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: Engineering Science: 9: Resolution of Vectors

Presented by Gordon Severn.
Previously shown in November 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: A Table for the Birds

Introduced by Eric Simms.
A simple bird table is very easy to make and even in a town garden many wild birds may be attracted to it at this time of year.
BBC film for Schools
Repeated Friday, Dec. 11. at 11.35 a.m.
(to 9.58)


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

: Discovering Science: Heat from Electricity

Nowadays electricity supplies one of our main sources of heat. Gerd Sommerhoff explains the electric current and shows how it may be used to give heat and light.
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: Prejudice

A sociology series.

How does prejudice develop, whether it is against working women, Jews, or coloured immigrants? This programme looks at the extent of prejudice in Britain today, and investigates the position of our half million immigrants.
BBC film
Repeated on Wed. and Thurs. at 10.23 am 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

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: 20: Design for Use

How can the design of everyday objects have anything to do with research? This programme shows several different methods of approach.
Presented by Fred Ashford.
For Schools
Repeated on Wednesday at 12.0
(to 11.30)


Presenter: Fred Ashford
Film editor: Michael Dunk
Producer: Michael Totton

: Merry-Go-Round

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

The Ice Fair
A dramatised excerpt from the book by Jacynth Hope-Simpson.
with Howard Lang, Arthur Mullard
and Carla Challoner, John Howard, Timothy Palmer, Christopher Witty, Doy Young.

Your Teeth
How many teeth and how to keep them? This programme encourages children to think about the function and care of their teeth.

For Schools
Repeated Thurs., Dec. 10, at 9.38 a.m.
(to 11.55)


Presenter: Tom Gibbs
Author (The Ice Fair): Jacynth Hope-Simpson
Producer (The Ice Fair): Claire Chovil
[Actor] (The Ice Fair): Howard Lang
[Actor] (The Ice Fair): Arthur Mullard
[Actress] (The Ice Fair): Carla Challoner
[Actor] (The Ice Fair): John Howard
[Actor] (The Ice Fair): Timothy Palmer
[Actor] (The Ice Fair): Christopher Witty
[Actress] (The Ice Fair): Doy Young
Producer (Your Teeth): Geoffrey Hall

: Heddiw

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


Unknown: Owen Edwards

: The News

: Watch with Mother: The Woodentops

Stories about a family of wooden dolls who live on a farm.
BBC film
(to 13.45)

: Joan of Arc: Part 2

Scenes from The Lark by Jean Anouilh.
Translated by Christopher Fry.
Adapted and produced by Michael Simpson.
For Schools
Repeated on Wednesday at 11.5 a.m.
(to 14.35)


Author: Jean Anouilh
Translated by: Christopher Fry
Adapted by/Producer: Michael Simpson
Orleans sequences designed by: Bernard Lodge
Designer: Charles Lawrence
Narrator: Hugh Dickson
Joan: Avril Elgar
Dauphin: Patrick Godfrey
Archbishop: John Barron
La Tremouille: Paul Dawkins
Bishop: David Bird
Inquisitor: Jerome Willis
Promoter: John Ringham
Brother Ladvenu: Malcolm Tierney
Soldier: Tony Selby
Executioner: Mike Adams

: Deputy Dawg

Foxes figure largely in this week's adventures in the Deep South.

: 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.


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 Richard Baker.
Followed by The Weather


Presenter: Richard Baker

: 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, 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

: Compact: Truth Will Out

A serial by Hazel Adair and Peter Ling.

Doug learns the truth at last, and Tessa finds she has been double-crossed.


Series creator/writer: Hazel Adair
Series creator/writer: Peter Ling
Script Editor: Donald Tosh
Designer: Daphne Shortman
Producer: Morris Barry
Director: Michael Ferguson
Doug: Lawrence James
Alan: Basil Moss
Mr. Harrington: Martyn Huntley
Ian: Ronald Allen
Mrs. Chater: Beryl Cooke
Adrian: Robert Desmond
Bridget: Gaynor Lloyd
Stan: Johnny Wade
Tessa: Bridget Armstrong
Gussie: Frances Bennett
Camilla: Carmen Silvera
David: Vincent Ball
Emma Lawrence: Janet McIntire
Sid Bergholt: Brandon Brady
M. Corbeau: Alan Downer

: Here's Harry: A Touch of the Sun

Written by Vince Powell and Frank Roscoe.
Starring Harry Worth
This week: A Touch of the Sun
featuring Norman Rossington, Robert Dorning
with Edwin Apps, Joe Gladwin, Katherine Staff
From the North
See page 35


Writer: Vince Powell
Writer: Frank Roscoe
Title Music: Ivor Slaney
Settings: Kenneth Lawson
Producer: John Ammonds
Himself: Harry Worth
[Actor]: Norman Rossington
[Actor]: Robert Dorning
[Actor]: Edwin Apps
[Actor]: Joe Gladwin
[Actress]: Katherine Staff

: The Other World of Winston Churchill

A study of the artistic career of the great statesman and author based on his book "Painting as a Pastime."
See page 35


Narrator: Paul Scofield
Producer: Jack Le Vien

: The News

: Slattery's People: Question: Is Laura the name of the game

A 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 stars, Jack Warden, Georgeanne Johnson

Question: Is Laura the name of the game ...or is it a dangerous game of politics played by an ambitious woman with her husband's career as the stake?


Slattery: Richard Crenna
Johnny Ramos: Paul Geary
Frank Radcliff: Edward Asner
B.J. Clawson: Maxine Stuart
Speaker Bert Metcalf: Tol Avery
Harry Tamiris: Jack Warden
Laura Tamiris: Georgeanne Johnson

: Monitor

with Jonathan Miller
Peter Brook with actors from the Royal Shakespeare Company talking about the portrayal of madness.
See page 35


Presenter/editor: Jonathan Miller
Item presenter: Peter Brook
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 - The Final Shape

A course in human biology.

The changes of puberty and the concept of developmental age.
Dr. J. M. Tanner, Institute of Child Health, London.
A BBC Educational broadcast
First transmission on Saturday


Presenter: Dr. J. M. Tanner
Director: Nat Taylor
Series edited by: James McCloy

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