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: Play School: Pets Day

Today's story is 'Mr Tall and Mr Small' by Barbara Brenner illustrated by Tomi Ungerer


Author (Mr Tall and Mr Small): Barbara Brenner
Illustrator (Mr Tall and Mr Small): Tomi Ungerer
Presenter: Carol Chell
Presenter: Johnny Silvo

: Closedown

: Square Two: 17: Structures of Change

A second start in mathematics

'Square it, treble what you get, add one to the result, then take the sine.' How can we differentiate such a composite function?
Introduced by Bill Coleman
Written by Hilary Shuard


Presenter: Bill Coleman
Writer: Hilary Shuard
Director: Robert Clamp
Producer: David Roseveare

: Newsroom

Reporting the world tonight Peter Woods and the reporters and correspondents, at home and abroad, of BBC News
and Weather


Newsreader: Peter Woods

: Man Alive: The Men Inside: 1: Wandsworth

A weekly programme which focuses on people and the situations which shape their lives
Jim Douglas Henry, Jeremy James, Jeanne La Chard, Gillian Strickland, Desmond Wilcox, Harold Williamson

Tonight: The Men Inside: 1: Wandsworth
1,500 men serving sentences which range from 12 months to life; for crimes which vary from motoring offences to murder. Men crammed, often three to a cell in a Victorian prison, originally built in 1851, to house only 700 Men who say they are treated like animals. Men who say that, for them, prison is only punishment. Men made bitter, angry, apathetic -men likely to come back again to serve yet more time inside. Rule number one of the prison service is to encourage convicted men to 'lead a good and useful life.' But how can anybody do this in conditions like those in Wandsworth?
In the first of two programmes Man Alive was allowed to move freely and speak face to face with the prisoners themselves. And this programme is the viewpoint - often bitter and cynical - of the men inside. Next week, some of the same men are transferred to a new experimental prison.
(We're here to be punished: page 11)


Producer: Ivor Dunkerton
Editor: Desmond Wilcox
Editor: Bill Morton

: John Williams

the celebrated guitarist plays music by Albeniz and Torroba


Guitarist: John Williams
Director: Vic Dowdall

: Take Three Girls: Devon Violets

by Julia Jones
[Starring] Angela Down as Avril, Liza Goddard as Victoria, Susan Jameson as Kate
The first of three plays from this popular BBC1 series


Writer: Julia Jones
Script Editor: Ann Scott
Producer: Michael Hayes
Director: John Matthews
Avril: Angela Down
Victoria: Liza Goddard
Kate: Susan Jameson
Old Lady: Mysie Monte
Miss Hart: Jane Hylton
Edwin: Christopher Mitchell
Typist: Sandra Shipley
Barry: Jack Watson
Norah: Stella Tanner
Wendy: Sally Thomsett
Children: David Howe
Children: David Cox
Children: Karen Williams

: Election Broadcast: The Liberal View - Tomorrow's People

On behalf of the Liberal Party
(also on BBC1 and BBC Wales)

: The Silent World

(Le Monde du Silence)
Jacques-Yves Cousteau's brilliant award-winning documentary about life on the ocean bed.
English commentary written by James Dugan and spoken by Jacques-Yves Cousteau

This remarkable and beautiful film combined the talents of Cousteau and French director Louis Malle (Les Amants, Zazi, A Very Private Affair) whose latest documentary Calcutta can be seen next week
(Cousteau's greatest: page 8)


Writer: James Dugan
Narrator/Underwater photography/Director: Jacques-Yves Cousteau
Photography: Edmond Sechan
Underwater photography/Director: Louis Malle
Underwater photography: Frederic Dumas
Underwater photography: Albert Falco

: Line-Up: Interview

Tonight: Joan Bakewell talks to Dr Benjamin Spock, child care expert and campaigner against the Vietnam war
(Dr Spock is here: page 8)


Interviewer: Joan Bakewell
Interviewee: Dr Benjamin Spock
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.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

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