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: Modern Mathematics: Programme 5: Matrices - Further Applications

For Schools
Previously shown on Monday
(to 10.00)

: Modern Mathematics: Programme 6: Matrices - Their Polyvalence

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.: United in Name Only

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

: Discovering Science: Green Plants Make Food

For Schools
Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 11.55)

: Pure Mathematics: Year I: Programme 46

A course running through two academic years.
For Schools
Previously shown in May 1963
(to 12.20)


Presented by: Norman Hyland
Director: David Roseveare

: Heddiw

gydag Owen Edwards
(Crystal Palace, Sutton Coldfield, Holme Moss)

: The News

: Watch with Mother: Picture Book

For the very young
Vera McKechnie turns the pages and shows you how to make a date-box boat.
You need a date box, modelling clay, thin' sticks, paper, and glue
BBC film
(to 13.45)


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

: Science and Life: Science and Industry: 3: Men and Machines

This programme looks at the development of mass-production techniques from its early beginnings in the car industry to the present day.
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 The Swinging Blue Jeans.
Introduced by Ray Alan.


Presenter/Ventriloquist: Ray Alan
Magician: Professor Billy McComb
Pianist: Ted Taylor
Artist: Tony Hart
Band: The Swinging Blue Jeans
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

There are several things in the London Zoo Aquarium that can be pretty awesome: catfish, dragon fish, garfish, and an octopus. In today's programme Johnny Morris enjoys a few scares from some of them. He also shows an excerpt from the Walt Disney film The Incredible Journey in which Bodger the bull terrier, Luath the labrador, and Tao the Siamese cat meet two bear cubs and their mother. Tony Soper introduces Peter Laxton at work removing oil from the plumage of some swans at Weymouth; and Jane Buston reintroduces the two Siamese gibbons that belong to the Kolff family who live in Kuala Lumpur.


Presenter: Johnny Morris
Presenter: Tony Soper
Film editor: Jim Cryan
Directed and produced by: Douglas Thomas
Zoo-keeper: Peter Laxton
Item presenter: Jane Buston

: 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 tonight by Peter Murray.


Presenter: Peter Murray
Settings: Kenneth Lawson
Producer: Johnnie Stewart

: Tonight

Introduced by Cliff Michelmore with The Tonight team.


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Editor: Alasdair Milne

: Sportsview

A gala programme of international sport.

Professional Boxing: Billy Walker, West Ham v. Bill Nielsen, U.S.A.
Exclusive film of last night's return ten-round heavyweight contest at the Harry Levene Promotion at the Empire Pool, Wembley.

International Rugby: The World v. The Rest of the World
Sportsview film cameras report from Johannesburg.

Association Football: The final of the European Cup Winners' Cup
Direct from Brussels
The second half of tonight's match televised by Outside Broadcast cameras of the Belgian Television Service.

Introduced by Frank Bough.

See page 37


Boxer: Billy Walker
Boxer: Bill Nielsen
Commentator (Professional Boxing): Harry Carpenter
Commentator (International Rugby): Alun Williams
Commentator (Association Football): Kenneth Wolstenholme
Commentator (Association Football): Danny Blanchflower
Presenter: Frank Bough
Associate editor: Alan Hart
Associate editor: Lawrie Higgins
Presented by: Alec Weeks
Editor: Cliff Morgan

: The News

: Action Report

A Party Political Broadcast on behalf of the Conservative and Unionist Party.

: Z Cars: Centre of Disturbance

by John Hopkins.
There are two young constables in each car, ready to deal with trouble as it happens.
See page 37


Writer: John Hopkins
Designer: Frederick Knapman
Script Editor: Robert Barr
Producer: David E. Rose
Director: Terence Dudley

: Every Day Except Christmas

The award-winning documentary film.
Midnight - and large heavily-laden lorries converge on the narrow streets
Through the night-the furious activity of unloading and setting up stalls
Early morning - sees the arrival of the big buyers
Noon - the flower-sellers come to search for their bargains, and twelve hours have passed in the life of famous Covent Garden


Producer: Leon Clore
Director: Lindsay Anderson

: News Extra

: Late Night Final

Evening prayers with The Archdeacon of London.


Speaker: The Archdeacon of London [Martin Sullivan]

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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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