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: Indoors and Out: Man and the Land: Concrete Desert

A glimpse into the natural history of one of the largest cities in the world - London.
Introduced by David Attenborough.
BBC film for Schools
Repeated on Friday at 11.35 a.m.
(to 10.00)


Presenter: David Attenborough
Film cameraman: Geoffrey Mulligan
Film cameraman: Ken Willicombe
Animated film: Bernard Lodge
Film Editor: Eddie Wallstab
Producer: Eric Simms

: Discovering Science: The House Mouse

In spite of their name, house mice are found in much greater numbers in corn stacks and food stores than in houses. In this programme Gerd Sommerhoff describes their lives and shows something of the damage they do.
For Schools
Previously shown in June 1963
Repeated on Wednesday at 11.35 a.m.
(to 10.22)


Presenter: Gerd Sommerhoff
Producer: Geoffrey Hall
Producer: Lawrie Lawler

: Watch with Mother: Andy Pandy

For the very young
Maria Bird brings Andy to play with your small children and invites them to join in the songs and games.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
BBC film
(to 11.00)


Narrator/Script, music and settings: Maria Bird
Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Singer: Gladys Whitred

: Challenge: Pony Trekking

with Geoffrey Wheeler
For Schools
Previously shown on Monday
(to 11.25)


Presenter: Geoffrey Wheeler

: Making Music

A series for younger children.
John Langstaff introduces and conducts a concert of the music that he has presented during the series. Viewing schools are encouraged to join the children in the studio in singing the songs and playing the simple instrumental accompaniments.
For Schools
Repeated on Thursday at 9.40 a.m.
(to 11.55)


Presenter/Conductor: John Langstaff
Producer: John Hosier

: Headline News

: Cricket: England v. Australia: Second Test Match

The fifth day's play at Lord's.


Commentator: Brian Johnston
Commentator: Robert Hudson
Commentator: Denis Compton
Commentator: Richie Benaud
TV Presentation: Philip Lewis

: Wimbledon: The Lawn Tennis Championships

BBC Outside Broadcast units set the scene and bring you the second day's play featuring the First Round of the Ladies' Singles direct from the All England Lawn Tennis Club, Wimbledon.
(to 14.00)


Commentary, news, results, summaries by: Dan Maskell
Commentary, news, results, summaries by: Jack Kramer
Commentary, news, results, summaries by: Peter West
Commentary, news, results, summaries by: David Coleman
Television Presentation: Innes Lloyd
Television Presentation: Brian Johnson
Television Presentation: Alan Mouncer
Television Presentation: David Kennard
Producer: A. P. Wilkinson

: The Story of the U.S.A.: Since the War

Written and produced by Peter Scroggs.
BBC film for Schools
Repeated on Wednesday at 11.5 a.m.


Narrator: Paul Maxwell
Film Editor: Malcolm James
Writer/Producer: Peter Scroggs

: Wimbledon and Cricket

Wimbledon: The Lawn Tennis Championships
The second day's play.
Cricket: England v. Australia: Second Test Match
Further visits to Lord's.
See also BBC-2

: Ripcord: Hurricane Charlie

A thrilling film series about the adventures of two dare-devil parachutists.

The Ripcord pilot, Charlie, is never wrong about the weather, even when all appearances are against him.

: Vision On

A fortnightly programme in which pictures speak louder than words.
Introduced for deaf children by Pat Keysell.

The Park Keeper
with George Ogilvie and Julian Chagrin.

Ross Salmon showing some ways of cooking out of doors

Results of the Animal Competition


Presenter: Pat Keysell
Mime (The Park Keeper): George Ogilvie
Mime (The Park Keeper): Julian Chagrin
Item presenter: Ross Salmon
Designer: Kenneth Wrench
Film editor: Valerie Best
Director: Patrick Dowling
Producer: Ursula Eason

: The News

: Town and Around

A daily presentation of news and views from London and the South-East.
Introduced by Richard Baker.

Followed by The Weather


Presenter: Richard Baker

: Wimbledon: The Lawn Tennis Championships

The final transmission of the day direct from the All England Lawn Tennis Club, including highlights of the first round of the Ladies' Singles and a summary of the day's results.
See also Match of the Day: BBC-2, 9.40 p.m.

: Compact: The Verdict was Guilty

A series by Hazel Adair and Peter Ling.

Ian is forced into a change of heart, and Bruce recognises a face from the past.


Series creator: Hazel Adair
Series creator: Peter Ling
Script: Bob Stuart
Script Editor: Donald Tosh
Designer: Christopher Pemsel
Producer: Bernard Hepton
Director: David Giles
Mack: Harvey Ashby
Alan: Basil Moss
David: Vincent Ball
Adrian: Robert Desmond
Janet: Christine Pollon
Bruce: Robert Flemyng
Ian: Ronald Allen
Sheila: Joanna Vogel
Dinah: Margo Andrew
Wendy: Sandra Payne
Doug: Lawrence James
Stan: Johnny Wade
George Redmond: Brian Jackson
Smith: Jack Hulbert
Iris: Louise Dunn
Miss Fraser: Christine Lindsay
Julia Preston: Polly Adams
Gussie: Frances Bennett

: The Graham Stark Show

Written by Johnny Speight.
Starring Graham Stark
with Arthur Mullard, Audrey Nicholson, Norman Mitchell, Jenny Willis, Martin King,
The Ken Martyne Dancers
Guest star, Matt Monro


Writer: Johnny Speight
Incidental Music: Gordon Franks
Musical Director: Harry Rabinowitz
Designer: Cephas Howard
Producer: Sydney Lotterby
Comedian: Graham Stark
[Actor]: Arthur Mullard
[Actress]: Audrey Nicholson
[Actor]: Norman Mitchell
[Actress]: Jenny Willis
[Actor]: Martin King
Dancers: The Ken Martyne Dancers
Singer: Matt Monro

: Saints and Sinners: The Homecoming Bit

A film series starring Nick Adams as Nick Alexander, Barbara Rush as Lizzie Hogan, John Larkin as Mark Grainger.
Special guest star, Elizabeth Montgomery
and Everett Sloane, Richard Erdman, Robert Simon, Ed Nelson
See facing page


Nick Alexander: Nick Adams
Lizzie Hogan: Barbara Rush
Mark Grainger: John Larkin
Eadie Donelli: Elizabeth Montgomery
Papa Donelli: Everett Sloane
Klugie: Richard Erdman
Dave Tabak: Robert Simon
Ray: Ed Nelson

: The News

: Square One

Every year thousands of children start school for the first time.
Shaun Medlin is one of these five-year-olds whose particular first day forms the framework of this film and gives a glimpse of what lies before him and all those other children in the next two years.
This film was made with the help and co-operation of the following schools: Alan Edwards Infants School, Stockwell Burnbush Infants School, Bristol, Lethbridge Infants School, Swindon Shirley Infants School, Southampton Thorne Hill Infants School, Soton Woodlands Infants School, Ilford
BBC film
See page 31


Subject: Shaun Medlin
Photography: Dick Bush
Sound recordist: Peter Richardson
Sound mixer: Brian Watkins
Film Editor: Larry Toft
Producer: Robert Kitts

: International Concert Hall

Rafael Kubelik conducting the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, leader, Rudolf Koeckert in "Sinfonia Concertante for four wind instruments and orchestra" by Mozart and "Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks" by Richard Strauss.
Before an invited audience in Watford Town Hall
See page 31


Orchestra conductor: Rafael Kubelik
Musicians: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
[Orchestra] leader: Rudolf Koeckert
Presented by: Antony Craxton

: News Extra

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