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Beak in - chest out - strut about
Birds display in the spring; swans nest, have young, and swim with cygnets on their backs.
Music and narration by DEREK GRIRFITNO Film editor ANDREW JOHNSTON
Producer MICHAZL cole

Contributors

Unknown:
Derek Grirfitno
Editor:
Andrew Johnston

The last of a Parents and Children series of 15 programmes.
CLAIRE WOOLFORD looks to the future and finds out about the timing of the second baby and its effect on the first child. How should parents handle jealousy? CLAIRE RAYNER presents her ' problem page '.
Producer dick foster

Contributors

Unknown:
Claire Woolford
Unknown:
Claire Rayner

JIMMY YOUNG'S Guide to Everyday Maths
A series of ten programmes to help you brush up your confidence with numbers.
7: Time and Other Tables
Reading the 24-hour clock is one of the most confusing things about timetables. Join TONY DOYLE , HILARY PRITCHARD and NORMAN BOWLER with pencil and paper as Jim explains all about bus and railway timetables, and how to find your way through holiday brochures. In the sketch RAY LONNEN and MANDY MORE
Sketch by CHRIS miller
Production ANNA JACKSON ,
Book (same title), 12.50, from bookshops For information about local classes in basic maths Ring [number removed] (England). [number removed] (Scotland). [number removed] (Wales). [number removed] (N Ireland) between 9.30 and 5.30 from Monday to Friday. For individual help a tutor will answer questions if you ring [number removed] Thursday only from 6.0 to 8.0 pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony Doyle
Unknown:
Ary Pritchard
Unknown:
Chris Miller
Unknown:
Anna Jackson

Celebration
The last of a series of four acts of studio worship in which different denominations celebrate Holy Communion - but only after giving thanks for the people and events which make them what they are today, as recalled in film and picture.
4: The Methodist Communion
Celebrated by THE REV DR RUPERT DAVIES , with members of his congregation at the Wesley New Room, and boys from Kingswood
School.
Director JOHN WILCOX
Producer PETER FIRTH BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown:
Dr Rupert Davies
Director:
John Wilcox
Producer:
Peter Firth

Regional Variations (2)

Farming in Wales

BBC One Wales

features the news and views, politics and practice of those involved with the land.
With DAN CHERRINGTON and PHILIP WRIXON
Producer JOHN KENYON. BBC Birmingham
Weather for farmers JIM BACON

Contributors

Unknown:
Dan Cherrington
Unknown:
Philip Wrixon
Producer:
John Kenyon.
Unknown:
Jim Bacon

A series of five programmes on how to propagate plants presented by Geoffrey Smith. 1: Stem Cuttings
Taking stem cuttings is probably the most popular way of increasing one's stock of plants. In this programme GEOFFREY SMITH shows how to take softwood, semi-hardwood and hardwood cuttings, and offers practical advice on growing chrysanthemums - from taking the cuttings to full bloom.
Series producer peter RIDING Producer BRIAN DAVIES
Book (same title), 75p, from bookshops Gardening hints on Ceefax page 252 (BBC2)

Contributors

Presented By:
Geoffrey Smith.
Unknown:
Geoffrey Smith
Producer:
Brian Davies

A summer season of British comedy films. Today starring Dave King, Robert Morley,
Daniel Massey, Norman Rossington.
Three engaging but unsuccessful smash-and-grab crooks hit upon the perfect getaway vehicle - a fire engine. Leaving nothing to chance, the trio undergo rigorous training as firemen. Finally, all is ready, and that's when their troubles begin.
Films: page 19

Contributors

Screenplay:
Patrick Campbell
Screenplay:
Vivien Knight
Producer:
Kenneth Harper
Director:
Michael Truman
Bernard:
Dave King
Arson Eddie:
Robert Morley
Harry:
Daniel Massey
Withers:
Dennis Price
Colette:
Coral Browne
Alfie:
Norman Rossington
Chantal:
Maggie Smith
Salesman:
Miles Malleson
Scrap dealer:
Wilfred Lawson
Sergeant:
David Lodge
Chief Fire Officer:
John Welsh
Judge:
Finlay Currie
Pipe smoker:
James Hayter
Fish fancier:
Derek Nimmo
Fire Chief:
John Glyn-Jones
Mayor:
Eynon Evans

Regional Variations (2)

The popular Western film series.

