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: Play School

Story: "Mr Grumplewick Writes a Song" by Eileen Humphrey
Guest storyteller Percy Edwards
Presenters Diane Dorgan, Lionel Morton


Presenter: Diane Dorgan
Presenter: Lionel Morton
Guest storyteller: Percy Edwards
Pianist: Bill Le Sage
Double-Bass: Lennie Bush
Designer: Andree Welstead Hornby
Scriptwriter/director: Peter Charlton
Executive producer: Cynthia Felgate

: Closedown

: Animal Design

A series of ten programmes about the structure of animals and how problems related to their ways of life have been solved. 7: Whales - Return to the Sea
The ancestors of whales were land-living mammals. How have they become ' redesigned' for living in the sea?
Introduced by TONY SOPER
Producer JOHN SPARKS (BristaM Book 12.30: see page 90


Introduced By: Tony Soper
Director: George Inger
Producer: John Sparks

: Family Fare

Simple and attractive dishes prepared for you by Delia Smith
3: Fish for the Family
Florentine Plaice Fillets Fisherman's Pie
Director JOHN LONGLEY Producer BETTY WHITE Book 20p: see page 90


Unknown: Delia Smith
Director: John Longley
Producer: Betty White

: Heritage

Pageantry and ceremonial provide a living link with our nation's past. Robert Hardy visits and explains some of Britain's most colourful ceremonies.
3: The Ceremony of the Keys
The nightly ritual of locking up the Tower of London - a ceremony which is probably one of the oldest of its kind, having taken place in the shadow of the mighty White Tower for the past 700 years. with CHIEF YEOMAN WARDER C. TAYLOR Escort provided by THE 1ST BN, GRENADIER GUARDS
Title music MAJOR TREVOR L. sharpe Script by MICHAEL KERR
Producer KEN griffin
Friday tv


Unknown: Robert Hardy
Music: Major Trevor L. Sharpe
Script By: Michael Kerr
Producer: Ken Griffin

: The Money Programme

Brave New City?: Part 2
Before Britain joined the Common Market, some bankers prophesied a ' field-day ' for the City of London, something it had not enjoyed since the days of Queen Victoria's Empire. Yet European systems are still very different from our own. What might be the effect of the City on Europe, and of Europe on it? Presented by BRIAN WIDLAKE
Producer PETER ounkley Editor JOHN DEKKER


Presented By: Brian Widlake
Unknown: Paul Griffiths
Unknown: David Taylor
Unknown: Robert McKenzie
Producer: Peter Ounkley
Editor: John Dekker

: World Cinema: Germany, Awake!

Erwin Leiser , director of the history of Nazism, Mein Kampf , introduces his latest film.
It shows how Joseph Goebbels conditioned the mind of the German people by subtly combining propaganda with entertainment in the German feature films produced between 1933-45.
The title Germany, Awake! was a Nazi slogan which, as Leiser points out, had the opposite purpose, namely, to stifle the nation's capacity for independent thought.
Written, produced and directed by ERWIN LEISER


Unknown: Erwin Leiser
Introduces: Mein Kampf
Unknown: Joseph Goebbels
Directed By: Erwin Leiser

: Edition

with Barry Askew Reader's Digest
' On every page of the magazine you'll find something which will help you to be a better person ' - Hobart Lewis , Chairman and editor-in-chief. Every month 29 million copies are sold in 13 languages offering articles like ' I am Jane's Ovary ' and ' Tin-legged Hero of the Alps.' A film report on the biggest selling magazine in the world from its headquarters in Pleasantville, New York.


Reader: Barry Askew
Unknown: Hobart Lewis
Producer: Will Wyatt

: News Extra

Presented by David Holmes with Peter Dorling ; Weather


Presented By: David Holmes
Unknown: Peter Dorling

: Closedown

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