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: Play School: Dressing-up Day

A programme for children at home.
Today's story is called "Whistle for Willie"
Written and illustrated by Ezra Jack Keats.
(to 11.20)


Presenter: Valerie Pitts
Presenter: Brian Cant
Author/Illustrator (Whistle for Willie): Ezra Jack Keats

: Medicine Today

A monthly series of programmes for doctors.
(Repeated next Tuesday evening on BBC-1 and BBC Wales)
(to 13.45)


Director: Mary Hoskins
Producer: James McCloy

: Bonjour Francoise: 29: C'est peut-etre un ange...

Written by Michel Faure and Joe Cremona.
For absolute beginners in French.
With Francois Brincourt, Malou Pantera, Andre Maranne, Pamela Stirling

(Repeated: Saturday, 10.0 a.m. BBC-1)


Writer: Michel Faure
Writer: Joe Cremona
Producer: Ronald Smedley
Presenter: Andre Maranne
Presenter: Pamela Stirling
Jean-Paul: Francois Brincourt
Francoise: Malou Pantera

: Newsroom

The World Tonight
Reporting: John Timpson, Peter Woods and the reporters and correspondents, at home and abroad, of BBC News.


Newsreader: John Timpson
Newsreader: Peter Woods

: Rugby Safari: The British Isles Rugby Union Tour of South Africa

South-West Africa v. The British Lions
Cliff Morgan reports from Windhoek.

The 1955 Lions won 9-0, the 1962 Lions won 14-6; but players from both these tours would be quick to remind you of how hard they had to fight for those victories. The game is played at Windhoek, the capital of the former German territory, where the problem of altitude (5,500 feet) is not as severe for the Lions as when playing on the high veldt.
South-West Africa is a comparatively young member union of the South African Rugby board, but has produced in those few years a rugby team of strong and skilful players, dedicated to a hard fast-handling game. This is the ninth match for the 1968 Lions, who still have eleven matches to go before returning at the end of July.


Commentator: Cliff Morgan
Cameraman: Russell Walker
Produced in South Africa by: Dewi Griffiths

: Man Alive: What is a Police Force?

Achievement... Happiness... Tragedy... Stress...
A weekly programme which focuses on people and the situations which shape their lives.
Reporters: Jim Douglas Henry, Angela Huth, Jeremy James, John Percival, Trevor Philpott, Desmond Wilcox, Harold Williamson

This week: What is a Police Force?
In many countries today the police are armed and ready to face the long hot summer the way they believe best. Could these methods be adopted here soon? How would they affect the role of the British bobby? Is he to remain the crime fighter, servant of the public and friend of children? Or is he to become the tool of local or national government and, perhaps, a public enemy?


Producer: Heinz Kornagel
Editor: Desmond Wilcox
Editor: Bill Morton

: World Cinema: Goha

A Tunisian film with English sub-titles.
Starring Omar Sharif
with Zina Bouzaiane

A simple yet handsome young Arab meets unexpected romance and an untimely death. (Colour)


Screenplay: Georges Schehade
Writer: A. Ades
Writer: A. Josipovici
Director: Jacques Baratter
Producer: Armand Becue
Goha: Omar Sharif
Fulla: Zina Bouzalane
Taj El Ouloum: Lauro Gazzolo
Goha's father: Gabriel Jabour
The blind musician: Daniel Emilfork
Loulou: Annie Legrand
Chams: Ito Bent Lahsen
Public letter-writer: Jean Laugier

: News Summary and The Weather


: Late Night Line-Up

A last look around the daily scene with Michael Dean, Joan Bakewell, Tony Bilbow, Brian King and Sheridan Morley.


Presenter: Michael Dean
Presenter: Joan Bakewell
Presenter: Tony Bilbow
Presenter: Brian King
Presenter: Sheridan Morley
Editor: Rowan Ayers

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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