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: Modern Mathematics: Programme 1

For Schools
Previously shown on Monday
(to 10.00)

: Modern Mathematics: Programme 2: Matrices: An application to algebra

Presented by Geoffrey Matthews.
For Schools
(Repeated on Friday at 9.40 a.m.)
(These broadcasts are at 10.2 a.m. on Mondays and at 10.2 a.m. on Wednesdays)
To accompany this series a specially prepared booklet containing examples and explanatory notes can be obtained by sending a crossed postal order for 1s. to BBC Publications [address removed]
(to 10.22)


Presenter: Geoffrey Matthews
Director: Edward Goldwyn
Editor: Norman Hyland

: 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 11.00)


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

: The Story of the U.S.A.: 1: Discovery and Colonisation

BBC film for Schools
Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 11.25)

: Discovering Science: Conditions for Life

For Schools
Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 11.55)

: Pure Mathematics: Year I: Programme 42

A course running through two academic years.
For Schools
(Previously shown in May 1963)
The first-year broadcasts are at 9.40 am. on Mondays and 12.0 noon on Wednesdays
To accompany this series a specially prepared booklet, containing examples and explanatory notes, can be obtained by sending a crossed postal order for 1s. to BBC Publications [address removed]
(to 12.20)


Presenter: Norman Hyland
Director: John Field

: Headline News

: Cricket: Worcestershire v. The Australians

The last hour of the morning's play in the first match of the Australians' tour, being played at the County Ground, Worcester.
See page 38


Commentator: Brian Johnston
Commentator: Peter West
Commentator: Denis Compton
Commentator: Richie Benaud
Television presentation: Philip Lewis

: Watch with Mother: Picture Book

For the very young
Vera McKechnie turns the pages and shows you how to make a macaroni necklace.
You need newspaper, macaroni with a big hole in the middle, paints, water, and string.
BBC film
(to 13.50)


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

: Science and Life: Science and Industry: 1: Power and Energy

No industrial civilisation can develop on muscle power alone. This programme looks at the development of electrical power, and its organisation in this country.
Introduced by Gordon Severn.
For Schools
Repeated on Thursday at 11.5 a.m.
(to 14.25)


Presenter: Gordon Severn
Producer: Gwynne Jones

: Cricket: Worcestershire v. The Australians

A further visit to the County Ground, Worcester, for some of the afternoon's play.
(to 16.15)

: Tich

Tich is joined by Professor Billy McComb, Susan Maughan, Tony Hart and The Ted Taylor Four.
Introduced by Ray Alan.


Presenter/Ventriloquist: Ray Alan
Magician: Professor Billy McComb
Singer: Susan Maughan
Artist: Tony Hart
Musicians: The Ted Taylor Four
Producer: Leonard Chase

: Animal Magic

A weekly series introduced by Johnny Morris with Tony Soper.
A magazine of stories about animals, sometimes in the wild, sometimes in the home, and sometimes in the zoo - but always magical.
From the West


Presenter: Johnny Morris
Presenter: Tony Soper
Film Editor: Jim Cryan
Director/Producer: Douglas Thomas

: 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

: Top of the Pops

A new look at Britain's best-sellers.
Discs - Stars - News from this week's Top Twenty.
Introduced tonight by Alan Freeman.


Presenter: Alan Freeman
Settings: Kenneth Lawson
Producer: Johnnie Stewart

: 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: Derrick Amoore
Associate Producer: Kevin Billington
Associate Producer: John Lloyd
Associate Producer: Kenneth Corden
Associate Producer: Michael Tuchner
Assistant Editor: Elizabeth Cowley
Editor: Alasdair Milne

: The Third Man: As the Twig is Bent

A film series starring Michael Rennie as Harry Lime.
A BBC film release
An incident in Harry Lime's not-so-innocent past catches up with him and he flies to Genoa to try to make amends.

