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: Pure Mathematics: Year II: Programme 79

For Schools
Previously shown in January 1964
(to 9.55)


Presented by: Norman Hyland
Director: John Field

: Men in History: The Invaders: 2: The Vikings

Written by Geoffrey Trease.
Introduced by Brian Hope-Taylor.

Viking raids began along the coasts of England in the eighth century. A century later the Vikings penetrated right into the heart of the country. Who were these Vikings?
For Schools
Repeated on Wednesday at 9.38 a.m.
(to 10.20)


Writer: Geoffrey Trease
Presenter: Brian Hope-Taylor
Producer: Felicity Kinross

: Watch with Mother: Picture Book

For the very young
Vera McKechnie turns the pages.
BBC film
(to 11.00)


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

: Television Club: Mum's New Job

Written and produced by Bill Scott.
Mrs. Brent takes a new job in a baker's shop. Her description of bread-making arouses the twins' interest and they decide to bake some bread at home.
Introduced by James Lloyd.
For Schools
Repeated on Friday at 2.5 p.m.
(to 11.25)


Writer/producer: Bill Scott
Presenter: James Lloyd
Film cameraman: Eric Deeming
Film editor: Peter Horrey
Mr. Brent: Ian Gardiner
Mrs. Brent: Brenda Cowling
Colin Brent: Alexander Riley
Shirley Brent: Nadine Hanwell

: For Sixth Forms: Science Serves the Arts: 2: The Anatomy of Painting

Many modern art galleries have their own laboratories. Here, scientific techniques are used to probe beneath the surface of old paintings and rediscover the methods and materials used by the masters of the past.
Michael Heckford shows some examples of these techniques and explains how a modern artist uses the technical advances of his own times to help him broaden the scope of his work.
For Schools
Previously shown in January 1963
Repeated on Thursday at 11.5 a.m.
(to 11.55)


Presenter: Michael Heckford
Producer: Lawrie Lawler

: 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: Tales of the Riverbank: The Night the Moon Came Down to Bathe

For the very young
A film series about the animals who live along the banks of a Canadian river.

Roderick tells Hammy all about the night when the moon came down to bathe in the river.
Commentary spoken by Johnny Morris.
(to 13.45)


Director: Dave Ellison
Narrator: Johnny Morris
Presented by: Peggy Miller

: Going to Work: Laboratory Technician

Introduced by Peter West.
Lily works in a university laboratory: Sandy at tar distillery.
BBC film for Schools
Repeated on Friday at 9.35 a.m.

(to 14.25)


Presenter: Peter West
Film cameraman: Michael A. Shepherd
Film editor: John Griffiths
Producer: Peter Montagnon

: Signpost: Workers in a Neighbourhood: 2: The Dustman

Who looks after the refuse from our homes and streets? How is it collected and what happens to it? Signpost finds out with the help of the employees of Richmond, Surrey, Corporation.
Introduced by Christopher Trace.
BBC film for Schools
Repeated on Thursday at 11.35 a.m.
(to 14.50)


Presenter: Christopher Trace
Cameraman: Michael Shepherd
Film editor: Robert Hill
Producer: Peggie Broadhead

: Middle School Mathematics: 12: Frequency and the Histogram

In statistics groups are often more important than individuals. The histogram is a diagram which makes use of this fact.
Introduced by Stewart Gartside.
For Schools
Previously shown in January 1964
Repeated on Friday at 10.0 a.m.
(to 15.15)


Presenter: Stewart Gartside
Film edited by: Michael Dunk
Illustrator: Alfred Wurmser
Producer: John Cain

: Blue Peter

with Christopher Trace and Valerie Singleton.


Presenter: Christopher Trace
Presenter: Valerie Singleton
Director: Edward Barnes
Producer: Biddy Baxter

: Ripcord: Diplomatic Mission

A second chance to see the thrilling film series about the adventures of two dare-devil parachutists.

Ted and Jim set out to discover the whereabouts of a crashed aircraft in order to retrieve some important papers.

: 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

: Singalong

with The Corrie Folk Trio, Paddie Bell, The Settlers, Nadia Cattouse, Martin Carthy,
The Travellers, Ray and Archie Fisher.


