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: Pure Mathematics: Year II: Programme 59

For Schools
Previously shown in September 1963
(to 9.55)


Presented by: Alan Tammadge
Director: John Cain

: Men in History: 2: Stones and Bones

Written and produced by Felicity Kinross.
This is all the earliest men left behind, and it is from these remains that the archaeologist must reconstruct their life.
Introduced by Brian Hope-Taylor.
For Schools
Repeated on Wednesday at 9.38 a.m.
(to 10.20)


Writer/producer: Felicity Kinross
Presenter: Brian Hope-Taylor

: Watch with Mother: Picture Book

For the very young
Vera McKechnie turns the pages and shows you how to make paper flags.
You need paper, thin sticks, paints, and glue
BBC film
(to 11.00)


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

: The Orchestra: 2: Strings

Introduced by Kenneth Alwyn.
with Kenneth Sillito (violin), Margaret Cowen (violin), Harold Harriott (viola), Keith Harvey (cello), Stuart Knussen (double-bass).
For Schools
Previously shown in September 1963
Repeated on Friday at 2.5 p.m.
(to 11.25)


Presenter: Kenneth Alwyn
Violinist: Kenneth Sillito
Violinist: Margaret Cowen
Viola: Harold Harriott
Cellist: Keith Harvey
Double-Bass: Stuart Knussen
Producer: John Hosier

: For Sixth Forms: Greek Drama: Antigone: Part 1

by Sophocles.
Translated by Neil Curry.
Starring Robert Harris as Creon
For Schools
Previously shown in October 1962
Repeated on Thursday at 11.5 a.m.
(to 12.00)


Author: Sophocles
Translated by: Neil Curry
The Chorus played by: Christopher Banks
The Chorus played by: Richard Burnett
The Chorus played by: Keith Campbell
The Chorus played by: Kenneth Keeling
The Chorus played by: John H. Moore
The Chorus played by: Guy Standeven
Designer: Charles Lawrence
Producer: David Thompson
Producer: Christian Simpson
Creon: Robert Harris
Antigone: Freda Dowie
Ismene: Sonia Fraser
Haemon: Michael Deacon
The sentry: Robert Gillespie
The messenger: James Grout

: 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: Moving Day for Guinea

A film series about the animals who live along the banks of a Canadian river.

The Guinea Pig takes proud possession of the old water-mill.
Commentary spoken by Johnny Morris.
(to 13.45)


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

: Going to Work: The Army - Junior Leader

Introduced by Peter West.
There are a number of Army Units which train boys between fifteen and seventeen who want to join the Army. Today's programme is about one of these: The Infantry Junior Leaders' Battalion.
BBC film for Schools
Repeated on Friday at 9.35 a.m.
(to 14.25)


Presenter: Peter West
Film cameraman: Michael Shephard
Sound recordist: Peter Birch
Film editor: Malcolm James
Producer: Paul Mitchell

: Signpost: Switzerland: 2: The Lake of Four Cantons

Written and produced by F. R. Elwell.
Three programmes about Switzerland.

English visitors know it as the Lake of Lucerne, but the history of the four cantons that surround it is the history of the beginning of Switzerland itself.
Commentary spoken by Stanley MacKenzie.
BBC film for Schools
Repeated on Thursday at 11.38 a.m.
(to 14.50)


Writer/producer: F. R. Elwell
Film cameraman: Bill Munn
Film editor: Sylvia Wheeler
Narrator: Stanley MacKenzie

: Middle School Mathematics: 2: Two-State Systems

How can we present a knotty problem in such a way that a computer will make short work of it?
Introduced by Dick Tahta.
For Schools
Previously shown in September 1963
Repeated on Friday at 10.0 a.m.
(to 15.15)


Presenter: Dick Tahta
Illustrator: Alfred Wurmser
Film edited by: Alma Davies
Producer: Donald Grattan

: Blue Peter

with Christopher Trace and Valerie Singleton.


Presenter: Christopher Trace
Presenter: Valerie Singleton
Director: Edward Barnes
Producer: Biddy Baxter

: The Adventures of Tintin: The Black Island: Part 2

Further adventures of the boy detective and his dog Snowy.

The mystery of the crashed aircraft leads Tintin and Snowy face to face with the terrible monster that protects the gang's secret lair at Black Island.

