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: Pure Mathematics: Year I: Programme 43

A course running through two academic years.
For Schools
Previously shown in May 1963
(to 10.00)


Presented by: Norman Hyland
Director: John Cain

: Modern Mathematics: Programme 3: Matrices - Transformations and Column Vectors

Presented by Geoffrey Matthews.
For Schools
Repeated on Wednesday at 9.40 a.m.
(to 10.22)


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

: Watch with Mother: Picture Book

For the very young
Vera McKechnie turns the pages and shows you how to make finger dolls.
You need a handkerchief and four thimbles
BBC film
(to 11.00)


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

: Television Club: Auntie May Remembers

Dad's eldest sister recalls when she was a teenager in 1924.
For Schools
Repeated on Friday at 2.5 p.m.
(to 11.25)


Research: Norman Longmate
Script: Jeffrey Segal
Producer: Ronald Smedley
Mr Brent: Ian Gardiner
Mrs Brent: Brenda Cowling
Colin Brent: Alexander Riley
Shirley Brent: Judith Geeson
Grandad: Jeffrey Segal
Grandma: Joy Shelton
Auntie May: Anna Wing
Auntie May in 1924: Sharon Bysouth
Brother Jack: Stephen Marriott

: For Sixth Forms: Jeune Cinema: 1: Une Nouvelle Vague

Written and produced by Colin Nears.
A series of French language programmes on the younger generation of film-makers in France.
Introduced by Olivier Todd.

A 'new wave' of talent came to the French film in 1958 and the years immediately following. It created a stir throughout the world of the cinema. Why and how did this happen, and what made the films of those years different from what had gone before?
For Schools
Repeated on Thursday at 10.2 a.m.
(to 11.55)


Presenter: Olivier Todd
Film cameraman: Michel Menard
Film editor: David Painter
Programme consultant: Richard Roud
Writer/producer: Colin Nears

: Heddiw

gydag Owen Edwards
Topical items introduced by Owen Edwards in Welsh.
(Crystal Palace, Sutton Coldfield, Holme Moss)


Presenter: Owen Edwards

: The News

: Watch with Mother: Tales of the Riverbank: Hammy Meets a Stranger

A film series about the animals who live along the banks of a Canadian river.
Commentary spoken by Johnny Morris.

(to 13.45)


Director: Dave Ellison
Narrator: Johnny Morris
Presented by: Peggy Miller

: Challenge: Rock Climbing

with Geoffrey Wheeler

Climbing is neither difficult nor dangerous provided you learn the correct techniques. In North Wales Chris Peterson shows how to tackle a first climb.
Written and produced by Andrew Quicke.
Repeated on Tuesday at 11.5 a.m.
For Schools
(to 14.25)


Presenter: Geoffrey Wheeler
Climber: Chris Peterson
Cameraman: Geoff Mulligan
Sound recordist: Bill Searle
Film editor: Sylvia Wheeler
Writer/producer: Andrew Quicke

: Signpost: The Journey: 2: At the Airport

Christopher Trace and Billy and Mary arrive at London Airport on their way to Geneva.
In the studio, Christopher Trace and Tony Hart
For Schools
Repeated on Thursday at 11.35 a.m.
(to 14.47)


Presenter: Christopher Trace
Presenter/artist: Tony Hart
Film cameraman: Eric Deeming
Film editor: Robert Hill
Designer: Don Horne
Animation: Alfred Wurmser
Producer: Peggie Broadhead
Mary Stevens: Joy Measures
Billy Stevens: Francis Attard

: Middle School Mathematics: 22: Inequality

Mathematics is thought of as being concerned with equations, but in practical situations inequalities are more common.
Introduced by Maurice Meredith.
For Schools
Repeated on Friday at 10.2 a.m.
(to 15.10)


Presenter: Maurice Meredith
Film edited by: David Painter
Illustrator: 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

: The Pigeon Rescue: Part 1

A second chance to see the story of Elias the Shrimpfisher.
A film from Norway in two parts.

