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: Pure Mathematics: Year I: Programme 21

A course running through two academic years.
For Schools
Previously shown on Jan. 14, 1963
The first-year broadcasts are at 9.40 a.m. on Mondays and 12.0 noon on Wednesdays.
To accompany this series a booklet containing examples and explanatory notes can be obtained by sending a crossed postal order for 1s. 0d. to BBC Publications [address removed]
(to 10.00)


Presented by: Norman Hyland
Director: David Roseveare

: Pure Mathematics: Year II: Programme 77

For Schools
Repeated on Wednesday at 9.40 a.m.
The second-year broadcasts are at 10.2 a.m. on Mondays, and at 10.2 a.m. on Wednesdays
To accompany this series a booklet containing examples and explanatory notes can be obtained by sending a crossed postal order for 1s. 0d. to BBC Publications [address removed]
(to 10.22)


Presented by: Norman Hyland
Director: Gwynne Jones

: Watch with Mother: Picture Book

For the very young
Vera McKechnie turns the pages and shows you how to make potato and carrot prints.
You need potatoes, carrots, paper, paints, and a knife
BBC film
(to 11.00)


Presenter: Vera McKechnie
Editor: Maria Bird
Producer: Freda Lingstrom

: Television Club: Decorating the Living Room

Television Club Introduces the Brent family in Decorating the Living Room
Written and produced by Ronald Smedley

Introduced by James Lloyd.
For Schools
Repeated on Friday at 2.5 p.m.
(to 11.25)


Writer/producer: Ronald Smedley
Presenter: James Lloyd
Designer: Charles Lawrence
Mr Brent: Ian Gardiner
Mrs Brent: Brenda Cowling
Colin Brent: Alexander Riley
Shirley Brent: Judith Geeson

: For Sixth Forms: Revolution in Industry: 1: Studying Work

In industry a man can usually produce more goods in a given time not by working harder but by reducing wasted effort.
Introduced by Donald Holms.
with Professor Samuel Eilon and R. I. Hall.

For Schools
Repeated on Thursday at 10.2 a.m.
(to 11.55)


Presenter: Donald Holms
Guest: Professor Samuel Eilon
Guest: R. I. Hall
Studio animations: Alfred Wurmser
Producer: John Field

: Newyddion

News in Welsh.
(Welsh transmitters, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)

: Heddiw

Today: a Welsh topical magazine.
(Welsh transmitters, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)

: The News

: Watch with Mother: Tales of the Riverbank: The Birdwatchers

For the very young
A film series of the adventures of Hammy and his friends.
The Hamster finds that it is a lot easier to climb up trees than it is to climb down.
Commentary spoken by Johnny Morris.

(to 13.45)


Narrator: Johnny Morris
Presented by: Peggy Miller

: Going to Work: At Work

Introduced by Peter West.
One of the biggest events in the lives of young people is the changeover from school to work. What will the first few days be like? What new problems will they pose?
BBC film for Schools
Previously shown in January 1963
Repeated on Tuesday at 11.5 a.m.
(to 14.25)


Presenter: Peter West
Script: Lionel Aylen
Designer: Gordon Roland
Animated film: Bernard Lodge
Producer: Peter Montagnon

: Signpost: Our New House: 1: Drawing the Plans

Written and produced by Ronald Smedley.
Christopher Trace shows how an architect sets about making his plans for an estate of semi-detached houses. Working from rough sketches he draws a set of accurate plans.
For Schools
Previously shown in January 1962
Repeated on Thursday at 11.35 a.m.
(to 14.47)


Writer/producer: Ronald Smedley
Presenter: Christopher Trace
Film cameraman: Ken Willicombe
Film editor: John Priestley
Also taking part: Edward Evans
Also taking part: Constance Fraser
Also taking part: John Nettleton
Also taking part: Anthony Woodruff
Also taking part: Adrienne Poster
Also taking part: Peter Craze

: Middle School Mathematics: 11: Frequency and the Histogram

In statistics groups are often more important than individuals. The histogram is a diagram which makes use of this fact.
Introduced by Stewart Gartside.
For Schools
Repeated on Friday at 10.2 a.m.

(to 15.10)


Presenter: Stewart Gartside
Film edited by: Michael Dunk
Illustrated by: Alfred Wurmser
Producer: John Cain

: Blue Peter

Christopher Trace and Valerie Singleton introduce a magazine programme for younger viewers.


Presenter: Christopher Trace
Presenter: Valerie Singleton
Film Editor: Valerie Best
Production Assistant: Rosemary Gill
Director: Edward Barnes
Producer: Biddy Baxter

: William and the Little Girl

by Richmal Crompton.
Adapted for television by C. E. Webber.
Previously shown on April 6, 1963


Author: Richmal Crompton
Adapter: C. E. Webber
Film cameraman: Charles Parnall
Film editor: Bob Morgan
Designer: Austen L. Spriggs
Producer: Leonard Chase
William: Denis Gilmore
Ginger: Christopher Witty
Henry: Kaplan Kaye
Douglas: Carlo Cura
Cynthia: Therese McMurray
Mrs Brown: Patricia Marmont
Claud: Jonathan Collins
Man: Arthur Mullard
Constable: Henry Rayner
Attendant: Gordon Phillott

: The News

: Town and Around

A daily presentation of news and views from London and the South-East.
Introduced by Corbet Woodall.
followed by The Weather


Presenter: Corbet Woodall

: The Hoot'nanny Show

The Corrie Folk Trio and Paddie Bell, The Ian Campbell Folk Group, Roy Guest, Louis Killen, Dolina McLennan


Band: The Corrie Folk Trio and Paddie Bell
Musicians: The Ian Campbell Folk Group
Singer: Roy Guest
Singer: Louis Killen
Singer: Dolina McLennan
Director: David Bell
Producer: W. Gordon Smith
Producer: Travers Thorneloe

: Tonight

Introduced by Cliff Michelmore.
with Derek Hart, Alan Whicker, Fyfe Robertson, Trevor Philpott, Kenneth Allsop,
Macdonald Hastings, Christopher Brasher, Julian Pettifer, Brian Redhead.


