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A programme for children at home.
In the story chair, Dr. Sue Harthoorn

This week's storyteller, Dr. Sue Harthoorn, runs an animal hospital in South Africa which has helped to cure a wide range of animals, birds, and even fish. The stories she tells today and on Wednesday and Friday are all about African animals.
Today's story is called 'The Rhinoceros and the Woodpecker'
(to 11.25)

Contributors

Presenter:
Carol Chell
Presenter:
Rick Jones
Storyteller:
Dr. Sue Harthoorn

One square in London-seventy houses, 400 lives...

The final programme in the series looks at the impact of the middle-class newcomers on the Square and on Islington generally. Clearly revealed are two nations - those who can plan and get their way, and those who neither know their rights nor can begin to defend them.

Contributors

Director:
Richard Broad
Producer:
Ian Martin

A literary panel game with Lord David Cecil, Antonia Fraser, Frank Kermode, Alan Pryce-Jones.
Chairman, Alan Brien

Contributors

Panellist:
Lord David Cecil
Panellist:
Antonia Fraser
Panellist:
Frank Kermode
Panellist:
Alan Pryce-Jones
Chairman:
Alan Brien
Extracts read by:
John Moffatt
Devised by:
Brigid Brophy
Director:
Julia Matheson
Producer:
Julian Jebb

A Horizon report.
Introduced by Christopher Evans from today's British Association for the
Advancement of Science meeting at Leeds University.
The world is spending £3,000 million each year on space exploration. Is it worth it to us? Is it worth it to science?
In the chair, Lord Ritchie-Calder
The advantages: Dr. John W. Findlay (N.A.S.A.)
The disadvantages: Lord Bowden
Also taking part: Lord Adrian, O.M., Professor Dennis Gabor, Frank Malina, Dr. B. J. Mason, Patrick Moore, Professor G. D. Rochester and members of the audience

Contributors

Presenter:
Christopher Evans
Chairman:
Lord Ritchie-Calder
Speaker (Advantages):
Dr. John W. Findlay
Speaker (Disadvantages):
Lord Bowden
Panellist:
Lord Adrian
Panellist:
Professor Dennis Gabor
Panellist:
Frank Malina
Panellist:
Dr. B.J. Mason
Panellist:
Patrick Moore
Panellist:
Professor G.D. Rochester
Outside broadcast directed by:
Alan Grimley
Editor:
R.W. Reid

A thriller in six parts by Lester Powell.
Starring Michael Bryant, Mitzi Rogers, Reginald Marsh
with Michael Wynne, Ann Hamilton

The premature death of a client brings a rush of business to Johnny Treherne's seaside detective agency.
Suddenly everyone, including Johnny, wants to know why the client came to him.

Contributors

Writer:
Lester Powell
Designer:
Richard Wilmot
Produced and directed by:
Alan Bromly
Johnny Treherne:
Michael Bryant
China Berry:
Stephen Bradley
Candy Hassett:
Ann Hamilton
Stratton:
Michael Wynne
Fred Creech:
Peter Wyatt
Inspector Scott:
Barry Linehan
Verity Hassett:
Mitzi Rogers
Jack Berry:
Bernard Martin
Tancred:
Reginald Marsh

A series presenting the best in international jazz recorded in concert from Britain's foremost colleges and universities.

This week from The Chelsea College of Science and Technology, University of London
The Horace Silver Quintet
With Horace Silver (piano), Woody Shaw (trumpet), Tyrone Washington (saxophone), Larry Ridley (bass), Roger Humphries (drums)
Introduced by Humphrey Lyttelton.
(The Horace Silver Quintet appears by arrangement with Harold Davison)

Contributors

Pianist:
Horace Silver
Trumpeter:
Woody Shaw
Saxophonist:
Tyrone Washington
Bassist:
Larry Ridley
Drummer:
Roger Humphries
Presenter:
Humphrey Lyttelton
Director:
Albert Stevenson
Producer:
Terry Henebery

Criticism, Discussion, Diversion with Michael Dean, Joan Bakewell, Tony Bilbow, Sheridan Morley and tonight's guests.

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Dean
Presenter:
Joan Bakewell
Presenter:
Tony Bilbow
Presenter:
Sheridan Morley

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