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: Engineering Science: 4: Work, Energy, and Power

Presented by Gordon Severn.
Previously shown in October 1963
Repeated on Wednesday and Thursday at 9.10 a.m.
(to 9.35)


Presenter: Gordon Severn
Director: Edward Goldwyn
Producer: Geoffrey Hall

: A Year in the Country: Looking Under Stones

Introduced by Eric Simms.
A programme about millipedes, centipedes, woodlice, snails, slugs, and ants.
BBC film for Schools
Previously shown in October 1962
Repeated Friday, Oct. 30, at 11.35 a.m.
(to 9.58)


Presenter/producer: Eric Simms
Producer: F. R. Elwell

: Discovering Science: The Ingredients of Air

Gerd Sommerhoff does some experiments to show that air is a mixture of gases, each of which is valuable in our everyday life.
For Schools
Previously shown in October 1963
Repeated on Wednesday at 11.38 a.m.
(to 10.20)


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

: Living in the Present: Education

A sociology series.

A portrait of two kinds of education-a technical college, Barnet College in North London, and a public school, Tonbridge School in Kent.
BBC film
Repeated on Wed. and Thurs. at 10.23 a.m. and Wed. at 2.30 p.m.
(to 10.43)


Sound recordist: Stan Nightingale
Sound recordist: Tony Slater
Sound recordist: Don Thompson
Sound editor: Garie Fotheringham
Film cameraman: Eric Deeming
Film cameraman: John A. S. Turner
Film editor: David Painter
Producer: Alan Hancock

: Watch with Mother: Andy Pandy

Maria Bird brings Andy to play with your small children.
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

: Science and Society: Unit I: Man and his Inheritance: 5: Man in the Balance

Can scientific planning solve the problems that are the inevitable result of a rapidly increasing world population?
Introduced by Professor W. S. Bullough.
For Schools
To be repeated on Wednesday at 12.0
(to 11.30)


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

: Merry-Go-Round: The Bell Under the Water: Part 2

For children of seven to nine.
Introduced by Alison Edmonds.

with Max Howard and Hilary Green.
For Schools
Children watching these programmes should, if possible, have space to move around in as they will be asked to join in with mime and improvisation.
Repeated Thurs., Oct. 29, at 9.38 a.m.
(to 11.55)


Presenter: Alison Edmonds
Drawings: Maureen Roffey
Special effects: BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Film cameraman: Edgar Best
Film editor: Peter Horrey
Producer: Claire Chovil
[Actor]: Max Howard
[Actress]: Hilary Green

: 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: The Woodentops

For the very young
Stories about a family of wooden dolls who live on a farm.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
BBC film
(to 13.45)


Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Voices: Eileen Browne
Voices: Josefina Ray
Voices: Peter Hawkins
Script and music: Maria Bird

: Mateo Falcone

A story by Prosper Merimee.
dramatised by Rosemary Hill.
An epilogue to The Caucasian Chalk Circle and the first of two programmes about justice. Mateo Falcone, an ex-bandit, takes the law into his own hands.
For Schools
Repeated on Wednesday at 11.5 a.m.
(to 14.35)


Author: Prosper Merimee
Dramatised by: Rosemary Hill
Designer: Stuart Walker
Producer: Ronald Eyre
Mateo Falcone: Alan MacNaughtan
Giuseppa, his wife: Eileen Kennally
Fortunato, his son: Gerald Rowland
Gianetto Sanpiero: Michael Murray
Tiodoro Gamba: Maxwell Shaw
Soldier: Donald Webster

: The Olympic Games

Outstanding moments of yesterday's events in Tokyo.
Introduced by Alan Weeks.
Presented by BBC-tv Sport


Presenter: Alan Weeks
Commentary team in Tokyo: David Coleman
Commentary team in Tokyo: Harry Carpenter
Commentary team in Tokyo: Max Robertson
Commentary team in Tokyo: Peter West
Commentary team in Tokyo: Frank Bough

: Deputy Dawg

It's cotton-picking time in the deep South and Deputy Dawg, Musky, and Vince meet a friend from Long Island.

