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: Engineering Science: 7: Heat Energy

Presented by Gordon Severn.
Previously shown in November 1963
Repeated Wed. and Thurs., 9.10 a.m.
(to 9.35)


Presenter: Gordon Severn
Producer: Geoffrey Hall

: A Year in the Country: Autumn on the Farm

Introduced by Eric Simms.
Milking is one of the farm processes that go on all the year round, but other activities on the farm belong particularly to the autumn.
BBC film for Schools
Repeated Friday, Nov. 27, at 11.35 a.m.
(to 9.58)


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

: Discovering Science: Convection

Convector heaters, hot air balloons, and sea breezes are all described in this week's programme when Gerd Sommerhoff explains the scientific principle on which they all depend.
For Schools
Previously shown in November 1963
Repeated on Wednesday at 11.38 a.m.
(to 10.20)


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

: Living in the Present: Class

A sociology series.

What do we mean by social class? How does it influence our lives? Are class divisions still as strong as ever or are we becoming a classless society? This programme takes a look at social stratification in Britain.
BBC film
Repeated on Wed and Thurs. at 10.23 a.m. and Wed at 2.30 p.m.
(to 10.43)


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

For the very young
Maria Bird brings Andy to play with your small children.
BBC film
(to 11.00)


Narrator: Maria Bird

: Science and Society: Unit II: Research and Industry: 8: Control by Numbers

How is information handled by computers? Once it can be reduced to numerical form, the computer need only add or subtract to provide the answers.
Presented by Dr. R. V. Peacock.
For Schools
Repeated on Wednesday at 12.0
(to 11.30)


Presenter: Dr. R. V. Peacock
Film editor: Michael Dunk
Producer: Michael Totton

: Merry-Go-Round

For children of seven to nine.
Introduced by Tom Gibbs.

A Proper Place for Chip
A dramatised excerpt from the children's book by Anne Molloy.
Adapted by Barbara Willard.

with Howard Lang, Arthur Mullard, Betty Richardson, Kevin Bennett.

Your Skin
A first close look at the skin in which children are asked to think about its function.

For Schools
Repeated Thurs., Nov. 26, at 9.38 a.m.
(to 11.55)


Presenter: Tom Gibbs
Author (A Proper Place for Chip): Anne Molloy
Adapter (A Proper Place for Chip): Barbara Willard
Narrator (A Proper Place for Chip): Reginald Jessup
Producer (A Proper Place for Chip): Claire Chovil
[Actor] (A Proper Place for Chip): Howard Lang
[Actor] (A Proper Place for Chip): Arthur Mullard
[Actress] (A Proper Place for Chip): Betty Richardson
[Actor] (A Proper Place for Chip): Kevin Bennett
Producer (Your Skin): Geoffrey Hall

: 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

: The Life and Death of Lovely Karen Gilhooley

by Keith Dewhurst.
The second of two programmes in which Keith Dewhurst takes a theme from Brecht's Caucasian Chalk Circle and uses it to launch a short play of his own.
Excerpts from "The Caucasian Chalk Circle" by Bertolt Brecht, translated by John Holmstrom.
For Schools
(Repeated on Wednesday at 11.5 a.m.)
(to 14.35)


Writer: Keith Dewhurst
Author (The Caucasian Chalk Circle): Bertolt Brecht
Translated by (The Caucasian Chalk Circle): John Holmstrom
Music: Anthony Bowles
Designer: Don Horne
Producer: Ronald Eyre
Narrator: Donald Webster
Mr. Gilhooley/Azdak: Derek Newark
Mrs. Gilhooley/Grusha: Gemma Jones
Mrs. Howard: Eileen Kennally
Landlord: Maxwell Shaw
Old peasant: John Rees

: Deputy Dawg

A pelican brings a new kind of trouble to Deputy's quiet domain.

