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: Engineering Science: 13: Resistance and Resistivity

Presented by Gordon Severn.
Previously shown in January 1964
Repeated on Wednesday and Thursday at 9.10 a.m.
(to 9.35)


Presenter: Gordon Severn
Director: Morton Surguy
Producer: Geoffrey Hall

: A Year in the Country: History around Us

Introduced by Eric Simms.
In many parts of the country traces of the Roman occupation are still to be found, and the village church often contains historic relics from medieval times.
BBC film for Schools
Repeated on Friday at 11.35 a.m.
(to 9.58)


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

: Discovering Science: Warming Water

Most homes have a cold water tank in the loft, a hot water tank on the first floor, and a boiler on the ground floor. In today's programme Gerd Sommerhoff describes the scientific principles which determine the layout of the domestic hot water system and explains how the water circulates within it.
For Schools
Previously shown in January 1964
Repeated on Wednesday at 11.35 a.m.
(to 10.20)


Presenter: Gerd Sommerhoff
Producer: Geoffrey Hall

: Living in the Present: Politics: Election Day at Barnet

A sociology series.

How do we elect our political representatives? What is the relationship of an M.P. with his constituents and what part does he play in the government of the country? How efficient is our system of parliamentary democracy? This programme considers the political scene in Britain today.
BBC film
Repeated on Wed. and Thurs. at 10.23 a.m. and Wed. at 2.30 p.m.
(to 10.43)


Sound recordist: Don Thompson
Sound editor: Garie Fotheringham
Film cameraman: Alan Jonas
Film cameraman: John Wyatt
Film editor: David Painter
Producer: Alan Hancock

: Watch with Mother: Andy Pandy

Maria Bird brings Andy to play with your small children and invites them to join in the songs and games.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
BBC film
(to 11.00)


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

: Science and Society: Unit III: Frontiers for Man: 1: Man against the World

Although seemingly ill-equipped physically, man has shown a remarkable adaptability to different environments. Much of this has been achieved through his technical ability.
Introduced by Otto Edholm, Head of the Division of Human Physiology, National Institute for Medical Research.
For Schools
Repeated on Wednesday at 12.0
(to 11.30)


Presenter: Otto Edholm
Film editor: Michael Dunk
Producer: Eric Simms

: Merry-Go-Round: Discovering Castles: 1

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

This introductory programme includes a story about a boy exploring Edinburgh Castle, previously shown in January 1962.
Commentary spoken by Patricia Hayes.
For Schools
Repeated on Thursday at 9.38 a.m.
(to 11.55)


Presenter: Tom Gibbs
Producer: Claire Chovil
Producer (Discovering Castles): Michael Gill
Narrator (Discovering Castles): Patricia Hayes
Film editor (Discovering Castles): Malcolm James
Film cameraman (Discovering Castles): John Turner

: 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

: Pioneers of Social Change: George Stephenson

Written by Norman Longmate.
The first of a series which tells the stories of men and women who changed the world into which they were born.
For Schools
Previously shown in September 1962
Repeated on Wednesday at 11.5 a.m.
(to 14.25)


Writer: Norman Longmate
Designer: Charles Lawrence
Producer: Peter Scroggs

: Tichpuzzle

Introduced by Ray Alan.
assisted, interrupted, and generally thwarted by Tich and Quackers with 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: Snow

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

The Snow Party
A story told by Edward Denton.

A bobsleigh game
devised by Rex Hayes.

Mr. Pastry takes a Holiday
in a tangle of snow and skis

Results of the Christmas card competition


Presenter: Pat Keysell
Storyteller (The Snow Party): Edward Denton
Deviser (Bobsleigh game): Rex Hayes
Producer: Ursula Eason

: The News

: Town and Around

News and views from London and the South-East.
Introduced by Corbet Woodall.
followed by The Weather


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


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.


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
Editor: Derrick Amoore

: Compact: Trouble-maker

A series by Hazel Adair and Peter Ling.

Doug and Gussie talk about money and Ian addresses a meeting.


