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: Engineering Science: 9: Resolution of Vectors

Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 9.35)

: Men in History: 10: Lullingstone Villa

For Schools
Previously shown on Monday
(to 9.58)

: Pure Mathematics: Year II: Programme 76

For Schools
Previously shown in November 1963
(to 10.20)


Presented by: Norman Hyland
Director: John Field

: Living in the Present

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 2

For Schools
Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 11.35)

: Discovering Science: Heat from Electricity

For Schools
Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 11.58)

: Science and Society: Unit II: Research and Industry: 10: Design for Use

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 and shows you how to make a paper hat.
You need newspaper, glue, and scissors
BBC film
(to 13.45)


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

: Science Session: Food and Diet: 5: Striking a Balance

Louise Davies discusses the importance of the three factors: variety, suitability, and nutritional value in the planning of meals.
For Schools
Repeated Thurs., Dec. 10, at 10.0 a.m.
(to 14.25)


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

: Living in the Present

A sociology series.
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

: 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
Arctic birds, 'tame' badgers, a bison, a porcupine, a chinchilla, and a sheepdog which will round-up almost anything-even ducks-are among the creatures you can meet in Animal Magic today. Wild badgers are shy creatures, but John Whall, who lives at Newtown Linford in Leicestershire, has succeeded in attracting them from their sett to feed. They are now so accustomed to doing this that they have no objection to being watched by strangers while they eat-not even by Johnny Morris, who has always wanted a chance to meet badgers at close quarters, and eagerly accepted an invitation to Newtown Linford.


Presenter: Johnny Morris
Film editor: Jim Cryan
Director: Keith Hopkins
Producer: Douglas Thomas

: 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

: Ring Out An Alibi: 2: Murder calls the Tune

A six-part serial play by Eynon Evans.
with Eynon Evans, Patricia Mort, Ray Smith and Nesta Harris

The chimes ring out again-but this time the maniac shoots to kill.
First transmission on BBC Wales, October 6
See page 44


Writer: Eynon Evans
Film cameraman: Charles Beddous
Film editor: Tony Lloyd-Jones
Designer: Colin Shaw
Music: BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Producer: Arthur Williams
Elinor Charles: Patricia Mort
Rhys Charles: David Garfield
Det -Insp. Enoch Probert: Eynon Evans
Det Sgt. Wade: Windsor Davies
Sergeant Bowen: D.L. Davies
P.C. Penry: Hubert Rees
P.C. Smith: Islwyn Morris
Hannah Mathias: Nesta Harris
Watty: Ray Smith

: 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: The Trial

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

When a Pole shoots a German on a British plane flying over the Austrian border, and the plane lands in an East European country, it sounds like a case for the United Nations.

7.30-7.55 England, Our England: 6 - Out in the Sticks, the provincial theatre struggles for a new life.
(Rowridge, Brighton, Oxford, Peterborough, Manningtree)


Teleplay by: Lewis Davidson
Producer: Lawrence P. Bachmann
Director: Pennington Richards
Associate producer: Aida Young
Alan Garnett: Nigel Patrick
Jimmy Delaney: Bill Smith
Major Konel: Peter Sallis
Miss Euston: Jane Barrett
Mills: Nigel Davenport
Count Zaretski: Leonard Sachs

: 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: You Pays Your Money...

by John Hopkins.
There are two young constables in each car, ready to deal with trouble as it happens.
See page 44


Writer: John Hopkins
Designer: Stanley Morris
Script Editor: Kenneth Ware
Producer: David E. Rose
Director: Ian Curteis

: Sportsview

Introduced by Frank Bough.
bringing you Action-News-Personalities
Tonight's sports include:

Rugby Union: Cambridge University v. M. R. Steele-Bodger's International XV
Film of today's match at Cambridge.

Sportsview Personality of the Year
Introducing some of the sporting stars who may get your vote.


Presenter: Frank Bough
Commentator (Rugby Union): Peter West
Presented by: Alec Weeks
Associate editor: Alan Hart
Associate editor: Lawrie Higgins
Editor: Cliff Morgan

: The News

: The Wednesday Play: Malatesta

by Henry De Montherlant.
translated by Jonathan Griffin.
adapted by Rosemary Hill.
[Starring] Patrick Wymark, Jessica Dunning
with Cyril Shaps, John Glyn-Jones
See page 43


Author: Henry De Montherlant
Translated by: Jonathan Griffin
Adapter: Rosemary Hill
Fight arranged by: Derek Ware
Costumes: Michael Endacott
Make-up: Ann Ferriggi
Music: Richard Rodney Bennett
Story Editor: Harry Moore
Designer: Roger Andrews
Producer: Peter Luke
Director: Christopher Morahan
Sigismonda Pandolfo Malatesta: Patrick Wymark
Sacramoro: John Hollis
Porcellio: Cyril Shaps
Basinio: Edward Burnham
Cinqucdenti: Michael Warren
Venieri, Lord of Camerino: Roger Croucher
Isotta da Rimini: Jessica Dunning
Papal Chamberlain: Norman Scase
Pope Paul: John Glyn-Jones
Cardinal Marcanova: Brown Derby
The Cardinal of Pavia: Blake Butler
Scarampa: Dallas Cavell
Narni: Neil Robinson
Platina: Jack Melford
Cardinal Borgia: Reginald Jessup
Monsignor Perugia: David Grey
Vanella: Judy Geeson
Aloysia: Lala Lloyd
Narrator: David March

: News Extra

: Postscript

with Canon Roy McKay.


Presenter: Canon Roy McKay

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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