: 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

: The News

: Town and Around

News and views from London and the South-East.
Introduced by Michael Aspel.
followed by The Weather


Presenter: Michael Aspel

: First Impressions

The panel tries to identify well-known personalities in a game of question, answer, deduction, and intuition.
The Panel: Frank Muir, Drusilla Beyfus, Ted Moult
Chairman, Terence Brady


Panellist: Frank Muir
Panellist: Drusilla Beyfus
Panellist: Ted Moult
Chairman: Terence Brady
Designer: Luciana Arrighi
Director: Michael Goodwin
Producer: John Irwin

: 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: Kenneth Corden
Associate Producer: Anthony Smith
Assistant Editor: John Lloyd
Editor: Derrick Amoore

: Compact: Maiden Voyage

A series by Hazel Adair and Peter Ling.

David finds out the truth about Tessa; Alan and Gussie get into deep water.


Writer/series creator: Hazel Adair
Writer/series creator: Peter Ling
Script editor: Donald Tosh
Designer: Christopher Robilliard
Producer: Morris Barry
Director: Gerald Blake
David: Vincent Ball
Tessa: Bridget Armstrong
Adrian: Robert Desmond
Alan: Basil Moss
Edgar Benton: Jeremy Hawk
Stan: Johnny Wade
lan: Ronald Allen
Mrs Chater: Beryl Cooke
Gussie: Frances Bennett
Ben: Bill Kerr
Bridget: Gaynor Lloyd
Purser: Martyn Huntley
Photographer: Edmund Coulter
Hoskins: Clive Elliott
Barman: Giles Phibbs
Sid Bergholt: Brandon Brady
Camilla: Carmen Silvera

: Here's Harry: The Actor

Written by Vince Powell and Frank Roscoe.
Starring Harry Worth
This week: The Actor
Guest star, Rupert Davies
featuring Geoffrey Sumner, Robert Dorning, Benny Lee, Frank Williams
with Doris Gambell, Stuart Saunders, Meg Johnson, Barry Dixon, Jess Walters, Leslie Clark, Czeslaw Grocholski
From the North


Writer: Vince Powell
Writer: Frank Roscoe
Title music: Ivor Slaney
Settings: Kenneth Lawson
Producer: John Ammonds
Himself: Harry Worth
Guest star: Rupert Davies
[Actor]: Geoffrey Sumner
[Actor]: Robert Dorning
[Actor]: Benny Lee
[Actor]: Frank Williams
[Actress]: Doris Gambell
[Actor]: Stuart Saunders
[Actress]: Meg Johnson
[Actor]: Barry Dixon
[Actress]: Jess Walters
[Actor]: Leslie Clark
[Actor]: Czeslaw Grocholski

: Slattery's People: Question: What Became of the White Tortilla?

A film series featuring a young politician.
Starring Richard Crenna as Slattery
with Paul Geary, Edward Asner, Maxine Stuart, Tol Avery
and guest star, Ricardo Montalban

A Mexican fighting for a decent wage for some of his under-privileged countrymen must find the answer to...
Question: What Became of the White Tortilla?


Slattery: Richard Crenna
Johnny Ramos: Paul Geary
Frank Radcliff: Edward Asner
B.J. Clawson: Maxine Stuart
Speaker Bert Metcalf: Tol Avery
Rodriguez: Ricardo Montalban

: The News

: Monitor

The opening programme in the new series.
Introduced by Jonathan Miller.


Presenter/editor: Jonathan Miller
Film editor: Allan Tyrer
Producer: Nancy Thomas
Producer: Christopher Burstall
Producer: Melvyn Bragg

: News Extra

followed by The Weather

: The Science of Man: Series 3: From Egg to Adult - First Steps

A course in human biology.

The early development of the baby.

Dr. J. A. Davis, Institute of Child Health, London.
A BBC Educational broadcast
First transmission on Saturday


Presenter: Dr. J. A. Davis
Research assistant: Myra L. Smith
Director: Nat Taylor
Series edited by: James McCloy

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