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: Modern Mathematics: Programme 3

For Schools
Previously shown on Monday
(to 10.00)

: Modern Mathematics: Programme 4: Matrices - Matrix transformations

Presented by Geoffrey Matthews.
For Schools
Repeated on Friday at 9.40 a.m.
(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.: The Struggle for Independence

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

: Discovering Science: Animals and Their Food

For Schools
Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 11.55)

: Pure Mathematics: Year I: Programme 44

For Schools
Previously shown in May 1963
(to 12.20)


Presented by: Norman Hyland
Director: John Cain

: 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: Picture Book

Vera McKechnie turns the pages and shows you how to make finger dolls.
You need a handkerchief and four thimbles
BBC film
(to 13.45)


Presenter: Vera McKechnie
Producer: Freda Lingstrom

: Science and Life: Science and Industry: 2: New Sources of Power

The demand for power is continually increasing. This programme looks at some of the ways in which the demand will be met in the future.
Introduced by Gordon Severn.
For Schools
Repeated on Thursday at 11.5 a.m.
(to 14.25)


Presenter: Gordon Severn
Producer: Gwynne Jones

: Tich

Tich is joined by Professor Billy McComb, Ted Taylor, Tony Hart and Joe Brown and his Bruvvers.
Introduced by Ray Alan.


Presenter/ventriloquist: Ray Alan
Magician: Professor Billy McComb
Pianist: Ted Taylor
Artist: Tony Hart
Band: Joe Brown and his Bruvvers
Presenter: Ray Alan
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
Directed and produced by: Douglas Thomas

: The News

: Town and Around

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


Presenter: Michael Aspel

: Top of the Pops

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


Presenter: David Jacobs
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: Peter Batty

: Z Cars: Seconds Away

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

It is a routine job - a break-in at a jeweller's shop - but Barlow believes that the owner is in danger.
See page 38


Writer: John Hopkins
Designer: Frederick Knapman
Film sequences - Cameraman: Leonard Newson
Film sequences - Editor: Christopher La Fontaine
Script Editor: Robert Barr
Producer: David E. Rose
Director: Paul Bernard

: Sportsview

Introduced by Frank Bough.
bringing you

Professional Boxing: Johnny Prescott England v. Benito Canal Heavyweight Champion of Spain
direct from Solihull
Outside Broadcast cameras are at the Civic Hall, Solihull, for the ten-round international heavyweight contest promoted by the Midland Sporting Club.

Rugby League
A preview of Saturday's Challenge Cup Final at Wembley.


Presenter: Frank Bough
Boxer: Johnny Prescott
Boxer: Benito Canal
Commentator (Professional Boxing): Harry Carpenter
Presented for television by (Professional Boxing): Philip Lewis
Presented by: Alec Weeks
Associate editor: Alan Hart
Associate editor: Lawrie Higgins
Editor: Cliff Morgan

: The News

: Action Report

A Party Political Broadcast on behalf of the Conservative and Unionist Party.
Also on BBC-2

: Festival: The Keep

by Gwyn Thomas.
with Glyn Owen as Con and Eynon Evans as Ben
From Wales


Writer: Gwyn Thomas
Designer: Alan Taylor
Story editor: Harry Moore
Producer: Peter Luke
Director: David J. Thomas
Con: Glyn Owen
Ben: Eynon Evans
Russell: Aubrey Richards
Oswald: Denys Graham
Wallace: Emrys Leyshon
Alvin: David Garfield
Miriam: Patricia Mort
Mr Wilmot: Roderick Jones
Caradoc Slee: Islwyn Morris

: News Extra

: Viewpoint

Douglas Gray conducts a rehearsal of the London Crusader Choir and is interviewed by Judith Chalmers.
Thirty-five years ago the Rev. Douglas Gray founded a choir which he has since led on tours of Britain, the Continent, and North America, and which performs a unique service in its regular visits to H.M. Prisons in this country.


Choir conductor/interviewee: The Rev. Douglas Gray
Interviewer: Judith Chalmers
Producer: R. T. Brooks

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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