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: NATURAL HISTORY

Living Things in Their Surroundings
5: THE NORTH DOWNS
Previously shown on Tuesday

: TELEVISION CLUB

Cliff and Janet go to a ROAD SAFETY RALLY
Previously shown on Tuesday

: INTRODUCING OPERA

2: Music and Acting
DOUGLAS CRAIG , with illustrations taken from Benjamin Britten 's opera The Little Sweep, shows how the music governs most of what we see in opera, from the acting to the setting. Also taking part:
Members of the choirs of Ealing Grammar School for Boya and Notting Hill and Eating High Schools for Girls
Conducted by KENNETH ALWYN Directed by Peter Dunkley Produced by JOHN HOSIER
for Schools

Contributors

Unknown: Douglas Craig
Unknown: Benjamin Britten
Conducted By: Kenneth Alwyn
Directed By: Peter Dunkley
Produced By: John Hosier

: Newyddion

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

: HEDDIW

Edrych ar y byd a'i bethau Cwrdd a phob)
Ymweld a lleoedd Ymdrln a phynciau yng nghwmni OWEN EDWARDS Rhaglen ddyddiol dan ofat NAN DAVIES, IFOR REES, JACK WILLIAMS
Today: a topical magazine

Contributors

Unknown: Owen Edwards
Unknown: Nan Davies
Unknown: Jack Williams

: THE NEWS

: WEDNESDAY MAGAZINE

A mid-week miscellany of Topics to talk about
New things to see and People worth meeting
Introduced by David Jacobs
Production assistants.
Iris Furlong , Sheila Innes
Produced by LORNA PEGRAM

Contributors

Introduced By: David Jacobs
Unknown: Iris Furlong
Unknown: Sheila Innes
Produced By: Lorna Pegram

: SCIENCE AND LIFE

5: The Body's Defences
When threatened by disease, the body mobilises its defences. It may be assisted in this, particularly in the case of the virus diseases, by the technique of immunisation. A notable example of this is smallpox.
Introduced by Professor W. T. Williams with FRANK SIEMAN. HILARY MASON UNA TRIMMING. HARVEY CLARK Margaret STALLARD and JACQUELINE BLACKMORE
Script by BERNARD DAVIES Designer. Stuart Walker
Produced by JOHN BRAYBON for Schools

Contributors

Introduced By: Professor W. T. Williams
Unknown: Frank Sieman.
Unknown: Hilary Mason
Unknown: Harvey Clark
Unknown: Margaret Stallard
Unknown: Jacqueline Blackmore
Script By: Bernard Davies
Designer: Stuart Walker
Produced By: John Braybon

: INTERVAL

: WATCH WITH MOTHER

For the very young
The Flowerpot Men
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

Contributors

Unknown: Audrey Atterbury
Unknown: Molly Gibson
Unknown: Gladys Whitred
Unknown: Peter Hawkins

: LITTLE JIMMY

The adventures of a little animal
An exciting fancy dress party at end of term.
Drawn and written by PAULINE BEWICK
Told by Peter Hawkins

Contributors

Written By: Pauline Bewick
Told By: Peter Hawkins

: TOP CAT

A new film cartoon series about the gang of Alley Cats captained by the ever-resourceful and formidable Top Cat
Choo Choo's Romance
Top Cat tries to help Choo Choo with his romance, but complications arise.

Contributors

Unknown: Choo Choo

: THE LITTLE TRAIN

A film from Yugoslavia
Over the mountains and through the valleys of Montenegro the little train makes its daily journey.

: THE NEWS

: TOWN AND AROUND

A news magazine for South-East England followed by THE WEATHER
ROWRIDOE, BRIGHTON, MANNINGTREE: Local News and Weather

: BUCKNELL'S HOUSE

Barry Bucknell 's weekly do-it-yourself television guide to new ways of improving and modernising a house.
The old house has been surveyed for improvement and conversion, the Local Authority has been given details for examination, and work is now beginning on the upstairs kitchen.
3: Barry Bucknell makes a serving-hatch between kitchen and dining-room, and makes and fits wall cupboards with sloping fronts and sliding doors
Produced by STANLEY HYLAND

Contributors

Unknown: Barry Bucknell
Unknown: Barry Bucknell
Produced By: Stanley Hyland

: TONIGHT

Look around with Cliff Michelmore
Derek Hart
Alan Whicker
Fyfe Robertson
Trevor Philpott
Kenneth Allsop
Macdonald Hastings
Associate producers.
Gordon Watkins. Tony Essex Ned Sherrin. Peter Batty Elizabeth Cowley
Assistant editor. Antony Jay Editor. ALASDAIR MILNE

