [address removed]


Presenter: Stewart Gartside
Producer: Edward Goldwyn

: The Jack Benny Programme

A film series starring the master comedian with the mean streak Jack Benny whose guest stars this week are The Kingston Trio.


Himself: Jack Benny
Folk group: The Kingston Trio

: For Sale - Paradise?

For many people paradise is a plot of land, a stretch of sand, eternal sun, and the sea: all of which can be found in the islands of the Bahamas. You can buy a piece of the Bahamas for as little as £350 or £5 down and £5 a month.
What do you get for your money?
Jeremy James went to the Bahamas to investigate. (Repeat)


Reporter: Jeremy James
Producer: Charles Lagus

: Thirty-Minute Theatre: Parson's Pleasure

by Roald Dahl.
Written for television by Philip Levene.
Starring Richard Pearson
with Derek Francis


Author: Roald Dahl
Writer: Philip Levene
Producer: Harry Moore
Director: Herbert Wise
Cyril Boggis: Richard Pearson
Mrs. Devaux: Anne Blake
Chivers: Melvyn Hayes
Bert Rummins: Malcolm Taylor
Mr. Rummins: Derek Francis

: Show of the Week: Satchmo

Written and narrated by Humphrey Lyttelton.
The story of Louis Armstrong - The man and his music
and featuring Louis Armstrong and his All Stars
Eddie Shu (clarinet), Tyree Glenn (trombone), Billy Kyle (piano), Bud Catlett (bass), Danny Barcelona (drums)
Louis Armstrong and his All Stars appear by arrangement with Harold Davison


Writer/narrator: Humphrey Lyttelton
Singer/Trumpeter: Louis Armstrong
Clarinetist (Louis Armstrong and his All Stars): Eddie Shu
Trombonist (Louis Armstrong and his All Stars): Tyree Glenn
Pianist (Louis Armstrong and his All Stars): Billy Kyle
Bassist (Louis Armstrong and his All Stars): Bud Catlett
Drummer (Louis Armstrong and his All Stars): Danny Barcelona
Research: Peter Clayton
Research: Max Jones
Research: Sinclair Traill
Production: Terry Henebery

: For Whom the Bells Tolls: Part 1: Reconnaissance

by Ernest Hemingway.
A second chance to see this dramatisation in four parts by Giles Cooper.
First shown on Saturday
See page 8


Author: Ernest Hemingway
Dramatised by: Giles Cooper

: Newsroom

followed by The Weather

: Late Night Line-Up

Round off the day with Denis Tuohy, Michael Dean, Nicholas Tresilian, Joan Bakewell and tonight's guests.


Presenter: Denis Tuohy
Presenter: Michael Dean
Presenter: Nicholas Tresilian
Presenter: Joan Bakewell

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