An unusual visitor comes to a lonely island in southern Norway and makes friends with a boy and girl.
Commentary spoken by Wensley Pithey.


Narrator: Wensley Pithey
English version written and presented by: Peggy Miller

: The News

: Town and Around

News and views from London and the South-East.
Introduced by Michael Aspel.
followed by The Weather


Presenter: Michael Aspel

: The Hoot'nanny Show

The Corrie Folk Trio and Paddie Bell, The Spinners, Ray and Archie Fisher, Nadia Cattouse, Cyril Tawney


Band: The Corrie Folk Trio and Paddie Bell
Musicians: The Spinners
Singer: Ray Fisher
Singer: Archie Fisher
Singer: Nadia Cattouse
Singer: Cyril Tawney
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
Editor: Alasdair Milne

: On Safari with Armand and Michaela Denis: Operation Antelope

Rescue operations to save animals are quite common nowadays. But last year an unusual one took place on the borders of Kenya and Somalia, the only part of the world where a rare antelope Hunter's Antelope is found. This operation called for special skills from the Game Department and the Royal Navy.
Postponed from April 20
A new film series: from the West
See page 23


Presenter: Armand Denis
Presenter: Michaela Denis

: The Lucy Show: Lucy and the Scout Trip

A comedy film series.
Starring Lucille Ball
with Vivian Vance, Gale Gordon, Candy Moore, Jimmy Garrett, Ralph Hart
Lucy and the Scout Trip
...is a combination which proves that a woman's place is in the home!


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

: Panorama

The Window and the World
Introduced by Richard Dimbleby with reports on People-Places-Problems from Panorama's regular team of commentators Robin Day and Michael Barratt, Michael Charlton, Roderick MacFarquhar, John Morgan.


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

: The News

: A Party Political Broadcast

on behalf of the Labour Party
Also on BBC-2

: Detective: Dishonoured Bones

Rupert Davies as Maigret introduces Martin Cotterell played by Alan Dobie in John Trench's Dishonoured Bones
Adapted and produced by David Goddard.

See page 24


Author: John Trench
Adapter/producer: David Goddard
Detective theme music composed by: John Addison
Incidental music: Max Harris
Script editor: Max Marquis
Assistant: John Gould
Designer: Evan Hercules
Director: Michael Hayes
Maigret (Introduction): Rupert Davies
Charlotte Revel: Judi Dench
Charles Garnish: Francis Matthews
Henry Revel: Peter Gill
Isobel Vitrey: Patricia English
John Rose: Aubrey Morris
General Revel: Ernest Hare
Girl student: Elizabeth Bell
Martin Cotterell: Alan Dobie
Boy student: Jeremy Conway
Dr Cardmaker: Christopher Banks
Mrs Revel: Marian Spencer
Workman: Arthur Pentelow
Sergeant Few: Peter Halliday
Gammer Samways: Edna Petrie
Actree: Gerald C. Lawson
Will Samways: David Garfield
Tony Garnish: Geoffrey Chater
Footman: Ivor Ellis
Nurse: Tina Matthews
P.C. Kendal: Robert Croudace

: Points of View

with Robert Robinson
A quick look at criticism and comments from viewers.
Letters for inclusion in these programmes should be addressed to Points of View, [address removed]


Presenter: Robert Robinson

: National Beat Group Contest: Grand Final

First Prize: £1,000 and a recording test
Since last October more than 1,000 beat groups have taken part in this nation-wide competition.
Tonight BBC Outside Broadcast cameras bring you the exciting final stage of the Contest, direct from the Lyceum Ballroom, London.
Organised by Mecca Dancing


Compere: Alan Freeman
Arranged by: Eric Morley
Presented for TV by: Mary Evans

: The Fabric of the Atom: Programme 5

Quantum Mechanics by Professor Philip Morrison.
Previously shown on Saturday


Presenter: Professor Philip Morrison

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