Blue finds a notorious Mexican bandit wounded in the desert but refuses to leave him to die. The result of nursing him back to health at High Chaparral is both dramatic and dangerous.

Contributors

Big John Cannon:
Leif Erickson
Buck Cannon:
Cameron Mitchell
Blue:
Mark Slade
Victoria:
Linda Cristal
Manolito:
Henry Darrow
Writer:
Mel Goldberg
Director:
Semour Robbie

The European Cup Semi-finals from Cwmbran and Malmo
A double-bill of athletics today as Great Britain's girls attempt to win a place in the European Cup Finals, while our top men compete in the second day of their qualifying competition in Malmo.
The Women's Semi-final in Cwmbran features WEST GERMANY, FRANCE, AUSTRIA, HUNGARY, DENMARK, ICELAND and YUGOSLAVIA.
In Malmo the events include the 5,000 metres, 800 metres and the 4x400 metres relay, traditionally among our strongest events.
The qualifiers are decided on a points basis and every athlete's performance is important as the loss of even one point could be crucial to the overall team score. Commentators: in MALMO DAVID COLEMAN and RON PICKERING ; in Cwmbran
STUART STOREY and BARRY DAVIES
Television presentation:
Malmo SWEDISH TELEVISION service Cwmbran JOHN SHREWSBURY

Contributors

Unknown:
Malmo David
Unknown:
Ron Pickering

by ALISON UTTLEY dramatised by DIANA DE VERE COLE The last of five parts The Ribbon
The plot to save the Queen of Scots is in jeopardy. Penelope is desperate at the thought of leaving Thackers without knowing the fate of the Babingtons.
Executive producer ANNA ROME
Director DOROTHEA BROOKING

Contributors

Unknown:
Alison Uttley
Dramatised By:
Diana de Vere Cole
Director:
Dorothea Brooking
Penelope:
Sophie Thompson
Aunt Tissie/Dame Cicely:
Elizabeth Bradley
Uncle Barnabas:
Gerald James
Francis Babington:
Simon Gipps-Kent
Tabitha:
Sarah Benfield
Tom SnowbaIl:
Michael Greatorex
Jude:
Louis Hammond
Adam Deedick:
Graham Rigby
Anthony Babington:
Charles Rogers
Mistress Babington:
Mary Maude
Mary Queen of Scots:
Heather Chasen
Seton:
Gillian Maude
Dick Woodiwiss:
Derrick Gilbert
Will Jessup:
Antony Linford

with Thora Hird
This week, Thora returns to the long dark days of winter and to the Songs of Praise which celebrate Christmas. Among her favourites for this season are carols sung by the choir of CLARE COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE, and hymns with the SALVATION ARMY.
Shout aloud salvation (Marching through Georgia); Love divine, all loves excelling (Blaenwern); Once in royal David s city (Irby); 0 little town of Bethlehem (traditional); Away in a manger; Silent night; I wonder as I wander (traditional); Lead kindly light (Alberta); Brightest and best of the sons of the morning (Epiphany); God's love to me is wonderful.
Producer ELIZABETH GORT
Record of a selection of hymns from past Songs of Praise programmes (REC 338), cassette (ZCM 338), from record shops

Contributors

Unknown:
Thora Hird
Producer:
Elizabeth Gort

starring Barry Foster with Wendy Gifford , Jan Harvey and Frank Middlemass A serial in ten parts
8: One Last Meal by N. J. CRISP
! I'm an executive, used to taking decisions and getting them right. I thought this country was supposed to be short of good managers.'
Series created by N. J. CRISP
Music composed by TRANCIS SHAW Lighting ALEC ROBSON
Graphic designer ALAN JEAPES Producer PRUDENCE FITZGERALD Director ROGER CHEVELEY

