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A programme for children at home.
In the story chair, Charles Leno
Today's story: "The Tale of Benjamin Bunny" by Beatrix Potter.

(Next week's picturebooks: "Follow This Line" by Michael O'Leary; "Sorcerer's Apprentice" by Elizabeth and Gerald Rose; "Andy Rockies and the Lion" by Alan Rogers and Jack Dadd; "The Orchestra of the Sea" by Yuzo Otsuka, illustrated by Toshiko Maruki)
(Colour)
(to 11.20)

Contributors

Presenter:
Carol Chell
Presenter:
John White
Storyteller:
Charles Leno
Author (The Tale of Benjamin Bunny):
Beatrix Potter
Pianist:
Paul Reade
Graphics:
Mina Martinez
Script:
Catherine Gavin
Director:
Ann Reay
Producer:
Cynthia Felgate

The World Tonight
Reporting: John Timpson, Peter Woods and the reporters and correspondents, at home and abroad, of BBC News
followed by The Weather
(Colour)

Contributors

Newsreader:
John Timpson
Newsreader:
Peter Woods

How to live with animals and look after them.
Introduced by Di Fisher with Michael Frostick and Frank Manolson.

Is a shop the best place to buy a pet? Or is it better to deal direct with breeders? Do pet shops force up prices or increase the risk of sickness among puppies and kittens?
(Colour)

Contributors

Presenter:
Di Fisher
Presenter:
Michael Frostick
Presenter:
Frank Manolson
Director:
Mary David
Producer:
Brian Robins

by Robert Barr
Starring Marius Goring
with Ann Morrish

An old man dies. It is only when his housekeeper returns some unused tablets to the chemist that any sort of suspicion clouds the issue.
Hardy is brought in to conduct various tests and he questions the principals in the case. The conclusion he reaches is arrived at only after he has very carefully Weighed up all the factors in the case, and even so his decision is a surprise.
(Colour)

Contributors

Writer:
Robert Barr
Series devised by/Producer:
Gerard Glaister
Series devised by:
N.J. Crisp
Script Editor:
Nick McCarty
Designer:
Tim Harvey
Director:
Shaun O'Riordan
Emily Stafford:
Liane Aukin
Parson:
Reginald Barratt
John Stafford:
Ewan Hooper
Mrs. Stafford:
Beatrice Kane
Mrs. Yarrow:
Jennie Paul
John Hardy:
Marius Goring
Jo Hardy:
Ann Morrish
Chemist:
Peter Swanwick
Dr. Gardner:
Lewis Fiander
Dr. Lowther:
Norman Scace
Coroner:
Brian Oulton

The Young Generation introduce artists from Berns Restaurants, Stockholm.
Starring from France: Gilbert Becaud
from Sweden: Monica Zetterlund
from Germany: Joe Castor
and from France: Li Suong

The Young Generation: Ann Chapman, Bobby Bannerman, Jackie Dalton, Ray Cornell, Marlene Domanska, Brian Evans, Dee Eldridge, Danny Grover, Norma Froggatt, Harry Higham, Sally Graham, Roger Howlett, Jane Herbert, Tony Kemp, Linda Herbert, Scot Mackee, Lesley Judd, Rhys Nelsen, Janie Kells, Brian Rogers, Linda Lawrence, Frederick Share, Patricia Lovett, Barrie Stevens, Maggie Vieler, Ricky Stratful, Rae Wallace, Donald Torr, We Wei Wong, Andy Wallace
A joint BBC-tv S.R.T. production
(Colour)

Contributors

Singer:
Gilbert Becaud
Singer:
Monica Zetterlund
Magician:
Joe Castor
Performer:
Li Suong
Singer/Dancer (The Young Generation):
Ann Chapman
Singer/Dancer (The Young Generation):
Bobby Bannerman
Singer/Dancer (The Young Generation):
Jackie Dalton
Singer/Dancer (The Young Generation):
Ray Cornell
Singer/Dancer (The Young Generation):
Marlene Domanska
Singer/Dancer (The Young Generation):
Brian Evans
Singer/Dancer (The Young Generation):
Dee Eldridge
Singer/Dancer (The Young Generation):
Danny Grover
Singer/Dancer (The Young Generation):
Norma Froggatt
Singer/Dancer (The Young Generation):
Harry Higham
Singer/Dancer (The Young Generation):
Sally Graham
Singer/Dancer (The Young Generation):
Roger Howlett
Singer/Dancer (The Young Generation):
Jane Herbert
Singer/Dancer (The Young Generation):
Tony Kemp
Singer/Dancer (The Young Generation):
Linda Herbert
Singer/Dancer (The Young Generation):
Scot Mackee
Singer/Dancer (The Young Generation):
Lesley Judd
Singer/Dancer (The Young Generation):
Rhys Nelsen
Singer/Dancer (The Young Generation):
Janie Kells
Singer/Dancer (The Young Generation):
Brian Rogers
Singer/Dancer (The Young Generation):
Linda Lawrence
Singer/Dancer (The Young Generation):
Frederick Share
Singer/Dancer (The Young Generation):
Patricia Lovett
Singer/Dancer (The Young Generation):
Barrie Stevens
Singer/Dancer (The Young Generation):
Maggie Vieler
Singer/Dancer (The Young Generation):
Ricky Stratful
Singer/Dancer (The Young Generation):
Rae Wallace
Singer/Dancer (The Young Generation):
Donald Torr
Singer/Dancer (The Young Generation):
We Wei Wong
Singer/Dancer (The Young Generation):
Andy Wallace
Choreography:
Douglas Squires
Orchestra directed by:
Alyn Ainsworth
Musical arrangements:
Ralph Dollimore
Musical arrangements:
Max Harris
Musical arrangements:
Burt Rhodes
Musical arrangements:
Alan Roper
Costumes:
Angela Flanders
Make-up:
Maureen Winslade
Associate Producer:
Liliane Carlberg
Production:
Stewart Morris

Adapted by Barry Took from the "Beachcomber" column of the Daily Express.
Starring Spike Milligan
and featuring George Benson, Clive Dunn, Patricia Hayes, Julian Orchard, Sheila Steafel, Leon Thau, Frank Thornton
"The Anthology of Huntingdonshire Cabmen" read by Michael Redgrave.
Also appearing this week: Arthur Mullard, Nadja Regin, Ronnie Brody, Lionel Wheeler
(Colour)

Contributors

Author:
Beachcomber [J.B. Morton]
Adapted by:
Barry Took
Additional material:
Ken Hoare
Music:
Dennis Wilson
Design:
Chris Pemsel
Producer:
John Howard Davies
Dr. Strabismus:
Spike Milligan
Reader, "The Anthology of Huntingdonshire Cabmen":
Michael Redgrave
[Actor]:
George Benson
[Actor]:
Clive Dunn
[Actress]:
Patricia Hayes
[Actor]:
Julian Orchard
[Actress]:
Sheila Steafel
[Actor]:
Leon Thau
[Actor]:
Frank Thornton
[Actor]:
Arthur Mullard
[Actor]:
Nadja Regin
[Actor]:
Ronnie Brody
[Actor]:
Lionel Wheeler

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