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: Daytime on Two

9.25 Mind How You Go
Ten programmes about road accident prevention presented by JIMMY SAVILE OBE.
8: Dark, Wet and Icy (R)
9.38 Science Workshop Stability (2)
Why it's safe on top of a double decker, toys that won't lie down, and why tall cranes don't topple. (R)
10.0 You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds I'm a Little Teapot
Jane, Stuart and Adam to visit a pottery and they return with some creative ideas. (R)
10.15 Maths Counts 4: A Table in Time by JOHN TULLY
Sex on British Rail? Not quite! But SX enables Wendy to get Steven out of trouble. (R)
10.38 Maths Topics Statistics (3)
Data reduction: measures of central tendency and of spread. (R)
11.0 Words and Pictures Fishing
11.17 Let's See
Up in the Mountains
2: Highland Fairy Myths and Legends
11.40 Scene
What's it Like to be Old?
12.10 pm On the Rocks
Ten programmes about the evolution of the landscape around us.
8: Potential Energy
Coal and Oil Deposits (R)
12.35 Swim
A series for swimmers and non-swimmers of all ages - with the accent on recreation rather than competition.
8: Springboard Diving (R)
(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. 8: Equations (R)
1.15 Job Bank
Technical Jobs in Television
1.38 Home Ground Communications 4: Post-haste!
The post is a very important part of the communications network. It enables us to send letters and printed material anywhere in the world. How does the Post Office organise this?
Presenter VERA DING
2.0 Watch Horns
James and Louise look at horns of all kinds. Children from the GUILDHALL SCHOOL OF MUSIC AND DRAMA introduce the brass instruments of the orchestra and there is a film of some young children visiting the zoo to study animals with horns. There's also the wolfs theme from Peter and the Wolf. Presented by LOUISE HALL-TAYLOR and JAMES EARL ADAIR Producer JUUE CALLANAN Series producer DAVID TAFT
2.18 Walrus After Four by CATHY PELLICER
4: Different dialects can be confusing, so when you're writing it's best to use language which is 'sort of a bit posh'. Producer MORTON SURGUY (R)
DIY Puppetry


Presented By: Jimmy Savile
Unknown: Jennifer Wilson
Unknown: John Tully
Presented By: Louise Hall-Taylor
Producer: David Taft
Unknown: Cathy Pellicer

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: The Allotment Show

An antidote to the stately home and pot plant type of gardening programmes.
Here's the series specially for the amateur who enjoys vegetable growing; perhaps keeping livestock on the patch; and, when good enough, growing for the exhibition bench.
An information leaflet to accompany this series can be obtained by sending a large sae to:
[address removed]


Director: Alan Farrington
Producer: Eric Robson

: Don't Look Back

Louis Gossett Jr
Cleavon Little
Leroy 'Satchel' Paige was bom into poverty - in Mobile, Alabama - in 1906. In 1971 he was inducted into America's
Baseball Hall of Fame and had become a living legend. This biopic tells the story of Paige's rise to fame and his fight against racial prejudice to become the first black player with the major league, Cleveland Indians.
Screenplay by ROB RUBIN
(First showing on British television) 0 FILMS: page 27


Unknown: Rob Rubin
Produced By: Stanley Rubin
Directed By: Richard Colla
Leroy 'Satchel'Paige: Louis Gossett Jr
Robert Thompson: Cleavon Little
Lahoma Brown: Beverly Todd
Josh Gibson: Ernie Barnes
J L Wilkinson: Jim Davis
Mama Paige: Tommie Stewart
Carl Roberts: Hal Williams
Cool Papa Bell: Clifton Davis
Chuffy Russal: Ossie Davis
Jake Wells: John Beradino
Mr Andrews: J R Horne
Sugar Boy Porter: Donnie Walker
Bartender: Donald Blakely
Ramona: Candy Ann Brown
Darlene: Gloria Gifford
Chester: Leopoldo Mandeville
Dizzy Dean: Earle Willoughby
Mrs Parker: Coija Lafayette
Young Satchel: Milton Stafford

: Music Time

The Sleeping Beauty
The famous fairy story of the princess who is cursed by the evil Carabosse, and falls asleep for 100 years.
Narration Helen Speirs Music TCHAIKOVSKY
Puppets and direction ALAN PLATT Producer ELIZABETH BENNETT
(First broadcast on BBC Schools Television)
Record or cassette, The Sleeping Beauty (Tchaikovsky), BBC 3003 stereo
Tchaikovsky: The Sleeping Beauty (dramatic highlights), REGL 418/ZCF 418
The Magic of Dance, REP 363/ZCH 363 from retailers


Unknown: Alan Platt
Producer: Elizabeth Bennett

: Out of Court

Crime, corruption, conflicts at home and work - all contribute to the growing caseload of Britain's courts. In the studio David Jessel and Sue Cook question the victims and villains, lawmakers and enforcers.
Out on the street, on lawful and unlawful occasions, is reporter Ed Boyle
This week: Victimisation?
Two students take part in a demonstration quelled by the police. They complain about police conduct and then frightening, intimidating events disturb their lives ... Director PIETER MORPURGO
Series producer HUGH PURCELL


Unknown: David Jessel
Unknown: Sue Cook
Reporter: Ed Boyle
Director: Pieter Morpurgo
Producer: Hugh Purcell

: Queens': A Cambridge College

The Fellows' butler, the cellarman and the catering staff are the people who make the college run as smoothly as possible in the hectic preparations for a magnificent college feast - with its nine courses and eight different wines.
And a rowdy Saturday night tests porter IVAN PAGE'S powers of diplomacy. The students might be infuriating but for the bedmakers, known as 'bedders', they can be an amusing source of intimate gossip ...
Despite low pay, there are compensations, such as the subsidised staff outing to Boulogne and staff party - the one day of the year when roles are reversed. The President and Fellows serve them in the splendid Old Hall.
Commentary ROGER MILLS
Assistant producer IMOGEN SUTTON Producer MICHAEL WALDMAN


Producer: Imogen Sutton
Producer: Michael Waldman

: Australian Cinema: Lonely Hearts

continues a major season of films new to television tonight starring
Wendy Hughes Norman Kaye
Following the death of his mother, Peter Thompson decides that life ought to hold more than an empty house and a dachshund. He decides to sport 50 dollars on an introduction via a lonely hearts club. To his surprise and delight his first intro is to the attractive Patricia. But Peter soon finds that the course of true love never runs smooth ...
This movie blends humour and romance in its story of two people for whom love often means having to say you're sorry.
Screenplay by PAUL cox and JOHN CLARKE
Produced by JOHN B. MURRAY Directed by PAUL cox
(First showing on British television)
0 FILMS: page 27


Unknown: Wendy Hughes
Unknown: Norman Kaye
Unknown: Peter Thompson
Play By: Paul Cox
Unknown: John Clarke
Produced By: John B. Murray
Directed By: Paul Cox
Patricia: Wendy Hughes
Peter: Norman Kaye
George: Jon Finlayson
Pamela: Julia Blake
Bruce: Jonathan Hardy
Patricia's mother: Irene Inescort
Patricia's father: Vic Gordon
Peter's father: Ted Grove-Rogers
Wig salesman: Ronald Falk
Detective: Chris Haywood
Sally Gordon: Diana Greentree
Pshychiatrist: Margaret Steven
Rosemarie: Kris McQuade
Priest: Laurie Dobson

: Newsnight

Including a further report from Peter Snow at the Geneva Summit.


Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Geneva Summit.

: Weatherview

: The Lords Today

Christopher Jones reports on today's proceedings in the Upper House.


Unknown: Christopher Jones

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