Series creator: Hazel Adair
Series creator: Peter Ling
Script: Rosemary Anne Sisson
Script editor: Donald Tosh
Designer: Gwen Evans
Producer: Morris Barry
Director: Gerald Blake
Tessa: Bridget Armstrong
Ian: Ronald Allen
Emma Lawrence: Janet McIntire
Mrs. Chater: Beryl Cooke
Langley: Arthur Pentelow
Doug: Lawrence James
Gussie: Frances Bennett
Adrian: Robert Desmond
Ben: Bill Kerr
Camilla: Carmen Silvera
Mitch: Diana Beevers
Bill Macdonald: Antony Baird
Bardell: Jimmy Gardner
Abelman: Robert Fyfe
Printers: Alan James
Printers: Brian Sheehy

: Marriage Lines: And Baby Makes Three

A comedy series by Richard Waring.
Starring Richard Briers as George Starling and Prunella Scales as Kate Starling


Writer: Richard Waring
Music composed and conducted by: Dennis Wilson
Settings: Julia Trevelyan Oman
Producer: Robin Nash
George Starling: Richard Briers
Kate Starling: Prunella Scales
Miles: Edward de Souza
Sister Bulmer: Molly Urquhart

: The Danny Kaye Show

in which Danny Kaye and his special guests, Jackie Cooper, Lovelady Powell, Joe and Eddie entertain to the music of Paul Weston and his Orchestra with The Tony Charmoli Dancers and The Johnny Mann Singers.


Presenter: Danny Kaye
Guest: Jackie Cooper
Comedienne/guest: Lovelady Powell
Singers/guests: Joe and Eddie
Musicians: Paul Weston and his Orchestra
Dancers: The Tony Charmoli Dancers
Singers: The Johnny Mann Singers
Director: Robert Scheerer

: The News

: Hail to the Chief

A celebration of the American Presidency.
"It's a much tougher job from the inside than I thought it was from the outside". Lyndon B. Johnson, 1964
"I'll tell you - being President is like riding a tiger. He has to keep on riding, or be swallowed". Harry S. Truman
"The nation has risen to the first rank in power and resources. Our President must always henceforward be one of the great powers of the world". Woodrow Wilson, 1912
Commentary written and spoken by Patrick O'Donovan.
A BBC documentary film
See page 27


Writer/narrator: Patrick O'Donovan
Voices: Olive Gregg
Voices: William Devlin
Voices: Murray Kash
Voices: Ronald Wilson
Voices: Kevin Scott
Voices: Drew Russell
Musicians: Bill Clifton
Musicians: Roy Guest
Musicians: Martin Winsor
Musicians: The Strawberry Hill Boys
Harpsichord and piano: Tom McCall
Harpsichord and piano: A. H. Chatterley
Film editor: Larry Toft
Production assistant: Patricia Meehan
Producer: Malcolm Brown

: Giulini Conducts

music by Mozart and Falla
with the New Philharmonia Orchestra (Leader, Hugh Bean) in the second of a series of three special concerts.
Mozart's Symphony No. 40, in G minor
Falla's Nights in the Gardens of Spain
with Michael Roll (piano)
Before the concert begins, Giulini talks to Richard Baker about the music in tonight's programme.
From the Fairfield Hall, Croydon
February 2: Giulini conducts Mozart's 'Jupiter' Symphony, and Falla's The Three-Cornered Hat


[Orchestra] conductor/interviewee: Giulini
Musicians: The New Philharmonia Orchestra
[Orchestra] leader: Hugh Bean
Pianist: Michael Roll
Interviewer: Richard Baker
Producer: Antony Craxton

: News Extra

followed by The Weather

: The Science of Man: Series 4: Heredity and Evolution: The Basis of Heredity

A course in human biology.

The resemblances and differences between parents and children are governed by particles, genes, carried on the chromosomes in the egg and the sperm.
John Maynard Smith, University College, London
A BBC Educational broadcast
First transmission on Saturday


Presenter: John Maynard Smith

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