: Treasure House

where happy chance finds are made by John Earle and Serendipity Dog who open the door on a world full of strange and entertaining facts.
From the West


Presenter: John Earle
Film editor: Philip Mutton
Designer: Kenneth Wrench
Producer: Ronald Webster

: Olympic Report

with Cliff Michelmore.
Today's results from Tokyo together with the latest news, film, and personalities from the 1964 Olympic Games.


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore

: The News

: Town and Around

News and views from London and the South-East.
Introduced by Corbet Woodall.
followed by The Weather


Presenter: Corbet Woodall

: 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

: Compact: A Spy in the Camp

A series by Hazel Adair and Peter Ling.

Ben rivals Florence Nightingale, and Stan gets a nasty shock.


Series creator: Hazel Adair
Series creator: Peter Ling
Script: Rosemary Anne Sisson
Script editor: Donald Tosh
Designer: Tim Gleeson
Producer: Morris Barry
Director: Michael Ferguson
Ben: Bill Kerr
Adrian: Robert Desmond
Ian: Ronald Allen
Mrs. Chater: Beryl Cooke
Doug: Lawrence James
Alan: Basil Moss
Sid Bergholt: Brandon Brady
Scoot Wheeler: Anthony Singleton
Benton: Jeremy Hawk
Stan: Johnny Wade
Camilla: Carmen Silvera
Sister Howell: Faith Kent
Sir Piers Dyson: John Gatrell
Gussie: Frances Bennett
Annette: Melissa Stribling
Freddie Robbins: David Gregory

: Here's Harry: The Author

Written by Vince Powell and Frank Roscoe.
Starring Harry Worth
This week: The Author
featuring Robert Dorning, Richard Vernon
with Doris Gambell, Alison Bayley, Roy Maxwell, Frances Brozel, Susan Fox From the North
See page 38


Writer: Vince Powell
Writer: Frank Roscoe
Title music: Ivor Slaney
Settings: Tim Harvey
Producer: John Ammonds
Himself: Harry Worth
[Actor]: Robert Dorning
[Actor]: Richard Vernon
[Actress]: Doris Gambell
[Actress]: Alison Bayley
[Actor]: Roy Maxwell
[Actress]: Frances Brozel
[Actress]: Susan Fox

: Slattery's People: Question: Why the Lonely

A new film series featuring a young politician who makes people and their problems his business.
Starring Richard Crenna as Slattery
with Paul Geary , Edward Asner, Maxine Stuart, Tol Avery
and guest star, Tommy Sands

Question: Why the Lonely... why the misbegotten?
See page 38


Slattery: Richard Crenna
Elwood Benson: Paul Geary
Frank Radcliff: Edward Asner
B.J. Clawson: Maxine Stuart
Speaker Bert Metcalf: Tol Avery
Jed Haskell: Tommy Sands

: The News

: A Place in the Sun

A twentieth-century success story by Patrick O'Donovan.
"No country is more difficult for the West to understand than Japan..."
"Japan's is a heroic society with a built-in tension as strong and dangerous as the steel spring of a great clock..."
"She is not happy, but she is successful"
"Some of her facets are as bewilderingly familiar as others are bewilderingly strange. All makes sense to the Japanese. It is a different sense to ours"
BBC film
See page 37


Presenter: Patrick O'Donovan
Film Cameraman: Saburo Iwamura
Film Editor: Gitta Zadek
Production Assistant: Patricia Meehan
Director and produced by: Malcolm Brown

: Today at the Olympic Games

Highlights of the tenth day at the 18th Olympic Games, brought to you by Satellite from Tokyo.
Today's events include:

4 x 100m. Relay Heats and Semi-finals (men); 4 x 100m. Relay Heats and Semi-finals (women); Shot Put Final (women); 800m. Final (women); 1,500m. Decathlon

Gymnastics: Voluntary Exercises (men)



Introduced by Cliff Michelmore.
Presented by BBC-tv Sport


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Commentary team in Tokyo: David Coleman
Commentary team in Tokyo: Harry Carpenter
Commentary team in Tokyo: Max Robertson
Commentary team in Tokyo: Peter West
Commentary team in Tokyo: Frank Bough

: News Extra

followed by The Weather

: The Science of Man: Series 3: From Egg to Adult

First transmission on Saturday

: Close Down

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