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: Television Club: Camping on the Farm

Cliff and Derek go Camping on the Farm.
Previously shown on Tuesday

: Music for Films: 1: Music and Atmosphere

Even in films that are not musical, music makes an important contribution in heightening atmosphere and action. In this programme John Huntley of the British Film Institute discusses the use of music in films, and especially Virgil Thomson's music for Louisiana Story.
for Schools
(to 11.55)


Presenter: John Huntley
Film editor: John Priestley
Director: Margaret Ross Williamson
Producer: John Hosier

: Newyddion

News in Welsh.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Llandrindod Wells, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)

: Heddiw

Edrych ar y byd a'i bethau Cwrdd A phobi
Tmweld A lleoedd
Ymdrln a phynciau yng nghwmni Owen Edwards
Rhaglen ddyddiol dan ofal Nan Davies, Ifor Rees, Jack Williams
Today: a topical magazine.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Llandrindod Wells, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)

: The News

: Wednesday Magazine

A mid-week miscellany.
Introduced by David Jacobs.
Sean Kenny, Marais and Miranda
About Acupuncture
Demonstration and discussion of this obscure form of healing.


Presenter: David Jacobs
Guest: Sean Kenny
Singers: Marais and Miranda
Production assistant: Iris Furlong
Production assistant: Sheila Innes
Producer: Lorna Pegram

: Science and Life: 1: What is Radiation?

The first of three programmes about radiation and how it affects our everyday lives.
Introduced by Gordon Severn.
for Schools


Presenter: Gordon Severn
Designer: Gordon Roland
Director: John Field
Producer: John Braybon

: Interval

: Watch with Mother: The Flowerpot Men

For the very young
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
Peter Hawkins speaks the voices
Maria Bird writes the songs and music
BBC film
(to 14.45)


Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Singer: Gladys Whitred
Voices: Peter Hawkins
Songwriter/music: Maria Bird

: Little Laura at the Circus

Little Laura and Billie Guftle get a bird's eye view of the Funfair and the Big Top after an unusual ride on the Merry-Go-Round.


Voices: Denise Bryer
Music composed and played by: Patrick Harvey
Story and drawings: Violet Drummond
Animation: Oliver Postgate

: Whirlybirds: Illegal Entry

A series of adventure films about a helicopter.

Transporting a heavily bandaged passenger to hospital proves more eventful than Chuck and P. T. bargained for.

: Sketch Club

with Adrian Hill who sets a subject, helps you with your picture-making, and announces this week's prize-winners.
Picture Gallery: In the Traffic
The Sketch Club Exhibition Is now at Thomson House, Cardiff


Presenter/artist: Adrian Hill
Presented by: Tony Arnold

: The News

: Town and Around

A news magazine for South-East England followed by The Weather.

News from the South and Weather
(Rowridge, Brighton)

: The National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain

One hundred young players, boys and girls ranging from twelve to eighteen years of age from all over Britain, meet together twice a year for a week's music-making.
In this concert celebrating the Band's tenth anniversary the conductor is Sir Adrian Boult
The programme includes works by Saint-Saens, Smetana, Percy Grainger, and Holst.
Introduced by George Chisholm.


Musicians: The National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain Band conductor: Sir Adrian Boult
Presenter: George Chisholm
Producer: Charles R. Rogers

: Tonight

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


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Derek Hart
Reporter: Alan Whicker
Reporter: Fyfe Robertson
Reporter: Trevor Philpott
Reporter: Kenneth Allsop
Reporter: Macdonald Hastings
Associate producer: Gordon Watkins
Associate producer: Tony Essex
Associate producer: Ned Sherrin
Associate producer: Peter Batty
Associate producer: Elizabeth Cowley
Editor: Antony Jay
Editor: Alasdair Milne

: Headline News

: The Best of James: The Handbag

Written by Sid Green and Dick Hills.

Second showings of the most popular editions of Citizen James.

This week: The Handbag

Starring Sidney James
with Sydney Tafler
featuring Brian Oulton, Arthur Mullard, William Sherwood, Roger Avon, Michael Ritterman, Douglas Storm, Stuart Hillier, Lynne Cole, Margaret Wedlake, Michael Stainton, Totti Truman Taylor, John Bramley, Herbert Nelson


Writer: Sid Green
Writer: Dick Hills
Incidental music: Gordon Franks
Designer: Lawrence Broadhouse
Producer: Duncan Wood
Sid James: Sidney James
Charlie Davenport: Sydney Tafler
[Actor]: Brian Oulton
[Actor]: Arthur Mullard
[Actor]: William Sherwood
[Actor]: Roger Avon
[Actor]: Michael Ritterman
[Actor]: Douglas Storm
[Actor]: Stuart Hillier
[Actress]: Lynne Cole
[Actor]: Margaret Wedlake
[Actor]: Michael Stainton
[Actress]: Totti Truman-Taylor
[Actor]: John Bramley
[Actor]: Herbert Nelson

: Laramie: The Confederate Express

A Western film series.
Starring John Smith, Robert Fuller
with Spring Byington and Dennis Holmes


Slim Sherman: John Smith
Jess Harper: Robert Fuller
Daisy Cooper: Spring Byington
Mike: Dennis Holmes

: Sportsview

Introduced by Peter Dimmock.
presenting News-Action-Personalities
Tonight's programme includes:

Greyhound Racing
The Final of the Television Trophy, 1962 televised direct from Wembley.

Football: European Cup Final: Benfica v. Real Madrid
A news report on this European championship match being played this evening in Amsterdam.

F.A. Cup Final: Tottenham Hotspur v. Burnley
A preview of Saturday's big game at Wembley.


Presenter: Peter Dimmock
Commentator (Greyhound Racing): Harry Carpenter
Programme edited by: Ronnie Noble
Programme edited by: Leslie Kettley
Presented by: Bryan Cowgill

: The News

: The Six-Pointed Star

What does it mean to be an Orthodox Jew?
Television cameras take viewers into the new Synagogue at Penylan, Cardiff, and show something of the form of worship carried on there and how It affects the life of its members.
Introduced by Hywel Davies.


Presenter: Hywel Davies
Devised and produced by: David J. Thomas

: Points of View

with Robert Robinson
A further look at points from the week's post.
Next edition: Monday at 6.45


Presenter: Robert Robinson

: Sportsview Special

The Final of the European Cup
Benfica, Portugal the holders v. Real Madrid Spain
Recorded highlights of this evening's match.
Presented by the Sportsview Unit


Commentator: Kenneth Wolstenholme

: Bookstand

A critical survey of books and writers.
The Novels of E. M. Forster
Discussed by Frank Kermode, Rachel Trickett, Raghavan Iyer.
A Long and Happy Life by Reynolds Price
Discussed by Reynolds Price, Olivier Todd.


Panellist (The Novels of E. M. Forster): Frank Kermode
Panellist (The Novels of E. M. Forster): Rachel Trickett
Panellist (The Novels of E. M. Forster): Raghavan Iyer
Panellist (A Long and Happy Life): Reynolds Price
Panellist (A Long and Happy Life): Oliver Todd
Producer: Christopher Burstall

: Recital

Jose Iturbi, piano


Pianist: Jose Iturbi
Presented by: Innes Lloyd

: Late Night News

followed by The Weather; Close Down

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