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: Pure Mathematics: Year II: Programme 61

For Schools
Previously shown in October 1963
(to 9.55)


Presented by: Alan Tammadge
Director: John Cain

: Men in History: 3: Fields in the Forest

Today's programme deals with two new ideas-growing crops and herding animals-and how these came to revolutionise the life of early man.
Introduced by Brian Hope-Taylor.
For Schools
Repeated on Wednesday at 9.38 a.m.
(to 10.20)


Presenter: Brian Hope-Taylor
Script: Robin Place
Producer: Felicity Kinross

: Watch with Mother: Picture Book

For the very young
Vera McKechnie turns the pages.
BBC film
(to 11.00)


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

: The Orchestra: 3: Percussion

Introduced by Kenneth Alwyn.
with illustrations played by Eric Allen and David Johnson.
For Schools
Previously shown in September 1963
Repeated on Friday at 2.5 p.m.
(to 11.25)


Presenter: Kenneth Alwyn
Percussionist: Eric Allen
Percussionist: David Johnson
Producer: John Hosier

: For Sixth Forms: Greek Drama: Antigone: Part 2

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
Designer: Charles Lawrence
Producer: David Thompson
Producer: Christian Simpson
Creon: Robert Harris
Antigone: Freda Dowie
Haemon: Michael Deacon
Eurydice: Elizabeth Keen
Teiresias: Patrick Magee
The messenger: James Grout
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

: 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: The Jumble Sale

A film series of the adventures of Hammy and his friends.

Roddy and Hammy make Turtle change his mind about one of his discarded possessions.
Commentary spoken by Johnny Morris.
(to 13.45)


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

: Going to Work: Catering

Introduced by Peter West.
A look at just a few of the many aspects of the catering trade. The programme includes visits to a school of catering, a factory canteen, a school kitchen, and a hospital.
BBC film for Schools
Repeated on Friday at 9.35 a.m.
(to 14.25)


Presenter: Peter West
Film cameraman: Stanley Speel
Film editor: Malcolm James
Producer: Peter Scroggs

: Signpost: Switzerland: 3: The Story of a River

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

The river Aare rises in the high central mountains of Switzerland and flows through reservoirs and natural lakes, and later through the capital city of Berne, before being swallowed up on the Swiss frontier by the even larger river Rhine.
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: 3: A Pattern of Numbers

What is the secret behind the mysterious pattern of numbers called the Pascal Triangle?
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
Producer: Donald Grattan

: Blue Peter

with Christopher Trace and Valerie Singleton.


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

: Ripcord

A new series of films about the adventures of two daring parachutists.
Ted joins a gang of smugglers who are working in South America.
See page 27

: The News

: Town and Around

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


Presenter: Corbet Woodall

: Swizzlewick: A Threat from Outside

From the Midlands


Music: Christopher Whelen
Story editor: John Barber
Designer: Margaret Peacock
Producer: Bernard Hepton
Director: Hugh David
Lucasta: Mary Hinton
Howard: Simon Brent
Vicar: Edward Jewesbury
Audrey Willelt: Christina Taylor
Rufus Wright: Peter Russell
Rack: John Woodnutt
Filch: Cec Linder
Mrs. Smallgood: Margot Boyd
Miss Hart: Nancie Jackson
Kenneth Wiley: Patrick Mower
Grubbitt: Liam Redmond
Gina Promise: Gillian Royale
Wendy Yapp: Madeleine Mills
Oakes: Geoffrey Denton
Jolly: Philip Garston-Jones
Fidgett: John Gill
Town Clerk: Hugh Morton
Vernon Salt: Arnold Peters
Major Lamb: Ballard Berkeley
Eustace Madden: George Layton

: Election Gallery

with Ian Trethowan, Robin Day, Robert McKenzie.
A special report on the 1964 Election Campaign.


Presenter: Ian Trethowan
Reporter: Robin Day
Reporter: Robert McKenzie
Associate producer: Brian Smale Adams
Producer: Anthony Whitby
Editor: John Grist

: Singalong

with Nadia Cattouse, The Corrie Folk Trio, Paddie Bell, The Settlers, The Spinners, The Arthur Blake Four, The Pete Kerr Trio, Martin Carthy.
See page 27


Singer: Nadia Cattouse
Musicians: The Corrie Folk Trio
Singer: Paddie Bell
Musicians: The Settlers
Musicians: The Spinners
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: Forty-four tickets

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

Forty-four tickets
...but it's standing room only!


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

: Panorama Goes to Canada

A special edition of The Window on the World at the beginning of this week's Royal Visit to the Dominion of Canada.
Introduced by Richard Dimbleby from Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island and including a special report by Michael Charlton on French Canada - a Separate Nation?


Presenter: Richard Dimbleby
Reporter (French Canada - a Separate Nation?): Michael Charlton
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 Festive Felon

A film series starring Raymond Burr as the famous lawyer-investigator created by Erle Stanley Gardner.
with Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman, Jon Hall

A young woman, fighting for what she believes to be her mother's rightful inheritance, finds herself charged with murder.


Character created by: Erle Stanley Gardner
Perry Mason: Raymond Burr
Della Street: Barbara Hale
Paul Drake: William Hopper
Hamilton Burger: William Talman
Max Randall: Jon Hall

: Come Dancing: Round 1: Heat 2

Judge, Jive, or just Join...
Judith Chalmers in Television's nation-wide amateur dancing competition from all corners of the United Kingdom for the BBC Television Award and Formation Team Cup.
Organised by Mecca Dancing

Evelyn Elliot introduces The East Scotland Team at the Palais, Edinburgh
with Chris James and his Orchestra.
Bob Welling comperes The South Team at the Locarno, Portsmouth
with Jack Hawkins and his Orchestra.

Judges based in a London studio are nominated by members of the Official Board of Ballroom Dancing Ltd., the Welsh Alliance, and the All-Ireland Board of Ballroom Dancing


Presenter: Judith Chalmers
Compere (East Scotland): Evelyn Elliot
Musicians (East Scotland): Chris James and his Orchestra
Compere (South): Bob Welling
Musicians (South): Jack Hawkins and his Orchestra
Programme arranged by: Eric Morley
Associate producer: Robert Stewart
Associate producer: Peter Bale
Series produced by: Philip Lewis

: Election News Extra

followed by The Weather

: Communication: Programme 1: The Communication Explosion

A series of lectures on the modern approach to the transmission of information by Professor Colin Cherry.
Previously shown on Sunday
A BBC Educational broadcast


Presenter: Professor Colin Cherry
Producer: Alan Sleath

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