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: May Day Parades

from the Soviet Union

: Discovering Science: Animals find their Food

How can a chick only one day after hatching recognise grain from grit? Why is it a dog cannot live on a diet of grass? Gerd Sommerhoff helps discover the answers.
for Schools
Repeated on Friday at 11.35 a.m.

Contributors

Presenter: Gerd Sommerhoff
Producer: Lawrie Lawler
Producer: Geoffrey Hall

: New Landmarks: Oil and Water in the Sahara

A programme about the discovery of new riches in an ancient desert.
Introduced by Edward Ward.
for Schools

Contributors

Presenter: Edward Ward
Film editor: John Walker
Animations: Alfred Wurmser
Producer: Peggie Broadhead

: For Sixth Forms: Le Cinema Francais: 2: Impressions de Realite - Paris et les grandes villes

How French film directors-and in particular Rene Clair and Marcel Carne-have interpreted the atmosphere of city life in France.
Introduced by Jacques Brunius.
for Schools

Contributors

Presenter: Jacques Brunius
Producer: Colin Nears

: Newyddion

News in Welsh.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield)

: Heddiw

Edrych ar y byd a't bethau Cwrdd A phobl
Ymweld & lleoedd
Tmdrin A phynciau yng nghwmni Aled Rhys William Rhaglen ddyddiol dan ofal Nan Davies, Ifor Rees, Jack Williams
Today: A topical magazine.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield)

: Cricket: Worcestershire v. The Australians

From the County Ground, Worcester.
Second day's play

Contributors

Commentator: E. W. Swanton
Commentator: Brian Johnston
Commentator: Denis Compton
Commentator: Jack Fingleton
Television presentation: Philip Lewis

: Lunchtime News

: Your World: 1: Work: Just for the Wage

A group of young people discuss with Anne Allen the problems raised by last week's programme.
BBC programme for Schools

Contributors

Presenter: Anne Allen
Designer: Charles Lawrence
Director: Paul Mitchell
Producer: Peter Dunkley

: Interval

: Watch with Mother: Picture Book

Pages turned by Patricia Driscoll.
BBC film

Contributors

Presenter: Patricia Driscoll

: Westward Ho

with Tom Salmon.
A programme of films first broadcast in 'View' the television magazine of the South and West.
In this edition:

The Bishop Rock
A visit to the lonely Atlantic lighthouse off the Isles of Scilly.

Johnny Morris panning for gold in a Cornish river.

Vivian Ogilvie on the famous Russell-Cotes collection of Victorian art at Bournemouth.

A Dorset walk with Ralph Wightman

The birth of a tortoise filmed in Southampton.

Contributors

Presenter: Tom Salmon
Item presenter: Johnny Morris
Item presenter: Vivian Ogilvie
Item presenter (A Dorset walk): Ralph Wightman
Production team: Michael Croucher
Production team: Christopher Ralling
Programme editor: Laurie Mason
Programme editor: Ronald Webster

: Keep Fit with Eileen Fowler

from the Midlands

Contributors

Exerciser: Eileen Fowler
Producer: Ann Shead
Music arranged and played by: Helen Shields
Director: Reg Perrin

: Cricket: Worcestershire v. The Australians

A further visit to Worcester.

: Blue Peter

For younger viewers
Introduced by Christopher Trace and Leila Williams.

Young Modellers' League
First of a new series on trains. aeroplanes, and ships.

The Girl Who Liked Animals
by Pamela Young (aged 7)
A prize-winning entry from our competition.

Dressing Up: 1: The Nurse

Contributors

Presenter: Christopher Trace
Presenter: Leila Williams
Writer (The Girl Who Liked Animals): Pamela Young
Drawings: Tony Hart
Producer: John Hunter Blair

: Danger Is My Business: 11: Barn Storming Pilot

A film series telling the story of people whose work involves physical danger.

