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

Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 9.35)

: Men in History: 5: Egypt - The Buried King

For Schools
Previously shown on Monday
(to 9.58)

: Pure Mathematics: Year II: Programme 66

For Schools
Previously shown in October 1963
(to 10.20)


Presented by: Norman Hyland
Director: John Cain

: Living in the Present: Education

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

: Watch with Mother: The Flowerpot Men

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

: Mateo Falcone

A story by Prosper Merimee.
dramatised by Rosemary Hill.
For Schools
Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 11.35)


Author: Prosper Merimee
Dramatised by: Rosemary Hill
Producer: Ronald Eyre

: Discovering Science: The Ingredients of Air

For Schools
Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 11.58)

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

For Schools
Previously shown on Tuesday

(to 12.25)

: Heddiw

gydag Owen Edwards.
Topical items in Welsh.
(Crystal Palace, Sutton Coldfield, Holme Moss)

: The News

: Watch with Mother: Picture Book

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


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

: Science Session: Records and Recording: 5: Tape to Disc

In this programme Gordon Severn explains how sound is stored on magnetic tape. He follows the story of his recorded music from the tape recorder in the studio to the disc on the record counter.
For Schools
Repeated Thurs., Oct. 29, at 10.0 a.m.
(to 14.25)


Presenter/theme music composed by: Gordon Severn
Animations: Alfred Wurmser
Film editor: James Langfield
Film editor: David Painter
Producer: Geoffrey Hall

: Living in the Present: Education

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

: The Olympic Games

Outstanding moments of yesterday's events in Tokyo.
Introduced by Alan Weeks.
Presented by BBC-tv Sport
(to 16.30)


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

: Tichpuzzle

Introduced by Ray Alan assisted, interrupted, and generally thwarted by Tich and Quackers.
A programme of comedy and puzzles.


Presenter/ventriloquist/comedy material by: Ray Alan
Music: Jimmy Leach
Drawings: Tony Hart
Research: Honor Kibblewhite
Devised and produced by: Michael Westmore

: Animal Magic

A fortnightly series introduced by Johnny Morris.
Animals in the wild, animals in the zoo, animals near your home -a magazine illustrating their own kind of magic.
From the West


Presenter: Johnny Morris
Film editor: Jim Cryan
Directed and produced by: Douglas Thomas

: 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

: Swizzlewick: A Spy in the Camp

From the Midlands


Script: Kenneth Hill
Music: Christopher Whelen
Story editor: John Barber
Designer: Margaret Peacock
Producer: Bernard Hepton
Director: Hugh David
The Mayor: Martin Wyldeck
Oakes: Geoffrey Denton
Jolly: Philip Garston-Jones
Kenneth Wiley: Patrick Mower
Major Lamb: Ballard Berkeley
Fidgett: John Gill
Mrs. Smallgood: Margot Boyd
Miss Hart: Nancie Jackson
Vernon Salt: Arnold Peters
Vicar: Edward Jewes8ury
Town Clerk: Hugh Morton
Wendy Yapp: Madeleine Mills
Rack: John Woodnutt
Rufus Wright: Peter Russell
Eustace Madden: George Layton
Audrey Willett: Christina Taylor
Vincent Salt: John Baddeley
Gina Promise: Gillian Royale
Howard: Simon Brent
Ernest Carter: Haydn Jones

: Points of View

with Robert Robinson
A quick look at criticism and comments from viewers.
Letters for inclusion in these programmes should be addressed to Points of View, [address removed]


Presenter: Robert Robinson

: Hollywood and the Stars: Hollywood Goes to War

A kaleidoscopic portrait of Hollywood's fabulous past and exciting present.

This week: Hollywood Goes to War
From Mary Pickford selling war bonds to Marilyn Monroe singing in Korea; from Marine Private First Class Glenn Ford to Captain Clark Gable: this is the story of the stars who served their country in time of war.
See page 45


Narrator: Joseph Cotten

: International Association Football: England v. Belgium

The second half of the match direct from the Empire Stadium, Wembley.
See page 46


Commentator: Kenneth Wolstenholme
Presented for television by: Ray Lakeland

: The News

: Z Cars: Charity Begins...

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

"What's all the fuss, then?" asks Fancy Smith, when he and Jock Weir are called to a case of shoplifting. "Cause maybe there's something else too" replies Jock. And, as the men of Z Victor One quickly discover, something else, something more sinister, there most certainly is.


Writer: John Hopkins
Designer: Stanley Morris
Film sequences - Cameraman: Charles Lagus
Film sequences - Editor: Sheila S. Tomlinson
Producer: David E. Rose
Director: Philip Dudley
Fancy Smith: Brian Blessed
Jock Weir: Joseph Brady

: Today at the Olympic Games

Highlights of the eleventh day at the 18th Olympic Games, brought to you by Satellite from Tokyo.

Today's events include:

1,500m. Final; 4 x 100m. Final (men); High Jump Final (men); 4 x 100m. Relay (women); 4 x 400m. Relay (men); The Marathon

Boxing: Semi-finals

Gymnastics: Voluntary exercises (women)

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

: Postscript

with The Rev. David Edwards.


Presenter: The Rev. David Edwards

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