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: Going to Work: Laboratory Technician

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

: Middle School Mathematics: 12: Frequency and the Histogram

For Schools
Previously shown on Monday
(to 10.20)

: 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 11.00)


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

: Spotlight

People - Politics - Problems
For Schools
Previously shown on Thursday
(to 11.25)

: A Year in the Country: Trees and Timber

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

: 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 Flowerpot Men

For the very young

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: Mum's New Job

For Schools
Previously shown on Monday
(to 14.25)

: Crackerjack

Introduced by Leslie Crowther
with Peter Glaze, Pip Hinton, Jillian Comber, Harold Taylor
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
Music: Bert Hayes and his Octet
Designer: John Hurst
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 as above.


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

Outside Broadcast cameras in the Gardening Club Garden Edgbaston, Birmingham
with Percy Thrower, Barry Bucknell, Cliff Lewis, Ronald Sidwell.
Two winters ago the Gardening Club Garden was started on a derelict site 140ft. by 30ft. Today design plans are in hand to cover four times that area, with lawns, borders, pergolas, fruit, and a kitchen garden.
From the Midlands


Presenter: Percy Thrower
Guest: Barry Bucknell
Guest: Cliff Lewis
Guest: Ronald Sidwell
Producer: Paul Morby

: 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

: Compact: Late Call

A serial by Hazel Adair and Peter Ling.

Camilla makes a surprise announcement and Alan has an unexpected visitor.


Series creator/writer: Hazel Adair
Series creator/writer: Peter Ling
Script editor: Donald Tosh
Designer: Daphne Shortman
Producer: Morris Barry
Director: Hugh David
Ben: Bill Kerr
Adrian: Robert Desmond
Keith Warrington: Raymond Clarke
Alan: Basil Moss
Mitch: Diana Beevers
Harry Cornell: Lionel Murton
Doug: Lawrence James
Harriet Stone: Naomi Chance
Camilla: Carmen Silvera
Bridget: Gaynor Lloyd
Tessa: Bridget Armstrong
Elliot Morrow: Maurice Browning
Removal man: John Baker
Joyce: Marigold Sharman
Sven Krog: Brian Cant
Bert: Tony Poole

: A World of His Own

Starring Roy Kinnear
Featuring Anne Cunningham and Deryck Guyler
With Laurie Leigh, Ken Martyne, Janet Lane

See page 52


Script: Dave Freeman
Theme Music: Lionel Bart
Incidental music composed and conducted by: Dennis Wilson
Design: Mary Rea
Producer: Graeme Muir
Stanley Blake: Roy Kinnear
Helen Blake: Anne Cunningham
[Actor]: Deryck Guyler
[Actress]: Laurie Leigh
[Actor]: Ken Martyne
[Actress]: Janet Lane

: A Song for Europe

Kathy Kirby sings A Song for Europe
Six songs written by six leading songwriters. The winning song to be sung by Kathy Kirby at the Eurovision Song Contest in Naples on March 20.
Which one? The choice is yours.

One Day
by Chris Andrews.

by Leslie Bricusse.

I Won't Let You Go
by Tony Hatch.

I'll Try Not to Cry
by Les Reed.

My Only Love
by Tom Springfield.

I Belong
by Peter Lee Stirling.

Introduced by David Jacobs.

See page 51


Singer: Kathy Kirby
Songwriter (One Day): Chris Andrews
Songwriter (Sometimes): Leslie Bricusse
Songwriter (I Won't Let You Go): Tony Hatch
Songwriter (I'll Try Not to Cry): Les Reed
Songwriter (My Only Love): Tom Springfield
Songwriter (I Belong): Peter Lee Stirling
Presenter: David Jacobs
Orchestra directed by: Eric Robinson
[Orchestra] leader: David McCallum
Musical arrangements: Ivor Raymond
Costumes: Michael Endacott
Make-up supervised by: Gillian James
Designer: Leo Austin
Producer: Ernest Maxin

: 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

: The News

: The Great War: Part 16: Right is more precious than peace (President Wilson)

Written by Alistair Horne.
A twenty-six-part history of the 1914-18 War.
As the armies of all belligerents reel in exhaustion after two and a half years of war. the Allies are buoyed by a new hope: America declares war on Germany.

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 13, 1964


Writer: Alistair Horne
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: Peter Heelas
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
Producer: Gordon Watkins

: The Dick Van Dyke Show: I was a Teenage Head Writer

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

I Was a Teenage Head Writer
...until I learned to read between the lines!


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: Darrol Blake
Associate Producer: Elizabeth Cowley
Produced and directed by: Ned Sherrin

: News Extra

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