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: Play School: Science Day

Today's story is "Three by Three"


Presenter: Carol Chell
Presenter: Rick Jones
Story written by: James Krüss
Translated by: Geoffrey Strachan
Illustrated by: Eva Johanna Rubin
Pianist: William Blezard
Designer: Louise Vanson
Scripted and Directed by: Michael Cole
Series Producer: Cynthia Felgate

: Closedown

: New Year's Day Concert from Vienna

Part of a concert of music by the Strauss family given this morning in the Main Hall of the Musikverein by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra led and conducted in the traditional manner by Willi Boskovsky with dancers from the Vienna Folk Opera Ballet.
Introduced by Richard Baker.
(Presented by the Austrian Television Service)


Musicians: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Willi Boskovsky
Presenter: Richard Baker
Dancers: Vienna Folk Opera Ballet
Choreography: Dia Luca
Director: Hermann Lanske

: Test Cricket from Australia

by Satellite
Third Test Match from Melbourne: second day
Recorded highlights of the day's play.
Presented by DAVID KENNING and DENIS KELLY in collaboration with the ABC


Presented By: David Kenning
Presented By: Denis Kelly

: Newsroom

with Peter Woods Weather


Newsreader: Peter Woods

: Europa: Britain and Europe

'Only 30 kilometres separate England from the continent - half an hour in a hovercraft. And yet the British Isles and Europe are separated by centuries. Centuries of separate development.'
That quotation from an Austrian television film sums up the subject of tonight's special hour-long edition of Europa: How does England stand in relation to Europe on the very first day of 1971? Europa will be seeking the views of foreign television stations, of foreign correspondents working in Britain, and of Britons who live and work in countries within the Common Market.


Presenter: Derek Hart
Producer: Anthony Chivers

: George the Fourth

King of Country Music featuring George Hamilton IV with The Hillsiders and guests
Ethna Campbell Country Fever
Tonight it's mostly George IV, with a surprising range of songs including 'The Leaving of Liverpool' and the beautiful 'Streets of London.'
Introduced by David Allan from the Nashville Rooms in London


Singer: George Hamilton IV
Presenter: David Allan
Producer: Philip Lewis

: Marty Abroad

written by JOHNNIE MORTIMER and BRIAN COOKE starring
Marty Feldman co-starring
John Junkin with Mary Miller
Jenny Till , Michael Elwyn
Jon Laurimore , Carolyn Moody Jim Tyson , Dorian Healy
Music composed and directed by KEN JONES
Film cameraman JAMES BALFOUR Film editor KEN PEARCE Costumes SUSAN WHEAL Make-up PENNY NORTON


Written By: Johnnie Mortimer
Written By: Brian Cooke
Unknown: Marty Feldman
Unknown: John Junkin
Unknown: Mary Miller
Unknown: Jenny Till
Unknown: Michael Elwyn
Unknown: Jon Laurimore
Unknown: Carolyn Moody
Unknown: Jim Tyson
Unknown: Dorian Healy
Directed By: Ken Jones
Unknown: James Balfour
Editor: Ken Pearce
Produced By: Gordon Flemyng

: Thirty-Minute Theatre: Waugh on Crime: 5: In Which Inspector Waugh Plays Cops and Robbers

by Arden Winch


Writer: Arden Winch
Script Editor: Derek Hoddinott
Designer: Oliver Bayldon
Associate Producer: Anne Head
Producer: Innes Lloyd
Directed By: Tristan De Vere Cole
Inspector Waugh: Clive Swift
PC White: Robin Chadwick
Cynthia Holmes: Alethea Charlton
Driver: Charles Pickess
Harold: Christopher Lofthouse
Jake: Robert Richardson
McNally: Maurice Durant

: Review

Introduced by James Mossman
PETER BROOK : We must open our empty hands and show that really there is nothing up our sleeves. Only then can we begin.
Thus Peter Brook describes his radical approach to. the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of A Midsummer Night's Dream. Gone the magic world inhabited by fairies with wings and wands: instead the lovers pursue each other in a white gymnasium. Puck and Oberon juggle plates, walk on stilts and swing on trapezes.
Tonight Review shows extracts from Brook's ' Dream,' together with scenes from two of his earlier productions, Marat/Sade and US, as part of a programme devoted to the work and development of one of Britain's boldest and most original directors.
Directed by DAVID HEYCOCK Producers


Introduced By: James Mossman
Introduced By: Peter Brook
Unknown: Peter Brook
Directed By: David Heycock

: News on 2

and Weather

: Late Night Line-Up

Michael Dean looks back over the week with William Rushton, James Cameron and other people, other views.


Presenter: Michael Dean
Unknown: William Rushton
Unknown: James Cameron
Editor: Rowan Ayers

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