Contributors

Unknown:
Barry Foster
Unknown:
Wendy Gifford
Unknown:
Jan Harvey
Unknown:
Frank Middlemass
Unknown:
N. J. Crisp
Unknown:
N. J. Crisp
Composed By:
Trancis Shaw
Designer:
Alan Jeapes
Director:
Roger Cheveley
Richard Barnes:
Barry Foster
Henry Barnes:
Frank Middlemass
Mr Farmer:
Donald Gee
Valerie Brown:
Cherry Gillespie
Robert Barnes:
Peter Duncan
John Barnes:
David Sibley
Marjorie Barnes:
Wendy Gifford
Susan West:
Janharvey
Liz Barnes:
Sara Clee
Jane Barnes:
Sylvestra Le Touzel

A television special made on his recent visit to this country by one of Britain's greatest stars Engelbert Humperdinck
Choreographer NIGEL LYTHGOE Musical director JEFF STURGES
Costume designer LYNDA WOODFIELD * Sound HUGH BARKER
Lighting DICKIE highaii Designer TONY ABBOTT
Producer STEWART MORRIS See page 3

Contributors

Designer:
Lynda Woodfield
Designer:
Tony Abbott
Producer:
Stewart Morris

by Arnold Wesker
Starring Peter Egan
"'The Kitchen' could only have been conceived by a writer who knew exactly what life behind the scenes in a restaurant was really like." (Daily Express)
(First shown on BBC2)

Contributors

Author:
Arnold Wesker
Producer:
Ann Kirch
Director:
Alvin Rakoff
The Cooks - Bertha:
Lila Kaye
The Cooks - Max:
David Daker
The Cooks - Paul:
Stephen Leigh
The Cooks - Raymond:
John-Paul Geoffrey
The Cooks - Anne:
Pauline Delaney
The Cooks - Alfredo:
Kevin Brennan
The Cooks - Michael:
Mike McCabe
The Cooks - Gaston:
Dimitri Andreas
The Cooks - Hans:
David Sibley
The Cooks - Kevin:
Christopher Timothy
The Cooks - Nicholas:
Kevork Malikyan
The Cooks - Peter:
Peter Egan
The Cooks - Frank:
Clive Swift
The Cooks - Chef:
Eric Pohlmann
The Waitresses - Betty:
Jacquie Dubin
The Waitresses - Winnie:
Maggie Wells
The Waitresses - Hettie:
Carole Harrison
The Waitresses - Violet:
Zulema Dene
The Waitresses - Daphne:
Carolyn Courage
The Waitresses - Cynthia:
Diana Weston
The Waitresses - Gwen:
Kate David
The Waitresses - Molly:
Jennie Goossens
The Waitresses - Jackie:
Jennifer Guy
The Waitresses - Monique:
Sinead Cusack
Magi:
Andreas Markos
Mangolis:
Romeo Staurou
Dimitri:
Peter Kosta
Head waiter:
Harry Geldard
Mr Marango:
Vladek Sheybal
Tramp:
Walter Sparrow

Regional Variations (3)

Everyman

Where Have All the Flowers Gone?

Duration: 35 minutes

on BBC One Cambridgeshire

Available for years

Peter France traces the hippies of ten years ago - including Dr Timothy Leary, Felix Dennis, Mick Farren and Vashti Bunyan - to find out how they are living today. (1978) Show more

Contributors

Reporter:
Peter France
Researcher:
Jenny Morgan
Film Editor:
Michael Aloof
Participant:
Lynn Darnton
Participant:
Jerry Rubin
Participant:
Felix Dennis
Participant:
Vashti Bunyan
Participant:
Mick Farren
Participant:
Dr Timothy Leary

Genres

! It must be true - I read it in the papers.' But is it always the truth? What are the real stories behind the stories? Who decides what we read in the papers, watch on TV, and hear on the radio?
Each week George Scott questions the power and methods of the media.
Director ROSALIND GOLD Producer JUDY GRAHAM Woddis On ... page 10

Contributors

Unknown:
George Scott
Producer:
Judy Graham

BBC One London

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BBC One is a TV channel that started broadcasting on the 20th April 1964. It replaced BBC Television.

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