Contributors

Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Unknown: Derek Hart
Unknown: Alan Whicker
Unknown: Fyfe Robertson
Unknown: Trevor Philpott
Unknown: Kenneth Allsop
Unknown: MacDonald Hastings
Unknown: Gordon Watkins.
Unknown: Peter Batty
Unknown: Elizabeth Cowley
Editor: Antony Jay
Editor: Alasdair Milne

: HEADLINE NEWS

: THE BEST OF JAMES

Second showings of the most popular editions of Citizen James starring
SIDNEY JAMES with SYDNEY TAFLEB
This week:
The Pensioner featuring
Patrick Cargill
Hugh Lloyd
Sidney Vivian
Michael Stainton
Ronnie Brody
Louis Mansi
Stan Simmons
John Bramley Written by SID GREEN and DICK HILLS
Incidenta) music by GORDON FRANKS
Designed by Lawrence Broadhouse Directed by John Street Produced by DUNCAN WOOD

Contributors

Unknown: Sidney James
Unknown: Patrick Cargill
Unknown: Hugh Lloyd
Unknown: Sidney Vivian
Unknown: Michael Stainton
Unknown: Ronnie Brody
Unknown: Louis Mansi
Unknown: Stan Simmons
Unknown: John Bramley
Written By: Sid Green
Unknown: Dick Hills
Music By: Gordon Franks
Designed By: Lawrence Broadhouse
Directed By: John Street
Produced By: Duncan Wood

: THE WORLD OF BOB HOPE

A film biography of one of the world's most successful and best-loved comedians
BY HOPE : / decided to quit boxing. 1 wasn't making hospital expenses.
ABOUT HOPE: He tries to do much more than the twenty-four hours a day allow. IN HOPE : I'll never consider anything I do in show business work, as long as you laugh. When you stop laughing then it will be work.
WITH HOPE : How can this be a battle of wits and I'm losing.
AGAINST HOPE: We've had a perfect relationship for show business. I've only been fired seven limes.
See page 35

: SPORTSVIEW

STOCK CAR RACING
Televised direct from the New Cross Stadium, London
The British Championship for Formula II Stock Cars
The winner will also receive the Festival Trophy
Commentator. ALAN WEEKS
Presented by A. P. WILKINSON
RACING
The Derby
A preview of Britain's top classic
CRICKET
England v. Pakistan
BRIAN JOHNSTON discusses the prospects for the First Test beginning tomorrow at Edgbaston
FOOTBALL
News from Chile on the eve of England's first World Cup match
Programme edited by Ronnie Noble and LESLIE KETTLEY
Presented by ALEC WEEKS

Contributors

Introduced By: Peter Dimmock
Presented By: A. P. Wilkinson
Edited By: Ronnie Noble
Edited By: Leslie Kettley
Presented By: Alec Weeks

: THE NEWS

: THE SECRET WAR

A Challenge to Invention
Astonishing film of the extraordinary devices and contraptions made by a secret Admiralty department during the war
Some didn't work
Some blew up
Some did what was intended: they helped to win the war
Narration written and spoken by Rene Cutforth
Produced by PETER BALE
From the West

Contributors

Spoken By: Rene Cutforth
Produced By: Peter Bale

: POINTS OF VIEW

with Robert Robinson
A further look at points from the week's post
Next edition: Monday at 6.36
Letters for inclusion in these programmes should be addressed to: Points of View, BBC Television Centre, London, W.12.

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Robinson

: BOOKSTAND

A critical survey of books and writers including
The Novels of Jack Jones discussed by Jack Jones
Peter Duval Smith
Produced by CHRISTOPHER BURSTALL
ROWRIDOE, BRIGHTON:
10.0-10.30 View of South and West
MANNINCTREE:
10.0-10.30 Scan: life in East Anglia

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Jones
Unknown: Jack Jones
Unknown: Peter Duval Smith
Produced By: Christopher Burstall

: ANTICIPATION

Poland's film entry for the 1961 Italia Prize takes a look at a busy maternity hospital
It shows with imaginative insight the mothers' anticipation, the fathers' anxiety, and finally the joy of the parents as they leave the hospital with the new member of the family.

: LATE NIGHT NEWS

followed by THE WEATHER
Close Down

: Cyfoes

Trin a thrafod materion y dydd
Discussion on present-day problems
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Llandrindod Wells, Llanddona, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)








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