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Derek Hart
Reporter: Alan Whicker
Reporter: Fyfe Robertson
Reporter: Trevor Philpott
Reporter: Kenneth Allsop
Reporter: Macdonald Hastings
Reporter: Christopher Brasher
Reporter: Julian Pettifer
Reporter: Brian Redhead
Associate producer: Jack Gold
Associate producer: Derrick Amoore
Associate producer: Kevin Billington
Associate producer: John Lloyd
Associate producer: Kenneth Corden
Assistant editor: Elizabeth Cowley
Editor: Peter Batty

: Adventure: The Last Pearl Divers of Kuwait

Written and presented by Harry Hastings.
The strange, ritualistic life on board a pearling dhow in the Arabian Gulf - hard, strict, and dangerous - yet there is always the chance of finding a gleaming fortune.

See page 21


Writer/presented by: Harry Hastings
Narrator: Mamoun Hassan
Filmed by: Mostafa Hammuri
Sound mixer: Bob Saunders
Film editor: Keith Miller
Series edited by: Brian Branston

: The Lucy Show: A Loophole in the Lease

A comedy film series of family life with never a dull moment.
Starring Lucille Ball
with Vivian Vance, Gale Gordon, Candy Moore, Jimmy Garrett, Ralph Hart
Lucy feels a draught when she discovers.... A Loophole in the Lease


Lucy Carmichael: Lucille Ball
Vivian Bagley: Vivian Vance
Mr. Theodore J. Mooney: Gale Gordon
Chris Carmichael: Candy Moore
Jerry Carmichael: Jimmy Garrett
Sherman Bagley: Ralph Hart

: Panorama

The Window on the World
Introduced by Richard Dimbleby with reports on People - Places - Problems in the news from Panorama's regular team of commentators Robin Day and Michael Barratt, Michael Charlton, Roderick MacFarquhar, John Morgan.
In tonight's edition: Automation - The Next Revolution
Panorama's reporting team looks at the profound changes in people's lives already being brought about by automation in the United States and at its probable effects in Britain during the next few years.


Presenter: Richard Dimbleby
Reporter: Robin Day
Reporter: Michael Barratt
Reporter: Michael Charlton
Reporter: Roderick MacFarquhar
Reporter: John Morgan
Associate producer: David J. Webster
Associate producer: Richard Francis
Assistant editor: Christopher Ralling
Editor: David Wheeler

: The News

: The Best of Maigret: The Lost Life

Dramatised by Giles Cooper from the novel La jeune morte.
A crime series from the novels of Georges Simenon.
Starring Rupert Davies as Chief Inspector Maigret
with Ewen Solon as Lucas
and Helen Shingler as Madame Maigret, Neville Jason as Lapointe
Guest stars: Henry Oscar, Olga Lindo
A BBC-tv productionTo Lognon it was just a murder to be solved... to Maigret it was a life, to be pieced together again patiently. understood and pitied.
First shown on October 15, 1963


Dramatised by: Giles Cooper
Author: Georges Simenon
Designer: Eileen Diss
Music composed by: Ron Grainer
Film cameraman: Peter Hamilton
Film editor: Barry Toovey
Script editor: Donald Bull
Producer: Andrew Osborn
Director: Gilchrist Calder Chief-Inspector Maigret: Rupert Davies
Lucas: Ewen Solon
Madame Maigret: Helen Shingler
Lapointe: Neville Jason
Dressmaker: Patsy Smart
Louise: Joanna Royce
Doctor Gadelle: Allan McClelland
Inspector Lognon: Henry Oscar
Irene: Eileen Way
Madame Cremieux: Olga Lindo
Madame Laboine: Vanda Godsell
Mademoiselle Pore: Anne Blake
Concierge: Nan Marriott-Watson
Santoni: David Lawton
Jeanine: Stephanie Beaumont
Albert: Marne Maitland
Inspector Clark: Gordon Sterne

: Points of View

with Robert Robinson
A quick look at criticism and comments from viewers.
Next edition: Friday at 10.10 p.m.
Letters for inclusion in these programmes should be addressed to 'Points of View', [address removed]


Presenter: Robert Robinson

: Come Dancing

with Peter West
Heat three of the second round in this year's nation-wide amateur ballroom dancing contest between fourteen regions for the BBC Television Award and Formation Team Cup.

From The Winter Gardens Pavilion, Weston-super-Mare.
Nat Allen and his Orchestra
Compere, John Johnston
West Scotland
From The Locarno, Glasgow.
Harry Bence and his Orchestra
Compere, Alex Macintosh

Before a panel of Judges nominated by members of the Official Board of Ballroom Dancing Ltd. including the Welsh Alliance.


Presenter: Peter West
Musicians (West): Nat Allen and his Orchestra
Compere (West): John Johnston
TV presentation (West): Peter Bale
Musicians (West Scotland): Harry Bence and his Orchestra
Compere (West Scotland): Alex Macintosh
TV presentation (West Scotland): Robert Stewart
Programme arranged by: Eric Morley
Studio direction: Reg Perrin
Series produced by: Philip Lewis

: News Extra

followed by The Weather

: The Thread of Life: Programme 2: Inside the Cell

An introduction to Molecular Biology.
A BBC Educational broadcast
Previously shown on Saturday

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