Band: The Corrie Folk Trio
Singer: Paddie Bell
Band: The Settlers
Singer: Nadia Cattouse
Singer/Guitarist: Martin Carthy
Band: The Travellers
Singer: Ray Fisher
Singer: Archie Fisher
Director: David Bell
Producer: W. Gordon 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

: Image of the East: 4: River Kwai

Travels in Thailand, Laos, and Cambodia filmed by Hugh Gibb.

Today it looks like an ordinary iron railway bridge. But its past makes it a symbol of the brutalities of war; of human suffering and human heroism.
An Adventure presentation
See page 19


Directed and narrated by: Hugh Gibb
Film Editor: Robert Walter
Sound Mixer: Bob Saunders
Presented by: Ivan Lockett
Series Editor: Brian Branston

: Bewitched: Love is Blind

A comedy film series.
Starring Elizabeth Montgomery as Samantha, Dick York as Darrin
and Agnes Moorehead as Endora

Love is Blind
but Samantha still has difficulty in finding a husband for her charming but plain girl friend.


Samantha: Elizabeth Montgomery
Darrin: Dick York
Endora: Agnes Moorehead

: Panorama

The 10,000 Faces of the World
Introduced by Richard Dimbleby
With reports on People - Places - Problems in the news from Panorama's regular team of commentators Robin Day and Michael Barratt, Michael Charlton, Roderick MacFarquhar, John Morgan.

Tonight's edition includes: Mr. Wilson's Hundred Days
The Prime Minister, The Rt. Hon. Harold Wilson, M.P. answers questions in the Panorama studio on the first hundred days of his Premiership.


Presenter: Richard Dimbleby
Reporter: Robin Day
Reporter: Michael Barratt
Reporter: Michael Charlton
Reporter: Roderick MacFarquhar
Reporter: John Morgan
Interviewee (Mr. Wilson's Hundred Days): The Rt. Hon. Harold Wilson
Associate Producer: Richard Francis
Editor: David Wheeler

: The News

: Perry Mason: The Case of the Careless Kidnapper

A film series starring Raymond Burr as the famous lawyer-investigator created by Erle Stanley Gardner.

A father of a teenage boy is accused of murdering his son's alleged kidnapper.


Character created by: Erle Stanley Gardner
Perry Mason: Raymond Burr
Della Street: Barbara Hale
Paul Drake: William Hopper
Lt. Tragg: Ray Collins
Lt. Anderson: Wesley Lau
Hamilton Burger: William Talman
Susan Pelham: Marilyn Erskine
David Pelham: Thomas Lowell
Michael Da Vinci: Mark Slade
Mary Manning: Regina Gleason
Gregory Pelham: Peter Hobbs

: Come Dancing: Round 2: Heat 10

Judge, Jive, or just Join...
Peter West in Television's nation-wide amateur dancing competition from all corners of the United Kingdom for the BBC Television Award and Formation Team Cup.
Organised by Mecca Dancing

Brian Hoey introduces The Wales Team at the B.N.S. Ballroom, Pontypool
with Ken Mackintosh and his Orchestra

and Michael Baguley comperes The Northern Ireland Team at the Plaza, Belfast
with Tony Evans and his Orchestra.

Judges based in a London studio are nominated by members of the Official Board of Ballroom Dancing Ltd., the Welsh Alliance, and the All-Ireland Board of Ballroom Dancing

See page 19


Presenter: Peter West
Compere (Wales): Brian Hoey
Musicians (Wales): Ken Mackintosh and his Orchestra
Compere (Northern Ireland): Michael Baguley
Musicians (Northern Ireland): Tony Evans and his Orchestra
Programme arranged by: Eric Morley
Associate Producer: Selwyn Roderick
Associate Producer: David Hannon
Series Producer: Philip Lewis

: News Extra

followed by The Weather

: Laws of Disorder: 2: Molecules in Motion

An introduction to chemical change and thermodynamics by Professor George Porter. F.R.S.
First transmission on Sunday


Presenter: Professor George Porter.

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