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: Engineering Science: 8: Specific Heat and Latent Heat

Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 9.35)

: Men in History: 9: A Roman Soldier's Story

For Schools
Previously shown on Monday
(to 9.58)

: Pure Mathematics: Year II: Programme 74

For Schools
Previously shown in November 1963
(to 10.20)


Presented by: Norman Hyland
Director: John Field

: Living in the Present: Belief

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

: Joan of Arc: Part 1

Scenes from The Lark by Jean Anouilh.
For Schools
Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 11.35)


Writer: Jean Anouilh

: Discovering Science: Conduction

For Schools
Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 11.58)

: Science and Society: Unit II: Research and Industry: 9: Molecules to Order

For Schools
Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 12.25)

: Heddiw

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


Unknown: Owen Edwards

: The News

: Watch with Mother: Picture Book

Vera McKechnie turns the pages and shows you how to make a bean bag.
You need some dried butter beans, pieces of material, and sewing things
BBC film
(to 13.45)


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

: Science Session: Food and Diet: 4: Eating and Energy

In today's programme Louise Davies looks at the 'energy' foods, their normal role in the body, and what happens to them when they are not used up.
For Schools
(to 14.25)


Presenter: Louise Davies
Drawings: Tony Hart
Animations: Alfred Wurmser
Film edited by: James Langfield
Director: Gwynne E. Jones
Producer: Geoffrey Hall

: Living in the Present: Belief

BBC film
Previously shown on Tuesday and on Wednesday at 10.23 a.m.
(to 14.50)

: Tichpuzzle

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


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

: Vision On: Acting Without Words

A monthly programme in which pictures speak louder than words.
Introduced for deaf children by Pat Keysell.

Acting Without Words
Some children from Ackmar Road School for the Deaf get ready to act a play Sleepy and the Gypsies. Acted by Matyelok Gibbs, Ursula Jones, Laurence Keane.

An American Film Comedy

A Competition


Presenter: Pat Keysell
Designer: Ken Wrench
Director: Diana Potter
Producer: Ursula Eason
[Actress] (Sleepy and the Gypsies): Matyelok Gibbs
[Actress] (Sleepy and the Gypsies): Ursula Jones
[Actor] (Sleepy and the Gypsies): Laurence Keane

: 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

: Ring Out An Alibi: 1: Rehearsal for Murder

A serial play in six parts by Eynon Evans.
with Eynon Evans, Patricia Mort, Ray Smith and Mesta Harris
First transmission on BBC Wales, Sept. 29


Writer: Eynon Evans
Film cameraman: Charles Beddous
Film editor: Tony Lloyd-Jones
Designer: Colin Shaw
Music: BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Producer: Arthur Williams
Hannah Mathias: Nesta Harris
Elinor Charles: Patricia Mort
Rhys Charles: David Garfield
William Jenkins: Jack Walters
Martha Bowen: Lorna Davies
Sergeant Bowen: D. L. Davies
Watty: Ray Smith
Det -Insp. Enoch Probert: Eynon Evans

: Tonight

Introduced by Cliff Michelmore.
with Alan Whicker, Fyfe Robertson, Trevor Philpott, Kenneth Allsop, Macdonald Hastings, Christopher Brasher, Julian Pettifer, 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: Cathal O'Shannon
Reporter: Magnus Magnusson
Associate producer: Kenneth Corden
Associate producer: Anthony Smith
Assistant editor: John Lloyd
Editor: Derrick Amoore

: Zero One: Stopover

Call sign of International Air Security
A film series starring Nigel Patrick as Alan Garnett.
with Bill Smith as Jimmy Delaney
Produced by MGM-TV in association with the BBC

Delaney, on a visit to South America, finds himself involved in the after-math of a small revolution.

7.30-7.55 England, Our England: 5 - Leisure in Leeds
(Rowridge, Brighton, Oxford, Peterborough, Manningtree)


Teleplay by: Phyllis White
Teleplay by: Robert White
Producer: Lawrence P. Bachmann
Director: Peter Graham Scott
Associate producer: Aida Young
Alan Garnett: Nigel Patrick
Jimmy Delaney: Bill Smith
Garcia: George Coulouris
Lopez: Campbell Singer
Dolores: Soroya Rafat
Gallegos: Patrick Magee

: 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

: Z Cars: No Stone Unturned

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

A sudden death in Newtown brings the new man, Det.-Supt. Prentiss, from Headquarters. And before the investigation is closed he has made his presence very much felt.


Writer: Elwyn Jones
Designer: Jeremy Davies
Film sequences - Cameraman: David Prosser
Film sequences - Editor: Sheila S. Tomlinson
Script editor: Kenneth Ware
Producer: David E. Rose
Director: Philip Dudley

: Sportsview

Introduced by Frank Bough.
bringing you Action-News-Personalities
including a look at some of the sportsmen and sportswomen who could get your vote for the Sportsview Personality of the Year.


Presenter: Frank Bough
Presented by: Alec Weeks
Associate editor: Alan Hart
Associate editor: Lawrie Higgins
Editor: Cliff Morgan

: The News

: The Wednesday Play: Mr. Douglas

by John Prebble.
Starring Michael Goodliffe as Mr. Douglas
with Jean Anderson as Mrs. Grant, Laurence Hardy as Mr. Grant, Claire Nielson as Alison Grant, Gary Bond as James Nash, Margo Croan as Elspet

The action of the play takes place in London in September 1761, at the time of the Coronation of King George III.


Writer: John Prebble
Story editor: Harry Moore
Designer: Peter Seddon
Producer: Peter Luke
Director: Gilchrist Calder
Mr. Douglas: Michael Goodliffe
Mrs. Grant: Jean Anderson
Mr. Grant: Laurence Hardy
Alison Grant: Claire Nielson
James Nash: Gary Bond
Elspet: Margo Croan

: Viewpoint

Ulster Editor Leslie Smith interviews John Sayers, Methodist layman and Editor of the Belfast Telegraph.


Interviewer: Leslie Smith
Interviewee: John Sayers
Producer: Moore Wasson

: News Extra

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