: 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 Very Important Occasion

From the Midlands


Music: Christopher Whelen
Story Editor: John Barber
Designer: Michael Edwards
Producer: Bernard Hepton
Director: Julia Smith
Blousie: Judy Child
Vernon Salt: Arnold Peters
Fidgett: John Gill
Wendy Yapp: Madeleine Mills
Mrs. Yapp: Hilary Mason
Oakes: Geoffrey Denton
Jolly: Philip Garston-Jones
Mrs. Smallgood: Margot Boyd
Miss Hart: Nancie Jackson
Major Lamb: Ballard Berkeley
The Mayor: Martin Wyldeck
Kenneth Wiley: Patrick Mower
Ernest Carter: Haydn Jones
Grubbitt: Liam Redmond
Rufus Wright: Peter Russell
Audrey Willett: Christina Taylor
Eustace Madden: George Layton
Miss Oldacre: Elspeth Duxbury
Vicar: Edward Jewesbury
Lucasta: Mary Hinton

: 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
Associate producer: John Lloyd
Associate producer: Kenneth Corden
Associate producer: Anthony Smith
Editor: Derrick Amoore

: Singalong

with The Corrie Folk Trio, Paddie Bell, Nadia Cattouse, The Strawberry Hill Boys, The Arthur Blake Four, The Pete Kerr Trio, Martin Carthy.
The BBC, Edinburgh, regrets that no more ticket requests can be considered at present


Musicians: The Corrie Folk Trio
Singer: Paddie Bell
Singer: Nadia Cattouse
Musicians: The Strawberry Hill Boys
Musicians: The Arthur Blake Four
Singers: The Pete Kerr Trio
Singer/Guitarist: Martin Carthy
Musical Associate: Arthur Blake
Designer: Guthrie Hutton
Director: David Bell
Producer: W. Gordon Smith

: The Dick Van Dyke Show: Who Owes Who What?

A comedy film series featuring the hilarious adventures of a happy-go-lucky scriptwriter and his family.
Starring Dick Van Dyke
with Mary Tyler Moore, Morey Amsterdam, Rose Marie, Larry Mathews

Who Owes Who What?
...either way it's a twenty-five dollar question!


Rob Petrie: Dick Van Dyke
Laura Petrie: Mary Tyler Moore
Buddy Sorrell: Morey Amsterdam
Sally Rogers: Rose Marie
Ritchie Petrie: Larry Mathews

: Panorama

The Window on the World
Introduced by Richard Dimbleby.
with reports on People - Places - Problems in the news 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 Railing
Editor: David Wheeler

: The News

: Let's Go with Labour for the New Britain

Tonight's edition Election Broadcast on behalf of the Labour Party.

: Perry Mason: The Case of the Floating Stones

A film series starring Raymond Burr as the famous lawyer-investigator created by Erle Stanley Gardner.
with Barbara Hale, William Hopper, Victor Maddern, Irene Tsu

A Chinese girl hires Perry Mason to locate a valuable collection of diamonds missing from her grand-father's home in Hong Kong.


Character created by: Erle Stanley Gardner
Perry Mason: Raymond Burr
Della Street: Barbara Hale
Paul Drake: William Hopper
Gilbert Tyrell: Victor Maddern
Juli Eng: Irene Tsu

: Champions on Ice

A chance to see again the great ice skating champions of 1964.
Presenting from the Richmond Ice Rink:
Oleg Protopopov and Ludmilla Belousova, Marika Kilius and Hans Jurgen Baumler, Sjoukje Dijkstra, Manfred Schnelldorfer, Regine Heitzer, Inge Paul, Janet Sawbridge and David Hickinbottom.

(This programme was recorded immediately after the 1964 World Championships as a climax to the international season.)
(First transmission on April 16)


Skater: Oleg Protopopov
Skater: Ludmilla Belousova
Skater: Marika Kilius
Skater: Hans Jurgen Baumler
Skater: Sjoukje Dijkstra
Skater: Manfred Schnelldorfer
Skater: Regine Heitzer
Skater: Inge Paul
Skater: Janet Sawbridge
Skater: David Hickinbottom
Co-ordinator: Arnold Gerschwiler
Designer: Martin Johnson
Commentator: Alan Weeks
Producer: A.P. Wilkinson

: News Extra

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