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: Going to Work: The Fire Service

BBC film for Schools
Previously shown on Monday
(to 9.55)

: Middle School Mathematics: 11: Showing the Facts

For Schools
Previously shown on Monday
(to 10.20)

: Watch with Mother: The Woodentops

Stories about a family of wooden dolls who live on a farm.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings

BBC film
(to 11.00)

11.5-11.25 Spotlight

For Schools
Previously shown on Thursday


Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Voices: Eileen Browne
Voices: Josefina Ray
Voices: Peter Hawkins
Script and music: Maria Bird

: A Year in the Country: History around Us

BBC film for Schools
Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 11.55)

1.5 Heddiw

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


Presenter: Owen Edwards

: The News

: 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 13.45)


Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Singer: Gladys Whitred
Voices: Peter Hawkins
Songwriter/Music: Maria Bird

: Television Club: Many Happy Returns

For Schools
Previously shown on Monday
(to 14.25)

: Crackerjack

Introduced by Leslie Crowther.
with Peter Glaze, Pip Hinton, Jillian Comber, Harold Taylor
Guests, Gerry and the Pacemakers
and 'Jig Jak'

(Leslie Crowther is appearing in "The Black and White Minstrel Show" at the Victoria Palace, London; Bert Hayes is appearing at Butlin's Hotels, Cliftonville)


Presenter: Leslie Crowther
Comedian: Peter Glaze
Comedienne: Pip Hinton
Hostess: Jillian Comber
Magician: Harold Taylor
Musicians: Gerry and the Pacemakers
Music: Bert Hayes and his Octet
Designer: Peter Brachacki
Director: Peter Whitmore
Producer: Johnny Downes

: Junior Points of View

with Sarah Ward
A weekly look at criticism and comments from younger viewers.
Letters for inclusion in these programmes should be addressed to: Junior Points of View, [address removed]


Presenter: Sarah Ward

: 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

: Gardening Club introduces: A Convert to Gardening

After some thirty years of positively disliking the idea of gardening, Peter Deeley got his first house and small garden in the suburbs of Birmingham.
Percy Thrower and Ronald Smith, Landscape nurseryman, Aberdeen consider the problems which faced him-and what he has achieved in his first full year as a gardener.
From the Midlands


Subject: Peter Deeley
Presenter: Percy Thrower
Guest: Ronald Smith
Producer: Paul Morby

: Tonight

Introduced by Cliff Michelmore with the Tonight team.


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Editor: Derrick Amoore

: Compact: The Last Straw

A series by Hazel Adair and Peter Ling.

The strike takes an unexpected turn, and Doug gets a message from Gussie.


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
Ian: Ronald Allen
Langley: Arthur Pentelow
Emma Lawrenee: Janet McIntire
Mrs. Chater: Beryl Cooke
Harry Cornell: Lionel Murton
Doug: Lawrence James
Mitch: Diana Beevers
Gussie: Frances Bennett
Ben: Bill Kerr
Adrian: Robert Desmond
Bill MacDonald: Antony Baird
Tessa: Bridget Armstrong
Camilla: Carmen Silvera
Harriet: Naomi Chance

: A World of His Own

Starring Roy Kinnear
featuring Anne Cunningham
with Jerold Wells, Leon Thau, Marjorie Gresley
See page 51


Script: Dave Freeman
Costumes supervised by: Betti Aldiss
Make-up supervised by: Sonia Markham
Theme music: Lionel Bart
Incidental music composed and conducted by: Dennis Wilson
Design: Spencer Chapman
Producer: Graeme Muir
Stanley Blake: Roy Kinnear
Helen Blake: Anne Cunningham
[Actor]: Jerold Wells
[Actor]: Leon Thau
[Actress]: Marjorie Gresley

: Professional Boxing: The Featherweight Championship of Europe

direct from Rome
A contest of fifteen three-minute rounds for the European Featherweight title between the holder and contender for the world title.
Howard Winstone, Wales and the challenger Yves Desmarets, France
Outside Broadcast cameras bring you the whole of the contest from the Palazzo dello Sport
BBC-tv Sport
Presented by the Italian Television Service
See page 51


Boxer: Howard Winstone
Boxer: Yves Desmarets
Commentator: Harry Carpenter
Production: A. P. Wilkinson

: The News

: The Great War: Part 15: We are betrayed, sold, lost (French Soldier)

Written by Gordon Watkins and John Williams.
A twenty-six-part history of the 1914-18 War.

The British and French armies launch offensives at Arras and Dames. As the French and Russian armies collapse under the strain of repeated failure, Britain is left to carry the burden of the war alone.

with the voices of Sir Michael Redgrave as Narrator, Sir Ralph Richardson as Haig, Emlyn Williams as Lloyd George and Marius Goring, Cyril Luckham, Sebastian Shaw.
Theme music by Wilfred Josephs
played by the BBC Northern Orchestra
Conducted by George Hurst
Series produced in collaboration with the Imperial War Museum, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Australian Broadcasting Commission
A BBC Tonight production
First transmission on BBC-2, September 5, 1964
See page 51


Writer/producer: Gordon Watkins
Writer: John Williams
Narrator: Sir Michael Redgrave
Haig (voice): Sir Ralph Richardson
Lloyd George (voice): Emlyn Williams
Voices: Marius Goring
Voices: Cyril Luckham
Voices: Sebastian Shaw
Theme music: Wilfred Josephs
[Theme music] played by: The BBC Northern Orchestra
[Orchestra] conducted by: George Hurst
Supervising film editor: Barry Toovey
Film editor: Pam Bosworth
Sound editor: Brian Keene
Sound mixer: Robert Saunders
Associate producer (Great Britain): John Terraine
Associate producer (Canada): Ed Rollins
Associate producer (Australia): Tom Manefield
Producer: Tony Essex

: The Dick Van Dyke Show: The Attempted Marriage

A comedy film series.
Starring Dick Van Dyke
with Mary Tyler Moore, Morey Amsterdam, Rose Marie, Larry Mathews.

The Attempted Marriage
...or how I nearly didn't marry your mother!


Rob Petrie: Dick Van Dyke
Laura Petrie: Mary Tyler Moore
Buddy Sorrell: Morey Amsterdam
Sally Rogers: Rose Marie
Ritchie Petrie: Larry Mathews

: Not So Much A Programme More A Way of Life

And a way of looking at the world One eye open wide; one eye closed; And between the two the picture gets composed

[Starring] David Frost, P.J. Kavanagh, William Rushton
with Barbara Evans, Eleanor Bron, John Bird, Doug Fisher, Roy Hudd and visitors.


Presenter: David Frost
Presenter: P.J. Kavanagh
Presenter: William Rushton
Singer: Barbara Evans
Performer: Eleanor Bron
Performer: John Bird
Performer: Doug Fisher
Comedian: Roy Hudd
Musical director: Conn Bernard
Film editor: Christopher La Fontaine
Designer: Raymond Berger
Associate producer: Elizabeth Cowley
Produced and directed by: Ned Sherrin

: News Extra

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