Harold Krier earns a precarious living flying rickety biplanes for travelling air circuses. The wind whistles as Krier loops the loop, hedge-hops, dog-fights, or narrowly misses a mid-air collision, but his best trick is picking up a piece of gauze with his wing tip while flying upside down ten feet above the ground.

Contributors

Subject: Harold Krier

: Stephen King-Hall

looks at what goes on in the world around us.

Contributors

Presenter: Stephen King-Hall
Producer: Leonard Chase

: THE NEWS

6.7 TOWN AND AROUND A news magazine for South-East England
ROWRIDGE: News from the South
6.17 THE WEATHER

: The Flying Years: 4: The World Flies 1950-1960

introduced by Sir Alan Cobham, K.B.E., A.F.C.
The story of flight, this century's most phenomenal development, seen through the eyes of one of Britain's foremost pioneers in aviation.

A series of four programmes produced by Nicholas Crocker.
Last shown in October 1960

Contributors

Presenter: Sir Alan Cobham
Producer: Nicholas Crocker
Film editor: Bob Higgins
Assistant producer: Brian Johnson

: Tonight

Look around with Cliff Michelmore, Derek Hart, Alan Whicker, Fyfe Robertson, Trevor Philpott, Macdonald Hastings, Cy Grant.

Contributors

Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Derek Hart
Reporter: Alan Whicker
Reporter: Fyfe Robertson
Reporter: Trevor Philpott
Reporter: Macdonald Hastings
Singer/guitarist: Cy Grant
Associate producer: Antony Jay
Associate producer: Gordon Watkins
Associate producer: Tony Essex
Associate producer: Ned Sherrin
Editor: Alasdair Milne

: Headline News

: This Is Your Life

says Eamonn Andrews to ?
'This Is Your Life' was devised by Ralph Edwards

Contributors

Presenter: Eamonn Andrews
Story written by: John Sandilands
Research: Shirley MacNab
Director: Michael Goodwin
Producer: T. Leslie Jackson

: Hills Beyond the Smoke

by Ada F. Kay and Alistair Bell.
From Scotland

Contributors

Writer: Ada F. Kay
Writer: Alistair Bell
Producer: Pharic MacLaren
Designer: Douglas Duncan
Mrs Lorimer: Helena Gloag
Alec Lorimer: John Breslin
Bob Preston: Bill Simpson
Eileen: Claire Isbister
Mary Preston: Ellen McIntosh
Mr Preston: Roddy McMillan
Duncan: Paul Kermack

: PANORAMA GOES TO MOSCOW

Panorama cameras report from the Soviet capital on May Day
Introduced by Richard Dimbleby with reports by Robin Day , Ludovic Kennedy
The programme includes the recorded highlights of the May Day Parade in Red Square Editor, Paul Fox
Assistant editor, David Wheeler
Associate producers, Don Haworth Jeremy Murray-Brown

Contributors

Introduced By: Richard Dimbleby
Unknown: Robin Day
Unknown: Ludovic Kennedy
Editor: Paul Fox
Editor: David Wheeler
Producers: Don Haworth
Producers: Jeremy Murray-Brown

: The News

: The World Ballroom Dancing Championships

at the Star Ball
Arranged by the Evening News and organised by Mecca Dancing with Joe Loss and his Orchestra.
Including
The Finals of The Professional Latin American, The Amateur Standard and The United Kingdom Formation Trophy
From the Hammersmith Palais, London.
See page 20

Contributors

Musicians: Joe Loss and his Orchestra
Commentator: Peter West
Commentator: Peggy Spencer
Arranged by: Eric Morley
Presented for television by: Barrie Edgar

: Late Night News

: The Weather

: Ten Lost Years

Party Political Broadcast on behalf of the Labour Party, by Jennie Lee, M.P., and James McInnes, M.B.E, J.P. M.P.
Recording of the broadcast in the Home Service at 10.10 p.m.
(Sound only)

Contributors

Speaker: Jennie Lee
Speaker: James McInnes








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