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: Daytime on Two

9.25 Mind How You Go
Ten programmes about road accident prevention presented by jimmy SA VILE OBE. 4: On Your Bike (R)
9.38 Science Workshop Materials (B)
What has science to do with the crafts of the potter, the sculptress and the silversmith?(R)
10.0 You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds BILL OWEN is with Cosmo and Dibs trying to mend a talking doll and a beeping bus. You go with some deaf children to the zoo. Song: 'Down at the station'.
Director nicci CROWTHER (R)
10.15 Maths Counts
2: Round About by JOHN TULLY E7.99? Call it E8.00. Steve and Wendy learn how to round numbers up - and down. (R)
10.38 Maths Topics Trigonometry (4)
Sine, cosine, tangent of obtuse angles and of general positive angles. (R)
11.0 Words and Pictures The Hat
11.17 Let's See
Flowers and Fruit of the Earth 1: Just Flowers
11.40 Scene
Every Night We Draw the Shutters
12.10 On the Rocks
Ten programmes about the evolution of the landscape. 4: Granite (R)
12.35 Swim
A series for swimmers and non-swimmers of all ages - with the accent on recreation rather than competition. 4: Front Crawl (R)
(This is a change from details published in the Schools Annual Timetable)
1.0 Maths Help
A series for adults studying maths to O-level, offering help with common difficulties. 4: Symbols (R)
1.15 Job Bank Open Spaces
1.38 Home Ground Communications 2: Write on! Cave paintings and picture writing form the basis of our alphabet. The programme outlines the development of writing and suggests ways in which the alphabet can be used imaginatively and colourfully. Presenter VERA DING
Producer CHRISTINE TRURAN BBC Wales
2.0 Watch Wax
James has baked a cake for Louise's birthday. Visit the factory where candles are made and also see how church candles used to be made. A beekeeper visits a school to teach the children there how to make beeswax candles. James and Louise use wax crayons and candles to produce a variety of different pictures. Presented by LOUISE HALL TAYLOR and JAMES EARL ADAIR
Producer DAVID TAFT (R)
2.18 Walrus After Four by CATHY PELLICER
2: When the Aliens try a bit of chatting-up at the disco, all they gefis a bottle of arsenic. (R)
2.40 Zig Zag
The Normans. Hungry Times

Contributors

Presented By: Jimmy Sa
Unknown: Bill Owen
Unknown: John Tully
Presented By: Louise Hall Taylor
Producer: David Taft
Unknown: Cathy Pellicer
Cosmo: Frances Kay
Dibs: Francis Wright

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: Schools Prom

For the next four weeks
Ray Moore will be visiting some of the schools and colleges which provided the musical talent at the last season of Schools Prom at the Royal Albert Hall in London.
In this first programme he talks to some of the members of: THE SOUTH GLAMORGAN YOUTH
ORCHESTRA, TOWER BRASS, and THE WHITCHURCH HIGH SCHOOL ORCHESTRA, and watches them in rehearsal at the Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff.
Also featured: THE NEWTON
HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS' GROUP. Special guest
Emma Johnson (clarinet) Producer KEN GRIFFIN
(The Schools Proms are organised by Music for Youth in conjunction with the Rank Organisation and Commercial Union Assurance)

Contributors

Unknown: Ray Moore
Unknown: Albert Hall
Clarinet: Emma Johnson
Producer: Ken Griffin

: Murder at the Mardi Gras

starring
Didi Conn
David Groh
The humdrum life of Julie Evans is dramatically changed
- when she wins an all-expenses-paid trip to the New Orleans 'Mardi Gras'. In the midst of the celebrations, she is the only witness to a bizarre murder and finds herself pursued by a large pink rabbit — with a gun!
Screenplay by STANLEY RALPH ROSS Produced by RICHARD NADER and MATT HERMAN Directed by KEN ANNAKIN
0 FILMS: page 17

Contributors

Unknown: Didi Conn
Unknown: David Groh
Unknown: Julie Evans
Unknown: Stanley Ralph Ross
Produced By: Richard Nader
Produced By: Matt Herman
Directed By: Ken Annakin
Julie Evans: Didi Conn
Harry Benson: David Groh
Randy Brian: Gregg Henry
Jim-Bob Jackson: Harry Morgan
Jack Murphy: Bill Daily
Janet Murphy: Joyce van Patten
Larry Cook: Ron Silver
Barbi Benton: Herself
Wolfman Jack: Himself

: Cartoon Two

To See or Not to See

: Do They Mean Us?

Our sense of humour baffles them, our politics bother them, our preoccupation with tradition bemuses them.
Apparently, we don't wash, and we are morose and miserable even on holiday. On the other hand, we are polite and kind to animals. Each week, Derek Jameson looks at the way foreign television reports this country. Tonight, in the final programme in the series, he looks at the bizarre hobbies of the British, from train spotting to dangerous sports. Research MARK ROGERS
Producer LAURENCE REES

Contributors

Unknown: Derek Jameson
Producer: Laurence Rees

: Queens': A Cambridge College

Getting In
The first in a new ten-part series
Petrified sixth-formers are put through their paces during nerve-racking interviews for admission to
Cambridge. The dons go through this process every year. For the candidates there's only one chance: careers and futures are in the balance.
The candidates:
The grammar-school boy: he seems to know more about his subject than his interviewers. Will this put them off?
The comprehensive-school girl: as the political argument gets more heated, the interviewers seem more and more impressed.
The public-school boy: as the questions get tougher his stammer gets worse. Will his questioners be sympathetic? Photography
IAN HILTON. JOHN GRAY Sound JOHN PRITCHARD
Film editor ANDREW WILLSMORE Commentary ROGER MILLS
Assistant producer IMOGEN SUTTON Producer MICHAEL WALDMAN
0 FEATURE: page 82

Contributors

Unknown: Ian Hilton.
Unknown: John Gray
Unknown: Sound John Pritchard
Producer: Imogen Sutton
Producer: Michael Waldman

: Grand Jury

concludes the season of films new to television. starring
Leslie Nielsen
Bruce Davison
Persuaded by an older friend to make money from an insurance fraud, Bobby Allen and his wife
Jenny take the opportunity, little realising the trouble it will bring. Unknown to them their 'friend' Williams is an influential member of a crime syndicate and soon the young couple are called to testify against him - a situation which threatens their lives.
The story of Bobby's fight for recognition by the court and his stand against the syndicate brings the film to a devastating and unexpected conclusion.
Screenplay by CHRISTOPHER CAIN Produced and directed by CHRISTOPHER CAIN
(First showing on British television)
* FILMS: page 17

Contributors

Unknown: Leslie Nielsen
Unknown: Bruce Davison
Unknown: Bobby Allen
Unknown: Christopher Cain
Directed By: Christopher Cain
John Williams: Leslie Nielsen
Robert Allen: Bruce Davison
Bentine: Barry Sullivan
Nancy Williams: Meredith MacRae
Jennifer Allen: Sharon Thomas
Mr Potter: H M Wynant
Parking lot owner: Larry Barton
Panel attorney: Larry Ellis
Jimmy: Mike Rougas
DMV clerk: Whitney Rydreck
DMV inspector: Ed Ness

: Newsnight

: Weatherview









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