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: Engineering Science: An Introduction

Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 9.35)

: Men in History: 1: A.D. 1964

For Schools
Previously shown on Monday
(to 9.58)

: Pure Mathematics: Year II: Programme 58

For Schools
Previously shown in September 1963

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 10.20)


Presented by: Alan Tammadge
Director: John Cain

: Living in the Present

A sociology series.
Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 10.43)

: 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 Caucasian Chalk Circle

by Bertolt Brecht.
Introduction by James Grout.
For Schools
Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 11.35)


Author: Bertolt Brecht
Presenter: James Grout

: Discovering Science: Air Around Us

For Schools
Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 11.58)

: Science and Society: Unit I: Man and his Inheritance: 1: The Distant Past

Introduced by Professor W. S. Bullough.
For Schools
Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 12.25)


Presenter: Professor W. S. Bullough
Producer: F. R. Elwell

: 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

For the very young
Vera McKechnie turns the pages.
BBC film
(to 13.45)


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

: Science Session: Records and Recording: 1: Sound on Disc

In this programme Gordon Severn takes a close look at the grooves on a record. This starts him on an investigation into how records store sound, and into the nature of sound itself, in which he is helped by the Stan Major Quartet.
For Schools
Repeated on Thursday at 10.0 a.m.
(to 14.25)


Presenter/Theme music composed by: Gordon Severn
Musicians: The Stan Major Quartet
Film edited by: James Langfield
Producer: Geoffrey Hall

: Living in the Present

A sociology series.
BBC film
Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 14.50)

: Clapperboard

Gary Watson and Cleopatra the Cat introduce films from Britain, Poland, Russia, and Germany.


Presenter: Gary Watson
Producer: Peggy Miller

: 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

: Swizzlewick: A Proposal of Marriage

From the Midlands


Music: Christopher Whelen
Story editor: John Barber
Designer: Michael Edwards
Producer: Bernard Hepton
Director: Julia Smith
Ernest Carter: Haydn Jones
Rufus Wright: Peter Russell
Kenneth Wiley: Patrick Mower
Grubbitt: Liam Redmond
Gina Promise: Gillian Royale
The Mayor: Martin Wyldeck
Town Clerk: Hugh Morton
Mr. Sparrow: Blake Butler
Oakes: Geoffrey Denton
Jolly: Philip Garston-Jones
Audrey Willett: Christina Taylor
Eustace Madden: George Layton
Mrs. Smallgood: Margot Boyd
Major Lamb: Ballard Berkeley
Fidgett: John Gill
Miss Hart: Nancie Jackson
Vernon Salt: Arnold Peters
Blousie: Judy Child

: Tonight

Introduced by Cliff Michelmore.
with Alan Whicker, Fyfe Robertson, Trevor Philpott, Kenneth Allsop, Macdonald Hastings, Christopher Brasher, Julian Pettifer, Brian Redhead, Cathal O'Shannon,
Magnus Magnusson.


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Alan Whicker
Reporter: Fyfe Robertson
Reporter: Trevor Philpott
Reporter: Kenneth Allsop
Reporter: Macdonald Hastings
Reporter: Christopher Brasher
Reporter: Julian Pettifer
Reporter: Brian Redhead
Reporter: Cathal O'Shannon
Reporter: Magnus Magnusson
Editor: Derrick Amoore

: Zero One: The Creators

Call sign of International Air Security
A film series starring Nigel Patrick as Alan Garnett.
with Guest star, Biff McGuire
Produced by MGM-TV in association with the BBC

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


Teleplay by: John Kruse
Producer: Lawrence P. Bachmann
Director: Pennington Richards
Associate producer: Aida Young
Alan Garnett: Nigel Patrick
Nolan: Biff McGuire
Didi: Nadia Rejin
Jimmy Delaney: Bill Smith
Maya: Katya Douglas
Tony: Alan Tilvern

: Z Cars: Finders Keepers

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

Where did 'Canada', the down-at-heel tramp, get that bowler and expensive overcoat? Jock and Fancy really get involved when they start finding out.
See page 43


Writer: John Hopkins
Casebook material: William Prendergast
Designer: Jeremy Davies
Film Sequences - Cameraman: Peter Sargent
Film Sequences - Editor: Sheila S. Tomlinson
Producer: David E. Rose
Director: Philip Dudley

: Sportsview

Introduced by Peter Dimmock.
from Timsbury Manor, Hampshire where you can meet the members of the British Olympic Athletics Team before they leave for Tokyo.

The 1960 Olympic Games
David Coleman recalls some memorable moments of the Rome Olympics.

See page 43


Presenter: Peter Dimmock
Item presenter (The 1960 Olympic Games): David Coleman
Presented by: Alec Weeks
Presented by: Alan Mouncer
Associate editor: Alan Hart
Associate editor: Lawrie Higgins
Editor: Cliff Morgan

: The News

: Professional Boxing

for the Welterweight Championship of the World
Emile Griffith, U.S.A.: Holder v. Brian Curvis, Wales British and British Empire Champion
A recording of last night's title fight on the Jack Solomons bill at the Empire Pool, Wembley.
See pages 36 and 43


Boxer: Emile Griffith
Boxer: Brian Curvis
Commentator: Harry Carpenter
Television Presentation: A.P. Wilkinson

: Kitchen Party

Fanny and Johnnie Cradock entertain Polly Elwes and David Jacobs in their kitchen.


Cook/presenter: Fanny Cradock
Cook/presenter: Johnnie Cradock
Guest: Polly Elwes
Guest: David Jacobs
Director: Margaret McCall
Producer: Joyce Bullen

: News Extra

: Postscript

by Philip Race.


Presenter: Philip Race

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