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: Engineering Science: 10: Force in Materials

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

Contributors

Presenter: Gordon Severn
Producer: Geoffrey Hall

: Living in the Present: Community

A sociology series.

What do we mean by a 'community'? Do we all want to live in one? How do communities work and change? Is there a difference between living in a village and living in a new town? This programme looks at village life in Cumberland and North Devon, at a college Students' Union, at a large London housing estate, and at a new town, Stevenage.
BBC film
Repeated on Wed. and Thurs. at 10.23 a.m. and Wed. at 2.30 p.m.
(to 10.43)

Contributors

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.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
BBC film
(to 11.00)

Contributors

Narrator/Script, music, and settings: Maria Bird
Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Singer: Gladys Whitred

: Science and Society: Unit II: Research and Industry: 6: Isotopes in Industry

How is the outcome of originally pure academic physics research applicable in industry? Radio-activity has many valuable uses in various fields.
Presented by Jeremy Stevenson.
For Schools
Previously shown on November 4
(to 11.30)

Contributors

Presenter: Jeremy Stevenson
Film editor: Michael Dunk
Producer: Michael Totton

: Heddiw

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

Contributors

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)

: The Varsity Rugby Match: Oxford v. Cambridge

The 83rd Annual Rugby Union Match direct from Twickenham.

(to 15.45)

Contributors

Commentator: Peter West
Commentator: Andrew Mulligan
Film sequences directed by: Alan Mouncer
Television presentation: Innes Lloyd

: Deputy Dawg

No one can tell a better story than Deputy Dawg, but even his imagination fails when his old Granpa arrives.

: 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

Contributors

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 Corbet Woodall.
Followed by The Weather

Contributors

Presenter: Corbet Woodall

: First Impressions

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

Contributors

Panellist: Drusilla Beyfus
Panellist: Ted Moult
Panellist: Alistair Sampson
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.

Contributors

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: Accident - Presumed Drowned

A series by Hazel Adair and Peter Ling.

Alan and Tessa find a solution to their problem. David finds someone is taking too close an interest in him.

Contributors

Series creator: Hazel Adair
Series creator: Peter Ling
Script: Bob Stuart
Script editor: Donald Tosh
Designer: Christopher Robilliard
Producer: Morris Barry
Director: Gerald Blake
David: Vincent Ball
Anne-Marie Labourdin: Alexandra Bastedo
M. Courbeau: Alan Downer
Bridget: Gaynor Lloyd
Adrian: Robert Desmond
Mrs. Chater: Beryl Cooke
Doug: Lawrence James
Gussie: Frances Bennett
Alan: Basil Moss
Tessa: Bridget Armstrong
Ben: Bill Kerr
Joyce MacNamara: Marigold Sharman
Stan: Johnny Wade
Valerie: Lyn Ashley

: Hollywood and the Stars: The Odyssey of Rita Hayworth

A kaleidoscopic portrait of Hollywood's fabulous past and exciting present.
A star for more than twenty years. Rita Hayworth is a controversial figure whose personal life has received almost as much publicity as her films.

Contributors

Narrator: Joseph Cotten

: Slattery's People: Question: What is a genius worth this week?

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 AveryGuest star, Paul Burke

Question: What is a genius worth this week? ...develops into a bitter dispute when a scientist's dedication to research threatens the prosperity of an entire town.

Contributors

Slattery: Richard Crenna
Johnny Ramos: Paul Geary
Frank Radcliff: Edward Asner
B.J. Clawson: Maxine Stuart
Speaker Bert Metcalf: Tol Avery
Dr. Robert Harrison: Paul Burke

: The News

: Half-Time Britain?

Is the nation doing half-work for half-pay under half-hearted management?

"The working man says... the way in which one gets richer is to do less and less work" (Management Consultant, 1964)

"We held their efficiency programme up for two years because we feared loss of work and loss of overtime" (Worker, 1964)

"The fault lies with management... as chairman over a long period I must accept a certain amount of the share of responsibility" (Mr. Cecil King, 1964)

"It's no good telling workers that change will benefit everyone in the long run... in the long run we're all dead" (Worker, 1964)

This programme gives reasons for some of Britain's economic troubles. It comes from the manager's office and the shop floor.
Commentary spoken by Derek Cooper.
See page 39

Contributors

Narrator: Derek Cooper
Cameraman: Tony Leggo
Cameraman: Oscar Marzaroli
Sound Recordist: Grahame Whatling
Film Editor: Ted Walter
Assistant Producer: Michael Barnes
Producer: Glyn Jones

: International Concert Hall

presenting John Ogdon playing Brahms's Piano Concerto No. 1, in D minor
with the BBC Symphony Orchestra
Leader, Hugh Maguire
Conducted by Franz-Paul Decker
Before an invited audience in the Guildhall, Portsmouth.

Contributors

Pianist: John Ogdon
Musicians: The BBC Symphony Orchestra
Orchestra leader: Hugh Maguire
Orchestra conducted by: Franz-Paul Decker
Presented by: Walter Todds

: News Extra

followed by The Weather

: The Science of Man: Series 3: From Egg to Adult: Ageing

Ageing is an increased liability to die. What is the reason for the general loss of vigour and why are we not at least potentially immortal?
Dr. Alex Comfort
First transmission on Saturday

Contributors

Presenter: Dr. Alex Comfort

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