A programme for children at home
Today's story: "Simon in a Box" by Quentin Blake
(Repeated on BBC-1 and BBC Wales at 4.20 p.m.)
Author/Illustrator (Simon in a Box):
Introduced by D.R.C. Holmes, C. Eng., A.M.I.Prod.E.
(Repeated next week on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday on BBC-1 and BBC Wales)
Accompanying pamphlet: see page 59
The World Tonight
Reporting: John Timpson, Peter Woods
followed by The Weather
Looking at the news and the men behind the news in the world of money
Introduced by Brian Widlake, John Tusa, Graham Turner
from the Aldeburgh Festival Concert Hall
A weekly series featuring some of the world's top jazz artists in concert
Tonight: Red Novo with The Gary Burton Quartet
Introduced by Benny Green
(Red Novo and The Gary Burton Quartet appear by arrangement with Harold Davison)
The vibraphone is one of those electric powered instruments that the New Orleans pioneers never dreamed of, writes Benny Green. Red Norvo has been playing it ever since it was invented in the 1930s, and tonight we see him joined by the youngest of his successors, the phenomenal Gary Burton, perhaps the most richly gifted jazz musician to rise in this decade.
The Gary Burton
by Colin Morris
with John Collin as Ross, Robert Powell as Martin, Meg Ritchie as Kay
Why is Martin on heroin? There must be a reason. Why is Martin in the family cottage in the heart of Snowdonia - and alone like a frightened animal? There must be a reason. And why does Martin's father pursue his son there? There must be a reason. And why are they at each other's throats? There must be a reason. And there is...
Horizon - Man and Science today
A look at the world of advertising
"Seventy-five per cent of all advertising is a total waste of time" (Chairman of a Large Advertising Agency)
"I'm not frightened of the word manipulation, one of the things a good advert must do is manipulate people" (Advertising Executive)
How successfully can Advertising use scientific methods to pinpoint our needs and appetites and so manipulate us?
Tonight's programme looks at the psychology behind advertising, at its techniques, its gadgetry, its successes, and its failures. It looks at the ad-man's use of hidden cameras, at E.E.G. machines which monitor physiological response to TV commercials, and at housewives who pretend to be car-safety belts and furniture cleaners in the interests of more effective advertising.
Written by Paul Ferris
by Arnold Bennett
A second chance to see this dramatisation in four parts by Michael Voysey
Starring Roy Dotrice
The Imperial Palace is London's, and the world's, finest luxury hotel. Its Director is Evelyn Orcham, the man whose instinct has created this masterpiece in the hotel world.
(Shown on Saturday)
See colour feature on page 31
The end of today in front of tomorrow with Michael Dean, Joan Bakewell, Tony Bilbow, Sheridan Morley and tonight's guests