7.35-8.0 The Gauntlet Game
A light-hearted contest calling for brains and brawn. Tonight: Newton Abbot and Andover
(Rowridge, Brighton)

7.35-8.0 Farming Club for East Anglia
(Peterborough, Manningtree)


Story/Teleplay: David Chandler
Director: Arthur Hiller
Producer: Felix Jackson
Harry Lime: Michael Rennie
Marchese di Parletti: Eduardo Ciannelli
Elena Villano: Ziva Rodann
Aldo Villano: Frank Publia
Bradford Webster: Jonathan Harris

: Z Cars: First-Class Citizen

by Allan Prior.
There are two young constables in each car, ready to deal with trouble as it happens.

Old Eli Mosscrop was once the best in the North. Now no one will employ him. When he tries to show his skill he makes a problem for John Watt - who has no head for heights.


Writer: Allan Prior
Designer: Donald Brewer
Film Sequences - Cameraman: Leonard Newson
Film Sequences - Editor: Christopher La Fontaine
Script Editor: Robert Barr
Casebook Material: William Prendergast
Producer: David E. Rose
Director: Richmond Harding

: Sportsview

Introduced by Frank Bough bringing you Action - News - Personalities.
Featuring this week:
Boxing: British lightweight title fight: Dave Charnley v. Dave Coventry
Highlights of last night's title fight from the Mike Barrett promotion at the Royal Albert Hall, London.
The Sportsview Greyhound Television Trophy Final
direct from the Powderhall Stadium, Edinburgh.
The Cup Final: West Ham United v. Preston North End
A look at the teams and a preview of next Saturday's match at Wembley.


Presenter: Frank Bough
Boxer: Dave Charnley
Boxer: Dave Coventry
Commentator (The Sportsview Greyhound Television Trophy Final): Harry Carpenter
Presented for television by (The Sportsview Greyhound Television Trophy Final): Bill Wright
Presented by: Alec Weeks
Assistant Editor: Alan Hart
Assistant Editor: Lawrie Higgins
Editor: Cliff Morgan

: The News

: Festival: The Life of Galileo

by Bertolt Brecht.
English version by Charles Laughton.
Adapted for television by Ursula Gray.
[Starring] Leo McKern
See page 39


Author: Bertolt Brecht
English version by: Charles Laughton
Adapter: Ursula Gray
Music: Norman Kay
Costumes: Joyce Hammond
Make-up: Christine Hillcoat
Designer: Richard Wilmot
Story editor: Harry Moore
Producer: Peter Luke
Director: Charles Jarrott
Narrator: Nigel Stock
Andrea, the boy: Fergus McClelland
Galileo: Leo McKern
Mrs Sarti: Rosalie Crutchley
Ludovico: George Robicek
Priuli, the Curator: Anthony Morton
The Doge: Paul Endersby
Virginia: Sheila Shand Gibbs
Sagredo: Nigel Stock
Matti: Martin Sterndale
Senator: Michael Peake
Prince Cosimo de Medici: Darryl Read
Philosopher: Vernon Dobtcheff
Elderly Lady: Monica Merlin
Federzoni: Ewan Hooper
Mathematician: Reginald Barratt
Lord Chamberlain: John Gatrell
Fat Prelate: Peter Stephens
First Monk: Roy Wilson
Second Monk: Simon Gough
Scholar: John Southworth
Infuriated Scholar: Michael Graham
Old Cardinal: Malcolm Russell
Attendant Monk: Jonathan Scott
Christopher Clavius: Paul Endersby
Little Monk: Ronald Lacey
First Secretary: John Gay
Second Secretary: Andre Boulay
Cardinal Barberini: Patrick Barr
Cardinal Bellarmin: Nigel Stock
Cardinal Inquisitor: Marne Maitland
Andrea, the man: James Kerry
Pamphleteer: Nigel Stock
Informer: Michael Graham
Town Crier: John Southworth
Peasant: Nigel Stock
Official: Roy Wilson

: News Extra

followed by The Weather

: Festival: The Life of Galileo


: Royal Academy of Arts Annual Dinner

See panel and page 43

: Late Night Final

Evening Prayers conducted by The Rev. Kenneth Slack.


Prayers conducted by: The Rev. Kenneth Slack

: Close Down

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